Dr. S. K. Jha

Statistics Department

Designation: Associate Professor

Qualifications:

M. Sc. Ph. D. (Cleared ‘National Educational test’, by UGC in 1986)

Areas of Interest/Specialization:

Probability distribution, Statistical models, Spatial Statistics

Experience: 25 yrs

Phd Awarded/Supervised: 1 M. Phil. & 1 Ph. D.  (Awarded)

  1. Supervised the M. Phil dissertation titled, “A Study of Hierarchical Statistical Models in Disease Mapping”, Awarded to Mr. Ashok Kumar by NEHU, Shillong on 01, September 2015.
  2. Supervising Ph. D. dissertation on “A Study on Conditional Autoregression Based Areal Models with Applications”, Awarded to Mr. Ningthoukhongjam Vikimchandra Singh, by NEHU, Shillong on 31, May 2019.

Research Projects

Surveys/ Projects:

  1. As joint investigator “Market Survey of Edible Bamboo Shoots in Mizoram”, by Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India, 1999.
  2. As Joint-Investigator for Data analysis and preparation of report of the Survey ‘ The Study of HIV/ AIDS – Related Knowledge, Attitude and Practices in the states of Nagaland, Meghalaya and Mizoram’, by United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Shillong, during 2008-09,
  3. As Statistical Consultant in the project,”Baseline Survey for Providing Infrastructure  Facilities (Sewerage and Solid Waste Management) for Greater Shillong Planning Area (GSPA)”, with principal investigator, Professor B. S. Mipun, of Dept. of Geography, NEHU, Shillong, by Mott McDonald, Mumbai, India, 2010-12.
  4. As Principal Investigator in the project, ‘Extent and Distribution of Forest Based Artisans in Assam and Arunachal Pradesh’, by Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India, 2010-12.
  5. Worked as Statistical advisor in the project, “An Exploratory study on the Socio-Economic status and problems of Single Mothers in Meghalaya”; for the ‘Meghalaya State Commission for Women’, Shillong, during the year 2017-18.
  6. Worked as Statistical advisor in the project, “An Exploratory study on the Socio-Economic status and problems of Single Mothers in Meghalaya”; for the ‘Meghalaya State Commission for Women’, Shillong, during the year 2017-18.

Publications

  1. Jha, S. K. (2000), “Land Use Planning through Probabilistic Modelling of Hill Slope and Altitude: with special reference to Mizoram, India.” Proc. International Conference on Land Resource Management for Food, Employment and Environmental Security, Organised by the Soil Conservation Society of India, November, 9-13, 2000, New Delhi, pp. 132-139. (The paper was put under the “Lead paper” category)
  2. Jha, S. K. (2001), “On Upper Bias in ‘Forest Cover’ Data of Hilly Terrain obtained through Satellite Imagery with Special reference to Mizoram”, The Indian Forester, vol. 127, no. 8, August, 2001, pp 871-878, Dehradun, India.
  3. Jha, S. K. ( with L. K. Jha, P. Roy and F. Lalnunmawia)(2000) “Market Survey of Edible Bamboo Shoots in Mizoram” , Proc. International Workshop on Agro forestry and Forest Products, Dept. of Forestry, Mizoram Campus (NEHU), Aizawl, , pp 373-375.
  4. Jha, S. K. (with L. K. Jha, F. Lalnunmawia and C. Lalmachhuana) (2000), “Impact of Altitude, Slope per cent and Aspect on distribution and Growth Performance of Melocanna baccifera, Dendrocalamus hamiltonii, Dendrocalamus Longispathus and Bambusa tulda”, Proc. International Workshop on Agro forestry and Forest Products, Dept. of Forestry, Mizoram Campus (NEHU), Aizawl, pp 345-348.
  5. Jha, S. K, Sharma. D, Tiwari, B. K. (2014)  Status and distribution of forest based artisans in Assam, India, J. Bamboo Rattan, Vol. 13, Nos. 1&2, pp. 13-28.
  6. Jha, S. K.(2016), “ Computation of maximum Likelihood estimates in Three parameter Weibull for censored Data”, Recent Advances in Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, World Scientific Publishing Company pte ltd. 5 Toh Tuck Link, Singapore, pp 93-102.  
  7. Jha, S. K, Singh, N. V (2016), “Estimation of risk surfaces and identification of district boundaries for Tuberculosis in North-Eastern Indian states”, Recent Advances in Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, World Scientific Publishing Company pte ltd. 5 Toh Tuck Link, Singapore, pp 164-172.
  8. Jha, S. K, Singh, N. V.  (2016). Assessing the effects of Socio-economic determinants on Infant Mortality in North-Eastern Indian States based on areal data modelling. Assam Statistical review, vol. 30 , No. 1&2, pp 117-133.
  9. Jha, S. K, Singh, N. V. (2018), “Assessing burden of Infant Mortality on Socio-economic Classes in North-Eastern India”, In: ‘Issues on Health and Healthcare in India: Focus on the  North Eastern Region’, Springer, pp 241-253.

