VIDYASAGAR UNIVERSITY
Faculty Information System
Self Declared Document


Name Dr. Pinaki Das
Designation Assistant Professor
Department Name ECONOMICS WITH RURAL DEVELOPMENT
Office Phone No 03222-276554 Extn. 436
Email ID pdasvu@mail.vidyasagar.ac.in
Fax -
Mobile No 9732503212
Personal Website
Address Department of Economics with Rural Developement, Vidyasagar University, Midnapur 721102
Educational Qualification
Degree NameInstituteYear of passing/awarded
Ph.D. in EconomicsVidyasagar University2008
B.Ed.Vidyasagar University2000
M.Sc. in EconomicsVidyasagar University1998
B.Sc.(Hons) in EconomicsMidnapur College, Vidyasagar University1996


Career Profile / Teaching Experience
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics with Rural Development, Vidyasagar University since 14 September 2006
Coordinator, IGNOU Partner Institute, Panskura Banamali College (2008-10)
Lecturer in Economics, Panskura Banamali College, Purba Midnapore (2006 - 2010)
Assistant Teacher of Economics, Barsundra High School (H.S.), Haldia (2001-2006)
Junior Research Fellow, Department of Economics, Burdwan University (2000-2001)

Specialization/Research Area
Field of SpecializationResearch Area/ Areas of Interest
Econometrics and Statistics
Labour Economics
Informal Sector
Social Protection
Food Security and Poverty

Course/ Subject Taught
Macro Economics
Growth Theory
Econometrics
Computer Practical for Applied Econometrics
Indian Economy

Conference/ Symposium /Journal Paper / Books Published
International Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
), Economic Growth and Growth of Employment in West BengalInternational Journal of Research in Economic and Social Sciences (impact factor 6.225, ISSN-2249-7382).2016Euro Asia Research and Development Association
Food Security in Relation to Entitlement of the Poor: Evidence from IndiaJournal of World Economic Review, Vol.9, No.2 (ISSN: 0973-4368)2014Journal of World Economic Review
Impact of Social Protection on Multidimentional Poverty of the Rural Poor: A Study with Special Reference to Backward Districts of West BengalInternational Journal of English Language, Literature and Humanities (ISSN 2321-7065)2014IJELLH
Entitlement Failure and Food Insecurity: Household level Evidence in Backward Region of West BengalIndian Journal of Social Development (An International Journal), Vol.12, No,2, pp.119-30, (ISSN: 0972-3692)2013Serials Publication, New Delhi


National Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Characteristics and Status of Growth of Micro Manufacturing Enterprises in West Bengal: An Analysis based on NSSO Unit Level DataSARVEKSHANA Vol. No. PDOS 57 XXXII No. 3 & 42017Government of India
Performance of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Programme (MGNREGP): Across States in IndiaThe Indian Economic Journal, Special Issue, December 2016. (ISSN: 0019-4662)2016IEA
The Changing Status of The SC/ST Population in India (1981-2011)QUEST Academic Journal Vol-10, 2015-16, ISSN 2319-21512016QUEST Academic Journal
RRB-induced Financial Inclusion and Women Empowerment: A Study with Reference to Selected Districts of West BengalEffective Management, Vol.32, No.1 (ISSN 2278-6740)2015Effective Management
Productivity Nexus between Growth and Employment: Indian Experience during Pre and Post Economic CrisisArtha Beekshan, Vol. 23, No.1, 2014. (ISSN: 0972-1185).2014BEA
Multidimensional Poverty and Social Protection: A Study in the Context of Backward Region of West BengalThe Indian Economic Journal, Special Issue, December 2014, ISSN 0019-46622014IEA
Impact of Bank Credit on Quality of Life in Backward Region of West Bengal: A Case StudyBusiness Insight, Vol.1. (ISSN 2349-9494)2014Business Insight
The Anatomy of Profitability, Efficiency and Productivity of Regional Rural Banks in selected backward districts of West Bengal: A Panel Data InvestigationVidyasagar University Journal of Commerce, Volume 19(ISSN 0973-597-17).2014Vidyasagar University
Status of Micro Manufacturing Enterprises in West Bengal: An Analysis based on Unit Level dataVidyasagar University Journal of Economics, Vol. XVIII, 2013-14, (ISSN – 0975-8003)2013Vidyasagar University
Micro Enterprise and Household’s Livelihood Strategy: An AnalysisMicro Enterprise and Rural Development in India (Edited by S. Roy), ISBN: 978-81-8387-575-2.2013Serials Publications, New Delhi
Trends of Rural Employment in India: Reflections from Recent NSS DataVidyasagar University Journal of Economics, Vol. XVI. (ISSN – 0975-8003)2012Vidyasagar University
Growth Trajectory and its Implications for Employment in IndiaThe Indian Economic Journal, Special Issue, December 2012. (ISSN: 0019-4662).2012Indian Economic Association
Dynamics of Women Employment in India: A Study with Special Reference to Rural Non-Farm Economy in IndiaConference Volume of Indian Society of Labour Economics India, 2011.2011Indian Society of Labour Economics
Role of Rural Non-Farm Sector in Income Generation and Poverty Alleviation in Rural IndiaConference Volume of Indian Economic Association, 20102010Indian Economic Association
Pattern, Determinants and Impact of Rural Non-Farm Employment: A Household Level Study in Two Districts of West BengalVidyasagar University Journal of Economics, Vol. XV, No.1.(ISSN 0975-8003)2010Vidyasagar University
Industrialisation Debate in West Bengal in the Context of Neo-LiberalismArtha Beekshan, Vol. 17, No.1.(Jointly with S.N.Sau)(ISSN: 0972-1185).2008Bengel Economic Association, Kolkata
Industrialisation Debate in West Bengal in the Context of Neo-LiberalismArtha Beekshan, Vol. 17, No.1.(Jointly with S.N.Sau)(ISSN: 0972-1185).2008Bengel Economic Association, Kolkata
Industrialisation Debate in West Bengal in the Context of Neo-LiberalismArtha Beekshan, Vol. 17, No.1.(Jointly with S.N.Sau)(ISSN: 0972-1185).2008Bengel Economic Association, Kolkata
Impact of Micro-Credit on Poverty Alleviation: A Micro Level Study in Two District of West BengalArtha Beekshan, Vol. 17, No.3, 2008.(ISSN: 0972-1185)2008Bengal Economic Association, KOlkata
Pattern and Determinants of Rural Non-Farm Employment in India: A State Level AnalysisVidyasagar University Journal of Economics, Vol. XII, No.1. (ISSN 0975-8003)2007Vidyasagar University
Rural Poverty and Non-Farm Employment in IndiaPoverty in India: Global and Regional Dimensions(edited by K. Nageswar Rao),2005Deep & Deep Publications Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi
1. Rural Poverty and Non-Farm Employment in IndiaVidyasagar University Journal of Economics, Vol. IX, No.1. (ISSN 0975-8003)2004Vidyasagar University


Other Publication


Books Published
Title of the BookPublished byYearRole
Rural Non-Farm Employment in India: Pattern of Growth and DeterminantsFirma KLM Pvt. Ltd., Kolkata.(ISBN: 81-7102-161-1).2011Auther

Ph. D. Thesis Guidence
Ongoing / Submitted Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Kingsuk MaityLabour Migration Livelihood : A Case Study with special Reference to Backward Districts of West BengalDebasish MajumdarOngoing 
Bhabasankar DasMicro Manufacturing Enterprises in Relation to Livelihood of Rural West BengalProf. Sachinandan SauOngoing 
Jagabandhu MandalSocial Protection and Multidimensional Poverty: A Study with Special Reference to Backward Districts in West Bengal Ongoing 
Kisor NaskarNREGS and Its Impact on the Village Economy: A Study in the context of West Bengal Ongoing 
Sourav Kumar DasA Study of the Consumption Pattern of Rural Tribals since Economic Reforms : With special reference to three backward districts of West BengalProf. Raj Kumar SenOngoing 
Asit PanditChanging pattern of Rural Non-Farm Employment in West Bengal and its Impact on standard of living Ongoing 


Awarded Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Suman ChacrabartyProblems of Own Resources Mobilisation of Panchayates in Howrah Districts of West BengalProf. Sachinandan SauAwarded2018
Sibram ChatterjeeImpact of Regional Rural Bank on Financial Inclusion, Women Empowerment and Quality of Life in selected District of West BengalProf. Arindam GuptaAwarded2016

