VIDYASAGAR UNIVERSITY
Faculty Information System
Self Declared Document


Name Dr. Nilanjana Das Chatterjee
Designation Associate Professor
Department Name GEOGRAPHY AND ENVIRONMENT MANAGEMENT
Office Phone No 03222-276554 Extn. 447
Email ID nilanjana_vu@mail.vidyasagar.ac.in
Fax -
Mobile No 9434216397
Personal Website http://vidyasagar.ac.in/dept_of_geography/CV_nilanjanadas.pdf
Address Dept. of Geography & Environment Management, Vidyasagar University
Educational Qualification
Degree NameInstituteYear of passing/awarded
M.A in GeographyThe University of Burdwan1999
B.A.HonsThe University of Burdwan1997


Career Profile / Teaching Experience
Assistant Professor in Geography since 2006
Lecturer Haldia Govt. College 2002-2006
Assistant Teacher Bhut sahar Girls Jr High School 1999-2001
Assistant Teacher Onda Girls High School 2001-2002

Specialization/Research Area
Field of SpecializationResearch Area/ Areas of Interest
Environmental Issues in Geography
Pedology
Environmental aspects of resource and hazard related Issues
Animal migration and its consequences in forest fringe areas of Bankura District
Folk and Tribal Culture
Geographical Attributes of Handloom and Cottage Industries

Course/ Subject Taught
Environment
Ecology
Settlement Geography
Social and Cultural Geography
Philosophy in Geography
Thematic Mapping
Research Methodology
Urban Geography
Rural Development

Conference/ Symposium /Journal Paper / Books Published
International Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Rational Resource Management and the Role of Traditional Knowledge Among the Santhal and the Bhumij Tribes of Binpur II Block, Paschim Medinipur, West Bengal.Natural Resources Management for Sustainable Development and Rural Livelihoods, Vol. 1: 43-58, ISBN: 81-7019-584-1.2017Today & Tomorrows Printers and Publishers, New Delhi-110002, India.
Spatial modeling of urban sprawl around Greater Bhubaneswarcity, IndiaModeling Earth Systems and Environment(2016), Vol 2(1), ISSN 2363-6203DOI 10.1007/s40808-015-0065-72016Springer
Case Study of Elephants in the Bankura District, West Bengal, India.Gajah: Journal of the Asian Elephant Specialist Group, Vol- 40,ISSN 1391-1996.2016Asian Elephant Specialist Group.
Geophysical and geochemical alteration of rocks in granitic profiles during intense weathering in southern Purulia district, West Bengal, IndiaModeling Earth Systems and Environment September 2016, 2:132, ISSN: 2363-6203 (print version) ISSN: 2363-6211 (electronic version)2016Springer
Grain size characterization of instream sand deposition in controlled environment in river Kangsabati, West BengalModelling Earth Systems and EnvironmentSeptember 2016, 2:118, ISSN: 2363-6203 (print version) ISSN: 2363-6211 (electronic version)2016Springer
Morphological analysis of a Historical Urban Landscape: the case of Tamluk, an Early Urban Centre of Eastern IndiaInternational Journal of Scientific and Research Publications, Vol 6: 337-343, ISSN 2250-3153.2016IJSR
Delineating Sphere of Urban Influence: The Case of Three Early Urban Centres of Eastern IndiaIOSR Journal Of Humanities And Social Science (IOSR-JHSS),Vol 20, Issue 11, Ver. IV (Nov. 2015),PP 91-100,(e-ISSN: 2279-0837, p-ISSN: 2279-0845)2015www.iosr journal.org
Sharing Of Non Timber Forest Products By Indigenous Tribal People: A Case Of Santhal Tribe Of Bhadule Village,Paschim Medinipur,West Bengal.Man And Life ,Vol 39(1-2),83-94,(ISSN 0972-4109).2015The Institute Of Social Research and Applied Anthropology
Weathering and Mineralogical Alteration of Granitic Rocks in Southern Purulia District, West Bengal, India.International Research Journal of Earth SciencesVol. 2(4), 1-12,ISSN 2321–25272014International Science Congress Association
Role Of Culture In The Process of resource Creation: A Case Study On Temple Town Bishnupur, District Bankura, West Bengal, IndiaJournal of Social Review VOl - 3 (1), December 2014 Department of Social Sciences, pp 90-100,(ISSN : 2448 – 9204)2014North Eastern University, Srilanka.
Habitat based ecological analysis of urban space in mountain environment: An appraisal for Gangtak Town, SikimJournal of Ecology Environment and Conservation(2013),Vol-EEC 2013(3),ISSN 0971-765X.2013EM International


National Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Inter-State Disparity and Causality Test for India through Human Development Indicators.Indian Journal of Geography and Environment,Vol 14:86-98, 0972-73882015Dept. of Geography & Env Management, Vidyasagar University
Elephant Migration and Colonization in Bankura District,West Bengal,IndiaIndian Journal of Geography and Environment,Vol-14:46-52, 0972-73882015Dept. of Geography & Env Management, Vidyasagar University
Tribal Livelihood Pattern And Sharing Of Natural Resources : A Case of Santal and Sabar Tribe of Dhobakacha Village, Binpur II Block,Paschim Medinipur District, West BengalPractising Geographers, Journal of Indian Geographical Foundation, Kolkata,2015Indian Geographical Foundation
The importance of non-timber forest produce in tribal livelihood: A case study of Santhal community in Purulia District,West BengalIndian Journal of Geography and Environment, Vol- 13:110-120,ISSN 0972-73882014Dept. of Geography & Env Management, Vidyasagar University
Servival potentiality of small scale sector in the era of Globalization: A case of Bishnupur Sonamukhi Silk Industry, Bankura, India.Managing development in developing countries,ISBN 978-93-5142-162-72013DDE, Vidyasagar University.
An assessment of Anthropogenic impact on natural landscape – A case of Kurseong Town, Darjeeling,West Bengal.Indian Journal of Geography and Environment,Vol 12, 40-50,ISSN 0972-7388.2011Dept. of Geography & Env Management, Vidyasagar University
Environmental interpretation of Dash Avatar, Changing use of Dash Avatar Cards and it’s impact on space and society.Indian Journal of Geography and Environment,Vol 11, 30-39,ISSN 0972-73882010Dept. of Geography & Env Management, Vidyasagar University
Developing municipal information system to assist decision making process: the case of Jalpaiguri, West Bengal.Indian Journal of Geography and Environment,Vol 11, 40-55,ISSN 0972-7388.2010Dept. of Geography & Env Management, Vidyasagar University


Other Publication


Books Published
Title of the BookPublished byYearRole
Man Elephant Conflict: A case study from forests in West Bengal, India.Springer, ISBN 978-3-319-31161-6 ISBN 978-3-319-31162-3 (eBook)2016First Author

Ph. D. Thesis Guidence
Ongoing / Submitted Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Swatilekha Parihari"System of Resource Sharing and Conservation of Environment in the Traditional Societies and their recent Transformation" Submitted2017
Koushik Mandal"A Geographical Analysis of the Evolution of Tamluk, Contai and Medinipur Urban areas, Purba Medinipur and Paschim Medinipur Districys, West Begal" Submitted2017
Suchandra PaulSpatial Pattern of Population Graowth and Human Development: An Enquiry in Bankura District of West BengalDr. Sanat Kumar Guchait ( Associate Professor in The University Of Bardwan )Submitted2017
Priyanka BiswasA Geographical analysis to study violence against women in some selected districts of West Bengal Ongoing2021 (Expected)
Rajkumar Bhattacharya“Geo Environmental Consequences of Instream Sand Mining ; Case Specific Studies On Kangsabati River, From Khatra To Rajnagar” Ongoing2017
Mrinmay Mandal“Geo-spatial analysis of landscape mosaic: an ecological approach for strategic study in Panchet forest division, Bankura, West Bengal” Ongoing2017
Gour DoluiRocks Weathering and Landforms: A Prognosis of Landscape Evolution in Purulia District, West BengalDr. Soumendu ChatterjeeOngoing2016



Project Work

Ongoing Project Works
Project titleWorked asFunding AgencyAmount in Rs.Duration in yearsPeriod
Year to Year
Status
A Spatio-Temporal Analysis of Crime against in Selected Districts of West Bengal:(1980-2015): A Geospatial PerspectivePrincipal InvestigatorICSSR20000002 year20172019 Exptd.


