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Associate Professor,  Population Research Centre (PRC)

Area of Specialisation
  • Population Geography

  • Urbanization and Migration

  • Environment, Society and Livelihood

  • Gender, Development and Health

Academic Qualification
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Geography, Bangalore University, Bangalore.

Title of the Thesis: Population Change and Socio-Economic Development of Tumkur District (1998).

  • Master of Arts (M.A.) Geography, Bangalore University, Bangalore.

  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Government Arts College, Bangalore University, Bangalore

Selected Publications

Books and Monographs

  1. The Population and Development Transition in South India: Evidence and Implications: Social and Economic Change Monographs - 48, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore, (2016).

  2. Sustainable Development and Environmental Protection, Book well publication, New Delhi (2016).

  3. Population Growth, Natural Resource Degradation and Environmental Pollution in India: Social and Economic Change Monographs - 30, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore, (2013).

  4. Population Change and Health Care: Rawat Publications, Jaipur, (2011).

  5. Dynamics of Population Change in Karnataka: Social and Economic Change Monographs- 21, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore, (2010).

  6. Tumakuru Zilleya Bhougolika Parisara Mathu Abhivruddi (2000).

Working Papers

  • Role of Fertility in Changing Age Structure in India: Evidence and Implications, Working Paper No-316, 2014. Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore-72.

  • Changing Child Population: Growth, Trends and Levels in Karnataka, Working Paper No-203, 2008, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore-72.

  • Demographic Change 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.

Articles (since 2005)

  1. 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)

  2. 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.

  3. 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).

  4. Indian Youth Population: Opportunities and Challenges: published in YOJANA, special issue, Oct, 2015, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India Kendriya Sadana, Koramangala, Bangalore-34.

  5. Demographic Change and the EnvironmentEconomic and Political Weekly (EPW), Vol.No 8, February 21, 2015.

  6. 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. http://eua.sagepub.com/content/current.

  7. 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.
    website link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10042857.2013.874517

  8. Study on Age Structure Transition and Health Expenditure in Southern States of India in Journal of Health Management (JHM), Sage Publication, Vol.15 (2), New Delhi. 2013. Indian Institute of Health Management Research, Jaipur.

  9. Natural Resource 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, Koramangala, Bangalore-34.

  10. Rural Environment under Development: A Critic in Arkavathi-A Private News Letter, Vol.15-16, April-Sep, 2013, Bangalore

  11. 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, Tamil Nadu,

  12. 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 Delhi, 2013.

  13. 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.

  14. ‘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.

  15. Effects of Population Growth on Environment in India in edited volumeMigration, Health and Environment’ Lahiri, Paswan and Das (editors), IIPS, Mumbai, Rawat Publications, Jaipur.

  16. “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.

  17.  “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.

  18. ‘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 Management, Bhubaneswar.

  19. ‘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.

  20. ‘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.

  21. Demographic Change and Gender In-equality: A Comparative Study of Madhya Pradesh and Karnataka, in Demography India, Vol. 37/2. 2008

  22. “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.

  23. 'Geographical Analysis of Population Growth: A Study in Karnataka', National Geographical Journal of India, Vol.53, September-December, 2007.

  24. '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.

  25. ‘Changes in Occupational Structure for selected urban centers in Karnataka’ in Annals of National Association of Geographers India, Department of Geography, Bangalore University, Bangalore. 2008.

  26. ‘Effects of Population Growth on Environmental Degradationwith reference to India in Migration, Health and Environment, IIPS Mumbai, Rawat Publications, Jaipur, March 2011.

Recent presentation of papers for international conferences (since 2005)

In Abroad

  1. 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 November, 2016.

  2. 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.

  3. 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, 2012.

  4. Regional Issues of Population, Development and Environment in India, in the European Population Conference (EPC) held in Stockholm, Sweden, June 13-16th 2012.

  5. "Environmental 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.

  6. "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 2009.

In India

  1. 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.

  2. Invited lecture 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, 2015.

  3. Participated and 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.

  4. Participated and 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.

  5. 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.

