Editor

Ms. Sulagna Chattopadhyay:
She is the Founding member and Chief Editor of Geography and You (G'nY) - a development magazine; since its inception in 2001. Till now 100 issues of the magazine has been printed. She is President of LIGHTS, an acronym of Learning in Geography, Humanities, Technology and Science. She has been nominated as the member of the working group for disaster management in the Planning Commission in 2011 and is the current member of expert groups in National Biodiversity Authority and Bihar State Disaster Management Authority. She has edited 23 books and reports and undertaken 12 questionnaire based surveys. She has published (2013) a book titled "Scientific and Geopolitical interests in Arctic and Antarctic' co-authored by Dr R Ramesh and Dr M Sudhakar and in 2014 two books titled Climate Change in India and Environment in India. A new book titled 'Science and Geopolitics of White World', co-edited with Dr PS Goel, and Dr Rasik Ravindra is in the pipeline. She is the member of the Anti-Ragging Committee, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi since 2009. She had studied in JNU and prior to that in Kolkata.

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Editorial Board

Prithvish Nag
Vice Chancellor,
MG Kashi Vidyapeeth, Varanasi M.Sc. (Gold Medalist), Ph.D., Director of the National Atlas and Thematic Mapping organisation (NATMO) of the Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India. He has been the President of India National Cartographic Association and Institute of India Geographers.


Rasik Ravindra
Former Director, NCAOR, Goa.
Former Deputy director general in geological survey of India, an organisation that he served from 1971 to 2005. A veteran Antartican, he participated in India expedition to Antarctica in 1987-88 for the first time and subsequently led ninth Antarctic expedition in 1989-91.



Dr.N.Prasad
Executive Editor Bhugol Aur Aap,
MA, M.Phil and Ph.D from the School of International Studies, Centre for International Politics, Organisation and Disarmament, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He is trained in research and analysis. Further, he has published two books of international quality and has been the Editor of Bhugol Aur Aap, a Hindi bi-monthly magazine on environmental issues since its inception in 2003.


Saraswati Raju
Professor , CSRD
Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
Prof Sarswati Raju is our adviser and has over 40 years of experience in teaching and researching in issues related to Gendered History, Gender and Space, Research Methods and Policies related to South Asian Youth.




Ajit Tyagi
Air Vice Marshal (Retd)
Former DG, IMD, New Delhi
Served as director general of meteorology, India Meteorological Department, Assistant Chief of Air Staff (Meteorology) and Principal Director (Information Technology) in India Air force.




Dr. DPS Seth
Dr Seth started working with the DoT, in telecom research and development for 18 years at the beginning of his career. Thereafter, he was associated with planning, operations and maintenance of services, and has been closely associated in the formulation of policy documents for the DoT and vision document for MTNL. He was the founder chairman & managing director of BSNL and worked as a member Telecom Commission of India.

B Meenakumari
Chairperson,
National Biodiversity Authority, Chennai
She has contributed immensely to the development of deep sea
demersal trawls and towards improved material for lobster making
traps.


Prof. Aslam Mahmood
Retired as Professor from Jawharlal Nehru University New Delhi in 2009.
He holds master degree in Statistics from Kanpur University and Doctorate in Population Studies from JNU beside having education at UK and USA. He has wide experience of teaching and guidance of research in Social Sciences. He specializes in “Quantitative Methods of Geography”, and demography and taught the subject for more than 35 years at JNU.


Sachidanand Sinha
Professor , CSRD
Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
Chairperson of Centre for the study of Regional Development (CSRD) in Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He has 40 years of experience in teaching and research on issues related to education, geography and livelihood.



Dripto Mukhopadhaya
Director
Economic Research, Nielsen, New Delhi
He has been associated with applied economic and consumer research for over 18 years, has worked in over 150 studies across different domains, working with large scale data bases like NSSO, ASI, Economic Census, Census of India and DLHS. He has authored more than 50 publications in various journals and books in form of research papers and chapters.


B Sengupta
Former Member Secretary ,
Central Pollution Control Board, New Delhi
An Environmental Scientist who worked with the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), under Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India for more than 30 years – of which for 10 years he was the Member Secretary of Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB). He has also worked with University of Florida, Gainesville, USA on air quality management and control.