Considering the growing demand among the students for opting Anthropology in PG level the subject was opened in this college in the year 1980 with provision of 16 seats. This is the 1st college which has the distinction of having Anthropology in P.G. level in the entire State as well as there is no provision in P.G. in Anthropology under Berhampur University earlier. The students were deprived of getting opportunity to study Anthropology in P.G. level in entire South Odisha. There are two different branches of specialization namely, Social Anthropology and Physical Anthropology with provision of teaching in CBCS pattern with theory papers and practical including the submission of a dissertation by undertaking Field study training programme in a remote tribal/ rural village for each branch of specialization for a period of 30/20 days, have been introduced in the syllabus as a full paper with 100 marks.
The Odisha Government also pleased to sanction 32 seats in M.Phil courses and got affiliation from Berhampur University from the year 2013-14. From this year the Department is going to admit students in M.Phil studies.Prof. Dr. L.K Mahapatra, Professor and Head, Department of Anthropology, Utkal University, inaugurated the P.G. Department of Anthropology on 21.02.1981 under the headship of Dr Krushna Kumar Monhanti. Opening of M.Phil Courses in Anthropology was initiated by Dr. P.M Nanda, Reader and Head, P.G. Department of Anthropology and the Government has been pleased to open 32 seats in M.Phil under Berhampur University since 2014-15 sessions and the Department gained the status of Research in higher studies like M.Phil and Ph.D.
The Khallikote Autonomous College has upgraded to Khallikote Unitary University on 01.08.2021 and currently The PG Department of Anthropology comes under the said University.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section i_icon_fontawesome=”fas fa-cube” add_icon=”true” title=”PROGRAMME” tab_id=”1656480860535-2173ff16-5a7b8978-ade4″][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section i_icon_fontawesome=”fas fa-users” add_icon=”true” title=”STAFF” tab_id=”1656481099256-21885ef9-fe458978-ade4″][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”755″ alignment=”center” style=”vc_box_shadow_border”][vc_column_text]
Name: Mrs. Prangya Priyadarsini Sahoo
Designation: Assistant Professor
Name: Mr. Ratnakar Palei
Designation: Guest faculty
Name: Ms. Bhagyashree Patro
Designation: Guest faculty
Name: Ms. Monalisha Padhy
Designation: Guest faculty
Name: Mr. Sambunath Sahu
Designation: Guest faculty
- Piyusaranjan Sahoo, Research Associate, Anthropological Survey of India, Port Blair, Andaman
- Banita Behera, Assistant keeper, Anthropological Survey of India, Port Blair, Andaman
- Saroj kumar Dhall Assistant Proof Lucknow University
- Sri Manas ranjan Das, Visiting Scholar, Odisha Pride, New Delhi
- Amarendra Mahapatra, Dy. Director, ICMR, Bhubaneswar.
- Prof. Soumendra Mohan Patnaik, Vice-Chancellor, Utkal University
Seminar Library: The Department seminar Library is functioned with 440 no. of text books which are only used by the students on rotation, and it is operated by a teacher of the Department. These books are used by the students and teachers in the department.
Wall Magazine: The wall magazine ‘NRU FA’ is displayed in the department with various papers cutting on different issues relating to the subject and papers relating to fieldwork prepared by the UG and PG students.
Laboratories: This Department has two well equipped Laboratories; one is used for the UG and another for PG students. The Laboratories are now self sufficient and well equipped with various modern apparatus and equipments for use by students as per their syllabi.
Computer Laboratory: The existing computer laboratory of the Department has been set up by the funds allocated by UGC during 9th plan period. One senior most demonstrator of the department is kept in charge of this laboratory.
