Dr. D. Padmalal

Scientist G, Group Head, Hydrology Group (HyG)

Email : padmalal[dot]d[at]ncess[dot]gov[dot]in

Phone(Off) : 0471-2511617

Phone(Res) : 0470-2667219, Fax : 0471-2442280

Projects Completed as PI:

  1. Sand auditing of rivers (Manimala, Periyar and Muvattupuzha) in the Idukki District. Funded by the District Administration, Idukki.
  2. Palaeoclimate and sea level records in the Late Quaternary sediments of coastal wetlands of Pallikkal and Achankovil river basins, Kerala – Its implications on coastal evolution. Funded by the Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment, GoK.
  3. Quaternary geology and geomorphic evolution of the coastal lands of Kollam district, Southwest India. Internally funded project.
  4. Environmental appraisal and sand auditing of Periyar river, Ernakulam district, Kerala. Funded by District Administration, Ernakulam, 2011.
  5. River sand auditing: A case of Manimala river (RD-7). Funded by Revenue Department (Pathanamthitta and Kottayam Districts), Government of Kerala, 2010.
  6. River sand mining and management (PLAN – 236). Internally funded project, 2006.
  7. Sand mining studies of Kerala Rivers. Funded by various Local Bodies of Kerala, 2000 – 2007.
  8. Tile and brick clay mining and related environmental problems of the Chalakudy river basin, Central Kerala. Funded by Kerala Research Programme on Local Level Development (KRPLLD), 2004.
  9. Report on biomass resource assessment study of Kunnathunad and Parur talukas, Ernakulam District, Kerala. Funded by Agency for Non-conventional Energy and Rural Technology (ANERT), 2003.
  10. 10. Municipal solid waste generation and management of Changanassery, Kottayam and Kannur Municipalities and Kochi Corporation, Kerala. Funded by Agency for Non-conventional Energy and Rural Technology (ANERT), 2003.
  11. Sand mining from Manimala river. Funded by Anicadu, Kottangal, Kallooppara, Puramattom and Kuttoor Grama Panchayats, Pathanamthitta district, 1999.
  12. Sand mining from the Pamba river: consequences and strategies. Funded by the District Administration, Pathanamthitta, 1999.
  13. EIA of soil quarrying from the plot with Resurvey No.99/6, Thiruvallam Village, Thiruvananthapuram District. Funded by District Administration, Thiruvananthapuram, 1998.
  14. Sand availability of the Manimala River in the vicinity of Mallappally Grama Panchayat, Pathanamthitta District: A technical study. Funded by Mallappally Grama Panchayat, 1998.
  15. Sand budget of Periyar River: Special reference to River sand mining. Internally funded project, 1998.
  16. A preliminary investigation on the sand budget of the Pamba river between Cherukolpuzha and Kizhavarakadavu, Pathanamthitta District. Internally funded project, 1995.