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Name Mr. Suratha Kumar Malik
Designation Assistant Professor
Department Name POLITICAL SCIENCE WITH RURAL ADMINISTRATION
Office Phone No 03222-276554 Extn. 441
Email ID surathajnu@gmail.com
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Mobile No 9734027740
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Address Department of Political Science with Rural Administration, Vidyasagar University, Midnapur 721102
Educational Qualification
Degree NameInstituteYear of passing/awarded
M.Phil. (Pol.Sc.)Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.2011
M.A (Pol.Sc.)Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.2009
B. Ed.CTE,F.M. UNIVERSITY, BLS,ODISHA2007
B.A. (Pol.Sc. Honours)Fakir Mohan University, Balasore, Odisha2006
Intermediate of Arts (+2)Bhadrak College, Bhadrak, Odisha2001


Career Profile / Teaching Experience
Former Superintendent of PG Boys Hostel, Vidyasagar University for more than two Years
AssistantProfessor, Department of Political Science with Rural Administration, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, West Bengal since 10 April,2012

Specialization/Research Area
Field of SpecializationResearch Area/ Areas of Interest
Political Thought and Theory
Dalit Movement, Dalit politics and Issues, Dalit literature and the politics of Affirmative Action
Tribal Movement, Tribal Politics, Tribal/ Adivasi Identity, Issues and Problems
Tribal, Dalit, Human Rights, Indian and Western Political Thought and Philosophy

Course/ Subject Taught
Local Self Government in India with Special Reference to West Bengal.
Modern Indian political Thought
Marxism after Marx
Social Justice
Tribal Politics and Issues
Socio-Political Movements including New Social Movements
Public Administration in India
Society and Politics in South Asia
Application of Statistical Methods in Social Science Research
Dalit Politics and Movement

Conference/ Symposium /Journal Paper / Books Published
International Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
The process of Land Alienation and the Tribal Communities of India: a Case Study of OdishaThe International Journal of Interdisciplinary Civic and Political Studies,Volume 11, Issue 3, Pg. 1-29 2016Common Ground Publisher,University of Illinois Research Park, champaign, USA. Indexed in: (CNKI Scholar) , (Cabell's), (EBSCO), (Scopus ), with Impact factor 0.111


National Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Ambedkar as a Man and Messiah:Social Mission and Political VisionInterdisciplinary Research Journal Creation, Vol.V, No.4, pg No. 54-61. ISSN (Print) 2231-39232017Arya Mahila P.G. College (admitted to BHU, Varanasi)
Dalit Identity: The Hermeneutical understanding and an Epistemological Alternative WorldviewVoice of Dalit (Sage Journal),Vol-7, No. - 1 (January-June), 2014, pages 45-602014Md. Publications Private Ltd. New Delhi for Sage Journal
Indian Constitution and Social JusticeNabyasrote, Vol-5, No-2, Issue-7, 2012.2013Nabyasrote, Midnapore, ISSN-2249-8133
Analyzing Dalit Movement: interpreting the history’Nabyasrote, Vol-7, No-2, Issue-10, August, 20132012Nabyasrote, Midnapore, ISSN-2249-8133


Other Publication


Books Published
Title of the BookPublished byYearRole
India Becoming a Global Power in the Twenty- first Century : Rising Challenges and Newer OpportunitiesAtlantic Publisher and Distributors (p) Ltd, New Delhi2016Sole Author of a single Chapter of the said book
“Women in contemporary India: Aspects of Participation and Empowerment”Education Forum, Kolkata, 2015, ISBN-978-93-82600-12-12015Sole Author of a Chapter in the Said Book
Religion, Politics and Secularism in IndiaAuthors Press, New Delhi, ISBN-978-93-5207-301-62015Sole Author of a Single Chapter of the said book
Theorizing Dalit Identity: Mapping the Alternative World ViewLap Lambert, Germany, ISBN-978-3-659-19506-82013Sole Author
Dalit Protest and Temple Entry Movements in Odisha: A Study Of Kendrapara DistrictLap Lambert, Germany, ISBN-978-3-659-35665-02013Sole Author

Ph. D. Thesis Guidence
Ongoing / Submitted Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Ajibar Mallik"Dalit Assertion and Identity Formation in Uttar Pradesh (1970-2016)" (M.Phil. Thesis)Supervisor: Suratha Kumar MalikOngoing2017
Nibedita SamantaVanbandhu Kalyan Yojana and its Influence on the Socio Economic Life of the Tribals in IndiaSupervisor: Suratha Kumar MalikOngoing2017
Shyampad Jana"Tribal Participation in the Politics of West Bengal: the Post Independence Scenario" (M.Phil. Thesis)Supervisor: Suratha Kumar MalikOngoing2017


Awarded Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Amitra Sudan Das"Empowerment of the Scheduled Castes through Panchayati Raj Institution: A Study of West Bengal" (M.Phil. Thesis)Supervisor: Suratha Kumar MalikAwarded2016
Rahul Kabiraj"Role of Rashtriya Swamsevak Sangh in Indian Politics" (M.Phil. Thesis)Supervisor: Suratha Kumar MalikAwarded2016
Sudhangsu BarmanThe Impact of Positive "Discrimination on the Socio-Economic and Political Status of the Scheduled Castes: A Study of West Bengal"(M.Phil. Thesis)Supervisor: Suratha Kumar MalikAwarded2016
Nilmani SasmalInternational Terrorism and the Peace Process: the Post 9/11 Scenario" (M.Phil. Thesis)Supervisor: Suratha Kumar MalikAwarded2015
Tapasi Giri"The Implementation of Forest Right Act 2006: A Study of the Junglemahal Areas in West Bengal" (M.Phil. Thesis)Supervisor: Suratha Kumar MalikAwarded2015

Project Work

Ongoing Project Works
Project titleWorked asFunding AgencyAmount in Rs.Duration in yearsPeriod
Year to Year
Status
Land Alienation and the Politics of Tribal Exploitation: A Study of the Tribal Uprising in the Koraput District of Odisha(2009-2013)Principal InvestigatorUGC, New Delhi8496003 year20152018 Exptd.



