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Dr. Sarvesh Kumar

Asst. Professor, Department of Geography
1 JRFGeographyUniversity Grant Commission 2011
2 PhDCultural Landscape & Heritage Geography Banaras Hindu University2018
  • Cultural Geography & Heritage Geography- Management and Planning
  • Urban Geography & Geographical Thought
  • Tourism Geography - Tangible & Intangible Cultural Heritage Tourism
S.NO.YearTitle of the professional development ProgrammeDate and Duration (from – to)
1 2020Orientation Programme21 Days (04 January - 24 January 2020)


UG Experience: 2 Year(s)
  • Human Geography
  • Geographical Thought
  • Economic Geography

PG Experience: 2 Year(s)
  • Geographical Thought Concept & Issues
  • Cultural Geography
  • Geography of Tourism


Total Research Experience: 05
  • Cultural Geography & Heritage Geography- Management and Planning
  • Urban Geography & Geographical Thought
  • Tourism Geography - Tangible & Intangible Cultural Heritage Tourism

Kumar, Sarvesh and Singh, Rana P.B. 2013. Waterfront Cultural Landscape of Ayodhya(India), an Ancient Sacred Abode of Gods. South Asian Affairs (ISSN1349-8851. The Centre for South Asian Studies, Gifu Women’s University, Japan),vol. 9: pp. 6~17. [PdfRef. 399.13].

Kumar, Sarvesh and Singh, Rana P.B. 2015 a.Cultural-Heritage Tourism in Ayodhya-Faizabad: Scenario and Prospects. TheGeographer (Geog. Society, Dept. of Geography, AMU Aligarh, ISSN: 0072-0909),vol. 62 (2), July: pp. 66~74. [Pdf Ref. 337.15].

Bunn, Eva; Kumar, Sarvesh and Virchow, Laurenz.2015 c. Caste politics of the washer men in Varanasi; in, Schütte, Stefan andKreutzmann, Hermann (eds.) Making a living in Varanasi: Social place andsocio-economic space. Berlin Geographical Papers [Centre forDevelopment Studies (ZELF), Institute of Geographical Sciences, FreieUniversität Berlin, ISSN: 1869-3377), vol. 44: pp. 91~103. [Pdf Ref. 439.15].

Kumar, Sarvesh and Singh, Rana P.B. 2016 a.Ayodhya, the holy city of India: Riverfront and a Place of Indo-Koreaninterfacing symbolic Landscapes. Sthapatyam, Indian Journal of Architectureand Art (ISSN: 2349-2369), Vol. 3, No. 6: pp. 101~116. [Pdf Ref. 441.16].

Kumar, Sarvesh and Singh, Rana P.B. 2017. Ayodhya, India: Cultural Landscape andPerspectives for Inclusive Heritage Development. Context: Built, Living andNatural [ISSN: 0973-502X; DRONAH, A-258, South city 1, Gurgaon, HA 122007,India], vol. XIII (special issue on ‘Cultural Landscapes’): pp. 21 - 30. [Pdf Ref. 486.17].

Kumar, Sarvesh and Singh, Rana P.B. 2017. Rationales for inscribing “The Heritagesites, Riverfront and Pilgrimages Routes of Ayodhya” in the UNESCO World HeritageList. Sthapatyam, Indian Journal ofArchitecture and Art(ISSN: 2349-2369, RNI NO. DELBIL/ 2014/56060), Vol. 3, No. 9: ca. pp. 51~78. [ourref. Pdf. 492.17].

Kumar,Sarvesh and Singh, Rana P.B. 2017. Ayodhya (India): a study of RitualLandscapes. Practicing Geographer (ISSN: 0975-3850; Foundation of PracticingGeographers, Kolkata, India), vol. 21 (no. 2), Winter 2017; size: ca 4130 words,10pp. 4 figures and 1 table>> [our ref. Pdf. 493.17].

Kumar, Sarvesh and Singh, Rana P.B. 2017. Muslim Cultural Landscapes ofAyodhya-Faizabad (India): a Geographical Scenario. The Geographer (Geog.Society, Dept. of Geography, AMU Aligarh, ISSN: 0072-0909 print, 0975-9522online), vol. 64 (2), December: pp. 81-96. [our ref. Pdf. 495.17].

Singh, Rana P.B. and Kumar, Sarvesh  2018. Ayodhya: The Imageability andPerceptions of Cultural Landscapes. Journal Space and Culture, India(Web, http://www. spaceandculture.in/ ; ISSN 2052-8396; ACCB Publs. England,Elsevier’s Scopus indexed], vol. 6 (1), March: pp. 125-141.  DOI: https://doi.org/10.20896/  [our ref. Pdf. 501.18].

Kumar, Sarvesh and Singh, Rana P.B. (2019), Ayodhya: a study of Urban Governance andHeritage Inclusive Development; in, Sharma,V.R. and Chandrakanta (eds.) MakingCities Resilient. Springer International Publisher AG, Dordrecht and NewYork: ca pp. 301-322! ISBN, Hb 978-3-319-94931-4, eBk 978-3-319-94932-1. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-94932-1_23 [Our ref. Pdf. 481.18].


*       Member, NGSI- National Geographical Society of India (BHU, Varanasi)

*       Member, Steering Committee - Asian Geographical Association- AGA working group on CulturalGeography, IGU

*       Member, INTACH- Indian National Trust for Art & Cultural Heritage

*       Joint Secretory, ACLA- Asian Cultural Landscape Association (SNU, Korea)

*       Member, APELA- Asia Pacific Environmental Landscape Architecture (South Korea)

*       Member& Ex- Zonal Representative, ICOMOS- International Council of Monuments andSite India (an Advisory body of UNESCO).

*       Member, Executive Committee ICOMOS India (June 2019 to June 2020).

*       Member, ICOMOS National Scientific Committee of Cultural Landscape and Interpretation& Presentation of Cultural Heritage sites. 

*       Member, ICOMOS International Scientific Committee of PRERICO Place of Religion andRitual.

  • Currently Enrolled: 4
  • Awarded:              0

Administrative Responsibility

S.NO.DescriptionFromToYear & Month
1 Assistant Proctor 24/08/2018Till Date4 Year 1 Month
2 Member Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Sodh Peeth16/09/2019Till Date3 Year 0 Month
3 Member, Mahayogi Shri Guru Gorakshanath Sodh Peeth25/10/2019Till Date3 Year 1 Month

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