MAHENDRA BAHADUR SINGH
Professor
House No. N8 / 236K - 12A, Hanuman Nagar, Newada, PO: B.H.U., Varanasi, UP 221005.
Land line: 0542-2316218, mobile: 0-9415 301423.
email: singhmb@rediffmail.com

Academic Qualifications
S.No.Degree Institution Year
i M.Sc. Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi 1975
ii P.h.D. Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi 1979
Area of Specialization:

Industrial Geography, Regional Planning and Applied Geography (Water, Health, Population), Physical Geography
Project/s undertaken as PI/ Co-PI
Two minor projects

Award/ recognitions: 

1. Member, International Union for the Scientific Study of Population, France for 2005-2010
2. Member, Asian Association of Population, Bangkok, 2008-2013

A. BOOKS PUBLISHED



1. Industrial Development Pattern and Potentials in Eastern U.P., Lotus Publications, Varanasi, 1983.

2. Industrial Development in India: A Geographical Analysis, Lotus Publications, Varanasi, 1985.

3. Regional Planning in Hindi (with Dr. K.K. Dube) Tara Printing Works, Varanasi, 1986.

4. New Dimensions in Industrial Geography, edited volume (with Prof. N.K. P. Sinha), Lotus Publications, Varanasi, 1989.

5. Perspectives on Industrial Development in India, edited volume (with Prof. N.K.P. Sinha), Rawat Publications, Jaipur, 1993.

6. Jansankhya Bhoogol Ki Vivechana in Hindi (with Dr. K.K. Dube), Rawat Publications, Jaipur, 1994.

7. Climatology and Hydrology in Hindi, Tara Printing Works, Varanasi, 1994.

8. Regional Development Planning in Hindi (with Dr. K.K. Dube), Tara Printing Works, Varanasi, 1997.

9. Climatology and Oceanography in Hindi, Tara Printing Works, Varanasi, 1997.

10. Physical Geography in Hindi, Tara Printing Works, Varanasi, 2001.

11. Sustainable Management of Natural Resources (Land, Water and Forest), Tara Printing Works, Varanasi, 2005.

B. RESEARCH PAPERS PUBLISHED



a) International Publications

1. (1980) Spatio- Temporal Analysis and Future Probable Trend of Working Force in India, The Indonesian Journal Of Geography,vol.10, no.40, pp.9-22.

2. (1990) An Assessment of Agricultural Change in 3 Villages of Jalaun District,U.P., India, Geographica Yugoslavica, Yugoslavia, XII, pp. 77-85.

3. (1995) Role of Industrial Estates in Creation and Destruction of Local Environs: An Indian Experience, in Prof. Michael Taylor (ed.), Environmental Change: Industry, Power and Policy, Avebury, U.K., pp. 169-183.

4. (1996) Improved Social Infrastructure - A Key to Sustainable Development of Rural Areas: An Indian View, Awareness, Kathmandu, Nepal, vol. II, No.1&2, pp.19-34.

5. (1996) Structure, Growth and Dispersion of Industries in Lucknow City, Awareness, Kathmandu, Nepal , vol. II, No.1&2, pp.40-46 .

6. (2001) Spatial Patterns of Industrial Development in Lucknow City, India, Economic Journal of Development Issues, Kathmandu, Nepal, Vol.2 ,No.1&2, PP.145-153.

7. (2007) Social Dynamic Status and its reflection on Use of Family Planning Methods in an Indian Village : a case study of ‘Gaura’, India, The Third Pole, Journal of Geography,Kathmandu,Vol.5 - 7, pp.52-61.

8. (2014). Knowledge And Use Of Contraceptive Methods Among Tribal Women: Evidence From South-East Rajasthan, India, International Journal of Current Research, vol.6, Issue 08, pp.7927-7934.

b) National Publications



9. (1978) The Utilization of Human Resources : A Spatial Analysis of Manufacturing Employment in Eastern U.P., Geo- Scientists Commemoration Volume, NGJI, Varanasi,vol.2, pts. 3&4, pp.17-22.

10. (1979) A Spatial Analysis Of Manufacturing Industry in Uttar Pradesh,The Geographical Review of India,Calcutta,vol.41,No.2,pp. 93-104 .

