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Convenor
22/02/2015
36 TH CONGRESS OF THE INSTITUTE OF INDIAN GEOGRAPHERS (IIG)
AND INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR ON ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGES AND
CHALLENGES: LOCAL, REGIONAL AND GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE
Organised by
DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY
GAUHATI UNIVERSITY
February 25-28, 2015
DETAILED ACADEMIC PROGRAMME
SCHEDULE
PLENARY LECTURE SESSIONS
PLENARY I: February 25, 2015: 7:30-8:30 pm
Venue: Pragjyoti ITA Centre, Machkhowa, Guwahati
Chairperson: Prof. K. R. Dikshit, University of Pune, Pune
Speaker: Prof. Milap Chand Sharma, JNU, New Delhi
Topic of Discussion: The Climate Change Controversy: A Geographical Perspective
PLENARY II: February 26, 2015: 9:00-10:15 am
Venue: Phanidhar Datta Seminar Hall, Gauhati University
Chairperson: Prof. A. C. Bhagabati, Former Vice Chancellor, Rajiv Gandhi University, Itanagar
Speakers: 1. Prof. H.N. Sharma (Retd.), Department of Geography, Gauhati University
Topic of Discussion: North East India: A Geographical Perspective
2. Dr. S. Sudhakar, Director, North Eastern Space Application Centre, Umiam, Meghalaya
Topic of Discussion: Space Technology for the Benefit of North-Eastern Region
PLENARY III: February 27, 2015: 9:00-10:15 am
Venue: Phanidhar Datta Seminar Hall, Gauhati University
Chairperson: Dr. Srikumar Chattopadhyay, President IIG
Speakers: 1. Prof. M.H. Qureshi, CSRD (Retd.), JNU
Topic of Discussion: Modernization of Agriculture and Environmental Issues in India
2. Prof. Hermann Kreutzmann, Freie University Berlin, Germany
Topic of Discussion: Earth, Society and Sustainability
ISSUE-BASED DISCUSSION SESSIONS
Session-I : Date: 26/2/2015 (Thursday) Time: 2:00-3:30pm
Venue: Seminar Room, Department of Geography, Gauhati University
Issues for Discussion: 1. Making and Reading of Maps
2. Atlases and Geographers
Session-II : Date: 27/2/2015 (Friday) Time: 2:00-3:30pm
Venue: Seminar Room, Department of Geography, Gauhati University
Issues for Discussion: 1. Neglect of Regional Geography and South Asia
2. Geography, geographers and public Policy
PANEL DISCUSSION (10:30-1:00 pm)
Date: 28th February, 2015 (Saturday)
Venue: Seminar Hall, Department of Geography, Gauhati University
Theme: Environmental Changes and Challenges
Chairperson: Prof. M. H. Qureshi, Retd. JNU, New Delhi.
Penalists: Prof. D. C. Goswami, Dept. of Environmental Science (Retd.), Gauhati University
Prof. A. C. Mohapatra, Dept. of Geography, NEHU, Shillong.
Prof. Hermann Kreutzmann, Center for Development Studies, Freie University, Berlin.
Prof. R. B. Singh, Head of the Department of Geography, Delhi University.
Prof. Ranjan Basu, Dept. of Geography , Calcutta University.
Prof. Rana P. B. Singh, Head of the Department of Geography, BHU, Varanasi.
ORGANISATIONAL (IIG) SESSIONS
IIG Governing Council Meeting
Date: 26/2/2015 (Thursday) Time: 5:30 pm
Venue: Seminar Room, Department of Geography, GU
IIG General Body Meeting
Date: 27/2/2015 (Friday) Time: 5:30pm
Venue: AT Hall, Second Floor, Department of Geography, Gauhati University
CULTURAL PROGRAMME
Date: 26/2/2015 (Thursday) Time: 6:30-8:30 pm
Venue: Phanidhar Datta Seminar Hall, Gauhati University
CULTURAL PROGRAMME
Date: 27/2/2015 (Friday) Time: 6:30-8:30 pm
Venue: Phanidhar Datta Seminar Hall, Gauhati University
TECHNICAL SESSIONS
Technical Session Venues
Venue1: Room No. 10, First Floor, Department of Geography, Gauhati University
Venue 2: Room No. 11, First Floor, Department of Geography, Gauhati University
Venue 3: AT Hall, Second Floor, Department of Geography, Gauhati University
Venue 4: Lecture Hall, Ground Floor, Department of Geological Sciences, Gauhati University
Venue 5: Seminar Hall, First Floor, Department of Anthropology, Gauhati University
Venue 6: Seminar Room, First Floor, Department of Environmental Science, Gauhati University
Technical Session Summary
SUB-THEMES
F1
DATE
26/02/2015
27/02/2015
F2
26/02/2015
27/02/2015
F3
F4
28/02/2015
26/02/2015
27/02/2015
26/02/2015
27/02/2015
F5
F6
F7
G 1, G 3, G 4
G2
G5
G6
28/02/2015
26/02/2015
27/02/2015
26/02/2015
27/02/2015
28/02/2015
27/02/2015
28/02/2015
26/02/2015
26/02/2015
27/02/2015
28/02/2015
26/02/2015
27/02/2015
28/02/2015
26/02/2015
27/02/2015
G7
G8
G9
28/02/2015
26/02/2015
27/02/2015
26/02/2015
26/02/2015
27/02/2015
28/02/2015
G 10
26/02/2015
G 11
G 12
28/02/2015
27/02/2015
26/02/2015
TECHNICAL SESSIONS
I
II
I
I
III
II
IV
II
II
I
I
IV
II
IV
II
III
IV
I
IV
II
II
III
I
II
II
IV
III
II
III
II
III
I
II
IV
I
III
I
III
I
IV
IV
II
I
III
I
II
I
III
I
IV
I
TIME
10.30-12.00 pm
12.00-1.00 pm
10.30-12.00 pm
10.30-12.00 pm
2.00-3.30 pm
12.00-1.00 pm
3:30-5:00 pm
10:30-12:00 pm
12:00-1:00pm
10:30-12:00pm
10.30-12.00 pm
3:30-5:00pm
12.00-1.00 pm
3:30-5:00 pm
10:30-12:00 pm
2.00-3.30 pm
3:30-5:00 pm
10.30-12.00 pm
3:30-5:00pm
12.00-1.00 pm
10:30-12:00 pm
2:00-3:30pm
9:00-10:30am
12:00-1:00pm
12:00-1:00pm
3:30-5:00pm
2:00-3:30pm
10:30-12:00 pm
2.00-3.30 pm
12.00-1.00 pm
2:00-3:30pm
9:00-10:30am
12:00-1:00pm
3:30-5:00pm
10:30-12:00pm
2:00-3:30pm
9:00-10:30am
2.00-3.30 pm
10:30-12:00pm
3:30-5:00 pm
3:30-5:00pm
12:00-1:00pm
10:30-12:00pm
2:00-3:30pm
9:00-10:30am
10:30-12:00 pm
10.30-12.00 pm
2.00-3.30 pm
9:00-10:30am
3:30-5:00 pm
10.30-12.00 pm
VENUE
1
1
5
2
1
2
1
1
1
1
3
1
3
2
2
2
3
4
2
4
3
4
1
2
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1
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2
2
4
4
2
3
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3
3
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5
5
4
5
4
5
5
5
5
5
6
27/02/2015
28/02/2015
27/02/2015
27/02/2015
26/02/2015
27/02/2015
26/02/2015
27/02/2015
28/02/2015
G 13
G 14
G 15
G 16
III
II
II
I
IV
II
I
IV
III
I
2.00-3.30 pm
12.00-1.00 pm
10:30-12:00 pm
10:30-12:00pm
3:30-5:00 pm
12:00-1:00pm
10:30-12:00pm
3:30-5:00pm
2:00-3:30pm
9:00-10:30am
6
6
6
5
6
6
6
6
6
6
Technical Session-wise Distribution of Papers for Presentation
Date: 26/2/2015 (Thursday) Time: 10:30-12:00pm
Technical Session- I
Venue: 1: Room No 10, Department of Geography, Gauhati University
Theme: F1 (Pattern and Processes of Environmental Change)
Name of the Authors
Title of Papers
Pankaj Roy, Sarath Chandran, Aswin R.S. and
Rintu Sarkar
DETECTING THE LAND USE AND LAND COVER CHANGE OF
KATTAMPALLI AREA OF KERALA, INDIA
Kripal Panging and Dhrubajyoti Sahariah
FLOODPLAIN WETLANDS IN AND AROUND PANIDIHING BIRD
SANCTUARY OF SIVASAGAR DISTRICT, ASSAM
Md.Abdur Rashid and Manik Kar
BANK LINE SHIFTING OF BRAHMAPUTRA: A CASE STUDY OF
LAHARIGHAT AND DHING AREAS OF ASSAM
Ujjal Deka Baruah and Anup Saikia
DETECTION OF ANOMALIES AND APPROXIMATE CHANGE POINT IN
TEMPERATURE IN ASSAM
Subhadip Gupta and Gargi Sarkar
Anshu Chandra and Srabani Sanyal
ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE AND STRUGGLE FOR EXISTENCE:A CASE
STUDY OF PAKHIRALAYA AND RANGABELIA VILLAGES IN
SUNDERBAN AREA OF WEST BENGAL
VULNERABILITY OF ENVIRONMENT: ISSUES AND CHALLENGES
NitashreeMili, Shukla Acharjee and Dipankar
Doley
Subrata Mitra and Sarmistha Mallick
A QUALITATIVE ASSESSMENT OF IMPACT OF DESTROYING HILLS IN
THE SOUTH-EASTERN PART OF DHANSIRI BASIN (SOUTH)
DECAYING CONDITION AND RELATED SOCIO-ENVIRONMENTAL
PROBLEM OF ITCHAMATI AND JAMUNA RIVER, WEST BENGAL
Venue: 2 Room No. 11, First Floor, Department of Geography, Gauhati University
Date: 26/2/2015 (Thursday) Time: 10:30-12:00pm
Theme: F2 (Population Growth, Resource Use and Environmental Change)
Name of the Authors
Title of Papers
Hitesh Barman
Dr. Prakash Jyoti Saikia
Arup Nama Das and Dr. Rezina Ahmed
IMPACT OF POPULATION GROWTH ON ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE
POPULATION GROWTH AND CHANGING CULTURAL LANDSCAPE IN
TEZPUR TOWN OF ASSAM
DEGRADATION OF MACROPHYTIC AND FISH DIVERSITY IN DHIR
BEEL OF DHUBRI DISTRICT, ASSAM
Nava Kumar Mahanta and Dr. Narayan Chetry
POPULATION STUDY OF NIPHAD TAHSIL OF NASHIK DISTRICT,
MAHARASHTRA
POPULATION GROWTH IN INDIA: A GEOGRAPHICAL ANALYSIS
LIVELIHOOD PATTERN IN HAHILA BEEL OF NAGAON
DISTRICT,ASSAM
Samir Sarkar
PERCEPTION MAPPING ON THE USE OF PLASTIC BAGS IN
GUWAHATI CITY, ASSAM
Dr. M. P. Pagar
N.K. Bahekar and Yeshwant S. Maskare
Venue 3: AT Hall, Second Floor, Department of Geography, Gauhati University
Date: 26/2/2015 (Thursday) Time: 10:30-12:00pm
Theme: F4. (Urbanisation and Environment)
Name of the Authors
Rajib Bhattacharyya
Prashanta Sharma
Title of Papers
URBANIZATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL THREATS: A GLOBAL OUTLOOK
WITH PARTICULAR REFERENCE TO INDIA
WASTE MANAGEMENT AND ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS AMONG TAX
PAYERS: A CASE STUDY OF GUWAHATI MUNICIPAL CORPORATION, ASSAM
Izhak Schnell, Potchter Oded and
Cohen Pninit
Kishore Kumar Bharali, Dr.
Dhrubajyoti Sahariah and Ratul
Chandra Rajkhowa
MEASURING THE POWER OF URBAN PARKS TO IMPROVE ENVIRONMENTAL
QUALITY
Neha Singh and Prof. Sudeepta
Adhikari
DETERIORATING URBAN GREENS AND ITS IMPACT ON THE URBAN
ENVIRONMENT OF PATNA: A GEOGRAPHICAL STUDY
Sangeeta Boruah Saikia and
Narendra Kumar Das
URBANIZATION AND ITS EFFECT ON LAND USE IN DIBRUGARH AND
TINSUKIA DISTRICTS OF ASSAM
Dipam Saikia
SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT PRACTICES AND FUTURE CHALLENGES IN
TEZPUR MUNICIPAL AREA OF SONITPUR DISTRICT, ASSAM
CHANGING URBAN LANDSCAPE OF GREATER GUWAHATI AND ITS IMPACT
ON MAN-ANIMAL CONFLICT: A CRITICAL ANALYSIS
Venue 4: Lecture Hall, Ground Floor, Department of Geological Sciences, Gauhati University
Date: 26/2/2015 (Thursday) Time: 10:30-12:00pm
Theme: F6 (Environment and Development)
Name of the Authors
Pijush Kanti Tripathi
Baitul Alam Rahman and Mrinmoyee
Baishya
Title of Papers
CONSTRUCTION OF ROADS UNDER PRADHAN MANTRI GRAM SARAK YOJONA
(PMGSY) IN PURBA MEDINIPUR DISTRICT OF WEST BENGAL AND ITS IMPACT ON
DEVELOPMENT AND ENVIRONMENT
Bappa Sarkar and Abdul Miraj
ASSAM’S ECONOMY- ENVIRONMENT RELATIONSHIP
IMPACT OF CHANNEL SHIFTING ON RIVER LIFT IRRIGATION : A CASE STUDY OF
TUFANGANJ BLOCK OF KOCH BIHAR DISTRICT, WEST BENGAL
Dharitri Bordoloi and Dr. Bimal K.
