M.Sc. (Environmental Sciences), Ph.D. (M.U.), PGDJ (Chennai), CDM (IGNOU)
Dr. Amardip Singh did his schooling from Janta High School Satayan, Jamaui (Bihar) and his Intermediate of Science (I.Sc.) from RD&DJ College Munger (Bihar). Subsequently he did his Graduation (Bachelor of Science) from AN College, Patna (Magadh University, Bodh Gaya) in the stream of Environment and Water Management and then Master of Science in the steam of Environmental Sciences from the same college. After Masters, he qualified UGC-NET (Environmental Sciences) for lectureship and then he was selected by Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India as a Research Scholar for pursuing Ph.D. and received the prestigious fellowship grant of DBT as JRF (Junior Research Fellowship) and SRF (Senior Research Fellowship). His Ph.D. degree was awarded in the year of 2009. During his research, he identified several phosphate solubilising bacterial strains having excellent potential as bio-fertiliser. Dr. Singh has other qualifications like Certificate in Disaster Management (IGNOU, New Delhi), Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism (Chennai), Diploma in Office Computing (Zed Point Education Centre, Patna).
Before enrolling to Ph.D. he worked as Project Group Leader and Resource Person of UNICEF-sponsored research project “Assessment of Arsenic Contamination in the Ground Water” and as a core research team member he reported many arsenic hotspots in four districts of Bihar (Patna, Bhojpur, Bhagalpur and Vaishali).
Dr. Singh has broader experience in environmental consultancy services. He worked in various prestigious organisations on various positions such as on Senior Environmental Manager (Bhagavathi Ana Labs Ltd., Hyderabad), Environmental Manger, Technical (J.M. EnviroNet Pvt. Ltd, Gurgaon, Haryana), Environmental Planner (SAI Consulting Engineers Pvt. Ltd. Ahmadabad) and Environmental Engineer (Min Mec Consultancy Pvt. Ltd. New Delhi). During his employment, he completed and defended more than 31 EIA/EMP and SIA projects (A and B types of projects) for Mines, industries and infrastructures.
Besides consultancy services, Dr. Singh has strong research and teaching experience, technical skills and competences in environmental impact assessment and management plan (EIA/EMP), environmental planning for city and towns, natural resource management, disaster management, hydro-geochemistry of arsenic contaminated aquifers, microbial techniques in enhancing soil fertility (microbial bio-fertiliser), social impact assessment and rehabilitation and resettlement plan, air /water /soil quality analysis instruments, life science instruments etc.
Currently, Dr. Singh is Assistant Professor, in the Department of Research and Planning at XISS (Xavier Institute of Social Service, Ranchi). As on date he has 10 publications in journals (National-05, International-05), 04 publications in edited book (National-03, International-01), 06 publications in conference/seminar proceedings (National-01, International-05), 01 book review publication and 02 publications in magazine and news paper. Besides, Dr. Singh has delivered invited lectures and honoured as invited speaker in seminar and conference, presented many papers in national and international repute conferences and seminars and also participated and attended many national/international seminar/conferences/workshop/training etc. Recently, Dr. Singh has empanelled in Jharkhand Rai University for guiding M. Phil and Ph.D. students.