Dr. Mohan Chandra Dolai

Name Mohan Chandra Dolai
Designation Assistant Professor
Department Anthropology
Highest Degree Ph.D. ; PGDGAM
Teaching Area Social-Cultural Anthropology

List of Publications

  • Journal Published in 2015
    1. Dolai, M. C. (2015). Housing for the Aged, Old-age Homes in Rural West Bengal. Economic and Political Weekly, L (34).
  • Journal Published in 2014
    2. Dolai, M. C. (2014). Mouli: A Vulnerable Community of Sundarbans. Bulletin of the Cultural Research Institute, XXV (1&2), 75-81.
  • Journal Published in 2013
    3. Dolai, M. C., Chakrabarty, F., & Khatun, N. (2013). Determinants of Living Arrangements among the Rural Muslim Elderly of West Bengal. The Asian Man An International Journal, 7(1&2), 52-60.
    4. Dolai, M. C., & Chakrabarty, F. (2013). Functional Status of the Elderly Santal People. Indian Journal of Gerontology, 27(4), 610-620.
  • Journal Published in 2012
    5. Chakrabarty, F., & Dolai, M. C. (2012). Rural Old Age Homes and Their Inmates: A Study in Purba Medinipur District, WB. Journal of the Department of Anthropology, University of Calcutta, 14&15(1&2), 292-317.
  • Journal Published in 2011
    6. Chakrabarty, F., Kisku, A., & Dolai, M. C. (2011). Health Maintaining and Disease Curative Ethno-Medicinal and Religious Practices by the Santals of Keonjhar District, Orissa. IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, 2(5), 35-45
  • Article in Edited Volume Published in 2013
    7. Dolai, M. C., & Chakrabarty, F. (2013). Development and the Changing Condition of the Rural Elderly: A Study in Sundarbans of South 24 Parganas, West Bengal. In: Md. J. Ali. & Md. S. Firdous (Eds. 2013). Issues in Development and Sustainability. Pp. 18-28. Kolkata: S. B. Enterprise.
  • Articles in Magazines/ Daily News Published in 2015
    1. Finding of the Ph. D. Thesis has been published in a Daily News ‘Ei-Samay’ entitled ‘Gramanchaleo Barchhe Briddhabas, Bolchhe Samiksha’ (Old Age Homes are increasing in Rural Areas, Investigation Said) dated 12th July, 2015. Pp. 5.

Project Handled so far

Research Project

  • ‘Tribal Situation in Sundarbans Areas of West Bengal’ under Cultural Research Institute, Backward Classes Welfare Department, Government of West Bengal (2015-2016).
  • ‘Tribal Displacement and Resistance- A Causative Study’ under Cultural Research Institute, Backward Classes Welfare Department, Government of West Bengal (2013).
  • ‘‘Remote Village Electrification in Indian Sundarbans’ under Sundarbans Programme, World Wide Fund for Nature-India (WWF-India), (2011).

Evaluation Project

  • ’Impact of Welfare Schemes for PVTGs of West Bengal- An Evaluation Study’ under Cultural Research Institute, Backward Classes Welfare Department, Government of West Bengal (2015).
  • ‘Evaluation Study on Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRS) of West Bengal’ under Cultural Research Institute, Backward Classes Welfare Department, Government of West Bengal (2014).
  • ‘Evaluation of Child Labour Welfare Programme through the Study of Child Labour School, North 24 Parganas, West Bengal’ under Sociological Research Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata (2009-2010).

Developmental Project

  • ‘Development and Demonstration of an Optimized model for Remote Village Electrification using Renewable Energy’ under Sundarbans Programme of World Wide Fund for Nature-India (WWF-India), West Bengal (2010-2011).
  • ‘Transforming the Transport Sector in the Indian Sundarbans through use of Renewable Energy’ under Sundarbans Programme of World Wide Fund for Nature-India (WWF-India), West Bengal (2011).
  • ‘Improving the Quality of Life and Livelihood of Rural Population through Sustainable use of Local Resources’ under Paribesh Unnayan Parishad, Kolkata (2008 – 2009).

Ethnographic Project

Following Ethnographic Studies have been completed under Cultural Research Institute, Backward Classes Welfare Department & Tribal Development Department, Government of West Bengal:

  • ‘Beg (Muslim) Community’ of South 24 Parganas, West Bengal (2015).
  •  ‘Kabials’ of Murshidabad district, West Bengal (2015).
  • ‘Dhakis (Traditional Bitters) of West Bengal’ (2014) (Self-Finance).
  • ‘A Survey on Bagals of West Bengal’ (2014).
  • ‘Mouli Community’ of the districts of South 24 Parganas and North 24 Parganas, West Bengal (2014).
  • ‘Baiga Community’ of the district of Paschim Medinipur, West Bengal (2014).
  • ‘Bedia’ of Nadia district, West Bengal (2014).

Documentary

  • Prepared an Audio-Visual Documentary on ‘Eklavya Model Residential Schools of West Bengal’ under Cultural Research Institute, Backward Classes Welfare Department, Government of West Bengal (2015).