In India from the ancient period onwards time to time, many great saints were born. One of them is Sant/Saint Ravidas, also called Raidas, (flourished 15th or 16th century), a spiritual poet and a great saint. Sant Ravidas ji was one of the most prominent saints of Indian Bhakti […]
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.
This article is based on FAO’s recent publication viz., World Food and Agriculture Statistical Pocketbook 2019 of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, Rome. So I have highlighted the issues based on their publication. I was in FAO Rome, to present my research paper as they […]
From the ancient period onwards many saints were born in India in different periods. Many literatures are also available about them but we should remember them time to time so that young generations and children know about their teachings and activities One famous saint who was not only popular in […]
Madagascar now-a-days is in the news because people have been awfully suffering as many of them were eating boiled tamarind due to lack of food. Let me highlight a few lines about Madagascar. Madagascar, officially known as, the Republic of Madagascar is spared over an area of 592,800 square […]
China is now-a-days in the news in the world for various reasons. But recent one is because of an arrest (May 2020) and subsequently jailed for four years by a lady journalist namely Ms. Zhang Zhan, a 37-year old lady. Her fault was that she reported from the central city […]
Teaching profession is the noblest profession as a good teacher can create and guide a student by inculcating with value and character. Andin this regard I wish to mention two sayings of our former President Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam sahab which I like very much as I was […]
Dr Shankar Chatterjee, Hyderabad On this date of 20 November 2020, the 551 birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev ji is being celebrated across the world particularly in India and Pakistan with full enthusiasm, devotion and joviality. Here I have mentioned India and Pakistan as He was born in 1469 […]
I met Sri Tarun Gogoi ji probably in 2002 in Hyderabad where he came for National Games Meet. I was mesmerised by observing his simplicity and innocent smile. He was born on 1st April 1936 in an ethnic Assamese Tai-Ahom family at Rangajan Tea Estate, erstwhile Sivasagar District, now under Jorhat […]
Based on the Report of 2020 Global Hunger Index GHI), few important findings are presented here. Also it is noteworthy to mention that for the 2020 GHI, data on the proportion of undernourished are for 2017–2019; data on child stunting and wasting are for the latest year in the period […]
No Indians can forget Azad Hind Fauj/ the Indian National Army’s (INA) contribution in the freedom movement (Founded on 21 October 1943) . While I was in some countries, many people of Pakistan and Bangladesh talked about the enormous contributions of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose and INA/ Azad Hind Fauj. Honestly, […]
I had the opportunity to visit the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in 2009. In fact, I was invited to present my research paper on India’s self-help groups (SHGs) and closely observed FAO which I can mention quantitatively and qualitatively an asset for the people of the world. After coming […]
Sri Sukanta Bhattacharya, a Bengali poet, about 80 years ago felt the sordid affairs of grass root level postal fellows and wrote a beautiful poem under the title of ‘Runner’. The poem has focussed on the fearful, lonely and brave life of a runner. Few lines in English version are […]
I always feel joyous and excited on occasion of National (5September) or World (5 October) Teachers’ Day,as I could complete school education to my top education i.e. Ph.D. because of my teachers and also happy that I started my carrier as College Teacher. In India, from 1962, 5 […]
Food is most important for all human beings and that is why a baby immediately after his/her birth cries and mother gives her milk. After passing of time, we require different types of food including veg and non-veg as desired by the person, inter alia of which are carbohydrate, protein, […]
For academic works, I had the opportunity to visit across the country (before my retirement on superannuation) and one of the names commonly I have heard mostly in the districts of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana whenever discussion on story and novels were cropped up was the great writer Sri Sarat […]