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KC3 provides a long list of experts and practitioners not only on climate change but also on cross-cutting issues such as natural resources management, agroforestry, economics, among others.

Dr. Vantaram Ravi Shankar

India, Uganda, Yemen
Category/ies
  • Natural Resources Management/Ecosystem Management
  • Differential Impact and Vulnerability Assessment
ExpertiseEnvironmental impact assessment of major infrastructure development projects including multipurpose water resource facilities like dams and urban/rural water supply schemes, highways, power projects, buildings, industrial estates across the country
Institution/ AffiliationVisionRI Connexion Services Private Limited
Educational Background
  • Ph.D (Environmental Sciences), J.N.U. New Delhi, 1991
  • M.Sc (Bio-Chemistry), College of Science and Technology, Andhra University, Waltair, 1981
  • B.Sc (Chemistry), Nagarjuna University, Guntur, 1979
Project/s
  • Uganda Fisheries Development Project, African Development Bank, worked as an Water Resources Specialist (2000 October to December)
  • Calcutta Environmental Improvement Project, ADB (Asian Development Bank) TA No. 3089-IND, worked as a Water Resources Specialist for a period of five months (1999 April to Sept)
  • Detailed feasibility Report Preparation for the Yellampalli Barrage Project, Department of Irrigation, Government of Andhra Pradesh, June-2002 to July-2003
  • Environmental Impact Assessment Study of Bairabi Dam (80 MW-Hydro Power Project), Government of Mizoram 2002, India Worked as an Environmental Expert
  • Environmental Status of the rivers flowing around Raipur City in the State of Chattisgarh. National River Conservation Directorate, Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India, New Delhi. Oct 2002 to Mar2003
  • Health Risks and cost-effective Interventions for Indoor Air Pollution, sponsored by European Commission, Brussels: 1995-1996
  • Biomass fuel, Indoor Air Pollution and Health (Phase 1A and 1B): a Multi-disciplinary, multi-center study, sponsored by Rockefeller Foundation 1994-1995
Publication/s
  • Fuel usage in Delhi Slums and exposure to air pollution, S.Saksena, V Ravi Shankar, R. K. Prasad, P.Malhotra, et.al, Bio Energy System, Proceedings of International Conference,1996
  • Effect of PAH compounds on Respiratory function in Rubber Factory workers, Pratibha Gupta, D.K. Banerjee, S.K. Bhargava, Rajani Kaul, and Ravi Shankar, Annal. Natl. Acad. Sci. Vol 29, No. 2: 125-132
  • Effects of pollutants on airway resistance in rubber factory workers, Indoor Environment, 1993, Vol 2,105-110
  • Emission factors and thermal efficiences of cooking biofuels from five countries, S. Gupta, S. Saksena, V.R. Shankar and V. Joshi, Biomass and Bioenergy, 1998, Vol 14 547-559
  • Survey of incidence of respiratory disorders in Delhi, Raj Kumar Prasad, V.Ravi Shankar, and Sumeet Saksena
  • Integrated daily exposure to RSP and CO in Delhi. Raj Kumar Prasad, V.Ravi Shankar, and Sumeet Saksena.
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