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Prof. Nandita Mahanta
Name: Prof. Nandita Mahanta
Designation: PROFESSOR
Qualification: Ph.D.
Phone No.: 8249619239
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E-mail ID: nandita.mahanta12@gmail.com
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  Period of Employment
From To
Professor 04/03/2022 Till date
Associate Professor 24/03/2020 03/03/2022
Assistant Professor (S-II) 12/12/2016 23/03/2020
Assistant Professor (S-I) 12/12/2012 11/12/2016
Lecturer 13/08/2003 11/12/2012
Exam/

Degree

 

Discipline University/

Board

Year Remarks, if any

(Rank, Hons,etc)

H.S.C Oriya, English, Science, History, Geography,Sanskrit, Board of Secondary Education , Orissa 1995
Higher Secondary (+2 Sc.) Physics, Chemistry, Math, Biology Council of Higher Secondary Education ,Orissa 1997
Graduation

(+3 Sc.)

Physics, Chemistry, Geology (Hons) Sambalpur University 2000 1st class Hons with Distinction
Post-Graduation Applied Geology Sambalpur University 2002 1st class first with Gold Medal
M. Phil. Geology Sambalpur University 2003 Rank:-1
Ph.D. Geology Utkal University 2012 Awarded
P.G. Diploma (Distance Mode) Remote Sensing and GIS Sambalpur University 2003 Rank:-1
D.Sc. Geology Sambalpur University Continuing…
  • University Gold Medal for Securing 1st class First in M.Sc. Applied Geology from Sambalpur University in 2002
  • One of the Best three Participant in Winter Course in “Progress through Innovation” from 04/01/2017 to 24/01/2017 conducted by UGC Human Resource Development Centre, Sambalpur University
  • One of the Best three Participant in the Refresher Course in “Environment, Forest and Disaster Management” from 03/08/2016 to 23/08/2016  conducted by UGC Human Resource Development Centre, Sambalpur University, Odisha
  • One of the Best three Participant in “27th Orientation Programme” from 20/03/2013 to 16/04/2013 conducted by UGC Academic Staff College, Sambalpur University, Odisha

15 years of Research experience

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

10 years of P.G. Teaching experience and 9years .4 months B.Sc. Hons. and pass Geology teaching experience.

 

SUBJECT TAUGHT: Groundwater Hydrology. Stratigraphy, Mineralogy, Petrology, Geochemistry, palaeontology, Physical Geology

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Title, Vol., Page No.,

Year

Journal Name ISSN No.,

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UGC Listed

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List of

authors

Status as author

(First/Correspond

ing/Principal/

Co-author)

1 Heavy Metal Pollution and its Indexing Approaching in Pre-monsoon Groundwater of Balangir and Puintala Blocks, Balangir District, Odisha, IndiaVol.12/Issue 68/October/2021,pp.35190-35199 Indian Journal of Natural Sciences

(Web of Science)

ISSN: 0976-0997 IF: 1.73

 

Babita Bakhara and Nandita Mahanta Corresponding author
2 Geochemical appraisal of groundwater qualities and its uses in and around Maneswar Block of Sambalpur District, Odisha, India (2020) 79:5

https://doi.org/10.1007/s12665-019-8719-9

Environmental Earth Sciences- Springer

 

ISSN:1866-6280(Print),

1866-6299 (online)

SCI journal

IF-2.871 Nandita Mahanta, Itishree Mishra, Abhisek Hatui, P.S. Mahanta, H.K. Sahoo, Shreerup Goswami First and Corresponding author
3 Physicochemical characterization of groundwater around Katang Panchayat, Sundargarh District, Odisha, India Volume 6, Issue 5, pp. 551-555, 2019 Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (JETIR)

https://www.jetir.org/

 

ISSN-2349-5162,

Peer -Reviewed and U.G.C listed at the time of publication

Nandita Mahanta, Sonu Malua, Premsagar Mahanta First and Corresponding author
4 Pre-monsoon groundwater quality for irrigation purposes in Keonjhargarh and Patana blocks of Keonjhar District, Odisha, India Volume 6, Issue 5, pp. 406-411, 2019 Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (JETIR)

https://www.jetir.org/

 

ISSN-2349-5162

Peer -Reviewed and U.G.C listed at the time of publication.

