Dr. Pranjal Protim Buragohain

Dr. Pranjal Protim Buragohain
Dr. Pranjal Protim Buragohain
Associate Professor



  1. Bachelor’s Degree : D.K.D College, Dibrugarh University
  2. Master’s Degree : Dibrugarh University
  3. Ph.D.: Dibrugarh University


Areas of Interest/ Specialization:

  • Development Economics with particular interest areas in Human Development, Regional Economic Development and Institutional Economics/ Econometrics and Development Economics


Research Projects

  1. An Enquiry into the Socio-Economic Status of the Tai-Ahoms: A Case Study, Project awarded by the UGC, New Delhi, 2012.
  2. Performance and Sustainability of the MFIs with Special reference to Poverty Alleviation: A Case Study of India and Bangladesh, awarded by the Dibrugarh University under the Area Studies Programme of the UGC, New Delhi.
  3. Problems of Border Areas in North East India: Implications for the Thirteenth Finance Commission”, Nagaland Chapter, TFC, GOI, 2009.


Selected Research Publications:

  1. Buragohain, P.P., Chakraborty, Gorky (2005), “Bamboo Cultivation in North East India: The Transformation from Aesthetics to Industries”, Assam Economic Journal, Volume XVIII, 2005. 
  2. Chakraborty, Gorky, Buragohain, P.P. (2006), “Development Initiatives and Environment Protection: An Analysis of the Issues Concerning the Riverine Islands in Assam”, Environmental Issues of Development, in Ganesh Kawadia and Kanaiya Ahuja, Allied Publisher, Ambala Cant.
  3. Buragohain, P.P., Baruah, P, Gogoi, D. (2007), “Development of Hill Station with special reference to Arunachal Pradesh: Economic Implication of Bamboo, Agar, Ginseng and Palm tree Cultivation”, Discursive Hills, St. Joshep College, Darjeeling.
  4. Buragohain, P.P. (2008), “North East Council and Its Role in the Economic Development of Arunachal Pradesh”, The Economy of Arunachal Pradesh in Sharma, Manish, DVS Publication, Guwahati.
  5. Chakraborty, Gorky, Buragohain, P.P. (2008), “Environmental Degradation & Poverty: the Linkage in the Char Areas of Assam”, Development Issues in North East India in D. Konar & S. Chakraborty, Akansha Publication.
  6. Buragohain, P.P. (2008), “An Outlook to the Present Socio-economic status of the Tai-Ahoms: A Case Study Of Golaghat District”, Assam Economic Journal, Volume XXI, Department of Economics, Dibrugarh University.
  7. Buragohain, P.P. (2011), “Gender and Development in North East India: Where Do They Stand?”, Gender, Peace and Development in Talukdar, D.B., DVS Publishers, Guwahati.
  8. Buragohain, P.P. (2012), “Prospects and Constraints of Rural Industrialization in Assam”, Small Scale Industries in Assam in Handique, K.J., Saikia Jitu, Konwar Poli and Phukon, M., Gandhian Studies Centre, Gargaon College.
  9. Buragohain, P.P., Mahanta, Amarjyoti (2013), “Status of education at Primary Level in Assam: A District Level Study”, Assam Economic Journal, pp-117-128, Vol. XXIV, 2013.
  10. Buragohain, P.P. (2013), “Construction of a Community Specific Human Development Index with special reference to the Tai-Ahoms of Assam”, Asia Pacific Journal of Marketing & Management Review, Vol. 2 (10), October (2013), pp. 13-18. Global Impact Factor: 0.645 (2013).
  11. Buragohain, P.P. (2014), “Human Development in Assam: A District Level Analysis”, Research Journal of MDKG, RJ-MDKG, Indexed Peer Reviewed Journal , Vol. 3(2), October, 2014(ISSN 2278 – 1064, print)
  12. Buragohain, P.P. (2015), “An Investigation into the social sector development and human development linkage in Assam: A District level analysis”, Indian Journal of Economics and Development, pp- 1-7,  vol. 3 (10), October, 2015, ISSN 2320-9836.
  13. Buragohain, P.P. (2015), Socio-Economic Status among the Tribals of Assam: Issues and Challenges, Available on https://www.researchgate.net/publication/290192158_Socio-Economic_Status_among_the_Tribals_of_Assam_Issues_and_Challenges.
  14. Buragohain, P.P. (2016), “Poverty and Inequality in Development at Community Level: An Empirical Analysis in the context of the Tai-Ahoms of Assam”, International Research Journal in Social Sciences, pp. 6-8. ISSN 2319-3565
  15. Buragohain, P.P. (2016),   “Determinants of Happiness among the Assamese People: A Case Study of Assam, India”, International Journal of Economics, Commerce and Research, pp. 9-13, ISSN 2319-4472.
  16. Buragohain, P.P. (2017), An Empirical Study into the Socio-Economic and Human Development Status among the Tai-Ahoms, Tai-Khamyangs, Tai-Phakes and Tai-Turungs in Assam, India, Available on https://www.researchgate.net/publication/319175613.

Books and Book Chapters:

  1. Buragohain, P.P. et. al. (2005, 2013): Parivesh Adhyayan (in Assamese), Banalata, Dibrugarh, Assam, ISBN: 81-7339-398-2.
  2. Buragohain, P.P. et. al. (2012): Byastigat Arthaniti (in Assamese), Banalata, Dibrugarh, Assam, ISBN: 81-92058-50-4.
  3. Buragohain, P.P. et. al. (2014): Bharatiya Arthaniti (in Assamese), Banalata, Dibrugarh, Assam, ISBN:93-82750-22-2.
  4. Buragohain, P.P. (2012): The Tai-Ahoms: A Socio-economic Study, Lap-Lambert, Germany, ISBN: 978-3-8484-1174-0.
  5. Machey & Buragohain (2015): Axomor Arthaniti (in Assamese), Banalata, Dibrugarh, Assam, ISBN:93-82750-77-2.
  6. Machey (ed.): Infrastructure in Assam in Economic Issues of Assam, Banalata, Dibrugarh, Assam, ISBN: 93-82750-76-5.

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