Dr. Indrajit Pal

Affiliation: Assisstant Professor

Program affiliated with:Disaster Preparedness, Mitigation and Management

Email: indrajit-pal@ait.ac.th

Ph. D – on “Seismotectonic and Earthquake Hazard Assessment in parts of East and North-East India”, Vidyasagar University, INDIA.  (2009)
M. A. in Sociology – H.N.B.  Garhwal University, Uttarakhand, INDIA.  (2011)
M.Sc – Applied Geology, Jadavpur University, INDIA.  (2001)
B.Sc – Geology, with  Distinction  in  Mathematics  and  Physics,  Jadavpur  University,  INDIA. (1998)

Expertise and research interest: Disaster Risk Reduction,
Incident Command System (ICS)
Risk Governance
Community-Based Disaster Risk Management
Risk Perception
Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk
Urban Resilience
Multi-Hazard Risk Assessment
GIS / RS in disaster risk management


Selected Publications:

    1.  “Disaster  Risk  Governance  in  India  and  Cross  Cutting  Issues”,  Springer  JAPAN  by  Dr.  Indrajit  Pal  and Prof.  Rajib  Shaw  (In  progress  –  Contract  Signed  with  Springer,  Japan).   
    2. “Disaster  –  Response  and  Management”  Volume  2,  Issue  I  (2014),  Editorial  member,  published  by Centre  for  Disaster  Management,  LBSNAA,  Mussoorie  (ISSN:  2347-2553).
    3. “Introduction  to  Disaster  Management”,  Authored  by:  Dr.  Indrajit  Pal  and  Dr.  Tuhin  Ghosh,  Cambridge University  Press  India  Pvt.  Ltd.  (Under  review)
    4. “Disaster  Governance  in  India  –  Series  2”  edited  by  Saurabh  Jain,  IAS  and  Dr.  Indrajit  Pal,  published  by Centre  for  Disaster  Management,  LBSNAA,  Mussoorie  (ISBN:  978-81-928670-1-4). 
    5. “Disaster  –  Response  and  Management”  Journal,  Volume  2,  Issue  I  (2014)  (ISSN:  2347-2553)  Editorial member,  published  by  Centre for  Disaster  Management,  LBSNAA,  Mussoorie.

Selected research projects:

  1. Nodal and Coordinating Officer for the project –  “Capacity  Building  on  Disaster  Management  for  Indian Administrative  Services  Officers  (IAS)  /Central  services”  –  2012  -2015,  supported  by  National  Disaster Management Authority  (NDMA),  Govt.  of India.
  2. Nodal officer and Program Coordinator for “National Program for Training of Scientists and Technologists working in the Government Sector” from 2007-  2014, supported by Department of Science and Technology, Govt.  of India