MANI KANT VERMA

Department Civil Engineering
Designation ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Educational Qualification B.Tech. (Civil- Distinction) G B Pant University of Agriculture & Tech Pantnagar, M.E. (WREE) IISC (Distinction), Ph.D. (Water Resources, Climate Change)
E-Mail manikverma.ce@nitrr.ac.in
Contact Number 8789165231
Areas of Interest

Water Resources and Environmental Engineering.

Climate Change, Stochastic Hydrology, Urban Hydrology, Fluid Mechanics, Optimization techniques, Infrastructure Asset Management of an Urban Water Distribution System.

Publications

 Conferences:  

  1. Verma, M.K., Verma, M.K. Temperature projections in Seonath river basin by using Statistical Downscaling Method. International Conference on Energy, Environment and Economics (ICEEE2017), Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, December 11-13, 2017.
  2. Mohammed Azharuddin, Mani Kant Verma. A comprehensive study of five bias correction methods employed on cordex datasets. Xth Inthernational Geographical Union Conference on Urbanization, Health & Well being and Sustainable Development Goals, Osmania University, Hyderabad, 2017.
  3. Sabyasachi Swain, Mani Kant Verma, Mukesh Kumar Verma. Statistical analysis of rainfall over seonath basin, chhattisgarh, india. HYDRO-2015 International Conference, December 17-19, 2015, IIT Roorkee.
  4. Mani Kant Verma, Dr. M. K. Verma, Mokshdhar Meshram, Dr. L.K. Yadu, “Impact of Climate Change on Precipitation of Kwardha Station in Sheonath River Basin”, National Conference on Water Resources and Hydropower being held during 17th -18th June, 2016 at University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun.
  5. Mani Kant Verma, Dr. M. K. Verma, Devesh Gaikwad, “Runoff Estimation at Kotni Station in Seonath River Basin by Using Swat Model” National Conference on Water Resources and Hydropower being held during 17th -18th June, 2016 at University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun.
  6. Sabyasachi Swain, Mani Kant Verma, Dr. M. K. Verma, “Analysis of Change in Annual Rainfall for Raipur District, Chhattisgarh”, International Seminar On Non-Conventional Energy Sources for Sustainable Development of Rural Areas 21st & 22nd March 2015.
  7. Sabyasachi Swain, Mani Kant Verma, Dr. M K Verma, “'STREAMFLOW ESTIMATION USING SWAT MODEL OVER SEONATH RIVER
    BASIN”, ICWEES 2016, organized by AISECT Bhopal & Texas A&M.
  8. Sabyasachi Swain , Mani Kant Verma , Dr. M. K. Verma , Saran Aadhar, “Applicability of SWAT Model over Kharun River Basin, Chhattisgarh, India”, National Conference on Water Resources and Hydropower being held during 17th -18th June, 2016 at University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun

Journals:

  1. Verma, M.K., Verma, M.K. and Swain, S., 2016. Statistical Analysis of Precipitation over Seonath River Basin, Chhattisgarh, India. International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, 11(4), pp.2417-2423.
  2. Verma, M.K., Verma, M.K., Yadu, L.K. and Murmu Meena. A Study of Climate Change Impact on Precipitation of Sheonath River Basin. Indian Journal of Science and Technology, Vol 10(11), DOI: 10.17485/ijst/2017/v10i11/104361, March 2017.
  3. Verma, M.K., Verma, M.K. A study on Calibration and Sensitivity of a Hydrological Model: A case study of a Seonath River Basin, Chhattisgarh, India. International Journal of Hydrology Science and Technology, Inderscience Publication (in print)
  4. Verma, M.K., Verma, M.K., Yadu, L.K. and Murmu Meena. Drought Analysis in the Seonath River Basin using Reconnaissance Drought Index and Standardised Precipitation Index. International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology. 2016: 7 (6): 714-719.

 

Book / Book Chapters: 

  1. Verma, Mani Kant, Verma, Mukesh Kumar. Climate Change Impact on Precipitation of Seonath River Basin, Lambert Academic Publication, ISBN No. 978-3-330-34332-0.
  2. Swain, Sabyasachi; Verma, Mani Kant; Verma, Mukesh Kumar. Streamflow estimation using SWAT model over Seonath river basin, Chhattisgarh, India, Hydrologic Modeling, springer Nature, Water Science and Technology Library 81, ISBN 978-981-10-5800-4.
Other Info.

