Chander Kumar Singh
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.

Articles By Chander Kumar Singh
Demand for environmental quality information and household response to information: Evidence from Bihar
Posted On: 20 Feb 2017

Topics:   Environment , Health

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 testing of wells for arsenic, and to study the behavioural responses of households to well-specific arsenic information.
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Reducing poisoning by arsenic in tubewell water
Posted On: 11 Mar 2013

Topics:   Health , Environment

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 and should be used only for washing. This column explores a new approach to field testing in order to distinguish safe from unsafe wells, and suggests that people are willing to pay for tubewell testing.
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