Completed Project Works
Project titleWorked asFunding AgencyAmount in Rs.Duration in yearsPeriod
Year to Year
Status
Nature of Man –Elephant Conflict in Panchet Forest Division,Bankura,W.B: An Interdisciplinary ApproachPrincipal InvestigatorICSSR6470002 year20122014

Invited Lectures 
TitleOrganized byVenueYear
Cultural Geographical aspectsHijli College, Paschim MedinipurHijli College, Paschim Medinipur2008

Membership of Learned Society 
Indian Institute of Geomorphologists
Indian National Cartographic Association

Association with Professional Bodies
Type of Professional ActivityPeriod
Lifetime Membership, Indian Science Congress Association, Kolkata2007 to 2013
Lifetime Membership, Indian National Cartographers Association2009 to 2013
Yearly membership Geography and You2007 to 2013
Yearly membership, Kurukshetra1998 to 2013
Yearly membership, Yojona1998 to 2013
Membership, National Library,Kolkata2002 to 2013

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended/Organised

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended

Title of the Seminar/Conference/WorkshopYearRoleHeld at and Organiser
37th INCA International Congress on Geoinformatics for Carto-Diversity and its Management2017Paper: Spatial Pattern of Eve-Teasing in Urban area mapping for security, safety and prevention - A case study of Asansol Municipality area West Bengal.INCA, NHO, Dehradun
International Conference on Natural Resources Management for Sustainable Development and Rural Livelihoods2017Paper: Rational Resource Management and the role of traditional knowledge among the Santhal and the Bhumij Tribes of Binpur II Block , Paschim Medinipur, West BengalDept. of Geography and Resource Management, Mizoram University.
37th INCA International Congress on Geoinformatics for Carto-Diversity and its Management2017Paper: Sustainable Urban Transport Modeling of Jamshedpur City: A Geospatial apprisalINCA, NHO, Dehradun
National seminar for Geo informatics2017AttendedDept. of RS & GIS,VU
National Seminar2017Speaker:Elephant Migration And Its Socio-Economic And Environmental Impact: A Case of Elephant Migration In Bankura And Paschim Midnapore Forest Division, West Bengal(Resource Person)Silda Chandrasekhar College, Paschim Medinipur,West Bengal
International seminar on "Changing Geo-environmental process and Societal adjustment.2016Paper:Urban Landscape Ecology and Land pricing through Application of Hedonic Pricing Model: A Study of Gangtok Town, Sikkim, IndiaDept. Of Geography,Gour Banga University,Malda.
36th INCA International congress2016Paper:Geospatial Analysis and mapping of Violence against Women-A case study of Midnapore Town,WB,India.DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY VIDYA-BHAVANA (INSTITUTE OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES) VISVA-BHARATI (A Central University) SANTINIKETAN,
23 rd west Bengal State Science Congress2016Paper:Environmental Degradation of Eco-Sensitive Zones…Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary.Presidency University,Kolkata.
SERB Sponsored National Seminar2016Paper:Endangered aquatic species in Kangsabati river.Sukumar Sengupta Mahavidyalaya. Keshpur .Midnapore.
9th IGU Conference2016Paper:Landuse Change and the Migration of elephants: A Case of Elephant Migration in Dalma-Panchet Forest Division,India.Department of Geography Shaheed Bhagat Singh College University of Delhi, Delhi, India.
15th International Elephant & Rhino Conservation and Research Symposium.2016Paper:Landscape Ecological Analysis and Characterization of Elephant Migration through GIS Application.Ramada Singapore at Zhongshan Park,16 Ah Hood Road, Singapore, 329982 Singapore.
UGC sponsored National Seminar2015Paper:Presented paper on Sand mining and its hydro-ecological consequences… Mukutmonipur to ChoukaDepartment of Geography and Applied Geography, University of North Bengal.
28th IGI Conference2015Paper:Characterization of Granitic profiles by weathering process as a Geophysical and Geochemical Alteration of rocks in Southern Purulia District, West Bengal.NEHU Shillong, Meghalaya
