Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur

Marching Towards Excellence

Department of Geography

Name of Department :

Geography

1.

Year of Establishment of Department

1958

2.

Head of Department

Prof. Kameshwar Nath Singh

3.

Total Sanctioned Teaching Posts

Professors (O)

Professors (CAS)

Associate Professors

Assistant Professors

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JRF

01

-

03

10

 

 

4.

Presently Working (Number Only)

Professors (O)

Professors (CAS)

Associate Professors

Assistant Professors

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JRF

-

05

01

-

02

29

5.

Courses Available

Courses

Seats

Admitted

GC

OBC

SC

ST

*Minority

1. B.A.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. M.A.

50

50

06

30

14

01

01

3. Ph.D.

46

51

17

21

13

Nil

Nil

4. Diploma

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

6.

Major Achievements of the Department in Last Five Years

(A)  Major Research Projects Completed/On going -

        1.  Geospatial Approach for surveillance & Risk Analysis of Encephalitis Disease in Gorakhpur Tahsil.

        2.  Wet Land Management of Gorakhpur District through Spatial Technology.

        3.  Integrated Land and Water Management – A Case Study of Saryupar Plain.

        4.  Mainstreaming Gender Perspectives in Disaster Risk Reduction : Experiences from Environmental Disasters in Mahanadi Delta, Orissa

        5.  River Quality Appraisal and Restoration of Planned River System of Gangetic Plain : Case Study of River Aami.

(B)  National Conference/Seminar –

       1.  National Conference on “Technological Innovation, Resource Utilization & Environmental Crises in India”, Feb. 01-03, 2013.

       2.  National Seminar on “Land Use in Perspective of Eco-development with the Spatial Reference – Eastern U.P.” Nov. 19-20, 2015.

       3.  National Seminar on “Dynamics of Population and Development”, 28 Feb. to 01 March 2015.

       4.  Spatial Lecture and visit on 27th May 2015 of  Hon’ble HRD Minister Smt. Smriti Irrani and Hon’ble Surface Transport and

            Shipping Minister Mr. Radhakrisnan and preside by  Hon’ble Member of Parliament, Gorakhpur and Gorakshpeethadhishwar

            Pujya Yogi Aditya Nath ji

       5.  National Seminar on “Geospatial Technology and Regional Development”, Feb, 18-19, 2017.

(C)  Refresher Course –

        Refresher Course on “Contemporary Issues in Geography”, Sept. 04-24, 2014

(D)  Other –

       1. Prof. K.N. Singh was honored   “Geography Teacher Award – 2015” by The   Deccan Geographical Society, Pune India on

           eve of  10th D.G.S.I. International Conference, M.L. Sukhadia University, Udaipur, October 17-19, 2015.

       2. Prof. K.N. Singh was elected as Vice President of National Association of Geographer’s India (NAGI) on the eve of 

           36th Indian Geography Congress, 2014 at Rajasthan University, Jaipur.

       3. Prof. Shiva Kant Singh was elected as Vice President of National Association of Geographer’s India (NAGI) on the eve of 

           38th Indian Geography Congress, 2016 at Mysore University, Mysuru.

 

Future Plans (Next Three Years)

(A)  Proposed Programme -

1.        A National Seminar on “A Blue Print of Sustainable Development of Eastern U.P.” to be proposed.

2.        One Day workshop on “Bio-energy” Proposed in 06  November, 2017, sponsored by Planning Department of U.P.

3.        Alumni Meet of Geography Students proposed in November 2017.

4.        Geo-fest on 05th Sep. 2017.

(B)  To Proposed New  Courses –

1.        Diploma in Tourism and Travel Management.

2.        GIS and Remote Sensing

3.        Environmental Hazards and Disaster Risk Reduction

(C)  DSA and FIST are awaited.

(D)  Refresher and Training on Research Methodology

8.

Faculty Details

SN  Name

Mobile

Specialization

Email

1.    Prof. S.K. Dikshit

09450867787

Political Geography, Geographical Thought, Rural Development

skantdikshit@gmail.com

2.    Prof. Nutan Tyagi

09795337591

Remote Sensing & GIS, Tourism, Urban Geography

nutan_tyagi@yahoo.com

3.    Prof. K.N. Singh

09415212233

Transport and Regional, Eco-development, Geographical Thought, Resource Management.

knsinghgeo@gmail.com

4.    Prof. R.B. Patel

09695589030

Agricultural Geography, Environment Geography

rbpgeography@gmail.com

5.    Prof. S.K. Singh

09451559355

Regional Development (Rural Development), Population Geography, Urban Geography

skantgeography@gmail.com

6.    Dr. N.K. Rana

09415210852

River Basin Management, Environmental Hazards and Risk Reduction, Geo-spatial Technology

nkrana.in@gmail.com