ARABINDA ROY
DesignationSACT
DepartmentGEOGRAPHY
Emailarabindaroy3006@gmail.com

 

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION
  • B.A. (Honours) in Geography from University of Gour Banga (2008-2011) with receiving fifth position in the B.A. panel of merit.
  • M.A. in Geography from Bilaspur Vishwavidyalaya (2011-2013) with receiving eight position in the M.A. panel of merit in Bilaspur Vishwavidyalaya.
  • Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) from Kurukshetra University (2013-2014).   
  • Qualified UGC NET for Lectureship in the subject of Geography in 2015 (June), 2016 (July).
  • Honours-Diploma in Office Automation and Publishing (H-DOAP) from Rajeev Gandhi Computer Saksharta Mission, Government of India (Jan.2017 to Jun.2018).
  • Submitted Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) thesis to the Department of Geography, Raiganj University on the topic 'Social Well-being of Namasudra Community in Dakshin Dinajpur District, West Bengal: A Study in Social Geography'.
RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS

Vill+ P.O: Biswanathpur, P.S: Banshihari, District: Dakshin Dinajpur, PIN-733121, State: West Bengal, India.

Mobile No: +918116432028, +918918590025

TEACHING EXPERIENCE05 Years in Teaching B.A./ B.Sc. Geography ( Hons. & Gen.) Courses
SPECIALIZATION
  • Population Geography
  •  Settlement Geography
  • Bio-Geography
AREA OF RESEARCH

Regional Planning and  development in backward regions and communities in different parts of India.

  • Annual member of Geographical Society of the North Eastern Hill Region (India).
AREA OF INTEREST

My research chiefly focuses on:

  • Analyzing human development; 
  • Social well-being and policy issue related to the welfare and development of the backward communities and regions in India.

 

PUBLICATIONS

Publication in National and International Journals

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Title of the Papers/Articles

Name of the journals

Volume, Issue and Year

Name of the Publisher( status)

ISSN/UGC Enlisted Numbers

1

The Idea of Social well-Being and Its Utility in Geographical Research.

Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research

Volume 5,Issue 7, 2018

JETIR (International Journal)

ISSN,

2349-5162

2

Present Educational Scenario of the Namasudra Community in Karkha and Gerul Village of Dakshin Dinajpur District, West Bengal, India: A Critical Synthesis.

International Organization of Scientific Research, IOSR, Journal of Engineering

Volume 8, Issue 8, 2018

IOSR Journal of Engineering (International Journal)

ISSN, 

22788719(P)

 

3

Empowerment of Namasudra Women through Education and Employment: A Study With Spatial Reference to Banshihari CD Block, Dakshin Dinajpur, West Bengal, India.

Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research

Volume 5, Issue 8, 2018

JETIR(International Journal)

ISSN, 23495162

4

Domestic Violence and its Consequences on Women’s Health: A Study Reference to Namasudra Community in Dakshin Dinajpur district, West Bengal.

ENSEMBLE,A bi-lingual Peer Reviewed Academic Journal

Volume 1,Issue 2, 2019

Dr. Meghnad Saha College, Itahar, Uttar Dinajpur

ISSN 2582-0427(Online)

5

Appreciation, Awareness and Attitude of the Namasudra Community towards Flood-Hazards and Its Impression on Social Lives and Livelihood Pattern in Dakshin Dinajpur District: A Perception Study

ENSEMBLE,A bi-lingual Peer Reviewed Academic Journal

Volume 2, Issue 2, 2020

Dr. Meghnad Saha College, Itahar, Uttar Dinajpur

ISSN 2582-0427(Online)

