Dr. Arvind Singh Tomar

Dr. Arvind Singh Tomar

Assistant Professor
G. B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar, India


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Irrigation & Drainage Engineering from Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, India

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Biography

Dr. Arvind Singh Tomar received his PhD degree in Irrigation & Drainage Engineering in 2010 at G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar, Udham Singh Nagar India. He is currently working as Assistant Professor at same department and university. His prior work experience includes Research Associate at Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya College of Agriculture, Indore and Manager-in-charge and Project Engineer of Centrally located Technical Services Department of Irrigation Systems Division of erstwhile M/s EPC Irrigation Limited at Nasik. He has 18 years hands-on experience on Agricultural Climatology, Artificial Neural Network, Automation of Irrigation Systems, Decision Support System, Geographical Information System, Irrigation Water Management, Microirrigation, Natural Resource Management, Remote Sensing, and Web-enabled Agricultural Spatial Decision Support Systems. He was honoured by different Awards and Recognitions including Young Scientist Award in discipline of “Agriculture Sciences” in 2003. He was also affiliated with number of Professional Societies. He is serving in 8 journals as Editorial / Reviewer Board of Journals / Extension Magazines of Repute. He also participated in extra Academic and Administrative assignments. He attended number of Conferences/Conventions/Seminars/Symposiums/Workshops/Training programs and delivered Invited Lectures. He published (39) refereed scientific research papers nationally and internationally, (36) in workshop/conference/symposia/seminar research papers, (39) as popular articles/extension literature, (3) dissertation/thesis and (1) laboratory manual in 2007 on Fluid Transport Machinery & Hydraulic Control.

Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
100%
Soil Science
62%
Irrigation and Drainage
90%
Natural Resources Management
75%
Agricultural Chemistry
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Tomar, A.S., P.V. Singh and O.P. Kumar, 2015. Rainfall variability analysis of Udham Singh Nagar district, Uttarakhand. Int. J. Res. Advent. Tech., 3: 60-84.
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  2. Tomar, A.S., P.V. Singh and O.P. Kumar, 2015. Future monthly, seasonal and annual rainfall trend prediction for Tarai region of Uttarakhand. Am. Int. J. Res. Sci., Tech. Engg. Maths, 9: 74-76.
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  3. Tomar, A.S., O.P. Kumar and P.V. Singh, 2015. Investigating drought spells with different approaches for Nainital district of Uttarakhand. Int. J. Res. Advent. Tech., 3: 30-35.
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  4. Tomar, A.S., B. Negi and L. Singh, 2015. Drought spells identification with indices for Almora district of Uttarakhand, India. Am. Int. J. Res. Sci. Technol. Eng. Maths, 12: 1-5.
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  5. Tomar, A.S., 2015. Relationship between rainfall amount, mean daily rainfall intensity and rainy days at Udham Singh Nagar district, Uttarakhand, India. Int. J. Agric. Sci. Vet. Med., 3: 50-57.
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  6. Tomar, A.S., 2015. Performance evaluation of mass transfer-based evapotranspiration equations with FAO-56 PM model as index at Tarai region of Uttarakhand, India. Int. J. Agric. Sci. Vet. Med., 3: 5-12.

  7. Tomar, A.S., 2015. Inter-relationship between reference evapotranspiration and meteorological factors at Tarai region of Uttarakhand, India. Int. J. Agric. Sci. Vet. Med., 3: 40-43.
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  8. Tomar, A.S., 2015. Development and comparative evaluation of radiation-based reference evapotranspiration equations for sub-humid Hazaribagh region of Jharkhand. Agric. Eng. Int.: CIGR J., 17: 10-20.
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  9. Tomar, A.S., 2015. Comparative performance of reference evapotranspiration equations at sub-humid Tarai region of Uttarakhand, India. Int. J. Agric. Res., 10: 65-73.
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  10. Tomar, A.S., 2015. Agricultural drought assessment for crop planning at Nainital (Uttarakhand), India. Int. J. Agric. Sci. Vet. Med., 3: 64-68.
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  11. Tomar, A.S. and O.P. Kumar, 2015. Performance of radiation-based reference evapotranspiration equations vs FAO 56-PM model at Sub-Humid region of Uttarakhand. Int. J. Res. Advent Tech., 3: 51-57.
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  12. Tomar, A.S., V. Kumar and H. Chandra, 2014. Drought analysis of Nainital district for crop planning. Proceedings of the All India Seminar on Emerging Technology for Sustainable Resource Management, March 13-14, 2014, GBPUAT, Pantnagar, pp: 1-7.

