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Dr. Padmalaya Mahapatra

Padmalaya Mahapatra Name : Padmalaya Mahapatra
Designation : Reader & HEAD
Qualification : M.A, M.Phil, Ph.D, LLB
Phone No. : +91-9437491606
E-mail ID : padma2seema(at)gmail(dot)com

  • Indian Administration
  • Women Studies
  • Public Policy

  • Indian Administration
  • Public Policy
  • Public Personnel Administration
  • Research Methodology
  1. M.Phil Guidance : 14 (Degree awarded), 2 ( In Progress)
  2. Ph.D. Guidance :           Registered under Utkal University    

                                               7( Ph.D Scholar) 1( D.Lit) Scholars in progress.

                                              1 (One) Ph.D Scholar awarded.

  • “Ethics and Value System:Pointers of Good Governance in India”, published in the International Journal Sajosps, ISSN 0972-4613, Vol. XVII, No.2, Pg-12-18, July-Dec 2016 .
  • “Economic empowerment of tribal women through skill development: A study of Koraput district in Odisha”, Co authored with Rashmi Rekha Das, published in the book Skill India and Development: Emerging Debates, [ed], Dinesha P.T., National Centre for Inclusive Growth and Development Research, Mysore, ISBN: 978-81927970-4-5,2016.
  • “Social Security Measures for Women in India: Odishan Perspective”, Co authored with Rashmi Rekha Das, published in the book Social Security and Social Inclusion: Dynamics and Discourses, [ed], Siddharaju V.G, Mysore, Rural Organization for Appropriate Development Trust, ISBN 978-81-910230-3-9,2016
  • “Gender, Poverty and Globalization in India”Co Authored with Niranjan Pani published in the book Politics, Globalization and Insurgency: Trends and Challenges, ( ed.) M.R. Biju, New Delhi, Concept Publishing House, ISBN No- 9351251551, 2015
  • “Human Rights Violations against women: Focus on Manipur and Odisha”, Co Authored with Niranjan Pani published in the International Journal Sajosps, ISSN 0972-4613, Vol. XV, No.2, January - June, 2015.
  • “Financial Inclusion and Inclusive Growth”,Co Authored with Subrat Biswal published in the Journal Public Administration Review, ISSN 2249-3360, Vol. No.16, May 2015, P.163-176.
  • “Financial Inclusion in India: A Critical Analysis of Nachiket Mor Committee Report”, Co Authored with Subrat Biswal published in the Journal Local Government Quarterly, ISSN 0024-5623, April- June, 2015, P-84-107.   
  • “E-Governance and Ethical Governance: A study of Odisha”, Co Authored with Laxmi Narayan Bindhani published in the Journal of IIPA, Regional Branch, Odisha, Bhubaneswar, ISSN 2231-556X, Vol.XVVII, 2015, P-200-213.
  • “Indo- US Counter-Terrorism Cooperation”, Published in The Indian Journal of Political Science. ISSN No. 0019-5510, Volume LXXV, I, January – March, 2014, P- 119-128.
  • “Role Of Election Commission in the Implementation of Model Code of Conduct : An Analysis of 2014 Elections”, Published in Public Policy Perspectives ISSN 2319-9172 Vol-13, 2014 P. 89-94.
  • “Block Level Governance in Odisha and the Implementation of Welfare Programmes”, Published in Local Government Quarterly, ISSN-0024-5623, January- March 2014, P.78-85.
  • “Gender Poverty and Globalization in India”, Co Authored with Niranjan Pani Published in the International Journal Sajosps vlol.XIV, No.-2, January-June 2014, P.46-49.
  • “Women in Rural Local-self Governance in Odisha: Problems and Prospects”, Published in the Journal Current Development Reporter, vol.1, No.2, April-June 2014, P.30-34.