Publications in seminar, conference ,other proceedings & Book Chapters

  • Roy, A. and Kumar .S (2019). Community Knowledge and Practices Regarding The Drinking Water and Sanitation In Dakshin Dinajpur District, West Bengal. Proceeding of Indian Social Sciences & Humanities Congress 2019(5th International Summit) held at Jadavpur University, Kolkata.2019.
  • Roy, A. and Kumar. S (2018). Marginalized Namasudra Communities Women and Emancipation in Dakshin Dinajpur District, West Bengal: Role of Education in Socio-Economic Transformation. In: Mustavi, A. & Gupta,J.(Ed.).Women of Marginalized Communities: Concern About Exclusion. Saruo Book Publishers Pvt. Ltd. New Delhi, pp.64-88. ISBN-978-93-5208-168-4.
  • Roy, A. (2018). Environmental Minus and Plus: Causes, Consequences and Conservation. In: Sarangi ,S. & Chakravarti, P. K.(Ed.).BASUNDHARA (1st Edition) .Research and Publication Cell, RDK College, Jiaganj, Pp 260-273. ISBN: 978-81-936881-0-6
  • Roy, A. (2019). Women Education and Empowerment: A study of Namasudra Women Perspectives. In: Bhowmick, A. & Jan, M. (Ed.).Women Empowerment and Emancipation (1st Edition).Delton Publishing House (P) Ltd. Delhi, Pp 111-135, ISBN: 978-93-87631-25-0(Hardback).
  • Roy, A. and Kumar .S (2020). The Intersection of Gender with Development Challenges:  A Perspective from Family, Education and Employment. Bhowmick, A. & Girija, K.S. (Ed.).Gender Mainstreaming and Sustainable Development. (1st Edition).Mittal Publications, New Delhi, India.
  • Roy, A. and Kumar .S (2020). Gender Dissimilarity Mapping in Work Participation Rate of Rural and Urban Scheduled caste Population (Aged5-19) of West Bengal, India: An Equality and Equity Approach for Sustainable Development. Bhowmick, A. & WAHAB, Elias. Olukorede. (Ed.). Women in 21st Century: A Global Scenario. (1st Edition). Mittal Publications, New Delhi, India.
  • Roy, A. & Mishra, M. (In press) Exacerbated Digital Education Divide and the Marginalized: Experiences from India. In: Saha, S., Mishra, M. & Bhuimali, A. (Eds.). Economic and Societal Transformation in Pandemic-Trapped India Emerging Challenges and Resilient Policy Prescriptions. Springer. ISBN: 978-981-16-5754-2 (Print); 978-981-16-5755-9 (eBook). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-5755-9.  URL: https://www.springer.com/in/book/9789811657542  [Forthcoming]
SEMINAR & SYMPOSIA

PARTICIPATION IN SEMINAR/CONFERENCE/WORKSHOP

Sl. No

PARTICIPATION IN SEMINAR/CONFERENCE/WORKSHOP

Date

Venue

Type

Organizer/

Sponsoring agency

Theme

Role

1

04th

December,

2010

Dr. Meghnad Saha College, Itahar, UD, W.B.

State Level Seminar


DPI, W.B.

Impacts and Responses to Global Economic Crisis

Participated

2

18th December,

2017

Dewan Abdul Gani College, Harirampur, Dakshin Dinajpur

Workshop

IQAC

Research Methodology in Humanities and Social Sciences

Participated

3

10th to 11th  January,

2018

Raiganj University, Raiganj, Uttar Dinajpur

International Conference

UGC

Local Issues Global Resolution: Ecology, Environment, Climate and Economy

Participated

4

05th October to 12th October,

2018

Dept. of Geography, University of Gour Banga, Malda, W.B

Workshop

University of Gour Banga, Malda, WB

Seven Days Workshop on Learning of QGIS Software

Participated

5

09th March to15th March,

2019

Dept. of Geography, Dr. Meghnad Saha College, Itahar, UD, W.B.

Seven Days Training Workshop

Dr. Meghnad Saha College in Collaboration with Gazole Mahavidyalaya

QGIS FOR BEGINNERS

Member of the organizing committee and participated

6

31th  January to 03th February, 2020

Dept. of Geography, Dr. Meghnad Saha College, Itahar, UD, W.B.

