Area of Specialization: Social Cultural Anthropology

Area of Research: Changing Socio-ecological pattern of the Kharias of Purulia District, West Bengal (under the supervision of Prof. Mamata Desai, Head, Dept. of Ecology, Physical and Human Resources, Netaji Institute of Asian Studies.The degree was awarded on 30.07.2010)

Details of Publications:

Seminar & Conference Papers:

i)                   Survival strategy of widows victimized by man eater of Sundarban. Paper presented in Conference of Indian Anthropological Society held on 21st-22nd April, 2001

ii)                The need for proper agro climatic condition at upland of West Midnapore. Paper presented in 35th Annual conference of Indian Anthropological Society.

iii)              Geriatric study of Dule’s of South Bengal. Paper presented in National Seminar on Tribal Ageing: Issues and Challenges in the New Millennium organized by Institute of Social Research and Applied Anthropology on 6th-8th November, 2004

iv)              Transformation of subsistence strategies among the Kharias of Purulia District. Paper presented in National seminar on Preservation of Tribal Arts and culture: Question of Decline or Downfall organized by Institute of Social Research and Applied Anthropology on 11-13th November, 2006

v)                The Culture change among the Kharias of Purulia District: approaching development, theory and practice. Paper presented in National Seminar on Development of Anthropology organized by the Anthropology Department, Vidyasagar University on 28-29th March, 2008

The impact of ecology on culture among the Kharias of Purulia. Paper presented in 3rd Indian Anthropological Inter Congress of the Dept. of Anthropology, Punjab University 0n 21-23rd February, 2008