Department of Mining Engineering


Prof. Avijit Ghosh

Avijit Ghosh is the Professor in the Department of Mining Engineering. He completed his Bachelor of Technology in Mining Engineering from Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad in 1980 and also obtained First Class Manager`s Certificate of competency restricted to open cast metalliferous mine from DGMS Dhanbad. He has retired from the post of Chairman cum Managing Director, HEC Ranchi. Mr. Ghosh has 37 years of professional experience in many organizations including Hindustan Copper Limited, Jindal Steel and Power Ltd., Indian Aluminum Company, Raymond Cement Works etc. Mr. Ghosh has been awarded Dr. J. Coggin Brown Memorial Gold Medal by Mining Geological & Metallurgical Institute of India (MGMI) for his outstanding contribution in the field of Mining.

Prof. Dhirendra Prasad Pandey

Dhirendra Prasad Pandey is a Professor in the Faculty of Science and Engineering (Mining Dept.) at Jharkhand Rai University. Prof. Pandey has earned his M.Tech from ISM Dhanbad in First Class with specialisation in Industrial Engineering and Management) and B.Sc in Mining Engineering from ISM Dhanbad itself with First Class. He also owns the PG Diploma in Personnel Management and Industrial Relation from Annamalai University. Prof. Pandey has a rich experience of 36 years and during this span he has worked at different Managerial positions in Collieries & Offices of Subsidiaries of CIL (a Maharatan CPSU) since July1974. He was the Chief General Manager (Mining) in the Project Appraisal Division of CMPDI (HQ), Ranchi.

Prof. Suresh Prasad Singh

Suresh Prasad Singh is a Professor in the Faculty of Science & Engineering with Jharkhand Rai University. He obtained his M.Sc. degree in Geology from Patna University, Patna and Ph.D from Ranchi University, Ranchi. The topic of his Ph.D Thesis was “Petrochemistry of Granites and the associated rocks of the region north of Latehar Dist., Palamu, Bihar”. He has contributed many research papers in national and international journals. He has supervised many research scholars leading to Ph.D. His main area of interest is Geology, Geochemistry, Environment etc. Dr. Singh has edited three books viz. 1. Natural Resource Planning and Management 2. Setting up industry: it’s Planning & Management and 3. Sustainable Development & Climate Change. Dr. Singh has held many important positions like the Vice Chancellor, VKS University Ara, Bihar (undivided); Dean – Faculty of Science and Head of Geology Department, Ranchi University, Ranchi; Member – Bihar State University Service Commission, Patna; Member – Bihar State Intermediate Education Council, Patna; Advisor & Prof. of Geology of Civil Engineering at Cambridge Institute of Technology (CIT), Ranchi; Director General, Institute of Science and Management, Pundag, Ranchi; etc. Dr. Singh has visited many countries e.g. Japan, Hungary, Slovak Republic, Czech Republic, Austria, Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia, USA, U.K, Hongkong, UAE, China, Nepal, to present research papers. He has chaired a technical session in an international conference (ICESE 2009) at Bangkok organised by the World Academy of Sciences.

Sumeet Kishore

Sumeet Kishore is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Science and Engineering with Jharkhand Rai University. Mr. Kishore earned his Bachelor Degree in Mining Engineering from B.I.T. Sindri, Dhanbad. He has worked on the topic “Designing and Optimization of pillar sizes in Undergroung Coal Mines” for 6 month. Mr. Kishore has also worked for 1 year in Hindalco Industries Limited as a Mining Engineer. He has visited and analyzed the working culture of various mines such as HCL Ghatsila, Bararee Colliery BCCL, SAIL Chasnala, Bagru Mines, Hindalco, etc. and also achieved various competency certificates from DGMS Dhanbad. Apart from this he has proficiency in Web Technology, Computer Languages, etc. and also provides consultation to the student regarding their course objectives and career related matters.

Neha Keshri

Neha Keshri is working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Applied Science, Jharkhand Rai University, Ranchi. She has done Master’s in Mathematics from the Post Graduate Department of Mathematics, Ranchi University. She has earned Ph. D. in Mathematics from Birla Institute of Technology (BIT), Mesra, Ranchi. She has been awarded the BIT Institute Fellowship for pursuing her research work. She has an experience of teaching academic courses both at the Under Graduate and Post Graduate levels for the last four years. She is an active researcher who has a number of publications in journals of very high international repute. She has also attended and presented papers at several conferences in various parts of the country. She was nominated for the prestigious NASI-Scopus Young Scientist Award 2013 for her research contributions. Her research interests include non-linear dynamics and mathematical modeling of real world problems.

Ved Prakash Singh

Ved Prakash Singh is working as the Deputy Registrar (Exams) at Jharkhand Rai University & is also associated with the Deptt. of Applied Science. He is associated with Jharkhand Rai University since September 2014. He has earned his M.Sc. degree from J.P. University, Chapra and currently pursuing Ph.D. He has more than eight years of experience in teaching & academic administration (in the role of Academic In charge, Examination Controller) in various reputed engineering colleges. He is proud to work for the state-sponsored project entitled “Floride containment water in different district in Jharkhand”, sponsored by the Govt. of Jharkhand. Apart from presenting research papers in seminars and conferences, he has also authored various research papers that have been published in national and international journals. To his credit, he has published two research papers in highly-indexed international journals named American Journal of Optics and Photonics (Vol-3, No.5 2015) and International Journal of Innovations in Engineering & Technology (vol.6).

Dheeraj Kumar Pandey

Dheeraj Kumar Pandey has done M.Sc. in Physics from University of Rajasthan, Jaipur and M.Phil in Physics from Alagappa University, Tamilnadu. He is a GATE qualified educational Professional having more than 10 years of experience in teaching the subject of Physics to all level of Science Stream from Senior Secondary to B.Tech courses. He has worked as Lecturer at several Institutions of repute viz. IET Group of Institutions & MITRC under Rajasthan Technical University and Parishkar College, Jaipur under University of Rajasthan, Jaipur. His area of specialization is Microwave Electronics. He has attended International Seminar on Fibre Optics organized by IIT, Delhi. He has done research projects on RC-Coupled Amplifiers, Nuclear Detectors and AM-Spectroscopy as a co-curriculum of M.Sc. & M.Phil courses of Study. Mr. Pandey has won First Prizes in “Rajasthan Genius Award Competition-1995 & 1997”. He is member of “Rajasthan Physics Association” since 2006. Apart from above Prof. Pandey has done PG Diploma in Management from JK Business School, Gurgaon in Marketing & International Business. He has done project work on International Tendering & Bidding Process of Power Plants at BHEL Headquarters, New Delhi at 1000 MW Super Critical Power Plant at Jhajjhar Plant, Haryana. Presently he is working as an Assistant Professor in Faculty of Science & Engineering at Jharkhand Rai University, Ranchi.

Sanjeev Thakur

Sanjeev Thakur is an assistant professor in the faculty of Department of Mining Engineering at Jharkhand Rai University. Mr. Sanjeev has earned his bachelor in technology degree from birsa Institute Of Technology, sindri in discipline of Mining Engineering. The topic of his project is “Analysis of movement of strata with the help of monitoring device”. He is squad leader of his troop in National Cadet Corps and earn “A” grade, also he is student coordinators in “Training And Placement” cell in his college. He also publish his article in “C.S.I.R(C.I.M.F.R)” on the topic of “Use of monitoring device to analyse strata behavior in underground mines”. And he is ongoing continuously in his field with experience, knowledge and terminologies.