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Dr. Rabindra Nath Hota

Rabindra Nath Hota Name : Dr.   Rabindra Nath Hota
Designation : Professor
Qualification : M. Sc., Ph. D., D. Sc.
Phone No. : 0674-2567183, +91-9437176486
E-mail ID : rnhota(at)yahoo(dot)com, rnhota(at)utkal university(dot)ac(dot)in
  • Sedimentology
  • Geostatistics
  • Groundwater
  • Mathematical Geology
  • Crystallography
  • Sedimentology
  • Palaeontology
  • Geostatistics
  1. Guidance :
    1. MPhil Guidance:
      Sl No  Name of the Scholar Year of award of Degree Topic of MPhil Thesis Summary of the Research Outcome(In 100 Words)
      1 Ms. Ronali Swain 2019 Cross-Association Analysis of some Borehole Logs of the Karharbari Formation of Talchir Basin, Odisha
      2 Ms. Smaranika Pati 2018 Cyclic Sedimentation of the Karharbari Formation, Talcher Coalfield, Odisha: A statistical Assessment
      3 Ms. Bhumiparba Malla 2018 Cyclic Sedimentation of the Barren Measures Formation, Talcher Coalfield, Odisha: A statistical Appraisal
      4 Mr. Sudeepta Sundar Parida 2017 Heavy mineral study of Puri beach, Puri district, Odisha
      5 Ms. Anuradha Panda 2016 Comparative study of size parameters of beach and sand dunes between Chandrabhaga and Ramachandi, Puri district, Odisha.
      6 Mr. Bedabyasa Sahoo 2015 Grain Size Analysis of Sand Dunes and Beach Ridges Between Chandrabhaga and Ramachandi, Puri District, Odisha.
      7 Ms. Swagatika Behera 2014 Heavy minerals of the sand dunes and beach ridges between Chandrabhaga and Ramachandi, Puri district, Odisha.
      8 Ms. Pragnya Paramita Das 2013 Sandbody geometry and quantification of intrabasinal differential subsidence from a part of Karharbari Formation, Talchir coalfield, Odisha
      9 Ms. Arpita Tripathi 2012 Textural Analysis of the Ib River Sands near Sundargarh, Odisha
      10 Ms. Biswabara Panda 2012 Study of heavy minerals of the Ib river sediments near Sundargarh, Odisha
      11 Mr. Rakesh Deepankar 2010 Cross-Association Analysis of Two Borehole Sections of the Karharbari Formation, Talchir Gondwana Basin, Orissa
      12 Ms. Anita Kabi 2008 Grain size analysis of the Karharbari sandstones of Talchir coalfield, Angul district, Orissa.
      13 Ms. Madhusmita Sahoo 2007 Cyclic sedimentation of coal-bearing Gondwana sediments – A case study from subsurface logs of the Karharbari Formation, Talchir basin, Orissa.
      14 Ms. Rasmita Behera 2006 Grain size analysis of the Barakar sandstones of Talchir coalfield, Orissa.
      15 Ms. Arya Goutami Nath 2005 Study of palaeocurrent and sediment dispersal pattern during Lower Gondwana sedimentation of Talchir Gondwana basin, Orissa.
      16 Ms. Linashree Dalabehera 2004 Grain size analysis of the Talchir and Karharbari sandstones of Ong-river Gondwana basin of Orissa
      17 Ms. Samita Biswal 2004 Heavy mineral analysis of the Talchir and Karharbari sandstones of Ong-river Gondwana basin of Orissa.
    2. PhD Guidance:
      Sl No  Name of the Scholar Year of award of Degree Registration No Name of the Co-guide if any Fellowship received if any during research Topic of PhD Thesis Summary of the Research Outcome(In 100 Words)
      1 Dr. (Mrs.) Anketika Mohanty 2016 ` 12-Geology, 2007-08 Hydrogeochemistry and its statistical evaluation in Anandapur subdivision, Keonjhar district, Orissa
      2 Dr. Prabir Kumar Naik 2015 ` 01-Geology-2008-09 Hydrogeological studies of a part of southern Odisha with special reference to coastal saline environment
      3 Dr. (Mrs.) Arya Goutami Nath 2014 ` 21-Geology, 2006-07 Sedimentological study of the Ong-river Gondwana basin, Orissa, India
      4 Dr. Rabindra Nath Hota 2013 ` 02 – D. Sc. (Geology), 2006 Sedimentological study of a part of Damuda Group, Talchir Gondwana basin, Orissa, India
      5 Dr. (Mrs.) Madhusmita Sahoo 2012 ` 09-Geology, 2006-07 Subsurface geology of a part of Karharbari Formation, Talchir Gondwana basin, Orissa, India.
      6 Dr. Bijay Kumar Das 2012 ` 06-Geology, 2006-07 Sedimentological study of a part of Barren Measures Formation, Talchir Gondwana basin, Orissa, India.
