ENLIGHTENMENT TO ERFECTION
Department of Political Science

Dr. Soumitra De

Dr. Maya Ghosh


Ph.D.

Associate Professor


Contact Addresses:

Contact No.
+91-0353-2776349 (O), 9474379359(M), 0353-2516478 (R)
Address(office)
Department of Political Science, University of North Bengal, P.O.-NBU, Dist. Darjeeling, West Bengal, Pin-734013, India.
e-Mail
maya_datta@rediffmail.com
Fax
91-353-2581 546 (O)

Subject Specialization: Public Administration, Development Communication, Rural Development, Women Studies.

Areas of Research Interest: Public Administration, Development Communication, Rural Development, Women Studies

No. of Ph.D. students:    (a) Supervised: 02       (b) Ongoing: 05

No. of M.Phil. students: (a) Supervised: NA       (b) Ongoing: NA .

No. of Publications:        05 (Books-1, Research Papers/ Articles-4)

Achievement & Awards:

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Research Supervision:

Research Project (s):

Selective List of Publications:

            Books Authored:
  1. “Development and Disorder: The Crises of Governance in North East and East of India” edited by Dr. Maya Ghosh and Dr. Arun K. Jana(coming out shortly). South Asian Publications, New Delhi.

    Research Papers / Articles:

  2. Organising People in Self –Help Groups:The Role of Central Cooperative Bank of Malda District in West Bengal, Journal of Rural Development,NIRD.VOL. 29 NO.1, JAN- MARCH 2010.
  3. Development and Beyond:The Dilemma of Displacement in India, Development and Disorder: The Crises of Governance in North East and East of India, Edited by Dr.Maya Ghosh and Dr.Arun K. Jana, South Asian Publication, New Delhi.
  4. Solid Waste Management in Urban Governance: A Study of Siliguri Municipal Corporation, Local Government Quarterly, AIILS, VOL.1XXX11,NO.1, JAN—MARCH 2012
  5. Women Empowerment thought Self  - Help Group : A Conceptual Perspective  Journal of Political Studies, Department of Political Science University of North Bengal, VOL 4 MARCH 2010

Seminars / Lectures:

  1. Presented a paper in the National Seminar on “Globalization and localization in Media- Trends and Prospects” held in March 26th and 27th ,2010 in the Department of Mass Communication, North Bengal University. Title of the Paper : Civil Society and Media Freedom in a Democratic Society.
  2. Presented a paper in the ICSSR-(ERS) sponsored National Seminar on “Regional Backwardness: Social Consequences and Concerns “ held in May 17th-19th ,2010  in the Department of Sociology, North Bengal University. Title of the Paper : Behind the Myth of Marginality: The Adivasis in India.
  3. Presented a paper in the entitled “Women Empowerment through Self-Help Groups- A Study in the District of Malda , West Bengal” in the UGC-SAP sponsored National Seminar on ‘Issues of Gender Concern in the 21st century’ held in March 9th and 10th , 2011 in the Department of Sociology, North Bengal University.
  4. Delivered a lecture in the UGC sponsored National Seminar held on “Social Movements and Democratic Politics in India” in March 25th and 26th ,2010 under SAP, Department of Political Science, North Bengal University.
  5. Delivered a lecture in the UGC sponsored National Seminar held on “The Ideal Social Order: Gandhi Nehruvian Perspective” in March 30th and 31st,2010 under the auspices of the Centre for Nehru and Gandhian Studies, Department of Political Science, North Bengal University.
  6. Delivered a lecture  on “Development Paradigms and People Centered Development” in the Refresher Course organized by the Department of Anthropology under the Academic Staff College, North Bengal University, held in August 2010.
  7. Delivered a lecture on “Women Empowerment through Self Help Groups” in the 2nd Refresher Course organised by The Centre for Women Studies on ‘The Status and Empowerment of Women’ under The Academic Staff College, North Bengal University, held in November, 2010.   
  8. Delivered a lecture on “Nation-Building in India: the States’ Responses to Subnational Claims” in the UGC sponsored National Seminar on ‘Democratic Responses to Political Assertions: the Contemporary Indian Scenario.’  on 12th-13th March,2011 in the Department of Political Science ,North Bengal University.
  9. Delivered a lecture on “Nehru’s Ideas on Socialism and Critical Modernity” in the UGC sponsored ‘National Seminar on Nehru as the Builder of Nation’ held on 17th March,2011 in the Department of Political Science North Bengal University.