J Majumder
Designation Scientist-D
Divsion Physiology and Ergonomics
Email majumder[dot]j[at]gov[dot]in
Contact +91-79-22688747; +91-7874503436

Academic Qualifications

  • M. Sc.


  • Indian Society of Ergonomics
  • Indian Science Congress Association
  • Indian Association of Occupational Health

Research Interest

  • Occupational Ergonomics, Anthropometrics, Human Strength, Audiometry, Hearing risk, Heat stress, Climate change


  • Number of Publications : 50

  1. Kotadiya S, Majumder J, Kumar S (2018). Application of biomechanics instrumentation in occupational health research. In A Bit et al. (Eds.), Design and Development of Affordable Healthcare Technologies. IGI Global Publishers, PA 17033-1240, USA. ISBN13: 978-1-5225-4969-7; DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-4969-7 (In press)

  2. J Majumder, S K, LK Sharma and S Kumar (2018) Upper extremity muscular strength in push-pull tasks: Model approach towards task design. Indian J Occup Environ , 22(3):138-143PubMed

  3. Majumder J, Patel RC, Kotadiya S, Shah P (2018). Hearing threshold status and risk estimate of hearing impairment among administrative workforce. Indian J Occup Environ Med, 22(1):11-16.PubMed

  4. Majumder J, Shah P (2017). Mapping the role of Women in Indian Agriculture. Ann Anthropol Prac, 41(2):46-54, DOI:10.1111/napa.12112. (Wiley)

  5. LK Sharma, J Majumder (2017) Data Mining Approach to Pre-Screening of Manual Material Handlers Based on Hand Grip Strength, Journal of Ecophysiology and Occupational Health 17 (1-2), 57-62.

  6. Majumder J, Shah P, Bagepally BS (2016). Task distribution, work environment and perceived health discomforts among Indian ceramic workers. Am J Ind Med, 59:1145-1155, DOI: 10.1002/ajim.22659. (IF: 1.732; 2016)

  7. Majumder J, Shah P, Kumar S (2016). Heat stress vulnerability among Indian workmen. In S Dinda (Ed.), Handbook of Research on Climate Change Impact on Health and Environmental Sustainability, IGI Global Publishers, PA 17033-1240, USA, p 62-81, ISBN 978-1-4666-8814-8; DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-8814-8.ch004.

  8. Majumder J, Bagepally BS, Shah P, Kotadiya S, Yadav S, Naha N (2016). Comparison of workers' perception towards work climate and health symptoms between ceramic and iron foundry workers. Ind J Occup Environ Med, 20(1):48-53PubMed

  9. Majumder J, Sharma LK (2015). Identifying body size group clusters from anthropometric body composition indicators. J Ecophysiol Occup Health, 15 (3&4):81-88.

  10. Bagepally BS, Majumder J, Shah P, Patel RC, Kotadiya S (2015). Attitudes and Perception of Young working men on Gender Discrepancy. Int J Preven Curat Comm Med, 1(3):27-30.

  11. Sharma LK, Majumder J (2015). Application of artificial neural network on body somatotype analysis among Indian population. Proceedings of International Conference on Ergonomics (HWWE 2013), 124-131.

  12. Majumder J, Bagepally BS (2015). The right hand second to fourth digit ratio (2D:4D) and its relationship with body composition indicators among young population. Asian Journal of Medical Sciences, 6(2):78-84.

  13. Majumder J, Tiwari RR, Kotadiya SM (2014). Healthy Workplace Intervention: Scope of Basic Occupational Health Services (BOHS) in informal occupations in India. Asian-Pacific Newslett Occup Safety Health, 23(3):53-55. (ILO & FIOH)

  14. Majumder J (2014). Anthropometric dimensions among rural Indian males - A principal component analysis. Euras J Anthropol, 5(2):45-53

  15. Majumder J, Sharma LK (2014). Application of Data Mining Techniques to Audiometric Data among Professionals in India. J Scientific Res Rep, 3(23):2960-2971.

  16. Majumder J, Sharma LK (2014). Variation in anthropometric characteristics of body composition with aging, among adult rural population of Odisha, India. Ind J Biol Sci, 20:13-18.

  17. Nag PK, Majumder J, Verma Y, Patel S. (2011). NIOH Dialogue – Occupational and Environmental Health, National Institute of Occupational Health, Ahmedabad (ISBN 978-81-909659-1-0).

  18. Agrawal KN, Tiwari PS, Gite LP, Pharade S, Majumder J, Bhusanababu V (2011). Anthropometry of agricultural workers of Central India. J Agril Engg, 48(4):1-9.

  19. Tiwari PS, Gite LP, Majumder J, Pharade SC, Singh VV (2010). Push/pull strength of agricultural workers in Central India. Int J Ind Ergonom, 40(1);1-7. (IF: 1.415; 2016)

  20. Gite LP, Majumder J, Mehta CR, Khadatkar A (2009). Anthropometric and strength data of Indian agricultural workers for Farm equipment design, CIAE Bhopal (ISBN 978-81-909305-0-5).

  21. Agrawal KN, Tiwari PS, Gite LP, Pharade S, Majumder J, Bhusanababu V (2009). Isometric Cranking and Steering Strength of Agricultural Workers in Central India, J Agril Engg, 46(2).

  22. Majumder J, Mehta CR, Sen D (2009). Excess risk estimates of hearing impairment of Indian professional drivers. Int J Ind Ergonom, 39;234-238. (IF: 1.415; 2016)

  23. Mehta CR, Gite LP, Pharade SC, Majumder J, Pandey MM (2008). Review of anthropometric considerations in tractor seat design. Int J Ind Ergonom, 38(5-6);546-554. (IF: 1.415; 2016)

  24. Gite LP, Mehta CR, Kotwaliwale N, Majumder J (2008). Developments in Agricultural and Industrial Ergonomics, Vol. I (General Studies), Allied Publishers, New Delhi (ISBN 978-81-8424-448-9).

  25. Gite LP, Mehta CR, Kotwaliwale N, Majumder J (2008). Developments in Agricultural and Industrial Ergonomics, Vol. II (Women at Work), Allied Publishers, New Delhi (ISBN 978-81-8424-449-6).

  26. .Singh SP, Gite LP, Majumder J, Agarwal N (2008). Aerobic capacity of Indian farm women using sub-maximal exercise technique on treadmill. Agril Engg Int: the CIGR Ejournal, Vol. X. December, 2008

  27. Gite LP, Singh SP, Agarwal N, Majumder J (2007). Women Friendly Improved Farm Tools and Equipment. Technical Bulletin No. CIAE/2007/128, CIAE Bhopal.

  28. Gite LP, Mehta CR, Majumder J. (2007). Scenario of Ergonomics in Indian Agriculture and its Implications. “Ergonomic Interventions for Health and Productivity”. Ed. Suman Singh, Himanshu Publications, Udaipur, New Delhi, p 135-162.

  29. Gite LP, Pharade SC, Majumder J (2006). Revision of Dangerous Machine (Regulation) Act-1983. Agricultural Engineering Today, 30 (3); 44-55.

  30. Majumder J, Mehta CR, Sen D, Kot LS, Pharade SC (2005). Auditory threshold profile of Indian automobile drivers. Noise Vibration Worldwide, 36 (3); 9-17. (SAGE)

  31. Gite LP, Majumder J. (2004). Ergonomical consideration in design of postharvest equipment and their safety aspects. Winter School on “Design of Agro-Processing Machinery”, Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering, p 288-295.