Prof. Utpal Kumar De

Designation: Professor

Economics Department

Joined NEHU on

04-10-2001

Qualifications:

MSc., MPhil, PhD. in Economics (University of Burdwan).

UGC National Eligibility Test (NET), January 1993.

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Current Position: Professor, Department of Economics, North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong.

Courses Taught: Econometrics, Environmental and Resource Economics, Microeconomics, Agricultural Economics, Development Economics

Experience

Teaching: 26 years of post-graduate level (since 1994).

 

Since Jan. 1, 2012 - till date:

Professor, Department of Economics, North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong, Meghalaya, 793022.

Jan. 1, 2006 to Dec. 31, 2011:

Associate Professor, Department of Economics, North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong, Meghalaya, 793022.

Oct. 4, 2001 to Dec. 31, 2005:

Reader, Department of Economics, North-Eastern Hill University.

Nov. 4, 1999 to Oct. 3, 2001:

Senior Lecturer, Department of Analytical & Applied Economics, Tripura University.

Nov. 4, 1994 to Nov. 3, 1999:

Lecturer, Department of Analytical & Applied Economics, Tripura University.

Administrative:

  • 1996-97, In-charge, Department of Analytical & Applied Economics, Tripura University, Tripura.
  • July 2014 to July 2017, Head, Department of Economics, North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong.
  • Member, Academic Council, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong (Since 01-01-2012).
  • Chairman, Board of Studies in Economics, North Eastern Hill University, 2014-2017.
  • NAAC Peer Team Member since 2020.
  • Member, Board of Research Studies, NEHU, 2007-09, and 2014 onwards continued.
  • Member, Board of Post Graduate Studies, Dept. of Education, NEHU, 2003-05.
  • Member, BPGS and BOS, Dept. of Rural Development and Agricultural Production, NEHU-Tura Campus, 2003-2005, 2014-2017.
  • Member, Board of Studies, Department of Tourism and Hotel Management, NEHU, 2014-2017.
  • Member, Board of Studies, Department of Library and Inf. Science, NEHU, 2014-2017.
  • Member, Board of Studies, Department of Statistics, NEHU, 2014-2017, 2018-2021.
  • Member, Board of Post Graduate Studies, Dept. of Economics, NEHU, 2006-08, 2012 onwards.
  • Member, School Board of Economics, Management and Information Sciences, NEHU, 2007-09, 2012 onwards.
  • Member, School Board of Technology, NEHU, 2017-20.
  • Member, Board of Under-Graduate Studies, Dept. of Economics, NEHU, 2007-09 and since 2012, Chairman 2014-2017.
  • Member, Board of Post Graduate Studies, Dept. of Management, NEHU, Tura Campus, 2011-13.
  • Member, Board of Studies in Economics, Sikkim University, 2013-2016.

Ancillary Service:

Academic Counsellor: Indira Gandhi National Open University, Agartala Study Centre, for seven years. Holding the same position at IGNOU, NEHU Study centre, Bijni, Shillong since 2005

Visiting Position:

  • Visiting Scientist of Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, 20/12/2013 to 03/02/2014
  • Visiting Scientist of Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, 22/12/2014 to 10/02/2015
  • Visiting Scientist of Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, 03/01/2016 to 02/02/2016
  • Visiting Scientist of Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, 03/01/2017 to 30/01/2017
  • Visiting Scientist of Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, 20/01/2017 to 06/02/2018
  • Visiting Professor under SAP (DRS-I), Department of Economics, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, West Bengal, 23/03/2019 to 29/03/2019
  • Visiting Scientist of Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, 09/01/2020 to 27/01/2020

Guest Faculty:

  • Indian Statistical Institute, Giridih Centre: 01-04-2021 to 31-08-2021, for teaching “Financial Models in Agriculture” of the Course of “Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Marketing” to the PGD-ARSMA (2nd Semester) students.
  • Indian Statistical Institute, Giridih Centre: 07-02-2022 to 30-06-2022, for teaching “Financial Models in Agriculture” of the Course of “Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Marketing” to the PGD-ARSMA (2nd Semester) students.

Research: Doing research work since 1995, around 27 years.
ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6444-0126

Publication in Scopus Listed Journals/Edited Vol: 25 (AU-ID 57224661437), UGC Care (Group 1): 06, Web of Science: 03
Source: https://www.scopus.com/results/results.uri?sort=plf-f&src=s&st1=De &st2=Utpal+Kumar&nlo=1&nlr=20&nls=count-f&sid=9ee8d38e17670dabd2bb4c10f752cab7 &sot=anl&sdt=aut&sl=42&s=AU-ID("Kumar+de,+Utpal+Kumar"+ 57224661437)&txGid=57824493019e750632c5c285415f4452

Overseas Experience: 16 Visits so far, 14 Universities/Institutes (9 Countries).  

Performance: Member of Expert Committees, Deliver Keynote or invited speech, Plenary Lecture in conferences as a resource person, Organize and Chair session, Participate in workshop/ academic discourses, Thesis Examiner and Evaluator of Research Projects. 

Other Responsibilities:

  1. Expert/observer of various state level Civil/Administrative Services, UGC NET/SET, College/University Examinations and Selection Committees.
  2. Member/Chairman of NAAC Peer Team for the assessment of Institutes of Higher Learning.
  3. Expert for evaluation of the research proposals of ICSSR's IMPRESS Programmme in 2019.
  4. Review-team member of SPARC (Scheme for Promotion of Academic and Research Collaboration) of Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India for review of research proposals in 2019.
  5. Continuously engaged as Examiner/Evaluator of PhD/MPhil of various Universities/Research Institutes in India and Abroad (4 countries).  

Title of MPhil Dissertation: Changes in Population, Employment and the Pattern of Occupational
Distribution in West Bengal (1981-91)

Title of PhD Dissertation: Crop Diversification in West Bengal during 1970-71 to 1994-95.  (Available at: https://shodhganga.inflibnet.ac.in/handle/10603/65945)

Broad Areas of Interest: Environmental and Resource Economics, Applied Econometrics, Agricultural Economics, Issues on Empowerment of Women

Current Areas of Research: Environmental and Resource Economics, Agricultural Economics and Rural Development, Issues on Empowerment of Women

Professional Affiliation:

1. North Eastern Economic Association
2. North-East India Council for Social Science Research
3. Indian Society for Ecological Economics

Paper(s) Presented in Seminar/Conference/Invited Lecture: Over Hundred

Special Recognition: The Marquis Who’s Who Publications Board certifies that Utpal Kumar De is a subject of biographical record in Who’s Who in the World 2013 Pearl Anniversary Edition, inclusion in which is limited to those individuals who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their own fields of endeavor and who have, thereby, contributed significantly to the betterment of contemporary society.

Awarded Outstanding Reviewer of the Journal of Financial Economic Policy in 2015 by Emerald Group Publishing.


Projects Undertaken: Six


Sl.
No

Position

Title of the Project

Source of Fund

Year of Completion

1

PI

Valuation of Some Tourist Sites in Khasi Hills of Meghalaya

Univ. Grants Commission

2012

2

Co-PI

Empowerment of Women in Rural Areas: A Comparative Analysis of Tripura, Meghalaya and Jharkhand

Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata

2010

3

Co-PI

Process of Empowerment of Women in Rural Areas: Case Studies in Jharkhand State

Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata

2009

4

Co-PI

Process of Empowerment of Women in Rural Areas: Case Studies in two North-Eastern States

Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata

2006

5

PI

Adoption of Modern Technology in Agriculture - A Study of West Bengal

UGC under unassigned grant scheme at Tripura University

2001

6

PI

Districtwise Variation in Agricultural Production, Productivity and Cropping Pattern in West Bengal since 1970-71

UGC under unassigned grant scheme at Tripura University

1999

Research Guidance:  

PhD: Thirteen (13)


Sl

Name

Title of Dissertation

Year

1

Wallamlaibor Lyngkhoi

Population, Poverty and The Degradation of Forests: A Contemporary Analysis of Meghalaya

2007

2

Lambodar Rout

Impact of Coal Mining and Trading on The Economy of Meghalaya: A Case Study of Jaintia Hills District

2008

3

Manjit Das

Problems and Prospects of Ericulture in Assam with Special Reference to Barpeta District

2008

4

Amrita Devi

Valuation of Tourist Sites in Meghalaya: A Case Study of East Khasi Hills

2010

5

Polakshi Bhattacharyya

Factors Affecting Participation of People in MGNREGA: A Case Study of Morigaon District of Assam

2014

6

Krishna Chauhan

Degradation of Forest Resources, Bio-diversity and Its Impact on the Village Economy around Sariska National Park

2014

7

Kamal Bodosa

Crop Diversification in Assam and the Role of Technology and Climatic Condition: With Special Reference to Kokrajhar and Dhemaji Districts

2015

8

Vitsosie Vupru

Determinants of the Demand for Housing in Dimapur: A Hedonic Pricing Approach

2017

9

Shailynti Lyngdoh

Road Infrastructure and Socio-Economic Development of Rural Areas of Meghalaya: with a special reference to East and West Khasi Hills

2018

10

Alaka Hujuri

An Evaluation of Performance of the Women Entrepreneurs in Assam with Special Reference to Kamrup District

2018

11

Gitumoni Rajbonshi

Traffic Congestion and Its Economic Impact in Shillong

2020

12

Christopher Pomwene Pawa Shafuda

Changes in Public Policy Instruments and Economic Development in Namibia: An Econometric Analysis

2020

13

Dahun Shisha Dkhar

Public Expenditure and Private Investment in Agriculture: A Study of Production and Productivity in Meghalaya

2020

14 Kaveri Khound Ethnic Conflicts and Socio-Economic Development: A Case Study of Bodoland Territorial Area District of Assam 2022

Scholars registered and currently working under Supervision for Ph.D.: Six.

Works in Progress:

  • Health Hazards of Coal Mine Workers in Meghalaya: An Economic Evaluation: (Scholar engaged: Juban Nongbri).
  • Impact of Foreign Institutional Investment on Volatility of Indian Stock Market: An Empirical Investigation (Scholar engaged: Sushama Dey).
  • Modernization of Farms and Its Impact on Productivity, Income and Employment in Assam (Scholar engaged: Ratna Kumari Tamang).
  • Non-Market Valuation of Historical Tourist Sites in Sivasagar, Assam (Scholar engaged: Bidyajyoti Borah).
  • Vulnerability to Poverty in Rural Areas: A Case Study of Senapati District of Manipur (Scholar engaged: S. Solomon).
  • Urban Inequality, Poverty and Standard of Living: A Case Study of Imphal West District of Manipur (Scholar engaged: Loitongbam Hena Devi).

Publications

Book(s) Published: Thirteen (14)

  1. Co-authored, Housing Demand in a North East Indian Town, Concept Publishing Co., New Delhi (forthcoming).
  2. Co-edited, The State of Economic Development in South Asia: A Compendium of Deliberations: Econ Dev Discussion 2020-21, Kindle Edition, IMPRI, New Delhi, 2022. (ISBN 978-81-951187-0-0).
  3. Co-authored & Co-edited, Development and Deprivation in Indian Sub-Continent, Routledge, London/New York and Levant Books, Kolkata, 2019, (ISBN 978-93-88069-19-9). Scopus Listed. 
  4. (Co-authored & Co-edited), Health and Healthcare in Indian Sub-continent: Special Focus on North-East India, Concept Publishing Company, New Delhi, 2019, (ISBN 978-93-86682-84-0).
  5. (Co-authored & Edited), Resource and Development in India – Special Focus on Tourism, Entrepreneurship & Natural Resources of North-East, Concept Publishing Company, New Delhi, 2019, (ISBN 978-93-86682-75-8).
  6. (Co-authored & Co-edited), Deprivation, Development and Empowerment of Women in India: North-East Perspectives, Bookwell, New Delhi 2018, (ISBN: 978-93-80574).
  7. (Co-authored & Co-edited), Issues on Health and Healthcare in India: Focus on the North-Eastern Region, Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2018, (ISBN: 978-981-10-6103-5).
  8. (Co-authored & Co-edited), Inequality, Poverty and Development in India: Focus on the North-Eastern Region, Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2017, (ISBN:978-981-10-6273-5).
  9. (Co-authored & Edited): India’s Look East Policy and North-East India, Concept Publishing Company, New Delhi, 2016 (ISBN: 978-93-51251927).
  10. (Co-authored & Co-edited): Economy of North-East India: Challenges and Tasks Ahead, Binapani Publishing House, Guwahati, 2012 (ISBN: 978-81-92323916).
  11. (Co-authored & Co-edited): Gender Deprivation and Empowerment of Women: An Indian Perspective, Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany, 2011 (ISBN: 978-38-43394970).
  12.  (Co-authored & Co-edited): Issues on Natural Resource Management with Special Reference to North-East India, Regency Publications, New Delhi, 2007 (ISBN: 978-81-89233518).
  13.  (Co-authored & Co-edited): Issues on Empowerment of Women, Mohit Publication, New Delhi, 2004 (ISBN: 81-7445-269-9).
  14.  (Co-authored & Co-edited): Education in North East India: Experience and Challenge, Concept Publishing House, New Delhi, 2004 (ISBN: 81-8069-063-6).
  15.  (Authored): Economics of Crop Diversification, Akansha Publishing House, New Delhi, 2003 (ISBN: 978-81-87606222).