Papers presented in Conferences/Seminars.

  1.  “Land Use Planning through Probabilistic Modelling of Hill Slope and Altitude: with special reference to Mizoram, India”, presented in the “International Conference on Land Resource Management for Food, Employment and Environmental Security”, organised by the Soil Conservation Society of India, November, 9-13, 2000, New Delhi, pp. 132-139. (The paper was put under the “Lead paper” category)
  2. “Market Survey of Edible Bamboo Shoots in Mizoram”, presented in the “International Workshop on Agro forestry and Forest Products”, 28-30, November, 2000, orgaised by Dept. of Forestry, Mizoram Campus (NEHU), Aizawl, Mizoram, India.
  3.  “Computation of maximum Likelihood estimates in Three parameter Weibull for censored Data”, presented in the “International Conference on Recent Advances in Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, held on29 – 31 May, 2015, organized by   School of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, Central University of South Bihar, Patna, India.
  4.  “Assessing burden of Infant Mortality on Socio-economic Classes in North-Eastern India”, presented and to be published in ‘Poverty, Inequality and Health in India with special reference to North- Eastern India’, 8-10 October 2015, by The Department of Economics, Noth-Eastern Hill University, Shillong in collaboration of The Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata.
  5.  “Spatio-temporal SAR model Implementation through Error distribution by Differential Evolution”, presented in the ‘Third International Conference on Statistics for Twenty-first Century-2017, 14-16 November, 2017, organized by Department of Statistics, University of Kerala, Trivandrum, India,
  6. “A Spatial Simultaneous Autoregressive Model for heterogeneous data and its implementation”, presented in “National Seminar on Recent Trends in Theoretical and Applied Statistics”, 15-16, March, 2019, organized by Department of Statistics, Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh, Assam, India.

Any other

  1. Delivered lectures for the participants of ‘Refresher Course in Botany’, organized by the Mizoram University, Aizawl, during 10-30 May 2003.
  2. Delivered lectures as subject expert in Training Programs on ‘Risk Based Audit Approach with Quantitative Techniques and Statistical Sampling’, at the Regional Training Institute, Indian Audit and Accounts Department, North Eastern Region, Shillong in the years- 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011.
  3. Worked as a Core Group Member in the Regional Centre National Aforrestation and Eco- Development Board, Ministry of Environment and Forests, GoI,NEHU, Shillong since 24 November 2009  and participating in dispensing the activities  of the Regional Centre  like,
    • Organizing various Training Programmes and Workshops
    • Research Studies
    • Evaluation and Monitoring
    • Awareness Raising
  4. Engaged a part of the course, ‘Nursing Research’, for the Final Year Students of the College of Nursing, North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences (NEIGRIHMS), Shillong, for the years- 2009, 2010 and 2011.
  5. Delivered lectures in the workshop on, ‘Basic Statistics and Research Data Analysis’, organized by the Department of Business Administration, Assam University, Silchar, during 7-10, April, 2010.
  6. Delivered ‘Key note address’ in “Two days State Level Interdepartmental workshop on  NAP and other Schemes for JFMC and Field Level Staff”, in Imphal, Manipur, during 16-17 March 2012.
  7. Delivered lectures as resource person in ‘Short-term courses in Research Methodology with special reference to SPSS’, organized by the UGC-Academic Staff College, NEHU Shillong, during 30July-4August, 8-13 August ,2012.
  8. Delivered lecture on, ‘Basic Statistics: Modern Concepts, Assumptions  & Limitations’, in the training programme entitled,  “A course on Geochemical Mapping for the Geologists”, organized by the Geological Survey of India, North-Eastern region, during 8-13 August, 2012.