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Name Dr. Somnath Rudra
Designation Assistant Professor
Office Phone No 03222-276554 Extn. 447
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Mobile No 9832954440
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Address Dept. of Geography & Environment Management, Vidyasagar University
Educational Qualification
Degree NameInstituteYear of passing/awarded
BA (Honours)Visva-Bharati2002

Career Profile / Teaching Experience
Assistant Professor, Department of Geography and Environment Management, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore since 11 August, 2016
Assistant Professor, Manbhum Mahavidyalaya, Manbazar, Purulia since 18 July 2008
Assistant Teacher, Bandhnabagram Gandhi Vidyapith, Birbhum since 5 October, 2007
Assistant Teacher, Kurumba Mukundalal High School, Birbhum since 1 January, 2005

Specialization/Research Area
Field of SpecializationResearch Area/ Areas of Interest
Urban Geography
Environment Management
Regional Planning
Population Geography
Regional Planning and Environment Management

Course/ Subject Taught
Population Geography
Urban Geography
Regional Planning
Environmental Engineering
Political Geography
Regional Geography
Environmental Mapping
Agricultural Mapping
GPS Survey and GIS Mapping

Conference/ Symposium /Journal Paper / Books Published
International Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Impact of Fluoride Contamination on Human Health: a Case Study of Kharai Village of Purulia DistrictISRJ, 6(6), ISSN: 2230-7850 DOI : 10.9780/223078502016Laxmi Book Publication,
Nature and Extent of Fluoride Contamination and its Impact on Human Health and Society: A Case Study of Purulia District, West BengalINCA; Vol.-36, No.-2, Pp. 110-1222016INCA
Assessment of Healthcare Status of Thanjavur District, Tamil Nadu: A Medical Geographical ApproachIJIRSET 4(10): pp 9768-9774. DOI:10.15680/IJIRSET.2015.04100392015International Journal of Innovative Research in Science Engineering and Technology
Supply of Alternate Safe Drinking Water: a Major Remedy to Combat FluorosisPanchokot Essays, 5(1), pp 112-1192014Panchokot Mahavidyalaya, Purulia

National Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Impact of Fluoride on Human Life: A Case Study on a Tribal Village of Purulia Districtin Edited book: Environmental Geography and Sustainable Society pp. 311-3242018Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Limited, New Delhi
Analysis of Crop diversification and Irrigation Intensity: A Study of Birbhum DistrictGeographical Review of India 79 (4) pp 382-3962017The Geographical Society of India, Kolkata
Socio-Economic Problems Associated with the Fluoride Contamination in Drinking Water: A Search for Alternative MeasuresEnvironmental Disaster: A Vision Plan and Sustainable Development2016Cooch Behar College
Problems of Fluoride Contamination in Drinking Water: A Case Study in Patamputra Village of Purulia DistrictPractising Geographer, 18(2), pp 71-812014Foundation of Practising Geographers
Problems Associated with the Socioeconomic Conditions of Population in a Fluoride Affected Village: A Search for Alternative Measures for their AlleviationEastern Geographer, Vol:XX No.: 1, pp 361-3702014Eastern Geographical Society
Water Crisis Mitigation: Problems and Prospects in Purulia DistrictBODHI2014Manbhum Mahavidyalaya
Nature and Extent of Impact of Fluoride on Human Health: a Geographical Analysis.Journal of Interacademicia2014Dr. A. Sarkar, Kalyani
Fluoride Contamination in Drinking Water in the Rural Habitation: A Major ChallengePractising Geographer, 17(1) pp. 264-2722013Foundation of Practising Geographers
Fluoride Contamination of Ground Water: a Geographical Analysis of Purulia-I block of Purulia District, West Bengal, IndiaGeo-Analyst, Vol.:2, No.: 1, pp 55-602012Geographical Society of North Bengal

Other Publication

Books Published

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended/Organised

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended

Title of the Seminar/Conference/WorkshopYearRoleHeld at and Organiser
2nd International Seminar on Environment and Society: Historical Perspectives and Contextual Reality2017Paper PresenterDepartment of Geography, Burdwan University
3rd International Seminar on "Earth system Processes and Interruptions: Issues and Challenges"2017Paper PresenterThe University of Gourbanga, Malda, West Bengal
INCA International Congress on Cartography for Analysis and Management of Climate Change2016Paper PresenterDepartment of Geography, Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan
UGC sponsored National Seminar on Environmental Degradation and Disasters: A vision Plan for Sustainable Development2016Paper PresenterDepartment of Geography, Cooch Behar College
National Seminar on "Food Security & Urbanisation Equilibrium: A Sustainable Man-System Approach"2016Paper PresenterDepartment of Geography, Birbhum Mahavidyalaya
UGC Sponsored National Seminar on “Man-Environment Interrelations: Issues, Challenges and Remedies"2015Paper PresenterBankura Christian College
UGC Sponsored National Seminar on “Tribal Rebellion and Literature in 18th and 19th Century”2015AttenderDept. of History and Santali, Manbhum Mahavidyalaya, Purulia
UGC Sponsored National Seminar on “Unis-Bisher Kobita: Oitijhya O Uttaradhikar”2015AttenderDept. of Bengali, Manbhum Mahavidyalaya, Purulia
International Seminar 2014 on Environment, Mass Movement & Our Literature: Multidimensional Outlook2014Paper PresenterKrishnanagar Women’s College
National Seminar on “Research Frontiers on Man Nature Interface2014Paper PresenterDepartment of Geography, Visva-Bharati
UGC Sponsored National Seminar on “Challenges and Mitigation of Drought in India”2012AttenderDept. of Geography, Kashipur M.M. Mahavidyalaya, Purulia
UGC Sponsored National Seminar on “Water Resource Management: an Emerging Crisis”2012AttenderDept. of Geography, Manbhum Mahavidyalaya, Purulia
UGC Sponsored National Seminar on “Inclusive Growth: Problems and Prospects”2012AttenderDepartment of Economics and Commerce, Manbhum Mahavidyalaya, Purulia
National Seminar on Geography, Space Time and People2011Paper PresenterIndian Geographical Foundation
UGC Sponsored National Seminar on “Bangla Kobita: Sater Dashak”2011AttenderDept. of Bengali, Manbhum Mahavidyalaya
UGC Sponsored National Seminar on “Santali Language & Literature in 21st Century”2011AttenderDepartment of Santali, Manbhum Mahavidyalaya
UGC Sponsored National Seminar on “Environmental Hazards and Disasters: Impact Assessment and Management:2010AttenderDept. of Geography, Maharajadhiraj Udaychand Women’s College, Burdwan

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Organised

Title of the Conference/Seminar/WorkshopYearRole in the EventFunding Agency
UGC Sponsored 2 days National Seminar on Water Resource management and Upcoming Crisis2012Organising Secretary and ConvenorUniversity Grant Commission

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