Having completed my studies from University of Kalyani ( B.A.,M.A., Ph.D.), I have been serving the profession of Sociology for over 26 years. At present I am an Emeritus Professor in the Department of Sociology at Adamas University. I served in the Ministry of Agriculture and was posted at Birbhum, Purulia, and Nadia Districts (West Bengal). I served as Professor of Sociolgy, Jadavpur University and Guest Faculty at University of Manitoba, in Canada, Lund University and Gothenborg University in Sweden and Visiting Fellow in Oxford University, UK.

I have published many articles in different journals and contributed several chapters to many edited books and have also done various major and minor Research Projects for UGC (University Grants Commission, New Delhi) and also in collaboration with Gothenborg university in Sweden, Abo Academi University in Finland, University of Manitoba in Canada and Lancaster University in England .In addition I have already authored and edited six books namely, “Sociology of Religion: Past, Present and Future”, “Depression among the Elderly”, “White Collar Worker’s Trade Unions in Bengal 2005-2008: A Sociological Study” , “Contemporary Social Problems in India- Vol. 1 ” , “Ageing among the Muslim and “Contemporary Social Problems in India- Vol. I1” . I have also established the Centre for the Study of Religion and Society in the Department of Sociology at Jadavpur and am now its Academic Advisor (Honorary) . This Centre is first of its kind in South Asia.