Prajna Paramita Mishra

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. (UoH)

Dr. Prajna Paramita Mishra

Assistant Professor

School of Economics, Social Sciences Building

University of Hyderabad, Gachibowli, Hyderabad, 500 046

Email: ppmss@uohyd.ernet.in  

Phone: 098490-80121

II. Educational Qualification

Ph.D. in Economics from University of Hyderabad.  

2000:   M.Phil. in Economics (1st division) from Sambalpur University, Odisha.

1999:   M.A. in Economics (1st division) from Sambalpur University, Odisha.

1999:  UGC (NET) in Mathematical Economics.

 III.   Publications

1. Extended Producer Responsibility in India: Evidence from Recykal, Hyderabad. Journal of Urban Management. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jum.2021.07.003. Utsav Bhadra and Prajna Paramita Mishra . Volume 10. Issue 4. Pages 430-439.

2.Evidence of Similarities in Ecosystem Service Flow across the Rural-Urban Spectrum. Land 2021, 10, 430.  Indunee Welivita, Simon Willcock, Amy Lewis, Dilshaad Bundhoo, Tim Brewer, Sarah Cooper, Kenneth Lynch, Sneha Mekala, Prajna Paramita Mishra, Kongala Venkatesh, Dolores Rey Vicario and Paul Hutchings. https://doi.org/10.3390/land10040430

3. Nature provides valuable sanitation services. One Earth. 4(2): 192-201. (Simon Willcock, Alison Parker, Charlotte Wilson, Tim Brewer, Dilshaad Bundhoo, Sarah Cooper, Kenneth Lynch, Sneha Mekala, Prajna Paramita Mishra, Dolores Rey, Indunee Welivita, Kongala Venkatesh and Paul Hutchings). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.oneear.2021.01.003

4.  https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S259033222100049X

5.      Does innovative capability enhance the energy efficiency of Indian Iron and Steel firms? A Bayesian stochastic frontier analysis. Energy Economics. 95 (2021) 105-128. (With Salman Haider). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eneco.2021.105128

6.      Evaluating the circular economy for sanitation: Findings from a multi-case approach. Science of the Total Environment. 744 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.140871  (With Adrian Mollory, Daniel Akrofi, Jenica Dizon, Sourav Mohanty and Others). 2020

7.      Reducing the energy consumption of Indian iron and steel industry through enhancing energy efficiency: Role of regional coordination. Journal of Public Affairs. 20(3): https://doi.org/10.1002/pa.2105 (With Salman Haider). 2020

8.      Corporate environmental responsibility, motivational factors, and effectiveness: A case of Indian iron and steel industry. Journal of Public Affairs. 20(2): https://doi.org/10.1002/pa.2032 (With Salman Haider and Masudul Hasan Adil). 2020

9.      Are resources a curse or blessings? Evidence from panel ARDL model. Theoretical and Applied Economics. XXVII(2): 191-204. (With Shakti Mohan Tandi). 2020

10.    Evaluating the performance of carbon tax on green technology: evidence from India. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 27(2): 2226 -2237. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-019-06666-x (With Aaqib Ahmad Bhat). 2020

11.    Are Carbon Taxes Regressive in India? Evidence from NSSO Data. The Indian Economic Journal. 67(1-2): 30-44. DOI: 10.1177/0019466220941175 (With Aaqib Ahmad Bhat). 2019

12.    Benchmarking energy use of iron and steel industry: a data envelopment analysis, Benchmarking: An International Journal, 26(4): 1314:1335.https:/ /doi.org/10.1108/BIJ-02-2018-0027. Emerald insight (With Samlan Haider). 2019.

13.    The Kyoto Protocol and CO2 emission: is India still hibernating? Indian Growth and Development Review, 11(2): 152-168. https://doi.org/10.1108/IGDR-10-2017-0080 . Emerald insight. (With Aaqib Ahmad Bhat). 2018.

14.    Interaction between Natural Disasters and Economic Growth: ARDL Approach. The IUP Journal of Applied Economics, XVII (4), 65-81. ISSN: 0972-6861. (With Aaqib Ahmad Bhat). 2018.