11. (1979) An Analysis of Rainfall and Production of Wheat in the Drought-Prone Gwalior-Chambal Region of M.P. Proceeding of Drought -Prone Areas of India, Tirupati, pp.319-323.

12. (1979) Demographic Characteristics of Small Towns in Mirzapur Region, Place of Small Towns in India, Research Publication no.21, I.C.R.H.S., NGJI, Varanasi, no. 3, pp. 105- 112.

13. (1979) Small Towns in India, Research Publication no.21, I.C.R.H.S., NGJI, Varanasi, no.3, pp.161-167.

14. (1979) Eastern Uttar Pradesh: A New Technique to Delimit An Industrial Region, The Journal of Scientific Research , B.H.U., Varanasi, vol.XXXI, pp.263-277 .

15. (1980) Evolution of Industrialisation in Eastern Uttar Pradesh, Transactions, Pune, vol.2, no. 2, pp.9-22.

16. (1980) Industrial Landscape of Mirzapur District, The Deccan Geographer, Secunderabad, vol. XVIII, pp.794-802.

17. (1980) Eastern Uttar Pradesh: Development Patterns and Potentials of Sugar Industry, National Geographer, Allahabad, vol. XV, no.1, pp.45-51.

18. (1981) Potential Model and The Spatial Distribution of Population in Central Plain of Uttar Pradesh, National Geographer , Allahabad, vol. XVI ,no. 2, pp.137-143.

19. (1981) Effect of Modern Techniques on Agricultural Transformation in Mirzapur District, Indian Geographical Studies , Patna, Research Bulletin no. 17, pp.25-31 .

20. (1982) Resources, Industrial Development Patterns and Planning in Eastern Uttar Pradesh, The Indian Geographical Journal , Madras, vol.57 ,no.1,pp.35-45 .

21. (1984) Impact of Ram Nagar Industrial Area on Local Environs - A Survey, Rural Systems, Varanasi, vol. II, no.4 , pp. 41-48 .

22. (1984) Population Pressure and Mixed Farming in India, Rural Systems, Varanasi, vol. II, no.3, pp.147-156 .

23. (1984) Spatio-Temporal Analysis of Health Facilities in India, National Geographer, Allahabad, vol. XIX, no.2, pp.115-125 .

24. (1985) Methodological Analysis of Industrialisation in Western Uttar Pradesh, NGJI, Varanasi, vol.13, pt.2, pp.107-118.

25. (1985) Strategy for Rural Development: A Case Study of Eastern U.P., in Dr. K.N.Singh and Dr. D.N.Singh (eds.)Rural Development in India, NGJI, Publication, no.1, pp.338-346.

26. (1985). Development of Eastern Uttar Pradesh, in Dr. L.R.Singh (ed.) Regional Planning and Rural Development, Thinkers Library, Allahabad.

27. (1985) Rural Regions in India: A Case Study, Rural Systems, Varanasi, vol. III, no.3, pp.177-194.

28. (1987) Level of Mechanization and Its Related Attributes in U.P., Rural Systems, Varanasi, vol.V, no.3, pp.199-206.

29. (1987) Deforestation and Environmental Degradation in India: A Case Study, National Geographer, Allahabad, vol. XXII, no.2, pp.143-155.

30. (1987) Evaluation of Water Resources and Its Bearing on agriculture in Lucknow District, Indian National Geographer Lucknow 2,vol.2, (1&2) ,pp.101-106 .

31. (1988) Urbanisation and Industrial Development : A Threat, in Dr. K.K.Dube et al (eds.), Urban Environment in India, Inter- India Publications, New Delhi, pp.333-338.

32. (1989)Spatial Analysis of Manufacturing Industries in India, in Prof. N.K.P. Sinha and Dr. M.B.Singh, (eds.) New Dimensions in Industrial Geography, Lotus Publications, Varanasi, pp. 245-272.

33. (1989) Need of Industrial Development in Regional development Strategy: A Case Study of Kerala State, in Prof. N.K.P. Sinha and Dr. M.B. Singh (eds.), New Dimensions in Industrial Geography, Lotus Publications, Varanasi, pp. 363-374.

