Nihar Ranjan Mishra

Associate Professor

Humanities and Social Sciences

 (+91) 661 246 2695 , 3695

 mishran[at]nitrkl.ac.in

 Biosketch

11

Publications       

3

Sponsored Projects

0

Consultancy Projects

15

Doctoral Students

5

Short-term Course

9

PG Dissertation

 Personal Information

Prof. Nihar Ranjan Mishra

Associate Professor

Humanities and Social Sciences

Joined in Oct 2009

 Room Number:

 Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, National Institute of Technology Rourkela, Sundargarh, Odisha, India - 769008

 Education Qualification

  1. Ph.D. (University of Hyderabad)

 Experience

No Experience Found....

 Expertise Information

Research Group
Socio - Anthropological
Areas of Interest
Natural Resource Management, Tribal and Rural Development, Agrarian Studies, Displacement and Rehabilitation

 Projects

Non-Timber Forest Products Management and women Empowerment: A study on Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTGs) in Odisha

 MINISTRY OF TRIBAL AFFAIRS

 Principal Investigator

 12 months

 Running

Sponsored

Coal Mining Displacement and Rural livelihoods:A study in Mahanadi Coalfield Odisha

 Planning commission ,GOI

 Principal Investigator

 8 months

 Completed

Sponsored

Eco-tourism and Sustainable Rural Livelihoods: A Prospective Look in Western Orissa

 ICSSR

 Principal Investigator

 16 months

 Completed

Sponsored

 Continuing Education

Capacity Building Workshop on Applied Research Methodology for Strengthening Public Health Nutrition Programme

 Humanities and Social Sciences

 Coordinator

 29 Jul 2019 - 02 Aug 2019

Workshop

ICSSR Sponsored Capacity Building Programme for Social Science Faculty

 Humanities and Social Sciences

 Coordinator

 09 Nov 2018 - 20 Nov 2018

Workshop

National Seminar on Development, Dispossession and Resistance (DDR 2016)

 Humanities and Social Sciences

 Coordinator

 14 Nov 2016 - 15 Nov 2016

Conference

ICSSR Sponsored Capacity Building Programme for Social Science Faculty

 Humanities and Social Sciences

 Coordinator

 09 Nov 2018 - 22 Dec 2018

Short-term Course

Project Management for development professionals and Researchers

 Humanities and Social Sciences

 Coordinator

 25 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018

Short-term Course

Ten Days Course on Research Methodology in Social Sciences (CRMSS-2018)

 School of Management

 Coordinator

 02 Apr 2018 - 11 Apr 2018

Short-term Course

Project Management for Development Professionals and Researchers (PMDPR)

 Humanities and Social Sciences

 Coordinator

 27 Jan 2017 - 29 Jan 2017

Short-term Course

National Seminar on Development, Dispossession and Resistance

 Humanities and Social Sciences

 Coordinator

 14 Nov 2016 - 15 Nov 2016

Short-term Course

 Publications

2

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Total Publications: 11
S. S. Panda and N. R. Mishra, "Factors affecting temporary labour migration for seasonal work: a review", Management Research Review, Emerald, March 2018, 10.1108/MRR-04-2017-0104 Article
K. Dhananjay and N. R. Mishra, "New agro-technological practices and caste hierarchy: some anthropological thoughts on western uttar pradesh", Asian Man (The) - An International Journal, vol.11, no.1, pp.26-34, Asian Institute of Human Science and Development, October 2017, 10.5958/0975-6884.2017.00004.4 Article
N. R. Mishra and N. Das, "Coal mining and local environment: A study in Talcher coalfield of India", Air, Soil and Water Research, vol.10, pp.1-12, SAGE, September 2017, 10.1177/1178622117728913 Article
D. Kumar and N. R. Mishra, "Observing developmental intervention in mineral-rich Adivasi subsistence economy: An ethnographic account from West Singhbhum (Jharkhand)", Contemporary Voice of Dalit, vol.9, no.1, pp.73-86, SAGE, August 2017, 10.1177/2455328X17690645 Article
D. Kumar and N. R. Mishra, "Caste hierarchy and new agro-technological practices: some anthropological thoughts on western uttar pradesh", Man in India, vol.97, no.9, pp.285-300, Serials Publications, January 2017 Article

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D. Sahoo and N. R. Mishra, "Neoliberal development, displacement and resistance movement: the case of kalinga nagar industrial complex, Odisha, iIndia", Man in India, vol.97, no.11, pp.245-266, Serials Publications 2017 Article
N. R. Mishra, "Rise of tourism in Odisha: a critical analysis", Man in India, vol.97, no.9, pp.267-284, Serials Publications 2017 Article
S. Devi and N. R. Mishra, "Community participation in common property resource management", Environment, Natural Resources and the Indian Economy, ch.8, pp.131-148, New Century Publications, New Delhi, January 2014 Inbook
S. Devi and N. R. Mishra, "Tribal women participation in watershed development programme: a case study from western Odisha", Adivasi, vol.53, no.1-2, pp.35-47, SCSTTRI, Bhubaneswar, May 2013 Article
S. Devi and N. R. Mishra, "Watershed management and dry land agriculture a case study from western Odisha", The Oriental Anthropologist, vol.13, no.2, pp.351-366, Prints Publications Pvt. Ltd., February 2013 Article
N. R. Mishra and K. K. Mishra, "Displacement and rehabilitation solutions for the future", Gyan Publishing, 457 pages, February 2012 Book

