Name Dr. Krishna Nandan Prasad
Father’s Name Shri Bhagwat Prasad
Date of Birth 01 – 01 – 1960
Designation Assistant Professor of Geography
Address for Correspondence A-9, JEEVAN  COLONY (Behind Laxmi Nagar), Kaurin Bhata, Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh, India 491441


Educational Qualification

Degree Year University
 Graduation 1980 Patna College, Patna University, Patna
M. A. 1983 JNU, New Delhi
M. Phil. 1987 JNU, New Delhi
Ph. D. 1993 JNU, New Delhi
NET 1984 UGC, New Delhi


Specialization Social Geography
Title of Ph. D. Thesis “Process of Socio-Economic Development, Bilingualism and Language Shift among the Chotanagpur Tribes.”

Supervisor : Professor Aijazuddin Ahmad.


Date of First Appointment 28 – 09 –  1993
Orientation  Course 24-6-1998 to  21-7-1998  Devi Ahilya University, Indore.
Refresher Course 11-5-1999 to  31-5-1999  Barkatullah University, Bhopal.
Refresher Course 11-4-2000 to  04-5-2000  Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.
Senior Grade 27-7-1998
Selection Grade 28-9-2002


Published Research Papers

  1. “Incidence of Bilingualism among the Ho Tribes of Chotanagpur”, Man In India, Vol. 70, No.2, June  1990, pp.155-169.  Ranchi.
  2. ”Spatio-Temporal Variations in Tribal Literacy: A Case of the Chotanagpur Region”, Annals of the Rajasthan Geographical Association, Vol. X, Dec. 1990, pp.50-61.
    ISSN 0975-4652
  3. “Levels of Linguistic Diversity in the Chotanagpur Region”, The Indian Geographical Journal, Vol. 66, June 1991, No. 1, pp. 46-53.  Madras.
  4. “Bilingualism among the Chotanagpur Tribes”, in Social Structure and Regional Development  (ed.) Aijazuddin Ahmad, 1993, Jaipur: Rawat Publications, pp.115-128.
  5. “Language Continuity and Shifts among the Santhals”, in Spatial Aspects of Language (ed.)  N. H. Itagi, Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore,1994, pp.155-174.
  6. “Health Care Delivery System: Some Reflections from Rural Madhya Pradesh”, Annals of the National Association of Geographers, India, Vol. XXII, No.1 , 2002, pp.41-54. New Delhi.
  7. “Population Growth and Growth in Food-grain Production: A Case Study of Manpur Tahsil, Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh” , Hill Geographer, Department of Geography, NEHU, Shillong Meghalaya, Vol  XXIII, Nos.1 and 2  , 2007, pp. 28-41.
  8. “Assessment of Minor Forest Produce in Tribal Economy: A Case Study of Manpur Tahsil, Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh”, The Deccan Geographers, University of Poona, Pune, Vol. 47, No. 1, June,2009, pp.33-44. ISSN 0011-7269.
  9. “Spatio-Temporal Patterns of Agricultural Labourers : A Case of Chhattisgarh, India”,  Indian Geographical Quest,  Shivaji Vidyapeeth Bhoogol Shikshak Sangh, Department of Geography, Shivaji  University, Kolhapur, Maharashtra, Vol.1, 2011, pp.1-12. ISSN: 2231-668X
  10. “Spatial Distribution of Tourism Opportunities in Chhattisgarh, India”, Annals of the Rajasthan  Geographical Association, Vol. XXVIII, 2011, pp.65-76. Bhilwara
    ISSN 0975-4652
  11. “Education and Agricultural Labourers in Western Chhattisgarh”, The Deccan Geographer, University of Poona, Pune, Vol. 50, No. 2, December, 2012, pp.59-66
    ISSN 0011-7269
  12. “Primary Health Care in a Globalized World’’, Regional Development in the Era of Globalization, Liberalization and Privatization (ed.) K.N. Prasad, Adhyayan Publishers and Disttributors: New  Delhi, 2013, pp. 165-174.  ISBN 978-81-8435-361-7
  13. “Minor Forest Produce and the Tribes: Some Observations from Chhattisgarh”, The Blue Earth, Vol.1, No.1, 2013, p. 51-59.  Sambalpur (Odisha) ISSN 2321-257.
  14. “Crisis of Man –Nature Relationship”, The Blue Earth, , Vol.2, No.2, 2014, p. 65-68. Sambalpur (Odisha) ISSN 2321-2578
  15. “Archaeological Sites on Spatio-Temporal Scales: A case Study of Rajnandgaon-Kabirdham  Distrcts(CG)”, Research Fronts, vol.IV, 2014, pp-1-10 Rajnandgaon
    ISSN 2250-2653


Books published :

  • Prasad, K. N. (ed.) Regional Development in the Era of Globalization, Liberalization and Privatization, Adhyayan: New Delhi, 2013.  ISBN 978-81-8435-361-7 .
  • Prasad, K. N.    Geography of Sociolinguistics (A Case of the  Chotanagpur Tribes),  Adhyayan Pub. & Dist.: New Delhi, 2013.  ISBN  978-81-8435-374-7 .

