Faculty Profile




  • Area: Economics and Public Policy
  • Academic Degree: MA, PhD
  • Teaching

  • Teaching experience for forty years
  • Currently engaged in teaching PGP, PhD, MDP, FDP Courses. (Teaching Courses on Macroeconomics, International Economics, Managerial Economics, Emerging Economies. Economic Polices).
  • Administrative

  • Director in Charge (2012-13)(2018-19)
  • Dean (Academics) since 2014 till date.
  • Dean(Research) (2012-14).
  • Area Chair(2014-2019).
  • Head, CEDNER.
  • Chairperson(Fellowship Programme)(2011-14).
  • Chairperson(Library).
  • Books

  • Price Formation Process in India(2004) Mittal Publication, India
  • Genesis of Human Development in North East India: A Diagnostic Analysis (2009),Concept Publication, India.
  • Marketable Surplus in a Backward Economy: A Case Study of South Assam (2010)Concept Publishers, India.
  • Determinants of Health Status India(2015)Springer, Netherlands.
  • Edited Books

  • Human Development: A Multi-Dimensional Approach to Human Well-being Concept Publishers New Delhi, 2010.
  • Globalisation in North East India; Concept Publishers, 2008.
  • Agricultural Development and Economics Reforms in the Context of North Eastern Region, Mittal publications, N Delhi,2003.
  • Human Disabilities: Challenges for their Rehabilitation, Reliance Publishing House, N Delhi, 2000.
  • Silchar: Problems of Urban Development of a Growing City, Pub Assam University ,Silchar.
  • Publication in Journals

  • Role of Policy and Cultural Determinants on Sectoral Export Competitiveness: Evidences from India “Global Business Review.(accepted).
  • Managerial decisions for innovation strategy of firms: implications for country level innovation Int. J. Business Innovation and Research, Vol. 16, No. 2, 2018.
  • Water for Health and Sustainable Development: African Journal of Economic and Sustainable Development,Vol,5,No-1.
  • Behavioural Pattern of Marketed Surplus in Barak Valley of South Assam, Agricultural Situation in India,March,2009.
  • Indian Economy: Economic Development and Human Development in Man and Development, VolXXIV,March,2002.
  • An Empirical Exploration into the Fertilizers Industry in India: An Econometric Analysis, Artha Vijana Vol XL No 3 1998,Pune.
  • Price Formation Process in Tea Industry of Assam Finance India Vol XII, No 3 Sept,1999,New Delhi.
  • Role of Higher Education in the Indian Economy Pariprekshak, April-August,1997, Vol 1-2 National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration, New Delhi.
  • Genesis of Inflation in India: A diagnostic Analysis Finance India Vol XI No 1,1997,New Delhi.
  • Higher Education and its Role in the Context of New Economic Policy with Special reference to Research and Development Journal of Assam University1996.
  • Movement of Prices in Meghalaya Journal of North East India Council for Social Science Research, 1992, Shillong.
  • Procurement Prices and Inflation ,Yojana, Vol 35, New Delhi.
  • Book Chapters

