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Prince M. Jolta

Assistant Professor

Educational Background

Masters of Philosophy (Geography) from HPU-Shimla                                                                                          Gold Medalist (77%) 

Master of Arts (Geography) from HPU-Shimla                                                                                                         First Division (66%)

Bachelor of Arts from LBSGDC Saraswati Nagar                                                                                                     First Division (67%)  

Professional Qualifications

Qualified UGC NET (JRF) held on 26/12/2010 & 29/12/2013

Qualified HPPSC SLET held on 21/08/2011

Joining Date (Assistant Professor in Geography, Department of Higher Education, Himachal Pradesh): 11 March, 2017

                                        Paper Presented in Conferences/Seminars (11)

      International Conferences/Seminars (4)

v  Presented a research paper entitled “Levels of Agricultural Development in Himachal Pradesh” in 1st International Conference of Association of Punjab Geographers on Natural Resource Management and Socio-economic Development, Oct. 4-5, organized by Department of Geography, Kurukshetra University, Haryana, India.

v  Presented a research paper entitled Changing pattern of Agricultural Inputs in Himachal Pradesh, India” in 5th ISPER and 2nd APG Three-day International Seminar on Rediscovering Traditions of Folk, Place and Wok in Sustainable Settlement Planning, Nov. 28-30, 2014, jointly organized by Institute for Spatial Planning and Environment Research (ISPER) and Association of Punjab Geographers (APG) at ISPER, Amravati Enclave, Panchkula, Haryana, India.

v  Presented a research paper entitled “Crop Diversification in India: A State Level Analysis” in 37th IIG Meet and International Conference on Land Resource Policies, Agriculture and Expanding Urban-Industrial Spaces, Feb. 11-13, 2016 organized by Department of Geography, Kurukshetra University, Haryana, India.

v  Presented a research paper entitled “Diversification of Crops in Indian Himalaya: A Case Study of Himachal Pradesh” in 18th APG Meet and International Conference on Re-envisioning Globalization, Development and new World Order: Perspectives from Developing Countries, Oct. 27-28, 2017 organized by School of Arts and Languages, Lovely Professional University (Punjab).

      National Conferences/Seminars (7)

v  Presented a research paper entitled “Spatial variations and Dynamics of Agricultural Acreage, Production and Yield in Himachal Pradesh” in National Seminar on Natural Resource Management for Sustainable Development: Present Needs and our Common Future, March, 29-30, 2014, jointly organized by Youth for Sustainable Development, Shimla and Maharaja Agrasen University, Solan, Himachal Pradesh, India.

v  Presented a research paper entitled “Pattern of Population and Food Growth in Himachal Pradesh: 1972-2011” in 36th Indian Geography Congress on Urban Systems, Rural Livelihoods, Security and Resource Management, Nov. 17-19, 2014, organized by Department of Geography, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, India.

v  Presented a research paper entitled “Population Growth in India, 1991-2011: A Spatial Analysis” in 36th Indian Geography Congress on Urban Systems, Rural Livelihoods, Security and Resource Management, Nov. 17-19, 2014, organized by Department of Geography, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, India.

v  Presented a research paper entitled “Population Growth and Food Availability in Himachal Pradesh: A Geographical Analysis” in ICSSR Sponsored National Seminar on Environmental Degradation and Natural Resource Management in Western Himalayas, Feb. 20-21, 2015, organized by Department of Geography, Govt. College, Nalagarh, Distt. Solan, Himachal Pradesh, India.

v  Presented a research paper entitled “Population Growth in India: A Spatial Analysis” in 37th Indian Geography Congress on Dynamics of Population, Environment and Regional Development: Issues and Challenges, Nov. 4-5, 2016, organized by Post Graduate Department of Geography, SCD Govt. College, Ludhiana, India.

v  Presented a research paper entitled “Crop Combination in Himachal Pradesh: A Spatio-Temporal Analysis” in a National Seminar Sponsored by Department of Higher Education, Haryana on Sustainability, Environment & Society, Feb. 11, 2017, organized by the Department of Geography, CH. Bansi Lal Govt. College for Women, Tosham, Haryana India.

v  Presented a research paper entitled “Pattern of Crop Concentration in Himachal Pradesh: A Geographical Analysis” in a National Seminar and First Annual Meet of Geographical Society of Himachal Pradesh (GSHP) on Geography, Development and Public Policy, Sept. 23-24, 2022, jointly organized by Department of Geography, HPU Shimla & Geographical Society of Himachal Pradesh.

