Dr. Jayanta Choudhury
Dr. Jayanta Choudhury presently works as faculty, Department of Rural Management and Development, Tripura University after working at State Institute of Rural Development, Tripura and National Institute of Rural Development, Hyderabad, India. He did his Ph.D. and Masters in Rural Development from Visva-Bharati University, West Bengal. He teaches Inclusive Rural development; Rural Development Planning & Project Management; Financial Inclusion; Social Enterprises, etc. to PG students.
He is author of 8 books and more than 35 research articles published in National and International journals and in edited volumes. He serves as Associate Editor for International Journal of Rural Development & Management Studies (IJRDMS) and TUI – A journal on Tribal Life and Culture. He has led various internationally funded development projects in India and Bangladesh. He has received Global Award (Best Professor in Rural Development) from World Education Congress-2015 and Broad Outlook Learner Teacher (BOLT) Award-2006 from AIR INDIA, Mumbai. He is active board member of various Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) including Financial Inclusion Trust (under the aegis of Bandhan Bank, India).