Sitalkuchi College

Sitalkuchi College

Recognized by UGC u/s 2(f) &1 2(b)

An Affiliated Unit Of CBPBU, Coochbehar

NAAC Accredited with B

Dr. Dipanjana Chakraborty

Name: Dr Dipanjana Chakraborty
Designation: Assistant Professor
Department of Geography
Mobile No: 9434174978

I.Personal Informations :

Sex: Female
Marital Status: Married
Religion: Hinduism
Caste: General
Date Of Birth: 17.2.1975
Birth Place: Jalpaiguri
Languages Known: Bengali, English,hindi
Nationality: Indian
Permanent Address: Dr. Dipanjana Chakraborty C/o Late Prasanta Chakraborty Ananda Para, Ward No-17 P.s- Kotwali P.o + Dist- Jalpaiguri West Bengal Pin- 735101
Communication Address: Do

II. Education Summary :

DegreeYear Of PassingDivisionSpecialisation
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in
Geography from University
North Bengal
5.9.2018 Urban
PG Geography19991stRegional
UG B.Sc. In Geography19971stUrban Geography
Any Other Courses BEd20011stGeography
Title Of Ph.d. Thesis : Study Of Urban Morphology And Level Of Socio-economic Condition Of Jalpaiguri Town.

III. Employment History :

Sitalkuchi College2010 – till dateAssistant Professor( Stage 2)
Ananda Chandra College2002 – 2008Lecturer (Full time Contractual )
Teaching Experience21 years
Rabindra Bharati University under
the Director of Distance Education
2010 – 2018Academic Councillor in
Geography and Environmental
Studies at Post Graduate level
Netaji Subhas Open University
under Distance Education
2015- Till dateAcademic Councillor of
Environmental Studies and
Geography at under Graduate level

IV. Academic Honours And Awards :

Doctoral Fellowship : Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), New Delhi, India.

State Talent Scholarship in 1992

V. Professional Affiliations And Services :

i. Consultant of Humanitarian Leadership and Resilience Building Academy (HLRBA). Under UN World Food Programme, India Chapter
ii. Member of Governing Body of Mathabhanga College under Panchanan Barma University as an University Representative (2017 to 2021)

VI. Publications :

Publication Details of Dr. Dipanjana Chakraborty, Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, Sitalkuchi College

Int./Nat./State/OtherISBN/ISSNListed in
Book/ article/ed. Vol/Book
1Article in Journal (Vol- 34,No -1)
Disposal of Surplus & Waste Materials in Jalpaiguri TownM.M.
Jana &
2011Indial Journal of
Landscape Systems & Ecological studies (ILEE)
2Book Chapter – (Resource
utilization, land use in relation
to environmental impact in
India) p 138-143
EcoTourism : A New Life Line of Forest Villagers near Gorumara National Park, West BengalDipanjana
2012N.L. Publishe
rs West Bengal
3Book Chapter (Financial
Inclusion, Self-help Groups
(Shgs) And Women Empower
Ment), P 28-29
Self-help Groups (Shgs) And WomenDipanjana
2013New Century Publicat
Ions, New Delhi
4Article in Journal (Vol-1,No-II), P
Role of NGO’s in social Empowerment of Women in IndiaDipanjana
2013East Indian
Journal of Social
5Book Chapter- (Living
With Hazards)
Flood Hazard Mitigation And
Managem Ent Of Jalpaiguri
District, West Bengal
6Book Chapter In Book
Series (Ages) (Covid19
Pandemic Trajectory
In The Developin G World ) Pp 101– 116
Blessing In Disguise In The
Megacities :Environm Ental Cobenefits In Air Quality Amid Covid-19 Lockdown In Kolkata
N Yadav, D
2021Springer NatureInternationalIssn
7Book Chapter In Book
Series ( Atmosphe Ric
Aerosol: Propertice
S, Sources And Detection)
Micro Plastics In Atmosphe Re: Emerging Air Contamina NtsN Yadav, M Vats, D
Chakraborty, D
Yadav, K Rajendra
2022Nova Science Publishe
R. Inc, New York
8Edited BookHealth Disparities In Indiaconceptual And
Emperical Explorations
Roychow Dhury, N
Islam, D Chakraborty
2022Allied Publishe
Rs D.
9Book Chapter-
(5th World Congress
on Disaster Managem
ent) Vol 5, Chapter I
Challengers and Opportunities of
Green Infrastructure in Urban
Chakrabor ty
2023Routlrdge, Taylor&
10Abstract Compendi
um Volumn
A Theoretica l Framework to
understand Mannature Interrelationship in terms of
Contemporary Environmental
Challenge s
K. Rajendra. N.Kumar.
D. Chakraborty

