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Dr. Himanshu Sekhar Rout

Himanshu Sekhar Rout Name : Himanshu Sekhar Rout
Designation : Reader
Qualification : PhD
Phone No. : +91 88953 89346
E-mail ID : hsrout(at)utkaluniversity(dot)ac(dot)in, hsrout1970(at)gmail(dot)com

  • Health Economics
  • Economics of Education
  • Social Sector
  • Gender Studies
  • IPR (GIs)
  • Development Economics

  • Economics of Social Sector
  • Indian Economy
  • Research Methodology
  • Macroeconomics
  • Public Economics
  • PhD Awarded
    • Mr. Arjun Sahoo, Titled of the thesis: An Analysis of the Economic Impact of Shri Jagannath Temple, awarded on 10-4-2014.
  • PhD Continuing
    • Ms. Dipti Ray (Registration number: 01-A&A Economics-2012-13), Titled of the thesis: Financial Inclusion in Odisha: Accessibility, Utilization and Impact.
    • Ms. Ananya Mitra (Registration number: 02-A&A Economics-2012-13), Titled of the thesis: Contributions of Education to Economic Development.
    • Mr. Manas Kumar Mahapatra (Registration number: 03-A&A Economics-2012-13), Titled of the thesis: A Socio-Economic Analysis of Water Conservation Practices in Rainfed Agriculture: A Case Study of Keonjhar District, Odisha.
    • Mr. Niten Chandra, IAS (Registration number: 04-Economics-2013-14), Titled of the thesis: Government Budget, Outlays and Outcomes, and their Macroeconomic Effects.
    • Ms. Babita Panda (Registration number: 03-A&A Economics-2014-15), Titled of the thesis: Health Insurance in Odisha: A Critical Analysis.
  • M. Phil Awarded
    • Mrs Pothula Lakshmi awarded her M.Phil degree in Economics in 2009 – Thesis Health Expenditure in Puducherry– from Vinayak Mission University, Selam, Tamil Nadu.
    • Mr. Biswaranjan Pradhan awarded his M. Phil degree in A & A Economics in 2010 – Thesis Title: Socio-economic Impact of MGNREGA: A Case Study of Kishorenagar Block, Angul, Odisha.
    • Miss Nillima Priyadarshini Nath awarded her M. Phil degree in A & A Economics in 2010 – Thesis Title: Socio-economic Condition of Slum Dwellers: A Case Study of   Bhubaneswar City, Odisha.
    • Miss Jyotirmayee Rout awarded her M. Phil degree in A & A Economics in 2010 – Thesis Title: Public Health Expenditure in Odisha: An Analysis of Determinants, Pattern and Growth.
    • Mr. Abhash Kumar Hota awarded his M. Phil degree in A & A Economics in 2011 – Thesis Title: Measurement of Efficiency of Hospitals in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack.
    • Miss Geetanjali Nayak awarded her M. Phil degree in A & A Economics in 2011 – Thesis Title: Access and Utilisation of Health Care Services: A Case Study of Juang Tribes.
    • Miss Tapasi Mahanty awarded her M. Phil degree in A & A Economics in 2012 – Thesis Title: Willingness-to-Pay for Househuld Water Use: A Case Study of Keonjhar Town.
    • Mrs Mamatamayee Sahoo awarded her M. Phil degree in A & A Economics in 2012 – Thesis Title: Returns To Education: A Case Study of Government Employees Of Puri Town.
    • Miss Lalitarani Pradhan awarded her M. Phil degree in A & A Economics in 2013 – Thesis Title: Local Self Governance in Odisha: A Case Study of Odagaon Panchayat in Nayagarh District.
    • Miss Swetapadma Nayak awarded her M. Phil degree in A & A Economics in 2013 – Thesis Title: Economic Aspects of Geographical Indication: A case Study of Pipli Applique.
    • Miss Archana Nayak awarded her M. Phil degree in A & A Economics in 2013 – Thesis Title: An Analysis of Househuld Health Expenditure: A Case Study of Bhadrak District.
    • Miss Tulasi Malini Maharatha awarded her M. Phil degree in A & A Economics in 2014 – Thesis Title: Decentralization of Healthcare Services: A Case Study in Khurda District.
    • Mr. Susanta Kumar Barik awarded her M. Phil degree in A & A Economics in 2014 – Thesis Title: Outsourcing of Healthcare Services: A Case Study of Hospitals in  Bhubaneswar.
    • Miss Elarani Behera awarded her M.Phil degree in A&A Economics in 2015 – Thesis Title: Greening Rural Energy: A Case Study of Biogas in Puri District.
