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Dr. Rabindra Garada

Rabindra Garada Name : Dr.   Rabindra Garada
Designation : Assistant Professor
Qualification : M.A & M.Phil (J.N.U. New Delhi ) and Ph.D. (Utkal University)in Sociology.
Phone No. : +91-9437517126
E-mail ID : rabindragarada(at)rediffmail(dot)com
  • Development and Underdevelopment Studies
  • Displacement and Resettlement & Rehabilitation Studies
  • Rural Development Studies
  • Sociological Theories
  • Indian Sociological Perspectives
  • Gender Studies (Sexual Violence against Women)
  • Sociology of Social Stratification
  • SOC-C-2 Perspectives on Indian Society
  • SOC-C-4 Classical Sociological Tradition
  • SOC-C-8 Advanced Sociological Theories
  • SOC-C-11 Urban Sociology
  • SOC- C-17 Sociology of Development Induced Displacement and Rehabilitation & Resettlement
  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 Madhusmita Sahoo 2019 Challenges and Opportunities of Informal Workers in Beach Tourism: A Sociological Study at Puri Sea Beach
      2 Dandi Hembrum 2018 Gated community and Neighbourhood Relationship in Smart City, Bhubaneswar
      3 Rama Chandra Behera 2018 Changing Status of Female Workers Involved in Urban Informal Sector: A Sociological Study of Capital City, Bhubaneswar.
      4 Asha Lata Pradhan 2017 Occupational and educational mobility among scheduled castes in the state of Odisha
      5 Bikramaditya Behera 2016 Sociological study on Children With Intellectual Disability: A Case Study in Bhubaneswar Study
      6 Harita Mishra 2016 People’s participation in solid waste management: Sociological case study In Puri Town
      7 Adarsini Garada 2016 Impact of Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya (KGBV) on Girl’s education: A Case Study in Alligam and Pujariput villages
      8 Iswari Ispita 2015 Educational status od the slum women: A Sociological study on Patyhara Bandha on Bhubaneswa
      9 Jamuna Parida 2015 A Sociological study of Manual Scavenger in Bhubaneswar
      10 Miniti kandi 2015 Violence against Women in Slum: A Sociological study on Patyharabandha Slum Bhubaneswar
      11 Sitaram Behera 2014 Socio-Economic Conditions of Rural Migrants in Urban Slum: A Sociological Study of Bhubaneswar, Odisha
      12 Jayadev Palei 2014 Impact of Integrated Child Development Schemes in Urban Slum: A Case of Bapuji nagar in Bhubaneswar
      13 Damadara naik 2014 Changing Patterns of Tribal livelihood: A Sociological study in Banspal Block of Keonjhar District in Odisha
      14 Gayatri Dhal 2012-13 2013 Panchayat Extension in Scheduled Area: A Case Study of Kalinganagar, Jajpr
      15 Smita Malik 2013 The Role of NRHM in Arresting Material Mortality and Achieving Maternal Health: A Case Study in Bhadrak District
      16 Jaydev Palei 2013 Impact of Integrated Child Development Scheme in Urban Slum: A Case Study of Bapujinagar in Bhubanesar
      17 Babaji Charan Mallick 2011 Awareness of Female Student on Domestic Violence : A Sociological Study of the Student in Brahmesar Mahavidyalaya Dharmakirty, Puri
      18 Pradipta Kumar Parida 2011 2011 Gram Sabha: A Sociological Study of Grass Roots of Democracy
      19 Subhasri P. Jena 2010 A Project Report on Women Empowerment: A Sociological Study
      20 Ashok Kumar Digal 2010 Study on Impact of Watershed Project on the Livelihood of People. A Special Reference to Sohela Block, Bargarh District
      21 Sucharita Lenka 2009 People’s participation in Environment Enrichment
      22 Sangita Sushree Nayak 2007 Juvenile Delinquency in the Slums of Cuttack City: A Sociological Study
      23 Biswanath Sethi 2007 A Sociological Diagnosis of the Harijan-Adivasi Communal Conflict in the District of Phulbani, Kandhamal, Odisha
      24 Ananya Palit 2007 Women with Disability Achievers: Acase study in the city of Bhubaneswar
      25 Priyanka Mallick 2006 A Sociological Study of Intergenerational Conflict Between Adolescents and their Parents
      26 Rojalini Sahoo 2005-06 2006 Empowerment & Gender Equality through Self Help Groups: A Sociological Exploration in Khurda District
      27 Surabi Rath 2003 Malnutrition: A Health Problem of Rural Women (With Specific Reference to the Married Women of Lower Middle Class Family of Kajallai Palli Village, Odogaon block, Nayagarh District)
      28 Prabhat Kumar Mishra 2000-01 2001 Changing Role of Women in Agriculture : A Sociological Study on Kendrapada District of Odisha