Research Paper(s) Published in Journals and Edited Volumes: 

Articles in International Journals:

 

  1. De, U. K. and Borah, B. (2022), “Impact of Covid-19 Pandemic on Tourism in India” Journal of Tourism & Sports Management (JTSM), 4(2), 1117-1127. (ISSN: 2642-021X)
    Available at https://www.scitcentral.com/documents/2a8de56cd3c69802353d2bb72e77a366.pdf (https://www.scitcentral.com/article.php?journal=47&article=2649&article_title=IMPACT OF COVID-19 PANDEMIC ON TOURISM IN INDIA#tabs6)
  2. De, U. K. and Khound, K. (2022), “Ethnic Conflict and Changing Socio-Economic Activity: A Non-Parametric Analysis in North-East India”, International Journal of Statistical Sciences, 22(1), 219-242. (ISSN: 1683-5603).
  3. Karim, M., Huq, M., De, U. K. (2021), “Volatility Pattern and Risk Sensitivity in DSE: Pre and Post Market Shutdown due to COVID-19”, Jagannath University Journal of Economics, Bangladesh. (Forthcoming). (ISSN: 2707-0689)
  4. De, U. K. (2021), “How Road Connectivity affects Access to Healthcare in Rural Meghalaya?”, SUST Journal of Social Science, 32(2), 138-152 (ISSN: 1682-895X).
  5. De, U. K., M. Pal P. Bharati and S. Bharati (2021), “Unequal Effect of Parents’ Education on Child Health and Health Care”, International Journal of Statistical Sciences, 21(1), 55-74. (ISSN: 1683-5603).
  6. Pal, M., U. K. De, P. Bharati and S. Bharati (2021), “Status of Health of Under-5 Children in Four Metro Cities in India: A Comparative Analysis using the Latest NFHS Data”, South Asian Anthropologist, 21(1), 97-108. (ISSN: 0257-7348). (ImpFac .175)
  7. De, U. K. and V. Vupru (2021), “Housing Demand and its Determinant in a Small Town of India” Journal of Urban Planning and Development. 147(1), 1-12, ASCE Journal (ISSN: 0733-9488 (Print), 1943-5444 (Online)) (ImpFac 1.69). SCOPUS-Listed.
  8. De, U.K. and G. Rajbongshi (2020), “Evaluation of Traffic Congestion in a Hill City of North-East India” e-Review of Tourism Research (eRTR), 18(3), 451-477 (ISSN: 1941-5842), (ImpFac 0.16). SCOPUS-Listed. Available at: https://journals.tdl.org/ertr/index.php/ertr/article/view/729
  9. De, U.K. and S. Lyngdoh (2020), “Impact of Road Connectivity on Access to Healthcare and Education in Rural Meghalaya: The Case of East and West Khasi Hills”, Social Science Journal, Faculty of Social Science, University of Rajshahi, March 2020, 24, 397-414. (ISSN: 1728-1474).
  10. De, U.K. and G. Rajbongshi (2020), “Statistical Application for the Analysis of Traffic Congestion and Its Impact in a Hill City”, International Journal of Statistical Sciences, 20(1), 19-48. Available at http://www.ru.ac.bd/stat/wpcontent/uploads/sites/25/2020/03/ICDSSDG_ COR-2019_paper_16F.pdf. (ISSN: 1683-5603).
  11. Maji, S.G., U. K. De and A. Gunardi (2020), “Simultaneous Association between Quality of Corporate Environmental Performance and Financial Performance: Evidence from Select Asian Countries”, Indonesian Journal of Sustainability Accounting and Management, 4(1), 78-92. DOI: https://doi.org/10.28992/ijsam.v4i1.206; Universitas Pasundan, Available at: https://unpas.id/index.php/ijsam/issue/view/13 (ISSN: 2597-6214 (Print), 2597-6222 (Online)). (Web of Science Group: Master Journal List) https://mjl.clarivate.com/search-results
  12. Christopher, P.P. Shafuda and U. K. De (2020), “Government Expenditure on Human Capital and Growth in Namibia: A Time Series Analysis”, Journal of Economic Structures, 9(1), 1-14. (Springer), (ISSN: 2193-2409), (ImpFac .422). SCOPUS-Listed. Available at https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1186/s40008-020-00196-3.pdf Or at https://journalofeconomicstructures.springeropen.com/articles/10.1186/s40008-020-00196-3
  13. Shafuda, Christopher, P.P. and U.K.De (2020), “Fiscal Policy Changes in Namibia after Independence: Are Namibians Better Off under Independent Decision Making?”, Strategic Review for Southern Africa. 42(1),69-98. (ISSN:1013-1108), Univ. of Pretoria. Available at https://www.up.ac.za/media/shared/85/Strategic Review/VOL 42 (1)/strategic_review_article_3.zp191560.pdf (Web of Science Core Collection) https://mjl.clarivate.com/search-results)
  14. De, U.K. and Christopher, P.P. Shafuda (2020), “Changing Public Policy on Expenditure in Namibia after Independence and Its Impact”, International Journal of Public Policy, 15 (5/6), 358-379 (ISSN: 1740-0619), Inderscience. (ImpFac .50). SCOPUS-Listed.
  15. De, U.K. and S. Lyngdoh (2020), “Road Connectivity on Access to Healthcare in Rural Meghalaya: A Case Study”, Journal of Rural Development, 43(1), 1-35, BARD, Comilla, Bangladesh (ISSN: 1019-0341).
  16. Shafuda, C. P.  and U.K. De (2019), “Government Spending and Socio-Economic Development in Namibia: A Time Series Analysis”, Bank Parikrama, XLIV (1 & 2), 128-167. BIBM, Dhaka. (ISSN: 1019-7044) http://journal.bibm.org.bd/current_issue.php
  17. De, U.K. and M. Pal (2019), “Impact of Climate Change on Agricultural Productivity in India’s North-Eastern Region: A Panel Data Analysis” International Journal of Statistical Sciences, 19, 1-38, (ISSN: 1683-5603). Available at http://www.ru.ac.bd/stat/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2019/09/1Formated_1808_Final.pdf
  18. Dkhar, D. S., B. Mishra and U.K. De (2019), “Private Investment and Agricultural Output: A Case Study of Meghalaya”, International Journal of Basic and Applied Research, 9(5), 207-220, (ISSN: 2249-3352 (P) 2278-0505: (E)). (ImpFac .14) Available at: http://www.pragatipublication.com/assets/uploads/doc/2d578-207-220.16675.pdf
  19. De, U.K (2019), “Regional Integration and Trade of India and Bangladesh with ASEAN Countries: An Empirical Investigation”, The Comilla University Journal of Social Science, 1(1), 1-18. (ISSN: 2663-2659).
  20. De, UK and V. Vupru (2019), “Role of Neighborhood Socio-Cultural & Religious Homogeneity in Housing Choice at Dimapur Town, India”, Journal of Developing Areas, 53(2), 123-138, (ISSN. 1548-2278 (Print), 0022-037X (Online)). SCOPUS-Listed. Available at: https://muse.jhu.edu/article/703000/pdf. (ImpFac .19)
  21. De, U.K. and Dahun S. Dkhar (2018), “Public Expenditure and Agricultural Production in Meghalaya, India: An Application of Bounds Testing Approach to Co-Integration and Error Correction Model”, International Journal of Environmental Sciences & Natural Resources, 8(2), 01-08 (ISSN: 2572-1119), DOI: 1019081/IJESNR.2018.08.555735. Available at: https://juniperpublishers.com/ijesnr/pdf/IJESNR.MS.ID.555735.pdf (ImpFac .954)
  22. De, U.K. (2018), “Road Infrastructure and Agricultural Development: A Policy Intervention in a Backward Rural Economy”, Society & Change, XII(2), April-June, 45-75, (ISSN: 1997-1052 (print), 227-202X (Online)). Available at http://societyandchange.com/uploads/1547121426.pdf
  23. De, UK and G.S. Mallik (2017), “An application of Vector Error Correction Model to Analyze the Impact of Climate Change on Agricultural Productivity in India’s North-Eastern Region”, Keio Economic Studies, 53, 39-51, (ISSN: 0022-9709). Available at: https://scholar.google.ca/scholar?q="An application of vector error correction model to analyze the impact of climate change on agricultural productivity in India's north-eastern region"
  24. Vupru, V. and U.K. De (2017) “Hedonic Method in House Pricing Analysis: A Critical Review”, EPRA International Journal of Economic and Business Review, 5(11), 77-85 (ISSN: 2347-9671; 2349-0187). Available at: >https://eprawisdom.com/jpanel/upload/articles/309pm16.Vitsosie Vupru & Utpal Kumar De.pdf (ImpFac 6.484)
  25. De, UK and V. Vupru (2017), “Location and Neighbourhood Conditions for housing Choice and Its Rental Value: Empirical Examination in an Urban Area of North-East India”, International Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis, 10(4), 519-538 (ISSN: 1753-8270). (ImpFac .77). SCOPUS-Listed.
  26. De, U. K. and BN Ghosh (2016), “Land Acquisition in Singur for Industrialization: SEZ, Politics and Economic Intricacy”, South Asian Journal of Policy and Governance, 38(1), 77-93 (ISSN: 2091-0215 (Online), 2091-0207 (Print).
  27. De, U. K. (2015), “The Need for Climatic Analysis and Weather Forecasting”, Journal of Climatology & Weather Forecasting, 3(1), 1-2 (ISSN: 2332-2594). (ImpFac .96)
  28. De, U. K. and K. Chauhan (2015), “Degradation of Forest and Biodiversity in Sariska National Park, India and the Responsible Factors”, International Journal of Environment and Sustainable Development, 14(4), 398-426 (ISSN: 1478-7466 (Online), 1474-6778 (Print)). (ImpFac .13). SCOPUS-Listed. Available at: https://www.inderscience.com/info/inarticle.php?artid=72104
  29. De, U. K., M. Pal and K. Bodosa (2015), “Global Warming and the Pattern of Overall Climate Changes in Sub-Himalayan Assam Region of North-East India”, International Journal of Ecological Economics and Statistics, 36(3), 88-105 (ISSN: 0973-7537 (Online), 0973-1385 (Print)). SCOPUS-Listed. (ImpFac .30)
  30. Maji, S. G. and U. K. De (2015), “Regulatory Capital and Risk of Indian Banks: A Simultaneous Equation Approach”, Journal of Financial Economic Policy, 7(2), 140-156, Emerald Publishing, (ISSN: 1757-6385). (ImpFac .25). SCOPUS-Listed. Available at: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/344402591_Regulatory_Capital_and_Risk_of_Indian_Banks_A_Simultaneous_Equation_Approach
  31. De, U. K. and K. Chauhan (2014), “Impact of Degradation of Forest on the Livelihood of Inhabitants in Sariska Tiger Reserve, India”, Biodiversity Watch, 3, January-March, 103-124. (ISSN No: 2438-4497). (ImpFac .25)
  32. De, U. K. and K. Bodosa (2014), “Crop Diversification in Assam and Use of Modern Inputs under Changing Climatic Condition”, Journal of Climatology & Weather Forecasting, 2(2), 1-14; http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/2332-2594.1000120 (ISSN:2332-2594). (ImpFac .96)
  33. De, U. K. (2014): “Ethnic Conflict in India’s North-East: Complexities of Causes and Consequences”, Indian Journal of Social Development, 14(2), 147-160 (ISSN: 0972-3692).
  34. De, U. K. (2014) “India’s Look East for Integration with East Asia: Step towards Progress” Journal of International Economics, 5(1), Jan-June, 105-121 (ISSN: 0976-0792).
  35. De, U. K. (2014): “Globalisation and Co-integration among the States and Convergence across the Continents: A Panel Data Analysis”, Economic Analysis and Policy, 44(1), 107-121, Elsevier, (ISSN: 0313-5926). (ImpFac 1.973). SCOPUS-Listed.
  36. De, U. K. (2013), “Sustainable Nature based Tourism, Involvement of Indigenous Women and Development: A Case of North East India”, Tourism Recreation Research, 38(3), 311-324, November, (ISSN: 0250–8281 (Print), 2320–0308 (Online)). SCOPUS-Listed. (ImpFac 1.36).
  37. De, U. K. (2013), “Infrastructural Growth, Farm Size and Pattern of Crop Diversification across the Districts of West Bengal”, Global Journal of Science Frontier Research, 13(5), Version 1, 07-33 (ISSN: 2249-4626 (Online), 0975-5896 (Print)).
  38. De, U. K. & A. Devi (2013), “Willingness to Pay Analysis for Recreation and Conservation of Nature”, International Journal of Ecological Economics and Statistics, 30(3), 102-120 (ISSN: 0973-7537). SCOPUS-Listed. (ImpFac .30)
  39. De, U. K. (2012), “Nature based Tourism, Opportunities of Indigenous Women and Their Empowerment: A North East Indian Perspective”, ASEAN Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 11(2), 110-128 (ISSN: 1412-2073). Available at http://journals.itb.ac.id/index.php/ajht/article/view/3468
  40. De, U.K. and P. Bhattacharya (2012): “Factors Affecting People’s Participation in MGNREGA: A Case Study of Morigaon in Assam" Journal of Social and Economic Policy, 9(2), 143-160 (ISSN: 0973-3426).
  41. De, U. K. (2012) “Livelihood, Dependence on Forest and its Degradation: Evidence from Meghalaya”, Environment and Natural Resources Research, 2(3), 96-114 (ISSN: 1927-0488 (Print), 1927-0496 (Online)). (ImpFac 6.22)
  42. De, U. K. and M. Pal (2011), “Willingness to Pay for Domestic Water Use: A Study of Hilly Urban Area in North-East India”, Asian-African Journal of Economics and Econometrics, 11(2), December, 333-350 (ISSN: 0972-3986). (ImpFac 5.634)
  43. De, U. K. (2011), “Human Resource and Economic Development: Where Does North-East India Stand?” International Journal of Asian Social Science, 1(4), November, 108-116 (ISSN: 2224-4441). (ImpFac .655)
  44. De, U. K. and M. Pal (2011), “Dimensions of Globalisation and Their Effect on Economic Growth and Human Development Index”, Asian Economic and Financial Review, 1(1), 1-13 (ISSN: 2222-6737). (ImpFac .23). SCOPUS-Listed. Available at: http://www.aessweb.com/pdf-files/vol-1.1-13.pdf
  45. Sen, Neelanjan; U. K. De and B. N. Ghosh (2010), “Gender Empowerment, Deprivation and Poverty in Rural Jharkhand: A Case Study” International Journal of Current Research, 11, 107-116, December (ISSN: 0975-833X). (ImpFac 7.749). Available at: https://www.journalcra.com/sites/default/files/issue-pdf/249.pdf
  46. De, U. K. and M. Chattopadhyay (2010), “Crop Diversification by Poor Peasants and Role of Infrastructure: Evidence from West Bengal”, Journal of Development and Agricultural Economics, 2(9), October, 340-350 (ISSN 2006-9774). (ImpFac 1.0597), Available at: https://academicjournals.org/journal/JDAE/article-full-text-pdf/F6AB3E71959
  47. De, U. K. and M. Das (2010), “Excess Capacity in Ericulture of Assam: An Econometric Analysis”, Journal of Social and Economic Policy, 7(1), June, 115-128 (ISSN: 0973-3426). 
  48. De, U. K. and M. Das (2010), “Economics of Sericulture in Assam: A Comparative Analysis of Three Cultivars”, South Asia Economic Journal, 11(2), 309-336 (ISSN: 1391-5614). SCOPUS-Listed. (ImpFac .30). Available at: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/139156141001100207
  49. De, U. K. and M. Das (2010), “Scope of Ericulture in Assam: A Micro-Econometric Analysis” Journal of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, 2(6), August, 106-115 (ISSN: 2141-2154). Available at: https://academicjournals.org/journal/JAERD/article-full-text-pdf/78EA1CB40526.
  50. De, U. K. and Amrita Devi (2010), “Nature Based Tourism, Seasonal Variation and Its Impact on Employment and Income: Evidence from Meghalaya”, Journal of Environmental Management and Tourism, 1(2), 116-131 (ISSN: 2068-7729). SCOPUS-Listed. (ImpFac .82). Available at: https://journals.aserspublishing.eu/jemt/article/view/122