15.    Economic Valuation of a Recreation Model: Challenges and Way Forward, in Nandan Nawn and Joy Elamon, eds., 2018, Sustainability, Institutions, Incentives: Voices, Policies, and Commitments: Conference Proceedings, Delhi: Indian Society for Ecological Economics (INSEE). Pp: 433-442. ISBN: 978-81-936058-2-0.

16.    The benefits of improving urban lakes in mega cities: A Revealed and Stated Preference approach applied to the Hussain Sagar in Hyderabad, India. Environment and Development Economics, 22(4):447-469. August, 2017. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1355770X17000183

17.    Improving Livelihoods or Intensifying Poverty: Coal Mining in Chhattisgarh in R.K Mishra, P.S. Janaki Krishna, Ch. Lakshmi Kumari (eds. 2017) “Climate Change and Sustainable Development Global Perspective”, New Delhi: Academic Foundation.Pp: 161-178.  ISBN 9789332704176. (With M Gopinath Reddy).

18.    Improving or Worsening Livelihoods? Coal Mining and its Effects on Adivasi Communities in Jharkhand State in Kailash Sarap and Venkatanarayana Motkuri (eds. 2016) Adivasis in India: Resources, Livelihoods and Institutions. Bloomsbury, New Delhi. 2016. Pp: 155-175. ISBN 978-93-85936-23-4. (With M.Gopinath Reddy and Ch.Nagaraju.

19.    How Green are Our Hotels? Evidence from Thailand. Environment and Urbanization Asia. 7(1): 132-148. https://doi.org/10.1177/0975425315619050 2016

20.    Improving Livelihoods or Intensifying Poverty? Coal Mining in Chattisgarh and Jharkhand. 2016. CESS Monographs 41, RULNR Monograph 23, February, 2016. Hyderabad: Centre for Economic and Social Studies. ISBN 978-81-931589-4-4. (With M.Gopinath Reddy)

21.    Gender Inequality at Work: Case of a Mining Community in R.K.Mishra and Anand Akundy (eds. 2015) The Indian Social Sector: Trends & Issues. Academic Foundation, New Delhi in association with Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad. 2015. Pp:263-280 ISBN: 978-93-327-0194-6

22.    Livelihoods and Indigenous People: A Case of Mining Projects in Odisha, in R.K.Mishra and Anand Akundy (eds. 2015) The Indian Social Sector: Trends & Issues. Academic Foundation, New Delhi in association with Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad. 2015. Pp: 103-134. ISBN: 978-93-327-0194-6 (With M. Gopinath Reddy).

23.    Restoring Sagar to its pristine Glory. The Hans India, April 22, 2015 (With Priya Shyamasundar). http://www.thehansindia.com/posts/index/2015-04-12/Restoring-Sagar-to-its-pristine-glory-143722

24.    Potential Benefits and earnings from improving the water quality of Hussain Sagar Lake in Hyderabad, India. Policy Brief No. 83-15. Kathmandu: South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics. March, 2015.

25.    Potential Benefits and Earnings from Improving the Hussain Sagar Lake in Hyderabad: A combined revealed and stated preference approach. Working Paper No. 90-14. Kathmandu: South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE). ISSN 1893 – 1891; ISBN : 978 – 9937- 596-20-6.

26.    Water Problem in a Coal Mining Region of Odisha: A Contingent Valuation Study. Ravenshaw Journal of Economics. Volume 2. 2014. ISSN: 2319-6084. PP – 88-97.

27.    Water Worries in a Coal Mining Community: Understanding the Problem from the Community Perspective in Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt (eds. 2014) The Coal Nation: Histories, Ecologies and Politics of Coal in India. Ashgate Publishing Limited.

28.    Coal Mining and Local Livelihoods. Economic and Political Weekly. XLIX (8):25-26. 22nd February. 2014 (With S.K.Mishra).

29.    Mining and Displacement in South Odisha: Perspectives from a Census Survey (With M.Gopinath Reddy and Nagaraju Chikkala) in Sakarama Somayaji and Susmita Dasgupta (eds.2013) Sociology of Displacement Policies and Practice. Jaipur:Rawat Publications. ISBN 978-81-316-0597-4.

