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Mr. Daitari Sahoo

Daitari Sahoo Name : Mr.   Daitari Sahoo
Designation : Assistant Professor
Qualification : M.A., M. Phil. Anthropology,( Utkal)
Phone No. : 9861511933
E-mail ID : dsahoo(dot)utkal(at)gmail(dot)com
  • Archaeological and Palaeocultural Anthropology
  • Prehistoric and Protohistoric Archaeology
  • Field Techniques and Methods in Prehistoric Archaeology
  • Geoarchaeology and Environmental Archaeology
  • Archaeology of Odisha (Prehistory, Protohistory and Rock Art)
  • Metal Age and Metal Crafts Technology of Odisha
  • Ethnoarchaeology of Indigenous Knowledge Systems
  • In M. A. /M.Sc. Level: General Papers: Archaeological Anthropology (ANTH -C-3), General Practical: Prehistoric Archaeology and Museology (ANTH -C-10), Special papers (under Group- ‘C’: Archaeological and Palaeocultural Anthropology - Specialization): Principles and Methods in Prehistoric Archaeology (ANTH-CE-C1), Prehistoric Archaeology and Palaeoanthropology of Africa and Europe (ANTH-CE-C2), Field Techniques and Methods in Prehistoric Archaeology (ANTH-CE-C3), Archaeology of Odisha (ANTH-AE-1C), Prehistory and Protohistory of Eastern India and South-East Asia (ANTH-CE-C4, Advanced Practical in Prehistoric Archaeology (ANTH-CE-C5), Fieldwork and Dissertation (ANTH-CE-C6) and Anthropology for Archaeology (ANTH AE/FE-3) as an Allied Elelctive Paper offered for 3rd Semester Students of the Department of Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology. In M. Phil. Level: Special papers (under Group- ‘C’: Archaeological and Palaeocultural Anthropology - Specialization): Methods and Issues in Archaeological Anthropology (Paper 102, Gr.-C), Practical: Archaeological Surveying and Analysis of Antiquity (Paper 201, Gr.-C), Fieldwork and Dissertation (Paper 202, Gr.-C)
  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 14. Shri Shridhar Mallik 2017 A study on the Stone age Cultures Around Hatibari, District Jajpur
      2 Miss Sasmita Nayak 2014 A Study on the Prehistoric Cultural Relics around Baidyanatha, Raruan Block, Mayurbhanj, Odisha
      3 Miss Gayatri Rath 2014 A Study on Stone Age Cultures of Angul and Dhenkanal Districts, Central Odisha
      4 Shri Manas Ranjan Pattanaik 2013 Archaeological Excavations at Harirajpur, District Puri, Coastal Odisha.
      5 Miss Ranjana Singh 2013 Neolithic-Chalcolithic Ceramic Remains from Harirajpur, District Puri, Coastal Odisha.
      6 Shri Subrat Kumar Nayak 2007 Stone Age Industries around Banki-Athagarh Area, District Cuttack, Orissa.
      7 Shri Yudhisthira Behera 2007 Archaeological Exploration in the Kanu River Basin around Rairangpur Area, District Mayurbhanj, Orissa.
      8 Miss Tanushree Canton 2007 Mortuary Practices of Hos and Santhals in Saranda Forest Division, Jharkhand: An Ethnoarchaeological Study.
      9 Shri Pankaj Kumar Patra 2007 Plant Medicine among the Savaras around Athagarh, District Cuttack: An Ethnoarchaeological Study.
      10 Miss Bandita Das 2005 Archaeological Investigation around Panchgaun, Khurda District, Orissa.
      11 Miss Kamal Kumari Rana 2002 Stone Carving around Khiching with special reference to Keshna Village: An Ethnoarchaeological Study.
      12 Shri Manoj Kumar Harichandan 2001 Archaeological Investigation around Sarang, District Dhenkanal, Central Orissa.
      13 Shri Deepak Kumar Mohanty 2000 Prehistory and Primitive Farming around Palhara, Central Orissa.
      14 Miss Sarita Nayak 2000 Mortuary Practice among the Pauri Bhuiyna, Kolha and Munda of Jamardihi.
    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)
  2. Journal Publications :
    1. International Publications:
      1 Publications: 16 a. International Publications: • D. Sahoo, Rock Art Sites Around The Delta Head On The Lower Mahanadi Valley, Odisha, The Tribal Tribune, Vol.-8, Issue -2 (ISSN: 2249-3433), Bhubaneswar-30, 64, Sarswatikunj, http://www.etribaltribune.com , January-2016. 2015-16
      2 • D. Sahoo, Prehistoric Rock Shelter Sites around the Delta Head on the Lower Mahanadi Valley, Odisha, The Tribal Tribune, Vol.-7, Issue -3 (ISSN: 2249-3433), Bhubaneswar-30, 64, Sarswatikunj, http://www.etribaltribune.com , April-2015. 2015-16
    2. National Publications:
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      • Sahoo, D and K.C. Tripathy, Archaeology of Coastal Orissa: A Glimpse, Manav,3:269-273, The Journal of Anthropological Society of Orissa, Bhubaneswar, 1988-89.
      • Sahoo, D, B.K. Mohanta and T.K. Das, Mesolithic Culture of Gambharia, Northern Orissa, Man in Society, Vol. 12: 74 - 82. The Journal of Anthropology Department, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, 1998-99.
      • Basa, K.K. and D. Sahoo, Mesolithic Culture around Duburi Tamka Region in Orissa, Man in India, 80 (1&2): 121 – 140, A Quarterly Journal of Anthropology, Ranchi, 2000.
      • Sahoo, D., An Ancient Iron Smelting Site in Coastal Orissa, Man in Society, 14-15: 77- 93. The Journal of Anthropology Department, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar. 2001-03.
      • Sahoo, D., A Note on Recovered Copper Plate Grant form Nadiabhanga Duburi, Jajpur District. Man in Society, 14-15: 166-167.The Journal of Anthropology Department, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar. 2001-03.
      • K. Mohanta and D. Sahoo, A Look in to Indigenous Metal Craft Technology in Orissa, Man in India, Vol. 83 (1 &2): 207-220. , A Quarterly Journal of Anthropology, Ranchi, 2003.