Kar
RIVER-BANK EROSION INDUCED POPULATION DISPLACEMENT AND PROBLEMS
OF REHABILITATION IN MORIGAON DISTRICT OF ASSAM
Indira Das and Dr. Sujit Deka
DISASTER MANAGEMENT AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN THE
SOUTHERN PART OF KAMRUP DISTRICT OF ASSAM
Khijumoni Saikia
IMPACT OF THE NAGAON PAPER MILL ON THE ENVIRONMENT OF MORIGAON
DISTRICT, ASSAM
Venue 5: Seminar Hall, First Floor, Department of Anthropology, Gauhati University
Date: 26/2/2015 (Thursday) Time: 10:30-12:00pm
Theme: G10 (Social and Cultural patterns and processes in Geography)
Name of the Authors
Title of Papers
Koncheng Buragohain and Dr.
Madhushree Das
Dr. Bhaben Kalita, Moonmoon
Bhattacharyya and Ajay
Bhattacharyya
STATE OF MATERIAL CULTURE: A COMPARATIVE STUDY BETWEEN TWO MANTAI SPEAKING COMMUNITIES OF ASSAM
K.V. Chamar,S. K. Chamar, Rohtash
Chamar and N.K.Chamar
Shrabani Devi and Dr. Parijat
Borgohain
CASTE DIFFERENTIALS IN EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT IN JAT LAND OF
HARYANA
PATTERN OF FEMALE
LITERACY IN ASSAM: A DISTRICT LEVEL ANALYSIS
‘NAMGHAR’ AND ITS ROLE ON ASSAMESE SOCIETY: A CASE STUDY OF
BELTOLA AREA OF GUWAHATI CITY.
Mitali Thakuria
OCCUPATIONAL MOBILITY AMONG THE KARBIS OF KARBI ANGLONG
DISTRICT IN ASSAM.
Pamidi Hagjer
URBAN PUBLIC SPACE AND ASSERTION OF SOCIO-CULTURAL IDENTITY
RELIGIOUS SEGREGATION IN THE RESIDENTIAL PATTERN OF DELHI: A STUDY
OF MEASUREMENT AND MAPPING
Dr. Ravi Shekhar
Venue 6: Seminar Room, First Floor, Department of Environmental Science, Gauhati University
Date: 26/2/2015 (Thursday) Time: 10:30-12:00pm
Theme: G12 (Geography of Gender, Health and Inequalities)
Name of the Authors
Shipra Gupta and Suman singh
Title of Papers
GENDER DISPARITY IN THE LEVEL OF DEVELOPMENT IN VARANASI CITY,
UTTAR PRADESH
Gopal Roy and Dr.Lakshminarayan
Satpati
SUSTAINABLE DRINKING WATER AND SAFE SANITATION: A MICRO LEVEL
STUDY OF GHORAMARA ISLAND OF WEST BENGAL
Keemee Das and Dr. Madhushree
Das
MISSION FOR MANKIND: UNDERSTANDING THE STATUS OF ‘WOMEN
RELIGIOUS’ IN THE CHURCHES OF GUWAHATI CITY, ASSAM
Gopal Roy and Dr Lakshminarayan
Satpati
Juri Baruah and Dr. Rupali Phukan
Bhuyan
Kabita Talukdar and Dr. Mahfuza
Rahman
DISPARITY IN ACCESS TO DRINKING WATER AND SANITATION
OFPAILAGHERY VILLAGE IN NAMKHANA BLOCK, WEST BENGAL
INVESTING ON GIRL CHILD AND WOMEN HEALTH: A CASE STUDY OF NEW
GUWAHATI AREA
AVAILABILITY AND ACCESSIBILITY OF HEALTH CARE SERVICES IN
UPARHALI PHC OF KAMRUP DISTRICT, ASSAM.
Lonee Dowerah and Dr. M. Das
RETHINKING GENDER IN THE NGOS OF ASSAM
Dr. Parijat Borgohain
SOURCES OF HEALTH INFORMATION AND HEALTH CARE PRACTICES OF TEA
GARDEN WORKERS OF RUNGAJAN AND GOPITARA TEA ESTATES OF ASSAM
Technical Session- II
Venue 1: Room No. 10, First Floor, Department of Geography, Gauhati University
Date: 26/2/2015 (Thursday) Time: 12:00-1:00pm
Theme F3: Globalization, Industrialization and Environment
Name of the Authors
Dablu Barman
Manorama Thapa, Pribat Rai, and
Sangeeta Bala
Dr. Jamshed Nasir and Mahtab Alam
Asish Saha and Dr. M Das
Dr. PurvaYadav
Keshab Mondal
Title of Papers
GROWTH OF PACKAGED WATER PLANTS AND RELATED ISSUES: THE CASE
OF SILIGURI
PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRIES AND THEIR IMPACT ON ENVIRONMENT IN
SIKKIM HIMALAYA
INTRA REGIONAL VARIATION IN INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT IN MAU
DISTRICT, UTTAR PRADESH
PATTERN OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE WITH BANGLADESH THROUGH
TRIPURA: PROBLEM AND PROSPECT ANALYSIS
SPATIAL PATTERNS OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE: UNDERSTANDING SPATIAL
REORGANISATION
ASSESSMENT OF THE STATUS OF AIR POLLUTION AND ITS IMPACT ON
HUMAN HEALTH IN DURGAPUR CITY, WEST BENGAL
Venue 2: Room No. 11, First Floor, Department of Geography, Gauhati University
Date: 26/2/2015 (Thursday) Time: 12:00-1:00pm
Sub-Theme G1: Emerging concepts and methods in Geography
Sub-Theme G3: Indian Geography: Problems and Prospects in changing global context
Theme G4: Looking at issues in Physical and Human Geographic interface
Name of the Authors
Shekhar Ravi
Naushaba Naseem Ahmed
Dr. Dharma Ram Deka
Pankaj Roy
Title of Papers
CHOROPLETH AND MODIFIABLE AREA UNIT PROBLEM
INTER-STATE DISPARITIES IN THE LEVEL OF DEVELOPMENT IN INDIA
PROTECTION AND CONSERVATION OF WETLANDS IN LOWER PART OF
DIGARU AND KALONG RIVER BASINS: ROLE OF EDUCATION AND
COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION
THE ROLE OF GEOSPATIAL TECHNOLOGY IN BRIDGING THE GAP
BETWEEN PHYSICAL AND HUMAN GEOGRAPHY
Kanailal Das and Karabi Das
AN APPRAISAL OF PHYSICAL AND SOCIO-ECONOMIC VULNERABILITY OF
JHARKHALI VILLAGE PANCHAYAT OF SOUTH 24 PARGANAS DISTRICT,
WEST BENGAL
Venue 3: AT Hall, Second Floor, Department of Geography, Gauhati University
Date: 26/2/2015 (Thursday) Time: 12:00-1:00pm
Sub-Theme G2: Remote Sensing, GPS and GIS in geographical studies
Name of the Authors
Title of Papers
D. Tambe, D.Durgi, M.J.G. Brussel and A.
Stein
DERIVING URBAN NEIGHBORHOOD CHARACTERISTICS USING SPATIAL
AUTOCORRELATION MEASURES
GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM : A POWERFUL TOOL FOR
MAPPING AND ANALYSIS OF FLUVIAL HAZARDS IN DIGARU RIVER
BASIN
Rinkiolu Chai and Dr Tage Rupa
Krishna Das, Dr. Ashok Kr. Bora
Nabajit Hazarika, Suranjana Bhaswati
Borah, Shobana Barman, Apurba Kumar
Das
EVALUATING EFFECTIVENESS OF SOME REMOTE SENSING INDICES
FOR EXTRACTING NATURAL RESOURCE INFORMATION USING
LANDSAT DATA: A CASE STUDY OF DHEMAJI DISTRICT, ASSAM
Sarvesh Tripathi
MONITORING AQUATIC MACROPHYTES IN KAZIRANGA NATIONAL
PARK USING REMOTE SENSING INDICES
ROLE OF GEO-SPATIAL TECHNOLOGIES AND SATELLITE DATA FOR
MORPHOMETRIC ANALYSIS: A CASE STUDY OF MAHANA RIVER BASIN
, MADHYA PRADESH
Premlata Swarnakar, Chandra Devi Ola
DISPARITY IN SPATIAL ACCESSIBILITY OF HEALTH FACILITY OF
ARNOD TEHSIL OF PRATAPGARH DISTRICT USING GIS
Venue 4: Lecture Hall, Ground Floor, Department of Geological Sciences, Gauhati University
Date: 26/2/2015 (Thursday) Time: 12:00-1:00pm
Sub-Theme G6: Climate Change, Biodiversity and Environmental Challenges
Name of the Authors
Title of Papers
Florida Devi Athokpam and Krishnakshee
Bora
DIVERSITY AND CARBON STOCKS OF TREE SPECIES IN TRADITIONAL
HOMEGARDENS OF KHETRI IN KAMRUP (M) DISTRICT OF ASSAM
Karobi Saikia and Rezina Ahmed
CLIMATE CHANGE, EARTHCUTTING AROUND HILLS OF GUWAHATI
CITY AND ITS IMPACT ON BIODIVERSITY
Kuldeep Talukdar, R. L. Deka, L.C. Bora
and Lohit Kataki
Nepolion Borah and S.C. Garkoti
Biswajit Sarmah & Sanjib Upadhyaya
CLIMATE CHANGE AND CHANGING DISEASE SCENARIO OF RICE
ECOSYSTEM IN THE BRAHMAPUTRA VALLEY OF ASSAM
IMPACTS OF ANTHROPOGENIC ACTIVITIES ON TREE DIVERSITY AND
COMMUNITY STRUCTURES IN TROPICAL FORESTS OF BARAK
VALLEY, ASSAM
IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON THE PRODUCTIVITY OF MUGA
SILKWORM
Venue 5: Seminar Hall, First Floor, Department of Anthropology, Gauhati University
Date: 26/2/2015 (Thursday) Time: 12:00-1:00pm
Sub-Theme G9: Urbanization, development and emerging challenges
Name of the Authors
Title of Papers
R. Bendangtemjen and Tsukjemchila
Imchen
Dr. Ashok Kumar Lonavath, V. Satish
Kumar
Upashana Duarah
Pallabi Borah and Dr AK Bhagabati
URBAN EXPANSION AND ITS IMPACT ON JHUM CULTIVATION: A CASE
STUDY OF KHENSA VILLAGE, MOKOKCHUNG
URBAN LITERACY: AN ANALYSIS OF DISTRICT AND REGIONAL TOWNS
IN UNDIVIDED ANDHRA PRADESH
URBAN POLITICS AND SUSTAINIBILITY IN GUWAHATI CITY
A RIVER AND ITS CITY: THE CHANGING LANDSCAPE OF GUWAHATI
Arghya Saha, Supratim Karmakar,
U.S Malik
CRIMES IN KOLKATA METROPOLIS: AN ECOLOGICAL APPROACH
B.W. Pandey, Himanshu Mishra and Usha
Kumari Pathak
DYNAMICS OF LAND USE CHANGE AND VULNERABILITY ANALYSIS OF
URBAN SUSTAINABILITY: A CASE STUDY OF NATIONAL CAPITAL
TERRITORY OF DELHI
Venue 6: Seminar Room, First Floor, Department of Environmental Science, Gauhati University
Date: 26/2/2015 (Thursday) Time: 12:00-1:00pm
Sub-Theme G15: Agricultural systems: modernization and associated issues
Name of the Authors
Title of Papers
CROPPING PATTERNS IN NAZIRA SUB-DIVISION OF SIVASAGAR
DISTRICT, ASSAM
SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT OF INDAPUR
TAHSIL, MAHARASHTRA
ALTERNATIVE AGRICULTURAL PRACTICE FOR BHUDELKHAND
AND THE ROLE OF AGRICULTURAL INSURANCE
IMPACT OF AGRICULTURAL CHANGE ON RURAL DEVELOPMENT
IN INDIA : EMERGING SCENARIOS
AGRICULTURAL CHANGE AND DEVELOPMENT:A CASE STUDY OF
NANDAKUMAR BLOCK IN PURBA MEDINIPUR, WEST BENGAL
IMPACT OF BUDDHISM ON AGRO-TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE AND
DIFFUSION
Manashi Gogoi
Gatkul B.I. and Jaybhaye R. G
Ravi S. Singh, Dipankar Roy
Ravi S. Singh, Parmanand Tirpathi
Swapna Ghorai
Dr. Kazuo Ando
Technical Session- III
Venue 1: Room No 10, Department of Geography, Gauhati University
Date: 26/2/2015 (Thursday) Time: 2:00-3:30pm
Theme: F2 (Population Growth, Resource Use and Environmental Change)
Name of the Authors
Satheeshbabu Kollambalath
Gendan Tsering, Gibji Nimasow
Purnima Mallick
Sangeeta Saikia, Rashima Kachari
Sanjoy Das and Dulal Chandra Karmakar
Baskey Sumanta Kumar and Jana Narayan
Chandra
Deepak Sharma and Karma Loday Tamang
Title of Papers
SILENT VICTIMS: EMERGING ISSUES OF ENVIRONMENT
IMPACT OF POPULATION GROWTH ON FOREST COVER: A CASE STUDY
OF TAWANG DISTRICT, ARUNACHAL PRADESH
LANDUSE/LANDCOVER CHANGES IN JALPAIGURI DISTRICT OF WEST
BENGAL
GLOBAL IMPACT OF OVERCONSUMPTION ON NATURAL
RESOURCES : THE CHALLENGES AHEAD
STATUS OF SMALL AND MARGINAL LANDHOLDERS AND CHANGING
LAND USE PATTERN IN NAGALAND
ECONOMIC STATUS, PERCEPTION LEVEL AND QUALITY OF LIFE: A
MICRO LEVEL STUDY OF MACHKHANDA VILLAGE IN BURDWAN
DISTRICT, WEST BENGAL
POPULATION GROWTH AND CHANGING LANDUSE PATTERN IN
GANGTOK TOWN
Venue 2: Room No. 11, First Floor, Department of Geography, Gauhati University
Date: 26/2/2015 (Thursday) Time: 2:00-3:30pm
Sub-Theme F5: Agricultural Modernization and Environment
Name of the Authors
Banashree Saikia and Dhrubajyoti
Sahariah
Dr. M.Gopal Singha and Dr. Bonti
Bordoloi
N.Deka and Dr. A.K.Bhagabati
Pori Das
Bankim Baruah, Md. Eahya Al Huda
and Pranjit Kumar Sarma
Beejata Das
Dr. N.Chendrayudu, Dr. S. Mamatha
and Dr. D. Chandrasekhar Reddy
Title of Papers
AGRICULTURAL PRACTICES AND THEIR IMPACTS ON SAPEKATI AND
HAHILA WETLANDS OF NAGAON DISTRICT, ASSAM
DIVERSIFICATION OF FARMLANDS AND ASSOCIATED ENVIRONMENTAL
PROBLEMS : A STUDY IN GOALPARA DISTRICT OF ASSAM
AGROECOSYSTEMS IN A FLOODPLAIN VILLAGE OF THE BRAHMAPUTRA
VALLEY, ASSAM: CONTINUITY AND CHANGE
JHUM AGRICULTURE INDUCED HYDROPHOBICITY IN SOILS OF NORTHEASTERN HIMALAYAN REGION
CHANGING TREND OF SHIFTING CULTIVATION PATTERN IN GARO HILL
REGION OF MEGHALAYA: A GEO-SPATIAL APPROACH
IMPACT OF AGRICULTURAL MODERNIZATION ON THE ENVIRONMENT OF
DIBRUGARH DISTRICT, ASSAM.
