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Dr. Smita Nayak
Name: Dr. Smita Nayak
Designation: Associate Professor & Head
Qualification: M.A, M.Phil, Ph.D
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Utkal University

May, 1999 – September, 2006  

Ph.D.

Department: Political Science

Thesis Title: Administration of Jawahar Rozgar Yojana in Sundergarh District of Orissa: A Case Study of Rajgangpur Block

Areas:Developmental Studies, Policy Study, Economics, Tribal Study

Advisor: Prof. Aditya Prasad Padhi

Utkal University August, 1989 – August, 1999 M.Phil.

Department: Political Science

Thesis Title: Orientation of University Students Towards Electoral Politics: A Study of Utkal University

Areas: Election Studies, Sociology,

Advisor: Prof. Sharada Rath

Utkal University August, 1986- July, 1988 Master of Arts
Department:  Political Science

Papers:Indian Government & Politics, International Relations, Comparative Politics, Political Theory, Public Administration and Management, Indian Political Thought and Western Political Thought, State Politics in India

 

UGC-NET (If Qualified) NO

Subject:

Utkal University June, 1984- August, 1986  

 

Bachelor of Science

Honours: Political Science

 

 

Utkal University

 

April 2008-April. 2013–present

April 2008-April 2013

Associate Professor

Reader

Utkal University December. 2004 – April. 2008 Lecturer-in- Selection Grade
January-1992 – December. 1999 Lecturer

 

Attendee of Faculty Development Programme (FDP)

  • RUSA Cell sponsored of Utkal University at NIEPA, New Delhi from 1st March to 7th

 

Area Chair of the International Conference on Learning Representations (ICLR) 2018.

  1. Chaired a Technical Session in the International Political Science Conference organized by International Political Science Association, at Brisbane, Australia, July 21-15, 2018.
  2. Chaired a Technical Session in the 9th International Conference onLanguage, Humanities, Education and Social Sciences (LHESS-17) organized by International Centre of Excellence in Humanities, Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies, held at Dubai (UAE), December 21-22, 2017.
  3. Chaired a Technical Session XIV on ‘Emerging International Organizations’ in the 57th All India Political Science Association Conference on “Emerging India” jointly organized by Indian Political Science Association & Anna Centre for Public Affairs, University of Madras, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, 15-16 December, 2017.
  4. Chaired a Technical Session” in an International Conference on ‘Gender and Development’ in the 28th Odisha Political Science Association Conference on “Odisha 2036: Society and Politics organized in collaboration with Ravenshaw University on 9-10 December, 2017

 

Course Name- MA

Paper Name (Paper Code) (Semester-I & III)

 

Ø  Administrative Theory (Paper-II)

Ø  Research Methodology (Paper-XI)

Ø  Working of Democracy (paper-VIV)

 

Course Name- MA

Paper Name (Paper Code) (Semester-I & III)

Ø  Administrative Theory (Paper-II)

Ø  Research Methodology (Paper-XI)

Ø  Working of Democracy (paper-VIV)

 

Department and University Name: Department of Political Science, Utkal University

Duties:Teaching, Research Guidance, Setting Examination Question Papers, graded exams, Administration of the Department.

 

Course Name-MA

Paper Name (Paper Code) (Semester-II& IV)

Ø  Public Administration & Management (Paper-VII)

Ø  Indian Political Tradition (Paper-XII)

Ø  Term Paper

Department and University Name: Political Science, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar

 

Duties:Teaching, Research Guidance, Setting Examination Question Papers, graded exams, Administration of the Department.

 

Course Name- M. Phil & Ph. D

Department and University Name: Political Science, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar

Ø  Research Methodology (Paper-I) M. Phil

Ø   Research Methodology (Paper-I) Ph. D Coursework

Duties:Teaching, Research Guidance, Setting Examination Question Papers, graded exams, Administration of the Department.

 

PhD thesis

Smita Nayak, Administration of Jawahar Rozgar Yojana in Sundergarh District of Orissa: A Case Study of Rajgangpur Block. Departmental Research Committee:Political Science

Prof. Sharada Rath (chairperson)

Prof. Aditya PrasadPadhi (Guide), Prof.  University, 2006.