      29 Ellora Roy 2000 Changing Social Organization of Puri Pandas. A Sociological Study of Priests in Puri
      30 Smita Biswal 1997 Job Orientation among Women and its Impact on Family: A Study on Educated Working Women.
      31 Haladhar Sethi 1997 Role of Sarapancha in Gram Panchayat
    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 Maitree Padhi 04-Sociology-2015-2016 ` Continuing Reproductive health status of the adolescents in urban slums: A case study in Odisha
      2 Rajeshwar Mahanand 01 Sociology 2013-14, 15/07/2013 ` Continuing Modern Education and Socio-cultural Life style of the Primitive Bondas of Koraput district of Odisha
      3 Pratap Kishore Mohanty 05- Sociology 2015- 16/18.03.2016 ` Continuing Forest Rights Act, 2006 and its Implication for the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers- A Case Study of Odisha
      4 Swagatika Samal 2018 ` 06-Social Work-2007-08 Date: 22-09-2008 “Problems of Insecurity among Senior Citizens: A comparative Study of The Elderly Living With Families and Institutions in The District of Sambalpur, Orissa.”
  2. Journal Publications :
    1. International Publications:
      1 Garada, Rabindra (2019) Literacy Disparity in Odisha: A Zonal Analysis, International Journal of Applied Social Science, Volume 6 (3) pp. 647-658 (UGC approved Journal, ISSN : 2394-1405 ) 2019-20
      2 Garada, Rabindra (2019). Understanding India’s Forest Land Rights through Spatial Justice Framework – A Policy Analysis of the Forest Rights Act 2006, International Journal of Applied Social Science, Volume 6 (2) pp.413-42 (UGC approved Journal, ISSN : 2394-1405 ) 2019-20
      3 Garada, Rabindra (2018). "Boat Automation and Fishery Livelihood: A Case of Chilika Lake in Odisha," Environment, Development and Sustainability, SPRINGER, Netherland Vol. 20(5), ISSN: 1387-585X (Print) 1573-2975 (Online) pp.2399-2414. (Co-author). 2018-19
      4 Garada, Rabindra (2018). Mining caused land acquisition and livelihood displacement: A case of opencast coal mining project at Talcher Coalfield, Odisha, International Journal of Applied Social Science, Vol. 5 (5), pp 518-533. (UGC approved Journal, ISSN : 2394-1405 ) 2018-19
      5 Garada, Rabindra (July. 2017) Tribal Land Rights and Kotgarh Wild Life Sanctuary in Odisha: Issues and Concerns, IOSR Journal Of Humanities And Social Science, 22, Issue 7, Ver. 9, 25-31. (e-ISSN: 2279-0837, p-ISSN: 2279-0845)(co-author). 2017-18
      6 Garada, Rabindra (2015) Changing Environment and Health Hazard of Displaced Families: A Case of NTPC, Kaniha, Odisha (India), IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science, Vol.20, Issue 7, pp.86-92. (e-ISSN: 2279-0837, p-ISSN: 2279-0845). 2015-16
      7 Garada, Rabindra (2015) Interrogating the Development Discourses: A Sociological Introspection, IOSR, JHSS, Volume 20, Issue 3, Ver. VIII, pp58-67. (e-ISSN: 2279-0837, p-ISSN: 2279-0845). 2015-16
      8 Garada, Rabindra (2015) Gandhism, Ambedkarism and Marxism: An Analytical Discourse for Dalit Liberation and Emancipation, Global Journals Inc. (USA) GJHSS (Sociology & Culture), Volume 15 Issue 4 Version 1.0, pp23-34. (Online ISSN: 2249-460x & Print ISSN: 0975-587X) 2015-16
      9 Garada, Rabindra (2015) Dynamics of Macro-Sociological Theories: A Critical Reflection in Indian Context, IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science, Volume, 20,1ssue.4. pp 61-70. (E-ISSN: 2279-0837, p-ISSN: 2279-0845). 2015-16
      10 Garada,Rabindra(2015)Development Project Caused Resettlement and Rehabilitation Policy: Overviews on Dam Projects in Odisha, IOSR Journal Of Humanities And Social Science, V. 20, Issue 3, Ver. VII, pp.89-97. (E-ISSN: 2279-0837, p-ISSN: 2279-0845). 2015-16
      11 Garada, Rabindra (2015) Land Tenure System and Land Settlement, Status of Legally Landless Tribal in Koraput: A Case Study of Kapsiput Village, Odisha, GJHSS (Geography, Geo-Sciences, Environmental Disaster Management), USA, V. XV Issue III Version I, pp 45-53(co-author). Online ISSN: 2249-460x & Print ISSN: 0975-587X). 2015-16