Vii. Conference/seminar/work Shop Presentations

Papers Presented At Inernaional/national Levelseminar / Workshop
  • Presenter and author of Paper entitled ‘Challenges and Opportunities of Green Infrastructure in Urban India’ in 5th World Congress on Disaster Management at IIT, New Delhi in 2021.
  • Paper entitled ‘ A Theoretical Framework to understand Man-nature Interrelationship in terms of Contemporary Environmental Challenges presented in National Level Seminar on Sustainable Development & Management for Agriculture, Health, & Nutrition, Livelihood & Environmental Security in Bihar organised by L.N.D College Bihar in 2022.
  • Paper entitled ‘Autism and Language’ in International Seminar on ‘Matribhasa Charcha; Sahitya, Chintone o Manone’ organised by Department of Bengali & English on 28th Feb. 2019.
  • A seminar on Eco-Tourism : A New Life Line of Forest Villagers near Gorumara National Park, West Bengal’ was presented in U.G.C. sponsored National Level Seminar organized by the Department of Geography, P.D. Women’s College, Jalpaiguri, 2011.
  • Paper entitled `Flood Hazard Mitigation and Management of Jalpaiguri District, West Bengal’ in UGC SAP DSR-I National Level Seminar on Living with Hazards organised by North Bengal University on 27 & 28th March 2014
  • Paper entitled ‘Chitra shilpi Rabindranath’ (Bengali) in National Level Seminar on ‘Sardhasatabarshe Rabindranath: Fire Dekha’, sponsored by UGC and organised by Sitalkuchi College, CoochBehar on 2nd -3rd March, 2012.
  • Paper entitled Roll of Youth and NSS in National Seminar organised by NSS wing of
  • North Bengal University in 2014.
  • Presenter and author of Paper entitled ‘ Importance of Positive Discrimination for national Development in India in the conference organised by W.B. Political association (State Level) in 2016.
Webinar/Seminar Participated
The New Normal’ Global Sustainability Summit 20202020Amity University of Environmental Science & Amity Institute of Ecotoxicity & Safty Management, Amity University, Noida, U.P.
Geographical Perspective of Water
Resoures: Issues & Challenges
2020Russain Geoggraphical Society (RGS) & National Association of Geographers, India (NAGI)
National Digital Library of India:
Transforming Education in India
2020P.G. Department of Geography in collaboration with IQAC, Krishnanagar Government College.

Viii. Courses Attended

SL. NoType & LevelTitleDateOrganiser
1Massive Online Course (MOOC), InternationalIntroduction to Sustainable Development in Business2020Open University of Mauritius and Common Wealth of Learning
2National Online CourseRemote Sensing & GIS Techinology and Applications for University Teachers & Government officials.2020Department of Space Research Organisation,IIRS, Derhadun.
3National Level Training ProgrammeIntroduction to Google Earth Enginee & its Application in water Resources Management.2021National Water Academy, Pune
4National Level Training ProgrammeLand Use & Land Cover Mapping using Remote Sensing.2022National Water Academy, Pune
5Out Reach Certificate CourseGeospatial technologies for Urban Planning’2016IIRS

Ix. Research Experiences

Research Project: An UGC Sponsored Minor Research Project is undertaken on ‘The Changing Paradigm of Tea Plantation in Jalpaiguri District, W.B.’

  • ii) Total Fund Allotted: Rs. 2,35000/-
  • iii) Funding Agency: University Grants Commission

