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Name Dr. Sebak Kumar Jana
Designation Professor , Head
Department Name ECONOMICS WITH RURAL DEVELOPMENT
Office Phone No 03222-276554 Extn. 436
Email ID sebakjana@yahoo.co.in
Fax 03222-275329
Mobile No 09434653435
Personal Website http://vidyasagar.ac.in/Faculty/Profile/Print?fac_u_id=Fac-ECO-64
Address Department of Economics with Rural Development, Vidyasagar University, P.O. - Midnapore, West Bengal, India, PIN 721102
Educational Qualification
Degree NameInstituteYear of passing/awarded
Ph.D.Jadavpur University2007
M.Phil.Jadavpur University1997
M.Sc. ( Economics)University of Calcutta1991
B.Sc. ( Hons.) ( Economics)Presidency College, Kolkata1989


Career Profile / Teaching Experience
Associate Professor in Economics, Department of Economics with Rural Development, Vidyasagar University since December 13, 2011
Joined as Lecturer in Economics, Department of Economics with Rural Development,Vidyasagar University on July 14, 2006
Joined as Lecturer, Department of Economics, Garhbeta College, Paschim Medinipur, West Bengal on 13th December, 1999

Specialization/Research Area
Field of SpecializationResearch Area/ Areas of Interest
Statistics and Econometrics
Environmental and Resource Economics, Agricultural Economics, Rural Development, Economics of Education

Course/ Subject Taught
Quantitative Economics, Econometrics, Environmental Economics. Agricultural Economics

