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Dr. Sushanta Kumar Patra

Sushanta Kumar Patra Name : Sushanta Kumar Patra
Designation : Assistant Professor, Deputy Course Coordinator, Tourism & Heritage Management
Qualification : M.A (History), M.A(Aihca),M.Phil,Ph.D
Phone No. : +919437301262, 08339911000
E-mail ID : drskp08(at)gmail(dot)com

  • Art History and Iconography
  • Regional History of Odisha (Art and Architecture)
  • Field Archaeology and Maritime History

  • Ancient History of India
  • Art and architecture of India
  • Regional History of Odisha
  • Heritage of Odishan  Archaeology, Art and Architecture
  • Field Archaeology.
  • Structural Conservation and Chemical  preservation aspects of Monuments  & Antiquities
Lalatendu Mallick, Buddhist Female Divinites and their Iconography in Odisha: A Case Study of Ratnagiri, District Jajpur, in 2014.
Nilamani Behera, Urbanisation in Lower Rushikulya Valley in Archaeological Perspective, in 2014.
Subrat Kumar Biswal, Marine Goddessin and around Chilika Lake: in Archaeological Perspective, in 2014.
Pitamber Rout, A Study on the Monuments in and around Lower Rushikulya Valley, in 2014.
Purna Chandra Das, Historiography of Buddhist Art of Odisha, in 2014.
Irsharani Mohanty, Iconography of Sakta Images in Odisha: A Study on the Saptamatrikas, in 2013.
Biswajit Behera, Seals in Odishan Inscription( From Early period to the Somavamsis), in 2013.
Supriya Patra, Buddhist Establishments in Odisha: A Case Study on Ratnagiri, District. Jajpur, in 2013.
Chitta Ranjan Jena, Buddhist Monastic Establishmentsof Odisha: A Study on Lalitagiri (Stupa, Chaitya and Viharas), in 2013.
Samita Dahada, Dikpalas in Odishan Art with special references to Rajarani Temple, in 2013.
Swetapadma Samal, Performing Art Scenes As Depicted on the Temple Walls of Bhubaneswar in2013.
Smita Manjari Mohanty, Archaeological Excavation at Narisho 2012: A Study of Black and Black and Red Ware in 2012.
Chinmaya  Behera, Buddhist Remains of Undivided Balesore District, Odisha in 2012.
Pabitra Kumar Sethi, Archaeological Excavation at Narisho: 2012 A Study of Grey Ware in 2012.
Subhashree Subhadarsini Choudhury, War Scenes As Depicted in the Temple Art of Bhubaneswar in 2011.
Durga Madhab Bagh, A Study of Yameswara Temple at Bhubaneswar in 2011.
Uddhaba Barik, Overseas Activities of Ancient and Early Medieval Odisha: An Archaeological Study in 2011.
1 “Trade and Trade Routes in Ancient Orissa”in Orissa Review, November,2002.
2 “Archaeology and the Maritime History of Ancient Orissa” in A. K. Pattanayak (Ed.) Maritime History of Orissa, Problem and Prospects (Proceedings of National Seminar), March 23- 24, 2002.
3 “Socio Economic and Political Life of Ancient Orissa ‚?" A Study Gleaned From Excavated Sites” in Utkal Pradipa, Vol.V, 2003.
4 “Archaeology and the Maritime History” in Orissa Historical Research Journal, Vol.XLVII. No.2, 2004.
5 “Maritime Archaeology of Orissa- An Analysis” in Utkal Historical Research Journal (Orissa History Congress Commemorative Volume), 2004.
6 “Haripurgarh ‚?" An Archaeological Study” in The Journal of Odishan History, Vol.XVII. Annual Session. 2005.
7 Bhubaneswar in History and Archaeology” in Proceedings of Odishan History Congress, XXVII, Annual Session, 2005.
8 “Manikapatana ‚?" An Archaeological Study”, in Kalinga Balijatra Special Issue, Paradeep Port, 2006.
9 “Chhatisa Nijoga in The Sri Mandira at Puri” in Odisha Review, Rathajatra Issue,2007.
10 “Origin And Development of Saivism in Odisha” in The Journal of Odishan History, Vol XXIV, December,2011.

