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Name Dr. Ramkrishna Maiti
Designation Professor
Department Name GEOGRAPHY AND ENVIRONMENT MANAGEMENT
Office Phone No 03222-276554 Extn. 447
Email ID ramkrishna@mail.vidyasagar.ac.in
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Mobile No 9433305181
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Address Dept. of Geography & Environment Management, Vidyasagar University
Educational Qualification
Degree NameInstituteYear of passing/awarded
Ph.D.University of Calcutta2004
M.Sc.University of Calcutta1997
NETUGC1997
B.Sc.(Hons)University of Calcutta1995
H.S.WBCHSE1991
MadhyamikWBBSE1989


Career Profile / Teaching Experience
Professor, Dept of Geography & Environment Management since 1st March,2016
Associate Professor, Dept of Geography & Environment Management since 1st March,2013
Reader, Dept. of Geography and E.M., Vidyasagar University, from 1st March, 2010 to 28th Feb, 2013
Senior Lecturer,Dept. of Geography and E.M., Vidyasagar University, from 1st March., 2005, 28th Feb.,2010
Lecturer, Dept. of Geography and E.M., Vidyasagar University, from 2nd Nov., 2004 to 28th Feb.,2005
WBES (West Bengal Education Service) Lecturer, Darjeeling Govt. college,from 15th Dec, 2001 to 1st Nov.,2004
Lecturer, Kurseong College, from 1st March, 2001 to 14th Dec, 2001

Specialization/Research Area
Field of SpecializationResearch Area/ Areas of Interest
Advanced Geomorphology
Mining and Environment
EIA of Illegal Coal Mining
Slope Instability
Embankment Breaching
Flood and its social impacts.
Mechanism of Rill-Gully development
Prospects of regional development
Surface water budget
Watershed Management
Mining and its consequences
Cross boundary river water conflict

Course/ Subject Taught
Geomorphology
Hydrology
Environmental Engineering
Political Geography
Transport Geography
Geographical Thought
Spatial Analysis in Geography
Statistical Techniques in Geography
Physical Thematic Mapping

Conference/ Symposium /Journal Paper / Books Published
International Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Sedimentation under variable shear stress at lower reach of the Rupnarayan River, West Bengal, IndiaWater Science Journal (Elsevier), Vol. 31, pp. 67-92. (ISSN 1110-4929). DOI: 10.1016/j.wsj.2017.02.0012017Elsevier
Agricultural Level of Development – A Comparative Study between Project and Nonproject Area of JSW Bengal Steel Limited at Sundra Basin of Salbani Block, Paschim Medinipur, West Bengal, IndiaCity, Territory and Archtecture, (Springer), Vol. 4 (12), 1-16. DOI: 10.1186/s 40410-017-0068-y2017Springer
Geochemical contamination of mine affected soil of Raniganj coalfield – A basin scale assessmentGeoscience Frontiers (Elsevier), DOI: 10.1016/j.gsf.2017.10.0112017Elsevier
Potential Landslide Susceptibility Mapping Using Weighted Overlay Model (WOM)Modeling Earth Systems and Environment (2016), Vol2(1), 1-10, (ISSN 2363-6203) DOI 10.1007/s40808-016-0078-x2016Springer
Spatial Variability of Soil Organic Carbon Under different Landuse using Radial Basis Function (RBF)Modeling Earth Systems and Environment (2016), Vol2(1), 1-08, (ISSN 2363-6203) DOI 10.1007/s40808-015-0070-x (Springer )2016Springer
An Experimental Investigation of Rill Erosion Processes in Lateritic Upland Region : A Pilot StudyEurasian Journal of Soil Science 2016, 5(2)(e-ISSSN 2147 – 4249) DOI: http: // dx.doi.org/10.18393/ejss.2016.2.121-1312016Federation of Eurasian Soil Science Societies
82. Understanding the sources of sediments from mineral composition at lower reach of the Rupnarayan River, West Bengal, India (Along with Swapan Kumar Maity)GeoResJ, ELSEVIER (ISSN: 2214-2428), Vol 9(12), 2016 pp. 91-1032016ELSEVIER
Comparison of GIS-Based Interpolation Methods for Spatial Distribution of Soil Organic CarbonJournal Of the Saudi Society of Agricultural Sciences (http://dx.doi.org./10.1016/j.jssas.2016.02.001)2016Elsevier
Potential Landslide Susceptibility Mapping Using Weighted Overlay Model (WOM)Modeling Earth Systems and Environment (2016), Vol2(1), 1-10, (ISSN 2363-6203) DOI 10.1007/s40808-016-0078-x2015Springer
FARMERS’ PERCEPTIONS OF SOIL EROSION AND MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES IN SOUTH BENGAL IN INDIAEuropean Journal of Geography Volume 6, Number 2:85 -100, June 20152015Association of European Geographers
Modeling of potential gully erosion hazard using geo-spatial technology at Garbheta block, West Bengal in IndiaModeling Earth Systems and Environment (2015), Vol1(2), pp.1-16, (ISSN 2363-6203) DOI 10.1007/s40808-015-0001-x (Springer )2015Springer
Alteration of Surface Water Hydrology by Opencast Mining in the Raniganj Coalfield Area, IndiaMine water and the Environment ISSN 1025-9112 (Springer), DOI 10.1007/s10230-015-0342-82015Springer
Soil crack morphology analysis using imageprocessing techniquesModel. Earth Syst. Environ. (2015) 1:1-7;ISSN 2363-6203; DOI 10.1007/s40808-015-0036-z2015Springer
Opencast Coal Mining Induced Defaced Topography of Raniganj Coalfield in India - Remote Sensing and GIS Based Analysis.Journal of Indian Society of Remote Sensing. vol, 42. No.4, pp.755-764.(Springer) Impact Factor 0.5282014Springer
Vegetation Influence on Runoff and Sediment Yield in the Lateritic region: An experimental study.Journal of Geography and Natural Disasters, 2014, 4(1), 1000116. PP. 1-9.(ISSN 2167-0587 JGND; doi: 10.4172/2167-0587.1000116 ).2014OMICS Publishing Group
55. Assessing the triggering Rainfall Induced Landslip Events in the Shiv Khola Watershed of Darjiling Himalaya, West Bengal.Europian Journal of Geography, Vol. 4, Issue 3: pp.21-37.(ISSN 1792-1341).2013Association of European Geographers
56. Integrating Analytical Hierarchy Processes (AHP) and the Frequency Ration (FR) Model in Landslide Susceptibility Mapping of Shivkhola Watershed, Darjeeling Himalaya.International Journal of Disaster Risk Science, 4(4).(ISSN:2095-0055(print version) ;ISSN: 2192-6395 (electronic version)) (doi 10.1007/s13753-013-0000-0)2013Springer
5. Confluence Dynamics in an Ephemeral Gully Basin (A Case Study at Rangamati, Paschim Medinipur, West Bengal, India).Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology (ISSN: 2040-7459, e-ISSN: 2040-7467). Vol. 5(15), 2013. Pp. 3895-3911.2013Maxwell Scientific Organisation
6. Assessing the triggering Rainfall Induced Landslip Events in the Shiv Khola Watershed of Darjiling Himalaya, West BengalEuropian Journal of Geography, Vol. 4, Issue 3: pp.21-37.(ISSN 1792-1341).2013European Association of Geographers
7. Integrating Analytical Hierarchy Processes (AHP) and the Frequency Ration (FR) Model in Landslide Susceptibility Mapping of Shivkhola Watershed, Darjeeling Himalaya.International Journal of Disaster Risk Science, 4(4).(ISSN:2095-0055(print version) ;ISSN: 2192-6395 (electronic version)) (doi 10.1007/s13753-013-0000-0)2013Springer Open
Mechanism of Gully head Retreat – A study at Ganaganir Danga, Paschim Medinipur, West BengalEthiopian Journal of Environmental Studies and Management. Vol-5, No 4;2012, pp. 332-342 (ISSN: 1998-0507 )2013Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia
Developments of Rill Networks: An Experimental plot scale studyJournal of Water Resource and Protection. (ISSN 1945-3094) Vol.5 No. 2 pp 133-141.Feb. 04,2013. DOI: 10.4236/jwarp.2013.52015.2013Scientific Research
Assessment of factors affecting ephemeral gully development in badland topography: A case study at Garbheta badland (Pashchim Medinipur, West Bengal, India),International Journal of Geosciences. (ISSN 2156-8359). Vol.4 No.2, March,2013. Pp 461-470, DOI: 10.4236/ijg.2013.42043.2013Scientific Research
Assessing the Performance of Check Dams to Control Rill-Gully Erosion: Small Catchment Scale StudyInternational Journal of Current Research, (ISSN 0975-833X) Vol.5, Issue 4, pp 899-906. April,2013.2013International Journal of Current Research
Confluence Dynamics in an Ephemeral Gully Basin (A case Study Rangamati, Paschim Medinipur, West Bengal, India).Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology, (ISSN: 2040-7459; ISSN: 2040-7467e). 5(15), 1. pp, 3895-3911. April,2013.2013Maxwell Scientific Organisation,2013
Application of RS & GIS based semi-quantitative approach in landslide hazard risk assessment of the Shiv-khola Watershed, Darjiling Himalaya.Publication in the Journal of Geo Risk: Assessment and management of risk for engineered systems and geo hazards, ISSN: 1749-9518,2012Taylor & Francis
Application of 1-D Slope stability model in landslide susceptibility mapping of Shivkhola Watershed, Darjiling HimalayInternational Journal of Geology, Earth and Environment Science”, ISSN: 2277-2081, August, 2012 Vol.2 (2) May-August, pp. 34-502012Centre for Info Bio Technology (CIBTech) (Regd. No. SH/311R/2-16AP/42/09)
Effects of plant root density on the erodibility of lateritic topsoil by simulated flume experiment.International Journal of Forest, Soil and Erosion. 2(3), 137-142. (ISSN 2251-6387)2012GHBs Journals, Shabester, Iran
Rill Hydraulics - An experimental study on gully basin in lateritic upland of Paschim Medinipur, West BengalJournal of Geography and Geology, Vol. 4, No. 4; 1-11, (ISSN 1916-9779).2012Canadian Center of Science and Education
Effect of Vegetation Cover on Sediment Yield: An Empirical Study through Plots ExperimentJournal of Environment and Earth Science, Vol 2, No, 5 pp. 32-41 (ISSN 2224-3216).2012International Institute for Science, Technology and Education
Landslide susceptibility analysis of Shiv-Khola Watershed, Darjiling: a Remote Sensing and GIS based Analytical Hierarchy Processes (AHP)Journal of Society Remote Sensing; Photonirvachak(ISSN-0255-660X).2012Springer
Understanding Systematic Interaction of Spatially Distributed Phenomena (2009).Indian Geography in the 21st Century- The Young Geographers’ Agendapp.61-81.(ISBN(10):1-4438-1365-6, ISBN(13): 978-1-4438-1365-5).2009Cambridge Scholars Publishing,
Effect of plant roots on soil Anti-Scouribility of Top Soil during concentrated flow;International Journal of Engineering Research and Technology (IJERT), Vol 1, Issue 4 June 2012(ISSN 2278-0181).2002International Research Publication House


National Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Epistemological Privilege of Observation and Experiment in Geographical Research (5th Prof. S. R. Basu Memorial Lecture organised by Geographhical Society of India on 05.02.2016).Geographical Review of India 78(3) September 2016 203-228 (ISSN 0375- 6386)2017Geographical Society of India
77. Application of Frequency Ratio (FR) Model in Landslide Susceptibility Zoning of the Shivkhola Watershed, Darjiling Himalaya(Along with Sujit Mondal)Indian Journal of Geography and Environment, (ISSN 0972-7388), 14, 16-252016Dept. of Geography & Env Management, Vidyasagar University
78. Spatial and Temporal Variability of Pre-Monsoon Rainfall during 1950-2000 in Ganga Basin, India and Bangladesh. (Along with Suman Bera)Indian Journal of Geography and Environment, (ISSN 0972-7388), 14, 53-62.2016Dept. of Geography and Env. Management, Vidyasagar University
Identifying Threshold Rainfall Limit by Using Three Drought Indices of Bankura District (Along With Prasenjit Bhunia)Indian Journal of Research in Multidisciplinary Studies (ISSN 2348-2524), Vol 3 No. 1 Feb, 2016 pp.52-652016SBSS College, Goaltore, Midnapore
80. Analysis of sedimentation in connection to grain size and shear stress at lower reach of the Rupnarayan River, West Bengal, India (Along with Swapan Kumar Maity)Indian Journal of Geo-marine Sciences (ISSN: 0379-5136) September (Impact Factor-0.316)), Vol 45(9), 2016 pp. 1128-11372016Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (India); Indian National Science Academy; National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources (New Delhi, India)
81. Tidal impact leading to sedimentation at lower reach of the Rupnarayan River, West Bengal, India (Along with Swapan Kumar Maity)Indian Journal of Geo-marine Sciences (ISSN: 0379-5136) October (Impact Factor-0.316)), Vol 45(10), 2016 pp. 1349-13562016Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (India); Indian National Science Academy; National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources (New Delhi, India)
Thresholds for the Evolution of Mining Scars on Himalayan Slope at Darjiling, West BengalJournal of Indian Geomorphology, Volume 2, Indian Institute of Geomorphologists (IGI), pp. 71-81. ISSN 2320-07312015Indian Institute of Geomorphologists (IGI)
Gully Erosion Control: Lateritic Soil Region of West BengalIndian Science Cruiser 05/2014; 28(3):pp. 54-61.(ISSN 09704256)2014Institute of Science, Education and Culture.
Morphology and Development of Selected Badlands in South Bengal (India)Indian Journal of Geography and Environment, 13 (2014), pp.161-171 (ISSN -09727388)2014Dept. of Geography and Environment Management
Embankment Breaching and Related Hazards – A Study through System Approach at Indian SundarbansKhan D. K. and Bhadra S. N. (eds), Application of Modern Techniques for the management of Contemporary Environmental Hazards and Disasters, pp 2-15,(Proceedings) ISBN 978-81-929776-0-72014Haringhata Mahavidyalaya
Role of Lithological Composition and lineaments in Land Sliding, of the Shivkhola Watershed of Darjiling HimalayaInternational Journal of Geology Earth and Environment Science,Vol. 4, No.1, pp..126-132. (ISSN 2277-2081).2014CIB Tech Science for Social Cause
Application of a factor-based approach to evaluate landslide hazard in the Shiv-khola watershed of Darjiling Himalaya.Indian Science Cruiser, Vol. 27, No. 2 (ISSN 09704256)2013Institute of Science, Education and Culture
Application of a factor-based approach to evaluate landslide hazard in the Shiv-khola watershed of Darjiling HimalayaIndian Science Cruiser, Vol. 27, No. 2 (ISSN 09704256)2013Institute of Science, Education and Culture.
Assessing the necessity of watershed management at Sundra basin, Paschim Medinipur, West Bengal, India.Journal of Indian Geomorphology,2013Indian Institute of Geomorphologists, Allahabad.
Comparative Study between Multiple Criteria Evaluation Approach (MCEA) and Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP) in Landslide Susceptibility Mapping of Shivkhola Watershed, Darjiling Himalaya”Geographical Review Registration No- R.N. 13833/57. ISSN 0375-63862013Geographical Society of India
Analysing System Hydraulics and Risk of Sedimentation at Lower reach of the Rupnarayan RiverJournal of Vol 31: 2010-2011, pp. 23-38 (ISSN 0970-9258).2012River Research Institute,W B
Impact of sedimentation on development and shifting of shoal area, pools and riffles and thalweg position at lower reach of Rupnarayan river-Acase studyIndian Journal of Power and River Valley Development, March-April 2012 issue, (ISSN 0019-5537).2012Books and Journals Pvt Ltd
Local scouring at and around vertical hydraulic structure- A case studyIndian Science Cruiser. Vol. 26, No-6, November 2012, pp 38-46 (ISSN 0970-4256).2012Institute of Science Education and Culture
Assessing the necessity of watershed management at Sundra basin, Paschim Medinipur, West Bengal, India.Journal of Indian Geomorphology2012Indian Institute of Geomorphologists
Fluvio-Morphometric analysis of Silabati and Darakeswar River Basin, West Bengal India, Using Spatial Information Technology - a Comparative Study.Indian Journal of Power and River Valley Development, September-October,2012 pp. 130-138, ISSN 0019-55372012Books and Journals Pvt Ltd
4. Hydro Dynamics at the Junction of Shilaboti, Drakeswar and Rupnarayan River at Bandar, Paschim Medinipur, West Bengal , India,Indian Journal of Geomorphology, Vol.17, No. 2, 2012 (July-dec), pp.97-111 ( ISSN-0973-2411).2012Indian Institite of Geomorphologists
Plant Species Selection for Controlling Rill Gully Erosion: An Empirical Analysis.Environment and Ecology 29 (3): 1049-1054, ISSN 0970-0420.2011MKK Publications
A Remote Sensing and GIS based Landslide Hazard Risk Assessment of Shivkhola Watershed, Darjiling Himalaya,Indian Science Cruiser, Vol – 25 pp 21-27 (ISSN: 09704256)2011Institute of Science, Education and Culture
Estimation of Surface Runoff to Analyses Slope Instability in Shiva-Khola Watershed, Darjiling HimalayaIndian Journal of Power and River Valley Development, Kolkata, (II ISSN 0019-5537) Mar-Apr.2011, pp 25-34.2011Books and Journals Pvt Ltd
Mining & Environment, A few case studies in the Eastern Himalay,landform management, Landform, Process and Environment Management Bandopadhyay.S, Goswami, D,S.Jog, S.R; Kar, A, Mukherjee, A.B, Bhatt. M. ( Ed)2011acb Publications, India
An Investigation for Methodological Framework to select grass Species for controlling Rill and Gully Erosion in Lateritic Area in west Bengal, IndiaIndian Science Cruiser,Vol – 25, No 2; pp 32-37, (ISSN: 09704256)2011Institute of Science, Education and Culture
A Critical Analysis of Feasibility of Roof-Top Water Harvesting at Primol Village, Darjiling, West BengalJournal of Applied Hydrology, Vol. XXIV, No 1&2, Jan&April,2011,pp 1-8. (ISSN 0971-670X)2011Association of Hydrologists of India
Land Reclamation, Drainage Decay and Embankment Breaching – a Case Study along the RaimangalIndian journal of Geography and Environment, Vol.-11,pp.19-29 (ISSN 0972-7388).2010Dept. of Geography and Environment Management, Vidyasagar University
Critical Analysis of the Causes for Flood at Lower Silabati Watershed, Paschim Medinipur, West BengalIndian journal of Geography and Environment, Vol.-11,pp. 56-63 (ISSN 0972-7388).2010Dept. of Geography and Environment Management, Vidyasagar University
Stress on Embankment as Negative Feedback in the System of Reclaimed Sundarbans – a Case Study along the RaimangalIndian Science Cruiser, Vol.24(1), January,2010.(ISSN 09704256; R.N. 44132/87)2010Institute of Science Education and Culture
Cognition of the Inter-working of Processes Leading to Embankment Breaching Along the Raimangal, SundarbansIndian Journal of Power and River Valley Development, Kolkata, Vol. 60(1&2), (II ISSN 0019-5537) Jan-Feb.-2010, pp 25-342010Books and Journals Private Ltd
Prioritisation of Sub-Watershed in ShivKhola Basin, Derailing, West Bengal- A Cognitive Approach For Spatial Distribution of Slope InstabilityIndian Journal of Geomorphology, Vol – 15 (1 and 2) pp 39-56 (ISSN: 0973-2411)2010Indian Institute of Geomorphologists
An Analysis of Soil Moisture condition and Slope Vulnerability in Shivkhola Watershed, Kurseong, Darjiling, West BengalIndian Science Cruiser,Vol, 24 No 4, Aug,2010 pp 52-562010Institute of Science, Education and Culture
Sub Watersheds for Rational Management of Water Crisis of Darjiling Town, West Bengal,Geographical Review of India, Vol -71,pp. 117-129 (ISSN 0375-6386)2009Geographical Society of India
Link system Development on Gully Basin at Paschim Medinipur and BankuraGeographical Review vol. 71 (3).322-332.(ISSN 0375-6386).2009Geographical Society of India
Rill Morphology in Relation to Topographic, Pedologic and Hydrologic Attributes- A Case Study at Rangamati, Paschim Medinipur, W.BIndian Journal of Geography and Environment Management, Vidyasagar University, Vol.10, pp.63-75(ISSN 0972-7388)2005Dept of Geography & Environment Management
Critical Analysis of Slope Instability on Mining Scars at Tindharia Cricket Colony, Darjiling, West BengalIn Chandrasekhar,N.(ed), Proceedings of Eighteenth Convention and National Seminar on “Quarternary Climatic Changes and Landforms2005Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli 627012, Tamilnadu


