Dr. Gautam Banerjee

Department/School/Unit Name
Department of Civil Engineering, IIT (BHU)
Phone No(s): 9451277738
Email: gbanerjee.civ@iitbhu.ac.in
Area of Interest: Environmental Engineering – Water Supply and Wastewater Collection System ; Water and Wastewater Treatment & Management; EIA & EA; Industrial and Advance Wastewater Management


Name:                 GOUTAM KUMAR BANERJEE

Date of Birth:      01-06-1959

Qualifications:    BE (Civil), BE College (Currently IIEST, Shibpur); M.TECH (Env. Engg., IITKGP); PH. D (Civil Engg., IITKGP-Self-guided)


            Previous & Former Affiliations:          Professor - Atlantic LNG Chair in Env. Eng., Department of Civil & Env. Engineering, University of The West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad & Tobago and Visiting Professor of Water Resources Development at AIT Bangkok.

Past Employments:         In India: Professor at IT-BHU, Varanasi; Associate Professor at AIIH & PH, Govt. of India, Kolkata ; Assistant Professor at IIT-Kharagpur; Lecturer at NIT (erstwhile RE College) Durgapur; and Assistant Engineer at Public Health Engg. Directorate., Govt. of West Bengal 

                                       Abroad: Professor - Atlantic LNG Chair in Env. Eng., Department of Civil & Env. Engineering, University of The West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad & Tobago; and Visiting Professor of Water Resources Development at AIT Bangkok under Faculty Secondment Programme of MHRD, Govt. of India.


         Contact details:   Tel: (+91) 0542-7165378 [W]; +919451277738 [Mob]

Email:                 gbanerjee.civ@iitbhu.ac.in ; goutambanerjee@hotmail.com






Distinguished  Positions (IN LAST 10 YEARS)


  1. Academic achievements

  1. Held the following positions abroad:

  1. Atlantic LNG Chair Professor in Env Eng at The University of The West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad & Tobago from Aug 2013-July 2016
  2. Visiting Professor, AIT, Bangkok, from Jan-May, 2010 under faculty secondment programme of MHRD, Govt. if India.

  1. Serving the following international journals as member on editorial boards and reviewer:

  1. Editorial Board Member of Current Research in Hydrology and Water Resources, USA (https://gavinpublishers.com/journals/board_members/Current-Research-in-Hydrology-and-Water-Resources )
  2. Editorial Board Member of American Journal of Environmental Protection(http://www.sciepub.com/journal/ENV)
  3. Editorial Board Member of International Journal and National Journal of Civil, Structural, Environmental and Infrastructure Engineering Research and Development ( IJCSEIERD & IJCSEIERD  )
  4. Editorial Board member of American Assoc. for Science & Technology (AASCIT), Website: http://www.aascit.org
  5. Editorial Board Member of International Journal of Civil Engg. And Architecture, Science & Engg. Publishing Co., Indiana, USA (http://www.ij-cea.org).
  6. Editorial Board Member of International Journal of Civil Engg. And Architecture, David Publishing Company (www.davidpublishing.com ), NY, USA.
  7. Editorial Board Member of International Journal of Civil Engineering (IJCE) [http://www.iaset.us/journals.php?jtype=2&id=11&details=editors]; International Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology (IASET)
  8. Regular Reviewer of International, J ASCE (Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste Management) , USA;  J Hazardous Materials,   USA;   Journal of Water Research, UK;  JEMA, Elsevier; J. Biodegradation, Springer, Germany; J. CTEP, Springer-Verlag, USA; Intl. J. of Env. Sc. & Tech., Springer, USA; CRHWR, USA; JSIR (CSIR),  India, etc.

