Dr. Pranjal Sarma

Dr. Pranjal Sarma
Dr. Pranjal Sarma
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Professor
Sociology

Profile

Education:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree: BA Honours in Sociology, St. Edmunds College, Shillong
  2. Master’s Degree : M.A. in Sociology, NEHU, Shillong
  3. Ph.D.: Ph.D. In Sociology, NEHU, Shillong
  4. Other: MBA( HRM), DU

Professional Experience:

  • PG Level: More than 16 years of teaching experience in Dibrugarh University from 1st Dec. 1999 till date with Teaching and Supervising experience of M Phil and Ph D Students since 2006 and 2007 respectively.

Areas of Interest/ Specialization:

  • Industrial Sociology
  • Sociology Personnel Management and Industrial Relations
  • Indian Society
  • Research Methodology
  • Classical Sociological Theories
  • Social Change

Research Projects:

  1. Have completed a project as Project Officer on Behavioural Change Communication Documentation submitted to UNICEF during October 2007 to February, 2008 by the Dibrugarh University documenting team under my stewardship.
  2. Completed Reproductive Child Health Project sponsored by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, New Delhi, under Taleem Research Foundation, Bopal, Ahmedabad from 20th August to November 1998, where I worked as Research Associate.
  3. Completed Highway Health Management Project under Bosco Reach-Out Guwahati where I worked as Research Assistant and also as Field Coordinator from 1st May 1997 to 31st July 1998.

Other Projects:

  • Submitted projects in UGC, ICMR and Social Welfare Department, Government of Assam.

Ph.D Scholars:

Sl. No.

Name

Topic

Status

(On-going /Completed)

1

Snigdha Bora Neog

Srimanta Sankaradeva Sangha and Assamese Society: A Sociological Study

Completed

2

Protim Sharma

Structure and Role of AASU in Assam: A Sociological Study of Organisation

Completed

3

Arun Roy

 

On-going

4

Ansai B. Basumatary

 

On-going

5

Parmita Khakhlari

 

On-going

6

Lini Baruah

 

On-going

 

Administrative Assignments:

  1. Working as Head, Department of Sociology.
  2. Court Member, Dibrugarh University.
  3. Chairperson, Departmental Research Committee (DRC).
  4. Former Chairperson of Departmental Managing Committee (DMC).
  5. Incharge, Departmental Library, Department of Sociology.
  6. Former Member of board of management, of Center for youth studies, Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh from 15.05.2000 to 15.05.2003
  7. Worked as Assistant Zonal Officer for the Examination 2003, Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh.
  8. Worked as Programme Officer, National Service Scheme (NSS), post Graduate unit, Dibrugarh University from October 2004 to January 2010.
  9. Former Member of the Advisory Committee, NSS, Dibrugarh University
  10. Worked as Project Officer, Dibrugarh University on “Behavioural Change Communication Documentation”, in collaboration with UNICEF during October 2007 to February, 2008.

Consultancy:

  1. Life member of Indian Sociological Society, (ISS) New Delhi.
  2. Life member of North East India Council for Social Science Research, (NEICSSR) Shillong and also working as the Executive Member of the same.
  3. Member of International Sociological Association, (ISA) Research Committee 13 in Sociology of Leisure.
  4. Member, Marathi Samaj Shastra Parishad, Maharashtra.
  5. Convener, Research Committee-16, Urban and Industrial Studies, Indian Sociological Society(ISS), New Delhi.
  6. Member of Assam Sociological Association, Dibrugarh
  7. Member of the Management Committee of C-NES, Community Radio Station(CRS), Dibrugarh
  8. Member District resource pool for Water and Sanitation, PHE department.
  9. Member, Managing Committee, Indian Sociological Society, (ISS) New Delhi
  10. Co-Editor of Indian Sociological Society(ISS), New Delhi, E-Newslette
  11. Member of Peer Review Team of Research Journal ‘Quest’ published by D.D.R. College , Chabua, Dibrugarh, Assam, ISSN: 2350-1375
  12. Member, Editorial Board, ‘The North Eastern Research Bulletin’ a referred annual Journal, published by Dibrugarh University. ISSN: 0975-8305
  13. Member of Peer Review Team of Research Journal published by Khowang College, Dibrugarh.
  14. Member Marathi Samajsastra Parisad, Maharashtra
  15. Member Rajasthan Sociological Society, Rajasthan

Extension Service:

  • Community work in University adopted village, Examination works and duties of different Universities, Institutions, Incharge of Departmental Library, Department of Sociology, Dibrugarh University, Counselling Classes for MA, NET Coaching and distance learners, Preparation of SLM (Self Study Material) for distance learners.

