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1 Faculty of Science Department of Geography Dr. Anu Rai is an Assistant Professor of Geography in School of Science of Adamas University. She has Graduated from Shri Shikshayatan College, University Of Calcutta, 2009 and Post Graduated with Gold Medal from Presidency College (Now Presidency University), University of Calcutta in 2011 and has obtained her degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Science in Geography under University of Kalyani in She has teaching experience in several colleges and universities of West Bengal. She has delivered talks at several National and International Seminars and has many international and national publications. She has also completed training on Management Development Programme on Multivariate Data Analysis from Vinod Gupta School of Management, IIT Kharagpur and a Certificate Course on Geoweb Services and Geoportal Applications from Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), Department of Space, Government of India. She is well accustomed with ArcGIS, MapInfo Professionals, TNTMips, Q GIS, Google Earth Geo Portals, NASA World Wind Geoportals, Bhuvan Geoportals, Openstreet Geoportals, Statistical Software for Social Science (SPSS IBM 20.0), BV4.1, Program for Statistical Analysis (PSPP), Census and Survey Processing System (Cs Pro 6.0.1), Gretl, Develve, Triplot, Simfit, SOFA Statistics software packages. Her research interest includes the study of Geography of Decision Making and Management focussing on the contemporary socio economic and cultural issues, spatial interactions of contemporary space, space re-construction and resource re-distribution considering the view point of Geographer A Spatial Scientist. Area of Research Spatial interactions of contemporary space, space re-construction and resource re-distribution considering the view point of Geographer A Spatial Scientist. Research Interests Geography of Decision Making and Management, Regional Planning and Development, Contemporary Issues (Social & Cultural). Past Employment

2 Jan Jul 2015 Research Fellow, Department of Geography at University of Kalyani. Sep 2011 Dec 2011 B.A./B.Sc. Honours and Pass Classes in Geography at Bhangar Mahavidyalaya, Department of Geography, University of Calcutta. Oct 2011 Dec 2011 M.A. /M.Sc. Classes in Geography at Asutosh College, Department of Geography, University of Calcutta. Professional Activities and Awards Awards & Grants Feb 2016 Doctorate in Geography, University of Kalyani. Jan 2012 Jan 2017 West Bengal State Govt. Doctoral Fellowship, University of Kalyani. Dec 2010 UGC-NET for Assistant Professors in Geography 2012 Certificate of Honour, Presidency College for obtaining First class First Rank in M.Sc. Examination. Trainings Dec 1 st 6 th 2014 Management Development Programme on Multivariate Data Analysis, Vinod Gupta School of Management, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, West Bengal, India June 28 th July 15 th 2016 Certificate Course on "Geoweb Services and Geoportal Applications Indian Space Research Organization, Dept. of Space, Govt. of India. Scientific Memberships Foundation of Practising Geographers, Kolkata Regional Science s Association, Kolkata Indian Society of Spatial Scientists Talks given at National and International Seminars Nov 11th 13th 2011 National Seminar organized by 33rd Indian Geography Congress Department of Geography, The University of Burdwan, Barddhaman, West Bengal. Title of the Paper - Domestic Water

3 Supply: Planning & Prospects in Urban India - A case study of Maheshtala Municipal Area. Jan 24th 25th 2012 UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Urban Poverty - Issues & Challenges Department of Geography Patna Women s College, Patna University, Patna, Bihar. Title of the Paper - Working Conditions of Women in an Unorganized Sector - A Case Study of Howrah Municipal Corporation Area. Mar 15th 17th 2012 UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Demographic Transition and Inclusive Development Organized by IIPS held at ISI, Kolkata, West Bengal. Title of the Paper - A Study of Workplace Culture & Status of Women Construction Labourers in the Social Ladder West Bengal, India. Mar 30th 31st 2013 National Seminar on Recent Trends in Geographical Research Anthropological Survey of India, Kolkata organized by Foundation of Practising Geographers. Title of the Paper - Geographical Research in Medical Tourism: A New Horizon. Dec 20th - 21st th Regional Science Association s Kolkata International Seminar on Environmental Management for Sustainable Development Department of Geography, Karnataka Science College, Dharwad Karnataka. Title of the Paper - Regional Imbalance in Medical Opportunities: Bridging the Gap by Medical Tourism. Dec 28th 30 th th International Asian Urbanization Conference on Urban Dynamics, Environment and Health: Challenges for the Twenty First Century Department of Geography, Faculty of Science, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. Title of the Paper - Medical Tourism in Kolkata: An Attempt towards EIA Mar 1st 2nd 2014 National Seminar on Research Frontiers in Man-Nature Interface organized by Foundation of Practising Geographers, Kolkata and Department of Geography, Vishva-Bharati, Shantiniketan, West Bengal, Title of the Paper - Applied Geography and Medical Tourism. Feb 6th 7th 2015 National Seminar on Images of Geography organized by Foundation of Practising Geographers, NATMO and ASI, Kolkata held at Satyendra Nath Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata, Title of the Paper - Host & Guest Relationship in Medical Tourism Industry in Kolkata: An Appraisal.

4 Extra Curricular Activities Certificate of Excellence in the Field of Social Work NSS s Save the Children Project, Shri Shikshayatan College List of publications in peer reviewed journals 1. Anu Rai, Sarkar A. "Workplace Culture and Status of Women Construction Labourers: A Case Study in Kolkata, West Bengal." Indian Journal of Spatial Science, ISSN eissn , no. 2 (2012): available at: 8/issueset-10/Art_026.pdf 2. Anu Rai. "Domestic Water Supply: Planning and Prospects - A Case Study of Maheshtala Municipal Area." In Resource and Development Issues and Concerns, ISBN , by N.C. Jana and L. Shivramkrishnan, Kolkata: Progressive Publishers, Anu Rai, Chakrabarty P, and A Sarkar. "Globalization and Medical Tourism: A Spatial Study." The Indian Journal of Spatial Science, ISSN eissn Vol. 5, no. 1 (2014 (a)): 4 23 available at 15/3_Anu_IJSS.pdf 4. Anu Rai, Chakrabarty P, and A Sarkar. "India as a Medical Tourism Hub in SAARC a geographical analysis." Indian Journal of Spatial Science ISSN eissn , Vol. 5, no. 2 (2014 ): 12 20, available at 16/2_Anu12_20.pdf 5. Anu Rai, Chakrabarty P, and Sarkar A. "Forecasting the Demand for Medical Tourism in India." IOSR Journal Of Humanities And Social Science (IOSR-JHSS, e-issn: , p- ISSN: , Vol. 19, no. 11 (1) (November 2014 ): available at: 6. Anu Rai, Chakrabarty P, and Sarkar A. "Regional Imbalance in Medical Opportunities: Bridging the Gap by Medical Tourism." Thematics Journal of Geography, ISSN: , Vol.2.0, no. 4 (2013): Contact Details: at: rai.anu4052gmail.com M : Mailing address: Dr. Anu Rai Assistant Professor School of Science Department of Geography Adamas University Adamas Knowledge City

5 Barasat - Barrackpore Road, Jagannathpur, Kolkata, West Bengal , India.