Session Plan

XII International Geographical Union, India Conference

February 22-24, 2019



Date: 22/02/2019 (Friday)


Time: 8:30-10:30 am

Registration of the delegates




Chief Guest: Dr. Kailash Chandra Sharma

Vice Chancellor, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra

Time: 10:30-11:30am

Venue: College Auditorium



Prof. Yukio Himiyama, President, IGU

Hokaido University of Education, Japan


High Tea




Time: 12:00-01:00pm


Venue: College Auditorium


Prof. Yukio Himiyama, President, IGU,Hokaido University of Education, Japan


Prof. R.B. Singh, Secretary General & Treasurer, IGU


Prof. BrijMaharaj,

Prof. V.Raghava Swamy

Prof. J.S.Rawat

Dr. Nina Alekseeva

Date Time Events
22.02.2019 1:00- 2:00 pm Lunch
22.02.2019 2:00- 3:30 pm Technical Session 1-5
22.02.2019 3:30 – 4:00 pm Tea Break
22.02.2019 4:00 – 5:30 pm Technical Session 6-10
22.02.2019 6:30 – 7:30 pm Cultural Evening
22.02.2019 7:30 – 8:30 pm Dinner
23.02.2019 8:30 – 9:30am Breakfast
23.02.2019 9:30 – 11:00am Technical Session 11-15
23.02.2019 11:00 – 11:30am Tea Break
23.02.2019 11:30 – 1:00pm Technical Session 16-20
23.02.2019 1:00- 2:00 pm Lunch
23.02.2019 2:00- 3:30 pm Technical Session 21-25
23.02.2019 3:30 – 4:00 pm Tea Break
23.02.2019 4:00 – 5:30 pm Technical Session 26-30
24.02.2019 8:30 – 9:30am Breakfast
24.02.2019 9:30 – 11:00am Technical Session 31-35
24.02.2019 11:00 – 11:30am Tea Break
24.02.2019 11:30 – 1:00pm Technical Session 36-39
24.02.2019 1:00- 2:00 pm Lunch




Academic writing workshop for Young and Early Career Geographers (YECG)

Date: 23.02.2019

Time: 09:00 – 12:00 pm

Venue: Computer Lab 2 [Commerce Department]

Resource Person: Mr. Milton Milaras (South Africa)


Workshop on Google Earth Engine

Date: 24.02.2019

Time: 09:00 – 12:00 pm

Venue: Computer Lab 2 [Commerce Department]

Resource Person: Dhritiraj Sengupta, Ph.D. Scholar, School of Geographical Sciences, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China


Date: 24/02/2019 (Sunday)

Time: 11:00 – 12:30

Venue: Seminar Hall

Theme: Climate Change, Natural Disasters and Sustainable Development


Chairperson: Prof. Yukio Himiyama, President, IGU, Hokkaido University, Japan

Panelists: Md. Mujibor Rahman

Prof. Kyi Lint

Prof. Brij Maharaj

Dr. Nina Alekseeva

Prof. V. Raghav Swamy

Dr. Khin Mar Yee

Dr. Stephen Rule

Prof. R.B. Singh

Prof. B.C. Vaidya

Prof. Sadhana Kothari

Prof. S.C. Rai

Prof. Parkash Kumar



Time: 3 PM TO 4.00 PM

Date: 24/02/2019 (Sunday)