UGC Sponsored seminar2015AttendedWomen Studies Centre,Vidyasagar university.
UGC sponsored National Seminar on Occupational Safety and Health of Indian women at workplace.2015AttendedWomen Studies Centre, Vidyasagar University.
DRS sponsored National Seminar2015Paper:Urban Sprawling and Changing Landuse in Bhubaneswar City.Department of Geography, Calcutta University.
International conference on Environment and development.2014Paper:Quantifying Landscape Structure for Landscape Analysis: A case Study in Panchet Forest Division, Bankura District, West Bengal, India.Department of Geography and Environmental Studies University of Rajshahi.
National Seminar on Remote Sensing & Environment.2014Paper:Landscape Pattern Analysis and Characterization of Elephant Habitat through GIS Application.Deptt, of S & T, Govt. of West Bengal Organized by SOS, JU and Council and Deptt. of S&T Govt. of West Benga.
27th IGI Conference.2014Paper:Instream Sand Mining and its Hydro-ecological consequences:A case study on Kangsabati River..IGI and Vidyasagar University
XXXIV INCA International Congress.2014Paper:Nature and Characteristics of Urban Sprawling in Bhubaneswar City: An Application of Shannon’s Entropy Model.INCA and Survey of India.
Workshop for syllabus Revision in TTM.2014AttendedDepartment of Tourism and Travel Management, Haldia Govt. College .
UGC sponsored workshop for UG syllabus revision in Geography.2014AttendedDepartment of Geography and Environment Management, Vidyasagar University.
Workshop for syllabus Revision in Geography.2014AttendedCouncil for UG studies,VU.
Seminar Series2014AttendedDepartment of Geography, Presidency University
Institute of indian geographers 35 Th Indian Geographers’ Meet &International conference.2013Paper:Habitat-Elephant Relationship: An Ecological Landscape Analysis for Panchet Forest Division,Bankura, West Bengal.Department of Geography, The University of Burdwan.
The National Geography Conference: Frontiers of India and Interregional Disputes.2013Paper:Landscape Ecology,Habitat Characteristics and selection of habitat:A biological study on Elephant Migration Bankura,WB.Vasantrao Naik Govt. Institute of Arts and Social Sciences,Nagpur.
XXXIII INCA International Congress2013Paper:Residential Landuse and Housing Characteristics of Asansol Municipal Corporation Area.NRSC,ISRO Jodhpur and CAZRI,ICAR Jodhpur.
2nd International Conference on Social Science-SriLanka2013 (ICSS).2013Paper:Heritage ..... Bishnupur,District Bankura West Bengal,India.University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.
Climate Change:Present Concerns2013Paper:Local Climate Change And Its Impact............Forest Division, Bankura, West Bengal.Andhra University,Visakhapatnam.
National Seminar2013Speaker:Traditional Ecologycal knowledge and sustainable Development…..Haldia Govt.College
DEC Sponsored workshop2013Speaker:Future potentiality of Sericulture;An over view.Vidiyasagar University.
An over view on the UGC schemes for Womwn Managers in Higher Education.2013Speaker:An over view on the UGC schemes for Womwn Managers in Higher Education.Haldia Govt.College
Inauguration of women’s cell2013Speaker:Status of Women in India and relevance of women’s cell in the present day context.Raja N.L Khan Women’s College, Midnapore
MSEM workshop2013AttendedMoulana Azad College, Kolkata.
International Geographical Union Conference on Geoinformatics for biodiversity and climate change2013Paper:Changing habitat and animal migration-“A comparative analysis on elephant migration from Dalma wildlife sanctuary, Jharkhand to Panchet forest division. Bankura. West Bengal.Maharshi Dayanand University. Rohtak,Haryana
XXIV National Association for Geographers India Conference2012Paper:Appraisal of social resources for their utilization in disasters risk reduction “A study in Sandeshkhali I & II blocks, North 24 Pargana, West Bengal.”Patna University
UGC sponsored2012Paper:Tourism and its impact on urban ecology. “A case study on Ganktok town, Sikim. ”Vivekananda college, Hoogly.
