Indian Journal of Population and Development

INDIAN JOURNAL OF POPULATION AND DEVELOPMENT seeks to advance the understanding about the interaction between population factors and different dimensions of development in varied social, economic, cultural and environmental settings. It provides a forum for discussion and debate on how population influences and is influenced by development processes and how population factors and development processes, in combination, affect and are affected by the environment that ensures the life on the Planet Earth.

INDIAN JOURNAL OF POPULATION AND DEVELOPMENT is an open access journal and published online two times in a year. Original research papers on different aspects of population, development and environment may be with the understanding that the research is original and has not been submitted to any other journal for publication. There is no charge for publication.


Alok Ranjan Chaurasia

President, MLC FoundationProfessor, Shyam InstituteBhopal,

Managing Editor

Brijesh P Singh

ProfessorBanaras Hindu UniversityVaranasi,

Associate Editors

  • Binod Kumar Singh

Senior GeographerOffice of the Registrar General of IndiaPatna, India
  • Suresh Jungari

Assistant ProfessorInternational Institute for Population SciencesMumbai, India
  • Abhay K Tiwari

ProfessorBanaras Hindu UniversityVaranasi, India
  • Chandan Kumar

Visiting FellowShyam InstituteBhopal, India

Editorial Board

  • Kishore K Das

ProfessorGauhati UniversityGuwahati, India
  • Anil Deolalikar

ProfessorUniversity of California at Riverside,Riverside, California, USA
  • Barry Edmonston

ProfessorUniversity of VictoriaVictoria, Canada
  • Frank Götmark

ProfessorUniversity of GothenburgSweden
  • Ravendra Singh

Former Additional Director GeneralMinistry of Statistics and Program ImplementationGovernment of IndiaNew India, India
  • Ravi B P Verma

Strategic ManagerStatistics CanadaOttawa, Canada

  • Uday Jain

Former Vice-ChancellorAwadesh Pratap Singh UniversityRewa, India
  • Dilip C Nath

Vice-ChancellorAssam UniversitySilchar, India
  • P S Nair

Former ProfessorUniversity of KeralaThiruvananthapuram, India
  • Uttam Singh

ProfessorSanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical SciencesLucknow, India
  • R C Yadav

Former ProfessorBanaras Hindu UniversityVaranasi, India

  • Kannan Navaneetham

ProfessorUniversity of BotswanaBotswana
  • Shovan Ray

Academic DeanXavior School of EconomicsBhuvaneshwar, India
  • Tapan Kumar Roy

ProfessorRajshahi UniversityRajshahi, Bangladesh
  • Kaushalendra K Singh

ProfessorBanaras Hindu University,Varanasi, India
  • C M Suchindran

Former ProfessorUniversity of North CarolinaChapel Hill, USA


Research papers for publication in the INDIAN JOURNAL OF POPULATION AND DEVELOPMENT may be submitted through e-mail or via form to the Editor ( and Managing Editor ( in MS Word format. The first page of the article must provide,

  1. The Title

  2. Name and contact details of all authors

  3. Abstract of no more than 250 words and three-four key words.

The remaining part of the paper must not reveal identity of the authors in any form to facilitate the double-blind review process. Formulas should be typed in the text using equation editor and should not be placed as a picture. Tables and figures should be placed at the end of the paper in separate pages and should be appropriately referred in the text.