DR MUKUNDA MISHRA
DesignationASSISTANT PROFESSOR (STAGE 2) & DESIGNATED AS VICE PRINCIPAL
DepartmentGEOGRAPHY
Emailmukundamishra01@gmail.com

 

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

2004:          B.Sc. (Honours) in Geography from Vidyasagar University          1st Class 1st

2006:          M.Sc. in Geography from Vidyasagar University                            1st Class 1st

2018:          Ph.D. from Deptt. of Geography, Vidyasagar University                Awarded

RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS

Saratpolly, Englishbazar, Malda, West Bengal, INDIA, PIN 721101

TEACHING EXPERIENCE10 Years
SPECIALIZATION

Economic Geography, Geography of Development, Human Development, Remote Sensing & GIS; Spatial Statistics; Predictive analysis; Machine Learning.

 

AREA OF RESEARCH

Exploring Spatial Pattern Human Development and Regional Development Planning

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AREA OF INTEREST

How does Geography matter in shaping the spatial pattern of Human Development?

PUBLICATIONS

Books authored

  
 
  • Mishra, M. & Chatterjee, S. (2020).Contouring Human Development: Methods and Applications using an Indian District as Case Study. Springer, ISBN 9789811540820. Click here to read

 

Upcoming Books

  • Mishra, M. & Singh, R.B. (Eds.), COVID-19 Pandemic Trajectory in the Developing World: Exploring the Changing Environmental and Economic Milieus in India. To be published by Springer Singapore (No. 116790)

 

  • Singh, R.B., Chatterjee, S, Mishra, M. & de Lucena, A. (Eds.), Practices in Regional Science and Sustainable Regional Development: Experiences from the Global South. To be published by Springer Singapore (No. 114046).

 

  • Mishra, M., Pal, B. & Singh, R.B., Geography, Spatial Statistics and Predictive Models: Perspective to Regional Planning & Economic GeographyTo be published by Springer Japan (No. 114072).

 

  • Saha, S., Mishra, M. & Bhuimali, A. (Eds.), Economic and Societal Transformation in Pandemic-Trapped India: Emerging Challenges and Resilient Policy Prescriptions. To be published by Springer Japan (No. 119077).

 

Publication in National & International Journals

  • Mishra, M. & Sarkar, T. (2020).A MULTISTAGE HYBRID MODEL FOR LANDSLIDE RISK MAPPING: TESTED IN AND AROUND MUSSOORIE IN UTTARAKHAND STATE OF INDIA. Environmental Earth Sciences (Publisher: Springer Nature). Vol. 79, Published Online on 23 September 2020.https://doi.org/10.1007/s12665-020-09180-3. Click here to view article

 

  • Sarkar, T., Mishra, M. & Chatterjee, S. (2020). ON DETAILED FELD‑BASED OBSERVATIONS OF LATERITE AND LATERIZATION: A STUDY IN THE PASCHIM MEDINIPUR LATERITIC UPLAND OF INDIA. Journal of Sedimentary Environment (Publisher: Springer Nature). Vol.2 (1), Published Online on 18 June 2020. ISSN:2447-9462 (Online). Click here to view article

 

  • Mishra, M. & Chatterjee, S. (2018). APPLICATION OF ANALYTICAL HIERARCHY PROCESS (AHP) ALGORITHM TO INCOME INSECURITY SUSCEPTIBILITY MAPPING – A STUDY IN THE DISTRICT OF PURULIA, INDIA. Socio-Economic Planning Sciences - The International Journal of Public Sector Decision-Making(Publisher: Elsevier Science). Vol.62, June 2018. pp 56-75. ISSN: 0031-0121. Click here to view article

 

  • Sarkar, T. & Mishra, M. (2018). SOIL EROSION SUSCEPTIBILITY MAPPING WITH THE APPLICATION OF LOGISTIC REGRESSION AND ARTIFICIAL NEURAL NETWORK. Journal of Geovisualization and Spatial Analysis(Publisher: Springer Nature). Vol.2 (1), June 2018. pp 1-17. ISSN:2509-8810 (Print), 2509-8829 (Online). Click here to view article

 

  • Mishra, M. (2018). AN ASSESSMENT OF THE INEQUALITY OF EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT IN THE DISTRICT OF PURULIA, WEST BENGAL, INDIA . IASSI Quarterly(Publisher: Indian Association of Social Science Institutions). Vol. 38, No. 2; pp 272-289. ISSN:0970-9061 (Print), 0974-018x (Online).