 Courses Taught

  • HS1300 : Communicative English {Theory}
  • HS1331 : Introduction to Society and Culture {Theory}
  • HS1332 : Natural Resource Management {Theory}
  • HS330 : Introduction to Indian Society and Development {Theory}
  • HS330 : Introduction to Indian Society and Social Structure {Theory}
  • HS352 : Science of Consciousness in Ancient India {Theory}
  • HS432 : Science, Technology and Society {Theory}
  • HS500 : Research Methodology {Theory}
  • HS500 : Research Methodology in Social Sciences {Theory}
  • HS5001 : Research Methodology in Social Sciences {Theory}
  • HS5301 : Social Institutions and Development {Theory}
  • HS531 : Social Institutions and Development {Theory}
  • HS5312 : Ecology and Sustainable Development {Theory}
  • HS533 : Developmet: Social, Antropoligical and political Perspective {Theory}
  • HS533 : Rural Development {Theory}
  • HS534 : Natural Resource Management and Sustainable Development {Theory}
  • HS536 : Trends and Issues in Tribal Studies {Theory}
  • HS537 : Development Issues in Orissa {Theory}
  • HS538 : Urban Governance and Development {Theory}
  • HS608 : Social Change {Theory}
  • HS610 : Research Methodology {Theory}
  • HS612 : Environment and Society {Theory}
  • HS656 : Sociological Perspectives on Development {Theory}
  • HS7301 : Research Methodology {Theory}
  • HS7303 : Social Change {Theory}
  • HS7306 : Environment and Society {Theory}
  • HS7307 : Tribal Development in India {Theory}
  • HS7308 : Ethics and Values {Theory}
  • HS1270 : Language Laboratory {Practical}
  • HS270 : Language Laboratory {Practical}
  • HS5372 : Rural Engagement Laboratory {Practical}
  • HS573 : Field Study {Practical}

 Research Scholars

Ph.D. Students
Sociology(Livelihood And Climate Change)

 Vibhudeo Prasad Nayak

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

Marginalisation And Universal Access To Education: A Sociological Inquiry

 Malaya Padhan

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

Clinical Psychology And Health Psychology

 Swayamsidha Samant

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

Clinical Psychology

 Aarsh Ojas Parasar Pandey

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

Postcolonial Studies, Applied Anthropology

 Sachin C Pujar

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

Sociology And Anthropology

 Pritam Biswal

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

Identity And Cultural Conflict

 Binit Kumar

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

Sociology Of Education And Sociology Of Gender

 Pooja Shree Mishra

 OnGoing

 Co-Supervisor

Rural Livelihoods, Adaptation And Disaster Risk Governance: Understanding Flood-Induced Vulnerability In Coastal Odisha, India

 Jayashree Parida

 Graduated

 Supervisor

Development, Displacement And Resistance Movement: A Study In Kalinga Nagar Industrial Complex, Odisha, India

 Dinabandhu Sahoo

 Graduated

 Supervisor

Brick Kiln Workers From Rural Odisha, India: An Analytical Study Of Seasonal Migration

 Shilpi Smita Panda

 Graduated

 Supervisor

Political Ecology Of Everyday Resistance And State Building: A Case Of The Ho Of Jharkhand, India

 Dhiraj Kumar

 Graduated

 Supervisor

Changing Agricultural Practices And Their Impact On Rural Social Institutions In Uttar Pradesh, India

 Dhananjay Kumar

 Graduated

 Supervisor

Community Participation And Sustainable Livelihoods: A Study On Watershed Management In Odisha

 Suman Devi

 Graduated

 Supervisor

Socio-Economic Impact Of Mining On Rural Communities: A Study Of Ib Valley Coalfield In Odisha

 Nabanita Das

 Graduated

 Supervisor

Executive Ph.D. Students
Sociology Of Disability And Education

 Mafuza Yasmin

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

Executive Ph.D

 Padmini Mahapatra

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

Forest Rights Act And Tribal Livelihood

 Narendra Jha

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

 Dissertations

PG Dissertation
  • Narendra Jha (413HS1008), "Coal Mining and Rural Ecology: A Study in Talcher, Odisha" - MA    Supervisor     2014-15 Spring
  • Sushree Shomya (413HS1020), "Taboos in Food Practices during Pre and Post-natal Period: A Comparative Study between Tribal and Non- Tribal Women in Odisha" - MA    Supervisor     2014-15 Spring
  • Ainem Saini (414HS1017), "Impact of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan on Urban Communities: A case study from Dehradun City of Uttarakhand" - MA    Supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Shashi Kumar (414HS1007), "Public Distribution System and rural communities: A study among BPL households in Dhanbad District of Jharkhand" - MA    Supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Pritam Biswal (415HS1002), "Problems and Prospects of Stone Carvers (A Study in Odisha)" - MA    Supervisor     2016-17 Spring
  • Jyotsnarani Dash (416HS1002), "Role of Non-Timber Forest Products in Livelihoods of the Tribal Communities of Bastar: A Study in Bijapur District of Chhattisgarh" - MA    Supervisor     2017-18 Spring
  • Pallabi Mohanty (417HS1015), "TRIBAL-SUB PLAN IN ODISHA; A CASE STUDY OF DEOGARH DISTRICT" - MA    Supervisor     2018-19 Spring
  • Pooja Swain (418HS1019), "CHILD TRAFFICKING; A STUDY IN GANJAM DISTRICT" - MA    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
  • Satrupa Satpathy (418HS1015), "Understanding the impact of Fani: A case study on Raghurajpur, Odisha" - MA    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring

 Awards and Honours

Memberships / Fellowships
  • Member Indian Anthropological Association,