      12 Garada, Rabindra (2015) Coal Mining Environment and Health Problems: A Case of MCL affected Household at Talcher, Odisha, Journal of Humanities and Social Science (IOSR-JHSS), Volume-20, Issue-5, pp89-96. (E-ISSN: 2279-0837, p-ISSN: 2279-0845). 2015-16
      13 Garada, Rabindra (2015) Rethinking Modern Sociological Theories: An Analytical Synthesis of Their Ontology, Epistemology and Methodology, Global Journal of Human-Social Science, USA (C. Sociology & Culture) Volume 15 Issue 1 Version 1.0, pp43-54. (Online ISSN: 2249-460x & Print ISSN: 0975-587X) 2015-16
      14 Garada, Rabindra (2013) Contextualizing the Emerging Issues and Dilemmas of Displaced Ecosystem People: A Case of Coal Mining Industry at Talcher, Odisha. Journal of Humanities and Social Science (IOSR), V.12, Is.4, pp, 22-31. (E-ISSN: 2279-0837, p-ISSN: 2279-0845). 2013-14
      15 Garada, Rabindra (2013) Inclusive Interpretation of Sex, Gender and Sexuality Versus Sexual Violence against women, Global Journal of Human Social Science (Sociology & Culture) USA, Volume 13, Issue 5,Version1.0, pp 59-69. (Online ISSN: 2249-460x & Print ISSN: 0975-587X). 2013-14
      16 Garada, Rabindra (2013) Beyond Structural-Functional Perspective: A Critical Heart Searching For Dalit, Tribal and Gender in Indian Sociology, IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science, Volume 16, Issue 6, pp 7-18. 2013-14
      17 Garada, Rabindra (2013) Dynamics of Coal Mining Caused Environmental Crisis versus Displaced Peoples’ Question of Survival: A Case of Talcher Coal Belt, Odisha, GJHSS, USA (Geography, Geo-Sciences, Environmental Disaster Management) Volume 13 Issue 6, pp 35-46. (Online ISSN: 2249-460x & Print ISSN: 0975-587X). 2013-14
    2. National Publications:
      1 Rabindra Garada (2019) Diversion Based Irrigation and Livelihood Reconstruction: A Case of Settled Land Oustees in Western Odisha, The EASTERN ANTHROPOLOGIST, 72: 1 & 2, pp.212-224. Serials Publications ISSN : 0012-8686 (First Author) 2019-20
      2 Garada, Rabindra (2016) Forest Rights Act & Community Conservation Initiatives in Odisha: Exploring an Alternative Regime of Forest Governance, Journal of Politics & Governance, Vol. 5 No. 3, pp35-47(co-author). ISSN: 2278473X. 2016-17
      3 Garada, Rabindra (2015) Development Induced Displacement Impact: An Overview on Thermal Power and Coalmining Projects In India, Fourth World. ISSN: 09716653. 2015-16
      4 Garada, Rabindra (2012) Industry versus Regional Development: A Case Study of Odisha, Deliberative Research, Volume-15, Issue-1, pp1-15 .ISSN: 09761136. 2012-13
      5 Garada, Rabindra (2011-12) The Myth of Compensation for Land Acquisition: A Case of Displaced People of Talcher, Odisha, Fourth World, Volume-29 & 30, pp101-119. ISSN: 09716653. 2012-13
      6 Garada, Rabindra (2012) Industry versus Regional Development: A Case Study of Odisha, Deliberative Research, Volume-15, Issue-1, pp1-15 .ISSN: 09761136 2011-12
      7 Garada, Rabindra (2012) Dimensions and Factors of Imbalanced Agricultural Development: A Case of Coastal and Non-Coastal Zones in Odisha, Deliberative Research (India) Vol-15, Issue-1, pp 95-116. ISSN: 09761136. 2012-13
      8 Garada, Rabindra (2011) Socio-Economic Dimensions of Regional Backwardness: A Case of Eastern Ghat Zone of Odisha. Utkal Historical Research Journal, Utkal University (Odisha), Volume.XXIV, pp 95-116. ISSN: 09762132 2011-12
    3. Review Articles(State Level Publications):
  3. Conference Publication(Presented/Published in proceedings):



    1. Presented/Published in proceedings
      1 The Question of Softening the Hard Reality of the "live in Relationship" and Women’s right to maintenance: A Sociological Introspection" in UGC sponsored National Seminar on "Live in Relationship and Rights to Maintenance organized by University Law College, Utkal University, Odisha on May 16th -17th, 2013.
      2 "Interrogating Corporate Social Responsibility: A Case of Coal Mines at Talcher" presented" in National Seminar on "Impact of Corporate Social Responsibility on Society and Environment organized by organized by P.G.Department of Public Administration, Utkal University on 10th May 2013 in Hotel, Empire, Odisha.
