Present Designation :Associate Professor,Department of Geography
Educational Qualifications : M.A., B.Ed.
Teaching and Research Interest:
Philosophy of Geography, Regional Development, Bio Geography, Social Geography, Urban
1.Participated in National Seminar on “The Fragile Himalayas at Crossroads” organized by the
Dept. of Geography, Loreto College, Kolkata on February 7-8,2014.
2.Participated in Disaster Awareness Workshop for Capacity Building programme for Disaster
Response, organized by Kolkata Municipal Corporation on 4th. December, 2014.
3.Participated and acted as Rapporteur in Workshop on “Modalities of Practical Examinations in
Geography” organized jointly by Undergraduate Board of Studies, University of Calcutta and
Dept. of Geography, Vivekananda College for Women on 22.11.2014.
4.Participated in Seminar Series,2014 organized by the Dept. of Geography, Presidency
University, Kolkata on 22n.-23rd. December,2014.
5.Participated and acted as Rapporteur in Workshop on “Review of Undergraduate Syllabus In
Geography” jointly organized by Undergraduate Board of Studies, University of Calcutta and
Dept. of Geography, Shri Shikshayatan College, Kolkata.
6.Participated in Seminar on “Enhancement of Quality in Institutions of Higher Education”
organized by the IQAC, Sivanath Sastri College on 11th.May,2015.
7.Participated in Awareness Programme on “Managing the Environment : Role of Technology
and Media” organised by Millennium Institute of Energy & Environment Management on 19th.
September, 2015 at CSIR-CGCRI, Kolkata.
8.Acted as Convener for National Seminar on “Water : A Threatened Social Resource of The
Century” organized by the Dept. of Geography, Women’s Christian College, Kolkata on October
9. Participated in a UGC Sponsored 10 Days National Level Workshop cum Faculty
Development Programme on Free and Open Source Software from 1-11th. August,2016
organised by Information Technology Services Cell, Prabhu Jagatbandhu College,Andul, Howrah
in collaboration with IIT Bombay and University of Calcutta.
10.Participated in a Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme(Phase III) sponsored
One-day Workshop on Disaster Preparedness organised by the Department of Civil Engineering,
Jadavpur University on 29th. August, 2016.
Papers Presented :
1.Presented paper entitled “Role of Urban Forestry in Recovering the Vanishing Greens in the
Cities- An Overview of Kolkata” in the National Seminar on ‘Research Frontiers in Man-Nature
Interface’ organized by the Dept. of Geography, Visva-Bharati, West Bengal, 1-2 March,2014.
2. Presented paper entitled “Implications of Urban Poverty on the Developmental Aspects of a
City : An Experience of Kolkata” in the National Seminar on ‘Contemporary Research In
Geography’ organized by Bhairab Ganguly College, Kolkata on 14-15th. March, 2014.
3. Presented paper entitled “Status of Urban Forestry: An Overview of Kolkata” in the National
Seminar on ‘Images of Geography’ organized by the Foundation of Practising Geographers on 6-
7th. February, 2015.
4. Presented paper entitled “Challenges and Prospects of Water Security in India” in UGC
sponsored National Seminar on ‘Water: A Threatened Social Resource of the Century’ organized
by the Dept. of Geography, Women’s Christian College, Kolkata on 9th. October, 2015.
5. Presented paper entitled “Approaches of Urban Planning in India in the Last Three Decades” in
the International Conference on ‘Urbanisation and Regional Sustainability’ organized by
Regional Science Association, India and Dept. of Geography, University of Calcutta on 28-30
6. Presented paper entitled “Partition of India and Perspective of Changing Habitat” in the
National Seminar on ‘Geography of Habitat’ organized by Foundation of Practising Geographers,
Kolkata on 26-27th. February, 2016.
7.Presented paper entitled “Socio-political dimensions of Climate Change Governance in India “
in the International Seminar on “Global Environmental Challenges : Environment, Society and
Development in the Anthropocene” in collaboration with the School of Oceanographic Studies,
Jadavpur University, India and ICSSR-ERC, India, organised by the Department of Geography,
Women’s Christian College,6 th -7 th . March, 2020.
1.Article entitled “ Children’s Right to Education in India : An Overview” published in a book
titled ‘The Rite of Wrongs – Human Rights in India’ (ISBN 978-93-80761-33-6) by Avenel
Press, Kolkata, October, 2013,Pages 257-263.
2. Article entitled “Impact of Slums in the Evolution of Urban Landscape: A Planning Challenge
for Kolkata” published in a Refresher Course Proceeding entitled ‘Landscape and Development
Interfaces in Geographical Research’ (ISBN 978-93-83420-37-7), Academic Publishers, Kolkata,
2014, Pages 202-207.
3. Article entitled “Role of Urban Forestry in Recovering the Vanishing Greens in the Cities: An
Overview of Kolkata” published in a book titled ‘Man-Nature Interface’ (ISBN 978-93-82433-
68-2), Sopan, Kolkata,March,2016 Pages 121-130.
4.Editor and publication of a book entitled “Water : Resource and Sustainability’” (ISBN
No.978-81-942574-0-0) by South Asian Institute for Advanced Research and Development
(SAIARD), Kolkata in association with Department of Geography, Women’s Christian College,
Kolkata in 2020.