  1. Professional contribution and services

    1. Served the following Organisations/Institutions/Agencies in the stated capacities:

  1. Expert Panel Member, Trinidad & Tobago Bureau of Standard (TTBS)
  2. Expert Member of Qatar National Research Fund, Doha, Qatar. 
  3. Member of selection committee of IIT, MHRD, UPSC,  NITs., PSCs, etc.
  4. Expert Member of NBA of AICTE
  5. Technical Expert Member appointed by Honourable High Court, Allahabad on Monitoring of Ongoing Sewerage Works at Allahabad.
  6. Ph.D Examiner of IITs, NITs, etc.
  7. Coordinator, Refresher Courses, Ministry of Urban and Rural Dev. (MoUD & MoRD), Govt. of India
  8. Coordinator, State Technical Agency, Department of Drinking Water Supply, MoRD, GoI
  9. Adviser to Human Resources Wing, American Centre, Kolkata.
  10. Adviser to School of Water Resources  Engg.,  Jadavpur University, Kolkata.
  11. Industrial Pollution Control Expert of Pollution Control Board, West Bengal.
  12. Adviser to Govt. of  Tripura  (Department of Rural Development)
  13. Member of task force of GWP-South Asia
  14. Member of Academic Advisory Committee, IEC College of  Engg. Tech., Greater Noida, UP
  15. Serving Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), Govt. of India as a Panel Member for CHD32  &  CED 24 & 12

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Major R & D and Consultative Projects Done:

  1. R & D Projects (PI or Co-PI)
  1. PGRF (2014). “The Scientific Determination of a Treatment Process and the Design of a centralized Grease Wastewater Treatment Plant to Mitigate the Excessive Release of Fats Oil and Grease in Sewers and the Environment”. Funding Agency: Univ. of West Indies (UWI), St. Augustine, Trinidad & Tobago.Amount: $ 17,500.
  2. April, 2012 till date:  Water Supply & Sanitation Mission (WSSM), GoUP & MoRD (GoI) Monitoring & Management of Rural Water Supply Projects in UP as State Technical Agency,  About 25.77 lakhs.
  3. 2003-05: Rural Development Department, Govt. of Tripura (WHO sponsored), Performance evaluation of Tripura Filter Rs. 3.30 Lakhs.
  4. 2001-02: Ministry of Rural Dev., Govt. of India , Centre of excellence for fluorosis mitigation; Rs. 12.05 Lakhs.
  5. 1999-2000: IDRC Canada, Water toxicity through Bioassay Test,; AIIH & PH, Kolkata, Rs. 8.0 Lakhs  
  6. 1998-2000: Ministry of Non-conventional Energy Sources. Govt. of India, Development of designs suitable for processing of night soil mixed with garbage, agricultural residues, aquatic plants, etc. with special reference of pathogen survival & sanitary disposal of effluent; Rs. 4.67 Lakhs, AIIH & PH, Kolkata.
  7. 2000: World Bank & Govt. of The Netherlands, Hydrology project on environmental pollution studies of surface and ground waters, Rs. 2.0 Lakhs.
  8. 2000: Ministry of Rural Development, Govt. of India, Water Quality Surveillance: Manual preparation for implementation of community-based WQS in rural setting, Rs. 6 Lakhs.
  9. 1999-2000:  Indo-German (for GoWB), Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Study of Bolpur & Raghunathpur water supply, sanitation & health education project, Rs. 6.5 Lakhs.
  10. 1999: World Health Organization (WHO), Healthy Cities Programme for urban civic bodies, .Rs. 2.3 Lakhs.
  11. 1997-1998: World Bank, Preparatory Assignments on Capacity Building Project for Public Health, Rs. 22 Millions (Proposed).
  12. 1995-1998:  UNICEF, Study on an Integrated & Ecological Balanced Approach for Water Supply & Sanitation for the Improvement of Health, Hygiene  & Environment of Rural Communities, Rs. 59 Lakhs.
  13. 1988-1989: Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India Infra-structural Development of Environmental Engg. Laboratory of IIT, Kharagpur, Rs. 11 Lakhs