 

Book (Authored)

  1. Nayak, Smita & Nibedita Mohanty (2021) Girl Child Education in India: The Changing Perspective”byKUNAL BOOKS, (Publisher and Distributors), Daryaganj, New Delhi – 110002
  2. Nayak, Smita (2015). “The Role of Self-Help Groups (SHGs) in Empowering Rural Women in India,” LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany, 2015 (ISBN No. 978-3-659-76991-7)

Book Chapters:

  1. Nayak, Smita. (2017) on ‘Work Place Violence against Women– Issues and Challenges (A Study of Odisha) in the book on ‘Women in Indian Society on a Resurgent Path: A New Perspective’ Kunal Books, New Delhi, 2017.
  2. Nayak, Smita. (2015) “Socio-economic and Political Status of Migrated Tribal Women Workers in Odisha: A Study of Slums in Bhubaneswar City” in the book ‘Gender Dynamics: The Emerging Frontier’ Research India Publication.
  3. Nayak, Smita. (2015) “Engendering Poverty Alleviation Programme: MGNREGA in Enhancing the Status of Tribal Women in Odisha, A Case Study of Rajgangpur Block” in the book ‘Withering Women: From Endowment to Entitlement’ Edupedia Publication.
  4. Nayak, Smita. (2015) “Addressing Domestic Violence Against Women: An Unfinished Agenda” in the book ‘Combating Violence Against Women; A Reality in the Making’ Gyan Publication.
  5. Nayak, Smita. (2014) wrote a Chapter on ‘Status of Tribal Women of Odisha’ ‘Status Report of Women of Odisha’for Women & Child Development, Government of Odisha. View

Book (Edited)

  1. Nayak, Smita. (2015), (Edited) ‘Gender Dynamics: The Emerging Frontier’ Research India Publication, 2015 (ISBN NO. 978-93-84443-71-9) New Delhi. View
  2. Nayak, Smita. (2015), (Edited) ‘Withering Women: From Endowment to Empowerment’Edupedia Publication, (2015) New Delhi.
  3. Nayak, Smita. (2015), (Edited) ‘Combating Violence Against Women: A Reality in the Making’ Gyan Publication, (2015) New Delhi. View

Journal Articles

CONTRIBUTIONS

  1. A) Published Papers in Journals
Sl. No. Title with page nos. Journal ISSN/ISBN No Whether peer reviewed. Impact Factor, if any No. of co-author
 

 

1.

From State of Democracy to Political Activeness: A Study on Women’s Transformative Role in Panchayat Elections of Odisha.

 

Pg no. 1-7

International Journal of Science & Management Studies View ISSN:2454-4655

Vol, 8, No.-1

Feb-2022

Peer Reviewed/ Referred International

Journal,

Indexing &

Impact Factor-5.2,

UGC. SN. 5351

01
 

2.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Changing Gender Perspectives in Managing COVID-19: Role of Women PRI & SHGs in Odisha.

 

Pg no. 119-1023

South Asian Journal of Socio-Political Studies

 

 

ISSN:0972-4613

Vol. XXII, No. 1

July-December-2021

A Peer Reviewed

Research Journal,

Indexing & UGC Listed Journal (No. 34425 Dated 11.01. 2017

Impact factor-5.2,

UGC. SN. 5351

NO
3.

 

 

Participatory Democracy of Women in Rural India: A Field-based Experience of Palli Sabha from Odisha.

 

Pg. no. 1- 12

Contemporary Voice of Dalit

SAGE Publications India (Pvt.) Ltd.

 

ISSN:2455-328X

Online ISSN: 2456-0502

First Published

August 23, 2021

Research Article

https://doi.org/10.1177/2455328X211020540

Journal Citation Reports (Source Clarivate, 2021), Scopus®, 2020 release & Google Scholar.

 

01
 

4

 

Policy Imperatives for Inclusion of Self- Defence Training in the Curriculum for Girls’ Education: An Evaluative Study on the Odisha Perspectives.

 

Pg. no.1183-1196

International Journal of Creative Research Thoughts (IJCRT)

www.ijcrt.org

ISSN: 2320-2882

Vol. 9, Issue-3

March-2021

 

An International Open Access, Peer-reviewed, Referred Journal

Impact Factor-7.97

01
5

 

 

Addressing Gender Disparity in Education: A Study on Impacting Role of SarvaShiksha Abhiyan in Odisha.