 

  • Mishra, M. & Chatterjee, S. (2018). INTERPRETING ECONOMIC INEQUALITY WITH THE MICRO SPATIAL DATASETS: A STUDY IN THE DISTRICT OF PURULIA, WEST BENGAL, INDIA. Journal of Economic & Social Development(Publisher: Vinoba Bhave University). Vol. 38, No. 2, June, 2018. pp 2-21. ISSN: 0973 - 886X.

 

  • Mishra, M. & Chatterjee, S. (2017). AN EFFORT OF MAPPING THE INCOME INEQUALITY IN THE DISTRICT OF PURULIA, WEST BENGAL, INDIA. Journal of Social and Economic Development(Publisher: Springer Nature). Vol. 19(1), February 2017. pp 112-141. ISSN: 0972-5792. Click here to view article

 

  • Mishra, M. & Chatterjee, S. (2017). SCHOOL DROPOUT SUSCEPTIBILITY MAPPING WITH FUZZY LOGIC –A STUDY IN THE DISTRICT OF PURULIA, INDIA. Human Geographies – Journal of Studies and Research in Human Geography(Publisher: University of Bucharest, Romania). Vol. 11, No.1,  May 2017. pp 111-128. ISSN: 1843-6587(Print), 2067-2284(Online). Click here to view article

 

  • Mishra, M. (2017). AN ASSESSMENT OF ECONOMIC INEQUALITY IN THE DISTRICT OF PURULIA, WEST BENGAL, INDIA. Economic Affairs (Publisher: New Delhi Publishers). Vol. 62, No. 3, September 2017. pp 353-360. ISSN: 0031-0121.

 

  • Mishra, M. & Chatterjee, S. (2017). MEASURING MICRO SPATIAL INEQUALITY OF HUMAN DEVELOPMENT WITH THE APPLICATION OF PRINCIPAL COMPONENT ANALYSIS (PCA) DISTRICT, WEST BENGAL, INDIA. International Research Journal of Social Sciences(Publisher: International Science Community Association). Vol. 6(1), January 2017. pp 28-44. ISSN: 2319-3565.

 

  • Mishra, M. & Chatterjee, S. (2016). EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT FAVOURABILITY MAPPING WITH THE APPLICATION OF ANALYTICAL HIERARCHY PROCESS (AHP). International Journal of Physical and Human Geography(Publisher: European Centre for Research Training and Development UK). Vol.4, No.4, December 2016. pp 1-16. ISSN: 2052-6377(Print), 2052-6385(Online). 

 

  • Mishra, M. (2015). EXAMINING THE ROLE OF TOPOGRAPHIC-BEDDING SURFACE INTERSECTION ON HILL SLOPE INSTABILITY IN MOUSI RIVER BASIN, GARHWAL DISTRICT, UTTARAKHAND, INDIA. International Research Journal of  Earth Science(Publisher: International Science Community Association). Vol. 3(7), July 2015. pp 1-10. ISSN: 2321-2527.

 

  • Mishra, M. (2013). PROSPECT OF COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT THROUGH SUSTAINABLE ECO AND RURAL TOURISM IN PURULIA DISTRICT, WEST BENGAL. Asia-Pacific Journal of Social Sciences(Publisher: International Society for Asia-pacific Study). Special Issue No. 4, 2013. pp 98-112. ISSN: 0975-5942.

