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Professor (Dr.) Kamal Narain Joshi

Name : Professor (Dr.) Kamal Narain JOSHI Nationality : Indian Date of Birth : April 28, 1952 Address 84/32, Shankaracharya Marg Mansarovar, Jaipur –302 020 email:- joshi.knjoshi@gmail.com Tel: 91-141-2780 407. Mobile: - +91-9929455983 Education Qualification M.A., Ph.D. in Geography (Environmental Geography) Employment Positions Professor Indian Institute of Resource Management and Research, Jaipur (Present) Professor Institute of Development Studies, Jaipur, From August 2004 – April 2012 Associate Professor, Institute of Development Studies, Jaipur from March 1993 to July 2004 Regional Geographer, Environmental Planning and Coordination Organisation, Ministry of Environment and Human Settlement, Govt. of M.P., Bhopal, July 1984 to March1993. Scientist Birla Institute of Scientific Research, Jaipur. March 1984 to July 1987. Sr. Research Fellow, Institute of Development Studies Jaipur, April 1982 to February 1984. Research Fellow Department of Geography, University of Jodhpur, Jodhpur March 1979 to April 1982. Publications Books 1. Joshi, K.N., at.el.1988, (edited) Environmental Problems of Mining and their Management, Proceeding of the All India Seminar, Neo Printers, Bhopal (Pages 263). 2. Joshi, K.N. and Chouhan T.S. 1991. Environmental Monitoring and Pollution Measures, Academic Publishers, Jaipur (Pages 237). 3. Joshi, K.N. and Chouhan T.S. 1992. (Edited) Readings in Remote Sensing Applications, Scientific Publishers, Jodhpur. . (pages 493) 4. Joshi, K.N. and Chouhan T.S. 1993.(Edited) Studies in Arid Lands Management, Scientific Publishers, Jodhpur. (pages 432) 5. Joshi, K.N. and Chouhan T.S. Aerial Photo Interpretation, Academic Publishers, Jaipur Project completed 1. Application of Landsat Imagery in Formulation of Regional Development Plan for Luni Basin, sponsored by Indian Space Research Organisation, Govt. of India, 1981. 2. Drought Monitoring/ Green Vegetation Mapping in Arid and Semi Arid parts of Rajasthan and Gujrat using `SEO’ (India’s first experimental satellite) Data., Sponsored by Indian Space Research organisation, Government of India,1984. 3. Rajasthan: Hill Area Development Plan, sponsored by Government of Rajasthan 1986. 4. Compilation of Environmental laws in India, (In house project) of Environmemntal Planing and coordination Organization, Bhopal, 1989. 5. Legal and constitutional Aspect of Water Resource Management in Rajasthan (Research Report) sponsored by Ford Foundation.1995 6. Integrated study for sustainable Development of Pali District, (Study based on remote sensing technique) sponsored by Department of Space Govt. of India, 1997. 7. Demarcation of Degraded Lands and catchment Area Treatment Plan for Som-Kamla-Amba Irrigation project, sponsored by Department of Irrigation, Government of Rajasthan, 1998. 8. Rajasthan Water Resource consolidation project (Team member),sponsored by World Bank, 2000. 9. Impact Assessment of Small Water Harvesting Structures in the Ruparel River Basin , Sonsored by IDSJ, 2002 10. Evaluation of Implementation of National Employment Guaranty Act in Rajasthan, sponsored by UNDP, 2007 11. Evaluation of National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme in Rajasthan, Sponsored by UNDP, 2008 12. NREGA Monitoring and Streamlining Convergence Pilots, Sponsored by UNDP, New Delhi 2008 13. Development of “Tool box” for Chambal River Basin for Zonal Water Partnership- IWP, Bangalore, sponsored by IWP, Asia Regional Center, 2009 14. Environmental Impact Study on Degradation of Natural Resources in Urban Area and Strategy for Sustainable Development, Sponsored by ICSSR, New Delhi, 2009 15. Review of Lessons Learnt Relevant to Using Water User Groups (WUGs) as a Building Block for IWRM, Sponsored by EC and GHK, London, 2009 16. Convergence in National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme in Rajasthan, Sponsored by UNDP, 2010 17. Rajasthan Rural Livelihood Project: Social Assessment Sponsored by Govt. of Rajasthan, 2010 18. Urban India Reform in Rajasthan. Sponsored by Tata Institute of Social Science, Mumbai 2011. 