  13. Tomar, A.S., A. Prasad and G. Rawat, 2014. Cumulative weekly and monthly rainfall prediction with growth models. Am. Int. J. Res. Sci. Tech. Eng. Math., 8: 73-74.
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  14. Tomar, A.S., 2014. Study of precipitation indices for drought intensity at New Delhi, India. Am. Int. J. Res. Sci., Tech. Engg. Math., 8: 46-49.
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  15. Tomar, A.S., 2014. Statistical performance of daily maximum and monthly rainfall at Udham Singh Nagar (Uttarakhand). Proceedings of the International Symposium on New Dimensions in Agrometeorology for Sustainable Agriculture, October 16-18, 2014, GBPUAT, Pantnagar, pp: 360-.

  16. Tomar, A.S., 2014. Short duration rainfall analysis for crop planning in Kumaon region of Uttarakhand. Proceedings of the International Symposium on New Dimensions in Agrometeorology for Sustainable Agriculture, October 16-18, 2014, GBPUAT, Pantnagar, pp: 218-.

  17. Tomar, A.S., 2014. Predicting pan evaporation from meteorological parameters at Tarai region of Uttarakhand (India). Int. J. Res. Advent Tech., 2: 107-108.
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  18. Tomar, A.S., 2014. Forecasting cumulative precipitation with growth models for Nainital, Uttarakhand. Inter. J. Res. Advent Tech., 2: 50-52.
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  19. Tomar, A.S. and V. Kumar, 2014. Relationship among rainfall quantity, average daily rainfall concentration and rainy days at Pantnagar (Uttarakhand). Proceedings of the National Seminar on Natural Resource Management and Environment Concerns, May 16-18, 2014, GBPUAT, Pantnagar, pp: 121-126.

  20. Tomar, A.S. and V. Kumar, 2014. Rainfall variability analysis of New Delhi. Proceedings of the All India Seminar on Emerging Technology for Sustainable Resource Management, March 13-14, 2014, GBPUAT, Pantnagar, pp: 24-26.

  21. Kumar, V., A.S. Tomar and H.C. Sharma, 2014. Shallow groundwater quality in the inter-basin of Boar and Gola river in Uttarakhand. Proceedings of the National Seminar on Natural Resource Management and Environment Concerns, May 16-18, 2014, GBPUAT, Pantnagar, pp: 96-99.

  22. Chandra, H., H.C. Sharma and A.S. Tomar, 2014. Irrigation water demand, canal and ground water availability for conjunctive use in Nanakmatta canal command area. Proceedings of the all India Seminar on Emerging Technology for Sustainable Resource Management, March 13-14, 2014, GBPUAT, Pantnagar, pp: 12-19.

  23. Tomar, A.S., 2006. Rainfall analysis for ensuring soil moisture availability at dryland areas of semi-arid Indore region of Madhya Pradesh. J. Soil Water Conserv., 5: 1-5.

  24. Tomar, A.S., 2005. Agroclimatological studies for semi-arid Indore region of Madhya Pradesh. Proceedings of the National Conference on Watershed Management for Sustainable Production, Livelihood and Environmental Security, May 19-21, 2005, Soil Conservation Society of India, New Delhi, pp: 60-61.

  25. Tomar, A.S. and D.H. Ranade, 2005. Managing natural resources through land development activities at Baroli watershed of Indore in Madhya Pradesh. Proceedings of the National Conference on Watershed Management for Sustainable Production, Livelihood and Environmental Security, May 19-21, 2005, Soil Conservation Society of India, New Delhi, pp: 12-13.

  26. Ranade, D.H., L.K. Jain and A.S. Tomar, 2005. Suitability of semi-permanent structures in gully reclamation in black soils of Malwa region. Agric. Eng. Today, 29: 77-84.
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  27. Tomar, A.S., 2004. GPS technology. Proceedings of the Summer School on Prospects and Constraints to Mechanization of Hill Agriculture, June 04-24, 2004, Department of Farm Machinery and Power Engineering, College of Technology, GBPUAT, pp: 155-158.