Venue: College Auditorium




Date: 22-02-2019                                        VENUE:1 Time: 02:00 to 03:30 P.M.
TS-01 Sustainable Agriculture and Land Use under Climate Change-1 (SALU-CC)
Chairperson: Prof Y. Himiyama            Co-Chairperson: Dr. B.C. Jat Rapporteur: Dr. Aparna Joshi
1 U.A. Pathade and H.B. Gaikar Impact of Climate Change on Agriculture
2 Md. Asif Newaz, Dilip Kumar Datta, Md Mujibor Rahman and Tapas RanjanChakraborty Land Use Dynamics In The Lower Ganges Delta At Peri-Urban And Rural Context And Implication Of Information And Communication Technology
3 Tanmoy Basu An Analysis Of Applying Agropolitan Approach Towards Sustainably District-Level Development In Barddhaman District Of West Bengal
4 Tariq Ahmad Lone, Dr. Harmeet Singh and Dr. Javeed Ahmad Rather Economic Analysis and Sustainabilityof Livestock Development in  Pulwama District of Jammu and Kashmir
5 Dr.Sayani Mukhopadhyay and Sujit Maji Climate Change Impacts on Agricultural Communities in Rural Areas of Coastal West Bengal
6 Nusrat Rafique Assessing Land Use/ Land Changes in Budgam District, J&K,India
7 Pardeep Kumar Geomorphic Environment and Agricultural Land Use: Issues and Challenges- A Geographical Analysis of Ch. Dadri District, Haryana
8 Fayaz Ahmad Lone, Dr.Javeed Ahmed Rather, Dr.M.Shafi Bhat and Shahbaz Rashid Assessing the Drivers of Agricultural Land Use Change Using Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches: A Case Study of South Kashmir, J&K
9 Bhawana Mahara Rautela and Devki Nandan Joshi Changing Land Use Pattern In Udham Singh Nagar District, Uttarakhand : Geographical Study
10 Shivjeet Kaur Changes in Crop Combinations in Punjab: Pre and Post Green Revolution period
11 Poonam Bharti and K.S.Sohal Changes in Man-Food Crop Ratio in Punjab-Haryana Plains in Post Globalization Era
12 Dr. Namrata Anand and Dr. Radhe Shyam Prasad Agriculture of Buxar District and its dependency on Monsoon : A description of Agricultural Geography
13 Abida, Zubair Ahmad Lone, Harmeet Singh, Pervez Ahmed Land use Land cover Changes and its Impact on Agricultural Land in North Kashmir, (J&K)
Date: 22-02-2019                                             VENUE:2 Time: 02:00 to 03:30 P.M.
TS-02 Urban Health and Wellbeing (UH-WB)
Chairperson: Prof B. Srinagesh            Co-Chairperson: Dr. Manoj Teotia    Rapporteur: Danial Foley
1 Dr. Harish  Samaria Ecological Analysis and Air pollution status in Alwar District Rajasthan
2 Ajay Suresh.V, Dr.K.Mani, Aneesh.M.R and Suresh.S Urbanisation And Its Effect On The Climate Of Thiruvananthapuram City Region
3 Aiswarya Philip, Haritha Y.A and Jayalekshmi V.K Assessment of wetland depletion due to changing urban landscape in the city of Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
4 Biswajit Ganai Representing the daily challenges in Urban Transportation: A Study of Air and Noise pollution highlighting Accidental issues in Burdwan Municipality, West Bengal
5 Dr.K.R.Badiger, Nikita Ulhas Naik and Teja Mahesh Kudnekar Urbanization And Its Impact On Environment And Socio-Economic Status: A Case Study Of Morjim & Arambol Village
6 Dr.Sukhjeet Kaur Matharu, Dr. Sharda Haryani and Nakul Singh Chauhan A Study on the Effectiveness of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan in Urban Areas of Madhya Pradesh and Zonal Assessment of Implementation Mechanism
7 Mahua Bardhan Smart city and Green City Initiatives for Urban Solutions-Review of West Bengal
8 Dinabandhu Mondal, Dr. Anuradha Banerjee and Dr. Sucharita Sen Exploring the Dynamic Peri-Urban Spaces: Experiences from Kolkata Metropolis
9 Kulsum Salahuddin Urban Climate Change and Social Sustainability Problems in the Megacity of Pune
10 Suvamoy Pramanik and Milap Punia Impacts of Urban Morphology on Heat-Related Health Risk: A Geo-Statistical Study in Dense Urban Landscape of Delhi, India
11 Anjani Kumar Urbanization pattern and Demographic structure of Patna Urban Agglomeration
12 KokilaYadav& SP Kaushik Urban Municipal Solid Waste Disposal Landfill Site Selection in Faridabad City
13 Poonam arya Urbanization and changing land use land cover: a case study of udaipur city, rajasthan
14 Shikha Yadav, Subhash Anand Urban waste water reuse in delhi: the future prospects
Date: 22-02-2019                                             VENUE:3 Time: 02:00 to 03:30 P.M.
TS-03 GIScience
Chairperson: Prof J S Rawat          Co-Chairperson: Dr. B W Pandey      Rapporteur: Dr. Sumana Sarkar
1 Jahnabi Bora, Sangita, Das, Kamala Chetry, Pallabi Boro and Arvind Pandey Application of GISciences in Determining Ecosystem Services of Banj Oak (quercus leucotrichophora): A case Study From district Pithoragarh ,Uttarakhand, India
2 Vinay Parsad Mandal, Haroon Sajjad GIScience Application in Characterization and Appraisal of Crop Based Farming System For Integrated Development of Agriculture
3 Neha, Nirmala Sharma, Kritika Rawat and Renu Adhikari Application of GIScience in Urban Sprawl  A Case Study of Nainital Town in Kumaun Himalaya
4 Uma Devi Bharti, Upasana Choudhury and Anand Kumar History of GIScience
5 Irshad Ahmad Lone, Neelakshi Roy and Himangshu Kalita Application of GIScience in Urban Planning of Dehradun City of Uttarakhand
6 Daniel Foley A Gis Geospatial Meta-Analysis Of Global Crop Water Productivity Of Leading World Crops Over Three Decades: Implications For Feeding The Planet In A Changing Climate
7 Upasana Choudhury and Anand Kumar Recent Advances in GIScience
8 N. C. Pant, Anand Kumar and Upasana Choudhury Application of GIScience in Land Surface Temperature Analysis: A Case study of the Pinder Watershed in District Chamoli, Uttarakhand, India
9 Vandana Tomar, Raj Kumar and Pavan Kumar GIScience in Higher Education:A Global Review
10 Upasana Choudhury and Anand Kumar GIS: A  Data Management System Technology of GIScience
11 Tanuj Pareek, Pavan Kumar, Gaurav Patil and Kanchan Pathania Application of GIScience in Assessment of Rice Straw Burning in Punjab State, India using GIScience Data Input Technology
12 Jyoti Bhatt and Pavan Kumar Detection of Glacier Induce Hazardous in Kumaun Himalayan using GIScience Technologies
Date: 22-02-2019                                            VENUE:4 Time: 02:00 to 03:30 P.M.
TS-04 Earth and Climate Change Issues (E-CCI)
Chairperson: Prof R.B. Singh           Co-Chairperson: Dr. Lakhveer Singh     Rapporteur: Dr. Ajay Kumar
1 Narayani Gogoi Impacts of Climate Change on Streamflow: A Case Study in Dhansiri River Basin, India
2 Uzma Parveen and Dr. S. Sreekesh Assessment of Monsoon Variability during the Holocene as inferred from Sediment proxies
3 Dr. Rashmi and Dr. Gurinder Kaur Climate Change: Are We Running Short of Time?
4 Bishnu Maya Chetry and Manisha Kashyap Monitoring of Volcanic Eruption of Kilawea Volcano, Hawaii Island using GIScience Technology
5 R.B.Singh and Pankaj Kumar The Soil and Water Assessment Tool : Future Research Directions in India
6 Dr. Anand Malik Climate variability, extreme environment and livelihood challenges in in Middle Himalayas
7 Pankaj Yadav and Neelam Kumari Climate Change and Biodiversity Management
8 Mahesh Kumar Climate Change and Biodiversity Conservation in Panna Tiger Reserve : A case study       
9 Reetu Climate change        
10 AbujamManglem Singh Livelihood Vulnerability to Impacts of Climate Variability and Change: A Case Study from Two Loktak Lakeshore Villages, Manipur
11 Ritesh Arya Arya’s “C” cycle: Climate change  natural- Geomorphological and Geological and evidences
12 Pawan Kumar Weather, Climate Variability and Climate Change
13 S. Sreekesh, Seema Rani and SreeramaNaikS.R Changing Sea Level andGroundwater Geochemistry ofthe Coastal areas of Ernakulam District, Kerala
Date: 22-02-2019                                      VENUE:5 Time: 02:00 to 03:30 P.M.
TS-05 Resource Conservation and Management (RES-CM)
Chairperson:Prof  Vaddiparti Raghav Swamy       Co-Chairperson: Dr. Omveer Singh              Rapporteur: Pawan Dhaka
1 Kalita Nripendra Ram Status of Drinking Water Quality of Guwahati, Assam, India: A Geoenvironmental Appraisal
2 Mr. Binod Kumar Nath and Dr. Dhanjit Deka Habitat Suitability Modelingfor One-Horned Rhino using Multi-Criteria Analysis in Kaziranga National Park, Assam, India
3 Dr. S. Sanjeevi Prasad, V. Shyam Sundar, V.N. Indhiya Selvan and A. Magesh Analysing The Vegetative Change of Nawa Taluk Rajasthan With Reference To Soil Salinity Index Using Remote sensing Techniques
4 Kalita B. K., Devi H. S., Raju P.L.N. and Sharma K.K. Spatio-Temporal Land Cover Dynamics of Kaziranga National Park, Assam
5 Sandeep Kumar, Ashok Beniwal and Manoj Impacts of Overpopulation on Land use Pattern in Relation to Sustainability of Land & Water Resources
6 Harshada Kulkarni, Ravindra Nath Tiwari and Bratati Dey Impact of Najafgarh drain on Local people and environment -A Case study using Geoinformatic techniques
7 Lakhveer Singh and Yadvinder Singh Emerging Underground Water Crisis And Its Sustainability In Punjab: A Spatio-Temporal Analysis
8 Pankaj Kumar and Jyoti Bohara Evaluating Ecosystem Services of Luni River Basin, Rajasthan
9 Shipra Singh An Overview of Soil and Water Assessment Tool and its Future Research Applications
10 Pavan Kumar and J. S. Rawat GIScience Application in Assessment of Forest Species Diversity in Tropical Reserve Forest
11 Ravi Mishra, Md. Ataullah Raza Khan, Nupur Bhatia, Pawan Kumar and Arvind Pandey Discernment of Forest Degradation and Deforestation: A Case Study of Askot Wildlife Sanctuary, Kumaun Himalaya, Uttarakhand, India
Date: 22-02-2019                                            VENUE: 1 Time: 04:00 to 05:30 P.M.
TS-06 Natural Disasters and Disaster Management (ND-DM)