  1. Consultative

  1. 2021: Checking of 1) Hydraulic Design (Sewage Piping, Riser & Main); 2) Sewage & Storm Water Pumping Station; 3) Pumping Station to STP Schematic Layout, for Shaheed Ashfaq Ullah Khan Zoo, Gorakhpur, UP, India, Government of Uttar Pradesh (Construction Corporation Ltd), Gomti Nagar, Lucknow, UP, India.
  2. 2020: Checking and vetting of Sewerage Bedding Works with local sand for UPJN at Lucknow City, Uttar Pradesh (UP).
  3. 2019: Checking of Sewerage Design & Drawings, Manhole & Bedding design & drawings for Uttar Pradesh Jal Nigam at Lucknow City, UP, 2019
  4. 2019: Checking of BEP, Sewerage Design & Drawings, MBBR-based STP design & drawings for Sultanganj, Bihar,
  5. 2019: Checking of BEP, Sewerage Design & Drawings, SBR-based STP design & drawings for Vindhyachaal (Mirzapur), UP.
  6. Checking Design of  13 MLD MPS and 10 MLD STP based on A2O Technology at Ramnagar, Varanasi, UP, 2019
  7. 2019: Checking and vetting of Revised CIPP Lining Design for Sewer Rehabilitation works of UPJN at Varanasi, Capital Engineering Corporation, New Delhi.
  8. 2019: Checking the Designs and Drawings of 7-MLD Kuldomri Water Treatment Plant and 8-MLD Anpara WTP at Sonebhadra, UP
  9. 2018 – Validation of Mine Water Discharge Data under WCL, Nagpur for Coal Jal Mobile Apps, Western Coalfields Limited, Nagpur.
  10. 2017: Checking and vetting of Revised CIPP Lining Design for Sewer Rehabilitation works of UPJN at Varanasi, Capital Engineering Corporation, New Delhi.
  11. 2017: Vetting of hydraulic and structural design along with the working drawings  of Water Treatment Plant of UP Jal Nigam at Robertganj, Sonebhadra, UP, India
  12. 2013: Scrutiny of various engineering components relating to design and drawings STPs in various towns of Bihar, BUIDCO, Bihar
  13. 2013: Vetting design and drawings of sewerage and STP to be installed at Varanasi under Ganga Action Plan (JICA-Assisted), UPJN.
  14. 2012 till date: UP JAL NIGAM, Monitoring of Sewerage works  in the City of Allahabad under JNNURM & NGRBA.
  15. 2011: UP Jal Nigam, Feasibility Study of Construction of Sewage Treatment Plant at Allahabad, UP
  16. 2009: Heritage Hospital Complex Hydrological studies for proposed Heritage Hospital Complex, Mohan Sarai, Varanasi.
  17. 2007-08: UP Jal Nigam, Upgradation of Existing Water Treatment Plant, Jaunpur, UP.
  18. 2007-08: Planner India Pvt. Ltd., Varanasi Checking of storm water drainage and design system        (in the detailed project report) under JNNURM Scheme
  19. 2006-07:  UP Jal Nigam, Allahabad Project (GPC) , Go UP, Process Design & Hydraulic Diagram for  29 MLD Sewage Treatment Plant  at  Salori Nala, Allahabad, UP.
  20. 2005: M/s S Singh Pvt. Ltd., Varanasi , Design of 2.1 MLD Water Treatment Plant.
  21. 2000-2004: Ministry of Rly., Govt. of India, Pollution control of integrated railway coach cleaning complex at Santragachi (WB).
  22. 1992-93:  P.H. Engg. Dte., GoWB,  Design & Execution of Radial collector well on River Kasai, Midnapur (Phase I).
  23. 1995-95: :  P.H. Engg. Dte., GoWB,  Design & Execution of Radial collector well on River Kasai, Midnapur (Phase II).
  24. 1997:  M/s Emico Steel  Pvt. Ltd., Environmental Pollution Control Measures for Small Steel Plants.
  25. 1998: Polution Control Board, GoWB, Monitoring of Air Quality Management of Foundry Shop, Howrah under Directives of Hon’ble High Court, Calcutta.
  26. 1995-1996: Ministry of Defence, GoI, Design of Jack well at Bagdogra, West Bengal.
  27. 1997: Stoop Consultants Ltd., Water hammer & its mitigation in Manipur water supply scheme.
  28. 1995-1996: Biji Consultants Pvt.Ltd. for Telco, Jamshedpur, Industrial Treatment & Pollution Control by Creation of Lake for Telco at Jamshedpur (Stage – I) [Design of Treatment for Automobile Works Effluent].
  29. 1999: Stoop Consultants Ltd., Dispersion of wastewater at sea outfall
  30. 1991: M/s Emami Paper Mills Ltd., Balasore, Orissa, Improvement of existing ETP for Emami Paper Mills Ltd., Balasore, Orissa. &
  31. Testing & Analyses of Water, Wastewater, Industrial Effluents, Soil, Air, and Food Samples of several Organizations.

