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Dr. Krishna Chandra Rath

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
  1. Guidance :
    1. MPhil Guidance:
      Sl No  Name of the Scholar Year of award of Degree Topic of MPhil Thesis Summary of the Research Outcome(In 100 Words)
      1 Mr. Subhrangsu Das 2019 Delineation of Rural-Urban Fringe and Its Work Participation rate:Uluberia Municipality, Howrah, West Bengal
      2 Ms Pravasini Mohanty 2018 Evaluating the Problems and Management of Solid Waste on Local Scale – A Case Study of Rourkela City.
      3 Mr Chinmaya Malik 2018 Spatio-Temporal Analysis of Urbanization Trends In Odisha
      4 Ms Nabanita Paikaray 2017 Changing Land Use Pattern of Baripada Town and Its Impact on Environment
      5 Shreeram Bhuyan 2017 Urban Flood Management I Bhubaneswar Smart City.
      6 Mr. Debabrata Daspradhan 2016 Dynamics of Population Change in Mayurbhanj District of Odisha.
      7 Mr. Arjeet Mishra 2015 Planning for the Development of Tourism: A Case Study of Puri City”.
      8 Ms. Saptaparna Mishra 2015 Regional Variation in Demographic and Economic Development Among the Blocks of Angul District
      9 Mr. Atul Chandar Pradhan 2015 Improved Livelihood and Economic Growth: A Case Study of Kandhamal District.
      10 Mr Pradip Kumar Das 2014 Spatial Pattern of Literacy in Angul Districts of Orissa”
      11 Mr. Anup Sikdar 2013 Changing 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
      12 Ms G. Anuradha 2012 Study the Impacts of Farm Mechanisation in Odisha: A Case Study of Bargarh District.
      13 Ms Pritirani Panda 2011 Malaria Control Interventions in Odisha with Special Reference to the Changed Epidemiological Scenario of District Kandhamal – GIS Guided Programme Monitoring and Impact.
      14 Ms Madhumita Bal 2011 Environment and Quality of Life in Slums of Bhubaneswar.
      15 Mr. Laxmikanta Sahoo 2010 Remote Sensing and GIS Based Mapping Of Water bodies Surrounding Bhubaneswar City.
      16 Mr. Bipin Kumar Behera 2010 Impact Evaluation Study of Aquaculture Activities on Chilika Lagoon in Odshia.
      17 Ms Sonalee Biswal 2010 Socio-Economic and Demographic Development Variation in Orissa: A Spatio-Temporal Analysis
      18 Ms Bandana Bhoi 2009 Watershed Management Practice on the Development of the Poor: A Case Study of Sargibahal Watershed of Padampur Block of Bargarh District.
      19 Ms Jasmin Kumari Mohapatra 2009 Watershed Development in Agricultural Development: A Case Study of Gumma Block in Gajapati District.
      20 Ms Pritiplabini Mishra 2009 Occurrence, Magnitude and Impact of Drought in Bolangir District.
      21 MsTruptiMohanta 2008 A Study of Floral and Faunal Diversity and their Protection in Similipal Biosphere Reserve.
      22 MsRatula Dash 2007 An Analysis of Effectiveness of National Watershed Development Programme on Rainfed Area (A Case Study of KanchiNallah Micro Watershed of PuriSadar Block, Odisha
      23 Mr. Sarat Kumar Behera 2007 “Spatio - Temporal Analysis of Elementary education in Odisha”.
      24 MsGeeta Dash 2006 The Problems of Ecotourism in Similipal Biosphere Reserve
      25 MsMadhusmitaPadhi 2006 An Analytical Study of LanduseChange Using Remote Sensiong and GIS: A Case Study of Soth-Eastern Cuttack City.
      26 MsSwagtika Mishra 2005 Solidwaste Management in Puri Town: A Study of Current Issues and Practices with Special Reference to Its Sustainabble Management Planning.
      27 Mr Ramesh Chandra Sahoo 2005 Landuse Changes and Environmental Implications in and Around Bhubaneswar City.
      28 Mr. Satya Narayana Jena 2004 Wasteland Mapping and Development Planning using Remote Sensing and GIS: A Case Study of Puri, Khurdha, Nayagarh Districts of Odisha.
      29 MsMithunKarmakar 2003 A Study of Geomorphic Dynamics in Chillika Lagoon Using Remote Sensing and GIS
      30 Mr. CharanGadei 2003 Role of Chillika Lagoon in the Socio-economic Development of the Catchment: An analysis of its present Status and Conflicting Issues.
      31 Mr. SimanchalPanigrahi 2001 Urban Environmental Problems and Its conservation Measures in a Planned City: A Case Study of Bhubaneswar City in Orissa.
      32 Mr. Hrushikesh Dash 2000 A Geographical Analysis of Tourism Activities and Its Environmental Implications in Golden Triangle (Bhubaneswar-Puri-Konark) of Odisha.
      33 MsNabanitaPattnaik 2000 Environmental Degradation and Conservation Measures in Rourkela-Biramitrapur Industrial Region.
      34 MsShradhanjali Mishra 1999 Tourism Development Activities and Its Environmental Effects on Puri Town
      35 MsSasmita Mishra 1999 Solid waste Management and Its Environmental Impacts in Bhubaneswar City.
    2. PhD Guidance:
      Sl No  Name of the Scholar Year of award of Degree Registration No Name of the Co-guide if any Fellowship received if any during research Topic of PhD Thesis Summary of the Research Outcome(In 100 Words)
      1 Mr. Surendra Sahoo 2014 ` 03-Geography, 2006-07 Nil Nil Dynamics of landuse pattern and its effect on Natural Drainage in an urban environment: A GPS, Remote Sensing and GIS based study of Bhubaneswar city in Eastern India
      2 Ms. Mithun Karmakar 2012 ` 01-Geography, 2004-05 Nil Nil Analysis and Evaluation of Accessibility of Health Care Services and Facilities: A Case Study of Bhubaneswar City in Eastern India
      3 Mr. Nihar Ranjan Das 2011 ` 03-Geography, 2002-03 Nil Nil Development Dynamics and Environmental Issues of Rural-Urban fringe Area Bhubaneswar City
      4 Mr. Bidyut Kumar Patra 2009 ` 0-Environmental Science, 2004-05 Prof. R. C. Mohanty Nil Seedling Growth, Regeneration and Age Structure of Two Dominant Tree Species VIS-À-VIS Conservation Perspectives of Chandaka Sanctuary
      5 Ms Sharmistha Swain 2007 ` 01-Geography, 2001 NIL ICSSR Natural Resource Degradation and Environmental Impacts in Orissa Coastal Plain: A Micro-Regional Analysis of Bhitarkanika-Rajnagar Coastal Zone
  2. Journal Publications :
    1. 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.
    2. 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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  1. Edited Books :
  2. 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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1 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.
2 National Scholarship, Govt. of India during1985-87 for Post Graduate Study in Geography, Utkal University.
3 Merit Scholarship, Govt. of Orissa, India during 1981-83.
4 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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