 

  • Mishra, M. (2012). PRESENCE OF DISPARITIES IN HUMAN DEVELOPMENT AT MICRO LEVEL IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES - A STUDY IN PURULIA DISTRICT, WEST BENGAL, INDIA. Asian Journal of Research in Social Sciences and Humanities(Publisher: Asian Research Consortium). Vol. 2 (1),  Jan, 2012. pp 623-72. ISSN: 2250-1673.

 

  • Mishra, M. (2012). GLOBALIZATION AND FOLK CULTURE: A QUALITATIVE STUDY ON DECAYING HERITAGE OF CHHAU DABCE OF PURULIA DISTRICT IN WEST BENGAL, INDIA. Asian Journal of Research in Social Sciences and Humanities(Publisher: Asian Research Consortium). Vol. 2 (3)  March 2012. pp 84-88. ISSN: 2250-1673.

 

  • Mishra, M. (2011). MICRO-SPATIAL HUMAN RESOURCE REALLOCATION MODEL FOR RURAL AGRARIAN SECTOR, BASED ON CLASSICAL THEORIES OF REGIONAL GROWTH - A STUDY IN PASCHIM MEDINIPUR, WEST BENGAL, INDIA. Journal of Geography and Regional Planning(Publisher: Academic Journals). Vol:4(15), 4 Dec, 2011. pp 731-740. ISSN: 2070-1845.

 

  • Mishra, M. (2011). HUMAN RESOURCE REALLOCATION MODEL FOR ACCELERATING AGRO-BASED RURAL ECONOMY, RETARDED THROUGH RAPID MODIFICATION BY CROSS BORDER INFILTRATION - A STUDY IN NORTH BENGAL DISTRICTS, WEST BENGAL, INDIA. International Journal of Social and Economic Research(Publisher: National Centre for Inclusive Growth and Development Trus). Vol. 1, No. 2, July-Dec 2011. pp 472-499. ISSN: 2249-6270.

 

  • Hoque, E. & Mishra, M. (2011). ACCELERATING SOCIO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT THROUGH PROPER UTILIZATION OF POTENTIAL GREEN ENERGY RESOURCES: A STUDY ON MAIZE PLANT RESIDUE AND AGRARIAN SOCIETY OF UTTAR DINAJPUR DISTRICT, WEST BENGAL, INDIA. Asia-Pacific Journal of Social Sciences(Publisher: International Society for Asia-pacific Study). Vol. III(1), Jan-June 2011. pp 102-127. ISSN: 0975-5942.

 

  • Mishra, M. & Hoque, E. (2011). COMMUNITY PREPAREDNESS: AN ESSENTIAL ASPECT TO PROMOTE CLEAN GREEN ENERGY IN RURAL AGRO-ECONOMIC SOCIETIES IN INDIA: A CASE STUDY IN UTTAR AND DAKSHIN DINAJPUR DISTRICT, WEST BENGAL, INDIA. Asia-Pacific Journal of Social Sciences(Publisher: International Society for Asia-pacific Study). Special Issue No. 2, 2011. pp 70-84. ISSN: 2229-5801.

 

Publications in seminar, conference & other proceesings

 

  • Mishra, M.(2014) . EXAMINING THE ROLE OF TOPOGRAPHIC-BEDDING SURFACE INTERSECTION ON HILL SLOPE INSTABILITY IN MOUSI RIVER BASIN, GARHWAL DISTRICT, UTTARAKHAND. Proceedings of 104th Orientation Programme(UGC-ASC, University of Calcutta). 2014.

 

  • Mishra, M.(2010) . THE ‘SILENT SPRING’, GLOBAL VOICE FOR ENVIRONMENT AND INDIA. Souvenir of 10th Year Celebration(Dr. Meghnad Saha College). 2010. 

 

  • Mishra, M.(2007) . GLOBALISATION OF CULTURE: ESSENTIAL BUT SHOULD HAVE A LIMIT. Asanjan (Souvenir of the 2nd Re-union, Department of Geography, Vidtasagar University). 2007. pp 7-10.