Major Research Publications (IN LAST 15 YEARS):

  1. Journals:

  1. ’Treatment of effluents from Food Services Establishment (FSEs) by physico-chemical processes: a case study for Trinidad & Tobago’, Goutam Banerjee et al. accepted for publication in Journal of Biological Engineering [10.1186/s13036-023-00344-w], Springer Nature, Mar 2023.
  2. Removal of methylene blue (MB) dye from water environment by processed Jowar Stalk [Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench] adsorbent by G. Banerjee et al — J. Clean Tech. & Env. Policy, Springer-Verlag, USA, Impact Factor: 1.7  May 2015 (DOI 10.1007/s10098-015-0977-y)
  3. Adsorption of Methylene Blue using Green Peas Peels (Pisum Sativum): A Cost-Effective Option for Dye-Based Wastewater Treatment, G Banerjee Et al, Journal Biotech. & Bioprocess Engg., Springer & KSBB, 17:862-74; (Impact Factor: 1.278), 2012
  4. Groundwater abstraction through river-bed collector well: a case study based on geophysical and hydrological investigation, G Banerjee, J. Clean Tech. & Env. Policy, Springer-Verlag, Germany, volume 14, issue 4 (Impact Factor: 1.753), 2012
  5. Underground Pollution Travel From Leach Pits Of On-Site Sanitation Facilities: A Case Study, G Banerjee, J. Clean Tech. & Env. Policy, Springer-Verlag, Germany , Volume 13, Issue 3 (2011), Page 489-497 (Impact Factor: 1.753 in 2011)
  6. Treatment of Arsenic-Laden Water Plant Sludge by Anaerobic Digestion, G Banerjee; J. of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste Management ,ASCE, Vol. 14, No.2. I.F.  not known as such, but world-wide famous journal.
  7. Sub-Surface Migration of Pollutants From Point Source, G Banerjee; Intl. Online J. of Water Resources & Protection (JWARP), Scientific Research Publication, USA; http://www.scirp.org/Journal/jwarp
  8. Treatment of dying industry wastewater using activated carbon prepared from an agricultural by-product, G Banerjee et al; J. Our Earth, Vol.6:1.

  1. Analysis of groundwater potential through pumping of river sub-surface bed: A case study on Kasai in West Bengal, G Banerjee; JIWWA, Vol.XXXXI (2), Apr-June, 2009

  1. Discarded Materials of Water and Sewage Treatment Plants as Low Cost Fluoride Adsorbents with a Special Reference to Bentonite, G Banerjee et al; Intl. Online J. of Water Quality Engineering, (ISSN : 1885-0719) 2009(1), pp. 01-16, Morpheus (UK) Association of Water Engineers (: http://waterengineers.assocof.com).
  2. Adsorption of fluoride by Bio-adsorbent and its Hybrid products with Bentonite as reference adsorbent-a low cost approach to treatment of fluoride contaminated water, G. Banerjee et al; Intl. J. of water quality monitoring, Assoc. of water &  Envir. Modeling, USA, 2009 .pp1-13.
  3. Downflow-Upflow domestic filter model  using low-cost adsorbent for fluoride removal – with assessment on geotechnical properties, G. Banerjee et al; Intl. J. of hydrologic experimentation (Assoc. Water & Enviro-Modeling), Vol. I (1) [ www.waterandenviromodeling.org].
  4. Use of Bio-adsorbents blended with bentonite for defluoridation, G. Banerjee et al; Intl. J. of Water Engineering, Morpheus, U.K,vol-2009, issue1,pp17-28.
  5. Reuse of Sludge of Sewage Treatment Plant(STP) as defluoridating adsorbents, G. Banerjee et al; Journal Of ASCE(India Section), Vol Nov 2008-July 2009 ,pp- 3.
  6. Treatment of dyeing industry wastewater using activated carbon prepared from mutter peels, an agricultural by-product, G. Banerjee et al; Journal Environmental Pollution Control, New Delhi, Vol.12 (5), 2009, pp. 52-54.
  7. Removal of dyes from aqueous solutions using non-conventional low cost adsorbents: A review, G. Banerjee et al; JIAEM, NEERI, 36(1), February Issue, 2009.
  8. Reuse of sludge of water treatment plant (WTP) as defluoridating adsorbents, G. Banerjee et al; JIPHE, Vol. 2009-10, No.2, pp. 20-24.
  9. Comparative study on various unconventional low-cost materials as defluoridating, G. Banerjee et al; International Online Journal of Engineering. New York, Article no.161, U.S.A. (www.enviro.philica.com), 2009.
  10. Performance of HRF as2Pretreatment Unit3b3fore SSF against conventional Water treatment Systems, G. Banerjee et al; International Online Journal of Engineering. New York, Article no.133, U.S.A. (www.engi.philica.com), 2008.
  11. Performance evaluation of  horizontal  roughing filter, G. Banerjee, Mazumder, A.,  Mukhopadhyay, B. JIPHE, India, Vol.2007-08, No.1.