      3 "Sexuality and Sexual Exploitation: A Socio-Psychological Interpretation" in UGC sponsored National seminar on Gender Issues and Problems of Women in India organized by Sri Sathya Sai College for Women, Bhubaneswar on 23rd &24rth March, 2008. Bhubaneswar.
  1. Edited Books :
    1 Garada, Rabindra (2015) Dynamics of Development and Social Exclusion in India, New Delhi: SSDN Publisher & Distributor, ISBN-9789383575619 (National).
    2 Garada, Rabindra (2015) Social Communities and Development in India (2015) Avon Publication, ISBN-9789381839706, New Delhi (National).
  2. Text Books :
    1 Garada, Rabindra (2016) SM 7: Democracy and Social Movements, e-Pg Pathshala (National Mission on Education through Information and Communication and Technology (NMEICT) under Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) Government of India. (National)
    2 Garada, Rabindra (2016) SM 04: Approaches to Social Movement, e-Pg Pathshala (National Mission on Education through Information and Communication and Technology (NMEICT) under Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) Government of India. (National)
    3 Garada, Rabindra (2016) (Editor) Rural Social Institutions (DRD-–(b-2) Odisha State Open University. Government of Odisha.
    4 Garada, Rabindra (2016) (Editor) Rural Social society (DRD-–(b-1) Odisha State Open University. Government of Odisha
    5 Garada, Rabindra (2016) (Editor) Concept and Importance of Gender Studies (DRD-–(b-5) Odisha State Open University. Government of Odisha.
    6 Garada, Rabindra (2007) (editor in Odia translated Sociology book) Block-1- Understanding Sociology in ESO-11 -Study of Society: IGNOU pub. ISBN 9788126614846, New Delhi.
    7 Garada, Rabindra (2007) (editor in Odia translated Sociology book) Block- 2 Groups and Institutions in ESO-11 -Study of Society: IGNOU, pub. ISBN,9788126614854, New Delhi.
    8 Garada, Rabindra (2007) (editor in Odia translated Sociology book) Block- 4 Economic Processes in ESO-11 -Study of Society: IGNOU, pub.ISBN, 9788126612870, New Delhi.
    9 Garada, Rabindra (2007) (editor in Odia translated Sociology book) Block- 5 Political Processes in ESO-11 -Study of Society: IGNOU, pub. ISBN, 9788126614889 New Delhi.
    10 Garada, Rabindra (2007) (editor in Odia translated Sociology book) Block- 6 Culture and Religion in ESO-11 -Study of Society: IGNOU, pub. ISBN: 9788126632848, New Delhi.
    11 Garada, Rabindra (2007) (editor in Odia translated Sociology book) Block- 7 Social Structure in ESO-11 -Study of Society: IGNOU, pub.ISBN 9788126614900 New Delhi.
    12 Garada, Rabindra (2007) (editor in Odia translated Sociology book) Block- 8 Social Control, Change and Development in ESO-11 -Study of Society: IGNOU, pub. ISBN: 9788126632855, New Delhi.
    13 Garada, Rabindra (2004) (Editor of Odia translated Sociology Book) Block-2-Family, Marriage and Kinship in ESO-12 –Society in India: IGNOU, pub. ISBN: 9788126612061New Delhi.
    14 Garada, Rabindra (2004) (Editor of Odia translated Sociology Book) Block--5-Caste and Class in ESO-12 –Society in India: IGNOU, pub. ISBN 9788126612096New Delhi.
    15 Garada, Rabindra (2004) (Editor of Odia translated Sociology Book) Block- 8- Social Change in ESO-12 –Society in India: IGNOU, pub. ISBN: 9788126612126, New Delhi
  3. Book Chapters :
    1 Garada, Rabindra (2019) Ebb and Flow of Social Movements in Liberal Democracy in Ghosh, B. (ed.) Social Movements: Concepts, Experiences and Concerns, Sage Publication .pp 86-106
    2 Garada, Rabindra (2018) Planning and Facilitating Small Group Learning: An Innovative Tool for Supplementing Traditional Teaching’’ Education with Innovation” V. Goswami,&R. Jain (ed.) Innovation and Education, Studium Press (India) Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi. ISBN 13: 9789385046049, (co-author)
    3 Garada, Rabindra (2019) Concepts, Issues and Approaches to Social Movements in Ghosh, B. (ed.)Social Movements: Concepts, Experiences and Concerns, Sage Publication . pp 3-27
    4 Garada, Rabindra (2019) Queer Movement with special reference to India IGNOU Publication (accepted for publication)
    5 Garada, Rabindra (2019) Contemporary Women’s Movements in India, IGNOU Publication (accepted for publication)
    6 Garada, Rabindra (2016) Gender Dynamics of Mining caused Landlessness and Joblessness: A Case of MCL Talcher, Odisha, in S. Nayak (ed.) Gender Dynamics: The Emerging Frontiers, New Delhi: Research India Publication, ISBN. 978-93-84443-71-9, New Delhi pp.113-132.