Publications

Research Publications:

  1. An article entitled as- “Urban Pre-Nursery, Nursery and Kindergarten Schools: An Organizational Study based on Schools in Dibrugarh” has been published in the Journal- The North Eastern Research Bulletin(A Referred Annual Journal), Volume XVIII, December, 2009, 99-110, Department of Sociology, Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh. ISSN 0975-8305.
  2. An article entitled “Structure and Function of Srimanta Sankardeva Sangha in Assam: A Sociological Study Based on Four District of Assam” has been published in The North Eastern Research Bulletin, Volume XIX, December, 2010, 67-80. ISSN 0975-8305.
  3. An article entitled “Lock – out of a factory in Assam:  A case study of Hindustan Unilever limited, Personal Care Products Factory, Doomdoma” have been published in the Review Journal of Political Philosophy, Volume 8, May 2011, 11-26. ISSN: 0976-3635.
  4. An article entitled “Displacement And Relocation: A Case Study Of Brahmaputra Cracker And Polymer Limited (BCPL), Lepetkata, Dibrugarh, Assam, is published in the Journal of North-East India Council for Social Science Research, 2011, 77-89. ISSN: 0970-7913.
  5. An article entitled “Small Scale Industry and Eco-Tourism in Assam: A Case Study of Nameri Eco Camp” has been published by North-Eastern Research Bulletin, Department of Sociology, Dibrugarh University, Volume-XX, December 2011, 57-68. ISSN 0975-8305.
  6. An  article entitled as- “Impact of Oil Industry on a village in Assam” was published in the Journal- The North Eastern Research Bulletin Vol. XVI, Summer 2001, 45-54, Department of Sociology and Centre for Sociological Study of the Frontier Region, Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh.
  7. An article entitled “The Structure and Role of All Gauhati Student’s Union” has been published in Emerging Trends in Development Research, Vol-16, No. 1-2, 2009, 37-44. ISSN NO. 0972-9445.
  8. An article entitled “A Theoretical Reading of Unemployment Stress and Youth Unrest” is published in the Review Journal of Political Philosophy, Vol. XI No. 1, March 2012, 69-83.ISSN: 0976-3635.
  9. An article entitled “Ethnicity at Stake in Assam: Bodo and Muslim Communities at Loggerheads” is published in The North Eastern Research Bulletin, Vol. XXI, December 2012, 55-70, ISSN 0975-8305.
  10. An article entitled “Empowering Rural Women through Life Skills Development by Different Agencies and Agents: A Case Study of Barboruah Block of Dibrugarh, Assam” has been published in Research Process, International Journal of the Social Research Foundation, Vol. 1 Number 1(January-June, 2013), Peer Reviewed Journal, 96-119, ISSN-2321-211X.
  11. An article entitled “Brahmaputra and the Ships of Hope for Transforming the Lives of Rural Communities: A Sociological Study of the Boat Clinic in Dibrugarh District” has been published in Research Process, International Journal of the Social Research Foundation, Vol. 1 Number 2(July-December, 2013), Peer Reviewed Journal, 73-84, ISSN-2321-211X.
  12. An article entitled “Tai Phake Way of Life: A Description of Tipam Phake Village in Assam” has been published in “tui A Journal on Tribal Life and Learning” Vol XVIII, Number 1, April 2014-September 2014, 38-52, ISSN 2319-7382.
  13. A paper entitled as “Hollongapar Gibbon Wildlife  Sanctuary, Human Habitat and State Interventions” by Dr. Pranjal Sarma was published in the peer reviewed journal “Sambodh”- A Journal of Discursive Social Science, SSSRI, Vol-1, Jan-Jun, 2015, Allahabad, ISSN- 2394-7810, pp 53-65.
  14. A paper entitled as “ Problems and Prospects of Silk Industry in Sualkuchi Assam” Jointly by Dr. Pranjal Sama and Parmita Khakhlari was published in the peer reviewed journal “ Sambodh” A Journal of Discursive Social Science, SSSRI, Vol-1, Jan-Jun 2015, Allahabad, ISSN 2394-7810, pp 115-125.

Books and Book Chapters:

A. Books:

  1. A book entitled as- A Sociological Study of an Oil Industry in Assam (Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited) by Dr Pranjal Sarma, Omega Publications, New Delhi, pp 1-390 (ISBN81-89612-36-0) has been published in 2007. Also it was reviewed by Prof. Anirban Banerjee, Department of Sociology, The University of Burdwan in the Sociological Bulletin (ISSN 0038-0229), Journal of the Indian Sociological Society, Volume 57, Number – 1, January – April 2008, pg. 138–139.
  2. One Book entitled The Role of School Management in Creation of Human Capital: At Pre-Nursery, Nursery, and Kindergarten Level, by Dr Pranjal Sarma and Dr Chimun Kumar Nath published by Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany, 2011, pp 1-77. ISBN 978-3-8443-1792-3.
  3. A book in the form of Self Learning Material(SLM) for Distance Learners for Masters Degree Course in Sociology entitled as- Social Change and Modernization by Dr. Pranjal Sarma for Directorate of Distance Education, Dibrugarh University which is published in 2008, pp 1-88 by the Director,  Distance Education, Dibrugarh University.
  4. Books in the form of Self Learning Material(SLM) for Distance Learners for Masters Degree Course in Sociology entitled as- Industrial Sociology and Personnel Management by Dr. Pranjal Sarma for Directorate of Distance Education, Dibrugarh University is published in 2009(in five separate blocks), pp 1-346, by the Director,  Distance Education, Dibrugarh University.
  5. Books in the form of Self Learning Material(SLM) for Distance Learners for Masters Degree Course in Sociology entitled as- Urban Sociology edited by Dr. Pranjal Sarma for Directorate of Distance Education, Dibrugarh University is published in 2009, pp 1-140 the Director,  Distance Education, Dibrugarh University.


