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Dr. Krishna Chandra Rath

Dr. Krishna Chandra Rath
Name: Dr. Krishna Chandra Rath
Designation: Associate Professor
Qualification: M.A., M.Phil., M. Sc., Ph.D.
Phone No.: 0674-2567209 (Residence)
E-mail ID: rath_kc(at)yahoo(dot)co(dot)in
  • Regionaland Rural Development Planning, Quantitative and Mapping Techniques, Natural Disaster Management, Urban Environmental Management, Social Research Methods
  • Environmental Geography,M.A/M.Sc
  • Cartography, M.A/M.Sc
  • Rural Development Planning,M.A/M.Sc
  • Quantitative &Spatial models,M.A/M.Sc
  • Natural Hazards & Disaster Management M.A/M.Sc
  • Research Methodology,M.A/M.Sc/M.M.Phil
  • Geography of India,M.A/M.Sc/M.M.Phil
  • Statistical Techniques M.A/M.Sc/M.M.Phil
  • Dissertation Guidance,M.A/M.Sc/M.M.Phil
  • Dissertation,M.A/M.Sc/M.M.Phil
  • Ph.D Supervision,PhD
  • Natural Hazards & Disaster management,M.ScEnv. Sc
  • Cartography and Statistics,P. G. Diploma in Rs and GIS
  • Final Project Guidance,P. G. Diploma in Rs and GIS

Guidance :