    • Miss Subhashree Subhasmita Sahu awarded her M.Phil degree in A&A Economics in 2015 – Thesis Title: Househuld Expenditure on Education: A Case Study of Angul Block.
1 “Beach Resort of Orissa” published in the monthly Journal “Orissa Review”, 1998, 54(11): 55-58.
2 “India’s Health Sector: Present and Past” published in the quarterly Journal “Vision”, 1998, 18(1-2): 29-43.
3 “New Economic Policy and SSIs” published in the quarterly Journal “Orissa Economic Journal”, 1999, 31(1-2): 142-147.
4 “Child Labour in Orissa: a necessary Evil” published in the quarterly Journal “Vision”, 1999, 19(1-2): 1-10.
5 “Gender Inequality in Household Health Expenditure: the Case of Urban Orissa” is published in the quarterly Journal “Nagarlok”, 2006, 38(3): 44-48.
6 “Influence of Income and Education on Household Health Expenditure: the Case of Tribal Orissa” is published in the biannual Journal “The Orissa Journal of Commerce”, 2006, 28(1): 133-144.
7 “Are Millennium Development Goals Feasible?” is published in the Journal “vision”, 2007, 27(1): 81-84.
8 “Determinants of Household Health Expenditure: Case of Urban Orissa” (co-authored with Bhabesh Sen) is published in Journal “Utkal Economic Papers”, 2007, 13(1): 17-23.
9 “Health Infrastructure in Orissa: an Inter-District Analysis” is published in “The ICFAI Journal of Infrastructure”, 2007, 5(4): 58-71.
10 “Income, Education and Household Health Expenditure: A Rural ?" Urban Analysis” is published in “The Asian Economic Review”, 2007, 49(3): 543-555.
11 “Sex, Gender and Household Health Expenditure: case of Rural Orissa” is published in the journal “Indian Journal of Social Development”, 2008, 8(1): 59-64.
12 “Socioeconomic Factors and Household Health Expenditure: the Case of Orissa” is published in the Journal “Journal of Health Management”, 2008, 10(1): 101-118.
13 “Effects of Income and Education on Household Health Expenditures: A Rural ?" Urban Analysis of Orissa, India” is published in the Journal “Asia Pacific Journal of Rural Development”, 2008, 18(1): 137-149.
14 “A Study of Preferences for Private, Public and Self Health Care Providers: Case of Rural Orissa” is published in the “GITAM Journal of Management”, 2009, 7(2): 154-161.
15 “Household Health Expenditure in Yanam Region, India” (co-authored with T. Subba Lakshmi) is published in the “International Journal of Economics”, 2009, 3(1): 13-22.
16 “Green Accounting: Issues and Challenges” is published in the “IUP Journal of Managerial Economics”, 2010, 6(3): 46-60.
17 “Gender and Household Health Expenditure in Odisha, India” is published in the Journal “Journal of Health Management”, 2010, 12(4): 445-460.
18 “Impact of Gender on Household Health Expenditures Analysis in Yanam Region of Puducherry” (Co-authored with T. Subbalakshmi) is published in the journal “International Journal of Health Management & Information” 2011: 2(2): 67-72.
19 “An Analysis of Pattern and Determinants of Public Expenditure on Health in Andhra Pradesh, India” (Co-authored with T. Subbalakshmi and P. K. Panda) is published in the journal “The IUP Journal of Public Finance” 2012: 10(1): 22-35.
20 “Gender Dimensions of Climate Change” (Co-authored with Pragyan Patnaik) is published in the journal “Pakistan Journal of Public Health” 2013: 3(1): 51-9.
21 “Environmental Degradation, Sustainable Development and Human Well-being: Evidence from India” (Co-authored with Barun Kumar Thakur and Tamali Chakraborty) is published in the journal “Manthan: Journal of Commerce and Management”, 2014: 1(1): 101-120.
22 “Applied General Equilibrium Analysis of Food Security in India: A CGE Modeling Approach” (Co-authored with Koushik Das) is published in the journal “Manthan: Journal of Commerce and Management”, 2014: 1(2): 1-28.
23 “Financial Inclusion among the Urban Tribal Households in Odish: A Case Study of Jolli Munda Sahi Community, Khordha District” (Co-authored with Dipti Ray) is published in the “Orissa Economic Journal”, 2015, 47(1):
24 “Health Infrastructure in Odisha with Special Reference to Cuttack and Bhubaneswar Cities” (Co-authored with Abhash Kumar Hota) is published in the “Journal of Infrastructure Development”, 2015, 7(2):

