Rinku Das

Assistant Faculty



Phone No:



Ph.D in Management from NIT Silchar

Professional Qualification

MBA from Periyar University, Salem

Areas of Specialization

  • Cluster Development, FPO and Value Chain Promotion

Rinku Das

Assistant Faculty

Projects :

  1. FPO programme in Assam under Central Sector Scheme Formation and Promotion of 10000 FPO (Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare)
  2. Development of Bamboo Base Handicraft Clusters in Nagaland State sponsored by Ministry of Textile. 
  3. Eri Value Chain Development in Assam sponsored by UNDP
  4. Mushroom Value Development in Kamrup District of Assam sponsored by ASRLM
  5. SME Cluster Development Programme at Bihar State sponsored by DIC, Govt of Bihar. 

Dr. Das is a seasoned professional with more than 8 years of project management and implementation experience. He is credited for his expertise in cluster development, FPO promotion and value chain development. His experience is varied - across states in India and multilateral agencies. The domains that he specializes in, include; agri and food processing, handicrafts, bamboo and silk, in addition to several industrial and artisanal clusters. SME sustainability and growth is also his area of expertise.

  1. The Industrial Cluster Concept: A Literature Review”. SEDME Journal, ni- msme, Hyderabad, Government of India, Vol. 38, No. 1, 2011.
  2. The Industrial Cluster Concept in Regional Economic Development Prospective: A Literature Review”, SEDME Journal, ni- msme, Hyderabad, Government of India, Vol. 39, No.2, 2012.
  3. “Cluster Development Initiative for Poverty Alleviation: A Case Study”. Journal of Rural Development, National Institute of Rural Development, Govt. of India, 2015.
  4. “Cluster as a Strategic Approach to SMEs Development and Poverty”. Spectrum: An International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, Vol.1, Issue.1, 2013.
  5. Industrial Cluster: An approach for Rural Development for North East India. International Journal of Trade Economics and Finance, Singapore, Vol.2, No.2, 2011.
  1. Published Book titled “Industrial Cluster: An Approach for Rural Development in North East India”. LAP LAMBAART Academic Publishing. ISBN-10-9783659290398, Year-2011 
  2. Published Book titled “Cluster Development Approach towards Poverty Alleviation and Income Generation: A Case Study on Barpeta District of Assam”. MRB Publication. ISBN No. 978-93-83403-30-5, Year-2014.
  1. Five days of workshop cum training programme on Faculty Development Programme on Effective Teaching organized by TEQIP-National Institute of Technology Silchar in April, 2012.
  2. One-week short-term training programme on Application of Statistics in Engineering, Management & Applied Sciences, organized by Department of Mathematics, National Institute of Technology Silchar, in October, 2012.
  3. Five days of training cum workshop attained at Applied Statistical Unit Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata in December, 2011.
  4. Presented one paper on the international conference on Globalization is Irreversible: Need for Branding India Inc. & Making MSMEs Competitive, organized by MSME Department Commissionerate of Industries and Commerce, Government of Tamil Nadu, Coimbatore, held on 2- 3 March, 2012.