Rudrakanta Majhee, Nandita Mahanta Corresponding author
5 Evaluation of pre-monsoon groundwater quality of Pallahara block, Angul District, Odisha, India Volume 6, Issue 5, pp. 465-470, 2019 Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (JETIR)

https://www.jetir.org/

 

ISSN-2349-5162

Peer -Reviewed and U.G.C listed at the time of publication

Ashok Kumar Das, Nandita Mahanta Corresponding author
6 Interpretation of groundwater chemistry using Piper and Chadha’s diagrams: a comparative study from Balangir and Puintala Blocks of Balangir District, Odisha, India , Volume 6, Issue 5, pp. 35-39, 2019 Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (JETIR)

https://www.jetir.org/

 

ISSN-2349-5162

Peer -Reviewed and U.G.C listed at the time of publication

 

Babita Bakhara, Nandita Mahanta, H.K. Sahoo Corresponding author
7 Groundwater Quality Assessment around Baripada Area, Mayurbhanj District, Odisha, India Vol.21,no.1 and 2, pp.19-23, 2018

 

Environmental Geochemistry,

Journal of the Association of Environmental  Geochemists

ISSN 0972-0383 Peer -Reviewed and U.G.C listed Journal, serial -No.19779

 

Nandita Mahanta, H.K. sahoo, P.Barik, P.S. Mahanta First and corresponding author
8 Groundwater Investigation by Resistivity Method in the Drought –Prone Kuchinda and Bamra Blocks, Sambalpur District, Odisha,

Vol.10,No.02 p.242-246 , 2017

International Journal of Earth Science and Engineering

http://cafetinnova.org/journals/ijee/about-journal/)

(SJR:0.103)

ISSN:0974-5904

Peer -Reviewed and U.G.C listed

Nandita Mahanta Principal author
9 Hydrogeochemical Characterization and potability studies of Kuchinda-Bamra Area In Sambalpur District, Odisha, India, Vol.19,No.1&2,pp.19-24, 2016 Environmental Geochemistry

https://www.worldcat.org/

 

ISSN 0972-0383

Peer -Reviewed and U.G.C listed

 

Nandita Mahanta, H.K. Sahoo First and Corresponding author
10 Assessment of Groundwater quality for Irrigation in the Kuchinda-Bamra Area in Sambalpur District, Odisha, Vol.05, No.05, pp.1229-1234,

2012

International Journal of Earth Science and Engineering vol.05, No.05, pp.1229-1234

(http://cafetinnova.org/journals/ijee/about-journal/) (SJR:0.038)

ISSN:0974-5904

Peer -Reviewed and U.G.C listed

Nandita Mahanta, H.K. Sahoo First and Corresponding author
11 Remote Sensing Studies in Delineating Hydrogeological parameters in the Drought-Prone Kuchinda-Bamra Area in Sambalpur District, Odisha, Vol.05, No.06, p.1578-1583

2012

International Journal of Earth Science and Engineering  (http://cafetinnova.org/journals/ijee/about-journal/)

(SJR:0.103)

ISSN:0974-5904

Peer -Reviewed and U.G.C listed

Nandita Mahata, H.K. Sahoo First and Corresponding author
 

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No.

Authors, Chapter Title, Vol., Page No., Year Book Title, Editor & Publisher ISBN No. Status as author (First/Correspond ing/Principal/

Co-author)

1 Nandita Mahanta, H.K. Sahoo

Hydrogeological Studies and Groundwater Resource Assessment  in Kuchinda-Bamra Area of Sambalpur District , Odisha

Page-153-163, 2015

Recent Advances in Mineral Development and Environmental Issues

Edited by :-M.Das,P.P. Singh, H.K. Sahoo,B.K. Mohapatra, B.M. Faruque

Capital Publishing Company

7/28, Mahaveer Street, Ansari Road, Daryaganj, New Delhi 110002

ISBN: 978-93-81891-27-8

 

First author and Corresponding author
2 H.K.Sahoo and Nandita Mahanta

Hydrogeological studies by resistivity method in the Drought-prone Kuchinda subdivision, Sambalpur District,Orissa,Vol-1,11-12Aug, 2011,pp.42-50, 2011

Orissa’s Mineral, Environment&Geoscience Assessment(OMEGA)

Edited by

Dr. H. Sarvothaman,Dr. S. B. Ray,Shri P. C. Patra,Shri Abhilash P. K.