19. Water User Groups: As a Building Block for IWRM. Sponsored by European Commission for Sector Policy Support Programme, Rajasthan: Joint Review Mission Special Study. 2011 Consultancies 1. Pro-Poor City Planning: Social Mapping of Jaipur, (completed mapping part only) sponsored by UNICEF 1997. Working Papers 1. Assessment of Degraded Lands and Their Management using Remote Sensing,. published as Working paper of IDSJ No. 119 March, 2000. 2. Analysis of Wasteland and Its Development Perspectives in Rajasthan, published as Working paper of IDSJ No. 124. January 2003 3. Depleting Water Resource in Urban Area, published as Working paper of IDSJ No. 154.July 2010 Research Papers Published 1. Remote Sensing in Environmental Planning, Annals of the Association of Rajasthan Geographers, Vol.V. 1985 pp 56-60 1. Industrialisation and Environment Hazards in Rajasthan, proceeding of the 8th Indian Congress, Srinagar, October 1-5, 1986. pp 37-38 2. Digital Image Analysis of Latent Effect of Flood by using multi-spectral Interactive Data Analysis System. Proceeding of Conference on Advances in Digital Image processing, RSC, Nottingham, 1987. pp 498- 508. 3. Indian Remote Sensing (IRS-I) A step Ahead Space Research programme, Proceeding of XI Pecora symposium, Dakota,1987. pp. 243-251. 4. Satellite Remote Sensing and Its Application in Flood. Hazard Environmental Design and Development, Scientific publisher, Jodhpur,1987. pp 478-784. 5. Minnning It’s Impact on Environment and Management. Proceeding of All India Seminar on Environmental Problems and Their Management.Bhopal, 1988 pp. 252-259 6. Remote Sensing and Its Utility, Madhya Pradesh Paryavaran. Environmental planning and coordination organisation, Bhopal , , 1987. pp 14-18. 7. Role of Remote Sensing in Disaster Management, Madhya Pradesh Paryavaran, EPCO, Bhopal, 1988. Pp 1-3 8. Combating Dough in Madhya Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh Paryavaran, EPCO, Bhopal, 1988. 9. Environmental Impact of Flood in Dry Zone of India, Current Practices in Dry Land Resources and Technology. Divyajyoti Prakashan,Jodhpur,1990. pp 236-271. 10. Energy Use in Rajasthan Agriculture, Readings in Agriculture Geography. Scientific Publishers, Jodhpur,1990. Pp 47-60. 11. Remote sensing and Environmental planning. Trends in Ecological Geography. Pointer Publisher, Jaipur , 1990. pp 36-41. 12. Energy Use in Rajasthan Agriculture, Readings in Agriculture Geography, Scientific Publisher, Jodhpur, pp 47-60 13. Disaster Management, Readings in Remote Sensing Applications, Scientific Publisher, Jodhpur .1992 pp 463-467 14. Forest Management in Madhya Pradesh, Readings in Remote Sensing Applications, Scientific Publisher, Jodhpur .1992 pp 305-320 15. Drought in semi-Arid Land: A case study of Khargone District of Madhya Pradesh, Studies in Arid Land Management, Scientific Publishers Jodhpur, 1993. pp 35-48. 16. River Water Resources in Indian Arid Lands: A case study of Luni Basin. Studies in Arid Land Management, Scientific Publisher, Jodhpur, 1993 pp 147-178. 17. Physiography and Drainage of Rajasthan. Natural and Human Resource of Rajasthan. Scientific Publisher Jodhpur, 1993 pp 24-35. 18. Mineral Resource of Rajasthan. Natural and Human Resource of Rajasthan. Scientific Publishers, Jodhpur ,1993 pp 147-166. 19. Legislative Control on Water Pollution in India, Geographical Aspects, Rahasthan Gographical Association, 1994, pp 43-56. 20. Water Pollution and Its control: A Legal Approach in Madhya Pradesh. Madhya Pradesh Journal of Social Sciences, Vol.2, No.1, 1997 pp 47-64. 21. Upagriha Sudoor Sumvedan Dwara Aapadaon Ka Niyantran Aur Prabandhan in Hindi) Manchitra Takaniki,Vol 2,October 2001. 