UG/ PG/ Ph.D. Guidance:

  • No. of Ph.D. Students: 2 (ongoing)
  • No. of PG (M.Tech.) students Guided: 16 (completed); 03 (ongoing)
  • No. of UG (B.Tech.) students Guided:21 (completed); 05 (ongoing)

Consultancy Work:

1. Water Audit and Feasibility Study of Rainwater Harvesting System and identification of Artificial recharge zone for Groundwater recharge in Swami Vivekanand Airport, Mana, Raipur.

2. Verification/ carryout calculation of water requirement for the different industries in Chhattisgarh.  

3. Appraisal of water supply and sewerage schemes of different ULBs in Chhattisgarh

4. Vetting of water supply network for Siddhghat/Sakrimorcha Ghat Multi-village Rural Water Supply Scheme, Distt. Seoni (MP).

5.  Vetting of Hydraulics of Baagh Multi Village Rural Water Supply Scheme, Distt. Dhar (MP).

 

Internship:

Attended Two Month Summer Internship at University of Exeter, U.K. during M.E. Program.

Six month duration certificate course on German and French Language.

Workshop Organized:

  • Organized a National level Workshop of one week duration on Visual MODFLOW software held at NIT Raipur, 2013 as organizing secretary.
  • Organized a National level Workshop of one week duration on Water Resources in developing countries: Planning & Management (27th, 28th August, 2015) at NIT Raipur as co-coordinator.
  • Organized a National level Workshop of one week duration on Testing Methods in Civil Engineering Construction (16-20 November, 2015) at NIT Raipur as co-coordinator.
  • Organized one day workshop under research project “Construction of Low Volume Roads on Soft Subgrade Soil Improved by Locally Available Marginal Materials” funded by Human Settlement Management Institute (HSMI), HUDCO New Delhi at Civil Engineering Department, National Institute of Technology Raipur in association with HSMI, HUDCO New Delhi on 14th  August 2015 as organizing member.
  • Organized one day workshop “Research Schemes in DST & Recent Advances in Civil & Transportation Engineering” under TEQIP-II at Civil Engineering Department, National Institute of Technology Raipur on 1st August 2015 as organizing member.

 

Guest Lectures Delivered:

  • Delivered a lecture on Hydrological Modeling in GIS Environment: using ArcGIS, HEC-GeoHMS, HEC- HMS during the National Workshop on Water Resources in developing countries: Planning & Management (27th, 28th August, 2015) at NIT Raipur.
  • Delivered a lecture on Measurement of Flow during the National Workshop on Testing Methods in Civil Engineering Construction (16-20 November, 2015) at NIT Raipur.

 

Workshop/ training program Attended

  • Participated at the Edu- excursion camp organized as part of the project, “ Inter-University Competition on Water Resources Management’, from 26-31 October 2015 at Gurgaon organized by TERI University.
  • Attended a training course of one week duration on SWAT Modeling at NIH Roorkee in 2013.
  • Attended a workshop cum training program of one week duration on Time Series Analysis and its Application at NIT Patna in 2014.
  • Attended a monsoon school of one week duration on Urban Floods at IISC Bangalore in 2014.
  • Attended a workshop cum training program of one week duration on Integrated Catchment Modeling at NIH Roorkee in 2015.
  • Attended a workshop of one week duration on Advance Data Analysis for Management at IIT Delhi in 2015.

Seminars:

  • Presented a seminar on Methods of Estimation of Infiltration in Watershed.
  • Presented a seminar on Thermal Remote sensing of Urban Climate.
  • Presented a seminar on Real Time Monitoring of Urban Water Distribution System.
  • Application of Remote Sensing to Ground Water Exploration and site for artificial recharge.
  • Modeling storm surge flooding of an urban area with particular reference to modeling uncertainties
  • Presented a seminar on different Probability distribution function and Goodness of Fit test
  • Have done a mini project on the application of SWMM in Urban Hydrology Course.
  • Have done a short term project on Ground Water Modeling using Visual MODFLOW.
  • Prepared a statistics model for analyzing time series data.  (ARIMA model etc.)