 

Pg. No 210-223

Journal of Interdisciplinary Cycle Research ISSN: 0022-1945

Vol. XIII, Issue-III

March, 2021

An International Open Access, Peer-reviewed,

UGC –CARE approved Group-II Impact Factor-6.2

01
 

 

 

The Apostle of Odia Identity: Madhubabu The Indian Journal of Political Science View ISSN: 0022-1945

Vol. LXXXI, No. 4

Oct-Dec, 2020

Peer reviewed YES
 

 

 

Combating Criminalization of Politics in India.

 

Pg. no. 108-120

Journal of Indian Institute of Public Administration, Regional Branch, Odisha

Special Issue on electoral Reforms in India

ISSN:2231-556X

Vol. XXVI

Jan-2020

Peer reviewed & referred journal YES
7

 

 

Political Socialization of Girls through Education of an Indian University: A Case Study of Utkal University, Odisha

 

Pg. no. 1-6

Global Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences ISSN:2319-8834

July -2020

Doi: 10.35248/2319-8834.20.9.004.

Cite Factor, CROSSREF, 

Index Copernicus, 

Journal TOC, SJIF & World cat  

YES
9.

 

 

 

Participatory Development & Governance in Rural India: A Case Study of Palli Sabha in Odisha’

 

Pg. no. 905-913

International Journal of Science & Research

www.ijsr.net

ISSN No: 2319-7064

Vol.Volume 8,

Issue 5, May 2019

Impact Factor-7.426

Fully referred/ Peer reviewed

SJIF Impact factor-7.942

01

 

 

10.

 

 

Reincarnation of Gandhism in Vinoba’s Non-violent Revolution: The Impact of Sarvodaya, Bhoodan &Gramdan on India’s Inclusive Growth’ View

 

Pg.no. 49-60

Local Government Quarterly,

An International Academy of Urban Dynamics(IAUD)

A journal of All India Institute of Local Self-Government View

 

ISSN: 0024-5623

Vol: LXXXIX, No.1, January-March,2019

Peer reviewed & Referred Journal

An International Academy of Urban Dynamics

(IAUD)

 

 

 

NO
11. ‘Political Empowerment of Women in Odisha through SHG’

 

Pg.no. 26-28

Global Journal for Research Analysis,

An International Journal

ISSN No-2277-8160

Vol. 7, Issue-12,

December-2018

A peer Reviewed Referred & Indexed Copernicus IC Value: 85.78, UGC Sr. No. 49177

Impact Factor-5.156

01
12. Social Science at Crossroad: Analytical Exposition Of PoliticalScience In Changing Times

 

Pg-40-42

Global Journal for Research AnalysisInternational Journal ISSN No-2277-8160

Vol.7, Issue-7

July, 2018,

UGC Sr. No. 49177.

A peer Reviewed Referred & Indexed Copernicus IC Value:85.78, 

Impact Factor-5.156

 

01

13. Revisiting Women Empowerment In Rural Local Governing Institutions: India’s

Tryst With Gender Just Local Governance

 

Pg-21-25

Global Journal for Research Analysis, International Journal Vol.7, Issue-7,

July, 2018, ISSN No-2277-8160,

UGC Sr. No. 49177

 

A peer Reviewed Referred & Indexed Copernicus IC Value: 85.78,

Impact Factor-5.156

01
14.

 

 

 

Sustainable Empowerment of Women: Insights from Grassroots Democracy.

 

Pg-126-134

Prangnya,

Journal of Social Sciences

ISSN: 2229-4864

Vol. 6,

Issue no. 2 & 3

Quarterly- Dec 15- March-16, 2016

Peer reviewed journal 1
15. Status of Tribal Women in Odisha

 

Pg-5838-43

 

International Journal of Developmental Research

www.journalijdr.com

ISSN: 2230-9926

Vol. 5, Issue. 10

October-2015

 

 

Fully double blinded referred International Journal.

Indexed in

Thomson Reuters

Elsevier

YES
16. Impact of MGNREGA on Status of Tribal Women in Odisha: A Case Study of Rajgangpur Block of SundergarhDistric.

 

Pg-11-24

 

Journal of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences,

 

An International journal of American Research Institute for Policy Development 

Vol. 2 No. 2,

December 2013

www.aripd.org/jaes

A fully double blind referred international journal.