22. Ecological Challenges in New Millenium : Some Observations in Institution and Social change (ed) Surjeet Singh and Varsha Joshi, Institute of Rajasthan Studies, Jaipur, Rawat Publications, 2003 pp 218-230 23. Changing Urban Sprawl and its Impact on Hydrological Regime in Nagarlok, Vol. XXXV, No. 4, 2003. 24. The State-of-Art on Water Resource Development in Rajasthan in Environmental Geography (ed) M.Z.A.Khan and S.K.Agarwal, APH Publishing Corporation, New Delhi, 2004. 25. Obstinate Punjab in Waterwheel, Vol. XII, No 3, GRAVIS, Jodhpur, November 2004. 26. Mining and Environment Conservation in Mine Worker, Year IV, Issue IV, GRAVIS, Jodhpur, October 2005. 27. Desertification in Rajasthan : Problems and Strategies for Development in Madhya Pradesh Journal of Social Sciences, Vol. 10, Issue No. 2, July-December 2005. 28. Land use and Land Degradation in Rajasthan in RAJASTHAN ; The Quest for Sustainable Development , Academic Foundation, New Delhi, 2007. 29. Indira Gandhi canal and access to water in Proceeding of National Consultation on Water Conflicts in India the State, the People and the Future National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore, March 15-16, 2010 http:/www.nias.res.in Popular Articles in News paper (Hindi) 1 An article entitled “Increasing Steps Towards Desert in Rajasthan”. published in Dainik Bhaskar on the occasion of World Desertification Day June 17, 2002 1. Published article on “Water Policy of Rajasthan” in Rajasthan Patrika on July 29, 2003 2. Published article on “Demarcation of Aravallis : Some Issues” in Bhaskar on August 22, 2003 3. An article entitled “ Pradesh Main Marusthal Ki Aahat ” published in Dainik Bhaskar on the occasion of “World Desertifiacation Day” June 17, 2004 4. An article entitled “Seemankan Ki Samasya” published in Rajasthan Patrika on July 29, 2004 5. An article entitled “Jal Plavan” published in Rajasthan Patrika on August 27, 2004 6. An article entitled “Punjab-Ki-Hathdharmita ” published in Soch Pani Ki, Gramin Vikas Vigyan Samiti, Jodhpur, Vol 12, September 2004. 7. An article entitled “Reete Bandh Aur Zheelien” published in Rajasthan Patrika on September 22, 2004 8. An article entitled “Khanan Aur Paryavaran Sumrakshan Ke Mudde” published in Rajasthan Patrika on October 29, 2004 9. An article entitled “Baghon Ka Astitva” published in Dainik Bhaskar on May 18, 2004 10. An article entitled “Rajasthan Main Marusthalikaran” published in Rajasthan Patrika on the occasion of “World Desertifiacation Day” June 17, 2005 11. An article entitled “ Forest, Vegetation and Bio-Diversity” published in Dainik Bhaskar on May 22, 2006 12. An article entitled “ Environment and Cultural Traditions” published in Dainik Bhaskar on June 6, 2006 13. An article entitled “Sankat Main Jaiv Vividhta” published in Rajasthan Patrika on May 30, 2009 14. An article entitled “Challenges of Environment” published in Rajasthan Patrika on the occasion of “World Environment Day” June 5, 2009 15 An article entitled “ChallengesKaise Bachega Pani” published in Rajasthan Patrika November 19, 2010 16. “Working of Employment Guarantee Scheme in Rajasthan: Some Grassroots Experiences” (with Varsha Joshi and Surjit Singh) in Ashok Pankaj ed. NREGA in India: Experiences from States, Oxford University Press, New Delhi 2010 Paper Presented in International Conference 1. “Changing Urban Land use and its Impact on the Environment” (A Case Study of Jaipur City) is published in the proceeding of the 23rd Asian Conference on Remote Sensing organized by Asian Association of Remote Sensing at Kathmandu, Nepal November 26-29, 2002 2. ‘Natural Resource Degradation : A Step Towards Desertification in Rajashtan’ in 2nd International Indian Geography Congress at Udaipur, February 29-March 2,2008 3. “Flood in Rajasthan Desert-2006” Human Induced Land Degradation in the workshop on “Regional Cooperation for Flood Mitigation” organized by Institute for Human Development and SAARC Disaster Management Institute, New Delhi, November 3, 2008 4. “Environmental Study of Command Area in Semi Arid Zone of Rajasthan Using High Resolution Satellite Data and GIS” (with N.S.Rathore) Paper presented in 28th Asian Conference on Remote Sensing organized by Malaysian Association of Remote Sensing at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, November 12-16,2007 5. “Impact of Urbanisation on Urban Lake Using High Resolution Satellite Data and GIS” in the 29th Asian Conference on Remote Sensing in Colombo, Sri Lanka, November 10-14, 2008. 