Dr.Praveen Rizal

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Dr. Praveen Rizal

Assistant Professor
Email Id: praveen.r@srms.ac.in
Area: Economics.
Affiliation: SRM University Sikkim.

Education

Ph.D Economics, Tourism and Economic Development Annamalai University
M.A  Economics DBS P.G College, Dehradun, H.N.B. Garhwal University, July, 2009
B.A. Economics, Education, Political Science Sikkim Govt. College Tadong, Gangtok, North Bengal University, May, 2007

Other Details:

Courses

  • SPSS software for Research

Research Interests

  • Economics
  • Tourism
  • Micro Finance
  • Women Empowerment 

Selected Publications

  • Praveen Rizal and R. Asokan (2014), “A New Insight into an Alternative Methodology for Tourism Policy and Sustainability in India”. International Journal of Development Research. Vol. 4, Issue, 6, pp. 1224-1227, June.
  • Praveen Rizal and R. Asokan (2014), “Seasonality of Tourism: A Major Constraints for the Growth of Tourism in the Regional Economy of Sikkim State, India”. International Journal of Current Research. Vol. 6, Issue, 06, pp.7211-7218, June.
  • Praveen Rizal and R. Asokan (2014), “Emerging Environmental Issues with the Development of Tourism Industry in India: A Study”. International Journal of Development Research. Vol. 4, Issue, 5, pp. 995-999, May.
  • Praveen Rizal and R. Asokan (2013), “Measuring the Impact of Tourism Industry on Regional Economy of Sikkim State, India”. Journal of International Academic Research for Multidisciplinary. Vol. 1, Issue 10, November.
  • Praveen Rizal and R. Asokan (2013), “Empowerment of Women through Tourism Industry in Sikkim State”. International Journal of Current Research, Vol. 5, Issue 12. pp. 4301-4305, December.
  • Sanjaya Kumar Subba and Praveen Rizal (2013), “Micro Finance: A Measure for empowering women in Sikkim state, India”, In Issues of Social Exclusion and Development in India: Women’s empowerment, Right to livelihood, Migration, Local Democracy and Elementary Education ed. Dr. Gopal Sharma and Nazrul Islam, Graphic Printers, Siliguri, West Bengal, India. ISBN: 978-81-926968-1-2.
  • Praveen Rizal and R. Asokan (2013), “A Comparative Study of Tourism Industry in North-Eastern States of India”. IOSR Journal of Business and Management (IOSR-JBM), e-ISSN: 2278-487X, p-ISSN: 2319-7668. Volume 12, Issue 4 (Jul. - Aug. 2013), pp.56-62.
  • Sanjaya Kumar Subba and Praveen Rizal (2013), “An Overview on the Exports-Imports Trend in Cross-Border Trade Through Nathula Pass, Sikkim”. International Journal of Research in Commerce and Management (IJRCM), ISSN 2231-1009. VOLUME NO. 3, ISSUE NO. 07, JULY.
  • Praveen Rizal and R. Asokan (2013), “Role of Transportation in Tourism Industry in Sikkim state, India”. International Journal of innovative research & development. Vol. 2 Issue 6, June.
  • Praveen Rizal and R. Asokan (2013), “Promotion of tourism after the reopening of Nathula cross-border trade in Sikkim: An economic analysis”. Journal of Management and Development Studies. Vol. 2. No. 6, June.
  • Praveen Rizal and R. Asokan (2013), “An Overview of Tourism Industry and Its Impact on the Health Status in Sikkim State”. Language in India. ISSN 1930-2940 Vol. 13:4 April.
  • Praveen Rizal (2013), “Empowerment of Women through Tourism Industry in Sikkim State”. SIKKIM EXPRESS, Daily Newspaper. Saturday, 23 February, Gangtok.
  • Praveen Rizal and R. Asokan (2012), “Tourists arrival and its impact in Sikkim state”, Annamalai Economics Paper, Vol. 7, 2011-12.

