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Department of  GEOGRAPHY



Dr. Md. Julfikar Ali Assistant Professor / GEOGRAPHY

Email : Julfikar21@gmail.com

Address : Department of Geography (7th Floor), Aliah University (Park Circus Campus), 17, Gora Chand Road, Kolkata – 700 014, India, Intercom: 7111

Phone : 9804433905

Education

Ph.D. from  Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh in 2009

M.A. in Geography, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh in 2003

B.A. (Hons.) in Geography, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh in 2001

Teaching Experience

From October 2009 till now in Aliah University

Field of Specialization

Urban and Regional Planning, Statistical Geography, 

Courses Taught/Teaching

Urban and Regional Planning, Statistical Geography, Political Geography, Environmental Geography,  Social Geography,  Geography of Resources, Geography of India, Climatology, Oceanography

Research Area

Urban and Regional Planning

Experience

  • Teacher-in-Charge, Department of Geography, Aliah University (from 28th July, 2011 to 31July 2013)
  • Chairman, Hostel Management Committee, Aliah University (from August, 2011 to May 2013)
  • Co-coordinator, University Sports, Aliah University (2011 to 2014)
  • Subject Coordinator, Environmental Studies (Compulsory subject for all UG level courses), Aliah University, (from April, 2011 till date)
  • Coordinator, Departmental Research Committee (DRC), Department of Geography, Aliah University (Being TIC)
  • Member, Research Programme and Evaluation Committee (RPEC), Aliah University (Being TIC)
  • Member, University Anti-Ragging Committee, Aliah University, from 2013 till date
  • Member, University Examination Committee, Aliah University, Session 2012-13 and 2013-14
  • Member, University Time Table Committee, Aliah University, Session 2012-13 and 2013-14

Journal Papers Published

Reviewer of Research Journal- 1. Review of Urban and Regional Development studies (RURDS), Japan, Blackwell Publishers

                                                              2. Indoor and Built Environment, UK, SAGE publication

International Journals (06 publications)

  1. Md. Julfikar Ali and Md Mustaquim, ‘Growth of Urban Population and Trends of Urbanisation in North Bengal, India:   A Study in Spatio-Temporal Perspective’, Asian Profile, Canada, Vol.35, No.03, 2007, pp.221-236.
  2. Md. Julfikar Ali, Asif and Mantaj Ali, ‘Population Explosion and Dynamism of Urbanisation: A Case Study of West Bengal’, Man in India, Vol. 88, No. 04, 2008, pp.567-584.
  3. Nazmul Hussain and Md. Julfikar Ali ‘Working Population and Occupational Composition: A Case study of Malda District’, Man in India, Vol. 89, No. 04, 2009, pp.569-582.
  4. Md. Julfikar Ali  and Deepika Varshney, ‘Spatial Modeling of Urban Growth and Urban Influence: Approach of Regional Development in developing Economy (India)’, Environment and Urbanization ASIA, SAGE Publication, Vol. 03, No. 02, 2012, pp. 255-275.
  5. Md. Julfikar Ali and Jaidul Islam, ‘Unsafe Indoor Environment And Vulnerable Income Group In Urban Habitat- Kolkata (India)’, Golden Research Thought, Volume-4, No. 02 Aug-2014, pp
  6. Md. Julfikar Ali and Jaidul Islam, ‘Unsafe Indoor Environment and Human Health in Kolkata, India’, Asian Profile, Canada, Vol.43, No.02 (April), 2015, pp.177-195
  7. Md. Julfikar Ali and Mohidur Rahman, ‘Last among the least and Unfortunate people: Grass root level nutritional status in Malda district (WB)’, International Journal of Development Research, Vol. 06, Issue 11, Nov. 2016, pp. 10211-10219

National Journals (20 publications)