UGC-DRS Sponsored conference on Dimensions of Development and Resource Conservation2012Paper:Etnic uses of Natural Resources in Traditional Societies and Maintainance of Biodiversity: A Bio-Geographical Study in Purulia District,West BengalDept of Geography University of Calcutta
International seminar on managing development in developing countries.2012Paper:Survival potentiality of small scale sector in the era of globalization. “A case of Bishnupur –Sonamukhi silk industry, Bankura, India.”Bangkok, Thailand
State Level Seminar2012Speaker:Tourism and its impact on urban ecology. “A case study on Ganktok town, Sikim.”Bajkul Milani Mahavidyalaya, Purba Midnapore.
UGC –DRS(SAP-1) Programme sponsored on Natural Resource Management2011Paper:Use and conservation of Environmental Resources Through Ethnic Practices :Case Studies on Santal and Bhumij of Purulia District West Bengal.Deptt. Of Geography ,University of Calcutta
XXXIII National Geographical Congress National Association for Geographers India2011Paper: Natural disaster and social resilience:An assessment in sandeshkhali – I& II blocks.The University of Burdwan 11-13 November.
XXXIII National Geographical Congress National Association for Geographers India2011Paper: A Study on the influence of Fan Geomorphology on Cityscape Structure of DehraDun, Uttakhand.The University of Burdwan.
Seminar on Social Dimensions of Hazard Management2011Paper:Analysis of Resilience in the face of Aila Event,2009-A Case study in Sandeshkhali I and II Block.Deptt. Of Geography, Hijli College.
XXXI INCA International Congress2011Paper:• Geospatial Pattern of Urban Habitats: An Analysis at the Landscape Level for Gangtok, Sikkim.Dept of Geography, Chandigarh University, Chandigarh.
XXXI INCA International Congress2011Paper:• Physical vulnerability analysis of the alluvial fan city of Dehradun: An urban geomorphological approach”Dept of Geography, Chandigarh University, Chandigarh.
UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Regional Environmental Problems and Societal Development2010Paper Presented on Historical Evolution and Problems of Exo- Urbanization in Greater Gwalior City, MadhyapradeshDepartment of Geography, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, West Begal
UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Regional Environmental Problems and Societal Development2010Paper Presented on An Assessment of Soil Erosion on Lateritic Upland Adjacent to Kangasabati River Valley (Between Chandra Range and Midnapore Rail Bridge): A Site Base Proto -Type Research ExerciseDepartment of Geography, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, West Begal
DEC Sponsored workshop on Implementation of Project Work and Field Work through Distance Mode2010AttendedVidyasagar University.
XXX International Congress2010Paper:• Management and Mapping of Local Spatial Health data for surveillance of Health and Healthcare Practices in Midnapore Municipal Area, PaschimGeological Survey of India ,Dehradun.
UGC Sponsored Seminar and Workshop Women Development in the Perspective of Socio-Cultural, Environmental, and Health Issues2010AttendedWomen’s Studies Centre, Vidyasagar University.
International Conference on Environment Resource and Regional Development2010Paper Presented on Eco-Enviromental Dimensions of Elephant Migration in Panchet Soil Conservation Division and Characterisation of Consequent Man-Elephant ConflictDepartment of Geography, The University of Burdwan
International Conference on Environment Resource and Regional Development2010Paper Presented on Morphological Analysis of Historical Urban Landscape: The case of Gwalior City, MadhyapradeshDepartment of Geography, The University of Burdwan
International Conference on Environment Resource and Regional Development2010Paper Presented on Estimating Local Inequality and Risk Associated with Mother and Child Health in Midnapore Municipal AreaDepartment of Geography, The University of Burdwan
UGC sponsored National Seminar on Application of Remote Sensing and GIS in Resource Management2010Paper Presented on Developing Municipal Information System to Assist Decision Making Process: The case of Jalpaiguri, West BengalDepartment of Geography and Applied Geography, University of North Bengal, Jalpaiguri