Department store: The department store is maintained by the store-keeper of the department. All the files and laboratory equipments are kept in proper order and safe custody.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section i_icon_fontawesome=”fas fa-flask” add_icon=”true” title=”RESEARCH” tab_id=”1656481266652-e45a6c03-41fb8978-ade4″][vc_column_text]FIELD WORK
The Department used to undertake fieldwork training programme of UG and PG students every year, to study the physical aspect, socio-economic and cultural life of different tribal and rural people inside and outside of the state. This Department has so far covered the Tribe and castes of Ganjam , Phulbani and Koraput districts and the communities include the Gadaba, Koya, Saura, Kondha, Golla, Potter, Fisherman, Christians, Telugu communities etc. The major thrust area and people of study during the last five years are as shown in the following table.
|2013-14||Philin Affected Nolia Community||Brahmapur City||Social aspect|
|2014-15||Post Philin Impact Study in K Aryapalli village of Chatrapur||Ganjam||Social aspect|
|2015-2016||Rural community||Kumbhajhari||Social and Physical aspect|
|2016-2017||Urban Community||Berhampur||Social and Physical aspect|
|2017-2018||Rural community||New Aryapalli||Social and physical aspect|
|2018-19||Rural community||Kumbhajhari||Social and physical aspect|
|2019-20||Tribal community||Ramaguda||Social and physical aspect|
|2021-22||Tribal and Rural Community||Different places in Odisha||Social and Physical aspects|
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|Dr. Jagannath Padhy||Professor of Sociology||Surat University|
|Dr. Jayaram Panda||Reader in Anthropology||University of Jammu|
|Dr. Premananda Panda||Prof. in Anthropology||Sambalpur University|
|Sri Simanchal Panda||Senior Personal Manager||Hira cables Burla, Sambalpur|
|Dr. Pradeep Patjoshi||Co-ordinator, UNICEF||New Delhi|
|Dr. S.M. Patnaik||Prof Anthropology||Delhi University, Delhi|
|Dr. Sukanta Choudhury||Prof in Sociology||Lucknow University|
|Sri. Amerendra Mahapatra||Deputy General Manager (Personal), NALCO||Angul|
|Smt Mamta Roy||Medical Technologist||Washinton|
|Sri Ranjan Kumar Sahu||General Manager||Bata Shoe Company, Kolkatta|
|Sri Gopal Rao||Executive||Steel Authority of India, Vishakhapatnam|
|Dr. Sarat Chandra Panda||Deputy Chief Manager (personal)||M.C.L Sambalpur|
|Dr. Binod Choudhury||Scientist||Crocodile Research Centre, Chennai|
|Sri Sapana Kumar Dash||Reader in Anthropology||Ispat College, Rourkela|
|Dr. N.C. Dash||Prof Dept of Population study||Fakir Mohan University, Balasore|
|Dr. Itishree Padhi||Associate Professor in Anthropology||B.J.B Autonomous College, Bhubaneswar|
|Sri Gopabandhu Panda||Lecturer in Anthropology||N.E. Hill University, Shillong|
|Dr. Swetansu Kumar Rath||Sr. Lecturer in Anthropology||B.J.B Autonomous College, Bhubaneswar|
|Sri. S.N Pathy||Principal||Science College, Pudamari|
|Sri. Premlal Baxi||Asst. Consolidation Officer||Parlakhemundi|
|Sri Devadatta Pattnaik||S.P Vigilance||Cuttack|
|Sri Rabindra Kumar Satapathy||News Reader||A.I.R Cuttack|
|Dr. Purbi Jena||Junior Research Fellow||Anthropological Survey of India|
|Dr. Priyadarshini Sahu||ICMR||Bhubaneswar|
|Dr. Amarendra Mahapatra||Dy. Director||ICMR, Bhubaneswar|
|Saroj Kumar Dhall||Assistant Professor in Sociology||Lucknow University|
|Miss Banita Behera||Assistant Keeper,Officer in Charge||Zonal Anthropological Muesum Anthropological Survey of India Andaman and Nicobar Regional Centre|
|Kanhu Charan Satpathy||Associate Professor in Anthropology||Utkal University|
|Madhu Kumari||Lecturer in Anthropology||Non Govt. Aided College, Chandikhol|
|Monalisha Padhy||Post Graduate Teacher|