Dr Arun Kumar

Dr Arun Kumar

CSO
Alternate Hydro Energy Centre, Indian Institute Of Technology Roorkee
Roorkee, IndiaGlobal citizen
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Education: PhD
Bio: Area of Interest Planning, Investigation and Designs of SHP, Energy Economics and Policy, Environmental management of water bodies, Project Management Educational Details B.E. from Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (University of Roorkee) in Civil Engineering, 1979 M.E. from IISCIndian Institute of Science, Bangalore in Civil, 1981 Diploma from NTH (now NTNU), Trondheim (Norway) in Hydro Power Development, 1989 Phd from Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee in Hydro Power Development, 2008 Books ,Manuals, Monographs Authored Small Hydropower – Initiative and Private Sector Participation (Edition 1 in 1997, Edition 2 in 2001, Edition 3 in 2003 and Edition 4 in 2012 in press). Guidelines For Preparation Of Project Reports Under National River Conservation Plan And National Ganga River Basin Authority, Ministry Of Environment & Forests, National River Conservation Directorate, New Delhi, Dec 2010. Arun Kumar ,”Renewable energy for Industrial application-A case study of India”, A chapter on small hydro, UNIDO, Vienna May 2009. HK Verma & Arun Kumar; “Performance Testing of SHP Stations: A Guide for Developers, Manufacturers and Consultants”, Dec 2009. Compendium Of The Expertise And Facilities Of Member Organisations; Water For Welfare – An Uttarakhand Initiative” Virtual Centre Of Excellence In The Form Of Federation Of Existing Institution For Leveraging Hydro/ Power/ Water Resources In Uttarakhand; April 2009. Status Paper on River Ganga - State of Environment and Water Quality, Ministry Of Environment & Forests, National River Conservation Directorate, New Delhi, July 2009. Prepared the first quality standard for micro hydropower, Sept 2005. Special publication on Water Policy and Water Conservation, "Water For Welfare - An Uttarakhand Initiative” Virtual Centre Of Excellence In The Form Of Federation Of Existing Institution For Leveraging Hydro/ Power/ Water Resources In Uttarakhand, March 2008. Special publication on Hydro Power Policies and Guidelines, "Water For Welfare - An Uttarakhand Initiative” Virtual Centre Of Excellence In The Form Of Federation Of Existing Institution For Leveraging Hydro/ Power/ Water Resources In Uttarakhand, March 2008. Special publication on Impact of Tehri Dam - Lessons Learnt, "Water For Welfare - An Uttarakhand Initiative” Virtual Centre Of Excellence In The Form Of Federation Of Existing Institution For Leveraging Hydro/ Power/ Water Resources In Uttarakhand, March 2008. Prepared the draft and final version of the guidelines for Bureau of Indian Standard on the "Preliminary dimensions of small, mini & micro hydro power station and selection of turbines"(draft) as an alternate member of committee on hydropower stations. (Published IS 12800 (part 3):1991). Special Issue on Small Hydro- Urja Bharati, Journal of Ministry of Non-Conventional Energy Sources as Convener of Publication Advisory Committee (Aug. 1992). National standards for small hydropower development (31 nos.) – under finalisation and printing 2012. Honors National Scholarship awarded by Govt. of India, 1973 Fellowship awarded by UGC, 1979 Fellowship awarded by NORAD ( Norwegian Government), 1988 Cash your ideas Award awarded by CBIP, 1991 Surya Award awarded by IIRDSS, Delhi, 2000 Coordinating Lead Author-Special Report on Renewable Energy awarded by Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change (IPCC) for Hydro power Geneve, 2009 Memberships Status Organisation Fellow (Life) Institution of Engineers (India) ( F-015964-2) Fellow (Life) Indian Water Resources Society (F-1103) Fellow (Life) Indian Water Works Association Fellow (Life) Indian Hydraulic Society (F-758) Member Renewable Energy Cell of UP State Govt., Aug 2000 Member International Association of Hydraulic Research (CN-9943) Member American Society of Civil Engineers(M-1023418) Member American Water Works Association(M-01081163) Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers (M-100173557) Member Rural Electrification Committee of Uttaranchal, Aug 2001 Member CII - GBC Godrej Renewable Energy Committee, 2003 Member Project Evaluation Committee of Uttaranchal Jal Vidyut Nigam, Jul 2002 Member UNDP-GEF Hilly Hydro Project, MNES, Govt. of India (1995-99) Member UNDP-GEF Hilly Hydro Project, MNES, Govt. of India (1998-2000) Member Uttaranchal State Committee for CDM Projects, 2005 Member (Alternate) Bureau of Indian Standard (BIS) Committee 15.4 on Small Hydro (1984-92) Member (Life) Indian Association of Hydrologists (LM-170) Member (Life) Solar Energy Society of India (LM-1136/2005) Nominee Director IREDA (Jul 2000-03) Refereed Journal Papers Kumar, A., T. Schei, A. Ahenkorah, R. Caceres Rodriguez, J.M. Devernay, M. Freitas, D. Hall, Å. Killingtveit, Z. Liu, 2011: Hydropower. In IPCC Special Report on Renewable Energy Sources and Climate Change Mitigation [O. Edenhofer, R. Pichs Madruga, Y. Sokona, K. Seyboth, P. Matschoss, S. Kadner, T. Zwickel, P. Eickemeier, G. Hansen, S. Schlömer, C. von Stechow (eds)], Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA. Arvizu, D.,,,, A. Kumar, et al 2011: Technical Summary. In IPCC Special Report on Renewable Energy Sources and Climate Change Mitigation, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA. IPCC, 2011: Summary for Policymakers. In: IPCC Special Report on Renewable Energy Sources and Climate Change Mitigation, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA. Part of team of authors Sharma M.P., Kumar Arun and Rajvanshi Shalini, “Assessment of Trophic State of Lakes: A Case of Mansi Ganga Lake in India”, J. of Hydro Nepal –Journal of Water, Energy and Environment, Issue No. 6, January 2010, 65-72. Kumar Arun presented as Anon ((2009): Status Paper on Ganga, National River Conservation Directorate, Ministry of Environment and Forest, Govt of India 31p. Aug 2009. Saxena P and Kumar Arun, “Small Hydro Development In India”, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Special Publication on 25 years of Renewable Energy in India, Nov. 2007. (Invited). S. K. Singal, Kumar Arun, D. K. Agarwal, O. D. Thapar, and Manoj Arya, “Implementation Of Dam Based Small Hydro Power Plant - A Case Study”, IEEMA Journal, XXVII (9), 58- 63 (Sept 2007) (invited) M.P. Sharma, Shailendra Sharma, Vivek Goel, Praveen Sharma & Kumar Arun, “ Water Quality Assessment of Behta River using Benthic Macroinvertebrates” Life Science Journal, 3 (4), 2006, 67-74.

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