Banamali Panigrahi
Director - Engineering

Mr. Banamali having 5+ years of experience in environmental fate modeling and Risk Assessment of plant protection product (PPP) and strong technical background in soil, surface water and groundwater modeling.Always looking for new and innovative ideas to bring to a project/research.

Professional Snapshot: Project management, Managing clients and understand their needs. Project planning, Monitoring and Reporting Progress, Creating effective, informed and highly motivated teams focused on delivery, Archiving the information from different sources like FOCUS, OECD, REACH, EFSA, EPA, Ctgb, UBA, CRD, ANSES, CCPIA and conferences, Master sheet preparation, Degradation kinetics for soil and water sediment.

Prediction/ Estimation/Calculation of pesticide exposure/fate using different models/tools, Preparation of position papers for different compartments like Soil, SW and GW, Preparation of dossiers for Environmental fate (B5) and Ecotox (B6) sections, Preparation of position papers and country addendum for country specific modeling, Recommendation/Suggestion of different blending techqunique to Clients for safe use of Plant Protection Products(PPPs) , Sharing the knowledge of Remote sensing (RS) and Geographic Information System (GIS) within the team as well as to Clients for Higher Tier approach, Rice modeling.

Hands on experience : Environmental pesticide/fate modeling: EU Efate Models: STEPS 1&2, SWASH, PRZM, MACRO, TOXSWA, SWAN, PEARL, Geo-PEARL, Droplet, PELMO, Model Maker, KinGUI, CAKE, PERSAM, ESCAPE, Input Decision Scheme, EXPOSIT, EVA, UK-Drift, UK-Drain flow, etc. USA Efate Models: PFAM, RICEWQ, MED-Rice, FIRST, GENEC2, SWCC, EXPRESS, PRZM, EXAM, SCI-Grow, WhAEM, AQUATOX, SWMM, EFDC etc.

Water resources modeling: Arc SWAT, Hydrous, MIKE Flood, HEC-RAS GIS/Remote sensing: Arc GIS, ERDAS Imagine, LPS, etc

Professional Experience: Manager (Environmental Fate Modeller and GIS) at Excelra Knowledge Solution Pvt. Ltd., Hyderabad, India (2015-Present), Scientific Associate (Environmental Fate Modeller) at GVK BIO Pvt. Ltd., Hyderabad, India (2013-2015).

Educational Qualification: Master degree in Land and water resources engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, India (2011-2013), B.Tech in Agricultural Engineering from Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT), Odisha, India (2007-2011) .

Phone number
+919440942065
User address
# M-123, Baramunda Housing Board Colony, Baramunda, Bhubaneswar
Email Address
banamali.panigrahi@nekss.com
Dr. Trushnamayee Nanda (Consultant)
Agriculture and Water resources

Dr. Nanda represents the executive management on the Board of Directors of NEKSS. She is responsible for implementing and sustaining business strategy and strategic initiatives at NEKSS, including achievement of the operational and financial results.

Dr. Nanda has the overall responsibility for developing the company’s vision and strategic direction. She heads the Agriculture, Water Resources business units at NEKSS.

She is also responsible for customer interaction, supervision, and project execution & monitoring for all the projects and pilots handled by NEKSS.

She has a PhD in the domain of flood forecasting and M.Tech in the specialisation of Land and Water Resources Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.

She has the vast expertise in the areas of Surface water modeling, groundwater modeling, GIS, Flood modeling, Flood forecasting, Natural Hazard Risk Assessment, River Basin Management, Soil Conservation, and Watershed management etc.

Phone number
+91-674-2354755
User address
# M-123, Baramunda Housing Board Colony, Baramunda, Bhubaneswar
Email Address
nanda.trushnamayee@nekss.com
Mrs. Rajanagu G
Calibration for Pressure, Temperature, Electrical and Mechanical

Mrs. Rajanagu involves in the Instrument calibration business unit at NEKSS. She is also responsible for business development, client interaction, operations management, resource planning & management.

She has over 10 years of experience in the instrument calibration services. Currently she heads a proprietary organisation M/s. Matrix Calibration Laboratory Equipment and Services. It is NABL accredited laboratory and maintain quality standard of ISO/IEC 17025:2005 & are traceability to International / National accreditation in the field of Mechanical & Thermal parameter.

Prior to joining NEKSS, she worked in Forbes Marshall Private Limited, Nagman Instruments & Electronic (P) Ltd, Baliga Lighting Equipments Private Limited, Medical & Control Instruments House, and Universal Gauges & Instrumentation

. She is an expert in In-House/on-site Calibration for wide variety of Pressure, Temperature, Electrical and Mechanical instruments. She provides training on calibration and also assisting in getting accreditation.

She completed her B.E (Instrumentation & Control) from Dr. M.G.R. Engineering College, Madras University, Tamilnadu.

Phone number
+91-674-2354755
User address
# M-123, Baramunda Housing Board Colony, Baramunda, Bhubaneswar
Email Address
rajanagu@nekss.com
Mr Abhijeet Rout
Hydrologic and hydraulic modeling

Mr. Abhijeet involves in the Computational modeling and Risk Assessment business unit at NEKSS.

He is also responsible for supervision and project execution of all the projects and pilots related to the domain of hydrologic and hydraulic modeling at NEKSS.

He plays a significant role in the company’s growth and business expansion. He completed M.Tech in the specialisation of Water Resources Engineering & Management from Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati.

He has the vast expertise in the areas of Surface water modeling, groundwater modeling, Flood modeling, River Basin Management, water flow sediment dynamics.

