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Department of  GEOGRAPHY



Dr Abul Kalam Mohammad Anwaruzzaman Associate Professor / GEOGRAPHY

Email : zamanakma@gmail.com

Address : C4, Aman Housing Society, Kuttitola, English Bazar, PO+Dist. Malda (West Bengal), PIN-732101 INDIA OR Flat B-4 (Second Floor), Ashray Residency, 428, Deb Banerjee Road, Tagore Park (Laskar Hat), Kolkata-39

Phone : 09851543414

Room No : 7001

Joined : 12/07/2016

As a learner I put lot of emphasis on constructing solid foundation of my co-learners i.e. my students. I got immensely benefitted from my students during last 21 years of my association with them. Field work remains my passion and understanding my neibourhood, society and my village is my prime objective. Obviously inter relation of man and environment is a prime focus of my quest for knowledge. Believer of "small is beautiful" and practitioner of 'thing globally and act locally'.

Education

Examination Passed

Board / University

Year

Of passing

Secondary Examination

W.B.B.S.E.

1986

S SS C (+2)

AMU, Aligarh

1989

Bachelor’s Degree (BA Hons)

AMU, Aligarh

1992

Master’s Degree (MA)

JNU, New Delhi

1994

P. G. Diploma equivalent to M.Tech/M. Phil

CEPT, Ahmedabad

1996

Ph. D.

NBU, Darjeeling

2012

Teaching Experience

Approx. 23 years as on 17/03/2019

a) Two years (March 1997-March, 1999) as Lecturer, S K College, Kamakhyaguri, Jalpaiguri.

b) 17 years (March 1999-June, 2015) as Assistant Professor and Associate Professor, Malda College, Malda.

c) 6 months (July 2015 - January, 2016) as Principal, Malda College, Malda.

d) Continuing since 12/07/2016 as an Associate Professor, Department of Geography, Aliah University, Kolkata-14

Industrial Experience

6 months with Public System Group, IIM, Ahmedabad under Professor Prem Pangotra. Prepared, as one of the the team members,City Monitor related to measuring relative competitvenes of Ahmedabad, Pune, Bangalore and Hyderabad.

Field of Specialization

  1. Population and Settlement Geography,
  2. Urban Geography, &
  3. Urban and Regional Planning

Courses Taught/Teaching

Course Taught (Academic Session, 2016-2017)

SL No.

Course Code

Title of the paper

Credit allotted

Theory/Practical

1

GE101

Geo tectonics and Geomorphology

4

Theory

2

GE191

Scale and Data Processing

4

Practical

3

GE291

Data Processing and Instrumental Survey

4

Practical

4

GE301

Historical and Political Geography

4

Theory

5

GE401

Philosophy of Geography

4

Theory

6

GE491

Quantitative Techniques in Geography

4

Practical

7

GE505

India: Regional Problems and Resource Management

4

Theory

8

GE507

Environmental Issues in Geography

4

Theory

9

GE372

Field Work And Report

4

Practical

10

GE492

Cartography

4

Practical

11

GE502

Urban Planning

4

Theory

12

GE502

Population Geography (Special Paper)

4

Theory

13

GE504

Population Geography(Special Paper)

4

Practical

14

GE592

Population Geography(Special Paper)

4

Practical

15

GE506

Research Methodology

4

Theory

16

GE572

Dissertation And Seminar Presentation

4

Practical

 

Research Area

  1. Demographic Studies,
  2. Human Migration,
  3. Fertility Studies,
  4. Problems of Forntier Habitation,
  5. Ecological Vulnareability and Ecological Refugee

Experience

23 years as on 17/03/2019

Conference Papers Published

1. Paper presented entitled “Violation of Human Rights in the form of Child labour: A Regional Perspectives” presented in the UGC sponsored seminar on “Education and awareness of human rights” organized by A C. College, Jalpaiguri(WB) during 21st -22nd July, 2001.

2. Paper entitled “Desertification in Barind: An Unappreciated Calamity” presented in the UGC sponsored seminar on “Globalization, Technology and Economic Transformation” organized by Deptt. Of Geography and Economic Planning, Barkatullah University, Bhopal during 7th to 9th March, 2008.

2. Paper presented entitled “Population Growth, Development and Man-animal Conflict: A Study of Jalpaiguri District” presented in the UGC sponsored International Conference on “Resource development, environmental changes: emerging issues and challenges” organized by Deptt. Of Geography, AMU, Aligarh during 27th to 29th January, 2009.

3. Paper presented entitled “Effect of Age at Marriage on Fertility: A Cross Religion Analysis” presented in the UGC-DRS-II sponsored International Conference on “Population Dynamism and Sustainable Resource development” organized by Deptt. Of Geography, AMU, Aligarh during 25th to 27th January, 2012.

4. Paper presented entitled “Age at Marriage and Fertility: A Cross Religion Analysis for the District of Darjeeling” presented in the 3rd International Conference on “Man is Part of Nature: Heuristics and Political Ecology” organized by ISPER, Panchkula during 16th to 18thNovember, 2012.

6. Paper presented entitled “Wetland in Danger: A Case of Wetland in Malda District” presented in the UGC sponsored seminar on “Standard of living, social disruption and environmental degradation” organized by Malda Women’s during 10th -11th August, 2001.

7. Paper presented entitled “Threatened Wetland of Malda District” presented in the UGC sponsored seminar on “Geography in the new millennium: Emerging trends, issues and prospects” organized by Deptt. Of Geography and Applied Geography, NBU during 19th-21st March, 2002.

8. Paper presented entitled “Desertification in Barind: An Unrecognised Calamity” presented in UGC sponsored seminar on “Society, Economy and Development Perspectives in North Bengal” organized by Netaji Subhash Mahavidyalaya, Haldibari during 5th -6th March, 2005.

9. Paper presented entitled “Immigration in the Foothills of Eastern Himalaya: A Serious Threat to Local Economy, Ecology and Security” presented in UGC sponsored seminar on “Geopolitical Situations in the Eastern Himalayas with special reference to security issues” organized by CHS, NBU during 21st -22nd March, 2005.

10. Paper presented entitled “Quality of Evaluation as an Index of Quality of Education” presented in the UGC-NAAC sponsored seminar on “Concept of quality education in the context of ‘National Education Policy” organized by Balurghat College, Balurghat during 10th -11th June, 2005.

11. Paper entitled “In-migration in Jalpaiguri: Nature and Trend” presented jointly with Swati Mollah in the UGC sponsored seminar on “In-migration in Jalpaiguri: Nature and trend” organized by Mainaguri College, Jalpaiguri during 11th -12th July, 2007.

12. Paper presented entitled “Inter-linking of Rivers: Development or Disaster ” presented jointly with Swati Mollah and NoorjahanKhatoon in the UGC sponsored seminar on “Changing Perspective of Development and Regional Imbalances” organized by Malda Women’s College, during 28th – 29th September, 2007.

13. Paper presented entitled “Transformation of Foothills of Jalpaiguri District and Resultant Environmental Consequences” presented jointly with Dr. R. Sahu in the UGC sponsored seminar on “Science, Technology and Development in Himalayas” organized by CHS, NBU during 23rd –24th March, 2009.

14. Paper presented entitled “Mining of Sands and Lifting of Gravels from the Balason Bed: Promoting Development or Inviting Disaster?” presented in the UGC sponsored seminar on “Geography, Society and Politics in the Himalayas” organized by CHS, NBU during 30th -31st March, 2010.

14. Paper presented entitled “Backwardness of River Islanders: A Case study of Panchanandapur River Island in Malda District” presented in the ICSSR, Kolkata sponsored seminar on “Regional Backwardness: Social Consequences and Concerns” organized by during17th -19th May, 2010.

15. Paper entitled “Gender Gap in Literacy in Urban West Bengal: A Regional Analysis” presented in the UGC sponsored seminar on “Urbanization: Issues and Challenges” organized by APG, Patiala during 17th to 18th November, 2010.

