Professor and Head, Population Research Centre
Area of Specialisation
Urbanization and Migration
Environment, Society and Livelihood
Gender, Development and Health
Title of the Thesis:
Population Change and Socio-Economic Development of Tumkur District
Master of Arts (M.A.) Geography, Bangalore University, Bangalore.
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Government Arts College, Bangalore
Books and Monographs
The Population and Development
Transition in South India: Evidence and Implications:
Social and Economic Change Monographs - 48, Institute for
Social and Economic Change, Bangalore,
Sustainable Development and
Environmental Protection, Book well publication, New Delhi (2016).
Population Growth, Natural Resource Degradation and Environmental
Pollution in India:
Social and Economic Change Monographs - 30, Institute for Social and
Economic Change, Bangalore, (2013).
Population Change and Health Care: Rawat Publications, Jaipur, (2011).
Dynamics of Population Change in Karnataka: Social and Economic Change
Monographs- 21, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore,
Tumakuru Zilleya Bhougolika Parisara Mathu Abhivruddi (2000).
Role of Fertility in
Changing Age Structure in India: Evidence and Implications,
Working Paper No-316, 2014. Institute for Social and Economic Change,
Population: Growth, Trends and Levels in Karnataka, Working Paper
No-203, 2008, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore-72.
and Gender In-equality: A Comparative Study of Madhya Pradesh and
Karnataka, Working Paper No-183, 2007, Institute for Social and
Economic Change, Bangalore-72.
Spatial Dimensions of
Literacy and Index of Development in Karnataka, Working Paper No.
163, 2005, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore-72.
Urbanisation, Migration and
Sustainable Development in India: Status and Concerns, published
in the edited Book Urban Governance in Karnataka and Benagluru, edited
by Dr Anil Kumar, Cambridge Scholars (2016)
Effects of Demographic
Change on Environmental Degradation: Evidence and Implications for
India, Springer International Publishing Switzerland (2016), S.
Nautiyal et al. (eds.), Climate Change Challenge (3C) and
Social-Economic-Ecological Interface-Building, Environmental Science.
Age Structure shift and Economic Development in South India, in IER Journal of Health and
Demography, Vol.1, No.1, July 2015, published by padmavibhushana Dr.
Veerendra Heggade, Chair for Studies on Health & Demography, JSS
Institute of Economic Research, Dharwad, Karnataka (2016).
Indian Youth Population: Opportunities and Challenges:
published in YOJANA, special issue, Oct, 2015, Ministry of Information
and Broadcasting, Government of India Kendriya Sadana, Koramangala,
and the Environment, Economic and Political Weekly (EPW),
Vol.No 8, February 21, 2015.
Dynamics of Urban
Growth, Resource Degradation and Environmental Pollution in Million
Plus Cities of India, Environment and Urbanization Asia,
Sage Publication, Vol 5 (1), March 2014, New Delhi.
Population, Development and
Environment in India. 2013. Chinese Journal of
Population Resources and Environment. Vol.11, No. 4, 367-374.
Taylor & Francis. London, U.K.
Study on Age Structure Transition and Health Expenditure in Southern
States of India
Journal of Health Management
(JHM), Sage Publication, Vol.15 (2), New Delhi. 2013. Indian Institute
of Health Management Research, Jaipur.
and Population Pressure in YOJANA Kannada Monthly
Journal, Vol.4, Issue 29, November 2013. Ministry of Information and
Broadcasting, Government of India, 1st Floor, F wing, Kendriya Sadana,
Rural Environment under Development:
A Critic in Arkavathi-A Private News Letter, Vol.15-16,
April-Sep, 2013, Bangalore
Demographic Dividend and National
Development in DOMAIN the Journal of Management and Research, Vol.
5 Issue 1, June-Dec, 2013. Jansons School of Business, Coimbatore,
A Comprehensive Analysis of Regional Geography and
Population Growth in Karnataka’
paper published in Karnatakada Sarvatomuka Pragathiya Vivida Ayamagalu
(eds) M Lingaraju and Jayasheeela, Global Research Publications, New
Indian Women in 21st century: Emerging
Issues and Challenges with reference to Educational Leadership, in edited volume, Gender and Education-Towards New
Strategies. Hidegard Macha, Claudia Fathrenwald and Quirin J Bauer
(editors), Druck and Verlag epublishres, GMBH, Berlin, Germany.
