Biman Lahkar

Biman Lahkar
Biman Lahkar
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Assistant Professor
Geography

Profile

Education:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree : B.Borooah College, Guwahati
  2. Master’s Degree : Gauhati University
  3. Ph.D.: Gauhati University, Guwahati
  4. Other: GIS, Remote Sensing,GPS and DGPS

Professional Experience:

Three years experience as Research Assistant in UGC Sponsored Major Reasearch Project

One year experience as Assistant Professor under UGC, FIP scheme 2010-201

Areas of Interest/ Specialization:

Geoinfomatics, GIS,Remote Sensing, GPS techniques, Population Geography

Research Projects:

UGC, MRP, Flood and its impact on People and environment of Nanoi River, from 2012 to 2015.

Promoting climate resilient Majuli, Jorhat, UGC Funded minor project (project Team member)

GPS aided GIS mapping of each households living in the active flood plain of the  River Brahmaputra on the Northern part of Dibrugarh Town, Assam, UGC Funded minor project (project Team member)

GPS aided GIS mapping of Witch Hunting cases in Upper Assam Districts

Consultancy:

  • Attended meeting for policy making on Climate Change by Assam Government at Gauhati University.
  • Delivered invitational Lecture on Remote Sensing and GIS technologies at Rangia College.
  • Inveted to IIRS Dehradun, under ISRO, to attend fourth one day workshop on “Fourth EDUSAT based distance Learning Programme for RS,GIS and GPS, Experiences and Future Plans” 7th may 2010.

 

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Publications

Research Publications:

 

  • HEALTH AND WELLBEING AMONG THE SCHEDULED CASTE POPULATION OF ASSAM, INDIA” in International Journal of Research in Management & Social ScienceVolume 6, Issue 1 (VI): January - March, 2018, ISSN: 2322-0899.
  • “Some Investigations of Educational and Occupational Scenario of Scheduled Castes Population of Assam: A Case study of Kaibartta (Fisherman) Community” published in IOSR Journal Of Humanities And Social Science (IOSR-JHSS) Volume 9, Issue 5, PP 113-117 e-ISSN: 2279-0837
  • “Inequality in Literacy and works: an investigation of the two measures of life among the Scheduled castes communities in Kamrup district of Assam” in Nature, Culture And Society A research journal on critical Geography, Volume 1, Issue 1 , PP 55-62, ISSN: 2321-6158
  •  “Population Growth and Food Security in Assam” in Vasundhara, Journal of the Geographical Society, B.Borooah College, Volume 6, , PP 19-30, ISSN: 2250-1908

Books and Book Chapters:

  • Paper on “Population Growth and Changing Land use Pattern in Northeast India” published in book Landscape, ISBN No.978 93 81136 56 0, Abhijit Publication, New Delhi
  • Paper on “Pattern of Literacy in Assam; A Socio-Spatial Variations” published in book Landscape, ISBN No. 978 93 81136 56 0, Abhijit Publication, New Delhi

Seminar and Conferences:

 

  • Paper presented on “Integrated approach of GIS and Remote Sensing for Forest Cover Monitoring and Change Detection of Dibrugarh District in International Seminar XI International Geographical Union (IGU) Commission Seminar B. Borooah College Guwahati, 8 to 10 February, 2018
  • Paper presented on “Status of health among the scheduled caste population of Kamrup district, Assam in International Conference of RSC organized by Department of Geography, University of Tripura , January 5, 2017
  • Paper presented on “ Health Status among the scheduled caste population of Assam” in International Conference of NAGI organized by Department of Geography, University of Mysore , December 25, 2016
  •  Paper Presented on “Assessment of development strategies in rural areas of Kamrup district using geospatial technology” at NIRD , Guwahati, 7-8 Jan 2016
  • Presented paper on “Tranquilizing The Flood Effect : A Study of Baralia River Basin using GIS and RS Techniques” in International Conference of IIG organized by Department of Geography, University of Burdwan
  • Presented paper on “Tranquilizing Flood Effect: A Case of Flood Forecasting and Early Warning System Using Geospatial Techniques in Nanoi River” in IGI Conference Sponsored by UGC organized by Department of Geography, NEHU Shillong ,Oct 28-31, 2015
  •  Presented paper on “Forest Ecosystem: An assessment of Ecological Depletion in Sonai Rupai WLS with the Help of Remote sensing and GIS” in 36th Indian Geographers Meet, 2015 and International Conference, organized by Department of Geography and GIS, University of Bidyasagar, Medina pore, WB
  • Presented paper on “Possibilities of Making Tourism Paradise: A Case of North East India” in 36th Indian Geographers Meet, 2015 and International Conference, organized by Department of Geography, University of Gauhati, Guwahati
  • Presented paper on “The Healing Plant and the Potters” in National Conference Sponsored by UGC organized by Department of Cultural and Creative Studies NEHU Shillong ,March 25-27, 2015
  • Presented paper on “Population Growth and Changing Land use Pattern in North East India. International Seminar of IGU organized by Cotton College Guwahati”
  • Presented paper on “Human interference and decaying wetlands: a threat to biodiversity” International Seminar of IGU organized by Cotton College Guwahati.
  • Presented paper on “Community wise Education Level Development with Special reference to Hajo and Bihdia Block, Kamrup, Assam” at UGC sponsored National Seminar organized by Sonapur College,
  • Presented paper on “Possibilities of Producing Paradise in India’s North East: A case Study of Eco-Tourism in Mawlynnong Village, Meghalaya” at UGC sponsored National Seminar organized by Handique Girls College,
  • Presented paper on “Education of Scheduled Caste Women for Sustainable Development in Rural areas of Kamrup District, Assam” at UGC sponsored National Seminar organized by Saraighat College,
  • Presented paper on “Drinking water Scenario and Healthy Living in Guwahati City” at Inter Disciplinary National Seminar organized by Dept of Psychology, Gauhati University
  • Presented Paper on “ Fishing Industry in Assam : A Changing Panorama” at UGC Sponsored National Seminar, organized by Moran College
  • Presented paper on “Problem of fishing industry in Assam: A Case study of the Kaibartta Community” at Tezpur College, Tezpur
  • Presented Paper on “ Changing Occupational Characteristics of Hira Community with Special Reference to the Hira people of Kamrup District Assam” Annual academic session of NEIGS, organized by Goalpara College

 

WORKSHOP

 

  • Attended ICSSR Sponsored National Workshop on Research Methodology in Geography, Organized by B.Borooah College, Guwahati
  • Attended Consultant Workshop on Climate change: Issues and Policy Formulation, Organized by Department of Geography, Gauhati University, Guwahati
  • Attended workshop on “ Use of Space technology for Disaster management and risk reduction in NE India” at NESAC, 2016

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