Professionals with IBRAD

Name and Details
Professor. S.B. Roy, M.Sc.(Anthropology), PhD(Sociology)Honorary Chairman
Developed concept and methodology on Bilateral Matching Institutions, Participatory Irrigation Management (PIM) and Micro Water Management, Participatory Microplanning, Institutionalisation of JFM. Designed and Conducted Training on PIM, Micro Water Management, JFM, Participatory Development, Management of Change, Organisational Behaviour for Government officials, Panchayat members, farmers. Conducted training for senior government officials, university students in Indonesia, China, U.K, Netherlands, Germany, Finland etc. Facilitated the process of Management of Change through training.
Dr. Raktima Mukhopadhyay, M.Sc. (Geography), PhD (JFM) Executive Director
She has completed her masters in Geography. In IBRAD she is responsible for directing and monitoring of all the programmes. She also conducts several training for the senior level officials of the forest department at the National and International level. She has also conducted training on participatory irrigation management, micro water management, quality improvement of health and municipal services, microplanning, gender issues for government officials, panchayat members, etc. She has been engaged in number of action research projects. She has been consultant to different funding agencies and government departments.
Dr. Damayanti Mukhopadhyay, M.A, PhD (Sociology)Social Development Expert
After completing masters in sociology she has already acquired her doctoral degree from Indian Institute of technology at Kharagpur. She has contributed her credentials as a sociologist in the numerous training programmes of IBRAD. Simultaneously she also acted as a consultant in the different projects funded by DFID for participatory organization development. On the issues such as strengthening institution for community based organization, functioning of the various forest protection committees, role of panchayat, gender issue. She has also conducted many action researches on different fields of sustainable livelihood. She also acted as one of the faculty for training for senior government officers, academics at Indonesia and Nepal on people participation and community forestry.
Mr. Vishwajit Mitra
Project Coordinator

Mr. Mitra is associated with IBRAD since May 2010. He is responsible for different project and training activities and is also working as faculty in IBRAD School of Management & Sustainable Development.
Mr. Subhendu Bikas Chanda,
Training coordinator & Facilitator of Uttar Dinajpur District under ADMI Project

He is presently working as Assistant Professor of IBRAD. He was associated with Nemichand Bamalwa & Sons Jewellers, Kolkata as a Senior Sales Executive. Mr. Chanda also worked as a Field Sales officer at Webaroo Technology India Pvt. Ltd. Kolkata.
Ms. Saroni Biswas,
Research Officer

She is presently working as a Research Associate at IBRAD. She is involved in studies related to Biodiversity Conservation for Green India Mission, Bihar. She worked as associate teacher in an English Medium School. She has published four papers and two papers accepted and one paper is under review. She has also attended several seminars and conferences.
Mr. Nilotpal Choudhury
Coordinator & Faculty for ARDM Course
In IBRAD he is responsible for conducting field work for different projects as per the project requirements, data analysis & interpretation, report writing and organizing workshops, seminars, training programmes for different stakeholder. He is also associated with NRLM trainings.
Mr. Surjodoy Nandy
Training coordinator & Facilitator of Dakshin Dinajpur District under ADMI Project
He has done his Post Graduation in Rural Management and Sustainable Development. He is associated with IBRAD since June 2009. In IBRAD he is responsible for conducting fieldwork for different projects as per the project requirements, report writing and organizing workshops, seminars, training programmes for different stakeholder. He is also associated with NRLM trainings.
Mr. Dhiraj Kumar Mahato, B.Sc. (Botany), PGDEnM
Project Associate

He has done Post Graduate Diploma in Environment Management from IISWBM. He is associated with IBRAD since 2010. In IBRAD he is responsible for conducting field work for different projects as per the project requirements; Time bound analysis of data and report writing; and organizing workshops, seminars, training programmes for different stakeholder. He is also associated with NRLM trainings.
Mr. Arin Das
Community Mobilization Expert and Team Leader of Coochbehar District under ADMI Project
He is looking after various administrative works in IBRAD. Other than that he is also responsible for conducting field work for different projects as per the project requirements and organizing workshops, seminars, training programmes for different stakeholder. He is also associated with NRLM trainings.
Ms. Joyeeta Thakur, M.Sc. in Anthropology from University of Calcutta.
Research Project Associate
She is presently working under the project National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM) of IBRAD.
Mr. Priyam Chaudhuri, M.Sc. in Botany from Dr. Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya, M.P.
Project Research Associate
He is presently involved in Project Activities of IBRAD. He has worked in DNA lab of Anthropological Survey of India, Kolkata. He was associated as Assistant Faculty of Biology at Momentum Institution in Jabalpur, M.P. He is engaged in study related to Biodiversity Conservation and sustainable livelihood.
Ms. Arpita Das, M.Sc. in Anthropology from University of Calcutta
Research Associate