Other Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
1. Sedimentation and Associated Problems at Lower reach of the Rupnarayan River-A Case Study Near Kolaghat Thermal Power StationIn Moitra Maiti, M. (Ed), Social Dimension of Hazard Management, pp. 71-86, (ISBN 81-87500-71-9).2012Acb Pub. Kolkata.
2. Possible Hydrological Impact of Large Scale Landuse Change by Industrialisation- A Study on Sundra Basin, Salbani, Paschim Medinipur.In Moitra Maiti, M. (Ed), Social Dimension of Hazard Management, pp. 87-94 (ISBN 81-87500-71-9).2012Acb Pub. Kolkata.
3. Perception Based Recommended Landslide Mitigation Measures for Slope Stabilisation in The Shivkhola Watershed, Darjiling Himalaya.In Moitra Maiti, M. (Ed), Social Dimension of Hazard Management, pp. 285-296. (ISBN 81-87500-71-9).2012Acb Pub. Kolkata.
Methodological Philosophy and Availability of Geographic Information – A Case Study on Coal mining at Tindharia Cricket Colony, Darjiling.Emerging Issues in Geography, S. Bhaduri (Ed)2012Academic Staff College and Dept of geography, University of Calcutta
A Case Study of Flood at Lower Reach of the Silabati River,Das T.K., Gupta I.D., Lohar D., Bhattacharya B.(ed), Disasters in West Bengal an Interdisciplinary study (2011), acb Publication, Kolkata, pp 52-572011MICRODIS, Jadavpur University
Prakritik Biparjay O Sundarbaner Vabishyat, - Sampratik Ailar Nirikhe ekti Juktibadi BisleshanAnik, pp.11-172009Vidyasagar University Sikshakarmi Union
Land-Claim and Embankment Breaching – a Case Study along the Raimongal, SundarbanMonograph - 1 volume of Seminar in connection to DRS PROJECT on “ Changing Scenario of Deltaic Environment” Basu, R. (ed) held at during 14 – 15th March, 2007 pp. 84-88.2008Dept. of Geography, University of Calcutta
Treatment of Geographic Information through Paradigm Evolution; A Step Towards Cognitive ModelsProceedings of National Seminar on Access to Social Science Information,Jana,P.K. and Rath,D.S.(ed),pp.88-1072008Department of Library and Information Science, Vidyasagar University
Basic Approaches for the Study of GeomorphologyProceedings of Workshop, pp. 33-412007Dept. of Geography, Vidyasagar University
Paschim Medinipure Silabati Nadir Banya- Ekti Bhubaignyanik ParyalochanaJana, A.K.(ed) Samaj Jignasa, pp.-11-182007Center for Social Sciences Midnapore
Paradigm Paribartan ebong Tathya Sangraha o Bisletion”- Ekti Bhougalik Paryalochana’, (in Bengali)Bhougolik Biparjaya,Chatterjee S (Ed) pp-9-112007Bhugol-Swadesh Charcha ,Kolkata
Irrational Resource Extraction Introducing Instability in Slope and Hydrodynamics- A case Study at Lish-Chunkhola Basin, DarjilingIndian Journal of Geography and Environment Vol – 8-9 pp. 41-51(ISSN 0972-7388)2004Dept of Geography & Env Management, Vidyasagar University
Unscientific Mining and Degradation of Slope In the Darjeling HimalayaProceeding of an International Seminar and 12th Annual Conference of Indian Institute of Geomorphologists on Changing Environment Scenerio of India and Adjacent Countries ,pp-390-3992000acb publication Kolkata
Environmental Impact Assessment of coal mining at Tindharia (2004) Approach towards better managementGeomorphology & Environment, Singh, Sharma& Dey (ed) . pp. 436-449.(ISBN-81-87500-19-0)2000acb Publication
The Environmental Consequence of Mining In the Eastern HimalayaThe Observer, Vol. 37pp- 13-151998A Students Geographical Association Publication, University Of Calcutta