Project Work

Ongoing Project Works
Project titleWorked asFunding AgencyAmount in Rs.Duration in yearsPeriod
Year to Year
Status
Multidimensional Poverty Measurement in India: Exploring Tools and Their Application to Assess Poverty and DeprivationPrincipal Investigator, UGC-Major Research ProjectUGC8856003 year20152018


Completed Project Works
Project titleWorked asFunding AgencyAmount in Rs.Duration in yearsPeriod
Year to Year
Status
Social Protection and Poverty Reduction: A Study with Special Reference to Backward Region of West BengalPrinciple InvestigatorICSSR5660002 year and 6 months20122015
Rural Non-Farm Employment: Pattern Determinants and Impact: A Households Level Study in Two Districts of West BengalPrinciple InvestigatorUGC800002 year20082010

Invited Lectures 
TitleOrganized byVenueYear
Unorganised Sector in India: Employment Conditions and ChallengesDepartment of Commerce, Ramnagar College, Purba MedinipurDepartment of Commerce, Ramnagar College, Purba Medinipur2017
Panel Data Regression Model and its Application in STATA.Research Association of Social Science (BRASS).Nabagram Hiralal Paul College, Hooghly in collaboration with Hooghly and Belur2017
Impact of FDI on Macro Economic IndicatorsManikpara CollegeManikpara College.2016
FDI Inflow in India and Its Impact on Macro Economic IndicatorsDr. Jadunath College, Rasalpur, Balasore, OrissaDr. Jadunath College, Rasalpur, Balasore, Orissa2016
Public Private Partnership in Health Care of West BengalDr. Kanailal Bhattacharyya College, Howrah, West BengalDr. Kanailal Bhattacharyya College, Howrah, West Bengal2015
"How to write your Project?" in Industrial Training ProgrammePanskura Banamali College, Vidyasagar University,Panskura Banamali College2010

Membership of Learned Society 
Indian Economic Association (IEA)
Indian Society of Labour Economics
Bengal Economic Association (BEA)
Indian Journal of Regional Science (IJRS)

