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Designation
Senior Principal Scientist
Qualification
M.Sc. (Environmental Sciences), M.A.(Public Administration)
Email
sandhyaw@nistads.res.in
Phone
11-25843087

Research Publications (Selected) :

  • N.Mrinalini & Sandhya Wakdikar, ‘Foreign R&D centers in India: Is there any positive impact?’, Current Science , Vol.94, No.4, 25 February 2008, 452-458
  • Kumar, Vipan, Sandhya Wakdikar and Rammi Kapoor, ‘Competitiveness and Innovation in Globalization Era: A Delhi Automotive Study’, accepted as working paper series of SSRN and available at http://papers.ssrn.com/abstract=983867, 2007.
  • Sandhya Wakdikar: ‘Global Health Care Challenge: Indian Experiences and New Prescriptions”, Electronic Journal of Biotechnology, Vol. 7, No. 3, 217-223, (2004),  http://www.ejbiotechnology.info/content/vol7/issue3/full/5/reprint.html
  • Wakdikar Sandhya, (2002) “Compressed Natural Gas: A problem or a solution”, Current Science, Vol. 82 (1), 25-29.
  • Sandhya Wakdikar, L. P. Rai, “Environment, Technology and Society” Indian Journal of Environmental Protection, Vol.18, No.7, July 1998, 556-560.
  • Sandhya Wakdikar, L. P. Rai, “Environment, Technology and Society”, Systems and Cybernetics in Management, Vol.25, 1998, 35-44. (Conference special issue)
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Book Chapters

  • Sandhya Wakdikar, Praveen Sharma, ‘Biotechnology Potential in India, A Policy Perspective’,  in Policy perspectives on Innovation and Sustainable Development, NISTADS NTPR Series- 1, Syahi Publication House, 2017
  • P Goswami, A Troccoli, Avinash Kshitiz, B. Neppolian, D. Gunasekera, Eshan Ahuja, K C Gouda, K Mandal, M Bhati, K V Ramesh, V Rakesh, M Smith, M Sasidharan, Sandhya Wakdikar , ‘Climate Resilient Economy: Low Carbon Roadmaps and Strategies to Achieve 100% Renewable Electricity: A case for India’, in Climate Resilient Pathways – Achieving Low Carbon, Resilient and Prosperous Economies, Cambridge University Press, 2017
  • Sandhya Wakdikar, ‘Global Healthcare Challenge: Indian Experiences and New Prescriptions’, in ed. P.S. Ranade, ‘Globalising Ayurveda- Opportunities and Challenges’, ICFAI Books, May 2007
  • Sangwan Satpal, Wakdikar Sandhya, (2002) ‘Savagery to Civility: Man and Nature from Historical Times to the End of Colonialism’, in ‘Land Use: The Indo-Gangetic Region’ eds. Y.P.Abrol, S.Sangwan, and M.K.Tewari, Allied Publishers, New Delhi.

Research Articles

 

  • Wakdikar Sandhya, (2005), “Green House Prabhav- Ek Samiksha”, Paryavaran Patrika, NEERI Nagpur, 1-3.
  • Wakdikar Sandhya, (2003), “CNG- Ek Navin Pryodyogiki Prayog”, Paryavaran Patrika, NEERI Nagpur, 4-6.
  • Wakdikar Sandhya, Rai L.P., (2001) “Paryavaran Chetna Aivam Samajik Vyavastha”, Paryavaran Patrika, NEERI Nagpur, 42-44.

