Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra
Dr Soumitro Chakravarty
Assistant Professor, Management
PhD, MBA, PGDM(Information Management)
Contact Address
Permanent Address House No. 44, Lane No.6, Kokar Bank Colony, Ranchi, Jharkhand, 834001
Local Address House No. 44, Lane No.6, Kokar Bank Colony, Ranchi, Jharkhand, 834001
Phone (Office) 9608943362
Phone Residence 9608943362
Email Id soumitro@bitmesra.ac.in
Joined Institute on : 1-Dec-2005

  Work Experience
 
Teaching : 16 Years

Research : 12 Years

Individual: 3 Years

  Professional Background
  • PhD (BIT Mesra
  • MBA (Finance & Marketing),
  • PGDM (Information Management), B.Sc. (Physics Hons.)

 

  Research Areas
 

Microfinance, SHGs, Social Sciences, Interdisciplinary Studies

 

  Award and Honours
 

Jointly awarded the Research Excellence Award awarded by THE SCIENTIFIC INTERNATIONAL PUBLISHING HOUSE, registered under the ministry of SME, Government Of India on 3rd March, 2023for research work carried out with Dr. Umesh Prasad, Dept. of CS & E, BITOC, Lalpur Ranchi.

 

  Publications
 

 

Selected List of Publications in Journals/Periodicals

2023

  • Aagneya, P. alias Bhardwaj, A., Chakravarty, S. and Prasad, U. (2023), Taking Current Local Business Environment in Jharkhand towards Ecological Sustainability: A Study on JSLPS Initiatives, FOCUS WTO, Vol. 25 No. 4,October-December Issue,  pp. 35-45.

    http://publication.iift.ac.in/focuswto_archive.asp

  • Umesh Prasad, Soumitro Chakravarty, Seeding Sustainability: Machine Learning Applications In Agricultural Climate Change Adaptation Strategies Journal of  Informatics Education and Research’ , Vo. 4, Issue-42, Nov. -Dec, 2023  ISSN 2347-7075
  • Preeti Aagneya, Soumitro Chakravarty, Umesh Prasad, The impact of virtual reality on student engagement and learning outcomes, ‘Journal of  Informatics Education and Research’ , Vo. 3, No. 2, December, 2023 [ABDC] ISSN 1526-4726 (Print)
  • Preeti Aagneya, Soumitro Chakravarty, Umesh Prasad, Challenges faced by Women Professionals working from home in Ranchi, Jharkhand during the COVID-19 Pandemic, ‘Journal of Research Administration’ , Dec 7, 2023 [SCOPUS] ISSN 1539-1590 (Print)
  • Umesh Prasad, Soumitro Chakravarty, Gyaneshwar Mahto, Lung Cancer detection and classification using deep neural networks based on hybrid metaheuristic algorithm, ‘Soft Computing’ [SPRINGER], JuLY 7, 2023  [SCI-E]
  • Soumitro Chakravarty, Umesh Prasad, Covid-19 & It’s Impact Upon Mental Health:Issues & Concerns, Journal of Survey in Fisheries Sciences 10(4S) 707-710 2023 [SCOPUS]

2022

  • Preeti Aagneya, Dr. Soumitro Chakravarty, The Knowledge Workers in India- A Qualitative Enquiry into their experiences related to Attrition and Retention, Journal of Positive School Psychology http://journalppw.com,  2022, Vol. 6, No. 5, 5242 – 5248, June 2022 [SCOPUS]
  • Dr. Soumitro Chakravarty, Dr. Umesh Prasad, Exploring Student’s Perception Towards Effectiveness of Online Learning Across Higher Educational Institutions in India, KOREA REVIEW OF INTERNATIONAL STUDIES, Volume 15, Issue 34, May 2022 [ABDC]
  • Dr. Umesh Prasad, Dr. Soumitro Chakravarty, Fuzzied Approach for Demand Forecasting Model for Retail Automobile Management, International Journal of Early Childhood Special Education (INT-JECSE) DOI: 10.9756/INT-JECSE/V14I2.398 ISSN:1308-5581 Vol 14, Issue 02, 2022[ SCOPUS & E-SCI]