Papers Presented

  • Praveen Rizal, Dr. R. Asokan, “Reduction of Poverty Through Tourism Development Activities: A Study in Indian Context” at 33rd Annual Conference of Association of Economists of Tamil Nadu (AET), Periyar University on 27th & 28th Oct, 2012.
  • Praveen Rizal, Dr. R. Asokan, “Empowerment of Women through Tourism Industry in Sikkim state” at 95th Annual Conference of The Indian Economic Association (IEA), GITAM University, Visakapatman on 27th to 29th Dec, 2012.
  • Praveen Rizal, Dr. R. Asokan, “Economics Perspectives of Eco-tourism Industry in India” at UGC Sponsored National Seminar-Ecological Economic Perspective on Sustainable Development,  Annamalai university on 22nd & 23rd Feb, 2012.
  • Praveen Rizal, Dr. R. Asokan, “An Overview on Tourism and its Impact on Health status in Sikkim state” at UGC Sponsored National Seminar-Health and Medical Care Services Claims on National Resources, Annamalai University on 20th & 21st Dec, 2012.
  • Praveen Rizal, Dr. R. Asokan, “An Economic Analysis of Tourism Micro Enterprises in Sikkim state, India” at National Conference- MSMEs in India – Key Concerns and Challenges, GIM, Coimbatore on 10th, Oct, 2013.
  • Sanjaya Kumar Subba, Praveen Rizal, “An overview on the exports-imports trend in cross-border trade through nathula pass, sikkim” at UGC Sponsored National Seminar- Legal Environment of Business in North-east region of India, Commerce, Organized by Department of Commerce, Sikkim Govt. College Tadong in collaboration with Sikkim Govt. Law College, Burtuk, Sikkim on 27th and 28 July 2012.
  • Sanjaya Kumar Subba, Praveen Rizal, “Micro Finance: A Measure for empowering women in Sikkim state, India” at  UGC Sponsored National Seminar Rural Out- Migration in India: Problems and Prospect, Sitalkunch College, Cooch Behar on 22nd – 23rd, Nov, 2013.
  • Praveen Rizal, Dr. R. Asokan, “Issues Of Eco-Tourism Development in Sikkim state, India” at National Seminar- Natural Resource Management: Issues and Perspectives,(NRMIP-2014), Periyar University, Salem, Tamil Nadu on 10th, March, 2014.
  • Praveen Rizal, Dr. R. Asokan, “Emerging Environmental Issues with the development of Tourism Industry in India” at State Level Seminar on Recent Environmental issues in India Department of Economics, Ambai Arts College, Tamil Nadu on 21st March 2014.
  • Praveen Rizal, Dr. R. Asokan, “Recent Trend and issues of Tourism Industry in India” at UGC SponsoredNational Seminar- Recent Issues In Indian Economy, Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu on 27th and 28th, March 2014. 

Conferences Attended 

  • “Five Days workshop on Research Methods and Data analysis for Social Science” , 20th to 24th Jan, 2012 at School of Economics Madurai Kamaraj University, Tamil nadu
  • UGC Sponsored National workshop (STP) on Research methodology, titled “A march towards creating Research culture” 02nd to 03rd Feb, 2012 at Pondicherry University, Pondicherry.
  • “University Sponsored Prof. K.S. Sonachalam Memorial XXII Inter-Disciplinary Research Methodology Workshop” 2nd to 5th Mar, 2012 at Department of Economics, Annamalai University
  • “National Seminar on Environmental Accounting for Sustainable Development” 15th & 16th March, 2012, at Department of Economics, Annamalai University
  • “National Workshop on Research Writing and Publishing Articlesin Social Sciences” 23rd to 27th, March, 2012 at Economics Wing, DDE, Annamalai University
  • “ICSSR & Ford Foundation Sponsored Workshop on Altering Rural Landscape: Structures, Institutions and Households” 12th- 13th July, 2012 at Department of Economics, at Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu
  • “ICSSR Sponsored Ten Days Research Methodology for Ph.D Students” 10th to 19th Dec, 2012 at Arul Anandar College, Karumahur, Tamil Nadu.
  • “UGC Sponsored Research Methodology Workshop” 24th to 27th March, 2014 at Department of Economics, Annamalai University,Tamil Nadu
  • Seminar on Management Studies –Opportunities and Challenges” 15th September, 2014 at K.M.G. College of Arts and Science, Gudiyattam, Vellore District, Tamil Nadu
  • ICSSR Sponsored Ten Days Research Methodology Programme for Ph.D Scholars in Social Sciences (Under the Special Component Plan for SC Category) 11th to 20th August, 2014 at Department of Economics, Kandaswami Kandar’s College, Velur, Namakkal, Tamil Nadu
  • ICSSR Sponsored National Seminar on Application of Health Economics in Health Care Planning and Management, 5th and 6th November, 2014 at Economics Wing, DDE, Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu

Research Article Reviewed 

  • Reviewed two Research Article in Tourism Management (Highly impact factor journal), Elsevier.

                Ref. No.:  JTMA-D-15-00055R1
                Title: “Importance of early snowfall for Swedish ski resorts: Evidence based on monthly data”.
                Ref. No.:  JTMA-D-15-00670
                Title: “Tourism Development, Energy Consumption and Environmental Kuznet Curve: Trivariate Analysis in the Panel of Developed and Developing Countries”.

  • One article reviewed in HERALD JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH SCIENCE:

                Review Manuscript: HJEHS 15-022
                Titled: “Tourist Satisfaction Survey and Analysis on the Dongqian Lake, Ningbo, China”.

Academic Experiences

  • Lecturer, Department of Economics, Sikkim Government College Tadong, Gangtok, Sikkim, 2009-2010.

Other Professional Experiences

  • Junior Research Fellow (JRF) in G. B. Pant Institute of Himalayan and Environmental Development, Pangthang, Sikkim, 2010-2011. Project titled-“An Appraisal of Tourism for sustainable management - case study form Sikkim Himalaya”.

Achievements and Awards

  • Awarded for the Doctoral Fellowship under Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), New Delhi 2013-14. Selected for ICSSR Fellowship in both S.C and Open Category, but taken under S.C category. 
  • Awarded for the UGC-Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship-2013 but I surrendered RGNF, as I was availing ICSSR Fellowship.
  • Awarded for studentship in Annamalai University for two consecutive years 2012-2013 and 2013-2014. Surrendered both as I was availing Doctoral Fellowship from ICSSR.Work in Progress
  • With R. Asokan, AssociateBook - "Tourism and Economics Development" 

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