‘Linkages of Poverty, Pollution and Environmental
Degradation: A Geographical Experience of India’, ANNALS of the National Association of Geographers,
India, New Delhi, vol-30, No-1, June 2010, RK Books, New Delhi.
Effects of Population Growth on Environment in India in edited
‘Migration, Health and Environment’
Lahiri, Paswan and Das (editors), IIPS, Mumbai, Rawat Publications,
“Health Care Infrastructure in Karnataka: Status and
Concerns” in edited book Service Sector in India, Jayasheela, Hans
V.B. Raveedra Kumar B and Vilas M Kadrolkar, Global Research
Publications, New Delhi, 2012.
“Study on Health Care Infrastructure for Children in
Karnataka: A District-wise Analysis’ in Journal of Health
Management, Vol. 12. No.4. 2010, Sage Publication, New Delhi.
Indian Institute of Health Management Research, Jaipur.
‘Women Health, Education and Empowerment: India’s
Status and Challenges’ in International Journal of Development and Social
Research, Issues No. 1 and Vol.No.1. 2010. Xavier Institute of
‘Gender Literacy and Aspects of Deprivation among
India’s Tribes’ in Indian Journal of Adult Education, Vol.70, No.3,
Indian Adult Education Association (IAEA), New Delhi, 2009.
‘A Scenario of Crude Literacy and Aspects of
Deprivation among Scheduled Tribes in India,
in Perspectives in Education, Vol.25, No.2, 2009. A Journal of
the Society for Educational Research and Development. Baroda, India.
Demographic Change and Gender In-equality: A
Comparative Study of Madhya Pradesh and Karnataka,
in Demography India, Vol. 37/2. 2008
“Effects of Population Growth on Environmental
Degradation”: With Reference to India”.
Demography India, Vol 37/1, January –June 2008. The Indian
Association for the Study of Population, New Delhi.
'Geographical Analysis of Population
Growth: A Study in Karnataka',
National Geographical Journal of India,
Vol.53, September-December, 2007.
'Geographical Scenario of Sex-Ratios in
Karnataka in the last two decades of the 20th Century', Annals of National Association of Geographers India,
Vol.XXVI, No.2, December 2007.
‘Changes in Occupational Structure for
selected urban centers in Karnataka’ in Annals of National Association of
Geographers India, Department of Geography, Bangalore University,
‘Effects of Population Growth on
Environmental Degradation’ with reference to India
in Migration, Health and Environment, IIPS Mumbai, Rawat Publications,
Jaipur, March 2011.
Recent presentation of papers for international conferences
Dynamics of Urban Growth: A Comparative Study of China and India
in the conference on India, China and the New World Order: Economic,
Social, Political and Cultural Dimensions, organised by ISEC and
Sichuan Academy of Social Sciences, China on 21-22
Role of Fertility in Changing Age Structure Population in South India,
at the 3rd Asian Population Association (APA) Conference held in
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 27-30, July 2015.
Youth and Development: Employment and Un-employment Situation in
Sothern states of India,
in the 2nd Asia Population Association (APA) held in
Bangkok, Thailand. 26th 29th August,
Regional Issues of Population, Development and Environment in India, in the European Population Conference (EPC) held in
Stockholm, Sweden, June 13-16th 2012.
Degradation" Issues and Concerns in India, paper presented at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the
Population Association of America (PAA) held in Dallas, Texas,
USA, during April 15 to 17, 2010.