    7 Garada, Rabindra (2016) Mining induced Homelessness and Assetlessness and Gender: A Case of Coal Mines at Talcher, Odisha in S. Nayak (ed.) Whither Women: A shift from Endowment to Empowerment, Edupedia Publication, New Delhi.ISBN: 978-1-5237-2411-6, pp. 222-235.
    8 Garada, Rabindra 2015) Development Discourse, Exclusion and Displaced Communities (2015): A Case of Odisha in R.Garada (ed.) Communities and Social Development in India, N.Delhi: Avon Publication ISBN-9789381839706 (co-author).
    9 Garada, Rabindra (2015) Positioning Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTGs) of Odisha in a Globalised Scenario-A Challenge in R. Garada (ed.) Dynamics of Development and Social Exclusion in India, SSDN,Publication, ISBN-9789383575619, New Delhi (co-author).
  4. Research Books :
    1 Garada, Rabindra (2012) Opencast Coal Mining Induced Land Acquisition: A Study on Land Oustees at Talcher Coalfield, Odisha, Germany: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, ISBN:978-3659209703 (International)
    2 Garada, Rabindra (2014) Development Disparity between Coastal and Non-Coastal zones, New Delhi: SSDN Publisher & Distributor, ISBN-9789383575619, pp502-2. (National)
  1. Workshops:
    1 Participated in International Conference on "Future Education: Philosophical Perspectives and Programmers" organized by the Centre of Advanced Study in Philosophy, 22nd-24th February, 2012, at Utkal University, Odisha.
    2 Challenges of Rainfed Agriculture in Tribal area: A Case of Eastern Ghat of Odisha Rural Distress in India: Policy Concerns Venue: Utkal University Date: 6th & 7th March 2019 Organised by Department of Public Administration, Utkal University
    3 Mining Industry and Corporate Social Responsibility : A Case MCL, Talcher, Odisha Corporate social responsibilities and tribal development Organized by KISS Deemed to be University, Bhubaneswar 20-21, February, 2019
    4 Odyssey of Odishan Economic History and Regional Disparity: Dialogueging Text With Context Inclusive Programmes in India: Issues and Challenges 16th February 2019 Organised by Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy, Utkal University, Vani Vihar
    5 “Right of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016” in National Workshop organised Right of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 16th &17th February 2018. Organised by Namitadevi special ED College and Institute of Social Work & Research Bhubaneswar at Mahabodhi Society
    6 Sustainable Development in Odisha , Civic Education for Sustainable Development Organised by Department of Economics and Sociology of Neelamadhab Mahavidyalaya,Kantilo, Nayagarh, Odisha
    7 Buddhism in Ambedkarism epitomised as subaltern Discourse against Gandhism and Marxism: A Sociological Reflection, Relevance of Buddha's Pramatic Approach: Human Freedom, Social Justice and Equality in Contemporary India .Organised by NISWASS,Bhubaneswar, Odisha
    8 Participated in Youth contribution to Beijing + 2 Review Debate sponsored by CSR, N.Delhi on 14th Nov. 2014 organized by Department of Sociology, at Utkal University.
    9 Participated in workshop on Critical Assessment of Participation of Children in Education in Urban Slums in India" organized by NUEPA, on 29-30th, Sept, 2014 at Delhi.
    10 Participated in Workshop on the theme- "Theorizing The Social: Location and Hierarchies " on January 22-23, 2014 organized by the Center for the study of Social System(CSSS), Jawaharlal Nehru University(JNU), New Delhi
    11 Poverty Alleviation and Employment Generation Programmers and Tribal Development in Odisha, Implementation for Tribal Economic Development Strategy, Statistic and Data Gap in Odisha ,27-01-2014. Organised by IMAGE,Siripur, Bhubaneswar, Odisha
    12 Participated in Workshop on the theme- "Theorizing The Social: Location and Hierarchies " on January 22-23, 2014 organized by the Center for the study of Social System(CSSS), Jawaharlal Nehru University(JNU), New Delhi.
    13 Participated in Kushagra International Management Conclave on Strategic Measures for Economic Governance and Regulation on November 9th, 2013 organized by Kushagra Institute of Information & Management science (KIIMS) in collaboration with University of Washington, USA, Bothel.
    14 Participated in National Workshop on "Research Methodology Training" organized by Department of History on 3rd - 5th January, 2013 at Utkal University, Odisha.
    15 Mining Induced Livelihood Displacement: A Case of Opencast Coal Mines at Talcher Locality, Emerging Trends in Anthropology 19-03-2013 Organised by Anthropology Department, Utkal University
    16 Participated in National Seminar/Workshop on Environment, Natural Resources and Indian Economy organized by Department of Analytical and Applied Economics on 18th -19th January, 2013 at Utkal University, Vani Vihar.
