Baldev Singh Negi



Project Officer cum Faculty,Rural Development

Department of Interdisciplinary Studies-IIHS

Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla-171005 ,

0177-2633017 (Office) 9418485352 (Mobile)


Educational Qualification:

  • Ph.D. (Public Administration), Post-Graduate Diploma in Geo-Spatial Technology Application in Rural Development-PGDGARD (NIRD-PR)


  • More than 17 Years (Research and Teaching) Since 1-12-2005.

Area of specialisation:

  • Rural Development, PRIs, Good Governance, Institution Building and capacity building

Courses Teaching:  MBA-Rural Development

  • Principal of Management (MBA-RD 101)
  • Human Resource Management (MBA-RD 205)
  • Project Management (MBA-RD 301)
  • Corporate Social Responsibility (MBA-RD 406)


Membership/Professional Affiliation (12)

  • Member, Faculty of Environment, Development and Sustainability Studies, H.P. University, Shimla
  • Member, DIS-Departmental Cell on Entrepreneurship Development, MGNCRE,
  • Asia Pacific Journal of Multidisciplinary Research (as being a Peer- Reviewer for one year)
  • Life member, Indian Adult Education Association (IAEA)
  • Life member, Indian Association of Social Science & Health (IASSH)
  • Member, Indian Environment Network (IEN)
  • Member, Global Social Service Workforce Alliance (GSSWA)
  • Life Member, Indian Political Science Association (IPSA)
  • Life Member, Indian Society of Remote Sensing, Dehradun (ISRS)
  • Life Member, Association of Indian Political Economic Association, New Delhi (IPEA)
  • Life Member, Association Professional Social Work and Development Practitioners (APSWDP)
  • Team Member, People for Responsible Governance (PeRGo), Shimla
  • Member, Himachal Gyan Vigyan Samiti (HGVS)


Publication/articles/cases/reviews (numbers)-(38)

  • Books-05 (two co-authored)
  • Chapters in books-03
  • Research Papers-21 (05 UGC Care listed Journals)
  • Articles in editorial page of newspapers-14


Research Projects:

Completed 06 research projects sponsored by:

  • Ministry of Tribal Affairs, GoI,
  • H.P. State Land Use Board.


Attended Training Programmes (including online) /summer, winter & autumn schools/FDP etc. (81)

International-10 (4 Online) and National-71 (57 Online) These academic programme ranging up to four weeks attended in the followings national and international academic and professional institutions:


Conference/Seminars -15

  • Participated and presented papers in 14 National Conferences/Seminars in (HP, Punjab & Delhi)


Foreign Visits for academic programmes (02)


Training/Workshop/Conferences Conducted-10

  • Academic Activities at IIHS and in collaboration with various agencies such as NIRDPR, Hyderabad, NITTTR, Chandigarh, MGNCRI, Hyderabad, HP-SIRD, NAVDANYA, HP-SRC etc.


Coordinator IIRS-ORP:

  • Coordinating IIRS-ORP at Nodal Centre, Himachal Pradesh University since January, 2018 and successfully coordinated 43 outreach programmes on GIS and Remote Sensing or Geospatial Technology as a whole. These programmes have benefited more than 1600 participants including Faculty members, Research Scholars, Post-Graduate and Under-Graduate Students.


Invited Talks/Presentation (18)

  • Capacity Building Programmes for Elected Women Representatives in 2018 by Ministry of Women and Child Welfare, GoI.
  • Resource Person in FDP organized by Department of Rural Development, NITTTR, Chandigarh
  • Resource Person in Training Programme by SIRD-HIPA.
  • Invited talk to Pune College of Commerce, Arts and Sciences



  • HPU-JRF (2005)
  • Appreciation Letter by IIRS-ISRO for Promoting Geospatial Technology and its Application-2018, 2021
  • IIAS-IUC Associateship, March- 2022, March-2023 (completed two spells)


Research Guidance:

  • Ph.D. (02) ongoing -Rural Development
  • M.Phil. (03) Rural Development (awarded)
  • Master Dissertation (06) ongoing, 20 completed (MBA-Rural Development)


Other Assignments:

  • Associate Editor, Himachal Pradesh University Journal (Humanities and Social Sciences)
  • Managing Editor: HPU Journal of Interdisciplinary Journals
  • Managing Editor: Himalayan Studies Journal
  • Academic Counselor: IGNOU
  • Casual Assignee: AIR, Shimla (for Dialects Programme)