Sahendra Ram

Assistant Professor Grade-II

Mining Engineering

 rams[at]nitrkl.ac.in

 Biosketch

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 Personal Information

Dr. Sahendra Ram

Assistant Professor Grade-II

Mining Engineering

Joined in Dec 2020

 Room Number: MN-117

 Department of Mining Engineering, National Institute of Technology Rourkela, Sundargarh, Odisha, India - 769008

 Education Qualification

  1. Ph.D.
    Mining Engineering
    Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines), Dhanbad

 Experience

Teaching Experience
  • Mining Engineering,  NIT Rourkela,  17 Dec 2020 - Continuing
Post Doctoral Research Experience
  • Underground Coal Mining, Strata Mechanics, Stability assessment of geotechnical structures of underground coal mine through numerical modelling and field investigations,  CSIR-Central Institute of Mining and Fuel Research, Dhanbad, India,  01 May 2019 - 15 Dec 2020
  • Assessment of yielding characteristics of coal pillar at great depth (900m) using numerical model and field investigations,  Institute of Geonics of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Ostrava, Czech Republic,  01 Feb 2019 - 30 Apr 2019
  • Underground Coal Mining, Strata Mechanics, Stability assessment of geotechnical structures of underground coal mine through numerical modelling and field investigations,  CSIR-Central Institute of Mining and Fuel Research, Dhanbad, India,  01 Jan 2019 - 31 Jan 2019
  • Assessment of yielding characteristics of coal pillar at great depth (900m) using numerical model and field investigations,  Institute of Geonics of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Ostrava, Czech Republic,  01 Oct 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
  • Underground Coal Mining, Strata Mechanics, Stability assessment of geotechnical structures of underground coal mine through numerical modelling and field investigations,  CSIR-Central Institute of Mining and Fuel Research, Dhanbad, India,  04 Nov 2016 - 30 Sep 2018

 Expertise Information

Research Group
Geomechanics
Areas of Interest
Rock Mechanics, Numerical Modelling, Ground Control, Underground Coal Mining, Thick/Contiguous Seam Mining, Instrumentation and Strata Monitoring, Stability of Geotechnical Structures in Underground Coal Mine

 Projects

Scientific study to assess the efficiency of the support system during the working of the panel and thereafter continuously monitor the strata movement at Sarni UG mines E3 panel of Pathakhera Area, WCL

 The General Manager, Pathakhera Area Western Coalfields Limited,

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 27 Jan 2020 - 25 Jan 2023

 Completed

Consultancy

Scientific study for roof fall investigation at VKP Mine, SCCL

 SCCL

 Co-Principal Investigator

 12 Jan 2021 - 12 Jul 2022

 Running

Consultancy

Advice for safe working of Continuous Miner panel of No. 1 seam at GDK-11 Incline mine, RG-I Area, SCCL through underground instrumentation and monitoring

 Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL), Kothagundam, Telangana

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 27 Jun 2019 - 25 Jun 2022

 Completed

Consultancy

Advice for preparation of Strata Control Monitoring Plan (SCAMP) for one panel in each Bogra R-VI and Narayankuri R-VII seams of Amritnagar Colliery, Kunustoria Area, ECL

 The Chief Manager (M)/Agent Amritnagar Group of Mines, ECL

 Principal Investigator

 20 Jan 2020 - 18 Jan 2022

 Completed

Consultancy

Advice for driving of 6.5m wide galleries with continuous cutting technology (Roadheader or CM) during development in both thick seam bottom and thick seam top of Kondapuram UG Coal Mine, Manuguru Area

 The General Manager, SMS Limited, Pinoura Underground Mine, Dist Umaria, MP

 Principal Investigator

 19 Jul 2019 - 17 Jul 2021

 Running

Consultancy

Advice for mechanised depillaring of CM6 panel in L-18 seam using continuous miner with suitable support design, Strata management plan and manner of extraction at Vindhya Mine, Johilla Area, SECL.