"Indian Women in 21st
century" Emerging Issues and Challenges with reference to
Educational Leadership and Empowerment,
paper presented at the 2nd International Women’s Leadership
Conference held in University of Augsburg in cooperation with the
Women’s Special Interest Group (SIG) of the university Council for
Educational Administration (UCEA), the American Association of School
Administrates (AASA), Cardinal Stritch University, Duquesne
University, and the French academic Munich (FAM), Augsburg,
Germany, during 16th to 18th September
Role of urbanisation in changing
structure of Employments: A Study in South India, in the 37th
Annual Conference of IASP, held at Institute of Economic Growth (IEG),
Delhi during December 7-9, 2016.
delivered on “Current Scenario of World Population Growth”
on the eve of World Population Day organised at Vydehi Institute of
Nursing Sciences & Research Centre, Whitefield, Benagaluru, July 10th,
presented a paper “Emerging Issues of Demographic Change and its
negative impact on Environment in India” in the international
conference on Climate Change and Social-Ecological-Economical
Interface- Building Modeling Approach to Exploring potential
adaptation strategies for Bio-resource conservation and Livelihood
development. Organized by CEENR, ISEC collaboration with Centre for
Environmental Systems Resource (CESR), University of Kassel, Germany.
20-21 May, 2015.
presented a paper “Urbanisation, Migration and Sustainable
Environment” in the international Seminar on Climate Change
and Food Security” The Global and Indian Context, organised by the
Centre for Ecological Economics and Natural Resources and School of
Geosciences, The University of Sydney, Australia, at ISEC, Bengaluru,
18th of Feb, 2015.
Special Lecture on
“Population Explosion and Food Security in India” delivered
in One- Day seminar, organized by the Collegiate Education, Government
First Grade College of Arts, Commerce and Science, Sira Town, Tumkur
Distrcit, 16th of July, 2014.
Resource Management and Mitigation Strategies in India”
presented at the Union of Geographic Information Technologies (UGIT)
second national Conference on “Geospatial Technologies in Natural
Resource Management and Disaster Mitigation’ organized by Department
of Geography School of Earth Sciences, Central University of Gulbarga,
Gulbarga, Karnataka, 14 and 15, Feb, 2014.
“Dynamics of Urban
Growth, Resource Degradation and Environmental Pollution: Experience
of Million plus Cities in India” paper presented at the one
day seminar “on Population, Development and Environment” held in ISEC,
26th April, 2013.
“Impact of Urban
Growth on Resource Degradation and its Consequence on Environment in
India”, paper presented at the 32nd annual seminar of the
International Institute of Population Sciences (IIPS), Mumbai, on
“Population, Health and Environment” at Institute of Forest
Management, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, March 21-23, 2013.
Transition and Health Expenditure in Southern States of India”
, paper presented at the second annual conference of the Indian
Health Economics and Policy Association (IHEPA) on “ Better Health
Access: The Rough Road Ahead” held at Institute for Social and
Economic Change (ISEC), Bangalore, December 20-21, 2012.
Gender Differentials in General and Professional Education’:
Focusing India and the EAG States. IIPS annual National Conference
4-6, April, Jaipur, 2011.
Issues of Population, Development and Environment’: A
Geographical Overview, in the 33rd IASP annual Conference, Department
of Biostatistics and Health Informatics, SGPGIMS, Lucknow, 11-13, Nov,
Bio-diversity and Environment in India’: A Geographical
Overview, paper presented at the 32nd Indian Institute of Geographers
Meet/International Conference on Climate Change, Geo-hazards and
Disaster Management held at Department of Geography, University of
Jaipur, Jaipur, India. 17th to 19th 2011.
Population and its impact on Environmental Degradation” A
Regional analysis of Karnataka, paper presented at the 31st Indian
Institute of Geography (IIG) international conference on Environment,
Agriculture and Food security held at Department of Geography,
Bangalore University, Bangalore, 19th to 21st Feb 2010.
Women Education with reference to Professional and Higher Education in
India’: paper presented at the international conference on
Women Education for Empowerment organized by the Immaculate College of
Women for Education, Puduchery, Tamil Nadu, India, 5th to 6th Feb
Growth and Environmental Degradation in India’: paper
presented at the 3rd Deccan Geographers Society of India,
international conference on World Tourism, Environment and Sustainable
Development’ held at Vasantrao Naik Government Institute of Arts and
Social Sciences, Nagpur, Maharastra, India, September 26-28, 2008.
Population Growth on Environmental Degradation in India":
paper presented at the IIPS, International Conference at Hotel Grand
Hyatt, Mumbai, Dec 10-13,2006.