16. Paper presented entitled “Backwardness of Piarpur (Char) River Islanders: A Geographical Analysis” jointly with Swati Mollah in the UGC-DST-Survey of India sponsored conference (32nd NAGI Congress) on “Population, Resource and Development” organized by NAGI-Deptt. Of Geography, Panjab University during 19th November to 21st November, 2010.

17. Paper presented,as a key speaker, entitled “Country-Town Symbiosis and Delineating City Region of English Bazar (WB)” in the UGC sponsored seminar on “City Regions: Perceptions, Policies and Practices to Formulate Future Urban Regional Planning and Development Strategies” organized by ISPER, Panchkula (Haryana) during 20th to 21st April, 2012.

18. Paper presented (jointly) entitled “Quality of Higher Education and State of Academic Libraries with Special Emphasis on College Libraries of Murshidabad District” in the UGC Sponsored seminar on “Quality Education and Role of Teachers’ in the Changing Scenario”, Organised by Govt. Teachers’ Training College, Malda, from 13th to 14th September, 2012.

19. Paper presented entitled “Encouraging Growth, Compromising Sustainability: Glimpses of Some Development Activities in Barind Region” in the UGC Sponsored seminar on “North Bengal: Issues in Social Development”, Organised by Deptt. of Sociology, NBU on 25th March, 2014.

20. Paper presented (jointly) entitled “Urban Growth without Urbanism: Perspectives on the Urbanization in India with special emphasis on West Bengal” in the UGC Sponsored national seminar on “Population, Urbanization and State of Environment”, Organised by Birpara College, Birpara, Jalpaiguri, from 11th and 12th September, 2014.

21. Paper presented entitled “Barrier to Spread of Education and Flow of Information in Geographically Smooth Land: A Case Study of Selected Bangladeshi Exclaves in Cooch” in the UGC Sponsored seminar on “Geopolitics in the Eastern Frontier of India with Special Reference to Indo-Bangla Border”, Organised by Deptt. of Geography, Malda College, Malda on 13th February , 2015.

22. Paper presented entitled “Knowledge and Skill as the New Ingredient of Production in the Present Century” in the workshop on “Distance Learning: Prospects and Challenges”, Organised by Deptt. of Women’s College, Malda in collaboration with DODL,University of Kalyani, Kalyani on 27th September, 2015.

23. Paper presented entitled “Loss of Biodiversity in the Wetland of Malda Disitrict: Nature, extent and Reasons” in the UGC Sponsored seminar on “Biodiversity-Prospects and Threats: Present Scenario”, Organised by Deptt. of Botany and Zoology, Tufanganj Mahavidyalay, Cooch Behar on 26th -27th February, 2016.

24. A joint paper presented as second author entitled “Assessment of Vulnerability to Flood for Murshidabad District with Special Reference to Kandi Block: A Re-examination of Approach” in the 29th IGI National Conference on “Geomorphology and Natural Hazards” organized by Institute of Indian Geomorphologists, Deptt. of Geography, University of Calcutta during 24th-27th November, 2016.

25. Paper presented entitled “Gorgon Cultivation: A Serious Threat to Wetland Biodiversity” in the UGC sponsored seminar on “Bio-diversity: Its’ Environmental Impact and Associated Diseases” organized by P D Women’s college, Jalpaiguri during P D Women’s college, Jalpaiguri during 27th -28th Nov, 2004.

Journal Papers Published

  1. Anwaruzzaman, A. K. M. (2010): “Hindu-Muslim Differentials in Fertility in India with Special Reference to Darjeeling District, West Bengal”, Pakistan Journal of Geography, Peshawar University, Peshawar, Pakistan, XIX, No. 1 & 2, pp. 75-98. (Single Author) ISSN 1023-5108.
  2. Anwaruzzaman, A. K. M. and Sahu R. (2011): “Differentials in Fertility by Religion with special emphasis on Hindu-Muslim Fertility Differential in Darjeeling District”, Asian Profile, Asian Research Service, Canada, Vol. 39, No.2, pp. 137-150. (First Author) ISSBN 03048675. 
  3. Anwaruzzaman, A. K. M. (2009): “In-migration in Jalpaiguri district: nature, trend and consequences” The Geographical Review of India, Geographical Society of India (CU), Kolakata, Vol. 71, No. 2, pp.91-95. (Single Author) ISSN 0375-6386.
  4. Anwaruzzaman, A. K. M. and Khatoon, N. (2010): “Desertification in Barind: An Unrecognized Calamity” The Geographer, The Geographical Society (AMU), Aligarh, Vol. 56, No. 2, pp. 121-134. (First Author) ISSN 0072-9090 (print), ISSN:  0975-9522.
  5. Anwaruzzaman, A. K. M. (2009): “Indo-Bangla Enclaves: A Chronological and Chorological Study” Punjab Geographer, Association of Punjab Geographers, Patiala, Vol. 5, pp.6-19. (Single Author) ISSN 0973-3485.
  6. Anwaruzzaman, A. K. M. (2010): “Regional pattern of fertility in West Bengal with special reference to religious differentials”, Indian Journal of Regional Science, ARSI, Kolkata, Vol. 42, pp.116-126. (Single Author) ISSN 0046-9017.
  7. Anwaruzzaman, A. K. M. (2009): “Gorgon Cultivation in the Wetlands in Malda District – Economy and Effect”, Hill Geographer, NEHU, Shillong, Vol. XXV, No. 1 & 2, pp.61-69. (Single Author)ISSN 0970-5023.
  8. Anwaruzzaman, A. K. M. (2008): “Stateless in their own land: a study of sub-human life of residents of KishmatBatrigachh”, National Geographer, The Allahabad Geo. Society, Allahabad,   Vol. 44, No. 1 & 2, pp. 97-109 (Single Author)ISBN 0470-0929.
  9. Anwaruzzaman, A. K. M. (2010): “In-migration in the foothills of Jalpaiguri: a serious threat to economy, ecology and security”, The Himalayan Miscellany, Centre for Himalayan Studies, NBU, Vol. 19, pp. 49-65. (Single Author) ISSN 0970-492.
  10. Anwaruzzaman, A. K. M. and Sahu, R. (2010): “Analysis of Income as Economic Determinant of Fertility: A Cross Religion Study of Darjeeling District”, The Himalayan Miscellany, Centre for Himalayan Studies, NBU, Vol. 19, pp. 31-48. (Second author) ISSN 0970-492.
  11. Anwaruzzaman, A. K. M. and Mollah, S. (2010): “Population growth, development and man-animal conflicts in Jalpaiguri district”,  A Chapter in a book edited by Prof. H. N. Mishra published by Prentice Hall of India, New Delhi, pp……? (First Author), ISBN?
  12. Anwaruzzaman, A. K. M. (2010) “Differentials in Fertility by Religion in Darjeeling District, India”, Population Geography, Association of Population Geographers of India, PU, Chandigarh, Vol. 32, 2010, pp. 15-36. (Single Author)ISSN 0256-5331.
  13. Anwaruzzaman, A. K. M., Mollah Niti and Kundu, Shyam Sundar (2010) “College Libraries in Murshidabad District: Growth and Development   and Users’ Perception”, Golden Research Thoughts, Vol.  II, Issue No. II, pp. 106-114.(Second Author) ISSN 2231-5063.
  14. Anwaruzzaman, A. K. M. and Jahanara Khatoon (2012) “Gorgon Cultivation: a Serious threat to wetland bio-diversity”, Golden Research Thoughts, Vol. II, Issue No. III (September, 2012), pp. 1-9 (Second Author) ISSN 2231-5063.
  15. Anwaruzzaman, A. K. M. and Noorjahan Khatoon(2012) “Backwardness of Piarpur River Islanders:  A Geographical Analysis”, Research Expo International Multi-Disciplinary Journal, Vol. II, No. II (August), pp. 58-69. (First Author) ISSN 2250-1630.
  16. Anwaruzzaman, A. K. M. and Noorjahan Khatoon (2012) “Educational Attainment as Determinant of Fertility: a comparative study of two Minority Groups in Rural Darjeeling”, IJSS, Vol. 3, No. 2 (August), pp.  11-17. (Second Author) ISSN 2249-3921 (Print) and ISSN 2249-4316 (Online).
  17. Anwaruzzaman, A. K. M. and Sahu R. (2012): “Differentials in Fertility by Religion: A Case Study of Darjeeling District” (Abstract of Doctoral Thesis) Punjab Geographer, Association of Punjab Geographers, Patiala, Vol. 8, pp. 130-133, (First Author) ISSN 0973-3485.
  18. Anwaruzzaman, A. K. M. (2013): “Enclaves and Exclaves : National and International Perspectives”, Quest International Multidisciplinary Research Journal, Vol. II, Issue-II,  pp. 65-77, ISSN: 2278-4497.
  19. Anwaruzzaman, A. K. M. (2013): “Statelessness and Sub human life in Indo-Bangla enclaves”, Research Expo International Multi-Disciplinary Journal, Vol. III No. I, pp. 1-9, ISSN 2250-1630.
  20. Anwaruzzaman, A. K. M. and Mollah, Niti (2014): “Gender Gap in Literacy in Urban West Bengal: A Regional Analysis”, Indian Journal of Multi-Disciplinary Research Journal, Vol. I, No. I, pp. 38-44, ISSN: 2347-9884.
  21. Anwaruzzaman, A. K. M. and Mollah, (2014): “The Country-Town Symbiosis and Problem of Delineation of City Region of English Bazar (WB)”, Indian Journal of Multi-Disciplinary Research Journal, Vol. I, No. II, pp. 33-46, ISSN: 2347-9884.
  22. Anwaruzzaman, A. K. M. and Mollah, N. (2018): “State of Higher Education in Malda District and Road Map for Development”, Indian Journal of Multi-Disciplinary Research Journal, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 24-37, ISSN: 2347-9884. (accepted)
  23. Hoque, Samsul, Anwaruzzaman, A K M, & Kasemi, N Z (2018): “Chronological and Chorological Dimensions of Literacy in Malda District with Special Reference to Gender Gap” Konkan Geographer, Vol. 19 (June/July),  pp. 24-30, ISSN: 2277-4858. 
  24. Anwaruzzaman, A. K. M. & Biswas, Rentu (2018): “Impact of PMGSY on Socio-Economic Development: A Case Study of Chandpur-Kushabaria Road, Murshidabad District, West Bengal” Konkan Geographer, Vol. 19 (June/July), pp. 31-39, ISSN: 2277-4858. 
  25. Anwaruzzaman, A. K. M. & Rentu, Biswas (2018 accepted): “Demographic Divide in a Riverine Region: An Impact Assessment of Physico-Political Process” The Geographical Review of India, Geographical Society of India (CU), Kolkata, Vol. 80, No. 4, (First Author) pp. 306-319,ISSN: 0375-6386.
  26. Anwaruzzaman, A. K. M. & Rentu Biswas (2018): “Socio-economic Impacts of PMGSY on Murshidabad (West Bengal), India” Punjab Geographer, Association of Punjab Geographers, Patiala, Vol.14 No. October, pp.65-76 (Fist Author) ISSN: 0973-3485.
  27.   Pramanick, Subham & Anwaruzzaman, A. K. M., (2019): “A Profile of Tramways in Kolkata - A Sustainable Urban Public Transport” Indian Journal of Spatial Science, Vol. 10, No. 2 (Atumn Issue), pp.  59-64. (Second Author), ISSN 2249-3921 (Print) and ISSN 2249-4316 (Online)
  28. Anwaruzzaman, A. K. M. & Pramanick, Subham, (2019): “Measuring Urbanity in Census Towns: A Probe through Selected States of India” Indian Journal of Spatial Science, Vol. 10, No. 2 (Atumn Issue), pp.  116-122 (Second Author), ISSN 2249-3921 (Print) and ISSN 2249-4316 (Online).

