DR ARABINDA ROY
DesignationSACT
DepartmentGEOGRAPHY
Emailarabindaroy3006@gmail.com

 

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

B.A. (Honours) in Geography


  • 2011
  • University of Gour Banga
  • Received fifth position in the panel of merit.

M.A. in Geography


  • 2013
  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee Vishwavidyalaya (Formally Bilaspur Vishwavidyalaya)
  • Received eight position in the panel of merit.
  • Specilization: Population Geography

Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.)


  • 2014
  • Kurukshetra University. 

Ph.D.


  • 2022
  • Raiganj University 
  • Doctoral Research topic 'Social Well-Being of Namasudra Community in Dakshin Dinajpur District, West Bengal: A Study in Social Geography'.

National Merit Fellowship


  • 2019
  • Selected Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) Doctoral Fellowship(JRF) from Ministry of Human Resource Developemnt, Government of India.

Honours  Diploma in  Office Automation and Publishing


  • Learned  Honours-Diploma in Office Automation and Publishing (H-DOAP) from Rajeev Gandhi Computer Saksharta Mission, Government of India.

UGC NET/JRF


  • Qualified UGC NET for Lectureship in  Geography,June 2015
  • Qualified UGC NET for Lectureship in Geography, July 2016
RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS

Present: Vill:Joy Kalibari, P.O+ P.S: Itahar, Dist:Uttar dinajpur, PIN: 733128, West Bengal, India

Permanent: Vill+P.O: Biswanathpur, P.S: Banshihari, Dist: Dakshin Dinajpur, PIN: 733121, West Bengal, India

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

 Forthcoming Books

  • Hembram, H., Roy, A. & Sarkar, M. (Eds.) (In Press). Economy, Education and Society in ‘New Normal’ Phase: Emerging Issues, Challenges and Policies. HSRA Publications, Bengaluru, Karnataka India. ISBN 978-93-5506-054-9 (Paperback), First Edition.

SL NO.

TYPE OF PUBLICATION/RESEARCH WORK

ISSN/

ISBN

NAME OF THE JOURNAL/ BOOK/BOOK
CHAPTER/ ORGANIZER IN
CASE OF A SEMINER/FUNDING AGENCY

STATUS (INTERNATIONAL/

NATIONAL/

STATE)

TITLE OF THE PAPER PUBLISHED IN THE JOURNAL/PRINTED IN SEMINAR PROCEEDINGS /TITLE OF THE BOOK OR THE
CHAPTER CONTRIBUTED IN THE BOOK

PAGE NO.

YEAR OF PUBLICATION

1

RESEARCH PAPER

UGC CARE ENLISTED JOURNAL (0375-6386)

GEOGRAPHICAL REVIEW OF INDIA

INTERNATIONAL

REGIONAL DISPARITIES IN THE LEVEL OF SOCIAL WELL-BEING IN TERMS OF DEMOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS OF DAKSHIN DINAJPUR DISTRICT: AN ANALYSIS USING MULTIDIMENTIONAL TECHNIQUES

35-60

2021

2

CHAPTER IN BOOK

978-981-16-5754-2

(SPRINGER, SINGAPORE)

ECONOMIC AND SOCIETAL TRANSFORMATION IN PANDEMIC-TRAPPED INDIA EMERGING CHALLENGES AND RESILIENT POLICY PRESCRIPTIONS

INTERNATIONAL

EXACERBATED DIGITAL EDUCATION DIVIDE AND THE MARGINALIZED: EXPERIENCES FROM INDIA

139-172

2021

3

RESEARCH PAPER

UGC CARE ENLISTED JOURNAL (0022-1945)

JOURNAL OF INTERDISCIPLINARY CYCLE RESEARCH

INTERNATIONAL

AN ASSESSMENT OF SPATIO-TEMPORAL VARIATION OF URBAN AIR POLLUTION USING GEO-STATISTICAL TECHNIQUES IN JAIPUR CITY, RAJASTHAN, INDIA