Conference/ Symposium /Journal Paper / Books Published
International Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Infrastructure, Education and Economic Development in India: A State Level Analysis ( Sebak K. Jana and A.K. Karmakar)Social Health and Environmental Infrastructures for Economic Growth, Edited by R.C Das. ISBN13: 9781522523642, pp. 1-13.2017IGI Global,USA
Efficiency Analysis of Higher Education Institutes: A Study on Colleges under Vidyasagar University in West Bengal, IndiaScholars Journal of Economics, Business and Management, 4(1):35-40, pp. 35-40; e-ISSN 2348-5302, p-ISSN 2348-8875.DOI: 10.21276/sjebm.2017.4.1.52017SAS Publishers http://saspjournals.com/sjebm
"Role of Joint Forest Management (JFM) in Improving The Living Standard of Rural People: Some Case Studies in West Bengal in India" ( With M. Ahmed)Intercontinental Journal Of Human Resource Research Review; ISSN: 2320-9704 - Online; Volume 5, Issue 2, February 2017, pp. 16-26.2017www.icmrr.org
Economic Thoughts of Swami VivekanandaScholars Journal of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, March, 2017; Vol. 5, No. 3, pp:241-247. ISSN: 2347-5374(Online), ISSN: 2347-9493(Print) , March 2017.2017SAS Publishers, http://saspjournals.com
"The Social Impact of the Financial Crises in the Recent Past and Evidence Thereof — With Special Reference to India" ( With A.K. Karmakar)International Journal of Sustainable Economies Management (IJSEM), Vol.6,No. 2, pp. 1-12. doi:10.4018/IJSEM.20170401012017IGI Global, USA
"Dependency of Rural Households on Non-Timber Forest Products (NTFPs): A Study in Dryland Areas of West Bengal" ( With M. Ahmed and Katja Heubach)International Journal of Sustainable Economies Management (IJSEM), Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 37-50.2017IGI Global, USA
"Environment and Pollution. Willingness to Pay for Improved Water Services: A Case of Darjeeling, India":Pravesh Tamang and Sebak JanaAsian Journal of Water, Asian Journal of Water, Environment and Pollution, Vol. 14, No.2, pp 51-59, 2017. ISSN 0972-9860 (P), ISSN 1875-8568 (E), DOI: 10.3233/AJW-170015,2017IOS Press, Netherlands.
Determinants of Profitability of Banks in India: A Panel Data Analysis ( With Adwaita Maiti)Scholars Journal of Economics, Business and Management (SJEBM); ISSN 2348-5302 (Online.) & ISSN 2348-8875 (Print), Volume-4: Issue-7, pp. 436-445, July, 2017.2017SAS Publishers (Scholars Academic and Scientific Publishers)
"Marketing Of Non-Timber Forest Products – A Study in Paschim Medinpur District in West Bengal, India" ( With Mamataj Uddin Ahmed and Samit Datta Roy )Intercontinental Journal Of Marketing Research Review, Volume 4, Issue 3, March 2016, PP. 330-337, ISSN:2321-0346 ( Online), ISSN:2347-1670 (Print)2016ICMR
Food Security in Asia: Is There ConvergenceR.C.Das edited book "Handbook of Research on Global Indicators of Economic and Political Convergence" ISBN13: 9781522502159|ISBN10: 1522502157|EISBN13: 9781522502166|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-0215-92016IGI Global, USA
Prospects of Developing Rural Economy through Production and "Marketing of Sabai Grass (Eulaliopsis binata) and Rope in Paschim Medinipur District, West Bengal" :Paik Kousik, Sebak Kr. Jana & R. N. ChattopadhyayModern Research Studies, ISSN 2349-2147, Vol.3. Issue 4. December, 2016, pp. 973-992. http://www.modernresearch.in2016www.modernresearch.in
Globalisation Governance and Food Security - The Case of BRICS ( With A.K. Karmakar)Ramesh C. Das ed. “Handbook of Research on Globalization, Investment, and Growth-Implications of Confidence and Governance”, ISBN13: 9781466682740;DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-8274-0;pp. 275-2942015IGI Global, USA
"Home gardens in the Paschim Medinipur District of West Bengal in India: a land use system with multiple benefits" (With Roy, J.,Marambe, B., Weerahewa, J., Pushpakumara, G., Silva, P., Miah, Md.G.,Punyawardena, R. and Premalal, S. )Int. J. Environment and Sustainable Development, ISSN:1474-6778, Vol. 14, No. 2, pp.191–206.2015Inderscience Publishers
Understanding the Crises in Euro Zone and Greece: From Boom to BustInternational Journal of Research on Social and Natural Sciences (IJRSNS), Volume 1, Issue 1, December 2015, pp. 127-140. Available online at www.katwacollegejournal.com2015Katwa College
"Factors Affecting Participation in Joint Forest Management in the West Bengal State of India" ( With W. Lise and M. Ahmed)Journal of Forest Economics, Vol. 20, Issue 4, December, pp. 317–3322014Elsevier
"Participation in tank irrigation management in dry zones in India" ( with W. Lise)European Water, Issue 42, pp. 35-502014European Water Resources Association, Athens, Greece
A Study on The Challenge for Artisans of Conch Shell Industry in West Bengal (With Anamitra Paul)International Journal Of Research In Commerce, Economics & Management. Volume No. 4 , Issue No. 01 (January). ISSN 2231-42452014http://ijrcm.org.in/.
Willingness To Pay For Tank Maintenance: A Study On Tank Irrigation In The Dry Zones Of West Bengal In IndiaInternational Journal Of Research In Commerce, Economics & Management. Volume No. 3, Issue No. 08 (August). ISSN 2231-42452013http://ijrcm.org.in/.
Implementation of MG-NREGA in Rural West Bengal A Case Study of Sonamukhi Block, Bankura District, W.B. (With Bipul De)Asian Journal of Multidimensional Research (AJMR), Vol.3, Issue 5, ISSN: 2278 – 48532013http://www.tarj.in/
Socio Economic Determinants of Participation in MGNREGA: A Study in Bankura District of Rural West Bengal (With Bipul De)International Journal Of Research In Commerce, Economics & Management, Vol. NO. 3, ISSUE NO. 05(MAY), ISSN 2231-42452013http://ijrcm.org.in/.
Socio-Economic Characteristics of Farmers Influencing Adaptation to Climate Change: Empirical Results from Selected Homegardens in South Asia with Emphasis on Commercial OrientationSri Lanka Journal of Advanced Social Studies, Volume 2, Number 2, July – December 2012. ISSN:2012-91492012NCAS, Sri Lanka
Adaptation to Climate Change in Agro-ecosystems: A Case Study from Homegardens in South Asia (With Marambe B., Weerahewa J., Pushpakumara G., Silva P., Punyawardena P., Premalal S., Miah G., Roy J.)Proceedings of the MARCO Symposium 2012 – Strengthening Collaboration to Meet Agro-Environmental Challenges in Monsoon Asia, 24-27 Sept., Tsukuba, Japan. pp 81-87.2012http://omc.co.jp/marco/en/program1.html
Are Homegarden Ecosystems Resilient to Climate Change? An Analysis of the Adaptation Strategies of Homegardeners in Sri Lanka (With J. Weerahewa, G. Pushpakumara, P. Silva, C. Daulagala, R.,Premalal, G. Miah, J. Roy, Buddhi Marambe)Asia Pacific Network (APN) Science Bulletin 2,Issue 2, pp. 22-27, ISSN 2185-761x2012http://www.apn-gcr.org.
Solar Lanterns for Rural Households (with Joyashree Roy)Energy, Vol. 23, No. 1,ISSN 0360-54421998Elsevier Science Ltd., Great Britain


National Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
"Tagore’s Love and Concern for Environment"Sebak K. Jana ed. (2017), “Rabindranath Tagore on Economy Politics and Society – Contemporary Discourses”, ISBN: 81-93221-41-7.2017Dey Book Concern, Kolkata
“Dr. B.R. Ambedkar and Dalits in India: A Contemporary Exploration” ( With Asim K. Karmakar)The Indian Economic Journal, Centenary Year Special Issue, Vol.1, April 2017, pp 237-260. ( ISSN: 0019-4662).2017Indian Economic Association.
Sustaining Tank Irrigation for Rural Development: A Study in Paschim Medinipur, West Bengal, India ( Sebak K. Jana and K. Palanisami)Rural Development Programmes in India: Effectiveness and Evaluation, Book edited by Abhijit Bhattacharya and Mousumi Ghatak2017Serial Publications, New Delhi, India, ISBN: 978-81-933190-9-3. April 2017, pp. 20-33.
Higher Education in West Bengal – An Overview (First Giribala Karmakar Memorial Lecture, 2017, delivered in the 37th Annual Conference of Bengal Economic Association at Prabhu Jagatbandhu College, Andual, Howrah, during September 15-16, 2017)Artha Beekshan, Vol. 26, No. 1-2, June to September, 2017, ISSN: 0972-1185, pp. 21-55.2017Bengal Economic Association
"Anatomy and Consequences of India’s Demographic Dividend" ( With A.K. Karmakar)Bihar Economic Journal, Vol. 5, No. 1, 2016, pp. 58-68. ISSN: 2230-89702016Economic Association of Bihar
"Two and A Half Decades of India’s Balance of Payments: Issues and Challenges in the Context of Global Changes and Instability": Asim K. Karmakar and Sebak K. JanaThe Indian Economic Journal( ISSN: 0019-4662), Special Issue, December 2016, pp 131-1472016TheIndian Economic Association
Financial Crises in the Recent Past and their Implications for BRICS Economies (With A.K. Karmakar)The Indian Economic Journal, Special Issue, December, 2014, pp. 194-206, ( ISSN: 0019-4662)2015Indian Economic Association
Technical Efficiency of Rice Farm in Dry Zone in West Bengal: A Non Parametric Approach ( With S. Kundu)Ambar Nath Ghosh and A.K. Karmakar ed. “Agriculture, Sustainable Development and Microfinance – Essays in Honour of Professor Biswajit Chatterjee, ISBN: 978-81-8484-453-5, pp. 19-312015Regal Publications, New Delhi
Education and Skill Development for Faster Economic Growth—The Indian Story ( With A.K. Karmakar)Bihar Economic Journal, Vol. 4, No. 2, July 2015, ISSN: 2230-8970, pp. 60-68.2015Bihar Economic Association
Climate Change: Its Impact On Agriculture, Sustainability and Food Security in India ( With A. K. Karmakar)K.A. Rasure and S.H. Dhaba ed. “Food Security and Sustainable Rural Development", ISBN: 978-93-82983-73-62015Mangalam Publications, Delhi.
Forest Dependence of Households: A Study on Joint Forest Management in the Districts of Bankura and Paschim Medinipur in West Bengal ( With Bipul De and Mamataj Uddin Ahmed)Biswajit Chatterjee and Asim K. Karmakar eds. "Rural Livelihood in India - Issues, Measurement and Policies", pp 290-300.2015Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, ISBN- 13:978-93-5125-151-4.
"In What Direction is the Wind Blowing? Education and Skill Development – The Case of BRICS"The Indian Economic Journal. Special Issue, December 2015, pp 131-147. ( ISSN: 0019-4662).2015The Indian Economic Asssociation
“A Study On Conch Shell Industry in West Bengal in India” ( With Anamitra Paul)Arthshastra: Indian Journal of Economics & Research, Vol. 3, No. 6, Nov. – Dec. pp. 43 – 53.2014Associated Management Consultants Private Limited, New Delhi
Education and Marriage of Muslim Women: A Study in Paschim Medinipur District of West Bengal (With Jamila Bi)“Education, Marriage and Bridal Industry”, Ed. by Madhabi Maity and Aparnita Bhattacharjee, ISBN 978-93-81245-34-72014Ashadeep in Collaboration with Midnapore College
Household Dependence On Common Property Resources--A Case Study On Joint Forest Management In Bankura District Of West Bengal (With Bipul De)“Economic Reforms And Common Property Resources: Issues And Challenges” Ed. by - Suvranshu Pan, ISBN 978-81-8484-323-1, Page 206-2172014Regal Publications, New Delhi
Forest Dependence of Households and It’s Socio Economic Determinants: A Case Study on Joint Forest management in the Bankura District of West Bengal (With Bipul De)“Facets Of Development: some issues for the third world”, Ed. by - Atanu Sengupta, ISBN 978-81-8484-286-9, Page 109-121.2014Regal Publications, New Delhi
Food Sovereignty: A Way to Achieve Food Security in IndiaBihar Economic Journal, Vol. 3 , No.1, August 2014, (ISSN-2230-8970). pp. 104-122.2014Economic Association of Bihar
Policies and Strategies for Achieving Food and Nutrition Security in India: Myths and Realities ( With A.K. Karmakar) M.A. Beg ed. “Dynamics of Food Security in India" , ISBN : 978-93-82885-1-84. pp. 88-1412014Kumud Publications, New Delhi
Higher Education in West Bengal with Focus on Rural AreasProceeding of NAAC Sponsored Two Day National Seminar on "Developing Competitive Strength of Higher Education in Rural and Backward Regions", Ed. by - Amal Kr. Chakraborty, ISBN 978-81-9222208-7-12014Midnapore College
Major Issues of Sustainable Development in India ( With Siddhartha Manna)Bharat Malakar ed. "Sustainable Development – Ethics and Economics", ISBN- 978-81-923979-6-22013Readers Service, Kolkata