 

  • Mishra, M., Sarkar, T. & Bhattacharya, D.(2007) . CORRELATION OF TSUNAMI BEACH RUN-UP HEIGHT WITH THE ENERGY OUTFLOW, ENERGY PROPAGATION PATTERN & WAVE AMPLIFICATION AS THE DETERMINANTS OF DISASTER SEVERITY: A NUMERICAL REVIEW ON BOXING DAY TSUNAMI- 2007. Poster(UGC Sponsored State Level Seminar on Plate Motions and the Recent Natural Disaster in the Indian Ocean). 2007. pp 1-8.

 

  • Mishra, M.(2009) . THE RELEVENCE OF PROMOTING THE OPERATIONAL ORIENTATION OF IQAC TOWARDS A MAXIMUM CONCORDENCE WITH IN-CAMPUS SOCIAL AND CULTURAL IMPRINT TO ENCOURAGE STUDENT PARTICIPATION. The Role of IQAC on Quality Enhancement and Quality Sustenance in Higher Education (IQAC, Midnapore College). 2009. pp 60-62. ISBN:81-89365-50-9.

 

Publication as chapters in books

 

  • Mishra, M. (2015). FOREST AND BIODIVERSITY MANAGEMENT FOR ATTAINING EMPOWERMENT AND EQUITY OF THE FOREST FRINGE DWELLERS OF PURULIA DISTRICT, WEST BENGAL. In: Khinchi, S. (Ed.). Biodiversity Distribution and Conservation (1st Edition). Jaipur: Pointer Publishers. pp 94-117. ISBN: 978-81-7132-798-0. Click here to collect

 

  • Mishra, M. (2016). ECO & RURAL TOURISM: INTEGRATING BIODIVERSITY MANAGEMENT AND COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT – ANALYSING THE PROSPECT FOR THE DISTRICT OF PURULIA, WEST BENGAL. In: Khinchi, S. & Tanwar, M. (Eds.). Global Climate Change and Biodiversity,. New Delhi: V L Media Solutions. pp 121-139. ISBN: 978-93-85068-66-9. Click here to collect

 

  • Mishra, M. & Sarkar, T. (2017). TOWARD SEARCHING THE RELEVENCE OF THE ‘SILENT SPRING’ AFTER FIVE DECADES OF ITS JOURNEY (1962-2012). In: Deb, M. (Ed.). Pragati O Sahitya ( Language: Bengali). Malda: Sangbedan. Pp 111-123. ISBN: 978-81-9326-641-0. 

 

 

 

 

 

 Geography AR

SEMINAR & SYMPOSIA

INVITED AS RESOURCE PERSON

Date

Venue

Type

Theme

Role

2019 Feb 27 to Mar 06

Dewan Abdul Goni College

Workshop

Seven Days Workshop on QGIS Learning

Invited as Resource Person

2019 Jan 14 to 20

Coochbehar College & Sitalkuchi College

Workshop

Weeklong Workshop on QGIS – An Elementary Understanding

Invited as Resource Person

2018 Oct 05 to 12

Dept. of Geography, University of Gour Banga, Malda, W.B.

Workshop

Seven Days Workshop on Learning of QGIS Software

Invited as Resource Person

ORGANIZING SEMINAR / CONFERENCE / WORKSHOP

Date

Venue

Type

Sponsoring agency

Theme

Role

2010 Dec 04

Dr. Meghnad Saha College, Itahar, UD, W.B.

State Level Seminar

DPI, W.B.

Impacts and Responses to Global Economic Crisis

Acted as Convener, Seminar Organizing Committee

2019 Mar 09 to 15

Dept. of Geography, Dr. Meghnad Saha College, Itahar, UD, W.B.

Seven Days Training Workshop

Dr. Meghnad Saha College in Collaboration with Gazole Mahavidyalaya

QGIS FOR BEGINNERS

Acted as the Convener, Workshop Organizing Committee

2020 JAN 31 TO FEB 03

Dept. of Geography, Dr. Meghnad Saha College, Itahar, UD, W.B.