“Linkages between Income, Education and Health: Case of Rural Orissa” published in the Indian Economic Association Conference Volume, 2006, pp. 70-79.

1 Book Chapter: ??National Rural Employment Guarantee Act: a Panacea to End Poverty in India? published in the book entitled ??Sustainable Development and the Indian Economy ?? Issues and Challenges? edited by Prof. Sailabala Devi and Dr. V. B. Annigeri, Serials Publication, New Delhi, 2006, Pp.293-300.
2 Book Chapter: ??National Rural Employment Guarantee Act: Issues and Challenges? is published in the book entitled ??Employment and Poverty Alleviation Programs in India: An Appraisal?, edited by Prof. Kanak Kanti Bagchi, published by Abhijeet Publications, New Delhi, 2007, pp.834-845.
3 Book Chapter: ??Impact of Income and Education on Health? is published in the book entitled ??Economic Reforms, Human Welfare and Sustainable Development in India? edited by Narayan Chandra Nayak, Kishore Goswami and Bani Chatterjee, New Century Publications, New Delhi, 2007, pp. 70-85.
4 Book Chapter: ??Female Participation in Indian Agriculture? is published in the book entitled ??Female Deficit in India: Facts and Factors? edited by Prof. G Ramachandudu, published by Associate Publisher, Ambala Cant., Punjab, 2007, pp. 241-256.
5 Book Chapter: ??Women Empowerment: The Key For Rural Development? is published in the book entitled ??Rural Development and Empowerment of Weaker Sections? edited by Dr. B.S. Vasudeva Rao and Dr. G Rajani Kanth, published by Associate Publisher, Ambala Cant., Punjab, 2007, pp.64-84.
6 Book Chapter: ??Health and Health Economics: a Conceptual Framework? (co-authored with N. C. Nayak) is published in the book entitled ??Health Economics in India? edited by me and Prasant Kumar Panda, New Century Publication, New Delhi, 2007, pp. 13-29.
7 Book Chapter: ??Introduction and Overview? (co-authored with P. K. Panda) is published in the book entitled ??Health Economics in India? edited by me and Prasant Kumar Panda, New Century Publication, New Delhi, 2007, pp. 1-12.
8 Book Chapter: ??Gender and Health: a Conceptual Note? (co-authored with Manisa Chawala) is published in the book entitled ??Gender and Development: Dimensions and Strategies? edited by me and P. K. Panda, New Century Publication, New Delhi, 2008, pp.25-37.
9 Book Chapter: ??Introduction and Overview? (co-authored with Prasant Kumar Panda) is published in the book entitled ??Gender and Development: Dimensions and Strategies? edited by me and P. K. Panda, New Century Publication, New Delhi, 2008, pp.1-24.
10 Book Chapter: ??Introduction and Overview? (co-authored with Prasant Kumar Panda) is published in the book entitled ??Human Development: Dimensions and Strategies? edited by me and P. K. Panda, New Century Publication, New Delhi, 2009, pp.1-39.
11 Book Chapter: ??Introduction and Overview of Health Care System around the World? is published in the book entitled ??Health Care System: A Global Survey? edited by me, New Century Publication, New Delhi, 2011, pp.1-21.
12 Book Chapter: ??How do the colleges get a very good score in NAAC??s assessment? is published in the book entitled ??Qualitative Improvement of NAAC Accredited Colleges? edited by Suhas Roy, Ekushe, Kolkata, 2012, pp.41-58.
13 Book Chapter: ??Financial Inclusion Models in India? (co-authored with Dipti Ray) is published in the book entitled ??Financial Inclusion and Inclusive Growth? edited by Padmaja Mishra, A. R. Behera and H. S. Rout, New Century Publication, New Delhi, 2014, pp.27-43.
14 Book Chapter: ??Financial Inclusion, Inclusive Growth and Poverty? (co-authored with Padmaja Mishra and A. R. Behera) is published in the book entitled ??Financial Inclusion and Inclusive Growth? edited by Padmaja Mishra, A. R. Behera and H. S. Rout, New Century Publication, New Delhi, 2014, pp.1-11.
15 Book Chapter: ??The Distant Goal of Universalizing Elementary Education: Case Study of a Tribal Village of Odisha? (co-authored with Amarendra Das) is published in the book entitled ??Social Sector in India: Issues and Challenges? edited by Himanshu Sekhar Rout and Padmaja Mishra, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, London, 2015, pp.176-199.
16 Book Chapter: ??Introduction and Overview? (co-authored with Padmaja Mishra) is published in the book entitled ??Social Sector in India: Issues and Challenges? edited by Himanshu Sekhar Rout and Padmaja Mishra, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, London, 2015, pp.1-11.
17 Reference Book: ??Health Economics in India? (ISBN 81-7708-141-1) (Co-editor P. K. Panda) published by New Century Publication, New Delhi in 2007.
18 Reference Book: ??Gender and Development: Dimensions and Strategies? (ISBN 81-7708-153-4) (Co-editor P. K. Panda) published by New Century Publication, New Delhi in 2008.
19 Reference Book: ??Human Development: Dimensions and Strategies? (ISBN 978-81-7708-198-5) (Co-editor P. K. Panda) published by New Century Publication, New Delhi in 2009.
20 Reference Book: ??Human Development in India: Challenges and Policies? (ISBN 978-81-7708-239-5) (Co-editor S. Bhyrava Murthy) published by New Century Publication, New Delhi in 2010.
21 Reference Book: ??Health Expenditure in Odisha, India: A Household Analysis? (ISBN 978-3-639-27526-1) published by VDM Verlag Dr. Müller Aktiengesellschaft & Co. KG, Germany in 2010.
22 Research Report: ??Universalization of Elementary Education in Odisha: A Study of Bhagabatipur Village in Khurdha District? (With Bhabesh Sen and A. Das), Department of A&A Economics, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, 2011.
23 Reference Book: ??Health Care Systems: A Global Survey? (ISBN 978-81-7708-279-1) published by New Century Publication, New Delhi in 2011.
24 Reference Book: ??Household Health Expenditure in Yanam Region, India: A Micro Analysis? (ISBN 978-3-659-16815-4) (Co-authored with T. Subhalakshmi) published by Lap Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany in 2012.
25 Reference Book: ??Financial Inclusion and Inclusive Growth? (ISBN 978-81-7708-367-5) (Coeditor: Padmaja Mishra, and A. R. Behera), New Century Publication, New Delhi, 2014.
26 Reference Book: ??Social Sector in India: Issues and Challenges? (ISBN 978-1-4438-7799-2) (Co-editor: Padmaja Mishra) Cambridge Scholars Publishing, London, 2015.