30.    Bauxite Mining in Koraput Region of Odisha: A Socio-Economic Impact Analysis. 2013. CESS Monographs 28, RULNR Monograph 15, January, 2013. Hyderabad: Centre for Economic and Social Studies. ISBN 978-81-922201-9-2. (With M.Gopinath Reddy, Ch. Nagaraju and S.V. Ramana).

31.    Understanding Health – Approaches and Issues. With (Sujit Kumar Mishra and S. Vijay Kumar). New Delhi: Global Research Publications. 2013.  

32.    Gender Mainstreaming in Mining: Experiences across Countries. CESS Working Paper No. 109, RULNR Working Paper No. 14, January, 2012.

33.    Mining induced Displacement: Case of Aluminium Refinery in Andhra Pradesh in Sakarama Somayaji and Smrithi Talwar (eds.2011) Displacement, Resettlement and Rehabilitation in India: Issues, Challenges and way Forward. Routledge UK. pp 91-108.

34.    Livelihoods Issues and Concerns in the Bauxite Mining Area of Andhra Pradesh in R.K.Mishra and Jayashree Raveendran (eds.2011) Millenium Development Goals and India: Cases Assessing Performance, Prospects and Challenges. New Delhi: Allied Publishers Private Limited. pp 12-19. 

35.    Economic Valuation of Health Impacts in a Coal Mining Region. Review of Development and Change. XIV (2): 183-200. July-December, 2010.

36.    Mining in Forest Areas of Orissa – Problems, Causes and Concerns: A Review. 2010. In Kailas Sarap (eds) “Institutions, Livelihood and Natural Resource Management”. New Delhi: Bookwell.

37.    Bauxite Mining in Eastern Ghats: Mapping the Livelihoods of Affected Communities. CESS Monographs 10, RULNR Monograph 3, March, 2010. Centre for Economic and Social Studies, Hyderabad. (With M.Gopinath Reddy).

38.    Coal Mining and Rural Livelihoods: Case of the Ib Valley Coalfield, Orissa.2009.  Economic and Political Weekly. XLIV (44): 117- 123.

39.    “Mining in Forest Areas – Problems, Causes and Concerns: A Review”, RULNR-CESS Working Paper Series No.1. July, 2009 (With M. Gopinath Reddy).

40.    Development or Destruction? Mining and Livelihoods in Western Orissa, in Giridhari Prasad Guru (eds.2009): West Orissa: Past and Present. Bhubaneswar: Western Orissa Development Council.

41.    “Impact of Mining on Agricultural Productivity: A Case Study of the Indian State of Orissa” South Asia Economic Journal. Vol.9:2(2008): 337-350. (Jointly with Ayan Kumar Pujari).

42.    Economics of Environmental Policy and Management. Hyderabad: The Icfai University Press.

43.    “Second Colonization: Mining-induced Displacement in Orissa” The Icfai Journal of Environmental Economics, Vol. V, No.2, May 2007, pp 23-31. ISSN: 0972-9313

44.    “Infrastructure: Foundation of Rural Development” (Book Review) published in The Icfai Journal of Governance and Public Policy, Vol.2, No.1, March 2007, pp 73-76

45.    “Balancing Energy and Environmental Needs: A Case of Indian Coal Industry” ICFAI Journal of Industrial Economics, Vol.II, No.2, May 2005, pp 54-65. ISSN: 0972-9208

46.    “Mining and environmental problems in the Ib valley coal field of Orissa, India” in B.R Marker, M. G Patterson, F.Mc Evoy and M.H Stephenson (eds, 2005): “Sustainable Minerals Operations in the Developing World”, Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 250, pp 141-147. ISBN: 1-86239-188-2

       IV.   Research Projects

  1. Political Geography and Structural Change: Status of Women in the Indian Extractive Industry, funded by the Institute of Eminence, University of Hyderabad (ongoing from 1st December, 2021).
  2. Rurality as a vehicle for Urban Sanitation Transformation funded by Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) and Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) in association with Cranfield University, UK (Completed. 15th May 2018 to 31st March 2021)
  3. Bauxite Mining in Eastern Ghats: Impact on Tribal Livelihoods, funded by the Jamsetji Tata Trust, Mumbai (completed).
  4. Recreation vs. Pollution: A Study of Hussain Sagar Lake and its surrounding in Hyderabad, funded by the South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics (completed)
  5. Bauxite Mining in Koraput Region of Orissa: A Socio-Economic Impact Analysis, funded by the Jamsetji Tata Trust, Mumbai (completed).