Three Days Training Workshop

Dr. Meghnad Saha College

BASICS OF QGIS

Member of the organizing committee and participated

7

25th February to 02th  March,

2020

Dept. of Geography, Dr. Meghnad Saha College, Itahar, UD, W.B.

Seven Days Training Workshop

Dr. Meghnad Saha College in Collaboration with Gazole Mahavidyalaya

Statistics for Social Sciences

Member of the organizing committee and participated

8

5th

June,

2020

Krishnath College, Berhampore, Murshidabad, West Bengal, India

National Webinar

Krishnath College, Berhampore,

MSD

Restoration of Mental Health and Hygiene in the Covid-19 Affected World

Participated

9

8th

June,

2020

Department of Geography ,

St. Xavier’s  College,

Burdwan, WB, India

National Webinar

Department of Geography ,

St. Xavier’s  College,

Burdwan

Changing Geographies: Living with the Pandemic

Participated

10

18th

June,

2020

Department of English, Malda Women’s College, Malda, WB, India

National Webinar

Department of English, Malda Women’s College, Malda

The Still, Sad Musicof Humanity: Covid-19 Crisis and Coping Strategies

Participated

11

6th

July,

2020

Department of Chemistry, Dr. Meghnad Saha College, Itahar, UD, W.B.

Online National Seminar

Department of Chemistry, Dr. Meghnad Saha College

Chemistry of Health and Wellness

Participated

12

8th

July,

2020

Department of Sanskrit, Dr. Meghnad Saha College, Itahar, UD, W.B

National Webinar

Department of Sanskrit, Dr. Meghnad Saha College

Concept of Human Values in Sanskrit Literature and its Relevance in Present Pandemic

Participated

13

9th

July,

2020

Departments of History and Political Science, Sivanath Sastri College

International Teachers’ Workshop

Departments of History and Political

Science, Sivanath Sastri College and the Mahanirban Calcutta Research Group.

Forced Migration : Humanity at the Crossroads

Participated

14

10th

July,

2020

Department of Political Science, Dr. Meghnad Saha College, Itahar, UD, W.B

National Webinar

Department of Political Science, Dr. Meghnad Saha College

India-China bilateral relations Major issues

Participated

15

14th

July,

2020

Department of Bengali, Dr. Meghnad Saha College, Itahar, UD, W.B

National Webinar

Department of Bengali, Dr. Meghnad Saha College,

 

'Bangla Natoke Sankat: Stor Theke Storantor'

Participated

16

 14th-15th July, 2020.

Hazi A.K. Khan College Hariharpara, Murshidabad

(Affiliated to University of Kalyani)

International Webinar

Department of Bengali & IQAC, Hazi A.K. Khan College

Practice of Folk-Culture in Present Socio-Economic Concept

Participated

17

15th

July,

2020

Department of Education,  Dr. Meghnad Saha College, Itahar, UD, W.B

National Webinar

Department of Education,  Dr. Meghnad Saha College

Remodeling classrooms: Growing Relevance of Digital Pedagogy during Pandemic

Participated

18

17th

July,

2020

Department of Geography, Dr. Meghnad Saha College, Itahar, UD, W.B.

Online International Conference

Department of Geography, Dr. Meghnad Saha College

Human, Development and Environment Exploring New Equations in Pandemic and Post pandemic World

Treasurers

19

19th

July,

2020

Central Library, Dr. Meghnad Saha College, Itahar, UD, W.B.

One Day Weninar

Central Library, Dr. Meghnad Saha College

Research Ethics: Facts & Trivia

Participated

PAPERS PRESENTED IN NATIONAL OR INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR/ CONFERENCE/WORKSHOP

Sl. No.

PAPERS PRESENTED IN NATIONAL OR INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR/ CONFERENCE/WORKSHOP

1

21th and 22th March,

2018

Dept. of Geography University of Gour Banga, Malda, WB

 

International Seminar

 

Department of Geography, UGB.