  • “National E-governance Plan: Objectives and the Underlying Issues”,Co Authored with Laxmi Narayan Bindhani published in the Journal of Public Administration Review, vol.15, ISSN No.2249-3360, May 2014, P.65-75.
  • “Corporate Social Responsibility in Health Care: Issues and Challenges”, Published in Public Administration Review vol.14, ISSN - :2249-3360, vol no-14 May 2013, P.151-156.
  • “Conceptualising civil society”, Published in the Journal of Indian Institute of Public Administration, Regional Branch, Odisha, Bhubaneswar. ISSN 2231-556 X, Vol- XVV 2012-2013, P- No. 149 – 155.
  • “Human Rights violations among the Tribals of North –East India: A study”, published in the book Emancipation of Tribes and Human Rights in India, eds. Ruchi Ramesh and Sudhir Singh, New Delhi, Pentagon Press, 2013, ISBN-978-81-8274, P.144.
  • “Protecting Whistle Blowers: Challenges and Hope for Indian Administration”Co Authored with Jyotirmayee Tudu Published in Prashasanika ISSN 0971-6246, Vol- XXXIX, Number 1-2, P-68 – 77 January – December 2012.
  • “Participation and Empowerment of workers: The Indian Perspective”, published in the Journal of Public Administration Review, vol.13, 2012, ISSN No.2249-3360, P.104-119.
  • “Medical Negligence: Protection of the patient as a Consumer”, published in the book Globalisation and Consumer Rights: Emerging Dimensions, 2012, New Delhi, ISBN-978-93-5074-040-8.
  • “Women in Local Governance”, published in Local Governance Quarterly, Vol No.LXXXII, No.2, April-June, 2012, ISSN No.0024-5623, P.57-61.
  • “University –Industry Research Institute Linkage: Need of the Day” University News, ISSN-0566-2257, Vol.49, No.52, Dec, 26, 2011-Jan, 01,2012, P.3-8.
  • “Medical Negligence and Consumer Justice” published in Public Administration Review, Special Issue- 2011, ISSN No.2249-3360 published by P.G. Department of Public Administration, Utkal University, Vanivihar, Bhubaneswar,P.83-87.
  • Domestic Violence against Women with a focus on Women of North-East India”, published in, the book Social Exclusion and Gender: Some Reflections, New Delhi, Abhijit Publications, ISBN-978-93-5074-001-9, 2012, P.239-256.
  • “The Moral Compass Of Companies: Business Ethics And Corporate Governance” published in Annual Journal of IIPA Regional Branch Bhubaneswar, Vol.XVIV (2011-12), ISSN No.2231-556X, P.200-206.
  • “Inclusive Growth, Governance and Achieving the Millennium Development Goals”, Co Authored with Jyotirmayee Tudu “published in Odisha Political Science Journal, Vol.XVIII, No.1, ISSN: 0377-1997, Dec, 2011, P.297-304.
  • “Ethics in Governance: Need for systemic reforms” published in the Journal Public Administration Review, Vol.xii, 2011, ISSN No. 2249-3360, P.17-32.
  • “Medical Negligence and protection of the patient as a consumer”, published in the Book, “Consumer Awareness and Consumer Protection”, ed. Srinibas Pathi and Lalrintluanga, New Delhi, Dominant Publishers, 2011 ISBN97881-908492-5-8, P.245-249.
  • “Gender and Tourism”, published in Annual Journal of IIPA Regional Branch Bhubaneswar, Vol.XVIII(10-11) 2011, P.139-146.
  • “Women Empowerment in India: An Analytical Review”, published in ‘Meher Journal of Politics’ Vol.I, ISSN No.0976-8718, 2010, P.134-152.
  • “Domestic Violence against women: A study on Mizo Society”, published in the book of Human Security in North East India Problems, Responses and Strategies K.C. Lalmalsawmzauva & Lalonalsawma Khiangte, ed. DVS Publishers, Guwahati, 2010.
  • “Is Matriarchal Family System a better alternative for Women in Indian Society”, Co Authored with Swarnamayee Tripathy published in national journal ‘Social Science Explorer’, Vol. 1, ISSN No. 0976-1969, (2010), P.55-64.
  • “Domestic Violence: Issue of Violation of Human Rights of Women” published in the national journal ‘Administrative Change’ Vol. 36&37, No. 1&2 (2009), P.66-75.
  • “Political Development in Mizoram: Focus on Post-Accord Scenario” published in the Indian Journal of Political Science, Vol. LXIX (3), 2008, ISSN No.0019-5510, P.643-660.
  • “Glimpses of Rural Local Self Government in Mizoram: Focus on Village Council System’’, Annual Journal of IIPA Regional Branch Bhubaneswar. Vol.XVI(07-08), 2008, P.261-275.
  • “Development and Prospects of Empowerment of Women: A Study on Mizo Society”, K. Patnaik (ed.) “Peace and Development in Mizoram: Role of the State and Civil Society” Deptt. of Political Science, Mizoram University, Aizawl;2008’, pp.260-265.
  • “Development and Prospects of Small and Medium Enterprises in Orissa”, Annual Journal of IIPA, (RB, Orissa), Vol. xv, 2006- 2007, P.428-438.
  • “Cyber Terrorism: Fact or Fiction”, article published in the book Chintamani Mahapatra and Amulya Tripathy, ed. Transnational Terrorism: Perspectives on Motives, Measures and Impacts, Reference Press, New Delhi, 2007, P.395-402.
  • “Status of Mizo Women: Some Reflections”, published in the book Jagdish Patnaik, ed. Mizoram: Dimensions and Perspectives, Concept Publishing, House New Delhi.2008, P.379-387.
  • “A Study on Status of Mizo Women,” Manjari, A Journal of Science and Humanities, January 2007, P.80-84.
  • “Women in Local Governance in India,” The Orissa Political Science Journal, Vol.XIV, No.1, January, 2006, P.124-131.
  • “The Impact of Right to Information Act on Panchayati Raj System”, Public Policy Perspective, Vol.II, 2006, P.111-121.
  • “Agricultural Credit in India: A Focus on Kisan Credit Card”, Annual Journal of IIPA (R B Orissa) Vol -xiv, 2005-2006, P.476-481.
  • “Women Empowerment: A Distance Dream”, Manjari, A Journal of Science & Humanities, Vol.4, No.1, November, 2005, P.120-131.
  • “Political Socialisation of Women Political Elites of Orissa : A case study in Bhubaneswar”, The Orissa Political Science Journal Vol-vii, 2000, P.160-163.
  • “Impact of present environment on the health of modern urban women : A study” Orissa Review Vol. LXI No. 10 May 2005, P.17-19.
  • “A Study on the Socialisation and Role Performance of Women Bureaucratic Elites of Orissa” Manjari, A Journal of Science and Humanities, Vol-III, Jan 2004, P.87-97.
  • “Peace Education in Higher Education: Role of Religion and Culture in the 21st Century” Annual Journal of IIPA (R B Orissa), Vol-X, 2002,P.36-39.
  • “Eco-Feminism and Environment Degradation” Pratik, Annual Journal of P N College, Khurda, 2003.
  • “Some Approaches to the Study of Women in Development: From Welfare to Empowerment” Public Policy Perspectives, Journal of Institute of Public Policy Studies, 2003, P.88-92.
  • “A Sapling without Water” The Utkal Journal of Political Science, Vol-X 2000-01, P.150-160.
  • “Development and Prospects of Women’s Education in Orissa” Public Policy Perspectives, Journal of Institute of Public Policy Studies Vol-VIII, 2001, P.77-85.
  • “Eleventh Legislative Assembly Elections in Orissa : Some Observations” Public Policy Perspectives, Journal of Institute of Public Policy Studies, Vol-VII, 1999, P.26-29.
  • “Social and Attitudinal Transformation of the Women of Orissa” Current Development Reporter, May 1999, P.27-28.
  • “Role of Women in Orissa Politics” The Orissa Political Science Journal, Vol-X, 1994-95, P.95-102.
  • “Ethnic Crises – Its Impact on Indo- Sri Lanka Relation” The Orissa Political Science Journal, Vol-VIII, 1986-87, P.75-79.

  • “E-Governance in India” Co-authored with Laxminarayan Bindhani, Kunal Books, New Delhi, 2016 ISBN:978-81-932322-2-4
  • “An introduction to Indian Administration: Central, State, Local”, Gyanayuga Publications, Bhubaneswar, 2015.
  • “Corporate Governance: Principles and Practices”,Co-Authored with Dr.Ashis Das, Sarup Publishers, New Delhi, 2015.
  • “Elite Women of India” Co-Authored with Dr.Bijayini Mohanty,- APH Publishing Corporation, New Delhi, 2001

  • “Social Security Measures for Women in India: Odishan Perspective”, A paper presented in the ICSSR Sponsored Two Day National Conference on Social Security and Social Inclusion: Opportunities and Challenges organized by University of Mysore, Mysore on 25th and 26th February, 2016.
  • “Women and Human Rights Violations in India :Focus on Manipur and Odisha”, A paper presented in the International Postgraduate Research Conference organized by the Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, Srilanka on 10thand 11th December,2015.
  • “E-governance and Ethical Governance : A study of Odisha,” A paper presented in the National Seminar organized by the Department of Public Administration, Utkal University, on 22nd Jan, 2015.
  • “Gender, Poverty and Globalization in India”, A Paper presented in the International Conference organized by University of Kelaniya, Srilanka on November 21st- 22nd
  • “Women and Human Rights Violations: A comparative study of North-Eastern States and Odisha”, A Paper presented in the National Seminar on State, Social Movements and Democracy in North-East India” organized by Department of Political Science, Gauhati University, Gauhati from 27th February to 1st March, 2013.
  • “Indo-US Counter- Terrorism Cooperation”, A paper presented in the UGC sponsored National Seminar on Indo-US Relations in the 21st Century organized by P.G. Department of Political Science, Berhampur University, Berhampur (Odisha) on 19th & 20th January, 2013.
  • “E-Governance: A Reform Strategy for Good Governance”, A paper presented in the Annual Conference of Indian Political Science Association organized by Lucknow University, Lucknow from 28th December, 2012 to 30th December, 2012.
  • “Village Council System in Mizoram: Unique case of Democratic Decentralization”, A paper presented in the National Seminar on “Panchayati Raj Institutions and Local Governance in India with Special Reference to Odisha” held on 29th March, 2012.
  • “Ensuring Protection on Whistleblowers: An Emerging challenge to Indian Administration”, A Paper presented in the National Seminar on” challenges to Administration in India” held on 20th March, 2012 organized by Deptt., of Public Administration, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.
  • “Medical Negligence: Protection of the Patient as a Consumer”, A Paper presented in the National Seminar on “Globalization and Consumer’s Rights” Organized by IIPA’ New Delhi and P.G Department of Social Science Fakir Mohan University, Balasore on 25th & 26th November 2011.
  • “Domestic Violence against women with a focus on women of North-East India” presented in the National Seminar on “Violence against women: A policy perspective” organized by P.G Department of Social Science, Fakir Mohan University, Nuapadhi, Balasore held on 21st April, 2011.
  • “Participated and presented a paper on ‘Domestic Violence: Issue of violation of Human rights of women with a focus on Mizo Women”, in the National Seminar organized by the Mizoram Research Scholars Association and Govt. Zonuam College on 30th-31st March 2009.
  • Participated and presented a paper on “Medical Negligence and the rights of a patient as a consumer” in a Seminar organized by the Dept. of Public Administration, Mizoram University and IIPA, Regional Branch Mizoram on 12th March 2009.
  • Participated and presented paper on “Rural Local Self Government in Mizoram : A Study of Village Council System”, in NEC workshop on Criminal Justice, National Security and Centre State Cooperation on 30th September and 1st October 2008 at Shillong, Meghalaya.
  • “Development and Prospects of Empowerment of Women: A Study on Mizo Society”, a paper presented in the National Seminar on “Peace & Development in Mizoram: The Role the State and Civil Society” during 2nd – 3rd Nov’2007 organised by the Deptt. of Political Science, Mizoram University.
  • “Impact of 73rd Amendment on the Political Participation of Rural Women of Orissa”, A Paper presented in the XXII Annual Conference of the All Orissa Political Science Association on 29th and 30th of January 2007.
  • “Women in Local Governance”, A Paper presented in the UGC sponsored National Seminar on “Empowering Women in India” Organised on 27th and 28th of October, 2006 at Ravenshaw Unitary University, Cuttack.
  • “Cyber Terrorism: Fact or Fiction” A Paper presented in the UGC sponsored National Seminar at Titlagarh College, Orissa on 31st August, 2006.
  • Women in PRIs of Orissa: A Reflection, A Paper Presented at the Inter-University CHSS, IIAS, Shimla on 2nd May, 2006
  • Women Elites in Orissa: A Study on the Socialization and Role Performance in the Capital city of Bhubaneswar. A Paper presented in the National Seminar of IIAS, Shimla on 16th May, 2005.
  • “Terrorism Against Women: A Study on Gujarat Riot” A Paper Presented in the UGC Sponsored National Seminar on International Terrorism: Post- September 2001 Challenges, organized by K B College, Barang, 15th – 16th 2005
  • “International Terrorism: A Rape on Human Value,” A Paper Presented in the International Seminar, Organized by the Department of Political Science, Utkal University, 18th – 19th 2002
  • “Educational Scenario of the Women of Orissa : Retrospect and Prospects” A Paper Presented in the International Conference on Politics and Society in 21st Century America, Organized by the Department of Political Science, Utkal University and Centre for Government Services Indiana State University, Terrahaute, Indiana, USA, 18th -19th2001
  • “Peace Education in Higher Education: Role of Religion and Culture in the 21st Century,” Organized by P N College, Khurda, 23rd – 24th 2001
  • “Relevance of the Study of Social Science in the Present Century” A paper Presented in the Annual Seminar of the Institute of Public Policy Studies, 13th – 14th 2000
  • “Women’s Political Participation- A study in the Indian Context” A Paper Presented in the National Seminar, Organized by the Academic Staff College, JNU New Delhi, 10th – 11th 1994.

  • Project Co-coordinator in Maternity Benefits to Women in Institutions of Higher education in Odisha,Fund- Rs. 9,08,250/ Funding Agency- National commission for Women to be completed  in August 2017.

  • Lecturer: 22nd October 1986- 30th October 2006
  • Associate Professor: 4th December 2006 Till Date
  • Important Activities
    • Organized Refresher courses, seminars and conferences in the Department of Political Science, Mizoram Central University and Department of Public Administration Utkal University.
    • Acted as Resource person in refresher courses, seminars and conferences organized by different Colleges and Universities.
    • Participated in workshops organized by Utkal University and other outside Universities.
    • Completed a project on Women and Environment in Indian Institute of Advance Studies , Shimla.
    • Presented papers in various national and International Conferences.
  • Conference/FDP/workshop organized as Convener/Co-convener/Treasurer/Coordinator
    • National seminar on Local self Governance on 27th and 28th April, 2010 in Department of Political Science, Mizoram Central University as Coordinator.
    • National seminar in Department of Public Administration on Consumer rights in 2013 as H.O.D Public Administration.
    • National seminar in Department of Public Administration on Ethics in Governance on 21st January 2014 as Coordinator.