Acta Scientific Agriculture (ASAG)
Professor & Former Head, Department of Agricultural Extension, Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Mohanpur, West Bengal, Pin- 741252, India.
Undergraduate Studies: B.Sc.(Ag)Hons.,( BCKV) 1st Class.
Post Graduate Studies: M.Sc. (Agricultural Extension) (BCKV) 1st Class First.
Ph.D in Agricultural Extension (BCKV).
Teaching, Research and Extension Experience: 29 years. Former Head, Dept of Agril Extension, BCKV & Director, DEE, Member, Agriculture Commission, WB.
Assistant Professor at BCKV in 1988.
Successfully guided six Ph.D. Scholars in areas of sustainable livelihood, technology socialization, primary education, bio-diversity conservation and nutrition.
An erudite professor,hugely adored and respected by scho lars and students.
An eminent scientist and academician in Extension Scienceana Development Study
Project Monitoring and Evaluation, Development communication, Social Studies and Extension Research Methodology.
Academic Awards and Activities
Gold medal and Certificate of merit for first position in University at post graduation studies, BCKV; Best Paper award: 3 (International), 4 (National)
7 best paper awards in National and International Conferences, Organizing Secretary of International Conference, 2016, Jointly Organized by BCKV, WB and Krishisanskriti, New Delhi.
140 Research Publications in National and International Journals.
61 Book Publications as authored / co-authored.
Acted as a member of State Agriculture Commission in Extension component, W.B. and as expert member in selection committee at University level, Acted as coordinator in 6 winter schools.
The research areas are Social Ecology, Social Me tabolism, Sustainable Rural Livelihood, Nutritional Management, Technology Socialization Process, and Enterprise Ecology.
Community Forest Management and Role performance by EDC and FPC; Social forestry and community participation (paper published in Indian Forester); Technology Diffusion and Socialization; Nutrition and Livelihood; Indigenous Knowledge and Wisdom Analysis; Development Communication; Diffusion Approach in Forestry and Animal Enterprise; PRA; PLA; BME etc.