  • MPhil Guidance:
Sl No Name of the ScholarYear of award of DegreeTopic of MPhil ThesisSummary of the Research Outcome(In 100 Words)
1Mr. Subhrangsu Das2019Delineation of Rural-Urban Fringe and Its Work Participation rate:Uluberia Municipality, Howrah, West Bengal 
2Ms Pravasini Mohanty2018Evaluating the Problems and Management of Solid Waste on Local Scale – A Case Study of Rourkela City. 
3Mr Chinmaya Malik2018Spatio-Temporal Analysis of Urbanization Trends In Odisha 
4Ms Nabanita Paikaray2017Changing Land Use Pattern of Baripada Town and Its Impact on Environment 
5Shreeram Bhuyan2017Urban Flood Management I Bhubaneswar Smart City. 
6Mr. Debabrata Daspradhan2016Dynamics of Population Change in Mayurbhanj District of Odisha. 
7Mr. Arjeet Mishra2015Planning for the Development of Tourism: A Case Study of Puri City”. 
8Ms. Saptaparna Mishra2015Regional Variation in Demographic and Economic Development Among the Blocks of Angul District 
9Mr. Atul Chandar Pradhan2015Improved Livelihood and Economic Growth: A Case Study of Kandhamal District. 
10Mr Pradip Kumar Das2014Spatial Pattern of Literacy in Angul Districts of Orissa” 
11Mr. Anup Sikdar2013Changing Socio-Economic Conditions of the Lodha Community with Special Focus on Chronic Poverty reduction: A Case Study of Mokrampur G.P of Narayanagargh Block in West Bangal 
12Ms G. Anuradha2012Study the Impacts of Farm Mechanisation in Odisha: A Case Study of Bargarh District. 
13Ms Pritirani Panda2011Malaria Control Interventions in Odisha with Special Reference to the Changed Epidemiological Scenario of District Kandhamal – GIS Guided Programme Monitoring and Impact. 
14Ms Madhumita Bal2011Environment and Quality of Life in Slums of Bhubaneswar. 
15Mr. Laxmikanta Sahoo2010Remote Sensing and GIS Based Mapping Of Water bodies Surrounding Bhubaneswar City. 
16Mr. Bipin Kumar Behera2010Impact Evaluation Study of Aquaculture Activities on Chilika Lagoon in Odshia. 
17Ms Sonalee Biswal2010Socio-Economic and Demographic Development Variation in Orissa: A Spatio-Temporal Analysis 
18Ms Bandana Bhoi2009Watershed Management Practice on the Development of the Poor: A Case Study of Sargibahal Watershed of Padampur Block of Bargarh District. 
19Ms Jasmin Kumari Mohapatra2009Watershed Development in Agricultural Development: A Case Study of Gumma Block in Gajapati District. 
20Ms Pritiplabini Mishra2009Occurrence, Magnitude and Impact of Drought in Bolangir District. 
21MsTruptiMohanta2008A Study of Floral and Faunal Diversity and their Protection in Similipal Biosphere Reserve. 
22MsRatula Dash2007An Analysis of Effectiveness of National Watershed Development Programme on Rainfed Area (A Case Study of KanchiNallah Micro Watershed of PuriSadar Block, Odisha 
23Mr. Sarat Kumar Behera2007“Spatio - Temporal Analysis of Elementary education in Odisha”. 
24MsGeeta Dash2006The Problems of Ecotourism in Similipal Biosphere Reserve 
25MsMadhusmitaPadhi2006An Analytical Study of LanduseChange Using Remote Sensiong and GIS: A Case Study of Soth-Eastern Cuttack City. 
26MsSwagtika Mishra2005Solidwaste Management in Puri Town: A Study of Current Issues and Practices with Special Reference to Its Sustainabble Management Planning. 
27Mr Ramesh Chandra Sahoo2005Landuse Changes and Environmental Implications in and Around Bhubaneswar City. 
28Mr. Satya Narayana Jena2004Wasteland Mapping and Development Planning using Remote Sensing and GIS: A Case Study of Puri, Khurdha, Nayagarh Districts of Odisha. 
29MsMithunKarmakar2003A Study of Geomorphic Dynamics in Chillika Lagoon Using Remote Sensing and GIS 
30Mr. CharanGadei2003Role of Chillika Lagoon in the Socio-economic Development of the Catchment: An analysis of its present Status and Conflicting Issues. 
31Mr. SimanchalPanigrahi2001Urban Environmental Problems and Its conservation Measures in a Planned City: A Case Study of Bhubaneswar City in Orissa. 
32Mr. Hrushikesh Dash2000A Geographical Analysis of Tourism Activities and Its Environmental Implications in Golden Triangle (Bhubaneswar-Puri-Konark) of Odisha. 
33MsNabanitaPattnaik2000Environmental Degradation and Conservation Measures in Rourkela-Biramitrapur Industrial Region. 
34MsShradhanjali Mishra1999Tourism Development Activities and Its Environmental Effects on Puri Town 
35MsSasmita Mishra1999Solid waste Management and Its Environmental Impacts in Bhubaneswar City.
  • PhD Guidance:
Sl No Name of the ScholarYear of award of DegreeRegistration NoName of the Co-guide if anyFellowship received if any during researchTopic of PhD ThesisSummary of the Research Outcome(In 100 Words)

Journal Publications :