Conference/FDP/workshop organized

  • Organized a National Conference on “Challenges in Human Development” in the capacity of organizing secretary during 22-23 January 2010 at Yanam sponsored by UGC, New Delhi; NABARD, Mumbai; Regency Ceramics Limited, Yanam; and other agencies.
  • Organized a National Seminar on “Agricultural Stagnation in India: Causes and Way ahead” in the capacity of organizing secretary on 20th November 2010 at Department of A & A Economics, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar under the UGC-ASHISS Program.
  • Organized a Refresher Course in “Economics and Human Development” in the capacity of Coordinator from 21 November – 11 December, 2011 at Department of A & A Economics, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar sponsored by the UGC-ASC, Utkal University.
  • Organized a Short Term Course in Statistical Analysis Using SPSS in the capacity of Coordinator from 12 December – 18 December, 2011 at Department of A & A Economics, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar sponsored by the UGC-ASC, Utkal University.
  • Organized a Short Term Course in Research Writing and Publication in the capacity of Coordinator from 18-23 March 2013 at Department of A & A Economics, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar sponsored by the UGC-ASC, Utkal University.
  • Organized a National Conference on “Social Sector in India: Issues and Challenges” in the capacity of organizing secretary during 29-30 March 2013 at Utkal University sponsored by UGC, New Delhi under SAP-CAS.
  • Organized a Short Term Course in Soft Skill in the capacity of Coordinator from 27-29 March 2014 at Department of A & A Economics, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar sponsored by the UGC-ASC, Utkal University.
  • Organized a Short Term Course in SPSS for Researchers in the capacity of Coordinator from 18-23 August 2014 at Department of A & A Economics, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar sponsored by the UGC-ASC, Utkal University.

Invited Lectures / Popular Lectures Delivered

  • Delivered a lecture on “Renewable Energy and Sustainable Development: Issues and Challenges” as a resource person in a seminar organized by Block Development Officer, Yanam on 30th August 2006 at STTP Junior College, Yanam.
  • Delivered a lecture on “Demographic Features of Yanam, 1981 – 2001” as a resource person in the one day ‘Census Data Dissemination Workshop’ jointly organized by Directorate of Census Operation (Government of India), Pondicherry and DR. SRK Government Arts College (Government of Pondicherry), Yanam on the 9th October, 2006 at Yanam.
  • Delivered a lecture on “The Financial Recession and Global Health” as a resource person in the National Seminar on “Global Financial Crisis and its Impact on Indian Economy” organized by Hindecon Research Center, S. T. Hindu College, Nagercoil, India during 11-12 September 2009.
  • Chaired a technical session on “Poverty and Human Development” in the National Seminar on “Economic Development and Rural Poverty in India” organized by Department of A&A Economics, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India during 28-29 March 2011.
  • Delivered six invited lectures as a resource person in the UGC Sponsored National Level Refresher Course in “Economics and Human Development” 21 November – 11 December 2011 organized by Academic Staff College, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, India.
  • Delivered an invited lecture on “Homework for Assessment and Accreditation of Colleges” in the two days National Seminar on “Qualitative Improvement of NAAC Accredited Colleges” organized by Bethuadahari College, Bethuadahari, Nadia, West Bengal, India during 13-14 March 2012.
  • Delivered two invited lectures as a resource person in the UGC sponsored national level Summer Course organized by UGC-Academic Staff College, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar during 25 June – 14 July 2012 at Directorate of Distance and Continuing Education, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.
  • Delivered four invited lectures as a resource person in the UGC sponsored National Level Short Term Course in Statistical Analysis Using SPSS, 12-17 December 2012 organized by Academic Staff College, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, India.
  • Delivered an invited lecture on “Gender and Sustainable Livelihood” in the two days National Seminar on “Globalization and Rural Livelihood” organized by Aringa Anna Government Arts and Science College, Karaikal, Puducherry, India during 31 January-1st February 2013.
  • Delivered six invited lectures as a resource person in the UGC sponsored national level Short-Term Course in Research Writing and Publications organized by UGC-Academic Staff College, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar during 18 – 23 March 2013 at Department of Analytical and Applied Economics, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.
  • Delivered an invited lecture in the national level UGC Summer Refresher Course on Contemporary Challenges of Teaching Learning Process organized by UGC-Academic Staff College, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar during 20 June – 10 July 2013 at Directorate of Distance and Continuing Education, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.
  • Delivered two invited lectures in the national level UGC Refresher Courses on Research Methodulogy in Social Sciences organized by UGC-Academic Staff College, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar during 31 July – 21 August 2013 at Directorate of Distance and Continuing Education, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.
  • Delivered four invited lectures in the national level UGC Refresher Course in Economics organized by UGC Academic Staff College, Sambalpur University, Sambalpur on 30-31 August 2013.
  • Delivered two invited lectures in the ICSSR Sponsored National Level Capacity Building Workshop for Faculty Members of Social Sciences and Humanities (13-25 January, 2014) organized by National Institute of Technulogy, Rourkela.
  • Delivered two invited lectures in the national level UGC Sponsored Short-Term Course in Soft Skill organized by UGC-Academic Staff College, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar during 27 – 29 March 2014 at Department of Analytical and Applied Economics, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.
  • Delivered two invited lectures in the national level UGC Refresher Course on “Current Issues in Higher Education” organized by UGC-Academic Staff College, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar during 21 June – 9 July 2014 at Directorate of Distance and Continuing Education, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.
  • Delivered four invited lectures in the national level UGC Sponsored Short-Term Course in SPSS for Researchersorganized by UGC-Academic Staff College, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar during 18 – 23 August 2014 at Department of Analytical and Applied Economics, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.
  • Delivered four invited lectures in the national level UGC Refresher Course in Economics organized by UGC Academic Staff College, Sambalpur University, Sambalpur during 1-21 November 2014.
  • Delivered an invited lecture in the national level UGC Refresher / Orientation Courses organized by UGC-Academic Staff College, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar during 29 January – 20 February 2015 at Directorate of Distance and Continuing Education, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.
  • Delivered an invited lecture on “National Income and Related Aggregates” for Post-Graduate Teachers in Economics from KVs of Eastern Region covering 10 states organized by KVS ZIET, Bhubaneswar on 7 September 2015.