AGRICULTURAL TYPOLOGY FOR MODERNIZATION: A CASE STUDY OF
RAYALASEEMA REGION, ANDHRA PRADESH, INDIA
Venue 3: AT Hall, Second Floor, Department of Geography, Gauhati University
Date: 26/2/2015 (Thursday) Time: 2:00-3:30pm
Sub-Theme G7: Population, Resources and Development
Name of the Authors
Saswati Nayak
Md. Anjar Ali and Dr.
Wangshimenla Jamir
Dr. Atreya Paul
Phup Kesang Bhutia
Dibyalata Devee and Dr. Rupali
Phukan Bhuyan
Shinde Dhanashri Suresh
Suraj Prasad and Anjan Sen
Title of Papers
DEVELOPMENT INDUCED DISPLACEMENT AND IMPOVERISHMENT: A CASE
STUDY OF HALDIA INDUSTRIAL BELT, WEST BENGAL
IMPACT OF ROAD TRANSPORTATION ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN
ASSAM
DETRIBALIZATION AND DEVELOPMENT: THE CASE OF THE SANTALS IN
BIRBHUM DISTRICT, WEST BENGAL
BEYOND A CUP OF DARJEELING TEA: THE STORY OF WORKERS IN FAIRTRADE TEA PLANTATION
IMPACT OF DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES ON THE TRIBAL COMMUNITIES: A
CASE STUDY OF DHOUPGURI GAON PANCHAYAT, KAMRUP (M) DISTRICT,
ASSAM
SPATIO-TEMPORAL PATTERN OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT IN
SOUTH KONKAN REGION OF MAHARASHTRA
DYNAMICS OF DEVELOPMENT ALONG NATIONAL WATERWAYS IN INDIA :A
CASE STUDY OF FARRAKKA – HOOGHLY SECTION
Venue 4: Lecture Hall, Ground Floor, Department of Geological Sciences, Gauhati University
Date: 26/2/2015 (Thursday) Time: 2:00-3:30pm
Sub-Theme G5: Geomorphological, hydrological and pedological patterns and processes
Name of the Authors
Subhankar Chakraborty, Dr. Sutapa
Mukhopadhyay
Suranjana Bhaswati Borah, Nabajit Hazarika,
Mollika Mahanta, Apurba Kumar Das
Swarup Jyoti Baishya, Dr. Dhrubajyoti
Sahariah
Dr Tage Rupa
Akangsha Borgohain and Dr. Dhrubajyoti
Sahariah
Mitrajit Chatterjee
Omvir Singh and Manish Kumar
Title of Papers
RIVER CHANNEL CHANGES IN THE SUB-HIMALAYAN PIEDMONT OF
NORTHERN BENGAL, INDIA: SOME OBSERVATIONS ALONG THE
JALDHAKA RIVER
UNDERSTANDING THE FLUVIAL DYNAMICS OF MANAS-BEKI RIVER
SYSTEM
RISK AND VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT OF FLOOD HAZARD: A
CASE STUDY OF BARALIA RIVER BASIN, ASSAM, INDIA
HYDROGEOMORPHOLOGICAL ANALYSIS OF ZIRO INTERMONTANE
VALLEY USING REMOTE SENSING TECHNIQUE
IMPACT OF OVERBANK SEDIMENTS ON HUMAN OCCUPANCY OF
JIADHAL RIVER BASIN IN DHEMAJI DISTRICT, ASSAM
HYDROLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SOUTHERN PART OF
NADIA DISTRICT, WEST BENGAL
TREND IN THE TIMING AND MAGNITUDE OF FLOODS IN YAMUNA
RIVER BASIN, INDIA
Venue 5: Seminar Hall, First Floor, Department of Anthropology, Gauhati University
Date: 26/2/2015 (Thursday) Time: 2:00-3:30pm
Sub-Theme G10: Social and Cultural patterns and processes in Geography
Name of the Authors
Bibeka Nanda Gogoi and Dr. Bimal Kumar
Kar
Palme Borthakur
Title of Papers
THE PREVALENCE OF SOCIAL JUSTICE AMONG HOMELESS DWELLERS
IN GUWAHATI CITY
THE MISINGS OF ASSAM IN THE MIDST OF TRADITION AND
MODERNITY: A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF SELECTED RURAL AND
URBAN AREAS
SPATIAL PATTERNS OF EDUCATIONAL STATUS AND HEALTH IN
WESTERN UTTAR PRADESH
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION OF THE GANGTE TRIBE IN MANIPUR AND
ITS IMPACTS
CULTURE AND ECONOMY IN MUSIC ACROSS GEOGRAPHICAL SCALES
: A CASE STUDY OF ASSAMESE MUSIC INDUSTRY
Hemshikha Talukdar and Dr. Madhushree
Das
OCCUPATIONAL MOBILITY IN SONAPUR REVENUE CIRCLE OF
KAMRUP METROPOLITAN DISTRICT, ASSAM
Pahari Doley and Dr. Bimal K. Kar
Surendra Kaur Rawal
T Songminlun Gangte Th. Nabakumar
Singh
Venue 6: Seminar Room, First Floor, Department of Environmental Science, Gauhati University
Date: 26/2/2015 (Thursday) Time: 2:00-3:30pm
Sub-Theme G12: Geography of Gender, Health and Inequalities
Name of the Authors
Anandita Dawn, Ranjan Basu
Dr. B.B.L. Sharma, Dr. Pinku Suthar
Dr. Poonam Kumria and Dr. V.S. Negi
Dr. Sibabrata Das
Bhuyan Zona
Pankaj Roy and Sarath Chandran
Kalyan Sundar Som
Karma Detsen Ongmu Bhutia
Title of Papers
MATERNAL HEALTH SCENARIO IN WEST BENGAL WITH SPECIAL
REFERENCE TO THE AREA UNDER KOLKATA MUNICIPAL CORPORATION
GEOGRAPHY OF GENDER, HEALTH AND INEQUALITIES: A CASE STUDY
OF ARID REGIONS OF RAJASTHAN
WOMEN’S HEALTH: EFFECTS OF BEHAVIOUR AND CONSTRAINED
CHOICES IN TEHRI GARHWAL, UTTARAKHAND
UNDER-FIVE MORTALITY PATTERN IN ODISHA: AN ASSESSMENT OF
VARIATIONS IN SPACE AND TIME
FEMALE EMPLOYMENT PATTERN IN THE INFORMAL URBAN ECONOMY
IN GUWAHATI CITY: A CARTO-STATISTICAL ANALYSIS
INFRASTRUCTURE AND HEALTHCARE SERVICES IN PRIMARY HEALTH
CENTRES: A CASE STUDY OF HARIPAD BLOCK IN KERALA
HEALTH AND WELL-BEING OF MOTHER AND CHILDREN BASED ON BIRTH
SPACING ANALYSIS
RURAL WOMEN AND FOREST RESOURCES MANAGEMENT IN SIKKIM
HIMALAYA
Technical Session- IV
Venue 1: Room No 10, Department of Geography, Gauhati University
Date: 26/2/2015 (Thursday) Time: 3:30-5:00pm
Sub-Theme F4: Urbanization and Environment
Name of the Authors
Dr Aparajeeta Borkakoty, Dr Karobi
Saikia and Prateeksha Barman
Jit M Hazarika
Manik Kar and Niharika Borah
Pinku Das, Dr. Ranjan Roy
Dr. Malabika Talukdar
Gitali Hazarika
Parimal Kr. Bhanja and Dr. S. N.
Pandey
Title of Papers
A STUDY ON ENVIRONMENTAL ACCOUNTING AND SUSTAINABLE
DEVELOPMENT IN SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES IN INDUSTRIAL
ESTATES OF ASSAM
STRUCTURED MOBILITY AND MARKET-ORIENTED MOVEMENT: A CASE OF
GUWAHATI ON THE CONSTRUCTION OF URBAN SPACE
A STUDY OF SURFACE RUN-OFF AND SEWERAGE OF GUWAHATI CITY: A
GEOHYDROLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE
SOCIO- ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS OF SOLID WASTES OF URBAN AREA: A
CASE STUDY OF TUFANGANJ MUNICIPALITY IN KOCH BIHAR DISTRICT,
WEST BENGAL
URBANIZATION IS THE NEED, WHILE SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENT IS A
MUST: AN OUTLOOK WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO INDIA
CHALLENGES AND PRACTICES OF SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT IN
BIHPURIA MUNICIPAL AREA OF LAKHIMPUR DISTRICT, ASSAM
URBANIZATION AND ITS IMPACT ON ENVIRONMENT OF HAORA DISTRICT,
WEST BENGAL
Venue 2: Room No. 11, First Floor, Department of Geography, Gauhati University
Date: 26/2/2015 (Thursday) Time: 3:30-5:00pm
Sub-Theme F6: Environment and Development
Name of the Authors
Inamani Das and Dr. A.K.
Bhagabati
L.Lhingneilam, Kh. Paradipkumar
Singh
Tejpal
Dr. Supriya Sarkar Dutta and Dr.
