MOHANTY B.B. Professor

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  • Department of Sociology
  • School of Social Sciences & International Studies
  • bibhutimohanty@hotmail.com

Academic Activity

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Educational Qualification (UG,PG & Higher Order)

S.No Degree Subject/Title of thesis University/Board Year of Passing
1 Ph.D Sociology (Thesis Title: Land Alienation and Depeasantisation in Orissa: A Case Study) Sambalpur University, Sambalpur 1993
2 M.Phil Sociology Sambalpur University, Sambalpur 1989
3 M.A. Sociology Utkal University,Bhubaneswar 1988
4 B.A. Sociology (Honours) Ravenshaw College, Cuttack (Utkal University) 1985

Area of Specializaion

Agrarian Transition and Crisis; Sociology of Development; Economic Sociology

Awards / Prizes Conferred

S.No Name / Title of the Award Type Name of the Agency conferred the Award Year of the Award Amount for Cash Award
1 Faculty Research Award INTERNATIONAL Indo-Canadian Shastri Institute, New Delhi 2006 -
2 Research Award NATIONAL University Grant Commission, New Delhi 2004 -
3 Professor Radha Kamal Mukerji Memorial Award for Young Social Scientist NATIONAL Indian Social Science Association Conference held at Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai 2000 -

Teaching Experience

S.No Designation Department/Centre Institution
1 Professor Sociology Pondicherry University, Puducherry
2 Reader Sociology Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune
3 Lecturer Sociology Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune
4 Lecturer Sociology Aeronautics College, Koraput, Orissa
5 Lecturer Sociology Nayagarh College, Nayagarh, Orissa

Research Experience

S.No Designation Department/Centre Institution Area of Research
1 Lecturer Sociology Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune Agrarian Change, Rural Governance
2 Reader Sociology Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune Agrarian Change, Rural Governance, Agrarian Crisis

Industry Experience

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Contribution towards Innovation

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Patent Details

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Papers Published in UGC Approved Journals

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Journal Name Volume, Issue & Page Nos. Year Impact Factor
1 Farmer Suicides in India: A Cry for Human Rights and Social Justice B. B. Mohanty Journal of the National Human Rights Commission of India Volume 18, PP. 90-107 2019 -
2 Small Farmers’ Suicide in Odisha B. B. Mohanty and Papesh K Lenka Economic & Political Weekly Vol. 54, Issue No. 22, 01 Jun, pp.51-59 2019 -
3 Farmer Suicides in India: Durkheim’s Types B. B. Mohanty Economic and Political Weekly Vol. 48, No. 21, pp. 47-54 2013 -
4 Regional Disparity in Agricultural Development of Maharashtra B. B. Mohanty Economic and Political Weekly Vol. 44, No.6, pp. 63-69 2009 -
5 Challenging Western Paradigm on Social Knowledge: Need for Genuine Indigenous Lenses B. B. Mohanty Sociological Bulletin Vol. 56, No.3, pp. 435-438 2007 -
6 Imperial Solution of a Colonial Problem: Bhils of Khandesh N. Benjamin and B. B. Mohanty Modern Asian Studies Vol.41, No. 2 , 2007, pp. 343-367 2007 -
7 Policy for Tribal Development: Protective Discrimination or Discrimination Protected B. B. Mohanty The Eastern Anthropologists Vol. 58, No. 1, pp. 27-60 2005 -
8 We are Like the Living Dead’: Farmer Suicides in Maharashtra, Western India B. B. Mohanty Journal of Peasant Studies Vol. 32, No. 2, pp. 243-276 2005 -
9 Farmers’ Suicides in Maharashtra B. B. Mohanty and S. Shroff Economic and Political Weekly Vol.39, No. 2, pp. 5599-5606 2004 -
10 Panchayati Raj in Maharashtra and Orissa: An Overview B. B. Mohanty IASSI Quarterly Vol.21, No. 3&4, pp. 92-128 2003 -
11 Land and Agriculture Among the Scheduled Tribes in Maharashtra B. B. Mohanty The Eastern Anthropologists Vol. 56, No. 2-4,pp. 435-448 2003 -
12 Educational Progress of Scheduled Tribes: A Discursive Review B. B. Mohanty Man and Development Vol. 25, No. 2, pp. 91-106 2003 -
13 Development of Scheduled Castes: An Overview B. B. Mohanty IASSI Quarterly Vol. 20, No. 3, pp. 108-117 2002 -
14 Ambedkar’s Quest for the Right of Social Equality: An Interpretation N. Benjamin and B. B. Mohanty Social Action Vol. 51, No. 2, pp.132-150 2001 -
15 Suicides of Farmers in Maharashtra: A Socio-Economic Analysis B. B. Mohanty Review of Development and Change Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 146-189 2001 -
16 Land Distribution among Scheduled Castes and Tribes B. B. Mohanty Economic and Political Weekly Vol. 36, No. 40, pp. 3857-68 2001 -
17 Agricultural Modernization in Rural Orissa: Land Transfer and Ownership Pattern B. B. Mohanty Sociological Bulletin Vol. 49, No. 1, pp. 63-90 2000 -
18 Agricultural Modernization and Social Inequality, Case Study of Satara District B. B. Mohanty Economic and Political Weekly Vol. 34, No. 26,pp. A50-A61 1999 -
19 State and Tribal Relationship in Orissa B. B. Mohanty Indian Anthropologist Vol. 27, No.1, pp. 1-17 1997 -
20 Agricultural Modernization in Rural Orissa: Prosperity and Destitution B. B. Mohanty Man in India Vol. 76, No.1,pp. 81-90 1996 -
21 Agricultural Modernization in Rural Orissa: First Impacts on the Weaker Sections B. B. Mohanty IASSI Quarterly Vol. 14, Nos. 3 and 4,pp. 85-93 1996 -
22 State-Peasant Relationship in Orissa B. B. Mohanty and P. Panda The Eastern Anthropologists Vol. 44, No. 3, pp. 253-64 1991 -

