Dr. C P Priju
Designation
Senior Scientist & Head i/c
Research Group
Hydrology and Climatology
Office No
0495-2351 821
  • EDUCATIONAL PROFILE

    • Ph.D; 2004; Department of Marine Geology and Geophysics, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kerala, India.
    • Thesis: “Studies on Recent Landform Changes and Sedimentological aspects of Central Kerala Coast, India”.
    • PG diploma in Remote sensing and GIS; 2005; Centre for Environment and Development, Cochin, India.
    • M.Sc; 1995; Marine Geology; Department of Marine Geology and Geophysics, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kerala, India.
    • B.Sc; 1995; Geology; Christ College Irinjalakuda, University of Calicut, Kerala, India.

    CAREER DETAILS

    • 2015-Present; Scientist, CWRDM
    • 2010- 2014; Scientist B, CWRDM
    • 2009-2010; DST Young Scientist, CUSAT
    • 2007-2008; Lecturer, CUSAT
    • 2005-2006; Hydrogeologist, KRWSA-Jalanidhi

    AWARDS

    • CSIR JRF & SRF
    • DST Young Scientist

    MEMBERSHIPS

    • Member, Geological Society of India
    • Member, Association of Global Ground Water Scientists (AGGS)

    RESEARCH INTERESTS

    • Coastal Hydrogeology
    • Groundwater flow and solute transport models
    • Groundwater-Surface water interactions
    • Groundwater Resource Evaluation and Management

Studies on hydrological and geomorphplogical impact of floods in the Alluvial and Floodplain region of Periyar and Chalakudy river basins
Principal Investigator:
Co Principal Investigator/s:
Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Duration:
3 years
Impacts of modernisation of Thanneermukkam barrage in the southern plains and coastal aquifers
Principal Investigator:
Co Principal Investigator/s:
Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Duration:
3 years
Delineation of Paleo-Channels of Periyar River basin using hydrogeological and geo-electrical methods
Principal Investigator:
Funding Agency:
DST-SERB, GOI
Project Type:
Externally Funded
Duration:
3 years
Budget:
Rs. 15.59 lakhs
Geophysical study of freshwater lens dynamics of islands of the Lakshadweep archipelago, Southwest India
Principal Investigator:
Co Principal Investigator/s:
Funding Agency:
DST SERB
Project Type:
Externally Funded
Duration:
3 years
Delineating the boundary of shallow saline zones encountered in Poyya, Karalam, Adat and Tholur Panchayats in Thrissur District, Kerala and investigating their origin and possibility of any underlying fresh water aquifers through geophysical surveys
Principal Investigator:
Funding Agency:
MoWR (NHP-PDS)
Project Type:
Externally Funded
Duration:
3 years
Integrated Management of Surface Water and Groundwater in the Changing Climatic Scenario to Mitigate Water Scarcity in Valapattanam River Basin

Integrated Management of Surface Water and Groundwater in the Changing Climatic Scenario to Mitigate Water Scarcity in Valapattanam River Basin 

