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Basirhat College

BASIRHAT COLLEGE

Affiliated to West Bengal State University
Basirhat North 24 Parganas, West Bengal India, PIN- 743412

Department of Geography

About the Department

Honours course of Geography started from the year 2004. The course is currently affiliated under WBSU.

Students of Geography honours are required to take up two other subjects referred to as General papers. Geography honours students have to take two of these subjects a. Political Science, b. Economics.

The strength of this department is nearly hundred percent attendance of students in Honours as well as in General classes. Apart from this, the Department has a highly motivated and dedicated teaching faculty that leads to good relationship between students and teachers.

Along with regular teaching and learning classes, the Department is also planning to arrange state and national level seminars and student welfare programmes.

Faculties

Sulata Hembrem department of geography

Prof. Sulata Hembrem, Assistant Professor.
She joined in the Department of Geography on 4.8.2006 as an assistant professor. She studied in Burdwan University and received her degrees from there. She was engaged in a minor research project (MRP) that deals with “Empowerment of Girls through Education”. Currently she is doing a major research work under West Bengal State University. This revolves around the marketing status of fruits, flowers and vegetables in areas of West Bengal. Her interest areas are: Urban Geography, Women Empowerment.
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Dr. Rajat Halder department of geography

Dr. Rajat Halder, HOD, Assistant Professor,
Dr. Rajat Haldar has completed M.A in Geography from the University of Calcutta in the year 2003. He has done Ph.D on Pattern of demographic changes in relation to development of Bangaon, Basirhat and Barasat subdivisions of North 24 Parganas district during the period 1951 to 2010 in the year 2014. His area of interest is Geomorphology and Population Geography.
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Prof. Aditi Matilal of Department of geography

Prof. Aditi Matilal, Assistant Professor,
Prof. Matilal secured her Master's degree in Geography from Jawaharlal Nehru University. She also posseses a P.G diploma in GIS and Remote sensing awarded by Jadavpur University. Her area of specialization is Regional planning and regional development. Her doctoral work centers around Rural economy, gender issues , women empowerment of socially, economically and environmentally marginalised communities. She joined Basirhat College in the year 2017.
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Susmita Halder department of geography

Prof. Susmita Halder, Contractual Whole Time Teacher.
Prof. Halder joined this college on 02.01.2010. She studied in the University of Calcutta and received her B.Sc and M.Sc. degrees from there. She also has a B.Ed. degree that she received from West Bengal State University. She is interested in : Hydrology, Planning of Region, Population Geography.
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Mousume Ghosh department of geography

Prof. Mousumi Ghosh, Part Time Teacher.
Prof. Mousume Ghosh joined the Department of Geography on 01.09.2008. She obtained her B.Sc. from the University of Calcutta and M.Sc from Kanpur University. Her specialization in Master degree was Agricultural Geography. She is interested in Geomorphology, Economic geography and Population geography.
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