Chairperson: Khin Mar Yee         Co-Chairperson: Dr. Manpreet Kaur           Rapporteur: Dr. Shivraj meena
1 Dr Stephen Rule Household and commercial adaptation to drought in cape town
2 Swati Natural Disaster and Disaster Management in India
3 Chandni Bhagat, Satish Kumar and Dr. Gaurav Kalotra Natural Disasters In Punjab (India): Multi-Disaster Risk Zones And Vulnerable Population
4 Petrushina M.N. Avalanche-Debris-Flow Activity In 2017-2018 In The Elbrus Region And Its Landscape-Ecological Consequences
5 Nirbhav and Prof. R.B. Singh Landslide Inventory and Monitoring: A Case Study of Kullu-Rohtang Pass
6 Sagar Khetwani and Prof. R.B. Singh Drought in MarathwadaRegion: A Spatio-temporal Analysis for Sustainable Groundwater Resource Management
7 Vijendra Kumar Pandey, Kaushal Kumar Sharma, Arun Kumar Tripathi Landslide Hazard Vulnerability assessment using weight-of-evidence model along the Jakh-Dharasu-Uttarkashi highway corridor, Uttarakhand (India)
8 Mu Mu Than1, Khin Mar Yee2, Kyi Lint3 Natural Disaster and Agriculture in Bago district
Date: 22-02-2019                                            VENUE: 2 Time: 04:00 to 05:30 P.M.
TS-07 Natural Disasters and Disaster Management (ND-DM)
Chairperson: Kyi Lint         Co-Chairperson: Dr. Suresh Deswal            Rapporteur: Dr. Narender Kumar
1 Nazimul Islam Modelling the outburst flood from lhonak glacial lake of sikkim himalaya for glof risk assessment using gis and hec-ras
2 Indora Suraj Rajkumara and Dr. Anju Gupta   Role of GIS and remote sensing in disaster management
3 Dr. Ishita Singh and Shivani Singh Governance Of Climate Adaptation Through artificial Glacier Technology: Lessons Learnt From Leh (Ladkah) In North-West Himalaya
4 Irshad Ahmad Bhat, Abida, Syed Towseef Ahmad, Fayaz Ahmad Lone and Pervez Ahmed GIS and Multi-criteria evaluation based Landslide Susceptibility Zonation of Mughal Road, J&K, India
5 Rashmi Impact of flood on livelihood options and its adaptation technique in Gopalganj, Bihar
6 Col (Dr) Gaurav Bhatia and Abhimanyu Bhatia A Global Review of the Meaning of “Disaster”
7 Rajesh Gahlawat, Monika Jakhar and Poonam Yadav Hazards and Adaptation in Himalayas: Problems and Strategies
8 Shahid Jamal and Dr. Anjan Sen Urban Disaster: A Case Study of Kashmir Flood
9 Birendra Kumar Roniyar and Dr. Subhakanta Mohapatra Assessment of Socio-Economic Resilience to Natural Hazards in Uttarakhand -A Block-level Analysis
Date: 22-02-2019                                            VENUE: 3 Time:04:00 to 05:30 P.M.
TS-08 Disasters Risk Reduction and Resilience (DRR)
Chairperson: Dr. Mu Mu Than        Co-Chairperson: Dr. Dhanjit Deka           Rapporteur: Vinay Yadav
1 Md Mujibor Rahman, Md Bariul Musabbir, Muhammad Shariful Islam and Md Mizanur Rahman Knowledge And Practice In Building Social Capital For Sustainable Disaster Management In South West Coastal Bangladesh
2 Natasha Goyal Interrogating State Responsibility towards addressing Vulnerabilities: Institutionalizing Sustainable Development Goals for Disaster Resilience
3 Bhanwar Vishvendra Raj Singh and Dr. Anjan Sen Assessment of Physical and Social Vulnerability of Tiger Corridor of Rajasthan, India
4 Md Mujibor Rahman, A.K.M. Sabid Bin Naiem , Muhammad Shariful Islam and Md Mizanur Rahman Assessing physical vulnerability to promote disaster resilience society in south west coastal bangladesh
5 Rakesh Sharma Application of Resilience Study in the Community Livelihood
6 Shrinwantu Raha and Shasanka Kumar Gayen Long-term Simulation of Meteorological Drought using GIS based Winexpo Model: a Study on Bankura District, West Bengal, India
7 Dr. Anshu Adaptation Capacities and Resilience To Climate Change in Horticulture Belt of Himachal Pradesh
Date: 22-02-2019                                             VENUE: 4 Time:04:00 to 05:30 P.M.
TS-09 Disasters Risk Reduction and Resilience (DRR)
Chairperson: Dr. Md. Mujibor Rahman        Co-Chairperson: Dr. Rie Makita Rapporteur: Dr. Neeraj
1 Ahsan Imam, M. Rakib Uddin and Md. Mujibor Rahman Assessment Of Morphometric Change Of The Padma River Of Bangladesh Using Remotely Sensed Data
2 Dr. Ramesh Singh Parmar Vulnerability Of Floods In Villages Of Ambala (Haryana)
3 Noopur Mishra A study of Socio – Economic Resilience to flood vulnerability in Eastern Uttar Pradesh: A Inter-District Analysis
4 Mukesh Vishwakarma, Pratibha Yadav and Anjoo Singh Flood Inundation Mapping In A Part Of Middle Ganga Plain (Uttar Pradesh) India
5 Sunny Sharma and Dr.Subhakanta Mohapatra Hazardscape of River Swan in Himachal Pradesh- Assessing and Managing the Vulnerability and Risk
6 Mu Mu Than1, Khin Mar Yee2, Kyi Lint3 Flood Disaster Risk Management In Hinthada Township,Ayeyarwady Region
7 Jitendra Pal Role of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) In Disaster Management
8 Samta Yadav Analytical Study on Disaster Management Mechanism
9 Md Mujibor Rahman1, Jannatul Ferdaus2, Muhammad Shariful Islam2 and Md Mizanur Rahman3 Experiences And Practices In Reducing Hazard Vulnerabilities Of South West Coastal Bangladesh
Date: 22-02-2019                                             VENUE: 5 Time: 04:00 to 05:30 P.M.
TS-10 Gender Equality for Sustainable Future (GE-SF)
Chairperson: Prof Nandini C. Singh          Co-Chairperson: Dr. Meenakshi Lohani Rapporteur: Ranbir
1 Aisha Dev, Manzoor Ahmad, Shuja Naik and Ishtiaq A. Mayer Role of Female workforce participation (FWFP)in sustainable development and economic progression in India
2 Dr. Nancy Kaushik and Prof. S.C. Rai Gender Vulnerability and Sustainability: Insight from Drought Prone Regions of India
3 Rajeshwari and Preeti Correlates of Violence Against Women in Public And Private Spaces In Haryana
4 Dr. Farhana Khatoon Geographical Study of the Educational Situation of Females with Disability: A Step towards Recognition and Inclusion
5 Monika Choudhary and Rubi Raina Spatio-temporal Variability of Women’s Participation in Agriculture and its Determinants in Jammu District (J&K: 2001-2011)
6 Sabita Soren and Dr. Sibabrata Das Trends And Patterns Of Maternal Healthcare In Odisha
7 Pintu Paul The Impact of Child Marriage on Nutritional Status and Anaemia of Children Under-5: A Cross-Sectional Study of India
8 Kumari Sarita and Kalotra Gaurav Role of female workers in agriculture and managing natural resources in North East India, 2001 to 2011
9 Pankil and S.P.Kaushik Regional Variation and Urban-Rural Differentials in Female Literacy, 1991-2011
10 Sima Yadav and Mudita Raj Sustainability and Inclusivity: A Study of Women Domestic Workers in the Unorganized Labour Market with Special Reference to Prayagraj City of Uttar Pradesh
11 Som Raj Gender role in livestock rearing and agriculture: A case study of block Lohai-Malhar, District Kathua (Jammu and Kashmir)
12 Tanushree Dalal Effect of Climate change on Moroccan Women
Date: 23-02-2019                                             VENUE: 1 Time: 09:30 to 11:00 A.M.
TS-11 Urban and Regional Planning (UR-P)
Chairperson: Prof Ravindra Kaur             Co-Chairperson: Dr. Rina  Rapporteur: Jagdish Duhan
1 Ekaterina Mikhailova Twin Cities In India: Regional Features Of A Global Phenomenon
2 Sujayita  Bhattacharjee Housing Revolution and Resurgence of Suburbia: A Case Study of Mulund, Mumbai
3 Lahu V. Rathod, Priyanka D. Rokade, Dhodiram B. Pawar and Nitin N. Mundhe Regional Disparities in Human Development in Maharashtra: A District Level Analysis
4 Lt.(Dr.) Meenakshi Lohani,Dr. B.C.Jat Urbanization in National Capital Region: A Case Study of Ghaziabad City
5 Bulton Roy Urban Transformation in Siliguri: Views from the Urban Borderlands
6 Jitendra Kumar, Rekha Sharma and Urmil Sharma Measuring urban sprawl of Gurugram city using open source satellite data
7 Dinesh Baboo The Eco-city Transforming and Planning dimensions for sustainable development:A Geographical study of Banda (UP)
8 Deeksha Rana, Shweta Rana, Dr. Seema Chaudhary Geographical analysis of drinking water supply and sanitation of shimla city, himachal pradesh
Date: 23-02-2019                                             VENUE: 2 Time: 09:30 to 11:00 A.M
TS-12 Environment and Human Health and Wellbeing (HH-WB)
Chairperson: Prof Brij Maharaj             Co-Chairperson: Dr. Rajesh Kumari     Rapporteur: Neelam Mandal
1 Amrita Bajaj Emerging Health Issues in an Industrial City: A case study of Ghaziabad
2 Dr. Debjani Sarkar Ghose Climate Change and its impact on Human Health with special reference to Bihar, India
3 Rajeev Kant Alok and Krishan Kumar Yadav   Impact Of Solid Waste Pollution On The Environment Of The Patna District   : A Geographical Study
4 Abhishek Kumar and Malabika Biswas Roy Arsenic Contamination in Groundwater of Ballia District, U.P., India:A Threat to Human Health and Social Well being
5 Anudeep Kaur and Chander Parkash Heavy Metals in Groundwater and its relation with Human Health
6 Annu and S.P.Kaushik Spatial and Temporal variations in Quality of Houses and Availability of Household Amenities in Uttarakhand state, India
7 Reetu and S.P.Kaushik Noise pollution: A case study of the millennium city, Gurugram
8 Dr. Saraswati Kerketta Maternal Health Situation in India: Missing the Millennium Development Goals
9 Arun K. Singh and Karuna Raj Health Hazards in the Slums of Varanasi
Date: 23-02-2019                                             VENUE: 3 Time: 09:30 to 11:00 A.M
TS-13 Environment and Human Health and Wellbeing (HH-WB)
  Chairperson: Prof Nina Alekseeva     Co-Chairperson:Dr. Veena Rani Rapporteur: Vinay Kumar
1 Preeti Spatial Pattern of Rural Child Health in Uttar Pradesh
2 Rajeev Kant Alok and Krishan Kumar Yadav Impact of Solid Waste Pollution on the Environment of the patna district: A Geographical Study
