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Dr. Alok Ranjan Behera

Alok Ranjan Behera Name : Alok Ranjan Behera
Designation : Lecturer
Qualification : Ph.D
Phone No. : +91-9439196280
E-mail ID : arbehera(at)utkaluniversity(dot)an(dot)in, alokranjan78(at)gmail(dot)com

  • Financial Economics
  • Economics of Education
  • Development Economics

  • Macro Economics
  • Financial Institution and Markets
  • International Economics and finance

 M.Phil Ongoing:

Chinmayee sahoo ‘Financing of Micro Small Medium Enterpriser in an underdeveloped state’.

 M.Phil Awarded:

                Sanghamitra Mishra; Title of the dissertation: ‘Trend and composition of capital outlay and economic growth: Evidence from Indian states.’

Banamali Dalei; Title of the dissertation: ‘Financial Inclusion Odisha: An inter district Analysis.

 Rasmita Nayak; Title of the dissertation: ‘Financing Higher Education Through Bank Loan: A case Study in Khurda District.’

Pradumna Kumar Pradhan; Title of the dissertation: ‘Implementation of Right to Education Act in Odisha: A study of Bhagabatipur village in Khurda District’.

Debabratta sahoo; Title of the dissertation: ‘Factors Affecting the Success and Failure of Micro Enterprises in Rural Odisha: A Case Study in Chilika Block.

Ankita Panda; Title of the dissertation: ‘Factors Determining Residential Water Demand in Western Odisha: A Case Study in Sambalpur City’.

 Subhranshu Sekhar Sahoo; Title of the dissertation: ‘Nature and impact of Migration in rural Odisha: A Study in Boudha District’.

Sanjita Manjari Sahoo; Title of the dissertation: ‘Constraint Faced by the Students and Impact of Mid-Day Meal in Elementary Education: A Study of Dahapania Village in Tihidi Block’.

          Prakash Kumar Sahoo; Title of the dissertation: ‘Nature Composition of Non-Farm Employment in Rural Odisha’.         

 Sradha Agrawal; Title of the dissertation: ‘Assessing Financial Inclusion in Rural Odisha: A Case Study in Paikabasa Village of Samakhuntha Block, Mayurbhanja District’.

 

1 “Lending Practices for Micro finance through SHGs in Orissa: Critical Analysis for Value Addition”, is published in the “Orissa Review” 2010, 32(06): 29-35.
2 “Access and use of formal credit by Rural women: A Study in Odisha” is published in the “AVI Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies”, A Peer Review International Journal, 2012, 01(02):93-105.
3 “Financial Inclusion through SHGs in Rural Odisha: A Study” is published in the The “Orissa Journal of Commerce” 2012, 33 (1&2):142-149.
4 “Challenges in Human Development: A study in Odisha” is published in the “International Journal of Arts Commerce and Literature” 2013,01(00): 264-270.
5 “Sustainable Entrepreneurship: A Perspective Of SHGs in Rural Odisha” is published in the “Journal of Entrepreneurship and Management” 2013, 2(02): 13-23.
6 “Self-Help Groups and Bank Linkage-An Observation”, is published in the Asian Journal of Research in Business Economics & Management, 2013, 03(07):
7 ‘Impact of training programmes on sustainable entrepreneurship: A study’ is published in the “Vision”, 2013, 33(4):
8 ‘Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises: An Engine of Economic Growth’ (co-authored with Prakash Kumar Sahoo & Biswajit Mohanty) is published in the “The Utkal Business Review”, 2014, 27(01)
9 ‘Impact of SHGs programme in rural Households: A Micro Level Study in Odisha’ is published in the “The Micro Finance Review, Journal of the Center for Micro Finance Research” 2015 7(01):
10 ‘Determinants of Migration in Odisha: An Empirical analysis’ (co-authored with Subhrunshu Kumar Sahoo) is published in the “Personnel Focus; A journal of NIPM”, 2015, 11(2):
11 ‘An Economic Analysis of Rural Electrification in Odisha’ (co-authored with Prakash Kumar Sahoo) is published in the “Orissa Economic Journal”, 2015, 47(01):
12 ‘Sustainable Development through Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises:An Economic Analysis’ (co-authored with Prakash Kumar Sahoo) is published in the “Pratibimba”, 2015, 15 (02):

  • Organized a national conference on “Financial Inclusion and Inclusive Growth in India” in the capacity of organizing secretary during 20-22 Oct, 2012 at P. G. department of Analytical and Applied Economics, Utkal University.
  • Organised a one day workshop on “the data dissemination on Census 2011”, in P. G Department of Analytical and Applied economics, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, on 24th February, 2016.

1 Edited Book: ‘Financial Inclusion, Inclusive Growth and the Poor’ (co-authored with Mishra Padmaja & Himanshu Sekher Rout) is published in the “New Century Publications” 2014.
2 Chapter in Edited Book: ‘Financial Inclusion through Micro Finance’ (co-authored with Mr. Prakash Kumar Sahoo) is published in the book entitled “Financial Inclusion, Inclusive Growth and the Poor” edited by Prof. Padmaja Mishra, Dr. Alok Ranjan Behera and Dr. Himanshu Sekher Rout, New Century Publications, New Delhi, Pp. 44??54.
3 Chapter in Edited Book: ‘Financial Inclusion, Inclusive Growth and the Poverty’ (co-authored with Padmaja Mishra and Himanshu Sekher Rout) is published in the book entitled “Financial Inclusion, Inclusive Growth and the Poor” edited by Prof. Padmaja Mishra, Dr. Alok Ranjan Behera and Dr. Himanshu Sekher Rout, New Century Publications, New Delhi, 2014, Pp. 1-11.
4 Chapter in Edited Book: ‘Financial Inclusion through Micro Finance in Odisha: A Review’ (co-authored with Mr. Prakash Kumar Sahoo) is published in the book entitled “Communities and social Development in India” edited by Dr. Rabindra Kumar Garada, Avon Publication, New Delhi, 2015, Pp. 140??154.

  • Training programme on “Research in Social Science” organized by Institute for Studies in Industrial Development (ISID), New Delhi and sponsored by Indian Council of Social Science research, New Delhi, March 24-29, 2014.
  • Summer Refresher Course on “Social Sciences: Issues & Challenges for 21st Century” organized by Academic Staff College, Utkal University, 25th June to 15th July 2012.
  • Faculty Development Programme organized by Academic Staff College, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar from Jan 30 to 7th Feb 2012.
  • workshop on “How to write a Publishable Manuscript in Refereed Journal” by International Management Insitute, Bhubaneswar on 21st October, 2012.
  • workshop on “Research Writing and Publiction” organized by Academic Staff College, University of Hydrabad, Hydrabad collaboration with Economic Political Weekly, Jan 1-7, 2011.
  • Orientation programme on “Value in Eduction” organized by Academic Staff College, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, December 2010.
  • National Seminar on “Stagnation in India: Causes and Way Ahead” organized by
  • G. Deptt. of A & A Economics, Utkal Uinversity on 20th Nov, 2010.
  • National seminar on “Natural Resources and Economic Development”, in Dept. of
  • A & A Economics, Utkal University, August 2005.

  • National Seminar on “Developing Health Accounts for Selected Indian States Projects” from 28th Dec 2006 to 30th Dec 2006.
  • National Seminar on “Orissa’s Economic Development Experiences and Expectations” from 29th & 30th Aug 2008.
  • Workshop on “Business Research Methodology” Organized by ICFAI Staff Training College, Kolkota.

Research Paper presented in Conferences / Seminars / Workshops:

  1. Presented the paper on “Inclusive Growth through SSA in a tribal village under Bhubaneswar Block” in national Seminar on ‘Planning, Inclusive Growth and Human Development’ Organized by Kendrapara (Auto) college, Kendrapara on 11th & 12th September, 2016.
  2. Presented the paper on ‘Adaptation Strategies to climate change and poverty reduction: A case study of Odisha’ in national workshop on Building Climate Resilience and Mainstreaming DRR in the state of Odisha, organised by Climate Action Network South Asia & P. G Deptt. Of Geography, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, on 23rd & 24th April, 2016.
  3. Presented the paper on “Inclusive Growth through SSA in a tribal village under Bhubaneswar Block” in national Seminar on ‘Planning, Inclusive Growth and Human Development’ Organized by P. G. Deptt. Of Economics, Gangadhar Meher University on 11th & 12th March, 2016.
  4. Presented the paper on ‘Educational Development across Social Groups in Odisha’ in the data dissemination workshop on Census 2011, P. G Department of Analytical and Applied economics, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, on 24th February, 2016.
  5. ‘Corporate Social Responsibility in India: A Study on Stakeholder’s Perception’ in International seminar Organized by All India Commerce Association, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, during on 27th - 29th December, 2014.
  6. Presented the paper on “Micro Small & Medium Enterprises: An Engine of Economic Growth” in national Seminar on ‘Industrialisation and Economic Reforms in India’ Organized by P. G. Deptt. Of A & A Economics, Utkal University on 22nd  & 23rd  Aug, 2014.
  7. Presented the paper on “FDI in Retail Sector: Issues in India” in national Seminar on ‘FDI in Retail: Issues, Challenges and Implications’ Organized by Deptt. Of Commerce, V. N (Auto) College, Jajpur on 15th   & 16th Sep 2013.
  8. Presented the paper on “Effectiveness of SHGs programme in Rural Odisha: A study” in International Seminar on ‘Rural Development in India: Issues, Progress and programme Effectiveness’ Organized by P. G. Deptt. Of Commerce, Rajiv Gandhi University, Rono Hills, Itanagar, 26th   & 27th April 2013.
  9. Presented the paper on “Innovations in Sustainable Entrepreneurship: A never ended journey” in International Seminar on ‘Innovation and competitive strategies for sustainable entrepreneurship’ Organized by P. G. Deptt. Of Commerce, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar 23rd & 24th Feb 2013.
  10. Presented the paper on “Regulatory Framework of Insurance Sector in India” in International Seminar on ‘Indian Insurance Industry: Sustainability in Area of Globalization’ Organized by P. G. Deptt. Of Commerce, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar 24th & 25th Jan 2013.
  11. Presented the paper on “Financial Inclusion through Micro Finance in Odisha” in National Seminar on ‘Financial Inclusion and Inclusive Growth in India’ Organized by P. G. Deptt. Of A & A Economics, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, 17th & 18th October 2012.
  12. Presented the paper on “Inclusive Growth in Odisha: Problems and Prospects” in National Seminar on ‘Inclusive Growth: Problems and Prospects’ Organized by P. G. Deptt. Of Economics and Commerce, Manbhum Mahavidyalaya, Manbazar, Purulia, W.B, 29th  & 30th Sep 2012.
  13. Presented the paper on “HR Issues in SMEs: A study in Rural Odisha” in National Seminar on ‘Contemporary Issues in HRM’ Organized by P. G. Deptt. Of PM&IR, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, 12th & 13th May 2012.
  1. Presented the paper on “Sustainable Entrepreneurship: A perspective of SHGs in Rural Odisha” in International Seminar on “Development of Entrepreneurship in MSME: A way forward to sustainability” from 6th & 7th March 2012, P.G. Dept. of Commerce, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.
  2. Presented the paper on “Self-Help Groups: Is it the Real Innovation for the growth of Cottage Industry in rural Orissa!”  in Orissa Commerce Association meet at Revenshaw University, Cuttack, November 2009.

1 A project title: ‘Assessment of the Universalisation of Elementary Education in Routnuagan Village of Sadeipur Panchayat, Raghunathpur Block, Odisha. Funded by University Special Assistance Programme (CAS). Duration: July 2012 to March 2013.
2 A project title: ‘Access and Usage of formal credit by rural households in Odisha: A Study in Jagatsinghpur District, Odisha, India’. Funded by Ministry of Finance, Government of India. Duration: August 2012 to March 2013.
3 A project title “Inclusive Development through SHGs in Rural Odisha: A Case Study in Khurda District, Odisha, India” Funded by University Grant Commission Duration: April 2013 to October 2014.
4 A project Title: ‘Assessment of the Progress in Universalisation of Elementary Education in Routnuagan Village of Sadeipur Panchayat, Raghunathpur Block, Odisha. Funded by University Special Assistance Programme (CAS). Duration: July 2014 to March 2015.

  • Teaching and research
    • Lecturer in Economics at P. G. Department of Analytical & Applied Economics, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, from 17th February, 2010 - continuing.
    • Assistant Professor in Economics at ICFAI National College, Cuttack, from 01st November 2007 - 30th April, 2009.
  • Administration
    • Academic Co-ordinator in ICFAI National College, Cuttack from July2008 to April 2009.
    • Asst. Superitendent, Gopabandhu Chharabassa, Utkal University, Vani Vihar, Bhubaneswar, from: May 2010 - continuing.
    • Vice-President, P. G. Atheletic Club, Utkal University, Vani Vihar, Bhubaneswar, from June 2011 to May2014.
    • Nodal Officer, Utkal University for All India Survey on Higher Education(AISHE), from: October, 2014 - continuing.
  • Conference/seminar/FDP/workshop/Training programme organized
    • Organized a national conference on “Financial Inclusion and Inclusive Growth in India” in the capacity of organizing secretary during 20-22 Oct, 2012 at P. G. department of Analytical and Applied Economics, Utkal University.
  • Conference/seminar/FDP/workshop/Training programme etc attended
    • Training programme on “Research in Social Science” organized by Institute for Studies in Industrial Development (ISID), New Delhi and sponsored by Indian Council of Social Science research, New Delhi, March 24-29, 2014.
    • Summer Refresher Course on “Social Sciences: Issues & Challenges for 21st Century” organized by Academic Staff College, Utkal University, 25th June to 15th July 2012.
    • Faculty Development Programme organized by Academic Staff College, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar from Jan 30 to 7th Feb 2012.
    • workshop on “How to write a Publishable Manuscript in Refereed Journal” by International Management Insitute, Bhubaneswar on 21st October, 2012.
    • workshop on “Research Writing and Publiction” organized by Academic Staff College, University of Hydrabad, Hydrabad collaboration with Economic Political Weekly, Jan 1-7, 2011.
    • Orientation programme on “Value in Eduction” organized by Academic Staff College, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, December 2010.
    • National Seminar on “Stagnation in India: Causes and Way Ahead” organized by P. G. Deptt. of A & A Economics, Utkal Uinversity on 20th Nov, 2010.
    • National seminar on “Natural Resources and Economic Development”, in Dept. of A & A Economics, Utkal University, August 2005.
    • National Seminar on “Developing Health Accounts for Selected Indian States Projects” from 28th Dec 2006 to 30th Dec 2006.
    • National Seminar on “Orissa’s Economic Development Experiences and Expectations” from 29th & 30th Aug 2008.
    • Workshop on “Business Research Methodology” Organized by ICFAI Staff Training College, Kolkota.
  • Special session organized
    • Organized a co-ordination programme to co-ordinate all affiliated colleges under Utkal University in Utkal University campus on All India Survey on Higher Education(AISHE), October, 2015
  • Members in Decision Making and Advisory Bodies
    • Member Board of Study, P. G. Deptt. Of A & A Economics, Utkal University.
    • Member Board of Study, Swami Vivekananda Memorial (A)College, nominated by the Vice-Chancellor, Utkal University, Vani Vihar, Bhubaneswar.
    • Member, Residence Committee, Utkal University, Vani Vihar, Bhubaneswar.
  • Membership in professional bodies
    • Life member in Odisha Commerce Association.
    • Life member in All India Economic Association.
    • Life Membership in Odisha Economic Association
  • Research Paper presented in Conferences / Seminars / Workshops
    • International
      • ‘Corporate Social Responsibility in India: A Study on Stakeholder’s Perception’ in International seminar Organized by All India Commerce Association, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, during on 27th - 29th December, 2014.
      • Presented the paper on “Effectiveness of SHGs programme in Rural Odisha: A study” in International Seminar on ‘Rural Development in India: Issues, Progress and programme Effectiveness’ Organized by P. G. Deptt. Of Commerce, Rajiv Gandhi University, Rono Hills, Itanagar, 26th & 27th April 2013.
      • Presented the paper on “Innovations in Sustainable Entrepreneurship: A never ended journey” in International Seminar on ‘Innovation and competitive strategies for sustainable entrepreneurship’ Organized by P. G. Deptt. Of Commerce, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar 23rd & 24th Feb 2013.
      • Presented the paper on “Regulatory Framework of Insurance Sector in India” in International Seminar on ‘Indian Insurance Industry: Sustainability in Area of Globalization’ Organized by P. G. Deptt. Of Commerce, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar 24th & 25th Jan 2013.
      • Presented the paper on “Sustainable Entrepreneurship: A perspective of SHGs in Rural Odisha” in International Seminar on “Development of Entrepreneurship in MSME: A way forward to sustainability” from 6th & 7th March 2012, P.G. Dept. of Commerce, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.
    • National
      • Presented the paper on “Micro Small & Medium Enterprises: An Engine of Economic Growth” in national Seminar on ‘Industrialisation and Economic Reforms in India’ Organized by P. G. Deptt. Of A & A Economics, Utkal University on 22nd & 23rd Aug, 2014.
      • Presented the paper on “FDI in Retail Sector: Issues in India” in national Seminar on ‘FDI in Retail: Issues, Challenges and Implications’ Organized by Deptt. Of Commerce, V. N (Auto) College, Jajpur on 15th & 16th Sep 2013.
      • Presented the paper on “Financial Inclusion through Micro Finance in Odisha” in National Seminar on ‘Financial Inclusion and Inclusive Growth in India’ Organized by P. G. Deptt. Of A & A Economics, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, 17th & 18th October 2012.
      • Presented the paper on “Inclusive Growth in Odisha: Problems and Prospects” in National Seminar on ‘Inclusive Growth: Problems and Prospects’ Organized by P. G. Deptt. Of Economics and Commerce, Manbhum Mahavidyalaya, Manbazar, Purulia, W.B, 29th & 30th Sep 2012.
      • Presented the paper on “HR Issues in SMEs: A study in Rural Odisha” in National Seminar on ‘Contemporary Issues in HRM’ Organized by P. G. Deptt. Of PM&IR, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, 12th & 13th May 2012.
      • Presented the paper on “Self-Help Groups: Is it the Real Innovation for the growth of Cottage Industry in rural Orissa!” in Orissa Commerce Association meet at Revenshaw University, Cuttack, November 2009.