 The General Manager, SMS Limited

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 18 Feb 2019 - 16 Feb 2021

 Completed

Consultancy

Advice for Stability of workings beneath and within 45m of railway acquired land at New Majri Colliery No. 3 of Majri Area, WCL

 Western Coalfields Limited (WCL)

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 05 Jan 2010 - 04 Jan 2021

 Completed

Consultancy

Advice for strata control based safe extraction of coal from the CM panel A2 of No. 1 seam during its depillaring including widening and heightening of existing galleries at GDK-11 Incline mine, RG-1 Area, SCCL on the basis field data.

 General Manager (R&D) SCCL

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 08 Nov 2017 - 06 Nov 2020

 Completed

Consultancy

Advice for ground stability over the underground galleries lying beneath and within 45m of railway acquired land and working in low cover area (Standing on pillars) at Durgapur Rayatwari Colliery (DRC), Chandrapur Area, WCL.

 The rea General Manager, Chandrapur Area, WCL

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 06 Jul 2018 - 04 Jul 2020

 Completed

Consultancy

Advice for development of 34LW panel in L-1B seam below Dagdowa village using Continuous Miner with suitable support design, cut out distance and preparation of strata management plan for long term stability of the workings at Vindhya Mine, Johila Area.

 The General Manager, SMS Infrastructure Limited

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 01 Jan 2019 - 02 Jul 2020

 Completed

Consultancy

Advice for strata control and safe depillaring in continuous miner panels CM-2 and CM-3 (including CM-3A) of L1B seam at Vindhya Mine, SECL on the basis of field data supplied by the mine

 The General Manager, SMS Limited, Pinoura Underground Mine, Dist Umaria, MP

 Principal Investigator

 30 Jun 2017 - 28 Jun 2020

 Completed

Consultancy

Advice for strata control and safe depillaring in continuous miner panels CM-2 and CM-3 (including CM-3A) of L1B seam at Vindhya Mine, SECL on the basis of field data supplied by the mine.

 The General Manager, SMS Infrastructure Limited

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 30 Jun 2017 - 28 Jun 2020

 Completed

Consultancy

Scientific study to access the cavability of hanging overlying massive Deccan trap in the inbye goaves and its effect at Mathani UG, Pench Area, WCL and advice thereof

 The General Manager (S&C) WCL

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 19 Dec 2018 - 18 Jun 2020

 Completed

Consultancy

Advice for safe depillaring of the panel LK-7 of Lower Kajora seam at Central Kajora Colliery by cable bolting based depillaring method through underground instrumentation and monitoring

 Sr. Manager, M/s ECL, Central Kajora Colliery, Kajora Area, ECL, WB

 Principal Investigator

 31 May 2016 - 30 May 2019

 Completed

Consultancy

Advice for safe depillaring of the panel LK-8 of Lower Kajora seam at Central Kajora Colliery by cable bolting based depillaring method through underground monitoring

 Sr. Manager (M), Kajora Area, ECL

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 31 May 2016 - 30 May 2019

 Completed

Consultancy

Advice for safe depillaring of the panel LK-6 of Lower Kajora seam at Central Kajora Colliery by cable bolting based depillaring method through underground instrumentation and monitoring

 Sr. Manager, M/s ECL, Central Kajora Colliery, Kajora Area, ECL, WB

 Principal Investigator

 25 May 2016 - 24 May 2019

 Completed

Consultancy

Advice for strata control and safe depillaring in Continuous Miner panel CM-9 (CM-9A and CM-9B panels) of L1B seam at Pinoura Mine, SECL on the basis of field data

 General Manager, SMS Infrastructure Limited (SMSIL), 267 Ganesh Phadnavis Bhavan, Near Triangular Park, Dharampeth, Nagpur , Marashtra

 Principal Investigator

 23 May 2016 - 22 May 2019

 Completed

Consultancy

Advice for safe depillaring of panel K-9 (F) of Kajora top seam by cable bolting based depillaring method through underground instrumentation and monitoring at Madhusudanpur Colliery , ECL on the basis of data supplied by the mine.