3 Dr. Jai Shankar Prasad Singh and Mamta Kumari          Environmental Impact of Stone mining areas on Adjoining Rural Settlements of Rohtas District in Bihar
4 Deepak Kumar, Javed Ahmad Tali & Asima Nushrat Geographical Accessibility and Spatial Coverage Modeling of the Healthcare Centers in District Pulwama (J&KState)
5 Dr. D.P.KUITY, Dr. D.K. Maity Water pollution : it’s impact on  human health
6 N.Pautunthang Single Child Families in Tripura: Evidence from National Family Health Surveys
7 Khub Ram*** Dr. Seema Chaudhary** Puran Chand* Spatial Distribution of Healthcare Infrastructure in Himachal Pradesh
Date: 23-02-2019                                            VENUE: 4 Time:09:30 to 11:00 A.M
TS-14 Governance and Policies: Land Use, Climate and Disasters (GOV-PL)
Chairperson: Prof B.C. Vaidya           Co-Chairperson: Dr. Anjan Sen   Rapporteur: Renuka Dhyani
1 Md Rustum Alii Social and Economic Vulnerability to Climate Change: A Study on Smallholding Farmers in Malda District of West Bengal
2 Dr. Rajesh Kumari Spatial Pattern Of Access To Basic Amenities In Haryana
3 Vivek Detecting Land Use/Cover Changes in the Upper Beas Basin of Himachal Pradesh
4 Dr. Shashi Bala Singh Climate Change Imperils Food Security in Ganga Yamuna Doab Area (Fatehpur U.P.)
5 Durdanah Mattoo and Prof. M. Sultan Bhat Statistical evidence of climate variability in Kashmir Himalayas – Analysis of the Southern arc of Kashmir Valley
6 Ritesh Arya Geoheritage sites as tourist destinations in India
7 Vinod Kumar and Dr. Vipin Kumar Sustainability and Soil Degradation: Future Perspectives
8 Chandrakanta Climate Resilient Cities
9 Sajad Ahmad Mir Geopolitics and Sustainable Un-Development-Changing Interactions of Economic and Political Spaces
10 Amrit Singh Sustainable management of non –timber forest products (ntfp’s) and economic development (a case study of morni hills, shivalik hills of haryana)
11 Satpal Kumar, M.S. Jaglan   Level of Agricultural Productivity in Northwestern Haryana: 1998-99 to 2015-16
12 Kiran Bala, S.P. Kaushik Environmental living condition of slums in hisar city
13 Chinmoyee Borpujari Soil erosion model for foothills of kamrup metropolitian district of assam using gis
14 Krishna Chetry Disaster and Dairy Development: A Case Study in Nepali Community of Lohit District Arunachal Pradesh
15 Dipu Biswas Planning Intervention And Environmental Threat, A Case Study Of Siliguri
Date: 23-02-2019                                             VENUE: 5 Time: 09:30 to 11:00 A.M
TS-15 Water Resource Management – 1 (WRM)
Chairperson: Prof B.C. Jat           Co-Chairperson: Dr. D.D. Chauniyal           Rapporteur: Dr. Seema
1 Dr. Anilkumar R. Pathare and Dr. Jyoti A. Pathare Micro-Watershed Prioritization Of Darna Lake Catchment Based On Morphometric And Runoff Parameters
2 Haritha.Y.A., Aiswarya Philip and Jayalekshmi. V.K. An Overview Of The Current Status Of Edava- Nadayara And Paravur Backwaters Kerala, India
3 Hemant Patidar and Satheesh C Status of Water in Bundelkhand: A Case Study of Pathariya Jat Village, Sagar (MP)
4 Savitha Vijayan and Dr. T. Neelakantan Identification Of Ground Water Potential Zones In Valapattanam River Basin Kannur District, Kerala
5 Soma Naskar Water Resource Management Of West Bengal In The Perspective of Environmental Issues  
6 Saranya U and Prof.(Dr.) Lancelet T.S A Study On The Basic Characteristics Of Ashtamudi Lake- Kollam District, Kerala
7 Davinder Singh and Rajender Singh       Study of Glaciers in Drass Basin and Mass balance of Machoi Glacier in Kargil district, J&K-India
8 Shekhar Kumar and K Ngeswara Rao Long-term Temperature Variability Analysis in Beas River Basin of North Western Himalayas
9 Sahzad Alam Water a precious natural resource in Gaya district: A case study
10 Aarti Vatsal and Prof. Karanjot Kaur Brar Morphometric Analysis of Sainj River: A GIS based approach
11 Dipak Kumar Maity, D.P.Kuity and Dipankar Maity Importance of Water Resource Management and its Implication on future generation of living beings in Pingla Block, Paschim Medinipur, W.B.
Date: 23-02-2019                                            VENUE: 1 Time: 11:30 to 01:00 P.M.
TS-16 Water Resource Management – 2 (WRM)
Chairperson: Prof Vipin Vyas           Co-Chairperson: Dr. M.S. Bhatt   Rapporteur: Dr. Ravinder Kumar
1 Dr. Md. Aminul Islam Urban Water Challenges In Bangladesh
2 Kamrun Nahar, Dilip Kumar Datta, Md Mujibor Rahman and Tapas Ranjan Chakraborty1 Empowerment as perceived by women at peri-urban and rural context in the lower ganges delta, bangladesh
3 Sarish Khera and Vipin Solanki Assessment of Water Quality Variation of River Beas, Punjab
4 Dr. Khin Mar Yee1, Dr. Mu Mu Than2, Dr. Kyi Lint3, Mr. Aung Myint Myat Oo4, Mr. Min Maw Zin5 An Investigation On The Morphological Changes Of Bago River, Myanmar
5 Md. Mujibor Rahman1, Gourab Bin Hussain1 and Md Mizanur Rahman2 Evaluation of water management in coastal regions of bangladesh
6 Dr. Mayurakshi Bhuyan Baruah Delineation of Ground Water Potential Zones in Jorhat District, Assam, India
7 Koushik Kumar Sana, Dilip Kumar Datta, Md Mujibor Rahman and Tapas RanjanChakraborty1 Food security in lower ganges delta: a comparative assessment from peri-urban and rural context and implication of information and communication technology
8 Dr. Vandana Tyagi, Gafoor Ahmed, Dr. Deepak Kumar and Dr. Swati Thakur Water Resources Management in Nuh District Haryana
9 Ahsan Imam, M. Rakib Uddin and Md. Mujibor Rahman Assessment Of Morphometric Change Of The Padma River Of Bangladesh Using Remotely Sensed Data
10 M. Sreelakshmy and Dr.V.Thangamani Identification of groundwater potential zones for sustainable  development in vannathangarai watershed of cauvery river basin using geospatial techniques
11 Dr. Abdullah Abusayed Khan Climate variability and livelihood challenges in water logging: a view from bangladesh
Date: 23-02-2019                                             VENUE: 2 Time:11:30 to 01:00 P.M.
TS-17 Water Resource Management – 3 (WRM)
Chairperson: Prof Smita Bhutani        Co-Chairperson: Dr. Sarswati Karketta     Rapporteur: Dr. Kiran Bala
1 Lakhveer Singh and Yadvinder Singh Emerging Underground Water Crisis And Its Sustainability In Punjab: A Spatio-Temporal Analysis
2 Sahzad Alam Water a precious resource in Gaya District : A case Study
3 Meenu Rani, Anita Pande and D.S. Rawat Application of GIScience Technologies in Geomorphological Studies of the Upper Kosi watershed,Kumaun Himalayan, India
4 Malabika Biswas Roy, Abhishek Kumar and Pankaj Kumar Roy Application of Water Quality Index to asses’ Water Environment of a Flood Plain Wetland and Sustainable Management Plan Thereof
5 Sitender and Reena Temporal Analysis of Trends in Groundwater Level of Jind District, Haryana
6 Vidisha Groundwater condition in rohtak district (1980-2014)
7 Aadil M. Nanda, Zahoor ul Hussan, Abaas A. Mir, Pervez Ahmed, and Peer Jeelani Evaluation of Landuse/Landcover Dynamics in Rembiara Watershed of Kashmir Valley (J&K)
8 Jitender Singh* and Omvir Singh** Analysis of Rainfall and Rainy Days Trendsover the Banganga Basin of Rajasthan
9 Dheera Kalotra Vegetation cover change analysis in swan watershed region pre& and post integrated watershed project
10 Dr. B.C.Jat1, Rohtas Godara2
Dr. B.L.Jat
Vtudy of  spatial distribution of groundwater quality using gis in neemkathana block distt. sikar, rajasthan
11 Jyoti Saikia, Bikash Jyoti Gautam, Dr. Sailajananda Saikia Rainfall Variability and Tea Production; A Study on Some Major Selected Tea Estates of Assam
Date: 23-02-2019                                             VENUE: 3 Time: 11:30 to 01:00 P.M.
TS-18 Agricultural Development, Forestry and Biotechnology – 1 (AD-FBT)
Chairperson: Prof Simrit Kahlon           Co-Chairperson: Dr. Daljit Singh (Punjab)             Rapporteur: Uzma Parveen
1 Soumik Halder and Dr. Sayani Mukhopadhyay Potentiality of MGNREGA in the Transitional Phase of Agricultural Mechanisation
2 Hou Guolong,Claudio O. Delang,Lu Xixi,Gao Lei Global soil organic carbon stock changes following afforestation
3 Aayush Pandit, Rubi Raina and Sudamani Sharma Crop Diversification In Jammu province: A Way Towards Increasing Farm Income
4 Gautam Borah, P.T.Das, B.K. Handique and P.L.N.Raju Identification of Suitability areas for expansion of Eri Sericulture in Jaintia hills district of Meghalaya using Geospatial technology
5 Sumathi S N and Shaik Mahamad Agriculture and Socio-economic Status of Malayali Tribal farmers in Bargur hills, Erode District of Tamil Nadu: A Case Study
6 Sandip Satpati Agriculture Development and Forestry: A Case Study among Schedule Tribe Population in Rarh Bengal
7 Charu Pundir and Arvind Pandey Application of GIScience in Agricultural Resource management
8 Daljit Singh Encroachment of Agricultural Fields in Village Dhanowali of Punjab
9 Kiran Mann and Dr. Suman Chauhan No End To Despair : A Trend Analyses Of Farmer’s Suicide From 1995 To  2015
10 Sukhdeep Kaur Baath Agricultural Related Diseases in Punjab: A Geographical Analysis
11 Dr. Sarfaraz Asgher, Sanjeev Sharma and Sandeep Singh Pattern and Growth of Agriculture in the Hilly Region of Middle Himalayas – A Case Study of Doda District, J&K
12 Talwinder Singh and Yadvinder Singh Green Revolution and its Socio – Economic And Ecological Impact on Agriculture Of Punjab
Date: 23-02-2019                                          VENUE: 4 Time: 11:30 to 01:00 P.M.
TS-19 Agricultural Development, Forestry and Biotechnology – 2 (AD-FBT)
Chairperson: Dr. Subhash Anand          Co-Chairperson: Dr. Akhilendra N. Tiwari       Rapporteur: Kiran Mann