Three Days Training Workshop

Dr. Meghnad Saha College

BASICS OF QGIS

Chairperson of the Organizing Committee

2020 FEB 25 TO MAR 02

Dept. of Geography, Dr. Meghnad Saha College, Itahar, UD, W.B.

Seven Days Training Workshop

Dr. Meghnad Saha College in Collaboration with Gazole Mahavidyalaya

Statistics for Social Sciences

Chairperson of the Organizing Committee

PARTICIPATION IN SEMINAR/ WORKSHOP

Date

Venue

Type

Sponsoring agency

Theme

Role

2007 Apr 07

Raja N.L. Khan Women’s College, Midnapore, W.B.

National Seminar

UGC

Plate Motions and the Recent Natural Disaster in the Indian Ocean

Presented a paper entitled ‘Spatial Variation of Tsunami Damages as the function of Rupture Development Pattern and Tsunami Wave Amplification’

2007 Jan 11 to 13

Dept. of Geography, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, W.B.

International Seminar

CSIR, NATMO, GSI

Poverty and Development in South Asia

Presented a paper entitled ‘Socio-economic Dynamism and Status of Neighbourhood Inequality: A Case Study in Medinipur Municipal Area’

2009 Mar 07 & 08

Midnapore College, Midnapore, W.B.

National Seminar

NAAC

Role of IQAC on Quality Enhancement and Quality Sustenance in Higher Education 

Presented a paper entitled ‘The Relevance of Operational Orientation of IQAC’

2011 Jan 13 & 14

Malda Women’s College, Malda, W.B.

Workshop

UGC

Formulation of the Syllabus for Geography (UG Level) under Gour Banga University

Participated

2012 Mar 08 & 09

Dept. of Geography, Gour Mahavidyalaya, Malda, W.B.

National Seminar

UGC

Issues on Rural Livelihood in India

Presented a paper entitled ‘Synergy between Welfare Strategies and Community Preparedness towards greater Participation: A Pro-poor Growth Strategies for Rural Purulia’

2015 Sep 18

IQAC, Malda College, Malda, W.B.

Workshop

 

Quality Enhancement in College Administration and Academics

Participated

2015 Jun 06 to 08

Dept. of Geography, Unuversity of Gour Banga, Malda, W.B.

Workshop

 

Methodology of Fluvial Research and Software Handling

Participated

2016 Mar 11 & 12

Dept. of Geography, Unuversity of Gour Banga, Malda, W.B.

International Seminar

 

Fluvial Process and Anthropogenic Foot Print

Presented a paper entitled ‘Channel Adjustment of River Ganga in Response to Human Induced Change – Some Observations at Upstream of Farakka Barrage’

2018 Mar 21 & 22

Dept. of Geography, Unuversity of Gour Banga, Malda, W.B.

International Seminar

 

Population, Urbanization and Environment: Contemporary Issues and Challenges

Presented a paper entitled ‘Multi-criteria based Landslide Risk Mapping for Urbanized Hill Towns: A Study In & Around Mussoorie, Uttarakhand, India’

2018 May 04

IQAC, Ramakrishna Mission Vidyamandira, Belur, W.B.

Workshop

Dept. of Higher Education, Govt. of W.B.

Revised Assessment & Accreditation Procedure of NAAC

Participated

RESEARCH ACTIVITIES
  • Completed Minor Research Project in December 2010 entitled ‘INTENSIVE FIELD SURVEY TO ESTIMATE THE EFFICIENCY, AVAILABILITY AND POTENTIALITY  OF MAIZE PLANT RESIDUE TO BE USED FOR GREEN ENERGY GENERATION: A Study in Uttar and Dakshin Dinajpur Districts, W.B.’, sponsored by the West Bengal Green Energy Development Corporation (A Govt. of West Bengal Company). Total Grant Rs. 80,000 (Rupees Eighty Thousands only).

