Jasbir Singh is an Indian geographer and academician. He was born in 1955 in the state of Punjab, India. Dr. Singh completed his schooling from his native village and obtained his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Geography from Punjabi University, Patiala. He went on to earn his Ph.D. in Geography from the same university.
He has made significant contributions to the field of human geography, particularly in the areas of rural development, regional planning, and environmental management. Dr. Singh has conducted extensive research on issues such as sustainable agriculture, land use planning, and rural livelihoods. He has also worked on projects related to climate change, biodiversity conservation, and natural resource management.
Dr. Jasbir Singh has served as a faculty member in the Department of Geography at Punjabi University, Patiala, India, for over three decades. He has also held various administrative positions in the university, including Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences, and has mentored several research scholars. He has published several research papers in reputed national and international journals and has authored and edited several books on geography and related topics.
Dr. Singh has also conducted research on regional planning, focusing on issues such as the regional disparities in development, the challenges of sustainable regional planning, and the role of regional planning in promoting economic growth and social development.
In the area of environmental management, Dr. Singh’s work has explored topics such as the impact of climate change on natural resources, the challenges of biodiversity conservation, and the role of environmental policies in promoting sustainable development.
Through his research, Dr. Singh has contributed to a better understanding of the complex processes shaping rural development, regional planning, and environmental management, and the challenges faced by policymakers in addressing these issues. His work has been published in various national and international journals, and he has received several awards and honors for his contributions to the field of geography.
Dr. Singh has received several awards and honors for his contributions to the field of geography, including the National Geographer Award from the National Association of Geographers, India, and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Indian Society of Geomatics. He is a Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, India, and has served on several national and international committees and advisory boards related to geography and environmental management.