Dr. Raghavendra P. Tiwari

Dr. Raghavendra P. Tiwari , the current Vice-Chancellor of Dr. Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya, Sagar is Ph.D. Geology (Palaeontology) from Gauhati University. He did his M.Tech. in Applied Geology from Dr. Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya, Sagar. Dr. Tiwari specializes in field of Palaeontology & Stratigraphy and Seismology & GPS Geodesy and is actively engaged in research in the field of palaeobiology & stratigraphy of Cenozoic succession of Northeast India and geodynamics of Indo-Burmese Arc through applications of palaeobiology, magnetostratigraphy, seismology, and GPS geodesy.

Before joining as the Vice-Chancellor of Dr. Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya, Sagar he held key positions in other reputed universities in India. He served as Dean in School of Earth Sciences & Natural Resource Management and Head, Dept. of Geology, Mizoram University. Dr. Tiwari has got eighty research papers published and edited two books. He is also involved in various research projects and till date completed eight projects successfully.

Dr. Tiwari is providing his valuable guidance to research scholars and has served as guide for twelve Ph.D. candidates whereas eight candidates are still doing their Ph.D. under his guidance. He is member of eight national academic bodies and has attended 25 national & international seminars/symposia etc. He successfully organized seventeen national/international seminars/symposia/workshop/training courses. Dr. Tiwari is Council Member of Geological Society of India, Bangalore, Member of Governing Body and Research Advisory Council (since 2011) of Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology (WIHG), Dehradun. Member of Academic Council of Central University of Kashmir for a term of 3 years (2014-17).Member of Mizoram State Higher Education Council for six years (2014-2020). Joint Secretary of Palaeontological Society of India, Lucknow (w.e.f 2010) and Member of Exploration Research Advisory Committee of Atomic Mineral Division, North Eastern Region, Shillong for a term of 3 years (2013-16). He is Chief Editor of Science & Technology Journal, Mizoram University, Member of Editorial Board of Proceedings of INSA, New Delhi since 2012 and Member Editorial Board of Palaeontological Society of India, Lucknow since 2007.

Dr. Tiwari was Conferred with L. Rama Rao Birth Centenary Award of the Geological Society of India (2012) for significant contribution to Indian Stratigraphy and Palaeontology.



















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