Papers Published in Peer Reviewed Journals

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Journal Name Volume, Issue & Page Nos. Year Impact Factor
1 Gadgil on Cooperative Movement N. Benjamin and B. B. Mohanty Artha Vijnana Vol. 45, No. 1-2, pp. 114-123 2003 -
2 Economic Development of Scheduled Castes: Rhetorics and Realities B. B. Mohanty Artha Vijnana Vol. 43, Nos. 1-2, pp. 35-49 2001 -
3 Agricultural Modernization in Maharashtra: Myth and Reality B. B. Mohanty Social Change Vol. 31, No. 4, pp. 93-108 2001 -

Papers Published in Conference Proceedings

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Books

S.No Title of the Book Name of the Authors as per the order in Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 Agrarian Transformation in Western India: Economic Gains and Social Costs B. B. Mohanty Routledge 2019 9781138324282

Chapters in Books

S.No Title of the Chapters Name of the Authors Title of the Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 Neoliberal Reforms, Agrarian Capitalism and the Peasantry B. B. Mohanty and Papesh K. Lenka Critical Perspectives in Agrarian Transition: India in the Global Debate Routledge 2016 97811387668607
2 Empowerment of Excluded Groups: Local Democracy and Social Change in Rural Orissa, Eastern India B. B. Mohanty Governance, Conflict and Development in South Asia Sage 2015 935150493X
3 Land Distribution among Scheduled Castes and Tribes B. B. Mohanty Adivasis Question Issues of Land, Forest and Livelihood Orient Blackswan 2012 9788125047162
4 Agricultural Modernization in Rural Orissa: Land Transfer and Ownership Pattern B. B. Mohanty Agrarian Change and Mobilisation Sage 2012 8132116232
5 We are Like the Living Dead’: Farmer Suicides in Maharashtra, Western India B. B. Mohanty Modern Indian Culture and Society Routledge 2009 9780415452199
6 Power to the Excluded Groups and Panchayati Raj in Coastal Orissa B. B. Mohanty Inclusion and Exclusion in Local Governance Field Studies from Rural India Sage 2009 8178298600
7 Landholding and Use Pattern among Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in Maharashtra B. B. Mohanty Glimpses of Indian Agriculture : Macro and Micro Aspects, Vol. II Academic Foundation 2008 8171885977
8 Market Imperfections and Farmers’ Distress in Maharashtra B. B. Mohanty Glimpses of Indian Agriculture : Macro and Micro Aspects, Vol. II Academic Foundation 2008 8171885977
9 9. Development through People’s Empowerment: Lessons from Rural Maharashtra B. B. Mohanty Panchayati Raj Institutions and Rural Development: Narratives on Inclusion of Excluded Rawat Publications 2008 8131601072

