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Chander Kumar Singh obtained his bachelor’s and master’s degree in chemistry from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi and M.Phil. and Ph.D. degree from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Currently Dr Singh is associated with TERI University as an Assistant Professor. During his research stay at Jawaharlal Nehru University he worked on a holistic approach for effective and efficient water management issues in spreading across different geographies of rural India. His current research focuses on arsenic, fluoride and nitrate contamination in different regions of India. He is also working on water management strategies using remote sensing and GIS techniques. He was awarded Sat Pal Mittal Research Fellowship based on his academic excellence for the year 2006-2010. Chander Kumar Singh has authored several research papers/ articles in various nationally and internationally renowned journals. He has been delivering talks on continuous basis to academic and government professionals on water management issues. He was awarded Young Scientist Award by International Union of Geological Sciences in 2009, Switzerland.
Posts by Chander Singh
Demand for environmental quality information and household response to information: Evidence from Bihar
Groundwater contaminated with arsenic is a serious public health threat in rural India. This column presents results from a field experiment conducted in Bihar to assess the demand for fee-based testi...
Millions of tubewells across the Indo-Gangetic plain supply drinking water that is relatively free of microbial contaminants. However, many of these tubewells tap groundwater that is high in arsenic a...
Piloting a novel delivery mechanism of a critical public health service in India: arsenic testing of tubewell water in the field for a fee
The goal of this project was to determine the willingness of rural households in the state of Bihar, India, to have their tubewell tested for arsenic for a fee.