Dr. Sadasiba Pradhan
Name: Dr. Sadasiba Pradhan
Designation: Professor
Qualification: M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D. & D. Litt., Sambalpur University, P.G. Dip.-in- Archaeology (Institute of Archaeology, A.S.I, New Delhi), Advanced Certificate Course in Field Archaeology: Institute of Archaeology, University of London (U.K.)
Phone No.: 09437052175, 08763210299
E-mail ID: spradhan55(at)yahoo(dot)co(dot)in
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  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)
    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 :
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    2. National Publications:
      1 Published 40 research articles in various Research Journals (3 Int. national) and book chapters on various aspects of History, Culture And Archaeology
    3. Review Articles(State Level Publications):
  3. Conference Publication(Presented/Published in proceedings):
    1. Presented/Published in proceedings
      1 Global Conference on Rock Art organized by UNESCO &
      Seminars IGNCA, New Delhi, 29 Nov. â?? 7 Dec. 1993 and Conferences Attended
      2 World Archaeological Congress â?? 3, held at Hotel Taj, New Delhi, 4-11 December 1994. (Paper presented: “Rock Engravings in the Rock Shelters of Up-land Orissa).
      3 Third AURA Congress and International Rock Art Congress at Alice Springs (Northern territory) Australia, 10-14 July, 2000.
      4 American Rock Art 2002 organised by San Diego Museum of Man, San Diego, USA, 1-2 Nov. 2002 presented Paper, “Symbolism in Orissan Rock Art”.
      5 Annual convention of International Federation of Rock Art Organizations (IFRAO), Agra, 2004
      6 International Conference on Indo-French Rock Art, organized by ICHR, New Delhi, Dt. 26-30 November 2006.
      7 Key-note Speaker at â??2014 Chinese Helan Mountain International Rock Art Summitâ?, Yinchuan of  the Peoplesâ?? Republic of China from 26 – 28 August 2014.
  1. Edited Books :
    1 Agrarian and Political Movements in the States of Orissa, Inter-India Publications, New Delhi, 1986.
    2 Orissan History, Culture and Archaeology(Edited), D.K. Print World (P) Ltd., New Delhi, 1999.
    3 Buddhist Heritage of Odisha, Times of India Group, Kolkata, 2013
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  4. Research Books :
    1 Rock Art in Orissa,Aryan Books International, New Delhi â?? 2001.
    2 Art and Archaeology of Orissa, Recent Perspective, Aryan Books International, New Delhi â?? 2006.
    3 Lesser known Monuments of Bhubaneswar, Lark Books, Bhubaneswar, 2009.
    4 Lesser known Monuments of Puri, Lark Books, Bhubaneswar, 2010.
    5 Co-author of the Monograph Archaeological sites of South Kosala, Sambalpur, 1989.
  1. Workshops:

    Conducted twelve (12) independent Archaeological Excavations Research work  with license from Archaeological Survey of India, Govt. of India extending over thirteen field seasons.


    1. Manamunda – Early Historic site in Phulabani district, Orissa, during 1990 & 1991. Indian Archaeology, A Review, 1991: 80-86
    2. Nrusimhanath – (Sambalpur district, Orissa) during 1991; Proceedings of the Orissa History Congress, 18th Annual session, 1993
    3. Lekhamoda – Prehistoric Rock shelter in Sundargarh district of Orissa, 1995-96
    4. Khambeswaripalli – Protohistoric – Chalcolithic site in Sonepur district of Orissa, 1997
    5. Sindhol Early Historic site in Birmaharajpur Tahsil, district Suvarnpur, 1998
    6. Bhejidihi and Kurmigudi – Protohistoric sites in Karandi Valley, Angul-Sambalpur district, 1999
    7. Nuagarh – Protohistoric site in Birmaharajpur Tahsil, District Sonepur, 2000 & 2001
    8. Kharligarh – Early Historic Site in Bolangir district, 2002
    9. Narisho – Early Historic site in Khurda District, 2009, 2010 & 2012
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