34. (1989) Agricultural Change in Bundelkhand Region: A Case Study of Konch Block in Jalaun District, U.P., The Brahmavart Geographical Journal of India, Kanpur, vol.1, pp. 41-49.

35. (1993) Industrial Imbalances and Strategies for Industrial Development in Uttar Pradesh, in Prof. N.K.P. Sinha and Dr. M.B. Singh (eds.), Perspectives on Industrial Development in India, Rawat Publications, Jaipur, pp. 151-166.

36. (1993) Allahabad City: A Geographical Analysis of River Pollution, National Geographer, Allahabad, vol. XXVIII , no. 1, pp. 21-30.

37. (1993) Population Growth vs. Regional Development: A Case Study of Faizabad District, U.P., The Brahmavart Geographical Journal of India, Kanpur, vol.II & III, pp. 61 -75.

38. (1994) Regional Disparity in U.P., in Dr. D.N.Singh and T.D.Singh (eds.), Poverty, Equality and Development, Environment and Development Study Centre, Varanasi, pp. 156-169.

39. (1994) Role of Small Scale Enterprises in Developing Countries with Special Reference to India, Regional Symbiosis, Kanpur, vol.2 , pp. 89-102 .

40. (1994) Sustainability of Irrigation Based Agriculture in India: A Case Study of Uttar Pradesh, Annals, National Associations of Geographers, New Delhi, vol. XIV, no.2, pp. 45-61.

41. (1995) An Approach to Study Global Changes, NGJI, Varanasi, vol.41, pt.4, pp.325-334.

42. (1995) Small Towns in Urbanisation of Eastern Uttar Pradesh, in Dr. S.B. Singh (ed.), New Perspective in Urban Geography, M.D. Publications , New Delhi, pp. 45-50.

43. (1996) Behavioural Analysis of Foreign Tourists in Varanasi, NGJI, Varanasi, vol.42, pts.1&2, pp.28-37.

44. (1996) Remote Sensing and Its Application in Geography (in Hindi), Geo- Science Journal, Varanasi, vol. XI, pts. 1&2, pp.1-13.

45. (1996) Adoption of Family Planning Programme in 4 Villages of Kashi Vidyapeeth Block (Varanasi), NGJI, Varanasi, vol. 42, pts. 3&4,174-183.

46. (1996) The Tharus of Rajapur Area in Nepal Tarai: A Study of Eco-Cultural Perspective, NGJI, Varanasi, vol.42, pts3&4, 202-207.

47. (1997) Morphometric Analysis of Kanhar River Basin, NGJI, Varanasi, vol.43, pt. 1, pp.31-43.

48. (1997) Rural Sustainability through Efficient Utilisation of Health Care Facilities: A Case Study from India, NGJI, Varanasi, vol.43, pt.1, pp. 80-88.

49. (1997) Small Scale Enterprises and Liberalisation: An Indian View, NGJI, Varanasi, vol.43, pt.2, pp.156-162.

50. (1997) Industrial Mapping in District Frame, NGJI, Varanasi, vol.43, pt.3, pp. 209-216.

51. (1997) Uneven Industrial Development and Economic Liberalisation in India, National Geographer, Allahabad, vol. XXXII, no.1, pp.1-19.

52. (1997) Poverty, Nutrition and Nutrition Deficiency Diseases in Kailhat Village, Mirzapur, U.P.,NGJI , Varanasi, vol.43, pt.4, pp.307-315.

53. (1997) Geographical Analysis of Adoption of Family Planning Programmes in Narainpur Block, Geo-Science Journal Varanasi, vol. XII, pts. 1&2, pp.49-66.

54. (1998) Industrial Linkages and Entrepreneurial Behaviours in Lucknow City, NGJI, Varanasi, vol.44, pts.1-4,pp. 91-104 .

55. (1998) An Appraisal and Management of Wastelands: A Case Study, NGJI, Varanasi, vol.44, pts. 1-4, pp. 173-180.

