Spatial Economic Development

Dr. Siba Sankar Sahu

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Department of Applied Geography

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Dr Siba Sankar Sahu is an Assistant Professor in Department of Applied Geography at Ravenshaw University, Cuttack, Odisha. He did his MA from Delhi School of Economics and M.Phil and PhD from Jawaharlal Nehru University New Delhi. He started his teaching career as a lecturer in Arunachal Pradesh in 2013 and joined as Assistant Professor in Ravenshaw University in 2014 as a regular faculty. He received Brown International Advance Research Fellowship USA in 2015. His area of interest/specialisation is Regional Development and Planning, Disaster management and Poverty and Social Exclusion Studies. He has completed a project sponsored by Translangways Corporation Mumbai and awarded a project sponsored by the Odisha University Research and Innovation Programme under Director of Higher Education, Govt. of Odisha in 2021. He has authored a book and more than 10 research articles published in national and international repute and writes regularly popular articles related to emerging geographical issues in the column of Odia and English newspaper. He is the life member of Eastern geographical society, Odisha Economic Association, Rotary Club of India and Geo-Research forum Delhi University etc. He has been associated with hostel deputy warden from 2014 in different hostels and co-coordinator of Alumni association of Ravenshaw University. He has taken the charge of NCC officer in Ravenshaw University from 2020.

 

Selected Publications

  1. Sahu S.S. (2019) “Spatial Patterns of Household and Housing Amenities in Odisha: A Comparative Analysis of 2001 and 2011 Census” Eastern Geographer Vol 33 pp 54-63.
  2. Sahu, S.S. (2018) “Income Inequality and Hunger in India: GHI and GIR report analysis, The Jammu & Kashmir Times, Editorial 11 Jan, P. 8, Available at http://epaper.jammukashmirtimes.com
  3. Sahu, S.S. (2017) Mapping India in the Global Hunger Index 2017 “Mainstream Weekly” VOL LV No 47 New Delhi November 11, 2017
  4. Sahu, S.S. (2017) “Biswa Khyuda Suchananka and Odisha” The Pameya Editorial 22 Dec, P-10, Available at http://epaper.prameyanews.com
  5. Sahu, S.S. (2016) Geographical Remoteness and Underdevelopment: Mapping the Spatial Economic Structure of Southern Region of Odisha, Indian Cartographer Vol.35, 574-82
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Laxmi Kanta Rana

Research Scholar

  1. Disaster Management
  2. Regional Development and Planning
  3. Spatial Economic Development
  4. New Economic Geography
  5. Geography of well being and Social exclusion
  6. Poverty and Social Exclusion Studies.
  7. “ Language and local resources in Odisha”   Funding Agency : TransLang Ways Solutions Pvt. Ltd , sanctioned amount  652000, year 2019-20 ( 1 year)
  1. Sahu S.S. (2019) “Spatial Patterns of Household and Housing Amenities in Odisha: A Comparative Analysis of 2001 and 2011 Census” Eastern Geographer Vol 33 pp 54-63. 
  2. Sahu, S.S. (2018) “Income Inequality and Hunger in India: GHI and GIR report analysis, The Jammu & Kashmir Times, Editorial 11 Jan, P. 8, Available at http://epaper.jammukashmirtimes.com 
  3. Sahu, S.S. (2017) Mapping India in the Global Hunger Index 2017 “Mainstream Weekly” VOL LV No 47 New Delhi November 11, 2017 
  4. Sahu, S.S. (2017) “Biswa Khyuda Suchananka and Odisha” The Pameya Editorial 22 Dec, P-10, Available at http://epaper.prameyanews.com 
  5. Sahu, S.S. (2016) Geographical Remoteness and Underdevelopment: Mapping the Spatial Economic Structure of Southern Region of Odisha, Indian Cartographer Vol.35, 574-82 
  6. Sahu, S.S. (2020) “Pandemic Corona Express: Wuhan to India” The Samaj Editorial March 28, P-06, Available at https://samajaepaper.in 
  7. Sahu, S.S. et.al (2021) Impact of Premonsoon Cyclonic Storm Fani along Coastal Tract of Odisha, India: A Geospatial Assessment” Indian Journal of Environmental Protection, ISSN: 0253 – 7141, Peer Reviewed, Vol 41(4), pp 63-71
  8. Sahu, S.S. and Maity, Mukul (2021) Urban Sprawl in Midnapore Town, A Geo-Spatial Analysis” International Journal of Creative Research Thoughts, ISSN 2320:2882, Vol 9, pp 793-802

Reviews published in journals and edited books :

  1. Sahu, S.S. (2020). Skilling Researchers of Social Science and Commerce. In S.Satpathy et al. (Eds), Human Capital and Poverty in informal sector in Urban Odish: Regional Perspectives (1st ed.) Manor Publishing House Vol. 2, pp 68-94, ISBN 978-93-83540-06-8

Book Published :

  1. Sahu, Maity and Barman (2020) “Household Amenities: Contemporary Spatial Variation in Odisha, Published by Notion Press and Publishing, New Delhi, ISBN-13– 978-1637456255

Conference Paper Presentations :