Research Projects Completed :

  1. Health Care Delivery System:  A case study of Shujalpur Tahsil, Shajapur , Madhya Pradesh, Minor Research Project Sponsored by UGC, CRO, Bhopal, 1996-98.
    Sanction Letter F No.4-387(10)/96 MRP/CRO  Dated : 04-12-1996. Rs.22,000=00
  2. Minor Forest Produce and the Tribals: A case study of Manpur Tahsil, Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh, Minor Research Project Sponsored by UGC, CRO, Bhopal, 2005-06.
    Sanction Letter F No.4H-04/04-05/(MRP/CRO)275 Dated: 31-03-2005. Rs.42,000=00
  3. Cross-sectional analysis of Agricultural Labourers: A case study of Rajnandgaon-Kabirdham Districts, Chhattisgarh, Minor Research Project Sponsored by UGC, CRO, Bhopal, 2009-11.
    Sanction Letter F No.MS -560 /202048/08-09/ Bhopal       Dated: 31-03-2009.  Rs.70,000=00
  4. Spatio-Temporal Analysis of Archeological and Historical Sites in Rajnandgaon-Kabirdham Districts, Chhattisgarh:, Minor Research Project Sponsored by UGC, CRO, Bhopal, 2011-13, Dr.Shailendra Singh- Principal Investigator and Dr. K. N. Prasad –Co-investigator.

On-going Minor Research Projects :

Geographical-Cultural Correlated of Zoo-Diversity: A case Study of Rajnandgaon- Kabirdham Districts(CG) India  UGC, Bhopal , Sanction Letter F No.MH-100/202048/XII/13-14/CRO  Dated:   24-6-2014. Rs.2,60,000=00 as Chief Co-coordinator

Chief Editor  Research Fronts (A peer Reviewed Journal of Multiple Sciences, Arts and Commerce, Published by Government Digvijay P.G. Autonomous College,
Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh (India) ISSN: 2250-2653
Organizing Secretary  National Seminar on Regional Development In the Era of Globalization, Liberalization and Privatization
UGC, CRO, Bhopal 1-2 February, 2012
 Research Guide  Pt. Ravi Shankar Shukla University, Raipur

Registered Ph.D. Scholars 06

 Life Member of Academic Bodies  03 (Geographical Associations- NAGI, RGA & Deccan Geographer)
Imp. Assignments – Asstt. Co-coordinator, Valuation Centre of Pt. RSU, Raipur, 2007 to 2011 & 2013.
– Asstt. Controller, Autonomous Cell, Govt Digvijay College, Rajnandgaon, 2008-
– Head, Department of Geography, Govt Digvijay College, Rajnandgaon,
– Co-ordinator, RUSA Plan of the College 2014.
– Member, RUSA Plan of the District 2014.
– Co-ordinator, Model College Plan of the College 2014 .
– Member, Cluster University Plan under RUSA for the District 2014
National Seminar Attended and Paper Presented (From 2013) 2013 15-16 Jan Govt. College, Patan ‘ Unscrupulous Industrial Development and Environ Crisis’
2013 18-19 Jan Girls’ College, Rajnandgaon ‘Global Warming Boosting Diseases- A Case of Malaria’
2014 25-26 Nov ”Process of Rural Development in India”, Rural Development: Retrospect and Prospect, Govt. College, Abhanpur, Raipur
2015 02-03 Feb ”Food Crisis: Its Genesis & Remedies”, Annual Conference of Chhattisgarh Economic Association on Agriculture, PDS and Food Security , Govt Digvijay College,Rajnandgaon
2015 04-05 Feb “Coalition Politics in India: A Historical Analysis”, National Seminar on Coalition Politics in India and Future of Democracy, Govt Digvijay College,Rajnandgaon
2015 06-07 Feb “Cyber Crime: Measures of Control” National Seminar on Cyber Crime: Causes and Challenges Govt Digvijay College,Rajnandgaon
Resource Person Workshop on 9th Class Social Science Book Writing, SCERT, Raipur(CG) in two phases 28-10-2014 to 01-11-2014 and  12-01-2015 to 17-01-2015



Dr. Krishna Nandan Prasad M. A. / M. Phil. / Ph. D. (JNU)