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Dr. Rabindra Garada

Rabindra Garada Name : Rabindra Garada
Designation : Senior lecturer
Qualification : M.A & M.Phil (J.N.U. New Delhi ) and Ph.D. (Utkal University)in Sociology.
Phone No. : +91-9437517126
E-mail ID : rabindragarada(at)rediffmail(dot)com

  • Sociology of Development
  • Sociology of Development induced Displacement and Resettlement and Rehabilitation
  • Sociology of Development and Mining Environment and Health
  • Classical and Modern Sociological Theories (Ontology, Epistemology and Methodology)
  • Indian Sociological Perspectives
  • Gender Studies (Sexual Violence against Women)
  • Sociology of Social Stratification

  • Sociology of Development Induced Displacement and Rehabilitation & Resettlement
  • Sociology of Change & Development
  • Indian Sociological Perspectives
  • Classical Sociological Thought
  • Modern Sociological Theories
  • Urban Sociology
  • Sociology of Environment
  • Sociology of Movements
  • Indian Society and Change
  • Sociology of Social Stratification
  • MPhil Scholars
  • Awarded: 20
  • MPhil Guiding: 02
  • Ph.D. Scholars
  • Continuing: 05
  1. Garada, Rabindra (2015) Rethinking Modern Sociological Theories: An Analytical Synthesis of Their Ontology, Epistemology and Methodology, Global Journal of Human-Social Science, USA (C. Sociology & Culture) Volume 15 Issue 1 Version 1.0, pp43-54 (International)
  2. Mohanty, P.and R.(Garada (2016) Forest Rights Act & Community Conservation Initiatives in Odisha: Exploring an Alternative Regime of Forest Governance, Journal of Politics & Governance, Vol. 5 No. 3, September 2016, Pp. 35-47(National).
  3. Garada, Rabindra (2015) Coal Mining Environment and Health Problems: A Case of MCL affected Household at Talcher, Odisha, Journal Of Humanities And Social Science (IOSR-JHSS),Volue-20, Issue-5, pp89-96 (International).
  4. Garada, Rabindra (2015) Changing Environment and Health Hazard of Displaced Families: A Case of NTPC, Kaniha, Odisha (India), IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science, Volume,20, Issue 7, pp86-92 (International).
  5. Development Induced Displacement Impact: An Overviews on Thermal Power and Coalmining Projects In India, Fourth World , 2015, ISSN-0971-6653 (National)
  6. Garada, Rabindra (2015) Interrogating the Development Discourses: A Sociological Introspection, IOSR, JHSS, Volume 20, Issue 3, Ver. VIII (Mar. 2015), pp58-67 (International).
  7. Garada, Rabindra (2015) Gandhism, Ambedkarism and Marxism: An Analytical Discourse for Dalit Liberation and Emancipation, Global Journals Inc. (USA) GJHSS (Sociology & Culture),Volume 15 Issue 4 Version 1.0, pp23-34(International).
  8. Garada, Rabindra (2015) Dynamics of Macro-Sociological Theories: A Critical Reflection in Indian Context, IOSR Journal Of Humanities And Social Science, pp 61-70, Volume, 20,1ssue4 pp 61-70(International).
  9. Garada, Rabindra (2015)Development Project Caused Resettlement and Rehabilitation Policy: Overviews on Dam Projects in Odisha, IOSR Journal Of Humanities And Social Science (IOSR-JHSS),Volume 20, Issue 3, Ver. VII, PP 89-97 (International).
  10. Garada,R.&P.Mohanty (2015) Land Tenure System and Land Settlement, Status of Legally Landless Tribal in Koraput: A Case Study of Kapsiput Village, Odisha, GJHSS (Geography, Geo-Sciences, Environmental Disaster Management), USA, Volume XV Issue III Version I, pp 45-53(International).
  11. Garada, Rabindra (2013) Contextualizing the Emerging Issues and Dilemmas of Displaced Ecosystem People: A Case of Coal Mining Industry at Talcher, Odisha. Journal of Humanities and Social Science (IOSR-JHSS), Volume 12, Issue 4, pp,22-31 (International).
  12. Garada, Rabindra (2013) Inclusive Interpretation of Sex, Gender and Sexuality Versus Sexual Violence against women, Global Journal of Human Social Science (Sociology & Culture) USA, Volume 13, Issue 5,Version1.0, pp 59-69 (International).
  13. Garada, Rabindra (2013) Beyond Structural-Functional Perspective: A Critical Heart Searching For Dalit, Tribal and Gender in Indian Sociology, IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science, Volume 16, Issue 6, pp 7-18, (International).
  14. Garada, Rabindra (2013) Dynamics of Coal Mining Caused Environmental Crisis versus Displaced Peoples’ Question of Survival: A Case of Talcher Coal Belt, Odisha, GJHSS, USA (Geography, Geo-Sciences, Environmental Disaster Management) Volume 13 Issue 6,pp 35-46 (International).
  15. Garada, Rabindra (2011) Socio-Economic Dimensions of Regional Backwardness: A Case of Eastern Ghat Zone of Odisha. Utkal Historical Research Journal, Utkal University (Odisha),Volume.XXIV,pp 95-116(National).
  16. Garada, Rabindra (2012) Industry versus Regional Development: A Case Study of Odisha, Deliberative Research,Volume-15, Issue-1, pp1-15 (National).
  17. Garada, Rabindra (2011-12) The Myth of Compensation for Land Acquisition: A Case of Displaced People of Talcher, Odisha, Fourth World, Volume-29 & 30, pp.101-119(National).
  18. Garada, Rabindra (2012) Dimensions and Factors of Imbalanced Agricultural Development: A Case of Coastal and Non-Coastal Zones in Odisha, Deliberative Research, (India) Volume-15, Issue-1,pp 95-116(National).

  1. Garada, Rabindra (2015) Dynamics of Development and Social Exclusion in India, New Delhi: SSDN Publisher & Distributor, ISBN-9789383575619(Edited book) (National).
  2. Garada, Rabindra (2015) Social Communities and Development in India (2015) New Delhi: Avon Publication, ISBN-9789381839706 (Edited book) (National).
  3. Garada, Rabindra (2012) Opencast Coal Mining Induced Land Acquisition: A Study on Land Oustees at Talcher Coalfield, Odisha, Germany: LAMBERT Academic Publishing AG&Co KG,ISBN-10: 3659209708, ISBN-13: 978-3659209703 (International).
  4. Garada, Rabindra (2014) Development Disparity between Coastal and Non-Coastal zones, New Delhi: SSDN Publisher & Distributor, ISBN-978-93-8357-502-2 (National).
  5. Garada, Rabindra (2016) SM 7: Democracy and Social Movements, e-Pg Pathshala (National Mission on Education through Information and Communication and Technology (NMEICT) under Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) Government of India. (National)
  6. Garada, Rabindra (2016) SM 04: Approaches to Social Movement, e-Pg Pathshala (National Mission on Education through Information and Communication and Technology (NMEICT) under Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) Government of India. (National)
  7. Garada, Rabindra (2016) (Editor) Rural Social Institutions (DRD-–(b-2) Odisha State Open University. Government of Odisha.
  8. Garada, Rabindra (2016) (Editor) Rural Society (DRD-–(b-1) Odisha State Open University. Government of Odisha.
  9. Garada, Rabindra (2016) Gender Dynamics of Mining caused Landlessness and Joblessness: A Case of MCL Talcher, Odisha, in S. Nayak edt. Gender Dynamics: The Emerging Frontiers, New Delhi: Research India Publication, (RIP), pp.113-132. (National)
  10. Garada, Rabindra (2016) Mining induced Homelessness and Assetlessness and Gender: A Case of Coal Mines at Talcher, Odisha in S. Nayak edt. Whither Women: A shift from Endowment to Empowerment, pp. 222-235. (National)
  11. Garada,R.&P.Mohanty(2015)Development Discourse, Exclusion and Displaced Communities (2015): A Case of Odisha in R.Garada edt. Communities and Social Development in India, N.Delhi: Avon Publication. (National)
  12. Garada,R.&P.Mohanty(2015)Positioning Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTGs) of Odisha in a Globalised Scenario-A Challenge in R. Garada edt. Dynamics of Development and Social Exclusion in India, New Delhi: SSDN, Pvt. (National)
  13. Garada, Rabindra (2007) (editor in Odia translated Sociology book) Block-1- Understanding Sociology in ESO-11 -Study of Society: IGNOU, New Delhi.
  14. Garada, Rabindra (2007) (editor in Odia translated Sociology book) Block- 2 Groups and Institutions in ESO-11 -Study of Society: IGNOU, New Delhi.
  15. Garada, Rabindra (2007) (editor in Odia translated Sociology book) Block- 4 Economic Processes in ESO-11 -Study of Society: IGNOU, New Delhi.
  16. Garada, Rabindra (2007) (editor in Odia translated Sociology book) Block- 5 Political Processes in ESO-11 -Study of Society: IGNOU, New Delhi.
  17. Garada, Rabindra (2007) (editor in Odia translated Sociology book) Block- 6 Culture and Religion in ESO-11 -Study of Society: IGNOU, New Delhi.
  18. Garada, Rabindra (2007) (editor in Odia translated Sociology book) Block- 7 Social Structure in ESO-11 -Study of Society: IGNOU, New Delhi.
  19. Garada, Rabindra (2007) (editor in Odia translated Sociology book) Block- 8 Social Control, Change and Development in ESO-11 -Study of Society: IGNOU, New Delhi.
  20. Garada, Rabindra (2004) (Editor of Odia translated Sociology Book) Block-2-Family, Marriage and Kinship in ESO-12 –Society in India: IGNOU, New Delhi.
  21. Garada, Rabindra (2004) (Editor of Odia translated Sociology Book) Block--5-Caste and Class in ESO-12 –Society in India: IGNOU, New Delhi.
  22. Garada, Rabindra (2004) (Editor of Odia translated Sociology Book)Block- 8- Social Change in ESO-12 –Society in India: IGNOU, New Delhi.

Organized UGC National Seminar on the topic “Dynamics of Development and Social exclusions: Genesis and Challenges in Rural Society” in the P.G. Department of Sociology, Utkal University Vanivihar on 27th March, 2014.

  • UGC-NET & JRF in J.N.U, New Delhi

  • 20 Years P.G. Teaching Experience(Tata Institute of Social Sciences(TISS),Mumbai and Utkal University)

Administrative Experience

  • Assistant Superintendent in Gapabandhu Chatrabas, Utkal University, Vanivihar (2002-2004).
  • Deputy Course Coordinator in Master of Rural Development in Sociology, Department (Self Financing Course) (2012-2014).

Member of Editorial Board of International/National Journal

  • Member of International Editorial Board, International Organization of Scientific Research (IOSR), Journal of Humanities and Social Science.

Member of Board of Study-

  • Department of Social Work, North Odisha University, Baripada.
  • Special invitee, Expert Committee, DRD, Odisha State Open University. Govt. of Odisha.
  • Kendrapada college
  • Banki college

Refresher Course/Methodology, Workshops, Training Programs, etc. attended.

  1. Faculty Development Programme organised by Utkal University, Vani Vihar from 30th Jan 2012 to 7ht Feb 2012.
  2. IT Training Course organised by Utkal University, Vani Vihar from 11th Oct 2012 to 20th Oct 2012.
  3. Refresher Course organised byUGC ASC, Utkal University from 10th March 2011 to 30th March 2011.
  4. Refresher Course organised by UGC ASC, Utkal University from 3rd Feb 2010 to 23rd Feb 2010.
  5. Orientation Courses organised byUGC ASC, Utkal University from14th Feb 2003 to 13th March 2003.
  6. Refresher Course organised by UGC ASC, Utkal University 18th March 2002 to 7th April 2002.

Delivered Lecture/Talk as resource person

  1. Regional Dimension of Poverty in Odisha in International Conference on Eradicating Chronic Poverty in Odisha: Policy Isssues and Challenges organized by Kalinga Institute of Social sciences, KIIT, University, Odisha on 22.12.2014.
  2. Swami Vivekananda contribution to Society on Youth day in Institute of Media Studies, Bhubaneswar, 2013 .
  3. Chair a Session on Chronic poverty In Odisha in KISS, International Conference on Eradicating Chronic Poverty in Odisha: Policy Isssues and Challenges organized by Kalinga Institute of Social sciences, KIIT, University, Odisha on 23.12.2014.
  4. Chair a Session Theme: 1.Buddha’s Approach to Social Justice in National Seminar on the Relevance of Buddha’s Pragmatic Approach: Human Freedom, Social Justice and Equality in Contemporary India organized by (NISWASS), Bhubaneswar, Odisha on 16.5.2015.
  5. "Liberation of Dalit: An Introspection on Ambedkarism, Gandhism and Marxism" in NISWASS, Bhubaneswar on the occasion of Birth Anniversary of Dr. B.R.Ambedkar on14th April, 2012.

Proceedings/Abstracts in Seminar

  1. "The Question of Softening the Hard Reality of the "live in Relationship" and Women’s right to maintenance: A Sociological Introspection" in UGC sponsored National Seminar on "Live in Relationship and Rights to Maintenance organized by University Law College, Utkal University, Odisha on May 16th -17th, 2013.
  2. "Interrogating Corporate Social Responsibility: A Case of Coal Mines at Talcher" presented" in National Seminar on "Impact of Corporate Social Responsibility on Society and Environment organized by organized by P.G.Department of Public Administration, Utkal University on 10th May 2013 in Hotel, Empire, Odisha.
  3. "Sexuality and Sexual Exploitation: A Socio-Psychological Interpretation" in UGC sponsored National seminar on Gender Issues and Problems of Women in India organized by Sri Sathya Sai College for Women, Bhubaneswar on 23rd &24rth March, 2008. Bhubaneswar.

Papers presented in Conference/ Seminar/ Workshop

  1. Buddhism in Ambedkarism epitomised as Subaltern Discourse against Gandhism and Marxism: A Sociological Reflection in National Seminar on the Relevance of Buddha’s Pragmatic Approach: Human Freedom, Social Justice and Equality in Contemporary India organized by National Institute of Social Work and Social Sciences (NISWASS), Bhubaneswar, Odisha on 16.5.2015.
  2. Regional backwardness and Poverty in Odisha in International Conference on Eradicating Chronic Poverty in Odisha: Policy Isssues and Challenges organized by Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences(KISS), Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT), University, Odisha from 22.11.2014 to 23.11.2014
  3. Development Induced Project and Gender Right in National Seminar on "Gender and Development " organized by P.G.Department of Political Science, Utkal University on 22th March, 2014 at Utkal University, Odisha.
  4. Educational Backwardness in Odisha, in Seminar on Higher Education Institute of Public Policy Studies and Research organized by P.G.Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Utkal University on 14.12.2014.
  5. Poverty Alleviation and Employment Generation Programmers and Tribal Development in Odisha" in Seminar cum-Workshop on Toward Implementation for Tribal Economic Development Strategy, Statistic and Data Gap in Odisha organised IMAGE, Siripur, Bhubaneswar, Odisha January 27th -28th, 2014.
  6. Displacement Induced Compensatory Rehabilitation Versus People’s Livelihood Restoration: A case of Thermal Power Project at Kaniha, Odisha, in XXXVI, All India Sociological Conference on the theme –"Inequality, Social Justice and Empowerment" organized by Karnataka State Upon University, Mysore. December 27th -29th, 2013.
  7. The Question of Softening the Hard Reality of the "live in Relationship" and Women’s right to maintenance: A Sociological Introspection" in UGC sponsored National Seminar on "Live in Relationship and Rights to Maintenance organized by University Law College, Utkal University Odisha, May 16th -17th, 2013.
  8. Issues of Mainstreaming SC and ST Women in Urban Setting" in Seminar-cum workshop "Gender Sensitization Programme for SC and ST Youth" organized by High Hope Society, BBSR & Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development (RGNIYD), Sriperumbudur, Tamil Nadu, March 30th-31st 2013, at Rotary Club, Bhubaneswar.
  9. Contextualizing the Crisis of Ecosystem People with Development and Displacement Perspectives: A Case of Coal Mining Industry at Talcher, Odisha, in National Conference on "Science for shaping the future of India" organized by P.G. Department of Geology, Utkal University on 18-19th October 2012, Utkal University.
  10. Interrogating the "Dynamics of Displacement Induced Compensatory Rehabilitation: A Case of NTPC Project, Angul, Odisha" in National Seminar on "Development and Displacement in India: Issues and Challenges", organized by P. G.Department of Political Science on 13th March, 2013, Utkal University.
  11. Mining Induced Livelihood Displacement: A Case of Opencast Coal Mines at Talcher Locality" in National Seminar on "Emerging Trends in Anthropology" Anthropology Department, Utkal University on 18th -19th, 2013, Utkal University, Vani Vihar.
  12. Interrogating Corporate Social Responsibility: A Case of Coal Mines at Talcher" in National Seminar on "Impact of Corporate Social Responsibility on Society and Environment organized by P.G.Department of Public Administration, Utkal University on 10th May 2013 in Hotel, Empire, Odisha.
  13. Invisible Governors of Panchayats: Crisis of Governance in Scheduled Areas of Odisha in UGC sponsored National Seminar on Panchayat Raj Institution and Local Governance in India with special reference to Odisha organized by Department of Political Science, Utkal University on 29th March, 2012, Utkal University, Vani Vihar.
  14. "Domination Vs. Freedom: An Sociological Introspection with special reference to E.Fromm’s Escape from Freedom" in National Seminar on "Internal and external security challenges to India" organized by Department of Political Science, Utkal University on 27th February, 2013, Utkal University.
  15. Development Disparity and Marginalized Groups: A case of Non-Coastal District of Odisha in National Seminar on "Challenges to Administration in India" organized byP.G. Department of Public Administration on 20th March, 2012, Utkal University, Vani Vihar.
  16. "Liberation of Dalit: Perception of Gandhi and Ambedkar" in UGC sponsored National Seminar on "Dr.B.R.Ambedkar’s Vision and Mission: The Issues and Challenges" Centre for Ambedkar Studies, Utkal University on 4th-5th February 2012, Utkal University.
  17. "Mining Affected People and their State of Living in Colonies/Clusters: Case of Resettlement Effects due to Opencast Coal Mining Project under MCL in Talcher Area" in National Seminar on "Mining: Economic, Environment and Social Implications", organised by Centre of Advanced Study in Economics, Utkal University, on 23rd-24th March 2012, Utkal University, Vanivihar.
  18. "Social Movement: Dialectics and Dilemmas changing Society and Environment" in National Seminar on "Protest Movements in India with special reference to Odisha" organised by Department of Political Science, Utkal University on 31st March, 2011.
  19. "Dynamic of Chronic Poverty in Odisha: Socio-economic Introspection" in National Seminar on "Dynamic of Chronic Poverty in Odisha" organised by Indian Institute of Public Administration, Central University, Koraput and Centre for study of Social System, J.N.U. Delhi at Koraput on 22nd - 24th April 2011.
  20. "Regional Disparity and Industry Induced Destitutions: A Question of Tribal Livelihoods in Eastern Ghat of Odisha" in UGC sponsored National Seminar on Empowering Tribals: Education, Health and Livelihood’ organised by Department of Anthropology, Utkal University on 27th-28th March, 2012.
  21. "Crisis of Ecosystem People: A Challenge of Development Perspectives" in Prof.Sakti Padi Memorial National seminar on the Issue of Inclusive Development in Contemporary India organised by Naba Krishna Chaudhary Centre for Development Study (NKCDS), Bhubaneswar 29th- 30th 2011 at NKCDS, Bhubaneswar.
  22. "Land Acquisition due to Coal Mining and NTPC projects in Talcher, Odisha" in UGC sponsored National seminar on "Land Acquisition and Displacement Issues" organised by National Institute of Social Work and Social Sciences(NISWASS) atHotel Marrion, Bhubaneswar in 2009..
  23. "Sexuality and Sexual Exploitation: A Socio-Psychological Interpretation" in UGC sponsored National Seminar on Gender Issues and Problems of Women in India organised by Sri Sathya Sai College for Women, Bhubaneswar on23rd &24rth March, 2008. Bhubaneswar.

Participated in National Workshops / Conferences

  1. Participated in Youth contribution to Beijing + 2 Review Debate sponsored by CSR, N.Delhi on 14th Nov. 2014 organized by Department of Sociology, at Utkal University.
  2. Participated in workshop on Critical Assessment of Participation of Children in Education in Urban Slums in India" organized by NUEPA, on 29-30th, Sept, 2014 at Delhi.
  3. Participated in XXXVI All India Sociological Conference on the theme –"Inequality, Social Justice and Empowerment" on December 27th-29th, 2013 organized by Karnataka State upon University, Mysore.
  4. Participated in Workshop on the theme- "Theorizing The Social: Location and Hierarchies " on January 22-23, 2014 organized by the Center for the study of Social System(CSSS), Jawaharlal Nehru University(JNU), New Delhi
  5. Participated in National Workshop on "Research Methodology Training" organized by Department of History on 3rd - 5th January, 2013 at Utkal University, Odisha.
  6. Participated in XXXVI All India Sociological Conference – 2010 on the theme "Development, Polity and Social Tension" organised by Sociology Department Revenshaw University of Cuttack, Odisha on 27-29th Dec.2010.
  7. Participated in National Seminar/Workshop on Environment, Natural Resources and Indian Economy organized by Department of Analytical and Applied Economics on 18th -19th January, 2013 at Utkal University, Vani Vihar.

Participated in International Workshop/Conferences

  1. Participated in Workshop on the theme- "Theorizing The Social: Location and Hierarchies " on January 22-23, 2014 organized by the Center for the study of Social System(CSSS), Jawaharlal Nehru University(JNU), New Delhi.
  2. Participated in Kushagra International Management Conclave on Strategic Measures for Economic Governance and Regulation on November 9th, 2013 organized by Kushagra Institute of Information & Management science (KIIMS) in collaboration with University of Washington, USA, Bothel.
  3. Participated in International Conference on "Sociology Matters: Challenges and Possibilities of Social Science Knowledge in Contemporary India" organized by the Centre for the Study of Social System (CSSS) 18th-20th December 2012 at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India.
  4. Participated in International conference of the Regional and Local Development of Work and Labour (RLDWL) on "Regional and Local Sustainable Development" in Bhubaneswar by the Center for Youth and Social Development (CYSD) during 27-30, December 2012.
  5. Participated in International Conference on "Future Education: Philosophical Perspectives and Programmers" organized by the Centre of Advanced Study in Philosophy, 22nd-24th February, 2012, at Utkal University, Odisha.

Participated in Seminars

  1. Participated in National Seminar on "Women and Environment" organized by Department of Sociology on 28th March, 2012 at Utkal University, Odisha
  2. Participated in National Seminar on "Strategic Corporate Finance:2020" organized by P.G. Department of Business Administration, 29th February 2012 at Utkal University.
  3. Odisha History Congress-Talk on Politicization of life, birth and death in contemporary India based on Michel Foucault’s Concept of Bio-politics-major impact on history, anthropology and sociology orgainsed by DDCE, Utkal University.(14.07.2013).

Rapporteur in UGC National Seminars

  1. UGC National Seminar "Gender and Development "organized by P.G.Department of Political Science, (UGC–DRS [SAP]), on 27th February, 2013 at Utkal University, Odisha.
  2. UGC National Seminar "Development and Displacement in India: Issues and Challenges", organized by Post Graduate Department of Political Science on13th March, 2013 at Utkal University, Odisha.
  3. State level (Seminar -cum workshop) "Gender Sensitization Programme for SC and ST Youth" organized by High Hope Society, BBSR & Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development (RGNIYD), Sriperumbudur, Tamilnadu, on 30th-31st March 2013, Rotary Club, Bhubaneswar.
  4. UGC National Seminar "Internal and external security challenges to India" organized by Department of Political Science on 27th February, 2013 at Utkal University, Odisha.
  5. UGC National Seminar "Women and Environment" organized by Department of Sociology on 28th March, 2012 at Utkal University, Odisha.
  6. UGC National Seminar "Panchayat Raj Institution and Local Governance in India with special reference to Odisha" organized by Department of Political Science on 29th March, 2012 at Utkal University Vani Vihar, Bhubaneswar.