      7 Dr. P. C. Naik 2009 ` 04-Geology, 2002-03 Groundwater condition of Jagatsinghpur district, Orissa with special reference to coastal-saline environment.
  2. Journal Publications :
    1. International Publications:
    2. National Publications:
      1 HOTA, R. N. (2007) Palaeocurrent pattern and its tectonic implication during Talchir and Damuda sedimentation in Talchir Gondwana basin Orissa. Gond. Geol. Mag., v. 22 (No.1), pp. 1-10.
      2 NATH, A. G. and HOTA, R. N. (2012) Heavy Minerals and Provenance of the Lower Gondwana Sandstones, Ong-River Gondwana Basin, Odisha. International Journal of Earth Science and Engineering, v.5 (No.6), pp.1522-1529.
      3 HOTA, R. N. (2014) Trend surface of spatial data, Gondwana Geological Magazine, v.29, pp.39 â?? 44.
      4 HOTA, R. N. (1998) Seam geometry, trend surface analysis and depositional environment of coal seam II, Barakar Formation, Talchir Gondwana basin, Orissa. Explorer- Jour. Dir. Of Geol., Orissa. pp. 68-72.
      5 HOTA, R. N. (2000) Quantitative startigraphic correlation- A case study from two borehole sections of Barakar formation, Talchir coalfield, Orissa. Jour. Geol. Soc. India, v.56, pp. 517-524. (Impact Factor 0.60).
      6 HOTA, R. N., PANDYA, K. L. and MAEJIMA, W. (2001) Palaeocurrent and palaeohydrologic analysis a part of Permian Barakar formation, Talchir coalfield, Orissa, India. Jour. of Geoscience, v.44, pp. 181-188. (Impact Factor 1.28)
      7 HOTA, R. N. and PANDYA, K. L. (2001) Geometry and compositional variation of coal seams of a part of Barakar Formation, Talchir Gondwana basin, Orissa, India, Gondwana Research, v.4 (ISRGA volume), pp. 633-634.
      8 MAEJIMA, W; NAKAJO, T; DAS, R; PANDYA, K. L.; TANAKA, J.; HAYASHI, M; MISHRA, B. and HOTA, R. N. (2002) Occurrence and origin of rhythmites of the Talchir Formation, Talchir Gondwana basin, Orissa, India. SGAT Bulletin, v.3, No. 1, pp.1-10.
      9 HOTA, R. N., MAEJIMA, W. and MISHRA, B. (2002) Cluster analysis approach to heavy mineral suites of Barakar Formation, Talchir Gondwana basin, Orissa. SGAT Bulletin, v.3, No. 2, pp.33-38.
      10 HOTA, R. N. and PANDYA, K. L. (2002) Quantitative relationship between net subsidence and coal cycles in Barakar Formation, Talchir coalfield, Orissa. Jour. Geol. Soc. of India, v.60, pp.203-211. (Impact Factor0.60).
      11 MISHRA, B., MAEJIMA, W., SARANGI, A., VITAL, T. R. and HOTA, R. N. (2003) Some new findings noticed in the southern part of the Athgarh Gondwana basin, Lower Cretaceous, Orissa, India. Quart. Jour. GARC, v.11 (1), pp. 18-20.
      12 HOTA, R. N., PANDYA, K. L. and MAEJIMA, W. (2003) Cyclic sedimentation and facies Organization of the coal-bearing Barakar Formation, Talchir Gondwana basin, Orissa, India: a statistical analysis of subsurface logs, Jour. of Geoscience, v.46, pp. 1-11. (Impact Factor 1.28)
      13 HOTA, R. N. and MAEJIMA, W. (2004) Comparative Study of Cyclicity of Lithofacies in Lower Gondwana Formations of Talchir Basin, Orissa, India: a Statistical Analysis of Subsurface Logs, Gondwana Research, v.7, No.2, pp.353â?? 362. (Impact Factor 8.12)
      14 HOTA, R. N. and MAEJIMA, W.  (2005) Geometry of the interseam sand bodies of the Barakar Formation, Talchir Gondwana basin, Orissa. Jour. Ind. Asso. of Sedimentologists, v. 24 (Nos 1 & 2), pp.15 â?? 26.
      15 HOTA, R. N. (2006) Geometry and compositional variation of coal seam VII of the Barakar Formation of Talchir Gondwana basin, Orissa. Jour. Ind. Asso. of Sedimentologists, v. 25, pp.13 â?? 21.
      16 MAEJIMA, W., HOTA, R. N. and MISHRA, B. (2006) Turbidite channel and overbank-levee sedimentation of the Permo-Carboniferous Talchir Formation, Talchir Gondwana basin, Orissa, India, Jour. of Geoscience, v.49, pp. 49-58. (Impact Factor 1.28).
      17 HOTA, R. N., MAEJIMA, W. and MISHRA, B. (2006) Similarity of palaeocurrent pattern of Lower Gondwana formations of the Talchir and the Ong-river basins of Orissa, India â?? An indication of dismemberment of a major Gondwana basin, Gondwana Research, v.10, No.3 & 4, pp.363â?? 369. (Impact Factor 8.12).