56. (1999) Utilisation of Health Services among the Tharus of Bardia District in Nepal Tarai. National Geographer, Allahabad, Vol.XXXIV, No.2, pp.95-104.

57. (2000) Demographic and Socio-Economic Variables Affecting Fertility in The Tharu Community: A Study of Rajapur Area, Bardiya in Nepal Tarai, Annals, New Delhi, vol. XX, pp. 20-25.

58. (2001) Appraisal of Family Planning Programme, in Dr. P. Nag et al (eds.), Environment, Population and Development, Concept Publishing Company, New Delhi, pp.199-213.

59. (2003) The Human Development-A Key to Sustainable Rural Development, accepted for publication in proceeding of National Workshop held in Law School, B.H.U., during February 22-23, 2003.

60. (2004) Impact Reform Policy on Indian Economy, in Dr. B. Thakur et al. (ed.), Urban and Regional Development in India, Concept Publishing Company, New Delhi, pp.802-824.

61. (2004) The Study of Health Facilities in India: A Geographical Analysis in Dr. R. Akhtar (ed.), India: Health Care Patterns and Planning, A.P.H. Publishing Corporation, New Delhi, pp.85-103.

62. (2004) Appraisal and Conservation of Water Resources in India, in Prof. S.M. Rashid (ed.) Environment, Resources and Sustainable Development, New Delhi.

63. (2005). GPS and Its Use in Geographical Survey, N.G.J.I., vol.51, pts 1-2, pp.37-44.

64. (2005).Nutrition and Nutrition Deficiency Diseases in Kailhat Village, Mirzapur, Uttar Pradesh, Deccan Geographer, vol.43 nos.1 & 2 ,pp.17-30.

65. (2007). Health Care Facilities and Their Utilization in Mirzapur District, in Dr. B.R. Thakur et al. (eds.), City, Society and Planning, Concept Publishing Company, New Delhi, vol. 2, pp. 181-191.

66. (2007). Analysis of Agricultural Productivity and its relationship with Irrigation in Mirzapur District (U.P.) Indian National Geographer, Lucknow, vol. 22, number 1 & 2, pp169-180.

67. (2007). Analysis of Agricultural Mechanization and its correlation with Irrigation in Mirzapur district, Annals, New Delhi, Vol. XXVII, No.2. Pp.20 -34.

68. (2007). Impact of Coal Mining Activity on Land use in Dhanbad District Jharkhand, Journal of Regional Science and Development, Vol. 6-7, November I-2, June-December 2006-2007, pp. 25-38.

69. (2007) Nutritional Status and its Reflection on Height and Body mass Index (BMI) of Adults in Indian Village: A Case Study of Bairampur Village , Mirzapur (U.P.), Journal of Regional Science and Development, Vol. 6-7, November I-2, June-December 2006-2007, pp.56-63

70. (2008). Some Issues of Irrigation Development in Mirzapur District, NGJI, Varanasi, Vol.54, part 1& 2, pp.41-58.

71. (2008). Domestic Violence against women in Kashi Vidyapeeth Block, (Varanasi District), U.P., NGJI, Varanasi, Vol.54, Pt. 3&4, pp.133-140.

72. (2008). Management of Irrigation Water in Mirzapur District: A Perception Survey, National Geographer, Allahabad,vol.XLIII, no.s 1&2, pp..

73. (2008). Status of Health Care Facilities in Sonbhadra District, Uttar Pradesh: A Case Study of Rural Development, Regional Symbiosis, Kanpur, vol.16.

74. (2009). Impact Analysis of Industrial Activities on Water Quality of Gobind Ballabh Pant Sagar, Indian National Geographer, Lucknow, vol.24, 1&2, pp1-10.

75. (2009). Institutional Delivery A key to Safe Motherhood: A Case Study of Sonbhadra District (U.P.), NGJI, Varanasi, vol. 55, pt. 3, pp.31-38.

76. (2009).Old age population in Varanasi city: An over view, NGJI, Varanasi, vol. 55, pt. 4, and pp.13-24.

77. (2010). A Causative Analysis of Women’s Health in Kashi Vidyapeeth Block, U.P., Regional Symbiosis, Kanpur, vol.17, pp.39-52.