  • International Publications:
    1 Rath, K.C. and J.K. Routray, (1994) “Evaluation of the Integrated Rural Development Program and its Impact on the Rural Poor (Case Study of Cuttack District in Eastern India)”, HSD Working Paper, No. 52, ISBN #974-8256-21-9, HSD Program, School of Environment, Resources and Development. Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand.
    2 Rath, K.C. and J.K. Routray, (1994) “Impacts of the Integrated Rural Development Program on the Rural Poor â?? A Case Study of Cuttack District in India”, Asia-Pacific Journal of Rural Development, Vol. IV, No. 1 & 2, pp. 118-145, Center on Integrated rural Development for Asia and the Pacific (CIRDAP), Dhaka, Bangladesh.
    3 Rath, K.C. and J.K. Routray, (1995) “Plot Acquisition for Self Build Housing in Bhubaneswar City, India: A Survey Study of the Problems of Plot Purchase and House Building in an Informal Housing Area”, Land Use Policy, Vol. 14, No. 2, pp. 81-97, Pergamon, Great Britain.
    4 Routray, J.K., K.C. Rath and N.N. Sahoo, (1996) “Growth, Development and Planning of Bhubaneswar: A City in Eastern India”, CITES, Vol. 13, No. 2, pp. 79-96, Pergamon, Great Britain.
    5 Karmakar, M., Rath, K. Ch., and Das, N. R. (2011); “Urban Poor and Physical Accessibility to Government Allopathic Dispensaries: A GIS Based Case Study of Bhubaneswar in Eastern India”, International Journal of Geoinformatics, Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 73-78.
    6 Rath, K. C., Das, N. R. and Samal, A. K. (2013) “Fluoride Endemicity Contrasts In Shallow And Deeper Aquifers:A case study of Bolagarh Block in Khurda District, Odisha, India”, International Journal of Earth Science & Engineering, Vol 6, No 5 (1), October 2013.
  • National Publications:
    1 Rath, K.C. and D.K. Singh, (1993), “Rural-Regionalisation Strategy for Micro-level Planning: A Case Study of Hindol Subdivision in Dhenkanal District (Orissa)”, Eastern Geographer, Vol. 2, No. 1 & 2, Bhubaneswar, Orissa, India.
    2 Rath, K.C., N. R. Das (2008), “Impact of Urban Growth on Chandka Wildlife Sanctuary in North Western Urban Fringe of Bhubaneswar City in Eastern India”, Eastern Geographer, Vol. XIV, Bhubaneswar, Orissa, India.
    3 Rath, K. C. Samal, A. K., N. R. Das (2011) “Geological and Geomorphological Determinants of Fluoride Endemicity:A case study of Bolagarh Block in Khurda District, Odisha, India” Eastern Geographer, Vol-XVII, No-1, pp-131-136.
    4 Rath, K. C. Sahoo, S., & N. R. Das (2012) “Landuse Dynamics along Natural Drainage Channels and Its Impacts: A case study in part of Bhubaneswar City in Eastern India” Eastern Geographer, Vol-XVIII, No-1, pp-17-20.
    5 Rath, K. C. (2014) “Brick Kilns and Environmental Issues in the River Banks of Peri Urban Bhubaneswar City, India” Eastern Geographer, Vol-XX, No-1, pp-391-394.
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  • Text Books :
    1 Resources and Development: A Geographical Perspective, Proceedings of the International Seminar on Man, Culture, Environment, Natural Hazards and Resource Management, P.G. Department of Geography, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.
    2 Hans, A , Das, M and K. C. Rath (2004) “Gender and Disaster: Identification of Issues and Training in the Context of Super Cyclone in Orissa”. School of Women’s Studies, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.
    3 Hans, A , Das, M and K. C. Rath (2004) “Trainers Manual on Gender and Disaster Management” School of Women’s Studies, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.
    4 Panda. S and K. C. Rath et al. (2008)The Atlas of Chilika, Chilika Development Authority, Bhubaneswar, Orissa.
    5 Routray, J.K., K.C. Rath and N.N. Sahoo (2000) “Urban Land Development and Informal Settlement Planning: A Study on Bhubaneswar City in Eastern India”, Orissa Chapter, Institute of Town Planners India, Bhubaneswar and Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok.
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  • Recipient of the Canadian International Development Agency Scholarship and Research Grant in Human Settlement Planning in Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok for the Masters Program in Rural-Regional Development Program (From May’91 to Dec’92) of the HSD Division, AIT, Bangkok.
  • National Scholarship, Govt. of India during1985-87 for Post Graduate Study in Geography, Utkal University.
  • Merit Scholarship, Govt. of Orissa, India during 1981-83.
  • Recipient of Eastern Geographical Society Prize for presenting a paper entitled “Morphometric Characteristics and Geomorphology of the Budhabalanga River Basin” of the Annual Conference of 1987, held at the Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.
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