    17 Participated in International conference of the Regional and Local Development of Work and Labour (RLDWL) on "Regional and Local Sustainable Development" in Bhubaneswar by the Center for Youth and Social Development (CYSD) during 27-30, December 2012.
    18 Child labour and Strategic Governance in India, Strategic corporate Finance 29-02-2012 Organised by Department of Business Administration
    19 Participated in XXXVI All India Sociological Conference – 2010 on the theme "Development, Polity and Social Tension" organised by Sociology Department Revenshaw University of Cuttack, Odisha on 27-29th Dec.2010.
  2. Seminars:
    1 “Panchayatiraj system and Rural Development in India” in International Seminar on resurgent rural India: A Paradigm system” organized by P.G.Department of Commerce, Utkal University
    2 Analysing the role of Civil Society for Tribal development State, Civil Society and Public Policy: Towards Tribal Development In India" Organised by KISS Deemed to be University, Bhubaneswar
    3 Organized UGC National Seminar on the topic “Dynamics of Development and Social exclusions: Genesis and Challenges in Rural Society” in the P.G. Department of Sociology, Utkal University Vanivihar on 27th March, 2014.
    4 Interrogating the viability of End-to-End Computerization of Public Distribution System: A Case Study of Odisha held Governance of public service delivery in India: Issue and challenges 14th & 15th April 2018. Organised by Department of Public Administration Utkal University, Vanivihar
    5 Challenges of Tribal Economy in Scheduled Area: A Case of Tribal Eco-system People in Odisha Understanding Tribes in Neo-Liberal Era 9-10, March, 2019 Organised by Department of Public Administration, Utkal University
    6 Forest resources and community conservation initiative and dilemma: A Case of Odisha Tribal resource management and sustainable development 21. 4. 2018.Organised by Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) Bhubaneswar
    7 Media impact on religious life: A case of Twin city Cuttack and Bhubaneswar on the theme Media and society , 7th April 2018. Organised by Department of Public Administration Utkal University, Vanivihar
    8 Interrogating the Ebb and Flow of Gandhian Satyagraha in Liberal Democracy: A Case of India ,Gandhi Today 30th January, 2018.Organised by Utkal University, Vanivihar,
    9 Dynamics of Mining induced Economic Growth and Human Displacement: A Case of Opencast Coalmining, Mahanadi Coalfields, Talcher “Institutional, Excellence For Economic Growth” 28-29th January, 2018 Organised by P.G.Department of Commerce, Utkal University
    10 Socio-cultural dynamics of attaining school level education: A case of tribal girls in the Non-coastal district of Odisha. Tribal education in contemporary society: Issues and concern 25th January 2018. Organised by Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) Bhubaneswar
    11 Building violence free world through reason and compassion,16.4.2017 Organised by Department of zoology , Utkal University
    12 “Dilemma of civil society movement against state initiated project: A case study of NTPC, Kaniha, Odisha ,Civil Society and State: An Interface” organized by P.G.Department of Political Science, Utkal University
    13 “Contextualizing the religiosity in urban Milieu: A case of twin city- Cuttack and Bhubaneswar” on. Indian Cultural Heritage: Past, Present and Future” 18-20th, March 2017 Organised by Utkal University and Institute of Media Studies
    14 “Women and social movement in India: A Critical Reflection” Women at Crossroads 2.2., 2017.Organised by P.G.Department of Public Administration, Utkal University
    15 Educational Backwardness in Odisha, Seminar on Higher Education ,14.12.2014. Organised by Institute of Public Policy Studies and Research , P.G.Department of Political Science, Utkal University
    16 Regional Backwardness and Poverty in Odisha , Eradicating Chronic Poverty in Odisha: Policy Issues and Challenges 22.11.2014. Organised by KIIS, Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology
    17 Dynamics of Development and Social Exclusion: A Study in Koraput District, Odisha , Dynamics of Development and Social Exclusion: Genesis and Challenges in Contemporary Rural Society , 27-03-2014. Organised by P.G. Department of Sociology, Utkal University
    18 Development Induced Project and Gender Right, Gender and Development 22-03-2014 Organised by P.G.Department of Political Science, Utkal University
    19 Displacement Induced Compensatory Rehabilitation Versus People’s Livelihood Restoration: A case of Thermal Power Project at Kaniha, Odisha , Inequality, Social Justice and Empowerment ,28-12-2013 Organised by Karnataka State open University, Mysore.
    20 Participated in XXXVI All India Sociological Conference on the theme –"Inequality, Social Justice and Empowerment" on December 27th-29th, 2013 organized by Karnataka State upon University, Mysore.
