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our director

DR. KRISHNA CHANDRA RATH (I/c)
Email: [email protected]

Dr. Krishna Chandra Rath b. 1965, Director, Distance and Continuing Education, Utkal University is a post graduate in Geography with M.Phil.and Ph.D. from Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, India. Prof. Rath al so possesses a Masters Degree in Rural & Regional Development Planning from Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand. He has also been awarded Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) fellowship during his M.Sc. in Rural & Regional Development Planning from AIT, Bangkok.Prof. Rath is presently working as Professor in P.G. Department of Geography, Utkal University. His specialization and field of interest includes Urban and Regional Planning, Social research Method, Urban Environmental Management and Planning, Geospatial Technology and its Applications and Natural Disaster Management. Prof. Rath is having around seven completed major research projects (funded by DST, UGC, ICSSR, DANTBetc.), around 50 research papers published in referred international and national journals and life membership of 20 numbers of various professional bodies to his credit.He is also currently a member of Odisha Coastal Zone Management Authority (OCZMA). He has also attended various international and national seminars, workshops, symposiums as invited speakers, paper presenter and serves as chairperson of various technical sessions. He has successfully Guided07 PhD and 40 M.Phil scholars. Prof. Rath a lso serves as editor and reviewer in various national and international journals.