Books Published
Title of the BookPublished byYearRole
Enumeration of Campus Trees and Estimation of Potential for Carbon SequestrationRegistrar, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore.2017Author
Modern Approaches to Fluvial GeomorphologyPrimus Book, Virat Bhavan, Mukherjee Nagar Commercial Complex, Delhi, 1100092016Author
Semi-Quantitative Approaches for Landslide Assessment and Prediction, Springer (ISBN 978-981-287-145-9), 294PSpringer2015Author
Bhugol Chinta O Darshan- Patabhumi, Bikash o BibartanNabodaya Prakashani, 61, Surya Sen Street, Kolkata-700009.2013Author
Management Technique of Rill Gully Erosion in Badland Topography (Experimental Research in Laboratory, Plot and Catchment Scale)LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany2013Author
Rill Gully Erosion in Badland Topography – Field Measurement and Monitoring (A case study on western part of West Bengal, India).LAP LAMBERT Academic Publication, Germany2012Author
Adhunik Bhumirup VidyaNabodaya Prakashani, 61, Surya Sen Street, Kolkata-700009.2008Author

Ph. D. Thesis Guidence
Ongoing / Submitted Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Sonam LamaChannel Dynamics in the Himalayan Piedmont Zone - A Case Study on Chel River Ongoing2018 (Expected)
Suman BeraCross Boundary Water Conflict - A Study on River Ganga Ongoing2017
Abhijit MannaMining and Its Consequences - A Study on Raniganj Coal Field Ongoing2017
Saswati Sweta SamantaDrainage Decay through Interruption by Major Transport Routes- A Study in South Bengal Ongoing 
Hirak Kumar MahataManaging Flood through Rejuvenating Distributaries of Lower Damodar Basin Ongoing 
Rakesh BeraLand Claim and Its Impact on Estuarine Process - A Case Study on Indian Sundarbans Ongoing 
Surajit MondalUnderstanding Association between Landuse and Regional Hydrology - A Study on Chundia River Basin Ongoing 
Anwesha BanerjeeAgricultural Problems in West Bengal - A Regional Scale study to Formulate Future Strategy. Ongoing 


Awarded Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Sumanta Prakash SheeImpact of Industrialization at Salboni block, West Bengal and imaging opportunities for rural development Awarded2017
Prasenjit BhuniaManagement of water resource in Jaipanda river basin – A Cognitive approach Awarded2016
Animesh MajeeEmbankment Breaching and Living Conditions of Sandeshkhali – II and Hingalganj Block of Sundarban – A Geoinformatic AppraisalJatisankar BandyopadhyayAwarded2016
Swapan Kr MaitiCognition of interworking of processes leading to sedimentation at the lower reach of the Rupnarayan riverNilAwarded2015
Sri Sujit MondalAn analysis of slope instability in the Shivakhola watershed of Darjiling Himalaya of Kurseong Subdivision: a step towards scientific management of land, water and soil. Awarded2013
Suparna ChoudhuryFlood Protection and Management-A Case study at Silabati Basin. Awarded2013
Sri Pravat Kr. ShitCritical Analysis of Rill and Gully Morphology through case studies at Rangamati, Gangani Danga and Here Parvat- A step towards better management Awarded2013
Sri Tapan DasEmbankment Breaching and Its Consequences at Sundarban, West Bengal Awarded2012
Pragna BhattacharyaDivision of Medinipur and optimum utilisation of exiting resource base Awarded2012