Sustainable Irrigation – A Study on Tank Irrigation in the Dry Zones of West Bengal"Environmental Problems and Challenges Recent Issues and Opportunities", Ed. by - Somnath Hazra, pp, 118- 134, ISBN 978-81-8484-250-0.2013Regal Publications, New Delhi
The State of Higher Education in West Bengal: A Regional Analysis in the Perspective of Right to Education (With Santanu Ghosh)"Right to Education: An Accelerator of Social Transformation and Economic Development", Ed. by - Chandan Roy and Jiten Barman, ISBN – 978-81-86772-54-62013New Academic Publishers, New Delhi
Implementation of MG-NREGA in Rural West Bengal: A Study of Chatna Block in Bankura District (With Bipul De)Artha Beekshan, Vo. 21, No.3, ISSN 0972 -1185.2012Bengal Economic Association
A Study on Tank Irrigation in the Dry Zones of West Bengal (With K. Palanisami, Amit Das)Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 67, No.2, April to June. ISSN 0019-5014.2012Indian Society of Agricultural Economics, Mumbai
Irrigation Development in West BengalLand Bank Journal, Vol. 51, Issue II, pp 41-542012National Co-Operative Agriculture and Rural Development Banks’ Federation Ltd.
Environmental Performance and its Determinants – A Study on Pulp and Paper Industry in India (With Debasish Barik)"Development in Developing Economies", Ed. by - M.K.Pal and Sebak K. Jana, ISBN - 13:978-81-8069-840-82012Concept Publishing Company, New Delhi
Household Dependence on Forest– A Case Study on Joint Forest Management in Rupnarayan Forest Division, Paschim Medinipur District, West Bengal (With Samit Datta Roy, Mumtaj-Uddin Ahmed)"Forest Management and Sustainable Development", Ed. by - R.K. Sen, ISBN: 978-81-8450-426-22012Deep and Deep Publication
Efficiency Analysis of the District Central Co-operative Banks in West Bengal (With Kaberi Sarkar)Samabayika, Vol.4 , No. 1, March, ISSN 0975-7244.2012Assam University Employees' Thrift & Credit Cooperative Society Ltd., Assam University, Silchar
Sustainable Small Scale Irrigation in the Dry Zones: A Case Study on Happa ( Small Tank ) Model in the State of West Bengal, India“Indian Economic Development – Contemporary Issues, A Festschrift in Honour of Professor Raj Kumar Sen”, Ed. by - D.N. Bhattacharyya, ISBN -978-81-8484-167-1.2012Regal Publications, New Delhi
Secondary Education in West Bengal (With Souvik Dasgupta)Vidyasgar University Journal of Economics, Vol. XVI, ISSN: 0975-8003.2011Vidyasgar University
The Happa – A Replicable and Sustainable ModelNews Reach, June – July, Vol. 12, No. 6, pp. 18-29.2011Pradan
The State of Higher Education in West Bengal – A Regional Perspective (With Santanu Ghosh)Indian Journal of Regional Science, Vol. 43, No. 2, ISSN – 0046-90172011Regional Science Association, India
An Analysis of Block Level Performance of NREGA in West Bengal (With Bipul De)Vidyasgar University Journal of Economics, Vol. XV, ISSN: 0975-80032010Vidyasgar University
Quality of Higher Education in West Bengal: NAAC Assessment (With Sandip Barman)Artha Beekshan, Vol. 19, No. 3, Deecember, ISSN 0972 -11852010Bengal Economic Association
Impact of Joint Forest Management on Livelihood: A Case Study in Paschim Medinipur District in West Bengal (With Samit Dattta Roy, Mumtaj-Uddin Ahmed)Proceedings of International Seminar on “ Modern Trends in Biological Sciences”,ISBN 978-81-89339-40-12010P.G. Department of Zoology, Raja N.L. Khan College
Marginal Abatement Cost Estimation for Pulp and Paper Industry in India (With Joyashree Roy)ICFAI University Journal of Environmental Economics, Vol. VII, No.2, May, 2009,ISSN 0972-93132009ICFAI University
Globalisation and Higher Education in IndiaVidyasagar University Journal of Economics, Vol.12. ISSN: 0975-80032008Vidyasagar University
Changes in Mean and Variance of Production of Total Rice in West Bengal - A Decomposition Analysis across Districts and Types of Rice (With Debasish Mondal)Artha Beekshan, Vol. 17, No.1, June. ISSN 0972 -11852008Bengal Economic Association
Issues of Nuclear Power Development in IndiaVidyasagar University Journal of Economics, Vol. XI. ISSN: 0975-80032007Vidyasagar University
Evaluating Solar Lantern Programme through CBA and CVM (With Joyashree Roy)Book “Towards Clean Energy” ed. by B Ghosh; S K Saha; Sujay Basu2007Tata McGraw-Hill
What Determines Pollution Abatement Effort: Case of Pulp and Paper Industry in West Bengal (With Joyashree Roy)“Development Challenges: Some Analytical Issues”, Ed. by - Joyashree Roy and Ajitava Roy Chowdhury, ISBN:81-8424-042-22006Allied Publishers
Industrial Pollution Compliance in India: Status and Options (With Joyashree Roy)Vidyasagar University Journal of Economics. ISSN: 0975-80032006Vidyasagar University
Trends in Public Expenditure in West Bengal in the Post-Reform Period (With Santanu Ghosh)Vidyasagar University Journal of Commerce, Vol. 92004Vidyasagar University
Polluting Industries in West Bengal: A Preliminary Analysis (With Joyashree Roy)Vidyasagar University Journal of Economics, Vol. IX,ISSN: 0975-80032004Vidyasagar University
Assessment of Some Wage Employment Schemes Under Decentralised Planning: A Study in the Purulia District of West Bengal"Participatory Decentrlised Planning in India – Issues and Experiences" – Ed. by - Dr. S.N. Sau, ISBN 81-7102-121-22003Firma KLM Pvt. Ltd., Kolkata


