Professor Narendra Singh Raghuwanshi

Professor, Agricultural & Food Engineering Department, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur

Areas of Interest:

Hydrological modeling, Improved ET estimation, Watershed management, Irrigation , Climate change impact on water resources, IT application in Agriculture and water management.


Water Management; Soil and water Conservation, IT Application in Agriculture

Consultancy Areas:



Sector Associated With:


Sectors Interested to Offer Service:

Educational / Academic institutions, Industry (Private), Industry (PSUs), R&D Organizations, Government (including funding agencies), Individuals

Major Professional Contributions:

Prof. N. S. Raghuwanshi, is widely recognized by his peers as he is serving in the Advisory Editorial Board of Irrigation Science (Springer Verlog), and is a reviewer for several international journals in the area of Agricultural Engineering, Hydrology and Water Resources. He also has a distinction of introducing information and telecommunication technologies in teaching. He has made significant contribution in the areas of agricultural water management, evapotranspiration estimation techniques, hydrological modeling of agricultural watersheds and development of educational and design software. The developed software are useful in strengthening education and research in the country and have been granted copyright..

Professional Experience:

  • Professor (HAG) IIT, Kharagpur,( 8/10- till date)
  • Professor, IIT, Kharagpur,(8/04 - 8/10)
  • Associate Professor, IIT, Kharagpur(8/00-8/04)
  • Assistant Professor, IIT, Kharagpur(7/97-7/00)
  • Post Graduate Researcher, University of California, Davis(1/97 -6/97,7/95-6/96)


Water Management, IT Application in Agriculture, Climate Change, Hydrology.


Contact Information


Agricultural & Food Engineering Department,
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur,
Kharagpur-720 302 (WB)
Phone: 03222-283146
Mobile: 9434010850
Fax: 03222-255303

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  • B. Tech, Agricultural Engineering , 1984, JNKVV Jabalpur
  • M. Tech, Soil &Water Conservation Engineering, 1987, GBPUA&T, Pantnagar
  • Ph.D, Bio. & Agricultural Engineering , 1994, University of California, Davis


Awards and Major Professional Recognitions

  • Fellow, National Academy of Agricultural Sciences, NASS, Jan 2016
  • Fulbright-Nehru Senior Research Fellowship 2009-10
  • Freedom From Hunger Fellowship of Rotary International, 1990-93
  • Honours in B. Tech. (Agricultural Engineering), 1984
  • Dr. P. S. Khankhoje Gold Medal (Dr. P.D. K.V. V., Akola), 2011

Link to Website

INAE Section Affiliated X: Interdisciplinary Engineering and Special Fields

Year of Election to Fellowship: 2016

Year of Birth: 1962