School of Natural Resources and Management
Centre for Water Engineering Management

Profile of Faculty

Dr. Pratibha Warwade

PhD (IIT Roorkee), Topic: Study of Climate Change & its Impacts on a Part of Brahmaputra River Basin).
M. Tech (JNKVV Jabalpur, M. P.) in Soil and Water Engineering

Assistant Professor
Department of Water Engineering and Management


AWork Experience  

Working as an Assistant Professor in Department of Water Engineering and Management (DWEM) Central University of Jharkhand, Brambe, Ranchi since 2012.  Taught five years Integrated M Tech course and Two years M. Tech. course in DWEM.

Area of Specialization  
  1. Soil and Water Engineering,
  2. Watershed Management,
  3. Remote Sensing and GIS application in field of Water Resources Management
  4. Hydrology
  5. Irrigation
Research Interest  
  1. Watershed Management
  2. Remote Sensing and GIS application in field of Water Resources Management
  3. Climate Change Impacts on water resources
  4. Irrigation water management etc.
Courses Taught  
  1. Fluid Mechanics
  2. Irrigation & Drainage Engineering
  3. Project Management Technique
  4. Structural Analysis- I
  5. Open Channel & Fluvial Hydraulics
  6. River Engineering
M.Tech./ Ph.D Supervision:  
  1. Guided more than 40 M. Tech. Dissertations.
  2. Currently guiding 3 PhD students as supervisor and 1 as co-supervisor.
Administrative Responsibility:  
  1. Worked as an administrative warden during May 2016 to June 2018, Girls Hostel, CUJ.
  2. Worked as warden during  March 2013 to May 2016, Girls Hostel, CUJ
Conference Organized :  
  1. Organized, International Conference on “Water and Waste-Water Management and Modelling” as an Organizing secretary at Central University of Jharkhand during  16-17 Jan 2018.
Publications (International/National journals)  
  1. Pratibha Warwade, M. K. Hardaha ,Surendra Kumar Chandniha and Dheeraj Kumar, “Land use land cover change detection of Patani micro-watershed of Madhya Pradesh using remote sensing data”. In Scientific Research and Essays (Referred Journal with ISSN: 1992-2248) Vol. 8(40), pp 1984-1990, (2013).
  2. Pratibha Warwade, M. K. Hardaha ,Dheeraj Kumar and Surendra Kumar Chandniha, “Estimation of soil erosion and crop suitability for a watershed through remote sensing and GIS approach”. In The Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences ((Referred Journal with ISSN: 0019-5022) Vol. 84 (1), pp 18-23, (2014).
  3. Pratibha Warwade, DipikaKumariandNayanSharma,”Trends in reference evapotranspiration of Dikhow catchment, North East India”.In International Journal of Tropical Agriculture (Referred Journal with ISSN:0254-8755) Vol 33 (2),pp 1571-1578, (2015).
  4. Pratibha Warwade, Nayan Sharma Bodo Ahrens and Ashish Pandey, “Characterization and analysis of the trend of climate variable (temperatures) for the north eastern region of the India”. In International Journal of Recent Scientific Research (International Referred Journal with ISSN: 0976-3036) Vol. 6 (4), pp.3618-3624, (2015
  5. Pratibha Warwade Shalini Tiwari, Sunil Ranjan, SK Chandniha, Adamowski J Spatio-temporal variation of rainfall over Bihar State, India. J Water Land Dev 36:183–197, (2018).
  6. S. S. Nandargi, A. Kumar and P. Warwade. Analysis of Rainfall and Rainstorms Over The Gujarat State, India Journal of Research in Engineering and Applied Sciences, pp 43-56,Vol. 04, Issue 01, (2019).
  7. Gaurav Kumar, Pratibha Warwade, Gulab Mukund, Nitish Dhaked, Shailesh Suman, Morphometric Analysis and Prioritization of Sub-Watersheds in Watershed of Nashik, aharashtra of Godavari River Basin using Remote Sensing and GIS as a Tool.International Journal of Innovative Technology and Exploring Engineering (IJITEE) ISSN: 2278-3075, Volume-9 Issue-4, (2020).
  8. Amit Kumar Jha, Pratibha Warwade, AjaiSingh Effect of Vegetation Cover on Pre-Monsoonal Rainfall Trend over Ranchi Region, Jharkhand, India. International Journal of Innovative Technology and Exploring Engineering (IJITEE) ISSN: 2278-3075, Volume-9 Issue-5, (2020).
  9. Jha, A. K., Singh, A., & Warwade, P. Effect of tropical dry and wet forest on convective precipitation–A case study of Ranchi Region, Jharkhand, India. Eco. Env. & Cons. 26 (4) : 2020; pp. (1670-1677) Copyright@ EM International ISSN 0971–765X.
  10. Sumit Kumar Jha, Pratibha Warwade and Sandeep Kumar Mahto. Impact Assessment of Mining Activities on Surface and Sub-Surface Water Condition of Ramgarh, Jharkhand, India using Geospatial Techniques. Journal of Mining and Environment (JME) Vol. 12, No. 3, 2021, 651-665, (2021).
