Research Interests :
B.Sc. Geology Honours, 1981, Presidency College, Calcutta University
M.Sc. Geology, 1983/84 Presidency College, Calcutta University
Ph.D. 1991, Calcutta University (Through Indian Statistical Institute)
1. Certificate of Merit issued by the Ministry of Education and Culture, Government of India for high position secured in Secondary Examination 1976.
2. National Scholarship, issued by the Government of India (1981-1982) through Government of West Bengal on the results of the B. Sc. Hons Examination.
3. Junior and Senior Research Fellowship of Indian Statistical Institute
4. Sponsorship of Department of Industry, Technology and Commerce ,( DITAC Australia) to work at Australia through Bilateral Science and Technology Programme between DITAC and DST India.
5. INSA (Indian National Science Academy)-PAS (Polish Academy of Sciences) Exchange of Scientists Programme (2002).