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Dr. Padmalaya Mahapatra


Dr. Padmalaya Mahapatra
Name: Dr. Padmalaya Mahapatra
Designation: Associate Professor
Qualification: M.A, M.Phil, Ph.D, LLB
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E-mail ID: padma2seema@gmail.com
Utkal University Sept. 2010 –continuing Associate Professor
Mizoram Central University Dec. 2006 – Sep. 2010 Associate Professor
P N Autonomous College, Khordha
Ekamra College, Bhubaneswar
Kamala Nehru Women’s College
June2001 – Nov. 2006
Feb 1999 – June 2001
Oct 1986 –  Feb 1999
Lecturer
Lecturer
Lecturer
Utkal University Apr, 1992 – Jan, 2000 Ph.D.
Department: Political Science
Thesis Title: Emerging Women Elite’s in Orissa: A case study in Bhubaneswar.
Area: Women Studies
Advisor: Prof. BijoyiniMohanty
Utkal University August, 1987 – August, 1988 M.Phil.
Department: Political Science
Thesis Title: Non Aligned Movement in India: A Case Study of 7th NAM summit.
Area: Foreign Policy
Advisor: Prof. Asha Hans
Utkal University May, 1983 – August, 1985 M.A. in Political Science & Public Administration
Department: Political Science
Department: Public Administration (2007)
  • Keynote Speaker and Best paper award, 2nd South Asia Conference on Multidisciplinary Research, 2019, Colombo, Srilanka.
Course Name-Administrative Thinkers-1 (MPA-102)
Department of Public Administration, Utkal University
Course Name-Indian Administration (MPA-103)
Department of Public Administration, Utkal University
Course Name-Administrative Thinkers-2 (MPA-203)
Department of Public Administration, Utkal University
Course Name-Public Policy (MPA-303)
Department of Public Administration, Utkal University
Course Name-Indian Administration: Issues and Trends (MPA-304)
Department of Public Administration, Utkal University
Course Name-Human Resource Management (MPA-403)
Department of Public Administration, Utkal University

Invited lectures:

TIRDI and American University of Nigeria, 2019, “Gender and Development: A Study of Maternal and Child Healthcare Policies in Odisha.”

Banaras Hindu University (Research Methodology Workshop),2017, “Role of Hypothesis In Social Science Research”

Social Research Foundation, Aurangabad (M.S.), India, In Collaboration with Department of Sociology Dr.BabasahebAmbedkarMarathwada University, Aurangabad (M.S.), India, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, PhranakhonRajbhat University, Bangkok, Thailand, 2017,“Empowerment of Tribal Women In Odisha: An Analytical Perspective.”

  • JamiaMilliaIslamia(Department of  Political Science),New Delhi, 2017, “Challenges to E-Governance In India”,
  • Berhampur University (Department of Political Science),Berhampur, 2018, “E-Governance of India: Issues & Challenges”
  • Utkal University (Academic Staff College),Bhubaneswar, 2018, “Mind Pollution & Positive Mindset”

“Gender based violence: A threat to women’s reproductive health in India”

– South Asia Conference on Multidisciplinary Research-2018

— TIRDI and American University of Nigeria,Colombo,SRI LANKA,October,2018.

“Empowerment of Tribal Women InOdisha: An Analytical Perspective”

–International Conference on Development, Environment and Social Welfare: Issues and challenges

–PhranakhonRajbhat University, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand,May,2017.

“Balancing work and life: A study of its implications for Women Employees in Utkal Alumina International Ltd. Of Rayagada District, Odisha”

–International conference on “Gender and Management: Issues and Challenges”

– Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH), Bhubaneswar and Institute of Public Enterprise (IPE) Hyderabad, in collaboration with University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, Europe,January, 2017

“Social Security Measures for Women in India: Odishan Perspective”,

–National Conference on Social Security and Social Inclusion: Opportunities and Challenges

– University of Mysore, Mysore, February, 2016.

PhD thesis

  • PadmalayaMahapatra Co-Authored with Prof. BijoyiniMohanty, “Elite Women in India”,2001, New Delhi, APH Publishing Corporation

Book Chapters

  • PadmalayaMahapatra, “Public Policy in India”, Gender and Development- A Study of Maternal & Child Health Care Policies in Odisha,Adroit Publication, ISBN No. 978-81-87393-62-7, 2020.
  • PadmalayaMahapatraCo Authored withSoumyaSagarikaSahoo, “Women in Digital India”, Women Empowerment and Emancipation, Delton Publication, ISBN No. 978- 93-87631- 25- 0, 2019.
  • PadmalayaMahapatraCo Authored with RashmiRekha Das, “Women Issue in Developing Countries: Some Reflections”, Entrepreneurship as a Tool for Empowering Rural Women in Odisha, Delton Publication, ISBN No. 978-93-87631-08-3, 2018.
  • PadmalayaMahapatra, “Emancipation of Tribes and Human Rights in India”, Human Rights violations among the Tribals of North –East India: A study,Pentagon Press, ISBN No.978-81-8274, 2013.

