• Dr. Ranjan Kumar. Sinha [Founder  - CATHEE
  • Professor of Botany
  • Director, Centre for Regional Studies, T.M. Bhagalpur University, Bhagalpur-812007 (INDIA),
  • Phone +91-641-2900358(O) / +91-641-2302953(R), Mobile +91-9431277493, E-Mail -

Professional Experiences

Dr.R.K.Sinha, M,Sc., Ph.D, FBS, FPSI (10,August 1951) , teaching post graduate students in T.M. Bhagalpur University, Bhagalpur, Guiding students for Ph.D. degree since last 35 years, Guest Faculty in Biotechnology and Remote Sensing,


  • Actively engaged in researches in tribal areas of Jharkhand; Field of Specialization -Microbiology/ Environmental Science
  • Completed seven major research projects of central government agencies as Principal Investigator viz. UGC, ICAR, Ministry of Environment & Forests (MAB & NNRMS), Indian Space Research Organization (RESPOND).Currently handling ISRO (IGBP-NCP ) project.
  • Published over 80 research papers and delivered special lectures in many national and international symposia/seminars; Life member of many professional societies


  • Training on Management of Research conducted by ASCI (Administrative Staff 
  • College of India) Hyderabad, 
  • Training on Remote Sensing and GIS Application for Resource Management at CEPT (Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology), Ahmedabad
  • Training on RESOURCESAT 1 (IRS P6) at NRSC (National Remote Sensing Centre),Hyderabad
  • Training on SAR (Synthetic Aperture Radar) application for Resource Management at IIRS ( Indian Institute of Remote Sensing), Dehradun

Abroad Visit
Chaired Technical Session in conference on Disaster Management at Chiang- Kai, Thailand, under the auspices of Asian Institute of Technology.


  • Recipient of BHARAT JYOTI AWARD presented by Hon’ble Ex-Governor of Tamil Nadu, Dr. Bhisma Narain Singh for remarkable contribution in the field of Science in the year 2003 under the auspices of India International Friendship Society, New Delhi 
  • ISG-Chapter Award ,2012 presented by Indian Society of Geomatics, Ahmedabad for best chapter activities


  • Worked as Development Officer, T. M. Bhagalpur University, Bhagalpur 2001- 2002, during the period the University was selected as ‘ University of Excellence’ by the UGC;
  • Nodal Officer, National Open School, Bhagalpur District; 
  • Organizing Secretary of National Symposium on “Application of Remote Sensing and GIS for Environmental Planning and Management” 2005, at Bhagalpur
  • Organizing Secretary of “Annual Convention of Indian Society of Geomatics,2012”
  • Organizing Secretary of Regional Conference on “Disaster Management with special reference to Eastern India” 2012 at Bhagalpur 
  • Zonal Chairman , Indian Society of Geomatics, Bhagalpur Chapter
  • Treasurer, Bhagalpur University Service Teacher’s Association (BHUSTA)

Extra-Curricular Activities

  • General Secretary, Nagarik Manch, Bhagalpur
  • General Secretary , Red Swastic Society, Bhagalpur