Dr. Benjamin F. Lyngdoh

Tourism and Hotel Management Department

Designation: Assistant Professor

Joined NEHU on

07-07-2006

Qualifications:

M. Com, NET, PhD

Areas of Interest/Specialization:

Management, Human Resource Management, Marketing, Finance, Tourism Entrepreneurship, Small Business Management, Tourism Impacts

Experience:

15 Years

Awards:

Awarded Silver Medal for Best Business Academic of the Year Award – 2009 in 62nd All India Commerce Conference dated 10th – 12th October, 2009 held at MDS University, Ajmer, Rajasthan.

Phd Awarded/Supervised:

Currently supervising three PhD Research Scholars

Administrative responsibilities undertaken:

Warden of Sohpetbneng Hostel, NEHU, Shillong

Academic affiliations:

  • Life Member of Indian Commerce Association (ICA),
  • Indian Tourism and Hospitality Congress (ITHC) and
  • North East India Commerce and Management Association (NEICMA)

Research Projects

  • Impact of tourism-related micro and small enterprise on entrepreneur’s socio-economic outcomes: A propensity score analysis of Meghalaya (Funding Agency – ICSSR, New Delhi)
  • Socio-economic outcomes of microfinance intervention: a study on women microfinance clients of Meghalaya (Funding Agency – UGC, New Delhi)

Publications

(A) Journals -

  1. Impact of Tourism Entrepreneurship on their socio-economic Outcomes: A Propensity Score Analysis; International Journal of Tourism and Travel, 11(1&2), pp.18-25. [year 2018]
  2. Tourism-related entrepreneurship and socio-economic change: A case study of Meghalaya, India; Tourism Innovations: An International Journal of Indian Tourism and Hospitality Congress, 4(1), pp. 38-53. [year 2015]
  3. Impact of microfinance on women empowerment: A study of Meghalaya; Finance India, 29(3), pp. 957-966 [year 2015]
  4. Tourist spending and food-related services in Cherrapunji destination of Meghalaya: A tourist needs gap analysis; Keanean Journal of Arts, Vol 2, pp. 70-85 [year 2015]
  5. Tourism of cultural festivals of Meghalaya; North East Scholar Magazine, 1(4), pp. 65-69 [year 2015]
  6. Tourist needs gap in Cherrapunji destination of Meghalaya, India; Tourism Innovations: An International Journal of Indian Tourism and Hospitality Congress, 3(1&2), pp. 61-71 [year 2014]
  7. Non-government organizations and inclusive growth; The NEHU Journal, 12(1), pp. 79-93 [year 2014]
  8. Tourism attractiveness of Meghalaya: An exploration of entrepreneurial opportunities;  IUP Journal of Entrepreneurship Development, 10(4), pp. 7-23 [year 2013]
  9. Bridging tourist needs gap through microenterprise: a case study of Cherrapunji destination of Meghalaya, India; International Journal of Applied Management Research, 1(2), pp. 10-22 [year 2013]
  10. Microfinance and women empowerment: a case of matrilineal tribal society of India;  Prajnan: Journal of Social and Management Sciences, 42(2), pp. 113-29 [year 2013]
  11. Impact of microfinance on women empowerment in the matrilineal tribal society of India: an analysis using propensity score matching and difference-in-difference; International Journal of Rural Management, 9(1), pp. 45-69 [year 2013]
  12. Does microfinance contribute towards women empowerment: a case of Meghalaya; The NEHU Journal, 10(2), pp. 33-48 [year 2012]
  13. Microfinance and socio-economic change: an assessment of Meghalaya; The Microfinance Review, 3(1), pp. 110-22 [year 2011]
  14. Financial inclusion, women and inclusive growth; The Indian Journal of Commerce, 63(2), pp. 174--82 [year June, 2010]
  15. Microfinance and Women Empowerment: Some Evidences; Man and Society: A Journal of North East Studies, Vol. V, pp. 81 – 96. [year 2008]
  16. Small and Medium Sized Business Opportunities in the Tourism Sector of Meghalaya; The NEHU Journal, 4(1&2), pp.111 – 119 [year 2008]

(B) Books –

  1. Tourism-related Micro and Small Enterprise and Entrepreneur’s Socio-economic Outcomes [2019]; Bharti Publications, New Delhi
  2. Microfinance and socio-economic development of women [2015]; MR Books, Guwahati
  3. Microfinance and women empowerment [2013]; Himalaya Publishing House, Mumbai

Papers presented in Conferences/Seminars: 

Presented papers in more than 30 Seminars and Conferences across India in areas covering Tourism, Microfinance, Development Studies, Management, Entrepreneurship, Small Business, Sustainability, etc

Collaboration/Consultancy:

Member of Tourism Research Team in the Collaboration between Social Research Institute, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok and North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong

Any other:

Resource Person for Summer/Winter Schools and Orientation Programmes of the UGC-HRDC, NEHU, Shillong