    21 The Question of Softening the Hard Reality of the live in Relationship and Women’s right to maintenance: A Sociological Introspection, Live in Relationship and Rights of Maintenance,16-05-2013. Organised by University Law College ,Utkal University ,Odisha
    22 Issues of Mainstreaming SC and ST Women in Urban Setting, Gender Sensitization Programme for SC and ST Youth Organised by High Hope Society, BBSR & Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development (RGNIYD), Sriperumbudur, Tamil Nadu
    23 Interrogating the Dynamics of Displacement Induced Compensatory Rehabilitation: A Case of NTPC Project, Angul, Odisha, Development and Displacement in India: Issues and Challenges, 13-03-2013 Organised by P. G. Department of Political Science, Utkal University
    24 Domination Vs. Freedom: An Sociological Introspection with special reference to E.Fromm’s Escape from Freedom, Internal and external security challenges to India,27.02-2013. Organised byP.G.Department of Political Science, Utkal University
    25 Participated in International Conference on "Sociology Matters: Challenges and Possibilities of Social Science Knowledge in Contemporary India" organized by the Centre for the Study of Social System (CSSS) 18th-20th December 2012 at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India.
    26 Contextualizing the Crisis of Ecosystem People with Development and Displacement Perspectives: A Case of Coal Mining Industry at Talcher, Odisha Science for Shaping The Future Of India ,19-10-2012. Organised by P.G. Department of Geology, Utkal University
    27 Invisible Governors of Panchayats: Crisis of Governance in Scheduled Areas of Odisha, Panchayat Raj Institution and Local Governance in India with special reference to Odisha ,29-03-2012. Organised by P.G.Department of Political Science, Utkal University
    28 Regional Disparity and Industry Induced Destitutions: A Question of Tribal Livelihoods in Eastern Ghat of Odisha, Empowering Tribals: Education, Health and Livelihood’ ,28-03-2012.Organised by Department of Anthropology ,Utkal University,
    29 Mining Affected People and their State of Living in Colonies//Clusters: Case of Resettlement Effects due to Opencast Coal Mining Project under MCL in Talcher Area. Mining: Economic, Environment and Social Implications ,24-03-2012. Organised by Centre of Advanced Study in Economics,Utkal University
    30 Development Disparity and Marginalized Groups: A case of Non-Coastal District of Odisha, Challenges to Administration in India ,20-03-2012 Organised by P.G. Department of Public Administration, Utkal University, Vani Vihar
    31 Liberation of Dalit: Perception of Gandhi and Ambedkar , Dr. Ambedkar’s Vision and Mission: The Issues and Challenges 5-02-2012 Organised by Centre for Ambedkar Studies, History Department Utkal University
    32 Crisis of Ecosystem People: A Challenge of Development Perspectives, Inclusive Development in Contemporary India 30-04-2011. Organised by Naba Krishna Chaudhary Centre for Development Study (NKCDS), Bhubaneswar
    33 Dynamic of Chronic Poverty in Odisha: Socio-economic Introspection. Dynamic of Chronic Poverty in Odisha 24-04-2011. Organised by Indian Institute of Public Administration, Central University, Koraput and Centre for study of Social System, J.N.U. Delhi
    34 Social Movement: Dialectics and Dilemmas on changing Society and Environment, Protest Movements in India with special reference to Odisha ,31-03-2011. Organised by Department of Political Science , Utkal University, Odisha
    35 Land Acquisition due to Coal Mining and NTPC projects in Talcher, Odisha, Land Acquisition and Displacement Issues 11-02-2009. Organised by National Institute of Social Work and Social Sciences(NISWASS)
    36 Sexuality and Sexual Exploitation: A Socio-Psychological Interpretation, Gender Issues and Problems of Women in India 24-03-2008. Organised by Sri Sathya Sai College for Women, Bhubaneswar
1 UGC-NET & JRF in J.N.U, New Delhi
  1. Teaching: 23 Years
    1 P.G. Teaching Experience (Utkal University and Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai).
  2. Important Activities:
    1 Member of Journal Editorial Board, International Organization of Scientific Research (IOSR), Journal of Humanities and Social Science
    2 Member of Board of Studies- Department of Sociology, Central University Odisha, Koraput,
    3 Member of Board of Studies -Department of Social Work, North Odisha University, Baripada,
    4 Member of Board of Studies -Banki College, Utkal University Odisha
    5 Expert Committee, DRD, Rural development, State Open University, Odisha
    6 Expert Committee, MRD, Rural development, State Open University, Odisha
    7 Member of Professional organizations of teachers. -Utkal University Teacher Association (UUTA)
    8 Membership of Professional Bodies - Indian Sociological Society (ISS) andOdisha Sociological Association (OSA)
  3. Research Projects Undertaken:
    1 Forest Fire Crisis in forest divisions of Odisha, PCCF&HOFF, Forest Department, Govt. of Odisha, 2019
  4. Invited Lectures:
    1 Invited to deliver lecture on Vision, Guiding Principles and Strategy of National Urban Livelihoods Mission (NULM) on an Orientation/Capsule-1 Training programs for the ULB/parastatal functionaries of Odisha on 23 May 2018 organised by the State Urban Development Agency (SUDA), H & UD Dept. (CED). , Govt. of Odisha.