      18 HOTA, R.N., MAEJIMA, W. and MISHRA, B. (2007) River metamorphosis during Damuda sedimentation: a case study from the Talchir Gondwana basin Orissa. Jour. Geol. Soc. of India, v.69, pp.1351-1360. (Impact Factor0.60).
      19 HOTA, R. N. (2008) Geometry and Compositional Variation of Coal Seam III of the Damuda Group, Talchir Gondwana Basin, Orissa. Gondwana Geological Magazine, v.23, pp.103 â?? 109.
      20 HOTA, R. N., DALABEHERA, L. and NATH, A. G. (2008) Textural Characteristics and Discriminant Analysis of Talchir and Karharbari Sandstones of the Ong-River Gondwana Basin of Orissa. Jour. Ind. Asso. of Sedimentologists, v. 27 (No.1), pp.77 â?? 86.
      21 HOTA, R. N., MAEJIMA, W. and NATH, A. G. (2008) River transmutation during Lower Gondwana sedimentationin Ong-river basin, Orissa. Jour. Ind. Asso. of Sedimentologists, v. 27 (No.2), pp.29 â?? 37.
      22 W. MAEJIMA, R. C. TEWARI and R. N. HOTA (2008) Origin of fining-upward cycles in the Early Permian Barakar Formation of Gondwana basins of Peninsular India. Jour. Geosciences, v.51, pp.21-26. (Impact Factor 1.28)
      23 DEVI, S. R., MONDAL, M. E. A., ALAM, M. M. and HOTA, R.N. (2009) Petrography and textural characteristics of the Barail and the Surma sandstones of Tamenglong area, Western Manipur, in relation to depositional process and orogeny. Jour. Ind. Asso. of Sedimentologists, v.28 (No.2), pp.77 â?? 86.
      24 HOTA, R. N. and SAHOO, M.(2009) Cyclic sedimentation of the Karharbari Formation (Damuda Group), Talchir Gondwana basin, Orissa. Jour. Geol. Soc. of India, v.73, pp.469 â?? 478. (Impact Factor0.60).
      25 HOTA, R. N. and MAEJIMA, W.  (2009) Heavy Minerals of the Barakar Formation, Talchir Gondwana Basin, Orissa. Jour. Geol. Soc. of India, v.74, pp.375 â?? 384. (Impact Factor 0.60).
      26 MAEJIMA, W., HOTA, R. N. and MISHRA, B. (2009) Antidunes and antidune stratification in the Permo-Carboniferous Talchir Formation, Talchir Gondwana basin, Orissa, India. Journal of Geosciences, v.52, p.11-20.
      27 HOTA, R. N., NATH, A. G. and MAEJIMA, W. (2010) Cyclic Sedimentation of the Karharbari Formation, Ong-River Gondwana Basin, Orissa â?? Statistical Assessment from Subsurface Data. Jour. Ind. Asso. of Sedimentologists, v. 29 (No.1), pp.1-12.
      28 HOTA, R. N. (2010) Coal Correlation and Intrabasinal Differential Subsidence â?? A Case Study from the Barakar Formation of Talchir Gondwana Basin, Orissa.  Jour. Geol. Soc. of India, v.75, pp. 403 â?? 410. (Impact Factor0.60).
      29 HOTA, R. N. andDAS, B.(2010)Cyclic Sedimentation of the Barren Measures Formation (Damuda Group), Talchir Gondwana basin: Statistical Appraisal from Borehole Logs.   Jour. Geol. Soc. of India, v.75, pp.549 â?? 559. (Impact Factor 0.60).
      30 HOTA, R. N. (2010)Relationship between Net subsidence and Coal Cycle Parameters â?? A Statistical Appraisal from Subsurface logs of Damuda Group, Talchir Gondwana Basin, India. Mathematical Geosciences, v.42 (No.2), pp.223 â?? 242. (Impact Factor 1.71).
      31 HOTA, R. N., DAS, B., SAHOO, M. and MAEJIMA, W. (2011) Provenance Variability during Damuda Sedimentation in the Talchir Gondwana Basin, India â?? A Statistical Assessment. International Journal of Geosciences, v.2 (No.2), pp.120-137. (Impact Factor 0.26).
      32 HOTA, R. N., ADHIKARI, P. C., MOHANTY, A. and MAEJIMA, W. (2012) Cyclic Sedimentation of the Barakar Formation, Singrauli Coalfield, India: Statistical Assessment from Borehole Logs. Open Journal of Geology, v.2 (No.2), pp.1 â?? 13.
      33 TEWARI, R. C., HOTA, R. N. and MAEJIMA, W. (2012) Fluvial architecture of Early Permian Barakar rocks of Korba Gondwana basin, eastern-central India. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, v. 52, pp.43-52. (Impact Factor 2.83).