      V. Research Consultancy

  1. Improving Livelihoods or Intensifying Poverty? Coal Mining in Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand, funded by the Jamsetji Tata Trust, Mumbai , in Collaboration with Centre for Economic and Social Studies (CESS), Hyderabad. (Completed)

       VI.   Teaching Experience

  1. Working as Assistant Professor in the School of Economics of University of Hyderabad from 1st December 2010.
  2. Worked as Assistant Professor in Centre for Economic and Social Studies (CESS), Hyderabad from 10th July 2008 to 30th November 2010.
  3. Worked as a faculty associate in ICFAI School of Public Policy from 15th November, 2006 to 9th July 2008. Experience of teaching Master in Public Policy students Economics of Environmental Policy and Management, Microeconomics and Natural Resource Management.

VII. Papers Taught

  1. Microeconomic Theory
  2. Environmental Economics
  3. Natural Resource Economics
  4. Introduction to Econometrics
  5. Basic Mathematics II
  6. Applied Environmental and Resource Economics

     VIII. Research Guidance

Ph.D.

M.Phil.

Master

Completed

Ongoing

Completed

Ongoing

Completed

Ongoing

6

2

12

1

5

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        IX. Scholarship Awarded

  1. Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) and National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT) Bilateral Programme for the year 2013 in connection to research work on “How green are our Hotels? Evidence from Thailand”, at India Studies Centre, Thammasat University, ThaPrachan Campus, Bangkok from 27th October-16th November, 2013.
  2. Commonwealth split-site Scholarship tenable in the UK from 18th September 2003   to 17th April 2004 and 1st June 2005 to 31st October 2005 to pursue research as a visiting student at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK as part of the degree of PhD at the University of Hyderabad.
  3. ICSSR Institutional Doctoral Fellowship at Centre for Economic and Social studies, Begumpet, Hyderabad.

