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Dr. Devananda Beura

Devananda Beura Name : Dr.   Devananda Beura
Designation : Reader & HEAD
Qualification : M.Sc., M.Phil, Ph.D., PGDEE
Phone No. : +91-9861213472
E-mail ID : debanandabeura(at)rediffmail(dot)com
  • Ore Deposit
  • Structural Geology
  • Disaster Management
  • Environmental Geology
  • Rock Art Studies
  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
    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
  2. Journal Publications :
    1. International Publications:
    2. National Publications:
      1 Beura, D. (2009) Knowing the Earth’s Interior. Emerging Science, Vol-1, No-5. pp 20-22. ISSN: 0976-4100. -,
      2 Beura, D., Acharya, D., Singh, P. and Acharya, S. (2004) Environmental impact of open cast mining, its appraisal and management ‚?? a case study from Kansa-Kathpal chromite belt, Jajpur dist., Orissa. Vistas Geol Res.Spl.Pub. No. 3, pp.106-112. ISBN:81-900907-0-4. -,
      3 Beura, D. and Singh, P. (2005) Environmental Deposition of Iron Formation of Greenstone belt of north Orissa, India. Vistas in Geol Research,U.U. Spl. Pub. In Geol No.4 pp.246-255. ISBN:81-900907-0-4. -,
      4 Beura, D. and Singh, P. (2006) Disaster management in Orissa Coast- An Information Technology Vision. Journal of Society of Geoscientist and Allied Technologist. Vol.7 No.1, PP. 27-36.ISSN: 0972-2173. -,
      5 Beura, D. (2006) Artisanal and Small Scale mining and Environment ‚?? a case study from Bajpur-Tapang Area, Khurda Dist., Orissa. Vistas in Geol Research,U.U. Spl. Pub. In Geol No.5 pp.173-177. ISBN:81-900907-0-4. -,
      6 Singh, P., Beura, D. and Acharya, S. (2007) BIF and iron ore: an academic perspective and commercial vision. Vistas in Geol Research,U.U. Spl. Pub. In Geol No.6 pp.71-73. ISBN:81-900907-0-4. -,
      7 Beura, D. (2007) Lithostratigraphy of Archaean Supracrustal belt with special reference to Badampahar area, Mayurbhanj district, Orissa. Vistas in Geol Research,U.U. Spl. Pub. In Geol No.6 pp.66-70. ISBN:81-900907-0-4. -,
      8 Beura, D. (2008) Petrographic characterization of BIF of Archaean Greenstone Belt- A case study around Thakurani sector of Bonai-Keonjhar belt, North Orissa, India. Vistas in Geol. Research,U.U. Spl. Pub. In Geol (7) pp.76-85. ISBN:81-900907-0-4. -,
      9 Beura, D. (2008) Iron Ore Deposits of Orissa- Its present status and future destiny with special reference to Industrial agglomeration and Trade diversification. Journal of Society of Geoscientist and Allied Technologist. Vol.9 No.1, pp. 33-44. ISSN: 0972-2173. -,
      10 Beura, D. (2009) The Mystery of Earth’s Origin, Emerging Science Vol.l, No.3. Aug.09. pp33-34. ISSN: 0976-4100. -,
      11 Beura, D., Acharya, D., Singh, P. and Acharya, S. ( 2009) Högbomite Associated with Vanadium bearing Titaniferous Magnetite of Mafic - Ultramafic Suite of Moulabhanj Igneous Complex, Orissa, India. Journal of Minerals & Materials Characterization & Engineering, Vol. 8, No.9, pp 317-327. ISSN-2327-4085 impact factor-1.58. -,
      12 Beura, D. (2010) Copenhagen Summit, 2009 Fighting the Global Climate Change. Emerging Science, Vol-1, No-8. pp.34-38. ISSN: 0976-4100. -,
      13 Beura, D. (2010) Attracting Human Attention to Environmental Issues: A Noble Concept of World Environmental Day, Emerging Science, Vol-II, No-1, pp.8-11. ISSN: 0976-4100. -,
      14 Beura, D. (2010) Global Warming and Geological Hazards. Emerging Science, Vol-II, No-7, pp.10-12. ISSN: 0976-4100. -,
      15 Beura, D. and Singh, P. (2010) A Conceptual Approach to Solid Waste Management in Artisanal And Small Scale Mining Areas- A Case Study From Bajpur-Tapang Area In Khurda District Of Orissa, India. Vistas In Geological Research. U.U. Spl. Publ. in Geology (9) pp. 110-119. ISBN:81-900907-0-4. -,
      16 Beura, D. (2011) The Tsunami Disaster, Emerging Science, Vol-III, No-4, pp-6-9. ISSN: 0976-4100. -,
      17 Beura, D. (2011) Mining threat to forest resource. Emerging Science, Vol-III, No-12, pp.26-28. ISSN: 0976-4100. -,