6. “Shrinking of Water Resource due to Anthropogenic Activities in Urban Area: A Case Study of Jaipur Using Remote Sensing and GIS” in the International Conference on “Water Resources in the Indian Subcontinent: Use and Challenges” Organized by North-East Hill University, Shillong, November 23- 25, 2009, 7. “Remote Sensing and GIS for e-Governance in India” in The First International Conference on “Electronic Management organized by Government of Libya, Tripoli-Jamahiriya, Tripoli, June 1-4, 2010 8. "Legislative Framework, Plans and Polices to Combat Climate Change in India" in International Seminar on “Mapping Change in South and South-East Asia: Geopolitics, Economy and Demography” organized by the Department of Geography, North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong in collaboration with Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies, Kolkata, March 24- 26,2011 Paper Presented in National/State Level Conference 1. “Use of Remote Sensing in Thematic Mapping”, Orientation Course on Integrated Mission for Sustainable Development Organized by Regional Remote Sensing Service Center, Department of Space, Govt. of India, Jodhpur, June 29-30, 1995 2. “Industrialization and Environmental Hazards in Rajasthan” in Annual Conference of National Association of Geographers, held at Jammu, October 1-5,1986 3. Water Resource in the Great Indian Desert: A Case Study of the Luni Basin” in in Annual Conference of National Association of Geographers, held at Jammu, October 1-5,1986 4. “Role of Remote Sensing in Identification of Palaeo-Channel for Targeting Ground Water” National Seminar on Ground Water Investigation and Application of Remote Sensing in Rajasthan, Organised by Ground Water Board, Govt. of Rajasthan, Jodhpur, August 26-27, 1993 5. “Drought Monitoring through Remote Sensing” in the National Seminar on Water Conservation and Drought Proofing of Arid Areas and Its People Organised by Social Policy Research Institute, Jaipur, July 8-9 2000 6. Problem of Satellite Data Acquisition” in a Workshop on 10th User’s Interaction, Organised by National Remote Sensing Agency, Hyderabad, March 15-16, 2000 7. “Water Resource Development and Management in Rajasthan” XXII Indian Geography Congress Organised by Karnataka University, Dharwad, December 22-24, 2000 8. “Drought Management- Future Strategy” in a Seminar on “Drought in Udaipur District- A Management Strategy” Organised by Ubheshwar Vikas Mandal in Udaipur, August 20-22, 2004 9. “Urban Area development and Its Impact on Natural Resources” in the 36th National Conference of The Rajasthan Geographical Association in Sri Ganganagar, September 26-28, 2008. 10. “Toolbox on River Basin Sharing (Tran boundary) Zonal Water Partnership in India organized by India Water Partnership –GWP, Bangalore, December 9-11, 2008 11. “Human Induced Land Degradation in the Indian desert: Causes and Consequences” in the XXXth Indian Geography Congress on “Planet Earth : A Blue Print for Survival” Allah bad, December 19-21, 2008. 12. “Urban Area Development and Its Impact on Natural Resources” Paper presented in 36th National Conference of The Rajasthan Geographical Association, Sri Ganganagar, September 26-28. 