 

  • Ongoing Minor Research Project: "IDENTIFYING VULNERABLE ECONOMIES &  LIVELIHOODS DUE TO CLIMATE CHANGE TOWARDS FRAMING THE RESILIENCE POLICIES: A STUDY IN WEST BENGAL, INDIA", sponsored by the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), New Delhi. Total grant Rs. 4,50,000 (Rupees Four Lakh & fifty thousand only) 
REFRESHERS & ORIENTATION COURSES
  • Orientation Program: Participated 104th Orientation Program at UGC ASC, University of Calcutta from 28-01-2014 to 26-02-2014

 

  • Refresher Course: Participated 4th Refresher Course in Geography at UGC HRDC, University of Burdwan from 02-02-2016 to 22-02-2016

 

  • Refresher Course: Participated Refresher Course in Geography at UGC HRDC, the University of North Bengal from 02-07-2019 to 15-07-2019

 

EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

IMPORTANT ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS HELD

Position  held

Institution

Time

  • Vice Principal

Dr. Meghnad Saha College

11/03/2019 to till date

  • Bursar

 

Dr. Meghnad Saha College

 

01/12/2013 to 01/08/2016

09/03/2017 to 09/03/2019

  • C.T.O.

 

1/11 Bn. NCC,

Dr. Meghnad Saha College Unit

01/06/2012 to 31/05/2014

  • Convener, Online Admission Committee

Dr. Meghnad Saha College

16/12/2014 to till date

  • Member, Academic Committee

Dr. Meghnad Saha College

10/01/2015 to till date

  • Member, Finance Committee

Dr. Meghnad Saha College

01/04/2014 to till date

  • Co-opted Member, PF & Leave Committee

Dr. Meghnad Saha College

12/02/2015 o till date

  • Member, Students’ Union Election Committee

Dr. Meghnad Saha College

Session 2013-14, 2014-15

  • Member, Examination Committee

Dr. Meghnad Saha College

Session 2011-12, 2013-14,

2015-16 and 2016-17

  • Asstt. Coordinator, Rabindra Bharati University Study Centre

Dr. Meghnad Saha College RBU Study Centre

Academic Session 2016-17 to till date

IMPORTANT ACADEMIC POSITIONS HELD

Position  held

Institution

Time

  • H.O.D.

 

Department of Geography,

Dr. Meghnad Saha College

 

01/04/2012 to 31/03/20164

15/06/2017 to till date

Dr. Meghnad Saha College

From the launch (Vol.1, Issue 1, March 2019) to till date

  • Reviewer of the Journal, Socio Economic Planning Science
Elsevier Inc. (ISSN: 0038-0121); Visit: https://www.journals.elsevier.com/socio-economic-planning-sciences/ As and when needed
  • Member, U.G. Geography Board of Studies

University of Gour Banga

Academic Session 2012-13 to till date

  • Member, U.G. Geography Board of Studies

Midnapore College (Autonomous)

Academic Session 2014-15 &2015-16

  • In-Charge of Computer & GIS Laboratory

Dr. Meghnad Saha College

Academic Session 2011-12 to till date

  • Supervisor, Field Visit

Department of Geography,

Dr. Meghnad Saha College

Academic Session 2011-12 to till date

  • Co-opted Member, PF & Leave Committee

Dr. Meghnad Saha College

12/02/2015 o till date

  • Convener, DPI Sponsored One Day State Level Seminar

Dr. Meghnad Saha College

04/12/2010

  • Coordinator, Geography Honours Practical Examination

University of Gour Banga

Different sessions

ACHIEVEMENTS
  • 2005 March 15: Awarded the University Gold Medal for standing as First Class First in the order of merit in B.Sc. Geography (Honours) 2004 in Vidyasagar University

 

  • 2006 June 02: Awarded the National Merit Scholarship by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India

 

  • 2008 April 03: Awarded the University Gold Medal for standing as First Class First in the order of merit in M.Sc. Geography (Honours) 2006 in Vidyasagar University 

 

  • 2008 April 03: Awarded the Lakshmi Bala Samanta Memorial Endowment Medal for standing as First amongst the successful candidates in M.A./M.Sc. in the year 2006 in Vidyasagar University 
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