Dr Mir Abdul Sofique

University of Burdwan, WB, India

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Dr Mir Abdul Sofique graduated from the VISVA BHARATI University of the Santiniketan. He gained his M.T.A (Master in Tourism Administration (with Distinction) and PhD (in Tourism Management and Marketing) degrees from the Department of Business Administration from the University of Burdwan, West Bengal, India where he contributed to the teaching, research and consultancy undertaken by the tourism team.
Dr Sofique joined in the University of Burdwan in the year 2000 as a Lecturer. He presented research article in national & international conferences in different parts of the Country & abroad. Dr Sofique was invited to deliver a speech in an International Conference in Melbourne, Australia.
Dr Sofique was selected as a faculty in Tourism in the University of Guyana, South America.University of Rwanda,Kigali,East Africa & Bursa Orhan Gazi University, Bursa,Turkey.
He is associated with different travel agencies & tour operators as advisory board member in the country. He has been teaching tourism related subjects in more than 10 Universities around the
Country. Dr. Sofique has also served as an External Examiner for the A.P.S University, Rewa, Banaras Hindu University, Aligarh Muslim University, Kalyani and Vidya Sagar University.
He has also been involved in teaching, advising and developing distance learning material for IGNOU. He served as an organizing secretary in 2006 conferences & acted as Coordinator in 2008 Conferences on Tourism in India vision 2020.
He also played a critical role to the development of the MBA in Tourism and the B.B.A in Tourism & Hospitality at the University, as well as acted as liaison with the Tourism industry and led departmental research.
Three scholars awarded PhD under the guidance of Dr Sofique including one foreigner from Bali, Indonesia. Dr Sofique also served in North Eastern Hill University, (NEHU), Shillong as Associate Professor. Presently Dr Sofique is working as an Associate Professor in the department of Tourism Management University of Burdwan.

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