      X. Paper Presented

  1. “Opening the Pandora’s box of Sanitation: Evidences from Telangana” in the Telangana Economic Association Fifth Annual Conference hosted by Department of Economics, Mahatma Gandhi University, Nalgonda on 27th and 28th March, 2021.
  2. “Impact of COVID 19 on Environment” in a National Webinar titled “Indian Economy during COVID 19 Problems and Challenges” organized by T.R.R Government Degree College, Kandukur, Prakasam District, Andhra Pradesh on  6th May, 2020.
  3. “Fostering Sustainable Sanitation in Urban India: Issues, Challenges and Opportunities”, presented in the National Seminar on Sustainable Development and Social Justice: Issues and way Forward, 20-21 February, 2019, organized by the Centre for Equity and Social Development, School of Development Studies and Social Justice, National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad (With Sourav Mohanty).
  4.  “Financing Green and Blue Infrastructure in our Cities”, presented in the Development Convention on India at Seventy: New Development Challenges, 24 - 25 April, 2018, organized by Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Bangaluru. 
  5. “The Benefits of improving urban lakes in mega cities: A Revealed and Stated Preference Approach” presented in the Fourth International Conference on South Asian Economic Development, 22-23 February, 2018 organized by the Faculty of Economics, South Asian University, New Delhi.
  6.  “Economic Valuation of a Recreation Model: Challenges and Way Forward” presented in the INSEE-KILA International Conference on Sustainability, Institutions, Incentives: Voices, Policies and Commitments, 08-10 November, 2017 hosted by the Kerala Institute of Local Administration (KILA), Thrissur, India.
  7. “The benefits of cleaning up Urban Lake in Mega Cities: A Revealed and Stated Preference Approach” presented in the International Conference on Scenarios and Models of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services, 15-16 February, 2017 hosted by the Centre for Economic and Social Studies, Hyderabad, India.
  8. “Visitors’ Willingness to Pay for Lake Conservation: Evidence from Hyderabad” presented in the 8th Biennial Conference of the Indian Society for Ecological Economics (INSEE) on “Urbanization and the Environment”, 4-6 January, 2016 jointly hosted by the Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Science, Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment and National Institute of Advanced Studies in Bengaluru, India. 
  9.  Invited talk on “Case Study on Mining”, delivered in Administrative Staff College, Hyderabad in a Program on “Environmental Economics & Accounting” for IFS Officers from December 7-11, 2015.
  10. “Potential Benefits and earnings from improving the Hussain Sagar Lake in Hyderabad: A Combined Revealed and Stated Preference Approach” presented  in the 21st Annual Conference of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists held in University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland from 24th-27th June, 2015
  11. “Do Extractive Industries improve Livelihoods? Evidence from Chhattisgarh”, presented in the International Seminar on “Environment and Development Trade-off”, 21-22 January, 2015, organized by the OKD Institute of Social Change and Development, Guwahati. 
  12. “Gender Inequality at Work: Case of a Mining Community”, presented in the International Seminar on “Social Sector Development: Issues, Challenges and Policy”, 27-28 November, 2014, organized by the Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad.
  13. “Crafting an Effective Research Proposal”, delivered a lecture on 14th October in the Refresher Course in Economics, 10-30 October, 2014, conducted by the Academic Staff College, University of Hyderabad.
  14. “Improving Livelihoods or Intensifying Poverty: Coal Mining in Chhattisgarh”, presented in the International Conference on Climate Change and Sustainable Development: Global Perspective, 20-21 February, 2014, organized by the Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad in collaboration with Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme, University College of Technology, Osmania University, Hyderabad and Central Research Institute for Dry Land Agriculture (CRIDA), Hyderabad, 500eco San Jose, California, USA
  15. “How green are our Hotels: Evidence from Thailand”, delivered a Special Lecture on 13th November, 2013 conducted by the India Studies Centre, Thammasat University, ThaPrachan Campus, Bangkok.
  16. “Resource Extraction and Externalities: A Case of Bauxite Mining in Andhra Pradesh”, delivered a lecture on 21st October in the Refresher Course in Economics, 11-31 October, 2013, conducted by the Academic Staff College, University of Hyderabad,.
  17. Invited talk on “Energy, Development and Sustainable Livelihoods: Case of Andhra Pradesh”, delivered in the National Seminar on India’s Economic Growth, Energy Scenario and Climate Change, 20-21 August, 2013, organized by the Kuriakose Elias College, Mannanam, Kottayam, Kerala.
  18. “Mining and Displacement in South Odisha: Perspectives from a Census Survey”, presented in the National Seminar on Democracy, Development and Tribes in India: Reality and Rhetoric, 12-13 August, 2013, organized by the Department of Political Science, University of Hyderabad.
  19. “Development vs. Environment: A Case of Industrialisation in Koraput Region of Odisha”, presented in the National Seminar on Population, Development and Environment, 26th April, 2013, organized by Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore.
