Paramita Roychowdhury

Paramita Roychowdhury

Qualification : M.A, M.Phil
Designation : Assistant Professor
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Paramita Roychowdhury has completed her M.A. (Geography) in 2001 and M. Phil. in 2003 from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Her specialization is Regional Planning and Development. Topic of her M. Phil Dissertation is “Non-Governmental Organization in the Context of Regional Development: A Case Study of West Bengal.” She obtained a special training on ‘Remote Sensing & GIS – Technology and Applications’, from National Remote Sensing Agency, Department of Space, Government of India, Hyderabad. At present, she is pursuing her research on community participation and rural development, rural-urban linkages and contemporary social issues. She has a teaching experience at PG and UG level for more than ten years. Her teaching interest is on Geographical Thought, Urban Geography, Historical Geography, Political Geography, Regional planning and Development, Remote Sensing and GIS, Quantitative Techniques in Geography.

Research Activities :

(I) Published Research Articles (selected):

1.Roychowdhury, P. (2015). Sanitation Campaign in India: Analysis of Sikkim Experience, Journal of Educational Thought, 2(6), 77-82.

2. Roychowdhury, P. (2014). Concentration of Agricultural Labourers in West Bengal, Indian Journal of Landscape Systems and Ecological Studies, 37(1), 30-34.

3.Roychowdhury, P. (2013). Sanitation Condition in Rural West Bengal: An Analysis of Scheduled Caste Households (2001-2011), Indian Journal of Landscape Systems and Ecological Studies, 36(2), 56-63.

4.Roychowdhury, P. (2011). Rural Housing Condition and Sanitation in Purba Medinipur District of West Bengal, Journal of Interacademicia, 15(1), 86-95.

5.Mondal, T.K. and Roychowdhury, P. (2010). Pulses cultivation in West Bengal: A District Level Analysis, Journal of Interacademicia, 14(3), 455-462.

Presented paper in abroad :

IGU Kyoto Regional Conference, International Conference Center, Kyoto, Japan, August 4–9, 2013; Title of the paper: ‘Role of Local Communities and Institutions in Sustainable Rural Sanitation System: An Analysis of East Medinipur District, West Bengal, India.’