      18 Beura, D. and Behera, S. (2011) Studies on some Geological variations of Chromite deposits of Sukinda Ultramafic Complex of Orissa. Vistas In Geological Research. U.U. Spl. Publ. in Geology (10) pp. 137-143. ISBN:81-900907-0-4. -,
      19 Beura, D. (2012) Environmental Impact of Iron Ore Miningin Odisha and its Management, Emerging Science. Vol-4, No-3, pp.33-37. ISSN: 0976-4100. -,
      20 Beura, D. (2012) Green Economy for environmental Protection. Emerging Science.Vol-4, No-7, pp.7-8. ISSN: 0976-4100. -,
      21 Beura, D., Satpathy, B. and Singh, P. (2012) Studies on Petromicrography of BIF In Eastern Limb of Bonai-Keonjhar Belt with Special Reference to Banspani-Jilling-Jajang Area of Keonjhar District, Odisha. Vistas In Geological Research. U.U. Spl. Publ. in Geology (11) pp. 159-167. ISBN:81-900907-0-4. -,
      22 Beura, D. and Satpathy, B. (2012) Petrographic Characterisation Of Banded Iron Formation Of Bonai-Keonjhar Belt With Special Reference To Banspani-Jilling-Jajang Sector, Odisha. International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering. Vol. 05, No. 04,pp.767-774. ISSN-0974-5904. -,
      23 Beura, D. (2013) Food Waste, Its impact on Environment and Management. Emerging Science. Vol-5, No-6, pp.43-45. ISSN: 0976-4100. -,
      24 Satpathy, B., Beura,D., (2013)Establishment of Lithostratigraphy of Some Banded Iron Formations of Iron Ore Super group of Odisha, India. International Journal of Engineering and Innovative Technology (IJEIT), Vol. 2, Issue 7, pp.146-150. ISSN-2277-3754. -,
      25 Behera, P., Beura, D. and Sarangi, S. (2013) Role of wind action on erosion at Puribeach of Odisha, India. Vistas In Geological Research. U.U. Spl. Publ. in Geology (12) pp. 116-121. ISBN:81-900907-0-4. -,
      26 Beura, D. (2014) Tectono-Structural Overviews of Iron Formation of North Odisha, India.” Journal of Geosciences and Geomatics, vol. 2, no. , pp. 57-61. ISSN-2373-6704. -,
      27 Beura, D. and Satpathy, B. (2014) Geometry of Fold Structures and Their Interference Patterns in Banded Iron Formation of Eastern Limb of Bonai-Keonjhar Belt, Odisha, India. Journal of Geosciences and Geomatics, Vol. 2, No. 5A, pp.1-6. -,
      28 Beura, D. (2015) Floods in Mahanadi River, Odisha, India: Its Causes and Management. International Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences (IJEAS), Vol-2, Issue-2, pp.51-55. ISSN: 2394-3661. -,
      29 Beura, D. (2015) Technological Upgradation For Mineral Development: in Context with Iron Ore Mineral. International Journal of Scientific Research, Vol.4, No.7, pp.71-72. ISSN: 2277-8179. -,
      30 Beura, D. (2015) Superposed deformation fabrics in the Precambrian rocks of the Iron Ore Super Group of Odisha, with special reference to Badampahar-Gorumahisani-Suleipat belt. Vistas In Geological Research, Special Publication in Geology (13), January 2015, pp.10 ‚?? 17. ISBN: 81-900907-0-4. -,
    3. Review Articles:
  3. Conference Publication(Presented/Published in proceedings):
    1 Beura, D., Singh, P. and Acharya, A. (2002) Role of Information Technology in Disaster Management. Nat. Sem. Role of IT in Geo. Sc.,GSI. pp.106-108.
    2 Singh, P. and Beura, D. (2002) Natural Resource Management -A case study on Iron ore minerals, It’s accessibility and economic prospects. Nat.Sem.Mang.Nat Res., Nagarjun Univ. pp.101 ‚??110.
    3 Beura, D. and Singh, P. (2005) Geological setting and mineral deposits of Archaean schist belt- A case study around Badampahar belt, north Orissa, India. Proc. Int. sem., Khon Ken Uni. Thailand, pp.326-329. 974-9813-10-3 International Conference on geology, Geotechnology and Mineral Resources of Indo-China 28-11-2005.
    4 Beura, D.,Singh, P., Satpathy, B., Behera, S. and Majhi, S. (2009) Waste Management In Mining Area: A Conceptual Outline. 12th Orissa Bigyan Congress, Bhubaneswar. Proc. Vol., pp. 161- 165.
    5 Beura, D. (2008) Does the industrial need of water affect the Water Budget? An approach to review the scenario with special reference to the Burgeoning Mining and Mineral based Industries in Orissa. Workshop on Req. of Water for Mining and Mineral Ind. Orissa. SGAT. pp. 44-65.