13. “Impact on Changing Land use on Water Resources in Urban Area Using Remote Sensing and GIS” Paper in National Conference on “Contemporary Environmental Issues, Technologies and Management” organised by Geographer’s Association, Goa, January 22- 23, 2010 14. “Unequal Access to Water in IGNP and its Remedies” Paper presented in a National Consultation on “Water Conflicts in India: The State, the People and the Future” organised by NIAS, Bangalore, March 15 – 16 2010 15. “Status of Water Resources in Rajasthan” and “Impact of Changing Land use on Water Resources in Urban Area Using Remote Sensing and GIS Technique” Paper presented in Rajasthan” in a seminar on “Water Awareness and Management for Rural Area” organised by The Institute of Engineers (India), Mohanpura, Jaipur, April 28-29, 2010 Chaired the Session in the International Conference 1. Chaired a Session on “GIS Application in Social Themes” in the 29th Asian Conference on Remote Sensing in Colombo, Sri Lanka. November 10-14, 2008. 2. Chaired a Session on “Land use” in 23rd Asian Conference on Remote Sensing organised by Asian Association of Remote Sensing at Kathmandu, Nepal November 26-29, 2002 International Training/Workshop 1. Training on Object Oriented GIS, Organised at MTG Laboratory, University of Rouen, France April 20 to June 18, 1996. 2. International Workshop and Training on Public on Intervention for Poverty Reduction sponsored by Commonwealth Fund for Technical Cooperation, Commonwealth Secretariate, London and organised by Institute of Development Studies, Jaipur, From March 11-24,2001 3. Attended international short course on Application of space science and technology for social scientists of Asia-Pacific region organised by center for space science and technology education in Asia and the Pacific (CSSTE-AP) at Hyderabad and Ahmedabad from 26 Nov-07 December 2001 Training/Course at National Level 1. Summer Institute on Resource Inventory and Landuse Planning, Sponsored by ICAR, New Delhi and organized at central Arid Zone Research Institute, Jodhpur. July 4-23, 1977. 2. Course on Integrated Rural Development, Sponsored by National Institute of Rural Development, Hyderabad, September 11-30, 1978. 3. Course on Survey and Research Methods, sponsored by Council of Social Development, New Delhi, January 15 to February 28, 1979. 4. On-the- Job training on Utilization of Indian Remote Sensing Satellite Data sponsored by Space Application Center, Ahmedabad . September 2- November 15, 1985. 5. Course on Wasteland in Arid and Semi-Arid Zones and Technologies for their improved utilization, sponsored by ICAR, New Delhi and organized at Central Arid Zone Research Institute, Jodhpur, June 10-30,1986. 6. Course on Environmental Impact Assessment, sponsored by USAID and organised at Environmental planning and coordination organisation, Bhopal, May 25 to June 2, 1990. 7. Training Course on Environmental Economics, Sponsored by World Bank, and organised by Institute of Development Studies, Jaipur, From September 18-23,2000. Professional Training Course 1. Training Course on Photogrammetry, Photo-Interpretation and Remote Sensing From Indian Institute of Remote Sensing ( former IPI) Dehra Dun.1979. 2. Training Course on Remote Sensing from Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, Dehra Dun, 1991. 3. Training Course on GIS Application in Decentralized Planning sponsored by National Institute of Rural Development, Hyderabad, November 25- December 6, 1996. 4. Participated in a Training Course on Environmental Economics organised by IDSJ from 18-23 September 2000 at National Institute of Agriculture Marketing, Jaipur 5. Attended training on Introduction To GIS And Its Application organised by National Remote Sensing Agency at Hyderabad from 17 September to 12 October 2001. Date February 2014 (K.N.Joshi) Jaipur

Desertification and Drought Studies and Management

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Drought

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Jobs; Consultancy; Consultancy to Parties; Consultancy to support reporting process

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​Prof. Kamal Narain Joshi
84/32, Shankaracharya Marg
Mansarovar
Jaipur - 302020 (India)
email: joshi.knjoshi@gmail.com
Kamalnarainjoshi@yahoo.com
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