      34 HOTA, R. N. and DAS, P. (2013) Quantification of Intrabasinal Differential Subsidence from a Part of Karharbari Formation, Talchir Gondwana Basin, Odisha, Gondwana Geological Magazine, v.28, pp.125 â?? 130.
      35 NAIK, P. K. and HOTA, R. N. (2014) Geomorphological study of Sand Dunes with special reference to their Hydrogeology in Southern Coast of Odisha, India. International Research Journal of Earth Sciences,v. 2(9), pp.15-21.
      36 MOHANTY, A. and HOTA, R. N. (2015) Quality of Postmonsoon Groundwater of Anandapur Subdivision, Keonjhar District, Odisha, India, SGAT Bulletin, v.16 (No.1), pp.29-40.
      37 Madhusmita Nayak and Rabindra Nath Hota (2019) Trend-surface analysis of chemical parameters of premonsoon groundwater of Kantaparha block, Cuttack district, Orissa, Vistas in Geological Research, Spec. Publ. in Geol. (No. 17), Utkal University, pp.1 - 13. 2019-20
      38 R. N. Hota (2018) Cross-Association Analysis of Barren Measures Lithologies andMicrofacies, Talcher Coalfield, Odisha, Journal of the Geological Society of India, v. 92 (No.4), pp.479 -483. 2018-19
      39 M.A. Quasim, Rabindra Nath Hota, A.H.M. Ahmad and M. Albaroot (2018) An approach to provenance and tectonic setting of the proterozoic upper Kaimur Group sandstones, Son Valley: constraints from framework mineralogy and heavy mineral analysis, Himalayan Geology,Vol. 39 (2), 2018, pp. 38-52. 2018-19
      40 Y. A. Murkute and R. N. Hota (2018) Cyclicity of lithofacies in Sullavai sequence of Kampa-Tempa area, Prahnita Godavari graben, central India, Journal of Geoscience Research, v.3 (No.1), pp. 13-23. 2018-19
      41 Z. A. Khan, R. C. Tewari and R. N. Hota (2017) Collision of Indian Plate and Indus Tsangpo Suture Zone: Some Geological Constraints, Earth Sciences. Vol. 6, No. 4, 2017, pp. 51-62. 2017-18
      42 Z. A. Khan, R. C. Tewari and R. N. Hota (2017) Problems in Accepting Plate Tectonics and Subduction as a Mechanism of Himalaya Evolution. IOSR Journal of Applied Geology and Geophysics, v.5, (No.3), pp. 81 – 100. 2017-18
      43 Hota R. N., Behera, S., Sahoo, B. and Panda, A. (2016) Whether the dune like features off Chandrabhaga and Ramachandi coasts are remnants of palaeo-beach? SGAT Bulletin, v.17 (No.2), pp.10 - 15. 2016-17
      44 Hota, R. N. andMaejima, W. (2016) Similarity of Palaeocurrent: A tool for stratigraphic correlation, Journal of the Geological Society of India, v. 87, pp.397-400. 2016-17
      45 Mohanty, A. and Hota, R. N. (2016) Spatial Variation of Postmonsoon Groundwater Chemistry of Anandapur Subdivision, Keonjhar District, Odisha, Vistas in Geological Research, Spec. Publ. in Geol. (No. 14), Utkal University, pp.57- 72. 2016-17
      46 Mohanty, A. and Hota, R. N. (2015) Spatial Variation of Premonsoon Groundwater Chemistry of Anandapur Subdivision, Keonjhar District, Odisha, SGAT Bulletin, v.16 (No.2), pp.13 - 27. 2015-16
      47 Hota, R. N. (2009) Comments on “Volatile displacement of Meghalaya coals – A pointer to explore low sulphur coals by P. Behera. Jour. Earth Syst. Sci., v.118 (2), pp.175-177. 2009-10
    3. Review Articles(State Level Publications):
  3. Conference Publication(Presented/Published in proceedings):



    1. Presented/Published in proceedings
      1 TRIPATHI, A. and HOTA, R. N. (2013) Textural Analysis of the Ib River Sands near Sundargarh, Odisha. Vistas in Geological Research, Spec. Publ. in Geol. (No. 12), Utkal University, pp.74-79.
      2 HOTA, R. N. and PANDYA, K.L. (1997) Subsurface geology of a part of Barakar formation, Talchir Gondwana basin, Orissa. Vistas in Geological Research, Spec. Publ. in Geol. (No. 2), Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, pp. 35-44.
      3 HOTA, R. N. (2004) Trend Surface Analysis of Ash content of Barakar Coals from a Part of Talchir Coalfield: An Approach to Environment Friendly Mining. Vistas in Geological Research, Spec. Publ. in Geol. (No. 3), Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, pp. 1-9.
      4 NAIK, P. K., ROY, G. K., BEHERA, S. and HOTA, R. N. (2004) Impact of Mining on Environment with special Reference to Hydrological Regime in Ib-valley Coalfield of Orissa. Vistas in Geological Research, Spec. Publ. in Geol. (No. 3), Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, pp.143-148.
