Susmita Das works at Agricultural Information Center (AIC) of Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council (BARC) Dhaka under Ministry of Agriculture since 2005. BARC is a public sector agency mandated to coordinate agricultural research of the country while AIC is responsible for knowledge management for National Agricultural Research System (NARS) including documentation services to accelerate Research & Development.
Ms. Das is young professional in the field of information service management. She obtained her Bachelor, Masters and M. Phil Degrees in Information Science and Library Management from the University of Dhaka. Use of emerging innovation in information technology in the rural advisory services has been her major interest. Recently she has completed her Ph.D. research under the same university and her dissertation is focused on the affect of ICT development in the agricultural production system and overall livelihood of the rural Bangladesh.
Ms. Das in the meantime has published and documented her research and other activities in many national and international journals. Besides, she has attended many national and international seminars, symposiums and workshops as well as presented papers in such professional activities.