Momita G. Barooah
Dr. Matiur Rahman
Sujit Deka
Title of Papers
DEPLETING FOREST : A STUDY OF ITS CAUSES AND CONSEQUENCES WITH
SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THE RANI- GARBHANGA RESERVE FOREST OF
KAMRUP DISTRICT, ASSAM
LAND DEGRADATION AND LAND MANAGEMENT IN TULIAPHAI SUBWATERSHED OF CHURACHANDPUR DISTRICT, MANIPUR
EVALUATION AND MAPPING OF SOIL EROSION SUSCEPTIBILITY : AN
EXAMPLE FROM PANCHKULA DISTRICT OF HARYANA
AN ASSESSMENT OF ENVIRONMENT, RESOURCE AND DEVELOPMENT AND
ITS IMPACT IN ASSAM
CARCINOGENIC POLLUTION AND ENVIRONMENTAL HUMAN RIGHTS
WASTELANDS FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: A CASE STUDY OF THE
LOWER JIA BHARALI BASIN IN ASSAM
Venue 3: AT Hall, Second Floor, Department of Geography, Gauhati University
Date: 26/2/2015 (Thursday) Time: 3:30-5:00pm
Sub-Theme G2: Remote Sensing, GPS and GIS in geographical studies
Name of the Authors
Pallabi Deka, P. K. Ryngnga,
Sheemanta Jyoti Deka
Trishna Changkakati, Dr. Anup
Saikia
Title of Papers
ASSESSMENT OF LAND USE / LAND COVER CHANGE IN THE KANPUR
DISTRICT OF UTTAR PRADESH USING REMOTE SENSING AND GIS
TECHNIQUES
LANDUSE PLANNING AND WATERSHED MONITORING USING GIS FOR
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN PASOL GAD OF GARHWAL HIMALAYA,
UTTARAKHAND
LANDUSE/LANDCOVER CHANGE DETECTION IN UMSHING-MAWKYNROH
OF EAST KHASI HILLS DISTRICT , MEGHALAYA USING SPATIAL
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
TEMPORAL RESPONSE OF NDVI TO PRECIPITATION IN NORTH-EAST INDIA
(2001-2010)
Amritee Bora
FOREST COVER OF EAST KHASI HILLS, MEGHALAYA: A STUDY USING
REMOTE SENSING AND GIS
Sunando Bandyopadhyay, Nabendu
Sekhar Kar
Sohan Singh, Sarath Chandran and
E.A Jobish
GEOMORPHIC CHANGES IN THE INDIAN SUNDARBAN (1917-23): EVIDENCES
FROM MAPS, IMAGES AND HYDROGRAPHY
TEMPORAL CHANGES OF LAND USE AND LAND COVER: A CASE STUDY OF
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM CITY IN KERALA
Divanshu Sharan Singh Niranjan,
Srabani Sanyal
L. Mirana Devi, S. K. Bandooni,
Phu Doma Lama
Venue 4: Lecture Hall, Ground Floor, Department of Geological Sciences, Gauhati University
Date: 26/2/2015 (Thursday) Time: 3:30-5:00pm
Sub-Theme G6: Climate Change, Biodiversity and Environmental Challenges
Name of the Authors
Dr. V.S Negi
Title of Papers
CHALLENGES OF CLIMATE CHANGE IN LADAKH
Dr. Anup Saikia, Kiran Sharma,
Rashima Kachari
LAND USE AND LAND COVER DYNAMICS IN RELATION TO SLOPE AND TYPES
OF LANDSCAPE : A CASE STUDY OF MANIPUR
Mery Choudhury, Dr. P.Bhattacharya,
G.C. Sarma
DIVERSITY AND REGENERATION OF NATURAL VEGETATION IN
SUBANKHATA RESERVE FOREST UNDER MANAS BIOSPHERE RESERVE OF
ASSAM
Apurba Kumar Das, Rajesh Kumar Sah,
Rupjyoti Gogoi, Himolin Basumatary
AN ASSESSMENT OF WETLAND DYNAMICS IN KAZIRANGA NATIONAL PARK
Jyotishmoy Bora and Dr. Bimal Kumar
Kar
IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON HYDROLOGY OF BEKI-MANAS RIVERS AND
BIODIVERSITY OF MANAS NATIONAL PARK, ASSAM
Padma Dalal
POTENTIAL DISASTER OF GLACIAL LAKE OUTBURST FLOODS (GLOFS) IN THE
LAHAUL HIMALAYA OF NORTH-WEST INDIA
Dr. Anup Saikia, Rashima Kachari,
Kiran Sharma
IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON FOREST COVER AND VEGETATION IN
DIBRUGARH-TINSUKIA DISTRICTS OF ASSAM
Venue 5: Seminar Hall, First Floor, Department of Anthropology, Gauhati University
Date: 26/2/2015 (Thursday) Time: 3:30-5:00pm
Sub-Theme G8: Rural and Urban settlement systems and associated phenomena
Name of the Authors
Saurabh Barman, Monjyoti Chetia
Dr. Pranab Jyoti Sarma and Dr. Mainu
Goswami
Jnanendra Sarma
Rajib Lal Deb Barma and Dr. Saptarshi
Mitra
Bechan Yadav
Dinky Mishra, Gunin Borah
Title of Papers
SOCIO ECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS AND PROBLEMS OF SLUM DWELLERS:
A CASE STUDY IN TINSUKIA TOWN, ASSAM
RURAL URBAN DICHOTOMY :A CASE STUDY FROM MORIGAON DISTRICT OF
ASSAM
SEASONAL VARIATION IN DEPENDENCY OF WATER SOURCES IN
NAGALAND: A CASE STUDY OF MOKOKCHUNG TOWN
A SPATIO-TEMPORAL STUDY OF RURAL SETTLEMENT ATTRIBUTES AMONG
NORTH SONAICHHARI AND HRISHYAMUKH VILLAGES OF SOUTH TRIPURA
DISTRICT
HUMAN INTEREFERENCE WITH MANSAITA RIVER IN PHAPHAMAU
ENVIRONS OF ALLAHABAD, UTTAR PRADESH
RURAL POVERTY AND LEVELS OF DEPRIVATION IN ASSAM: A CASE STUDY
OF SONITPUR DISTRICT
Dharmendra Das
Dr. Hem Chandra Deka and Krishna
Devi Bonia
INCREASING RURAL ACCESSIBILITY AND ITS IMPACT ON SOCIETY:A STUDY
IN NORTH SALMARA SUB-DIVISION OF BONGAIGAON DISTRICT, ASSAM
ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES IN THE PANCHAYATI RAJ SYSTEM WITH SPECIAL
REFERENCE TO BIHDIA JAJIKONA BLOCK
Venue 6: Seminar Room, First Floor, Department of Environmental Science, Gauhati University
Date: 26/2/2015 (Thursday) Time: 3:30-5:00pm
Sub-Theme G16: Tourism Development and Emerging issues
Name of the Authors
Rezina Ahmed, SarikulAlam, Suraj
Chetri
Title of Papers
TOURISM AND ITS POTENTIALITY IN RURAL ECONOMY : THE CASE OF
HAJO REVENUE CIRCLE, ASSAM
Akashee Bhuyan, Abinash Bharali and
Jatin Sharma
PROSPECTS AND CHALLENGES OF ECOTOURISM: THE CASE OF
CHAPANALLA IN NAGAON DISTRICT, ASSAM
Bhrigu Kr. Nath, Dr. Prashanta
Bhattacharya
DOES TOURISM CONTRIBUTE TO RURAL LIVELIHOOD?:A CASE STUDY OF
PABITORA WILDLIFE SANCTURY AND ITS FRINGE VILLAGES
Shapna Medhi
COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION IN TOURISM DEVELOPMENT IN MANAS
NATIONAL PARK, ASSAM
Dr. Panchali Majumdar
NURTURING OF POSSIBILITIES FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: A CASE
STUDY OF BISHNUPUR, WEST BENGAL
Vajana Thakuria, Prasanta
Bhattacharya, Utpal Talukdar
PROMOTING CULTURAL TOURISM IN ARUNACHAL PRADESH: A STUDY OF
APATANI VALLEY OF LOWER SUBANSIRI DISTRICT
Barnali Patowary and Dr. Parijat
Borgohain
ROLE OF NGOs IN SUSTAINABLE TOURISM DEVELOPMENT IN NGUNU ZIRO
OF ARUNACHAL PRADESH
Technical Session- I
Date: 27/2/2015 (Friday)
Venue 1: Room No 10, Department of Geography, Gauhati University
Time: 10:30-12:00pm
Theme F3: Globalization, Industrialization and Environment
Name of the Authors
Junmoni Dutta and Dr. Pradip Sharma
Mousumi Devi and N K Dey
Priti Rekha Devi
Sarmistha Neog and Sangita Das
VS Soreimi
Madhyjya Mili and Moon Moon Bora
Nazneen Akhtar and B.S. Mipun
Title of Papers
ROLE OF LOKPRIYA GOPINATH BORDOLOI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT ON
SOCIO-ECONOMIC AND LAND USE CHANGE IN ITS PERIPHERY, GUWAHATI,
ASSAM
ROLE OF BONGAIGAON REFINERY OF ASSAM IN CONSERVATION AND
MANAGEMENT OF ENVIRONMENT
A STUDY ON THE QUALITY OF RAINWATER IN INDUSTRIAL AND NONINDUSTRIAL ZONES OF GUWAHATI, ASSAM
IMPACT OF GLOBALIZATION AND INDUSTRIALIZATION ON ENVIRONMENT:
A CASE STUDY OF ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION PROBLEMS IN AND
AROUND HPCL, NAGAON, ASSAM.
ASSESSMENT ON BORDER TRADE OPENING IN MOREH, MANIPUR
IMPACT OF FAST GROWING BRICK INDUSTRIES ON ENVIRONMENT : THE
CASE OF TITABOR SIB-DIVISION OF JORHAT DISTRICT, ASSAM
ENVIRONMENTAL INFLUENCES ON THE MUGA SILK INDUSTRY OF ASSAM:
GLOBALISATION PERSPECTIVES
Venue 2: Room No. 11, First Floor, Department of Geography, Gauhati University
Date: 27/2/2015 (Friday) Time: 10:30-12:00pm
Sub-Theme G6: Climate Change, Biodiversity and Environmental Challenges
Name of the Authors
Mintu Bhattacharya
Title of Papers
IMPACT OF HILL CUTTING ON FLORAL DIVERSITY AND SOME MAJOR
ECOLOGICAL SERVICES: A CASE FROM RAID-MARWET REGION OF RIBHOI DISTRICT, MEGHALAYA
ENVIRONMENTAL CONTEXT OF DISABILITY: ISSUES AND CONCERNS OF
CLIMATE CHANGE
Pallabi Borah
Millie Kakati
STORM IN THE TEA CUP: CLIMATE CHANGE THREATENING ASSAM TEA
CLIMATE CHANGE AND ITS IMPACT ON ENVIRONMENT
Suraj Sharma, Parthankar Choudhary
and Dr. N. Chetry
Anshu Chandra and Srabani Sanyal
Bikash Gogoi, Vandana Prasad and
Rahul Garg
Dr. Diptimoni Boruah
VULNERABILITY OF ENVIRONMENT: ISSUES AND CHALLENGES
BIOTIC RESPONSE OF LARGER BENTHIC FORAMINIFERA TO THE EARLY
PALEOGENE WARMING EPISODE: A CASE STUDY FROM KHASI HILLS,
MEGHALAYA
EMERGENCE OF AN INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL LAW OF ENVIRONMENT:
PROSPECTS AND CHALLENGES
Venue 3: AT Hall, Second Floor, Department of Geography, Gauhati University
Date: 27/2/2015 (Friday) Time: 10:30-12:00pm
Sub-Theme G7: Population, Resources and Development
Name of the Authors
Swapnali Saikia and Dr.Barnali Gogoi
Begum Junmoni
Labanya Das and Dr. A.K Bora
Singh Shikha
Anindita Chakraborty and Dr. Bimal K.
Kar
Darshana Sarmah,Dr. Jnanashree Borah
and Dr. Madhushree Das
Dr. Rajib Hazarika
Dr. AHM Belayeth Hossain, Md. Thanvir
Ahmed Chowdhury, Md. Nazrul Islam,
Md. Khairul Alam
Title of Papers
STATUS OF HEALTH AND EDUCATION SERVICES IN JORHAT DISTRICT: A
STUDY ON SOCIAL WELL-BEING
LAND ACQUISITON FOR OIL EXPLORATION AND EXTRACTION AND RURAL
LIVELIHOOD NEAR GELEKI AND CHANGMAIGOAN OIL FIELDS, ASSAM
USE AND MANAGEMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES FOR RURAL
DEVELOPMENT IN NONOI WATERSHED, ASSAM
CONTRACEPTIVE PRACTICES AMONG MARRIED WOMEN IN NARAYANPUR
BLOCK OF MIRZAPUR DISTRICT, UTTAR PRADESH
CHANGING PATTERN OF AGE COMPOSITION IN ASSAM: A CASE STUDY OF
BONGAIGAON DISTRICT
STATUS OF BIOMASS ENERGY RESOURCE IN NORTH- EAST INDIA:
POTENTIALITIES AND CHALLENGES
HUMAN DEVELOPMENT PATTERN IN SIVASAGAR DISTRICT OF ASSAM: A
MICRO-SPATIAL STUDY
COMMUNITY-BASED HAOR (WETLAND) RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AND
LIVELIHOOD DIVERSIFICATION: A STUDY OF NATURAL WETLANDS IN
BANGLADESH
Venue 4: Lecture Hall, Ground Floor, Department of Geological Sciences, Gauhati University
Date: 27/2/2015 (Friday) Time: 10:30-12:00pm
Sub-Theme G9: Urbanization, development and emerging challenges
Name of the Authors
Pulin Ch. Borah
Title of Papers
URBANIZATION, LAND USE AND EMERGING ISSUES OF AGARTALA CITY,
TRIPURA
PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS OF THE AUTO RICKSHAW COMMUTERS IN THE
URBAN AREAS OF AGARTALA TOWN, TRIPURA
URBAN PLANNING AND NATURAL DISASTERS : A CASE STUDY OF
GUWAHATI CITY
DRINKING WATER QUALITY OF GUWAHATI: A GEO-ENVIRONMENTAL
ANALYSIS
INTEGRATED DRAINAGE AND STORM WATER MANAGEMENT IN GUWAHATI
CITY: A GEOMORPHOLOGICAL PERSECTIVE
Sujata Basnet,
Sutapa Saha
URBANISATION, DEVELOPMENT AND EMERGING CHALLENGES IN EAST
DISTRICT OF SIKKIM
URBAN FLOODING IN KOLKATA AND ITS ECONOMIC IMPACT
Abhijit Santra and Saptarshi Mitra
Debasish Debbarma and Saptarshi Mitra
Lakhimi Gogoi and Chinmoyee Borpujari
Nripendra Ram Kalita
Venue 5: Seminar Hall, First Floor, Department of Anthropology, Gauhati University
Date: 27/2/2015 (Friday) Time: 10:30-12:00pm
ThemeF1: Pattern and Processes of Environmental Change
Sub-Theme G13: Earth, Society and Sustainability
Name of the Authors
Dhananjoy Medhi and Dr. B.K. Kar
Biplab Sarkar and Dr. A.K. Bhagabati
Jutimoni Bordoloi
Title of Papers
DEPLETION OF FOREST COVER AND ENCROACHMENT IN GONBINA RESERVE
FOREST IN GOALPARA DISTRICT OF ASSAM
LANDSCAPE CHANGE IN KUSHLAIGURI VILLAGE OF BONGAIGAON
DISTRICT, ASSAM
A STUDY ON A FEW METEOROLOGICAL ASPECTS AND THEIR CHANGING
TRENDS IN DIBRUGARH DISTRICT OF ASSAM
INDIGENEOUS KNOWLEDGE SYSTEM AND THE ROLE OF APATANI WOMEN
FOR SUSTAINABILITY OF ENVIROMENT IN ZIRO VALLEY OF ARUNACHAL
PRADESH
ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: A STUDY
CONDUCTED IN THE SCHOOLS OF GREATER GUWAHATI, ASSAM
MOUNTAIN SOCIETY: ISSUES OF INCREASING VULNERABILITY AND
LIVELIHOOD ADAPTATION IN LACHUNG VALLEY, NORTH SIKKIM
FOREST RIGHTS ACT-2006: PROVISIONS, ACHIEVEMENTS AND FAILURES
WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO KOCH BIHAR DISTRICT, WEST BENGAL
THE IMPLICATIONS OF ANNUAL FLOODS IN JIA DHOL RIVER BASIN
Kago Yamang
Dr. Moyuri Sarma
Bipul Chhetri
Anirban Roy
Luna Moni Das
Venue 6: Seminar Room, First Floor, Department of Environmental Science, Gauhati University
Date: 27/2/2015 (Friday) Time: 10:30-12:00pm
Sub-Theme G15: Agricultural systems: Modernization and associated issues
Name of the Authors
Aminul Haque
Dr. Sarina Kalia, K. K. Mishra and
Richa Singh
Reter Potom and Dr Gibji Nimasow
Monti Kalita and Dipakshi Das
Raju Debbarma
Dr. Tarun Kumar Mondal
Reter Potom and Dr. Gibji Nimasow
Title of Papers
IMPACT OF AGROFORESTRY ON LIVELIHOOD ENHANCEMENT OF THE FARMERS OF
KIRAKARA CHAR ISLAND IN BRAHMAPUTRA RIVER, ASSAM
IMPACT OF PRADHAN MANTRI GRAM SADAK YOJANA ON AGRICULTURE IN JAIPUR
DISRTICT, RAJASTHAN
CONSTRAINTS OF TEA PLANTATION IN LOHIT DISTRICT OF ARUNACHAL PRADESH
IMPLEMENTATION OF MODERN AGRICULTURAL TECHNIQUES AND ITS IMPACT ON
ENVIRONMENT IN ASSAM
IMPACT OF RUBBER PLANTATION ON THE LIVELIHOOD OF INDIGENOUS TRIBES OF
TRIPURA
MODERN TECHNOLOGICAL INPUTS IN RICE PRODUCTIVITY IN INDIA
CONSTRAINTS OF TEA PLANTATION IN LOHIT DISTRICT OF ARUNACHAL PRADESH
Technical Session- II
Venue 1: Room No 10, Department of Geography, Gauhati University
Date: 27/2/2015 (Friday) Time: 12:00-1:00pm
Theme F1: Pattern and Processes of Environmental Change
Name of the Authors
Debita Kemprai
Arindam Chattopadhyay and Dr.