  28. Tomar, A.S. and D.H. Ranade, 2004. Modelling cumulative rainfall by growth models for rainfed Indore region of Madhya Pradesh. Indian J. Agric. Sci., 74: 108-109.

  29. Ranade, D.H. and A.S. Tomar, 2004. Natural resource management through land development process-A case study. Indian J. Soil Cons., 32: 74-75.

  30. Tomar, A.S., 2003. Study on growth, yield, water use and shoot-root characteristics of bush snap bean as influenced by microirrigation and surface method of irrigation. Indian J. Soil Conserv., 31: 157-161.

  31. Ranade, D.H., J. Singh and A.S. Tomar, 2003. Water balance study in a watershed of Malwa region. J. Soil Water Conserv., 2: 40-43.

  32. Ranade, D.H. and A.S. Tomar, 2003. Natural resource management through land development process. Proceedings of the 37th ISAE Annual Convention and Symposium on Negotiating Drought through Engineering Interventions in Agriculture, January 29-31, 2003, Indian Society of Agricultural Engineering, New Delhi, pp: 83-85.

  33. Tomar, A.S., D.H. Ranade, L.K. Jain and S.K. Vishwakarma, 2002. Crop planning in Vertisols based on monsoon period rainfall analysis. Indian J. Agric. Sci., 72: 362-363.
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  34. Tomar, A.S. and D.H. Ranade, 2002. Weekly rainfall and drought analysis for semi-arid Indore region of Madhya Pradesh. J. Soil Water Conserv., 1: 236-242.

  35. Tomar, A.S. and D.H. Ranade, 2002. Prediction of consecutive day's maximum rainfall for Indore. J. Soil Water Conserv., 46: 16-20.

  36. Tomar, A.S. and D.H. Ranade, 2002. Predicting cumulative rainfall deficits by Gompertz growth model. Indian J. Soil Conserv., 30: 101-103.

  37. Ranade, D.H., L.K. Jain, S.K. Vishwakarma and A.S. Tomar, 2002. Effectiveness of gully plug structures (gabion) for retaining silt load in gullied portions. Indian J. Soil Conserv., 30: 190-195.

  38. Ranade, D.H., L.K. Jain, S.K. Vishwakarma and A.S. Tomar, 2002. Economic feasibility of growing medicinal crops under irrigation through water-harvesting tank with gabions in Vertisol of Malwa region. Indian J. Agric. Sci., 72: 325-328.
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  39. Ranade, D.H., A.S. Tomar and V.K. Paradkar, 2002. Monthly rainfall probability distributions of Chhindwara district of Madhya Pradesh. J. Soil Water Conserv., 1: 233-235.

  40. Ranade, D.H., A.S. Tomar and J. Singh, 2002. Water balance study of a water harvesting tank located in Vertisols of Malwa region. Indian J. Dryland Agric. Res. Dev., 18: 100-102.

  41. Vishwakarma, S.K., D.H. Ranade, V.K. Paradkar and A.S. Tomar, 2001. Estimation of annual maximum rainfall by probability models for Chhindwara, Madhya Pradesh. J.N.K.V.V. Res. J., 35: 52-55.

  42. Tomar, A.S., H.S. Chauhan and K.K. Singh, 2001. Effect of different irrigation methods on vegetative growth, water saving and water use efficiency of French bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.). J. Indian Water Resour. Soc., 21: 146-148.

  43. Tomar, A.S., D.H. Ranade, V.K. Paradkar, L.K. Jain and S.K. Vishwakarma, 2001. Predicting monthly rainfall for Chhindwara region by using Gompertz curve technique. Res. Crops, 2: 251-252.

  44. Tomar, A.S., D.H. Ranade, V.K. Paradkar, L.K. Jain and S.K. Vishwakarma, 2001. Analysis of drought, dry and wet spells at Chhindwara in Madhya Pradesh. Indian J. Soil Conserv., 29: 268-270.

  45. Tomar, A.S., D.H. Ranade, L.K. Jain, V.K. Paradkar and S.K. Vishwakarma, 2001. Forecasting monthly rainfall by Gompertz curve technique. J. Soil Wat. Conserv., 45: 127-128.