      5 HOTA, R. N. (2005) Cyclicity of monsoon strength. Workshop on monsoon evolution and tectonic climate linkage in east Asia and its marginal seas during Late Cenozoic, Geological Survey of India, Nagpur, 5-6 December, 2005, pp.12 â?? 14.
      6 NAIK, P. K., PATI, G.C., SRIVASTAVA, S. K., TIWARI, S. K. and HOTA, R. N. (2005) Hydrology of Kendrapara district with special reference to salinity hazard. Vistas in Geological Research, Spec. Publ. in Geol. (No. 4), Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, pp. 137-141.
      7 HOTA, R. N. (2005) Geometry and compositional variation of coal seam IV of Talchir coalfield, Orissa â?? a clue to coal development. Vistas in Geological Research, Spec. Publ. in Geol. (No. 4), Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, pp. 155-167.
      8 HOTA, R. N. (2006) Geometry and compositional variation of coal seam V of the Barakar Formation of Talchir coalfield, Orissa â?? an aid to coal development. Vistas in Geological Research, Spec. Publ. in Geol. (No. 5), Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, pp. 102-109.
      9 HOTA, R. N. (2007) Geometry and compositional variation of coal seam VI of the Barakar Formation of Talchir Gondwana basin, Orissa. Vistas in Geological Research, Spec. Publ. in Geol. (No. 6), Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, pp. 21-27.
      10 HOTA, R. N., SAHOO, M. and DAS, B. K. (2008) Grain size of pebbles overlying the Lower Gondwana rocks of the Talchir basin, Orissa. Vistas in Geological Research, Spec. Publ. in Geol. (No. 7), Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, pp. 38-43.
      11 NAIK, P.K., NAIK, K.C., BEHERA, S.C., CHOUDHURY¸ A. and HOTA, R. N. (2008). Beach Erosion in Coastal Part of Ganjam District and its Impact on Hydrogeology. Vistas in Geological Research, Spec. Publ. in Geol. (No. 7), Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, pp. 165-169.
      12 DAS, B. K. and HOTA, R. N. (2009) Shape of recent of pebbles overlying the Lower Gondwana rocks of the Talchir basin, Orissa. Vistas in Geological Research, Spec. Publ. in Geol. (No. 8), Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, pp. 25-30.
      13 DEB, P. N., PAUL, A. K., HOTA, R. N. and DAS, M. (2009) Graphite production in India â?? A statistical forecast. Vistas in Geological Research, Spec. Publ. in Geol. (No. 8), Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, pp. 87-89.
      14 HOTA, R. N. (2010) The Gondwana basins of Orissa â?? Are they remnants of a palaeo-master basin? Seminar on Frontiers in Gondwana Geology, P. G. Department of Geology, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, 26 March, 2010, pp.19 â?? 47.
      15 HOTA, R. N. (2010) Spatial distribution of Roundness of Pebbles Overlying the Lower Gondwana Rocks of the Talchir Basin, Orissa, Vistas in Geological Research, Spec. Publ. in Geol. (No. 9), Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, pp.39-44.
      16 HOTA, R. N. and RAKESH DEEPANKAR (2011) Cross-Association analysis of lithologies and microfacies of two borehole sections of the Karharbari Formation, Talchir Gondwana basin, Orissa. Vistas in Geological Research, Spec. Publ. in Geol. (No. 10), Utkal University, pp.1-7.
      17 MOHANTY, A. and HOTA, R. N. (2015) Quality of Premonsoon Groundwater of Anandapur Subdivision, Keonjhar District, Odisha, Vistas in Geological Research, Spec. Publ. in Geol. (No. 13), Utkal University, pp.131-140.
  1. Edited Books :
    1 Edited Books: Vistas in Geological Research (Special Publication in Geology, UU) No.13 (2015) ISBN: 81-900907-0-4.
    2 Edited Books: Vistas in Geological Research (Special Publication in Geology, UU) No.12 (2013) ISBN: 81-900907-0-4.
    3 Edited Books: Vistas in Geological Research (Special Publication in Geology, UU) No.11 (2012) ISBN: 81-900907-0-4.
    4 Edited Books: Vistas in Geological Research (Special Publication in Geology, UU) No.10 (2011) ISBN: 81-900907-0-4
    5 Edited Books: Vistas in Geological Research (Special Publication in Geology, UU) No.9 (2010) ISBN: 81-900907-0-4.
    6 Edited Books: Vistas in Geological Research (Special Publication in Geology, UU) No.8 (2009) ISBN: 81-900907-0-4.
    7 Edited Books: Vistas in Geological Research (Special Publication in Geology, UU) No.7 (2008) ISBN: 81-900907-0-4.
    8 Edited Books: Vistas in Geological Research (Special Publication in Geology, UU) No.6 (2007) ISBN: 81-900907-0-4
    9 Edited Books: Vistas in Geological Research (Special Publication in Geology, UU) No.5 (2006) ISBN: 81-900907-0-4
    10 Edited Books: Vistas in Geological Research (Special Publication in Geology, UU) No.4 (2005) ISBN: 81-900907-0-4
    11 Vistas in Geological Research, Special Publication of Geology, Vol. 4 (2005) (Recent Trends in Mineral Development) P. G. Department in Geology, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.