Books Published

Book (Single Author)

Anwaruzzaman, A. K. M. (2018), “Fertility Differentials and Religious Groups: A Demographic Study of Darjeeling District, West Bengal” R K Books, Daryaganj, New Delhi , Reference book (Sole author), ISBN: 978-93-82847-93-9 (https://www.amazon.in/s?k=a+k+m+anwaruzzaman&i=stripbooks&ref=nb_sb_noss)

 

Books/Chapter in a Book

1. Anwaruzzaman, A. K. M. (2013), Chapter entitled “Age at Marriage and Fertility: A Cross Religion Analysis for the District of Darjeeling” in a book entitled “Readings in Population, Environment and Spatial Planning”, eds. Sharma, K.D. at al., (2013) ISPER, Panchkula (Haryana), pp. 103-114. ISBN: 978-81-927014-0-0.

2. Anwaruzzaman, A. K. M. and Mollah, Niti (2014): Chapter entitled “Urban Growth without Urbanism: Perspectives on the Urbanization in India with special emphasis on West Bengal”, in a book entitled “Population, Urbanization and State of Environment”, eds. Dr. N Kasemi and Dr. Tarun Das (2014) published by Birpara College, Jalpaiguri, ISBN: 978-93-84671-04-4.

3. Anwaruzzaman, A. K. M. (2014): Chapter entitled “Impact of Climate Change on Agriculture with Special Reference to Indian Agriculture”, in a book entitled “Climate Change: Dimension and Direction”, ed. Dr. Mouchumi Gogoi (2014) published by Touch the Earth, Moran, Assam, ISBN: 978-93-5126-569-6.

4. Anwaruzzaman, A. K. M. (2015): Chapter entitled “Effect of Age at Marriage on Fertility: A Cross Religion Analysis”, in a book entitled “Population Dynamism and Resource Utilization”, Volume 1 (Population Composition and Development), ed. Dr. Farasat Ali Siddiqi (2015) published by Academic Publication, New Delhi, ISBN: 978-93-83931-18-7.

5. Anwaruzzaman, A. K. M. (2015): Chapter entitled “Financial Exclusion: A Politico-Geographical Process Too”, in a book entitled “Financial Inclusion in India: Challenges and Prospects ed. Dr. Manas Kumar Baidya (2015) published by Kabita, Rangamati, Medinipur, ISBN:978-93-85248-85-6.

6. Anwaruzzaman, A. K. M. and Khan,Soleman (2017): A chapter entitled “Early Marriage of Girls in India: A Regional Perspective” in a book entitled “Child Marriage: The Root of Social Maladies” edited by GandhariSaha, Levant Books, Kolkata, pp. 85-97. ISBN: 978-93-84106-12-6.

7. Khan, Soleman and Anwaruzzaman, A. K. M. (2017): A chapter entitled “Child Marriage in West Bengal: Nature, Extent, Causes and Regional Dimensions” in a book entitled “Child Marriage: The Root of Social Maladies” edited by GandhariSaha, Levant Books, Kolkata. pp. 20-34. ISBN: 978-93-84106-12-6.

8. Anwaruzzaman, A. K. M.,  Mukherjee, Aratrika, Biswas, Rentu (2018): A chapter entitled "Population Change in Statutory Towns in the Kolkata Metropolitan Area during 2001-2011: Nature, Causes, Consequences and Future Trend” in an edited book entitled “Massive Urbanization; Town Planning, Pedagogy and Research”, edited by H S Mangat & Surjit Singh, IEPER, Panchkula, pp. 133-140, ISBN: 978-81- 927014-0-4.

9. Anwaruzzaman, A. K. M.  (2018 in the press): A chapter entitled “Urban Growth and Urbanization in India - Some Insights with Special Reference to Selected Census Towns of West Bengal” in a book entitled “Environmental Change: Human Adaptation and Sustainability” edited by Chattoraj, K. K., Islam, J. and Chakraborty, A. Words Bookstores, New Delhi, pp. 53-79. ISBN: 978-93-5361-459-1.