      K.K. Basa, B.K. Mohanta, T.K.Das and D. Sahoo, A New Hoard of Punch Marked Coins from Ghumal, Northern Orissa, Orissa Historical Research Journal, Vol. XLVI (1): 99-102.The Journal of Orissa State Museum, Bhubaneswar,2003.

      D. Sahoo and B.K. Mohanta, Man-Animal Relationship in Orissa: Gleaned from Excavated Faunal Remains, Orissa Review, Vol. LX (5) 11-13 Published by Information and Public Relation Department, Govt. of Orissa Bhubaneswar, 2003.

      D. Sahoo and T. Canton, Mortuary Practices of the Savaras of Cuttack District, Orissa: An Ethnoarchaeological Study, Man in Society, Vol. 17:1-18. The Journal of Anthropology Department Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, 2006-07.

      D. Sahoo, Archaeology before History around Kardi, District Boudh, Central Orissa, SEARCH, Vol. 1, January, 2013: 86-103; (ISSN-0974-5416).A Journal of Arts, Humanities & Management, Directorate of & Continuing Education Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, India.2013.

      D. Sahoo and S. Nayak, Stone Age Cultures around Ghantikhala Area, Cuttack District, Coastal Odisha, Man in Society, Vol. 20:56-80. (ISSN-2347-1530) The Journal of Anthropology Department UtkalUniversity, Bhubaneswar, 2013.

      K.K.Basa, R. Mohanty, D. Sahoo and S, Vaidya, Archaeological Excavation at Banga of Harirajpur, District Puri, Coastal Odisha: A Preliminary Report, The Tribal Tribune, Vol.-6, Issue -2. (ISSN: 2249-3433), Bhubaneswar-30, 64, Sarswatikunj. http://www.etribaltribune.com, January-2014

      D. Sahoo, Palaeolithic Sites in the Lower Mahanadi Valley, The Tribal Tribune, Vol.-7, Issue-2(ISSN: 2249-3433), Bhubaneswar-30, 64, Sarswatikunj, http://www.etribaltribune.com , January-2015.

      D. Sahoo, Prehistoric Rock Shelter Sites around the Delta Head on the Lower Mahanadi Valley, Odisha, The Tribal Tribune, Vol.-7, Issue -3 (ISSN: 2249-3433), Bhubaneswar-30, 64, Sarswatikunj, http://www.etribaltribune.com , April-2015.

      D. Sahoo, Rock Art Sites Around The Delta Head On The Lower Mahanadi Valley, Odisha, The Tribal Tribune, Vol.-8, Issue -2 (ISSN: 2249-3433), Bhubaneswar-30, 64, Sarswatikunj, http://www.etribaltribune.com , January-2015.