Project Work



Completed Project Works
Project titleWorked asFunding AgencyAmount in Rs.Duration in yearsPeriod
Year to Year
Status
Rainwater Harvesting in Vidyasagar University Campus- An Assessment of the Necessity and FeasibilityPrincipal InvestigatorUGC750002 year20152017
A Prototype Experiment on Process-Response System leading to Embankment Breaching at North East Sundarbans, West Bengal- Through Constructing Breach Prediction Model by Generating Geo-Information using Remote Sensing and GIS.Principal InvestigatorIndian Council For Social Science Research (ICSSR)5930002 year20092011
Identification of Potential Slope Failure Zone of Shiv-Khola Watershed; Darjeeling Himalaya, Through Critical Analysis of slope instability – A Step Towards Rational and Scientific Management of Land, Soil and Water.Principal InvestigatorUGC1000002 years20062008
Investigation of the Environmental Damage by Irrational Coal Mining at Tindharia Cricket Colony (Darjeeling) Through EIA-An Approach Towards the Formulation of Mitigating ProposalsPrincipal InvestigatorUGC800001 year and 6 months20042005

Invited Lectures 
TitleOrganized byVenueYear
Interruption of Estuarine Process in Indian Sundarbans and its ImpactDept. of Geography Gour Banga UniversityGour Banga University, Maldah2017
Understanding Geography of Natural Hazards: A study on FloodUGC Human Resource Development Centre, (Academic Staff College) University of BurdwanUniversity of Burdwan, Bardhaman2017
Embankment Breaching in Indian Sundarbans: A Study through Process-Response SystemUGC Human Resource Development Centre, (Academic Staff College) University of BurdwanUniversity of Burdwan, Bardhaman2017
Water Management at Basin ScaleS.B.S.S Mahavidyalaya, Goaltore, PASCHIM MEDINIPUR, WEST BENGALGoaltore, PASCHIM MEDINIPUR, WEST BENGAL2017
Geographical Perspectives of Water ManagementHowrah Vigyan Chetna Samanaya, (Under DST GOVT. OF INDIA)GARHBETA, PASCHIM MEDINIPUR, W.B.2017
CONTEXTUALISING GEOGRAPHICAL PHILOSOPHIES AND THOUGHTBankura Christian CollegeBankura, West Bengal2017
Understanding Mechanism of Soil Erosion and Landslide in National Workshop and Field Training on Land Disturbances due to Soil Piping in the Western GhatsNational Centre for Earth Science Studies; Ministry of Earth Sciences, Govt of India, ThirivananthapuramThirivananthapuram2017
5th Professor Subhas Ranjan Basu Memorial Lecture on "Observation and Experiments in Geographical Research- Some experiences"The Geographical Society of India, KolkataDept. of Geography, University of Calcutta2016
Panel discussion on “Impacts of Environmental Degradation on Women- Studies in Indian Sundarbans and Darjiling Municipality.”Women’s Studies Centre, Vidyasagar UniversityVidyasagar University2016
Watershed Management in the Context of Global Climate Change- A study on Bankura District, West BengalDept. of Geography, Kharagpur College, Paschim MedinipurKharagpur College, Paschim Medinipur2016
Refresher Course Lectures on 1. Understanding Hazard through Realism 2. Perception and Decision making at Flood Prone areasAcademic Staff College, University of CalcuttaDept. of Geography, University of Calcutta2016
Mechanism of Embankment Breaching at SundarbansDept. Of Geography, University of GourbangaUniversity of Gourbanga2016
Empiricism in Hazard Study – Experiences in Debris Slide and FloodCooch-Behar College, Cooch BeharCooch-Behar College, Cooch Behar2016
Water Management at Basin Scale in the Context of Climate ChangeHaringhata MahavidyalayaHaringhata Mahavidyalaya2016
Understanding Geography of Hazard in a River BasinSubarnarekha MahavidyalayaSubarnarekha Mahavidyalaya2016
Understanding Geographical Hazard in a Basin Scale- A Study on FloodPrasanta Chandra Mahalanbis CollegePrasanta Chandra Mahalanbis College2016
Empirical Study on Riverine and Estuarine FloodPrasanta Chandra Mahalanobis Mahavidyalaya, KolkataKolkata2016
Understanding Geography of Hazards in a River BasinSubarnarekha College, Gopiballavpur, Paschim MedinipurGopiballavpur, Paschim Medinipur2016
Water Management in the Context of Global Climatic ChangeHaringhata Mahavidyalaya, NadiaNadia2016
Role of Geographers in Disaster ManagementKooch Behar College, Cooch BeharCooch Behar, West Bengal2016
Methods in Fluvial ResearchGour Banga University, MaldahGour Banga University, Maldah2016
Hazards in West Bengal: A Geographical AppraisalNetaji Institute of Asian Studies, KolkataNetaji Institute of Asian Studies, Kolkata2016
Hydrological Intervention in Water ManagementKharagpur College, KharagpurKharagpur, West Bengal2016
Philosophical Issues in GeographyPost-Graduate Dept. of Geography, Bijoy Krishna Girls College, HowrahBijoy Krishna Girls College, Howrah2016
• Land Slide at Darjiling Himalaya • Embankment Breaching at Sundarbans2nd Refresher Course on Disaster Management, Academic Staff College, University of BurdwanUniversity of Burdwan2015
• Empiricism in Geographycal Research • Development of Methological philosophy and research in Geography in 1970’s and 80’sRefresher Course on Earth Science ‘Geodiversity, Society and Sutainability’Academic Staff College and Dept of Geography , University of CalcuttaDept of Geography , University of Calcutta2015
Empirical Methods in Fluvial Research - Some ExperiencesDept. of Geography, University of Gourbanga, MaldahWorkshop on Methodology of Fluvial Research and Software Handling,University of Gourbanga, Maldah2015
Empirical Methods in Fluvial Research - Some ExperiencesDept. of Geography, University of Gourbanga, MaldahDept. of Geography, University of Gourbanga, Maldah2015
Natural Hazards in Sundarbans – A case study on Embankment BreachingState Level Seminar on “Disaster Management – A Global Challenge” organised by Belda CollegeBelda College, Belda.2014
1. Understanding Disaater through Metastable Equilibrium- A study on Debris Slide at Darjiling Himalaya 2. Hazards at Sundarbans through Embankment BraechingIst Refresher Course on Disaster Management, Academic Staff College, University of BurdwanAcademic Staff College, University of Burdwan2014
Water Management Stategies in Drought-Prone Districts of West BengalUGC Sponsored Conference on Save Water and Energy: Save the Society organised by Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, 721102Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, 7211022014
Water Management in the context of Climate Change- A Study on the Representative Wateshed in the Shilabati Basin, W.B., IndiaNational Seminar on Development and Environmental Transformation organised by Dept. of Geography, University of CalcuttaDept. of Geography, University of Calcutta2014
1. Impact of Climate Change2. Sustainable life StyleRajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development sponsored Training Programme Organised by Prembazar Initiative, KharagpurPrembazar, Kharagpur2013

Membership of Learned Society 
Indian Science Congress, Kolkata
Geographical Society of India, Kolkata
Indian Society of Remote Sensing, Dehradun.
Indian Association of Hydrologists (IAH), National Institute of Hydrology, Roorkee.
Institute of Landscape, Ecology and Ekistics (ILEE), Kolkata.