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended/Organised

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended

Title of the Seminar/Conference/WorkshopYearRoleHeld at and Organiser
UGC – DRS Supported Two-Day International Seminar on “Development of Backward Regions of West Bengal with special reference to Growth and Productivity of Different Sectors2017paper presenterDepartment of Economics with Rural Development, Vidyasagar University
UGC – DRS Supported Two-Day International Seminar on “Development of Backward Regions of West Bengal with special reference to Growth and Productivity of Different Sectors2017paper presenterDepartment of Economics with Rural Development, Vidyasagar University
UGC – DRS Supported Two-Day International Seminar on “Development of Backward Regions of West Bengal with special reference to Growth and Productivity of Different Sectors2017paper presenterDepartment of Economics with Rural Development, Vidyasagar University
UGC–DRS Supported Two-Day International Seminar on “Development of Backward Regions of West Bengal with special reference to Growth and Productivity of Different Sectors2017paper presenterDepartment of Economics with Rural Development, Vidyasagar University
”, UGC sponsored national seminar on “Contemporary Issues of Economic Development2017paper presenterDepartment of Economics with Rural Development, Vidyasagar University
UGC sponsored national seminar on “Contemporary Issues of Economic Development2017paper presenterDepartment of Economics with Rural Development, Vidyasagar University
UGC sponsored national seminar on “Contemporary Issues of Economic Development2017paper presenterDepartment of Economics with Rural Development, Vidyasagar University
Uses of Statistics in the Analysis of Socio-Economic Development: Contemporary issues in India2016paper presenterMidnapore College (Autonomous)
Seventh National Seminar on Industrial Statistics2016paper presenterCentral Statistics Office, Government of India, held at Kolkata
Human Development and Millennium Development Goals 2015: Challenges and Opportunities2016paper presenterRabindra Bharati University
36th Annual Conference of Bengal Economic Association, National Level,2016paper presenterKashipur M.M.Mahavidyalaya, Purulia
36th Annual Conference of Bengal Economic Association, National Level2016paper presenterKashipur M.M.Mahavidyalaya, Purulia
58th Annual Conference of ISLE organized by Department of HSS, IIT-Guwahati2016paper presenterIIT-Guwahati; TISS-Guwahati; and OKDISCD-Guwahati
Applied Economics and Business, International Level, Department of Economics2016paper presenterShri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra, Jammu and Kashmir
52th Annual Conference of The Indian Econometric Society2016paper presenterIIMK Campus
UGC, ICSSR, and NABARD, International Seminar on “Contemporary Issues of Economic Development with Special Reference to Agriculture and Food Security2016paper presenterDepartment of Economics with Rural Development, Vidyasagar University
Contemporary Issues of Economic Development with Special Reference to Agriculture and Food Security2016paper presenterDepartment of Economics with Rural Development, Vidyasagar University
UGC, ICSSR, and NABARD, International Seminar on “Contemporary Issues of Economic Development with Special Reference to Agriculture and Food Security2016paper presenterDepartment of Economics with Rural Development, Vidyasagar University
Contemporary Issues of Economic Development with Special Reference to Agriculture and Food Security2016paper presenterDepartment of Economics with Rural Development, Vidyasagar University
UGC, ICSSR, and NABARD, International Seminar on “Contemporary Issues of Economic Development with Special Reference to Agriculture and Food Security2016paper presenterDepartment of Economics with Rural Development, Vidyasagar University
98th Annual Conference of The Indian Economic Association2015paper presenterProf. Jayashankar Telangana State Agriculture University
UGC Sponsored International Conference on ‘ Financial Sector Reforms in Developing Economies2015paper presenterDepartment of Commerce with Farm Management, Vidyasagar University
UGC and CTRPFP (CSSSC) Sponsored Internal Seminar on “Contemporary Issues of Economic Development with special reference to Public Finance Policy2015paper presenterDepartment of Economics with Rural Development, Vidyasagar University
Contemporary Issues of Economic Development with special reference to Public Finance Policy2015paper presenterDepartment of Economics with Rural Development, Vidyasagar University
Contemporary Issues of Economic Development with special reference to Public Finance Policy2015paper presenterDepartment of Economics with Rural Development, Vidyasagar University
35th Annual Conference of the Bengal Economic Association, National Seminar2015paper presenterBangiya Arthaniti Parishad & Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University (RKMVU), Narendrapur
Changing Dimensions of Business in the New Millennium2015paper presenterDepartment Of Business Administration, Vidyasagar University
Sustainable Supply Chain Capabilities of MSMEs: Influences, Practices, training needs and employment opportunities2014paper presenterDoon Univerrsity
Human Resource Development and Human Rights in India during the Post Reform Period2014paper presenterRabindra Bharati University
Agricultural and Rural Development in West Bengal: Challenges and Options2014paper presenterDepartment of Economics with Rural Development, Vidyasagar University
Agricultural and Rural Development in West Bengal: Challenges and Options2014paper presenterDepartment of Economics with Rural Development, Vidyasagar University