10. Anwaruzzaman, A. K. M. and Mollah, Niti (2018 in the press): A chapter entitled “Ailing Indian higher education, heading towards being entangled” in a book entitled "Education, Teacherand Student: Challenges of Twenty first Century” edited by Gandhari Saha, Levant Books, Kolkata, pp. 40-70. ISBN: 978-93-880692-7-4. (First author).

11. Anwaruzzaman, A. K. M. & Mollah, Niti (2018 in the press): A chapter entitled “Ethics in Academic Sphere from the Perspective of Plagiarism in Research and Publication” in a book entitled "Education, Teacherand Student: Challenges of Twenty first Century” edited by Gandhari Saha, Levant Books, Kolkata. pp. 154-164. ISBN: 978-93-880692-7-4.(Second author).

Awards

1. UGC-FDP, 2008

 

Ph.D. Thesis Guidance

Presently six Research Scholars are working under my supervision in Aliah University

1. Aratrika Mukherjee (Transport Geography) since February, 2017.

2. Soleman Khan (Demography-Fertility) since February, 2017.

3. Amjed Mondal (Demography-occupatiuon and empowerment) since May, 2017.

4. Rubia Biswas (Social Demography) since October, 2017.

5. Rentu Biswas (Transportation Geography) since October, 2017.

 

Presently one Research Scholar is working under my supervision (Co-supervisor) in the Raiganj University, Raiganj

 
1. Samsul Hoque (Demography), Assistan Professor, Darjeeling Govt. College, Darjeeling (pre-submission is over on 04/01/2019)

M.Phil. Thesis Guidance

No M Phil programme in the department

MASTER Thesis Guidance

 

  List of dissertation under my supervision
       
Serial No Name Roll No. Title of the Topic
Academic session 2017-18
1 Nilufar Yeasmin Geo125019 An appraisal of population of PPP Island with special reference of  Housing status
2 Mostaffijur Alam Geo152052 An appraisal of population of PPP Island with special reference to Health including public Health
3 Najnin Banu Geo125002 An appraisal of population of PPP Island with special reference of Occupation and Economic Welfare
4 Arif Al Aman Geo125015 An appraisal of population of PPP Island with special reference to transport and communication relation with economy
5 Ajmira Khatun Geo152004 An appraisal of population of PPP Island with special reference to Child health with Immunizations
6 Lubna Tabassum Geo125013 An appraisal of population of PPP Island with special reference to Water supply and Sanitation
7 Nasrin Parvin Geo125022 An appraisal of Population of PPP Island with special reference to Education and Gender Equality
8 Nayema Khatun Geo125009 An appraisal of Population of PPP Island with special reference to Women empowerment and Gender inequality
Academic session 2017-18
9  Ektaj Mallick Geo13508 An Appraisal of Population  in Selected Erstwhile Enclaves  with Special Emphasis onFood and Nutrition with Special Emphasis on Child Health
10 Mst Sultana Khatun Geo135011 An Appraisal of Population  in Selected Erstwhile Enclaves with Special Emphasis on Fertility, Migration, and Reproductive Health
11 Mursalin Biswas Geo135012 An Appraisal of Population  in Selected Erstwhile Enclaves with Special Emphasis onHealth and Hygenic including Immunization
12 Sekh Sarif Geo135018 Study of Population Structure in Selected Erstwhile Enclaves with Special Emphasis onWater Supply, Sanitation and Health Services
13 Munshi Rezwan Parvej Geo135029 Study of Population Structure in Selected Erstwhile Enclaves with Special Emphasis on Settlement, Housing Condition and Energy Uses
14 Md. Firoj Alam Geo162044 Study of Population Structure in Selected Erstwhile Enclaves with Special Emphasis on Education, Social Customs and Transportation
15 Antara Sinha Geo162051 An Aprraisal of Population in Selected Erstwhile Enclaves with Special Emphasis onWomen Empowerment, Personal Health and Use of Identity
  Academic session 2017-18
16 Aminul Hoque GEO172031 An Appraisal of Population to Assess Extent and Causes Migration in Bolpur-Sriniketan C D Block with Special Emphasis on Selected Mouzas in Birbhum District
17 Nifa Najnin GEO172035 Population Composition and Status of Water Supply and Sanitation in Bolpur-Sriniketan C D Block with Special Emphasis on Selected Mouzas of Birbhum District
18 Rakib Shaikh GEO145008 Population Character and Assessment of Housing Condition in Bolpur-Sriniketan C D Block with Special Emphasis on Selected Mouzas of Birbhum District
19 Hamimul Maksuda GEO145009 Population Character and Status of Education in Bolpur-Sriniketan C D Block with Special Emphasis on Selected Mouzas of Birbhum District
20 Md. Sayed Hasan GEO145022 Population Composition and Status of Occupation with Reference to Role of MGNREGA in Bolpur-Sriniketan C D Block with Special Emphasis on Selected Mouzas of Birbhum District
21 Husnara Sarkar GEO145023 Status of Livelihood and Nutrition in Bolpur-Sriniketan C D Block with Special Emphasis on Selected Mouzas of Birbhum District
22 Nasima Sultana GEO145024 Population Composition and Status of Maternal Health in Bolpur-Sriniketan C D Block with Special Emphasis on Selected Mouzas of Birbhum District
23 Dilwara Perveen GEO145032 Population Structure and Status of Health and Health Services including Traditional Method in Bolpur-Sriniketan C D Block   with Special Emphasis on Selected Mouzas of Birbhum District

 

 

Project Works

Research experience

Research projects carried out: 

One UGC-MRP on “Differential in Fertility by Religion: A Comparative Study of Hindu-Muslim Fertility in Darjeeling District” of 02 Years completed and submitted Final Report to the UGC in January, 2008.

  1. Full-time Research Work:
  1.  Research Associate at the IIM, Ahmedabad with Public System Group (February 1996 to July 1996).
  2.  Research Fellow, CCFCL, New Delhi (August 1996 to March 1997).
  3. Teacher Fellow under UGC-FDP for completion of Ph. D. on “Differentials in Fertility by Religion: A Case Study of Darjeeling District”, CHS, NBU, Darjeeling.
  • Other Research Activities:
  1. Six months in a project “Trend of Urbanization in Indian Sub-Continent” under Prof. Atiya Habeeb Kidwai, CSRD, JNU, New Delhi (Part-Time).
  2. Three months in a project “Property Tax Assessment for Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation” under Prof. Sivanand Swamy in CEPT, Ahmedabad (Part-Time).
  3. Three months in a project “Preparation of Development Status Report for Coastal Gujarat” in an NGO of Mr. Rajesh Shah, Ahmedabad (Part-Time).
  4. Six months in an ICSSR project “Need Assessment for Rural Housing in Gujarat” under Prof. C. N. Ray in CEPT, Ahmedabad (Part-Time).
  5. Six months as a Research Associates under Professor Prem Pangotra, Public system Group, IIMA, Ahmedabad for City Monitor Project (Full-Time).
  6. Six months as Research Fellow under Joseph Gathia, CCFCL, MayurVihar Phase-II, New Delhi (Full-Time)

Academic Projects Completed:

  1. “Health, Housing and Sanitation Status of Kalwas Village, Hissar, Haryana” at M. A. Second Semester, JNU, New Delhi, 1993.
  2. “J. N. U. Environment and Level of Consciousness of the Residents” M. A. at Third Semester, JNU, New Delhi, 1993
  3. “Geomorphologic Study of Lahaul to Assess the Prospects of Regional Development”, M. A. at Third Semester, JNU, New Delhi, 1994.
  4. “Site Plan for Western Periphery of Ahmedabad”, at Second Trimester, Urban and Regional Planning, CEPT, Ahmedabad, 1994.
  5. “Study of Sewerage and Storm Water Drainage to Assess Health Risks of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation”, at 3rd Trimester, Urban and Regional Planning, CEPT, Ahmedabad, 1995.
  6. “Tourism Development Plan for Eastern Gujarat”, at 4th Trimester, Urban and Regional Planning, CEPT, Ahmedabad, 1995.
  7. “Problems of Industrial Child Labour in India: A Comparative Study of Working Children in Lock Factory and Glass Manufacturing Industry,” at the 5th Trimester, Urban and Regional Planning, CEPT, Ahmedabad, 1995.
  8. “Problems of Industrial Child Labour: A Case Study of Working Children in Glass Manufacturing Industry,” at the 6th Trimester, Urban and Regional Planning, CEPT, Ahmedabad,1995.