Articles in National Level Journals:

  1. Sinha, A. A., Behera, H. C., Behura, A. K., Sahoo, A. K. and De, U. K. (2021), “Livelihood Assets and Income Generating Activities: A Comparative Analysis in the Scheduled and Non-Scheduled Areas of Jharkhand”, Indian Journal of Human Development, SCOPUS-Listed. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/09737030211064929 (ISSN: 0973-7030 (Print) ISSN: 2456-480X (Online))
  2. Karim, Md. M., Huq, Md. M. and De, U. K. (2021), “An EGARCH (1,1)-M Approach to Time Varying Risk-Return Nexus in DSE”. Anvesak, 51(1), 40-48, (ISSN: 0378-4568). UGC-CARE.
  3. De, U. K., M. Pal and S. K. Datta (2021), “Fuel Price Behavior under Different Regimes in India Since 2002”, Economic and Political Weekly, 56(12), 49-58 (ISSN: 0012-9976 (Print) 2349-8846 (Online)). SCOPUS-Listed. (ImpFac .32)
  4. De, U. K. (2020), “Forest Dependence and Its Degradation in Meghalaya: The Potential Reasons”, Journal of Development Policy Review, 1(4), 16-43. (ISSN: 2693-1427).
  5. Khound, K. and De, U.K. (2020), “Ethnic Conflict in Kokrajhar, India: History and Consequences”, Man & Society: A Journal of North-East Studies, XVII, 18-41. UGC-CARE. (ISSN: 2229-4058).
  6. De, U.K. and Rajbongshi, G., (2020) “Traffic Congestion in a Hill City of North East India and Its Consequences”, Vidyasagar University Journal of Economics, XXIV, 1-18. (ISSN: 0975-8003). UGC-CARE.
  7. De, U. K., M. Pal and P. Bharati (2020), “Health Status of Under-5 Children in Rural and Urban India: A Comparative Analysis using the Latest NFHS Data” Journal of Life Sciences, 12(1-2), 28-43 (ISSN: 2456-6306), Available at: http://krepublishers.com/02-Journals/JLS/JLS-12-0-000-20-Web/JLS-12-1-2-000-2020-Abst-PDF/JLS-12-1-2-028-20-254-De-U-K/JLS-12-1-2-028-20-254-De-U-K-Tx[4].pdf
  8. De, U. K. and B. Saha (2020), “Trade in the Time of COVID-19 Outbreak”, Journal of Development Policy Review, 1(1&2), 01-09. (ISSN: 2693-1427) Available at http://ojs.indrastra.com/index.php/jdpr/issue/view/39/20.
  9. De, U. K. and G. Rajbongshi (2019), “Urbanization and Transportation: A Study of Shillong City and its Suburbs”, Journal of NEICSSR, 43(2), 13-31. (ISSN: 0970-7913).
  10. Rajbongshi, G. and U. K. De (2019), “Severity of Road Accidents in India and Its Underlying Causes”, Journal of NEICSSR, 43(1), 89-102. (ISSN: 0970-7913).
  11. Shafuda, Christopher P. and U. K. De (2019), “Upshot of Public Health Expenditure on Economic Development”, Journal of NEICSSR, 43(1), 103-114. (ISSN: 0970-7913).
  12. Dkhar, D.S. and U.K. De (2018), “Public expenditure on agriculture and economic growth: A case study of Meghalaya”, Agricultural Economic Research Review, 31(2), 271-279, DOI: 10.5958/0974-0279.2018.00044.7 (ISSN: 0971-3441, Online: 0974-0279). Available at:  https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/ae97/44299288345f0c800e98dc2e810d44b53e92.pdf
  13. De, U. K. and Manoranjan Pal (2017), “A Generalized Measure of Diversity: Application to Longitudinal Data on Crop-Groups in North-East India”, Journal of the Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics, 71(3), 253-263 (ISSN: 0019-6363). Available at http://isas.org.in/jsp/volume/vol71/issue3/8-UtpalKDe.pdf
  14. De, U. K. and B. N. Ghosh (2016), “Involvement of Women in Natural Resource Collection in Rural Jharkhand, India”, Indian Journal of Gender Studies, 23(2), 306-323 (ISSN: 0971-5215 (Print); 0973-0672 (Online)). SCOPUS-Listed. Available at https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/0971521516635326
  15. De, U. K. (2015): “Diversity of Crops and the Role of Technology in North-East India”, Journal of Rural and Community Affairs, 1(1), 1-25 (ISSN: 2455-457X). Available at https://www.tufanganjmahavidyalaya.net/userfiles/file/archive/jrca-1(i).pdf
  16. De, U. K. and P. Bhattacharyya (2013): “Participation of Women in MGNREGA: How far is it Successful in Morigaon, Assam?” Indian Journal of Economics and Development, 1(2), 38-48. (ISSN: 2320-9836). (Web of Science Core Collection:) https://mjl.clarivate.com/search-results
  17. De, U. K. and Amrita Devi (2011), “Valuing Recreational and Conservational Benefits of a Natural Tourist Site: Case of Cherrapunjee”, Journal of Quantitative Economics, 9(2) (New Series) 154-172 (ISSN: 0971-1554). UGC-CARE.
  18. De, U. K. and B.N. Ghosh (2010), “Status and Role of Women in the Rural Khasi Society of Meghalaya” Journal of NEICSSR, 34(2), 1-17 (ISSN: 0970-7913).
  19. De, U. K. (2010), “Food Security in North-East India in the Post Globalisation Era”, The India Economy Review, VII, March, 98-109 (ISSN: 2229-5526).
  20. De, U. K. (2009), “Extraction and Use of Coal and Limestone in Meghalaya: A Comparative Analysis” Journal of NEICSSR, 33(1), 15-22 (ISSN: 0970-7913).
  21. De, U. K. and M. Das (2007): “Village Based Informal Ericulture and Endi-Textiles in Assam: An Economic Inquiry” ICFAI Journal of Entrepreneurship Development, 4(3), 8-29 (ISSN: 0973-2659).
  22. Ghosh, B. and U. K. De (2006): “A Note on Panchayati Raj in Tripura”, Vanyajati, LIV (1), January, 2-10 (ISSN: 0042-2622).
  23. De, U. K. (2005): “Economics of Crop Diversification – An Analysis of Land Allocation towards Different Crops”, Assam Economic Review, 8, 9-29. (ISSN: 2319-6254). (Also available in http://mpra.ub.uni-muenchen.de/7868/1/MPRA_paper_7868.pdf)
  24. De, U. K. (2003): “Changing Cropping System in Theory and Practice – An Economic Insight into the Agrarian West Bengal”, Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics, 58(1), 64–83 (ISSN: 0019-5014). SCOPUS-Listed
  25. Ghosh, B. and U.K. De (2003): “Leadership and the Performance of Panchayat in Rural   Development: An Experience from Tripura”, Man and Development, 25(4), 135–148 (ISSN: 0258-0438). UGC-CARE.
  26. De, U. K. (2000-01): “Cropping Pattern and Agricultural Development in West Bengal during 1970-71 to 1994-95”, Indian Economic Journal, 48(4), 68-77. (ISSN: 0019-4662, E-ISSN 2631-617X). UGC-CARE. Available at: httpssearch.proquest.comopenview876a3a37df00ddde9f27f4fda68d325b1cbl=1819379&pq-origsite=gscholar
  27. De, U. K. (2000): “Diversification of Crop in West Bengal: A Spatio-Temporal Analysis”, Artha Vijnana, 42(2), 170-182 (ISSN: 0004-3559). UGC-CARE.
  28. De, U. K. (1999): “Nature and Causes of Inter-District Variation in Yield of Rice in West Bengal during 1970-71 to 1994-95”, Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics, 54(4), 554-565 (ISSN: 0019-5014). SCOPUS-Listed
  29. De, U. K. (1998): “Regional Disparity in Agricultural Productivity in the State of West Bengal”, Productivity, 39(3), 508-515 (ISSN: 0032-9924).
  30. Datta, S. K. and U. K. De (1996): “Reliability of Liberalisation Policy - A Productivity Oriented Analysis”, Productivity, 37(2), 310-314 (ISSN: 0032-9924).