Zahid Hussain
Dr. Utpal Deka, Akhtara Nilufar and
Papari Deka
Dr. R.K. Somorjit Singh
R. Chakravorty Lilybell Ch Marak
and Lolly S Pereira
Dr. Premangshu Chakrabarty
Title of Papers
PATTERN OF FOREST COVER CHANGE IN DIMA HASAO DISTRICT OF ASSAM
PATTERNS AND PROCESSES OF GEOENVIRONMENTAL CHANGES IN
RAMNAGAR-I BLOCK OF PURBA MEDINIPUR COAST, WEST BENGAL
WETLAND CRISIS AND ITS EFFECT ON TRADITIONAL ECONOMIC LIFE OF
KAIBARTA COMMUNITY WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THE KAMRUP
(METRO) DISTRICT OF ASSAM
GEOGRAPHICAL FACTORS WITH SPATIAL DISTRIBUTION OF MALARIA IN
MANIPUR: A GEO-ECOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE
JHUM CULTIVATION AND ITS IMPACT ON SOIL MICROBIAL ECOSYSTEM OF
NOKREK BIOSPHERE RESERVE IN MEGHALAYA
PATTERNS AND PROCESSES OF ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE FROM TOURISM:
A GEOGRAPHICAL APPROACH
Venue 2: Room No. 11, First Floor, Department of Geography, Gauhati University
Date: 27/2/2015 (Friday) Time: 12:00-1:00pm
Theme F2: Population Growth, Resource Use and Environmental Change
Name of the Authors
Tarali Devi and Pradip Sharma
Tinku Nath
Dr. Dinesh Das and Anamika Das
Dr. Tanusree Ghosh
Dr. Rajashree Dhamorikar
Title of Papers
GEO-ENVIRONMENTAL STATUS OF BASHISTHA AND BAHINI-BHARALU RIVER
REACH IN GUWAHATI, ASSAM
POPULATION GROWTH AND CHANGING AGRICULTURAL LAND USE IN
MORIGAON DISTRICT, ASSAM
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION AND POVERTY:
EXPLORING THE LINKAGES
SOCIO- CULTURAL TRANSFORMATION IN MINING TRACTS OF SOUTH- WEST
BIRBHUM DISTRICT: A GEOGRAPHICAL ANALYSIS
POPULATION GROWTH, RESOURCE USE AND ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE IN
GONDIA, MAHARASHTRA
Dr. T. Chandrasekarayya and
K.Kodandarami Reddy
SPATIAL PATTERN OF AGEING POPULATION IN INDIA AND ITS IMPLICATIONS
Venue 3: AT Hall, Second Floor, Department of Geography, Gauhati University
Date: 27/2/2015 (Friday) Time: 12:00-1:00pm
Sub-Theme F4: Urbanization and Environment
Name of the Authors
Indrani Kalita Choudhury, Indrani
Gogoi, Biju Rajkhowa
Bidisha Sarkar , Rezina Ahmed , Karobi
Saikia
Binita Devi and Dr. Abani Kumar
Bhagabati
Debashmita Chakraborty and Racheal
D. Sangma
Dipen Handique, Mandakini Das and
Kasturi Goswami
Abha Lakhsmi Singh and Shanawaz
Ahmad Baba
Title of Papers
URBANIZATION AND ITS IMPACT ON ENVIRONMENT
IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE AND ANTHROPOGENIC ACTIVITIES ON THE
WATER SYSTEM OF GUWAHATI CITY, ASSAM
MORPHOLOGICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CHARACTERISTICS OF NALBARI
TOWN IN ASSAM.
EFFECT OF URBANIZATION ON THE DEEPOR BHEEL ECOSYSTEM OF KAMRUP
(M) DISTRICT, ASSAM
IMPACT OF URBAN DEVELOPMENT INDICATORS ON AIR QUALITY: A CROSS
-COUNTRY STUDY
UNDERSTANDING WATER SUPPLY AND SANITATION CONDITIONS IN THE
NEIGHBOURHOODS OF SRINAGAR CITY, JAMMU AND KASHMIR
Venue 4: Lecture Hall, Ground Floor, Department of Geological Sciences, Gauhati University
Date: 27/2/2015 (Friday) Time: 12:00-1:00pm
Sub-ThemeF6: Environment and Development
Name of the Authors
Title of Papers
Rabiul Hoque Molla and Dr.
Biswaranjan Mistri
FLUOROSIS AND PUBLIC HEALTH: A CASE STUDY IN BIRBHUM DISTRICT OF WEST
BENGAL
Upama Ray
HUMAN RESPONSES TO AGRICULTURE IN THE FLOOD AFFECTED AREAS OF ASSAM
IMPACT OF EDUCATION ON SOCIO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN PRATAPGARH
SUB-DIVISION, RAJASTHAN
RISK AND VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT OF FLOOD HAZARD IN GHAGGAR RIVER
BASIN: A CASE STUDY OF GUHLA BLOCK, KAITHAL, HARYANA
ECO-FRIENDLY MUGA SILK CULTURE FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: A CASE
STUDY OF THE THENGAL KACHARI INHABITED AREA IN TITABAR SUBDIVISION,
ASSAM
Dr. Chandara Deo Ola
Dr. S.P Kaushik, Surajit Singh
Saini and Ravinder Jangra
Jonali Saikia Barkakoty
Venue 5: Seminar Hall, First Floor, Department of Anthropology, Gauhati University
Date: 27/2/2015 (Friday) Time: 12:00-1:00pm
Sub-Theme G5: Geomorphological, Hydrological and Pedological patterns and processes
Name of the Authors
Krishnanand and V.A.V Raman
Michiki Baruah and Dr.
Bhuban Gogoi
Dr Kaberi Brahma
Pradip Chandra Kalita
Ratul Das, Barnali Gogoi
Sima Majumder and Nibedita
Das(Pan)
Title of Papers
LANDSLIDE INDUCED FLOOD AND RELATED ISSUES IN TRANS-HIMALAYAS: A CASE
STUDY OF PIN VALLEY IN LAHAUL AND SPITI DISTRICTS, HIMACHAL PRADESH
DRAINAGE CATCHMENTS AND MICRO-BASIN GEOMORPHOLOGY OF DIBRUGARH
TOWN: A CASE STUDY IN URBAN GEOMORPHOLOGY
AVULSION IN THE UNSTABLE TORSA RAIDAK INTERFLUVIAL AREAS,WEST BENGAL
INDIGENOUS CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGIES IN FLOOD PRONE AREAS OF
PALASBARI, KAMRUP DISTRICT, ASSAM.
A STUDY ON CHANNEL MIGRATION AND ASSOCIATED PROCESSES OF KUNDIL RIVER
IN SADIYA REGION, ASSAM
SPATIO-TEMPORAL CHANGE OF THE GUMTI RIVER BETWEEN BARMURA ATHARAMURA HILL RANGES OF TRIPURA AND ITS IMPACT ON SOCIO-ECONOMIC
CONDITION OF THE LOCAL PEOPLE
Venue 6: Seminar Room, First Floor, Department of Environmental Science, Gauhati University
Date: 27/2/2015 (Friday) Time: 12:00-1:00pm
Sub-Theme G12: Geography of Gender, Health and Inequalities
Name of the Authors
Mridula Deka
Title of Papers
AN ANALYSIS OF PUSH FACTORS ENCOURAGING RURAL SCHEDULED CASTES
WOMEN TO JOIN SELF HELP GROUPS IN DARRANG DISTRICT, ASSAM
Nibedita Banerjee and Dr. M. Das
Dr. Rena Laishram and
Shanthalembi Lisham
Shatarupa Dey Neogi and
Dr. Subhra Chattopadhyay
Alokananda Ghosh,
Dr. Biswaranjan Mistri
CHILD LABOUR AND SCHOOLING IN INDIA
MAPPING WOMEN’S ECONOMIC ACTIVITIES IN NORTH EAST INDIA:
CONTEXTUALIZING THE GENDER PERSPECTIVE
QUALITY OF PRIMARY HEALTH CARE IN WEST BENGAL: A GEOGRAPHICAL
INTROSPECTION
IMPACT OF PHYSIOGRAPHY ON MATERNAL HEALTH STATUS IN SELECTED
MOUZAS OF MURARAI-II BLOCK, BIRBHUM DISTRICT
Technical Session- III
Venue 1: Room No 10, Department of Geography, Gauhati University
Date: 27/2/2015 (Friday) Time: 2:00-3:30pm
Sub-Theme G2: Remote Sensing, GPS and GIS in geographical studies
Name of the Authors
Anindita Bhattacharjya
Bhobesh Daimary, Chandra Kant
Pawe, Ganesh Borpatra Gohain
Title of Papers
A BRIEF GEOGRAPHICAL STUDY OF ‘SHELLA’ (MEGHALAYA) AND ITS
NEIGHBOURING AREAS USING SRTM DATA
Parag Jyoti Dutta
DEEPOR BEEL AND ITS SHRINKING STATUS
ASSESSMENT OF GROUNDWATER POTENTIAL IN A PART OF VEDGANGA RIVER
BASIN OF KOLHAPUR DISTRICT , MAHARASHTRA USING GIS
Kuleswar Singha and Dr.