Other Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
"Swami Vivekanander Arthanitik Chinta"“Swami Vivekanander Samaj Bhavna”, edited by Tarunkumar Bandyopadhyay2017Sahajpaath, Kolkata, ISBN: 978-93-82370-44-4.
Khadya Nirapattaya Bharat (in Bengali)Samaj Jijnasa, Vol. 8, No.-1 and2, Vol. pp. 70-83.ISSN- 2321-158X2015Vidyasagar Centre for Social Sciences.
"Amartya Sen O Arthanitir Naitikata" ( in Bengali)Sreejan, ISSN 2278-8689, April 2015, pp. 151-1642015Sreejan Prakashani
Rabindranath-er Paribesh Bhabana ( in Bengali)Raj Kumar Sen and Subarna Bhattacharya ed. "Rabindranath-er Chintaya Paribesh O Susthayee Unnain" ( Tagore’s Thinkings on Environment and Sustainable Development), pp. 125-141. ISBN 978-93-82039-18-1.2015Rabindra Bharati University
Khadya Sarbabhoumatwa – Bharate Khadya Suraksha Arjaner Ekmatra Swarnila Path ( with Asim K. Karmakar)Bhandar, Sharad Sankhya, September 15, 2014. pp. 127-1292014West Bengal State Cooperative Union