Patents

NA

InviteLectures

Invited lectures delivered:

  1. Delivered special lecture on “Effect of Meteorological Hazards on Agriculture” in the training course for the Krishi Sahayaks organized by Agricultural Training College, Malda (WB).
  2. Delivered an invited lecture on “Framing New Syllabus for UG courses under University of GourBanga”,in a UGC sponsored workshop for revision of Existing Syllabus of UG Level in Geography, Deptt. Of Geography, Malda Women’s College, Malda (WB) in collaboration with the Deptt. Of Geography, Malda College, Malda, University Level (Malda-Uttar Dinajpur-DakshinDinajpur), 13-14 January, 2011.
  3. Delivered an invited lecture on “Effect of Climate Change on Agriculture with Special Reference to Indian Agriculture”, UGC Sponsored National Level Workshop, Moran College, Moran, Assam, 6th-7th February, 2012.
  4. Delivered an invited lecture on “Attrition of Identity as a Mode of Survival: Tale of Bangladeshi Exclave Dwellers in Cooch Behar” in a UGC sponsored National Seminar  on “Population, Environment and Development: Issues and Challenges”, Department of Geography, Samsi College, Samsi, Malda, 14th February, 2015
  5. Delivered an invited lecture on “Farmer’s Suicide: Nature, Extent and Reasons” in a UGC sponsored National Seminar on “Changing Scenario on of Society and Culture in the Context of Globalization”, Deptt. Of Sociology, Birpara College, Jalpaiguri, 27th and 28th August, 2015.
  6. Delivered an invited lecture on “Agrarian Crisis and Farmers’ Suicide: Nature, Extent and Causes and Consequences” in a UGC sponsored National Seminar on “Financial Inclusion: Prospects and Challenges” Organised by the Deptt. Of Commerce, Malda College, Malda, 12th and 13th September, 2015.
  7. Delivered an invited lecture on “Transparency, Democracy and Inclusiveness in Approach in College Administration” in a seminar on “Enhancement of Quality of College Administration and Academics” organized by Malda Women’s College, Malda in collaboration with DODL, University of Kalyani, Kalyani on 27th September, 2015.
  8. Delivered an invited lecture on “Early Marriage of Girls in India: A Regional Perspective” in a seminar on“Child Marriage and Its Impact in the Society”, a UGC Sponsored national seminar organized by the Deptt. of Political Science, Malda College, Malda during 11th-12th February, 2016.
  9. Delivered an invited lecture on “Survival Strategies and Plight of ‘Neo-refugees’ in the PPP Islands: Nature, Extent and Reasons” in the West Bengal Government Sponsored seminar on “Livelihood Challenges and Spatial Transformation in India”, Organised by Deptt. of Geography, RaiganjUniversity, Raiganj on 24th-25th March, 2017.
  10. Delivered Prof. S P Chatterjee Memorial Lecture entitled “Betrayed by the History and Deprived by the Geography: A Tale of Encaged Population” at the Department of Geography at Sripat Singh College, Jiaganj, Murshidabad on 22/02/2018.
  11. Delivered an invited lecture on “Urban Growth, Urbanization and Environmental Problems in India with Special Reference to Kolkata” in national seminar on “Environmental Change, Human Adaptation and Sustainability” organised by Deptt. Of Geography, PMRS Mahavidyalaya, Jamboni, Bankura on 24/02/2018.
  12. Delivered a lecture on "Betrayal of History and Geography : A Tale of Children of Multiple Fathers" in the Department of English, Aliah Un iversity, Kolkata-14.
  13. Delivered an invited lecture on “Misunderstood Demography: A Few Instances of Mispresentation of Demographic Data” in International seminar on “Society and Sustainability: An Interdisciplinary Approach” organised by Deptt. Of Geography, Vivekananda College, Kolkata in association with the Eastern Geographical Society, Bhubaneshwar is on January 12th & 13th, 2019.
  14. Delivered an invited lecture on “Residuals of Partition of India: A Tale of Encaged Population of Indo-Bangla Enclaves” in International Conference on “Society and Sustainability: An Interdisciplinary Approach” organised by Deptt. Of Geography, Vivekananda College, Kolkata in association with the Eastern Geographical Society, Bhubaneshwar is on January 12th & 13th, 2019.
  15. Delivered an invited (extension) lecture on “Socio-Economic Deprivation and Poverty: Measures of Poverty, Spatial variation – World and India, Causes and Consequences.” in the Departmentof Geography Raindra Bharati University, on 26/03/2019.
  16. Delivered a lecture on "Cartography and Data Representation in Geography" in the Department of Geography, Sikkim University, Tadong, Gangtok on 17/06/2019.

Lectures as visiting faculty

1. Departmentof Geography, Calcutta University, Kolkata.

2. Departmentof Geography, Raiganj University , Raiganj.

3. Departmentof Geography, Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata.

4. P G Department of Geography, Prabhu Jagatbandhu College, Andul, Howrah.

5. P G Department of Geography, Calcutta Women's College, Bagbazar, Kolkata.

 

Membership Of Learned Societies

Membership of Professional Organizations:

  1. Life Member (No. LM-1443), Indian National Cartographic Association (INCA), SOI, Hyderabad.
  2. Life Member (No. LM-1089), National Association of Geographers, India (NAGI), DSE, University of Delhi, Delhi.
  3. Life Member (No. L/A-11), the Geographical Society of India, Deptt. Of Geography, CU, Kolkata.
  4. Life Member, the Association of Punjab Geographers, Patiala, Punjab.
  5. Life Member, the Allahabad Geographical Society, Allahabad.
  6. Life Member (No. L-245), the Geographical Society of the North-Eastern Hill Region, Shillong.
  7. Life Member ( No. LM-12), Indian Society of Spatial Scienists (IJSS), Kolkata
  8. Annual Member, Association of Regional Science, Kolkata (2010, 2017, 2018).
  9. Annual Member, IGI, Kolkata (2016).

Orientation/Refresher/QIP CourseAttended/Organized

Refresher and Orientation Courses Attended:

  1. Orientation Course of four weeks conducted by Academic Staff College during 21st January to 16th February, 2001 at the University of Rani Durgavati, Jabbalpur, Madhya Paradesh.
  2. Refresher Course of three weeks conducted by Academic Staff College/RCC during 14th November 4th February, 2000 at the University ofBurdwan University, Burdwan.
  3. Refresher Course of three weeks conducted by the Academic Staff College/RCC during 6th July to 27th July, 2006 at the University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.
  4. Refresher Course of three weeks conducted by Academic Staff College/RCC during 20th November to 9th December 2006, Kashmir University, Srinagar (J&K).
  5. Refresher Course of three weeks conducted by Academic Staff College, University of North Bengal (WB) during 9th August to 29th August 2011.

Other course(s)/Short Term Courses/Training completed:

  1. Three weeks course on “Integrated Approach to Knowledge and Information for College and University Teachers” during 28th December 2005 to 17th January 2006, conducted by National Institute of Advanced Studies, IISc, Bangalore.
  2. Short Term training course on “Digital Mapping and Geographic Information System (DMGIS)” during 04.04.2011 to 29.04.2011 at NATMO (Kolkata), DST, Government of India, CGO Complex, Salt Lake, Kolkata.
  3. Certificate course on “Remote Sensing and GIS” during 14.05.2012 to 06.07.2012 at the WBCST, DST, Gov. of WB, Bikash Bhawan, Salt Lake, Kolkata.
  4. Summer School on “Geo-information System” Geomatics-2014, during 25.06.2014 to 15.07.2014 at the Deptt. Of Geography, University of Burdwan, Burdwan.
  5. Short Term Course on “Computer Application” during 15.02.2016 to 21.02.2016 at the AMU Murshidabad Centre, AMU, Aligarh.