Dhrubajyoti Saharia
MONITORING OF DEFORESTATION AND VEGETATION REGENERATION IN LUMDING
RESERVE FOREST OF NAGAON DISTRICT, ASSAM USING GIS AND RS
Venue 2: Room No. 11, First Floor, Department of Geography, Gauhati University
Date: 27/2/2015 (Friday) Time: 2:00-3:30pm
Sub-Theme G5: Geomorphological, Hydrological and Pedological patterns and processes
Name of the Authors
Niloptal Kalita and Dr. Rana
Sharma
FLOOD FREQUENCY ANALYSIS OF THE BELSIRI RIVER IN ASSAM
Pankaj Roy and Zahid Hussain
NATURE AND TYPES OF BANK EROSION OF THE PUTHIMARI RIVER IN ASSAM
Sanjay Deswal
METHODOLOGICAL ISSUES OF GLACIAL LAKE MAPPING AND RISK ASSESSMENT OF
LAHAUL-SPITI REGION, HIMACHAL PRADESH
GEOMORPHOLOGICAL PATTERN AND PROCESSES OF TILLA-LUNGA TOPOGRAPHY IN
TRIPURA
AN INVENTORY AND TOPOGRAPHICAL ANALYSIS OF THE HIMALAYAN GLACIERS IN
ARUNACHAL PRADESH
PEOPLE’S PERCEPTION TOWARDS MITIGATION OF FLOOD AND RIVER BANK EROSION
IN THE MAJULI RIVER ISLAND
A GIS BASED STUDY ON BANK EROSION AND BANK LINE
MIGRATION PATTERN OF NONOI RIVER IN DARRANG DISTRICT OF ASSAM
Subhajit Sen, Saptarshi Mitra,
Sunil Kumar De
Ujjal Deka Baruah and Pritam
Chand
Pallabi Hazarika
Sikha Rani Nath,Bijayanta
Goswami, Dr. Ranjan Saikia
Title of Papers
Venue 3: AT Hall, Second Floor, Department of Geography, Gauhati University
Date: 27/2/2015 (Friday) Time: 2:00-3:30pm
Sub-Theme G6: Climate Change, Biodiversity and Environmental Challenges
Name of the Authors
Smarajit Ojah, Dr. Anup Saikia
and P. Sivakumar
Dr. Anup Saikia, Kiran Sharma,
Pankaj Thapa
B. W. Pandey and
Abhay
Shankar Prasad
Dr. Toru Terao, Fumie Murata,
Yusuke Yamane, Masashi Kiguchi,
Azusa Fukushima and Taiichi
Hayashi
Title of Papers
AN ASSESSMENT OF THE HABITAT CHARACTERISTICS OF GREAT INDIAN ONEHORNED RHINOCEROS IN LAOKHOWA- BURHACHAPORI WILDLIFE SANCTUARIES
AND KAZIRANGA TIGER RESERVE, ASSAM
LANDSCAPE METRICS IN PROTECTED AREAS OF BHUTAN
EXTREME EVENTS, VULNERABILITY AND COPING MECHANISM FOR
SUSTAINABLE LIVELIHOOD IN ALAKNANDA RIVER BASIN OF UTTARAKHAND
Taiichi Hayashi
DIRECT EVALUATION OF SATELLITE RAIN OBSERVATION BY TIPPING BUCKET
RAINGAUGE NETWORK IN THE NORTH-EASTERN PART OF INDIAN SUBCONTINENT
CHARACTERISTICS OF HEAVY RAINFALL IN THE NORTH-EASTERN PART OF
INDIAN SUBCONTINENT
Pankaj Roy
CLIMATE CHANGE AND ASSOCIATED EVIDENCES AND PROBLEMS
R. L. Deka, B. Goswami, R.
Hussain and P.G. Khanikar
TREND OF TEMPERATURE REGIME OF NORTH EAST INDIA DURING 1901-2007
Venue 4: Lecture Hall, Ground Floor, Department of Geological Sciences, Gauhati University
Date: 27/2/2015 (Friday) Time: 2:00-3:30pm
Sub-Theme F7: Population, Development and Environmental challenges in India’s North-East
Name of the Authors
Deepak Sharma and Karma Loday
Tamang
Pradip Sharma , Mahfuza Rahman,
Dhanjit Deka, Rubul Hazarika
Haruhisa Asada
Lophro Celina Sapruna
Pallabi Hazarika
Jyoti Prasad Das
Title of Papers
POPULATION DYNAMICS AND ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION: A CASE STUDY
OF SINGHIK VILLAGE, NORTH DISTRICT, SIKKIM
LIVELIHOOD ISSUES OF THE FOREST FRINGE COMMUNITIES OF DOBOKA AND
JAMUNA-MAUDANGA RESERVED FORESTS OF ASSAM
LIVELIHOOD PATTERNS OF THE INDIGENOUS AND IMMIGRANT COMMUNITIES IN
THE BRAHMAPUTRA FLOODPLAIN, ASSAM
CHALLENGES OF INCLUSIVE DEVELOPMENT IN NORTH-EAST INDIA: A CASE
STUDY OF MANIPUR
PEOPLE’S PARTICIPATION IN MITIGATING RIVER BANK EROSION AND
DISPLACEMENT OF POPULATION IN THE MAJULI RIVER ISLAND OF ASSAM
WETLANDS AND LIVELIHOOD PRACTICES: A CASE STUDY OF MUKALMUA
DEVELOPMENT BLOCK OF NALBARI DISTRICT, ASSAM
Venue 5: Seminar Hall, First Floor, Department of Anthropology, Gauhati University
Date: 27/2/2015 (Friday) Time: 2:00-3:30pm
Sub-Theme G9: Urbanization, development and emerging challenges
Name of the Authors
Title of Papers
S. K. Sinha and Dr. Ravi Shekhar
URBAN SPRAWL IN GAUTAM BUDH NAGAR DISTRICT, UTTAR PRADESH
Sanjeev Kumar
Dr. Piyal Basu Roy , Utpal Kumar
Barman and Bikash Das
Mohammad Nazrul Islam
Rajesh Kumar Sah,
Langpoklakpam Padamalakshmi Devi,
Apurba Kumar Das
Darshan Kumar Jha and Dr. V. K.
Tripathi
S. K. Sinha and Dr. Ravi Shekhar
A HISTOGEOGRAPHICAL ACCOUNT OF PATNA AND ITS ENVIRONS
CHANGING URBAN LAND USE AND MORPHOLOGY OF ALIPURDUAR MUNICIPAL
TOWN, WEST BENGAL
WOMEN'S HYGIENIC BEHAVIOR AND HEALTH: A STUDY ON MIGRATED SLUM
WOMEN IN SYLHET CITY
FLASH FLOOD STUDY OF AN INTERMONTANE URBAN AREA: THE CASE OF
IMPHAL CITY
URBANIZATION AND URBAN POVERTY IN INDIA:A SPATIO-TEMPORAL ANALYSIS
PROBLEMS OF GROWING SLUMS: A CASE STUDY OF JAGDAMBA CAMP, DELHI
Venue 6: Seminar Room, First Floor, Department of Environmental Science, Gauhati University
Date: 27/2/2015 (Friday) Time: 2:00-3:30pm
Sub-Theme G16: Tourism Development and Emerging issues
Name of the Authors
Sonashree Brahma
Dr. Premangshu Chakrabarty
Dr. Nilofar Jasmin
Angana Borah and Bonoshree Bhuyan
Arifa Tabassum and Fakhrul Hasan Al
Amin
Miyo Tayeng
Nazrul Islam
Title of Papers
STATUS AND PROSPECTS FOR TOURISM IN CHAKRASHILA WILDLIFE
SANCTUARY OF KOKRAJHAR DISTRICT, ASSAM
TOURISM AND ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE: A GEOGRAPHICAL APPROACH
CONCEPT OF LIVING MUSEUM FOR SUSTAINABLE TOURISM DEVELOPMENT IN
MAJULI, ASSAM
SIGNIFICANCE OF MARKETING IN GEOTOURISM
TOURISM AND HUMAN PERCEPTION: FACTORS AFFECTING PREFERENCES AND
DECISION MAKING AMONG THE TOURISTS
PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS OF ECOTOURISM: EMPIRICAL PERSPECTIVE FROM
DAYING ERING WILDLIFE SANCTUARY, ARUNACHAL PRADESH
ECONOMIC TRANSFORMATION THROUGH TOURISM: A STUDY OF LACHEN
VALLEY, SIKKIM
Technical Session- IV
Venue 1: Room No 10, Department of Geography, Gauhati University
Date: 27/2/2015 (Friday) Time: 3:30-5:00pm
Theme F2: Population Growth, Resource Use and Environmental Change
Name of the Authors
Title of Papers
Khangsembou Bungnamei and Dr.
Anup Saikia
Sayanti Sen
Rekib Ahmed
Parag Das, Balo Ram Nath
Luckyson R. Panmei
Istak Ahmed, Nibedita Das
FOREST INCOME AND POVERTY ALLEVIATION OF INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES: A
CASE STUDY OF YANGOUPOKPI LOKCHAO WILDLIFE SANCTUARY, MANIPUR
ASSESSING DOMAINS IN QUALITY OF LIFE: A CASE STUDY OF JHARIA COALFIELD
INCREASING HUMAN POPULATION AND DEGRADATION OF BIO-DIVERSITY IN
DIBRU-SAIKHOWA NATIONAL PARK OF ASSAM
POPULATION GROWTH, RESOURCE USE AND ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGES : A
CASE STUDY ON LOWPHULABORI VILLAGE IN NAGAON DISTRICT, ASSAM
RECENT TREND OF POPULATION GROWTH AND DISTRIBUTION IN MANIPUR
ANTHROPOGENIC FACTORS OF SEDIMENTATION: A CASE STUDY OF THE GUMTI
RIVER, TRIPURA.
Venue 2: Room No. 11, First Floor, Department of Geography, Gauhati University
Date: 27/2/2015 (Friday) Time: 3:30-5:00pm
Sub-Theme F4: Urbanization and Environment
Name of the Authors
Surjyajit Saikia, Bharat Sut and
Dr. Manik Kar
Chandrima Bandyopadhyay,
Dr. Ajit Kumar Bera
Purnima Samadder
Dr. Uday Chatterjee
Sudeshna Bhattacharjya
Dr. Uma Dutta and Swapnali Pangyok
Sutapa Bhattacharjee, Rakesh Chetry
and Dr. Bimal K. Kar
Title of Papers
THE URBAN LIQUID WASTE AND WATER LOGGING AND ITS IMPACT ON
SOCIETY: A CASE STUDY OF NAGAON TOWN IN ASSAM
POPULATION GROWTH AND ITS IMPACT ON ENVIRONMENT OF BHATPARA
MUNICIPALITY IN WEST BENGAL
URBANIZATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION: A CASE STUDY OF SALT
LAKE CITY, KOLKATA
URBANIZATION AND SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT: ITS IMPACTS ON HUMAN
HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT IN ASANSOL TOWN
IMPACT OF URBANIZATION ON RELIGIOUS ENVIRONMENT: A CASE STUDY OF THE
TEMPLES OF GUWAHATI CITY, ASSAM
MORPHOLOGICAL DEFORMITIES AND SPECIES ABUNDANCE IN CHIRONOMOUS
SPP. (CHIRONOMIDAE :DIPTERA) LARVAE FROM BRAHMAPUTRA RIVER SITES AS
BIO-INDICATOR OF ENVIRONMENTAL STRESS
THE SHADOW OF THE URBAN WALL: AN ASSESSMENT OF THE URBAN
DEVELOPMENT AND ITS IMPACT ON THE CITY ENVIRONMENT OF GUWAHATI,
ASSAM
Venue 3: AT Hall, Second Floor, Department of Geography, Gauhati University
Date: 27/2/2015 (Friday) Time: 3:30-5:00pm
Sub-Theme F5: Agricultural Modernization and Environment
Name of the Authors
Dr. Sita Chetri
Dr. Polee Saikia.
Dipalee Haflongber
Das Bipasha and Roy Tribeni
C.R. Deka, Kalyanjit Sarmah & R.
Konwar
Dipali Baruah , Dr. Nisamani Kar
Dr. Naima Umar
Dr. L. S. Roychoudhary, Dr. I. A.
Budhe
Title of Papers
CLIMATE CHANGE AND LARGE CARDAMOM FARMING IN THE SIKKIM
HIMALAYA
SHIFTING CULTIVATION AND ITS IMPACT ON ENVIRONMENT WITH SPECIAL
REFERENCE TO DIMADAO WAPU VILLAGE OF DIMA HASAO DISTRICT, ASSAM.
