MA (Gauhati) PhD (Gauhati)
Public Finance, Development Economics, Financial Economics, Health Economics
Department of Economics
Gauhati University, Guwahati, 781014
DOCTORAL RESEARCH SUPERVISION
Devajit Mahanta (2012) Indian Commodity Derivative Market: An Analytical Study of its Operation & performance.
Archana Mal(2012) Entrepreneurship Development in Assam- An Analytical Study.
Mukta Majumdar( 2012) The Indian Tea Market in the Contemporary Economic Environment- Challenges and Opportunities
Upasana Chakravarty (2013) An Enquiry into Rural-Urban Migration to Guwahati City: Relevance of the Harris-Todaro Model
Mitali Das (2014) Vocational Education as a Strategy for Effective Utilization of Human resource. A Case Study of Assam.
Md. Rafique Uddin Ahmed (2016)Education as an Instrument of Rural Transformation: A Case Study of Selected Districts In Assam
Angana Barua (2017) Social Security in Assam: Exploring Various Facets of Retirement Benefits.
Arati Bharali (2017) Financial Allocation in Education in Assam: A Look into the Subsidy Issues
Reema Rabha (2018) Financial Inclusion and Credit Absorption Capacity – A Case Study of Assam.
Ajijur Rahman (2018) Rural development of Assam in the Era of Inclusive Growth
Rural-Urban Migration and the Harris-Todaro Model: A Case Study of Guwahati’ (with Upasana Chakravarty) , The Indian Journal of Labour Economics, Vol. 54, No. 4, 2011. (ISSN 0971-7927)
‘Rate of Return to Management Education. A Case Study of Guwahati.’ (with Basabi Deb), Manpower Journal Vol.XLVIII Jan-Dec,2014 (ISSN: 0542-5808).
Forecasting Manpower Requirements: A Projection of Manpower Demand in Assam by 2005 AD.”, (with R D Baruah) Manpower Journal, Vol. XXXVII, April-June 2001. (ISSN: 0542-5808)
‘Employment Generation in the Urban Informal Sector: A Case Study of Guwahati City’, (with Upasana Chakravarty) Urban India, Vol. XXVIII, No 1 & 2, Jan-Dec, 2008. (ISSN: 0970-9045)
"Entrepreneurship and its Role in the Growth of Micro and Small Enterprises: A Case Study of Assam", (with Archana Mali) SEDME Journal, Vol. 38, Number 2, pages 69 -83, June 2011. ( ISSN:0970-8464)
‘WTO & the Indian Tea Market’, GU Journal of Commerce , Volume.27, 2011-2012 , (ISBN: 0971-4715)
‘Indian Tea in Global Market’ (with Mukta Majumdar), Review of Management, Vol 3, No 1/2, June, 2013.
Higher Education in a Globalised World: Emerging Challenges and Opportunities’, Assam Economic Review, Vol. VIII, 2005
‘Indian Commodity Derivative Market and Price Inflation’ (with Devajit Mahanta) IOSR Journal of Business and Management, Volume 1, Issue 6 (July-Aug. 2012), PP 45-59. (ISSN: 2278-487X).
‘The Urban Informal Sector Workers: An exercise in Demographic & Socio-Economic Profiling”, (with Upasana Chakravarty), Assam Economic Journal, Vol.XXI, 2008. (ISSN: 0976-7530)
‘Rural Urban Migration in Assam: A study in relation to Urban Informal sector and Unemployment Levels’ (with Dharmendra Nath), in H. Sudhir (ed), Urbanization in North East India, Akansha Publishing House,, New Delhi. (ISBN:978-81-8370-192-1)
‘Education and the Creation of Human Capital in a Globalised World’ in N. Bhagawati (ed) Education for the Survival of the Human Race, Author Press 2004.(ISBN: 81-7273-163-9)
‘Meeting Education Targets opf United Nations Millennium Declaration: A Case Study of India’ in P.J. Mahanta, C. Sharma & B. K. Saikia (ed), Millennium Development Goals and Human Development Performance in N.E. India, Krantikaal Prakashan, Assam, 2012. (ISBN: 978-93-81-38-1)
14th Finance Commission, Government of India study on Evaluation of State Finances with respect to the state of Assam.
13th Finance Commission, Government of India study on Problems of Border Areas In North East India: Implications For The 13th Finance Commission. (Western Assam-Bangladesh Border Segment).
Government of Assam study on Impact of MGNREGS’S Rural Road Connectivity Initiatives on the Socio-Economic Sphere in Morigaon District
ICSSR MAJOR RESEARCH PROJECT entitled Returns to Higher Education: A Case Study of Assam
Demographic and Socio-Economic Component of the Oil India Limited sponsored multi-disciplinary consultancy project on the ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESMENT (EIA) for the proposed Brahmaputra river bed seismic survey
U.G.C. sponsored Minor Research Project entitled Manpower Planning: A Projection of Demand and Supply of Manpower in Assam by 2000 AD.
POSITIONS HELD IN ADMINISTRATION AND POLICY MAKING
· Former Dean, Faculty of Management, Gauhati University
· Former Head, Department of Economics, Gauhati University
· Convener, Committee for framing the CBCS (PG) Regulations, GU.
· Chairman, Committee for framing the UG-CBCS Regulations, GU.
· Former Member, State Audit Advisory Board, Office of the Account General (Audit), Assam.
· Member, UG-Board of Studies in Economics, Tripura University
· Member, UG- Board of Studies in Economics, Dibrugarh University
· Coordinator, CBCS Implementation Cell, Gauhati University