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Research activities @ Dinhata College

1. Research committee

 There is a Research Sub-Committee in the College, comprising of following faculties:

Dr. Sadhan Chandra Kar, Principal and Chairman,

Dr. Surya Narayan Ray, Convenor,

Dr. Kishore Kumar Thapa,

Dr.Prabir Kumar Haldar,

Dr. Amlan Majumdar,

Dr. Debashis Das,

Mr. Pradip Chandra Saha.

The Research Sub-Committee of the College facilitates and monitors research activities of the College. The Committee encourages the faculty members to apply minor/major research projects. The Convenor along with the members, UGC Sub-Committee constituted by the College, keeps track of the schemes of UGC & other bodies like DST etc. The Committee motivates the teachers about the various fellowships and helps to apply for the same. Some of the teachers have completed their Ph.D. while others have already been enrolled for it. Some of the faculty members have undertaken Minor & Major Research Projects from UGC & DST. Some of the teachers on their personal capacity have also made a quasi- collaborative research works with other institutions.

2. Prioritised research areas and the expertise available with the College

  1. Dr. Kishore Kumar Thapa’s research priority includes Plant Genetic Resources, Paleobotany-Palynology and Ethnobotany .
  1. Miss Rimi Roy’s research priority includes Construction of Novel Organic Skeletons, Photophysicalstudie and Biological Studies of Organic compound.
  1. Dr. Amlan Majumder’s research priority includes Measurement of inequality, Economics of healthcare utilisation , Human development.
  1. Dr. Prabir Kumar Haldar’s  research priority includes High Energy Physics (Experimental).  Studied  Relativistic  Heavy ion collisions energy range from few GeV to few hundred GeV.
  1. Dr. Debashis Das’s research priority includes Thermodynamic, transport and spectroscopic properties of solutions of electrolytes, Theoretical modelling of thermodynamic excess properties of different non-aqueous binary liquid mixtures.
  2. Dr. Sadhan Ch. Kar’s research interest includes agricultural economics and micro-finance.

3. Faculty involvement in guiding student research

(i) Dr.Sadhan Chandra Kar, Principal:

Sl.  No.

Name of the Candidate

Title of the Thesis

Designation

Status

1

Sri Ranjit Kr. Ghosh

Rural Development and Micro Level Planning: A Case Study on Agricultural Production Planning in a Rural Economy of Cooch Behar

Asst. Professor, Alipurduar College, Alipurduar

Submitted

2

Sri Ratul Saha

Role of Micro Finance in Women Empowerment and Poverty Alleviation Through the Working of the SHGs: A Case Study of two Districts in West Bengal

Asst. Professor, Sonamukhi College

Bankura

Submitted

3

Sri Bhajan Ch. Barman

Livelihood, Poverty Eradication and Role of Micro Finance: A Case Study of two Districts in West Bengal.

Asst. Professor

Netaji Nagar College

Kolkata

Submitted

 

(ii) Dr. Amlan Majumder, Assistant Professor and Head of the Department of Economics:

Supervising one Doctoral Research of the Department of Economics, University of North Bengal with one senior faculty member as Co-Supervisor from 15 January 2013 [Title of research: Burden of Diseases and Its Impact on Utilisation of Health Care & on Out-Of-Pocket Health Expenditure by Households in Siliguri Municipal Corporation Area (SMCA), West Bengal].

Assisting one Postdoctoral Research of the Department of Demography, Population Research Centre, Faculty of Spatial Sciences, University of Groningen, The Netherlands from 15 January 2015 (Topic of research: Multidimensional child growth in India from the perspective of Capability Approach).

Assisted Doctoral Researchers at the Faculty of Sociology, Kansai University, Osaka during his tenure of Postdoctoral Research for one year from 22 November 2010 to 21 November 2011.

(iii) Dr. Prabir Kumar Halder, Assistant Professor and Head of the Department of Physics:

Sl. No.

Title

Agency

Period

Grant or amount mobilized

Status

1.

Investigation of ring like (Super spiky) events in Ultra-relativistic Nuclear Interactions -- evidence of QGP  formation or  Cerenkov Gluon Radiation    ( A new Concept in High energy Physics)

Department of Science of Technology

( SERC Fast Track Scheme For Young scientists)

Recommended Date

25/09/2008

Started on 03.04.2009

(duration three years)

Rs. 14,69,200/-Manpower: One JRF  (Final instalment yet to be received)

 

Completed

 

4. Faculty involvement in research projects 

Major Research Projects:

(i) Dr.Prabir Kumar Halder, Assistant Professor and Head of the Department of Physics

Sl. No.

Title

Agency

Period

Grant or amount mobilized

Status

1.

Investigation of ring like (Super spiky) events in Ultra-relativistic Nuclear Interactions -- evidence of QGP  formation or  Cerenkov Gluon Radiation    ( A new Concept in High energy Physics)

Department of Science of Technology

( SERC Fast Track Scheme For Young scientists)

Recommended Date

25/09/2008

Started on 03.04.2009

(duration three years)

Rs. 14,69,200/-Manpower: One JRF 

 

Completed

Minor Research Projects:

(i) Dr.Sadan Chandra Kar (Principal):

Title

Agency

Period

Grant or amount mobilized

Status

Micro Credit, Women Empowerment and Eradication of Poverty : A case Study

University Grants Commission (ERO) Kolkata

2008-2011

 

Rs.97,400/-

Completed

(ii) Dr. Prabir Kumar Halder, Assistant Professor and Head of the Department of Physics:

Title

Agency

Period

Grant or amount mobilized

Status

Fluctuation  Studies of Pionisation Process for ring like and Jet like events in Ultra-Relativistic Nuclear Interactions

University Grants Commission

Dated:

19/02/2007

Rs. 90,000/-

Completed

(iii) Dr. Debashis Das, Assistant Professor and Head of the Department of Chemistry:

Title

Agency

Period

Grant or amount mobilized

Status

Solution properties of some selected lithium electrolytes in Tetrahydrofuran

University Grants Commission

Sanction letter No. PSW-085/05-06 (ERO)

Dated: 21/03/2006

Duration : two Years

Rs. 85,000/-

 

Completed

(iv) Dr. Amlan Majumder, Assistant Professor and Head of the Department of Economics:

Sl. No.

