• Qualification: M.A. (Modern History)
  • Designation: Assistant Professor
  • Contact No: 9874677009
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Research Extension:

Gender, Rural Development, Micro-finance, Livelihood, Women and Child Health, Water and Sanitation, Youth & Student Affairs, Street Children, Watershed Development, Adult Education, Special Training, NCC Training and Pedagogy along with Training/Counselling

Teaching Experience:

Under Graduate History both Honours and General Post Graduaate Vidyasagar University


Professional Membership:

Associate NCC Officer 1 Bengal Battalion NCC Bangabasi Morning College ½ coy Lieutenant NCC/16110052

Important Publication:

  • Papers on New Social Movements (Narmada Bachao Andolan; Medha Patekar) published in Seminar proceedings; 2004 and 2005.
  • Sixty Eight Orientation Programme 2006 “Review of Communalisation of Peasant Politics in East Bengal 1920-47.”

Research Projects:

  • Research coordinator for Oxi-Zen Infotech, Kolkata, Documentation of CVM in Delhi Condom TSG, NACO study. 2008
  • Involved with DATAWORKS, Invest India Market Solutions Pvt. Ltd., Noida, U.P as Research Executive for the ADB funded Ministry of Finance GoI project on “Pension plans for the unorganised sector” in the two districts of Hamirpur in H.P and Mangalore urban area district Dakshin Kannada of Karnataka. 2008
  • Involved as Consultant by Development & Research Services Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi for two projects-
  • Documentation of E-Passport delivery mechanism in the Regional Passport of Kolkata, W.B, study commissioned by DoT, GoI.
  • Compilation of Primary data and Report Writing for the states of Bihar and Jharkhand under the GoI commissioned study on the Functioning of DRDA nationwide.
  • Organise History Study tours in Kolkata and nearby districts for college department


For TNS India Private Limited

  • Socially Marketed Condoms in SMO model for NACO done for the states of West Bengal and Odisha, 2013
  • Save Life Good Samaritan Project for Sensitisation of road mishap help from Bystanders Study on Understanding the Impediments to Bystander Care, 2013
  • Evaluation of Link Worker Scheme for states of West Bengal, Tripura and Mizoram, 2012
  • WTI Involvement of schools in protection of endangered species in Manas Assam and Sambalpur Odisha, 2012
  • FHI Pogramme Assessment of Introduction of Multiload 375
  • Avahan PSI Condom Vending Machine measuring access and performance for NACO, 2011
  • IDE Impact Assessment of Treadle Pump in Odisha and West Bengal
  • IDE Drip Irrigation project for the states of West Bengal, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan and Gujarat
  • Baseline Survey on Child and Related Maternal Health Care for Norway India Partnership Initiative, New Delhi, NIPI
  • GSMA Farmer Helpline Study – A track study on impact assessment of farmer helpline process implemented by GSMA across agriculturally-intense states in India. Involved in conducting in-depth interviews among farmers and other stake holders
  • Multi Load 375 Baseline Assessment Study – Involved in conducting in-depth interviews among various stakeholders like doctors and health professionals etc., Also involved in preparing qualitative report of the interviews conducted
  • VAL Image Study – Assessment of VAL’s brand image in their project areas. Involved in conducting interviews with key stake holders and also the report writing
  • Qualitative research input to Child Anemia Study for PATH; UP, Jharkhand: study commissioned by TNS, India. 2008
  • Report writing and Qualitative analysis UP BCC, seven districts of UP (Sure Start study); TNS, India. 2008
  • Baseline survey for sure start project in Maharashtra of PATH India (TNS India)
  • Comprehensive Baseline Assessment in Norway India Partnership Initiative NIPI states, India (TNS India)
  • Brand Testing of Combi Pack for Mefipristone and Miso Prostol Medicines of PSI, India (TNS India)
  • Impact Study of Treadle Pump for International Development Enterprises (India) (TNS India) – involved in training and monitoring of fieldwork in West Bengal
  • Save the Children (street children)
  • NGO assessment in field of AIDS/HIV awareness in Mizoram, Tripura and Assam for NACO

For AC Nielsen ORG-MARG

  • Research Assistant for UNICEF study titled “Documentation of Women SHGs” in three districts of Madhya Pradesh, Vidisha, Hoshangabad and Damoh; 1997. Involved in preparing tools including FGD and IDI guidelines; preparation of movement plan; briefing; field work, data analysis and report writing
  • Research Assistant for World Bank study DPIP, District Poverty Alleviation Initiative Projects; 1997. Participated in conducting field work, data compilation, analysis and draft report writing
  • Social Audit of welfare initiatives of HINDALCO, Renukut, involved as Research Associate; 1998. Conducted the study from tool preparation to recruitment of research assistants from JNU and School of Social Work D.U., field work till preparation of Report
  • Research Associate for Food for Work study commissioned by World Bank in Madhya Pradesh; 1998. Involved for field work including in-situ briefing and data cleaning and analysis
  • Research Assistant in DPEP District Primary Education Project for UP, study commissioned by World Bank; 1999. Involved mainly for FGD and IDI with secondary respondents and data analysis.

Special Achievements:

Rural Development and NGO Impact Assessment

  • Acquaintance with various rural development programmes like DPIP, Swaran Jayanti Gramin Swarojgar Yojna, National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme NREGS, Indira Awas Yojna, Literacy Mission, Watershed Development programme, Save the Children Project, Food for Work, Tribal Assistance projects, TRYSEM/DWARKA, etc.
  • NGO intervention methodology like Participative Model, Benchmark Assessment, Community/Stakeholder Initiative Model, Social Capital Model, Focus Group Discussion, Module Development, etc.
  • Convener UGC State-Level Seminars:
    • Environment and Social Awareness, 2003
    • Human Rights in 21st Century, 2005