Edited Books

S.No Title of the Book Name of the Authors as per the order in Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 Critical Perspectives in Agrarian Transition: India in the Global Debate B. B. Mohanty Routledge 2016 9781317310389
2 Agrarian Change and Mobilisation B. B. Mohanty Sage 2012 8132116232

Ongoing Projects

S.No Title of the Project Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year

Ongoing Consultancy Works

S.No Title of the Consultancy Work Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year

Completed Projects

S.No Title of the Project Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year
1 Market Imperfections and Farmers’ Distress in Maharashtra Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India, New Delhi 1 Year 4 2003
2 Landholding and Use Pattern among the Scheduled Castes and Tribes in Maharashtra Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India, New Delhi 2 Years 4.5 2001
3 Suicides of Farmers in Maharashtra: A Socio-Economic Analysis Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics 1 Year 4 2000
4 Power to the Excluded Groups and Panchayati Raj in Coastal Orissa: A Case Study Institute of Social Sciences, New Delhi 1 Year 3.5 2000
5 Agricultural Modernization and the Trend of Social Inequality in Rural Maharashtra Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India, New Delhi 2 Years 4 1997

Completed Consultancy Works

S.No Title of the Consultancy Work Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year
1 Maharashtra State Development Report Planning Commission of India One Year 6 Lakhs 2005
2 Local Governance Institute of Social Sciences, New Delhi 1 Year 0.5 Lakh 2003

Career Guidance Offered to students

S.No Name of the Scheme No. of Students Competitive Examinations/ Career Counseling No. of Students Passed No. of Students Placed

List of capability enhancement such as Soft skill development, Remedial coaching, Language lab,
Bridge courses, Yoga, Meditation, Personal Counselling and Mentoring etc.,

S.No Name of the Programme/Scheme Date of Implementation No. of Students Enrolled Agencies Involved

Research Guidance - PG

S.No Year Degree No. of Students Awarded Department/Centre
1 2018 M.A. 5 Sociology
2 2017 M.A. 4 Sociology
3 2015 M.A. 4 Sociology
4 2014 M.A. 4 Sociology
5 2013 M.A. 5 Sociology
6 2012 M.A. 6 Sociology
7 2012 M.PHIL 2 Sociology
8 2011 M.PHIL 2 Sociology
9 2010 M.PHIL 2 Sociology
10 2009 M.PHIL 3 Sociology
11 2008 M.PHIL 3 Sociology

Research Guidance - Ph.D

S.No Student Name Registration Date Registration No. Thesis Title Thesis Submitted Status Thesis Submitted Date Vivavoce Completed Status Date Awarded
1 Fr. Fredrick U R Rodrigues NA Problems of the Elderly in Goa: A Sociological Study YES NA YES 17-04-2015
2 Biswadayal Pradhan 27-12-2007 PU/CE/E9/PHD/2005-09 Panchayat Extension to Scheduled Areas (PESA) Act and Tribal Development in Odisha. YES 26-03-2014 YES 25-04-2014
3 Saubhagyalaxmi Singh 18-12-2015 20151200001 Land Rights of Tribal Women in Odisha NO NO
4 Mathuri Charan Nayak 16-10-2009 PU/CE/E9/PHD/2010-11 Public Distribution System and Politics of Development in Odisha YES 01-08-2014 YES 08-04-2015
5 Papesh Kumar Lenka 16-07-2013 PU/CE/E9/PHD/2013-14 Neoliberal Reforms, Agrarian Change and Peasant Farming in Odisha (Synopsis Presented) NO NO
6 Sunil Kumar Turuk 12-07-2017 20171200003 - NO NO
7 Subhashree Subhasmita Mohanty 12-07-2017 20171200001 - NO NO
8 Sai Darshan Kumar .J 11-02-2020 1900124001 Economic Sociology NO NO
9 Binod Bhattarai 08-10-2010 PU/CE/E9/PHD/2011-12 - NO NO
10 Debadatta Pradhan 08-10-2010 PU/CE/E9/PHD/2011-12 Infrastructure Development and Social Inequality in Rural Odisha YES 05-02-2016 YES 16-12-2016
11 Hemalatha Bhat 08-05-2009 PU/CE/E9/PHD/2007-08 Social Mobility in Pondicherry YES 07-05-2015 YES 26-08-2016
12 Shasana Yomso 07-02-2017 20161200004 Tribal Livelihood Transition In Arunachal Pradesh NO NO
13 K. Shafique 04-10-2010 PU/CE/E9/PHD/2011-12 Religion and Modernity among the Muslim Middle Class of Kerala YES 28-09-2016 YES 08-09-2017
14 Atmaja Acharya 03-09-2009 PU/CE/E9/PHD/2009-10 Socio-Cultural Constraints of Economic Development in Rural Odisha YES 01-09-2015 YES 19-08-2016