  1. Md. Julfikar Ali, ‘Micro Level Planning and Integrated Area Development’, Geography and You, New Delhi, Vol.05, No. 5&6, May-June, 2005, p.20.
  2. Md. Julfikar Ali, ‘Micro-Regional Geographical Analysis of Agricultural Crop Productivity in Malda District: A Planning Strategy for Agricultural Development’, Indian Journal of Regional Science, Kolkata, Vol. XXXVIII, No.02, Dec.2006, pp.104 -111.
  3. Md Mustaquim, Ateeque Ahmad and Md. Julfikar Ali ‘Regional Imbalances in the Levels of Literacy and its Determinants in West Bengal: A Quantitative Analysis’, Punjab Geographer, University of Patiala, Punjab, Vol.01, No.02, 2006, pp.99-112.
  4. Ateeque Ahmad and Md. Julfikar Ali ‘Quantitative Analysis of Settlements in Malda District: A – Study of Geographical Dimensions’, The Geographer, Aligarh Muslim University, U.P., Vol.52, No.01, 2005,  pp.80-92
  5. Ateeque Ahmad and Md. Julfikar Ali ‘Levels of Urbanisation in West Bengal: A Quantitative Approach’, Geographical Review of India, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, Vol.68, No.4, Dec.2006, pp.407-416
  6.  Noor-uz-Zaman and Md. Julfikar Ali and A.R Siddiqui ‘Diffusion of Innovations in Agriculture and its Impact on Spatial Variation in Agricultural Productivity in Aligarh District: A Micro Regional Analysis’, National Geographer, Allahabad University, Allahabad, Vol. XLI, No 1&2, 2006, pp.93-101.
  7. Md. Julfikar Ali and Manoj Ali ‘Levels of Agricultural Development in Malda District, West Bengal’, Geographical Review of India, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, Vol.69, No.2, Dec.2007, pp.178-186
  8. Md. Julfikar Ali and Nazmul Hussain, ‘Literacy and Backwardness of Muslims in Malda District: A Planning Approach for Human Development’, Indian Journal of Regional Science, in Vol. 41, No. 02, 2009, pp. 05-16
  9. Md. Julfikar Ali and Md. Mustaquim, ‘Role of Farm Mechanisation in Agricultural Crop Productivity in the state of West Bengal, India: A Geographical Study’, Regional Symbiosis, Kanpur, Vol. 17, 2009
  10. Md. Julfikar Ali and Deepika Varshney, ‘Factors and Dimensions of Inter-Ward Socio-Economic Disparities in Aligarh City, Uttar Pradesh’, Indian Journal of Regional Science, Vol. 42, No. 02, 2010, pp. 40-54.
  11. Ateeque Ahmad and Md. Julfikar Ali, ‘Accessibility of Health Facilities in Malda District: A Micro-Level Regional Planning’, The Deccan Geographer, Vol. 48, No.01, June, 2010, pp. 09-17. 
  12. Md. Julfikar Ali and Dipankar Oraw, ‘Analysis of Spatial Distribution of Population and Socio-Economic Facilities: A Case Study of Malda District, Indian Journal of Landscape Systems and Ecological Studies, Vol. 34, No. 01, June 2011, pp. 561-568
  13. Md. Julfikar Ali and Jaidul Islam, ‘Life in slum of Kolkata - A study in perspective of indoor environmental status and human health’, Geographical Review of India, Vol. 76, No. 04, Dec. 2014, pp. 360-377 
  14. Md. Julfikar Ali and Jaidul Islam, Household Level Human Development Index (HDI) in Murshidabad District (WB, India): An Empirical Study, Indian Journal of Regional Science, Vol. 46, No. 02, 2014, pp. 70-80
  15. Md. Julfikar Ali and Jaidul Islam, Slums as a barrier to urban development in Kolkata- a case of urban planning, Indian Journal of Spatial Science, Vol. 6, No. 2, Sep. 2015, pp.01-09
  16. Md. Julfikar Ali and Moududa Khatun, ‘Agro-Economic Facilities and Micro-Level Planning for Agricultural Development: A Case Study of Malda District, West Bengal, India’, Regional Symbiosis, Vol. 23, 2015, pp. 43-54
  17. Md. Julfikar Ali and Subrata Roy, ‘Globalization impact on urbanization: A Case of predominantly rural-agrarian system of West Bengal (India)’, Contemporary Research in India, Vo. 06, No. 03, 2016,            pp. 46-54

Books Published

BOOK PUBLICATION- One (Co-authored by Dr. Shamim Firdous)

  1. Md. Julfikar Ali and Md. Shamim Firdous, Issues in Development and Sustainability, S.B. Enterprise, Kolkata, 2013, ISBN- No. 97881-922957-3-2

CHAPTER IN BOOKS:

  1. Subrata Roy and Md. Julfikar Ali (Supervisor), Tourism Development and Urbanization in Himalayas: A Case Study of Gangtok, Sikkim, in Life and Living Through Newer Spectrum of Geography, Edited by Md. Ismail and Asraful Alam, Mohit Publications, New Delhi, 2015, pp. 300-317
  2. Md. Julfikar Ali, ‘Identification of Central Place Hierarchy- A Step Towards Spatial Planning for Regional Development’, in Applied Geography- A Research Application for Development, Edited by Chauhan, P., Readers Service, Kolkata, 2012, pp.53-69
  3. M. Sadique Salman and Md. Julfikar Ali, ‘Common land resources - the destiny of rural poor in developing economy’, in Issues in Development and Sustainability, Edited by Ali, M.J. and Firdous, S., S.B. Enterprise, Kolkata, 2013, pp. 29-47
  4. Md. Ismail and Md. Julfikar Ali (Mentor), ‘Impact of Education on Household Food Security in Malda District: A Village Level Analysis’, in Issues in Development and Sustainability, Edited by Ali, M.J. and Firdous, S., S.B. Enterprise, Kolkata, 2013, pp. 67-77

Ph.D. Thesis Guidance

Five Research Scholar are presently working and two of them are very near to their submission.

Project Works

  • Research Project Director: 24 Months (January, 2015 – January, 2017) ICSSR sponsored major research project (fund value 10 lakhs)
  • Project SRF          : 03 Months (May-July, 2009) in the Dept. of   Humanities & Social Sciences, IIT Roorkee, Sponsored by Ministry of Rural Development, Gov’t of India. Worked on the topic entitled, ‘Review of Systems and Processes and Impact assessment of NREGA in the State of Uttarakhand’

Seminar/Conference/Workshop

  1. ‘’Indoor Environment Quality of Slum Households in Kolkata: A Geographical Analysis’’, UGC sponsored National Seminar on “Society, Economy and Development: Issues and Challenges”on March 19-20, 2013 at Haldia Government College.
  2. “Economic Liberalization and Local Socio Economic Conditions: A case Study of Sector V, Salt Lake City, Kolkata”, UGC sponsored National Seminar on “Society, Economy and Development: Issues and Challenges” on March 19-20, 2013 at Haldia Government College.
  3. ‘’Globalization and Urban Landuse Transformation: A case Study of KMA, West Bengal’’, Institute of Indian Geographers(IIG),  35 Indian Geographers’ Meet & International Conference at  University of Burdwan, West Bengal on 11-13 November, 2013.



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