  1. Inclusive Metropolitan Regional Planning: A Case of NCR”  ICCSR Sponsored National Seminar on Metropolitan Regional Planning, Organised by Department of Geography, Delhi School of Economics, New Delhi from 11-12 March 2008
  2. “Housing pattern and availability of basic amenities in Odisha: 2001 and 2011 census study” Census of India Organised seminar on Census 2011 at Jawahar Lal Nehru University, New Delhi, 22-24 September 2012 
  3. “Inter-regional disparities in socio-economic development in Odisha: A spatio-temporal Analysis” 10th Conference of  IASSH  on Health, Regional Disparity and Social Development, Organised by JNU, New Delhi,21-23 November 2012
  4. “Socio-economic development and livelihood pattern in coastal Odisha: A micro level approach” 4th International Geography Congress (NAGI), on Coastal Zone Management Issues and Challenges, Organised by  Utkal University, 16-18 January 2013
  5. Intersecting Regional inequality and socio-spatial exclusion in Odisha: A study of Kalahandi-Bolangir-Koraput Region” International conference of Punjab Geographers on Disaster, Natural Resource Management and Socio-economic development Organised by, Kurukshetra University, 4-5 October 2013 
  6. Development Trajectory and Marginality in Odisha: A Case of KBK Region, ICSSR Sponsored Two Day National Seminar on Sustainability and Inclusiveness: India’s Development Trajectory, Organised by Department of Applied Geography, Ravenshaw University, 8-9  November 2014 
  7. Unequal Development and socio-spatial marginality: study of tribal belt of Odisha, Annual Conference of Eastern Geographical Society, Organised by Utkal University, 28 November 2014 
  8. “Disparities, space and convergence: Application of regional Disparity theories in the state of Odisha”The ICSSR Sponsored Two Day National Seminar on Reconstructing Development and Discontent in India: Problems, Paradoxes and Possibilities, Organised by Department of Sociology, Ravenshaw University, 14-15 November 2015
  9. “Geographical Remoteness and Underdevelopment: XXXV INCA International Congress on Spatial Governance for Development, Planning Smart Cities and Disaster Management, Organised by CSRD, JNU, 15-17 December, 2015 
  10. Measuring Horizontal Inequality in Odisha: A multidimensional approach of identifying economic disadvantages, “48th National conference of OEA, Organised by GIET, Gunupur, Odisha, 13-14 February 2016
  11. Structural transformation in Odisha economy and its impact on environment sustainability, EGS annual conference on Environment and Development, Utkal University, 27th  April 2016 
  12. Regional Inequalityand regionalism in Odisha, 24th Annual conference OGC  on Inequality, Diversity and Odisha Politics, Angul, 28-29 January 2017 
  13. Spatial Inequality and development in Odisha: Polarisation versus agglomeration” 10th IGU conference on Urbanization, Health and Well Being and Sustainable Development Goals, Organised by Department of Geography, Osmania University, 17-19 March 2017.
  14. “Basic Amenities among Urban Poor in Odisha: A Socio-Spatial Analysis”, UGC National Seminar on Urban India: Issues and Challenges, Organised by Department of Applied Geography, Ravenshaw University, Odisha, 30 March 2017 
  15. “Social and spatial dimension of food security and consumption pattern in Odisha”,  National Seminar on “Vulnerabilities, Livelihood Adaptation and Food Security” CSRD JNU,  25-26 August 2017 
  16. “Graded inequality and process of exclusion in KBK region, Odisha India: A cross sectional analysis” National Seminar on “Inequality and exclusion” Ambedker Central University Lucknow 28-29 Nov 2017 
  17. Situating the Poverty and Hunger in Southern Region of Odisha: a cross sectional Analysis” 38th IIG national conference at Ravenshaw University Odisha 25-27 dec 2017 
  18. “Spatial dimensions of development and disparities in Odisha: A Cross Sectional Analysis”, 40th IIG Meet and National Conference 2019 on Water, Sustainability, Livelihood and Climate Change, Organised by CSRD, JNU, New Delhi, 14-16 March, 2019 
  19.  “Situating Poverty and Hunger among Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in Odisha: A Spatial economic analysis”:International Conference on Recent Advances in Statistics and data Science for Sustainable Development, XXXIX ISAP, Utkal University, Odisha, 21-23 Dec 2019 
  20. “Linking Income Inequality with Social Development: A Spatial Analysis of Odisha” Two Day National Conference on Economic Development- Rationality vs Populism Organised by Department of Economics, Birla Global University, 09-10 Jan.2020.
  21. “Linking level of poverty and education in Odisha: A cross cultural analysis”, IATE National Seminar 2020  on Education for social inclusion, sustainable development and empowerment, Organised by School of Education, Ravenshaw University, 27-28 January 2020 
  22. “Sustainable Development Goals in India: Linking with poverty and hunger of Odisha”, International Conference on ” 2030 agenda for sustainable development: Issues and Challenges” Organised by MS Law College, Utkal University, Odisha, 8-9 February 2020 
  23. Impact of Covid 19 on informal sector in India: A case of Odisha”, International Webinar on  Covid 19 Lives and Livelihood, Organised by KIITs Deemed to be University, Odisha, 26th December 2020 
  24. Covid 19, informal sector and migration  in India “ INTERNATIONAL WEBINAR on Informal Economy during Covid 19 , Organised by N.C. Autonomous College, Odisha, 4 – 5 june 2020 
  25. Urban Sprawl in Midnapore Town: A Time Series Analysis during XVth DGS International Geography Online Conference on the theme Climate Change, Disasters and Sustainable Livelihood organised by Department of Geography, University of Allahabad, Prayagraj from 26th-28th November, 2020.
  26.  Migration and Informal Sector Scenarios during Covid 19: A Spatio-Economic Analysis of Urban Odisha’, in the International Conference on Building Resilient and Sustainable Societies: Emerging Social and Economic Challenges, organized by Department of Geography, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi during November 25-26, 2020
  27. Migration and Informal Sector Scenarios during Covid 19 in Odisha: A Spatial dimensions of Vulnerability Analysis under the theme Spatial pattern of pandemic for IIPS International Seminar 2021 on 19th March 2021
  1. Regional Development and Planning
  2. Disaster Management
  3. New Economic Geography
  4. Geography of well being and Social exclusion