Dr. Abdul Hannan

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Dr. Abdul Hannan
Designation: Associate Professor
Date of Joining: 15.12.2023
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Academic record & distinction

MA & M.Phil. (Geography), North-Eastern Hill University

Ph.D. (Regional Development), Jawaharlal Nehru University

Ph.D. Topic: Employment Conditions in the Small Tea Plantations (STPs) and their impact on the Household Economy.

Areas of Specialization

Economic Geography, Agricultural Geography and Geographies of Development

Latest Publications

  1. Awarded Short-Term Post-Doctoral Fellowship (Sept-Dec, 2008), Centre for Studies in Social Sciences (CSSSC), Kolkata and supported by the Navajbai Ratan Tata Trust (NRTT).
  2. Awarded of Certificate of Appreciation for the University Development Project by the Founding Vice-Chancellor, Sikkim University (2012) at 5th Foundation Day of Sikkim University on July 02, 2012.
  3. Awarded for Best Publication in School of Human Sciences (2017) at 10th Foundation Day of Sikkim University on July 02, 2017.
  4. Awarded Post-Doctoral Fellowship (2017-19), New Delhi under Salary Protection Scheme of ICSSR, New Delhi.


Journal Publications

A) National

  • Hannan, A. (2019). Farm Size and Trade Relations of Small Tea Growers (STGs) in Assam and North Bengal, Social Change and Development, Vol. XVI, No. 2, Jul. 2019, pp. 78-99, Omeo Kumar Das Institute of Social Change and Development (ICSSR), Guwahati (Peer-Reviewed: ISSN 0975-4016).
    [online at https://www.okd.in/downloads/jr_19_july/article-5.pdf].
  • Hannan, A. (2019). The Place of Small Tea Growers (STGs) in Tea Production in India: Policy, Practice and Success, North Eastern Geographer, Vol. 40 No. 1 & 2, pp. 16-28, published by the North-East India Geographical Society (NEIGS), Guwahati (Peer-Reviewed; ISSN 0973-0915).
    [Journal Homepage: http://northeasterngeographer.co.in/]
  • Hannan, A. (2020). Governance and Sustainability of Industrial Cooperative (INDCO) Tea Factories in Nilgiris in the Post-Reform Period, Hill Geographer, Vol. XXXVI, No. 2, pp. 41-50 published by the Geographical Society of the North-Eastern Hill Region, Shillong (Peer-Reviewed & UGC-CARE; ISSN 0970-5023).

         [Journal Homepage: http://www.hillgeographer.in/]

B) International

  • Hannan, A. (2018). Geography of Informal Trade, Commodity Flows and Livelihoods in Indo-Nepal Border (A case of Dhulabari, Bagdogra and Siliguri Corridor), Journal of Business Management and Compliance, Vol. 1 No. 2, Jul-Dec. 2018, pp. 7-29, published by OSDER Publications, Dhaka, Bangladesh. (Peer Reviewed; ISSN 2523-1413)
    [online at http://www.osderpublications.com/uploads/1568726955.pdf]

Research & Consultancy Projects

  • “Smallholders in Plantations: Changing Organizational Structure and the Challenges” (2010-11) by National Research Programme on Plantation Development (NRPPD), supported by Ministry of Commerce & Industry (GOI) at Centre for Development Studies, Trivandrum (Completed).
  • “Mid-Term Appraisal of 11th Five Year Plan for the State of Sikkim” (2011-12) supported by Planning Commission of India, New Delhi and worked as Team Leader for the State of Sikkim (Completed).
  • “Agriculture, Vegetable Economy and Livelihoods of Vegetable Growers of Sikkim” (2021) supported by Sikkim University Research Award (Ongoing).



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