|Affiliation||Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policies|
|Areas of Interest||
Tribal development issues
M. Sc. in Anthropology from Dibrugarh University, Assam
Ph. D. From Dibrugarh University on Gender Relationship among the tribal people.
Worked as Assistant Research Officer in DIrectorate of Research, Arunachal Pradesh.
UGC NET qualified and Joined as JRF in Dibrugarh University
Joined TISS in 1992 in the Unit for Child and Youth Research.
|Field Action Projects|
Gender System among the Sonowal Kacharis of Assam Raj Publishing House. Jaipur, 2000 (Book)
Quest for Identity, Autonomy and Development: The contemporary trends of Ethnic and Tribal Assertion in Assam(Edited Book) 2010.. Akansha Publishing House, Delhi.
Influence of Environmental Factors on Traditional Occupation: A Case Study Among the Kumars of Dibrugarh , Assam 1993, Bulletin of the Department of Anthropology, Dibrugarh University.
Female Initiation Ceremonies Among the Deoris: A Plains Tribe of Assam, 1993, Vanya Jati: Vol.XLI(4).
Identity Crisis and Revivalism among the Sonowal Kacharis of Assam 1995 Man In India: 75(1).
Rites of Passage and Gender Roles among the Deoris and Sonowal Kacharis 1997 Journal of Indian Anthropological Society, 29(1) 234-247.
Declining Youth Dormitory: A Case of Culture Change among the Adis of Arunachal Pradesh 1997 In K.C.Mahanta (ed.) Peoples of the Himalayas: Ecology, Development, Culture and Change: Kamla-Raj Enterprises, Delhi.
Forest Villages in Assam: Continued Ghettoisation 1997 Economic and Political Weekly, 22(39), Pp.2441-2443,
Tribal Situation in Dadra and Nagar Haveli: Development and Transition. 1998. Journal of Human Ecology, Vol.9, No.3, May.
Religious trends and Identity Crises : A Cross-cultural study among the three plains tribes of Assam. 1999. In S. Sengupta (Ed.).Peoples of North-east India; Inter-India Publications: Delhi.
Child Rearing Practices and Gender Roles: A Case Study among the Sonowal Kacharis of Dibrugarh, Assam 2000. Indian Anthropologist: Vol.30, No. 1&2. Indian anthropological Association, Delhi.
Ethnicity and Ethnic problems in North-east India with special reference to Assam. 2002. In S. Sengupta (ed.) Tribal Situation in North East India pp.43-62. Mittal Publications: New Delhi.
Radiation and Tribal Health in Jadugoda: the Contention Between Science and Sufferings. 2003. Studies of Tribes and Tribals, No.1, Vol.2: Kamla Raj Enterprise, Delhi
Demographic Transition of Tribal People in Forest villages of Assam 2007 Studies of Tribes and Tribals. Vol. 5 No. 1: Kamla-Raj Enterprises, Delhi.
Tradition Vs Transition: Acceptance of Health care Systems among the Santhals of Orissa.2007. Studies on Ethno-Medicine. Vol.1 No.2: Kamla-Raj Enterprises, Delhi.
Entrepreneurship Development: A Case study Among the Tribes of Assam. 2008. The Icfai Journal of History and Culture. Vol. II, No.2: The Icfai University Press, Hyderabad.
Indian Tribes and Issue of Social Inclusion and Exclusion. 2008. Studies of Tribes and Tribals. Vol. 6, No. 2. Kamla-Raj Enterprises, Delhi
Entrepreneurship and Economic Development: A Study among the Mishing Tribes of Assam. 2008. Man in India, Vol 80 (4), October-December, Serials Publication.
Politics of Immigration, Resentment and Threat to National Integrity: A Political Discourse on Assam, India. 2009. Icfai University Journal of International Relations, Vol. 3, No. 2, April 2009.
Environmental Education in Schools: The Indian Scenario. 2009. Journal of Human Ecology, 28(1): 15-36 (2009).
Factors affecting the Nutritional Health of Tribal Children in Maharashtra. 2010. Studies on Ethno-Medicine. Kamla-Raj Enterprises, Delhi, Ethno Med, 04(1)
Entrepreneurship Development: A Study Among the Tribes of Assam 2010 Tribal Rights - A Praxis. Amicus Books, ICFAI University Press, Hyderabad
Transition of Gender System through Time and Space: Case Study of a Tribal Group in Assam, India. 2010, Global Journal of Human Social Sciences. Vol. 10, Issue 4
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