Training Program/FDP/RC/OC/Workshops etc attended

  • Courses on “Research Methodulogy in Labour Economics” from V.V. Giri National Labour Institute, Noida conducted during December 01-17, 1998.
  • World Bank Training on “Faculty Up-gradation Program in Environmental Economics” conducted by Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), Calcutta during November 01-26, 1999.
  • International Course on “ Injury Contrul and Safety Promotion”, 02 – 08 March 2000 conducted by Indian Institute of Technulogy, Delhi and Karulinska Institute, Stockhulm, Sweden.
  • Winter Schoul in “Quantitative Economics” organized by Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta and The Econometric Society in IIM, Kulkata Campus, January 1-7, 2001.
  • “In-service Training Course for PGT [Economics]” from 02-6-2001 to 22-6-2001 at Kendriya Vidyalaya No.1, AFS, Chennai.
  • “Orientation Course on Youth Parliament” TWO TIMES.
  • Two days Workshop on “Social and Institutional Framework for Women Participation in Agriculture” organized by National Institute of Public Cooperation and Child Development (NIPCCD), New Delhi during 16-17 February, 2005.
  • Summer Schoul in “Mathematical Finance” organized by Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR), Mumbai during 04-09 April, 2005.
  • Short-Term Course on “Interpersonal Communication” organized by Department of Humanities and Social Science, Indian Institute of Technulogy, Kharagpur, India during 13-18 February, 2006.
  • Short-Term Course on “Ethics in Health Related Social Science Research” jointly organized by Centre for Studies in Ethics and Rights (CSER), Mumbai and Center for Social Studies (CSS) during 22-27 May, 2006.
  • Short-Term Course on “Law and Economics” organized by Department of Humanities and Social Science, Indian Institute of Technulogy, Kanpur, India during 14-19, August, 2006.
  • One day Regional Workshop on "WTO Agriculture and NAMA Negotiations: Identifying Products of Concerns to India" organized by Textiles Committee, Mumbai in association with Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India and UNCTAD India at Hotel Le Royal Meridien, Chennai – 600 016 on the 30th October 2006.
  • Three days Workshop on “Regional Disparities and The Rural Poverty” organized by National Institute of Rural Development, Hyderabad during December 04-06, 2006.
  • The Four-Week Refresher Course in Public Economics for college and University teachers by the National Institute of Public Finance and Pulicy New Delhi during 28 May to 22 June 2007.
  • One day National level workshop on “National Knowledge Commission’s Report on Higher Education” organized by the PG and Research Department of Commerce, KMCPGS, Government of Puducherry on 28th July 2007.
  • Three days international workshop on “Peace Science and Regional Science” organized by IGIDR Mumbai, International Center for Conflict Prevention and Management (CCPM) Sydney Australia, Binghamton University Binghamton New York, Cornell University, Peace Science Society (International) and Economists for Peace and Security (International) Mumbai during August 10-12, 2007.
  • Four weeks Orientation Program at UGC-Academic Staff College, Osmania University, Hyderabad during 04-09-2007 to 05-10-2007.
  • Short-Term Course on “Information Technulogy in Health care” organized by Department of Computer Services Center, Indian Institute of Technulogy Delhi, New Delhi, India during 17-21, December, 2007.
  • Short-Term Course “Faculty Development Program on Intellectual Property Rights” organized by Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technulogy Delhi, New Delhi, India during 24-28, March, 2008.
  • Four weeks “Teaching Innovation Program for College Lecturers in Economics” organized by Center for Development Studies (CDS), Thiruvanathapuram, Kerala during 23rd June 2008 to 18th July 2008.
  • Three week UGC Sponsored Refresher Course in Economics at University of Madras, Chennai from the 18th November 2008 to the 8th December 2008.
  • Participated in the Workshop on “Measuring Economic Efficiency: Methods and Applications” organized by Madras Schoul of Economics, Chennai held during 11th to 13th January 2009.
  • Participated in the Faculty Training Program on “Applied Econometrics for Management Research” organized by Schoul of Economics, College of Management, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra, Jammu & Kashmir, India during 10th to 23rd July 2009.
  • Participated in the workshop on “Time Series Modeling and Application” organized by Madras Schoul of Economics, Chennai, India during 29th October – 1st November 2009.
  • Participated in the workshop on “Research Writing and Publication” organized by UGC-ASC, University of Hyderabad and EPW, Mumbai during 12-17 July 2010.
  • Four weeks Orientation Program at UGC-Academic Staff College, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar during 18th November – 15th December 2010.
  • Participated in the Refresher-Cum-Training Program on “Issues in Trade and Development” organized Centre for Development Studies, Trivandrum under the NRPPD during 04-24 January 2012.
  • Participated in the Training Program on “ICT Applications and e-Governance” organized National Institute of Rural Development, Hyderabad during 15-19 September 2014.

