FACULTY & STAFF
 
SHABINA NISHAT OMAR : Teacher-in-Charge

MS. SHABINA NISHAT OMAR is Teacher-in-Charge and Head, Department of English at Milli Al-Ameen College (for Girls), Kolkata. She joined this college in 2000 and her core competences lie in teaching of British and American and Indian Literature. An alumnus of Loreto College, Calcutta she has been felicitated with the Alumni Achievement Award during the centenary celebrations of the college, she has won great acclaim for her publications in several national and international books and journals. She completed her M.A. in English from Calcutta University and her M.Phil. dissertation is on “Shakespearean Comedy” and her Ph.d on “Indian Drama in English.” She has authored a book entitled “A Study of Virgil’s Aeneid.” She was felicitated for her outstanding academic achievement as topper of M.A. from Calcutta University by ELLA (English Language Lovers Association), West Bengal and was the youngest academician to be nominated for the International Visitor Program in 2003 by the U.S. Department of State and visited many universities of the U.S.A. including Harvard and Georgetown. She has successfully completed a capacity building course in educational administration from the National University of Educational Planning & Administration (NUEPA), New Delhi. Her experience in educational administration as well as teaching makes her a valuable resource person for social and academic input to study groups and NGOs on education and social welfare. She has a wide experience of conducting and participating in various international and national and state-level UGC seminars, workshops and refresher courses and international conferences on a variety of topics related to English Language and Literature Learning and Teaching. She has guided and mentored numerous students towards academic excellence and co-curricular activities.

 
ACADEMIC PROFILE OF FACULTY MEMBERS

Ms. ZARRIN SATTAR completed her M.A from Calcutta University in Political Science and has been teaching in this college since September 2003. Her service was regularized by the DPI, Government of West Bengal in 2012. In addition to teaching Political Science, she also guides the students in their co-curricular activities integral to her Department and has actively organized the Youth Parliament Competition, Govt. of West Bengal. for college students held under the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs. She has also been working as Faculty Member of E.C.C teaching Indian Polity to W.B.C.S aspirants. She has supported the co-curricular activities of the college by involving the students in cultural programmes.

Mrs. ANTALINA KAR completed her M.Sc. in Botany (C.U.) with special paper “Plant Ecology”. B. ED from West Bengal State University in 2009-10. She joined this college as Part-time teacher in 2nd July, 2010. Her service was regularized by the DPI, Government of West Bengal in 2012. In addition to teaching Botany she also takes the ENVS classes and guides the students in their project work. She has supported the co-curricular activities of the college by involving the students in cultural programmes.

Dr. BHABANI DHAR, M.Sc., Ph.d.(Chemistry) joined the college in 2010 .Her service was regularized by the DPI, Government of West Bengal in 2012. She has many papers published in national and international journals and has been the co-author of a book for technical courses. In addition to taking classes in Chemistry in both the Pure Science and Bio – Science courses of B.Sc. General, she takes classes in Environmental Studies and actively participates to give shape to the Environmental projects of the final year students. She has supported the co-curricular activities of the college by involving the students in seminars and cultural programmes.

Dr. PAPIYA LAHIRI completed her M.Sc., Ph.D.(Zoology) and joined this college in 2010. Her service was regularized by the DPI, Government of West Bengal in 2012.Her topic of research has been :” Studies on Peroxidase & Iodinating Enzymes in Kidney fishes” and her Post-Doctoral work has been as Pool Officer in the Scientist Pool (C.S.I.R) on Neuro endocrines with special reference to thyroidal hormone bio – synthesis. She has widely published numerous papers in both national and international journals. In addition to taking classes in Zoology in the B.Sc. General Course, she takes classes in Environmental Studies and guides the Environmental Studies projects of the final year students.

Mrs. ROUNAQUE SABA completed her M.A. in Geography from Calcutta University and has been working in this college from 2006. Her service was regularized by the DPI, Government of West Bengal in 2012. In addition to taking classes in Geography for the B.A. course she has also conducted field trips and excursions to Taki, Lakshmikantapur, Rajarhat, Bishnupur for the girls as part of the compulsory C.U. fieldwork. She has supported the co-curricular activities of the college by involving the students in cultural programmes.

Ms. NAGHMA AHMED joined this college as Lecturer in History in July 2008 Her Acting service was regularized by the D.P.I, Govt. of West Bengal in 2012 She is now the Examination Convenor of the college from April 2012 onwards in She has been previously associated as faculty member in Maulana Azad National Urdu University and Calcutta Girls College . She has been an active participant in many state- level and national-level UGC seminars held across the city. She has supported the co-curricular activities of the college by involving the students in cultural programmes. In addition to teaching History, she also takes extra classes in Islamic History and Culture.

Dr. PRAGATI BANDOPADHYAY completed her M.A. in History from the University of Kalyani. She also completed “Research Training Programme” from Centre for Studies in Social Sciences in 1996-97. Dr. Pragati Bandopadhyay was awarded the Ph.D. in 2007 on “Communalism and Bengal Politics (1929-1947)”. She joined this college in 2008 as Lecturer in History and her service was regularized by the D.P.I., Govt. Of West Bengal in 2012. She has actively participated in numerous conferences and seminars with her presentations and papers on various topics and has 11 publications in various journals and books. Dr. Pragati Bandopadhyay has supported the co-curricular activity of the college by involving the students in the state level quiz in2012 and 2013. In addition to teaching History, she also takes extra classes in Islamic History and Culture.