Department of Geography

Research Projects

S.No. Title of Project and Sanction Letter No Sponsor / Funding Agency Sanctioned Amount (Rs. in Lakhs) Tenure / Duration Supervisor / Principal Investigator / Co-Supervisor Number of Manpower / Research Fellows Brief Objective
1.  External Aggression and Infrastructure Development along India China Border: Issues and Challenges with Special Reference to Local Population
ICSSR 14.18 2 Years Dr. Jaskaran Singh Waraich / Prof. Simrit Kahlon and Dr. Simran Kaur 2 The study will be guided by the following objectives: *To delineate the instances of external aggression from China along with India-China Border in terms of the issues which triggered these, the response from either side and the role and perception of local population. *To map and document the extent of infrastructural development along with border. *To examine the impact of such aggressive and developmental impulses on the border landscapes and in the lives and perceptions of the people. *To determine the perception and response of the local population residing in the vicinity of the border to external aggression and infrastructure development. * To determine the implications of the external aggression and infrastructure development for national security.
2.  Tribal Dilemma in the Himalayan Mountains: Dams, Disasters and Development in the Lahaul Valley of Himachal Pradesh
ICSSR 10.50 2 Years Dr. Vishwa Bandhu Singh / 2 The study aims at analyzing the links between disasters and hydro power development in the valley in light of climate change.

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