Principal Investigator:
Co Principal Investigator/s:
Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Duration:
3 Years
Budget:
19,72,000/-
Water conservation measures to mitigate drought effects in Athikkadavu Colony at Sultan Bathery Taluk of Wayanad District
Principal Investigator:
Co Principal Investigator/s:
Funding Agency:
Cochin Shipyard Ltd under CSR
Project Type:
Externally Funded
Feasibility study on water resources management in Kannur University campuses
Principal Investigator:
Co Principal Investigator/s:
Funding Agency:
Kannur University
Duration:
9 months (Sept 2020-May 2021)
Assessment of Water Availability for the NHAI-ULCCS Project for Six Laning of NH- 17 section from Thalapady to Chengala in Kasaragod District
Co Principal Investigator/s:
Funding Agency:
ULCCS, Kozhikode
Duration:
6 Months
Scientific and Technical Validation of Bhujal App for Water Level Monitoring in Borewells
Co Principal Investigator/s:
Duration:
3 Months
Rainwater harvesting and groundwater recharge in the Cochin special economic zone campus, Kakkanad
Co Principal Investigator/s:
Funding Agency:
Cochin special economic zone campus, Kakkanad
Duration:
8 Months
Groundwater status and formulation of effective recharge strategies for Valapattanam River Basin
Principal Investigator:
Co Principal Investigator/s:
Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Duration:
2 years
Designated best use of selected quarry ponds in Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam and Pathanamthitta districts, Kerala
Principal Investigator:
Co Principal Investigator/s:
Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Duration:
3Years
Budget:
20.67 lakhs
Recharge Estimation and Groundwater Resources Assessment of Keecheri-Puzhackal river basins, Central Kerala
Principal Investigator:
Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Date of Completion:
Duration:
2 years
Budget:
Rs. 25.86 lakhs
Modelling of Saltwater intrusion in the shallow coastal aquifers of Ernakulam – Alappuzha region
Principal Investigator:
Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Date of Completion:
Duration:
2 years
Budget:
Rs. 23.22 lakhs
An integrated study of Paleo-channel aquifers of Periyar river basin using hydrogeological, geo-electrical and isotope methods
Principal Investigator:
Co Principal Investigator/s:
Funding Agency:
DST
Project Type:
Externally Funded
Date of Completion:
Duration:
3 years
Hydro-geomorphology and hydrogeology of coastal aquifers of central Kerala: Special reference to saline water intcursion
Principal Investigator:
Funding Agency:
DST-SERC
Project Type:
Externally Funded
Date of Completion:
Artificial Recharge measures for Groundwater Augmentation in CWRDM campus, Kozhikode
Principal Investigator:
Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Date of Completion:
Duration:
2 years
Hydro-Geomorphology and Groundwater Quality of coastal aquifers of Ernakulam-Alappuzha Region
Principal Investigator:
Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Date of Completion:
Budget:
Rs. 13.01 lakhs
Application of an Integrated Surface Water – Ground Water Model in the Valapatanam River Basin.

Application of an Integrated Surface Water – Ground Water Model in the Valapatanam River Basin.

Principal Investigator:
Co Principal Investigator/s:
Non-CWRDM Co-Principal Employee:
Dawn Emil SebastianDawn Emil Sebastian
Funding Agency:
(SEED money program, KSCSTE-CWRDM
Date of Completion:
Budget:
500000
Feasibility report of waterbody development at Paropadi, Kozhikode

Feasibility report of waterbody development at Paropadi, Kozhikode

Non-CWRDM Co-Principal Employee:
Harikumar P S, Madhavchandra, Sushanth C M
Date of Completion:
Duration:
3 Months
Budget:
5 Lakhs
Preparation of water management plan for Tuticorin Airport
Co Principal Investigator/s:
Funding Agency:
Airport Authority of India
Date of Completion:
Duration:
2020-2021
Water management plan for Calicut International Airport
Co Principal Investigator/s:
Funding Agency:
Airport Authority of India
Date of Completion:
Duration:
9 Months
Scope for Development of water sources in BSF campus, Nadapuram, Kozhikode District
Co Principal Investigator/s:
Funding Agency:
BSF
Date of Completion:
Study on Water resource management at Malabar Botanical Garden and Institute for Plant Sciences, Kozhikode
Co Principal Investigator/s:
Date of Completion:
Feasibility study on water Resources Development and Management at the Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady
Co Principal Investigator/s:
Funding Agency:
SSSU
Date of Completion:
Preparation of Panchayat level water security plan for Jalanidhi Phase II- Batch 3.
Co Principal Investigator/s:
Funding Agency:
Jalanidhi
Date of Completion:
Well interference at Chevayur, Kozhikode
Co Principal Investigator/s:
Funding Agency:
Kozhikode District Administration
Date of Completion:
Study on the feasibility of water abstraction (open well/bore well) and rainwater harvesting structures for Aligarh Muslim University, Malappuram centre, Perinthalmanna.
Co Principal Investigator/s:
Funding Agency:
AMU
Date of Completion:
Preparation of Panchayat level water security plan for Jalanidhi Phase II.
Co Principal Investigator/s:
Funding Agency:
Jalanidhi
Date of Completion:
Study on the present status of wells and terrain condition in Kottooli project area of Malabar Builders India Ltd.
Principal Investigator:
Co Principal Investigator/s:
Funding Agency:
Malabar Builders
Date of Completion:
Rainwater Harvesting and Groundwater Recharge in and around Synthite Industries Campus, Kolenchery- Ernakulam District
Co Principal Investigator/s:
Date of Completion:
Duration:
6 Months
Assessment of impacts due to re locating the bund at Kozhichira to the upstream of proposed jetty of water metro at Kakkanad
Funding Agency:
KMRL
Project Type:
Externally Funded
Date of Completion:
Duration:
1 Year
Technical feasibility of water body development at Paroppadi, Kozhikode
Funding Agency:
Tourism Department
Project Type:
Externally Funded
Date of Completion:
Duration:
6 Months
Hydrological investigations in the high range mountain land scape of Munnar
Co Principal Investigator/s:
Funding Agency:
UNDP
Project Type:
Externally Funded
Date of Completion:
Duration:
2.5 years
Efficacy of Sub Surface Dykes as recharge structures in water scarce areas of Palakkad District
Co Principal Investigator/s:
Funding Agency:
NABARD
Project Type:
Externally Funded
Date of Completion:
Duration:
2 years
Details