Books Published
Title of the BookPublished byYearRole
7. "Rabindranath Tagore on Economy, Politics and Society - Contemporary Discourses", Edited Book, ISBN: 81-93221-41-7Dey Book Concern, Kolkata2017Editor
6. Tank Irrigation of Dry Zones in India - A Sustainable Livelihood ( ISBN 978-93-5125-091-3)Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi 2014Author
5. Financial Sector Liberalization in India – Theory and Empirics Regal Publications, New Delhi. ISBN: 978-81-8484-422-1 -----------------2014First Editor
4. Arthaniti Samajniti: Rabindra Chintar Abhimukh ( In Bengali)Dey Publications, Kolkata. ISBN 978-93-81679 -61-6 2014Editor
3. Education in West Bengal – Looking Beyond SchoolsShipra Publications, New Delhi (ISBN: 978-81-7541-629-1)2012Author
2. Development in Developing EconomiesConcept Publishing Co., New Delhi ( ISBN - 13:978-81-8069-840-8)2012Second Editor
1. Industrial Pollution and Abatement – Economic Analysis of Paper Units of West BengalSouth Asian Publishers Private Limited, New Delhi (ISBN 81-7003-324-1)2010First Author

Ph. D. Thesis Guidence
Ongoing / Submitted Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Mr. Pravesh TamangEconomic Analysis of Drinking Water in Urban Hill Region : A Study in Darjeeling District of West Bengal Ongoing2018 (Expected)
Ms. Babita Das ( Pal)Environmental Management and Economic Performance of Steel Industry in India: An Economic AnalysisDr. Partha Pratim SenguptaOngoing2018 (Expected)
Anamitra PaulEconomics Of Conchshell Industry in West BengalProfessor S.N.SauOngoing2018 (Expected)
Mamtaj Uddin AhmedJoint Forest Management and Improvement of Living Standard of Forest Protection Members - A Study in Western Region of West BengalDr. S. Datta RayOngoing2017
Mr. Kausik PaikSustainable Livelihood Generation through Production and Marketing of Sabai Grass and Crafts in Paschim Medinipur District, West BengalProfessor R.N. ChatterjeeOngoing2017