Research Guidance - Post Doctoral

S.No Scholar Name Designation Funding Agency Fellowship Title Year of Joining Year of Completion
1 N. Ganeshan Post Doctoral Fellow Indian Council of Social Science Research ICSSR Post-Doctoral Fellowship 2015 2018
2 Kannan, S. Post Doctoral Fellow Indian Council of Social Science Research ICSSR Post-Doctoral Fellowship 2012 2014

Financial assistance availed to attend conferences / workshops and to pay membership fee
of professional bodies during the year

S.No Conference/ workshop attended for which financial support provided Professional body for which membership fee is provided Amount of Support Place From Date To Date Year
1 17th World Congress International Sociological Association 80000 Gothenburg, Sweden 11-07-2010 17-07-2010 2010

E-Lecture Details

S.No E-Lecture Title Development of e-content/e-learning/delivering Member of Editorial Bodies Reviewer/Referee of
Content/Module Title Institution/Platform Year Weblink
1 Agrarian Relations and Social Structure in India The Beginnings: Village Studies Tradition in India e-PG-Pathshala 2016 https://epgp.inflibnet.ac.in/ahl.php?csrno=33 UGC UGC
2 Agrarian Relations and Social Structure in India External Influences: Robert Redfield and the Concept of Peasant society e-PG-Pathshala 2016 https://epgp.inflibnet.ac.in/ahl.php?csrno=33 UGC UGC

Details of Online Education Conducted

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Invited Talks in Conference/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme

S.No Title of the Paper Conferences/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme Organized by Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 Local governance and community development in Rural India and Thailand 13th ICSSR-NRCT joint seminar on “India-Thailand's Unexplored Opportunities” ICSSR-NRCT joint seminar International 16-02-2019 18-02-2019 2019
2 Agrarian Crisis in India: From Rebellion to Suicides Workshop UGC-HRDC, Pondicherry University University Level 13-06-2018 13-06-2018 2018
3 Farmers Response to Agrarian Crisis in India Workshop UGC-HRDC, Pondicherry University University Level 06-02-2018 07-02-2018 2018
4 Tribal Land Rights in India Workshop UGC-HRDC, Pondicherry University University Level 06-02-2018 07-02-2018 2018
5 Recent Development in Indian Social Science Workshop HRDC Pondicherry University University level 08-02-2017 08-02-2017 2017
6 Rural Poverty and Labour Migration in Maharashtra Conference Indian Sociological Society National 28-12-2017 28-12-2017 2017
7 Tribal Development in India Workshop UGC-HRDC, Sambalpur University , Sambalpur University Level 30-10-2017 31-10-2017 2017
8 Agrarian Change and Crisis in India Workshop UGC-HRDC, Pondicherry University University Level 29-08-2017 29-08-2017 2017
9 Sociological Perspectives on Women’s Movements in India Workshop UGC sponsored short term course on Gender Sensitistion at UGC-HRDC, Pondicherry University University Level 29-09-2017 29-09-2017 2017
10 Methods in Social Science Research Workshop Department of Sociology, HNB Garhwal University, Srinagar University Level 18-12-2017 18-12-2017 2017
11 Research Methods In Social Science Research Workshop HRDC Pondicherry University National 07-02-2017 07-02-2017 2017
12 Changing Response to Agrarian Crisis: From Peasant Rebellion to Farmer suicide Conference Indian Sociological Society National 28-12-2016 28-12-2016 2016
13 Agrarian Change in India Seminar Pondicherry University University level 15-11-2016 15-11-2016 2016
14 Qualitative Methods in Social Science Research Workshop University of Madras National 29-01-2016 29-01-2016 2016
15 Social Media: the Messenger of Global Capitalism Seminar Odisha Sociological Society National 23-12-2015 24-12-2015 2015
16 Agrarian Change: the question of survival of peasantry International Seminar on Agrarian Transition in India pondicherry University International 28-01-2014 30-01-2014 2014
17 Research Methodology Courses in Social Sciences Workshop Pondicherry University Regional 06-01-2014 06-01-2014 2014
18 Media: the Messenger of Neo-liberal Reforms and Global Capitalism Keynote Address Kerala Sociological Society, Trissur, Kerala National 12-12-2014 13-12-2014 2014
19 Sociology in Puducherry: a critical look Seminar Institute of Social Science, New Delhi and Pondicherry University National 19-11- 2014 20-11-2014 2014
20 Neoliberal Reforms Agrarian Capitalism and the Peasantry Conference Indian Sociological Society National 29-11-2014 01-12-2014 2014
21 - Key-Note Address in an Inaugural Session Academic Staff College of Bharatidasan University, Trichy National 14- 02- 2013 14-02-2013 2013
22 Qualitative analysis in Social Sciences UGC Refresher Course Academic Staff College, Pondicherry University, pondicherry National 16-02-2012 16-02-2012 2012

