Botany

Special grants from WB Department of Biotechnology for developing research facility
The Department of Botany has received funding from the Department of Biotechnology, Government of West Bengal to set up a Biotechnology Laboratory with all the necessary equipments. This will enable the college to conduct full time Biotechnology classes with the assistance of the programme BOOST (Biotechnology Opportunities Offered to Science and Technology). This Laboratory will be utilized as Central Instrumentation Centre for all the Life Science Departments.

Sl. No Faculty Researcher and Department Funding Agencies Tenure Title of research project Total grant sanctioned Rs. Total grant received till date Rs.
1.   Papia Chakraborti, Botany   West Bengal , Department of Biotechnology   2014-19 (Ongoing)   BOOST-I (Biotechnology Opportunities Offered for Science And Technology)   20 lacs   20,00,000
2.   Papia Chakraborti, Botany   UGC   2015-18 (Ongoing)   Phycodiversity of the Bon-Hooghly Lake and Adjoining Water Bodies in Kolkata- Status and its Potential Implications   13.7 lacs   7,39,500
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Chemistry

Faculty members of this Department are actively involved in inter-disciplinary research activities and published a number of articles in different journals and presented a number of papers in seminars and conferences. The Department has been selected as the Centre for assisting and guiding the students pursuing M.Sc. projects under West Bengal State University.
Presently Three UGC sponsored projects are undergoing with the supervisions of Dr. K. K. Nandi, Dr. Swarup Manna and Dr. Anshupriya Shome.

PUBLICATIONS IN LAST 10- YEARS:
1. Sustainable Catalyst for Friedel–Crafts Acylation Kartik Kumar Nandi, Catalysis in Green Chemistry and Engineering, 1(2):149–153 (2018). 2. Single-Pot Green Nitration Protocol for Aromatic Compounds, K. K. Nandi, --Proceedings of NCGE, 2017, [ISBN: 978-1-63535-362-4] 2017, 56. 3. Review article - 'Poly(vinylidene fluoride) Nanocomposites' Arun K. Nandi and Swarup Manna, Encyclopedia of Polymer Science and Technology [https://doi.org/10.1002/0471440264.pst392.pub2] 2017.
4. Living supramolecular polymerization realized through a biomimetic approach Soichiro Ogi, Kazunori Sugiyasu*, Swarup Manna, Sadaki Samitsu and Masayuki Takeuchi*, Nature Chemistry, 2014, 6, 188–195.
5. Reply to "Comment on 'Preparation and Characterization of Silver … Nanocomposites" Swarup Manna, A. K. Nandi*, The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2011, 115 (42), 12325-12326.
6. Role of Demonstrations for Effective Communication of Chemistry and Green Chemistry Concepts. K. K. Nandi, - Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Public Communication of Science & Technology, 2010, 178-183. [ISBN 81-7272-021-1].
7. Recent Developments of Catalysts for Green Friedel-Crafts Acylations. K. K. Nandi, - Proceedings of 14th Asian Chemical Congress-2011. [ 14th ACC] P512-517. PO-G3-04 14ACC_ Proceedings _V5 (101211).
8. Green Chemistry.. Alternatives … To Control Water Pollution, K. K. Nandi, - Proceedings of the Vth World Aqua Congress- 2011, 311-314.
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Economics

All the teachers of the Department are involved in research activities and published a number of articles in different Journals.
Smt. Nayna Guha Majumder's area of research is Cost Benefit Analysis of Arsenic.
Dr. Jayanta Kumar Dwibedi is actively involved in collaborative research with Centre for Training and Research in Public Finance and Policy (CTRPFP), Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta.
Smt. Susmita Haldar works in the area of Corporate Social Responsibility.
Sri Rathindra Nath Mallick's area of research is Public Finance and Growth Continue Reading.....

Physics

Faculty members of this Department are involved in collaborative research activities and published a number of articles in different journals and presented papers in seminars and conferences. The Department has been selected as the Centre for assisting and guiding the students pursuing M.Sc. projects under West Bengal State University.
Dr. AparajitaNag's area of research is Magnetism of Rare Earth Compounds.
Dr. Debjani Pal's area of research is Superconductivity. She is currently working on 'Superconducting Spintronics'.
Dr. Manas Kumar Roy is actively doing research on Material Science and Structural Geology. He has successfully completed the UGC MRP "Dynamics of ferroelectric Nano-particles Suspended in Non-polar fluid."He has guided students pursuing M.Sc. projects under West Bengal State University.
Dr. PinakiPatra's prioritized research area is Non-local Quantum Field Theory.
Shib Shankar Singha is involved in research on Laser Raman Spectropscopy.
Dr. AvinandaChaudhuri's research interests include: Exploring scalar sector beyond the Standard Model of Particle Physics, Dark Matter phenomenology, Neutrino Physics, Collider phenomenology, CP Violation, Early stage of the Universe.
Dr. Kamakshya Prasad Modak is actively involved in pursuing research in different Theoretical Aspects of Astroparticle Physics and Cosmology, Dark Matter, Physics of Neutron Stars, Inflation, Quantum Field Theory, Neutrino Physics, Physics beyond the Standard Model of Particle Physics, Physics of Early Universe and Numerical Relativity. Continue Reading.....

Zoology

All the teachers of the Department are actively involved in the research activities and regularly publish their research articles in National and international journals. All the teachers enhance their skills and get updated by attending refresher courses, orientation programmes, workshops, seminars etc.
Dr. Shubhendu Bikash Patra works in the field of environmental biology and fish biology while
Smt. Debasree Golder extends her contribution in the field of environmental toxicity, ecology and fish biology.
Dr. Madhumita Roy presently working in the field of Ecology, system biology and Ecological Modelling. Continue Reading.....

Bengali

All the teachers of the Department are involved in research activities and published a number of articles in different Journals.
Dr. Songlap Sarkar is presently working on Bengali Short Stories
Dr.Shampa Bhattacharya is specialy interested in Bengali Theatre.
Dr. Smritikana Chakraborty's area of research is Medieval Bengali Liturature
Dr. Sampa Mitra is involved in research on Bengali Theatre
The Department of Bengali started its journey from the very begining of the College, in the year 1956. Continue Reading.....

English

Dr. Nishi Pulugurtha of this Department is actively involved in research activities and published a number of articles in international and national journals and essays in books. She has successfully completed three UGC Minor Research Projectsand was awarded Associateship by the Indian Institute of Advanced Studies, Shimla in 2009. Continue Reading.....

History

The teachers of this Department have shown keen interest in research activities and published a number of articles in different journals.
Dr. Aloke Kumar Chattopadhyay’s area of research is “The Bengali Mahajan: Their Economic Activities and Social Origin in Colonial Bengal.
Dr. Indranil Chattopadhyay has worked on Quit India Movement in Undivided Northern Bengal. His current interest is Environmental History of India.
Md. Mainul Islam is presently working on Social Structure of Bengali Muslims in Nineteenth Century Bengal.
Md. Nasiruddin Ahemed is interested to research in Socio-religious History of Medieval Bengal. Continue Reading.....

Philosophy

1. Sampa Biswas ( Nyaya & Vaisesika)
2.Sangita Sengupta (Samkhya)
3. Imam Hossain (Indian Philosophy)
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Political Science

• Dr. Ruma Guha of this Department is actively involved in research activities and her area of research interest is Kashmir Crisis.
• Shri Anirban Barman is currently pursuing research work and his area of research interest is migration and ethnopolitics in India.
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