Some Major Older Publications:

  1. Management of arsenic-laden water plant sludge by stabilization, G. Banerjee & R.  Chakraborty; Clean Technologies & Environmental Policy, Vol.7(4). Springer, USA, 2005; Impact Factor: 1.824 (2014)].
  2. Pesticide (Acephate) removal in GAC : as case study, Dr. G. Banerjee & B. Kumar; J. of Environ. Health, NEERI, India, Vol. 44(2), 2002.
  3. Fly ash removal in horizontal liquid-jet ejector scrubber: performance evaluation,  G. Banerjee, Ind. J. of Environ. Health, Vol. 40, No. 3, pp 253-260, 1998.
  4. Hydraulics of Bench — Scale Rotating Biological Contactor, G Banerjee,  J. Water Research (Impact Factor (2023): 13.13), UK, Vol. 31, No. 10, 1997.
  5. The role of salvinia rotundifolia in scavenging aquatic Pb (II) pollution: a case study, G. Banerjee & S. Sarkar, J. bioprocess engineering, Germany, Vol. 17, No. 5, 1997 Impact Factor:1.3).
  6. Treatment of phenolic wastw water in RBC reactor, G Banerjee, J. Water Research, (Impact Factor (2023): 13.13) UK, Vol. 31, No. 4, 1997.
  7. Phenol — and thiocyanate based waste water treatment in RBC reactor, G Banerjee, J. of Envir. Engg., Vol. 122(10), ASCE, USA, 1996.
  8. Abatement of SO2 from waste gas stream using horizontal co-current flow, G. Banerjee & Phani Kumar, Journal of IAEM, Vol., 23(1), NEERI, Nagpur, India, 1996.
  9. Nomograms for hydraulic design of circular separate or combined sewers, G Banerjee & Gnanasegaran, Journal of Institution of Engrs. (I), India, Vol. 75, Feb, 1995.
  10. Shallow well water and water borne diseases, G Banerjee et al, Journal of Institution of Public Health Engineers (I), Vol. 2, Apr.-June, 1988.

  1. Major Publication in Conferences / Seminar / Symposia (IN LAST 10 YEARS)

  1. “Anaerobic Digestion of Composite Organic Wastes: An Ecologically Balanced Approach for Improvement of Health, Hygiene, and Environment of Rural Communities” by Goutam Banerjee and Sohini for oral presentation at ICOSSE ‘15, University of Pannonia , Hungary, May 26-29, 2015; http://icosse.org/2015
  2. “Treatment of municipal wastewater by aquatic pond system: performance and economy evaluation” by Goutam Banerjee and  B. Sohini accepted for Oral presentation in the IWA Regional Symposium on Water, Wastewater and Environment: Traditions and Culture, Mar 22-24, 2014, Patras, Greece.
  3. Processing of mixed organic wastes in anaerobic bio-reactors with special reference to pathogen removal and sanitary disposal of effluent accepted for oral presentation in 10th Symposium on Biochemical Engineering Sciences and 6th International Forum on Industrial Bioprocesses Lille, September 7-10, 2014, France.
  4. Wastewater Treatment By Aquatic Plants In Pond System: Performance And Economy Evaluation in Indian Perspective, G Banerjee; Presented in Intl. Conf. on Waste Management  4 — 6 July, 2012 organized by WIT, New Forest, UK.
  5. Removal of fluoride from water environment by adsorption using Water treatment plant (WTP) sludge, G Banerjee et al; Proc. Natl. Conf. Groundwater for Drinking: Issues and Options;Feb.11-13, 2011 Inst. Of Technology, BHU, Varanasi.
  6. Arsenic Contamination in Ground Water: Technological Options for Removal, G Banerjee; Proc. Natl. Conf. Groundwater for Drinking: Issues and Options; Feb.11-13, 2011 Inst. Of Technology, BHU, Varanasi.
  7. Role of geo-technical properties of non–conventional adsorbents in defluoridation, G Banerjee et al; 6ICEG 2010