 The Agent, Madhusudanpur Colliery, ECL

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 15 Mar 2016 - 14 Mar 2019

 Completed

Consultancy

Scientific study for working of thick seam top and thick seam bottom with continuous miner technology at Kondapuram CM project SCCL

 General Manager (R&D) SCCL

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 08 Feb 2017 - 07 Feb 2019

 Completed

Consultancy

Scientific study of strata movement during widening and heightening of existing galleries and depillaring of CM panels A1-A and A1-B of No. 1 at GDK-11 Incline mine, RG-1 area, SCCL through underground instrumentation and monitoring

 General Manager (RD) M/s The SCCL Kothagundem Collieries-507101 Bhadrachalam Road Railway Station Khammam Dist, Telangana

 Principal Investigator

 07 Jan 2016 - 05 Jan 2019

 Completed

Consultancy

Advice for strata control based safe extraction of coal from the CM panels A1-A and A1-B of No. 1 seam during its depillaring including widening and heightening of existing galleries at GDK-11 Incline mine, RG-I Area, SCCL on the basis of field data.

 General Manager (R&D) SCCL

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 07 Jan 2016 - 05 Jan 2019

 Completed

Consultancy

Advice for strata control and safe depillaring in Continuous Miner panel CM-8 of L1B seam at Pinoura Mine, SECL on the basis of field data

 SMSIL

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 08 Dec 2015 - 06 Dec 2018

 Completed

Consultancy

Scientific study for the design of a mechanised depillaring scheme for continuous miner package in CM1 panel and surrounding areas of L1B seam at Vindhya mine, Johila Area, SECL

 SMS Limited, Pinoura Project, MP

 Principal Investigator

 21 Nov 2016 - 20 Nov 2018

 Completed

Consultancy

Advice for suitable method of extraction of CM-10 panel of L1B seam with CM technology at Pinoura Mine, Johila Area, SECL

 General Manager, SMSIL

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 24 Aug 2016 - 23 Aug 2018

 Completed

Consultancy

Advice for safe depillaring of the LK-5 of Lower Kajora seam at Central Kajora Colliery by cable bolting based depillaring method on the basis of field data provided by the mine management

 Manager, Central Kajora Colliery, ECL

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 24 Aug 2015 - 22 Aug 2018

 Completed

Consultancy

Strata control based advice for safe depillaring of panel K-9 (E) of Kajora top seam by cable bolting based depillaring method at Madhusudanpur 7 pit and Incline colliery, ECL on the basis of data data

 Chief Manager (M)/Agent, Madusudanpur Colliery, ECL

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 15 Jul 2015 - 18 Jul 2018

 Completed

Consultancy

Advice for safe depillaring and limit for strata control parameters in C-16 panel of No.1 seam at KTK Incline Mine, Bhupalpalli Area on the basis of field data supplied by the mine

 General Manager (R&D) SCCL

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 18 Mar 2015 - 16 Mar 2018

 Completed

Consultancy

Strata control based advice for safe depillaring in continuous miner panel CM-7 of L1B seam at Pinoura Mine, SECL on the basis of field data

 General Manager, SMS Group Pinoura Project

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 13 Mar 2015 - 11 Mar 2018

 Completed

Consultancy

Scientific study for designing safe method of extraction of depillaring panels in the developed galleries of Block-A area with CM technology in No. 1 seam at GDK-11 Incline mine, RG1 Area, SCCL

 General Manager (RD) M/s The SCCL Kothagundem Collieries-507101 Bhadrachalam Road Railway Station Khammam Dist, Telangana

 Principal Investigator

 12 Mar 2015 - 10 Mar 2018

 Completed

Consultancy

Strata control based advice for safe depillaring of panel K-20 (B) of Kajora top seam by cable bolting based depillaring method at Madhusudanpur 7 pit and Incline Colliery, ECL on the basis of field data.

