Amitava  Chatterjee

Designation Emeritus Professor, IRDM, RKMVERI


Previously Asst  Director, Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute, Kolkata.
Education Ph.D in Biochemistry, Bose Institute, Calcutta University, 1979.
Expertise Bio Chemistry, Cancer Biology.
Research Interests Cell signaling, Cell-Cell Communication, Integrin, MMPs in relation to cancer.
Courses taught Biochemistry, Immunology, Cell biology, etc.
Contact 9830128320 (M),  amitavachatterjee24@gmail.com


Dinendra Raychaudhuri

Designation Honorary Professor, Dept. of Agricultural Biotechnology, IRDM, RKMVERI



Previously Professor of Zoology, University of Calcutta
Education M.Sc., Ph.D.
Expertise Entomology
Research Interests Entomology, Taxonomy, Biodiversity, Ecology, Biology and Plant Protection.
Courses taught Nonchordates - Structure-function relationship, Animal-plant interaction,

Taxonomy, and Entomology
Contact 9830472280(M),  dinendrarccu@gmail.com


Pranab Kumar Nag

Designation Professor, School of Environment & Disaster Management, IRDM, RKMVERI


Previously Former Director & Scientist G, National Institute of Occupational Health (ICMR), Ahmedabad, and

Regional Occupational Health Centres (East: Kolkata; South: Bangalore).
Education D.Sc (Ergonomics), Ph.D (Ergonomics), M.Sc., B.Sc (Hons) -

all from University of Calcutta
Expertise Environmental Health, Ergonomics, Health and Safety
Research Interests Climate change and Human health
Courses taught Environment and Disaster Management
Contact 9427604027(M),  pranabnag@yahoo.com, pknag02@gmail.com


Dr. Tapash Dasgupta

Designation Professor, IRDM, RKMVERI


Previously Director and Professor, Institute of Agricultural Science, Calcutta University
Education Ph.D. ( Agriculture) in Genetics and Plant Breeding,

Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, West Bengal.
Expertise Plant Breeding and Genetics with application of Molecular Markers
Research Interests
  • Development of improved varieties with high yield in rice and sesame
  • QTL and Association Mapping for quantitative characters in sesame and rice
  • Gene pyramiding for introgression of BLB tolerance in rice
  • Development of Cytoplasmic male sterility and restorer lines in hybrid rice & hybrid mustard
  • Mutation Breeding to induce early maturity in mustard
Courses taught Biostatistics, Molecular Breeding, Plant Breeding.
Contact 9748699912(M),  tapashdg@rediffmail.com


Rupak Goswami

Designation Assistant Professor, IRDM, RKMVERI


Education PhD in Agricultural Extension, Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, 2007
Research Interests
  • Sustainable Rural Livelihoods
  • Integrated Farming System
  • Sustainability of Agricultural System
  • Social Network Analysis
  • Participatory Enquiry
  • Climate Change Adaptation and Indigenous Knowledge
  • Rural Migration and Agriculture
Courses taught

Extension Education, Research Methodology, Rural Development Management,

Sustainable Rural Livelihoods, etc.

Contact 9674954840(M),  goswamirupak@rediffmail.com


Dr Gautam  Chatterjee

Designation Assistant Professor, IRDM, RKMVERI


Education Ph.D, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, 2015
Expertise Genetics and Molecular Biology
Research Interests Molecular mechanism of chromosome segregation in pathogenic fungi.
Courses taught Genetics, Molecular biology, Molecular Tools And Techniques,

Bioinformatics and Cell Biology.
Contact 7980536428(M),  gautamchatterjee84@gmail.com


Amitava Dutta

Designation Assistant Professor (ARD), IRDM, RKMVERI


Education MSc in Social/ Cultural Anthropology from university of Calcutta​,

Master of Social Work from Vidyasagar University (1999),

Pursuing PhD. from Visva- Bharati ( Session-2017-2022)
Agriculture & Rural developmentAgriculture Biotechnology
Research Interests
  • Women and Child Development;
  • Women Empowerment;
  • Local Self Governance;
  • Tribal Health and substance abuse;
  • Migration
Courses taught Agriculture and Rural Development,  Agricultural Biotechnology, Social Work
Contact 09830457540(M), adirdm@ gmail.com


Sanchayeeta Misra

Designation Assistant Professor (ARD), IRDM, RKMVERI


Education M.Sc in Agril Extension​,

Ph.D.​ in ​Agriculture and Rural Development​, IRDM (thesis submitted​)​.
Expertise Agril Extension, ​​Agriculture and Rural Development
Research Interests
  • Social Network Analysis;
  • Sustainable Rural Livelihoods;
  • Sustainability of Agricultural System;
  • Climate Change Adaptation and Indigenous Knowledge;
  • Rural Migration and Agriculture
Courses taught Extension Education-I[ARD-103], Extension Education-II[ARD-355]
Contact 9932386975(M), sanchayeeta1989@gmail.com