Sixth International Congress on Environmental Geotechnics November 8 — 12, 2010, IIT, New Delhi, India.

  1. Oil pollution control – an over view of Status & current practices, G Banerjee; MARTEC 2010 Accepted in International Conference on Marine Technology Enhancing Shipbuilding through Research, Innovation and Collaboration  11-12 December,2010 Dhaka, Bangladesh Organised by  Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering(NAME), Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET).
  2. Removal of Methylene Blue fro Aqueous solution through biosorption, R. Dod & G Banerjee; 5th Intl Conf. on Environmental Sc. & Tech., , July 12-16, 2010, Org. by The American Academy of Science, Houston, USA
  3. Role of Impregnated Bio-Adsorbent in Fluoride Removal with Impact Assessments for Its Geo-Technical Properties, G. Banerjee et al; Proc. INDO-ITALIAN Conference on Emerging Trends in Waste Management Technologies, organized by MIT Pune with The Embassy of Italy, New Delhi & Indian Association for Environment Management [NEERI], Nagpur during 3-4 Dec., 2009, Pune, India
  4. Latest Trends In Municipal Solid Waste Management In Indian Perspective, G. Banerjee &  Ramesh Dod; 1st International Conference on Solid Waste Management (IconSWM), Nov. 4-6, 2009, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
  5. Environmental nanotechnology and its applications, G. Banerjee; Nanotech India 2009, Aug.14-16, 2009, Kochi, Kerala, India.
  6. Activated carbon from an agricultural by-product for the treatment of dying industry wastewater, R. Dod, G Banerjee & DR Saini; National Conference on Recent Advances in Waste Management, February 20-21, 2009 IT-BHU.
  7. Invited talk on Application of Nano-particles in Water and Wastewater Treatment: An Overview, G Banerjee; National Conference on Recent Advances in Waste Management, February 20-21, 2009 IT-BHU.
  8. Removal of dyes from aqueous solutions using non conventional low cost adsorbents:  A review, G Banerjee et al; Presented in Ivth Intl. Conf. on Env. Sc. & Tech. (ICEST) 2008 organised by American Academy of Sciences  at Houston, Texas, USA, July 28-31, 2008.
  9. Treatment  of arsenic-laden water plant sludge by anaerobic digestion, G Banerjee; Accepted in Intl. Conf. on Geo-Environment 2008 organised by WIT, Southampton, UK, June 16-18, 2008.
  10. Healthcare waste management: critical issues and concerns in Indian context---with special reference to a case study for Kolkata (Key-note Lecture), G Banerjee; Indo-Italian Conf. on Green & Clean Environment (GCE) 2008, Organised by MIT College of Engg., Pune; March 20-21, 2008.
  11. Downstream treatment of toxic water plant sludge by anaerobic digestion: An Indian case study, G Banerjee; International workshop on ‘Arsenic sourcing and mobilization in Holocene deltas’, Dec.12-13, 2007; Jadavpur University, Kolkata.