2 Dr.Alekseeva Nina, Teaching Ecology And Nature Management At The Faculties Of Geography In Russia: Problems And Prospects
3 Vinay Prasad Mandal and Haroon Sajjad GIScience Application in Characterizations and Appraisal of Crop based Farming System for Integrated Development of Agriculture
4 Parvej Alam, Md Ashif Ali and Dr. Tariq M. Usmani Cost and Return Analysis of Pineapple Cultivation inUttar Dinajpur district, West Bengal
5 1Dr. MuhammadMuhibbullahand 2TyemEbnaAlam Homestead Agricultural Activities And Itsrole On Rural Development Through Involvement Of Women In Bangladesh
6 Omvir Singh and Jagdeep Singh Evaluating Soil Erosion Susceptibility based on Multi-criteria Analysis in Western Himalayan Region of India
7 Shashikanta Patairiya and Osama Tiwari GIScience Application in Forest Inventory based Soil Organic Carbon Estimation in Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary of Uttrakhand (India) using Sentinel-2A Satellite Data
8 Dr.Alekseeva Nina Environmental Priorities For Forestry Development In Russia
9 Rubi Raina and Dr. Inder Jeet Singh Regional Variations of Food Security in Himachal Pradesh
10 Harish Kumar, Dr. B.W Pandey, Dr. SubhashAnand, Shakeel Ahmed Impact of Forest Ecosystem Services on Livelihood Security and Sustainability: A Case study of Jim Corbett National park
11 Vipin Chandra Lal, Vishwa Raj Sharma Kutch Region: A potential site for UNESCO Global Geopark status
12 Dr. Neelam Sharma,Dr. S.L.Chopra Land Utilization in Amber Tehsil District Jaipur
13 Dr. J.N. Gurjar, Anita Impact of Agriculture Development on Socio Economic and environmental Scenario in Jhunjhunu District
Date: 23-02-2019                                             VENUE: 5 Time:11:30 to 01:00 P.M..
TS-20 Urbanization and Environmental Issues (UR-EI)
Chairperson: Dr. Rakesh Wadhwa Co-Chairperson: Dr. Tariq Usmani      Rapporteur: Dr. Harish Kumar
1 Kyi Lint1, Mu Mu Than2, Khin Mar Yee3, Malar Han4 Urban Streams: An Ecological Perspective From Mandalay City, Myanma
2 ShyamaliW 1,Wijewardhana BVN2 Samarakoon, MT3 Nature and patterns of urban crimes: special reference to colombo city in sri lanka
3 Dolon Kaler Impact of Urbanisation on Environment
4 Anupriya R.S, Saranya M.S. and Dr. Rubeena T.A. Impacts of urbanisation and land use dynamics: a case of Kazhakkuttam outgrowth of Thiruvananthapuram city, Kerala
5 Harmanjot Antal and Smita Bhutani Climate Change, Urbanisation and Population Ageing: Evidences and Analysis for Disaster Resilient Age-Friendly Cities
6 Aysha Akter, Dilip Kumar Datta, Md Mujibor Rahman and Tapas Ranjan Chakraborty1 Occupational Dynamics At Peri-Urban And Rural Context From Lower Ganges Delta In Bangladesh And Impliction Of Information And Communication Technology
7 Anuja Yadav and Dr. Anjan Sen Rescaling Post-Industrial City ‘Faridabad Towards Urban Sustainable Development
8 Nitesh Takarker, Gaurav Joshi and Sanjay Kumar Dwivedi Monitoring of Urban Growth using GISciences Technology of Haldwani Uttrakhand, India
9 Sant Prasad and R.B. Singh Monitoring Urban Growth And Land Use Change Detection: A Case Study Of Varanasi City
10 Ravinder Singh and Ravinder Kaur Concerns for Land Use Land Cover Change around a Planned City: A Case of Chandigarh Periphery
11 Anand Kumar, Satya Prakash, Anjani Kumar and Jackie Kumar Smart City Development Mission in Varanasi City: An Evaluative Study
12 Indraj and Ajay Kumar Smart City Mission, Urbanization and its Challenges: A Case Study of Haryana
13 Avinash Kumar Singh Changing Morphology of Capital City: A Case Study of Gandhinagar City
14 Ranbir Singh and Dr. Gaurav Kalotra Spatial Pattern of Occupational Structure in Medium Sized Towns of Haryana, 1991-2011
15 Priyankar Chandra and Dr.Arun K. Singh The Roots and Role of Urban Agglomerations in Urbanization Process of Chotanagpur Region
Date: 23-02-2019                                             VENUE: 1 Time: 02:00 to 03:30 P.M.
TS-21 Geospatial Technology and Environment – 1 (GTE)
Chairperson: Dr. Anand Malik              Co-Chairperson: Dr. Sitender Rapporteur: Sant Parsad
1 Muzafar A Wani, B A Mir, Sajad N Dar, Suhail A Wani, Tanweer A Malik and Khursheed A Rather A GIS-Based Analysis of Understanding Spatiotemporal pattern of Braid Chopping Hotspots in Kashmir valley, India
2 Nitin N. Mundhe and Ram B. Bhagat Mapping and Monitoring of Slum Development Using Geospatial Techniques: A Case Study of Pune City, Western India
3 Sanu Dolui and Dr. Sumana Sarkar   Site suitability mapping for tea plantation of Darjeeling district using AHP methods and geo-spatial techniques
4 Hejbina Mehjabin Hussain, Jonali Goswami and P.L.N Raju Topographical Characterization of Muga Farms Using Geospatial Technique
5 Dr. Ishwar Singh Space Technology and Sustainable Development
6 Ankita Medhi Geographic Object Based Image Analysis (GEOBIA): Enhancing image analysis approaches
Date: 23-02-2019                                             VENUE: 2 Time: 02:00 to 03:30 P.M.
TS-22 Geospatial Technology and Environment – 2 (GTE)
Chairperson: Dr. Pankaj Kumar            Co-Chairperson: Dr.Ramesh Parmar Rapporteur: Vandana Tomer
1 Md Golam Azam, Md Mujibor Rahman and Md Al-Amin Channel Shifting Dynamics Of The Rupsha-Pashur River Of The South-West Coastal Bangladesh Using Remotely Sensed Data
2 Umakant Rawat, Ashwani Awasthi, Abhishek Dubey and Shashikant Tripathi Mapping and analysis of Population Explosion Of Bhopal District Madhya Pradesh,Using Remote Sensing & GIS Technique
3 Anand Kumar and Upasana Choudhury Remote Sensing: A Data Input Technology of GIScience
4 D.D. Chauniyal Computer Cartography: A Map Making  Technology og Giscience
5 Kanika Verma Urban-Rural Place Based Group Variances In Geospatial Thinking Domains Of Undergraduates In The United States: Geospatial Profile And Transition And Geospatial Shapes
6 Bidyutjyoti Baruah, Himangshu Sharma, Sarita Palni and Arvind Pandey Glacial Lake Inventory of the Kumaun Region, Uttarakhand, India using GI Science
7 Pawan Kumar Exploring Geomorphic Processes and Martian Gale Crater Topography on Mars using CTX and HiRISE Express Image Dataset
8 Ram Kumar Singh, Vinay S P Sinha and P K Joshi Time-Series Bigdata Naïve Bayes GIScience for Agriculture, Forest and Other Landuse (AFOLU) SAARC Nation
Date: 23-02-2019                                            VENUE: 3 Time: 02:00 to 03:30 P.M.
TS-23 Development and Sustainability (D-S)
Chairperson: Dr. B.W. Pandey            Co-Chairperson: Dr. Anita Pande Rapporteur: Kamala Chetry
1 Neelam Kumari and Joginder Singh Malik Sustainable Development Goals and Policies
2 Dimple Sustainable Domestic Solid Waste Management In Panchkula, Haryana: A Geographical Study
3 Dr. Akhilendra Nath Tiwary and Dr Meeta Ratawa Tiwary Development of Vindhyanchal Circuit for Tourism in Uttar Pradesh, India
4 Deep Narayan Kumar Quality Education : A Doorway for Sustainable Development in the Context of Samastipur
5 S. Sreekesh, Seema Rani and Sreerama Naik S.R Changing Sea Level and Groundwater Geochemistry of the Coastal areas of Ernakulam District, Kerala
6 Stanzin Paljor and Dr. Shyamal Sarkar The future of Leh Ladakh: A need for sustainable development with the changing socio-economic and environment
7 Dr. Alpana Chandra Scott and Ananya Sustainable development and land use pattern of Navi Mumbai
8 Vidhi Malhotra and Dr. Subash Anand Sustainable Development of Varkala: Future Geopark
9 Anil Kumar and Ramesh  Kumar Agricultural Damage in Mokama Tal By flood and its Conservation : A Geographical Description
10 Ankur Srivastava and Dr. Poonam Sharma CDM Projects as Alternative Energy Solutions in Indian Himalayas
Date: 23-02-2019                                             VENUE: 4 Time: 02:00 to 03:30 P.M.
TS-24 Population pressure, Natural Resource Use and Climate Change (PNR-CC)
Chairperson: Prof. Krishan Mohan          Co-Chairperson: Dr. Yashmin Khatoon Rapporteur: Ankur Shrivastav
1 Smita1, Shiau Yun Lu2, Ushvinder Kaur3 Ecological And Economic Adaptability Of The Marginalized Common Fishermen In The Era Of Sustainable Resource Appropriation In Chilika Lake In Odisha
2 Somashree Das Redistribution of Tribal Population in North-East India in the Context of Modernisation
3 Dr. Brij Vilas Pandey and Sajal Singh Distribution and Spatial Arrangement of Rural Population in Raebareli District, Uttar Pradesh: A Geographical Appraisal
4 Bishwashwari Chandra, L and Chandan Datta An Observational Study on Dynamic Socio-Economic Scenario and Income Security Controlling Healthcare as well as Living Standard of Ageing Population In West Bengal
5 Brij Maharaj We Are In A Race Against Time’ – Climate Change And African Impacts
6 Dr. Sayed Zaheen Alam and Dr. Anshu Population Pressure,Carrying Capacity Of Land And Climatic Variability In Southern Kumaon Region
7 Kamal Thakur and Himanshu Grover Urban Expansion Dynamics in Dharamshala city – a case study
8 Vishal Singh Educational Backwardness in India: A Geographical Analysis
9 Dr. M.P.Pagar Population Trend In Niphad Tahsil Of Nashik District, Maharashtra, India
Date: 23-02-2019                                            VENUE: 5 Time: 02:00 to 03:30 P.M.
TS-25 Population pressure, Natural Resource Use and Climate Change (PNR-CC)
Chairperson: Prof. Parkash Kumar         Co-Chairperson: Dr. Ritesh Arya Rapporteur: Kamal Thakur
1 Maushami Impact of socio demographic factor on population growth in Bihar: A spatial view
2 Ashaq Hussain Khan and Dhani Arya Regeneration status of tree species and survival of their seedlings in Almora district of Kumaun Himalaya, India
3 Dr. Sujata Damke and Zakir Husain Watershed Management in Rain Deficient Region- A step towards Agricultural Transformation in ‘Teosa’ – Amravati district of Vidarbha Region in Maharashtra