Title

Agency

Period

Grant or amount mobilized

Status

1.

Capability and well-being in the Dooars region of North Bengal.

University Grants Commission (ERO) Kolkata

2011-2013

Duration : two Years

Rs. 1,39,000/-

Completed

2.

Economics of Health Care: A Study of Health Services Utilisation in Cooch Behar and Jalpaiguri Districts of North Bengal.

University Grants Commission (ERO) Kolkata

2004-2005

Rs. 90,000/-

Complete

    5. Faculty involvement in research activity on individual capacity /collaborative etc.

  1. Dr. Debashis Das is doing research activity in collaboration with Dr. Noureddine Ouerfelli, Laboratoire de Chimie Analytique et Electrochimie, Departement de Chimie, Faculte des Sciences de  Tunis, Campus Universitaire, 2092 El Manar, Tunisie. 
  2. Dr. Kishore Kumar Thapa is engaged in research activities with the Palaeobotany and Palynology of Department of Botany, Calcutta University and also with the Kunming Institute of Botany, Kunming, China.
  3. Dr. Amlan Majumder
  1. Guiding (in the capacity of supervisor) one Ph.D. scholar of University of North Bengal.
  2. Assisting one post-doctoral scholar of the university of Groningen , the Netherlands
  3. KAKENHI-Grant in Aid for Scientific Research from Japan Society for the Promotion of Science in collaboration with Prof. Takayoshi Kusago, Kansai University, Osaka, Japan (2010-2011)
  4. CICOPS Fellow (Centre For International Cooperation and Development), University Of Pavia, Italy. Dr. Majumder has been nominated as an ambassador of the said university to foster mutual cooperation between the former and his academic institution.

    6. Faculty pursuing Ph. D. programme in different Universities

  1. Rimi Roy, Asst. Professor of Chemistry has been registered for Ph.D. degree in the Jadavpur University
  1. Sapan Tamang, Asst. Professor of Political Science completed course work for Ph.D. registration at the Department of Political Science, University of North Bengal.
  1. Manjil Gupta, Asst. Professor of Zoology completed Course Work for Ph.D. registration at the Department of Zoology, University of North Bengal.
  1. Joy Mukherjee, Asst. Professor of English completed Course Work for Ph.D. registration at the department of English, University of North Bengal.
  1. Passang Tshering Lepcha, Asst. Professor of Chemistry completed Course Work for Ph.D. registration at the department of Chemistry at IIT Kanpur.
  1. Dipak Kundu, Asst. Professor of Commerce has been registered for Ph.D. degree in Vidyasagar University.

    7. Workshops/ training programmes/ sensitization programmes

Sl. No.

              Topic

Category

Organising Department(s)

Date

1.

The issues of enclaves: A Question of National Sovereignty”

Sensitization

Political Science

12th March 2015

2.

On Indian Culture and Moral Philosophy

Seminar

Philosophy And History

8th July 2015

3.

The Utility of Philosophy

Seminar

Philosophy

15th October 2015

4.

Is Indian Philosophy Pessimistic?

Seminar

Philosophy

23rd December 2015

5.

Recent Advances in Chemistry

Invited Lecture

Chemistry

14th August 2015

6.

Kabhi Sarbavouma Rabindranath 

Seminar

Bengali & English

9th

June2015

7.

“Reviewing Dickens Bicentenary”

Collaborative

Seminar with University B. T.& Evening College

English

22 March, 2013

8.

“Changing Directions of The Postcolonial Indian Theatre”

Collaborative

Seminar with University B. T.& Evening College

English

29th September 2015

9.

Socio-Economic-Political Thoughts of Ray Saheb Panchanan Barma

UGC Sponsored National Seminar

Deptartments of Political Science and Commerce

26-27 Sept. 2015

10.

Three-day Drama Festival at Nripendra Narayan Smriti Sadan, Dinhata

Sensitization Programme

Dept. of English, Dinhata College in collaboration with Dept. of English, B.T.& Evening College, Cooch Behar

28.9.15 to 30.9.2015

11.

State of Commerce Education

Invited Talk

Department of Commerce

07.12.2015

12.

“Globalisation and Its Impact on Politics”

Seminar

Political Science

15.12.2015

13.

Renaissance in Political Thoughts

Seminar

Political Science

15.12.2015

14.

Role of Self-help Groups as Catalyst in Rural Livelihood

UGC Sponsored National Seminar

Departments of Economics and Commerce

19-20 Dec. 2015

15

Insurance Marketing in India

Departmental Seminar

 

Department of Economics

03.10.2015

16

Foreign Trade in India

Guest Lecture

 

Department of Economics

13.10.2015

17

Save the Girl Child

Guest Lecture

Dinhata College

21.11.2015

18

Through Youth Development Programme Environment and Cultural Conservation and Alternative Livelihood

 

Departmental Seminar

Department of Economics

27.11.2015

19

Noticeable features of Harappan culture

Departmental Seminar

Department of History

20.11.2015

20

Genesis of the Indian National Congress

Departmental Seminar

Department of History

21.11.2015

21

Cold War and its different aspects

Departmental Seminar

Department of History

23.11.2015

22

Vaishnava Padavali

Departmental Seminar

Departments of History& Bengali

10.12.2015