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


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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