Population Growth and Development in Karnataka" paper
presented at the International Conference at Central College Bangalore
University organized by the Centre for Adult and continuing Education,
Bangalore University, Bangalore-56, 1st to 3rd of Aug, 2005.
in Karnataka -A Demographic Perspective" paper presented at
the International Seminar on Demographic Changes and Implications,
held at Department of Demography University of Kerala,
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, INDIA (7th to 9th December 2004).
Transition and Health Expenditure in Southern States of India”
presented in the 2nd IHEPA Conference held at ISEC organized by the
IHEPA, ISEC and Azim Premji University, Bangalore, Dec 20-21, 2012.
Migration and Sustainable Development’: Status and Concerns in
the Prelude Conference ‘on Urban Governance (Administration),
Development and Service Delivery’. Organized by the Centre for
Political Institutions, Governance and Development, ISEC, Bangalore in
collaboration with the Indian Institute of Public Administration
(Karnataka) 1st September 2012.
Gender Differentials in General and Professional Education in India’
focusing the EAG States’ paper presented at the IIPS Annual National
Conference held in Jaipur, 4th 6th April, 2011, India.
Explosion and Environmental Degradation and its impact on Climate
Change’ presented at the special training programme on Climate
Change at Administrative Training Institute, Mysore. 29th March 2011.
Degradation’ Regional Experience of India, project completion
seminar given at ISEC, 5th Jan 2011.
Poverty, Pollution and Environmental Degradation and its impact on
Health in India’ paper presented at the 32nd Indian
Association for Study of Population (IASP), annual conference held at
Utkal University, 28-30, Nov, 2010.
Development and Gender In-equality’ The Recent Experience in India’:
paper presented at the Development Convention-2009, on Road Map for
Optimal Inclusive Growth, organized by the Council for Social
Development (CSD), Hydarabad, March 5-6, 2009.
Education and Empowerment’ India’s Status and Challenges’:
paper presented at the 31st annual IASP conference held at Sri
Venkateshwara University, Tirupathi, November 3-5, 2009.
and Aspects of Deprivation among Scheduled Tribes in India’
paper presented at the 30th annual conference of the Indian
Association for the study of Population held at Institute for Social
and Economic Change (ISEC), Bangalore, October 17-19, 2008.
Population and Health Care Infrastructure – A Study in Karnataka,
paper presented at the 29th annual conference of IASP, held at Banaras
Hindu University, Varanasi, October, 26-28, 2007.
Change and Gender In-equality- A Comparative Study of Madhya Pradesh
and Karnataka’ at the National Seminar on Population,
organized by the Population Resource Centre, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh,
Jan 18 – 20, 2006.
‘Women status and
Quality of Life- A Case study of Kattigenahally Village of Tumkur
District’ at the national seminar on Social Well-being and
Human Development, organized by the Department of Geography, National
College, Patna, Bihar, March 25-26, 2006.
Occupational Structure of selected urban centers of Karnataka’
paper presented at the 27th Indian Geography Congress, held at
Department of Geography, Bangalore University, Bangalore, Dec 2-4,
International seminar on "Global Issues of Population, Development
and Environment", 27-28, October, 2015, at ISEC, Bengaluru,
collaboration with ICSSR, New Delhi and Pollution Control Board,
Government of Karnataka, Bengaluru.
Organized a one Day
Seminar on "Population, Development and Environment" at ISEC
Bangalore, 26th April, 2013, funded by the ICSSR, New
Debate in TV channels as subject
Participated in the
debate on “Human Resource and Development “on the eve of World
Population Day, 11th Sep, 2016 on T V Chandana (DD-9).
Participated in the
panel discussion as resource person on the topic “Emerging Population
issues in India” on the eve of World Population Day in D.D.Chandana,
Bangalore, 12th July, 2014.
Personal interview on Chandana
Doordarshan, Bangalore in Belaku progrmme, 21st May,
2013 (7a.m. to 7.40 a.m.)
Participated in the discussion on
“ABAGYAVANTHARU” in Kannada Kasturi TV Channel, March, 29th
2013, 10-10.30 a.m.
