Smt. Subhasree Chakraborty
Associate Professor & Head

Date of birth:    October 4, 1975

Current Designation:   Associate Professor & Head, Department of Economics.

Mobile:   (91+) 9775321975 / 9432938340

Email:   subuchak3@gmail.com

Date of Joining:   19th July 2005

Date of Superannuation:  31st October 2040

Academic Qualification:

  •  Pursuing Ph.D in Economics from University of Kalyani, West Bengal,  under the supervision of Dr. Byasdeb Dasgupta.
  • M.Phil in Economics from Jadavpur University, West Bengal under the supervision of Dr. Rajat Acharyya. Degree was awarded in 2002 .
  • M.Sc  in Economics from the University of Calcutta in the year 1999 with specialization in International Trade and Development.
  • B.Sc (Hons.) in Economics from  Dinabandhu Andrews College  under the University of Calcutta in the year 1999.

Present Employment:

  • Associate Professor in Economics, Berhampore Girls’ College, Murshidabad, West Bengal since July 2018
  • Assistant Professor (Stage III) in Economics, Berhampore Girls’ College, Murshidabad, West Bengal since July 2015.
  • Assistant Professor (Stage II) in Economics in Berhampore Girls’ College, Murshidabad, West Bengal during July 2010 – July 2015.
  • Assistant Professor (Stage I) in Economics in Berhampore Girls’ College, Murshidabad, West Bengal during January 2006 – July 2010.
  • Lecturer in Economics in Berhampore Girls’ College, Murshidabad, West Bengal during July 2005 – December 2005.

Awards: 

  1. IMRF Distinguished Teacher Award in recognition of the consistent superior performance in Economics dated 13th April 2018. Award conferred by International Multidisciplinary Research Foundation, Ratna Prasad Multidisciplinary Research & Education Society.
  2. Awarded Junior Research Fellowship by the University Grants Commission in the year 2000.

Project:

UGC Sponsored Minor Research Project on “Empowerment of Muslim Women through Self Help Groups: A Study Based on Selected Areas of Murshidabad Dictrict, West Bengal”- Submitted.

 Publications:

  1. Chakraborty, S (2014). Microfinance through Self Help Groups: A Magical Tool for Women Empowerment and Sustainable Development – An Analysis. Proceedings of the UGC Sponsored Two-days National Seminar on Women Empowerment & Rural Development: Role of Microfinance, dt. 23 & 24 November, 2013, pp. 389-400. ISBN: 978-81-927259-1-8.
  2. Chakraborty, S (2016).Achieving Sustainable Development through Women Empowerment: Role of Self Help Groups in India. Science Review, Vol-1, pp-62-81. ISBN: 978-81-927259-2-5.
  3. Chakraborty, S (2016). Foreign Direct Investment in India’s Higher Education: An Overview. Anweshan, An Inter-disciplinary Edited Volume-01, pp-152-161. ISBN: 978-81-927259-3-2.
  4. Mahanayak, B., Chakraborty, S., and Panigrahi, A. (2017). Preliminary Survey on the Primary Fishermen Co-operative Societies (PFCS) of Murshidabad District of West Bengal. International Journal of Biology, Vol-4, /Issue-2. P-ISSN 2394-1391, e-ISSN 2455-8249.
  5. Mahanayak, B,. Chakraborty, S., and Panigrahi, A. (2017). Use of Earthworms forSustainable Agriculture. International Journal of Biology, Vol-4, /Issue-2. P-ISSN 2394-1391, e-ISSN 2455-8249.

Conferences/ Seminars:

  1. Presented a paper on “ Transition from SGGSY to NRLM: Why and What for?” at the UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Inclusive Growth and Sustainability organized by the Department of Economics and Geography, Berhampore College, WB held during 11-12 March 2013.
  2. Presented a paper on “Microfinance Through Self Help Groups: A Magical Tool for Women Empowerment and Sustainable Development – An Analysis” at the UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Women Empowerment & Rural Development: Role of Microfinance, organized by the Department of Economics, Berhampore Girls’ College, during 23-24 November 2013.
  3. Presented a paper on “ FDI in Education Sector in India: An Overview” at the UGC Sponsored State Level Seminar on FDI & its Role in the Development Process: Old Debate and New Perspective, organized by the Department of Economics, Sripat Singh College, WB on 28th January 2014.
  4. Presented a paper on “Sustainability Issues of Women Empowerment and Self Help Group: Intervention Through Science & Technology” at the 22nd West Bengal State Science & Technology Congress (WBSSTC)-2015, organized by the of Science & Technology Govt. of WB, during 28th February & 1st March 2015.
  5. Presented a paper on “Domestic Violence Against Women in India: Issues and Concerns” at the UGC Sponsored National Seminar on New Social Movements In India: Their Impact on Society & Polity organized by the Department of Political Science, Berhampore College, during 02-03 May 2015.
  6. Paper presented on “ Quality of Higher Education in India: A Critical Analysis” at the State Level Seminar on Achieving Excellence in Higher Education: Pathways, Issues & Challenges, organized by the West Bengal College & University Professors’ Association ( WBCUPA) on 25th September 2016.
  7. Presented a paper on “Climate Change, Biodiversity loss, Change in Ecosystem services and the Economic Problems” at the UGC Sponsored National Seminar on BOTSEM, organized by the Department of Botany, Sripat Singh College, on 30th November 2016.
  8. Paper presented on “Achievement and Outcome of Choice Based Credit System: Role of External Factors” at the State Level Seminar on Introduction of CBCS at Undergraduate Level, organized by the West Bengal College & University Professors’ Association ( WBCUPA) on 7th January, 2018.
  9. Paper presented on “Socio-economic Empowerment of Women and the Role of State in 21st Century: A Discussion with Special Reference to West Bengal” at the International Seminar on Ekush Shatak: Bangla o Bangali, organized by the Department of Bengali, Berhampore Girls’ College & University of Kalyani, during 6-7 March 2018.
  10. Delivered an invited talk onFinancial Empowerment of Muslim Women Through Self Help Groups: A Case Study” at International Conference  On Advances In Women Entrepreneurship, Gender Equality, Law, Business And Social Sciences 2018 & Dr. B R Ambedkar Memorial Lecture organized by at Shri Ram College Of Commerce & Science, Mumbai, during13th &14th April, 2018.

Academic and Administrative Responsibilities in the College:

            Academic responsibility:

  1. Head, Department of Economics, January 2020 to present.
  2. Head, Department of Geography during 2011 to 2018.

         Administrative responsibility:

  1. Bursar, Berhampore Girls’ College since February 2016.
  2. ANO (In-charge) of NCC unit of Berhampore Girls’ College under 9 Bengal Bn from 2010-2013.
  3. Member of Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) since 2014.
  4. Member of NAAC Committee.
  5. Member of the Finance Committee, Berhampore Girls’ College since February 2016.
  6. Convener of different sub committees including Admission Committee, Purchase Committee, CAS Committee etc.
  7. Member of several committees viz. Service Book Committee, Building Committee, Routine Committee, Cultural sub- committee, Students Welfare committee, Hostel committee etc.
  8. Organized National and International Seminars and Workshops.
  9. Coordinator of Music Club during 2010 to 2013.

Professional Development:

  1. Member of Board of Under Graduate Studies of the Department of Economics, Gour Banga University, West Bengal
  2. Member of Governing Body (University Nominee) of Lalgola College, Lalgola, Murshidabad, WB during February 2013 to February 2018.
  3. Member of Governing Body (University Nominee) of Murshidabad Adarsha Mahavidyalaya, Islampur, Murshidabad during September 2014 to October 2018.
  4. Member of Governing Body (University Nominee) of SRF College, Beldanga, Murshidabad since 2017.
  5. Member of Governing Body (University Nominee) of Sagardighi Kamadakinkar Mahavidyala, Sagardighi, Murshidabad since 2019.
  6. Member of the Visiting Team for Undergraduate Examination, University of Kalyani during 2012 to 2018 .

Membership:

  1. Life member of Indian Economic Association.

Present Research Interest

  • Microeconomic effect of Policy initiatives.
  • Women Studies.
  • Rural development.
  • Policy Implication of Government Programmes.