Research Paper presented in Conferences / Seminars / Workshops

International
  • “Beach Resort of Orissa” presented in the Fourth IIDS International Seminar on “Tourism and Economic Development”, June 04-09, 1997.
  • “Sex Composition and Consumption Pattern” (co-authored) presented in the 5th IIDS International Conference, Michigan University, USA, 1998.
  • Traffic Accident in India” presented in the 5th World Conference in “Injury Prevention and Contrul”, March 05-08, 2000, New Delhi.
  • Participated in the International Seminar on “Moving Towards Gender Sensitization of Trade Pulicy”, 25-27 February 2008, New Delhi, Organized by UNCTAD-DFID-GOI.
  • Participated in the International Seminar on “Rule on New Technulogies for Sustainable Development: the Case of Kerala organized by McGill University in cullaboration with Center for Development Studies (CDS) Thiruvananthapuram from the 27th January 2009 to the 28th January 2009.
  • Participated and presented a paper in the International Seminar on “Higher Education in India: Global Perspectives” organized by Andhra University, Visakhapatanam from the 14th February 2009 to the 15th February 2009.
  • Gender and Househuld Health Expenditure in Orissa” presented in the 6th IASSH International Conference on “Health, Equity and Human Rights” organized by IASSH Mumbai and Puducherry University during 7-8 March 2009 at Puducherry.
  • Gender and Househuld Health Expenditure in Orissa, India” presented in the 8th International Conference on “Health Economics, Management and Pulicy” organized by Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER), Athens, Greece during 29 June – 2nd July, 2009.
  • The Financial Recession and Global Health” presented in the Health Conclave 2009 on “Managing Challenges of 21st Century in Health Care Organization” organized by International Institute of Health Management Research, New Delhi, India during 18-19 November 2009.
National
  • Orissa Tourism: Its impact on NSDP” presented in the All India Commerce Congress’98, January 22-24, 1998, National Seminar on “Tourism” organized by Commerce Association  of Keral, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.
  • New Economic Pulicy and SSIs” presented in the XXXI Annual Conference, Orissa Economics Association, 1999.
  • National Rural Employment Guarantee Act: A Panacea to End Poverty in India” presented in the 88th Annual Conference of the Indian Economic Association held at Andhra University during 27-29 December, 2005.
  • “Sex, Gender and Health Expenditure in Tribal Orissa” presented in the UGC-National Seminar on “Draft National Pulicy on Tribals and Human Resources Development in Tribal Areas” held at Andhra University Campus, Etcherla, Srikakulum during January 06-07, 2006.
  • Influence of Income and Education on Househuld Health Expenditure: The case of Tribal Orissa” presented in the XXVI Annual Conference of Orissa Commerce Association held at Rayagarh College, Rayagarda, Orissa during January 14-15, 2006.
  • A Study of Preferences for Public, Private and Self Health Care Providers: Case of Rural Orissa” presented in the National Seminar on “Health Sector Reforms” organized by Division of Community Medicine, Rajah Muthiah Medical College, and Department of Economics, Annamalai University during 30-31 January, 2006.
  • Health Equity in Househuld Expenditure: the Case of Tribal Orissa” presented in the UGC – ICMR National Seminar on “Health Status of Tribal Women and Children in India” organized by Department of Anthropulogy, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry, during 10-11 March, 2006.
  • National Rural Employment Guarantee Act: A Panacea to End Poverty in India” presented in the 5th Development Convention of Southern ICSSR Institutes on “Sustainable Development and the Indian Economy – Approaches and Challenges in the New Millennium” organized by Centre for Multi-Disciplinary Development Research , Dharwar during 27-28 April, 2006.
  • Green Accounting: Issues and Challenges” presented in the 25th Conference of the Indian Association for Research in National Income and Wealth at Bhubaneswar during 15-16 December, 2006.
  • Linkages between Income, Education and Health: Case of Rural Orissa” presented in the 89th Annual Conference of the Indian Economic Association held at Kurukshetra University Kurukshetra, Haryana during 27-29 December, 2006.
  • Higher Education in India: Issues and Challenges” presented in the National Level Workshop on ‘National Knowledge Commission’s Report on Higher Education’ organized by PG and Research Department of Commerce, KMC for PG Studies, Puducherry on 28 July 2007.
  • Trade Globalization and Geographical Indication (GI)” presented in the one day Stakehulders’ Need Assessment Workshop on "Trade Globalization and Geographical Indication (GI)" as a resource person at CHAMPA (Chhatisgarh) on August 17, 2007 organized by Indian Merchant Chamber Mumbai and UNCTAD India.
  • Consortium Formation for Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration and Protection)” presented in the one day Kosa Silk Stakehulders’ Workshop on "Trade Globalization and Geographical Indication (GI)" as a resource person at Raigarh (Chhatisgarh) on February 12, 2008 organized by Indian Merchant Chamber New Delhi and UNCTAD India.
