Early Indian (up to 1300 CE) Society, Economy and Polity
Temple Economy in Early Medieval India CE 600-1300) Coastal Society (particularly East Coast)--Early Indian Perspectives Early Indian Society and the Environment Maritime Culture--- Early Indian Perspectives.
Number of researchers awarded M.Phil: 03 (Degree awarded)
Number of researchers pursuing M.Phil: 01
Ph.D : 04
Project Running as a Co-Investigator:
Early Indias interaction with early South-east Asia: Re-interpreting the old and opening up new vistas, Dept of AIHC
List of Recent Publications:
Environment in Early Bengal: Gleaning from Epigraphs (Fifth to the Thirteenth Centuries AD) In M. D. Sampath and N. Pankaja (eds.), Ancient Sciences and Archaeology, Delhi, 2018, pp. 206-212.
External Member, Departmental Research Committee, Jadavpur University Ph. D and M. Phil Examiner of Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and Visva-Bharati University, West Bengal
Executive Member of the Epigraphical Society of India (ESI), Mysore and the Ancient 3 Science and Archaeological Society of India (ASASI), Mysore
Invited Lecture Delivered:
Prof. Ku. Si Haridas Bhat Shashtipoorthi Endowment Lecture, Organized by the Place Names Society of India, Mysore, 2018
Engaged in the field study collecting data from the eastern coast of India