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Dr. Krishna Chandra Rath

Krishna Chandra Rath Name : Dr.   Krishna Chandra Rath
Designation : Associate Professor & Head
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
  • Fluvial Geomorphology
  • Coastal Geomorphology
  • Applied Climatology
  • Natural Hazard and Disaster Management
  • Agricultural Geography
  • Medical Geography
  • Biogeography
  • Urban Geography
  • Remote Sensing and GIS
  • Tribal Geography and Tourism Geography
  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
    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
  2. Journal Publications :
    1. International Publications:
      1 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 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. -,
      3 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. -,
      4 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. -,
      5 Rath, K.C. and J.K. Routray, (1994) “Impacts of the Integrated Rural Development Program on the Rural Poor ?? 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. -,
      6 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. 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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  3. Conference Publication(Presented/Published in proceedings):
  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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  4. Research Books :
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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