Department of Economics
|Mailing Address||Department of Economics, University of North Bengal, P.O.- NBU, Dist- Darjeeling, West Bengal, Pin -734013, India.|
Subject specialization: Agricultural Economics, Macroeconomics, Economics of Planning
Areas of Research Interest: Financial Economics, Gender Studies
No. of Ph.D. students: (a) Supervised: NA (b) Ongoing: NA .
No. of M.Phil. students: (a) Supervised: 05 (b) Ongoing: NA .
No. of Publications: 14
Achievement & Awards:
Recipient of the University Gold Medal for having stood First Class First in the M.Sc. Examination in Economics of the University of Calcutta in 1987.
Associate Investigator in Project Research Study executed by the University of North Bengal for the Thirteenth Finance Commission, Govt. of India on “Development Barriers & Potentials in the Border Regions of West Bengal” in 2009 ( Principal Investigator: Prof. J. Sankrityayana; co-Associate Investigator: Prof. S. Roy Mukherjee).
Co-investigator in Research Project on “ Incidences of Child Marriage, Dowry-related Offences & Trafficking in Women and Children in North Bengal: A pilot Study of the Six Districts of North Bengal” executed by the Centre for Women’s Studies, N.B.U. for the UNICEF and Dept. of Women and Child Development and Social Welfare, Govt. of WB
Resource Person at the Awareness and Capacity- Building Programmes of Elected Women Panchayat Representatives of SiliguriMahakumaParishad, organised by the CWS and DACEEFO, N.B.U. on 22-24 Sept. 2005 and 13-14 Dec. 2005.
Resource Person at the Training Workshop on Income Generation Schemes for PanchayatPradhans of Jalpaiguri and Uttar DinajpurDistricts,organised by the CWS and DACEEFO, N.B.U. on 26-28 March 2006.
Member of the P.G. Board of Studies in Economics since 1990.
Member of the Board of Research Studies in Economics since 2000.
Member, M.Phil Committee in Economics since 1991
Member, Academic Committee of the CWS, N.B.U. between 2005-2009.
Completed one term as Member, U.G. Board of Studies in Economics and presently serving again as a Member.
Member, Faculty Council for P.G. Studies in Arts, Commerce and Law between 2010 and 2012.
Completed one term as Member, Advisory Committee of the University Computer Centre.
Member, Editorial Board at the CWS, N.B.U. between 2006-2009.
Member, Standing Committee, CWS, N.B.U. ( 2009-- )
Completed one term as Member, Board of Directors of the Co-operative Credit Society, N.B.U.
Member, Executive Council, North Bengal University (from 20/2/2014 to 19/2/2015)
Member, University Court, North Bengal University (from 20 13-2015)
Head, Dept. of Economics, North Bengal University (from 20 13-2015)
B.Mus degree from W.B. State Academy of Music and Dance
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