1404-1421

2021

4

RESEARCH PAPER

UGC CARE ENLISTED JOURNAL (2582-0427)

ENSEMBLE

NATIONAL

APPRECIATION, AWARENESS AND ATTITUDE OF THE NAMASUDRA COMMUNITY TOWARDS FLOOD HAZARD A ND ITS IMPRESSION ON SOCIAL LIVES AND LIVELIHOODS PATTERN IN DAKSHIN DINAJPUR DISTRICT, WEST BENGAL: A STUDY OF PERCEPTION

73-88

2020

5

RESEARCH PAPER

UGC CARE ENLISTED JOURNAL (0970-5023)

HILL GEOGRAPH ER

INTERNATIONAL

AN ANALYSIS OF DRINKING WATER, SANITATION AND HYGIENE KNOWLEDGE AND PRACTICES AMONG THE NAMASUDRA COMMUNITY OF DAKSHIN DINAJPUR DISTRICT, WEST BENGAL, INDIA

57-70

2020

6

CHAPTER IN BOOK

8183249876 (MITTAL PUBLICATIONS, DELHI)

GENDER MAINSTREAMING AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

INTERNATIONAL

THE INTERSECTION OF GENDER WITH DEV ELOPMENT CHALLENGES: A PRESPECTIVES FROM FAMILY, EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT

103-127

2020

7

ICSSR CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

978-93-5208-168-4 (SARUP BOOK PUBLISHERS(P) LTD, NEW DELHI)

WOMEN OF MARGINALIZED COMMUNITIES: CONCERN ABOUT EXCLUSION

NATIONAL

MARGINALISHED NAMASUDRA COMMUNITIES WOMEN AND EMANCIPATION IN DAKSHIN DINAJPUR DISTRICT, WEST BENGAL: ROLE OF EDUCATION IN SOCIO-ECONOMIC TRANSFORMATION

64-86

2020

8

CHAPTER IN BOOK


978-81-947-123-5-0
 (MITTAL PUBLICATIONS, DELHI)

WOMEN IN 21ST CENTURY: A GLOBAL SCENARIO

INTERNATIONAL

GENDER DISCIMILARITY MAPPING IN WORK PARTICIPATION RATE OF RURAL AND URBAN SCHEDULED CASTE POPULATION (AGED 5-19) OF WEST BENGAL, INDIA: AN EQUALITY AND EQUITY APPROACH FRO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

47-71

2020

9

RESEARCH PAPER

UGC CARE ENLISTED JOURNAL (2582-0427)

ENSEMBLE

NATIONAL

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND ITS CONSEQUENCES ON WOMEN HEALTH: A STUDY REFERENCE TO NAMASUDRA COMMUNITY IN DAKSHIN DINAJPUR DISTRICT, WEST BENGAL

19-30

2019

10

RESEARCH PAPER

UGC APPROVED JOURNAL (2349-5162)

JOURNAL OF EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES AND INNOVATIVE RESEARCH

INTERNATIONAL

THE IDEA OF SOCIAL WELL-BEING AND ITS UTILITY IN GEOGRAPHICAL RESEARCH

1019-1026

2018

11

CHAPTER IN BOOK

978-81-936 821-0-6

BASUNDHARA

STATE

ENVIRONMENTAL MINUS AND PLUS: CAUSES , CONSEQUENCES AND CONSERVATION

262-274

2018

12

RESEARCH PAPER

UGC APPROVED JOURNAL 225 0-3021(E), 2278-8719 (P)

INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH (IOSR), JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING

INTERNATIONAL

PRESENT EDUCATIONAL SCENARIO OF THE NAMASUDRA COMMUNITY IN KARKHA AND GERUL VILLAGE OF DAKSHIN DINAJPUR DISTRICT, WESTBENGAL:A CRITICAL SYNTHESIS

57-67

2018

13

RESEARCH PAPER

UGC APPROVED JOURNAL (2349-5162)

JOURNAL OF EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES AND INNOVATIVE RESEARCH