    12 Vistas in Geological Research, Special Publication of Geology, Vol. 5 (2006) (Geoscience Education and Mineral Development) P. G. Department in Geology, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.
    13 Geology and Mineral Resources of Orissa (3rd Ed.; 2006) Published by SGAT, Bhubaneswar
    14 Vistas in Geological Research, Special Publication of Geology, Vol. 6 (2007) (Geological and Hydrogeological Evaluation of Sedimentary Basins) P. G. Department in Geology, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.
    15 Vistas in Geological Research, Special Publication of Geology, Vol. 7 (2008) (Geology of Orissa – Contemporary researches) P. G. Department in Geology, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.
    16 Vistas in Geological Research, Special Publication of Geology, Vol. 8 (2009) (Emerging research and development trends in Earth system science) P. G. Department in Geology, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.
    17 Vistas in Geological Research, Special Publication of Geology, Vol. 9 (2010) (Geoscience for Society and Environment) P. G. Department in Geology, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.
    18 Vistas in Geological Research, Special Publication of Geology, Vol. 10 (2011) (Georesources for Devolopement: Contemporary Issues) P. G. Department in Geology, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.
    19 Vistas in Geological Research, Special Publication of Geology, Vol. 11 (2012) (Development of Geoscience for a sustainable environment) P. G. Department in Geology,UtkalUniversity, Bhubaneswar
    20 Vistas in Geological Research, Special Publication of Geology, Vol. 12 (2013) (Geological resource assessment and developmental perspective) P. G. Department in Geology, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.
    21 Vistas in Geological Research, Special Publication of Geology, Vol. 13 (2015) (Exploration and Development of Mineral Resources: Prospects and Challenges)P. G. Department in Geology, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.
    22 Vistas in Geological Research, Special Publication of Geology, Vol. 17 (2016) (Earth science researches: New horizons) P. G. Department in Geology, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.
  2. Text Books :
    1 Text Books: HOTA, R. N. (2011) Geochemical analysis, CBS Publishers & Distributors, New Delhi, 116p (ISBN: 9788123919492).
    2 Text Books: HOTA, R. N. (2011) Practical Approach to Petrology, CBS Publishers & Distributors, New Delhi, 150p (ISBN: 9788123919478).
    3 Text Books: HOTA, R. N. (2011) Practical Approach to Crystallography and Mineralogy, CBS Publishers  & Distributors, New Delhi, 202p (ISBN: 9788123919485).
    4 Text Books: ACHARYA, S., PAUL, A. K., RAY, P., SAHOO, H. K. and HOTA, R. N. (2011) Bureauâ??s Higher Secondary (+2) Geology, Part â?? II, Govt. of Odisha, 368p (ISBN: 8180052443).
    5 Text Books: ACHARYA, S., PANDA, S., PAUL, A. K., RAY, P., SAHOO, H. K. and HOTA, R. N. (2009) Bureauâ??s Higher Secondary (+2) Geology, Part â?? I, Govt. of Odisha, 249p (ISBN: 8180052214).
    6 Lenka, G.S., Sahoo, H.K., Hota, R. N., Goswami, S., Dash, S. K., Sahoo, N. K., and Pattanaik, M. K. (2016) Bureau’s Higher Secondary (+2) Geology, Part – I, Govt. of Odisha, 249p (ISBN: 978-81-8005-355-9)
    7 Lenka, G.S., Sahoo, H.K., Hota, R. N., Goswami, S., Dash, S. K., Sahoo, N. K., and Pattanaik, M. K. (2017) Bureau’s Higher Secondary (+2) Geology, Part – II, Govt. of Odisha, 368p (ISBN: 978-81-8005-382-5)
    8 Hota, R. N. (2017) Practical Approach to Crystallography and Mineralogy, CBS Publishers & Distributors, New Delhi, 202p (ISBN: 978-93-86217-69-1)
    9 Hota, R. N. (2017) Practical Approach to Petrology, CBS Publishers & Distributors, New Delhi, 150p (ISBN:978-93-86217-67-7)
    10 Hota, R. N. (2011) Geochemical analysis, CBS Publishers & Distributors, New Delhi, 116p (ISBN: 978-81-239-1949-2)
  3. Book Chapters :
  4. Research Books :
  1. Workshops:
    1 Workshop on monsoon evolution and tectonic climate linkage in east Asia and its marginal seas during Late Cenozoic, Geological Survey of India, Nagpur, 5-6 December, 2005
  2. Seminars:
    1 Organising Secretary of the National Seminar on “Geological and Hydrogeological Evaluation of Sedimentary Basins” conducted by the P. G. Department of Geology, Utkal University and Alumni Association held on 25.02.2007.
