Dr. Kamlesh Golhani

Dr. Kamlesh Golhani

Assistant Professor
Area: Geoinformatics 
Affiliation: Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, SRM Institute of Science and Technology
E-mail: kamleshg@srmist.edu.in


Ph.D Agrotechnology Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Malaysia, 2018
M.Sc. Geoinformatics Barkatullah University, Bhopal, 2010
B.Sc. Agriculture Dr Punjaorao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth, Akola, 2008

Other Details:


  • Agricultural Informatics (SKE19201)
  • Information and Communication Technology (SKE19301)
  • Geoinformatics and Nano-technology and Precision Farming (SUP19502)

Research Interests

  • Hyperspectral remote sensing
  • Geosmart agriculture

Selected Publications

  • Chandel, N. S., Rajwade, Y. A., Golhani, K., Tiwari, P. S., Dubey, K., & Jat, D. (2020). Canopy spectral reflectance for crop water stress assessment in wheat (Triticum aestivum, L.). Irrigation and Drainage.  
  • K Golhani, S K Balasundram, G Vadamalai, B Pradhan. 2019. Estimating chlorophyll content at leaf scale in viroid-inoculated oil palm seedlings (Elaeis guineensis Jacq.) using reflectance spectra (400 nm–1050 nm). Int. J. Remote Sens., 40 (19:oil palms): 7647-7662. (NAAS 7.78).
  • K Golhani, S K Balasundram, G Vadamalai, B Pradhan. 2019. Selection of a spectral index for detection of orange spotting disease in oil palm (Elaeis guineensis Jacq.) using red edge and neural network techniques. J Indian Soc Remote., 47(4): 639-646. (NAAS 6.81).
  • K Golhani, S K Balasundram, G Vadamalai, B Pradhan. 2018. A review of neural networks in plant disease detection using hyperspectral data. Inform Process Agr.,  5(3): 354-371.
  • K Golhani, A S Rao, J C Dagar. 2015. Utilization of open-source Web GIS to strengthen climate change informatics for agriculture. In Climate change modelling, planning and policy for agriculture, 87 -71. (Book chapter)

Conference/ Seminars/ Workshops Attended

  • Participated in National seminar on “Agrometeorological interventions for enhancing farmers’ income” held on 20 -22 January, 2020 at College of Horticulture, Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur
  • Participated in the 9th IGRSM International conference and exhibition on geospatial & remote sensing held on 24th - 25th April 2018 at Berjaya Times Square hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Participated in the 38th Asian conference on remote sensing held on 23-27 December, 2017 at the Ashok Hotel, New Delhi, India
  • Participated in the International conference on “Climate change, sustainable agriculture and public leadership” help on 7th - 9th February 2012 at National Agriculture Science Complex (NASC), New Delhi
  • Participated in a conference on convergence of science and spirituality help on 27th March, 2011 at ISCKON, New Delhi


  • Five days short course on “Advances in climate resilient agro-techniques for enhancing crop productivity and sustainability” between 21st and  25th January 2019 at Centre for climate resilient agriculture, University of agricultural and horticultural sciences, Navile, Shivamogga.
  • Ten days short course on “Crop weather modeling” between 13th and 22nd December, 2011 at Central research institute for dryland agriculture, Hyderabad
  • Five days training program on “Role of geoinfomration in disaster management” between 16th and 20th December, 2009 at Disaster Management Institute (DMI), Bhopal
  • Fifteen days on job training program on “Recent agricultural biotechnology” between 3rd and 18th June, 2006 at Biotechnology centre, Aanand Niketan College of Agriculture, Aanandwan, Warora, Maharashtra

Achievements and Awards

  • The Alexander Goetz Instrument Support Program award – 2015
  • Overseas scholarship scheme for OBC candidates – 2014
  • Merit-cum-means postgraduate scholarship – 2008


  • Indian Society of Remote Sensing (ISRS) (Life member)
  • Association of Agrometeorologists (AAM) (Life member)
  • IEEE (Student member)
  • Institution of Geospatial and remote sensing Malaysia (Student member)