    6 Beura, D. (2008) Mineralogical Studies Of Precambrian Banded Iron Formation Of Badampahar-Maharajpur Area Of Mayurbhanj District, Orissa, India in the Proceedings Volume of the DRS seminar on “Recent trends in ore geological studies” held on 29th March 2008, pp.42-51.
    7 Beura, D. and Singh, P. (2008) Tectonically hypothecated genetic model of Precambrian iron ore deposits of Badampahar-Gorumahisani-Suleipat belt, Orissa, India. Sem.Iron ores- Genesis and Exploration Techniques. SGAT, Bhubaneswar.pp.32-40.
    8 Beura, D. (2009) Ground Water as Natural Resource: Its Development And Management At Mining Areas.Workshop by CGWA and CGWB, Bhubaneswar, pp. 18-23.
    9 Beura, D., Singh, P., Behera, S., Majhi, S. (2010) Structural and Tectonic Approach in Studying the Genesis of Chromite Deposits of Sukinda Ultramafic Complex of Orissa, India. Int. Sem. On Development of Chromite Nickel and PGM Resources. Society of Geoscientists and Allied Technologists in Collaboration with Department of Steel & Mines Government of Orissa, Vol-I. pp.88-93.
    10 Beura, D., Singh, P. (2010) Requirement and Management of Power in Mining and Mineral Based Industries of Orissa. The Indian Mineral Industry Journal, ENTMS-2010, pp.95-98.
    11 Beura, D. and Singh, P. (2011) Impact of tectonics and technogenesis on hydrogeology of ore deposits and its management in mining areas. Proc. Vol., DRS seminar on Groundwater. pp. 29-34.
    12 Satpathy, B., Beura, D. and Mahanta, K. (2012) Integrated Environmental Management Of The Iron And Manganese Ore Mining Areas Of Odisha With Special Reference To Joda-Barbil Sector Of Keonjhar District. Proc. Vol., DRS-PURSE National seminar on Geoenvironmental Issues and Climate Change pp.16-29.
    13 Beura, D., Singh, P. and Behera, S. (2012) Impact of chromite mining on environment in Sukinda areaof Odisha, India. Proc. Vol., DRS-PURSE National seminar on Geoenvironmental Issues and Climate Change pp.52-63.
    14 Beura, D. (2015) Probable Danger Of Tsunami At Coastal Odisha, National Seminar on Tsunami, Aabahan in colaberation with Dept. of Geology and Geography, Utkal University pp.5-10.
    15 Beura, D. (2015) Depletion Of Water Bodies Due To Urbanisation And Its Management State Level Workshop on Urban Growth & Water Bodies: A Development Conflict, SOA University, in press.
  1. Edited Books :
    1 Book: D. Beura (2014) ‘Sabuja Swapna’ Publisher-SR Barik, Cuttack, pp.76.
    2 Edited Books: D. Beura (2014) Recent Trends in Geological Researches, Science and Education publishing, USA . pp. 28. ISSN: 23736704.
    3 Book: D. Beura (2012) “Prakrutika Sampad O Paribesh” Satyam Book Agency, Bhubaneswar, pp.80. ISBN: 978-81-900607-7-4.
    4 Book: D. Beura (2011) “Banya O Anyanya Kavita” Kalingaprabha Prakashani, Cuttack, pp.2011.
    5 Book: D. Beura (2011) “ Aama Paribesha: Kichi katha Kichi byatha” Ezy’s Publication, Bhubaneswar, pp.96.
    6 Book: D. Beura (2015) “Archaean Schist Belt of Odisha, India- Structure and Tectonics” LambertAcademic Publishing, Germany, pp-120. ISBN: 9783659749957.
  2. Text Books :
  3. Book Chapters :
    1 Book Chapters: Beura, D. (2009) Cyclone Disaster Management with special reference to Orissa Coast, India. Book chaper-10, Geological Hazards, New India Publishing Agency, pp.133-153. ISBN978-81-908512-75.
    2 Book Chapters: Beura, D. (2015) Chromite Deposits Of Sukinda Ultramafic Belt, Odisha- A Genesis Perspective. Emerging Trends in Mineral Development and Environmental Issues Capital Publishing Company. Pp.114-127 ISBN 978-93-81891-27-8.
    3 Book Chapters: Beura, D. (2014) Geological aspects and management of rock art with special reference to conservation. Book chaper-22, Rock Art Studies, Aryan Books International, Vol-1, pp.399-411. ISBN 978-81-7305-491-4.
  4. Research Books :
1 National Scholarship in HSC, CHSC, B.Sc. and M.Sc. level
2 NRTS
3 M.Phil - University 2nd Topper
4 M.Sc. - University 2nd Topper
5 B.Sc. - University Topper
6 CHSC - College Topper
7 HSC - School Topper
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