DEC Sponsored National Workshop on Development of Professional Orientation in DDE2010AttendedDirectorate of Distance Education,Vidyasagar University, Midnapur, West Bengal
DEC Sponsored Implementation of Project Work and Field Work through Distance Mode2010AttendedVidyasagar University, Midnapore, West Bengal
UGC Sponsored Seminar and Workshop Women Development in the Perspective of Socio-Cultural, Environmental, and Health Issues2010AttendedWomen’s Studies Centre, Vidyasagar University
UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Regional Environmental Problems and Societal Development2010Paper Present on Eco-Environmental Dimensions of Elephant Migration in Panchet Soil Conservation Division and Man Elephant ConflictDepartment of Geography, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, West Begal
University District Commottee , National Seminar on Reforms in Higher Education: Meeting the Challenges2010AttendedVidyasagar University, Midnapore, West Bengal
Biennial Conference,WBCUTA2010AttendedVidyasagar University, Midnapore, West Bengal
XXX International Congress2010Paper:• Habitat-Based Ecological Analysis Of Urban Space In Mountain Environment: An Appraisal For Gangtak Town, SikkimGeological Survey of India ,Dehradun,
Himalaya Samiksha Parisad Seminar On ‘Perspectives of Himalayan Environment’2010Paper:A Spatio-Structural Analysis of Urban Habitat Types in Gangtak Town, SikkimDept. Of Geography ,University of Calcutta and Netaji Institute of Asian Studies Kolkata.
XXIX INCA International Congress on Technological Solutions in Urban and Tegional Planning2009Paper Presented on An Assessment of Anthropogenic Impacts on Natural Landscape-A Case Study of Kurseong Town, Darjeeling West Bengal.Indian National Cartographers Association
XXIX INCA International Congress on Technological Solutions in Urban and Tegional Planning2009Paper Presented on Linking Database and GIS for Prudent Mapping of Geospatial Urban Information to Support Municipal Management System.Indian National Cartographers Association
XXIX INCA International Congress on Technological Solutions in Urban and Tegional Planning2009Paper Presented on Mapping Urban Morphological Diversity Using Open Source High Resolution Satellite Images-The Case Study of Gwallior City, Madhya PradeshIndian National Cartographers Association
UGC sponsored Workshop on Sensitivity Awareness and Motivation(SAM)2009AttendedVidyasagar University, Midnapore, West Bengal
UGC sponsored Training of Trainers Workshop2009AttendedUniversityu of Kalyani, Nadia, West Bengal
Empowerment of women through Science & Technology2008AttendedNISTADS, Government of India and Vidyasagar University.
National seminar on Relevance of Women Studies in Contemporary India2008AttendedUGC sponsored Vidyasagar University
Geo-Spatial Technology and Research in Geography2008AttendedThe University of Burdwan, Golapbag.
Geo-Spatial Technology and Research in Geography2008AttendedDepartment of Geography The University of Burdwan
UGC sponsored State Level Seminar on Plate Motions and the recent Natural Disaster in the Indian Ocean2008Paper Presented on Assessment of disastrous effects of Tsunami in Indian Ocean:A Humanistic ApproachRaja N. L Khan Womens’ College,Medinipur, West Bengal
UGC sponsored National Seminar on Relevance of Conventional Subjects: Present Scenario2004AttendedPresidency College, Kolkata
UGC sponsored State Level Seminar on Tourism industry in the new millennium2002AttendedHaldia Govt. College Purba Medinipur, West Bengal


Conference /Seminar/Workshop Organised

Title of the Conference/Seminar/WorkshopYearRole in the EventFunding Agency
Empowerment of women through Science & Technology2008Organising Committee MemberNISTADS, Government of India and Vidyasagar University
National seminar on Relevance of Women Studies in Contemporary India2008Organising Committee MemberUGC sponsored National Seminar

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