Faculty Member Details

  • Dr. Ram Babu Bhagat
    Dr. Ram Babu Bhagat
    Professor & Head
    rbbhagat@iips.net or bhagrb1@rediffmail.com or rbbhagat@iipsindia.ac.in
    022-42372473 | +91-22-25563257

    Additional Information

  • Master in Geography, (Specialised in Regional Development), Jawaharlal Nehru Universitu, New Delhi, 1984
  • Ph.D. Population Studies, Bombay University (enrolled at International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai), 1988
  • Urbanization and right to the city; migration and development, demography of religion and caste; politics of demographic data, marriage and fertility, population and environment.
  • Member on the Panel of Demography of Armed Conflict, International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP), Paris 2006-09
  • Member, IUSSP
  • Life Member, Indian Association for the Study of Population
  • Life Member, National Association of Geographers of India
  • Life Member, Deccan Geographical Society, Pune
  • Books - 6
  • Reports - 20
  • Articles in Peer Reviewed Journals - 70
  • Capters in Edited Books -21
  • ENVIS Centre on Population and Environment, funded under the Environmental Information System (ENVIS) Programme of the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India, New Delhi, 2007-2012.
  • Concurrent Evaluation of National Rural Health Mission, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, New Delhi, 2009-11.
  • Food Security among Tribal and No-tribal Populations, International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai 2007-09.
  • International Migration from Gujarat, International Institute for Population Sciences, 20012-14.
  • Resource Person-India Migration Initiative, UNESCO-UNICEF; Consultant UNESCO; International Organisation for Migration, Geneva.
  • Member on the Panel of Demography of Armed Conflict, International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP), Paris 2006-09.
  • USA, UK, Malta, China, Norway, Italy, France, Morocco, Thailand, Brazil, Singapore, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Philippines.

Position Held

Country Visited

  • USA, UK, Malta, China, Norway, Italy, France, Morocco, Thailand, Brazil, Singapore, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Philippines.

Professional Membership

  • Member on the Panel of Demography of Armed Conflict, International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP), Paris 2006-09
  • Member, IUSSP
  • Life Member, Indian Association for the Study of Population
  • Life Member, National Association of Geographers of India
  • Life Member, Deccan Geographical Society, Pune

Consulting

  • ENVIS Centre on Population and Environment, funded under the Environmental Information System (ENVIS) Programme of the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India, New Delhi, 2007-2012.
  • Concurrent Evaluation of National Rural Health Mission, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, New Delhi, 2009-11.
  • Food Security among Tribal and No-tribal Populations, International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai 2007-09.
  • International Migration from Gujarat, International Institute for Population Sciences, 20012-14.
  • Resource Person-India Migration Initiative, UNESCO-UNICEF; Consultant UNESCO; International Organisation for Migration, Geneva.
  • Member on the Panel of Demography of Armed Conflict, International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP), Paris 2006-09.

Other Info

Training Attended:

  • Training in Communicating Environmental Research to Policy Makers, January 21- February 1, 2002 Organized by Population Reference Bureau, Washington DC in Bangkok, Thailand.
  • Demographic Aspects of Ageing, November 12-24, Malta Organized by UN-International Institute of Ageing, Malta.
  • Certificate Course in Urban Settlement analysis, Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, Dehradun, India.

M.Phil/PhD Guidence:

  • Guided 16 M.Phil and 10 Ph.D students on the topics of urbanization and quality of life, agricultural land use and nutritional status, migration and education, and slums.

Editorial Experience:

  • Editor, Population and Environment Bulletin (SSN no. 0975-7287). Funded by Ministry of Environment and Forests, Govt. of India, 2007-12. Member Editorial Board, Migration and Development, 2011-2014. Editor, IIPS Newsletter, 2005-2009
  • Chairman, Publication Committee, IIPS, Mumbai 2006-2008.
  • Guest Editor, International Journal of Global Environmental Issues, Special Issue on Population and Sustainable Development, Vol. 11, No 3/4, 2011 (Published by Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva).

Any other information:

  • Central Public Information Officer (Under RTI Act 2005), International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai, 2005-2011;
  • Hostel Warden, IIPS, Mumbai, 2005-2007.
  • Chairman, IIPS Employee Grievance Cell; Chairman, IIPS Employee’s Cadre Review Committee.
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