Dr. Vijay Kumar Tiwari was born on 28 August, 1952. He did his M.A. in 1975 and Ph.D. in 1979 from University Teaching Department of Dr. Harisingh Gour University, Saugar (M.P.). He has been currently working as Assistant Professor in Geography in C.M. Dubey Postgraduate College Bilaspur (Chhattisgarh). He has 30 years teaching experience at Under- graduate and Postgraduate level. He has attended many seminars and workshops. His 30 talks on various aspects, which were broadcasted by All-India Radio, have been widely acclaimed.
Dr. Tiwari is a member of the research degree committee on Pt. Sundarlal Sharma (Open) University Chhattisgarh, Bilaspur and member board of the study Government Digvijay Autonomous P.G. College, Rajnandgaon, (C.G.). He has completed three minor research projects and one major research project approved by University Grants Commission, New Delhi. Dr. Tiwari is a prominent author and a keen researcher. He has engaged in research and also guided several Ph.D. students and published several research papers. The author has contributed 18 books. Two of his books have met the approval of subject experts of the Madhya Pradesh Textbook Corporation, Bhopal and Chhattisgarh is prescribed as textbook of Commerce Faculty for XII Class. His major publications include Geography of India (Hindi) in two parts, Population Geography of India (Hindi) in two parts, Environmental and Ecology (Hindi), Environmental Pollution (Hindi), Tribes of India (Hindi), Population Geography (Hindi), Unified Geography of India (Hindi), Chhattisgarh: A Geographical Study (Hindi), Tribes of Chhattisgarh (Hindi), Geography of Madhya Pradesh (Hindi), Geography of Chhattisgarh and Environmental Studies (Hindi).