Rupai Hembram



PG: M.A. in Geography from Sidho Kanho Birsha University in the year 2016

UG : B.A. in Geography (Honours) from J.K. College, S. K. B. University in the year 2014


June 2015

January 2017 (Roll No 88002270) with JRF

December 2019

Certificate Course: 

 EHMW, West Bengal State Council of Vocational Education, 2011

ADCA, Vivekanad Education Foundation, 2014


Present: Dr. Meghnad Saha College, Itahar, Uttar Dinajpur, 733128

Permanent: Saibuddih, Nekre, Balarampur, Purulia, West Bengal, 723143

TEACHING EXPERIENCE08.07.2020 to till date

Population Geography

Geography of Development


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I feel interest to explore the geographical factors responsible for human development.


Papers Published in International/ National Journals

Hembram, R. (2021). Book Review ' COVID -19 Pandemic Trajectory in The Developing World: Exploring The Changing Environmental and Economic Miliues in India' by Mukunda Mishra and R.B. Sing (Eds.). Ensemble, 3(1), Viii-X. (Click Here to View Article)

Patra, U., Mandal, P., & Hembram, R. (2018). Tourism potentiality in a Plateau Region: a case study on Purulia District, West Bengal. Review of Research8(2), 1-9. (Click Here to View Article) 

Patra, U. K., Hembram, R., Mandal, P., & Sinha, S. Analysis of the Spatial Pattern of Road Transport Network in Jungle Mahal Blocks of Purulia District, West Bengal, India. (Click Here to View Article) 

Patra, U. K., Khan, K. R., Gayak, J., & Hembram, R. (2019). Population growth in purulia district of West Bengal: A geographical analysis. International Journal of Research in Social Sciences9(2), 489-499. (Click Here to View Article) 

Hembram, R., Mandal, P., Podder, R.N., & Patra, U.K. (2018). Cropping Pattern in Balarampur Tribal Area of Purulia District, West Bengal. Review of Research, 8(1), 1-5. (Click Here to View Article) 


Chapters Contributed in Edited Volumes

Hembram, R., & Garai, U. (2021). Inter-state Labor Migration in India: The Normal and Reverse Phase. COVID-19 Pandemic Trajectory in the Developing World, 257. (Click Here to View Article) 

Podder, R., Hembram, R., & Mandal, P. (2018). An Inquire into The Level of Traditional Knowledge About Weather and Climatic Phenomena and Its Application Among Santal Community of Ulidi Mouza, Balarampur Block, Purulia, West Bengal, India. In Bhui, S. & Behera, S.K. (Eds.) Knowledge, Experience and Education Among Tribal People of Eastern India. Manglam Publications, 132-139.

Podder, R., Mandal, P., & Hembram, R. (2018). A Geographical Analysis: The Role of Indigenous Knowledge in Sustainable Development of A Region - A Case Study on Balarampur Block, Purulia, W.B., India. In Bhui, S. & Behera, S.K. (Eds.) Knowledge, Experience and Education Among Tribal People of Eastern India. Manglam Publications, 140-147.

Papers Published in Seminar/ Conference/ Webinar

Date Organizer Level Type Title Activity
17 July 2020 Department of Geography, Dr. Meghnad Saha College International Online Conference Inter-State Migration Presented
 30-31 March 2017  Department of Economics, S.K.B. University  National  Conference  Availability of Rural Infrastructure and Status of Well Being: A Micro Level Study on Arsha Block, Purulia, West Bengal  Presented
20 February 2019 Department of Anthropology and Tribal Studies, S.K.B. University National Seminar The Food Habits of Santal Tribe in Present Context Presented
27-28 August 2018 Department of History, S.K.B. University & ICSSR National Seminar Environmental Consciousness and Tribal Movements in Eastern Part of India Presented
24-25 February 2018 Bangiyo Bhugol Mancha National Seminar Sustainable Development in a Region Through Indigenous Knowledge Among Santal Community in Balarampur Block - A Case Study Presented

    Workshop and Seminar

Date Venue Type Organized by Theme Role
01-05 July 2019 Indian Statistical Institute, Biological Anthropology Unit, Kolkata Summer School Workshop Biological Anthropology Unit,Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata Use and Application of SPSS Participated
28-29 Sept. 2018 Tripura University National Workshop Department of Geography and Disaster Management, Tripura University in Collaboration with NATMO Tribes of Tripura: Mapping Planning and Development Participated
21-30 June 2019 A.K. Dasgupta Centre for Planning and Development, Visva- Bharati, Santiniketan, W.B. National Workshop A.K. Dasgupta Centre for Planning and Development, Visva- Bharati Research Methodology Workshop in Social Sciences Participated
13-15 July 2019 Department of Economics, Sidho Kanho University Workshop Department of Economics, Sidho Kanho University Application of R Studio Participated
28 - 29 September 2020   Workshop Department of Geography in collaboration with IQAC Malda College Learning of QGIS Participated

 Online Course

Course Name Organizer Duration Activity
RS and GIS Applications IIRS 29.10.2019 to 22.11.2019 Participated
Basic Principles of Remote Sening Technology IIRS 13.04.2020 TO 25.04.2020 Participated





Faculty Induction Program


Program Organizer Duration Activity
Faculty Induction Program HRDC, Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur - 492010 Chhattisgarh 03.08.2021 to 06.09.2021 Participated

Academic Position

Head, Department of Geography, Dr. Meghnad Saha College from 22.11.2021 to Till Date.

Administrative Position 

Covenor, Parameter - 4, NIRF Committe, Dr. Meghnad Saha College

Member, Canteen Committee, Dr. Meghnad Saha College

Member, Cultural Committee, Dr. Meghnad Saha Colege

  • 2017 September 01: Awarded with Junior Research Fellowship by University Grants Commission, Ministy of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India
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