Currently the foremost exponent in the field of Rabindrasangeet as live performer, recording artist and guru, she was born and raised in Shantiniketan, West Bengal where Tagore’s legacy became a way of life.  She has trained in Rabindrasangeet under Tagore’s direct disciple Sri Shatidev Ghosh and other eminent gurus like Kanika Bandopadhyay, Nilima Sen, Bishwajit Ray, thereafter pursuing further training from Subinoy Roy, Suchitra Mitra and Sri Subhash Chowdhury after moving to Kolkata.  She has been singing on All India Radio and Doordarshan since 1972 and 1975, respectively and is an 'A' great artist. She has a large number of  CDs to her credit.  Among various positions held by her, she is an empanelled artiste of the ICCR, an advisory board member of the West Bengal Rajya Sangeet Academi and Examiner/Adjudicator (Ph.D) for Rabindra Bharati University & a member of the advisory committee of the Rabindrasangeet GABESHANA Kendra (RSGK) and Kalanukromik Rabindrasangeet Prakalpa (KRSP) of the Visya Bharati University. She runs her own musical institution, BAIKALI, with nearly 200 students and growing, performing and touring with this group across the country and internationally.She has performed with foreign artistes across Europe on joint projects on Tagore. She has performed in academic sessions/conferences organized by theUniversity of Harvard. In 2011 she completed 50 years of her musical career(Her first participation in the gramophone disc of KAALMRIGAYA was released by the HMV in 1961)


Pramita had worked with a group of Norwegian artistes in Norway in 1994 in which they had put up a joint multimedia project on Nature based on the Vedas, the Chandimangal kabya of the Medieval Bengal and the seasonal songs of Rabindranath. This project was greatly appreciated by the Norwegian audience.

Pramita has been giving recitals, lectures, demonstrations, conducting workshops in different parts of the world since the mid-eighties. She has extensively toured the UK, USA, Canada, France, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Kuwait, Singapore, Australia, Bangladesh Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam and has created a considerable audience for herself.

This leading Rabindrasangeet singer runs her own troupe Baikali. This troupe had been proud to have the legendary singer Suchitra Mitra as its President. This troupe has presented a number of different programmes in the UK, Australia and all over India. These programmes, based on plays of Tagore, Tagore songs, folk songs, contemporary Bengali songs, Classical dances and instrumental music have been widely acclaimed all over the world. Baikali's innovative production of Tagore’s "The Child" has been staged in London apart from Mumbai, Hyderabad and Kolkata and has won critical acclaim. Baikali's production of Rabindranath Tagore's "Valmiki Pratibha" had been released by SA RE GA MA Ltd. (HMV) and the audio CD of "The Child" had been released by Prime Music.

Among various awards received by Pramita -

1. " Sangeet Sarman " by the Govt. of West Bengal in 2013.

2. " Sangeet Mahasamman" by the Govt. of West Bengal in 2015.

3. " Life Time Achievement Award " by the NABC (North American Bengali Conference) in 2015 in Houston, USA.

4. "Gaurav" award by the Rotary Club of Calcutta in 2015.

5. "AJKAL SANSKRITI 2016" award by the Ajkal newspaper group.

6. Achievement award by the Ladies Committe of Calcutta Club on International Woman's Day in 2016.