Participation in International/National Webinars (07)

v  Participated in National Webinar on NAAC Related Quality Enhancement & Assurance Strategies (With reference to revised guidelines)” Sept. 30th, 2020, organized by IQAC Cell Govt. College Chamba, H.P.

v  Participated in International Webinar on Thoughts of Jagat Guru Nanak Dev Ji in Reference of Indian Philosophy” Oct. 5th, 2020, organized by Punjab University, Chandigarh.

v  Participated in One day Webinar on Advances in Sustainable Management of Water Resources” Oct. 8th, 2020, organized by Suresh Gyan Vihar University, Jaipur, Rajasthan.

v   Participated in National Webinar on National Education Policy, 2020” Oct. 11th, 2020, organized by National Cadet Corps & national Service Scheme, Shri G.S. Institute of Technology and Science, Indore, M.P.

v  Participated in International Webinar on Energy Conservation and Environment” Oct. 16th, 2020, organized by Academy of EcoScience & Power Ledger Australia.

v  Participated in National Webinar on “Sustainable Thinking to Challenge the Climate Crisis: A Contemplation on Sustainable Development” Sept. 4th, 2021, organized by Govt. College Indora, H.P.

v  Participated in International E-Conference on “Climate Change and Water Resources March, 21st, 2022, organized by The New College Kolhapur, Maharashtra.

Research Publications (7)

Published in International/National Journals (3):

v  Prince Mohan and B.R. Thakur. 2014. Agricultural Development in Himachal Pradesh: A District Level Analysis, Published in Punjab Geographers, Vol. 10 with ISSN 0973-3485. Pp. 57-68.

v   Rajesh Kumar, Prince Mohan, Man Mohan and Ajay Chanjta. 2014. Population Growth in Himachal Pradesh, 2001-11: A Spatial Analysis Published in International Journal of Interdisciplinary and Multidisciplinary Studies (IJIMS), Vol. 1(5) with ISSN 2348-0343. Pp. 147-157.

v  B.R. Thakur and Prince Mohan. 2015. Dynamics of Agricultural Inputs in Himachal Pradesh, published in Himalayan Journal of Contemporary Research, Vol. IV(1) with ISSN 2319-3174. Pp. 1020-1032.

Published in Edited Books (4):

v  B.R. Thakur, D.D. Sharma and Prince Mohan. 2014. Dynamics of Agricultural Production, in Livelihood security in Northwestern Himalaya: Advances in Geographical and Environmental Sciences, ed. R.B. Singh and R. Hietala. Springer Japan: Published with ISBN 978-4-431-54867-6. Pp. 67-82.

v  B.R. Thakur and Prince Mohan. 2014. Pattern of Population and Food Growth in Himachal Pradesh: 1972:2011, in Managing our Resources: Perspectives and Planning, ed. D.D. Sharma and B.R. Thakur. New Delhi: Bharti Publications with ISBN 978-93-81212-85-1. Pp. 273-284.

v  Man Mohan, Prince Mohan and Rajesh Kumar. 2014. Awareness of People towards the Consumer Protection Act- a Case Study of Shimla Town, in Commerce and Management- Researcher’s Perspective, ed. Pinki Insan. New Delhi: Serials Publication ISBN 978-81-8387-673-5. Pp. 30-41.

v  Prince Mohan and Khyal Chand. 2016. Trends in Population Growth and Sustainability of Food-grain Production in Himachal Pradesh, in Population, Development and Environment- an Indian Experience, ed. Ambarish. K. Rai and Amit Kumar Mumbai: Manakin Press, ISBN 10: 9384370142/ ISBN 13: 9789384370145.

 Induction/Orientation/Workshop Program (3)

v  Attended 5 days Orientation Programme on Research Methodology, w.e.f. Feb. 29th to March 4th 2016, Sponsored by ICSSR, New Delhi under ST Component Plan organized by Center for Research in Rural and Industrial Development, Chandigarh.

v  Attended 1 week International Workshop on a New World Order: Resilience and Reinvention, w.e.f. Dec. 18th to Dec. 24th 2020, organized by Govt. P.G. College Seema, Rohru, H.P.

v  Attended 4 Weeks Induction/Orientation Programme for Faculty in Universities/Colleges/Institutions of Higher Education, w.e.f. March, 21st to April, 19th 2022 from Ramanujan College, University of Delhi.

Life Membership (3)

v  Life member of ANNAL’s of National Association of Geographers India (NAGI), Delhi

v  Life member of Transactions of Indian Institute of Geographers (IIG) Pune.

v Life member of Geographical Society of Himachal Pradesh (GSHP), H.P.