Research & Programme Assistants


Shatabdi Das is Research and Programme Assistant at Calcutta Research Group. She did her Graduation (with Honours) in Geography, from Banaras Hindu University and then went on to complete her Masters in Geography (with specialisation in Environmental Geography) from University of Calcutta. Having also studied the discipline of Urban Management and Planning, from the university, her research interests lie in the dynamics of urbanisation and their impacts on the urban environment. In her post-graduation dissertation, she has worked on the hazards of coal mining in the Raniganj Coalfields and continues with her research focussed on the very many implications of developmental changes on physical and social environment of urban locales. She was Junior Research Fellow at the Centre for Urban Economic Studies under University of Calcutta from August 2013 to October 2014. Besides participating in workshops along with paper presentations at national and international conferences, she has published research papers on urban and environmental issues in international journal and seminar proceedings volume. Shatabdi is also currently pursuing her Doctoral research in Geography from University of Calcutta on the impacts of industrial and urban development in Asansol-Durgapur region. She has post-graduation teaching experience in Geography and is drawn to the study of the varied genres of music, culture, art and architecture through travel and photography.


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Previous Research & Programme Assistants




Apala Kundu
Ankita Manna
Snehashish Mitra
Sucharita Sengupta
(01.01.16-31.12.17 & 07.1209-31.12.10)
Madhura Chakraborty

Madhurilata Basu
Shuvro Prosun Sarker
Debarati Bagchi
Anwesha Sengupta
Agnibho Gangopadhyay
Sagbida Lahiri
Suparna Banerjee