a. Stylistics & Literary Theory: Ph.D. and most of the post-Ph.D. research and publications are done in this area. b. Language Development: Two major research projects on digitization of Nepali Language funded by the Department of Information Technology, Govt. of India have been carried out since 2008.
No. of Ph.D. students: (a) Supervised: 06 (b) Ongoing: 04
No. of Publications: (a) Journal(s) : 10 ( b) Book(s) : Authored-09, Edited - 04, Translated - 02,
Achievement & Awards:
Ratnashree Puraskar, Kathmandu – 1987
Srasta Puraskar, Gayzing – 1988
Diyalo Puraskar, Nepali Sahitya Sammelan, Darjeeling – 1990
Bhanubhakta Puraskar, Dehradun -1995
Bhanu Puraskar, Nepali Sahitya Parisad, Gangtok -1995
Sainadhwaj-Nandakumari Puraskar, Kathmandu – 1996
Undergraduate Teaching at St. Joseph’s College, Darjeeling- 1982-83
Postgraduate Teaching: – University of North Bengal – 1983-90 - Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi – 1990-99
- University of North Bengal – 2000- till date.
M. Phil. Teaching University of North Bengal – 2000 till date.
Worked at different times as convener/member & examiner on the different
Boards/ Committee constituted by different Government and autonomous bodies
for curriculum planning and designing for different courses and examinations
conducted by School Boards, Universities and Commissions at undergraduate
and post-graduate levels, such as Board of Undergraduate Studies in Nepali,
(NBU), Board of Post Graduate Studies in Nepali (NBU), Nepali M. Phil Committee (NBU), Board of Under Graduate and Post Graduate Studies in
Nepali (BHU), Board of Under Graduate Studies in Nepali (NEHU), Board of
Studies in Nepali (Guwahati University), Union Public Service Commission,
Sikkim State Public Service Commission, West Bengal State Public Service
Commission, West Bengal College Service Commission, University Grants
Commission (NET) to name a few.
Headed the Department of Indian Languages, Banaras Hindu University from November1991 to October 1994 and January 1997 to December 1999
Headed the Department of Nepali, University of North Bengal from 2001 to 2003, 2005 to2007, 2009 to 2011 and 2015 till date.
Member, Advisory Board for Nepali, Sahitya Akademi from 1989 to 1994.
Convenor, Nepali Bhasa Samiti, K.K. Birla Foundation, New Delhi from 1993 to 2001
Member on the Board of Governors, ICFAI University, Hyderabad from 2005 to 2009
Selective List of Publications:
Akhyanka Kura (Theory of narrative fiction) 1986 Siliguri: Nepali Sahitya Prachar Samity. Revised second edition published by Ekta Book House, Siliguri in the year 2005. ISBN 81 8161 104 7
Shailivijnan (Stylistics) 1991 Gangtok: Aankura Prakashan. Second edition published by Ekta Book House, Siliguri in the year 2009. ISBN 81-8161-210-8
Nepali Sahityako Parichayatmak Itihas (Literary History) 1992 Siliguri: Nepali Sahitya Prachar Samity. Revised Second edition published by Jana Paksha Prakashan, Gangtok in 1993 and again revised third edition by Ekta Book House, Siliguri in 2009. ISBN 81-8161-208-6
Roop Ra Rekhaharu (Literary Criticism) 1996 Gangtok: Jana Paksha Prakashan
Nepali Vyakaran Pravesh Volume I 1996 Siliguri: Saraswati Pustak Prakashan
Nepali Vyakaran Pravesh Volume II 1998 Siliguri: Saraswati Pustak Prakashan
Uchcha Madhyamik Vyakaran Ra Rachana (co-authored with Kavita Lama) 2006 Siliguri: Ekta Book House. ISBN 978-81-8161-398-1
Madhyamik Nepali Vyakaran Ra Rachana (Co-authored with Pushkar Parajuli) 2007 Siliguri: Ekta Book House. ISBN 978-81-8161-387-5
Vidha-Vividha (literary Theory & Criticism) 2014 Kalimpong: Upama Prakashan ISBN 978-81-926641-0-1
Kavita Sagar (Collection of Nepali Poems) 1991 Gangtok: Jana Paksha Prakashan
Katha Sagar (Collection of Nepali Short Stories) 1992 Gangtok: Jana Paksha Prakashan
Nibandha Nandan (Collection of Nepali literary Prose) 1993 Gangtok: Jana Paksha Prakashan
Indian Nepalis: Issues and Perspectives (Co-editor) 2009 New Delhi: Concept Publishing Company. ISBN 13:978-81-8069-446-2; ISBN-10:81-8069-446-1
Hali (A Monograph) 1992 New Delhi: Sahitya Akademi. (Translated from English into Nepali)
Rabindranath Tagore, Muktadhara, Collected in Ravindranathka Natakharu 1993 New Delhi: Sahitya Akademi. (Translated from Bengali into Nepali)
‘New Ideas, New Interests’ in Indian Literature Vol XXVIII no. 6, 1985
‘Nepali Ramayanas with Special Reference to the Ramayana of Sundarananda Bara’, North Bengal University Review Vol 7 no. 1, 1986
‘The Individual Vision’ in Indian Literature Vol XXIX no. 5 1987
‘Paharako Phool: A Study’ in Prachi (A literary digest of East Indian Languages) published by Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi, 1990
‘Nepali Sahityalekhanki Nayi Dishayen’ in Samakalin Bharatiya Sahitya, New Delhi: Sahitya Akademi, Volume 10 no. 40, 1990
‘Nepali-Hindi Anuvad: Samasyayen’ in Kailash Chandra Bhatia (ed) Bharatiya Bhasayen Aur Hindi Anuvad: Samasyayen – Samadhan, New Delhi: Vani Prakashan, 1992
Contributed portion on Nepali literature in Prof. Sisir Kumar Das (ed), A History of Indian Literature - Struggle for Freedom : Triumph & Tragedy, New Delhi: Sahitya Akademi, 1995
‘Brahmaputrako Chhechhau’ in K.M. George (ed) Masterpieces of Indian Literature Volume II, New Delhi: National Book Trust India, 1997
‘Timi Hunuko: Kavyik Antardroha’, Journal of Shivakumar Rai Smriti Akedemi, Kurseong, Volume I no. 1, 2001
‘Vipana Katipayako Bhasik Vivechan’ in Gokul Sinha (ed) Indrabahadur Rai Abhinandan Grantha, Shivakumar Rai Memorial Akademi, Kurseong, 2002.