Dr. P.K. Ryngnga

Geography Department

Designation: Assistant Professor

Joined NEHU on

21-05-2003

Qualifications:

M.A.(NEHU, Shillong),M.Phil and Ph.D (JNU, Delhi).

Areas of Interest/Specialization:

Urban Studies, Remote Sensing, GIS

Experience:

19 years of teaching In Masters Programme, 22 years in Research 

Awards:

Nominated as the Potential for Excellence in Interdisciplinary Social Science by Common Ground Research Networks, Illinois, USA  in 2015 on the Published Work Entitled Spatial Data Analysis: Application of Spatial Analysis in Social Sciences and its Insinuation

Phd Awarded/Supervised:

4 P.hDs, 7 M.Phil  (Awarded) 6 P.hDs (Supervision at present)

Administrative responsibilities undertaken:

  • Student’s Advisor since 2015,
  • Head In-Charge during Winter Vacation in 2015, 2016, 2017.
  • Purchase Committee Member, Disciplinary Committee Member

Academic affiliations

Life Member of Professional Bodies as : Indian Society for Training & Development, North Eastern Council of Social Science Research , Indian Society of Geomatics, Indian Society of Remote Sensing, Indian Geographical Union, Geographical Society of the North Eastern Hill Region, India.

Research Projects

Sl NO Title of the Projects Completed Project
1. Urban Heat island of Shillong: A Pilot Project  
2. Urban Morphology of Shillong  
3. An Appraisal Study on Periodical Markets of Meghalaya  

Publications

List of Publications (2015-2018)

  1. Ryngnga P.K, Kipgen V, (2015), Adaptation and coping strategies of migrants in their areas of destination: A theoretical analysis with special reference to North-East India., Man and Society - A Journal of North East Studies, P.100-111 Vol XII, NEICSSR.
  2. Ryngnga P.K, (2015) India’s North East: Political Instability, Conflict and Regional Disparities. In: Conflicting Extremism in North East, B. J. Deb (Ed.). Concept Publishing House, New Delhi,P.p. 159-168.
  3. Ryngnga, P.K. (2016) Meghalaya, Geophil Publication, New Delhi, Pp 1-265
  4. Ryngnga P.K, (2016)  Landuse/Landcover Change Detection in Umshing Mawkynroh of East Khasi Hills District, Meghalaya Using Spatial Information Technology, International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications January 2016, Volume 6, Issue 1.
  5. Sar, N., Ryngnga, P.K. (2016) Quantitative Areal analysis of population density of India using GIS tool, (Featured Article), Indian Science Cruiser, 30(4): 46-51.
  6. Ryngnga P.K, Ray .M (2016)Waste disposal behaviour of university students: A Case Study of North Eastern Hill University, Shillong, India., Journal of Geo-Environmental Observer 5(2), 2-9.
  7. Ryngnga, P.K. (2016) The impact and challenges of land issues on urban development in a tribal town of North East India: A Case of Shillong. Proceedings of the 2nd Annual International Conference on Urban Planning and Property Development, Singapore.
  8. Ray, M.& Ryngnga, P.K. (2016) Municipal solid waste management in major cities of North-East India.  Proceedings of National Conference on Need and Prospect of Environmental Education, Alipurduar College, Pp. 62-70
  9. Ray, M., Gayen, S, & Ryngnga , P.K., (2017) Spatio-Temporal Analysis Of Urbanisation In Cooch Behar District, West Bengal, India, International Journal of Innovative Social Science & Humanities Researchn
    Vol (4), No.4 Oct-Dec, 2017
  10. Ryngnga, P.K.& Lynrah M (2017) Impact of Road Widening on Land Use Land cover: A Case Study of Ri Bhoi, Meghalaya, World Wide Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development  , Vol 3(11) Pp310-315.
  11. Syiemlieh H, Shymbin B, Ryngnga, P.K. (2017)Application of Remote Sensing & GIS in studying landuse changes (A Case of Laitumkhrah, Shillong, Meghalaya) Vol6(2), Journal of Engineering Technology, Pp 30-36.
  12. Ray,M, De, P.P, Ryngnga, P.K (2018) Anthropogenic threats to Bio-Diversity in Gorumara national Park, West Bengal, India, International Journal of Ecology & Development Vol33(2)
  13. Ryngnga, P.K  (2018), Traditional Irrigation System: Bamboo Dripping System in Meghalaya International Journal of Science and Research, Volume 7 Issue 10, October , P1532-1534
  14. Ryngnga, P.K  (2018), Characteristics & Consequences of Urbanization in India’s North East: A Case of Shillong, International Journal for Scientific Research & Development Vol. 6, Issue 08, P 581-585
  15. Ryngnga, P.K (2018), Applications of New & Emerging Forms of Geospatial Data in Urban Studies, International Journal for Scientific Research & Development, Vol. 6, Issue 07Pp. 667-669
  16. Ryngnga, P.K (2018), 3D Terrain Visualization of GIS Data for Analysis, International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), 7(10), October, P 143-146

