Assistant Professor, Department of Geography
Jadavpur University, Kolkata - 700032
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Curriculum Vita


Ph.D. 2012 Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
M.Sc 2006 University of Calcutta
B.Sc 2004 Presidency College (University of Calcutta)

Teaching Experience (1)
Name Of The Institution Position Held Period

Taki Government College, West Bengal, India (West Bengal Education Service) Assistant Professor 2010 to 2015
Industrial Experience (0)
Field of Specialization
Regional Planning
Courses Taught/Teaching
Environmental Geography, Climatology, Regional Planning, Social Geography, Philosophy of Geography, Quantitative Techniques
Research Area
Natural Resource Management, Political Ecology, Urbanization and Rural Change, Sustainable Tourism
Doctoral Research Fellow: 3 years
Teaching: 5 years
Conference Papers Published (1)
Title of the paper Conference Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Application of remote sensing and GIS in sustainable management of mangroves National Seminar on Applications of Remote Sensing and GIS in Resource Management 2012 First Author ISBN 978-81-921692-2-4-59-66
Journal Papers Published (10)
Title of the paper Journal of publication Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Evaluating sustainability of community endeavours in an Indian floodplain wetland using multi-criteria decision analysis Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography (Wiley) IF- 0.638 2015 First Author 36-38-56
Local tourism initiative in an eastern Himalayan village: sustainable ecotourism or small scale nature exploitation? Bulletin of Geography: Socio-economic Series 2015 First Author 27-33-49
An alternative approach for delineating eco-sensitive zones around a wildlife sanctuary applying geospatial techniques Environmental Monitoring and Assessment (Springer) IF: 1.592 2014 Co-author 186(4)-2641-2651
Analysis of coastal land use/ land cover changes in the Indian Sunderbans using remotely sensed data Geo-spatial Information Science (Taylor & Francis) 2012 First Author 15(4)-241-250
Coastal tourism and beach sustainability-an assessment of community perceptions in Kovalam, India Geografia-Malaysian Journal of Society and Space 2012 Co-author 8(7)-75-87
Books Published (0)
Awarded By Award Name Year

UGC Travel Grant for College/ University Faculties to attend the Eleventh International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability at Copenhagen, Denmark on 21-23 January, 2015 2015
UGC Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) in the UGC-NET of December, 2006 2006
CSIR Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) in the "CSIR-UGC NET" of December, 2006 2006
Ph.D. Thesis Guidance (0)
M.Phil. Thesis Guidance (0)
MASTER Thesis Guidance (0)
Project Works (0)
Patents (0)
Collaborative Programs (0)
InviteLectures (2)
Title Organised By Venue Year

Newly Framed Syllabus of Geography of Eleventh Standard Workshop organized by West Bengal Government School Teachers Association Barasat Government High School 2013
Environment and Sustainable Development Training Programme of Unemployed Youth organized by Prembazar INITIATIVE, Kharagpur and sponsored by Rajiv Gandhi National Institute for Youth Development, Sriperambudur Prembazar INITIATIVE, Kharagpur 2013
Membership Of Learned Societies (3)

Member of the Association of American Geographers, USA
Life member of the Geographical Society of India, Kolkata
Life member of the Indian Institute of Geographers, Pune
Orientation/Refresher/QIP CourseAttended/Organized (2)
Program Name Organised By Venue Year

Short-term course on Multivariate Data Analysis held from 1 to 6 June, 2015 Vinod Gupta School of Management, IIT Kharagpur 2015
Orientation Programme 2013 (101-102) UGC Academic Staff College, University of Calcutta 2013
Seminar/Conference/Workshop (0)
Session chaired (0)
Professional Society Activity (0)
Consultancy work / Testing (0)
Other Notable Activities (1)

Reviewer for African Journal of Agricultural Research, African Journal of Business Management, Animal Biodiversity and Conservation, Chinese Journal of Population, Resources & Environment (Taylor & Francis), Environment, Development and Sustainability (Springer), Environmental Engineering and Management Journal, Environmental Monitoring and Assessment (Springer), International Forestry Review (Commonwealth Forestry Association), Journal of Sustainable Development, Journal of Tropical Forest Management, Ocean and Coastal Management (Elsevier), Songklanakarin Journal of Science and Technology (Taylor & Francis), Wetland Ecology and Management (Springer)