  • Human Development, Economic Development and Income Earning Capacities of the Common Man: The Case of North east India in Human Development: Dimensions and Strategies Ed H.S. Rout and P.K. Panda ,Pub: New Century ,New Delhi,2009.
  • Human Development in North East India: A means for long Term Economic Development 2008 Pub IDSA ,N Delhi.
  • Human Resources in North East India in Economic Reforms and Vision of North East India. (ed) Amalesh Banerjee, Kaniska Publishers, New Delhi,2007.
  • Health Status and its Determinants in North East India in Health Economics in India (ed) H.S Rout and P.K.Panda,New Century Publication ,2007New Delhi.
  • Disparity in Human Development in the States of North East India: Threat to Development in Terrorism and Peace Initiatives in North East Asok K Roy and S.K.Agnihotri, Om publications 2007, New Delhi.
  • Human Resource and its Status in North East India in Human Development in North East India (ed) Kiron Shankar Chakraborty and Gurudas, Akansha Pub House, New Delhi 2007.
  • Interrogating the Concept of Food Security: With Special Reference to Agricultural Production in Assam Food Security Health and Nutrition in North east India (eds) D. Basu,B. Francia,,Kulkarni, B. Dutta Ray,Mittal Publication , New Delhi,2006.
  • Trend of Educational Expenditure and its Impact on the Indian Economy in Indian Economy after 50 years of Independence(ed) K. K. Das Deep and Deep N Delhi.
  • Impact of Human Development in the Indian Economy in Human Development and Economic Development (ed) Ruddar Dutt,Deep and Deep pub, New Delhi.
  • Rural Indebtness: A Case Study of Cachar District of South Assam in Rural Indebtness in North East India (ed) J.K.Gogoi Dept of Economics, Dibrugarh university,2004.
  • Economic Reforms, Agricultural Policies and the Poor in Economic Reforms and Development (ed) Raj Kumar Sen, Deep and Deep Pub New Delhi,2003.
  • Structural Reform and Performance of the Labour Market: An Empirical Evidence in Economic Reforms Today Pros and Cons (ed) Murthy RBSA Publishers Jaipur,2002.
  • Centre Periphery Gender Relations in the Labour market in Women’s Work Participation and Empowerment; Problems and Prospect (ed) S. Murthy and K.D.Gaur RBSA Publishers,Jaipur,2002.
  • Challenges of Second Generation Reforms in Second Generation in Economic Reforms in India (ed) Ruddar Dutt, Deep and Deep, N. Delhi 2001.
  • An empirical Investigation into Cross Border Indo Bangladesh Trade in Border Trade: North east India and Neighbouring Countries(Ed ) G Das, Akansha Pub N Delhi,2002.
  • Population Growth and its Impact on the Land Resources of Assam in Population, Poverty and Environment in North east India (ed) B. Datta Ray, Concept,N Delhi,2000.
  • Entrepreneurial Development in North Eastern Region in Sociological Constraint to industrial Development in North East India (ed) B. Datta Ray and P. Baishya, Concept, N. Delhi,1998.
  • Research projects Completed:

  • Outcome Evaluation of State Finances in the context of the recommendations of the 14th Finance Commission: Determination of a sustainable debt roadmap for 2020-25,taking into account impact of introduction of GST and other taxes/non-tax trend forecasts for Meghalaya-sponsored by the 15th Finance Commission (2018-19)
  • Evaluation of MGNREGA for Meghalaya-State Rural Employment, Govt of Meghalaya(2017-19)
    • Impact Evaluation Study of Minor Irrigation Projects under RIDF in Meghalaya-------sponsored by NABARD, Mumbai (2015-17).
    • Mid Term Evaluation of Twelfth Five Year Plan of Meghalaya----Planning Commission, New Delhi.(2010-11).
    • Assam Vision-2020-Skill Gap Analysis and Mapping of Human Resources in Assam-----CII ,Assam (2009).
    • Human Development in North East India-University Grants Commission,(UGC) New Delhi (2003-2006)
    • Determinants of Marketed Surplus in Barak Valley of South Assam-Indian Council of Social Science Research(ICSSR) New Delhi (2003-2006).

  • Management Development Program

  • General Management with Special Emphasis in Leadership Competencies for IOCL Middle level executives General Management with Special Emphasis in Leadership Competencies.
    • October,2017
    • November,2017
    • August,2018
    • September,2018
    • July,2019
    • August,2019
    • October,2019

    Faculty Development Program

  • Chairperson: From 2016,2017.2018.1019 till date.
  • Selected for fellowship by Maison Des Sciences des la’Hommes, Paris, France for Post-Doctoral Research Work in 2008.
  • Granted Associateship by UGC and IIAS ,Shimla for three years for post-doctoral research work at Indian Institute of Advanced Studies ,Shimla from 2002-2005 .
  • Educational Leadership Award by ET NOW at Mumbai.
  • Best Teacher in Economics in Management , Dewang Mehta Award.
  • State Merit Scholarship: From Pre University to Post Graduation level.