ICAR - Central Arid Zone Research Institute

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Employee's Detail (Scientific)

Name Dr. Mahesh Kumar GAUR
Designation Senior Scientist - Geography
Qualification - M.A. (Aridlands Geography) - B.Ed. - Ph.D. - PG Dip. (Ecology & Environment)
Email Id Mahesh.Guar@icar.gov.in; maheshjeegaur@yahoo.com
Date of Birth 1965-10-16     (yyyy-mm-dd)
Service Particulars 1) Lecturer (PB-IV Scale) - Geography, Government PG College, Pali from Oct. 28, 2010 to Sept. 04, 2012. 2) Lecturer (Selection Scale) - Geography, Government PG College, Pali from Oct. 28, 2007 to October 27, 1010. 3) Lecturer (Senior Scale) - Geography, Government PG College, Pali from Oct. 28, 2002 to Oct. 27, 2007. 4) Lecturer - Geography, Government PG College, Jaisalmer from October 28, 1998 to October 27, 2002. 5) Lecturer in Geography, Government PG College, Jaisalmer from Nov. 18, 1997 to Aug. 5, 1998. (ad hoc basis appointment) 6) Research Officer, IN-RIMT, Jodhpur from September 1995 to November 1997. 7) Faculty (Rural Health Management), IHS, Hyderabad from March to Dec. 1994. 8) Project Associate, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad from January to March 1994. 9) Researcher at Sandhan, Jaipur from June to December 1993.
Major Reserach Areas application of Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems (RS & GIS) technique for natural resources mapping, landuse/land cover mapping, management and assessment; drought, land degradation and desertification;
No. of Reserach Publications Indian:   50
Foriegn: 2
Visit Abroad 1. SOUTH AFRICA 2. NAMIBIA 3. COSTA RICA
Guided for M.Sc./Ph.D (No. of Students) 3
Awards Received 1. Government Citizen Karmveer Puraskaar, 2011 by iCONGO, New DeLhi for working in the field of ‘Higher Education, Environment and Technology applications for community upliftment’. 26-Nov, 2011. 2. The University Grants Commission (UGC) awarded Associate-ship to work at the Inter-University Center for Humanities & Social Sciences for three years (2001-2003) at Indian Institute of Advanced Studies, Shimla. 3. The Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE), Bangal
Other Relevent Information 1.Associate Editor & Member, Referee Advisory Board of RIGEO (Review of International Geographical Education Online), Turkey. 2. Reviewer of International Journal of Arid Environments, the Netherlands. 3. Member, Social Science Working Group (Asia section), Society for Conservation Biology, Arlington, USA. 4. Participated in training programs on Remote Sensing & GIS (in India & abroad) 5. Completed many research projects - supported by the DOS, UGC and other agencies.