The conference of Rajasthan Geography Association which was to be held in Dungarpur on 21-23 January 2021 has been canceled due to some reasons. The upcoming conference related program will be released very soon..





(Date 21 Jan. to 23 Jan. 2021)


Organised By

Department of Geography,

S.B.P. Government College, Dungarpur (Rajathan) – 314001


An Invitation

The Rajasthan Geographical Association (RGA) is going to organize its 48th Annual Conference online for the first time. It will be hosted by the Department of Geography from 21 January 2021 to 23 January, 2021. The focal theme of the conference is “MANAGEMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES & SUSTAINABLE REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT”. All the members of “Geography Fraternity” including RGA life members and researchers from allied disciplines are cordially invited to present their research papers and participate in the discussion and proceeding of this 3-days event.



Natural resource management refers to the sustainable utilization of major natural resources, such as land, water, air, minerals, flora and fauna. Natural resources are utilized in ramified ways to satisfy human needs. However, both renewable and non-renewable resources are limited, therefore communities should offers pragmatic solution to protect and manage the natural resources through conservation and effective utilization. Climate change coupled with anthropogenic activities has aggravated the degradation and destruction of natural resources leading to acute problem of shortage in many regions of the world. The regenerative powers of many natural resources have been reduced to critical level that call for immediate policy and technological interventions. The recent advances in natural resource m a n a g e m e n t , p r e c i s i o n a g r i c u l t u r e , bio engineering, remote sensing, soil conservation and water harvesting have significantly impacted on judicious utilization of soil and water, the key natural resources. Therefore, this conference has been planned to bring together the leading academicians, scientists, scholars, industry experts and all the stakeholders to share their research findings, to deliberate on the future course of action for sustainable management of natural resources.


The conference intends to provide a common platform for sharing knowledge and dissemination of the same among the researchers which will focus on:

    • Integration of the recent technological advancements in the area of natural resource management for sustainable
    • Integration of the green technologies for adoption and mitigation of climate
    • To provide a platform for the researchers and academicians to debate/ interact on sustainable natural resource


  • Climate Change and Enviromental Management
  • Management of Natural Resources: Issues and Challenges
  • Sustainable Development and Role of Urban Centers
  • Land Use, Mining Activities, Urbanization and Enviroment
  • Water Resource : Quality, Availability and Challenges
  • Sanitation and Waste Management
  • Migration, Regional Inequality and Territorial Hierarchy
  • Tribal Development: Issues, Challenges and Prospects
  • Soil and Water Conservation Techniques
  • Biodiversity Assessment and Conservation
  • Climate, Smart Agriculture & Protected Cultivation
  • Surveillance and Forecasting of Natural Resources
  • Role of R.S. & GIS in Natural Resources Management
  • Tourism and the Environment
  • Any Other Related Topic


Shri Bhogilal Pandya Government College, Dungarpur is a pioneer co-educational institute in the T.S.P. region of Rajasthan which provides higher education to the students coming from the rural and marginal sections of the society. The foundation stone of the college was laid in 1961 and in 1977 college was promoted to Postgraduate level. Presently, 9 PG Courses in Arts and Science faculties are running. More than 7000 regular and 8000 private students are enrolled in the college. The college has extensive infrastructure including well-stocked library and equipped laboratories with egalitarian academician etc. The college is affiliated to Govind Guru Tribal University, Banswara.


The Department of Geography was established in 1978 and later in the year 1979 promoted to the postgraduate department. It offers multiple optional papers, namely Regional Development and Planning, Urban Geography, Industrial Geography, Population & Settlement Geography, Industrial Geography, Transportation Geography, Environmental Geography and Social Geography. Since establishment, Department has a good academic output coupled with research activities. Objectives of department are enabling students with developed skills to think and analyze within the spatial-temporal framework and assist students to understand mechanism and function of nature: Geo- Bio- Anthroposphere, skill development and capacity building among students to engage themselves in agro-horti sector; social service and campaign for development and other economic entrepreneurship, enhancing logical and reasoning capacity of students through choice based syllabi to have a competitive edge in NET/JRF/SET and competitive examinations, to guide them to attain leadership skill and real-life- &-on-field problem-solving skill through field visit and survey, intertwine traditional knowledge with modern tools for excellence with an aim to connect roots with shoots. The department is very rich in term of equipment and students strength. It has an intake of 60 students at Postgraduate and 900 at Undergraduate level.

Eminent alumni of the department are Dr. H.C. Roat, Dr. Ansarul Haq, Dr. Abdul Shaban, Prof.

R.L. Garasiya, Dr. H.C. Lohar.