Reports

  • Sandhya Wakdikar, Madhulika Bhati & P.Goswami, ‘Reduction of Atmospheric Carbon through Vetiver Bio-engineering: Policy Advocacy through Proof-of-concept”, submitted to CSIR, 2017
  • Sandhya Wakdikar, ‘Role of Technology Licensing for Biotechnology Innovations in India’, Report submitted to CSIR-NISTADS, 2015
  • Yogesh Suman, Sandhya Wakdikar, Praveen Sharma & Parthasarathi Baneerje, “Evaluation and Assessment of Indo-US Science & Technology Forum Program Portfolio” Report submitted to IUSSTF, October 2007
  • Nath P., Sandhya G.D., Mrinalini N., Bose P.R., Bhattacharya S., Wakdikar S., Kumar V., Sharma S.C., Kapoor R., Lal K. and Bharadwaj A., (2006), “Status of Innovation: Automotive industry of India” report submitted to Department of Science and Technology, GOI.
  • Satpal Sangwan, Sandhya Wakdikar, Rammi Kapoor, “Science & Environment in the Age of Imperialism: A Handbook of Source Material” Vol. I (published & printed source material) & Vol. II (unpublished archival material), Submitted to National Commission of History of Science in India: The Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi, 1999.

List of Reports prepared under Disaster Vulnerability and Resilience

  • Earthquakes in India: Vulnerability and Resilience
  • Vulnerability due to Tsunamis and its Resilience
  • River Floods in India: Disaster Vulnerability and Resilience
  • Vulnerability to Cyclones in India and its Resilience
  • Extreme weather events of India: Vulnerability and Resilience
  • Extreme Heat/ Cold waves in India: Vulnerability and Resilience
  • Vulnerability to Forest Fires in India and Resilience
  • Avalanche / Blizzards in India: Vulnerability and Resilience
  • Vulnerability to Droughts in India and its Resilience
  • Cloudburst in India: Vulnerability and Resilience
  • Landslides in India: Vulnerability and Resilience
  • Thunderstorms : Vulnerability and Resilience
  • Volcanic Eruption : Vulnerability and Resilience
  • Flash/Urban floods: Vulnerability and Resilience
  • Epidemic/Pandemic : Vulnerability and Resilience
  • Vulnerability to Asteroid Impacts and Resilience
  • Solar Flares /Solar storms : Vulnerability and Resilience
  • Vulnerability to Biological terrorism/Biological Attacks  in India and Resilience
  • Vulnerability to Chemical terrorism/Chemical Attack in India and Resilience
  • Cyber attack / Collapse of e-communication : Vulnerability and Resilience
  • Vulnerability to Water poisoning in India and Resilience
  • Disasters due to Collapse of infrastructure: Vulnerability and Resilience
  • Major Industrial Fires: Vulnerability and Resilience
  • Grid Lock: Vulnerability and Resilience
  • Disasters due to Explosions in Chemical, ammunition, Other storage places: Vulnerability and Resilience
  • Nuclear Leakage/ Contamination: Vulnerability and Resilience
  • Chemical Leakage/ Contamination: Vulnerability and Resilience
  • Biological Leakage /Contamination: Vulnerability and Resilience
  • Disasters due to Oil spills: Vulnerability and Resilience
  • Disasters due explosions, fires and related accidents in Indian Mines: Vulnerability and Resilience
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  • Papers presented in conferences
  • Sandhya Wakdikar & P. Goswami, Disaster Vulnerability and Resilience in North-East India for Sustainable Development, NESID Summit, Jorhat, April 2018
  • Vipan Kumar, Sandhya Wakdikar & Rammi Kapoor, "Competitiveness and Innovation in Globalization Era: A Delhi Automotive Study" ASIALICS 2007, Kuala Lumpur, 22-24 July 2007
  • Wakdikar Sandhya, ‘Global Health Care Challenge: Can India take the lead’. Invited lecture delivered at the World Herbo Expo 2004 held at Bhopal during January 12-14, 2004. Paper published in conference proceedings of World Herbo Expo ’04, Bhopal, pp.123-129.
  • Wakdikar Sandhya, Rai, L.P., “Environment, Technology and Society” presented in Silver Jubilee Conference of Society of Management Science and Applied Cybernetics held in Delhi on 12-13 January 1998. Paper published in conference proceedings: Wakdikar Sandhya, Rai L. P., (1998), “Environment, Technology and Society”, SCIMA Special Issue, Vol.25, 35-44
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