Sponsored 34th Annual Conference(National)of Bangiya Arthaniti Parishad,2014paper presenterDepartment of Economics, Lady Brabourne College
Economic Development-Contemporary Issues” organized by Department of Economics with Rural Development2014paper presenterDepartment of Economics with Rural Development, Vidyasagar University
97th Annual Conference, The Indian Economic Association2014paper presenterMohanlal Sukhadia University, Udaipur, Rajasthan
Social Sector Development and Inclusive Growth in Rural India2014paper presenterOrganized by A. K. Dasgupta Centre for Planning and Development, Visva-Bharati
Social Sector Development and Inclusive Growth in Rural India2014paper presenterA. K. Dasgupta Centre for Planning and Development, Visva-Bharati
UGC sponsored International Seminar on “Contemporary Issues in Financial Institution and Markets2014paper presenterDepartment of Commerce with Farm Management, Vidyasagar University
UGC sponsored national seminar on “Economic Development-Contemporary Issues”2014Paper PresenterDepartment of Economics with Rural Development, Vidyasagar University
UGC Sponsored National Seminar on “ Economic Development-Contemporary Issues”2014Paper PresenterDepartment of Economics with Rural Development, Vidyasagar University
UGC Sponsored National Seminar on “ Economic Development-Contemporary Issues”2014Paper PresenterDepartment of Economics with Rural Development, Vidyasagar University
UGC & ICSSR Sponsored 34th Annual Conference(National)of Bangiya Arthaniti Parishad2014Paper PresenterDepartment of Economics, Lady Brabourne College in collaboration with BEA
National Seminar on “Human Resource Development and Human Rights in India during the Post Reform Period”2014Paper PresenterRabindra Bharati University, Kolkata
National Conclave cum conference (MSMEC) on “Sustainable Supply Chain Capabilities of MSMEs: Influences, Practices, training needs and employment opportunities”2014Paper PresenterDoon Univerrsity
National Conference on “ Innovation and Entrepreneurship An Indian Experience”2013Paper PresenterCentre for Management Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia(Central University), New Delhi
UGC-Sponsored National Conference of Bengal Econoimic Association2013Paper PresenterNetajinagar Day College in collaboration with Bengal Economic Association
UGC Sponsored National Seminar on “Empirical Studies in Corporate Finance”2013Paper PresenterThe Department of Commerce with Farm Management,Vidyasagar University
UGC Sponsored National Seminar on “ Economic Development-Contemporary Issues”2013Paper PresenterThe Department of Economics with Rural Development, Vidyasagar University
2nd International Conference of Economics Business and Management 20132013Paper PresenterSerials Publication, New Delhi
55th ISLE Annual Conference2013Paper PresenterCentre for Economic Studies and Planning (CESP) and Centre for Informal Sector and labour Studies (CISLS), School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi
UGC sponsored International Seminar on “Contemporary Issues in Financial Institution and Markets”2013Paper PresenterDepartment of Commerce with Farm Management, Vidyasagar University
55th ISLE Annual Conference, Centre for Economic Studies and Planning (CESP) and Centre for Informal Sector and labour Studies (CISLS), School of Social Sciences2013paper presenterJawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi
2nd International Conference of Economics Business and Management2013paper presenter2nd International Conference of Economics Business and Management 2013, New Delhi
Empirical Studies in Corporate Finance2013paper presenterDepartment of Commerce with Farm Management, V.U.
Annual Conference of Indian Society of Labour Economics2012Paper PresenterBanaras Hindu University, Varasasi, Uttar Pradesh
Annual Conference of The Indian Economic Association2012Paper PresenterGITAM University, Visakhapatnam
Annual Conference of Indian Society of Labour Economics2011Paper PresenterMohanlal Sukhadia University, Udaipur, Rajasthan
UGC Sponsored National Seminar on “Growth and Inequality in Developing Economies”2010Paper PresenterThe Department of Economics with Rural Development, Vidyasagar University
in UGC Sponsored National Seminar on “Recent Economic Criisis and the India Economy"2009Paper PresenterThe Department of Economics with Rural Development, Vidyasagar University
UGC sponsored National Seminar on “Self-Help Group and Rural Reconstruction2007Paper PresenterPingla Thana Mahavidyalaya, Paschim Midnapore, West Bengal
UGC sponsored National Conference of Bangiya Arthaniti Parishad2007Paper PresenterLady Brabourne College in Collaboration with Bengal Economic Associaiton
UGC sponsored National Seminar on “Globilasation, Development and Displacement”2007Paper PresenterThe Department of Economics with Rural Development, Vidyasagar University
The mid term seminar of Bangiya Arthaniti Parishad2007Paper PresenterMaharaja Srischandra College in Collaboration with Bengal Economic Association, Kolkata


Conference /Seminar/Workshop Organised

Title of the Conference/Seminar/WorkshopYearRole in the EventFunding Agency
UGC Sponsored National Seminar on “ Economic Development-Contemporary Issues”2014Joint ConvenerUGC
Industrialisation Debate in West Bengal2008Member of Organising CommitteeUGC

Awards
Award NameAwarded ByYear
DoctorateVidyasagar University2008
Gold Medal for 1st Position in M.Sc.Vidyasagar University1999

Disclaimer : The information on this website has been prepared with the greatest possible care and the aim is to keep all information up-to-date. The University cannot gurantee the correctness, completeness, topicality or quality of the information presented. In the event of doubt concerning the content of the website, please contact the relevant faculty.