Dasgupta , Dr. Biplab

Dasgupta , Dr. Biplab

Party Name : Communist Party of India (Marxist)
Constituency : Calcutta South
State : West Bengal
Member Experience : Elected to Loksabha 1 time
Last Loksabha Attended : 9

More Information :
DASGUPTA, DR. BIPLAB, M.A. M.Sc., LL.B., Ph.D [C.P.I (M)—West Bengal, Calcutta South, 1989]:  s. of Late Benoy Bhusan Dasgupta; b. at Calcutta, West Bengal, December 30, 1938; ed. at Calcutta University, College of Law, Calcutta, Institute of Computer Science (London University) London School of Economics, London; m. Arati Dasgupta, October 7, 1963, 1 s.; Economist, Political and Social Worker, Teacher and Educationist, Economist, Writer; Previous Association with Political Parties:  Member, Communist Party of India (Undivided), West Bengal, 1955—64; Member, CPI(M) West Bengal, 1964, Gen. Secy. Association of Indian Communists in Great Britain, 1971—77, Member, State Committee, CPI(M) West Bengal, 1981, Member, :1 Central Committee, CPI(M) West Bengal, 1985; Committee Experience:  Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Planning and Programme implementation, 1990;

Favourite Pastime and Recreation:  Travelling, reading, watching sports events;

Publications:  The oil industry in India-1971; The Naxalite Movement-1974; Patterns and Trends in Indian Politics-1976; Migration from rural areas-1977; Village Society and Labour Use-1977; Agrarian Change and the New Technology in India-1977; Village Studies in the Third World (Ed.)-1977; Statistical Policy for the Less Developed Countries-1974; The New Agrarian Technology and India-1980; Naxalbadi Andolon (Hindi)-1980; Urbanisation, Migration and Rural Change (Ed)-1988; Migration and Rural Employment-1984; Urbanisation in India-1984; Kilimanjaror Deshe (a travelogue in Bengali); Atlantic Africa (a travelogue in Bengali)-1986; Sahara (a travelogue in Bengali)-1989; besides a number of articles published in academic journals;

Delegation to Foreign Countries:  Member, ILO Employment Mission to Afghanistan, 1978; attended many international seminars, conferences and workshops all over the world;

Travels Abroad:  United States, Mexico, Afghanistan, Iran, Jordan, Japan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal; Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Singapore, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Kenya, Tanzania, Madagascar, Ghana, Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Senegal, U.K., France, Spain, Italy, West Germany, East Germany, Switzerland, Holland, Belgium, Luxembourg, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Greece, Poland, Yugoslavia, Hungary, Malta;

Other Information:  Lecturer in Economics, London University, 1965—72; Reader and Fellow, Institute of Development Studies, Sussex University, 1972—78, Professor, Calcutta University, 1980; Member, Senate, Calcutta University, 1984-88; Visiting Professor, Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, 1980 and JNU, 1987-89; Chairman, Task Force on Perspective Plan for Culutta; Jt. Secy. All India Kisan Sabha, 1986-89; on temporary assignment as consultant to various UN Bodies:  FAO, UNRISD, UNEP, ILO, UNESCO; Convenor, Committee for Civil Liberties in India, 1975-77; Permanent Address:  3 AB, Allenby Road, Calcutta, West Bengal-700020.