Dr. Ranjan Sarkar, M.A. (Geography-Gold Medalist), B.Ed., M.Ed., NET, Ph.D. (Geography), is an eminent academician. He has completed his M.A. degree in Geography & Applied Geography from the University of North Bengal in the Year 2003 and secured 1st Class 1st Position. He also obtained B.Ed. and M.Ed. degrees. He has been awarded Ph.D. degree in Geography & Applied Geography from the University of North Bengal. He is the recipient of University Gold Medal (Geography)-2003, Bidhu Ranjan Adhikary Memorial Trust Award-2003, Dr. S.B. Chatterjee Memorial Trust Award-2002, National Talent Search Award-1995. Since 2006, he has been working in the post of Assistant Professor in Geography (Senior Scale) of Ananda Chandra Training College, (WBCSC), Jalpaiguri, West Bengal. Before that he has served as an Assistant Teacher in Geography in a Higher Secondary School (WBCSSC). He has been acted as Nominated Member, Governing Body of various Colleges, Selection Committees, NAAC Coordinator, NSOU & IGNOU Academic Counsellor, DIET Subject expert and so on. He has participated and chaired numerous Regional, National and International Seminars, Workshops and UGC-HRDC courses actively. He has contributed more than 20 research papers in UGC enlisted/CARE national, and international Journals and edited volumes with ISBN. His research areas of interest are Socio-Economic development, Population Studies, Environmental Sustainability, Technology in Education and Teaching etc.