PRIORITIZING BARRIERS TO IMPLEMENTATION OF MODERN TECHNOLOGY IN
AGRICULTURE: ENVIRONMENTAL, SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC PERSPECTIVE
LAND SUITABILITY ANALYSIS FOR IDENTIFICATION OF SUMMER PADDY
GROWING SITES USING A MULTI CRITERIA EVALUATION AND GEOSPATIAL
APPROACH FOR KAMRUP DISTRICT OF ASSAM
AVAILABILITY OF FODDER AND LEVEL OF NUTRITION OF THE BOVINE STOCK
OF ASSAM
ANALYSIS OF GROWTH PATTERN IN AREA, PRODUCTION AND YIELD OF CASH
CROPS IN UTTAR PRADESH
AGRICULTURAL MODERNIZATION IN GONDIA DISTRICT OF MAHARASHTRA: A
GEOGRAPHICAL ANALYSIS
Venue 4: Lecture Hall, Ground Floor, Department of Geological Sciences, Gauhati University
Date: 27/2/2015 (Friday) Time: 3:30-5:00pm
Sub-Theme G7: Population, Resources and Development
Name of the Authors
Ashu Rani and K.V. Chamar
Arati Yadav
Title of Papers
DOMINANT AND DEFICIENT FUNCTIONS OF RURAL WORKERS IN PUNJAB –
HARYANA PLAIN: A GEOGRAPHICAL ANALYSIS
ROLE OF NTFP IN A RURAL ECONOMY: A STUDY OF TRIBAL COMMUNITIES IN
Dr. Angshumita Chakraborty
Munmi Borgohain, Dr. Rupali Phukan
Bhuyan and Dr. A.K. Bhagabati
Nabajyoti Sarma
Stabak Roy and Saptarshi Mitra
Subodh Rani and K.V. Chamar
MEGHALAYA
INFRASTRUCTURAL FACILITIES OF ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS IN KAKDWIP
SUBDIVISION OF SOUTH TWENTY FOUR PARGANAS DISTRICT, WEST BENGAL
COAL MINING IN UPPER ASSAM: HISTORICAL BACKGROUND AND TREND
AVAILABLE RESOURCES AND SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT: A CASE STUDY
OF JOYSAGAR WATERSHED IN NAGAON DISTRICT, ASSAM
LIVELIHOOD PATTERN OF RAILWAY HAWKERS IN TRIPURA
ACCESSIBILITY OF ROADS IN HARYANA: A SPATIO - TEMPORAL ANALYSIS
Venue 5: Seminar Hall, First Floor, Department of Anthropology, Gauhati University
Date: 27/2/2015 (Friday) Time: 3:30-5:00pm
Sub-Theme G11: Geopolitics, conflict resolution and geography of Peace
Name of the Authors
Chandra Kala Magar and Bimal K. Kar
L.T.Sasang Guite
Somprakash Dhar and Saptarshi Mitra
Uttam Kalita and Dr. Joysankar
Hazarika
B. N. Goswami
Sailajananda Saikia
Kachari, BhargobJyoti
Evy Mehzabeen
Title of Papers
PLANTATION, POPULATION AND POLITICS: THE CASE OF TEA IN ASSAM
INEQUALITY AND CONFLICT: ASSESSMENT OF REGIONAL IMBALANCES IN
KARBI ANGLONG DISTRICT OF ASSAM
INDO-BANGLA INTERNATIONAL BORDER IN TRIPURA:POSSIBILITIES OF
DEVELOPING THE GEO-POLITICAL RELATIONS
GEOPOLITICAL PROBLEMS OF THE TRIBAL BELTS AND BLOCKS IN ASSAM
BIOSPHERE RESERVE :AN EFFECTIVE SUSTAINABLE APPROACH TO RESOLVE
INTER-STATE BORDER DISPUTE BETWEEN ASSAM AND NAGALAND
RE-EMERGENCE OF GEOPOLITICS OF ‘GLOBAL DEMOGRAPHIC HEARTLAND’: A
REVIEW ON GEOPOLITICAL AND MARITINE DISPUTES OF SOUTH CHINA SEA
AND SECURITY CONCERN IN ASIA PACIFIC REGION
THE LAND RESOURCE CONCERN IN BODO-BENGALI MUSLIM CONFLICTS OF
ASSAM
EMBEDDEDNESS AND CONFLICTING LIVELIHOODS IN ASSAM: SOCIOECOLOGICAL REFUGEES IN THE MAKING
Venue 6: Seminar Room, First Floor, Department of Environmental Science, Gauhati University
Date: 27/2/2015 (Friday) Time: 3:30-5:00pm
Sub-Theme G14: Resources, power generation, industrial development and associated issues
Name of the Authors
Nida Fatima & Dr. Jamshed Nasir
Pranab Kumar Das
Razia Bano, Faiza Nafees and Sufia
Azim
Ankur Srivastava
Bismita Medhi
Keshab Chandra Narzary, Kabi Ranjan
Musahary and Binay Kr. Basumatary
Dr. Nina Singh
Title of Papers
INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AND ITS PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS: A CASE
STUDY OF ALIGARH
HYDRO POWER POTENTIALITY AND PROBLEMS OF POWER GENERATION IN
NORTH EAST INDIA: A GEOGRAPHICAL ANALYSIS
AN ANALYSIS OF GROWTH PERFORMANCE AND ECONOMIC CONTRIBUTIONS OF
THE INDIAN HANDMADE CARPET INDUSTRIES
ROLE OF STRATEGIC ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT FOR SUSTAINABLE
HYDRO-POWER DEVELOPMENT IN KINNAUR DISTRICT, HIMACHAL PRADESH
A CRITICAL REVIEW ON DAMS AND ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE IN NORTH
EAST INDIA
ASSESSMENT OF QUALITY OF DRINKING WATER IN GOSSAIGAON SUB-DIVISION
OF KOKRAJHAR DISTRICT, ASSAM
RIVER WATER RESOURCE AND CONFLICTS IN INDIA: ADDRESSING KEY ISSUES
Technical Session- I
Venue 1: Room No 10, Department of Geography, Gauhati University
Date: 28/2/2015 (Saturday) Time: 9:00-10:30am
Sub-Theme F7: Population, Development and Environmental challenges in India’s North-East
Name of the Authors
Dhirendra Nath Das and Saptarshi Mitra
Dr. Bhanu Hazarika.
Title of Papers
IMPACT OF SELF-HELP GROUPS ON POVERTY ALLEVIATION AND WOMEN
EMPOWERMENT:A STUDY OF BELBARI R.D. BLOCK, TRIPURA
GROWING POPUALTION PRESSURE AND DEGRADATION OF FORESTS IN ASSAM: A
CASE STUDY OF NORTHERN PART OF KAMRUP DISTRICT, ASSAM
Dr. Lakshmi Sivaramakrishnan,
Moududa Khatun and Sushobhan
Majumdar
Rimi Sharma and Pompee Dowarah
Rinkiolu Chai and Dr Tage Rupa
Santanu Kumar Patnaik and Pradyut
Dey
Suman Saikia, Jayanta Jivan Laskar,
Nafisa Shameem Rahman
DIVERSIFICATION OF GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES IN SEVEN SISTER STATES OF
INDIA
CHANGING DYNAMICS OF DEVELOPMENT AND ENVIRONMENT IN NORTH EAST
INDIA
IMPACT OF FLOOD ON THE DEVELOPMENTAL PROCESS IN LOHIT DISTRICT OF
ARUNACHAL PRADESH
POPULATION, DEVELOPMENT AND ASSESSMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE:
AN ECOLOGICAL LANSCAPE ANALYSIS.
GEOTECHNICAL ANALYSIS OF RIVER BANK SLOPES IN THE SOUTHERN PART OF
MAJULI, ASSAM
Venue 2: Room No. 11, First Floor, Department of Geography, Gauhati University
Date: 28/2/2015 (Saturday) Time: 9:00-10:30am
Sub-Theme G5: Geomorphological, Hydrological and Pedological patterns and processes
Name of the Authors
Prodyut Mondal and Mouli Das
Purabi Hazarika and Dr. A.K. Bora
Rana Sarmah
Sapam Priyalina and Kh. Pradipkumar
Singh
Pritam Chand
Rajashree Gadekar and Deepali Gadkari
Title of Papers
GEOMORPHOLOGY AND EVOLUTION OF KALUKHALI LAKE IN MURSHIDABAD
DISTRICT OF WEST BENGAL
PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS OF WATER RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT IN NOAMANGALDOI RIVER SYSTEM, ASSAM
ASSESSMENT AND SPATIAL DISTRIBUTION OF SENSITIVITY OF SOIL LOSS IN
THE MORA DHANSIRI RIVER BASIN IN ASSAM
FLOOD FREQUENCY ANALYSIS OF NAMBUL RIVER, MANIPUR
AREA CHANGES OF CLEAN ICE-COVERED, DEBRIS-COVERED, AND
PROGLACIAL LAKE GLACIERS IN THE RAVI BASIN, HIMACHAL HIMALAYA
DURING THE LAST FIVE DECADES
IDENTIFICATION OF SALINITY AFFECTED AREAS IN KARHA RIVER BASIN OF
MAHARASHTRA USING REMOTE SENSING TECHNIQUES
Venue 3: AT Hall, Second Floor, Department of Geography, Gauhati University
Date: 28/2/2015 (Saturday) Time: 9:00-10:30am
Sub-Theme G6: Climate Change, Biodiversity and Environmental Challenges
Name of the Authors
Anjan Deka and Dr. Mala Dutta
Prof. Ahmet Ertek
Anjumoni Saikia
Alexis Pinheiroo
Satheeshbabu Kollambalath
Debasish Baruah
Title of Papers
IMPACT OF POPULATION AND CHANGING ENVIRONMENT OF KAPLA AND TABHA BEEL
OF BARPETA DISTRICT, ASSAM
ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGES AND CHALLENGES IN TURKEY
EFFECT OF FOOD PLANTS AND SEASONS ON LARVAL CHARACTERS OF ERI
SILKWORM, SAMIA CYNTHIA RICINI BOISDUVA
AN ASSESSMENT OF THE SPATIAL EXTENT AND LAND-USE/ LAND- COVER CHANGE IN
PABITORA WILDLIFE SANCTUARY, ASSAM
THE EFFECT OF EXTERNAL SURPLUS POLLUTION ON HYDRO CYCLES AND CLIMATE
CHANGE IN LESS AIR POLLUTING NATIONS
IMPACT OF WILDLIFE HABITATS LOSS ON BIODIVERSITY OF KAZIRANGA–KARBI
ANGLONG LANDSCAPE
Venue 4: Lecture Hall, Ground Floor, Department of Geological Sciences, Gauhati University
Date: 28/2/2015 (Saturday) Time: 9:00-10:30am
Sub-Theme G9: Urbanization, development and emerging challenges
Name of the Authors
Sadaf and Prof. Abdul Munir
Sana Asma and Farasat Ali
Siddiqui
Subhrajyoti Mandal
Sumita Kumari & Prof. Arun
Kumar Singh
Title of Papers
URBAN BASIC SERVICES IN THE RESIDENTIAL SUBURBS OF FAIZABAD CITY
RICKSHAW PULLERS IN AZAMGARH CITY: A SOCIO-ECONOMIC ANALYSIS
MANAGING SLUMS AND SLUM ENVIRONMENTS WITH LOCAL GOVERNANCE IN WEST
BENGAL: A CASE STUDY OF BERHAMPORE MUNICIPAL AREA OF MURSHIDABAD
DISTRICT
WOMEN IN URBAN INFORMAL SECTOR IN INDIA: A GEOGRAPHICAL ANALYSIS
ROAD ACCIDENTS AND RELATED ISSUES: A DISTRICT LEVEL COMPARATIVE STUDY
OF ASSAM
DETRIBALIZATION AND DEVELOPMENT: A CASE STUDY ON SANTALS IN A VILLAGE
OF BIRBHUM DISTRICT, WEST BENGAL
WORLDING CITIES, CYBERISING SPACES AND GROUNDED REALITIES
Dr. Bhattacharyya Ajay
Dr. Atreya Paul
Diganta Das
Venue 5: Seminar Hall, First Floor, Department of Anthropology, Gauhati University
Date: 28/2/2015 (Saturday) Time: 9:00-10:30am
Sub-Theme G10: Social and Cultural patterns and processes in Geography
Name of the Authors
Dr. Parijat Borgohain and
Abul Fazal Murtaza Ahmed
Puspa Komor and Jayashree
Borah
Rashmi Sarkar and Kemee
Das
Saswati Nayak
Rakesh Chetry, Sutapa
Bhattacharjee and Dr. Bimal
K. Kar
Sibani Basumatari and Dr.
Bimal K. Kar
Title of Papers
INFLUENCE OF INTERNET ON STUDENTS’ LIVES IN ASSAM
LIVELIHOOD AND TRADITIONALITY: THE CASE OF DAIRY FARMING
AMONG THE NEPALIS IN LOWER DIBANG VALLEY, ARUNACHAL PRADESH.
ENDEAVORING VITALITY THROUGH DEMOGRAPHIC CHARACTER AND
SOCIO-ECONOMIC WELL-BEING: WOMEN OF MAJOR RELIGIONS IN
GUWAHATI CITY
DEVELOPMENT INDUCED DISPLACEMENT AND IMPOVERISHMENT: A CASE
STUDY OF HALDIA INDUSTRIAL BELT, WEST BENGAL
THE TRIBALS IN URBAN ENVIRONMENT: A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF
KOKRAJHAR AND HAFLONG TOWNS IN ASSAM
EDUCATIONAL INEQUALITIES AND CHANGING DEMOGRAPHIC
CHARACTERISTICS: A CASE STUDY OF UDALGURI DISTRICT, ASSAM
Venue 6: Seminar Room, First Floor, Department of Environmental Science, Gauhati University
Date: 28/2/2015 (Saturday) Time: 9:00-10:30am
Sub-Theme:G16: Tourism Development and Emerging issues
Name of the Authors
Pinku Suthar
Satyajit Das
Shakti Dutraj, Dablu Barman,
Amrita Singh
Shakti Dutraj, Dablu Barman,
Amrita Singh
Pratyashi Phukan and Dr. Ranjan
Saikia
Mitali Saikia, Pabitra Kumar
Barman, Dr. Jyoti Kamal Hazarika
Srijana Tamang and Manorama
Thapa
Title of Papers
WEDDING TOURISM IN RAJASTHAN : DEVELOPMENT AND EMERGING ISSUES
ECO-CULTURAL TOURISM AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT:A CASE STUDY OF
CHANDUBI AREA IN SOUTH KAMRUP, ASSAM
DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS AND ITS IMPACT ON RURAL LIVELIHOOD AND
ENVIRONMENT: A CASE STUDY OF GAZALDUBA VILLAGE IN NORTH BENGAL
DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS AND THEIR IMPACT ON RURAL LIVELIHOOD AND
ENVIRONMENT: A CASE STUDY OF GAZALDUBA IN NORTH BENGAL
ECOTOURISM DEVELOPMENT IN THE WETLANDS: A CASE STUDY OF SOHOLA
BEEL OF GOLAGHAT DISTRICT, ASSAM
TOURISM POTENTIAL IN ASSAM - A CASE STUDY OF GABHARU BLOCK IN
SONITPUR DISTRICT
IMPACT OF TOURISM ON ECONOMY AND SOCIETY IN EAST SIKKIM
Technical Session- II
Venue 1: Room No 10, Department of Geography, Gauhati University
Date: 28/2/2015 (Saturday) Time: 10:30-12:00 pm
Sub-Theme F2: Population Growth, Resource Use and Environmental Change
Name of the Authors
Satyendra Hazarika, Manos J.