Indexed by ISI, Scopus & Pub Med

 

 

 

YES
17. Good Governance: Panacea for Combating Corruptions in India

 

Pg-305-313

Odisha Political Science Journal View ISSN: 03377-1997

Vol. XVIII, N0-I

December, 2011

 

 

Peer reviewed journal YES
  18. Educational Status of Disadvantaged Population: A Study on Tribal Women of Orissa.

 

Pg-217-246

The Fourth World ISSN: 0971-6653

 

2006

 

 

Peer reviewed journal Nil
19. Examining the nature of verdict in parliament & assembly in Odisha (2014)

 

Pg-85-94

Orissa

Political Science Journal

ISSN: 0377-1997

Vol. XX, No.I

2014

Peer reviewed journal Nil
20. Girl Child Education in Rural Odisha: An Analysis

 

Pg-133-143

Prangnya

Journal of Social Sciences

ISSN: 2229-4864

Vol. 5, Issue No.4, Quarterly ,

June, 2015

 

Peer reviewed journal 1
22. Gender Role Attitude: An Analysis ‘VISION’A quarterly journal of ‘Jayaprakash Narayan Institute of Economic and Social Studies’ Vol. XXIII, No.3-4, 2004 Peer reviewed journal No
23. 73rd Constitutional Amendment Act and Women’s Empowerment at Grass root Level View Utkal Journal of Political Science Vol.No-XIII, 2004 No No
24. Challenges to Survival: Problems of Food Security and Tribal Women of Orissa -do- Vol. No-XIV, 2004. NO No

 

 

Refereed Conference Publications

  1. Smita Nayak,(2017) “Political Participation of Disadvantaged Women in Decentralised Governance: A Shift from Social Exclusion to Political Inclusion”, 9th International Conference Proceedings on Language, Humanities, Education and Social Sciences, December 21-23, 2017, DUBAI, UAE.

• PhD Guidance: 07 Awarded; 02 submitted (6 continuing)

1. Ms. Sucismita Panda, (2021) “Political Empowerment and Poverty Alleviation of Women through Self Help Groups: A Case Study of Pipili Block of Khordha District”.
2. Sailaja Nandini, (UGC, JRF), (2018) “Women Panchayat Members of Orissa: A Study of Their Status during and after their Term of Office”, 2018.
3. Manjulata Panda, (UGC-RGNF) (2016) “Employment Status of Visually Impaired Person in Organized and Unorganized Sector in Orissa”.
4. Nibedita Mohanty, (2016) “Policy of SarvaShiskhya Abhiyan and Its Impact on the Educational Status of Girl Children of Jatgatsinghpur District of Orissa: A Study of Erasama Block.”2016.
5. Biswaranjan Dash, “Electoral Politics in Meghalaya: A Study of Lok Sabha Elections in 2004 and 2009”, 2014.
6. Kailash Chandra Das, (2014)“Electoral Participation in Meghalaya: A Study of Assembly Elections in 2003 and 2008 Electoral Participation in Meghalaya: A Study of Assembly Elections in 2003 and 2008.”.4
7. Ms. PragyanDas, (2010)‘The Status of Unwed Mothers in Orissa: An Analysis” Women’s Studies”.

M.PhilGuidance:

1. Daniel Ekka, (1994) “Political Participation of Tribals in Orissa: Special Reference to Kuanarmunda Block”
2. N. C. Panigrahi, (1995) “Pandit Gopabandhu Das: A Social Reformer”
3. A.K. Panda, (1996)“Office of the Advocate General under Indian Constitution”: A Study”
4. BhagyadharSamal, (1997) “Role of Opposition in the Orissa Legislative Assembly: A Case Study”
5. Jyotsnamayee Mishra, (1998) “Role of Women in Politics: A Study of Odisha”
6. Titili Ghose(1999) “Women Legislature in 11th Assembly: A Study”
7. Lita Mohanty, (1999) “State Commission for Women: A Case Study of Orissa”
8. Sonalisa Panda, (2002) “Political Participation of SC women in Panchayat Election in Orissa”: A Case Study of Kendrapara District”
9. MinakshiPanigrahi, (2002) “Educational Administration in India: A Case study of Orissa”
10. RatnapravaJati, (2004) “Socio-Economic and Political Profile of Women Municipal Corporators- A Study of Cuttack Municipal Corporation- (2003-07)”
11. Sumita Patra,(2006) “Right to Information Act- A Study of Orientation of University Students”
12. Hemalata Nayak, (2006) “Role of Tribal Women in the Panchayati Raj System in Orissa: A Case study of Sukruli Block of Mayurbhanj District.”
13. Rekharani Sethi, (2006) “Policies for the Development of Women: A Study of Orissa”
14. Sukanta.K. Pattnaik, (2007) “Povertity Alleviation and Ruraral Development Programmes in Orissa: A study of Tangi Block of Khurda District”.
15. B.B. Barik, (2009) “Role of the Chief Political Executive in Panchayat Samiti Administration of Orissa: A study of Pipli Panchayat Samiti, Puri District”.
16. Nikunja Kishore Sahu, (2009) “Working of District Councils in the State of Meghalaya: A Case Study of Garo Hills Autonomous District Council”
17. Sanghamitra Jena, (2009) “Governmental Policies and Programmes for Development of the Women in India since 1950”
18. Charubala Panda, (2009) “Socio-Economic Empowerment of Rural Women through SHG: A Study of Charanpada Gram Panchayat in Nimapada Block”
19. Soma Mishra, (2009) “Terrorism from Across the Border: An Analysis”
20. Rashmiranjan Behera, (2009) “Coalition Politics in Orissa (2000-2008): A Study”
21. Mousumi Mohanty, (2010) “Violation of Human Rights; Issue and Trends in Odisha”
22. Pradeep.K. Dash, (2010) “Public Distribution System in Odisha: A case study of Jagatsingpur District”
23. Suchismita Panda, (2011) “Coalition Politics in India: A Critical Study of BJP-BJD Government on Odisha”
24. Harapriya Mohapatra, (2011) “Rehabilitation and Protection of child labour: Role of NGO: A study of BrundabanSanskrutikaAnusthan; Kesinga, Kalahandi;”
25. Sovan Kumar Das, (2011) “Role of NGO in Promoting Political Participation of Women of Nayagarh District”
26. Rupashree Pradhan, (2012) “Election to Urban and Rural Local Bodies in Odisha: A Comparative Study of 2007 and 2012 Panchayat Election”.
27. Jayadev Mandal, (2012) “Socio-Economic and Political Status of Women: Applique Wokers of Odisha: A Case Study of Pipli Block”
28. SuchismitaKhandei, (2013) “Role of MGNREGS in Empowering Rural Women: A Case Study of Nayagarh District”
29. Dolamani Sahoo, (2014) “Setting Human Rights Standards: A Case Study of Right to Health (A special reference to Bolangir District, Odisha)
30. Ms. Sujata Panda, “Climate Change and Threat to Human Security in South Asia: A Case Study of Women and Children”
31. Jina Mohapatra, (2015) “Socio-economic and Political Status of Migrant Women in Odisha: A Study of Bhubaneswar City”
32. Sasmita Dixit, (2016) “Dynamics of India’s Foreign Policy Since 1950s.”
33. Krishna Devadasi, (2016) “Climate Change and Food Insecurity in India: A Study”
34. Swati Samantaray, (2016) “Centre-State Relations in India: A Study of State of Odisha during Naveen Pattnaik’s Government”.
35. Pragyan Paramita Biswal, (2017) ““Role of Women in Pnachayat Elections in Odisha-2017: A case Study of DimiriPanchay of Kantapada Block”
36. Vijalaxmi Mishra, (2017) “Role of SarvaShikshya Abhiyan in Enhancing the Level of Education in Odisha: A Case Study of Lendu Panchayat of Khorda District”
37. Rashmi Ranjan Khatua, (2018) ““Role of Regional Parties in India: A Study of Biju Janata Dal in Odisha”
38. Basanti Das, (2018) “National Health Policy in Lowering Maternal Mortality Rate and Infant Mortality Rate: An assessment of the Role of ASHA in Odisha (A case Study of Remuna Block in Balasore District of Odisha”.
39. Ranedra Prasad Swain, (2019) “Administration of Social Security & Empowerment of Persons with Disability: A Case Study on Athagarh Block of Cuttack”
40. Anju Kumar Panda, (2019) “Policy Intervention & Mitigation of Farmer’s Distress: A Case Study of Balasore District’.
41. Niranjan Kahanar, (2019) “Political Participation of Tribal Women in Boudh District: A Study of Bamanda Gram Panchayat”.
42. Ratikanta Das, (2020) “Pandemic and Changing Paradigms of Federalism in India”
43. Pramod Kumar Panda, (2020) “Role of Panchayat Raj Institutions in combating Covid-19 Pandemic: A Case Study of Odisha”
Guiding Research inWomen Studies
1. Suchitra Swain, (2000) “Socio-Economic Programmes of Orissa State Social Welfare Board for Women: A Case Study of Bhubaneswar City”
2. Sasmita Acharya, (2000) “Post-Cyclone Plight of Orphan Children: A Study of Odisha”.
3. Sujata Biswal, (2001) “Women and Health: A Case Study of female boarders of Utkal University”.
4. Anita Pattnaik, (2001) “Violence against Women and Institution for Women: A Case Study of State Commission for Women (Orissa)”
5. DebasmitaSmantaray, (2002) “Government programmes for Women: with Special Focus on Mission Shakti”
6. Sarita Patel, (2002) “HIV/AIDS among Girls and its Prevention and Control: A Study of Odisha”
7. Sangita Mohapatra, (2002) “Role of Women in Social Movement: A Case Study of Mandibisi Hill Broome Movement, Rayagara”
8. Sheetal Tripathy, (2003) “Gender Role Attitude: A Case Study of People of Utkal University”.
9. PragalvaPattanaik, (2004) “Problem of Girl Child Labour: A Study of Two Wards under Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation”.
10. NanhitaSamal, (2005) “Role of Women in Local Governance: A Study of Jajpur District”.
11. Sunita Pradhan, (2006) “Reproductive Rights of Women: A Study of Salepur District of Orissa”.
12. Swati Bal, (2007) “Educational Empowerment of Girl Children Through SarvaShiskhya Abhiyan: A Study of Jagatsinghpur District”.
13. Abhilasha Patnaik, (2007) “Problems of Single Parenthood: An Analysis”
14. Archana Samal, (2007) “Status of Women Agricultural Workers in Orissa”.