Seminar/Conference/Workshop

International Level:

  1. Paper entitled “Desertification in Barind: An Unappreciated Calamity” presented in the UGC sponsored seminar on “Globalization, Technology and Economic Transformation” organized by Deptt. Of Geography and Economic Planning, Barkatullah University, Bhopal during 7th to 9th March, 2008.
  2. Paper presented entitled “Population Growth, Development and Man-animal Conflict: A Study of Jalpaiguri District” presented in the UGC sponsored International Conference on “Resource development, environmental changes: emerging issues and challenges” organized by Deptt. Of Geography, AMU, Aligarh during 27th to 29th January, 2009.
  3. Paper presented entitled “Effect of Age at Marriage on Fertility: A Cross Religion Analysis” presented in the UGC-DRS-II sponsored International Conference on “Population Dynamism and Sustainable Resource development” organized by Deptt. Of Geography, AMU, Aligarh during 25th to 27th January, 2012.
  4. Paper presented entitled “Age at Marriage and Fertility: A Cross Religion Analysis for the District of Darjeeling” presented in the 3rd International Conference on “Man is Part of Nature: Heuristics and Political Ecology” organized by ISPER, Panchkula during 16th to 18thNovember, 2012.
  5. Paper presented entitled jointly on “Dimensions of Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) with Special Reference to LIS Education in India” presented in the KuLine Conference on “Libraries in Next Era” organised by the DLIS, Kalyani University, Kalyani , Nadia during 16-17 , December, 2016.
  6. Paper presented entitled jointly on “An appraisal of rural settlements on river islands and its impact on elementary education under Malda district of West Bengal” presented in 48th Regional Science Conference and International Conference on “Rural Habitat, Institutions and Development: Changing Nature and Challenges” organisedbythe Department of Geography,  Tripura University, Agartala during 5-7th January, 2017.
  7. Paper presented entitled jointly on “Role of Panchayati Raj Institution in Implementation of NSAP in Murshidabad” presented in 48th Regional Science Conference and International Conference on “Rural Habitat, Institutions and Development: Changing Nature and Challenges” organised by the Department of Geography, Tripura University, Agartala during 5-7th January, 2017.
  8. Paper presented entitled jointly with NitiMollahon “Ethics in Academics with Special Reference to Plagiarism in Research and Publication” presented in International Seminar on “MORAL VALUES AND ETHICS IN SOCIAL LIFE” organised by Kaliachak College, Kaliachak, Malda during 11-12th December, 2017.
  9. Paper presented entitled jointly with Rubia Biswas on “Issue of Ethics in Dealing Erosion and Flood Victims in Malda District” presented in International Seminar on “MORAL VALUES AND ETHICS IN SOCIAL LIFE” organised by Kaliachak College, Kaliachak, Malda during 11-12th December, 2017.
  10. Paper presented entitled jointly with Rentu Biswas on “Question of Ethics in Implementation of Development Schemes with Special Reference to PMGSY” presented in International Seminar on “MORAL VALUES AND ETHICS IN SOCIAL LIFE” organised by Kaliachak College, Kaliachak, Malda during 11-12th December, 2017.
  11.  Paper presented entitled jointly with Aratrika Mukherjee on “Estimation of selected components of congestion cost along selected stretch of road in Kolkata Municipal Corporation” presented in 12th Regional Science Association International (RSAI) World Congress on “Spatial System: Social Integration, Regional Development and Sustainability” organised by Regional Science Association of India during May 29 - June 01, 2018 at BITS, Goa.
  12. Paper presented entitled jointly with Rentu Biswas on “Role of PMGSY to Connect Rural Bharat to Urban India: A Evaluative Study of Murshidabad District, West Bengal” presented in 12th Regional Science Association International (RSAI) World Congress on “Spatial System: Social Integration, Regional Development and Sustainability” organised by Regional Science Association of India during May 29 - June 01, 2018 at BITS, Goa.
  13. Paper presented entitled jointly with Amjed Mondal on “Regional and Communal pattern of child nutrition and influencing factors: a case study of North 24 Parganas, West Bengal” presented in 12th Regional Science Association International (RSAI) World Congress on “Spatial System: Social Integration, Regional Development and Sustainability” organised by Regional Science Association of India during May 29 - June 01, 2018 at BITS, Goa.
  14. Paper presented entitled jointly with Aratrika Mukherjee on “Estimation of Opportunity Lost for Variations of Journey Time along the Selected Road Stretches of Kolkata Municipal Corporation” presented in International Conference on “Society and Sustainability: An Interdisciplinary Approach” organised by Deptt. Of Geography, Vivekananda College, Kolkata in association with the Eastern Geographical Society, Bhubaneshwar is on January 12th & 13th, 2019.
  15. Paper presented entitled jointly with Rentu Biswas on “Road Transport Efficiency and Status of Women in Murshidabad District: A Block Level Analysis” presented in International Conference on “Society and Sustainability: An Interdisciplinary Approach” organised by Deptt. Of Geography, Vivekananda College, Kolkata in association with the Eastern Geographical Society, Bhubaneshwar is on January 12th & 13th, 2019.
  16. Paper presented entitled jointly with Samsul Hoque and Nuruzzaman Kasemi on “Trends and Spatial Patterns in Population Growth of Malda District: An Overview” presented in International Conference on “Society and Sustainability: An Interdisciplinary Approach” organised by Deptt. Of Geography, Vivekananda College, Kolkata in association with the Eastern Geographical Society, Bhubaneshwar is on January 12th & 13th, 2019.

National Level:

  1. Paper presented entitled “Violation of Human Rights in the form of Child labour: A Regional Perspectives” presented in the UGC sponsored seminar on “Education and awareness of human rights” organized by A C. College, Jalpaiguri(WB) during 21st -22nd July, 2001.
  2. Paper presented entitled “Wetland in Danger: A Case of Wetland in Malda District” presented in the UGC sponsored seminar on “Standard of living, social disruption and environmental degradation” organized by Malda Women’s during 10th -11th August, 2001.
  3. Paper presented entitled “Threatened Wetland of Malda District” presented in the UGC sponsored seminar on “Geography in the New Millennium: Emerging trends, issues and prospects” organized by Deptt. Of Geography and Applied Geography, NBU during 19th-21st March, 2002.
  4. Paper presented entitled “Gorgon Cultivation: A Serious Threat to Wetland Biodiversity” in the UGC sponsored seminar on “Bio-diversity: Its’ Environmental Impact and Associated Diseases” organized by P D Women’s college, Jalpaiguri,  during 27th -28th Nov, 2004.
  5. Paper presented entitled “Desertification in Barind: An Unrecognised Calamity” presented in UGC sponsored seminar on “Society, Economy and Development Perspectives in North Bengal” organized by Netaji Subhash Mahavidyalaya, Haldibari during 5th -6th March, 2005.
  6. Paper presented entitled “Immigration in the Foothills of Eastern Himalaya: A Serious Threat to Local Economy, Ecology and Security” presented in UGC sponsored seminar on “Geopolitical Situations in the Eastern Himalayas with special reference to security issues” organized by CHS, NBU during 21st -22nd March, 2005.
  7. Paper presented entitled “Quality of Evaluation as an Index of Quality of Education” presented in the UGC-NAAC sponsored seminar on “Concept of quality education in the context of  ‘National Education Policy” organized by Balurghat College, Balurghat during 10th -11th June, 2005.
  8. Paper entitled “In-migration in Jalpaiguri: Nature and Trend” presented jointly with Swati Mollah in the UGC sponsored seminar on “In-migration in Jalpaiguri: Nature and trend” organized by Mainaguri College, Jalpaiguri during 11th -12th July, 2007.
  9. Paper presented entitled “Inter-linking of Rivers: Development or Disaster ” presented jointly with Swati Mollah and Noorjahan Khatoon in the UGC sponsored seminar on “Changing Perspective o Development and Regional Imbalances” organized by Malda Women’s College, during 28th – 29th September, 2007.
  10. Paper presented entitled “Transformation of Foothills of Jalpaiguri District and Resultant Environmental Consequences” presented jointly with Dr. R. Sahu in the UGC sponsored seminar on “Science, Technology and Development in Himalayas” organized by CHS, NBU during 23rd –24th March, 2009.
  11. Paper presented entitled “Mining of Sands and Lifting of Gravels from the Balason Bed: Promoting Development or Inviting Disaster?” presented in the UGC sponsored seminar on “Geography, Society and Politics in the Himalayas” organized by CHS, NBU during 30th -31st March, 2010.
  12. Paper presented entitled “Backwardness of River Islanders: A Case study of Panchanandapur River Island in Malda District” presented in the ICSSR, Kolkata sponsored seminar on “Regional Backwardness: Social Consequences and Concerns” organized by during17th -19th May, 2010.
  13. Paper entitled “Gender Gap in Literacy in Urban West Bengal: A Regional Analysis” presented in the UGC sponsored seminar on “Urbanization: Issues and Challenges” organized by APG, Patiala during 17th to 18th November, 2010.
  14. Paper presented entitled “Backwardness of Piarpur (Char) River Islanders: A Geographical Analysis” jointly with Swati Mollah in the UGC-DST-Survey of India sponsored conference (32nd NAGI Congress) on “Population, Resource and Development” organized by NAGI-Deptt. Of Geography, Panjab University during 19th November to 21st November, 2010.
  15. Paper presented,as a key speaker, entitled “Country-Town Symbiosis and Delineating City Region of English Bazar (WB)” in the UGC sponsored seminar on “City Regions: Perceptions, Policies and Practices to Formulate Future Urban Regional Planning and Development Strategies” organized by ISPER, Panchkula (Haryana) during 20th to 21st April, 2012.
  16. Paper presented (jointly) entitled “Quality of Higher Education and State of Academic Libraries with Special Emphasis on College Libraries of Murshidabad District” in the UGC Sponsored seminar on “Quality Education and Role of Teachers’ in the Changing Scenario”, Organised by Govt. Teachers’ Training College, Malda, from 13th to 14th September, 2012.
  17. Paper presented entitled “Encouraging Growth, Compromising Sustainability: Glimpses of Some Development Activities in Barind Region” in the UGC Sponsored seminar on “North Bengal: Issues in Social Development”, Organised by Deptt. of Sociology, NBU on 25th March, 2014.
  18. Paper presented (jointly) entitled “Urban Growth without Urbanism: Perspectives on the Urbanization in India with special emphasis on West Bengal” in the UGC Sponsored national seminar on “Population, Urbanization and State of Environment”, Organised by Birpara College, Birpara, Jalpaiguri, from 11th and 12th September, 2014.
  19. Paper presented entitled “Barrier to Spread of Education and Flow of Information in Geographically Smooth Land: A Case Study of Selected Bangladeshi Exclaves in Cooch” in the UGC Sponsored seminar on “Geopolitics in the Eastern Frontier of India with Special Reference to Indo-Bangla Border”, Organised by Deptt. of Geography, Malda College, Malda on 13th February , 2015.
  20. Paper presented entitled “Farmer’s Suicide: Nature, Extent, Reasons” in the UGC Sponsored seminar on “Changing Scenario of Society and Culture in context of Gobalisation”, Organised by Deptt. of Sociology, Birpara College, Birpara, Alipurduar,West Bengal on 25th -26th  August , 2015
  21. Paper presented entitled “Knowledge and Skill as the New Ingredient of Production in the Present Century” in the workshop on “Distance Learning: Prospects and Challenges”, Organised by Deptt. of Women’s College, Malda in collaboration with DODL,University of Kalyani, Kalyani on 27th September, 2015.
  22. Paper presented entitled “Loss of Biodiversity in the Wetland of Malda Disitrict: Nature, extent and Reasons” in the UGC Sponsored seminar on “Biodiversity-Prospects and Threats: Present Scenario”, Organised by Deptt. of Botany and Zoology, Tufanganj Mahavidyalay, Cooch Behar on 26th -27th February, 2016.
  23. A joint paper presented as second author entitled “Assessment of Vulnerability to Flood for Murshidabad District with Special Reference to Kandi Block: A Re-examination of Approach”in the 29th IGI National Conference on “Geomorphology and Natural Hazards” organized by Institute of Indian Geomorphologists, Deptt. of Geography, University of Calcutta during 24th-27th November, 2016.
  24. Paper presented as a key speaker entitled “Survival Strategies and plight of ‘neo-refugees’ in the PPP Islands: Nature, extent and Reasons” in the West Bengal Government Sponsored seminar on “Livelihood Challenges and Spatial Transformation in India”, Organised by Deptt. of Geography, Raiganj University, Raiganj on 24th -25th March, 2017
  25. A joint paper presented as second author entitled “Regional Pattern of Women’s Empowerment in West Bengal - A Reflection through Educational Attainment and Political Participation in the West Bengal Government Sponsored seminar on “Livelihood Challenges and Spatial Transformation in India”, Organised by Deptt. of Geography, Raiganj University, Raiganj on 24th -25th March, 2017
  26. A joint paper presented as second author entitled “Bank Erosion and Its Impact on Women’s Empowerment and Child Health – A Study of Vulnerability of PPP Islanders in the West Bengal Government Sponsored seminar on “Livelihood Challenges and Spatial Transformation in India”, Organised by Deptt. of Geography, Raiganj University, Raiganj on 24th -25th March, 2017.
  27. Paper presented entitled “Physio-Political Dimensions of Identity Crisis: A Comparative Study of Survival strategies of Inhabitants of Enclaves and River Islands” in the UGC DRS Phase II (SAP-I) Programme Sponsored seminar on “Changing Physio-Cultural Landscape: Threats and Opportunities”, Organised by Deptt. of Geography, Calcutta University, during on 29th-30th March, 2017.
  28. Paper jointly with Aratrika Mukherjee on “Regional Pattern of Gross Enrollment Ratio and Pupil-Teacher Ratio in Elementary Education in West Bengal: A Gendered Perspective” presented in National Seminar on “Geography as Spatial Science: Contemporary Issues and Challenges” organised by Department of Geography, Aliah University, Kolkata in collaboration with Foundation of Practising Geographers, Kolkata is on March 8th & 9th, 2019.
  29. Paper jointly with Soleman Khan on “Population Growth and Urbanization in West Bengal–A Religious and Regional Perspective” presented in National Seminar on “Geography as Spatial Science: Contemporary Issues and Challenges” organised by Department of Geography, Aliah University, Kolkata in collaboration with Foundation of Practising Geographers, Kolkata is on March 8th & 9th, 2019. 
  30. Paper jointly with Amjed Mondal on “Changing Scenario of Economic Empowerment of Muslim Women and Impact on their Freedom to Mobility: A Case Study of Barasat-II and Basirhat-II C D Blocks in North 24 Parganas, West Bengale” presented in National Seminar on “Geography as Spatial Science: Contemporary Issues and Challenges” organised by Department of Geography, Aliah University, Kolkata in collaboration with Foundation of Practising Geographers, Kolkata is on March 8th & 9th, 2019. 
  31. Paper  jointly with Rubia Biswas on “Impact of Changing River on Livelihood Pattern on Malda District” presented in National Seminar on “Geography as Spatial Science: Contemporary Issues and Challenges” organised by Department of Geography, Aliah University, Kolkata in collaboration with Foundation of Practising Geographers, Kolkata is on March 8th & 9th, 2019. 
  32. Paper jointly with Rentu Biswas on “Enhancement of Accessibility to Rural Services through PMGSY: Evidences from Murshidabad District, West Bengal” presented in National Seminar on “Geography as Spatial Science: Contemporary Issues and Challenges” organised by Department of Geography, Aliah University, Kolkata in collaboration with Foundation of Practising Geographers, Kolkata is on March 8th & 9th, 2019. 
  33. Paper jointly with Subham Pramanick on “Comparison of Selected Governmental Civic Amenities in the Census Towns of Kerala, West Bengal and Madhya Pradesh” presented in National Seminar on “Geography as Spatial Science: Contemporary Issues and Challenges” organised by Department of Geography, Aliah University, Kolkata in collaboration with Foundation of Practising Geographers, Kolkata is on March 8th & 9th, 2019.