“A Sculptural Study on the Maritime Tradition of Orissa” presented in National Seminar on¬†¬† Maritime History of Orissa, Problem and Prospects in 2002.
“Socio Economic and Political Life of Ancient Orissa ‚?? A Study Gleaned From Excavated Sites”, Paper presented in the All Indiaa Oriental Conferences at Puri , December, 2002.
“A Study on Panchapapandav Temple at Jaluka” presented in The 25th¬† Session of Odisha History Congress (Silver JubileeSession) on 2nd¬† and 3rd November, 2003 at Sambalpur University.
“Nataraj ‚?? in TheSculptural Art of Odisha”, Paper presented in The Odisha History Congress, Sambalpur Session, , 2003.
“Maritime Archaeology of Orissa- An Analysis”, presented in Urbanisation in Odisha, The National Seminar , organized by Department of History,Utkal University, 2004.
“Shiva and Shiva Icon- in The Temple Art of Bhubaneswar”, paper Presented in The Odisha History Congress, Utkal University, November, 2004.
Uma- Maheswara Motifs of Odishan Temple”, Paper presented in the National Seminar organized by Department of History, F.M.College, Balesore, February,2007.
“Bhubaneswar in Hstory & Archaeology” Paper presented in the 27th Session of Odishan History Congress at berhampur Universityin December,2005.
“Trade and Trade Routes of Ancient Odisha- a Study on Literary and Archaeological Sources”, Paper presented in the National Seminar on Urbanisation inOrissa From Ancient to Modern Times ,organized by Department of History,Utkal University, 2005.
“Maritime Trade of Ancient Orissa- An Archaeological Study”,Paper presented in the National Conferences of Bharatiya Itihasa Sankalana Samiti, Orissa,July, 2005.
Participated in the 28th Session of Odisha History Congress, organized by Fakir Mohan Autonomous College, Balesore on 3rd- 4th February,2007.
“A study on Gangadhara Images in The Temple Art of Odisha”, Paper presented in the 30th Session of Odisha History Congress at Vyasanagar College, 17 ‚?? 18, January, 2009.
“Cultural Dominance in the Prachi Valley: An Analysis”, Paper Presented in the National Seminar Analysis Social Historyof Resistance against Dominance in the 20th Century Orissa: A Case Study of Mahima Dharma, organisedby U.N.Autonomous College in Collaboration with P.G.Department of AIHCA, Utkal University on 30th &31st October,2010.
“Nataraj in Early Odishan Art Form- A Case Study”, Paper presented in the 32nd Session of Odisha History Congress , Organised by B.J.B. Autonomous College, Bhubaneswar on 26th¬† ‚?? 27th¬† February,2011.
“Development of Saivism in Odisha’”, Paper presented in the 33rd Session of Odisha History Congress,Organised by Department of vHistory, Berhampur University on January21-22,2012.
“Art¬† and Archaeology og Nayagarh: An Analysis”, Paper presented in the Odisha History Congress,Organised by V.N. Autonomous College, Vyasanagar on 16th¬† ‚?? 17th¬† February,2013.
Participated in the 74th Session of Indian History Congress, Revenshaw University on 28th ‚?? 30th December,2013.
“Iconography of the Buddhist Divinities of Odisha: A case study on Ratnagiri Site” Paper presented in the Odisha History Congress,Organised by¬† Kendrapara Autonomous College, Kendrapara on 31st¬† January and 1st February,2015.
“Historiography of the Temple Art of Odisha”, Paper presented in the Regional Session of Odishan History Congress, organized by department of History¬† Sri Jayadev College of Education & Technology , Naharakanta¬† September,2015.
Participated 150th Anniversary Celebration of the Archaeological survey of india at Bhubaneswar on 17th December,2012.
Acted as A Discosant in the topic “Decorative Motifs of Odishan Temple”, Seminar Organised by Jawaharlal Nehru College, Kuanpal, Odisha on 26th ‚?? 27th February, 2012.
Participated in the Thinkers Forum, Organised by Department of Stastics, Utkal university (Topic- Professional Ethics: Principles and Practices) on 2nd  September, 2011.
Acted as Rapporteur in the UGC Sponsored State level Seminar, Stallet Temples of Odisha,¬† organized by Department of History, O.P.S. Mahavidyalaya Dhenkanal on 21 ‚?? 01 ‚?? 2012 to 23 ‚?? 01- 2012.
Participated in the National Seminar on Social Exclusion & Social Justice in India organized by UGC Centre for Social Exclusion & Inclusive Policy Study, DDCE, Utkal University From 26th ‚?? 27th March, 2011.
Participated in the National Seminar on Art and Archaeology of Buddhism in Orissa, Organised by P.G.department oh Ancient Indian history, Culture And Archaeology, Utkal University on 30th March,2011.
Participated in the UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Indian Culture, Science and Technology Through the Ages , Organised by organized by Department of History,Utkal University, on 14-15 March,2011.
Participated in the International Conferences of Indian Ocean RIM Countries titled “India and the Indian Ocean: Renewing the Maritime Trade and Civilizational Linkages”, held at Mayfair Conventional Centre, Bhubaneswar from March20-21,2015.

1 (Odiatranscription Of Ignoustudy Material) Ehi ‚?? No. 03
(Block - 05) Indian History From 8th  To 15th  Century A.D.
2 (Odia Transcription Of Ignoustudy Material) Ehi ‚?? No. 05
(Block - 08) Indian History From Mid 18th  To 19th  Century A.D.
3 (Odia Transcription Of Ignoustudy Material) Ehi ‚?? No. 06
(Block - 05) History Of China And Japan From 1840 To 1949 A.D.

