Prof. Dr. Subhankar Chakraborty

is a chequered career

A Profile of Prof. Dr. Subhankar Chakraborty

 

NAME
SUBHANKAR CHAKRABORTY
SEX
MALE
NATIONALITY
INDIAN
FATHER'S NAME
DEBKUMAR CHAKRABORTY
MOTHER'S NAME
SUCHARITA CHAKRABORTY
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
B.A. (Hons), M.A. Ph.D.
FORMER POSITIONS

a) Vice-Chancellor, Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata and the ex-officio Chairman, West Bengal State Akademi of Dance, Drama and Visual Arts (1997 - 2001)

b) Principal, Asutosh College, Kolkata, one of the biggest Colleges in West Bengal (1979 - 1997)

MEMBER OF ACADEMIC BODIES

a) Former Member, Netaji Institute of Asian Studies

b) Former Member, State Level Pre-sanction Appraisal Committee for N.F. Education

c) Former Member, Syndicate, Calcutta University.

PRESENT HONORARY POSITION
Founder and President of Niva Ananda Vidyalaya (a unit, NAV Trust) Brahmapur, Kolkata - 96, (Classes I to XII) established with a view to catering value-based and socially useful education)
RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
Doctorate Thesis on - the Humour if Bizarre in Bengali Literature.
PUBLICATION

a) Doctoral thesis

b) Worked on Rabindranath Tagore and Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar - leading to the publication of several articles on them. Also a book on Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar.

c) Several Books on Culture, Education and Social Affairs.

d) A good number of articles, published in different Journals on Education and Culture.

e) Important contribution to Folk Culture.

CREATIVE WRITING

a) Author of a good number of dramas. The dramas have been staged and some of the dramas have been translated into different Indian Languages

b) A good number of Rhymes and Lyrics published in 6 parts.

VISIT/INVITATION

a) Visited London (during June 2003) and delivered lecture on Indian Culture and Education.

b) Delivered a lecture on "Education in India" in B.B.C. Channel. (London)

c) Invited by Indian Chamber of Commerce to deliver lecture on Culture and Education.

d) Invited by British Council to Delhi to participate in a Seminar on English Teaching in India.

e) Served as Eastern Zone representative of U.G.C. team Visiting Andhra Pradesh.

AWARD PRESENTED
i) Bharat Jyoti by Front for National Progress - in 1999.
ii) UEM Medal( INSPIRING BEST TEACHER AWARD) by University of Engineering & Management, jaipur and WEBCON(Govt of West Bengal,Kolkata)- in 2014.
OTHER RELEVANT THINGS IN THIS CONTEXT
As the Principal of Asutosh College he had the privilege to play an important role in setting up an Institute for Vocational Education to offer teaching and training to students of different disciplines to enable them to compete in the job market - to compete at the State Level and National Level Higher Services.