  11. Archana Kumari ,Dewashish Kumar, and Pratibha Warwade. Application of multi-criteria decision making (MCDM) and electrical resistivity tomography (ERT) techniques for identiBcation of groundwater recharge zone(s) in granitic hard rock aquifer. J. Earth Syst. Sci. (2021) 130:81 Indian Academy of Sciences
  12. Kumar, Gaurav, Dewashish Kumar, and Pratibha Warwade. "GIS and Geophysics: An integrative and inter-evaluating approach towards groundwater assessment." Geocarto International (2022): 1-24
  13. Chandniha, S.K., Sinha, J., Khalko, D., Tripathi, M.P. and Wadware, P., 2022. Optimal land and water management-A case study of Krishi Vigyan Kendra Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation, 21(1), pp.86-92.
Book Chapters:  
  1. Pratibha Warwade,Nayan Sharma, Ashish Pandey and Bodo Ahrens (2016),” Analysis of climate variability in a part of Brahmaputra river basin in India” In River System Analysis and Management. Pp 113-142, Springer, Singapore (ISBN: 978-981-10-1471-0).
  2. Sanny Kumar, Pratibha Warwade and Ajai Singh (2016). Calibration and validation of SWAT model for simulation of surface runoff. In Water and Sustainable Development 2016, Newdelhi Publisher (ISBN: 978-93-85503-22-1), New Delhi. pp 345-357.
  3. Vinod kumar Tripathi and PratibhaWarwade (2018). “Influence of Semi-arid Climate on Characterization of Domestic Wastewater”. In Environmental Pollution, pp 281-292, Springer, Singapore.ISBN 978-981-10-5792-2
  4. Pratibha Warwade, (2019)“Enso Association With Rainfall” In Wastewater Reuse and Watershed Management: Engineering Implications for Agriculture, Industry, and the Environment, pp 173-189. Apple Academic Press, ISBN ebook: 9780429433986.
  5. Pratibha Warwade, Garima jhariya Surendra Chandniha (2019).Downscaling of Precipitation using Large Scale Variables, In Wastewater Reuse and Watershed Management: Engineering Implications for Agriculture, Industry, and the Environment, pp 439-459. Apple Academic Press, CRC TISBN ebook: 9780429433986.
  6. Raj, R., Kumar, A., Priyanka, Y., & Warwade, P. (2022). Prioritization of Charwa Watershed Based on Morphometric Analysis Using Remote Sensing and Geospatial Techniques. In Advances in Hydrology and Climate Change (pp. 165-183). Apple Academic Press
  7. Suman, S., Warwade, P., & Kumar, P. (2022). Long-Term Trend Analysis of Rainfall Series (1901–2010) over Southern Bihar, India. In Advances in Hydrology and Climate Change (pp. 205-225). Apple Academic Press.
Edited Book:  
  1. Ajai Singh, Vinod Kumar Tripathi, Prabeer Kumar Parhi, Birendra Bharti, Pratibha Warwade and Pancham Kumar. “Water and Sustainable Development”, Published by New Delhi Publishers (2016). ISBN 9385503227.
Conferences paper presentation:  
  1. Ashish Pandey Pratibha WarwadeNayan Sharma presented in National Conference on Science of Climate Change and Earth’s Sustainability: Issues and Challenges ‘A Scientist-People Partnership’ , University of Lucknow,12-14 September 2011, Lucknow titled “Temporal variability in annual precipitation and temperature series at Nagaland, India.”
  2. Pratibha Warwade, Nayan Sharma and Devendra Warwade presented in International conference on Climate Change Forest Resource and Environment (ICCFRE), University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram, 9 -11 Dec. 2011 titled “Historical trend analysis in temperature time series at Dikhow catchment, India”
  3. Pratibha WarwadeNayan Sharma, Ashish Pandey presented in IGCP 582 Annual Meeting and Conference, Tropical Rivers: Hydro-Physical Processes, Impacts, Hazards and Management,5-7 January titled “Trend and change-point detection for annual and seasonal discharge series of the Brahmaputra river at the Pandu hydrological station, North East, India”
  4. Pratibha Warwade, Dipika Kumari and Nayan Sharma presented in International Conference on agricultural and Horticultural sciences, 6- 7 June 2015, Newdelhi, titled “ Trend in Reference Evapotranspitaion on Dikhow catchment, North East India”
  5. Pratibha Warwade and Vinod Kumar Tripathi presented in international conference on water, enviornement, anergy and society, 15-18 March 2016, Bhopal, titled Influence of semi-arid climate on characterization of domestic wastewater”
Academic Achievements and Awards  
  1. Qualified National Eligibility Test (NET) Conducted by Agricultural Scientist Recruitment Board, Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), Pusa, New Delhi in 2012.
  2. Recipient of Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD) Fellowship during Doctoral Research.
  3. Awarded German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Fellowship for Six months to pursue Doctoral Research.
  4. Recipient of University Grant Commission  (UGC) Fellowship during M. Tech. program
Visit Abroad   Visited Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany for Doctoral Research