4 Md. Taslimuddaula and Dr. Rashmi Pattern of Population growth and distribution in Kosi Plain : A Geographical Study
5 Sharma Ashish and Brar Karanjot Kaur Changing Patterns of Tribal Livelihoods and their Dependancy on Natural Resources: A Case Study of Bharmour Region, Himachal Pradesh
6 Jitender Singh, Dr. Rajan Bhandari   Gujjar Nomads in Shimla and Sirmour (H.P.)-A Study of Environment -Human Interaction
7 Dr. Shamshad Genesis of Houselessness in the Megapolises: A Case Study of Kanpur City
8 Rashmi Singh Climate Variability and Trend of Rainfall on Seasonal Crop Bajra and Wheat in Rajasthan
Date: 23-02-2019                                             VENUE: 1 Time: 04:00 to 05:30 P.M.
TS-26 Environment and Sustainable Development: Governance, Policies and Conflicts (ES-PC)
Chairperson: Dr. Archana Mishra         Co-Chairperson: Dr. R.K. Rathi Rapporteur: Dr. Advitya Khurana
1 Suman Kumari and Som Raj Impact of Changing Human Values on Sustainable Development: An Analytical Assessment
2 Muzafar Ahmad Wani, Shamim A. Shah and Sajad Nabi Dar GIS for Environmental Planning: A Study on Waste Management in Leh Ladakh
3 Dr. Priyanka Ghosh Environmental Conservation in Hindu Traditions, Rituals, and Belief System: A study in Lucknow, India
4 Shipra Singh An Overview Of Soil And Water Assessment Tool And Its Future Research Applications
5 Sujit Maji and Dr. Sayani Mukhopadhyay Socio-economic development of women through floriculture: A study in Gaighata block of North 24 Pargana, West Bengal
6 Tashi Dorjee Bapu, Dr. Gibji Nimasow and Dr. Leki Norbu Role of Religio-cultural beliefs in the conservation of animals among the Monpa and Sherdukpen in Western Arunachal Pradesh
7 Dr (Mrs.) BVN Wijewardhana Youth gangsters living in Estate: Why do they far away from sustainable goals in the country?
8 Prerna Bharti Political and Electoral Empowerment of Women in Patna District (A Geographical Study of Assembly Elections: 2005, 2010 and 2015).
9 Dr. Jai Shankar Prasad Singh, Mrs. Mamta Kumari Environmental Impact of Stone mining areas on Adjoining Rural Settlements of Rohtas District in Bihar
10 TalwinderSingh, Yadvinder Singh Green Revolution And Its Socio – Economic And Ecological Impact On Agriculture Of Punjab
11 AbujamManglem Singh Livelihood Vulnerability to Impacts of Climate Variability and Change: A Case Study from Two Loktak Lakeshore Villages, Manipur
Date: 23-02-2019                                             VENUE: 2 Time: 04:00 to 05:30 P.M.
TS-27 Environment and Sustainable Development: Governance, Policies and Conflicts (ES-PC)
Chairperson: Prof. M.S. Jaglan          Co-Chairperson: Dr. Ashok Beniwal Rapporteur: Ms Prerna Bharti
1 Shabir Ahmad, Khursheed Ahmad Parray, Akhtar Alam, Bashir Ahmad, M. Sultan Bhat2 Abid Shafi, Sajad Hussain Bhat Understanding earthquake hazard vulnerability of the Kashmir valley through historical earthquake data and indigenous architecture
2 Dr. Selina Ahmed, Dr. K. M. Rezaul Karim Impact of the bangabandhu bridge on environment: a study in a selected area
3 Mr. Milton Milaras.tracey McKay Sustainable Development curricula: constructive alignment with local limate change and disaster management knowleges
4 Dr. Rina E-Waste: Environmental Impact and Management in India
5 Amit Jain, Dr. Smriti Das Unpacking Democratic Forest Governance: The Case of FRA in Hazaribagh, Jharkhand
6 Sunil Kumar & Suman Chauhan A Geospatial approach to land transformation change using Landsat satellite imagery: A case study in Bangluru Taluka, Karnataka.
7 Dr. Seema Choudhary Sandhya Devi and Khub Ram Economic Impact of Hydropower Project: A Case Study of Village Malana, District Kullu, Himachal Pradesh
8 Dr. Krishnanand and Dr. V.A.V Raman Spatial Analysis of Geomorphosites based Seasonal Economy in the Indian Trans-Himalaya
9 Dr.VinayYadav, Dr. Ritu Yadav Shrinking Agriculture Land- A Case Study of Rewari District, Haryana
10 Mansi Malik Drivers of Change in Wetland Ecosystem: A Case Study of Pong Dam Lake, Kangra, Himachal Pradesh
11 Dr. Anurag Sharma* Kanchan Kumari* Diksha Kumari* Jhandutta Folk House types in District Bilaspur (H.P.)
12 Dr. Namrata Anand, Dr. Radhe Shyam Prasad Agriculture of Buxar District and its dependency on Monsoon : A description of Agricultural Geography
Date: 23-02-2019                                             VENUE: 3 Time: 04:00 to 05:30 P.M.
TS-28 Gender Equality for Sustainable Future (GE-SF )
Chairperson: Prof. S.P. Kaushik         Co-Chairperson: Dr. Hemant Patidar                  Rapporteur: Sh. Man Singh Malik
1 Samanwita Paul Policies at the Grassroots: Impact of Participatory (in) equalities in the Panchayat election process and the recognition and redistribution of women
2 Nusrat Batool, Dr. Shamim Ahmad Shah Impact of Female Literacy on Infant Mortality and Maternal Mortality in Kashmir Valley: A District Level Analysis
3 Yasmin Khatun, Dr. Shovan Ghosh, Influence of Geographical Accessibility on Women’s Health Care in Canning-1 Block, South 24 Parganas, West Bengal.
4 Dr. Suman Chauhan, Kajal Rani Spatial And Temporal Pattern Of Sex Ratio: North Eastern States Of India
5 Dr. Rajni ,  Rinku, Dinesh Goyat   Improvement of Female Higher Education in Rural Haryana: A Case Study of Village Kungar
6 Rankush kumar Dalotra Assessment of health status of infants in different physiographic divisions of Jammu Province.
Date: 23-02-2019                                            VENUE: 4 Time: 04:00 to 05:30 P.M.
TS-29 Sustainable Tourism (S-T)
Chairperson: Prof. S.C. Rai          Co-Chairperson: Sh. Ajay Chauhan               Rapporteur: Dr. Rajni
1 Ojile, M. O., Ph.D.1 & Okwa, L.J.2 Adaptation Of Selected Coastal Communities In The  Niger Delta, Nigeria To Climate Change Impacts
2 Sajad Nabi Dar, Shamim Ahmad Shah, Safiya Skinder, Muzafar Ahmad Wani , Nusrat Batool Evolution of Tourism in Cultural Destinations: An Application of the Tourism Area Life Cycle Model to Leh (Ladakh)
3 Neenu s Kumar, Dr.V.K. Jayalakshmi, Dr. Rubeena T.A Revival Of Kanjirakode  Kayal, Kollam : A Geographic Approach
4 Shahnaz Basheer, Prof. (Dr.) Lancelet T.S Analysing The Sustainable Tourism Development In Kochi With The Help Of Geographic Information System
5 Dr. Vishwa Raj Sharma, Dr. R B Singh, Tourism Potentiality of Agra: Carrying Capacity Assessment
6 Ravinder Jangra, Dr. S.P. Kaushik Carrying Capacity Assessment for High Altitude Tourist Destination, Nako
7 Chetana Sharma     A Brief Study of Transformation of the Folk Culture into Populat Culture in Solan district
8 Sajad Nabi Dar, Shamim Ahmad Shah, Safiya Skinder, Muzafar Ahmad Wani , Nusrat Batool Tourist Information System for Sustainable Tourism Development in Western Himalayas: Study of Leh district
9 Chandan Kumar kharwar Delineation of rural-urban fringe area of varanasi city
10 Dr. Raj Bahadur Anuragi Tourism in Bundelkhand: Challenges & Opportunities
11 Dr. T. Roy and M.M.A.A.M. Sony Status Of Changing Pattern Of Local Coping Mechanism: A Study On Southwest Coastal Region Of Bangladesh
12 Ritika Prasad Coastal Erosion and Migration: Policies and Mechanisms to address Climate Induced Migration in Southern Coastal Gujarat, India
13 Ranjit Mahato & Prof. Nandini C. Singh “Changing livelihood practices among the traditional fishermen community of barpeta district, assam” (a case study on era and tapa village)
Date: 23-02-2019                                             VENUE: 5 Time: 04:00 to 05:30 P.M.
TS-30 Rural Planning and Development (RPD)  
Chairperson: Dr. Amrita Bajaj         Co-Chairperson: Dr. Navneet Kaur             Rapporteur: MS Ritika Parsad
1 MENDIS M.D.R.A A sociological study of the life challenges faced by mothers in the single parent famil
2 Sarita Verma Evolution of Place Names through Geography: A case study of Rural Settlements in Trans-Giri Region of District Sirmour: Himachal Pradesh
3 Saiema Ali, Dr. Harmeet Singh Spatial Organisation Of Rural Settlements In Baramulla District; A Micro Level Analysis
4 Ajay Kumar, Dr. Navneet Kaur, Shilpa Devi Pattern of Rural Developmentin District Mandi, Himachal Pradesh
5 Gane Gamage Asanka Maduhansi What They Can Do To Solve Rural Disputes? A Study On The Contribution Of Mediation Process In Sri Lanka
6 Akansha Yadav, Dr. Anjan Sen Development and Sustainability of Rental Economy of Urban Villages in Delhi: A Case Study of Hauzkhas Village
7 Rahul Ratnam, Ravinder Kaur Rural Land Transformation along National Highway: A Case of Jalandhar-Phagwara National Highway-1
8 Daljit Singh Model Of Village And Field Patterns In Punjab
9 Dr.Gaurav Sikka Reorienting The Resettlement Planning: Engaging The Project Affected Men & Women
10 Balwinder Singh, Kulwinder Kaur Detection Of Land Use And Land Cover Changes Using Remote Sensing And Gis In Village Teona Pujarian, District Bathinda, Punjab
11 Daljit Singh Encroachment Ofagricultural Fields In Village Dhanowali Of Punjab
Date: 24-02-2019                                             VENUE: 1 Time: 09:30 to 11:00 A.M.
TS-31 Rural Planning and Development (RPD)  
Chairperson: Dr. Bajrang Lal Jat          Co-Chairperson: Dr. Bhanwar Raj         Rapporteur: Dr. Gaurav Sikka
1 Dr. Shweta Khandelwal Impact of Urbanisation on Rural-Urban Fringe: A Case Study of Jaipur District
2 Dr. Y. V. Patil “A Geographical Study of Weekly Market counter in Dhule and Nandurbar District
3 Dr Rakesh Wadhwa, Dr. Shivani Swarnakar   Geospatial analysis of Health Sector of Pratapgarh Block, in Rajasthan
4 Md. Parwez Outlook of road transport in Jahanabad district : A Geographical Study
5 Sanjay kumar sinha, Dr. anoop kumar singh Impact of disaster on the production of vegatables in Shekhpura disctirct : A Geographical analysis.