78. (2010). The Knowledge and Adoption of Family Welfare Methods among the Women of Chakia Block, U.P., The Geographer, Aligarh,vol.57, No.1, pp. 34-39.

79. (2010). Knowledge and Pattern of Family Planning Adoption in Kashi Vidyapeeth Block, Varanasi District (U.P.), Indian Jr. Soc. & Prev. Med., vol.41. No.1&2, pp.21-27.

80. (2010).Optimum Carrying Capacity of Land, Caloric Density and Intensity of Population Pressure Changes in Ballia district, Magadh Geographical Review, volume X, no.1, pp.19-43.

81. (2010) Utilisation of Immunization Services related to safe childhood among the rural population: A case study of Sonbhadra district, IJLSES, Kolkata, vol.33, no.1. pp. 673-688.

82. (2010) Occupational Structure of Tribal Population in South - East Rajasthan: A Geographical Analysis, NGJI, vol.56, pt.1, pp.31-42.

83. (2010) Status of Maternal and Reproductive Health in Kashi Vidhyapeeth Block, Varanasi, NGJI, vol.56, pt.3-4, pp.47-56.

84. (2011). Literacy Differentials in Tribes of South-East Rajasthan, NGJI, Vol. 57, pt. 2, pp. 1-14.

85. (2011). Women Empowerment in Decision Making in Kashi Vidyapeeth Block, Varanasi District, Journal of Landscape System and Ecological Studies, Kolkata, Vol. 34, No. 1, pp. 73-80.

86. (2011). Disparities in Agricultural Productivity in Ballia District: A Perception Survey, NGJI, Vol. 57, pt. 3, pp. 9-14.

87. (2011) Inter District Variations in Population Characteristics in Rajsthan, NGJI, Vol. 57, pt. 4, pp. 1-10.

88. (2011). Regional Imbalances in Pulse Production and its Need for Balanced Food in Ballia District, Magadh Geographical Review, Vol. XI pp.7-19.

89. (2011). Agricultural Land Use Efficiency in Ballia District: A Geographical Analysis, Journal of Landscape System and Ecological Studies, Kolkata, Vol. 34, No. 2, pp. 1-8.

90. (2011). Age-Sex Composition and Dependency Ratio Among Scheduled Tribe Population of South-East Rajsthan, Journal of Landscape System and Ecological Studies, Kolkata, Vol. 34, No. 2, pp. 337-348.

91. (2011). Impact of Fertilizer Consumption, HYV Seeds and Irrigation on Wheat Production in Ballia District, NGJI, Varanasi, Vol. 58, pt. 1, pp. 25- 34.

92. (2011). Socio-Economic Correlates of Age at Marriage: Reflection from Tribal Women of South-East Rajsthan, Annals, Vol. XXXI, No. 2, pp. 1-12.

93. (2011). Fertility Preferences in Tribal Population of South-East Rajasthan, The Geographer, Vol.58, No.2, pp.1-11.

94. (2012). Socio-Economic and Demographic Correlates of Fertility: Evidence from Tribals of South-East Rajsthan, NGJI, Varanasi, Vol. 58, pt. 2, pp. 1-12.

95. (2012). Impact of Women’s Education on Marriage Timing, Fertility and Contraceptive Use: Evidence from Tribals of South-East Rajasthan, The Deccan Geographers, vol.50, pp.17-28.

96. (2013). Accuracy Assessment of Land use/ Land cover Classification of Varanasi District, NGJI, vol.59, pp. 53-60.

97. (2013).The Women Victims of Domestic Violence in Narayanpur Block, Mirzapur District, U.P.NGJI,vol.59, pts.3, pp.271-278.

98. (2013). Study of Food Availability and Surplus and Deficit Areas in Ballia District, Rashtriya Bhaugolik Patrika, vol.1, pp.1-14.

99. (2013). Study of Food Availability and Surplus and Deficit Areas in Ballia District, Rashtriya Bhaugolik Patrika, vol.1, pp.1-14.

100. (2014).Nutritional Status of Women in Narayanpur Block, Mirzapur District, U.P., NGJI, vol.60(1), pp.41-56.
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