  B. Articles: In Books and Conference Proceedings:

  1. An article entitled as- “A study of hearing impaired children in Shillong“ was published in the book– Human Disabilities Challenges for their Rehabilitation- Edited by Dr. Keya Sengupta and others, Reliance Publishing House, New Delhi, 2000, Pp 206-212. ISBN 81-7510-118-0.
  2. An article entitled as- “Sociological Constraints to Industrial and Entrepreneurship Development in the North East” was published in the book—Entrepreneurship Development in North East Edited by D.D. Mali, published by Indian Institute of Entrepreneurship, Guwahati, 2000, pp 113-117. ISBN 81-8700-00-7.
  3. An article entitled as “Migration and Population Growth in Assam” has been published in the book  Population Dynamics in North-East India edited by Asok K Ray and S Sengupta, Om Publishing House, New Delhi, 2008, pp 199-207. ISBN 978-81-906766-0-1.
  4. A joint paper entitled “Women Entrepreneurs in Assam: A Theoretical Study based on    SWOT Analysis with a Reference to the Marketing System” has been published in the book Role of Women in Socio- Economic Upliftment in Assam, Ed.K. Konwar and S. Das, published by Purbanchal Prakash, Guwahati, 2009, pp 59-69. ISBN 978-81-7213-081-7.
  5. A paper entitled “An Analysis of the Role of NGO’s in Voluntary Blood Donation in  Dibrugarh Town” has been published in the book NGOs in North East: A Kaleidoscopic Observation edited by Seema S. Singha and Chimun Kr Nath, published by DVS Publishers, Guwahati, 2011, pp 84-96. ISBN 978-81-86307-49-6.
  6. A paper entitled “Globalisation and Tourism Industry in Assam: A Case Study of Five Hotels in Kaziranga” has been published in the book Globalisation in the North East India Edited by Dr Mamoni Gogoi Borgohain, published by Purbanchal Prakash, Guwahati, 2012, pp 357-367. ISBN: 978-81-7213-154-8.
  7. An article entitled “Socio-Economic Status of Unemployed and Unorganized Labour Force in Assam” has been published in the book Flash From North East India Edited by Seema V. Borbora and J.P. Saikia, published by the Department of Sociology, Dibrugarh University, 2013, pp 137-144. ISBN 978/93/81784/55/6.
  8. An article entitled “Towards Convergence in Higher Education- A Sociological Analysis” has been published in the Conference Proceedings of the National Seminar on Quality Sustenance in NAAC Accredited Institutions of Higher Education organized by Internal Quality Assurance Cell(IQAC), Don Bosco College, Tura, Meghalaya, published by N. L. Publications, Guwahati, 2013, ISBN: 978-93-81183-79-3.
  9. An article entitled “Social Change through sustainable Livelihood Pattern in Assam” has been published in J. John eds. Poverty, Livelihood Rights and the Small Tea Growers in North East, Centre for Education and Communication, March, 2014. ISBN 81-88160-18-0.
  10. An article entitled “Urbanization Issues and Environmental Concerns” has been published in Ashutosh Vyas and Archana Pancholi eds. Recent Trends in Globalization Tourism and Environment, Aadi Publications, Jaipur, 2015, ISBN: 978-93-82630-53-1.
  11. An article entitled “Environmental Sanitation and Social Deprivation in Dibrugarh Assam: A Case of Dibrugarh Public Health Department, Dibrugarh Municipality- Their Manual Workers and Deprived Scavengers” has been published in Dr Bindeswar Pathak eds. Sociology of Sanitation: Environmental Sanitation, Public Health and Social Deprivation,  Kalpaz Publication, Delhi, 2015. ISBN 978-93-5128-089-7.
  12. An article entitled “Life Skill Education and Youth Development” has been published in Dr Bhupesh Bhagawati eds. Development Dynamics & The Youth, DHSK Commerce College, Dibrugarh, 2015.ISBN: 978-93-82283-33-1.
  13. An article entitled “Empowering Adolescent Girls Through Life Skill Education” has been published in Dr Bhupesh Bhagawati eds. Development Dynamics & The Youth, DHSK Commerce College, Dibrugarh, 2015. ISBN: 978-93-82283-33-1.
  14. An Article entitled “Youth and Social Movements– Some Reflections of Student Activision of All Assam Student Union (ASSU) and All Bodo Students Union (ABSU)” in the edited  e-book “Social Movements at Cross Road” by D.P. Deshpande and M.P. Rane, Prashant Publication, 2015, July, Nashik, ISBN 978-93-85021-55-8, pp 37-48
  15. Has written a few entries on Sociologists and Sociological Concepts for Viswakos, an   Encyclopaedia in Assamese, published by Asam Sahitya Sabha. The entries are included in the IX th volume, edited by Dr Mohd. Taher(Chief Editor), 2006, pp 604, 605, 813-814, 821-822, 827-828, 832-833.

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