X. Responsibilities Handled

  • Member of Governing Body of Mathabhanga College under Panchanan Barma University as an University Representative
  • Coordinator of U.G.C sponsored Equal Opportunity Scheme 2010- 2014
  • Coordinator of Rabindra Bharati University Study Centre, Sitalkuchi College under Director of Distance Education 2015-2016
  • Coordinator of Netaji Shubhas Open University Study Centre, Sitalkuchi College under Distance Education 2016-2017
  • Convener of National Level Symposium on Gender Disparity under Equal Opportunity Scheme in 2012
  • Programme Officer of National Service Scheme 2013-2014, 2017-2021
  • Secretary of Teacher’s Council, Sitalkuchi College 2017-2018
  • Cultural Secretary of Students Union, Sitalkuchi College- 2013
  • Member of Admission & Library Sub Committee
  • Member of Finance Committee of Sitalkuchi College (2019-till date)
  • Convenor of Wall Magazine ‘Vibgyor’ published by the Department of Geography, Sitalkuchi College from 2016 till Date.
  • Join Convenor of UGC sponsored National Level Seminar on ‘Health Disparities In India- Conceptual and Emperical Explorations’ organised by Department of Geography, Sitalkuchi College in 2016.
  • Convenor of 7 days Workshop on QGIS organised by Sitalkuchi College in collaboration with CoochBehar College from to Dec 2019.
  • Convenor of One Day Workshop on ‘The Role of Youth in Public Health Awareness Programme’ under NSS Units of Sitalkuchi College on 21.2.2019.
  • Convenor of Grievance Redressal Cell (2018 till date).
  • Coordinator and instructor of ‘Art & Craft Club’ of Sitalkuchi College, 2022.
  • practical examinations of Geography Honours and General as an internal and external examiner under B.A., B.Sc (Part I,II & III) Practical Examination (2010 & 2015) of North Bengal University, and CBCS all Semester Exam conducted by Panchanan Barma University(2016 to till date)
  • Examiner in Geography for 12th RLST (AT) 2011 by the West Bengal School Service Commission Northern Region.
  • Subject Expert for the recruitment of Guest Lecturer in Geography in Ghokshadanga College, CoochBehar, W.B. on 16th September 2017. And subject Expert for the recruitment of teaching Assistants (Contractual Basis) in Geography and Environmental Science at Sitalkuchi College in 2022.

Special Lecture:

  • Special Lecture on Problem & Prospect of Tourism In India & West Bengal’ at CoochBehar College on 20.3.2017.
  • Special Lecture on ‘ Environmental Awareness` on 16.9.2017 at Ghokshadanga College.
  • Special lecture on ‘Environmental Pollution’ in 2018 organised by the Department of Environmental Science, Sitalkuchi College.
  • Special lecture on ‘Urban Crisis’ in 2019 organised by Mathabhanga College.
  • Motivational Talk in Orientation Program for NSS Volunteers on 28.11.22.
  • Special Lecture on Disaster Management (25.3.23) and ‘Awareness on Plantation and conservation of trees’(27.3.23) organised by NSS Units of Sitalkuchi College at adopted villages.

Social and Community Services

  • Conducted several community-based awareness camps, 7 Days Skill Enhancement workshops for rural women, literacy programmes, and health awareness programmes, at Fulbari village of Sitalkuchi Block under NSS activities during 2017 – 2021.
  • Community work at Falakata Child Welfare Home on 2022


  • Environmental crisis management and eco-urban planning.
  • Curriculum Design: A short-term (one year) course on ‘Positive Discrimination for National Development’ is designed and organized by her for students of both Honours & General courses during 2010-2014.
  • Contributed in syllabus formation of Geography (Hons & Prog.) under CBCS, under CBPBU.

Other Skills

Water Colourist & Former Kathak Dancer

Awarded Ankan Bivakar ( Senior Diploma) in Art from Bangiya Sangeet Parishad

Special Honour

  • Invited Guest Artist in Korat International Water Color Festival, Thailand in 2022 organized by Nakhon Ratchima Province, Govt. of Thailand.
  • Invited Guest Artist in Golden Brush Competition & Exhibition, Izmir, Turkey in 2020 organized by IWS Turkey.


Painting exhibited at Fabriano in Aquarello, Italy, 2019, Tirana International Water Color Biennale,2021, 1st Singapore International Water Color Exhibition, 2021, Vina Del Mar, Color & Light, IWS Chile, 2021, 1st International Water Color Festival, ‘Caspian Waves’, 2020, 1st Olympiart, 2019, IWS India, ‘3rd Tune of Art’- International Art Festival, Bangladesh, 2018, Tarang International Exhibition, Ranchi, by In Water Colour, 2019, International Online Water Color Painting Competition, by BAG, 2020, International Online Painting Exhibition by Nature Art India, 2020, Online Art Exhibition by IWS Nepal, 2021, Indonesia International Water Color Online Exhibition 2021,

Workshop & Exhibition

  • ‘Rangavista’- International Water Color Workshop & Exhibition organized by In Water Color in association with Jumbish, 2019, IWS Dooars Water Colour Summit, 2021
  • Awarded ‘Visharad’ in Kathak dance from Pracheen Kala Kendra, Chandigarh.
  • Formar Kathak Dancer with national scholarships & several award winners at National, State levels.
  • Formar Doordarshan Kathak Artist and Anchor at DD1(National), DD- Bangla).

Xiii. Area Of Interests

Area of research includes urban infrastructure, various aspects of urban life, built environment, eco-urban planning and environmental crisis management, eco-tourism, women empowerment and the Indian Traditional Knowledge System.

Xiv. Career Objectives And Goals

Environmental awareness development and promote aesthetic sense among students through Geographical knowledge and art.

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