Nath, Bhaben C. Kalita
Dibyajyoti Saikia and Dr.
Lakhyahira Dutta
Title of Papers
FLOOD HAZARD VULNERABILITY AND COPING STRATEGY : A CASE STUDY OF
RURAL-URBAN DIFFERENCES IN KAMRUP METROPOLITAN DISTRICT, ASSAM
POPULATION GROWTH , LAND RESOURCE UTILIZATION AND SOME RELATED
ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES IN SELECTED AREAS OF NAGAON DISTRICT, ASSAM
Rubul Hazarika
POPULATION DYNAMICS, IMMIGRATION AND CONFLICTS IN THE RESERVE FORESTS
OF SONITPUR DISTRICT, ASSAM
Md Nazrul Islam, Dr. A H M
Belayeth Hossain, Md. Thanvir
Ahmed Chowdhury, Md
Mojammel Hussain Raihan
Jyotishmoy Bora and Dr. Bimal
Kumar Kar
Sheerin Shahnaz
COMMUNITY BASED HAOR (WETLAND) RESOURCES MANAGEMENT AND FOOD
SECURITY: A STUDY OF HAIL HAOR AREA OF BANGLADESH
POPULATION EXPLOSION AND DEFORESTATION : A STUDY IN RESERVE FOREST
AREAS OF THE AIE-MANAS-BEKI INTERFLUVIAL REGION OF ASSAM
POPULATION GROWTH AND ITS IMPACT ON GROUNDWATER RESOURCES IN
RANCHI CITY
Venue 2: Room No. 11, First Floor, Department of Geography, Gauhati University
Date: 28/2/2015 (Saturday) Time: 10:30-12:00 pm
Sub-Theme: F4. Urbanization and Environment
Name of the Authors
Shobha Kumari and and Dr. Ram
Bilas
Ar. Praschaya Kaushik
Dr. Chakradhar Deka
Dhrubajyoti Rajbangshi and Kiran
Sharma
Dr. Polly Vauquline
Gajendra Mohan Dev Sarma
Nikhat Bano and Ateeque Ahmad
Title of Papers
WATER SUPPLY SCENARIO IN BHOPAL CITY: LIMITS AND OPPORTUNITIES
ECO-SENSITIVE AREAS OF GUWAHATI AND ITS RELATION TO URBAN WAY OF LIFE
URBANIZATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGES: A CASE STUDY OF MORIGAON
TOWN, ASSAM
ENCROACHMENT ON THE HILLS IN GUWAHATI CITY AND ITS IMPACT ON
ENVIRONMENT: A GEOGRAPHICAL STUDY
BIODIVERSITY, INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE AND WOMEN
MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTES AND DEGRADATION OF THE KALANG RIVER IN
NAGAON TOWN, ASSAM
INDOOR ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITION AND EFFECTS ON HUMAN HEALTH: A CASE
STUDY OF GLASS CITY, FIROZABAD, INDIA
Venue 3: AT Hall, Second Floor, Department of Geography, Gauhati University
Date: 28/2/2015 (Saturday) Time: 10:30-12:00 pm
Sub-ThemeF6: Environment and Development
Name of the Authors
Jyoti Kumari Prasad
Dr. Pranita Choudhury and Jupitara
Devi
Prof. S.C. Rai and Aakash
Upadhyay
Tasneem Shazli, Prof. Abdul Munir
Dipak Baruah And R. Barman
Aradhana Dutta, Kuldeep Patgiri,
Harekrishna Haloi
Title of Papers
URANIUM MINING AND ITS IMPACTS ON ENVIRONMENT OF JADUGODA,
JHARKHAND, INDIA
ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION AND DEVELOPMENT UNDER CONSTITUTIONAL
FRAMEWORK OF INDIA
DAM AND THE DAMNED: A CASE STUDY OF TEESTA HYDROPOWER INITIATIVE
INDOOR HOUSING ENVIRONMENT AND SOCIO-ECONOMIC STATUS: A CASE
STUDY OF AZAMGARH CITY, UTTAR PRADESH.
YIELD OF WATER DISCHARGE AND RAINFALL SEASONALITY IN AND AROUND
BARNADI RIVER BASIN, ASSAM
FOREST COVER CHANGE , RELATED ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGES AND
NEED OF ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION IN NORTH EAST INDIA
Venue 4: Lecture Hall, Ground Floor, Department of Geological Sciences, Gauhati University
Date: 28/2/2015 (Saturday) Time: 10:30-12:00 pm
Sub-Theme G2: Remote Sensing, GPS and GIS in geographical studies
Name of the Authors
Bulen Kakati, Purabi Hazarika,
Dr. R. Barman
Manash Jyoti Nath, A. K. Bora
Arnab Kundu, Suneet Dwivedi,
Varunesh Chandra
Das Arup Kumar, Das Madhushree
Dilip Kumar, R B Singh, Ranjeet
Kaur
Title of Papers
IDENTIFICATION OF LANDUSE LANDCOVER CHANGE IN THE LOWER PART OF
BARNADI – PUTHIMARI DOAB AREA, ASSAM
HABITAT ANALYSIS OF VECTOR MOSQUITOES IN SONITPUR DISTRICT, ASSAM
USING GEOINFORMATICS
SATELLITE DERIVED VEGETATION INDICES FOR DROUGHT ASSESSMENT IN
INDIA
LAND USE / LAND COVER CHANGE IN HOLLONGAPAR GIBBON WILDLIFE
SANCTUARY AND BUFFER AREAS USING GEO-SPATIAL TECHNOLOGY
REMOTE SENSING AND GIS APPLICATION IN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT : A
CASE STUDY OF SON-KARAMNASA INTERFLUVE IN BIHAR
Dipanwita Dutta, Chandra Sekhar
Das
IDENTIFICATION OF SPATIO-TEMPORAL GROWTH OF BRACKISH WATER
AQUACULTURE IN THE COASTAL AREAS OF WEST BENGAL USING
GEOSPATIAL TECHNIQUES
Venue 5: Seminar Hall, First Floor, Department of Anthropology, Gauhati University
Date: 28/2/2015 (Saturday) Time: 10:30-12:00 pm
Sub-Theme G9: Urbanization, development and emerging challenges
Name of the Authors
Banerjee Chandreyi, Banerjee
Anuradha
Manali Sinha and Dr. Jayasree
Borah
Naoroibam Deva Singh
Priti Gogoi and Narayan Chetry
Amirah Bano
Kuldeep Malik, Devender Singh,
Devender Hooda, Sushil Dalal,
Title of Papers
SPATIO-CULTURAL STUDY OF THE LIVING ARRANGEMENTS OF ELDERLY
WOMEN: THE CASE OF KOLKATA DISTRICT, WEST BENGAL.
IMPACT OF SLUM AREAS ON SILCHAR TOWN OF ASSAM
MOIRANG : AN EMERGING SMALL TOWN
MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTES GENERATION PATTERN AND ASSOCIATED
ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES OF JORHAT CITY, ASSAM
QUALITY OF LIFE OF SLUM RESIDENTS OF LUCKNOW CITY
URBANISATION AND INFRASTRUCTURAL DEVELOPMENT IN RAJASTHAN
URBAN GROWTH AND MORPHOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF RESIDENTIAL
AREAS: A CASE STUDY OF LUCKNOW CITY
Dr. Kiran Kumari
Venue 6: Seminar Room, First Floor, Department of Environmental Science, Gauhati University
Date: 28/2/2015 (Saturday) Time: 10:30-12:00 pm
Sub-Theme G12: Geography of Gender, Health and Inequalities
Name of the Authors
Mulari Brahma
Title of Papers
THE HOUSEHOLD AND EXTRA-HOUSEHOLD WORK AMONG RURAL BODO
WOMEN IN ASSAM
Chandana Sarmah
GENDER DIFFERENTIALS IN HEALTH AMONG ELDERLY: A CASE STUDY OF
GUWAHATI CITY
Cheten Jomba Rockpudu and Dr.
Tage Rupa
Dipalee Neog
Lakshyadhar Das and Rakesh Chetry
Dr. Syed Waseem Ahmad Ashraf,
Sabbir Ahmed, Surendra Kaur Rawal
Somenath Kar and Biswaranjan Mistri
Dr. Motiram
GENDER INEQUALITIES IN ARUNACHAL PRADESH: A CASE STUDY OF SARTANG
TRIBE IN KAMENG DISTRICT
GENDER INEQUALITY IN EDUCATION : A CASE STUDY OF HAJO C.D. BLOCK,
KAMRUP DISTRICT
WOMEN IN ACTION: THE ROLE OF SHG IN WOMEN EMPOWERMENT IN
GOALPARA DISTRICT, ASSAM
RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN HEALTH CARE SERVICES AND MORBIDITY RATE: A
CASE OF MURSHIDABAD DISTRICT OF WEST BENGAL
EFFECT OF OPEN DEFECATION IN SELECTED VILLAGES OF SIMLAPAL BLOCK IN
BANKURA DISTRICT, WEST BENGAL
PARTICIPATION OF WOMEN IN DISTANCE EDUCATION: A CASE STUDY OF IGNOU
REGIONAL CENTRE, RANCHI, JHARKHAND.
YOUNG GEOGRAPHERS’ COMPETITION
Date: 28th February, 2015 (Saturday)
Time: 9:00-11:30 am
Venue: Phanidhar Datta Seminar Hall, Gauhati University
Sl.
No
Name of the Participant
Title of the Paper
1
Dawa Sherpa
Sikkim University
GLOBALISATION, TOURISM AND ITS
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS: A CASE OF SIKKIM
2
Ms. Pubali Barman
NEHU
Kuleswar Singha
GU
DISASTER RISK REDUCTION AND PEOPLE’S
INVOLVEMENT IN GUWAHATI
ESTIMATION OF FOREST CANOPY DENSITY
USING SATELLITE DATA: A CASE STUDY OF
LUMDING RESERVE FOREST OF NAGAON
DISTRICT, ASSAM
3
Sub-theme Category
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F7
G2
4
5
6
Roopjyoti Hazarika
NEHU
Bhaskarjyoti Bhuyan
GU
Pritam Chand,
JNU
7
Sutapa Bhattacharjee
8
Lonkham Boruah
JNV, Nagaland
9
Suman Das
GU
10
Biman Lahkar
GU
Himadri Dutta
NEHU
11
LANDFILL SITE SELECTION FOR SOLID WASTE
MANAGEMENT BY USING GIS AND MCDA
TECHNIQUE IN GREATER SHILLONG AREA
A REVOLUTION IN GEOGRAPHICAL STUDIES :
APPLICATION OF REMOTE SENSING AND GIS IN
SPATIAL ANALYSIS
AREA CHANGES OF CLEAN ICE-COVERED,
DEBRIS-COVERED, AND PROGLACIAL LAKE
GLACIERS IN THE RAVI BASIN, HIMACHAL
HIMALAYA DURING THE LAST FIVE DECADES
RAINFALL DYNAMICS AND URBAN
ENVIRONMENT: A CASE STUDY OF GUWAHATI
CITY
SANITATION AND ITS IMPACT ON HEALTH: A
STUDY ON SLUM AREAS OF JORHAT MUNICIPAL
AREA, ASSAM
SOCIO-ECONOMIC STATUS OF TWO PRIMITIVE
TRIBAL GROUPS IN DHALAI DISTRICT, TRIPURA
12
Mahua Bardhan
CU
13
Rasing Hanse
GU
14
Geetanjali Sharma
MD, Ajmer
15
Joy Karmakar
16
Mohammad Nazrul Islam
17
Dhanjit Deka
POSSIBILITIES OF MAKING TOURISM PARADISE:
A CASE OF NORTH-EAST INDIA
MAPPING OF LANDSLIDE SUSCEPTIBILITY ZONE
ALONG THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY (NH-40)
CORRIDOR
DEPLETION OF GROUND WATER AND
ENVIRONMENTAL THREAT IN URBAN AREAS:A
CASE STUDY OF KOLKATA AND SALT LAKE
CITY, WEST BENGAL
BROOM PLANTATION AND ITS IMPACT ON
ECONOMY AND ENVIRONMENT IN RONGCHEK
AREAS OF KARBI ANGLONG DISTRICT, ASSAM
DEVELOPMENT, ENVIRONMENTAL
DEGRAGDATION AND ENVRIONMENTAL
ACTIVISIM IN THE NORTH EAST WITH SPECIAL
REFERENCE TO ASSAM
INVESTIGATING THE PATTERN AND LIVING
CONDITIONS OF SUBALTERN URBANIZATION: A
CASE STUDY OF WEST BENGAL
FLOOD PLAIN SEDIMENTATION AND
COMMUNITY RESILIENCE: WHAT MATTER? A
STUDY ON NATURAL WETLAND (HAOR) AREA IN
BANGLADESH
ROLE OF GEOSPATIAL TECHNOLOGY FOR
SUSTAINABLE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT: A
CASE STUDY ON UMTREW RIVER BASIN, NORTH
EAST INDIA
VALEDICTORY SESSION
Date: 28th February, 2015 (Saturday)
Time: 4:00-5:30 pm
Venue: Phanidhar Datta Seminar Hall, Gauhati University
Chief Guest: Shri Tarun Gogoi
Hon’ble Chief Minister of Assam
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