Consultancy & Projects

CRA Research and Consultancy Cell is a single channel window to diverse externally funded research and industrial consultancy project at the Institute. In consonance with the ‘Make in India’ thrust of the Government as well as to support upcoming researchers the Cell has geared up to play a greater role to act as the hinge point for multi and interdisciplinary mega research work.

Practice Areas

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River Hazards

Provide resilient solutions to combat river-related hazards through cognitive research and prediction model

River Policy

Design policy frameworks for the sustainable management of rivers and to mitigate its adverse impact on human being

River Health

Provide solutions to combat the issues related to the river health through proper restoration model and application

River Livelihood

Design sustainable model to support the livelihood of the riverine people through field based research, analysis & modeling

River Education

Support academia in designing river-based curricula as CRA is committed to establishing river as a subject in the school & University level

River Rejuvenation

Support the stakeholders by providing thorough suggestions and solutions in case of rejuvenating the rivers which are in dying condition now

River Engineering

Provide corporate governance, helping clients to run a project and designing riverine landscape development.

River Economy

Providing corporate and stakeholder support in the preparation of business model whose livelihoods are based on river sector

Pilot Projects

  • ‘Preparation of Urban River Management Plan through Cluster Approach for Hugli-Chinsurah Cluster in West Bengal’ a project funded by the NMCG, Ministry of Jal Shakti, Govt of India and conducted jointly by NIUA, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Govt of India and SAIARD.
  • Detection of spatio-temporal changes of land use and land cover using remote sensing and GIS technique and its impact on socio economic sector: a case study of Blagarh Block, Hooghly district in West Bengal
  • Flood susceptibility mapping using geospatial techniques- A case study of Hyderabad, Telengana District, India
  • Flood Risk Modeling of Kerala using multi-source geospatial data and Analytical Hierarchy Process 
  • The morphometric analysis of Sagileru river basin, Andhra Pradesh, by using geospatial technology
  • Identification of Wetlands in Ajay River Basin & proposing its sustainable management: A geospatial Approach
  • Water Quality assessment of Hooghly river near Howrah district
  • Soil Loss Estimation of Bhagirathi Hooghly River Using Rusle Model
  • Analysis and Characterization of Hydrological Drought under Changing Climatic Conditions
  • Flood Susceptibility Mapping over Teesta River Basin using  Geospatial Technology
  • Ground Water Potential Zone of Ajay River Basin using Remote Sensing and Geographical
  • Environmental Vulnerability Mapping in Ajay River Basin using Geospatial Technology
  • Increase in Land Surface Temperature for Rapid Urbanization in Bidhannagar Area
  • Identification of ground water-potential using Geospatial techniques in the Ajay River
  • Identification of water-stressed areas using Geospatial techniques in the Ajay River Basin
  • Assessment of Eco-Sensitive Zone Using Geospatial Technology: A Case Study On Sundarban
  •  Flood Susceptibility zone identification of Damoder River Basin
  • Sedimentation Risk Assessment and Prediction for Upper Cauvery River Basin Using Artificial Neural Network

Case Studies

Some of our pilot studies on different issues on rivers are as follows

Meet our River Experts

B Roy Chowdhury

Director, SAIARD-CRA

Mr. R. R. Mishra, IAS

Ex. DG, NMCG, MoJS, Govt of India

Dr. S.P. Sahoo

Research Professor, CRA

Mr. Somnath Saha

Research Professor, CRA

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