2021

  • Preeti Aagneya, Soumitro ChakravartyStrategic Human Resources Management (Shrm): Concept & Trends In Context Of Modern Business Environment, Ilkogretim Online - Elementary Education Online, 2021; Vol 20 (Issue 1): pp. 5961-5965. [SCOPUS]
  • Dr. Soumitro Chakravarty, Dr. Umesh Prasad,  Exploring the MOOC model of Online Education in light of COVID-19 Pandemic: An enquiry, Turkish Online Journal of Qualitative Inquiry, Vol. 12, No. 6, June 2021[An international open access peer reviewed journal [SCOPUS]

2020

  • Dr. Soumitro Chakravarty, Dr. Umesh Prasad, Impact of Internet and Social Media Usage among adolescents and young adults: A Qualitative Enquiry, International Journal of Advanced Science and Technology, Vol. 29, No. 8, (2020), pp. 1696-1705 [SCOPUS]
  • Dr. Umesh Prasad, Dr. Soumitro Chakravarty, Emerging Role Of Information And Communication Technologies In Modern Education: Issues & Concerns With Special Reference To Developing Economies, International Journal of Advanced Science and Technology, Vol. 29, No. 8, (2020), pp. 1641-1645. [SCOPUS]

            2019

  • Dr. Soumitro Chakravarty, Consumer Neuroscience and Modern Marketing Research: Present Issues and Future Trends; International Journal of Advanced Scientific Research and Management, Volume 4 Issue 5, May 2019. [An international open access peer reviewed journal approved by UGC]
  • Dr. Soumitro Chakravarty, The Indian Consumer’s Perception and Preferences towards Green Marketing: An Enquiry; International Journal of research and analytical reviews; Volume-06, Issue-01, January 2019. [An international open access peer reviewed journal approved by UGC]

2018

  • Dr. Soumitro Chakravarty, Dr. Umesh Prasad, Attrition, Retention and the Indian Knowledge Worker’s Experiences – A qualitative enquiry; International Journal for Research in Engineering, Application and Management; Vol-04, Issue-07, October 2018. [An international open access peer reviewed journal approved by UGC]
  • Dr. Soumitro Chakravarty, Dr. Umesh Prasad, Exploring the underlying issues in employing Likert Scale for Social Sciences Research- A Primer for new researchers; Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research,Vol. 5, Issue 10, October 2018. [An international open access peer reviewed journal approved by UGC]
  • Dr. Soumitro Chakravarty, Dr. Umesh Prasad & Dr. Amar NathJha, Corporate Citizenship: Contextual Issues, Trends and the Road Ahead; IUJ Journal of Management, Vol 6 No.1, 42-44 (2018) [A Bi-Annual, Referred Journal published by the ICFAI University Jharkhand, Ranchi and approved by UGC]

2017

  • Soumitro Chakravarty, “Impact of Self-Help Groups upon health of participating women: Evidence from Ranchi District in Jharkhand state, India” in  the International Research Journal of Human Resources & Social Sciences Vol. 4, Issue 6, June 2017. Impact Factor: 5.414. ISSN (O): 2349-4085, ISSN (P): 2394-4218. A Monthly Double-Blind Peer Reviewed Refereed Open Access International e-Journal - Included in the International Serial Directories, http://aarf.asia. (included in the list of journals approved by UGC)
  • Soumitro Chakravarty, Umesh Prasad, Exploring the role of Information Technology in Retail Sector: Current Scenario and Trends in The Global Journal for Research Analysis (GJRA) Volume 6, Issue 6, June 2017. ISSN NO. 2277-8160. IF: 4.547, IC Value: 80.26. (included in the list of journals approved by UGC)

2016

  • Soumitro Chakravarty, Umesh Prasad, “Education in the New Millennium – The Potential of Cloud Computing with Special Reference to Developing Economies” in International Journal of Emerging Trends in Electrical and Electronics (IJETEE – ISSN: 2320-9569) Vol. 12, Issue. 11, December-2016.

