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Name Prof. Arindam Gupta
Designation Professor
Department Name COMMERCE WITH FARM MANAGEMENT
Office Phone No 03222-276554 Extn. 431
Email ID arindamgupta69@gmail.com
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Mobile No 9433473514
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Address Department of Commerce, Vidyasagar University, Midnapur 721102
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Educational Qualification              
Degree NameInstituteYear of passing/awarded
P.G.D.F.M.INDIRA GANDHI NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY1998
PH.D. IN COMMERCEUNIVERSITY OF BURDWAN1998
I.C.W.A. (FINAL)INSTITUTE OF COST ACCOUNTANTS OF INDIA (FORMERLY, ICWAI)1993
M.COM.UNIVERSITY OF BURDWAN1991
B.COM. (HONS.)UNIVERSITY OF BURDWAN1989
Career Profile / Teaching Experience        
Professor, Dept. of Commerce with Farm Management, Vidyasagar University since 26 May, 2005 and Coordinator, M.Phil. course in Commerce from August, 2015 to July, 2017
U.G.C. Visiting Professor, Dept. of Economics, University of Burdwan from 1st March, 2013 to 31st March, 2013
Reader, Dept. of Commerce with Farm Management, Vidyasagar University since 25 April, 2001
Lecturer (Sr. scale), Dept. of Business Administration, University of Burdwan since 1 February, 2000
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Management Studies, Indian School of Mines (Deemed University) since 1 October, 1999
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Specialization/Research Area
Field of SpecializationResearch Area/ Areas of Interest
Finance
Corporate Governance
Social Issues in Finance
Capital Market
Course/ Subject Taught 
Financial Management
Indian Financial System
Security Analysis
Management Accounting
Organization Theory
Strategic Management
Financial Economics (as Visiting Professor at Economics Dept. of University of Burdwan)
Conference/ Symposium /Journal Paper / Books Published
International Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Fair Value Accounting: A paradigm shift in valuationEdited Volume, entitled "Emerging issues in Accounting, Finance and Taxation", (eds.) Lalit Kumar Joshi and Paramita Chakravarty, July, ISBN 978-81-930092-9-1.2017Research & Publication Cell, P.G. Department of Commerce, The Bhawanipur Education Society College, Kolkata
A study into financial literacy of Purba Medinipur district in the state of West Bengal India): Determinants and its impact on Access to financial services (a joint paper with Debabrata Jana and Abhijit Sinha)International Research Journal of Management and Commerce,Vol. 4, Issue 8, August, ISSN 2348-9766, Impact Factor- 5.564, pp. 329-346.2017Associated Asia Research Foundation
Financial Literacyand Access to Financial Services in the Unorganized Sector in West Bengal: Astudy of Paschim Medinipur District (a joint paper with Debabrata Jana and Abhijit Sinha)Research Bulletin, Vol. 43, No.II, July, ISSN 2230-9241, pp. 44-532017Institute of Cost Accountants of India
Impact of Ownership Structure, Board Composition and CEO Characteristics on Corporate Performance: An Indian Study (a joint paper with Apu Manna and Tarak Nath Sahu)Asian Journal of Research in Business Economics and Management, Vol. 7, No. 7, July, ISSN: 2249-7307, PP. 100-119.2017Asian Research Consortium, www.aijsh.com
Financial Inclusion and Financial Literacy: A comparative study in their interrelation between selected urban and rural areas in the state of West Bengal [A joint paper with Shubhra Biswas (Sinha)]IOSR Journal of Economics and Finance (IOSR - JEF), Vol. 2, December, ISSN: 2321-5925, Impact factor: 1.189, pp. 67-722015International Organization of Scientific Research (IOSR) in association with K.J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research, Mumbai
History and determinants of dividend: A study of selected Indian companies during 1993-94 to 2004-05 (a joint paper with A. Parua)Australasian Accounting Business and Finance Journal, Vol. 3, Issue 4, ISSN: 1834-2000, indexed in ProQuest, EBSCO databases and Cabell’s and Ulrich’s Directories, pp. 45-81.2009The University of Wollongong, Australia
Reverse Merger of ICICI with ICICI Bank – An Indian Case Study (a joint paper with Debashis Kundu)Sasin Journal of Management,Vol. 14, No. 1, June, ISSN: 0859-2659, indexed in Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business and European Quality Improvement System, pp. 54-78.2008Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration of Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
A study on the Impact of Union Budgets on Stock Prices in India (a joint paper with Debashis Kundu) - ReprintedSSRN (www.papers.ssrn.com) January,indexed itself, posted on 21 January2008An E-Journal published from USA the web address of which is www.papers.ssrn.com
An enquiry into compliance of corporate governance codes by the private sector Indian companies (a joint paper with A. Parua)- ReprintedSSRN (www.papers.ssrn.com) January,indexed itself, posted on 12 February2007An E-Journal published from USA the web address of which is www.papers.ssrn.com
E-Governance for Transparency and Accountability: Perspective of the Developing CountriesConference Proceedings of International Conference on Corporate Governance, March2006ICMAB, Dhaka, Bangladesh


National Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Criticality of transaction cost in financial inclusion programme in India: A few cases [A joint paper with Shubhra Biswas (Sinha)]Edited Volume, entitled "Select Management Cases", (eds.) Vinita Sahay and P.R.S. Sarma on behalf of ET Cases, February, ISBN 978-81-931001-6-5, pp. 87-100.2017Indian Institute of Management, Raipur and ET Cases
Financial Literacy in the Unorganized Sector in Purba Medinipur District of West Bengal (a joint paper with Debabrata Jana and Abhijit Sinha)Parikalpana: KIIT Journal of Management,Vol.13(I), Jan.-June,ISSN 0974-2808, pp. 101-1152017KIIT University, Bhubaneswar
Unorganized Sector in India: Issues and ChallengesEdited Volume, entitled "Unorganised Sector in India: Challenges Ahead", (ed.) Jagannath Patra on behalf of Ramnagar College,Purba Medinipur, ISBN 978-81-933807-2-7, pp. 36-41.2017Manav Prakashan, Kolkata
Impact of Demographic Factors and Financial Literacy on Peoples Access to Finance: A study into the unorganized sector workers in the Purba Medinipur district in West Bengal (a joint paper with Debabrata Jana and Abhijit Sinha)Edited Volume, entitled "Unorganised Sector in India: Challenges Ahead", (ed.) Jagannath Patra on behalf of Ramnagar College,Purba Medinipur, ISBN 978-81-933807-2-7, pp. 45-58.2017Manav Prakashan, Kolkata
Impact of Ownership Structure and Board Composition on Corporate Performance in Indian Companies (a joint paper with Apu Manna and Tarak Nath Sahu)Indian Journal of Corporate Governance,Vol. 9 (1), ISSN: 0974-6862, pp. 44 - 662016Sage Publications, New Delhi on behalf of Institute of Public Enterprises, Hyderabad
A survey into awareness of consumer finance in West Bengal with special reference to zero interest loans [A joint paper with Shubhra Biswas (Sinha)]Edited Volume, entitled "Financial Inclusion and Inclusive Growth" (eds.) Samir Ghosh and Tarak Nath Sahu, December, ISBN: 978-93-5258-522-9, pp. 276-285.2016Department of Commerce with Farm Management, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore.
A study into the status and progress of financial inclusion in India (a joint paper with Debabrata Jana and Abhijit Sinha)Edited Volume, entitled "Financial Inclusion and Inclusive Growth" (eds.) Samir Ghosh and Tarak Nath Sahu, December, ISBN: 978-93-5258-522-9, pp. 15-30.2016Department of Commerce with Farm Management, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore.
Rituals in Accounting and other related business practices in small trading concerns: A survey of Kolkata city and adjoining areas (a joint paper with Kushal De)Indian Journal of Accounting, Vol. XLVII (2), December, Global Impact Factor 0.785 (2014), ISSN 0972-1479, pp. 13-202015Indian Accounting Association
Finanial Inclusion in the Unorganized Sector in West Bengal: A study into Purba Medinipur district (a joint paper with Debabrata Jana and Abhijit Sinha)Edited Volume, entitled "Financial Inclusion in India: Challenges and Prospects"(ed.) Manas Kr. Baidya, December, ISBN: 978-93-85248-85-6, pp. 157-1812015Kabitika, Paschim Medinipur on behalf of Malda College, Malda
The qualitative aspects of Financial Inclusion in India – A critiqueEdited Volume, entitled "Recent Advances in Accounting, Finance and Management" (ed.) Ram Prahlad Choudhary, September, ISBN: 978-81-922481-9-6, pp. 104-1132015UGC- Human Development Centre and Department of Commerce, University of Calcutta
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Other Publication