  • Trade Globalization and Geographical Indication (GI)” presented in the one day Stakehulders Awareness Workshop on IPR Protection of “Cannanore Home Furnishing” through Geographical Indications (GIs) on the 15th May 2008 at Kannur (Kerala) as a resource person organized by Indian Merchant Chamber Mumbai and UNCTAD India, New Delhi.
  • Introduction to Geographical Indications” presented as a resource person in the one day Stakehulders Awareness Workshop on IPR Protection of Gopalpur Tussar Fabrics of Orissa through Geographical Indications (GIs) on the 10th June 2008 at Gopalpur (Orissa) organized by Indian Merchant Chamber Mumbai and UNCTAD India, New Delhi.
  • Human Development: Dimensions and Strategies” presented in the two days National Seminar on ‘Population Dynamics and Human Development’ organized by Center for Population Studies, University of Madras, Chennai during 21-22 November 2008.
  • Participated in the two days National Seminar on “Finance Commission: Issues of the Southern States” organized jointly by Madras Schoul of Economics (MSE) Chennai and Department of Finance, Government of Tamil Nadu from the 8th December 2008 to the 9th December 2008.
  • Participated in the two days National Seminar on “Challenges in Human Development” organized by Center for Development Studies (CDS) Thiruvananthapuram from the 24th January 2009 to the 25th January 2009.
  • Participated in the two days National Roving Seminar on “Geographical Indications” organized jointly by The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in cooperation with the Department of Industrial Promotion and Pulicy (DIPP), Government of India at Chennai from the 29th January 2009 to the 30th January 2009.
  • Participated in a state level seminar on “Nature of Existence” organized by Department of Philosophy, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar on 25th July 2010
  • Participated in a National Seminar on “Human Rights and Social Justice” organized by Department of Philosophy, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar during October 8-10, 2010.
  • Participated in a National Seminar on “Agricultural Stagnation in India: Causes and Way ahead” organized by Department of A & A Economics, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar on 20th November 2010.
  • Poverty and Human Development in India: Issues and Challenges” presented in National Seminar on “Economic Development and Rural Poverty in India” organized by Department of A & A Economics, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar during 28-29 March 2011.
  • Production Conditions in Black pepper and Cardamom Cultivation” presented in the two days National Seminar on ‘Building Competitiveness in a Globalized World: Experience of India’s Plantation Sector” organized by CDS, Trivandrum under NRPPD during 23-24 January 2012.
  • Health and Human Development” presented in the two days National Conference on “Challenges in Financing Human Development in India” organized by Pondicherry University and Tagore Arts College, Puducherry, India during 20-21 January 2012.
  • Efficiency Measurement of Hospitals in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack” presented in the two days National Seminar on “Health Care System in India” jointly organized by Odisha Economic Association and U. N. College of Science and Technulogy, Adashpur, Cuttack, Odisha, India during 4-5 March 2012.
  • Homework for Assessment and Accreditation of Colleges” presented in the two days National Seminar on “Qualitative Improvement of NAAC Accredited Colleges” organized by Bethuadahari College, Bethuadahari, Nadia, West Bengal, India during 13-14 March 2012.
  • Project Evaluation Techniques” presented in the National Workshop on “Environmental Impact Assessment: Issues, Challenges, and Pulicy Implications in India (EIA-2012)” organized by SHSS&M, IIT Bhubaneswar during 9-10 June 2012.
  • Financial Inclusion Models in India” presented in the two days National Conference on “Financial Inclusion and Inclusive Growth in India” organized by Department of A&A Economics, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar India during 17-18 October 2012.
  • Health and Health Care in Odisha” presented in the three days National Symposium “The Handbook of the Economy of Odisha” organized by Nabakrushna Chaudhury Centre of Development Studies, Bhubaneswar India during 06-08 December 2012.
  • Gender and Climate Change” presented in the two days National Conference on “Environment, Natural Resources and Indian Economy” organized by Department of A&A Economics, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar India during 18-19 January 2013.
  • Financial Inclusion among the Urban Tribal Househulds in Odish: A Case Study of Julli Munda Sahi Community, Khordha District” presented in the two days National Conference on “Environment, Natural Resources and Indian Economy” organized by Department of A&A Economics, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar India during 18-19 January 2013.
  • Payment Banks and Financial Inclusion” presented as a panelist in the National Conference on “Financial Inclusion for Socio-Economic Empowerment” organized by Centre for Banking and Insurance Laws, National Law University, Odisha, Cuttack in cullaboration with Department of Finance, Government of Odisha; National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD), Odisha; and State Bank of India, Odisha on 10 October 2015.