INTERNATIONAL

EMPOWERMENT OF NAMASUDRA WOMEN THROUGH EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT: A STUDY WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO BANSHIHARI CD BLOCK, DAKSHIN DINAJPUR, WEST BENGAL, INDIA

337-349

2018

 

 

 

SEMINAR & SYMPOSIA

 

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

16th July, 2020

NAGI

Online Round Table Conference

Jointly organized by Russian Geographical Society (RGS) and The National Association of Geographers, India (NAGI)

Geographical Prespectives of Water Resource:Issues and Challenges

Participated

19

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

20

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

21

23th July, 2020

Department of Geography, Daimond Harbour Women University

National Webinar

Department of Geography, Daimond Harbour Women University, West Bengal

Conservation of Biodiversity and Sustainability:Issues and Challenges

Participated

22 26th Augest, 2020 Atal Bihari Vajpayee Vishwavidyalaya, chhattisgarh, India National webinar NSS, Atal Bihari Vajpayee Vishwavidyalaya, Bilaspur, C.G., India and Chaitanya College, Pamgarh, Chhattisgarh Soild Waste Management and garbage Free India During Covid-19 Pandemic Participated
23 04th September, 2020 Govt. Vivekananda Mahavidyalaya, Maihar, Santa, Madhya Pradesh National Webinar IQAC and Department of Geography, Govt. Vivekananda Mahavidyalaya, Maihar, Santa, Madhya Pradesh Contemporary Geographical Prespectives:From Natural Resource Management to Geopolitical Arena Participated
24 05th November to 07th November, 2020 Suresh Gayan Bihar University 7th Annual Virtual International Conference Suresh Gayan Bihar University Sustainability in Current Scenario:Challenges and Sollutions Participated
25 04th April, 2022  Dr. Meghnad Saha College, Tilna, Ranipur, Itahar, Uttar Dinajpur, 733128 National Level awareness/Training Programme  Intellectual Property Office, Government of India  National Intellectual Property Awareness Mission (NIPAM) Participated
26 24th April, 2022  Department of Geography, University of Gour Banga, Malda  Oneday online Workshop  Department of Geography, University of Gour Banga, Malda, West Bengal  Quantitative Techniques in Geography Participated
27 25th April, 2022

 Department of Geography, Raiganj University, Raiganj, Uttar Dinajpur

 Memorial Lecture  Department of Geography, Raiganj University, Raiganj, Uttar Dinajpur  Digital Imperialism Vs World Citizenship: Where do We Stand? Participated
28 4th June, 2022

Dept. of Political Science, Dr. meghnad Saha collge in colleboration with IQAC, Dr. Meghnad Saha College

National Webiner Dept. of Political Science, Dr. Meghnad Saha College Russia's Invasion for Ukraine: Implications for India Participated
29 16th July, 2022

Online Google Meet | Email id: indgeors.intgeors@gmail.com

International Conference Indian Geographers and International Geographers Contemporary Issues In Geography- this time on the theme ‘Global Environmental Degradation: Causes And Consequences In The Present Scenario’. Participated
30 29th July, 2022.

Suresh Gyan Vihar University, Jaipur, Rajasthan 

One Day Webinar Suresh Gyan Vihar University, Jaipur, Rajasthan Remote Sensing and GIS for Urban Studies and Environmental Modeling Participated

 

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
  • Completed 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.
  • Member of NIRF Sub-Committee for Parameter 2 at Dr. Meghnad Saha College since 18/07/2022 to till date.

 

  • Important Academic Positions
    Position held Institution Time
    Reviewer of the Journal, Social Science

    Social Sciences (ISSN Print:2326-9863, ISSN Online: 2326-988X) Visit:http://socialsciencesjournal.org

    Different Volumes
    Supervisor, Field Visit Department of Geography, Dr. Meghnad Saha College Academic Session 2021-2022 to till date
ACHIEVEMENTS
  • 2008 June 23: Awarded SBI TALENT 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 (JRF) by the Ministry of Education, Government of India.
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