6 Depesh Subba determinants of household cooking fuel use in rural sikkim
7 Sarita Verma Evolution of Place Names through Geography: A case study of Rural Settlements in Trans-Giri Region of District Sirmour: Himachal Pradesh
8 Sujayita Bhattacharjee Housing Revolution and Resurgence of Suburbia: A Case Study of Mulund, Mumbai
9 Seema Rural Dwellings Based On Size in Rural India: A Regional Analysis
Date: 24-02-2019                                            VENUE: 2 Time: 09:30 to 11:00 A.M.
TS-32 Disaster Mitigation (DM)
Chairperson: Prof. Yadvendra Singh         Co-Chairperson: Dr. Pankaj Kumar  Rapporteur: Ms Sarita Verma
1 Dr. Khin Mar Yee1, Dr. Mu Mu Than2, Dr. Kyi Lint3, Dr. May Myat Thyu4, Dr. Mar Lar Han5, Dr. Chan Mya Hmway6 The Geographical Study On Drought Assessment Of The Central Dry Zone In Myanmar (Case Study On Minbu Town, Magway Region, Myanmar)
2 Dr. Sanjiv Kumar, Prof. (Dr.) Sharat Chandra Climatic Variability And Its Impact On Agrarian System And Labour Migration In Bihar
3 Shekhar Kumar, K Ngeswara Rao Long-term Temperature Variability Analysis in Beas River Basin of North Western Himalayas
4 Deepshikha Singh District-wise GHG Emissions from Crop Residue Burning in Punjab
5 Dr. Shivraj Meena Evaluation Study on Public Policy for Food Security and Nutrition in India
6 Dr. Mamta Meena Time series trend analysis, variability and forecast modeling of rainfall in India
7 Dr. Narinder Kumar Emerging Conflict Between Ecology And Economy: A Case Study
8 Adarsh Sharma Landslide Vulnerability Assessment Using Geospatial Technology
Date: 24-02-2019                                           VENUE: 3 Time: 09:30 to 11:00 A.M.
TS-33 Disaster Mitigation (DM)
Chairperson: Dr. Rohtash Godara         Co-Chairperson: Dr. Mamta Meena        Rapporteur: Sh. Nageshwara Rao
1 Shadhna Kothari An Approach to Awareness, Knowledge about Disaster Management and Mitigation
2 Aadil M. Nanda, Zahoor ul Hussan, Abaas A. Mir, Pervez Ahmed, and Peer Jeelani, Zahoor ul Hassan, Pervez Ahmed, T.A.Kanth Susceptibility Mapping of Landslides along NH 1D from Sonamarg to Kargil, J&K India using Frequency Ratio Method
3 Ojile, M. O., Ph.D. & Okwa, L.J. Adaptation of selected coastal communities in the nigeria delta, nigeria to climate change
4 Dr.K.R.Badiger, Nikita Ulhas Naik & Teja Mahesh Kudnekar Urbanization and its impact on environment and socio-economic status: a case study of morjim & arambol village
5 Santosh Kumari and Virender Singh Geographical Analysis of Road Accidents in Uttrakhand
6 Dr. Aniruddh Kumar*,ShivangiKumari&ManishaKumari ** Flood and Regional Development: An Analysis with Special Reference to Khagaria District, Bihar
7 Deepak Kumar &  Omvir Singh Snow and Glacier-melt contribution in the Parvati basin at Bhuntar, Himachal Pradesh, India
8 Deepshikha Singh District-wise GHG Emissions from Crop Residue Burning in Punjab
Date: 24-02-2019                                            VENUE: 4 Time:09:30 to 11:00 A.M.
TS-34 Climate Change and Sustainable Development (CC-SD)
Chairperson:  Dr. A.N.Singh          Co-Chairperson: Dr. Sushil Dalal                      Rapporteur: Ms Santosh Kumari
1 Prakash Kumar Adverse impact on climate change and natural disasters and sustainable development
2 Dr Ashok Kumar Spatio-Temporal Analysis Of Impact Of Climate Change On Karnataka Coast
4 Dr. Mamta Meena Time series trend analysis, variability and forecast modeling of rainfall in India
5 Dr. Narinder Kumar Emerging Conflict Between Ecology And Economy: A Case Study
6 Dr. Sohel Firdos Climate Change and Sustainable adaptation of Tea Plantations inIndia
Date: 24-02-2019                                            VENUE: 5 Time: 09:30 to 11:00 A.M.
TS-35 Climate Change and Sustainable Development (CC-SD)
Chairperson: Dr. Daljeet Singh (Delhi)        Co-Chairperson: Dr. Sultan Singh Dhull               Rapporteur: Sh. Pankaj
1 Vaddiparti Raghav Swamy Repository of Climate, Environment and Disasters Database using Indian Satellites
2 Sudha Rawat Geopolitical inquiry into Climate and Resource: why ‘Syria’ undergoes Syrian war
3 Dr.Sayani Mukhopadhyay Climate Change Impacts on Agricultural Communities in Rural Areas of Coastal West Bengal
4 Dr. Sanjiv Kumar& Prof. (Dr.) Sharat Chandra climatic variability and its impact on agrarian system and labour migration in bihar
5 Swati Thakur Characterizing Land Surface Temperature and its relation with Land Use land Cover Changes in Mahendragarh District, Haryana
6 Mrs. Pinki Mandal (Sahoo) & Dr. Lakshmi Sivaramakrishnan Flood Vulnerability Management in the Lower Reaches of Shilai River in Paschim Medinipur District of West Bengal, India
7 Dr. Prasenjit Das Rainfall trend and seasonal behaviour of rainfall- a case study of assam
8 Prof. R.B. Singh, Aruna Paarcha   Changes in urban impervious surface and its impact on Land Surface Temperature in Dehradun
Date: 24-02-2019                                             VENUE:1 Time: 11:30 to 01:00 P.M.
TS-36 Land Use/Land Cover and Climate Change (LULC-CC)
Chairperson: Prof Shahab Fazal           Co-Chairperson: Dr.Md. Muhibullah    Rapporteur: Dr. saraswati Karketta
1 Negi Ashu, Adhikari Tapan, Goswami Chandan, Handique B.K. and Raju PLN Identification of Potential Sites for Turmeric Cultivation in Jaintia Hills of Meghalaya Using Analytical Hierarchical Process
2 Md. Golam Azam, Md. Mujibor Rahman and Md Mizanur Rahman Monitoring Urban Expansion Of Jhenaidah Municipality, Bangladesh Through Land Use/Land Cover Change Detection By Remote Sensing And Gis Techniques
3 Rai Roshni, Pebam Rocky, Sharma K.K. and P.L.N Raju Assessment of soil erosion by USLE model using remote sensing and GIS: A case study of Kamlang River Basin
4 Vipin Solanki and Dr. Aparna Joshi Changing Land-Use of Tripura: An Investigation
5 Amritee Bora, B.S. Mipun, K.L.N. Sastry and Manish Parmar Land Degradation/Desertification Vulnerability Index: A case study on West Khasi Hills District, Meghalaya, India
6 Dr.Charutha Reghunathan and Savitha Vijayan Spatial Analysis of the Changing Land Use  – A Case Study of Kuttichal, Malayinkeezhu and Venganoor Panachayats in Thiruvananthapuram District, Kerala  
7 Pawan Kumar Thakur and Vaibhav E. Gosavi Land Use Land Cover changes and their effect on Land Surface Temperature in Shimla City, Himachal Pradesh, India
8 Neetesh Kumar Changing Land Use Pattern: A Case Study of Jhansi District (Uttar Pradesh)
9 Vipan Kumar and Dr. Krishna Mohan Land Use-Land Cover Change In Baddi Industrial Town, Himachal Pradesh
10 Chand Suresh and Brar Karanjot Kaur Environmental and Social Impacts of Micro Hydroelectric Power Projects in the Ravi River’s tributary Beljedi Stream
11 Smriti Divya Accuracy Assessment of Land Use/Land Cover Changes using Remote Sensing and GIS   
12 Ramesh KumarPatel and Dhiraj Kumar Sharma Land use/land cover classification and accuracy assessment of Kanhar watershed using remote sensing and GIS
13 Binodini Majhi and Dr.Krishna Chandra Rath Land Use Land Cover Change Dynamics of Bhubaneswar City with reference to Urban Green Space
14 Mahua Bardhan Smart city and Green City Initiatives for Urban Solutions-Review of West Bengal
15 Mehraj Ahmad Teeli,Prof. M.S. Bhat, Mujtaba Ismail,Mujtaba Ismail,Ishfaq Farooq Impact of Agricultural Land Use Dynamics on Income Generation of Rural People in Pulwama District, Jammu & Kashmir
Date: 24-02-2019                                             VENUE: 2 Time: 11:30 to 01:00 P.M.
TS-37 Globalization Industrialization and Environmental Issues (GI-EI)
Chairperson: Dr. Stephen Rule        Co-Chairperson: Dr. Pawan Kumar Sharma                       Rapporteur: Ekaterina Mikhailova
1 Mahendra Yadav A study of common property resources and its impact on livelihood security in sonbhadra district.
2 Ekta Raman A current status of traffic and associated problem in azadpur mandi, delhi
3 Piyush Gupta socio-environmental impact of stone quarrying in bundelkhand: a case study of kabrai town
4 Rinchin Tashi Bachung , Nandini.C.Singh From Jhum to settled Cultivation; A perspective on trends of Changing Agriculture Practices among the Bugun Tribe of Arunachal Pradesh
5 Manpreet kaur mann Environmental conservation:  Role of Media, Non Government organizations, Judiciary and education
6 Parash Kumar Rajak Accumulation of plastic elements in soil and water-causes and consequences: a case study in jorhat city of assam.
7 Anupreet Singh Tiwana Exclusion and digital solidarity amomg the citizens of the ‘technotopias’ in global south: questioning the geographies of injustice
8 Sharmistha Sarkar, Sayani Mukhopadhyay Sustainability of Handloom Industry- A Comparative Study between Weavers’ Co-operative Societies and Handloom Clusters, Hugli District, West Bengal
9 Akhilesh Kumar Singh and Arun Kumar Singh Cropping pattern and Land use change in Chandauli District, U.P.- A Geographical Analysis
10 GamageGMPM1, Wijewardhana BVN2, Samarakoon, MT3, A case study of school dropouts and its social impacts in rural sri lanka
11 Nisansal LAP4 Assessment of conversion technology for treatment and management of MSW in Indian cities
Date: 24-02-2019                                             VENUE: 3 Time: 11:30 to 01:00 P.M.
TS 38 Swat Model
Chairperson: Prof. R.B. Singh       Co-Chairperson: Dr. B. W. Pandey                   Rapporteur: Dr. Subash Anand
1 G .K. Nigam, R.K. Mahobia, M. P. Tripathi and S.K. Ambast Application of  Arc Swat Model For Estimating Of Runoff In Seonath Sub-Basin
2 Dhiraj Khalkho, M. P. Tripathi and S.K. Ambast Sediment Yield Estimation by Arc Swat Model for Prioritization of Critical Sub-Watershed