  20. “Improving Environmental Valuation Estimates by Combining Stated and Revealed Preference Data”, presented in the International Conference and Doctoral Colloquium on Social Science Research: Issues, Challenges and Strategies, 9-11 January, 2013, organized by the Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad at Hotel Green Park, Begumpet, Hyderabad.    
  21. “Recreation in Pollution: Hussain Sagar Lake in Hyderabad”, presented in the International Conference on Urban Biodiversity and Climate Change: Adaptation and Mitigation, 8-12 October, 2012, organized by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mumbai, India.  
  22. “Bauxite Mining in Koraput: Addressing Impact on Livelihoods”, presented   in the National Seminar on Natural Resources and Livelihoods System in Orissa, 23-24 March, 2012, organized by the P.G. Department of Economics, Sambalpur University, Orissa. 
  23. “Gender Mainstreaming in Mining: Experiences across Countries”, presented   in the Indian Society for Ecological Economics (INSEE) Sixth Biennial Conference on Nature, Economy and Society: Understanding the Linkages, 20-22 October, 2011 at Centre for Economic and Social Studies (CESS), Hyderabad.
  24. “Bauxite Mining in Koraput Region of Orissa: A Socio-Economic and Livelihood Analysis result from the Pilot Survey”, presented in the National Seminar on Forest and Livelihood System in Orissa, 25-26 March, 2011, organized by the P.G. Department of Economics, Sambalpur University, Orissa
  25. “Livelihoods Issues and Concerns in the Bauxite Mining Area of Andhra Pradesh”, presented in the X Development Convention on Millennium Development Goals: Performance, Prospects and Challenges for South India, 3-4 March, 2011, organized by Institute of Public Enterprise (IPE), Hyderabad.
  26. “Mining-induced Displacement: Case of Aluminium Refinery in Andhra Pradesh”, presented in the National Seminar on Impoverishment vs. Reconstruction in Development induced Displacement: Approaches and Issues 18-19 February, 2011, organized by Council for Social Development (CSD), Hyderabad
  27. “Threat to Forest Commons: Mapping the Livelihoods of Mining Affected Communities in the Eastern Ghats of Andhra Pradesh”, presented in the 13th International Conference of the International Association for the Study of the Commons (IASC) on Sustaining Commons: Sustaining our Future, 10-14 January, 2011, Hyderabad.
  28. “Development Induced Displacement: Two Case studies from Orissa and Andhra Pradesh”, presented in the National Seminar on Forest and Livelihood System, 18-19 March, 2010, organized by the P.G. Department of Economics, Sambalpur University. Orissa.
  29. “Mining in Forest Areas of Orissa: A Review” , presented in the National Seminar on Forest and Livelihood System, 20-21 March, 2009, organized by the P.G. Department of Economics, Sambalpur University. Orissa.                                      
  30. “Gender Inequality at Work: Case of a Mining Community” , presented in the Development Convention 2009: The Road Map for Optimal Inclusive Growth, 5-6 March, 2009, organized by the Council for Social Development, Hyderabad.
  31. Corporate Social Responsibility for Sustainable Development: A Case of  Singareni Collieries Company Limited”, presented in the National Conference on Business Social Responsibility: A Value Enhancing Strategy for Sustainable Development, 20-21 February, 2009, organized by the Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management, Hyderabad.
  32. “Corporate Social Responsibility in Coal Mining: A Case of Singareni Collieries Company Limited”, presented in the Indian Society for Ecological Economics (INSEE) Fifth Biennial Conference on “ Environmental Governance”, 21-23 January, 2009 at Gujarat Vidyapeeth, Ahmedabad. 
  33. “Economic Valuation of Health Impact in a Coal Mining Region”, presented in an Interdisciplinary Research Methodology Workshop on “Environment, Sustainable Development and Human Wellbeing”, 18-20 February 2008, organized by the Madras School of Development Studies (MIDS), Chennai.
  34. “Mining and Rural Livelihoods in the Ib Valley Coalfield of Orissa”, presented in 1st International Conference on “Managing the Social and Environmental Consequences of Coal Mining in India”, 19-21 November 2007, IIC, New Delhi, organized by the Indian School of Mines in association with the University of New South Wales and the Australian National University. 
  35. “Water Problem in a Coal Mining Region of Orissa: A Contingent Valuation Study”, presented in South Asia Water Research Conference on “Water Access and Conflicts: Implications for Governance” on 21st to 23rd March 2007, organized by the Centre for Water Resources, Anna University and Saci WATERs (South Asia Consortium for Interdisciplinary Water Resources Studies).
  36. “Gender inequality at Work: Case of a Mining Community”, presented in a National Seminar on “Making Growth Inclusive with Reference to Marginalized Sections: Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Women”, 15-16 February, 2007, Centre for Economic and Social Studies (CESS), Begumpet, Hyderabad.
  37. “Water Problem in a Coal Mining Region of Orissa: A Contingent Valuation Study”,  presented in NIRD Foundation Day seminar on “Democratisation of Water”, 10-11 November, 2006, National Institute of Rural Development (NIRD), Rejendranagar, Hyderabad, India.
  38. “Impact of Mining on agricultural Productivity”, With Ayan Kumar Pujari presented in NIRD Foundation Day seminar on “Rural Development and Social Change”, 9-10 November, 2005, National Institute of Rural Development (NIRD), Rajendranagar, Hyderabad, India.
  39. “Mining and Environmental Externalities in Ib Valley Coal Field of Orissa”, presented in a National Seminar on Advanced Scientific Methods for Environmental Safety and Economic Development, March 5-6, 2003, Department of Economics, Hindu College, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India.