Anilkumar K S, Priju C P and Narasimha Prasad N B (2015). Study on Saline water intrusion into the Shallow coastal aquifers of Periyar River basin, Kerala using Hydrochemical and Electrical resistivity methods. Aquatic Procedia, 4: 32-40.

Anilkumar K.S., Priju C.P. and Narasimha Prasad N.B. (2015) Study on Saline water intrusion into the Shallow coastal aquifers of Periyar River basin, Kerala using Hydrochemical and Electrical resistivity methods” Aquatic Procedia, Elsevier B.V. Publishers, v.4, pp.32-40.

Yousef Ali H, Priju C.P. and Narasimha Prasad N.B. (2015) Delineation of Groundwater Potential Zones in Deep Midland Aquifers along Bharathapuzha River Basin, Kerala Using Geophysical Methods” In: Aquatic Procedia, Elsevier B.V. Publishers, v.4, pp.1039-1046.

Anilkumar K.S., Priju C.P. and Narasimha Prasad N.B. (2015) Study on Saline water intrusion into the Shallow coastal aquifers of Periyar River basin, Kerala using Hydrochemical and Electrical resistivity methods” In: Aquatic Procedia - Proceeding of the i
Yousef Ali H, Priju C.P. and Narasimha Prasad N.B. (2015) Delineation of Groundwater Potential Zones in Deep Midland Aquifers along Bharathapuzha River Basin, Kerala Using Geophysical Methods” In: Aquatic Procedia - Proceeding of the international confere
C.P.Priju, Narasimha Prasad N.B., P.K.Dasarathy and Karthik, K. (2014). Salinity Mapping in the Coastal Aquifers Using Geophysical Techniques – A Case Study, Proceedings of the 4th International conference on “Hydrology and Watershed Management-ICHWAM 201
Priju C.P., Karthick P., Kumar A., Abdul Hameed E., Madhavan K. and Narasimha Prasad N.B.(2014) “Electrical Resistivity Sounding and Hydrochemical Investigation for Delineating Saline Water Intrusion in Shallow Aquifers of Ernakulam-Alappuzha Coast” Proce
Priju C.P., Neerajamol T.P., Ramisha N., Madhavan K.and Narasimha Prasad N.B.(2014) “Groundwater Quality in shallow Coastal Aquifers of Central Kerala: Natural and Anthropogenic Factors” Proceedings of the International Symposium on ‘Environmental Managem
Priju C.P., Ramisha N., Neerajamol T. P., Madhavan K. and Narasimha Prasad N. B. (2014) “Geomorphological Factors of Coastal Groundwater Salinity in Central Kerala: Integrated Hydrochemical-Geospatial Approach” Proceedings of the International Symposium o
Priju C.P., S.G.Athira, T.P.Neerajamol, K.Madhavan and Narasimha Prasad, N.B. (2012). Groundwater quality with special reference to salinity intrusion in Cochin area, Kerala. Proceedings: Fifth International Groundwater Conference (IGWC-2012), Maulana Aza

Scope for development of water sources in Aligarh Muslim University Cherukara campus, Perinthalmanna, Malappuram District.
Publication Year:
2015
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