Association with Professional Bodies
Type of Professional ActivityPeriod
Member of P.G. Board of Studies, Rabindra Bharati University,2008 to 2009
Member of Board of Moderators at University of North Bengal2007 to 2008
Member of Board of Moderators at Gour Banga University2008 to 2009
Member, Review Board Anudhyan: An International Journal of Social Sciences2016 to 2016

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended/Organised

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended

Title of the Seminar/Conference/WorkshopYearRoleHeld at and Organiser
9th International Conference on Geomorphology2017Speaker: Understanding Geomorphic Thresholds through Empirical StudiesVigyan Bhaban, New Delhi; Indian Institute of Geomorphologists
29th Annual Convention of IGI2016Speaker: Understanding Impact of Reclamation on Estuarine ProcessUniversity of Calcutta
UGC- Sponsored Two-Day National Seminar on ‘Coastal Erosion, Management and Economic Development’2015Speaker: Land Reclamation and Consequent Impact on Estuarine Processes – A study on Indian SundarbansDept. of Geography, Ramnagar College, Purba Medinipur
28th IGI Conference and National Seminar on Human Impact on Landscape2015Speaker:Understanding Geomorphic Thresholds through Empirical StudiesDept. of Geography, North Eastern Hill University (NEHU)
State Level Seminar on “Disaster Management – A Global Challenge”2014Speaker: Natural Hazards in Sundarbans – A case study on Embankment BreachingBelda college, Paschim Medinipur
State Level Seminar in connection of inauguration of Advanced Research Centre in Human Geography2014Speaker: Causes of Embankment Breaching in SundarbansLady Brabourne College
UGC Sponsored Conference on Save Water and Energy: Save the Society2014Speaker: Water Management Stategies in Drought-Prone Districts of West BengalVidyasagar University, Midnapore, 721102
National Seminar on Development and Environmental Transformation2014Speaker: Water Management in the context of Climate Change- A Study on the Representative Wateshed in the Shilabati Basin, W.B., IndiaDept. of Geography, University of Calcutta
UGC Sponsored National Seminar on “Society Economy and Development”2013Invited Speaker Paper:Response to Flood Hazards- Studies in Ghatal and Sundarbans Dept of Sociology and Geography, Haldia Govt College, Purba Medinipur
UGC Sponsored National Seminar on ‘Water Conservation, Recharge and Morphology of Tanks: ARemote Sensing and GIS Approach’2013Invited Speaker & Chaiman of Technical Session: Topic-Water Budgeting and Conservation at Basin Scale-a Study on Representative Basin at Shilabati-Kangsabati Interfluve.Pingla Thana Mahavidyalaya , Midnapore
26th Annual Conference of Indian Institute of Geomorphologists On Dynamics of Earth Surface Processes2013Paper: Dynamic Metastability in the Slope Evolution- A Study on Mining Scars on Himalayan Slope at Darjiling, West Bengal.Dept. Of Geography and Dept. Of Geology, MS University Baroda.
National Seminar on Climate Change2013Invited Speaker: Cimate Change and Challenges to Water Resource ManagementNetaji Institute of Asian Studies, Kolkata
35th Indian Geographer’s Meet and International Conference2013Speaker:Constructing Water Budget for better management in the context of climatic Change – A Study on the Shilabati BasinDept. Of Geography, University of Burdwan
International Seminar on Indo-Bangladesh Regional Cooperation2012AttendedVidyasagar University
International Conference on ” Managing Development in Developing Countries2012Paper :Hydrological Consequences of Land Reclamation in Sundarbans –A Step towards Better ManagementVidyasagar University & International Institute of Management Sciences ( IIMS), held at Bangkok
UGC Sponsored state level Seminar on “ Hazard and Disaster in North and Eastern India”2012Paper:Study on Estuarine floods along the Raimangal and reverine flood in the silabati- An assessment of the role of non-state actors in Ex-Ante management strategiesPurash Kanpur Haridas Nandi Mahavidyalaya, Howrah
UGC sponsored National Seminar on ‘Community Awareness in Sundarban: Combat Physical and Social Hazards’2012Paper:Studies on Estuarine Floods through Embankment Breaching along the Raimangal- A Step towards Better ManagementRaidighi College, South 24 Parganas
UGC sponsored National Seminar on‘Water Resource Management and Emerging Crisis’2012Paper:Water Management in Basin ScaleManbazar College. Purulia
Water Management Training Programme on ‘Ground Water Development, Management and Legislation’2012AttendedCentral Ground Water Authority and Central Ground water Board
UGC sponsored National Seminar on Social Dimensions of Hazard Management2011Paper:Rill-Gully erosion: Geo-hazards in West Bengal and Management implicationDept. OF Geography, Hijli College, Kharagpur.
33rd Indian Geography Congress2011Paper:Channel Network Dynamics in Ephemeral Gully Basin – a Study on Rangamati, Midnapore and Gangani Danga, Garhbeta, Paschim Medinipur, Herparvat, Bankura.University of Burdwan
UGC sponsored National Seminar on Floods in West Bengal2011Paper:Studies on Estuarine Floods along the Raimangal and Riverine Floods in the Silabati – A Step towards Ex-Ante Management StrategiesPingla College
UGC sponsored National Seminar on Challenges in Weather Forecasting with Special Emphasis on Local Issues Like Flood, Tropical Cyclones etc2011Paper:Understanding Mechanism of Estuarine Floods along the Raimangal and Riverine Floods in the Silabati Basin, West BengalPanskura Banamali College
UGC sponsored National Seminar on Protecting the Rights of the Marginalized Women: Modes and Challenges2011AttendedWomen’s Study Centre, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore
33rd Indian Geography Congress2011Paper:Mechanism of Embankment Breaching at Sundarbans and Rational Management StrategiesUniversity of Burdwan
National Conference and Annual Convention on “Coastal Dynamics and Geomorphology”2011Paper:Tidal Asymmetry and embankment breaching- A case study on North East Sundarban, West BengalIndian Institute of Geomorphologists. And Dept. Of Geology, Anna University, Chennai
National Conference and Annual Convention on “Coastal Dynamics and Geomorphology”2011Paper:Development of consistent couple comparing matrix in landslide susceptibility mapping of Shiv-Khola Watershed, Darjiling HimalayaIndian Institute of Geomorphologists. And Dept. Of Geology, Anna University, Chennai
National Conference and Annual Convention on “Coastal Dynamics and Geomorphology2011Paper:Analyzing the risk of sedimentation through understanding stream hydraulics at lower reach of the Rupnarayan riverIndian Institute of Geomorphologists. And Dept. Of Geology, Anna University, Chennai