  46. Tomar, A.S. and D.H. Ranade, 2001. Study on the association of rainfall amount with rain events for Indore, Madhya Pradesh. Indian J. Soil Conserv., 29: 276-279.

  47. Tomar, A.S. and D.H. Ranade, 2001. Predicting rainfall probability for irrigation scheduling in black clay soil Indore region of Madhya Pradesh. Indian J. Soil Conserv., 29: 82-83.

  48. Tomar, A.S. and D.H. Ranade, 2001. Predicting consecutive day maximum rainfall from one day maximum rainfall for Indore Region of Madhya Pradesh. Indian J. Soil Conserv., 29: 271-275.

  49. Tomar, A.S. and D.H. Ranade, 2001. Pan coefficient determination for evapotranspiration at Indore, Madhya Pradesh. Indian J. Soil Conserv., 29: 173-175.

  50. Ranade, D.H., S.K. Vishwakarma, L.K. Jain, S.M. Narulkar and A.S. Tomar, 2001. Performance of gully plug structures (gabion) in black clay soil region- A case study. Indian J. Soil Conserv., 29: 88-90.

  51. Ranade, D.H., A.S. Tomar, L.K. Jain and S.K. Vishwakarma, 2001. Reduction in seepage rate and storage capacity of a dugout pond-A case study. J. Soil Water Conserv., 45: 50-52.

  52. Raghuwanshi, S.R.S., D.D. Dubey and A.S. Tomar, 2001. Studies on the effect of saline water irrigation on germination and biometric characteristics of wheat crop in semi-arid Malwa region of Madhya Pradesh. Crop Res., 22: 319-321.

  53. Vishwakarma, S.K., D.H. Ranade, V.K. Paradkar, L.K. Jain and A.S. Tomar, 2000. Probability analysis of wet and dry spells for agricultural planning at Chhindwara (M.P.). Indian J. Agric. Sci., 70: 719-721.

  54. Vishwakarma, S.K. and A.S. Tomar, 2000. Study on rainfall pattern of Chhindwara district of Madhya Pradesh. Proceedings of the National Seminar on Agricultural Scenario-Challenges and Opportunities, November 11-12, 2000, Gwalior, Jabalpur, pp: 101-103.

  55. Tomar, A.S. and S.K. Vishwakarma, 2000. Gompertz model for predicting monthly precipitation. Proceedings of the National Seminar on Agricultural Scenario-Challenges and Opportunities, November 11-12, 2000, Gwalior, Jabalpur, pp: 89-90.

  56. Vishwakarma, S.K., D.H. Ranade, V.K. Paradkar, L.K. Jain and A.S. Tomar, 1999. Probability analysis of rainfall at Chhindwara (M.P.). J. Agric. Eng., 36: 75-76.

  57. Tomar, A.S., H.S. Chauhan and K.K. Singh, 1999. Influence of drip and other methods of irrigation on reproductive growth components and shoot-root characteristics of French bean. J. Agric. Eng., 36: 43-48.

  58. Bendale, S.K., H.S. Chauhan, K.K. Singh and A.S. Tomar, 1998. Performance and economics of drip irrigated grapes in Sangli region of Maharashtra. Proceedings of the 21st National Seminar on Microirrigation Research in India: Status and Perspectives, July 27-28, 1998, WTCER, Bhubaneswar, pp: 299-305.

  59. Bendale, S.K., H.S. Chauhan, K.K. Singh and A.S. Tomar, 1998. Economic analysis of Biwall drip irrigation on sugarcane in Sangli region of Maharashtra. Proceedings of the 21st National Seminar on Micro-irrigation Research in India: Status and Perspectives, July 27-28, 1998, WTCER, Bhubaneswar, pp: 288-294.

  60. Tomar, A.S., H.S. Chauhan and K.K. Singh, 1997. Effects of microirrigation on growth, yield and water-use of snap beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.). Proceedings of the International ICID Workshop, September 11-12, 1997, Oxford, U.K., pp: 142-147.

  61. Bendale, S.K., H.S. Chauhan, K.K. Singh and A.S. Tomar, 1997. Studies of performance and cost economics of drip irrigated sugarcane and grapes around Sangli region of Maharashtra state in India. Proceedings of the International ICID Workshop, September 11-12, 1997, Oxford, U.K., pp: 148-154.