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Dr. Shankar Chatterjee

This is Dr Shankar Chatterjee, retired on superannuation from the post of Professor & Head (CPME) from NIRD&PR, an organization of Govt. of India. I have published 32 books (individual and joint) and around 500 plus research papers, articles, letters. In addition, more than 1000 comments/views uploaded in the Digital column of different leading newspapers such as The Times of India, The Hindu etc.
I have travelled across India for research studies and for other academic works, also visited Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Eritrea, Italy, Iran, Indonesia, Malaysia, Peru, Namibia, Sri Lanka etc. as resource person. And for other purposes, I was in Austria, Germany, England, China, The Netherlands, Switzerland, Vatican City, Egypt, Yemen, Qatar, etc. In Rome, FAO, my research paper was appreciated and then Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Sri Rajsekhar Reddy Sir called me and greeted me. I have represented Assam State Hockey Team in All India Junior National Hockey and acted in a Telugu cinema.
In January 2019, I have received Life Time Achievement Award under the banner of International Academic Excellence Awards -2019, from EAST (Environmental Advisory for Sustainable Trust), Tamil Nadu, India.

Productive Expenditure vs. Unproductive Expenditure in WB: A Glimpse

 For the welfare of the people the Union Government or State Government has to incur expenditures. The expenditures are important for the development of an economy. There are two types of expenditures incurred by the Government – one is Productive and other one is unproductive. In general productive expenditures increase […]

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Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore’s Death Anniversary: Had Tagore been alive today, he would have been upset to observe present WB Situation

Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore was a great patriot as well as an excellent  human being, a doyen of Indian literature and man of versatile qualities as in any field of Indian literature, song, drama including dance drama, painting, music, playwright, etc., without mentioning him  discussion would be incomplete.  According to him, “the highest education is […]

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Another Scam in Bhadraloks’ State

In my service days whenever for official purposes visited across the state of West Bengal, I have observed in general people are polite in behaviour and amicable to the guests. Many will offer a cup of tea in an earthen pot in the offices or normal working place with ‘Rosogolla’ […]

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International trade as an engine for development: Points from “Financing for Sustainable Development Report 2021”, United Nations

Because of COVID-19 all the countries have been badly suffering in many ways. One is of areas is International Trade.  In this regard, based on the “Financing for Sustainable Development Report 2021” which is a joint product of the members of the Inter-agency Task Force on Financing for Development , […]

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