Title of The Project(PI/ Co-PI): Basic Description of the Project, Funding Agency, Amount received.
‘Poverty and Deprivation Tribal Women of Odisha: A Case Study of Rayagada District’, ICCSR-Major Research Project (2015-2016), Rs. 9 Lakh.

Presented Topic / Description.[Hyperlink to the Published Paper]

 

  1. InvitedTalk in an International Level webinar organized by Department of Political Science, S.S.L.N.T Mahila Mahavidyala College, a constituent unit of BBMKU, Dhanbad, on the topic “Paradigm Shift in Gender Equality During Covid-19: A Historical and Interdisciplinary Approach” as one of EliteSpeaker on “Impact of Covid’19 Pandemic on political and leadership Role of women” from 2-4 PM on 21st July, 2020.
  2. InvitedTalk in a One-Day State Level webinar on the topic “Gandhiji’s Ideas on Rural Reconstruction”, jointly organized by Indian Society of Gandhian Studies and North Odisha University as the Keynote Speaker on “Mahatma Gandhi and Rural reconstruction” at 11 am on 8th June 2020.
  3. InvitedTalk as Keynote Speaker in 9th International Conference onLanguage, Humanities, Education and Social Sciences (LHESS-17) organized by International Centre of Excellence in Humanities, Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies, held at Dubai (UAE), December 21-22, 2017

 

Presented Topic / Conference Paper

Description:

 

  1. Organized an ICSSR sponsored National Conference as an Organizing Secretary and 29th Conference of Odisha Political Science Associations, on ‘Politics and Development in India: Issues & Challenges’ on 25th-26th December, 2021 and presented a paper on “Post-Pandemic Challenges in India: Through a Gender Lens”.
  2. Presented a conference paper on Disaster Coping Mechanism and Women as Change Agents’, in an International Seminar on ‘Disaster Risk Reduction & Community Resilience: Developing Policy options’, P.G. Dept. of Public Administration, Utkal University, 27th28th March,2019

 

  1. Presented a conference paper on‘Civil Society and Tribal Movements with special Reference to Odisha,’ Civil Society & State: An Interface, G. Dept of Social Science, Fakir Mohan University, Balasore, Odisha, 17th-18th March, 2018

 

  1. Presented a conference paper onState and Tribal Development Programme in Odisha: An Interface, State, Development & Tribals: The Contested Road Maps’, of Public Administration, Utkal University,Bhubaneswar, 5th March, 2018.