Research Guidance:

(The details may be made available through email contact)

Refresher Courses organized at various places:

  1. “Recent Developments in Water Treatment Technologies” at BHU, Varanasi, Dec.11-20, 2006 & Dec.10-15, 2007
  2. Recent Development in water treatment technology, MUD, GOI, Dec.11-20, 2006 onwards at BHU, Varanasi
  3.  “Operation & Maintenance of water supply & Sanitation Projects” (September, 2002),  Kumarghat, North Tripura.
  4.  “Ground Water Management” (May, 2002), Guwahati, Assam
  5. “Water Supply & Sanitation in Hilly Areas” (November, 2001), Imphal, Guahati, Assam.
  6. “Upgradation of traditional surface water sources” (June, 2001) at Guwahati. Govt. of Assam.
  7. “Rain water harvesting “ (November, 2000) at Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh.
  8. “Technology  options for  rural sanitation” (May, 2000) at Bhubaneswar, Orissa.
  9. “Technology  options for  rural sanitation”  (Feb, 2000) at Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh.
  10. “Technology  options for  rural sanitation” (Dec, 1999) at Imphal, Manipur.
  11. “Water Quality Surveillance” (March, 1999) at Bhubaneswar, Orissa.
  12. “Iron  Removal Plant: Design, Operation, & Maintenance”  (May, 1999), Orissa.
  13. “Water Quality Surveillance” (May, 1998), at Shillong, Meghalaya.
  14. “Gravity Feed Water Supply System in Hilly Areas” , at Shillong, Meghalaya.
  15. “Water Supply & Sanitation in Hilly Areas (May, 1997) at Kohima, Nagaland.
  16. “New development in water treatment technology” (10-day long) at AIIH & PH, Kolkata.
  17. “Low-cost sanitation” (7-day long) at AIIH & PH, Kolkata.
  18. “Waste stabilization pond practices” (7-day long) at AIIH & PH, Kolkata.
  19. “operation & Maintenance of water supply system” (7-day long) at AIIH & PH, Kolkata.
  20. “Solid waste management “ (7-day long) at AIIH & PH, Kolkata.
  21. “Water analysis “ (4-week long ) at AIIH & PH, Kolkata.
  22. “Wastewater analysis” (4-week long ) at AIIH & PH, Kolkata.

Courses Developed / Tailored:

  1. Water Supply and Treatment System
  2. Sewerage and Wastewater Treatment Engineering
  3. Design of Water and Wastewater Treatment Facilities
  4. Industrial Waste Management
  5. Air Pollution Control Engg.
  6. Environmental Impact Assessment & Auditing
  7. Environmental Hydraulics
  8. Solid & Hazardous Waste Management
  9. Ground Water Resources Development & Management
  10. Environmental and General Sanitation

Other major achievements

  1. Associated with several R & D projects sponsored by such international agencies as WHO, UNICEF, WORLD BANK, IDRC, ICEF, Govt. of The Netherland, as well as various ministries like MNES, MUD, MRD, MHRD, M. Rly. (Govt. of India), PHED (GOWB, GoTr), GoUP, UPJN relating to laboratory as well as field level  community-based research as well as consultative assignments, both in rural & urban settings.

These R & D studies pertained to generation  of biogas using composite waste materials  linked with  community latrine, market place, etc;  supply of potable water through upgradation  of traditional surface water sources such as ponds, lakes, canal, etc by horizontal roughing filter & under-situ filter; abstraction of groundwater through radial collector well using river-bed filtration; pollution travel studies from  low-cost latrine pits;  rain water harvesting in arid & semi-arid areas;  solid & hazardous waste treatment by vermiculture;  healthcare waste management for developing countries;   membrane-based desalination, management of leachate from municipal as well as clinical  wastes land-fills; solidification-cum-stabilization and bio-degradation of arsenic-bearing water plant sludge; community-based mitigation of arsenic & fluoride-based groundwater contamination;  development three-tier water quality surveillance approach; Rural water supply and sanitation system, and many such topics.  Prof. Banerjee was also associated with the formulation of essential tools & criteria for model healthy cities.

  1. Conducted quite a good number of refresher-cum-training courses sponsored by WHO, CPHEEO, MUD and MRD, Govt. of India in different Eastern & North-Eastern states and in BHU for practicing field engineers.
  2. Rendered expert consultative services on regular basis to various government, semi-government, & private organizations.
  3. He acquired special knowledge of handling of such modern laboratory research instruments as HPLC, AAS, UV-VIS Spectrophotometer, IC-VA, and such others.




            June, 2023