Journal Articles

  • PadmalayaMahapatra, “ NITIAayog for transforming India’s education sector in Globalized Environment”,Journal of IIPA, ISSN No. 2231556X, 2021.
  • PadmalayaMahapatra, “A study of Women and Social Movements in North East India”, Local Government Quarterly, ISSN No. 0024-5623, 2020.
  • PadmalayaMahapatraCo Authored with Laxmi Narayan Bindhani, “E-Governance and Ethical Governance: A study of Odisha”, Journal of IIPA, ISSN No. 2231-556X, 2015.
  • PadmalayaMahapatra, “Ethics and Value System:Pointers of Good Governance in India”, International Journal Sajosps,Vol. XVII, No.2, Pg-12-18, ISSN 0972-4613,July-Dec 2016.

 

Refereed Conference Publications

  • PadmalayaMahapatra, ¨ Gender based violence: A threat to women’s reproductive health in India” (South Asia Conference on Multidisciplinary Research-2018). 05-06 October 2018,Colombo, Srilanka.
  • PadmalayaMahapatra, ¨ Women and Human Rights Violations in India :Focus on Manipur and Odisha” (International Postgraduate Research Conference), 10thand 11th December,2015,University of Kelaniya, Srilanka
  • PadmalayaMahapatra, ¨ Gender, Poverty and Globalization in India” (International Conference organized by University of Kelaniya).November 21st– 22nd, 2013, University of Kelaniya, Srilanka.
  • PadmalayaMahapatra, ¨ Women and Human Rights Violations: A comparative study of North-Eastern States and Odisha” (National Seminar on State, Social Movements and Democracy in North-East India). 27th February to 1st March, 2013, Gauhati, India.

Refereed Workshop Publications:

  • List of Author Names, ¨ Rural Local Self Government in Mizoram : A Study of Village Council System”. Proceedings of the First Workshop on XXXXX (NEC workshop on Criminal Justice, National Security and Centre State Cooperation). 30th September and 1st October 2008, Shillong, Meghalaya
  • Attendee of Refresher Course, 24 – Nov 18, 1994 at JNU, New Delhi,
  • Attendee of Refresher Course, 26 – Oct 16, 2001 Utkal University, VaniVihar, Bhubaneswar
  • Attendee of Refresher Course, 04 – Jan 24, 2006 Utkal University, VaniVihar, Bhubaneswar
  • Attendee of Summer Course1st May, to 31st May, 2005, Indian Institute of Advanced Studies, Shimla
  • Attendee of Summer Course, 1st May to 13th May, 2006, Indian Institute of Advanced Studies, Shimla
  • Area Chair of the South Asia Conference on Multidisciplinary Research-2019.
  • Area Chair of the International Conference on Development, Environment and Social Welfare: Issues and challenges-2017
  • Area Chair of the International conference on Indian Cultural Heritage: Past, Present & Future -2017

Maternity Benefits to Women in Institutions of Higher education in Odisha (PI/ Co-PI): Basic Description of the Project, National commission for Women, Amount received Rs.9, 08,250

  1. Laxmi Narayan Bindhani, D. candidate, (Utkal University) – Impact Evaluation of E-Governance Projects in Odisha: A Case Study, 2015 (Awarded)
  • Currently Assistant Professor at B.N.M.A. Autonomous College,Bhadrak, Odisha
  1. Subrata Biswal, D. candidate, (Utkal University) – Inclusive Growth and Financial Literacy: A Study of Women Self Help Groups in Odisha, November 2016(Awarded)
  • Regional Head at Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India ,Eastern Regional Office, Bhubaneswar
  1. Rajiv Millan,UGC JRF, Ph.D. candidate, Utkal University (Continuing)
  2. RaumyaRanjanSahu,UGC JRF, Ph.D. candidate, Utkal University(Continuing)
  3. SoumyaSagarikaSahoo, Ph.D. candidate, Utkal University(Continuing)
  4. SamapikaNayak,Ph.D. candidate, Utkal University(Continuing)
  1. Life Member at Indian Institute of Public Administration, New Delhi.
  2. Life Member at Institute of Public Policy Studies, Bhubaneswar.
  3. Life Member at Orissa Political Science Association, Bhubaneswar.
  4. Life Member at Indian Political Science Association.

Important Activities

  1. Convener of the Syllabus Restructuring Committee, Dept. Of Political Science, Mizoram University, Aizawl, Mizoram and totally restructured the M.A. syllabus of the department already approved by the School Board and Academic Council, Mizoram University.
  2. Chairman, Board of Under Graduate and Post Graduate Studies, Dept. of Political Science, Mizoram University, Aizawl, Mizoram.
  3. Member, Governing Body, Aizawl Govt. College, Aizawl.
  4. Representative of the Mizoram University in the Governing Body of Aizawl Law College, Mizoram.
  5. Editor of the journal of Institute of Public Policy Studies, Bhubaneswar and Journal of Department of Public Administration, Utkal University (Public Administration Review).
  6. Member, subject Research Committee and Board of Studies, Department of Public Administration, Utkal University.
  7. Expert, Selection Committee of Service Selection Board of Government of Odisha.
  8.  External Examiner in the committee for conducting viva-voce for the award of Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in respect of LunChamanan by Department of Political Science, BHU, Varanasi on 13th November 2018.
  9.  External Examiner for Examining the thesis of Bidisha Bora, Department of Political Science for the award of Degree of Doctor of Philosophy by Gauhati University, Gauhati, India.
  10. Ph.D Examiner in BHU, Varanasi, Manipur Central University, Canchipur, Imphal, &Gauhati University, Gauhati, India.
  11. Coordinator in the Centre for North- East India Studies, Utkal University, Odisha, India.
  12. Coordinator, Journalism and Mass Communication,Department of Public Administration, Utkal University.