 

  1. Presented a conference paper on‘Revamping Livelihood Initiatives for Economic Growth & Reinventing Capacity Building for Tribal Empowerment, Innovation & Entrepreneurs for Sustainable Development, MBA (FM), Dept of Commerce, Utkal University, 8th-9th March, 2018

 

  1. Presented a conference paper on‘Politicization of Students’ Union Elections in India’, Emerging India, Indian Political Science Association & Anna Centre for Public Affairs, University of Madras, Chennai, Tamil Nadu,15-16 December,2017

 

  1. Presented a conference paper on‘Political Violence in Panchayat Elections in 2017: A Case Study of Odisha, Odisha 2036: Society & Politics’, jointly organized Ravenshaw University & Odisha Political Science Association, 9-10 December, 2017

 

 

  1. Presented a conference paper on‘Political participation of Disadvantaged Women in Decentralised Governance: A Shift from Social Exclusion to Political Inclusion’, Language, Humanities, Education & Social Sciences, International Centre of Excellence in Humanities, Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies, 21-22 December, 2017, International Conference, Dubai, UAE

 

  1. Presented a conference paper on‘Impact of Globalization on Culture & Tradition on Odishan Tribals: An Analysis’ Indian Cultural Heritage: Past, Present & Future’, Jointly organised by Utkal University and Institute of Media studies, 18-20 March 2017

Invited lectures:

 

  1. InvitedTalk in a UGC, Refresher Course on “Gender Studies” organized by HRDC, Utkal University as a Resource Person on “Gender Inclusive Leadership for Good Governance: Impact of PRIs’ Convergence with SHGs in Odisha” at 11 am on at 3.30 pm on 25th January 2021.
  2. InvitedTalk as the Keynote Speaker inaOne-Day National Level webinar organized by Department of Political Science, Karim City College, Jamshedpur on “Pandemic and Changing Paradigm of Federalism in India” at 11 am on 8th June 2020.
  3. InvitedTalk as the Keynote Speaker in a National Conference on the Caption“Women’s Capacity Building: Issues, Challenges and Policies”, Bejoy Narayan MahaVidyalaya, Itachuna, Hooghly, March 25 and 26th, 2019.
  4. InvitedTalk in All India Radio on the occasion of ‘International Women’s Day’ in Nari Mahal Programme, broadcasted on 8th March, 2019.
  5. InvitedTalk as a Resource Person in the Training Programme on ‘Gender Sensitisation’, organized by P.G Dept. of Social Science, Fakir Mohan University, Balasore, 11th January, 2019.
  6. InvitedTalk on ‘Prof. S. C. Dash: An Academician, organized by Sahitya Akademi on 2nd, December, 2018
  7. InvitedTalk as Chief Guest on ‘International Women’s Day’ on ‘Socio-economic and Political Empowerment of rural women of Odisha’ organised by Tata Steel, Sukinda, 8th March, 2018
  8. InvitedTalk in All India Radio on the occasion of ‘International Women’s Day’ in Nari Mahal Programme, broadcasted on 8th March, 2017.
  9. Chaired a Technical Session of Two Days National Level Semester organized by International Office and sponsored by WB-OHEPEE, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar “New Education Policy and Internationalization of Higher Education in India: Opportunities and Challenges” on 25-26th March, 2021.
  10. Chaired a Technical Session of Two Days National Level Semester organized by International Office and sponsored by WB-OHEPEE, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar “New Education Policy and Internationalization of Higher Education in India: Opportunities and Challenges” on 25-26th March, 2021.
  11. Chair one Technical session WB-OHEPEE sponsored National Seminar on ‘Inclusive Programmes in India: Issues & Challenges, organised by Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion & Inclusive Policy, Utkal University, on 16th February, 2019
  12. Chaired a Technical Session in the National Seminar on ‘Women & Health’, organized by School of Women’s Studies, Utkal University,2018
  13. Chaired a Technical Session in the International Political Science Conference organized by International Political Science Association, at Brisbane, Australia, July 21-15, 2018.
  14. Chaired a Technical Session in the 9th International Conference onLanguage, Humanities, Education and Social Sciences (LHESS-17) organized by International Centre of Excellence in Humanities, Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies, held at Dubai (UAE), December 21-22, 2017.
  15. Chaired a Technical Session XIV on ‘Emerging International Organizations’ in the 57th All India Political Science Association Conference on “Emerging India” jointly organized by Indian Political Science Association & Anna Centre for Public Affairs, University of Madras, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, 15-16 December, 2017.
  16. Chaired a Technical Session” in an International Conference on ‘Gender and Development’ in the 28th Odisha Political Science Association Conference on “Odisha 2036: Society and Politics organized in collaboration with Ravenshaw University on 9-10 December, 2017
  17. Chaired a Technical Session on ‘Human Rights and Disadvantaged Sections’ in National Level Seminar Organised by Regional Institute of Education, Bhubaneswar on the theme “Human Rights Education” on 7th-8th December, 2017

