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Dr. Somprakash Dhar

Dr. Somprakash Dhar

Assistant Professor, Humanities and Social Sciences


Regional planning & development, Geopolitics and RS & GIS are Dr. Somprakash Dhar's main areas of expertise. He earned his Ph.D. and postgraduate degrees from Tripura University (Central). Prior to that, he graduated from Panjab University while living in Chandigarh. 
Dr. Dhar has experience working with a variety of IT & ITES firms, including IBM Daksh, Bartleby Technologies, Competent Synergies, etc. He has also worked in print and television media. Dr. Dhar has participated in research initiatives financed by centralized agencies like DBT and others as a field investigator. He also served as a visiting lecturer and academic counsellor for various colleges and universities. 
Data analytics is one of his most recent areas of interest. Besides Geography, Dr. Dhar enjoys studying and writing about other subjects like Data Science, AI, ML & NLP etc. He published multiple articles in peer reviewed journals and book chapters.

  • 7.5 years (Academics, IT & ITES, Research)
  • M.Sc., Ph.D.
Award & Recognition

  • Awarded the 'University Insignia' from Panjab University, Chandigarh. (2007)


  • Book Chapter - Roy, S., Dhar, S., Debnath. P. and Mitra, S. (2022). Externalities of Railways in Tribal Area Development: An Evidence from Thalik Twisa, Chakraborty D. & Nayak R.D.(Ed.) Transitional Aspects of Indigenous People Northeast India. MAKAIAS-Kolkata (An autonomous body under Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India). Eastern Book House - Guwahati.145-158. ISBN:9789392038419: Edited Book
  • Journal - Dhar, S., Roy, S. and Mitra, S. (2021). ‘Muhuri Char: an unresolved dot on Indo-Bangla Land Boundary at Tripura: A study of border security vulnerabilities, Hill Geographer, Geographical Society of the Northeastern Hill Region (India). Vol.XXXVII.No.01:1- 15, ISSN:0970-5023:       Peer reviewed and UGC-Care Indexed Journal.
  • Book Chapter - Mitra, S., Roy S. and Dhar S. (2021). A Geopolitical and Regional Sustainability of Sabroom Town, Tripura: A Road Map for Future, Geoinformatics: In Research & Development, South Asian Institute for Advanced Research and Development (SAIARD), Kolkata, India:128-151.ISBN:978-81-954965-0-1.: Edited Book
  • Journal - Dhar, S. and Mitra, S. (2017). Indo-Bangla Relations and Tripura: Scope for Future Geopolitical Development, WWJMRD,2017;3(10):253-256, e-ISSN:2454-6615.- Peer reviewed Journal.
  • Journal- Dhar, S. and Mitra, S.(2017). Srinagar-Chagalnaiya Border Haat at Tripura: A Trade Pocket, Managed as ‘Peace Kit' between India and Bangladesh, Researchers World, Vol.–VIII, Issue–4(3), October 2017:88-97, e-ISSN2231-4172.: Peer reviewed Journal. 


  • NPTEL & IIT Roorkee Certification – Data Analytics with Python – (Python Basics, Quantitative Data Analysis, Statistical Methods etc.) – Credential Id: NPTEL22CS08S1302008702200826

Area of Interest

  • Regional Planning and Development, Geopolitics, Data Science, Remote Sensing & GIS.