Age: 34
Home Town: Kolkata, West Bengal
Education: MA in Local Governance, Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development
Specific Field Interests: Sustainable Development, Local governance and Rural Development, Biodiversity Management
Placement: Chhattisgarh Agricon Samiti, Kabirdham (Chhattisgarh)
Area of Focus: Restoration of degraded land in Kabirdham Economic Zone through protection of enviornment and biodiversity for benefit of rural and tribal communities of Chhattisgarh.

Fellowship Project: Biodiversity, Environment Protection, Youth, sustainable agriculture

Highlights: Mr. Santanu Bhowmick has completed his Post Graduation in Local Governance from Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development (RGNIYD). Mr. Santanu comes with rich diverse experience as he has worked in the development sector with various NGOs and CSR bodies. He also worked with National Institutions like the National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRD&PR) with multiple research projects as Research Associate and Assistant. He also worked as a State Resource Associate (SRA) at the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) associated with the Mahatma Gandhi National Fellowship Programme (MGNF) under the aegis of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship in Tripura.

Posts by Santanu Bhowmick


Where are women in the Indian Agricultural Ecosystem?

This blog is jointly written by Disha Arora, Senior Fellow and Santanu Bhowmick, Banyan Impact […]


Exploring Gender Perspectives in Agriculture | Comparing Chhattisgarh and Meghalaya

Introduction: In the agricultural landscapes of North East India and North India, gender dynamics are […]


Exploring Indigenous Farming Practices: Learnings from Meghalaya

Note – The blog is based on my recent visit to the College of Post […]


Changing Patterns in the Lives of Farmers: An Introspection from Past, Present, and Future

Note: The blog is especially focused on the dynamics of the Kabirdham District of Chhattisgarh […]


A Primary Perspective on Preserving Traditional Knowledge as key to Sustainable Agriculture

Introduction: In the age of technological advancement, the agricultural landscape has undergone a profound transformation […]


Bridging the Gap: Traditional vs. Modern Methods of Agriculture and the Role of Young Farmers

Introduction Agricultural practices are as old as the civilizations of human society and along with […]


Letters from Odisha to Tamil Nadu to Chhattisgarh: A Collaborative Photo Exchange on Art and Its Stories, Part 3.

This three-part series is a collaborative effort between Banyan Impact Fellows Bijoylakshmi, based in Odisha, […]


Biodiversity Management Committees- A sustainable mechanism for localising SDGs

Introduction In the heart of Chhattisgarh, a state adorned with diverse ecosystems and a vibrant […]


Youth involvement in Agriculture for a sustainable future_ A Primary prospective

The majority of the population of Kabirdham District, Chhattisgarh, lives in rural areas and keeps […]


Diwali: A Journey of Emotions, Beyond Wealth and Status

  As a Bengali immersed in the fervor of Durga Puja, my cultural celebrations were […]

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