Qualification: M.Sc.(Chemistry) , M.Ed., M.Phil. and Ph.D.
Current Designation: Professor,Education Planning and Administration (WBUTTEPA),former Dean of the Faculty of Education, Journalism and Mass Communication, Library and Information Science, University of Calcutta
Prof. Rita Sinha Dasgupta is at present the Professor in the West Bengal University of Teachers’ Training, Education Planning and Administration (WBUTTEPA). She was the former Dean of the Faculty of Education, Journalism and Mass Communication, Library and Information Science, University of Calcutta. Dr. Sinha obtained her M.Sc.(Chemistry) , M.Ed., M.Phil. and Ph.D.degree from Kurushetra University. She previously taught at DAV College of Education for Women, Amritsar, Punjab, M.D. University, Rohtak, Haryana and University of Kalyani. She has dedicated all her life for the development of her students and research scholars in the various teaching institutions and various Universities she taught. She has an overall teaching experience of more than 45 years. She was invited to deliver lectures in various Universities and Institutions in India, USA, Italy and Germany and chaired technical sessions of many national and international seminars. She is the member of the board of studies of several universities and the editorial board member of several journals. She is the recipient of “Sister Nivedita Memorial Award” for her book “Education at the Dawn of the New Millennium .She received Women’s Achievers award from “India International Friendship Society”. On the centenary of International Women’s Day, 8th March, 2011, State Bank of India, Bengal circle awarded and recognized her contribution in the discipline of academics. She is a invitee of International Webinars across the globe and her research interests include but are not limited to science education, philosophical education and teacher education.