Panel discussant in the TV -9 (Live) relay on the United Nations (US),
FAO report on “Alarming Food Crises in India 26th February,
2011 (10 to 11-30 a.m.
News Paper article
Ahara Badrathe: Yestu beladaroo saladu, in Prajavani, Friday, 1st
Attended ICSSR National
Seminar on “Rediscovering Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar” organised by the
Centre of study of Social Change, ISEC, 24th and 25th Oct, 2016.
Committee meeting of the fifth international conference on
“Geo-spatial Technologies for Urban, Forest and Climate Change-Pathway
to Sustainable Development” at Department of Geography, Bangalore
University, 27th Oct and 13th Nov, 2016.
Member, expert committee for the preparation of Social and Educational
Survey report on Backward Classes of Karnataka, appointed by the
department of Karnataka State Commission for Backward Classes,
Government of Karnataka, Bangalore
Recent Research Projects Completed (since 2005)
Knowledge and Attitude of Family
Planning Methods: A comparative analysis in selected states of India,
submitted to ISEC, Bengaluru (2016).
Functioning of AYUSH Health Centres in
Karnataka: An Overview (2016)
Quality of HMIS data at
sub-district level in Karnataka (with Prabhuswamy P).
A study on Global Aging
and Adult Health, WHO SAGE India wave 2 for Karnataka, sponsored by
IIPS, Mumbai (Longitudinal survey by WHO, Geneva, 2015).
Capturing data from
Private health facilities for HMIS in Karnataka
Spatial In-equality of
Urban Growth in Karnataka: Trends, Levels and Implications (2015)
Quality of HMIS Data: A
Study of Chamarajnagar and Udupi Districts in Karnataka (with
K.S.James, T.N.Bhat, Dhanjay Bansod, P.Prabhuswamy and C Yogananda),
Development Transition in Southern States of India (2013).
Degradation’: Regional Experience in India (2011).
An analysis of the
Quality of HMIS Data in Karnataka: An Investigation using Portal and
Field Level Data (with K.S.James, T.N.Bhat and Dhanjay W Bansod),
Population Dynamics and
Crude Literacy Deprivation among STs in India (2010)
Effects of Population
Growth on Environmental Degradation in India (2009)
The Population Dynamics
and Crude Literacy Deprivation among Scheduled Tribes in India (2008)
Population and Health Care Infrastructure in Karnataka (2008)
Population Change in
Karnataka: A Decadal Overview (A Taluk- wise Study), 2007.
A study on Global Aging
and Adult Health, WHO Study by IIPS, Mumbai, 2006 ( with K.S.James,
P.Prabhuswamy and M. Lingaraju).
National Family Health
Survey (NFHS-3) (with K.S.James, R.Mutharayappa, C.S.Veeramatha,
K.S.Umamani, T.S.Syamala, M.Sivakami, T.N.Bhat, M.Lingaraju,
C.Yogananda and P.Prabhuswamy), 2006.
Reproductive and Child
Health, District Level Household Survey, RCH)-DLHS-2, Kerala,
2002-2004 (with K.N.M.Raju, R.Mutharayappa, T.S.Syamala,
C.S.Veeramatha, K.S.Umamani, T.N.Bhat, M.Lingaraju, C.Yogananda and
Reproductive and Child
Health, District Level Household Survey (RCH-DLHS-2, 2002-2004), Goa,
with K.N.M.Raju, R.Mutharayappa, T.S.Syamala, C.S.Veeramatha,
K.S.Umamani, T.N.Bhat, M.Lingaraju, C.Yogananda and P.Prabhuswamy,
Professional Society Memberships
Life member, Indian Association for the Study of Population (IASP),
Life Member Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA)
Member (2006-2007), International Union of Scientific Study of
Member, Population Association of America (PAA), USA
Member, Asian Population Association, Bangkok, Thailand
Life Member, Indian Institute of Geographers (IIG), Pune
Member, Women Leading Education, International Forum, Germany.
Dr. C M Lakshmana
Professor & Head, Population Research Centre
Institute for Social and Economic Change
Nagarabhavi P.O. BANGALORE-560072, India
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