2015

  • Soumitro Chakravarty, “Development of A Regression Model to Enhance The  Economic Status of Self-Help Groups “International Journal of Applied Engineering Research ISSN 0973-4562 Volume 10, Number 11 (July, 2015) pp. 29817-29824 © Research India Publications http://www.ripublication.com. [SCOPUS]
  • Umesh Prasad, Soumitro Chakravarty, Gyaneshwar Mahto, A.K.Shrivastav, “EXPLORING THE EMERGING ROLE OF DATA MINING AND RELATED TECHNOLOGIES IN RETAIL FORECASTING: CONTEXTUAL ISSUES & THE ROAD AHEAD” in INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH JOURNAL OF MATHEMATICS, ENGINEERING & IT VOLUME – 2, ISSUE - 6 (June 2015) IF- 2.868 ISSN: (2349-0322), A Monthly Double-Blind Peer Reviewed Refereed Open Access International e-Journal - Included in the International Serial Directories, http://aarf.asia. (included in the list of journals approved by UGC)
  • Soumitro Chakravarty, Umesh Prasad, Gyaneshwar Mahto, “Retail success in the modern era: The emerging role of Information Technology” in GE-INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT RESEARCH VOLUME -3, ISSUE -3 (March 2015) IF-3.142 ISSN: (2321-1709), A Monthly Double-Blind Peer Reviewed Refereed Open Access International e-Journal - Included in the International Serial Directories, http://aarf.asia. (included in the list of journals approved by UGC)
  • Soumitro Chakravarty, Umesh Prasad, AN Jha, “Enhancing the productivity of Small Scale Women Entrepreneurs and Small Farmers availing Microfinance services through Self-Help Groups – The emerging role of Information and Communication Technology (ICT)” in  ‘American International Journal of Research in Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (AIJRHASS)’  ISSN (Print): 2328-3734, ISSN (Online): 2328-3696  Available online at http://www.iasir.net  (January, 2015).

 

2014

 

  • Soumitro Chakravarty , Anant Kumar, Umesh Prasad, Amar Nath Jha “Women Empowerment through Self-Help Groups: the role of Information& Communication Technology – A case study of Jharkhand State in India” in International Journal of Applied Engineering Research ISSN 0973-4562 Volume 9, Number 24 (2014) pp. 28631-28643 © Research India Publications http://www.ripublication.com. [SCOPUS]
  • Soumitro Chakravarty, Umesh Prasad, “ Exploring the impact of social networking upon modern day businesses: contextual issues & future trends with special emphasis upon Facebook” in GE-INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT RESEARCH VOLUME -2, ISSUE -11 (November 2014) IF-3.142 ISSN: (2321-1709), A Monthly Double-Blind Peer Reviewed Refereed Open Access International e-Journal – Included in the International Serial Directories, http://aarf.asia. (included in the list of journals approved by UGC)

2013

  • Soumitro Chakravarty, Amar Nath Jha “Assessing and improving the impact of micro-credit: Issues, Challenges and Future Directions” in the journal Review of Research Vol.2, No.11 (2013), ISSN: 2249-894X, http://www.reviewofresearch.net
  • Soumitro Chakravarty, Anant Kumar, Amar Nath Jha “Women Empowerment in India: Issues, Challenges & Future Directions” in the journal “International Review of Social Sciences & Humanities” Vol.5 No.1 (2013) ISSN: 2248-9010(online), 2248-0715(print) with Dr. Anant Kumar and A.N. Jha http://www.irssh.com

2012

  • Soumitro Chakravarty, Amar Nath Jha “Viability of credit scoring in Microfinance for developing countries” in the journal “International Review of Social Sciences & Humanities” Vol.3 No.1 (2012) ISSN: 2248-9010(online), 2248-0715(print) with Dr. A.N. Jha http://www.irssh.com

[Peer-reviewed, indexed, referred & open access international journal]

  • Soumitro Chakravarty, Amar Nath Jha “Health Care and Women Empowerment: The role of self help groups” with Dr. A.N.Jha in Health, Culture and society, www.hcs.pitt.edu

             Vol.2 No.1 (2012), ISSN: 2161-6590 (Online)