 

Session chaired

Chairing Technical Session in a Seminar/Symposium/Workshop:

  1. Chaired a seminar on “Conservation of resources for sustainable development” organized by Deptt. Of Geography, Malda Women’s College, Malda (WB) on??
  2. Chaired entire workshop “Framing New Syllabus for UG courses under University of GourBanga” organized by Deptt. Of Geography, Malda Women’s College, Malda (WB) in collaboration with the Deptt. Of Geography, Malda College, Malda on 13-14 January, 2011.
  3. Chaired Technical Session-III in seminar on “Population, Urbanization and State of Environment”, a UGC Sponsored national seminar organized by the Deptt. of Geography, Birpara College, Jalpaiguri during 11th and 12th September, 2014.
  4. Chaired Technical Session-VI in seminar on “Population, Environment and Development: Issues and Challenges”, a national seminar organized by the Deptt. of Geography, Samsi College, Samsi, Malda, 14thSeptember, 2014.
  5.  Chaired Technical Session-IV in seminar on “Changing Scenario of Society and Culture in the Context of Globalization”, a UGC Sponsored national seminar organized by the Deptt. of Geography, Birpara College, Jalpaiguri during 27th and 28th August, 2015.
  6. Chaired Technical Session-IV in seminar on “Biodiversity-Prospects and Threats: Present Scenario”, a UGC Sponsored national seminar organized by the Deptt. of Zoology and Botany, Tufanganj College, Tufanganj, Cooch Behar, during 26th-27th February, 2016.
  7. Chaired Technical Session-VI in seminar on “Biodiversity-Prospects and Threats: Present Scenario”, a UGC Sponsored national seminar organized by the Deptt. of Zoology and Botany, Tufanganj College, Tufanganj, Cooch Behar, during 26th-27th February, 2016.
  8. Chaired Technical Session-II in national seminar on “Child Marriage and Its Impact in the Society”, a UGC Sponsored national seminar organized by the Deptt. ofPolitical Science, Malda College, Malda during 11th-12th February, 2016.
  9. Co-chaired the Technical Session-I (I B Chatterjee Hall) in the 29th IGI National Conference on “Geomorphology and Natural Hazards” organized by Institute of Indian Geomorphologists, Deptt. Of Geography, University of Calcutta during 24th-27th November, 2016.
  10.  Co-chaired the Prof. ArabindaBasu Memorial Lecture (Technical Session-IV  in the Seminar Hall) in the National Seminar on “Geography: A Science of Man and Environment” organized by the Foundation of Practising Geographers,  Anthropological Survey of India, Salt Lake, Kolkata during 24th-25th February, 2017.
  11. Co-chaired the Technical Session-V  (Research Scholar Enclave) in the National Seminar on “Geography: A Science of Man and Environment” organized by the Foundation of Practicing Geographers,  Anthropological Survey of India, Salt Lake, Kolkata during 24-25th February, 2017.
  12. Co-chaired the Technical Session-V  (Research Scholar Enclave) in the National Seminar on “Geography: A Science of Man and Environment” organized by the Foundation of Practicing Geographers,  Anthropological Survey of India, Salt Lake, Kolkata during 24-25th February, 2017.
  13. Chaired the Technical Session-II(Livelihood Challenges, Migration and Urbanization) in the National Seminar on “Livelihood Challenges and Spatial Transformation in India” Organised by Deptt. of Geography, Raiganj University, Raiganj on 24th -25th March, 2017.
  14. Chaired Technical Session-I on “Urban Growth, Urbanization and Environmental Problems and Man-Environment Conflict” in national seminar on “Environmental Change, Human Adaptation and Sustainability” organised by Deptt. Of Geography, PMRS Mahavidyalaya, Jamboni, Bankura on 24/02/2018.
  15. Chaired a session (Technical Session-Von “The World of disaster Management and Environmental Sustainability” in the Fermion Hall) in the National Seminar on “The World of Geography” organized by the Foundation of PractisingGeographers at S N Bose Centre for Natural Sciences, Salt Lake, Kolkata during 23th-24th March, 2018.
  16. Chaired a session Regular Session (RS 12.3) on “Rural Development” in the Seminar Hall 504 in the 12th Regional Science Association International (RSAI) World Congress on “Spatial System: Social Integration, Regional Development and Sustainability” organised by Regional Science Association of India during May 29 - June 01, 2018 at BITS, Goa.
  17. Chaired a session Technical Session (2E) on “Cross Border Trade, Geo-Economics associated Geo-Politics; Geographies of War, Genocide & Ethnic Cleansing” in International Conference on “Society and Sustainability: An Interdisciplinary Approach” organised by Deptt. Of Geography, Vivekananda College, Kolkata in association with the Eastern Geographical Society, Bhubaneshwar is on January 12th & 13th, 2019.

Professional Society Activity

Membership of Professional Organizations 
1. Life Member (No. LM-1443), Indian National Cartographic Association (INCA), SOI, Hyderabad.
2. Life Member (No. LM-1089), National Association of Geographers, India (NAGI), DSE, University of Delhi, Delhi.
3.  Life Member (No. L/A-11), the Geographical Society of India, Deptt. Of Geography, CU, Kolkata.    
4. Life Member, the Association of Punjab Geographers, Patiala, Punjab.
5.  Life Member, the Allahabad Geographical Society, Allahabad.
6. Life Member (No. L-245), the Geographical Society of the North-Eastern Hill Region, Shillong.

7. Idian Society of Spatial Scienists (IJSS), Kolkata
8. Annual Member, Association of Regional Science, Kolkata (2010, 2016).

Other Notable Activities

Association with other institutions (Academic activities)

  1. Department of Geography, Calcutta University, Kolkata-19 as Guest Faculty as well as confidential academic work since 2017.
  2. Department of Geography, Raiganj University, Raigunj as Guest Faculty as well as confidential academic work since 2017.
  3. Presidency University, Kolkata for confidential academic work since 2019.
  4. Department of Geography, Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata for confidential academic work since 2018.
  5. Department of Geography, Sidho Kanho Birsha University, Purulia, West Bengal for confidential work since 2019.
  6. Department of Geography, Sikim University, Gantok for  confidential academic work since 2019.
  7. University of North Bengal, Darjeeling for confidential academic work  since 2019.
  8. P G Department of Geography, B K Girls’ College, Howrah for confidential work since 2017.
  9. P G Department of Geography, Prabhu Jagatbandhu College, Andul, Howrah for confidential work since 2017.
  10. P G Department of Geography, Vidyasagar College, Kolkata for confidential worksince 2017.
  11. Midnapore College, Pashchim Midnapur, WB since 2017.8P G Department of Geography, Midnapore College, Midnapore for confidential work since 2018
  12. P G Department of Geography, Barrackpore Rastraguru Surendranath College, North 24 Parganas for confidential work since 2018.
  13. P G Department of Geography, Bhairab Ganguly College, Belghoria, Kolkata since 2018.
  14. P G Department of Geography, Women's College,  Calcutta, Kolkata since 2018.
  15. P G Department of Geography, East Calcutta Girls' College,  Calcutta, Kolkata since 2018.
  16. Panskura Banamali College, Purba Midnapur, WB since 2019.

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