 Chief Manager (M)/Agent, Madusudanpur Colliery, ECL

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 25 Feb 2015 - 23 Feb 2018

 Completed

Consultancy

Advice for safe depillaring of the LK-4 of Lower Kajora seam at Central Kajora Colliery by cable bolting based depillaring method on the basis of field data

 Manager, Central Kajora Colliery, ECL

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 20 Feb 2015 - 18 Feb 2018

 Completed

Consultancy

Scientific study for support plan and instrumentation in superimposed depillaring panels 49LW (Top section) of L-0 seam and 49LW (Bottom section) of L-1B seam at Vindhya Mine Johilla Area, SECL

 Staff officer (safety) Johilla Area, SECL

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 02 Dec 2014 - 30 Nov 2017

 Completed

Consultancy

Performance evaluation of cable bolting based depillaring method for underground extraction of panel K-6(B) of Kajora top seam through underground instrumentation and monitoring at Madhusudanpur 7 pit and Incline Colliery, ECL

 Chief Manager (M)/Agent, Madhusudanpur 7 pit and incline colliery

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 24 Dec 2014 - 22 Nov 2017

 Completed

Consultancy

Performance evaluation of cable bolting based depillaring method for underground extraction of panel LK-1 of Lower Kajora seam through underground instrumentation and monitoring at Central Kajora Colliery, ECL

 Chief Manager (M)/Agent, Central Kajora Colliery, ECL

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 19 Nov 2014 - 17 Nov 2017

 Completed

Consultancy

Design of suitable method of depillaring including widening and heightening of existing galleries for working of panel B7 of No. 1 seam at GDK-11 Incline mine, RG-I Area, SCCL along with underground instrumentation and monitoring during extraction of the panel.

 General Manager (RD) M/s The SCCL Kothagundem Collieries-507101 Bhadrachalam Road Railway Station Khammam Dist, Telangana

 Principal Investigator

 02 Sep 2014 - 31 Aug 2017

 Completed

Consultancy

Strata control studies based advice for safe depillaring in Continuous Miner panel CM-4 of L1B seam at Pinoura Mine, SECL.

 Commercial Manager, SMSIL

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 01 Sep 2014 - 30 Aug 2017

 Completed

Consultancy

Scientific study for estimation of cut out distance, stand-up time and support density during development of No.II seam of Rani Atari mine, Chirimiri Area, SECL using Low Coal cutting Machine (LCCM) on the basis of the data provide by the mine.

 General Manager, SMSIL

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 14 Aug 2015 - 12 Aug 2017

 Completed

Consultancy

Strata control studies based advice for safe depillaring in Continuous Miner panel CM-6 of L1B seam at Pinoura Mine, SECL

 Vice-President and head of mining division, SMSIL

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 08 Aug 2014 - 06 Aug 2017

 Completed

Consultancy

Performance evaluation of cable bolting based depillaring method for underground extraction of panel K-5(A) of Kajora top seam through undergruond instrumentation and monitoring at Madhusudanpur 7 pit and incline colliery, ECL

 Manager, Madhusudanpur 7 pit and incline colliery, ECL

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 17 Jun 2014 - 15 Jun 2017

 Completed

Consultancy

Performance evaluation of cable bolting based depillaring method for underground extraction of panel K-20(C) of Kajora top seam through underground instrumentation and monitoring at Madhusudanpur 7 pit and Incline Colliery, ECL

 Manager, Madhusudanpur 7 pit and incline colliery, ECL

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 17 Jun 2014 - 15 Jun 2017

 Completed

Consultancy

Strata control studies based advice for safe depillaring in Continuous Miner panel CM-3 of L1B seam at Pinoura Mine, SECL.

 SMS Infrastructure Limited (SMSIL), 267 Ganesh Phadnavis Bhavan, Near Triangular Park, Dharampeth, Nagpur , Marashtra

 Principal Investigator

 01 May 2014 - 29 Apr 2017

 Completed

Consultancy

Scientific study for monitoring of strata during extraction of Blasting gallery panel No. BG-J(2) in 3 seam at GDK-11 Incline, RG 1 Area SCCL

 General Manager (R&D) SCCL

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 02 Apr 2014 - 31 Mar 2017

 Completed

Consultancy

Scientific study in BG (I) BG panel in 3 seam and 4SS-3 sand stowing panel in 4 seam at GDK-11 Incline , SCCL