    3. Review Articles(State Level Publications):
  3. Conference Publication(Presented/Published in proceedings):



    1. Presented/Published in proceedings
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      • Sahoo, D and T. Canton, 2006, Mortuary practices of the Savaras of Cuttack District, Orissa: An Ethnoarchaeological Study. Abstract published in Souvenir of National Seminar on “Tribes in Crises: Bio-Cultural Perspectives” from 28-30, November 2006 at Raipur; organized by School of Studies in Anthropology Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur, Chhattisgarh,India.
      • Ghantikhal, District Cuttack, Odisha. Abstract published in Proceedings of “99th Session of the Indian Science Congress” Section of Anthropological and Behavioral Sciences organized by the Indian Science Congress Association, 14th, Dr. Biresh Guha Street, Kolkata from January 03-07, 2012 at KIIT University, Bhubaneswar. PowerPoint presentation of this paper made in the conference.
      • Sahoo, D and C. S. Satpathy, 2012, Medicinal Plant used among the tribes around the Mahavinayak Mini- Biosphere, Jajpur District, Odisha: An Ethnobotanical Investigation. Abstract published in Souvenir of the U.G.C. supported National Seminar on “Medicinal Plants: Traditional Knowledge and Modern Research” organized by the Department of Botany, B.B. Mahavidyalaya, Chandikhole, Jajpur, Odisha in collaboration with Dharmasala Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur from 25-26 February, 2012 at Chandikhole, Odisha, India.
      • K. Basa and D. Sahoo, 2015, Researches on Prehistoric Archaeology of Odisha by the Department of Anthropology: An Overview. In Souvenir of Indian Anthropology Congress 2015 (12thINCAA Congress) on “Tribal Transformations in Contemporary India: Issues and Challenges” from 22-23 February, 2015 at Bhubaneswar organized by the Department of Anthropology (Centre of Advanced Study,) Utkal University, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Research& Training Institute (SCSTRTI), Government of Odisha, Bhubaneswar and Lalit Kala Akademi (National Akademi of Arts), New Delhi.