  6.  Paper “Natural 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.

  7. “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.

  8. “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.

  9. “Age Structure 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.

  10. ‘Dimensions of Gender Differentials in General and Professional Education’: Focusing India and the EAG States. IIPS annual National Conference 4-6, April, Jaipur, 2011.

  11. Regional 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, 2011.

  12. ‘Land Degradation, 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.

  13. ‘Increasing 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.

  14. ‘Understanding 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 2010.

  15.  ‘Population 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.

  16. "Effects of Population Growth on Environmental Degradation in India": paper presented at the IIPS, International Conference at Hotel Grand Hyatt, Mumbai, Dec 10-13,2006.

  17. "Patterns of 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.

  18. "Sex-Ratio Trends 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).

  19.  “Age Structure 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.

  20.  ‘Urbanization, 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.

  21. ‘Dimensions of 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.

  22. ‘Population 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.

  23. ‘Environmental Degradation’ Regional Experience of India, project completion seminar given at ISEC, 5th Jan 2011.

  24. ‘Linkages of 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.

  25. ‘Social 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.

  26. ‘Women Health, 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.

  27. ‘Gender Literacy 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.

  28. ‘Changing Child 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.

  29. ‘Demographic 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.

  30. ‘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.

  31. ‘Changes in 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, 2005.

Organisation of  Seminar/Workshop/Conferences

  • Organized Two-Day 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 Delhi.

In Media

     Debate in TV channels as subject expert

  1. 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).

  2. 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.

  3. Personal interview on Chandana Doordarshan, Bangalore in Belaku progrmme, 21st May, 2013 (7a.m. to 7.40 a.m.)

  4. Participated in the discussion on “ABAGYAVANTHARU” in Kannada Kasturi TV Channel, March, 29th 2013, 10-10.30 a.m.

  5. 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 April, 2011.

 Conference/Seminars Attended
  1. Attended ICSSR National Seminar on “Rediscovering Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar” organised by the Centre of study of Social Change, ISEC, 24th and 25th Oct, 2016.

  2. Attended Advisory 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.

Expert Committee
  • 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)
  1. Knowledge and Attitude of Family Planning Methods: A comparative analysis in selected states of India, submitted to ISEC, Bengaluru (2016).

  2. Functioning of AYUSH Health Centres in Karnataka: An Overview (2016)

  3. Quality of HMIS data at sub-district level in Karnataka (with Prabhuswamy P).

  4. 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).

  5. Capturing data from Private health facilities for HMIS in Karnataka

  6. Spatial In-equality of Urban Growth in Karnataka: Trends, Levels and Implications (2015)

  7. 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), 2013.

  8. Population and Development Transition in Southern States of India (2013).

  9. Environmental Degradation’: Regional Experience in India (2011).

  10. 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), 2011.

  11. Population Dynamics and Crude Literacy Deprivation among STs in India (2010)

  12. Effects of Population Growth on Environmental Degradation in India (2009)

  13. The Population Dynamics and Crude Literacy Deprivation among Scheduled Tribes in India (2008)

  14. Changing Child Population and Health Care Infrastructure in Karnataka  (2008)

  15. Population Change in Karnataka: A Decadal Overview (A Taluk- wise Study), 2007.

  16. A study on Global Aging and Adult Health, WHO Study by IIPS, Mumbai, 2006 ( with K.S.James, P.Prabhuswamy and M. Lingaraju).

  17. 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.

  18. 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 P.Prabhuswamy), 2006.

  19. 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, 2006

Professional Society Memberships
  • Life member, Indian Association for the Study of Population (IASP), New Delhi

  • Life Member Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA)

  • Member (2006-2007), International Union of Scientific Study of Population, USA.

  • 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
Associate Professor, Population Research Centre
Institute for Social and Economic Change
Nagarabhavi P.O. BANGALORE-560072, India
Tel : Office  080-23215468, 23215519, Ext-126
Fax : 080-23217008
e-mail: lakshmana@isec.ac.in

 

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