Participated Excavation at JJP- I, District – Malda, under Directorate of  Archaeology, Government of West Bengal, Session 2000- 2001.
Participated Excavation at CHAK- 86(RAJASTHAN), under National Mission for Saraswati Heritage Project, under Archaeological Survey of India,E xcavation Branch – IV, Session, 2004.
Participated Excavation at Tarakhanwala Dera (District Ganga Nagar,RAJASTHAN), under National Mission for Saraswati Heritage Project, under Archaeological Survey of India, Excavation Branch – IV, Session, 2004.
Participated  Exploration  in and arround Bhubaneswar (Khandagiri, Udayagiri, Dhauligiri etc.) under Professor Sadasiba Pradhan, Department of AIHCA, Utkal University.
Participated in the Departmental Archaeological Excavation Project Excavation at Narisho , under the Directorship of professor Sadasiba Pradhan  From 22-03-2009 to 02-04-2009.
Participated in the Departmental Archaeological Excavation Project Excavation at Narisho , Funded by Government of Odisha, Department of Culture and acted as the Camp – in- Charge and accounts Management From 28-02-2012 to 13-06-2012.
Manuscriptology and Research Methodology, Summer School Course , Organised by Bhogolal Leherchand Institute of Indology Delhi, From 26- 05- 2002 to 16-06- 2002.
International Workshop on Preventive Conservation on Palm Leaf and Paper Manuscript, Conducted by Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage, Indian Conservation Institute, Odisha Art Conservation Centre, From November 1 to 7,2001
International Training Course on Curative Conservation on Palm Leaf and Paper Manuscript, Conducted by Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage, Indian Conservation Institute, Odisha Art Conservation Centre, From November 8th to 31st  January,2002.
¬†Obtained Proficiency in Manuscriptology and ability to decipher Telugu,Bangala and Karani Odia Scripts in theWorkshop on Manuscriptology and Paleography, Jointly organized by the National Mission For manuscripts,¬† Department of Culture Government of India and Odisha State Museum, Bhubaneswar from 20th June ‚?? 4th July,2005.
Orientation Course In Human Values in Education, Organised by Academic Staff College, Utkal University, From 18- 11-¬† 2010 to 16 ‚?? 12‚?? 2010.
Faculty Development Programme, Organised by Academic Staff College, Utkal University, From 30- 01 2012 to 07 ‚?? 02 ‚?? 2012.
Refresher¬† Course on Social Sciences: Issue & Challenges for 21st Century ( Summer School 2012), Organised by Academic Staff College, Utkal University, From 25- 06 2012 to 15 ‚?? 07 ‚?? 2012.
A Day Long Heritage Conservation Workshop on “Heritage Conservation’, organized by¬† Archaeological Survey of India, Bhubaneswar Circle at Sari Deul Premises on 21st November,2014.
Workshop on Skeletal Remainsof Bang, harirajpur,Odisha, Organised by P.G.Department of Anthropology(Advanceed Study) from 24th to 30th March,2014.Certificate Participation Workshop on “21st Century Skills for Blended Learning”, organized by Computer Science Department, Utkal University on 26th September,2014.
As Coordinator JDCA conducted Eleven (11) No‚??s of in house Meet The Artist Programmes (KALAKARANKA SATHE) in everySecond Saturday From November,2007 to September, 2008.

1 Distinction in Graduation Honours.
2 UGC - National Eligibility Test- June,1999 & July,2000.
3 Junior Research Fellowship for Doctoral Degree by Indian Council of Historical Research, New Delhi.

Teaching: 05 Years (P.G. Course)
Research: 15 years
Member Of The Professional Bodies:
  • Member, Indian History Congress
  • Member, All India Oriental Conferences
  • Life member, Odisha History Congress
  • Executive Body Member, Odisha History Congress Since 2014.
Contribution To Administration:
  • Secretary, Teacher’s Council Since 2013 to continuing……
  • Deputy Course Coordinator – MTHM, Utkal University, since 30-09-2010 to Continuing…..
  • Professor – in – Charge Utkal University , MSRC, Presssince 2013 to continuing…..
  • Asst. Superintendent, Madhusudan Chhatrabash, 24-06-2010 to 01-11-2011 .
  • Asst. Superintendent, Fakir Mohan Chhatrabash, 02-11-2011 to April, 2015.
  • Course Co-Ordinator,CBCS, M.A In Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology
Decision Making Bodies:
  • Member, Board of Studies, AIHCA Since 2011.
  • Member, Board of Studies, M. A. in Tourism & Heritage Management , Since   2014.
  • Member, Subject Research Committee, Master in Tourism and Herttage Management,    2015- 16.
  • Member, Board of Conducting Examinations, MTHM  & Tourism since2014 to continuing…..
  • Member ,  Re- Examine Committee, Utkal University Press, 2014.
  • Member, Board of Studies History Subject, Salepur Autonomous College, Since 2014 continuing…..
  • Scrutinizer for Examination, Utkal University of Culture in 2011.
  • Examiner,  P.G. Course (History) DDCE, Utkal University, Since 2011.
  • Deputy Centre Superintendent, M.A. Private (History, Oriya, Hindi & M. Com) Examination, 2010.
Professional Organizations Of Teachers:
  • Joint. Secretary, Utkal University Teachers’ Association,2015 .
  • Executive Body Member, Utkal University Teachers’ Association, 2014.
  • Executive Body member, Odisha History Congress Since 2014.