Papers presented in Conferences/Seminars (2015-2019)

Type Title of the Lecture/Paper Title of Conference/ Seminar, etc. Organizer  
International      
  The Impact and Challenges of Land Issues on Urban Development in tribal town of North East India 2nd Annual International Conference on Urban Planning and Property Development, Global Science & Technology Forum, Singapore  
  Agricultural Productivity and Sustainability in Hemsukla Village in Tripura International Seminar & 48th Regional Science Conference Tripura University  
  Environmental Aspects of Urbanization in Shillong XXIX North East India Geographical Society, BIENNIAL CONFERENCE CUM XI INTERNATIONAL GEOGRAPHICALUNION COMMISSION B.Barooah College,
Guwahati
  Understanding Community Perception & SWOT Analysis to develop sustainable heritage tourism in Tezpur XXIX North East India Geographical Society, BIENNIAL CONFERENCE CUM XI INTERNATIONAL GEOGRAPHICALUNION COMMISSION B.Barooah College,
Guwahati
  Social Science: Internet and the Use of GIS Technology grows 3rd International Conference on Science Technology and management Conference Info in association with Academic Science, Pune
  Urbanization : A problem or Solution  for Urban Growth in India’s North East: A Case of Shillong International Conference on Geography and Geoinformatics for Sustainable Developmemnt Department of Geography, Srinakharinwirot University, Bankok.
  Reviving Traditional Water Harvesting System in Meghalaya:
The Need of the Hour
International Seminar on Understanding Water Crisis : The way Forward Synod College
National/State or University      
  Building Vulnerability Assessment for hazard Management: A Case of Riatsamthiah      28th Indian Institute of Geomorphologists (IGI) Conference Cum National Seminar on Human Impact on Landscape Department of Geography , North Eastern Hill University, Shillong
  Solid Waste Management in major cities of North East India UGC-Sponsored National Conference on Need and Prospect of Environment Education Department of Geography, Alipurduar College, West Bengal
  Tourism Development and Community Participation in Meghalaya: A Case Study of Mawlyngnong National Seminar on 25 Years of  Economic Reforms in India and its Impacts on North East India North East India Council of Social Science Research, Shillong
  Risk and Vulnerability Reduction of Natural Hazard: A Case of Shillong Workshop on Space Technology Inputs for Disaster Risk, Reduction with Special Emphasis on Early Warning Preparedness and Mitigation NE-SAC
  Spatio- Temporal Changes in Urban Landuse pattern of Alipurduar Municipality, West Bengal, India National Seminar on Landuse Planning and Management Institute of Landscape & Ekistics
  Urbanization Process, Trends, Patterns and its Consequences of Urban Shillong National Seminar on Growth of Unplanned Towns and Cities in North Eastern Region of India: Problems and Alleviation North East India Council of Social Science Research, Shillong
  Spatio-Temporal Variability in Domestic Water Demand and Supply in Shillong Urban Agglomeration 40th Indian Geographers Meet & National Conference on Water , Sustainability, Livelihood and Climate Change CSRD, JNU, New Delhi
  A geographical Analysis of Urbanization trend of Shillong National Seminar on Urbanization in India: Issues & Predicaments UGC-SAP (DSA-I), department of Sociology, NEHU
  Co-Chair 40th Indian Geographers Meet & National Conference on Water , Sustainability, Livelihood and Climate Change CSRD, JNU, New Delhi
  Invited as GIS Expert for green Skill Development Programme ENVIS, Programme , GSDP Department of Biomedical Engineering, School of technology,NEHU

Collaboration/Consultancy:

  • Consultant of RMSI/UNDP Projects on Hazard Risk Vulnerability Assessment of Shillong City, (2016-2018).

Any other:

  1. Development of Manual on QGIS as Contribution to development of module in complete course/for the  Trainees of Green Skill Development Programme in Environment Information System (ENVIS)Resources, NEHU in 2018.
  2. State Policy Document: Developing Resilient Cities through Risk Reduction in the Context of Disaster and Climate Change: Multi-Hazard Risk and Vulnerability Assessment (HRVA) of the City of Shillong (Meghalaya) in 2018.