Smt. Ruby Pal

M.A., M.Phil. (J.U.)

Associate Professor

Department of Economics

About me

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Educational Qualification : M.A.( J.U.) , M. Phil(J.U.)
Area of Research : Social Sector
Specialization : Development
Hobbies: Cooking, Composing  Poems
Teaching Experience in Under Graduate level : 21 Years ( Both Honours and General )
Previous Posting : Durgapur Government college (1997 -2001)
Research Experience :

  • Completed one Minor Research Project entitled ‘A Study of Female Domestic Helps and Their Children in Kolkata’ , sponsored by UGC, during 2005-2007
  • ‘Education Employment Linkages and Manpower Planning in the Context of Industrialization in India’, dissertation submitted for M.Phil under Jadavpur University, 1992

Research Guidance : Guidance to the students of  Third Year  in preparation of  Term Papers since 2012-2013
Member of Academic Bodies :

  • Life Member of Bengal Economic Association
  • Member, Academic Committee, South Asian Economics Students’ Meet,  Delhi, 2011

Member in Seminars/Conferences/Others

  • Member, Organizing Committee, International Conference on Globalization,Capitalist Crisis and Inclusive Development : Myths & Reality, 2009, Lady Brabourne College.
  • Member, Organizing committee, 27th (2007) & 34th ( 2014) Annual Conferences of Bengal Economic Association at Lady Brabourne College.
  • Member, Organizing Committee, National Seminar on Swami Vivekananda’s Vision and Its Relevance in the Contemporary World, 2013, Lady Brabourne College.
  • Member, NAAC Core Committee , 2014.
  • Member, IQAC, 2007 –March 2017
  • Member, Advisory Board, Women’s Studies Centre, Lady Brabourne College.
  • Member, Different Selection Committees :
  •  Rani Birla Girls’ College, Kolkata (2016)
  • Symbiosis School of Economics,Pune (2017)

Administrative Work :

  • Treasurer :
  • UGC Committee, Lady Brabourne College
  • Remedial Coaching Centre, Lady Brabourne College
  • In Charge :

University Examination,Part III , Lady Brabourne College

 Assignments of the University of Calcutta  :

  • Co-ordinator/Head Examiner (till 2015)
  • External Examiner
  • Moderator
  • Examiner cum Scrutineer
  • Paper Setter
  • Acted as a Referee in the framing of Syllabus(2010) of Economics Honours  

Resource Person :

  • Speaker at the National Seminar on Centenary Tribute to International Women’s Day –Working Women: Politics, Leadership and Organisation, on 19th March 2010, organized by Women’s Studies Research Centre,  University of Calcutta
  • Chairperson, Paper Presentation Session on Discrimination – Social Identity, Gender and Ethnicity, SAESM, Delhi, 2011
  • Panelist, Refresher Course in Economics, UGC-Academic Staff College, Kolkata, January, 2013
  • Judge, Annual Cultural Competitions of  Udbhaas, a registered NGO for underprivileged children.


In Books and Journals :

  • “ Enlightenment through Education : Case of the Children of Domestic Helps of Kolkata “, Journal of Social and Economic Development, Vol. 12, No. 1, Jan.-June 2010,
  • “ India’s Employment Scenario : Pre Reform and Post Reform Phases”, in Journal of Social Sciences, Lady Brabourne College, 2011
  • “ Empowerment of Women : A different Story ” in Women Empowerment in India : Challenges Ahead , Edited by Debashis Mazumdar,Pushpita Sarkar, Udayan Bandyopadhyay, Lopamudra Sengupta, 2015

 In  Magazines :

A few poems in College Magazines as well as in Sharadiya Sahitya Patrika(2014), Kalibari Granthagar Bibhag, Dhakuria.