Books Published
Title of the BookPublished byYearRole
Ownership structure and Corporate performance, ISBN: 978-93-83241-38-5Archers & Elevators Publishing House, Bangalore2014Co-author with Dr. Sohag Joarder
Commerce Education in The New MillenniumU. N. Dhur Publishers Pvt. Ltd., Kolkata2004Co-editor with Prof. K. C. Paul
Security Market Risk, ISBN: 81-7099-904-9Mittal Publications, New Delhi2003Only author
Capital Market – Theory and InstitutionsBook Syndicate Pvt. Ltd., Kolkata2002Co-author with Prof. Jaydeb Sarkhel
Ph. D. Thesis Guidence
Ongoing / Submitted Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Debabrata JanaFinancial Literacy and Access to Financial Services in the unorganized sector in West Bengal: A study of Purba Medinipur and Paschim Medinipur districtsDr. Abhijit SinhaSubmitted2017
Apu MannaImpact of Ownership Structure and Board Composition on Corporate Performance: A study with reference to selected Indian CompaniesDr. Tarak Nath SahuSubmitted2017
Saibal Kumar MukhopadhyayEmployee Retention Strategies in Educational Institutes - A study of Private Engineering and Management Institutes in West Bengal Submitted2016
Goutam SharmaHealth Insurance Services in West Bengal: Identifying Awareness, Utilisation and Claim settlement issues Ongoing2019 (Expected)
Shubhra SinhaStatus of Financial Literacy and its Impact on Household Decision Making : A study of West Bengal Ongoing2017

Awarded Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Sibaram ChatterjeeImpact of Regional Rural Banks on Financial Inclusion, Quality of Life and Women Empowerment in the backward districts of West Bengal - A Case Study of Bangiya Gramin Bikash BankDr. Pinaki Das, Dept. of Economics with Rural Development, V.U.Awarded2016
Munmun DeA study into the determinants of shareholder activism in India Awarded2013
Anupam ParuaA study of dividend behaviour of selected Indian companies in liberalized Indian economy (1993-94 to 2004-05) Awarded2010
Sohag Joarder (Ghosh Dastidar)A study of interrelation between top management-ownership and corporate performance in selected Indian companies during 2001 - 2005 Awarded2010
Pradip Kumar SamantaA study on the impact of published financial statements on equity stock prices in India during 1995 - 2003 Awarded2008
Debashis KunduImpact of some selected economic and political events on Indian stock prices – A study during 1991 - 2005 Awarded2008
Rabindranath De DalalA study on Life Insurance Sector in India: Structural Adjustment and its Consequences on Companies’ Performance and Schemes’ Profitability Awarded2007
Saroj Kumar DattaBusiness Process Reengineering as A Driver of Customer Satisfaction – A study with reference to selected Indian Nationalized Banks Awarded2005
Project Work



Completed Project Works
Project titleWorked asFunding AgencyAmount in Rs.Duration in yearsPeriod
Year to Year
Status
A study into Investors awareness, activism and redressal of grievances in IndiaPrincipal InvestigatorU.G.C.5212002 year and 9 months20092012
A study of interrelation between ownership structure and corporate performance in selected Indian companies (during the post-liberalization period) as an emerging dimension in Corporate GovernancePrincipal InvestigatorU.G.C.2420003 year and 5 months20052008
Corporate Earnings Management in India – A StudyPrincipal InvestigatorU.G.C.250001 year and 8 months20022004
Interrelation Between Market-based Security Risk Measure and Accounting Information: A study based on companies in the General Engineering Industry of IndiaPrincipal InvestigatorU.G.C.150001 year19961997
Invited Lectures 
TitleOrganized byVenueYear
Unorganized sector in India: Issues and challengesUGC-sponsored National Seminar on "Unorganized sector in India: challenges ahead" organized by Ramnagar College, Depal, Purba Medinipur in collaboration with Mugberia Gangadhar Mahavidyalaya, Purba Medinipur, February 03-04Ramnagar College, Depal, Purba Medinipur2017
Chairing a technical sessionUGC-sponsored National Seminar on "Unorganized sector in India: challenges ahead" organized by Ramnagar College, Depal, Purba Medinipur in collaboration with Mugberia Gangadhar Mahavidyalaya, Purba Medinipur, February 03-04Ramnagar College, Depal, Purba Medinipur2017
Key-note paper, entitled "How Fair is Fair Value Accounting?"National Conference on Sustainable Changing Scenario of Business and Economic Environment organized by Dept. of Business Management, Saurashtra University, Rajkot n association with Indian Accounting Association, Saurashtra Branch, 25th FebruaryDept. of Business Management, Saurashtra University, Rajkot2017
Guest of Honour address in the Inaugural session and chaired a Technical Session on "Cashless Economy: Opportunities and Challenges"National Seminar on "Cashless Economy: Opportunities and Challenges" organized by Department of Commerce, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, April 29Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, U.P.2017
Chairing the Plenary session on Fair Value AccountingInternational Conference on Emerging Issues in Accounting, Finance & Taxation organized by P.G. Dept. of Commerce, The Bhawanipur Education Society College, Kolkata, in collaboration with the Institute of Cost Accountants of India, January 04The Bhawanipur Education Society College, Kolkata2017
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Membership of Learned Society 
National Executive Committee Member, Indian Accounting Association, 2010-2013
Member, Indian Commerce Association, No. WB-25
Fellow, Institute of Cost Accountants of India, formerly ICWAI
Indian Accounting Association, Midnapore Branch, Secretary:2008-2011 &Vice President:2011 onwards
Member, Indian Accounting Association Research Foundation
Association with Professional Bodies
Type of Professional ActivityPeriod
Life Member, Indian Accounting Association1994 to 2015
External Member, Post Graduate Board of Studies in Commerce, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong2011 to 2014
External Member, Indira Gandhi Studies Centre, U.G.C., at Sant Mohan Singh Khalsa Labana Girls College at Barara, Ambala, Punjab2011 to 2012
National Executive Committee Member, Indian Accounting Association2015 to 2015
National Executive Committee Member, Indian Accounting Association2010 to 2013
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Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended/Organised