National Conference and Annual Convention on “Coastal Dynamics and Geomorphology2011Paper:Managing water scarsity through constructing farm pond – A case study at sundra basin, Paschim MedinipurIndian Institute of Geomorphologists. And Dept. Of Geology, Anna University, Chennai
National Conference and Annual Convention on “Coastal Dynamics and Geomorphology2011Paper:Flume experiment on grass root properties and erodibility of lateritic topsoil by concentrated flowIndian Institute of Geomorphologists. And Dept. Of Geology, Anna University, Chennai
UGC sponsored National Seminar on Social Dimensions of Hazard Management2011Paper:Necessity to built Disaster Resilient Society and Role of Non-state actionDept. OF Geography, Hijli College, Kharagpur
UGC sponsored National Seminar on Social Dimensions of Hazard Management2011Paper:Analyzing the risk of sedimentation through understanding stream hydraulics at lower reach of the Rupnarayan riverDept. OF Geography, Hijli College, Kharagpur.
UGC sponsored National Seminar on Social Dimensions of Hazard Management2011Paper:Landslide zonation in shiv-khola watershed of Kurseong Sub-Division of Darjilling, West BengalDept. OF Geography, Hijli College, Kharagpur
UGC sponsored National Seminar on Social Dimensions of Hazard Management2011Paper:Managing water scarsity through constructing farm pond – A case study at sundra basin, Paschim MedinipurDept. OF Geography, Hijli College, Kharagpur.
UGC sponsored National Seminar on Social Dimensions of Hazard Management2011Paper:Analyzing the risk of sedimentation through understanding stream hydraulics at lower reach of the Rupnarayan riverDept. OF Geography, Hijli College, Kharagpur
Two-Day National Seminar on -Ethics and Values in Governance of Academic Administration2011Paper:Administration under Pareto optimality in Academic DepartmentsVidyasagar University
International Seminar on Interdisciplinary Studies and Promotion of Research on Natural Disaster2011Paper : Flood at the Shilaboti River- A System AnalysisMICRODIS-Jadavpur University
International Seminar2010Paper: Optimal confluence angles in a discontinuous gully system- A case study at Rangamati, Paschim MedinipurDept. of Geography , University of Burdwan
National Seminar2010AttendedWBCUTA University Dist. Committee & Vidyasagar University Teachers’ Association
State Level Seminar ON Modern Perspective of Resource Management2010Paper:Management of Land, Soil and Water through Drainage Basin HierarchyDept. of Geography Hijli College, Kharagpur
UGC sponsored National Seminar on Regional Environmental Problems and Societal Development2010Paper:AILA and its effects on North-East Sundarban (Along with T.K.DAS and A. Maji)Department of Geography and Environment Management Vidysagar University Medinipur-721 102
UGC sponsored National Seminar on Regional Environmental Problems and Societal Development2010Paper:Drainage Network Development in a discontinuous gully basin: A case study at Rangamati, Paschim Medinipur (Along with Pravat Kr. Shit)Department of Geography and Environment Management Vidysagar University Medinipur-721 102
UGC sponsored National Seminar on Regional Environmental Problems and Societal Development2010Paper:Spatial Distribution of Slope Instability (Along with S. Mondal)Department of Geography and Environment Management Vidysagar University Medinipur-721 102
UGC sponsored National Seminar on Regional Environmental Problems and Societal Development2010Paper:Human Intervention on Hydrological System of Sundra Basin- A geographical Appraisal (Along with Sumanta P. Shee)Department of Geography and Environment Management Vidysagar University Medinipur-721 102
UGC sponsored National Seminar on Regional Environmental Problems and Societal Development2010Paper:Frequency analysis of probable flood magnitude at Silabati river (Along with S. Choudhury)Department of Geography and Environment Management Vidysagar University, Medinipur-721 102
UGC sponsored National Seminar on Regional Environmental Problems and Societal Development2010Paper:Crop suitability analysis in Paschim Medinipur District, A geographical Appraisal (Along with P. Bhattacharya)Department of Geography and Environment Management Vidysagar University Medinipur-721 102
State Level Seminar on global Climate Change and Its Environmental Impacts2010Paper:Possible Impacts of Climatic Change on Sundarbans with Special Emphasis on CyclonesDept. of Geography Skumar Sengupta Mahavidyalaya, Keshpur
National Seminar on Sustainable Development & Disaster Management2010Paper:Monitoring Confluence Angles in a Discontinuous Gully System at Rangamati, Paschim Medinipur (Pravat Kr. Shit)Dept. of Geography Rabindra Bharati University, 56A, B.T. Road, Kol-50
National Seminar on Sustainable Development & Disaster Management2010Paper:Assessing Stress on Embankment along Raimangal, Sundarban (Along with T.K.DAS and A. Majee)Dept. of Geography Rabindra Bharati University, 56A, B.T. Road, Kol-50
23rd Annual Conference of Indian Institues of Geomorphologists and National Seminar on Global Environmental Change : Geomorphological Issues and and Challenges2010Paper:Alteration of Hydrological Balance.......... Sundra BasinDept. of Geography, Gauhati University, Guwahati
23rd Annual Conference of Indian Institues of Geomorphologists and National Seminar on Global Environmental Change : Geomorphological Issues and and Challenges2010Paper:Mechanism of Embankment Breaching at Sundarban- A case study on AilaDept. of Geography, Gauhati University, Guwahati
23rd Annual Conference of Indian Institues of Geomorphologists and National Seminar on Global Environmental Change : Geomorphological Issues and and Challenges2010Paper:A critical analysis of ........ shivkhola watershed, DarjillingDept. of Geography, Gauhati University, Guwahati
23rd Annual Conference of Indian Institues of Geomorphologists and National Seminar on Global Environmental Change : Geomorphological Issues and and Challenges2010Paper:A critical analysis of ........ shivkhola watershed, DarjillingDept. of Geography, Gauhati University, Guwahati
23rd Annual Conference of Indian Institues of Geomorphologists and National Seminar on Global Environmental Change : Geomorphological Issues and and Challenges2010Paper:Problem of sedimentation ...... Rupnarayan riverDept. of Geography, Gauhati University, Guwahati
23rd Annual Conference of Indian Institues of Geomorphologists and National Seminar on Global Environmental Change : Geomorphological Issues and and Challenges2010Paper:Understanding Confluence ............. Geomorphology & HydrologyDept. of Geography, Gauhati University, Guwahati
Teacher Training Course on “Climatic Change Issues-Environmental Management; Application of Modern Techniques”2009Paper:Coastal Embankment and Its FutureBangaio Bhugol Mancha
