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Department of Geography and Applied Geography

Dr. Ranjan Roy

Dr. Ranjan Roy


Ph.D

Professor

Life Member- Geographical Society of India, Kolkata; Geographical Society of North-Eastern Hill Region (India), Shillong; National Association of Geographers, India (NAGI); Indian Institute of Geomorphologists (IGI), Allahabad; Institute of Landscape, Ecology and Ekistics (ILEE), Kolkata; Association of North Bengal Geographers (ANBG), Siliguri.


Contact Addresses:

Contact No. +91- 9474387356
Mailing Address Department of Geography and Applied Geography, University of North Bengal, P.O.- NBU, Dist- Darjeeling, West Bengal, Pin -734013, India.
e-Mail royranjangeo@gmail.com   

Subject Specialization: Cartography, Population Geography, Agricultural Geography, Urban Geography, Geography of Rural Development, Remote Sensing & GIS.

Areas of Research Interest: Agricultural Geography, Transport and Marketing Geography, Population Studies, Urban Problems, Rural Development.

No. of Ph.D. students:    (a) Supervised: Nil      (b) Ongoing: 08 .

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

No. of Publications:        23

Achievement & Awards:

Administrative Experiences:

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Selective List of Publications:

            Books (Edited/Monographs):
  1. Urban Slums: A Case Study of Mathabhanga Municipality in Koch Bihar District, West Bengal Using GIS Techniques, Application of Geo-spatial Technology for Sustainable Resource Management, ISBN 978-81-921692-7-9, 2015, pp. 274-285.
  2. Spatial Variation in Literacy of Koch Bihar District in West Bengal, Application of Geo-spatial Technology for Sustainable Resource Management, ISBN 978-81-921692-7-9,  2015, pp. 363-371.
  3. A Study on Connectivity and Accessibility of Periodic Markets in Uttar Dinajpur District, Application of Geo-spatial Technology for Sustainable Resource Management, ISBN 978-81-921692-7-9, 2015, pp. 406-414.
  4. Application of GIS on ground water fluctuation of Koch Bihar District, West Bengal, Application of Geo-spatial Technology for Sustainable Resource Management, ISBN 978-81-921692-7-9, 2015, pp. 342-353.
  5. Land use /land cover mapping Using GIS Techniques: A Case Study of Matigara Block, Darjiling District Application of Geo-spatial Technology for Sustainable Resource Management, ISBN 978-81-921692-7-9, 2015, pp. 162-167.
  6. Status of Women: A Case Study of Nalgram Enclave (Chhitmahol) of Koch Bihar District in West Bengal, Women Empowerment in India: Issues and Challenges, ISBN 978-81-86772-78-2, 2015, pp. 59-69.
  7. Flood and water logging hazards in Tufanganj Sub-division, Koch Bihar District, Living with Hazards, Monograph-IV,  ISBN 978-81-921692-6-2, 2014, pp. 24-48, 2014.
  8. Labour Migration from Rural Areas: A Case Study of Sitalkuchi Block of Koch Bihar District In West Bengal, Population, Urbanisation and Changing State of Environment, ISBN 978-93-84671-04-4,  2014, pp. 121-130
  9. Migrant Child Labour in Informal Sector of Hotels and Restaurants-A Case Study on Siliguri and Adjoining Areas, Rural Out-Migration in India: Problems and Prospects, pp. 109-118, ISBN 978-81-926968-0-5, 2013
  10. Impact of Flood Hazard in Sub-Himalayan North Bengal, Mapping Hazards and Disasters, Monograph-III, ISBN 978-81-921692-3-1, 2012.pp.113-124
  11. Hailstorm Disaster and its Mitigation: A Case of Koch Bihar District, Disaster Perception and mitigation, Monograph-II, ISBN 978-81-921-0-0, 2011, pp. 101-109.
  12. Flood Problem in Koch Bihar District and its Management, Geo-Hazards in Sub-Himalayan North Bengal, Monograph-I, ISBN 978-84-921692-0-0, 2010, pp. 95-105.

    Journals:

  13. Facts and Realities of Enclave Dwellers: A Case Study of Nalgram Enclave in Koch Bihar District, Geographical Thoughts, ISSN 2229-466X, Vol. XIII, 2015, pp. 55-64.
  14. Disparities in the Level of Socio-economic Development in Darjeeling District, West Bengal: An Analysis Journal of Geo-Environment Observer, ISSN 2277-6141, Vol. 3, No. 2, Oct., 2014; pp. 22-35.
  15. Assessment of implementation of MGNREGS: A Case Study of Cooch Behar District, West Bengal, Geographical Thoughts, ISSN 2229-466X, Vol. XII, 2014, pp. 28-37.
  16. Status of Rural Drinking Water Supply: A Case Study of Koch Bihar District, West Bengal, West Bengal, Geographical Thoughts, ISSN 2229-466X; Vol. XI, 2013, pp. 38-48.
  17. Spatio-Temporal Change in Occupational Structure of Koch Bihar District: A Geographical Analysis, Geographical Thoughts, ISSN 2229-466X, Vol. X, 2011-12, pp. 65-70.
  18. A Geographical Study of Periodic Market Places of Kaliyaganj Block in Uttar Dinajpur District, West Bengal, The Geographer, AMU, ISSN 0072-0909, 2010 July, Vol. 57, No. 2, pp. 71-79.
  19. Spatio-temporal Change in Crop Diversification of Koch Bihar District: A Geographical Analysis, Geographical Thoughts, ISSN 2229-466X, 2010-11; Vol. IX, pp. 49-54.
  20. Measurement of Cropping Intensity in Koch Bihar District: A Geographical Analysis, Geographical Thoughts ISSN 2229-466X, 2009-10; Vol. VIII, pp. 23 – 28.              
  21. Measurement of Agricultural Efficiency: A Case Study of Koch Bihar District, Indian Jr. of Landscape Systems, Kolkata, ISSN 0971-4170, 2008, 31, No. 21, pp. 175-180.
  22. An Approach To The Study of Cropping Pattern in Koch Bihar District, Geographical Thoughts, ISSN 2229-466X, 2008-09; Vol. VII, pp. 25-35.
  23. Trends of Urbanisation in India, Geographical Thoughts, ISSN 2229-466X, 2007-08; VI, pp. 41–47.