Subject Specialization: International Relations , Indian Foreign Policy, Gender Studies, Rural Development Indian Government & Politics , Research Methodology.
Areas of Research Interest: International Relations , Indian Foreign Policy, General Studies, Rural Development Indian Government & Politics , Research Methodology.
No. of Ph.D. students: (a) Supervised: 14 (b) Ongoing: 08
No. of M.Phil. students: (a) Supervised: 13 (b) Ongoing: Nil.
No. of Publications: (a) Journal(s) : Nil (b) Books Authored: Nil (c) Books &Research Project Reports: 4 (Four)(d) Book Chapters: Nil (e) Book Translated: Nil.
Achievement & Awards:
Teaching & Research = 35 years
Member, Board of Research Studies, NBU and Burdwan University.
Member, NBU Court.
Member, Board of P.G. Studies,
Chairman, Board of UG studies, Coochbehar Panchanan Barma University.
Organised national and international seminars, conferences.
Delivered invited lecture in UGC Human Resource under, NBU
As Head Department of Political Science – 2 years
As Director, Aligarh Muslim University centre, Murshidabad 1 year.
As Head of DLLE – 4 years
Selective List of Publications:
Books &Research Project Reports:
Indian Politics: Protests and Movements, New Delhi: Anmol Publications, 2003.
Indian Politics: Processes, Issues and Trends, New Delhi: Kanishka Publishers Distributors, 2004.
Politics, Society and Development : Insights from Sikkim,(Edited) New Delhi : Gyan Publishing House, New Delhi, 2012.
Empowerment of Women : A Study of Sikkim, Report of the Research Project of the Government of Sikkim. Forthcoming
Administrative Reforms in India, Administrative Change, Vol. X, No. 1-2, July 1982 – June 1983.
Constitutional Dynamics and Administrative Development: The Indian Experience, Administrative Change, Vol. XXIII, No. 1-2, July 1995-
Constitutional Dynamics and Administrative Development in India, Ramesh K. Arora, (ed.): Indian Administration: Perceptions and Perspectives, Jaipur: Alekh Publication, 1999.
Protest Movements: In Search of a Theoretical Framework, Third Concept, Vol. 15, No. 175, September 2001.
The Indian Left: Socialist Ideas and Ideological Position of the Socialists, ISDA, Vol. II, No. 4, 2001.
Discourses on Women and Empowerment, Proceedings of the Workshop on ‘Women in Society, Polity and Economy’ (21-22 September 2001) Centre for Women Studies, NBU, 2001.
Human Rights and Women: An Exploration, Proceedings of the Seminar cum Workshop on Awareness and Education of Human
Rights (UGC, 22-22 July, 2001), A.C. College of Commerce, Jalpaiguri, 2001.
Gender, Peace and Conflict (Inger Skjelsbaek and Dan Smith), Review Article: Indian Journal of Politics, Vol. XXXVI, No. 1-2, 2002.
Situating Protest Movements in Indian Context: Social Imperatives, Political Compulsions and Economic Preferences, Journal of Politics, Vol. LX, March 2002.
Decentralized Governance, Newsletter, Vol. 2, No. 1, 2002 (Centre for Women Studies, NBU).
Administrative Structure and the Constitution Making in India,Administrative Change,Vol- XXIX – XXX, Number 2 & 1,2002.
Human Rights Discourse: Flawed Paradigms, Conflicting Perspectives and Shifting Priorities, Bolin. Hazarika (ed.): Human Rights in India, Jorhat: J.B.College Human Rights Study Cell,
Decentralized Governance and Empowerment of Women: The West Bengal Experience, ,ISDA Journal, Vol-12 & 13,Number 4 & 1,2003
Terrorism in its Place : Some Politico-Ethical Considerations, ,Journal of politics,Vol. X,March-2003.
Decentralised Development And Women : A Study of DWCRA in West Bengal, ,ISDA Journal, Vol.13, No. 4, (October –
Decentralized Governance, Development and Empowerment: In Search of a TheoreticalFramework, Regional Studies (Islamabad,Pakistan), Winter, 2003-2004.
Globalisation and Rural Development : The Indian Perspective, Indian Journal of Politics, Vol. XXXVIII, No. 2 & 3,(April – September)
Decentralisation, Good Governance, and Development : A critique of the Neo- Liberal Perspective, N.L.Dutta and M.D.Bhuyan (eds) : Rural Development in Assam,
Dibrugarh : Dibrugarh University Press, 2004.
Social Research : The Perspectives for Theory Building, Kanak Bagchi (ed.): Research Methods in Social Research, New Delhi :
Abhijit Publications, 2007.
22.Empowering Women Through Micro Finance : A Study of the Self-Help Groups
Experiment in India, Journal of Political Studies,(NBU) Vol – 1, No-1,2007.
Human Rights – Democracy Interface : A Critique of the Rhetoric Reality, South Asian Journal of Humam Rights,V0l-II, No. 2, 2007.
Jayprakash Narayan and his Political Ideas : A Study of his Position from Marxism to Total Revolution, in Narayan Hazary (ed.) : Immortal Sarvoday, New Delhi : APH Publishing
Human Rights – Democracy Interface : A Critique of the Rhetoric Reality, Anil Bhui Mali (Ed.) : Human Rights and Democracy, New
Delhi : Serial Publications, 2008
People’s Participation Through Democratic Decentralization : A Study of the Gram Sansad Experiment in West Bengal, ISDA , Vol.17, No.3, July- September,2007
Gender Equality – Rhetoric or a Panacea : A Review of the Present Concerns”, Indian Journal of Politcs, Vol. XLI, No, 1,2007
Globalization and Employment Opportunities in the Third World , Indian Journal of Politics, Aligarh., Vol. XLI, No. – 3 &
Jihad : An Exploration into Its Evolution and the Way Ahead, Moinul Hasan (ed.), India Islam and Contemporary, Kolkata : Deep
Women in Decentralised Governance and Development : A Study Jalpaiguri District Journal Polital Studies, Vol III, (Universityof North
Women in Local Governance : A Case for Participatory Entities, Journal of LifelongLearning and Development, Vol. 1, No. I, 2009
Globalization : A Global Girdle for ‘Inequalization, Accepted, Regional Studies,Islamabad, Pakistan.
Empowerment, Development and Status of Women in Sikkim, in Yasin, Mohammad and Chhetri, Durga P. (eds) : Politics, Society and Development : Insights from Sikkim, New Delhi : Gyan Publications (Kalpaz), 2012.
Contemporary Global Economy and Rural Development in India : A Critical Review, Accepted,Indian Journal of Political Science,
Panchayats and Women : A Study of Their Participation in Sikkim, Accepted, Indian Journal of Political Science