National Seminar2009Paper:Social Relevance of Geographical Research – A Few Case StudiesVidyasagar University Officers’ Association
Special Lecture on UG Syllabi2009Paper:Geological Map InterpretationMalda Women’s College, Malda
National Seminar in Connection to DRS Project on ‘Ganga Delta-Development Perspectives2009paper:An Approach to measure increasing Stress on Embankment – a Case Study along the Raimongal, Sundarban. (Invited SpeakerDept. of Geography , University of Calcutta
National Seminar on Environmental Changes and Natural Hazards2009Paper:Homeostatic adjustment through Embankment Breaching at Reclaimed Sundarban – a Case Study along the RaimangalDept. of Geography , Rabindra Bharati University
Teacher Training Course on “Climatic Change Issues-Environmental Management; Application of Modern Techniques”2009Paper:Rill Gully Erosion-The Mechanism of Branching SystemBangaio Bhugol Mancha
XXII Annual Conference of the Indian Institute of Geomorphologists (IGI) and National Conference on Man-Environment Relation: A Vision Plan for Green Earth2009Paper:Intensive Study on Development of Drainage Network in an Ephemeral Gully Basin, Rangamati, Paschim Medinipur, W.B. (Along with Pravat Kr. Shit)University of AllahabadDept. of GeographyAllahabad
XXII Annual Conference of the Indian Institute of Geomorphologists (IGI) and National Conference on Man-Environment Relation: A Vision Plan for Green Earth2009Paper:Embankment Breaching Through Homeostatic Adjustment – A Case Study along the Raimangal, Sundarban, West Bengal(Along With T.K.Das).University of Allahabad Dept. of Geography Allahabad
XXII Annual Conference of the Indian Institute of Geomorphologists (IGI) and National Conference on Man-Environment Relation: A Vision Plan for Green Earth2009Paper:Analysis of Slope Instability through advanced Technique(Along with S.K.Mondal)University of Allahabad Dept. of Geography Allahabad
95th Indian Science Congress2008Paper:A critical analusis of feasibility of Roof-Top Water Harvesting at Primol Village Darjiling.Andhra University
National Seminar in Connection to DRS Project on ‘Recent Changes on Deltaic Environment’2008Paper:Land-Claim and Embankment Breaching – A Case Study along the Raimangal, Sundarban. (Invited Speaker)Dept. of Geography , University of Calcutta
UGC sponsored State Level Seminar on Plate Motions and the Recent Natural Disaster in the Indian Ocean2007paper:Attenuation leading to destruction by Tsunami WavesRaja N.L.Khan College Paschim Medinipur
National Seminar on Access to Social Science Information2007Paper:Treatment of Geographic Information through Paradigm Evolution –A Step Towards Cognitive ApproachDept. of Library and Information Science, Vidyasagar University
National Symposium on Global Worming2007AttendedPaschim Banga Vigyan Mancha
UGC sponsored State Level Seminar2007Paper:Analysis of Gully Morpjology- A Case study at Rangamati, Medinipur, West BengalAchhuram Memorial College, Purulia
Seminar on RS &GIS and Watershed Management2005Paper:Watershed Management with Special Reference to FloodGarhbeta College (Expert Speaker), Garhbeta College
Eighteenth Convention and National Seminar on Quarternary Climatic Change and Landforms2005Paper:Critical Analysis of Slope Instability on Mining Scars at Tindharia Cricket Colony, Darjiling West BengalCentre of Geotechnology, Manonmanium Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli,, 627012
Workshop cum Seminar on Sundarban: Its Embankments and Related Issues2005AttendedSundarban development Board, Deptt. Of Sundarban Affairs, Govt. of W.B., Rotunda, Manikanchan, Salt-Lake, Kolkata
Relevance of Conventional Subjects2004AttendedUGC, Sanskrit College, Kolkata
Globalisation; Its Effect on Indian Society.2003AttendedUGC, Presidency College, Kolkata
Improvement and Expansion of Higher Education; Role of Teachers.2002AttendedUGC, Presidency College, Kolkata
Perspective of Development and Environment of the Himalayan Region, with a focus on Technology in Geography in new Millennium.2002Paper:Socio-Environmental Consequences of Mining at TindhariaUGC, Loreto College, Darjeeling
Workshop on Subhas Chandra Bose, INA and India’s Struggle for Independence.2001AttendedDept. of Higher Education, Govt. of West Bengal, Netaji Museum and centre for studies in Himalayan Language, Society and Culture, Kurseong
International Seminar on Poverty and Development in South Asia2001Paper : 1. Metastable Equilibrium Through Self Organised Internal Feedback System of Mining Induced Hill Slope Evolution at Darjiling, West Bengal.Dept. of Geography , University of Calcutta
International seminar on Changing Environmental Scenario of India and Adjacent Countries Since Independence.2001Paper: Environmental Consequences of Mining.UGC, NATMO & GSI, Geographical Society of India. Dept. of Geography, University of Calcutta
Mountain to Ocean-A Changing Environmental Scenario.2000Paper:Coal Mining and Environment in Darjiling HimalayaUGC, NATMO & GSI.Dept. of Geography and Applied Geography, University of North Bengal
7th State Science and Technology Congress2000Paper:Dolomite Mining and Subsequent Environmenta Degradation at Jainti Area, Jalpaiguri.DST, Govt. of West Bengal, West Bengal State Council of Science and Tecnology, Jadavpur University, Kolkata
Environmental Studies in Collegiate Educaton2000Paper:Environmental AwarenessUGC, Bangabasi College of Commerce,Kolkata
National Seminar on Environment and Sustainable Development.1998Paper: Mining and Enironment-A few case studies in the Eastern HimalayasUGC & GSI(Geological Survey of India); Dept. of Geography and Applied Geography, University of North Bengal.
International Symposium on Changing Environmental Scenario in South Asia During Past Five Decades.1998Paper :Mining and Enironment-A case study in Rakti-Rohini BasinInstitute of Landscape, Ecology and Ekistics, Kolkata, NATMO & GSI, Kolkata
Calcutta- Environmental management strategy and action plan.1997Paper: Environmental Awareness and our DutiesDept. of Environment, Govt. of West Bengal, Kolkata


Conference /Seminar/Workshop Organised

Title of the Conference/Seminar/WorkshopYearRole in the EventFunding Agency
National Seminar on "Contextualising Issues in Applied Geography"2016Jt Organising Scretary (Liaison)UGC & ICSSR
3 Days Workshop on U G Syllabus Revision2014Organising Secretary (Liaison)University Grants Commission
Resource Assessment, Sharing and Management: Crisis and Conflict”.2012Organising SecretaryUniversity Grants Commission
“Regional Environmental Problems and Societal Development’2010Organising SecretaryUniversity Grants Commission
Sensitivity, Awareness and Motivation (SAM) Workshop2009Member, Board of OrganisersUniversity Grants Commission

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