       XI. Training Programmes Attended

  1. Completed Development Studies Epistemology at Department of Development Studies, University of East Anglia, UK.
  2. Completed Research Skill for Social Analysis at Department of Development Studies, University of East Anglia, UK.
  3. Attended Research Skills Workshop at Department of Development Studies, University of East Anglia, UK.
  4. Completed a training course for South Asian researchers and practitioners on “ Property Rights, Collective Action and Environmental Governance: The Links between State, Community and Resources”, in Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Bangalore from 16th -20th  April, 2007
  5. Completed the short term course on Environment and Rural Development organized by the Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies in Environment and Development (CISED), Bangalore from 11th- 21st September, 2007.
  6. Participated in a one day workshop on “Returning Home: Issues for Women Award Holders” organized by the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK on 17th February, 2004.
  7. Participated in a one day workshop on “Accessing Information in Developing Countries: The Role of the University Library” organized by the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK on 27th March, 2004.
  8. Participated in a two day workshop on “Publicizing your Ideas: How to use the Media” organized by the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK on 13th and 14th of December, 2003.
  9. Participated in the workshop on “Intellectual Property Rights and Patent Cooperation Treaty’ organized by the Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad on 8th and 9th of May, 2008.
  10. Attended a Training Course on Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, organized by the South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE), from 5th to 21st May, 2009 in Asian Institute of Technology Conference Centre (AITCC), Pathumthani, Thailand.
  11. Participated in a South Asia Training Programme titled ‘Gender, Water and Equity’, organized by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai; South Asian Consortium for Interdisciplinary Water Resources Studies (Saci WATERs) Hyderabad; Society for Promoting Participative Ecosystem Management (SOPPECOM), Pune; and Gender and Water Alliance, from 23rd to 27th November, 2009 in Pune.
  12. Attended the 19th Biannual Research and Training Workshop organized by the South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE), from December 8-12, 2009 at Pokhara, Nepal.
  13. Attended training on Estimating Limited Dependent Variable Models in Valuation Studies organized by the South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE), on 13th and 14th December, 2009 in Kathmandu, Nepal.
  14. Attended the 22nd Biannual Research and Training Workshop organized by the South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE), from June 27-30, 2011 at Club Dolphin, Negombo, Sri Lanka.
  15. Participated in a Roundtable on Research Writing and Publication, organized by Economic and Political Weekly, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, University Grant Commission in partnership with Department of Political Science, University of Hyderabad on 25th -27th November, 2011. 
  16. Attended the 23rd Biannual Research and Training Workshop organized by the South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE), from December 6-10, 2011 at Gokarna Forest Resort, Kathmandu, Nepal.
  17. Attended a training course in “Econometrics for Environmental Economics: Theory and Application, organized by the South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE), from January 8-18, 2012 at Dhulikhel Mountain Resort, Kavre, Nepal.
  18. Attended the 24th Biannual Research and Training Workshop organized by the South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE), from June 18-21, 2012 at Cinnamon Lakeside, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  19. Participated in the Refresher Course in Social Sciences organized by the UGC Academic Staff College, University of Hyderabad, from November 1-21, 2012 and obtained Grade ‘A’.
  20. Attended Policy Analyses and Environmental Economics Workshop organized by the South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE), from May 19-22, 2013 in Swutel Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand.
  21. Attended the course on Cost Benefit Analysis organized by the South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE), from December 6-8, 2013 in Gokarna Forest Resort, Kathmandu, Nepal.
  22. Participated in the 88th Orientation Course organized by the UGC Academic Staff College, University of Hyderabad, from June 19 to July 16, 2014 and obtained Grade “A’.
  23. Attended a workshop on Research Communication organized by the South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE), from February 10-12, 2015 in Dhulikhel Mountain Resort, Kavre, Nepal.
  24. Participated in the short course on “Valuing and Designing Payment Systems for Ecosystem Services” organized by the Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics, Sweden, from June 21-22, 2016 at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich, Switzerland.

       XII.   Languages Known

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Odia