Population, Urbanization and Environment: Contemporary Issues and Challenges

Presented a paper entitled ‘The Idea of Social Well-being and its Utility in Geographical Research’

2

14th -16th November, 2018

.

Centre of Women Studies (CWS), Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India.

 

National Seminar

Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR)

Women of Marginalized Communities: Concern and Exclusion

Presented a paper titled ‘Understanding Marginalized Communities: A Perspectives of Namasudra Women’s Health’

3

5th February,

2019

Department of Sociology, University of Gour Banga, Malda. WB.

 

 

International Seminar

 

 

Department of Geography, UGB.

Walls of a Nation: Peoples, Cultures, Memories and Experiences

Presented a paper titled ‘Analysis of Amenities and Assets of Households and its relation for the Enhancement of Social Well-being in Dakshin Dinajpur District: A Study Reference to Namasudra Community’.

4

7th to 8th September,

2019

Pachimbanga Ancholic Itihar O Lock Sanskriti Charcha Kendra  Collaboration with Department of Library and Information Science , Jadavpur University

 

 

International  Summit

 

 

Indian Social Sciences & Humanities Congress

 

 

Fifth Annual International Conference

 

Presented a paper titled ‘Analysis of Drinking Water and Sanitation Status: Knowledge and Practice of Namasudra Community in Rural Dakshin Dinajpur District, West Bengal’.

5

17th February,

2020

Department of English, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar College, Nadia, West Bengal

 

International  Seminar

Department of English, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar College

Rethinking Environmental Issues: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Presented a paper titled ‘Impact of Flood on Socio Economic Life and Livelihood Pattern: A community Based Study’.

6

30th

June,

2020

Department of English, Dr. Meghnad Saha College, Itahar, UD, W.B.

International  Webiner

Department of English, Dr. Meghnad Saha College

Women In Pandemic: Past and present

Presented a paper titled ‘Effects of Domestic Violence on Health and Well-Being of Women In past COVID-19 Period: A Cross cultural Framework’.

7

17th

July,

2020

Department of Geography, Dr. Meghnad Saha College, Itahar, UD, W.B.

Online International Conference

Department of Geography, Dr. Meghnad Saha College

Human, Development and Environment Exploring New Equations in Pandemic and Post pandemic World

Presented a paper titled ‘Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Education and Health in India: Strategies for Human Well-Being’

 

RESEARCH ACTIVITIES
  • Ongoing Ph.D. work entitled ‘SOCIAL WELL-BEING OF NAMASUDRA COMMUNITY IN DAKSHIN DINAJPUR DISTRICT, WEST BENGAL: A STUDY IN SOCIAL GEOGRAPHY’
REFRESHERS & ORIENTATION COURSES
  • No
EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES
  • Acted as a member, Seven Days Training Workshop on QGIS FOR BEGEINNERS (from 2019 MAR 09 TO 15) held at department of Geography, Dr. Meghnad Saha College.
  • Member, Alumni Association Committee, Dr. Meghnad Saha College, Academic session 2018 to till date.
  • Acted as a member, Three Days Training Workshop on BASICS OF QGIS (from 2020 JAN 31 TO FEB 03) held at department of Geography, Dr. Meghnad Saha College.
  • Acted as a member, Seven Days Training Workshop on Statistics for Social Sciences (from 2020 FEB 25 TO MAR 02) held at department of Geography, Dr. Meghnad Saha College.
ACHIEVEMENTS
  • 2008 June 28: Awarded Rs.1000 (one thousand) by State Bank of India (SBI) to stand as school topper at Higher Secondary examination (2008).
  • 2011 March 24: National Service Scheme(NSS) Certificate from Ministry of Yoyth Affairs and Sports, Govt. of India.
  • 2019 November 20: Awarded the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) centrally administered full-term Doctoral Fellowship by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.
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