Articles in Edited Books/Volumes:

  1. De, U. K. (2022), “Changing Face of Empowerment of Rural Women: Case of Some Tribal Societies in Two North-East Indian States”, in G. Debnath and C. Taran (Eds) Philosophy of Tribal Culture and Religion: An Emerging Trend, Niharika Publishers, Agartala, pp. 34-56. (ISBN: 978-81-953262-9-7).
  2. De, U. K. (2020), “COVID-19 Outbreak: Integrated Production Activities and Trade Promotion as a Policy Option”, AIC-EEPC (eds.) 2020. COVID-19: Challenges for the Indian Economy - Trade and Foreign Policy Effects. ASEAN-India Centre (AIC) - Engineering Export Promotion Council of India (EEPC), New Delhi. Available at https://www.eepcindia.org/eepc-download/617-Covid19_Report.pdf
  3. De, U. K. (2019), “Status and Empowerment of Women in India: Challenges & Opportunities”, in Chandan Bandyopadhyay (Ed) Women’s Economic Empowerment and Inclusive Growth, New Delhi Publishers, pp. 1-12. (ISBN: 978-93-88879-16-3).
  4. Das, N., U.K. De and S. Deori (2019), “Characteristics of Tourists in Nameri National Park, Assam: An Assessment”, in U.K. De (Ed.) Resource and Development in India: Special Focus on Tourism, Entrepreneurship and Natural Resources of North East, Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, pp. 3-26, (ISBN: 978-93-86682-75-8).
  5. De, U.K. and J. Nongbri (2019), “Expectation of Tourists in Meghalaya and the Effect of Experience on their Visiting Decision”, in U.K. De (Ed.) Resource and Development in India: Special Focus on Tourism, Entrepreneurship and Natural Resources of North East, Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, pp. 65-77, (ISBN: 978-93-86682-75-8).
  6. De, U.K. and M. Pal (2019), “Preface (Editorial)”, Development and Deprivation in the Indian Sub-continent, Pp. iii-iv, Routledge, London. SCOPUS Listed.
  7. De, U.K. (2018), “Scope of Women Empowerment through Self-Help Group in Informal Activities: A Case of Jharkhand”, in B. Rit, M. Kanjilal and B. Dasgupta (Eds.), Globalisation and the Unorganised Sector in India, Jogesh Chandra Chaudhuri College, Kolkata, Pp. 34-50, (ISBN: 978-8192-407531).
  8. De, U.K., M. Pal and P. Bharati (2018), “Introduction to Book: Issues on Health and Healthcare in India: Focus on the North Eastern Region”, Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd., pp 1-8, (ISBN: 978-981-10-6103-5).
  9. De, U.K. & K. Bodosa (2017), “Adaptability of Farmers in Assam towards Extreme Climate Effects: An Empirical Investigation”, in U. K. De, M. Pal and P. Bharati (Eds.), Inequality, Poverty and Development in India: Focus on the North-Eastern Region, Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. Pp. 465-500, (ISBN: 978-981-10-6273-5).
  10. De, U.K. and A. Hujuri (2017), “Performance Evaluation of Women Entrepreneurs in Kamrup District of Assam and Need of Micro Finance”, in KC Biswal (Ed) Micro Finance: Theory and Practices, Himalaya Publishing House, pp. 168-179, (ISBN: 978-93-5273-567-9).
  11. Dkhar, DS, U. K. De and B. Mishra (2017), “Impact of Public Agricultural Expenditure on Economic Growth of Meghalaya”, in R. Singh, A. Yumnam, A. Roy and A. Choudhury (Eds.) Agricultural Development: Technology and Policy, Biotech Books, New Delhi, pp. 371-387, (ISBN978-81-7622-422-2).
  12. De, U. K. (2017), “Climate Change, Agricultural Productivity & Farmers' Response in India's North-East”, in A. Farazmand (ed.), Global Encyclopedia of Public Administration, Public Policy, and Governance, Springer, pp. 1-8. http://DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-31816-5_3231-1. Available at: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/318260152_Climate_Change_Agricultural_Productivity_and_Farmers'_Response_in_India's_North-East
  13. De, U.K. (2017), “Changing Weather Pattern in Sub-Himalayan North-East India and Interrelations among the Weather Variables” in Mukhopadhyay P., Nawn N. and Das K. (eds) Global Change, Ecosystems, Sustainability, Sage Publication., pp. 101-115, (ISBN: 978-93-864-4646-6).
  14. De, U. K. (2016), “Emerging Trends of India ASEAN Trade and India’s Look East Policy” in UK De edited Look East Policy and North-East India: Achievements and Constraints, Concept Publishing Company, New Delhi, pp. 3-15. ISBN: 978-93-51251927.
  15. De, U.K. (2014), “Empowerment of Rural People through MGNREGA with Special Emphasis to Women in Morigaon, Assam”, in A. Mandal and S. S. Laha (Eds.) Dynamics of Development and Discontent, Bookwell: Delhi, pp. 101-136 (ISBN: 978-93-80574-65-3).
  16. De, U.K. (2014), How Successful is India’s Look East Policy under Globalisation?, in S. K. Datta and A. Sengupta (Eds.) Development, Environment and Sustainable Livelihood, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Pp. 148-172, (ISBN (10): 1-4438-6305-X, ISBN (13): 978-1-4438-6305-6).
  17. De, U.K. (2013), “Growth of Infrastructure and Diversification of Crop in West Bengal: A Spatio-temporal Analysis”, in A.K. Dey, S. Sengupta and D. Sarkar (Eds.) The Economy of West Bengal: Future Directions for Development, New Delhi Publishers, New Delhi, pp. 115-149 (ISBN: 978-93-81274-68-2).
  18. De, U. K. (2012), “Problems and Prospects of Panchayati Raj: An Evaluation in the Context of Tripura”, published in R. Ahmed (Ed.) Agribusiness and Rural Management, (Part-Eight), Mittal Publications, New Delhi, pp. 2121-2134, (ISBN: 8183243924).
  19. Das M. and U.K. De (2012): “Spatio-Temporal Variation in Fish-Culture in Assam and the Reasons behind It” published in UK De and M. Das (eds.) Economy of North-East India: Challenges and Tasks Ahead, Binapani Publishing House, Guwahati, pp. 169-183, (ISBN: 9788192323916).
  20. De, U. K. (2011), “Economic Impact of Coalmining in Meghalaya and the Question of Sustainability”, in A. K. Ghosh and A. Watve (Eds.) Naturenomics-4, Vol.-1, Balipara Tract and Frontier Foundation, Assam, India, pp. 50-66.
  21. De, U. K. (2011), “Spatio-Temporal Variation in Ericulture in Assam”, in J. K. Das (Ed) Agenda for Assam and North-East India: Issues and Trends (Vol.-2), Eastern Book House, Guwahati, India, pp. 170-194 (ISBN: 978-938-0261-409).
  22. De, U. K. (2011), “Water Scarcity, Informal Domestic Water Market and Consumer’s Benefit: A Study of Shillong Urban Area”, in Z. Husain and L. Cajee (Eds), Water Crisis in the Indian Subcontinent, Bookwell, New Delhi, pp. 433-452 (ISBN: 9789380574257).
  23. De, U. K. and B. N. Ghosh (2011), “Empowerment of Rural Women in Backward Region of India: A Comparative Study of Jharkhand, Tripura and Meghalaya” in UK De and BN Ghosh (eds.) Gender Deprivation and Empowerment of Women: An Indian Perspective, Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany, pp. 111-146 (ISBN: 9783843394970).
  24. De, U. K. (2010), “Population Dynamics and the Demographic Dividend in Meghalaya” in B. J. Deb (ed.) Population and Development in North-East India, Concept Publishing Company, New Delhi, pp. 167-192 (ISBN: 9788180696886).
  25. De, U. K. and Manjit Das (2009), “Ericulture as a Remedy of Rural Poverty in Assam: A Micro Level Study in Barpeta District” in D. Mukherjee (ed) Indian Handloom and Handicrafts: Issues and Experiences, The ICFAI University Press, Hyderabad, pp. 170-192 (ISBN: 9788131424827).
  26. De, U. K. and R.D.H. Kharlukhi (2008) “Status and Prospect of Limestone Quarrying in Meghalaya and it’s Trade with Bangladesh”, in G. Das and C. J. Thomas (eds.) Indo- Bangladesh Border Trade: Benefiting from Neighbourhood, Akansha Publishing House, New Delhi, pp. 332 – 349 (ISBN: 9788183701327).
  27. Ghosh, B.N. and U. K. De (2007): “Process of Empowerment of Women: A Comparative Study of Tripura and Meghalaya” in A. K. Ray and B. Dutta Ray (eds.) Women Emancipation, Focus North-East India, OM Publication, New Delhi, pp. 265-288 (ISBN: 9788186867853).
  28. De, U. K. (2007): “Dimension of Human Resource and the Management of Natural Resources” in U. K. De and F. Kulirani (eds.) Issues on Natural Resource Management with Special Reference to North-East India, Regency Publications, New Delhi, pp.3-17 (ISBN: 9788189233518).
  29. De U. K, L. Rout and G. Das (2007): “Dynamics of Coal Extraction in Meghalaya and its Implications” in U. K. De and F. Kulirani (eds.) Issues on Natural Resource Management with Special Reference to North-East India, Regency Publications, New Delhi, pp.97-110 (ISBN: 9788189233518).
  30. De, U. K. (2007): “Human Development and the Management of Natural Resources: Some Basic Issues”, in K. S. Chakraborty and G. Das (eds.) Human Resource Development in North-East India, Akansha Publishing House, New Delhi, pp.29-44 (ISBN: 9788183700399, 818370039X).
  31. De, U. K. (2006): “Food Security and The Related Issues: Some Reflections on the State of Tripura”, in Basu, Kulirani and Datta Ray (eds.) Agriculture, Food Security, Nutrition and Health in India, Mittal Publications, New Delhi, pp.145-162 (ISBN: 8170999758).
  32. Ghosh, B. and U. K. De (2005): “Panchayat Leadership and Rural Development in Tripura”, in A. Mandal (ed.) Rural Development in West Bengal, Northern Book Centre, New Delhi, pp.158–179 (ISBN: 9780100001159, 0100001159).
  33. De, U. K. (2004): “Status of Education in North-East India -Some Reflections”, in B. Lyndem & U. K. De (eds.) Education in North East India: Experience and Challenge, Concept Publishing House, New Delhi, Pp. 5-21 (ISBN: 81-8069-063-6).
  34. De, U. K. (2004): “Food Security and PDS in Tripura: A Policy Intervention” in A. Banerjee (ed.) Food Security and Public Distribution System Today: Failures and Successes, Kanishka Publishers and Distributors, New Delhi, pp.348-367 (ISBN: 9788173916179).
  35. De U. K. and B. Ghosh (2004): “Status and Empowerment of Women vis-à-vis Development and Welfare” in U. K. De and B.N. Ghosh (eds.) Issues on Empowerment of Women, Mohit Publication, New Delhi, pp.1-16 (ISBN: 81-7445-269-9).
  36. Ghosh, B. and U. K. De (2004): “Empowerment of Women” in U. K. De and B. N. Ghosh (eds.), Issues on Empowerment of Women, Mohit Publication, New Delhi, pp.109-122, (ISBN: 81-7445-269-9).
  37. Bhattacharya, M. and U. K. De (2004): “Self-help Group in Tripura: Problems and Prospects” in J. K. Gogoi (ed.) Rural Indebtedness in North-East India, Dibrugarh Univ., pp. 241-250.
  38. De, U. K. (2004): “Structural Change and Resource–Industry Linkages in North-East India” in G. Das (ed.) Structural Change and Strategy of Development: Resource Industry Linkages in North East India, Akansha Publishing House, New Delhi, pp.241-263 (ISBN: 9788187606635, 8187606630).
  39. De, U. K. (2003): “Economic Incentive and Environmental Management – A Study of Forestry in North-East India” in Z. Husain (ed.) Environmental Issues of North East India, Regency Publications, New Delhi, pp.170–188 (ISBN: 8187498692).
  40. Ghosh, B. and U. K. De (2003): “Women and Development in Rural India” in B. Datta Ray and G. Das (eds.) Dimensions of Rural Development in North-East India, Akansha Publishers, New Delhi, pp. 244–259 (ISBN: 9788187606239).
  41. De, U. K. (2003): “Tripura: The Benign Hill of North-East”, Planner-2003, First International Convention on Automation of Libraries in North-Eastern Region, Nov. 6-7, 2003, organised by Inflibnet Centre and NEHU.

Conference Proceedings (International):

  1. Pal, M., De, U. K., Bharati, P. and Bharati, S. (2020), “Unequal Effect of Parents’ Education on Child Health and Health Care”, Proceedings of 7th Int. Conf. on Data Science & SDGs held at Rajshahi University during December 18-19, 2019 (EM-020), pp 591-612. Available at http://www.ru.ac.bd/stat/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2020/03/20-Manoranjan-Pal-Paper_MPal_RajshahiF.pdf
  2.  Shafuda, Christopher PP and UK De (2019), “Fiscal Policy Changes in Namibia: For Better or for Worse?”, XX Annual International Conference Proceedings; January 2019. Available at http://www.internationalseminar.org/XX_AIC/TS5F/Christopher.pdf
  3. Bharati, P., UK De and M. Pal (2015), “A Modified Diversity Index and its Application to Crop Diversity in Assam, India”, Proceedings of The 2nd ISM International Statistical Conference 2014 with Applications in Sciences and Engineering (ISM-II), held in Pahang, Malaysia during 12-14 August 2014, pp. 19-29, (ISBN: 978-0-7354-1281-1) (doi: 10.1063/1.4907421). Available at: https://aip.scitation.org/doi/10.1063/1.4907421 SCOPUS Listed
  4. BN Ghosh and UK De (2015), “Women in Natural Resource Collection: Experience from Rural Jharkhand in India”, Proceedings of The 2nd ISM International Statistical Conference 2014 with Applications in Sciences and Engineering (ISM-II), held in Pahang, Malaysia during 12-14 August 2014, pp. 476-486, (ISBN: 978-0-7354-1281-1) (doi: 10.1063/1.4907483). SCOPUS Listed Available at: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/271832472_Women_in_natural_resource_collection_Experience_from_rural_Jharkhand_in_India
  5.  Pal, M. and U. K. De (2015), “Informal Household Water Market and Determinants of Price: Evidence from an Indian Hill City”, Proceedings of The 2nd ISM International Statistical Conference 2014 with Applications in Sciences and Engineering (ISM-II), held in Pahang, Malaysia during 12-14 August 2014, pp. 487-493, (ISBN: 978-0-7354-1281-1) SCOPUS Listed (doi: 10.1063/1.4907484). Available at: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2567692
  6. De, U. K. (2015), “Farmer’s Response to Changing Climate in North East India”, Proceedings of The 2nd ISM International Statistical Conference 2014 with Applications in Sciences and Engineering (ISM-II), held in Pahang, Malaysia during 12-14 August 2014, pp. 30-41, (ISBN: 978-0-7354-1281-1) (doi: 10.1063/1.4907422). SCOPUS Listed Available at: https://aip.scitation.org/doi/abs/10.1063/1.4907422
  7. De, U. K.  (2006): “Population, Poverty and the Problem of Natural Resource Management”, International Conference on Human and Economic Resources Proceedings Book, Izmir University of Economics and Suny Cortland, pp.85-100 (ISBN: 978-975-8789-09-2). Available at: https://core.ac.uk/download/pdf/6989939.pdf (Accessed 15-07-2020).