 General Manager (R&D) SCCL

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 02 Apr 2014 - 31 Mar 2017

 Completed

Consultancy

Design of suitable method for extraction of coal pillars in Kajora (R-IX) seam at Madhusudanpur 7 pit and Incline colliery, Kajora Area, ECL under surface features like pond, HT line houses dwelling etc at a depth of 35 to 50m

 Chief Manager (M)/Agent, Madusudanpur Colliery, ECL

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 10 Mar 2015 - 08 Mar 2017

 Completed

Consultancy

Strata control studies based advice for safe depillaring in Continuous Miner panel CM-2 of L1B seam at Pinoura Mine, SECL.

 Vice-President and head of mining division, SMSIL

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 09 Jan 2014 - 07 Jan 2017

 Completed

Consultancy

Advice for safe depillaring of BG-5B panel of Queen seam at 21 Incline mine, Yellandu Area, SCCL by Blasting Gallery method through underground instrumentation and monitoring.

 General Manager (R&D) SCCL

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 18 Dec 2013 - 16 Dec 2016

 Completed

Consultancy

Performance evaluation of cable bolting based depillaring method for underground extraction of panel LK-3 of Lower Kajora seam through underground instrumentation and monitoring at Central Kajora Colliery, ECL

 Chief Manager (M)/Agent, Central Kajora Colliery, ECL

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 18 Dec 2013 - 16 Dec 2016

 Completed

Consultancy

Strata control studies based advice for safe depillaring in Continuous Miner panel CM-5 of L1B seam at Pinoura Mine, SECL.

 Vice-President and head of mining division, SMSIL

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 18 Dec 2013 - 15 Dec 2016

 Completed

Consultancy

Strata control studies based advice for safe depillaring in continuous miner panel CM1 of L1B seam at Pinoura Mine, SECL

 General Manager, SMSIL

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 24 Jun 2013 - 22 Jun 2016

 Completed

Consultancy

Performance evaluation of cable bolting based depillaring method for underground extraction of panel LK-2 of Lower Kajora seam through underground instrumentation and monitoring at Central Kajora Colliery, ECL

 Chief Manager (M)/Agent, Central Kajora Colliery, ECL

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 03 May 2013 - 01 May 2016

 Completed

Consultancy

Performance evaluation of cable bolting based depillaring method for underground extraction of panel K-6(A) of Kajora top seam through underground instrumentation and monitoring at Madhusudanpur 7 Pit and Incline Colliery, ECL

 Chief Manager (M)/Agent Madhusudanpur Colliery, ECL

 Principal Investigator

 18 Mar 2013 - 16 Mar 2016

 Completed

Consultancy

Advice for safe depillaring in three panels at Bhatgaon colliery colliery and one panel at mahamaya underground mine of Bhatgaon Sub-Area under Bhatgaon Area, SECL through convergence monitoring studies

 Sub-Area Manager Bhatgaon Sub-Area, Bhatgaon Area, SECL

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 08 Feb 2013 - 07 Feb 2016

 Completed

Consultancy

Advice on precise measurement, 3D modeling of coal heaps and coal volume computation at Bhubneswari OCP, MCL

 General Manager (Prod.) Mahanadi Coalfields Limited,

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 18 Jun 2013 - 15 Jun 2015

 Completed

Consultancy

Advice on precise measurement, 3D modeling of coal heaps and coal volume computation at open cast mines of MCL.

 General Manager (Prod.) Mahanadi Coalfields Limited

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 15 Mar 2013 - 14 Mar 2015

 Completed

Consultancy

Design of suitable method of depillaring including widening and heightening of existing galleries for working of panels B5 and B6 of No. 1 seam at GDK-11 Incline mine, RG-I Area, SCCL along with underground instrumentation and monitoring during extraction of the panel. Project No: CNP/3529/2012-13

 Dy onsite Manager Catterpillar Global Mining Europe GmbH-IPO (Earlier known as Bucyrus Europe GmbH-IPO

 Co-Principal Investigator

 22 Feb 2013 - 21 Feb 2015

 Completed

Consultancy

Scientific study for extraction of Johila Bottom seam at Vindhya underground mine, Johila Area, SECL, which is lying under extremely adverse geo-mining conditions.