Date: 22-02-2019                                             VENUE: Auditorium Time: 02:00 to 04:00 P.M.
TS 39 Young and Early Career Geographer
Chairperson: Dr. Komali Yenneti       Co-Chairperson: Dr. Gaurav Sikka                 Rapporteur: Dr. Subash Anand


1 Abhishek Kumar Jha Problem of Slums and the Government Planning: A Geographical Study of Varanasi City
2 PANKAJ Impact of El Niño-Southern Oscillation on Bay of Bengal Tropical Cyclone Activity
3 Seema Rani Discharge Responses under Climate and Land Cover Change Scenarios in the Upper Beas basin through the SWAT model
4 Aneesh M.R The Nature and Trend of Land Conversion and its effect on the Physico-Chemical Characteristics of Soil in the Thiruvananthapuram District of Kerala
5 Arif Husain Impact Of Land Cover Change On Land Surface Temperature: A Case Study Of Spiti Valley
6 Rachna Kumari Ornamental horticulture in India: its present scenario and future prospects
7 Dr. Priyanka Chakraborty Quality of rural houisng in paschim medinipur district: a comparative study of garbeta-ii block
8 Prerna Bharti Political and Electoral Empowerment of Women in Patna District(A Geographical Study of Assembly Elections: 2005, 2010 and 2015)
9 Aditya Mohanty Urban Aspirations and the Subaltern Question: The Case of Valmikis in Delhi
10 Ravi Kant A Comparative Analysis of Health Financing in Kazakhstan and Tajikistan- 1991 to 2015
11 Pavan Kumar and Meenu Rani GIScience Application in Martian Gale Crater Topography with Geomorphic Processes on Mars using CTX and HiRISE Express Image Dataset
12 Dr. Anilkumar R. Pathare, Satisfaction level of tribal women entrepreneurs: a study in nashik district, Maharashtra
Date: 22.02.2019                                  Venue: Auditorium Gallery         Time: 02:00 – 5:00 PM
1 Viney Kumar Phytoremediation-A potential solution for soil Heavy Metal
Dr.Archana Mishra
Dr.Neelam Mandal
Dr.Veena Rani
2 Namgyal Tshewang Bhutia Population Pressure and Reality
3 Malavika Sinha
4 Dr. Navin Kumar Urbanization And Environmental Issues Crime In Rohtas District And Issues
5 Rekha Kumari
6 Bikash Jyoti Gautam Dilapidation of Batha Beel in Sipajhar Developmental Block: A Study on Wetland Environment and Anthropogenic Influences
7 Dr. Tage Rupa Sora
8 Dr. Jagdish Duhan Sex Composition in Haryana: A Comparative Analysis
9 Dr. Jitendra Tiwari Trends of Rural-Urban Migration: Its Impact on Urban System and Environment. A Case Study of Banka District, Bihar
10 Md. Imran Rizvi, Role of Urban Open Space and Urban Sustainability: A Case Study of Patna Municipal Corporation
11 Satish Kumar Irrigation development and change in cropping pattern in southwestern haryana: during post liberalization period
12 Kiran Bala, Seismic Waves and their Reflection from free Surface of a Thermoelastic Solid Half-Space