Phone number
+91-674-2354755
User address
# M-123, Baramunda Housing Board Colony, Baramunda, Bhubaneswar
Email Address
abhijit.rout@nekss.com
Dr. Sanjeet Kumar
Water resources, disaster management and Climate change

Dr. Kumar involves in the Computational modeling and Risk Assessment business unit at NEKSS.

He is also responsible for supervision and project execution of all the projects and pilots related to the domain of Water resources, disaster management and Climate change at NEKSS.

He has more than 10 years experience in academic research and 2 years teaching experience with excellent knowledge of administrative work.

He has the vast expertise in the areas of Rainfall-runoff modeling, climate change impact assessment and water resource variables forecasting, GIS, watershed management etc.

He has profound knowledge on hydrological modeling softwares SWAT, MIKE SHE, HEC-HMS, BASINS and RS-GIS softwares ERDAS IMAGINE, Arc view, ArcGIS, Map-window.

He has a PhD in the domain of climate change and its impact on catchment hydrology and M.Tech in the specialisation of Land and Water Resources Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. Moreover, his doctoral thesis was received Jawaharlal Nehru Award for outstanding research in agriculture and allied sciences for natural resources management.

Phone number
+91-674-2354755
User address
# M-123, Baramunda Housing Board Colony, Baramunda, Bhubaneswar
Email Address
sanjeet.kumar@nekss.com
Dibyendu Bikas Nayak
GIS and Remote Sensing

Mr. Dibyendu heads the GIS and remote sensing business unit at NEKSS. He is also responsible for supervision and project execution of all the projects and pilots related to the domain of GIS and RS at NEKSS.

He has vast experience and expertise in Remote Sensing & GIS domain in the areas of Mining, Agriculture, Natural Resource Management (Watershed management plan, Forestry, Surface and Groundwater studies), Disaster management action plan (Landslide vulnerability assessment, Plain and coastal area flood risk assessment, Forest fire mapping, Earthquake risk assessment), data management & analysis, location based services and land information management.

He has a very good work experience in handling GPS & DGPS in various sectors like Mining plan survey, Forest Survey and urban area plan survey and explores different remote sensing & GIS software tools to accomplish the work.

He holds his master degree in Geoinformatics from Birla Institute of Technology (BIT), Mesra, Jharkhand and also has done his PG Diploma in Remote Sensing and GIS from Utkal University at Bhubaneswar, Odisha.

Phone number
+91-674-2354755
User address
# M-123, Baramunda Housing Board Colony, Baramunda, Bhubaneswar
Email Address
dibyendu.nayak@nekss.com
Satyanarayan Goli
IT

Mr. Satya is responsible for development of GIS and remote sensing based software platforms or applications with solutions for agriculture, water resource, natural hazard assessment, urban planning, environment, utility and e – governance. He has over 4 years of experience in Development, Testing, Analyst and Infrastructure with IT industries and also has 2 years of research and development experience with educational organizations.

Prior to joining NEKSS, he worked with Alliance Prosys India Pvt Ltd as a System Administrator He holds a Masters in Computer Application degree from the Vinayaka Missions University at Salem, Tamil Nadu and has done his Bachelor of Science in Electronics from Acharya Nagarjuna University (ANU) at Guntur, Andhra Pradesh.

Phone number
+91-674-2354755
User address
# M-123, Baramunda Housing Board Colony, Baramunda, Bhubaneswar
Email Address
satyanarayana.goli@nekss.com
Niranjan Panigrahi
Agriculture, crop modeling, crop insurance, Spectral analysis

Mr. Niranjan involves in the GIS business unit at NEKSS. He is also responsible for supervision and project execution of all the projects and pilots related to the domain of Agriculture, crop modeling, crop insurance and spectral analysis at NEKSS.

He has work and research experience in understanding of agricultural systems (crop and soil), developing spectral library of natural resources, multivariate data analysis and data mining, research analysis, writing documents for publication, and programming ability in Matlab.

He completed M.Tech in the specialisation of Agricultural systems and management from Indian Institute of technology, Kharagpur.

He has the vast expertise in understanding of agricultural systems (crop and soil), developing spectral library of natural resources, multivariate data analysis and data mining, research analysis, writing documents for publication, and programming ability in Matlab.

Phone number
+91-674-2354755
User address
# M-123, Baramunda Housing Board Colony, Baramunda, Bhubaneswar
Email Address
niranjan.panigrahi@nekss.com
Sushil Mhaske
Business Development - Utility, Natural resources and disaster management

Mr. Sushi Mhaske is responsible for business development, client interaction, operations management in GIS, Petrol & IT services.

He plays a significant role in the company’s growth and business expansion. His area of interest includes the utility of Remote Sensing and GIS in various fields such as Geology, Hydrology, Geomorphology, Soil erosion and conservation planning, Mine Reclamation, and Environmental management etc.

He is also expanding his knowledge to investigate future applications of “Hyper-spectral remote sensing”for rocks and mineral detection.

He has more than 4 years experience in academic research and 3 years industrial experience with excellent knowledge of administrative work.

He has sound knowledge of RS-GIS and hands-on ArcGIS, ERDAS Imagine, and ENVI software. He is also an expertise in GPS survey in various fields.

He received an M.Tech. (Geological Remote Sensing & Geoinformatics) from the Bharathidasan University, Trichy, M.Sc. (Geology) from Govt. Institute of Science, Aurangabad and Ph.D. from Dept. of Mining Engineering, IIT Kharagpur, India.

Phone number
+91-674-2354755
User address
# M-123, Baramunda Housing Board Colony, Baramunda, Bhubaneswar
Email Address
sushil.mhaske@nekss.com