1 A consultancy project was undertaken with TAMANA, Raipur, Chhattisgarh to obtain Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Protection of Kosa Silk of Chhattisgarh through Geographical Indications (GIs) funded through UNCTAD-DFID-Government of India Project on “Strategies and Preparedness for Trade and Globalization” of Rs. 4,25, 000 (1/7/2007 t0 31/8/2008).
2 A consultancy project was undertaken with North Malbar Chamber of Commerce, Kannur, Kerala; to obtain Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Protection of Cannanore Home Furnishing of Kerala through Geographical Indications (GIs) funded through UNCTAD-DFID-Government of India Project on “Strategies and Preparedness for Trade and Globalization” of Rs. 4,25, 000. (1/7/2008 to 30/6/2009).
3 A consultancy project was undertaken with Institute of Social -Economic Research and Training (ISERT), Cuttack; to obtain Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Protection of Gopalpur Tussar Fabrics of Orissa through Geographical Indications (GIs) funded through UNCTAD-DFID-Government of India Project on “Strategies and Preparedness for Trade and Globalization” of Rs. 5,00, 000 (1/7/2009 to 30/6/2010).
4 A project titled “Universalization of Elementary Education in Odisha: A Study of Bhagabatipur Village in Khurdha District” of Rs. 75,000 carried out under UGC-ASHISS during Jan-June 2010.
5 A project titled “Access and Utilization of Health Care in Odisha: A Study of Bhagabatipur Village in Khurdha District” of Rs. 45,000 carried out under UGC-ASHISS in the year 2012.
6 A project titled “Willingness to pay for Improved Water Quality: A Case Study of Keonjhar Town of Odisha” of Rs. 75,000 sponsored by Ministry of Finance, Government of India carried out in the Jan-Dec 2013.

1 Qualified UGC-NET for Lectureship, December 1995.
2 UGC-Junior Research Fellowship (JRF), December 1995.
3 Editor-in-Chief, Manthan: Journal of Commerce and Management (ISSN: 2347-4440).
4 Editorial Board Member, Journal of World Economic Research, [ISSN: 2328-773X (Print), ISSN: 2328-7748 (Online)].
5 Editorial Board Member, Journal of World Economic Research, [ISSN: 2328-773X (Print), ISSN: 2328-7748 (Online)].
6 Editorial Board Member, Utkal Economic Papers (ISSN 0976 ?? 7592).
7 Member, ISPOR Asia Consortium Publications Committee, http://www.ispor.org/consortiums/asia/documents/ISPOR%20Asia%20Consortium%20Publications%20Committee_January
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8 Chaired the Session X on “Public Health” in the 8th International Conference on “Health Economics, Management and Policy” organized by Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER), Athens, Greece during 29 June ?? 2nd July, 2009.
9 Chaired the Session V on ??Performances of IQAC in Colleges? in the National Seminar on ??Qualitative Improvement of NAAC Accredited Colleges? organized by Bethuadahari College, Bethuadahari, Nadia, West Bengal, India during 13-14 March 2012.

  • Teaching and Research
    • Reader in Economics at Department of Analytical and Applied Economics, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar from 1 June 2010 - continuing.
    • Assistant Professor of Economics (Group ‘A’, Gazetted) at Dr. SRK Government Arts College (Pondicherry University), Yanam – 533 464, India from the 9 March 2004 to 31 May 2010.
    • Post-Graduate Teacher in Economics at Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan from the 25 January 2000 to 8 March 2004.
  • Administration
    • Deputy Co-ordinator, UGC-CAS, Department of A&A Economics, Utkal University from 01-4-2010 to 31-3-2015.
    • Superintendent, Fakir Mohan Chhatrabas, Utkal University from 01-11-2011 to 31-10-2013.
    • Professor-in-Charge, MSRC Utkal University Press, Utkal University from 23-8-2012 to 13-8-2013
    • Deputy Registrar (General), Utkal University, Bhubaneswar from 04-6-2013 to 23-05-2014.
    • Deputy Registrar (Special), Utkal University, Bhubaneswar from 09-09-2014 - Continuing
  • Member in Decision Making and Advisory Bodies
    • Member, Subject Research Committee (SRC) in Economics, Utkal University from 30-11-2013 – Continuing
    • Member, Advisory Committee of Computer Centre, Utkal University from 30-11-2010 – Continuing.
    • Member, Board Studies in Economics, Utkal University from 2010-11 academic sessions - Continuing.
    • Member, Board Studies in Analytical and Applied Economics, Utkal University from 2010-11 academic sessions - Continuing.
    • Vice-Chancellor’s Nominee, Board Studies in Economics, Nayagarh (A) College, Nayagarh, 2013-14 and 2014-15 vide letter No. 2662(80) dated 7/11/2012 of the Principal.
    • Vice-Chancellor’s Nominee, Board Studies in Economics, Talcher (A) College Talcher, 2015-16 and 2016-17 vide letter No.1631 dated 30/9/2015 of the Principal.
    • Expert Member of IQAC, Maniabandha Degree College, Maniabandha from 2014-15 vide leter No. 89(1)/MC/14 dated 27/9/2014 of the Principal.
    • Member,  Local Enquiry Committee, Utkal University for more than 40 affiliated Colleges
  • Member in Professional Bodies
    • International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR)
    • Universal Association of Computer and Electronics Engineers (UACEE)
    • Indian Economic Association
    • The Indian Society of Labour Economics
    • Indian Association for Research in National Income and Wealth
    • Indian Association for Social Sciences and Health
    • Orissa Commerce Association
    • Odisha Economic Association