Working Paper:

  •  De, U. K. and Amrita Devi (2011): “Valuing Recreational and Conservation Benefits of a Natural Tourist Site: Case of Cherrapunjee, the Wettest Place on the Earth”, SSRN working paper No. 1810444.

Book Review:

  • De, U. K. (2003), Rural Women Leadership by Bhola Nath Ghosh, Mohit Publications, New Delhi, 2002, published in Journal of North-East India Council for Social Science Research, Vol. 27, No. 2, pp. 76-77, 2003.
  • De, U. K. (2007), A Sociological Study of An Oil Industry in Assam by Pranjal Sharma, Omega Publications, New Delhi, 2007, published in Journal of North-East India Council for Social Science Research, Vol. 31, No. 2, pp. 89-90, 2007.

Other Publications: Discussion and Policy Papers:

  1. De, U. K. and Mehta, S. (2021). “Model Gaon: Changing begging mindset to entrepreneurship for 90% of villagers?”. Counterview.net Posted on May. 2, 2021. Available at: https://www.counterview.net/2021/05/model-gaon-changing-begging-mindset-to.html#more
  2. De, U. K. and Kumar, Arjun (2021). “Statistics: If one only studies uses and not abuses, one might be misguided”. Counterview.org; Posted on April. 21, 2021. Available at:  https://counterview.org/2021/04/21/statistics-if-one-only-studies-uses-and-not-abuses-one-might-be-misguided/
  3. De, U. K. and Mehta, S. (2021), “Overcoming trade imbalance in South Asia and IMF's post-Covid 'extreme optimism”. Counterview.org; Posted on February. 17, 2021. Available at:  https://www.counterview.net/2021/02/overcoming-trade-imbalance-in-south.html
  4. De, U. K. and Mehta, S. (2021), “Regional Trade and Developmental Challenges in South Asia” IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute. Posted on February. 16, 2021. Available at https://www.impriindia.com/event-report/regional-trade-developmental-challenges/
  5. De, U. K. and Mehta, S. (2021), “Policy perspectives for sustainable tourism under COVID-19 in Sri Lanka”, Counterview.org; Posted on January. 28, 2021. Available at:  https://counterview.org/2021/01/28/policy-perspectives-for-sustainable-tourism-under-covid-19-in-sri-lanka/
  6. De, U. K. (2021), “Lessons from Toyota and Wistron: What not to do in Budget 2021 to win back business confidence” The Economic Times, January 11, 2021. Available at: https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/company/corporate-trends/unease-of-doing-business-in-india/articleshow/80146968.cms  
  7. De, U. K. and Mehta, S. (2021), “India’s trade dynamics under Covid-19: Trade openness and value chain participation”, Counterview.org; Posted on January. 11, 2021. Available at: https://counterview.org/2021/01/11/indias-trade-dynamics-under-covid-19-trade-openness-and-value-chain-participation/
  8. De, U. K. and Mehta, S. (2021), “Can Bangladesh shift to become ‘developing country’ from a ‘least developed’ one by 2024?”, Counterview.org; Posted on January 08, 2021. Available at: https://counterview.org/2021/01/08/can-bangladesh-shift-to-become-developing-country-from-a-least-developed-one-by-2024/
  9. De, U. K. and Mehta, S. (2021), “Despite claims, large number of Bangladeshis don’t have access to basic financial services”, Counterview.org; Posted on January.02.2021. Available at: https://counterview.org/2021/01/02/despite-claims-large-number-of-bangladeshis-dont-have-access-to-basic-financial-services/
  10. De, U. K. and Mehta, S. (2020), “How Rural Development Policies Contribute To The National Economy In Bangladesh” Youth Ki Awaaz by IMPRI in GlobeScope Governance Society, 28th December, 2020. Available at: https://www.youthkiawaaz.com/2020/12/vibrant-bangladesh-contributions-of-rural-development-policies/ Also available in National – Farmingbd.Com at https://www.farmingbd.com/tag/national/; https://www.farmingbd.com/how-rural-developmentpolicies-contribute-to-the-national-economy-in-bangladesh/
  11. De, U. K. and Mehta, S. (2020), “Vibrant Bangladesh: Contributions of Rural Development Policies”, IMPRI Event Reports, Posted on 01-12-2020. Available at: https://www.impriindia.com/event-report/vibrant-bangladesh-contributions-of-rural-policies/ Also published in Tag: National: How Rural Development Policies Contribute To The National Economy In Bangladesh, Farmingbd.Com: Agricultural news of Bangladesh, December 14, 2020. Available at: https://www.farmingbd.com/tag/national/
  12. De, U. K. and Mehta, S. (2020), “Assessing Sri Lanka’s state response readiness to mitigate climate disasters”, Report on Environment, Counterview.org; Posted on 24.11.2020. Available at: https://counterview.org/2020/11/24/assessing-sri-lankas-state-response-readiness-to-mitigate-climate-disasters/   
  13. Mehta, B.S., De, U.K. and Kumar A. (2020), “Enabling Productive Agriculture for AtmaNirbhar Bharat”, Indrasatra - Instant Mobile Version, August 18, 2020. Available at https://www.indrastra.com/2020/08/Enabling-Productive-Agriculture-for-AtmaNirbhar-Bharat-006-08-2020-0030.html?m=1 Also published asLIVELIHOOD: Enabling productive agriculture for Atma Nirbhar Bharat: Growing challenges” Counterview.org, August 19, 2020 Available at https://counterview.org/2020/08/18/enabling-productive-agriculture-for-atma-nirbhar-bharat-growing-challenges/
    Also published as: “Reforms for Productive Agriculture: Need of the Hour”, Delhi Post, September 30, 2020. Available at: https://delhipostnews.com/reforms-for-productive-agriculture-need-of-the-hour/
  14. De, U. K. (2020), “COVID-19 in India: Agrarian and Informal Sectors under Severe Stress”, Eleventh Column, May 16 2020, Available at  https://www.eleventhcolumn.com/2020/05/16/covid-19-in-india-agrarian-and-informal-sectors-under-severe-stress/ (Accessed 17-05-2020). Also, A modified version “Implication of Covid19 for Agriculture and Informal Sector in India and the Policy Options” is available at Alternatives India - Vikalp Sangam: In response to Corona Times. Available at: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1WQ1-vOAFSTZzlcJ4EMx6RkVqLR2eVncx/view   or at https://vscoronatimes.blogspot.com/p/petitions.html

Papers Communicated:

  • De, U. K. and Tamang, R. K. (2022). Economic Analysis of Input Use and Crop Yield in Sub-Himalayan Assam, India: A Time Series Analysis, Journal of Asian Economics.
  • Devi, L. Hena & De, U. K. (2022). Inequality Dynamics in Urban Manipur: A Decomposition Analysis, Social Indicators Research.
  • De, U. K. & Shafuda, Christopher, P. P. (2022). Performance and Efficiency of Public Sector in Independent Namibia. South Asian Journal of Macroeconomics and Public Finance.
  • De, U. K. (2022). Forest Dwellers’ Livelihood and Deforestation in Sariska, India. Hill Geographer.
  • De, U. K., Tamang, R. K. (2022). Pattern of Agricultural Progress in India’s North-East and the Contributing Factors: An Econometric Analysis. TekirdaƄ? Journal of Faculty of Agriculture.
  • De, U. K., Mallik, G. (2022). Crude Oil Price, Industrial Production and Consumer Price Index: Is there any Temporal Link in India? IIMB Management Review.
  • De, U. K., Khound, K. (2022). Migration-Ethno-Social Conflict-Migration Interface in Bodoland
  • Social Change.
  • De, U. K. and Bora, B. (2022). Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Tourism in India. Journal of Travel Research. TR-22-04-56.
  • De, U. K. and Solomon, S. (2022). Incidence of Poverty in Manipur and the Potential Reasons: Evidence from NSS Data. Poverty & Public Policy.

Training:

  • Participated in a three-week course on Research Methodology of Urban Studies, organised by Centre for Urban Economic Studies, University of Calcutta from January 30 to February 19, 1995.   
  • Attended and successfully completed the UGC sponsored Orientation Programme at the Academic Staff College, University of Calcutta, from March 14 to April 12, 1997.
  • Participated in “The Winter School on Statistical Methods in Social Sciences”, at the Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta during Oct. 20 – Nov.8, 1997.
  • Participated and successfully completed the World Bank sponsored “Faculty Upgradation Programme in Environmental Economics”, at the Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai, during Oct.11 – Nov. 5, 1999.
  • Participated in a UGC sponsored three-week Refresher Course in Economics at the University of Burdwan from 15-2-2001 to 7-3-2001.
  • Attended a three-week Training Course in Fundamentals of Microeconomics for Environmental Economics from January 3rd to 20th, 2007 at Nepal organised by South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics.

Seminar/ Conference:

International Conference:

  1. Chaired a session and presented paper on “Adaptation of Sustainable Strategies during Covid-19 Pandemic: A Case Study of Tourism Industry Stakeholders in India” in the Global Hospitality and Tourism Conference on Contemporary Marketing Paradigms (GHTC) during 27-29 July, 2022 at NERIST, Arunachal Pradesh. 
  2. Delivered a lecture on “Impact of Pandemic on Employment and Growth” in the International Webinar on ‘Socio-Economic Issues, Challenges and Policy Framework in Developing Nations’ organized by the Shillong Commerce College on 28 January, 2021.
  3. Delivered a lecture on “COVID-19 and Employment: Indian Perspective” as Resource Person in the International Webinar on “SAARC Countries and COVID-19” organized by Sudhiranjan Lahiri Mahavidyalaya, West Bengal, India, in collaboration with Kisan Post Graduate College, Bahraich, Uttar Pradesh, India on 01.10.2020 & 02.10.2020.
  4. Delivered lead paper on “COVID-19 and the Indian Economy” on 25 August 2020 in the First Virtual Conference of the Professional Statisticians Society of Nigeria (PSSN) held at University of Ilorin, Nigeria during Monday 24th – Wednesday 26th August 2020.
  5. Delivered Keynote Speech on “Employment and COVID19 in South Asia in the Technical Session V: COVID19, Labor, Migra on, Employment & Unemployment” in the conference on The COVID19 and the World: Exploring its effects and issues for a better future of human, organised by Center for Integrated Development Studies (CIDS), Kathmandu, Nepal on 13-14 July, 2020.
  6. Delivered a talk as a speaker on the ‘Impact of COVID-19 on Indian Economy’ in the Two Days Online Workshop on “Impact of COVID-19 on Indian Economy with Special Reference to Assam” organised by the Department of Economics, Bodoland University, Kokrajhar, Assam, India during 6-7 June, 2020.
  7. Attended as a Panellist/speaker in the Webinar on Agrobiodiversity of Indian Himalayan Region (with the special emphasis on traditional food) and delivered a lecture on ‘Culinary or Food Tourism - Emphasis on Traditional Food’ organised by G. B. Pant National Institute of Himalayan Environment, Almora, Uttarakhand on 05-06-2020.
  8. Delivered Keynote Address and as Resource person presented a paper on “Regional Integration and Trade of India and Bangladesh with ASEAN Countries: An Empirical Investigation” in the International Seminar on Act East Policy of India and Engagement with ASEAN on 30-31 January, 2020 at Bodoland University, Kokrajhar, Assam.
  9. Presented a paper on “Does Road Connectivity Improve Access to Healthcare? - A Study in Rural Meghalaya?” in the ‘2nd International Conference on Applied Statistics (ICAS 2019)’ organized by Institute of Statistical Research and Training, Dhaka University on December 27-29, 2019.
    Also organized a session and acted as a chairperson in the session on Public Health of the said conference.
  10. With Gitumoni Rajbongshi presented a paper on “Statistical Application for the Analysis of Traffic Congestion and Its Impact in a Hill City” in the 7th International Conference on ‘Data Science and SDGs: Challenges, Opportunities and Realities’ organized by the Department of Statistics, Rajshahi University, Bangladesh on 18-19 December, 2019.
    Also, chaired a session on Health Analysis in the said conference.
  11. As Resource Person, presented paper on “Extreme climatic behaviour, its impact and possible adaptation” in the Smart Cities Workshop on SUSTAINABLE URBAN DEVELOPMENT Organised by Heidelberg University, ORF, SPA and IMPRI in Collaboration with CPPR and Supported by Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom on September 20, 2019 at Marriot Hotel, Kochi, Kerala.
  12. Presented a paper on “Determinants of Urban Housing Demand: An Empirical Investigation in a North-East Indian Town”, in the 1st International Conference on ‘Prospects and Challenges of Sustainable Development in Developing Countries’ organized by Faculty of Social Science, University of Rajshahi during 19-20 July 2019.
  13. Presented a paper on “Impact of Road Connectivity on Access to Healthcare in Rural Meghalaya: A Case Study of East & West Khasi Hills”, in the 1st International Conference on ‘Prospects and Challenges of Sustainable Development in Developing Countries’ organized by Faculty of Social Science, University of Rajshahi during 19-20 July 2019.
  14. Presented a paper entitled “Climate Change Adaptation and Diversification of Crop for Sustainable Agriculture in Eastern Himalaya” in the BER International Conference for Economists 2019 on “Inclusive Growth for Sustainable Development” held at University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh during 6-7 July 2019.
  15. Delivered special lecture on “Risk Reduction through Adaptation to Climate Change and Diversification of Crop for Sustainable Agriculture in Eastern Himalaya” in the UGC SAP (DRS-I) Supported International Seminar on Sustainable Development of Backward Regions with Special Reference to Issues of Resource Management in West Bengal, at Department of Economics, Vidyasagar University during 27-28 March, 2019.
    Also chaired the inaugural session and a session on Inclusive and Sustainable Development: A Study with Special Reference to Backward Areas of West Bengal
  16. Christopher P.P. Shafuda with Utpal Kumar De presented a paper on “Fiscal Policy Changes in Namibia: For Better or for Worse?” in the XX Annual International Conference GLOBAL VISION 2030: CHALLENGES & OPPORTUNITIES held during January 4-5, 2019 at Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College, University of Delhi, Delhi.
  17. Presented a paper with Christopher P.P. Shafuda, on “Government Spending and Socio-Economic Development in Namibia” in a seminar on “Centralized and Decentralized Banking: A Study of the Risk-Return Profile of Banks” and “Government Spending and Socio-Economic Development in Namibia” at the Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management, Dhaka on 25-11-2018.
    Also acted as a Designated Discussant in the Seminar.
  18. As Resource Person: presented a paper on “Regional Integration and Trade of India and Bangladesh with ASEAN Countries: An Empirical Investigation” in the National Conference on Inclusive Growth for Sustainable Development held at Comilla University, Bangladesh on 29-03-2018. Also chaired a session in the Seminar.
  19. As Resource Person: presented a paper on “Road Infrastructure and Agricultural Development: A Policy Intervention in a Backward Economy”, in the Insearch 2017: 4th International Integrative Research Conference on Education, Governance and Development held on 18 & 19 December 2017 at BARD, Comilla, Bangladesh.
  20. As invited speaker (with Girijasankar Mallik) presented a paper on “An Application of Vector Error Correction Model to Analyze the Impact of Climate Change on Agricultural Productivity in India’s North-Eastern Region”, in the International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biostatistics for Agriculture, Health and Environment held during 19 to 23 January, 2017 at, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh.
    Also, I acted as chairperson of a session on Health Statistics and Demography in the same conference on 23-01-2017. Further I was a member of International advisory committee of the same conference.
  21. As Keynote Speaker: presented a paper on “Climate Change, Agricultural Productivity & Farmers' Response in India's North-East”, in the Insearch 2016: 3rd International Integrative Research Conference on Development, Governance and Transformation held on 27 & 28 December 2016 at BARD, Comilla, Bangladesh.
  22. Also, I acted as chairperson of a session on Business, Banking, Finance and Market, in the same conference on 27-12-2016.
  23. Presented paper on “Women in MGNREGA in India's North-East” in International Conference on Social and Political Issues (ICSPI) 2016 held at Sanur Paradise Plaza Hotel, Bali, Indonesia by Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Universitas Indonesia during 19-21 October, 2016.
  24. Presented paper on “Sustainable Agricultural Management, Productivity Growth and Impact of Climate Change in India’s North-East” in the 3rd ISA Forum of Sociology on The Futures We Want: Global Sociology and the Struggles for a Better World, held at University of Vienna, Austria during 10-14 July, 2016.
  25. Participated as an invited speaker and presented paper on “Farmers’ Response to Changing Climate in India’s North East”, in The 2nd ISM International Statistical Conference 2014 with Applications in Sciences and Engineering (ISM-II), held in Pahang, Malaysia during 12-14 August 2014.
  26. Participated as an invited speaker and presented a paper (with Prof M. Pal) on “Informal Household Water Market and Determinants of Price: Evidence from an Indian Hill City”, in The 2nd ISM International Statistical Conference 2014 with Applications in Sciences and Engineering (ISM-II), held in Pahang, Malaysia during 12-14 August 2014.
  27. Participated as an invited speaker and presented a paper (with Prof P. Bharati and Prof M. Pal) on “A Modified Diversity Index and its Application to Crop Diversity in Assam, India”, in The 2nd ISM International Statistical Conference 2014 with Applications in Sciences and Engineering (ISM-II), held in Pahang, Malaysia during 12-14 August 2014.
  28. Participated as an invited speaker and presented a paper (with BN Ghosh) on “Women in Natural Resource Collection: Experience from Rural Jharkhand in India”, in The 2nd ISM International Statistical Conference 2014 with Applications in Sciences and Engineering (ISM-II), held in Pahang, Malaysia during 12-14 August 2014.
  29. Participated and presented a paper on “Crop Diversification in Assam and Use of Modern Inputs under Changing Climatic Condition: Indication of a Retrograded Option”, in International Econference on “Issues on Development, Wellbeing and Livelihood” organised by the Dept. of Economics, University of Burdwan, during January 17- 18, 2014.
  30. Participated and presented a paper on “Global Warming and the Pattern of Overall Climate Changes in Sub-Himalayan Assam Region of North-East India”, in 7th Biennial Conference of INSEE on Global Change, Ecosystems, Sustainability organized by the Indian Society for Ecological Economics at Tezpur University, Assam during 5-7 December, 2013.
  31. Participated and presented a paper on “How far is India’s Look East Policy under Globalization Successful?” in International Econference on Development, Environment and Sustainable Livelihood, organized by the University of Burdwan, West Bengal during 18-19 January, 2013. 
  32. Participated and presented a paper on “Sustainable Nature Based Tourism, Involvement of Indigenous Women and Development: A Case of North-East India” in the Joint World Conference on Social Work and Social Development: Action and Impact, jointly organized by IASSW, ICSW and IFSW in Stockholm, Sweden, 8-12 July, 2012.
  33. Participated and presented a paper on “Development of Tourism, Involvement of Indigenous Women and Process of Empowerment: A Case Study in Meghalaya” in the International Seminar on Lifelong Learning and Skill Development organized by Department of Adult and Continuing Education, NEHU, Shillong during 17-18 Oct., 2011.
  34. Participated and presented a paper on “Problem of Water for Domestic Use and Peoples’ Willingness to Pay for It: A Study of Shillong Urban Area” in the International Seminar on Water Crisis in the Indian Subcontinent: Issues and Challenges, organized by Department of Geography, NEHU, Shillong during 23-24 Nov., 2009.
  35. Participated and presented a Paper entitled “population, Poverty and the Problem of Natural Resource Management” in the International Conference on Human and Economic Resources held in Izmir University of Economics, Turkey on May 24-25, 2006.
  36. Participated and presented a paper on “Dynamics of Coal and Limestone Extraction in Meghalaya: A Comparative Analysis” in International Econference on Issues in Development Economics: Environment, Culture & Society, organised by the University of Burdwan, West Bengal during 28-29 January, 2006.
  37. Participated and presented a paper on “Population, Poverty and Natural Resource Use” in the International Conference on Demographic Dividend, organised by the Liberty Institute, Julian Simon Centre, New Delhi on 5th January, 2006.
  38. Participated and presented a paper on “Status and Prospect of Limestone Quarrying in Meghalaya Vis-à-vis it’s Trade with Bangladesh” with D. Kharlukhi, in the International Seminar on Indo-Bangladesh Border Trade: Status and Prospects, held in North Eastern Hill University, Shillong, during 12 – 13 July, 2005 and organised by ICSSR-NERC.

National Seminar/Conference:

  1. Delivered Special Lecture on “Role of Science & Technology on Sustainable Development and Empowerment of Women” in the National Seminar on ‘Science and Technology for Sustainable Development with Women Empowerment’ organized by Pathar Pratima Mahavidyalaya, West Bengal in collaboration with Indian Science Congress Association, Kolkata Chapter on 31-03-2022.
  2. Delivered Keynote Address on “A Critical Analysis of Budget Provisions and Development Prospects” in the National Seminar on ‘Socio-Economic Issues & Regional Development’ organized by the Kokrajhar Government College on 12 Feb, 2022.
  3. Presented paper on “Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on the Tourism Sector of India” in 22nd Annual Conference of NEEA organized by the Centre for Development Studies, Department of Economics, Rajiv Gandhi University, Arunachal Pradesh on 14-15 December, 2021.
  4. Delivered Invited Lecture on “Challenges of Growth and Employment in India during pandemic and Policy Options” at the techno India University, West Bengal on 21st August, 2021.
  5. Delivered Keynote Address on “Socio-Economic Development Issues under Pandemic in India” at the National Webinar on “Problems and Prospects of Socio-Economic Development and Demographic Issues of Scheduled Tribes of North-East India” during July 30-31, 2021. Department of Geography, Bodoland University, Kokrajhar, Assam.
  6. Delivered Invited Lecture entitled “Employment and Entrepreneurship Challenge in Present Day India under Pandemic” on July 20, 2021 in the National Webinar on “Entrepreneurship in North East India: Opportunity and Challenges” , organized by Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) and Integrated Masters Degree (IMD), Commerce, Maharaja Bir Bikram University, Agartala, Tripura in collaboration with Department of Commerce, Maharaja Bir Bikram College, Agartala, Tripura and Department of Commerce, Bir Bikram Memorial College, Agartala, Tripura on July 20, 2021.
  7. Chief Guest and Keynote speaker at National Webinar on “Sustainable Development: Battling Environmental Problems Through Systematic Lockdown” organized by the Department of Economics, Union Christian College, Meghalaya on 16th January, 2021.
  8. As a Panellist, presented a paper on “Policy Perspective in the post Covid-19 for Employment and Development” in the Webinar Panel Discussion on “Post-Pandemic Growth & Development: The Roads for Rebutting Indian Economy” organised by Silchar Management Association, and Department of Management, Assam University, Silchar on 03-10-2020.
  9. As Resource Person, delivered lecture on “Covid-19 and the Economy of India and North-East India” in the Webinar on ‘Covid 19 Pandemic and Its Impact on Indian Economy with Special Reference to North-East India’ organised by Karimganj College, Assam on 25 July, 2020.
  10. As Invited Speaker presented a paper on “Empowerment of Rural Women in Some Tribal Societies of North-East India: A Case Study” in the National Seminar on Philosophy of Tribal Culture and Religion: An Emerging Trend at Women’s College, Agartala, Tripura on 1st and 2nd February, 2020.
  11. As Invited Speaker presented a paper on “Climate Change and Agricultural Productivity in India’s Eastern Himalayan Region” in the ICSSR-ERC National Conference on Challenges of Twenty First Century Management: Technology, Environment and Gender Organised by Heritage Business School and Durgapur Women’s College on March 29-30, 2019.
  12. As Resource Person delivered two lectures on “Cost Effectiveness and Cost Utility Analysis” and “Critical Analysis of a Health Economic Study” in the Workshop on Health Economics and Outcome Analysis organised by the Department of Pharmacology, NEIGRIHMS Shillong during 22-23 February, 2019.
  13. As Lead Speaker, presented a paper on “Livelihood of the Forest Dwellers and Degradation of Forest Biodiversity: Evidence from Sariska National Park, India” in the National Seminar on Environmental Issues held at Vivekananda College for Women, Barisha, Kolkata on 6-7 April, 2018. Also chaired one of the academic sessions in the Seminar.
  14. Presented paper on “The Impact of Fiscal Policy Instruments in Reducing Transport Sector Externalities in North East India: An Analytical Review” in the NEEA 19th Annual Conference held at NEHU, Shillong on 23-24 March, 2018. Also chaired one of the academic sessions.
  15. Presented paper on “Determinants of Urban Housing Demand: An Empirical Investigation in a North-East Indian Town”, in the National Seminar on Growth of Unplanned Towns and Cities in the North Eastern Region of India: Problems and Alleviation Measures organized by NEICSSR, Shillong during 20-21 November, 2017. Also chaired one of the academic sessions in the Seminar.
  16. Presented paper on “Urbanization and Transportation: A study of Shillong City and its Suburbs”, in the National Seminar on Growth of Unplanned Towns and Cities in the North Eastern Region of India: Problems and Alleviation Measures organized by NEICSSR, Shillong during 20-21 November, 2017.
  17. Delivered lecture as a Distinguished Speaker on “Cooperation between ASEAN Countries and North-East India: Opportunities and Challenges” in the conference on “Re-visiting Act East Policy and its catalytic role to strengthen India-ASEAN relationship” - “Kolkata Dialogue 2017”, organized by Indian Chamber of Commerce and Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India at The Oberoi Grand, Kolkata on 11th March 2017.
  18. Delivered Plenary Lecture on “Productivity, Diversity and Regional Convergence of Agriculture in Assam, India: Effect of Climate Change” in the UGC sponsored National Seminar on Sustainable Development in India: Issues and Challenges with special reference to NER-India held during 23-24 June, 2017 at Lumding College, Assam.
  19. As Keynote Speaker presented a paper on “Factors behind Farmers’ Response to Climate Change, in India's North-East” in the National Conference on Revisiting Rural Development - Dynamics and Discontent,” on 30-31 March, 2017 in Sidho Kanho Birsha University, Purulia, West Bengal. Also acted as a Chairperson of two Sessions in this Seminar.
  20. As Resource Person presented a paper on “Role of Road Infrastructure in Agriculture and Rural Development in a Backward Economy” in the National Seminar on Development Perspectives for India: Emerging Issues and Challenges, held at Raiganj University, West Bengal on 27th March, 2017. Also acted as a Chairperson of a Session in this Seminar.
  21. As Keynote Speaker presented a paper on “Microfinance Institution & Economic Empowerment of Women: A Case of Jharkhand       State” in the UGC sponsored National Seminar on Women’s Economic Empowerment and Inclusive Growth, held at Kavi Nazrul Islam Mahavidyalaya, Churulia, West Bengal on 7-8 March, 2017. Also acted as a Chairperson of a Session in this Seminar.
  22. As Resource Person presented a paper on “Scope of Women Empowerment through Self-Help Group in Informal Activities: A Case of Jharkhand” in the UGC sponsored National Seminar on Globalisation and the Unorganised Sector in India, held at Jogesh Chandra Chaudhuri College, Kolkata on 6-7 January, 2017. Also acted as a Chairperson of a Session in this Seminar.
  23. As Resource Person presented a paper on “Empowerment of Women through Self-Help Group”, in the National seminar on Emerging trends and Challenges of Micro Finance in North-East India held at Department of Management, NEHU Tura Campus, Meghalaya during 24th-25th, November, 2016. Also, as a resource person participated in a Group Discussion on Demonetization in India. 
  24. Presented a paper on “Environmental Awareness in the Residential Choice in Dimapur Town, Nagaland” (Co-author: V. Vupru) in the National Seminar on Issues and Strategies on Environment and Development in India organized by B.P. Chaliha College, Kamrup, Assam in collaboration with UGC during 27-28 October 2016.
  25. Presented a paper on “Self-Help Group as an Alternative for Empowerment of Women” as an invited speaker in the state level workshop on Financial Inclusion and Rural Empowerment in Jharkhand: Issues, Progress and Prospects organized by Indian Statistical Institute Giridih in collaboration with NABARD Jharkhand during 21-22 March 2016.
  26. Presented a paper on “Adaptability of Farmers in Assam towards Extreme Climate Effects: An Empirical Investigation” (Co-author: Kamal Bodosa) in the national seminar on Poverty, Inequality and Health in India with special reference to North-East India organized by the Department of Economics, NEHU, during 8-10 October, 2015.
  27. Presented a paper on “Performance of Agriculture, Diversity of Crops and the Role of Technology in North-East India” in the 28th National Convention of Agricultural Engineers and National Seminar on Rehabilitation and Reclamation of Degraded Land through Cost Effective Bio-Engineering Measures on 30-31 January, 2015 at Shillong by Institute of Engineers (India).
  28. Presented a paper on “Regional dimension of Climate Change in Assam and Its Impact on the Productivity of Food grain” in the 46th Regional Science Conference and National Seminar on Underdevelopment of the North East Region and the Indian State, organized by the Department of Geography, North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong during 6-8 Nov., 2014.
  29. Delivered a lecture on the “Role of Ecotourism in the Conservation of Forest Resources and Bio-diversity and the Rural Livelihood” in the workshop on ‘Assessing Feasibility of Promoting Eco-tourism in Intangki National Park, Nagaland’ organized by the Department of Forests, Ecology, Environment & Wildlife, Nagaland in collaboration with the Regional Centre, National Aforestation & Eco development Board, Shillong on 10th March, 2014 in the State Environment & Forestry Training Institute, Dimapur.
  30. Presented a paper as Resource Person on “Empowerment of Rural People through MGNREGA with Special Emphasis to Women in Morigaon, Assam”, in the UGC Sponsored National Seminar on “Dynamics of Development and Discontent” organized by Tufanganj Mahavidyalaya, West Bengal during 27-28, September, 2013.
  31. Presented invited paper as Resource Person on “Ecotourism as Income Generating Activities” in the Regional Workshop on Prospects of Involving JFMCs in Eco-Tourism as Income Generating Activities/ Livelihood Activities in North-East India organized by RCNAEB during 22-24 August, 2013 at ICSSR Guest House, NEHU, Shillong.
  32. Presented a paper as Resource Person on “Ethnic Conflict in India and in the North-East India: A Close Look”, in the National Seminar on “Ethnic Violence and Its impacts on Demographics in North Eastern Region” organized by the Department of Statistics, Gauhati University during 16th -18th February, 2013.
  33. Presented a paper as Resource Person on “Promote and Strengthen Livelihood for Women: Tourism as an Alternative”, in the Regional Conference on “Women Empowerment – An Instrument for Poverty Reduction” organized by the National Commission for Women of India in collaboration with the Meghalaya State Commission for Women and State Resource Centre for Women on 16th November, 2012 at Pine Wood Hotel, Shillong.
  34. Participated as Resource person and Presented paper on “Globalization, Economic Growth and Human Development: A Cross Country Level Analysis” in the National Seminar on Human Development in North-East India: Issues and Challenges, organised by Barbhag College, Assam during 31-08-2012 to 01-09-2012.
  35. Presented paper with J. Nongbri on “Expectation of Tourists in Meghalaya and the Effect of Experience on their Visiting Decision” in the National Seminar on Tourism: Economy and Environment in North-East India, organised by NEICSSR on 5-6 June, 2012 at Shillong.
  36. Presented paper on “Gender-wise Segregation in Tourism and Hospitality Sector: Evidence from Meghalaya” in the National Seminar on Tourism: Economy and Environment in North-East India, organised by NEICSSR on 5-6 June, 2012 at Shillong.
  37. Presented paper on “Pattern of Livelihood and Dependence on Forest: Some Evidences from Meghalaya” in the National Seminar on Demographic Transition and Inclusive Development organized by International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS), Mumbai, at Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata during March 15-17, 2012.
  38. Participated as Resource Person and Presented paper onInfrastructural Growth, Farm Size and Pattern of Crop Diversification across the Districts of West Bengal” in the National Seminar on The Economy of West Bengal: Future Direction for Development, organized by Deshabandhu Mahavidyalaya, Chittaranjan, W. B., during 17-18, Feb., 2012.
  39. Participated as Resource Person and Presented a paper on “Justification of Discrimination in favour of Women: A Study of Rural Khasi Society of Meghalaya” on 26-11-2011 in the UGC Sponsored Workshop on Positive Discrimination organised by Women’s College, Shillong during 25-26, November, 2011.
  40. Presented paper onFactors affecting Dependence on Forest and Degradation: Evidence from Meghalaya” in the National Conference on Economic Development of Assam: in the Context of North-East Juxtaposition and Look East Policy organized by K. K. Handique State Open University, Assam during 13-15, December, 2010.
  41. Participated as Resource Person and Presented paper on “Economic Impact of Coalmining and its Trade in Meghalaya with Special Reference to Jaintia Hills District” in the National Level Biodiversity and Social Security Consultation on Optimizing Biodiversity and Social Security in Indian Mining Areas, Organised by Balipara Tract and Frontier Foundation at Balipara, Assam during 2-3 December, 2010.
  42. Presented paper with Neelanjan Sen and Bhola Nath Ghosh on “Gender Deprivation in Rural Jharkhand: A Case Study” in the Seventh Conference of IASSH on Health, Poverty and Human Development, held at Banaras Hindu University during March 5-7, 2010.
  43. Participated and presented a paper on “Livelihood and Quality of Forest: A Case Study in Khasi Hills” in the National Seminar on Conservation of Environment in North East India organized by NEICSSR on 5-6 June, 2009 at Shillong.
  44. Participated and presented a paper on “Question of Food Security in North-East India in the Post Globalisation Period” in the Regional Conference on Food Security and Sustainable Development organised by IGNOU in collaboration with Tripura University during November 24-25, 2008.
  45. Participated and presented a paper on “Planning Resource Use and Economic Development: Case of Coal and Limestone in Meghalaya” in the National Seminar on Population, Environment and Sustainable Development with Special Reference to North-East India organized by Centre for Adult and Continuing Education, North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong during 11-12 July, 2007.
  46. Participated and presented a paper entitled “Population Dynamics and the Demographic Dividend in Meghalaya”, in the National Seminar on Population Dynamics in North-East India during 4-5 June, 2007, organized by NEICSSR at Shillong.
  47. Participated and presented a paper entitled “Human Resource and Economic Development: Where Does North-East India Stand?” In the National Seminar on Growth and Human Development in North-East India, organized by the Department of Economics, North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong during 24-25 May, 2007.
  48. With B. Ghosh (2007), “Status of Women in Rural Khasi Society of Meghalaya” presented in the National Level Seminar on Gender Issues and Empowerment of Women on the occasion of Platinum Jubilee of Indian Statistical Institute held during 1-2 February; 2007.
  49. With B. Ghosh (2006), “Process of Empowerment of Women: A Comparative Study of Tripura and Meghalaya” presented in the National Seminar on Issues of Female Emancipation, Education and Social Development in the Context of North-East India during 5-6 June, 2006 organised by NEICSSR, Shillong in collaboration with Centre for Adult and Continuing Education, North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong.
  50. With L. Rout and G. Das (2005), “Dynamics of Coal Extraction in Meghalaya and Its Implication” paper presented in the National Seminar on North East India’s Natural        Resource Management with Special reference to Meghalaya on 5th June 2005, organized by NEICSSR at Shillong.
  51. Participated and presented a paper on “Crop Diversification in North-East India: Alternative options to Farmers of the Region” as a Resource Person in the Workshop on “Economic reforms and Indian Agriculture: With Special Reference to the North East India” held at Orchid Lake Restaurant, Barapani, Shillong during 21-24 February, 2005 and organised by Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata in collaboration with North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong.  
  52. Participated and presented a paper on “Human Resource Development and the Quality of Environment: Some Basic Issues” in the National Seminar on Human Resource Development in North-East India, held in Agartala during September 18-19, 2004 and organised by Economic Science Society of Tripura in collaboration with State Resource Centre and Department of Analytical and Applied Economics, Tripura University.
  53. Participated and presented a paper on “Crop Diversification and Farmer Livelihood Options” in the workshop on “Farmers’ Rights and Livelihood of North Eastern Himalayan Farmers” organised by Consumers Unity & Trust Society and Economics Department of North Eastern Hill University on 7-8 July, 2004 at Shillong.
  54. Participated and presented a paper on “Spatio-Temporal Variation in Productivity of Rice in North-East India” in the Seminar Changing Agricultural Scenario in North-East India organized by NEICSSR at Shillong, on 12-13 December, 2003.
  55. With M. Bhattacharya, presented a paper on, “Self-help Group in Tripura: Problems   and Prospects” in the National Seminar on Rural Indebtedness in North-East India –   Pre and Post Liberalisation Scenario, held on 24-25 September, 2003 at the Dibrugarh University, Assam.
  56. Participated and presented a paper on, “The Structural change and Industrial progress In North-East India in relation to its condition of Resources” in the Seminar on Structural Change & Strategy of Development: Resource-Industry Linkages in North Eastern Region, held on 20-21 March 2003 at the North-Eastern Hill University, Mawkynroh, Shillong and organised by ICSSR-NERC, Shillong.
  57. Presented a paper on “Food Security and the Related Issues: Some Reflections on the State of Tripura” in the National Seminar on ‘Working of Targeted Public Distribution System in North Eastern States, organised by the Department of Political Science, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong, on 8-9 Nov., 2002 at Shillong.
  58. Presented a paper on “Economic Incentive, Peoples’ Participation and the Management of Forest Land in North-East India” in the Seminar on ‘Issues in Land Use Planning in North-East India’, organised by OKDISCD, Guwahati, in collaboration with the Society for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, New Delhi and North Eastern Hill University, Shillong, on 30-31 Oct., 2002.
  59. Presented a paper on “Leadership and the Performance of Panchayats in Rural Development: An Experience from Tripura” at the UGC National Seminar on ‘Transformation in Rural Society’, held at Tufanganj Mahavidyalaya, West Bengal, on 24-25 September, 2002.
  60. Presented a paper on “Economic Incentive of Environmental Management - A Study of Forestry in North-East India”, at the Seminar on ‘The Mother Earth’ in the Context of North East India, organised by NEICSSR and sponsored by Directorate of Soil Conservation, Government of Meghalaya held on 5 June, 2002. 
  61. Presented a paper on “Food Security and Public Distribution System in Tripura – A Policy Intervention” at the National Level Seminar on ‘Food, Nutrition and Food Security – Public Distribution System in North East India’ organised by North-East India Council for Social Science Research from 27 to 28 November, 2000.
  62. Paper presented in the seminar on “Family in Tripura”, organised by the Department of A & A Economics, Tripura University and Sponsored by NERC, ICSSR, held on 25-2-95.