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended

Title of the Seminar/Conference/WorkshopYearRoleHeld at and Organiser
UGC-sponsored National Seminar on "Unorganized sector in India: challenges ahead" organized by Ramnagar College, Depal, Purba Medinipur in collaboration with Mugberia Gangadhar Mahavidyalaya, Purba Medinipur, February 03-042017Paper presenter, "Demographic features of unorganized workers in Purba Medinipur district: A sample study into 400 workers" - jointly with Debabrata Jana and Abhijit SinhaRamnagar College, Depal, Purba Medinipur
UGC-Sponsored International Conference cum Research Methodology Workshop in collaboration with The Institute of Cost Accountants of India, February 102017Paper presenter, " Financial literacy and Access to Financial Services in the unorganized sector in West Bengal: A study of Purba Medinipur district - jointly with Debabrata Jana and Abhijit SinhaDept. of Commerce with Farm Management, Vidyasagar University
International Conference on Management,Technology,Innovation And Social Change, 2017(MTIS), February 21-222017Paper presenter, "The Policy of Demonetization to Cashless Economy in India and the People" - jointly with Shubhra BiswasSchool of Management & Allied Courses,Amity University, Kolkata
Global Summit on Management Cases, 2017,organized by IIM, Raipur in association with the Economic Times, February 10-11 2017Paper presenter, " Criticality of transaction cost in financial inclusion programme in India: A few cases" - jointly with Shubhra Biswas (Sinha)Indian Institute of Management, Raipur
National Seminar on "Cashless Economy: Opportunities and Challenges" organized by Department of Commerce, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, April 292017Paper presenter, "Journey towards cashless economy for India: Problems and Prospects" - jointly with Shubhra BiswasAligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, U.P.
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Conference /Seminar/Workshop Organised

Title of the Conference/Seminar/WorkshopYearRole in the EventFunding Agency
National Seminar on "Contemporary Issues in Research in Business Studies", at Kolkata Regional Centre of IGNOU on 29th March, 20142014Jt. Organizing SecretaryIndian Accounting Association, Midnapore Branch
International Conference on "Contemporary Issues in Financial Institutions and Markets”, December 19-20, 20132013Jt. Organizing SecretaryICSSR and UGC
International Conference on “Indian Financial System and The Global Scenario”, March 10 and 11, 20102010Jt. Organizing SecretaryICSSR and UGC
National Conferenceon "Corporate Social Responsibility" by Indian Accounting Association, Midnapore Branch in association with Centre for Management Studies,The University of Burdwan, Burdwan, W.B., 27th and 28th March, 20102010Jt. Conference SecretaryU.G.C. and University of Burdwan
State-level seminar on “Financial Crisis: Current Scenario” by Indian Accounting Association, Midnapore Branch and Dept. of Commerce with Farm Management, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, 24th April, 20092009Jt. OrganizerVidyasagar University, Midnapore
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Awards
Award NameAwarded ByYear
J. L. Nehru Memorial Fund Special Prize for outstanding result in P.G. Exams. of the countryJ. L. Nehru Memorial Fund, New Delhi1991
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