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 headquaters of the association. The association was registered in 1971 under the Rajasthan Societies Act 1958.
It’s 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 state.
Despite financial constraints, the Association holds it’s annual conference regularly in the various college and universities of the state of Rajasthan. Proceedings of these conferences are also published, though intermittently.
The mouthpiece of the association, The Annals of the Association of Rajasthan Geographers, renamed as Annals of Rajasthan Geographical Association, (since volume X) is published annualy.
All enquiries regarding the membership of the association, the manuscript of the papers for publication in the annals of the Rajasthan Geographical Association and availability of back volumes of Annals and Proceedings of the conferences should be addressed to General Secretary of RGA.