Ms. Aditi Das,Ms. Arya Ghosh,Smt. B. Kusuma Kiranmayi, Shri Sabyasachi Dutta.

ISSN NO.0254-0436 Corresponding author
3 Ashok Kumar Das, Nandita Mahanta, H.K.Sahoo, S. Goswami

Assessment of Physico-chemical Status of Groundwater Samples of

Pallahara Block, Angul District, Odisha, India, Vol 17, pp. 75-79, 2019

Vistas in geological Research, Earth Sciences Researches: New Horizons-2019

Special Publication in Geology, Peer reviewed

Edited by:

Dr. B. M. Faruque, Prof. H. K. Sahoo, Prof. P. P. Singh, Dr. S. B. Ray, Prof. R. N. Hota

ISBN:978-93-5351-340-5 Corresponding author
4 Rudrakanta Majhee, Nandita Mahanta, H.K. Sahoo, S. Goswami

Hydrogeological Framework and Groundwater Assessment of Keonjhargarh and Patna Blocks, Keonjhar District, Odisha, India Vol 17, pp. 65 – 74, 2019

Vistas in geological Research, Earth Sciences Researches: New Horizons-2019

 

Special Publication in Geology, Peer reviewed

Edited by:

Dr. B. M. Faruque, Prof. H. K. Sahoo, Prof. P. P. Singh, Dr. S. B. Ray, Prof. R. N. Hota

ISBN:978-93-5351-340-5 Corresponding author
  1. 1  Winter Course in “Progress through Innovation” from 04/01/2017 to 24/01/2017 Organised by UGC Human Resource Development Centre, Sambalpur University, Odisha
    1. Refresher Course in “Environment, Forest and Disaster Management” from 03/08/2016 to 23/08/2016; organised by UGC Human Resource Development Centre, Sambalpur University.
    2. 27th Orientation Programme” from 20/03/2013 to 16/04/2013 UGC Human Resource Development Centre, Sambalpur University, Odisha
Sl. No. Title of the project Funding Agency Amount Sanctioned Duration Status as Investigator Sanctioned order
1 Fluoride signatures in groundwater in parts of Kalahandi district, Odisha, India, Causes, Implication and mitigation measures DST, Govt. of Odisha 9.46 lakhs 3 yrs Principal Investigator No. 1427/ST, Bhubaneswar, ST-SCST-MISC-0015-2019 Dated. 06.03.2020

Ph. D. CANDIDATE MENTORED

Sl No. Name of the Scholar Awarding University Notification No. and Date
1 Ashok Kumar Das Sambalpur University 1079/EC-III , date:31/03/2021
2 Rudra Kanta Majhee Sambalpur University

M.Phil. Guided

S.l

No.

Name of the student/Enrolment No. Name of University Year of

award

1 Itishree Mishra

14MFAG02

Sambalpur University 2014
2 Mili Naik

14MFAG04

Sambalpur University 2014
3 Pritam Kumar Barik

15MFAG02

Sambalpur University 2015
4 Suchismita Senapati

15MFAG07

Sambalpur University 2015
5 Arpita Devangana

15MFAG04

Sambalpur University 2015
6 Jyotirmayee Mohanty

16MFAG02

Sambalpur University 2016
7 Sumitra Pratihari

16MFAG05

Sambalpur University 2016
8 Sonu Malua

17MFAG07

Sambalpur University 2017
9 Abhishek Hatui

18MFAG01

Sambalpur University 2018
10 Nishant Kumar Mohapatra

18MFAG04

Sambalpur University 2018
11 Arpita Mallick

19MFAG02

Sambalpur University 2019
12 Snigdhasmita Naik

19NMFAG07

Sambalpur University 2020

M.Tech.. Guided

S.l

No.

Name of the student/Enrolment No. Name of University Year of

award

1 Ratnaprava Dash

14MGT04

Sambalpur University 2016
2 Binodini Banibihari Nayak

16MTGT02

Sambalpur University 2018
3 Braja Kishore Sutar

16MTGT03

Sambalpur University 2018
4 Geetanjali Mohanty

17MTGT04

Sambalpur University 2019
5 Prabhu Abhisek Panda

17MTGT07

Sambalpur University 2019
6 Sailendra Swain

17MTGT08

Sambalpur University 2019
7 Siba Prasad Hembram

17MTGT10

Sambalpur University 2019

M.Sc. Dissertation

S.