Project Work

Ongoing Project Works
Project titleWorked asFunding AgencyAmount in Rs.Duration in yearsPeriod
Year to Year
Status
Cost, Efficiency, Equity and Quality of Higher Education in West BengalPrincipal InvestigatorUniversity Grants Commission (UGC)6346002 year20162018 Exptd.
Innovative Reesearch Project on "Economic Impact Analysis of Some Innovative Programmes for Improving Agricultural Productivity of Tribal Households in Nayagram Block in Jungle Mahal in West Bengal"Principal InvestigatorUGC500002 years20152017


Completed Project Works
Project titleWorked asFunding AgencyAmount in Rs.Duration in yearsPeriod
Year to Year
Status
Impact of Public Investment on Water Bodies in Improving the Rural Livelihood – A Study in the Saline Zone in West Bengal in IndiaPrincipal InvestigatorNABARD10000001 year20152016
Status of Muslim Women Education in West BengalInvestigatorUGC (Women’s Studies Centre, Vidyasagar University)50000 year20142014
Climate change perception and impact on rice yieldConsultantInternal Water Management Institute1000000 year and 3 months20142014
Scoping Study to Assess Constraints and Opportunities for Sustaining the Tank Irrigation Ecosystems and Small Holder Livelihoods in East India and NepalConsultantInternal Water Management Institute (ACIAR Project number LWR/2011/074)3500001 year20122013
Prospect of Sustainable Tank Irrigation Options in the Dry Zones of West BengalProject DirectorICSSR2874502 year20082009
Economic Analysis of Higher Education in West BengalPrincipal InvestigatorUniversity Grants Commission761363 year20062009
The Use of Low Waste Technologies in the Paper Industry in IndiaPrincipal InvestigatorUniversity Grants Commission400002 year20012003

Invited Lectures 
TitleOrganized byVenueYear
"Revisiting Rural Development : Some Case Studies in Agricultural Sector" Presented in the ICSSR Sponsored National Seminar on "Revisiting Rural Development: Dynamics and Discontent"Department of Economics, SIDHO KANHO BIRSHA UNIVERSITY, March 30-31, 2017Purulia, West Bengal, India2017
"Higher Education in West Bengal – An Overview" (First Giribala Karmakar Memorial Lecture, 2017, delivered in the 37th Annual Conference of Bengal Economic Association at 2017)Bengal Economic AssociationPrabhu Jagatbandhu College, Andual, Howrah, during September 15-162017
Some Issues in Sustainable Rural Livelihood in the Dry Zone and the Saline Zone in West Bengal, India.Dhruba Chand Halder College. Barasat, West Bengal.Dhruba Chand Halder College. Barasat, West Bengal.2016
Participated as Panelist in the Current Topic Session on “Climate Change, Paris Meeting and Sustainable Development” in the 36th National Level Annual Conference of Bengal Economic Association (BEA).Kashipur M M MahavidyalayKashipur M M Mahavidyalay Purulia , West Bengal.2016
ANOVA and its ApplicationsUGC Sponsored National Seminar, Organised by Department of Economics, Midnapore CollegeMidnapore College2016
Philosophy of Man and Environment Department of Philosophy , Midnapore College, Midnapore, West Bengal (November 19, 2015) for the observance of World Philosophy DayMidnapore College,Midnapore2015
"Statistical Software – SPSS"in a Seminar cum Hands on Training Programme under DBT Government of India sponsored STAR College Scheme, August 4-5, 2015.Raja Narendralal Khan Women’s CollegeRaja Narendralal Khan Women’s College, Midnapore2015
Ambedkar’s Thought on Social EquityEkalabya Samanyaya SamitiDatta Pukur, 24 Pgs ( North)2014
Issues of Banking Sector in IndiaUnited Bank Officers’ Association, Paschim Medinipur Regional Council (16th February)Paschim Medinipur Zilla Parisad Parikalpana Bhaban2014
Issues of Climate Change and Sustainable Development in IndiaCentre for Development Studies and ResearchKrishnnagar Women’s College, Nadia2014
The State of Higher Education in West Bengal with particular reference to rural and backward areasMidnapore College (12th November)Midnapore College2013
Climate Change and Rural India – Farmers’ Perception and AdaptationTarakeswar Degree College, Hooghly (2-3 December)Tarakeswar Degree College2013
Climate Change and Sustainable Irrigation – A Study on Tank Irrigation in West BengalCentre for Studies in Environment and Sustainable Development, Rabindra Bharati University,Kolkata (10th March)Rabindra Bharati University2013
Climate Change and Issues of Sustainable Development in IndiaNSS Units, Garhbeta College, Paschim Medinipur, West Bengal ( December 23)Garhbeta College2012
Climate Change and Major Issues of Sustainable Development in IndiaMahishadal Girls’ College, Purba Medinipur (20-21 January)Mahishadal Girls’ College2012
Forest Protection - Role of State and People ParticipationDepartment of Environmental Studies, Rabindra Bharati UniversityRabindra Bharati University, Kolkata2012
Climate Change and Sustainable IrrigationDepartment of Humanities and Social Sciences, Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur (3rd December)Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur2010
Environment DayGhatal MunicipalityGhatal , Paschim Medinipur2008

