Call for Paper

Call for Papers

The 41st Indian Geographers Meet 2019 & National Conference On Building a Disaster Resilient Society: Methods and Approaches welcome and encourage prospective authors to contribute and help shape the conference through submissions of their research abstracts, papers for an important national conference, which will take place from 21-23rd November 2019 in Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur, Chhattisgarh - 492010, India.



Participants intending to present papers are required to submit the abstract (not exceeding 300) to the Convener using online submission system.  Those wish to participate in the ‘Young Geographers Competition’ should clearly mention as subject line ‘Young Geographers Competition’. Acceptance letter will be sent by the email. Only the registered participant’s abstract will be included in the Volume of Abstracts. Abstract must be written in English MS-Word, normal Times New Roman, Font Size 12. Participants are advised to mention the Sub-them in which their paper is to be included. Title should within 15 words. The author name, affiliation and e-mail should be placed below the title.



“Building a Disaster Resilient Society: Methods and Approaches” Disaster resilience is the ability of individuals, communities, organizations and states to adapt and recover from hazards, shocks and stresses without compromising long-term prospects for sustainable development. Developing disaster-resilient communities and societies requires accurate identification and analysis of the risks that the communities or societies are faced with and having all stakeholders from government to communities fully understands these risks. Controlling natural hazards is difficult, thus enhancing social capacity to cope with disasters is one of the most effective ways to manage, mitigate and reduce disaster risks. IIG poses this as the focal theme for 2019 meet. The following sub-themes are proposed:



  • Investing in disaster risk reduction for resilience
  • Strengthening disaster risk governance to manage disaster risk
  • Innovating resilience through new research and science
  • Natural Disaster Management and Application of Remote Sensing and GIS
  • Global warming & Climate Change
  • Flood & Drought
  • Desertification & Environmental Protection
  • Climate Change, Water and Sustainability
  • Bio-diversity & Conservation
  • Tribal Area Development & Ecological Resources
  • Industrial Development and Environment
  • Mining Environment & Planning
  • Climate Change, Bio-diversity, Environmental Challenges
  • Urbanization & Sustainable Development
  • Urban-Industrial Growth and Demographic Dynamism
  • Urban Sustainable Development & Geo-Informatics
  • Geo-spatial Technology in Natural Resource Management
  • Industrial Corridors, Ecology and Society
  • Impacts of Expanding Urban-Industrial Spaces
  • Competing and Conflicting Land and Waterscapes
  • Regional Development: Contemporary Challenges
  • Progress and Challenges in Geography in India
  • Frontiers of Physical Geography
  • Frontiers of Human Geography
  • Application of RS, GIS and GPS in environmental studies
  • Sustainability: Special reference to Chhattisgarh

Water, Forest, Wildlife, Soil, Minerals, Tourism, Population

(Narva,Garva, Ghurwa and Baadi)




Registration up to   31

October, 2019

Registration Fee  after

31 October, 2019


India    & SAARC Countries

Other than SAARC Countries

India    & SAARC Countries

Other than SAARC Countries



Rs. 2500

US$ 35

Rs. 3000

US$ 42


Scholars       & Retired Professionals

Rs. 2000


Rs. 2500

US$ 35



Rs. 1000

US$ 15

Rs. 1500

US$ 22


Concession in registration to research scholars is subject to production of valid documents from their institutions. Delegates who are not life members of IIG shall have to pay Rs. 400/- as IIG Annual Membership Fees and extra amount of Rs. 200/- which will go to the IIG Secretariat in addition to Registration Fees. Registration fee includes Seminar Kit, local hospitality and accommodation. Participants will have to confirm about their accommodation. As only limited numbers of accommodation are possible to arrange on the basis of first come first serve in university guest house, hostels etc. In case of unavailability of accommodation participants have to make their own arrangement or pay directly to the accommodation facilitated by the Organizers.



Registration fee can be paid through Bank transfer or bank draft.Registration fee is to be paid through Bank transfer to the account A/C 38557511089, IFSC code SBIN0003739, State Bank of India, Pt. R.S.U. Branch, Raipur, (C.G.) Bank Draft should be drawn in favour of Convener 41st Indian Geographers Meet 2019, Raipur, C.G payable at Raipur. Scanned copies of bank receipt/original DD and registration form should be emailed to the Convener of the Meet.

Important Dates

  • Submission Starts:
    September 01, 2022
  • Submission Ends:
    October 20, 2022
  • Registration Starts:
    September 01, 2022
  • Registration Ends:
    October 15, 2022
  • Spot Registration Starts:
    November 05, 2022
  • Spot Registration Ends:
    November 05, 2022

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