NAME :        Dr. Surjapada Paul
DESIGNATION:  Assistant Professor
DEPARTMENT :  Geography
AREA OF SPECIALIZATION:  Population Geography
TOPIC TAUGHT : Physical Geography, population Geography, Settlement Geography, Bio-geography, Soil Geography, Geographical Thought, Practical
PAPERS PUBLISHED: See Annexure                          
RESEARCH PROJECTS: UGC approved Minor Research Project on “Social life, health and educational status of the tribal women workers of tea plantation in Dooars region, West Bengal” as Principal Investigator, No.- F. PHW-146/15-16(ERO) Dt-02.12.2016
ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES: Act as Co-ordinator in Environmental Studies, member of Exam Committee etc.
MOBILE NUMBER: 9434687843




  1. Level of Health and Economic Interaction of Tea Plantation Workers:  A Case Study of Dooars Region, Journal of Geo- Environment Observer, Vol. – 1 No. – 1, 2012, pp. 50 to 54, ISSN – 2277 – 6141.
  2. Socio Economic Status and Health Behaviour of Tea Plantation Workers of Dooars Region, West Bengal, Geographical Thoughts, Vol. – 12, 2014, pp. 74 to 84, ISSN – 2229 – 466X.
  3. Participation of Women Workforce and Their Literacy Level in the Organized Sector with Special Reference to Tea Plantation in North Bengal, Journal Of Geo- Environment Observer, Vol. – 4, No. – 2, 2015, pp. 32 to 37, ISSN – 2277 – 6141.


  1. Rural women and the social environment of tea plantation in North Bengal, Rural development: Challenges and opportunities, Editor – Piyal Basu Roy, Publisher- Geographical society of North Bengal, Alipurduar, Vol. – II, 2013, pp. 38 to 49, ISBN – 978 – 81- 927059 – 1- 0.
  2. Women’s education and empowerment: A case study of tea plantation of women workers of Dooars region, Women in Contemporary India: Issues and Challenges, Editor – Dr. Sushma Rohatgi, Publisher – Registrar, University of North Bengal, 2013, pp. ISBN – 978 – 81 – 925799 – 4 – 8.
  3. Child trafficking and its impacts on society – Issues and challenges: A case study of Kumargram block, Jalpaiguri district, West Bengal, Human trafficking in South East Asia, Editor – B K Bhardwaz and S Bhutia, Publisher – J. B. Books, Delhi, 2014, pp. 149 to 164, ISBN – 978 – 18-  92718 – 31 – 6.
  4. Trafficking in women and children – Violation of human rights: A case study of Alipurduar district, West Bengal, Human rights in India: Issues and concern, Editor Gopal Sharma and A K Shil, Publisher – Abhijeet Publications,  New Delhi, 2015, pp. 240 to 256,  ISBN – 978 – 93 – 5074 – 195 – 5.
  5. Dolomite Mining Practices and River Water Pollution – An Environmental Crisis and its Effect on Tea Production and workers Health: A Study of Selected Tea Garden of Madarihat Block, Alipurduar, Major environmental issues: Vulnerabilities and impacts, Editor – Madhusudan Karmakar, Publisher  – NSCS, Dept. of Geography, Maynaguri College, 2015, PP. 46 to 56, ISBN – 978 – 93 – 84671 – 30 – 3.
  6. A Geographical Study of Women Victims of Crimes in West Bengal:  A Case Study of Alipurduar District, Crime Factors and solutions, Editor: Dr. Renu Kumari, Publisher – Institute for Social Development and Research (ISDR), Ranchi, 2016, pp. 176 to 191, ISBN – 978 – 93 – 84686 – 12 – 3.
  7. Literacy pattern and level of development of the tea garden workers of Dooars region, West Bengal [Accepted].
  8. Sustainable development and Hill Area Development Programme: A study of Darjeeling district hill areas, West Bengal, India [Accepted].
  9. Levels of economic condition and standard of living among workers – A study of Gandrapara Tea Garden, Dooars. [Accepted].
  10. Economic valuation and degradation of wetlands: A study of Rasik Beel wetland of Koch Bihar district, West Bengal, India. [Accepted].
  11. Employment status, economic and human development of women tea workers of Eastern Himalaya: A case study of Darjeeling Tea Industry. [Accepted].
  12. Industrial Development and the Left Front Government in West Bengal. [Accepted].
  13. Gender and Labour Historiography in India: The Case of Women Tea Workers of North Bengal. [Accepted].
  14. Emergence of the Small Tea Plantations: A study of Islampur subdivision of North Bengal. [Accepted].
  15. Impact of climate change on biodiversity and forests in West Bengal and strategies to address associated climate change concerns. [Accepted].