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Assistant Professor

Academic background:

Joined WBES on: 30/08/2014

Joined Bidhannagar College on: 30/08/2014

Number of Publications: 6


Name of the Colleges served till date

Areas of Specialization
1) Population geography
2) Welfare geography

Areas of Teaching
1) Physical geography
2) Human geography

Areas of Research Interests
1) Population health
2) Gender issues

List of Publications (Journal/Proceedings)
1) 1. “District Level Correlates of COVID-19 Pandemic in India During March-October 2020” (as a co-author) in PLoS ONE, 2021, Sep 30;16(9):e0257533. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0257533.
2) 2. “Sexually Transmitted Infections and Spousal Violence: The Experience of Married Women in India” in Indian Journal of Gender Studies, 2017, Vol. 24, No.1, pp. 24-46. ISSN No. 0971-5215, Online ISSN. 0973-0672.
3) 4. “A Comparative Study of Literacy Status between EAG and Non-EAG States of India with Special Reference to EAG States (2001-2011)” in Journal of Rural Development, 2017. Vol. 36, No.4, pp. 477-500. ISSN No. 0970-3357.
4) 5. “Spousal Violence and Unintended Pregnancy in India: Evidence from NFHS-3” in Indian Journal of Research and Reports in Medical Sciences, 2013, (Co-author: Dr. Anindya Mukherjee), Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 1-8. ISSN No. 2250-3056.
5) 6. “Spatial Inequality in Health Care Infrastructure in West Bengal” in Indian Journal of Regional Science, 2012, Vol. 44, No. 2, pp. 26-34. ISSN No. 0046-9017.
6) 9. “Prevalence and Determinants of Spousal Violence in India” in Geographical Review of India, 2011, (Co-author: Md. Selim Reja), Vol.73, No. 1, pp. 62-78. ISSN No. 0375-6386.

List of Publications (Book/Chapter)
1) 1. “Epidemiological Transition in India” in The World of Geography, Mukhopadhyay A., Dasgupta A. and Islam A. (ed) 2019, pp. 57-70, ISBN No. 978-81-930691-3-4.
2) 2. “Caesarean Section Delivery in India: Findings from Two Nationally Representative Sample Surveys” in Geo-Environmental Issues of the New Millennium, Basu M., Gupta A.D., Mondal B.K., Dutta R.K. and Bhattacharyya D. (ed) 2018, pp. 318-341, ISBN No. 978-93-98377-16-3.
3) 3. “Factors Affecting Induced Abortion in India and Uttar Pradesh: Findings from DLHS-3” in Population Issues, Sahoo H., Ram F., Paswan B., Lhungdim H. and Govil D. (ed) 2017, pp. 77-94, ISBN No. 978-81-316-0850-0.

List of Lectures in Seminar/Conferences
1) Nil

On-going or Completed Research Projects
1) Nil

Awards/Grants received
1) Won the 2nd round of Data-Q-Thon, organized by the National Data Quality Forum in association with ICMR/NIMS and Population Council India for the topic "Assessment of NSSO data on morbidity: Is incidence appropriate for estimation of burden of disease?"

Member of Academic Bodies
1) Nil

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