      2 • Sahoo, D. 2018, Rock Art Sites in the Lower Mahanadi Valley, Odisha. In Proceedings of 39th Annual Session of Odisha History Congress (ISBN: 978-93-85798-32-0) in page 16-35 under the Section-I: Ancient Odishan Culture and Archaeology, published by Odisha History Congress and P. G. Department of History, Government College (Autonomous), Bhawanipatna, Odisha.
      3 • Sahoo, D. 2012, Palaeolithic Vestiges around Ghantikhal, District Cuttack, Odisha. Abstract published in Proceedings of “99th Session of the Indian Science Congress” Section of Anthropological and Behavioral Sciences organized by the Indian Science Congress Association, 14th, Dr. Biresh Guha Street, Kolkata from January 03-07, 2012 at KIIT University, Bhubaneswar. PowerPoint presentation of this paper made in the conference.
  1. Edited Books :
  2. Text Books :
  3. Book Chapters :
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    1. Books: One (1) - Anthropology Glossary (English - Oriya)”: 1-198, First Edition: 2003, Publication No. 412; ISBN: 81-8005-054-8. Authored as one of the subject expert recommended by the Orissa State Bureau of Text Book Preparation and Production, Pustak Bhavan, Bhubaneswar - 751022, under the scheme of production of books and literature in Regional Language at the University Level sponsored by the Commission for Scientific and Technical Terminology, Ministry of Human Resource Development (Department of Secondary Education and Higher Education) Govt. of India, New Delhi.
    2. Text Books: One (1) in process “Pratnatattvika Nrutattva”(Archaeological Anthropology) in Odia Language for +3 Anthropology (according to UGC-CBCS Pattern)as a coauthor.
    3. Book Chapters:
    4. Sahoo, D. 2000, Prehistory of Darpankhas (District Jajpur), Coastal Orissa.) In Book Archaeology of Orissa: Vol-1: 173-200 (Chapter-8) ISBN: 81-7702009-9(Vol.1), 81-7702-011-(Set) (Edited by Dr. K.K. Basa and Dr. P. Mohanty), Pratibha Prakashan, New Delhi. 2000
    5. Dash, R. N. and D. Sahoo, 2005, Pre and Protohistory (of Jajpur District)In Book “Cultural Heritage of Jajpur.” Chapter II, History, Section – I: 29-35(Edited by G. Mohanty, H.C. Das,A.K. Pattnayak, H. Satpathy, and E.Padhi), State Level Vyasakabi Fakir Mohan Smruti Sansad, Bhubaneswar. 2005
    6. Sahoo, D. and R. N. Dash, 2005, Pre and Protohistory (of Dhenkanal District) In Book “Cultural Heritage of Orissa, Vol. VI: Dhenkanal District”. Chapter –II,Section-I, History: 31a-31j (Edited by G. Mohanty, H.C. Das, A.K. Pattnayak, H. Satpathy) State Level Vyasakabi Fakir Mohan Smruti Sansad, Bhubaneswar. 2005
    7. Sahoo, D. and R. N. Dash, 2006, Pre and Protohistory (of Angul District)       In Book “Cultural Heritage of Orissa, Vol. VII: Angul District”. Chapter – II, History, Section – I; Political and Cultural History: 31-39 (Edited by G. Mohanty, H.C. Das, A.K. Pattanayak, Haripad Satpathy), State Level Vyasakabi Fakir Mohan Smruti Samsad, Bhubaneswar. 2006
    8. Sahoo, D. and K. K. Basa, 2013, Neolithic- Chalcolithic Cultures of Odisha: An Overview. In Book “Neolithic- Chalcolithic Cultures of Eastern India”. (ISBN: 978-81-910635-1-6) pp.173-200 (Chapter-9) (Edited by Dr. K.N. Dikshit, Indian Archaeological Society), New Delhi. 2013
    9. K. K. Basa and D. Sahoo, (nd.), Neolithic Cultures of Odisha: Issues, Problems and Prospects. Sent in Sept.2014 for publication in the Forthcoming Volume (Edited by Department of Anthropology, Calcutta University), Calcutta.
  4. Research Books :
  1. Workshops:
    1 • Attended and actively participated in the one day National Workshop on “Archaeology in Odisha: A Brainstorming Session for Future” on 26th February 2019, organized by Odishan Institute of Maritime and South East Asian Studies and Department of Odia Language, Literature and Culture, Government of Odisha, Bhubaneswar at Kalinga Convention Hall, Panthniwas, Bhubaneswar.
    2 • Attended and actively participated in the one day National Workshop on “Exploring the Margins: Opportunities, Possibilities and challenges” on 26th November, 2018, organized by the Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy (CSSEIP), Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, at P. G. Council Hall, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.
    3 • Attended and actively participated in the Anthropological Survey of India sponsored three day National Workshop on “Research Methodology in Social Science” organized by P. G. Department Anthropology, UGC-Centre of Advanced Study, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha from 15th -17th February, 2018 at P.G. Department of Anthropology, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.
    4 • Attended and actively participated in the three day Workshop-cum-Exhibitions on “Brass and Bell Metal Craft Traditions of Odisha” organized by P. G. Department Anthropology, UGC-Centre of Advanced Study, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha from 14th -16th November, 2017 Celebrating the 60 Years of Academic Excellence of the Department of Anthropology, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.
  2. Seminars:
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    • Attended the Workshop-cum-Exhibition (Mayur-98) on the theme of “Indigenous Cultures of Orissa” organized by Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya (IGRMS), Bhopal, Department of Culture, Govt. of India in collaboration with Department of Anthropology, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar and Collector and District Magistrate, Mayurbhanj (Orissa) on 31st October and 1st November, 1998 at Baripada, Mayurbhanj, Orissa.
    • Attended the ICSSR Training workshop on “Essential Skill in Researching Social Science Information in the Digital Era” (26th to 29th June, 2002) organized by Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) and National Social Science Documentation Centre (Nassdoc) at N.K.C. Centre for Development Studies, Bhubaneswar under Indo-Dutch Programme on Alternatives in Development Exchange of Literature, Documents and Data. A certificate is awarded for the same.
    • Attended the two-days of Workshop on the theme of “Anthropology and Museums” organized by  Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya (IGRMS), Bhopal,  an autonomous organization of Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India ) on 25 and 26 October 2010 at Shamla Hills, Bhopal, India.