Invited Discussion:

  • As a Panellist delivered a lecture on “Perspectives of India’s Union Budget 2022-23 and Development” in the Round Table Panel Discussion on Union Budget 2022-23 organised by ICSSR-NERC on 24-02-2022.
  • Participated in a discussion on “India at 70: Challenges overcame and challenges ahead" (with special emphasis on north east) on 12th of August 2016 at 3:30 PM at the studios of All India Radio Shillong.
  • Participated in a discussion on “On Savings and Investments” at All India Radio Shillong on 15th December, 2016 at 2.30 pm.

Invited Lecture:

  1. Chaired and moderated an invited lecture session on Malnutrition & Anaemia among Adult Women in India delivered by Dr Susmita Bharati and Prof Kaushik Bose and organised by the Techno India University on 28th May 2022.
  2. Delivered an Invited Lecture on “Econometric Analysis of Climate Change, Agricultural Performance and Farmers' Adaptation with Reference to India's North East” at IIPS, Mumbai at 4.30 PM on 6 May 2019.
  3. Delivered an Invited Lecture on “Crop Diversity Pattern, Regional Convergence and Climate Change Adaptation in North-East India" on 22nd January (Tuesday), 2019 at 1:30 PM in Mrinalini Datta Mahavidyapith, Birati, Kolkata.
  4. Delivered an Invited Lecture on “Adaptation and sustainable agricultural practice by small farmers under changing climate: Evidence from India’s North-East”, in the National Seminar on “Land, labour and livelihood: Focus on Development of Marginalised Communities and Social Groups” held at Indian Statistical Institute, Giridih during 30-31 January, 2018. Also, chaired a session in the Seminar.
  5. Delivered an Invited Lecture at the Department of Economics, Comilla University, Bangladesh on 18th December 2017 on “Crop Diversity pattern, Regional convergence and climate change adaptation in North-Eastern part of India”.
  6. Delivered an Invited Lecture at Department of Economics, Rajshahi University, Bangladesh on 23rd January 2017 on “Adaptation of Farmers to Climate Change through Crop Diversification”
  7. Delivered an Invited Lecture as Resource Person on “Socio-Economic Sustainability in East-Jaintia Hills District in Meghalaya” in a One-day Symposium on Socio-Economic Awareness, Upliftment and Sustainability in East-Jaintia Hills held at St Anthony’s College, Byndihati Campus, Khliehriat, East Jaintia Hills, Meghalaya on 14th December, 2016.
  8. Delivered an Invited Lecture on Writing Research Paper in APA style and Research Methodology in Research Methodology Workshop on 25-01-2016 at S. L. Mahavidyalaya, Majdia, West Bengal.
  9. Delivered an Invited Lecture on Farmer’s Adaptation through Cropping Choice under Changing Climate and Sustainable Progress in the Sociological Research Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata on 21-01-2016.
  10. Deliverer an Invited Talk on Digital Marketing from an Economist point of view in the Workshop on Digital Marketing Organised by NIELIT Shillong in collaboration with Commerce & Industries Department, Govt of Meghalaya on 14.10.2015 at NIELIT Shillong Campus.
  11. Delivered Keynote address on “Economic Growth and Environmental Protection in North-East India” at the National Workshop on "Environmental Resource Management and Sustainable Development" organized by the BKB College, Nagaon, Assam during 7-9 September, 2015.
  12. Delivered Keynote address on “Empowerment of Rural Women through MGNREGA in Assam” in the National Seminar on Women and Rural Development organized by the Department of Economics, Bhawanipur Anchalik College, Assam during 7-8 August, 2015.
  13. Delivered Invited Speech as Resource Person on “Use of Statistical Methods and Software (SPSS) in Research” in the National workshop on Use of Statistical Methods in Bio-chemical & Social Science along with Computer Software organised by M. C. College, Barpeta, Assam during 29-30 July, 2015.
  14. Delivered Invited Speech on “Agricultural Diversity and the Progress of Farmers? An Example from North East India” in the Regional Seminar on “Resource Potentiality and Economic Prosperity: Challenges of North Eastern Region” organized by Sngap Syiem College, Mawkyrwat, Meghalaya, during 14-15 May, 2015.
  15. Delivered an Invited Talk on “Agricultural Productivity, Crop Diversity and Regional Convergence in Assam, India: Effects of Climate Change” in the National Conference on Agriculture and Rural Development Issues in Eastern India, organised by Indian Statistical Institute, Giridih during 12-13 March, 2015.
  16. Presented Invited Seminar on “Does Agricultural Diversity Always Contribute to the Progress of Farmers? An Example from North East India”, at Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata on 15-01-2015.
  17. Participated as a Discussant on the issues “Trade, Finance and Investment” in the Stakeholders’ Consultative Workshop on The Role of BCIM Economic Corridor in Regional Integration: Perspective from North-East India, held at Guwahati during 18-19 July 2014. Also, I Chaired a Session on “Sustainable Development” in the workshop.  
  18. Presented Invited Lecture on “Ecotourism, its Relevance for Development and Conservation of Bio-diversity and other Natural Resources”, in the state level workshop on Assessing Feasibility of Promoting Eco-tourism in Ntangki National Park of Peren District of Nagaland, organised by the National Afforestation and Eco-Development Board, NEHU at Dimapur during 10-12 March, 2014.    
  19. Presented Invited Seminar on “Changing Climate and the Agricultural Scenario of Assam since 1950” at Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata on 29-01-2014.
  20. Presented Invited Seminar on “Integration of States through Globalisation and Development across the Continents”, at Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata on 07-02-2013.
  21. Delivered Invited Lectures on “Agricultural Diversification and its Impact” and “Infrastructure, Agricultural Development and Sustainability” at ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Barapani, Shillong on 18-08-2011.
  22. Delivered Invited Lectures on “Privatisation and Disinvestment- An Overview” and “Globalisation and Status of Higher Education in India” at Regional training institute, Indian Audit & Accounts Department, Shillong on 6-11-2010.
  23. Presented Invited Seminar on “Problem of Domestic Water Use in a Hill Town”, at Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata on 29-01-2010.
  24. Delivered Invited Lecture on “Environment Economy Linkage” in Women’s college, Shillong on 5-12-2007.

Workshop Attended:

  1. Participated in the “Sub-regional Workshop on Panchayat” Sponsored by Rajiv Gandhi foundation, New Delhi and organised by Tripura University during January 2 – 4, 1996.
  2. Participated in the Orientation Programme for the academic Counselors of MA (Economics) for the NE Region organised by IGNOU, Shillong Regional Centre during 26-27, Nov., 2007.
  3. Participated in the Workshop on E-Learning with focus on Educational Internet Domain organised by Centre for Distance Education, NEHU during 18-19, March, 2009.
  4. Participated in the Short-Term Course on “Intellectual Property Rights” organised by Academic Staff College, NEHU during 6-7, Sept., 2010.
  5. Participated in one day National Workshop on “e-Governance” organised by the Computer Centre, NEHU and Department of Electronic & Information Technology, Ministry of Communication & Information Technology, Govt. of India on 9-4-2012.
  6. Participated in one day Workshop on “Data Dissemination of Houses, Household Amenities and Assets- 2011 Census” organised by the Directorate of Census Operations, Meghalaya, in collaboration with the Department of Geography, NEHU on 26-07-2012 at Shillong Science Centre, NEHU Campus.
  7. Attended the three-day Workshop on “Techniques of Analysis of Demographic and Health Statistics and Application of Computer Software” during 10-10-2012 to 12-10-2012 organised by the Population Study Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata.

Consultancy:

  • Offered consultancy project on REDD+ project in Garo Hills of Meghalaya in 2011-12 by the Wildlife Trust of India (WTI), New Delhi.

Commissioned Research Paper Submitted:

Submitted a commissioned research paper entitled “The Structural change and Industrial progress in North-East India in relation to its condition of Resources” to ICSSR – NERC as a part of the study on “The Structural Change and Strategy of Development: Resource – Industry Linkages in North Eastern Region” initiated by ICSSR – NERC, Shillong.

Workshops Organised as Convener/Co-ordinator:

  • Organised three-week UGC sponsored Refresher Course in economics on “Advancement of Economic Ideas” during 17-06-09 to 07-07-09.
  • Organised three-week UGC sponsored Refresher Course in economics on “Recent Approaches to Economic Analysis” during 12-09-11 to 2-10-2011.
  • Organised five days Research and Writing Workshop in Environmental Economics and Policy sponsored by SANDEE during 28-08-2011 to 01-09-2011.
  • Convener of the National Seminar on Tourism: Economy and Environment in North-East India organised by NEICSSR on 5-6 June, 2012 at Shillong.
  • Convener of the National Seminar on national seminar on Poverty, Inequality and Health in India with special reference to North-East India organized by the Department of Economics, NEHU, during 8-10 October, 2015.

Member of Editorial Board/Adviser

  • Annals of Statistical Theory and Applications, Nigerian Statistical Society, Nigeria (ISSN: 2214-1766 (Online), 1538-7887 (Print).
  • Journal of Climatology and Weather Forecasting, Longdom Publishing, Belgium(ISSN: 2332-2594).
  • International Journal of Business Policy and Economics, Serials Publications, (ISSN: 0973-5801).

Reviewer of Journals:

  • Economic Analysis and Policy (Elsevier), Global Ecology and Conservation (Elsevier), Applied Economics (Routledge), International Journal of Statistical Sciences (Rajshahi University), Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science (Taylor & Francis), Applied Economics Letters (Taylor & Francis), Journal of Climatology and Weather Forecasting (Longdom Publishing SL), International Journal of Environment and Sustainable Development (Inderscience), Journal of Development and Agricultural Economics (Academic), African Journal of Agricultural Economics, Educational Research and Reviews (Academic), International Journal of Financial Economic Policy (Emerald), Science Journal of Ecology, Journal of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development (Academic), International Journal of Agricultural Resources (Inderscience), Governance and Ecology (Inderscience), Arthaniti (Sage).

Miscellaneous:

  • Organised seminars and popular lectures from time to time in the Department.
  • Organised refresher courses for the college and university teachers, workshops/ training programme for the researcher 
  • Delivered lectures as resource persons in various academic institutions including Colleges, Research institutions, Universities as well as in Programmes organized by NGOs and other organisations on various topics.
  • Acted as a member of various academic bodies of the university, colleges and member of evaluation committees of some service commissions.

Other Skills
IT: Competent user of Microsoft Office, SPSS, Eviews and Stata.
Travel: Extensively visited countries in Asia and Europe. Interested in cultural exchange, tourism enabled exploration & appreciation of diverse cultures, distinct social practices & varied lifestyles.
Languages: Fluent in English, Bengali and conversational Hindi.
Other: Active follower of current affairs and keen interest in the global economy.

Some of the Citations of published works of Utpal Kumar De

References:

1 Prof. Soumyendra Kishore Datta Department of Economics, University of Burdwan, Burdwan, W.B., India, 713104. Email: soumyendra_d@rediffmail.com; Ph: 9475262874
2 Prof Manoranjan Pal Economic Research Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, 203 B. T. Road, Kolkata, 700108, Email: mano@isical.ac.in; manoranjan.pal@gmail.com; Ph: 8240403558
3 Dr Girija Sankar Mallik University of Western Sydney, Australia,
Email: g.mallik@uws.edu.au; g.Mallik@westernsydney.edu; Ph: +61410625735
4 Prof. Laishram Ladu Singh Vice Chancellor, Bodoland University, Email: Ladusingh2010@gmail.com; Ph: 9969463348
5 Professor Mrinal Miri Ex-Vice Chancellor of NEHU and Ex-Chairman, Indian Council of Philosophical Research, Email: mirimrinal@hotmail.com; Ph: 09910481706
6 Prof. K.R.S. Sambasiva Rao Vice-Chancellor Mizoram University, Tanhril, Aizawl, 796004, Mizoram, India, Email: krssrao@yahoo.com; Ph: 7630079075