 

Selected as one of the “Executive Members of Research Committee 21” “Political Socialization and Education” International Political Science Association, 2018

 

RESEARCH: ICSSR Sponsored Major Research Project titled‘Poverty and Deprivation of Tribal Women of Odisha: A Case Study of Rayagarda’ (2014-16) Completed & Submitted in October-2018

Utkal University                                                                                                                                                                                                

Designation: Head of the DepartmentJune-2017-May 2019

Designation: Head of the Department                                                            June- 2019-topresent

 

 

Utkal University  

Designation: Coordinator, UGC-Departmental Research Support-III2019-present

Topics: Political Science

Utkal University                                                                                                                                                                                                  

Designation: Principal Research Investigator of ICSSR Sponsored Major Research Project2014-2016

Topics: ‘Poverty and Deprivation of Tribal Women of Odisha: A Case Study of Rayagada’

  1. Refresher Coursein Political Science, Academic Staff College, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, from 04-12-2004 to 24-2004, Utkal University.
  2. Refresher Coursein Political Science, Academic Staff College, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, from 26-09-2001 to 16-10-2001, Utkal University
  3. Refresher Course in Political Science, Academic Staff College, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, from 30-10-1995 to 24-11-1995, New Delhi
  4. Orientation Course, Academic Staff College, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, from 03-01-1994 to 30-01-1994, Utkal University.
  5. Advance Seminar on Disaster Management & Humanitarian Assistance Online Course, From Bhubaneswar Centre, 20th August-3rd December,2012, Multi-Institutional Collaboration of the Asia Pacific Initiative organized by United Nations University, University Hawaii, AIT & NISWASS
  6. International Humanitarian Law & Refugee Law, School of Women’s Study, Utkal University, 3rd-7th November,2003. United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
  7. Faculty Workshop for Partnership Colleges, Utkal University, 1st-3rd November, 2000, Campus Diversity Initiative, Ford Foundation.

External Examiner of Thesis/ Dissertation
• Title of the Ph. D Thesis is“US-Taiwan Relations during Bush Administration, 2001-2008”, by Mr. KaustavPadmapati,Centre for Canadian, US & Latin American Studies (CCUS&LAS), School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

1. Syndicate Member, Madhusudan Law University.
2. Executive Members of Research Committee 21 “Political Socialization and Education” International Political Science Association, 2018
3. Coordinator (I/C), UGC-DRS-(SAP-II) UU.
4. Life Member, International Political Science Associations.
5. Member, Steering Committee, School of Women’s Studies, UU
6. Coordinator, The Creech project in UU.
7. Deputy Coordinator, Civil Service coaching centre.
8. Member, Library Committee,UU
9. Member, Research Committee and Advisory Board, Bharatiya Vidya Bhawan, Centre for Communication and Management.
10. Life Member, American Study Centre, Hyderabad.
11. Life Member, All India Association Women’s Studies, UU.
12. Life Member, All India Political Science Associations.
13. Life Member, Odisha Political Science Associations.
14. Life Member, Prof. Shreeram Candra Memorial Foundation
15. V C Nominee in the Board of Studies of different colleges,
16. Organising Secretary,OdishaPolitical Science Associations.