2011

  • Soumitro Chakravarty, Amar Nath Jha , “Women 1. Empowerment through SHGs: A case of Jharkhand State in India” with Dr. A.N. Jha in “The Journal of Social & Psychological Sciences” Vol. 4(1) : 3-15 (2011), available online at www.jspsciences.org. ISSN: 1756-7483(print), 1756-7491(online)

Selected List of Publications as chapters in edited volumes

2023

Soumitro Chakravarty, Umesh Prasad chapter titled ‘CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION STRATEGIES AND SDGS IN SAARC COUNTRIES’ in the book ‘Sustainable Development Goals in SAARC Countries: Key Issues Opportunities and Challenges’ , Volume: I, 15 June 2023, ISBN: 978-93-94819-34-4.

Umesh Prasad, Soumitro Chakravarty, chapter titled ‘Assessing The Progress Of Sdg Implementation In Saarc Countries: A Comparative Analysis’ in the book ‘Sustainable Development Goals in SAARC Countries: Key Issues Opportunities and Challenges’ , Volume: I, 15 June 2023, ISBN: 978-93-94819-34-4.

     2021

U.Prasad, AR Srivastava, S.Chakravarty Chapter titled ‘Rubrics’ as a Tool for Holistic Assessment: Design Considerations and Emerging Trends, in the book Transforming Higher Education Through Digitalization, Published By CRC Press, Taylor & Francis , 2021.

           2014

Soumitro Chakravarty, Umesh Prasad, “ An overview of IT in Power Sector- Focus on Distribution and Communication Systems” as chapter in edited book titled “The New Leap: Exploring new paradigms in business” published by Central University of Jharkhand, Ranchi, 2014, ISBN: 978-93-83842-10-0

2012

Soumitro Chakravarty, Anant Kumar, Amar Nath Jha “Microfinance: Contextual Issues & the road ahead” as a chapter in the edited book “Changing Scenario of Business & E-Commerce” ISBN: 978-93-81546-92-5(2012) with Dr. Anant Kumar & Dr. A.N.Jha.

2011

Soumitro Chakravarty, Chapter titled “Organizational Creativity, Idea Generation & Innovation” published in the book “CREATING VALUE THROUGH INNOVATION” Shree Publishers & Distributors, New Delhi, 2011 page no. 96-110.

 Papers published/presented in National/International conferences/Seminars/Workshops