    • Attended the National Workshop on “Paddy Growing Cultures of Eastern India” organized by Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, New Delhi in collaboration with the Centre for Heritage Studies, Bhubaneswar for two days from 3rd March to 4th March 2012 at Pantha Nivas, Bhubaneswar. Jointly with Prof. K. Basa presented a paper titled “Paddy Growing Cultures in Odisha: An Ethnoarchaeological Perspective”.
    • Attended and actively participated in the “Workshop on Conservation of Ethnographic Specimens” organized by Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sanghrahalaya,Shamla Hills. Bhopal-462013 (An Autonomous Organization of Ministry of Culture. Govt. of India in collaboration with Centre of Advanced Study,   G. Department of Anthropology, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar-751004 for seven days from 3rd to 8th December, 2012.
    • Attended and actively participated in the “Workshop on Skeletal Remains of Harirajpur, Odisha” organized by Centre of Advanced Study, Department of Anthropology, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar-751004 for seven days from 12th  March to 18th March 2013.
    • Attended and actively participated in the “Workshop on Conservation of Ethnographic Specimens” organized by Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sanghrahalaya, Shamla Hills, Bhopal- 462013 (An Autonomous Organisation of Ministry of Culture. Govt. of India in collaboration with Centre of Advanced Study,   G. Department of Anthropology, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar-751004 for seven days from 29th  November to 5th December, 2013.
    • Actively participated and assisted in the “Workshop on Skeletal Remains of Bang, Harirajpur, Odisha” organized by Centre of Advanced Study, Department of Anthropology, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar-751004 for seven days from 24th March to 30th March 2014.
    • Attended and actively participated in the “Workshop on Tribal Art of Odisha” organized by Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi from 15th to 24th February, 2015 at Department of Anthropology on the occasion of 12th INCAA Congress, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar
    • Attended the one day UGC sponsored “Workshop on Targeting Ground Water” held on 13th November 2015 in the Department of Geology, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.
    • Attended the one day UGC sponsored “Workshop on Gemology” held on 14th November 2015 in the Department of Geology, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.
    • Attended and actively participated in the two days Seminar cum Workshop on “ AITIHYA SURAKSHYA” Conservation on Museum Objects on27th and 28th December 2015 on the occasion of “58th Museum Foundation Day” organized by Odisha State Museum, Bhubaneswar, Odisha
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  • Distinction in Graduation Honours (History)
  1. Teaching: 23 years
    1 23 years of teaching experience
  2. Important Activities:
  3. Research Projects Undertaken:
    1 • As a team member from the P.G. Department of Anthropology Utkal University applied to the Archaeological Survey of India for permission to conduct an Exploration in Mayurbhanj District, Odisha for the year 2016-17.
    2 • Submitted an Interdisciplinary Research Project on “ Geoarchaeological Studies of Rock Art in Sundargarh District, Odisha with special reference to the Documentation, Interpretation and Conservation” in collaboration with the P.G. Department of Geology, Utkal University in December 2015
    3 • Received a Research grant from the U.G.C. sponsored programme of the C.A.S, Department of Anthropology, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar for undertaking fieldwork and make a database of the Research Project on “Archaeological Investigation and Excavation around Harirajpur, District Puri, Coastal Odisha” in 2013. Research report (in a form of preliminary report) has already submitted in 2013 to the C.S.A., Department of Anthropology, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.
    4 Received a Research grant from the U.G.C. sponsored programme of the C.A.S, Department of Anthropology, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar for undertaking fieldwork and make a database of the Research Project on “Indigenous Healing Practices among the Savaras of Coastal Orissa” in 2010. Report of the Research Project has submitted C.A.S. Department of Anthropology, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.
    5 • Received a small research grant from the D.S.A. Department of Anthropology, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, India for undertaking fieldwork on the Research Project on “Prehistoric Archaeological Exploration on the Palaeolithic Cultures or Cuttack District, Orissa,” in 2004-2005. Report of the Research Project has submitted D.S.A. Department of Anthropology, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.
    6 • Received a small Research grant from the U.G.C. sponsored ASIHSS Programme of the D.S.A., Department of Anthropology, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar for undertaking the Research Project on “Investigation in to the Archaeology before History of Cuttack, District”, in 2004 - 2005. Report of the Research Project has submitted D.S.A. Department of Anthropology, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.
    7 • Received a small Research grant from the D.S.A. Department of Anthropology, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, India for undertaking the Research project on “An Archaeological Survey around Boudh, Central Orissa,” in 2002-2003. Report of the Research Project has submitted D.S.A. Department of Anthropology, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.
    8 Received a small grant (jointly with Dr. K.K. Basa) from the D.S.A., Department of Anthropology, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, India for undertaking fieldwork on “Metal Age Remains around Kerjang, District Angul, Central Orissa,” in 1999-2000.
    9 • Received a small grant of University Grants Commission under the Minor-Research Project on “Lithic Cultures of Lower Mahanadi Valley, Cuttack, Orissa” in 1996-97. Report of the same is published in the book “Archeology of Orissa” edited by K.K. Basa and P.Mohanty, 2000, Pratibha Prakashan, Delhi.
  4. Invited Lectures:
  5. Administrative/Executive experience:
  6. Conference organized as Organizing Secretary: