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Dr. Sabat Kumar Digal

Sabat Kumar Digal Name : Sabat Kumar Digal
Designation : Lecturer
Qualification : M. Com, M. Phil, Ph. D.
Phone No. : +91-8895222288
E-mail ID : sabatdigal(at)gmail(dot)com, sabat_digal(at)yahoo(dot)com

  • Financial Institutions and Markets
  • Entrepreneurship
  • International Finance

  • Suman Chakraborty (Awarded), Title: A Study of Retail Investor’s Perception Influencing the investment Decision on Mutual Fund Schemes
  • Elina Kanungo (Awarded), Title: An Evaluation of Performance of SBI during Post Liberalization Period
  • Biswo Ranjan Mishra (Submitted), Title: Corporate Sustainability Reporting Practices: A Comparative International Analysi
8 In and Out of Fiscal Decentralization of Local Bodies of Uttar Pradesh, co-author Dr. A. Gupta, Vision Research, Jalgaon, Maharashtra, July, 2011, Vol. ?" I, Issue ?" I, Pp- 13-18.
1 Analyzing the Role of Education in Economic Empowerment of Women, co-author Dr. A. Gupta, The Utkal Business Review, 2009-2010, Vol.-XXII, pp 88-97.
2 Equity Linked Saving Scheme: An Efficient Instrument for Tax Saving and Wealth Building co-author Mr. Jayanta K. Bihari, The Orissa Journal of Commerce and Management, 2010, Vol.-I, No. I, pp 46-55.
3 Motivating Women Entrepreneurs in Orissa: An Enquiry into its Dynamics in a Comparative Setting co-author Dr. Ranjan K. Bal, Vilakshan, 2010, Vol.-VI, Issue No. 1, pp 123-140.
4 Corporate Social Responsibility: A Case Study of a University, The Orissa Journal of Commerce, 2010, Vol.-XXXI, No. I, pp 99-109.
5 Students as the Future Entrepreneurs of Odisha: A Misplaced Myth or Reality co-author Dr. Siddhartha S. Dash, The Utkal Business Review, 2010-2011, Vol.-XXIII, pp 195-199.
6 Women Empowerment through Micro-enterprises: A Case Study of Koraput District, co-author Mr . Rabindra K. Swain, The Odisha Journal of Commerce and Management, May 2011, Vol.-II, pp 123-134.
7 Fund of Funds for Diversification: A Case Study of Quantum Equity Fund, co-author Mr. Jayant K. Bihari, The Odisha Journal of Commerce and Management, May 2011, Vol.-II, pp 66-79.
9 Bank Credit towards Agri-Business: An Indian Perspective, co-author Mr. Jayant K. Bihari in The Orissa Journal of Commerce, 2011-12, Vol.-XXXII, No. 1&2, pp 181-190.
10 A Study of Saving and Investment Behaviours of Individual Households ?" An Empirical Evidence from Orissa, co-author Mr. Suman Chakraborty, Research Journal of Economics and Business Studies, November 2012, Vol.-II, No. I, pp 32-42.
11 Service Management and Strategy of Financial Management in Banking: A Study on SBI, co-author Ms. Elina Kanungo, Journal of Business Management, Commerce & Research, December 2012, Vol.-I, Issue-III, pp 103-121.
12 Securitization in India: A Strategic Tool for Competitiveness, co-author Mr. Suman Chakraborty, Indian Journal of Applied Research, March 2013, Vol.-3, Issue - 3 pp 29-32.
13 Performance Appraisal through Customer Relationship Marketing: A Study on State Bank of India, co-author Ms. Elina Kanungo, International Journal for Management Research, April 2013, Vol.-III, Issue-I, pp 80-90.
14 Analysis of Investment Pattern of Mutual Funds Investors ?" An Empirical Study in Orissa, co-author Mr. Suman Chakraborty, Gitam Journal of Management, April-June 2013, Vol.-11, Number-2, pp 192-207.
15 Macroeconomic Factors Affecting the NPAs in the Indian Banking System: An Empirical Assessment, co-authors Mr. Ashish Satpathy and Dr. Samir Ranjan Behera, The IUP Journal of Bank Management, February 2015, Vol.-XIV, Number-1, pp 57-74.
16 Natural Resources Management and Environment Restoration: An Impact Study on the Livelihood Practices of the Primitive Tribes, The Utkal Business Review, June 2014, No. 1, Vol.-XXVII, pp 179-191.
17 Stock Market as the Barometer of Indian Economy: A Reality Check, The Utkal Business Review, December 2014, No. 2, Vol.-XXVIII, pp 111-120.
18 Tribal Livelihood and Environment Protection: The Tale of Two Twins, Platinum, Jan - March 2015, No. 1, Vol.-V, pp 50-56.
19 Micro Finance and Micro Enterprise: A Study into its Interrelationship in the Development of Tribal Women of Odisha, Journal of Global Business Vision (Bi-annual), March 2015, Vol. I, Issue 2, pp 44-54.
20 Non- Performing Assets and Banking Stress: Some Issues co-author Dr. Elina Kanungo, ASBM Journal of Management July - December 2015, Vol. VIII, Issue 2, pp 44-54.
21 Empirical Evidence of Household Savings Objectives: A Demographic Comparison, co-author Mr. Suman Chakraborty, Indian Journal of Finance, October 2015, Vol.-9, Issue - 10 pp 36-47.

Graduates Attitude towards Entrepreneurship: A Study of Utkal University Students of Odisha (2013), Co-author Dr. Siddhartha S. Dash, Bookwell Publisher, New Delhi, Vol. ?? I, pp- 233-243.
Sustaining Women Entrepreneurship through Inculcation of Competencies: An Analysis of Interventions in Odisha (2015), Co-author Dr. Sumitra Murmu, Bookwell Publisher, New Delhi, Vol. ?? II, pp- 1056-1068.

1 Women Entrepreneurial Competencies in Kandhamal and Khurda of Odisha (2012), Lap Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany.
2 Indigenous People and Entrepreneurship in Kandhamal (2012) co-author Dr. Siddhartha Sankar Dash, Lap Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany.
3 Entrepreneurship - With A Mission (2013) co-authored with Siddhartha Sankar Dash, Lap Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany.

  • International seminars - Papers Presented
    • Sustaining Women Entrepreneurship through Inculcation of Competencies: An Analysis of Interventions in Odisha at 11th Biennial Conference on Entrepreneurship organized by Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Ahmedabad on 18-20 February, 2015.
    • Triple Bottomline Reporting Practices: A Comparative Analysis of Top Ten Indian Companies at 67th All India Commerce Conference and International Seminar organized by KIIT University, Bhubaneswar in association with P. G. Department of Commerce, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar on 27-29 December, 2014
    • Achieving Inclusive Growth through Entrepreneurship: A Study of Kandhamal District of Odisha in the Innovation and Competitive Strategies for Sustainable Entrepreneurship held at P. G. Department of Commerce, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar on 23-24 February, 2013.
    • Graduates’ Attitude towards Entrepreneurship: A Study of Utkal University Students of Odisha in the Tenth Biennial Conference on Entrepreneurship held at Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Ahmedabad on 20-22 February, 2013.
    • FDI and Bancassurance: Panacea or Problem to Indian Insurance Industry in the Indian Insurance Industry: Sustainability in the Era of Globalization held at P. G. Department of Commerce, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar on 24-25 January, 2013.
    • Micro Enterprises and Economic Development: A Study of Rural Odisha in UGC Sponsored International Seminar on Development of Entrepreneurship in MSME: A Way Forward to Sustainability at P. G. Department of Commerce, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar on 6-7 March, 2012.
    • Sustaining Tribal Livelihood Practices and Protecting the Environment: A Study on the Primitive Tribal Groups of Kandhamal District of Orissa in the Platinum Jubilee Conference on Globalization and Social Transformation: The Indian Experience held at TISS, Mumbai on 17-19 February, 2012.
    • Corporate Social Responsibility in Higher Educational Institutions: A Case Study of Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla of India in the All India Accounting Conference and International Seminar on Accounting Education and Research organized by the Department of Commerce, University of Kerala and Indian Accounting Association, Kerala Branch, at Thiruvananthapuram on 13-14 November, 2010.
    • ASEAN and The North East: Gateway of India's Trade on Exploring ASEAN Market for India’s North East Products organized by United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), India and Department of Economics, Mizoram University, Aizawl, Mizoram from 28-29 May, 2009.
    • Microfinance and Tourism in the Development of Women Entrepreneurship: A Study of Four Gram Panchayats of Kandhamal District of Orissa at 8th Biennial Conference on Contemporary Issues in Entrepreneurship Research organized by Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Ahmedabad on 19-21 March, 2009.
    • Innovation in Services in the 5th Asialics International Conference, held at Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore on 2-4 April, 2008.
    • Shareholder Value Maximization in the All India Accounting Conference and International Seminar on Accounting Education and Research organized by the Department of Accounting, J. N. Vyas University, Jodhpur and Indian Accounting Association, Jodhpur Chapter, at Jodhpur on 15-16 December, 2007.
    • Practical Strategies for Managing Risk and Adding Value to the Real Estate Portfolio at International Seminar on Accounting Education and Research and 29th All India Accounting Conference organized by Indian Accounting Association, Delhi Chapter and Department of Commerce and Shri Ram College of Commerce, University of Delhi, New Delhi on 22-23 December, 2006.
    • Mergers and Acquisitions: An Indian Perspective on International Seminar and 27th All India Accounting Conference organized by P. G. Department of Commerce, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar in collaboration with ICWAI, Kolkata on 18-19 December, 2004.
  • National seminars - Papers Presented
    • Integrated Reporting Framework and India: Some Issues in the All India Accounting Conference and International Seminar on Accounting Education and Research organized by the University Business School, Punjab University, Chandigarh and Indian Accounting Association, Chandigarh Branch, at Chandigarh on 5-6 December, 2015.
    • Revitalising Indian Economy through Make in India: Lofty Dream or an Achievable Reality at 68th All India Commerce Conference organized by Department of Commerce & Business Management, Vinoba Bhave University, Hazaribag, Jharkhand on 6-8 November, 2015.
    • Food Security at the Bottom of the Pyramid: Myth and Reality in UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Food Security – Its Issues and Concerns at Department of Commerce & Management Studies, Kendrapara Autonomous College, Kendrapara, Odisha on 03-04 May, 2015.
    • Manufacturing Sector and Economic Development: Fading Dream or Emerging Reality in National Seminar on Strategic Manufacturing Sector in India: Issues & Challenges at P. G. Department of Commerce, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar on 25-26 March, 2015.
    • Formulating Entrepreneurial Strategies for the Kutia Kandha Tribes of Odisha: An Analysis of its Role and Impact in UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Strategic Entrepreneurial Innovation for Sustainable Tribal Area Development at P. G. Department of Commerce, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar on 27 March, 2014.
    • Governing Stock Markets through Corporate Governance: Emerging Issues in UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Effective Regulation and Governance for Economic Sustainability at P. G. Department of Commerce, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar on 9-10 March, 2014.
    • Industrialization in Odisha: A Missed Opportunity in the XXXIV Annual Conference Odisha Commerce Association, held at Department of Commerce, Prananath Autonomous College, Khorda, Odisha on 23-24 February, 2014.
    • FDI in Odisha: Opportunities and Strategies for Small Business in the UGC Sponsored National Seminar on FDI in Retail: Issues, Challenges and Implications at Department of Commerce, V. N. (Auto) College, Jajpur Road, Jajpur, Odisha on 15-16 September, 2013.
    • Women Participation in the Rural Development of Odisha: An Empirical Study, in the National Seminar on Rural Development in India: Issues, Progress and Programme Effectiveness held at Department of Commerce, Rajiv Gandhi University, Itanagar, A. P. on 26-27 April, 2013.
    • Inclusive Development through Women Entrepreneurship: A Study of Four Gram Panchayats of Kandhamal District of Odisha in the Women’s Participation and Inclusive Development held at National Institute of Rural Development, Hyderabad on 11-13 March, 2013.
    • Industry Led Growth as the Panacea for Socio-economic Development of Odisha: Do the Twins Ever Meet? in the National Seminar on Industrialization: Development for Whom? held at Department of Economics, Motilal Nehru College (Eve), University of Delhi, New Delhi on 20-21 March, 2012.
    • Industrialization and Rural Odisha: A Reality Check in the XXXII All Odisha Commerce Conference held at P. G. Department of Commerce, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar on 04-05 March, 2012.
    • Propelling Rural Development through Micro-Finance: Challenges and Opportunities in the UGC Sponsored National Seminar Micro-finance and Rural Development held at Kshetrabasi D. A. V. College, Nirakarpur, Khorda, Odisha on 26-27 February, 2012.
    • Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme: The Challenges and the Opportunities for the Rural Poor of Odisha, in the Seminar on Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme held at Tarini Thakurani Mahavidyalay, Ghatgaon, Keonjhar, Odisha on 22-23 January, 2012.
    • Inclusive Growth through the Micro-finance: Do the Ends Really Meet? in the Seminar Micro-finance: Facts and Fancies held at Soro College, Soro, Bhadrak, Odisha on 13-14 January, 2012.
    • Entrepreneurship Culture and Socio-economic Development: A Study on Youths Perspective towards Entrepreneurship in Orissa in the Seminar on Entrepreneurship: Innovations and Strategy held at RCEM, Bhubaneswar on 26-27 June, 2011.
    • Alleviating Rural Poverty through Agri-preneurship: A Status Report from Orissa in the XXXI All Orissa Commerce Conference held at P. G. Department of Commerce, Berhampur University, Berhampur on 19-20 February, 2011.
    • Global Financial Crisis: Lessons and Opportunities for India in the XXX All Orissa Commerce Conference held at P. G. Department of Commerce, Ravenshaw University, Cuttack on 28-29 November, 2009.
    • The Global Financial Crisis and the Opportunities for the Development World in the Global Financial Crisis & Global Financial Meltdown- Revival Strategies held at Department of Finance & Management, VISWASS, Bhubaneswar on 10 October, 2009.
    • Social Entrepreneurship in Orissa: The Emerging Issues in the Entrepreneurship Development: Emerging Issues held at P. G. Department of Commerce, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar on 14-15 March, 2009.
    • Commerce Education at Crossroads: The Role of Teachers in the XXIX All Orissa Commerce Conference held at Department of Commerce, Government College (Autonomous), Angul, Orissa on 24-25 January, 2009.
    • Sustaining Small and Medium Enterprises under WTO Regime: An Opportunity or Threat? In the WTO and SME Sector in India held at P. G. Department of Commerce, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar on 16 March, 2008.
    • Special Economic Zones and Socio-economic Dimensions in the 28th Annual Conference of All Orissa Commerce Association held at Fakir Mohan Autonomous College, Balasore on 1-2 March, 2008.
    • Micro Finance and Development of Women Entrepreneurship in Tribal Region: A Case Study of Kandhamal District in the 60th All India Commerce Conference organized by the Department of Commerce, Osmania University, Hyderabad from 27-29 December, 2007.
    • Mergers and Acquisitions: Is the Euphoria Justified? on Corporate Restructuring organized by the Department of Finance, Vivekananda Institute of Social Work and Social Sciences, Bhubaneswar on 29 September, 2007.
    • Micro Enterprise Development through Social Entrepreneurship in the 27th All Orissa Commerce Conference and National Seminar organized by the All Orissa Commerce Association and P.G. Department of Commerce, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar on 24th to 25 February, 2007.
    • Role of Women in Economic Development: A Case Study of Kandhamal District in the National Workshop on Disaster and Gender organized by the P. G. Department of Economics, North Orissa University, Baripada, Odisha on 5-6 January, 2007.
    • Infrastructure and Entrepreneurship Development in Kandhamal District: A Case Study on 59th All India Commerce Conference organized by the Faculty of Commerce and Management Studies, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh on 28-30 December, 2006.
    • Role of Women Education and Fisheries in Rural Development in the Shrimp Farming: A Productive Activity of Agriculture for Better Return in Coastal Orissa organized by the Department of Commerce, S. N. College, Rajkanika, Dist- Kendrapara on 4-5 November, 2006.
    • Employment Guarantee: Is Euphoria Justified? in the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme: A Policy Option for Sustainable Poverty Alleviation organized by the P. G. Department of Commerce, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar on 9th April, 2006.
    • Natural Resources and Economic Development: A Case Study of Kandhamal District of Orissa in the State Level Workshop on Natural Resources and Economic Development in Orissa conducted by the Department of A & A Economics, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar on 24-25 March, 2006.
    • The Dynamism of Developing Infrastructure for Entrepreneurship in the Entrepreneurship and Infrastructure Development organized by the P. G. Department of Commerce, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar on 12-13 March, 2006.
    • Globalization and Sustainable Development: A Case Study of Kalahandi District of Orissa in Rural Industrialization and Sustainable Development in Orissa organized jointly by the Department of Business Administration, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar and Commissioner for KVI, Govt. of India, Orissa State Office, Bhubaneswar on 19 February, 2006.
    • Development of Eco-tourism in Tribal Areas of Orissa in the National Seminar on Tourism in Tribal Areas and its Impact on Community Development organized by the Department of Commerce and Economics, Manbhum Mahavidyalaya, Manbazar, Purulia, West Bengal on 24-25 January, 2006.
    • Panchayat Extension Scheduled Areas (PESA) Act: A Case Study of Kandhamal District of Orissa in the XXVI All Orissa Commerce Conference held at Rayagada College, Rayagada on 14-15 January, 2006.
    • WTO and Women Entrepreneurs at the Micro Level on 58th All India Commerce Conference organized by the Faculty of Commerce and Management Studies, Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Bidyapith, Varanasi on 27-29 December, 2005.
    • Industrialization and its Impact on Tribal Livelihood: A Study of Orissa in the UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Industrialization of Orissa with Special Reference to Steel Industry organized by Department of Commerce, Nimapara College, Nimapara on 17-18 December, 2005.
    • Balanced Score Card in the 28th All India Accounting Conference held at Hyderabad on 10th to 11th December, 2005.
    • Teacher as the Torch Bearer in the Changing Landscapes of Commerce Education: A Perspective in Commerce Education at Crossroads: Contemporary Perspectives jointly organized by the P. G. Department of Commerce, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar and Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, New Delhi on 11 September, 2005.
    • Farm Diversity and Development of Rural Women Entrepreneurs through SHGs in the Promotion and Management of Agri-Business Enterprises organized by P.G. Department of Commerce, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar in collaboration with Agricultural Promotion and Investment Corporation of Orissa Ltd. (APICOL), Bhubaneswar, on 20 March, 2005.
    • Propelling Rural Orissa through the Development of Women Entrepreneurship in the Silver Jubilee Conference of XXV All Orissa Commerce Association organized by V. N. College, Jajpur Road, Odisha on 15-16 January, 2005.
    • Role of DIC in Developing Women Entrepreneurs – A Case Study of Phulbani District of Orissa in Entrepreneurship in the Era of Globalization: Opportunities and Challenges organized by NISIET, Hyderabad on 6-7 January, 2005.
    • How Enterprising is Entrepreneurship: A Case Study of Manbazar Block – I in the UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Entrepreneurship Development: Role of Institutional Agencies organized by the P. G. Department of Commerce, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar and on 13-14 March, 2004.
    • Corporate Disclosure Practices in India in the XXIV All Orissa Commerce Conference organized by Kendrapara College, Kendrapara, Orissa on 17-18 January, 2004.
    • Tribal Women in Agriculture: A Case Study of Kandhamal (Phulbani) District in the UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Entrepreneurship Development: Policies and Strategies organized by the P. G. Department of Commerce, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar and on 29-30 March, 2003.
  • Articles Published in Edited Books
    • Offshore Derivative Instruments: Special Emphasis on Use of Participatory Notes in Indian Stock Market in Financial Sector Reforms in Developing Economies, 2015, Co-author Mr. B. P. Sibasankar.
    • Employee Development in General Insurance Companies of India in Changing Landscapes of Indian Financial Sector, 2014, Co-author Dr. Sumitra Murmu,
    • Entrepreneurship Culture and the Socio-Economic Development: A Study on Youths Perspective towards Entrepreneurship in Odisha in Entrepreneurship: Innovations and Strategy, 2012.
  • Extension Activities
    • Co-ordinator, Business Skill Development Programme, 2006-07 and 2007-08, organized by MSME-DI, Government of India, Cuttack in the P. G. Department of Commerce, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.
    • Co-ordinator, Entrepreneurship Development Programme, University Grants Commission, New Delhi, 2004-05, 2005-06 and 2006-07, organized by P. G. Department of Commerce, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.
    • Seminar Advisor, M.Com, P. G. Department of Commerce, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar since July 2013.
    • Assistant Co-ordinator, M.F.C. Programme, P. G. Department of Commerce, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar since August 2004.
    • Assistant Superintendent, Gents Hostel-V, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar since 8th December 2004.
  • Life member
    • Indian Accounting Association.
    • Indian Commerce Association.
    • Orissa Commerce Association.
    • Indian Institute of Advanced Study Book Club.
    • Utkal University Teachers’ Association.