    2 Delivered an invited lecture on “Students’ Role in Making of India” in a seminar “Youth in Making of India” on 27.1.2018. organised Arya Kala Nilaya, Kuhuri, Khorda
    3 Invited as chief speaker to deliver on “Coal Mining Development Vs Displaced Eco-System People” on 12.1.2018 in a UGC granted National Symposium organized by Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Chandikhole.
    4 Invited by News World Odisha T.V to deliver lecture on “Family Suicide” Debate organised by News world Odisha T.V, on Nov 11, 2017.
    5 Delivered lectures as Chief speaker on “Civic Education for Sustainable Development” on 19th & 20th December 2016 organised by Department of Economics and Sociology of Neela Madhab Mahavidyalaya,Kantilo, Nayagarh, Odisha.
    6 Delivered invited lecture on Advance sociological theory titled “Jeffrey C. Alexander and Neo-functionalism” on 23.03.2017.7.organised by Department of Sociology, Central University of Orissa, Koraput
    7 Chaired Session on Buddha’s approach to Social Justice and delivered lecture on relevance of “Buddha’s Pragmatic Approach: Human Freedom, Social Justice and Equality in Contemporary India” on 16-05-2015 organised by NISWASS, Chandrasekharpur, Bhubaneswar, Odisha
    8 Chaired session of RC-13- Science, Technology and Society in 41th Sociological Conferences, Dec.27-29, 2015 of Indian Sociological Society (ISS) organised by KIIT, KIIS, Bhubaneswar Chaired Session on Chronic poverty in Odisha
    9 Delivered lecture on “Eradicating Chronic Poverty in Odisha: Policy Issues and Challenges” on 23.12.2014 organised by Kalinga Institute of Social sciences, KIIT University.
    10 Delivered Ambedkar Lecture as a chief Speaker on “Liberation of Dalit: An Introspection on Ambedkarism, Gandhism and Marxism” on the occasion of Birth Anniversary of Dr.B.R.Ambedkar on 14-04-2012 organised by NISWASS, Bhubaneswar.
    11 Invited to deliver lecture on Vision, Guiding Principles and Strategy of National Urban Livelihoods Mission (NULM) on an Orientation/Capsule-1 Training programs for the ULB/parastatal functionaries of Odisha on 23 May 2018 organised by the State Urban Development Agency (SUDA), H & UD Dept. (CED) Govt. of Odisha.
    12 Invited by Kanak T.V a special discussion related to “Dead Body and Cultural Sanction- A question of Humanity” held on 1.8.2018.
  5. Administrative/Executive experience:
    1 Assistant Superintendent in Gapabandhu Chatrabas, Utkal University, Vanivihar (2002-2004).
    2 Deputy Course Coordinator in Master of Rural Development in Sociology, Department (Self Financing Course) (2012-2014) under P.G.Department of Sociology Utkal University.
    3 Associate Course Coordinator, 2018. Global Centre for Rural Studies , Utkal University
    4 Associate Course Coordinator, 2018. MBA in Rural Management, Utkal University
    5 Course Coordinator, 2019. MBA in Rural Management, Utkal University
    6 Course Coordinator, 2019. Communication for Development (C4D), Utkal University
  6. Conference organized as Organizing Secretary:
    1 Organized UGC National Seminar on the topic “Dynamics of Development and Social exclusions: Genesis and Challenges in Rural Society” in the P.G. Department of Sociology, Utkal University Vanivihar on 27th March, 2014.
    2 Organized A Two-Day Workshop on Curriculum Design and Development for Rural Management held on 11th-12th April, 2018 in the P.G. Department of Sociology funded by National Council of Rural Institutes, Hyderabad, under the flagship program Mahatma Gandhi Prabandh Grameen Vidya Abhiyaan [Rural Management] & Mahatma Gandhi Grameen Vidya Abhiyaan, Ministry of Human Resource Development,MHRD, Govt. of India
    3 Organized Utkal University Platinum Jubilee Lecture titled “Text and Context: Exploring the Contours of Polyglot Social Science in India” delivered by Prof. Ravindra K.Jain formerly dean, School of Social sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Nehru Follow, Govt. of India on 5th December, 2018.
    4 4. Organized International Conference on the topic “Interrogating the Trends of Rural Development and Social Transformation in South Asia” from 2-4 October, 2019 in the P.G. Department of Sociology, Utkal University Vanivihar in collaboration with Indian Sociological Society (ISS) and Global Centre for Rural Studies, Utkal University.