 Dy. GM(MIN)/A.S.O. Johila Area SECL, MP

 Principal Investigator

 18 Feb 2014 - 17 Feb 2015

 Completed

Consultancy

Strata control studies based advice for safe depillaring in Continuous Miner panel CM1B of L-1B seam at Pinoura Min e, Johilla Area, SECL.

 Vice- President and Head of Mining Division SMS Infrastructure Limited (SMSIL), 267 Ganesh Phadnavis Bhavan, Near Triangular Park, Dharampeth, Nagpur

 Principal Investigator

 07 Sep 2012 - 06 Sep 2014

 Completed

Consultancy

Performance evaluation of cable bolting based depillaring method for underground extraction of panel LK-1(A) of Lower Kajora seam through underground instrumentation and monitoring at Central Kajora Colliery, ECL

 Chief Manager (M)/Agent, Central Kajora Colliery, ECL

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 05 Jul 2012 - 04 Jul 2014

 Completed

Consultancy

Performance evaluation of cable bolting based depillaring method for underground extraction of panel K-20(A) of Kajora top seam through underground instrumentation and monitoring at Madhusudanpur 7 Pit and Incline Colliery, ECL

 Sr. Manager (M)/Agent, Madhusudanpur Colliery, Kajora Area. ECL

 Principal Investigator

 02 Jul 2012 - 01 Jul 2014

 Completed

Consultancy

Design of suitable method of depillaring including widening and heightening of existing galleries for working of panel B4 of No. 1 seam at GDK-11 Incline mine, RG-I Area, SCCL along with underground instrumentation and monitoring during extraction of the panel.

 Bucyrus Europe GmbH-IPO, Vital Nagar, Godavarikhani - Karimnagar, Telangana

 Principal Investigator

 24 Jan 2012 - 22 Mar 2014

 Completed

Consultancy

Scientific study for suggesting a suitable method of development of seam No. IV at Umaria Colliery, Johila Area, SECL

 Sub-Area Manager Umaria Colliery, SECL

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 23 Mar 2012 - 22 Mar 2014

 Completed

Consultancy

Design of mechanized depillaring scheme for Continuous Miner package in CM1 panel and surrounding area of L-1B seam at Pinoura Mine, SECL

 Vice-President and head of mining division, SMSIL

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 24 Sep 2012 - 23 Sep 2013

 Completed

Consultancy

Advice for safe working of Continuous Miner depillaring panel B3 of No. 1 seam at GDK-11 Incline mine, RG-I Area, SCCL through underground instrumentation and monitoring.

 General Manager (R&D) SCCL

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 15 Dec 2010 - 12 Dec 2012

 Completed

Consultancy

Scientific studies for safe depillaring of Panel No. 4SSC-1 of No. 4 seam at GDK-10 Incline mine, RG-III Area, SCCL through underground instrumentation and monitoring

 General Manager (R&D) SCCL

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 22 Sep 2008 - 20 Sep 2012

 Completed

Consultancy

Stability analysis of ground below Usha Talkies, Thana Road, Jharia

 Usha Talkies, Jharia

 Principal Investigator

 11 Jan 2012 - 10 Jul 2012

 Completed

Consultancy

Advice for safe working of Continuous Miner panel of No. 1 seam at GDK-11 Incline mine, RG-I Area, SCCL through underground instrumentation and monitoring.

 General Manager (R&D) SCCL

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 12 Aug 2008 - 10 Aug 2011

 Completed

Consultancy

Safe depillaring of BG panels 1D and 1E of GDK-11 Incline mine, RG-1 Area, SCCL by blasting gallery method through underground instrumentation and monitoring.

 SCCL

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 10 Jun 2008 - 22 Oct 2010

 Completed

Consultancy

Advice for safe depillaring of BG panel 26 of VK-7 Incline mine, Kothagundam Area, SCCL through underground instrumentation and monitoring.

 SCCL

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 18 Jun 2007 - 15 Jun 2010

 Completed

Consultancy

Advice for safe depillaring of BG panel II/6 of No. 3 seam and its influence on underlying panel 4S/6 of No. 4 seam at GDK-8 Incline RG-II Area, SCCL through underground instrumentation and monitoring.

 SCCL

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 12 Jun 2007 - 10 Jun 2010

 Completed

Consultancy

Safe depillaring of BG panels 1B and 1C of GDK-11A Incline mine, RG-1 Area, SCCL by blasting gallery method through underground instrumentation and monitoring.

 SCCL

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 12 Jun 2007 - 10 Jun 2010

 Completed

Consultancy

Strata behaviour study in panels H3, and K7 of Zero seam of Chirimiri Colliery, Chirimiri Area, SECL.

 SECL

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 17 Jan 2003 - 15 Jan 2008

 Completed

Consultancy

Advice for safe depillaring of panel A with Continuous Miner & Shuttle Car of Zero Seam through underground instrumentation and monitoring at Anjan Hill Mine, Chirimiri Area, SECL.

 SECL

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 21 Jun 2004 - 17 Dec 2007

 Completed

Consultancy

Advice for safe depillaring of BG panel II/4 of GDK-8 and 2E of GDK-10 Incline mine, RG-II area, SCCL by blasting gallery method through underground instrumentation and monitoring

 SCCL

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 11 Apr 2005 - 27 Aug 2007

 Completed

Consultancy

Advice for safe depillaring of BG panel II/5 of GDK-8 and 2F of GDK-10 Incline mine, RG-II Area, SCCL by blasting gallery method through underground instrumentation and monitoring.

 SCCL

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 11 Apr 2005 - 27 Aug 2007

 Completed

Consultancy

Strata behaviour study in panels I1, F4, G2, J1 and G3 of Zero seam of Bartunga Hill Mine, Chirimiri Area, SECL.

 SECL

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 16 May 2002 - 14 May 2007

 Completed

Consultancy

Advice for safe depillaring of BG panel 1C of GDK-10 Incline mine, RG-II Area, SCCL by blasting gallery method through underground instrumentation and monitoring.

 SCCL

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 25 Nov 2003 - 22 Nov 2006

 Completed

Consultancy

Designing of support pattern for BG panels 1A, 2A AND 3A of GDK- 11 Incline Mine (6B Integrated Mine Block).

 SCCL

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 26 Feb 2004 - 24 Feb 2006

 Completed

Consultancy

Advice for safe depillaring of panel B with Continuous Miner & Shuttle Car of Zero Seam through underground instrumentation and monitoring at Anjan Hill Mine, Chirimiri Area, SECL.

 SECL

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 07 Jul 2003 - 05 Jul 2004

 Completed

Consultancy

Advice for safe depillaring of panel C with Continuous Miner & Shuttle Car of Zero Seam through underground instrumentation and monitoring at Anjan Hill Mine, Chirimiri Area, SECL.

 South Eastern Coalfields Limited (SECL), Bilashpur, CG

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 16 Apr 2003 - 30 Dec 2003

 Completed

Consultancy

Strata behaviour study in panels C3 and E6 of Zero seam of Chirimiri Colliery, Chirimiri Area, SECL

 SECL

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 22 Mar 2000 - 20 Mar 2003

 Completed

Consultancy

Strata behaviour study in panels K1 and K2 of Zero seam of Chirimiri Colliery, Chirimiri Area, SECL

 SECL

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 22 Mar 2000 - 20 Mar 2003

 Completed

Consultancy

Experimental trial for depillaring of thick contiguous sections of Zero seam at Chirimiri Colliery by underpinning panel C1 and E4, Chirimiri Area, SECL.

 SECL

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 13 Oct 1999 - 14 Oct 2002

 Completed

Consultancy

Strata behaviour study in panels C2 and E5 of Zero seam of Chirimiri Colliery, Chirimiri Area, SECL.