  • Participated and  presented a paper on "Critical Analysis of CSR initiatives adopted by selected Indian Corporates,"  International Conference organized by the Soil Institute of Business Design in association with Royal Roads University, Canada on “Design Thinking and Innovations for sustainable management practices and solutions (IC-SOBD)”, Dec 8 & 9, 2023.
  • "Using Natural Language Processing and Blockchain for Employee Performance Evaluation," 2023 3rd International Conference on Advance Computing and Innovative Technologies in Engineering (ICACITE), Greater Noida, India, 2023, pp. 311-315, doi: 10.1109/ICACITE57410.2023.10182524. (IEEE Explore, 24 July 2023)
  • Attended and presented a paper titled “Agricultural water saving through IoT based smart irrigation system “ in the International conference on innovating technologies & intelligent systems (ICITIS-2023) organized by the Department of Computer Application & Information Technology , Center for Vocational Studies, YSN College , Ranchi on  24th & 25th February, 2023
  • Attended  in  the First Online International Conference on
    • “Continuity, Consistency and Innovation in Applied Sciences and Humanities” (ICCIASH-2020)  and presented a paper on “Psychological dimensions of COVID-19 upon Migrant Labourers in India: Issues and Concerns”, Aug. 13-14, 2020
  • Attended and presented a paper on “Climate Change Adaptation in the agriculture sector – The emerging role of Information and Communication Technology” in the 5th Annual Conference (Konkan Geographers Association of India) & National Seminar (ICSSR Sponsored) organized by Department of Geography, Nirmala College, Ranchi 0n 5th -6th November, 2015.
  • Attended and presented a paper on “Climate Change, Environmental Degradation and Resulting Conflicts – Existing issues and the road ahead” in the 5th Annual Conference (Konkan Geographers Association of India) & National Seminar (ICSSR Sponsored) organized by Department of Geography, Nirmala College, Ranchi 0n 5th -6th November, 2015.
  • Attended and presented a paper on “Human Resource Practices in the Modern Era: The Evolving Role of Information Technology” in the National Conference on “People Management: Emerging Trends in the Current Milliennium”, organized by the Faculty of Management Studies, ICFAI University Jharkhand, Ranchi on 3rd  September 2015.
  • Facebook as a tool for business growth and profitability: Contextual Issues & Future Trends” proceedings of International Conference on “Exploring New Paradigms in Business”, Feb 6- 7, 2014 at Central University of Jharkhand, Ranchi (Paper presented).
  • “ An overview of IT in Power Sector- Focus on Distribution and Communication Systems” proceedings of International Conference on “Exploring New Paradigms in Business”, Feb 6- 7, 2014 at Central University of Jharkhand, Ranchi (Paper presented).
  • Attended and presented a paper on “Tapping the untapped potential of Information Technology to accelerate productivity and economic growth: A case of developing economies” in the 56th Annual Conference of The Indian Society of Labour Economics, Dec. 18- Dec 20, 2014 at BIT Mesra, Ranchi.
  • Participated in the 64th All India Commerce Conference organized by the Department of Commerce, School of Management, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry, during Dec. 13-15, 2011 and presented a paper titled “MNREGA: Issues, Challenges & Future Directions: A Case of Jharkhand”.
  • “Organizational Creativity, Idea Generation & Innovation”, proceedings of Seminar on “Value creation through Innovation”, BHU Varanasi, Jan 2010 (Paper presented).

 

Short Term courses/FDPs/MDPs/Workshops attended

 

SL. No.

Name of workshop

Funding Agency

Organizers

Venue

Month Date, Year

1.

Online National Level Workshop on AMOS:SEM

SELF

ESSGEE DIGISKILLS, MUMBAI

Online

May 30 to June 10, 2023

1.

Online FDP on Analytics

SELF

IIM Visakhapatnam

Online

Aug. 30 to Sep 3, 2021

2.

5 day FDP on Inculcating Universal Human Values in Technical Education

AICTE

AICTE

Online

June 28 to July 2, 2021

3.

FDP on  "ROAD - Response Effectiveness, Organising Self, Attitudinal Shift, Decision Making"

AICTE

University College of Engineering, Osmania University

Online

September 7 to September 11, 2020

4.

FDP on Emotional Intelligence

AICTE

St. Martin’s Engineering College

Online

September 21 to September 25, 2020

5.

Mentoring for Teacher Professional Development , a 2 credit course from Reflective Teaching with  ICT (RTICT) programme

SELF

Tata Institute of Social Sciences

Online

June –August 2020

6.

MDP on Research Methodology

NA

Central University of Jharkhand, Ranchi

CUJ, Ranchi

Feb 11th – 17th 2013

7.

FDP on Value creation through Innovation

AICTE

FMS, BHU Varanasi

BHU Varanasi

Jan 25th – 30th 2010

 

 

  Text and Reference Books
 

“Impact of Self Help Groups upon women empowerment – A case study” published by Lambert Academic Publishing (International Book Publishers), in 2016, ISBN No. 978- 3- 659- 96840-2.

  Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)
 

 Patents Published

  1. IoT enabled tool for online education system in the developing trend of smart education published on 03rd June 2022. Application Number: 202211029708
  2. Internet of Things for Home safety Applications published on 10th June 2022. Application Number: 202241032207
  Fellow
 
  1. Co-Guide to Ms Shreya Patel (PhD Degree awarded under the Dept. of Management, BIT Mesra in December 2021)  on the Topic: “ROLE OF MICROFINANCE IN SOCIO-ECONOMIC UPLIFTMENT OF ECONOMICALLY WEAKER WOMEN OF JHARKHAND”
  2. Preeti Aagneya,  topic “Exploring the determinants of effective retention policies among knowledge workers in India” [ONGOING]