Membership of Learned Society 
Life Member, Indian Journal of Regional Science, Kolkata
Life Member, Bengal Economic Association, Kolkata
Life Member, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata
Life Member, Indian Economic Association
Life Member, Indian Econometric Society

Association with Professional Bodies
Type of Professional ActivityPeriod
Member, Executive Committee, Bengal Economic Association2011 to 2014
Member, Editorial Board, Samabayika, A Journal of Assam University2012 to 2014
Member, Advisory Editorial Board, Indian Journal of Research in Multidisciplinary Research ( ISSN- 2348- 2524), Garhbeta College2013 to 2016
Editor Member, Education, Research and Analysis, ISSN No. : 2348-571XISSN2013 to 2014
Review of Papers of the following Journals. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change(Springer), Sociology(David Publishing Company), International Journal of Education Economics and Development (Inderscience Publishers).2011 to 2014
Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Innovative Practice and Applied Research (IJIPAR), ISSN 2349-8978, Published by Haldia Institute of Management2014
Member, List of Reviewers, Sociology, David Publishing Company2012 to 2014
UGC Nominee, Advisory Committee, SAP DRS of the Department of Economics, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad.2014 to 2017
Member, Executive Committee, Indian Economic Association2016 to 2016

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended/Organised

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended

Title of the Seminar/Conference/WorkshopYearRoleHeld at and Organiser
Golden Jubilee Conference of the Indian Econometric Society scheduled2014Paper PresenterHeld at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai.Org. by - Golden Jubilee Conference of the Indian Econometric Society
34th Annual Conference of Bengal Economic Association (February 22-23)2014Co Chairman of the Technical Session on "Agricultural Development in India – Post Reforms Experience"Held at and Organised by Lady Brabourne College, Kolkata
UGC Sponsored 33rd Annual Conference of Bengal Economic Association20138. Co-Chairman of the session “Environment and Development”Organised by the Department of Commerce, Netaji Nagar Day College, Kolkata (23-24 February)
Livelihood Dependency on Natural Fiber - A Case Study on Sabai Grass (Eulaliopsis Binata) in Nayagram Block of Paschim Medinipur Distriict, West Bengal2013Paper PresenterDepartment of Economics with Rural Development, Vidyasagar University
Technical Efficiency Of Rice Farm In Dry Zone In West Bengal: A Non-Parametric Approach2013Paper PresenterDepartment of Economics with Rural Development, Vidyasagar University
Household Dependence on Common Property Resources– A Study on Joint Forest Management in Bankura District of West Bengal2012Paper PresenterDepartment of Economics, Burdwan University, West Bengal
Education and Marriage of Muslim Women: A Study in Paschim Medinipur: District of West Bengal2012Paper PresenterDepartment of Bengali and Department of History, Midnapore College
Irrigation Development in West Bengal: An Overview2012Paper Presenter32nd Annual Conference of Bengal Economic Association at Maulana Azad College
Tank Irrigation in three Districts of West Bengal2012Paper PresenterDepartment of Economics with Rural Development, Vidyasagar University
Efficiency of District Central Banks in West Bengal2012Paper PresenterDepartment of Economics with Rural Development, Vidyasagar University
International Symposium on “Food Security Dilemma: Plant Health and Climate Change Issues”2012Co-AuthorHeld at Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Kalyani,Org. by Association for Advancement in Plant Protection , 7-9 December
Macro Symposium 20122012Co-AuthorHeld at Tsukuba International Congress Hall, Tsukuba, Japan. Org. by National Institute for Agro-Environmental Sciences(NIAES) Monsoon Asia Agro-Environmental Research Consortium (MARCO), Supported by College of Agriculture, Ibaraki University, 24-27 September
Workshop of Green Rating of Indian Iron and Steel Sector ( Supported by UNDP-MoEF)2012ParticipantHeld at Kolkata. Organised by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) on 31st August.
Vulnerability of Home Garden Eco-Systems to Climate Change and Its Impacts on Food Security in South Asia2012ParticipantHeld at Colombo, Srilanka. Sponsored by Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research, on 18-19 March.
International Conference on ‘Nature, Economy and Society: Understanding the Linkages’2011Paper PresenterHeld at CESS, Hydeabad. Org. by Indian Society for Ecological Economics (INSEE), on October 20-22.
APN sponsored project on “Vulnerability of Home Garden eco-Systems to Climate Change and Its Impacts on Food security in South Asia”, (Project No. ARCP-15NMY-Marambe),2011Participation as collaboratorHeld at Kolkata. Org. by Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research
International Conference on “Innovation and Sustainability Transitions in Asia”2011Paper PresenterHeld at and Org. by University of Malaya, Malaysia, on 9-11 January.
Irrigation Development and Food Security Issues in India2011Paper PresenterDepartment of Economics with Rural Development, Vidyasagar University
Are Homegarden Ecosystems Resiliet to Climate Change? An Analys to Climatic Changes? An Analysis of Strategies Adapted in Homegardens in Sri Lanka2011Paper Presenter16th IGM-SPG meeting of the Inter-Governmental Panel for Global Change research in the Asia and the Pacific (APN), Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Tribal Household Dependence on Non Timber Forest Products ( NTFPs) – A Study on Some FPCs in Paschim Medinipur District in West Bengal2011Paper PresenterGarhbeta College
Perceptions of Farmers in Sri Lanka on Climate Change2011Paper Presenter16th IGM-SPG meeting of the Inter-Governmental Panel for Global Change research in the Asia and the Pacific (APN),Colombo, Sri Lanka
A Study on Joint Forest Management in Medinipur Forest Division in West Benagal2011Paper PresenterPingla Thana Mahavidyalay
syllabus for 1st Year PG Diploma on Environmental Management and Sustainable Development, Rabindra Bharati University ( May 24)2010Resource PersonThe Centre for Studies on Environment and Sustainable Development (CSESD), Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata
Household Dependence on Forest: A Case Study on Joint Forest Management in Paschim Medinipur District, West Bengal2010Paper PresenterCentre for Studies on Environment, Rabindra Bharati University
Quality of Higher Education in West Bengal2010Paper Presenterby Vidyasagar University Research Schloars Association
Growth and Inequalities in Higher Education in India2010Paper PresenterDepartment of Economics with Rural Development, Vidyasagar University
Forest Policy and Joint Forest Management in India with Special Reference to West Bengal2010Paper PresenterPingla Thana Mhavidyalay in collaboration with Chandrakona Vidyasagar Mahavidyalay
Vulnerability of Home Garden Eco-Systems to Climate Change and Its Impacts on Food Security in South Asia2010Participation as collaboratorHeld at Dhaka, Bangladesh, on 14-15 September. Sponsored by Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research
International Workshop on “Role of Experiments in Sustainability Transitions in Asia – Towards a Conceptual Framework for Alternative Development Trajectory”2010ParticipantHeld at Jadavpur University, on 14-16 January. Organized by Global Change Programme.
“Vulnerability of Home Garden eco-Systems to Climate Change and Its Impacts on Food security in South Asia” (Project No. ARCP-15NMY-Marambe)2009Participation as collaboratorheld at Dambulla, Sri Lanka, on 23-24 November. Org. by Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research
Higher Education in West Bengal2009Paper PresenterVidyasagar University Officers’ Association


Conference /Seminar/Workshop Organised

Title of the Conference/Seminar/WorkshopYearRole in the EventFunding Agency
"Development of Backward Regions of West Bengal with Special Reference to Growth and Productivity of Different Sectors", 23-24 March2017Organising SecretaryUGC-DRS
"Contemporary Issues of Economic Development with special reference to Agriculture and Food Security", organised by the Department of Economics with Rural Development, Vidyasagar University, January 13-14.2016ConvenorUGC, ICSSR and NABARD
Workshop for Revision of Under Graduate Vidyasagar University Syllabus of Economics (Hons and Pass)2014ConvenorVidyasagar University
Workshop for Revision of Syllabus of Environmental Studies, Compulsory Paper for UG courses2014ConvenorVidyasagar University
Economic Development – Contemporary Issues(January 13-14)2014Organising SecretaryUGC
Economic Development – Contemporary Issues ( March 20-21)2013Organising SecretaryUGC
Economic theory and Applications (March 7-8)2013Joint ConvenerWest Bengal State University, Vidyasagar University and West Bengal Council of Higher Education
Mid-Year National Seminar of Bengal Economic Association on "Financial Sector Liberalisation in India – Theory and Empirics" ( October 6)2012Organising SecretaryICSSR and Vidyasagar University
Contemporary Issues of Economic Development in India (February 16-17 )2012Organising SecretaryUGC
Issues of Development in Developing Economies2007Joint ConvenorUGC

Awards
Award NameAwarded ByYear
Distinguished Scientist in Economics and Rural Development of the Research Awards-VIRA 2017Venus International Research Foundation, Chennai, India (http://viraw.info)2017
Bharat Vikas AwardInstitute of Self Reliance, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India2016

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