 SECL

 Co-Principal Investigator/Team Member

 13 Oct 1999 - 14 Oct 2002

 Completed

Consultancy

 Continuing Education

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Total Publications: 11
A. K. Singh, A. Kumar, D. Kumar, R. Singh, S. Ram, R. Kumar, and A. K. Singh, "Field and simulation studies for mechanised depillaring below incompetent geological formations of an Indian coalmine", Journal of the Geological Society of India, vol.97, pp.405-415, Geological Society of India 2021, 10.1007/s12594-021-1698-y Article
P. Sharma, A. Kumar, N. Shams, A. K. Verma, D. Kumar, A. K. Singh, and S. Ram, "Parametric study to design competent irregular shaped remnants in mechanised depillaring", Arabian Journal of Geosciences, vol.14, pp.247, Springer 2021, 10.1007/s12517-021-06555-z Article
A. K. Singh, A. Kumar, D. Kumar, R. Singh, R. Kumar, S. Ram, and A. K. Singh, "Coal Pillar Extraction Under Weak Roof", Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration, vol.37, pp.1451–1459, Springer 2020, 10.1007/s42461-020-00277-8 Article
A. Kumar, P. Waclawik, R. Singh, S. Ram, and J. Korbel, "Performance of a coal pillar at deeper cover: Field and simulation studies", International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, vol.113, pp.322-332, Elsevier 2019, 10.1016/j.ijrmms.2018.10.006 Article
A. Gautam, A. Kumar, D. Kumar, A. K. Singh, S. Ram, and R. Kumar, "Roof sagging limit in an early warning system for safe coal pillar extraction", International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, vol.123, pp.104131, Elsevier 2019, 10.1016/j.ijrmms.2019.104131 Article

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A. Kumar, D. Kumar, A. K. Verma, A. K. Singh, S. Ram, and R. Kumar, "Influence of overlying roof strata on rib design in mechanised depillaring.", Journal of Geological Society of India, vol.91, pp.341-347, Geological Society of India 2018, 10.1007/s12594-018-0860-7 Article
S. Ram, D. Kumar, A. K. Singh, A. Kumar, and R. Singh, "Field and numerical modelling studies for an efficient placement of roof bolts as breaker line support", International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, vol.93, pp.152-162, Elsevier 2017, 10.1016/j.ijrmms.2017.01.013 Article
A. Kumar, R. Kumar, A. K. Singh, S. Ram, P. K. Singh, and R. Singh, "Numerical modelling-based pillar strength estimation for an increased height of extraction.", Arabian Journal of Geoscience, vol.10(18), pp.411, Springer 2017, 10.1007/s12517-017-3179-6 Article
R. Singh, S. Ram, A. K. Singh, A. Kumar, R., and A. Singh, "Rock Mechanics Considerations for Roof Bolt-Based Breaker Line Design", Procedia Engineering, vol.191, pp.551 – 559, Elsevier 2017, doi: 10.1016/j.proeng.2017.05.217 Article
R. Kumar, A., A. Singh, A. Singh, S. Ram, and R. Singh, "Depillaring of total thickness of a thick coal seam in single lift using cable bolts: a case study", International Journal of Mining Science and Technology, vol.26, pp.223-233, Elsevier 2016, 10.1016/j.ijmst.2015.12.007 Article
R. Singh, A. Kumar, A. K. Singh, J. Coggan, and S. Ram, "Rib/snook design in mechanised depillaring of rectangular/square pillars", International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, vol.84, pp.119-129, Elsevier 2016, 10.1016/j.ijrmms.2016.02.008 Article

 Courses Taught

  • MN6162 : Advanced Coal Mining {Theory}

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 Awards and Honours

Awards and Honours
  • Post-doc Fellowship for the project "International Mobility of Researchers of IGN" supported by European Structural and Investment Funds, Operational Programme Research, Development and Education, Programming 2017-2020,    2018
  • Certificate of Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing awarded in August, 2018 from International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences,    2018
  • The MGMI Silver Medal Award,    2006
Memberships / Fellowships
  • International Society of Rock Mechanics,    2017
  • Mining Engineers' Association of India,    2017
  • Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration,    2017