She is presently working under the project National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM) of IBRAD.
  Dr. Sanjib Kar, M.Sc. (Agriculture Chemistry & Soil Science), Ph.D. (Agriculture)
Adjunct Faculty

He is presently working under West Bengal Accelerated Development of Minor Irrigation Project (WBADMIP) of IBRAD as part time basis.
He is working as a Guest Lecturer in The Institute of Agricultural Science , University of Calcutta since 2000 and has been teaching post graduate students on topics like Soil Science, Soil chemistry, Soil Fertility, Humus Chemistry, Soil Water Conservation and Fertilizer Management etc. Dr. Kar has worked on Humus Chemistry covering different parts of West Bengal. Also analyzed and characterized humic substances collected from different parts of India and also from Canada. He has developed nitrogen mineralization techniques by applying different organic fertilizers and compost. Besides this he also developed potential use of sewage water by innovating new improvement method.
  Mr. Nihar Ranjan Sarkar
He is working at IBRAD as Sub Assistant Engineer for the support organisation under West Bengal Accelerated Development of Minor Irrigation Project (WBADMIP). He also render the services to form the water user association, assess technical feasibility of the scheme and help in preparation of SDMP and to train the Water User Association members on technical issues.
  Mr. Nidhir Kumar Bhaduri
He is working at IBRAD as Sub Assistant Engineer for the support organisation under West Bengal Accelerated Development of Minor Irrigation Project (WBADMIP). He also render the services to form the water user association, assess technical feasibility of the scheme and help in preparation of SDMP and to train the Water User Association members on technical issues.
Mr. Abhijit Basu Ray Chaudhury, IFS (Rtd.)
Forestry Expert & Team Leader of Capacity Development of Forest Personnel under JICA HRD Project, West Bengal
Mr. Nimai Bera
M.Phil. in Environmental Science, (Ph.D. thesis submitted)
Research Associate
He is presently working as a Research Associate at IBRAD. He is involved in Working Plan Preparation. He worked as guest Lecturer in Navadwip Vidyasagar College, University of Kalyani. He has also worked in Space Application Center (ISRO) sponsored Project. He has published four papers. He has also attended several seminars and conferences.
Ms. Anusree Chattopadhayay, B.Tech., MBA (HR)
HR Executive

She is looking after various HR related works in IBRAD. Other than that she is also responsible for assisting in organizing workshops, seminars, training programmes for different stakeholder.
Mr. Pandey Gouraw Pushp, M.Sc. in Environmental Science
Project Associate

He is presently working as Project Associate in IBRAD. He is involved in Working Plan Preparation Project.
Mr. Amitabha Mukherjee, Masters Diploma in Business Management
Administrative Executive

He is presently working as Administrative Executive. He is involved in day to day administration activities. He is also involved in day to day monitoring of Accounts Activities. He is involved in HR related activities of IBRAD. He is also involved in organzing seminars, Workshop and training programs.
Mr. Sajal Kumar Banik, B. Com, M.Sc in Social Science (Pursuing)
Field Investigator and Office Assistant

He is presently working as Field Investigator and Office Assistant in IBRAD. He is involved in day to day office assistance.
Mr. Bibhas Nandi, M.Sc. (Agronomy),
Project officer

He is currently working as Agriculture and Water Management Expert in the district of Uttar Dinajpur under ADMI Project.
Mr. Rajdip Chakroborty, MSW, B.Sc. (Economics)
Team Leader & Community Mobilization Expert

He is currently working as Team Leader & Community Mobilization Expert in the district of Uttar Dinajpur under ADMI Project.
Md. Rofikul Islam
Team Leader & Community Mobilization Expert

He is currently working as Team Leader & Community Mobilization Expert in the district of Dakshin Dinajpur under ADMI Project.