    2 Organising Secretary of the National Seminar on “Emerging research and development trends in Earth system science” conducted by the P. G. Department of Geology, Utkal University and Alumni Association held on 22.02.2009.
    3 Organising Secretary of the National Seminar on “Geoscience for Society and Environment” conducted by the P. G. Department of Geology, Utkal University and Alumni Association held on 21.02.2010.
    4 Organising Secretary of the National Seminar on “Development of Geoscience for a sustainable environment” conducted by the P. G. Department of Geology, Utkal University and Alumni Association held on 21.01.2012.
    5 Organising Secretary of the National Seminar on “Geological resource assessment and developmental perspective” conducted by the P. G. Department of Geology, Utkal University and Alumni Association held on 27.01.2013.
    6 Organising Secretary of the National Seminar on “Exploration and Development of Mineral Resources: Prospects and Challenges” conducted by the P. G. Department of Geology, Utkal University and Alumni Association held on 17.01.2015.
    7 National seminar on “Earth science researches: New horizons” Bhubaneswar, 17 February, 2019
    8 National seminar on “Earth Resources: Development and Management” Bhubaneswar, 11 February 2017
    9 National seminar on “Geological Processes and Products: Retrospects and Prospects” Bhubaneswar, 23 January 2016
    10 National Conference on “Sedimentation and Stratigraphy” Pune, 12-14 November 2014
    11 National Seminar on “Geological resource assessment and developmental perspective”, Bhubaneswar, 27 January, 2013
    12 National Seminar on “Development of Geoscience for a sustainable environment”, Bhubaneswar, 21 January, 2012
    13 National Seminar on “Georesources for development: Contemporary issues”, Bhubaneswar, 30 January, 2011
    14 National Seminar on “Sedimentation, tectonics and hydrocarbon potential in Himalayan foreland basin”, Jammu, 22-24 December 2010.
    15 National Seminar on “ Deltas and other sedimentary basins: Their resource potential, Visakhapatnam, 16 – 18 December, 2009
    16 National Seminar on “Emerging research and development trends in Earth System Science”, Bhubaneswar, 22 February, 2009
    17 National Seminar on “Sedimentary basins of India – their geological significance and economic prospects” Baroda, 26 – 28 December, 2008
    18 National Seminar on “Sedimentary basins of India and their economic resources”, Aligarh, 4 – 6 March, 2008
    19 National Seminar on “Geology of Orissa – Contemporary researches, Bhubaneswar, Orissa, 24 February, 2008
    20 Seminar on “Socio-Cultural and Biological Dimensions of Mahendragiri Hill Complex on Eastern Ghats in Gajapati District of Orissa”, Bhubaneswar, 5th June 2007
    21 National Seminar on “Geological and hydrogeological Evaluation of Sedimentary Basins”, Bhubaneswar, Orissa, 25 February, 2007
    22 National Seminar on “Environmental and Economic Significance of Sedimentary Basins of India”, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, 7-9 December, 2006
    23 National Seminar on “Geoscience Education and Mineral Development”, Bhubaneswar, Orissa, 11-12 March, 2006
    24 National Seminar on “Recent Trends in Mineral Development”, Bhubaneswar, Orissa, 27 February, 2005
    25 National Seminar on “Environmental Management for Sustainable Mineral Development”, Bhubaneswar, Orissa, 29 February, 2004
    26 National Seminar on “Assessment and Management of Water Resources”, Bhubaneswar, Orissa, 19-20 December 2003
    27 National Seminar on “Coal Science & Technology Vision 2020 (Coal 2003)”, Dhanbad (Jharkhand), 20-21 April 2003.
    28 Seminar on “Metallogeny in Orissa”, Bhubaneswar, Orissa, 23 February 2003
    29 International Seminar on “Geospatial Knowledge and its Application” Bhubaneswar (Orissa) 17th January 2003.
    30 International Seminar on “Geospatial Knowledge and its Application” Bhubaneswar (Orissa) 17th January 2003.
    31 International Seminar on “Value Addition in Mineral Industry” Bhubaneswar (Orissa), 23rd–24th November 2002.
    32 International Seminar on “Value Addition in Mineral Industry” Bhubaneswar (Orissa), 23rd–24th November 2002.
    33 International Symposium on the “Assembly and Breakup of Rodinia and Gondwana and growth of Asia”, Osaka (Japan), 26th-30thOctober 2001.
    34 International Symposium on the “Assembly and Breakup of Rodinia and Gondwana and growth of Asia”, Osaka (Japan), 26th-30thOctober 2001.
    35 Seminar on “ Recent Advances in Geology, Environment and Mineral resources of Orissa”, Bhubaneswar (Orissa), 27th –28th March 1997
    36 Seminar on “ Recent Advances in Geology, Environment and Mineral resources of Orissa”, Bhubaneswar (Orissa), 27th –28th March 1997
    37 National Seminar on “Gondwana basins of Orissa”, Sambalpur (Orissa). 25th –26th December 1996.
    38 Seminar on “Gondwana basins of Orissa”, Sambalpur (Orissa). 25th –26th December 1996.
    39 National Symposium on “Recent research in Sedimentary basins: Implications for exploration of natural resources” Varanasi (India). 28th –30th October 1996.