Conferences/Seminars Organized

S.No Title of the Programme Sponsors Venue & Duration Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 Agrarian Transition in India Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Developme Pondicherry University (Three Days) International 28-01-2014 30-01-2014 2014
2 Farmer Suicides in India Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) and Pondicherry University Pondicherry University (Two Days) International 10-02-2011 11-02-2011 2011
3 Social Mobility in South India Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) and Pondicherry University Pondicherry University (Two Days) National 24-09-2009 25-09-2009 2009

Workshop Organized

S.No Title of the Programme Sponsors Venue & Duration Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 Winter Refresher Course on Social Sciences UGC Human Resource Development Centre (UGC-HRDC) Pondicherry University, Puducherry UGC Human Resource Development Centre (UGC-HRDC) Pondicherry University, Puducherry (20 Days) National 08-02-2019 28-02-2019 2019

Administrative Responsibilities in the Government and Quasi Government Agencies

S.No Name of the Position Agency/Organisation Duration Nature of Duties
1 Independent Director National Seeds Corporation Limited , Government of India 3 Years Independent director in the board directors of National Seeds Corporation Limited , Government of India

Affiliation in Academic Bodies/Societies

S.No Name of the Body/Society Nature of Affiliation Year
1 Institute for Social and Economic Change Life Member 2012
2 International Rural Network Member 2002
3 International Sociological Society Member 2001
4 Indian Social Science Association Life Member 1999
5 Indian Sociological Society Life Member 1995
6 Ethnographic and Folk Culture Society of India Life Member 1995

Participation & Extension Activities (Academic/Administraion)

S.No Name of the Position (Head, Dean, Co-ordinator, Director, etc.,) Duration Nature of Dutites
1 Head of the Department Six Years Looking after the Department
2 Co-ordinator One Year Served as the coordinator of CBSE –UGC NET/JRF Examination
3 Co-ordinator Six Years Served as Coordinator for PG Diploma in Rural Development
4 Member Six Months Executive Council, Pondicherry University
5 Member Six Months Court, Pondicherry University
6 Member One Year Planning Board, Pondicherry University
7 Member One Year Academic Council, Pondicherry University
8 Member Three Years Board of Studies Sociology, Gandhigram Rural Institute, Dindigul District, Tamil Nadu
9 Member Five Years Special Assistance Programme SAP-DRS -UGC, Madurai Kamraj University
10 Member Three Years Board of Studies Sociology, University of Madras
11 Member Five Years Special Assistance Programme SAP-DRS -UGC, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu
12 Member Three Year Board of Studies Sociology, Central University Sikkim, Sikkim
13 Member Three Years Board of Studies Sociology, H.N.B Garhwal Central University, Sreenagar
14 Member Three Years Board of Studies, Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune
15 Member Three Years Academic Council, Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune
16 Member Three Years Board of Studies Sociology, Bharathidasan University, Tamil Nadu
17 Head of the Department Continuing Looking after the Department

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Faculty Development Programme Attended (Orientation, Refresher, other Short Term Course during the year)

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Participation in IMPESS, IMPRINT, SPARC, STARS, LEAP Programme etc and DSF Funding Programme

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