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Babu Mathew

Senior Principal Scientist & Head, Training Education & Extention Division

Office No 0495- 2351842
Mobile 9656293543
Residence 0495 – 273167--
Email babu@cwrdm.org

Educational Profile

  • M.Tech: 1986; Soil and water Conservation Engineering; Department of Agricultural Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology , Kharagpur, India

Career Details

  • 2011- Present Senior Principal Scientist, CWRDM.  
  • 2005-2011 Scientist E2, CWRDM.
  • 2000-2005 Scientist E1, CWRDM
  • 1994-2000  Scientist C, CWRDM
  • 1989-1994, Scientist B, CWRDM

Memberships

  • Member, Indian Society of Agricultural Engineers, New Delhi 
  • Member, Indian Water  Resources Society,  Roorkee

Research Interests

  • Soil and water conservation
  • Watershed Management
  • Micro Irrigation and Irrigation Water Management

Ongoing Projects

Completed Projects

Publications

Journal Papers
    • Madhavachandran K, Babu Mathew and Sundararajan V (2008). ‘Improving water use efficiency in rice through on-farm water management : A study from Kerala, India. Journal of Applied Irrigation Science Vol.43 No.2, October 2008. DLG Verlag, Germany. Pp 119-127.
Conference Proceedings
    • Kamalam Joseph, Babu Mathew and Valsan T (2010). Public Private Partnership in Water Conservation and Managemnt – CWRDM experiences’ in the workshop volume on “Public Private Partnership in Groundwater Development and Conservation” held at Thiruvananthapuram. January 2010. CGWB, MoWR, Govt. of India. Pp 91-99.
    • Shamla Rasheed, Joseph E J, Babu Mathew et al (2010). ‘Effects of strip cropping of pineapple with ginger and turmeric on conservation of soil and water resources in Western Ghats region’ in Proceedings of the National seminar on ‘Soil, water and crop management for higher productivity of spices’ 11-12 February 2010. CWRDM Kozhikode. Pp 75-80.
    • Babu Mathew et al (2003). ‘An interactive spreadsheet software to plan and implement groundwater recharge measures as an integral part of a rural water supply project in Kerala State’. 10th National water convention, Bhuvaneswar 5-7 Nov.2003
    • Babu Mathew, P.Jayakumar, George Mammen, Rajagopalan S.P. 2003. ‘An interactive spread sheet to plan and implement ground water recharge measures as an integral part of a rural water supply project in Kerala state’. Paper presented in the 10th National Water Convention held at Bhubaneshwar during 5 - 7 Nov.2003.
    • Babu Mathew and Joseph E J ‘Agro-hydrological impact of watershed treatments in the Western Ghats region of Kerala – a case study of Chembankuzhy watershed’ National symposium on ‘Soil and water conservation measures and sustainable landuse systems’ 16-17 Nov.2002, ICAR Research Station, Goa
    • Joseph E J and Babu Mathew (2002) ‘Environmental sustainability of watersheds through Biodiversity conservation – a conceptual analysis’. National symposium on ‘Soil and water conservation measures and sustainable landuse systems’ 16-17 Nov.2002, ICAR Research Station, Goa.
    • Babu Mathew and Varadan K M (2001) ‘Perceptions of the stakeholders and officials on watershed development programmes – a case study in Wesern Ghats region of Kerala’ Proceedings of the 9th National water convention, Bangalore 3-5 Nov.2001 pp 71-75
    • Babu Mathew and Varadan K M (2000) Concurrent evaluation of hydrologic and socio-economic aspects of watershed development in the Western Ghats region of Kerala – a case study. Proceedings of regional workshop ‘Watershed development, management and evaluation in the Western Ghats region of India 28-29 Feb. 2000 Kozhikode pp 291-297.
    • George Mammen, Babu Mathew, Varadan K M and Sundararajan V (2000).Canopy temperature technique for scheduling irrigation for Tea (Camellia sinensis). Proceedings of the 12th Kerala Science Congress. January 2000. Kumily, Idukki, Kerala. Pp.55-57.
    • Madhava Chandran K and Babu Mathew (2000) Relevance of farmer participatory research on soil and water conservation in Western Ghats region of Kerala. Proceedings of regional workshop ‘Watershed development management and evaluation in the Western Ghats region of India 28-29 Feb. 2000 Kozhikode pp 340-343.
    • Chandran R R, Celine George, George Abe and Babu Mathew (1999). Impact of implementation of an irrigation project on groundwater table – a case study. Proceedings of the 11th Kerala Science Congress. March 1999. Kasaragod, Kerala. Pp. 19-21.
    • Babu Mathew (1998). Identification of erosion prone areas for prioritization of soil and water conservation programmes in a river basin. Proceedings of 10th Kerala Science Congress. January 1998. Kozhikode. Pp 81.
    • Varadan K M, Babu Mathew and Joseph E J (1998). Watershed development for sustainable water availability for plantation crops in hilly terrains : a case analysis of Chembankuzhy watershed. Developments in plantation crops research, RRII, Kottayam, Kerala. Pp.150-156
    • Varadan K M, Nazimuddin M, Babu Mathew, Kokkal K and Pradeepkumar P K. (1998). Hydrologic and socio-economic evaluation of watershed development in the Western Ghat region of Kerala- India – a case study. Proceedings of the international conference on Watershed management and conservation. CBIP. New Delhi. Pp.225-233.
    • Babu Mathew and Varadan K M (1994). Integrated approach in watershed planning for sustainable development of land and water resources – a case study. Paper presented in the 1st Water Congress, May 1994. CWRDM, Kozhikode, Kerala.
    • Babu Mathew, Varadan K M, Dinesan V P and Jose K I (1994). Watershed based development plan – a strategic factor in water management for plantations. Proceedings of seminar on Water management for plantation crops – problems and prospects. June 1994. CWRDM, Kozhikde, Kerala. Pp. 23-25.
Research Reports
Books and Monographs