    40 National Symposium on “Recent research in Sedimentary basins: Implications for exploration of natural resources” Varanasi (India). 28th –30th October 1996.
1 Research Award of UGC from 2002 - 2005
  1. Teaching:
    1 Four Refresher courses in Geology of three to four weeks duration.
    2 Three week training on Remote sensing and GIS for natural resources management.
    3 Three days workshop on geo-scientific writing
    4 Three days workshop on computer application in Geology
    5 One day training programme in Water management
    6 Two days workshop on Ground water scenario and quality in Orissa
  2. Important Activities:
    1 Member, National Working Group, IGCP-476 (Monsoon evolution and tectonics-climate linkage in East Asia and its marginal seas.
    2 Reviewer, ICFAI journal of Earth Science
    3 Reviewer, Journal of the Geological Society of India
    4 Co-ordinator, Refresher Course in Environmental Science conducted by Academic Staff College, Utkal University from 16.01.2008 to 05.02.2008
    5 Reviewer, Journal of the Indian Association of Sedimentologists.
    6 Reviewer, Journal of Geosciences, Japan
    7 Reviewer, Simulation Modeling Practice and Theory
    8 Reviewer, Journal of Asian Earth Sciences
    9 Reviewer, Geological Magazine
    10 Reviewer, Gondwana Geological Magazine
    11 Reviewer, SGAT Bulletin
    12 Life member of Geological Society of India, Bangalore.
    13 Life member of Society of Geoscientists and Allied Technologists, Bhubaneswar.
    14 Life member of Geological, Mining and Metallurgical Society of India, Kolkata.
    15 Life member of the Gondwana Geological Society, Nagpur.
    16 Life member of the Indian Association of Sedimentologists, Aligarh.
    17 Life member of the Indian Geologists Association, Chandigarh.
    18 Life member of the Association of Applied Hydrogeologists, Hyderabad.
    19 Life member of the Orissa Environmental Society, Bhubaneswar.
  3. Research Projects Undertaken:
    1 Subsurface geology of a part of Barakar Formation, Talchir Gondwana basin, Orissa, India
    2 Integrated geological and geophysical surveys to study the structure and geo-dynamics of the coastal Gondwana basins of Orissa
    3 Tectono-sedimentological study of the Ong-river Gondwana basin in Orissa (Under Research Award Scheme)
    4 Monsoon evolution and tectonics-climate linkage in East Asia and its marginal seas during Late Cenozoic
    5 Sedimentological study of a part of Damuda Group, Talchir Gondwana basin, Orissa, India
  4. Invited Lectures:
  5. Administrative/Executive experience:
    1 Superintendent, Pandit Nilakantha Chhatrabas (Gents Hostel No.5 from 26.11.2005 to 05.01.2007), UtkalUniversity, Bhubaneswar.
    2 Superintendent, Godavarisha Chhatrabas (Gents Hostel No.4 from 04.08.2006 to 27.11.2007), UtkalUniversity, Bhubaneswar.
    3 Teacher-in-charge of M. Sc. Admission & form fill up from 2005 onwards.
    4 Teacher-in-charge of Time Table of the department from 2005 onwards.
    5 Secretary, Teacher’s council, Geology Department from 2005 -2007.
    6 Center Superintendent of M. Sc. (Geology) Examination, from 2005 - 2019
    7 Dy. Coordinator, UGC-SAP (DRS-I) of P. G. Department in Geology, UtkalUniversity, Bhubaneswar
    8 Development Officer, Utkal University with effect from 2011 - 2015
    9 Head of the Geology Department, Utkal University from 2013 - 2015
  6. Conference organized as Organizing Secretary:
    1 Organising Secretary of the National Seminar on “Geological and Hydrogeological Evaluation of Sedimentary Basins” conducted by the P. G. Department of Geology, Utkal University and Alumni Association held on 25.02.2007
    2 Organising Secretary of the National Seminar on “Emerging research and development trends in Earth system science” conducted by the P. G. Department of Geology, UtkalUniversity and Alumni Association held on 22.02.2009.
    3 Organising Secretary of the National Seminar on “Geoscience for Society and Environment” conducted by the P. G. Department of Geology, Utkal University and Alumni Association held on 21.02.2010.
    4 Organising Secretary of the National Seminar on “Development of Geoscience for a sustainable environment” conducted by the P. G. Department of Geology, Utkal University and Alumni Association held on 21.01.2012.
    5 Organising Secretary of the National Seminar on “Geological resource assessment and developmental perspective” conducted by the P. G. Department of Geology, Utkal University and Alumni Association held on 27.01.2013.
    6 Organising Secretary of the National Seminar on “Exploration and Development of Mineral Resources: Prospects and Challenges” conducted by the P. G. Department of Geology, Utkal University and Alumni Association held on 17.01.2015