World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Ratan Lal Basu

Article Id: WHEBN0023885102
Reproduction Date:

Title: Ratan Lal Basu  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Chanakya, Bengali literature
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

Ratan Lal Basu

Ratan Lal Basu (Bengali: রতন লাল বসু; born 23 December 1948) is an economist and English fiction author from Kolkata, India.

Childhood and parents

The place of birth of Dr. Ratan Lal Basu is the village Belakoba in the Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal, India. He was born on 23 December 1948. His father Sri Mahendra Lal Bose was educated from St. Xavier’s School and College, Calcutta, he later on got settled at the village Belakoba and played a pioneering role in establishing many schools in the remote villages of the Jalpaiguri district.


Dr. Basu studied in and passed Higher Secondary Examination with brilliant results from Belakoba High School 17 k.m. from Jalpaiguri town. Dr. Basu did his Honors and M.A. degrees in Economics from Presidency College, Kolkata, then affiliated with the University of Calcutta, and at present upgraded to Presidency University, Kolkata, and did Ph.D. on the Arthasastra of Kautilya, a treatise on Economics, Politics and Espionage, written around 300 B.C.


Dr. Basu joined the Bhairab Ganguly College, then affiliated with the University of Calcutta, as a Lecturer in Economics and later on became a Reader and retired as the Teacher-in-Charge (Acting Principal). As a Teacher-in-Charge he took initiative in completing the NAAC inspection of the college, streamlining the admission procedure to ensure justice to the applicants and completion of the long overdue asset registration.

He was the Treasurer, Bengal Economic Association (Bangiya Arthaniti Parishad) from June 2009 to May 2014.[1] At present he is the Principal and adviser to IIMS (Kolkata) - AIS (St. Helens, New Zealand) Cross Credit Program[2]



  1. ^
  2. ^

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.