No.

Name of the student/Enrolment No. Name pf the University Year of Award
1 Alisha Bada Jena

11101FM194005

Fakir Mohan University 2021
2 Sakti Suman Panda

11101FM194009

Fakir Mohan University 2021
3 Suchismita Mahanta

11101FM194010

Fakir Mohan University 2021
4 Dibyani Matrandi

11101FM194012

Fakir Mohan University 2021
5 Aishwarya patra

11101FM194004

Fakir Mohan University 2020
6 Biswajit Patra

11101FM184005

Fakir Mohan University 2020
7 Sunita Rath

11101FM184007

Fakir Mohan University 2020
8 Himanshu sahu

11101FM184011

Fakir Mohan University 2020

 

  1. Teacher-in Charge Internship and placement for Dept. of Geology, Utkal Universtiy since May, 2022.
  2. Working as Head, Department of Geology, Fakir Mohan University from 01.06.2020 to 03/03/2022.
  3. Member of Post Graduate Council for Academic Session 2020-21 (NO. FMU/PGC/ID-43/2020/796 Date: 13.08.2020.
  4. Member of the 16th Academic Council Meeting of Fakir Mohan University held on 20/11/2020 in the Conference hall of the PGC office of F.M.University. (No. AC/N-7/FMU/5715/ 2020 Date. 01/10/2020).
  5. Working as a Convener in National webinar on “Recent Advances in Geological Researches” organized by Dept. of Geology, Fakir Mohan University on 5th August,2020.
  6. Centre Superintendent in Common P.G. Entrance Test (CPET) – 2020. (Letter No. FMU/OGC/IM-36/2020/1000 Date: 8.10.2020.
  7. Centre Superintendent in of Ph.D. FMU – RET, Examination, Fakir Mohan University, 2020. (Letter No. Exam Ph.D. No. 335/2021/FMU/ 27/01/2021).
  8. As a Head, successfully completed the Admission Process of M.Sc. 1st year through SAMS
  9. Centre Superintendent in M.Sc. 3rd Semester (Regular & Back) examination, 2020 (No. Exam/ Form fill up /2021/2021/1133/FMU date: 06/03/2021)
  10. Member, Board of studies (BOS), Geology, Fakir Mohan Autonomous College, Balasore. (Letter No. CE-1379/ date. 07/01/21)
  11. Member, Board of studies (BOS), Samanta Chandra Sekhar Auto. College, Puri.
  12. Chairman, Board of Studies in Geology for M,Sc. in Geology, Fakir Mohan University, Balasore.
  13. Member, Subject Research Committee (SRC) for the subject
  14. Teacher-in-Charge Examination of M.Sc., M.Phil. and Ph.D. course work for Department of Earth Sciences, Sambalpur University from 2013 to 23/03/2020.
  15. Teacher-in-Charge Examination of M.Tech. Geospatial Technology (self-financing) course of Department of Earth Sciences, Sambalpur University from 2013 to 23/03/2020.
  16. Joint-Organizing Secretary in the National seminar entitled “Recent advances in Earth Sciences” of Department of Earth Sciences, Sambalpur University in 2014
  17. Associate Vice-President of Science Society of Students’ Union, Sambalpur University in 2014-15.
  18. In-Charge P.G., M.Phil. Admission of the Department of Earth Sciences, Sambalpur University.
  19. Member of different Department level committee of Sambalpu University.
  20. Member of Board of Studies (Geology), Sambalpur University and Fakir Mohan University
  21. Member academic Council, Fakir Mohan university
  22. Member, Board of conducting Examiners in (Geology), Sambalpur University.
  23. Discharged invigilation duty for P.G., M.Phil., PhD. Entrance test as well as semester Examinations.
  24. Discharged duty as internal as well as external Examiners in various practical examinations.
  25. Discharged duty assign during Youth festival-2018 organized by Sambalpur University.
  26. NCC program officer in Bonaigarh College, Bonaigarh.
  27. Assistant Superintendent of Ladies Hostel, Bonaigarh College, Bonaigarh for 4 years.
  28. Other assignments assigned by the Head of the Department time to time.