Dungarpur district is named after “the town of Hillocks”. The town of Dungarpur itself is said to have been a Bhil “Pal” or a hamlet of “Dungaria”, a Bhil Chieftain. It is located in the southern part of Rajasthan between 23° 20′ and 24° 01′ north latitude and 73° 21′ and 74° 01′ east longitude. The city participated in the cleanliness drive and got the first rank in ODF city category in 2018 in Rajasthan and also got 7th rank in Swachh Survekshan report 2019 in all India level. The temperature during winter generally remains 15°C to 22°C. The city is well connected by a road network with Udaipur, Rajasthan (105 Km.) and Ahmedabad, Gujarat (180 Km.). The nearest Railway station is Udaipur City station and airport is Dabok (Udaipur) (123 Km.).


The Rajasthan Geographical Association is the oldest state-level geographer association in India. It was formed in 1965 at the time of first academic conference of Rajasthan Geographers organised by Department of Geography, M.L.V. Government College, Bhilwara which later on became the permanent headquarter of the association. The association was registered in 1971 under the Rajasthan Societies Act 1958. Its monogram was designed and adapted by three keywords Maru, Meru & Mal i.e. Desert, mountain and plateau, which not only summarizes the Geography of Rajasthan but also reveals the cultural pattern associated with three major types of natural landscapes of the states. Despite financial constraints, the association holds its natural conferences regularly in the various colleges and universities of the state of Rajasthan.


The organizers invite research papers from all interested academicians and researchers in the 48th RGA Conference on “MANAGEMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES & SUSTAINABLE REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT”. Participants intending to present paper(s) are requested to send the abstracts (in soft copy) through E-mail upto 10 January, 2021. Abstract without registration fees will not be printed in book of abstract. The full length paper (soft copy) should reach the Organizing Secretary strictly by 15 January, 2021. The acknowledgement about acceptance of paper will be send on or before 15 January 2021. The “Young Geographer Award” will be awarded for best research paper by the participant below the age of 35 years and for the participation in it please mention “Young Geographer Award” on the abstract. The paper will be accepted in individual capacity.


  • Text-(in English) Normal, Font-Times New Roman with Font Size – 12. (In Hindi) Font- Kruti Dev010 with Font Size-14.
  • The Abstract must clearly indicate the problem, methodology and findings of the work within 300
  • Keywords- 4 to 5
  • No Abstract will be accepted after 10 January,

Registration Fee Details

Souvenir and abstracts with Certificate (Hard Copy) will be send by speed post. The selected full papers will be published in conference proceeding book with ISBN and authors shall have to pay RS.1000/- extra towards publication charges.

Registration Link :


Registration Fee can be paid through RTGS/ NEFT/Net Banking or Bank Draft. Bank Draft should be drawn in favour of 48th RGA National Conference, payable at Dungarpur. Bank transfer should be made to the AXIS Bank, Dungarpur.

Name of BankAccount NumberIFSC Code
Axis Bank919010057384722 UTIB0001428

*Participants are requested to become Life member or Annual member of the RGA. If not a life member, annual fee of Rs. 300/- or life membership of Rs. 4000/- has to be paid together with membership form.


Opening Registration Abstract : 11 December 2020

Deadline for Abstract Submission : 10 January 2021

Full Paper Submission : 15 January 2021

Confirmation of Acceptance : 15 January 2021

Confirmation Date : 21 to 23 January 2021


PatronDr. Arvind Sharma
Chief AdvisorMr. R.S. Meena
Organising SecretaryMr. Atul Parmar
Co- Organising SecretaryDr. Savitri Patidar
AdvisorsDr. D.K. Meena

Mr. U.K. Singh

Dr. G.S. Meena

Dr. G.L. Ninama

Dr. Yogita Ninama

Dr. Shashi Parmar

Dr. Yogendra Deora

Dr. Nimesh Choubisa

Dr. K. C. Nayma

Smt. Abhilasha Jain

Mr. Vinod Khuriwal




PatronProf. Mohi-ud-din Sheikh
PresidentDr Naresh Malik
Vice – PresidentDr L. S. Jhala and

Mr B. S. Gurjar

General Secretary Dr. S. S. Bhatt
Joint SecretaryDr. U. K. Choudhary
Treasurer Dr. S. K. Jangid
Editor (Annals)Dr. R. N. Sharma
Organising SecretaryMr. Atul Parmar
Executive CommitteeDr. D. S. Chouhan

Mr. B. R. Meena

Dr. K. S. Rathod

Dr. Dharmveer Gurjar

Dr. B. L. Gupta

Dr. Hukmaram

Dr. Kuldeep Malik

Dr. S. C. Jat

Dr. D. S. Chouhan (Ex President)

Mr. Nemichand Garg (Ex Organising Secretary)




Mr. Atul Parmar

(Organizing Secretary)
Department of Geography
SBP Government College, Dungarpur, Rajasthan, India
Pin -314001
Mobile No:-9928992172, 9461119682
Email: – [email protected]