Invited Lectures 
TitleOrganized byVenueYear
Invited as Chief Speaker and delivered special Lecture on “Tobacco Control”NSS Unit-1, Hijli College, Vidyasagar University, West BengalHijli College, Vidyasagar University, West Bengal2016
Invited as a Resource person and delivered special lecture on “The role of Youth in Nation Building”NSS Unit- Dept. of Sociology, Vidyasagar University, West BengalDept. of Sociology, Vidyasagar University, West Bengal2016
Acted as Resource Person and deliverd Special Lecture on Issues of Human RightsThe NSS Special Camp, NSS Unit-8, Dept. of Computer Science and Mathematics, Vidyasagar University, West BengalDept. of Computer Science and Mathematics, Vidyasagar University, West Bengal2014
Invited as ‘Guest of Honour’on a UGC Sponsored National Seminar on the topic “Defiance and Degradation of Values in Politics”Dept. of Logic and Philosophy, Pattamundai College , KendraparaDept. of Logic and Philosophy, Pattamundai College , Kendrapara2013
Special Lecture on M. K. Gandhi’s ideas on SatyagrahaThe Gandhian Study Centre, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, West BengalDept. of Political Science with Rural Administration, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, West Bengal2013
Invited and Delivered Special Lecture on Maulana Azad on the Occasion of National Education Day entitled “Maulana Azad and his Ideas on Education"Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, West BengalVidyasagar University, Midnapore, West Bengal2013

Membership of Learned Society 
Life member of Odisha Political Science Association
Life member of Global Association for Humanities and Social Science Research (GAHSSR) Under Global Research and Development Services (GRDS)
Member of the Editorial Board for GJMS International Publication (Approved by MHRD, India)
Life member of West Bengal Political Science Association

Association with Professional Bodies
Type of Professional ActivityPeriod
Member of the Editorial Board for GJMS International Publication (Approved by MHRD, India)2017 to 2017

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended/Organised

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended

Title of the Seminar/Conference/WorkshopYearRoleHeld at and Organiser
UGC Sponsored Two Day National seminar on “Indian Political Thought: the Derivative and its Critique”2017Resource Person (Speaker)Organized by Dept. of Political Science, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, West Bengal
Indian Anthropology Congress-2017, under the aegis of the Indian National Confederation and Academy of Anthropologists (INCAA)2017Paper PresenterOrganized by Department of Anthropology, Vidyasagar University in Collaboration with Indira Gandhi Manab Sangrahalaya, under the aegis of the Indian National Confederation and Academy of Anthropologists (INCAA)
UGC-DSA Sponsored Two Day Young Scholars’ Conference on “ Democracy, Culture and Political Action””2017Paper PresenterOrganised by Centre for Political Studies, JNU, New Delhi
12th International Conference on Social Science and Humanities (ICSSH)2016Paper Presenter (Awarded as the Best Paper Presenter in the 12th International Conference)( Sponsored by UGC, New Delhi)Linton University College, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Organised by Global Association for Humanities and Social Science Research (GAHSSR)
Paper Presented In the International Conference on Interdisciplinary of Social Sciences,Organized by, Interdisciplinary of Social Science Knowledge Community, USA2016Paper Presenter( Fully Sonsored by ICSSR, New Delhi)Imperial College London, UK
UGC Sponsored Two Day National seminar on “Science in Sanskrit Literature: a study of Vedic Scientific Knowledge”2016Paper PresenterOrganized by Dept. of Sanskrit, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, West Bengal
UGC Sponsored National Seminar on the theme “Issues in Contemporary Political Thought: Justice, Ecology and Identity2016Resource Person (Speaker)Organized by Dept. of Political Science, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, West Bengal
UGC Sponsored National Seminar on “India an Emerging Global Power”2015Resource Person (Speaker)Organized by Dept. of Political Science, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, West Bengal
Workshop of Revision of Syllabus for Honors & Pass Courses of Vidyasagar University2014Participated in the Workshop of Revision of Syllabus for Honors & Pass CoursesVidyasagar University, Midnapore, West Bengal
UGC Sponsored Inter National Conference entitle "Acharya Brajendranath Seal : Man and Philosopher”2014Paper PresenterDept. of Philosophy and Life World, Vidyasagar University
ICSSR Sponsored International Seminar On "Protection of Human Rights at the war against Terrorism"2014Paper PresenterDept. of Political Science, Ravenshaw University ,Cuttack
UGC Sponsored National seminar on “Politics of Exclusion: The Indian Scenario"2014Paper PresenterDept. of Political Science, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, West Bengal
UGC -ICSSR Sponsored National seminar on “ Social Exclusion and the Mindscape of Caste”2014Paper PresenterDept. of Sociology , Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, West Bengal
UGC Sponsored National seminar on “Social Exclusion and the Dalits of Odisha: present conditions and Challenges”2014Paper PresenterDept. of, Sociology Utkal University, Bhubaneswar
UGC Sponsored National seminar on “ International Relation: debate on Contemporary Theories”2014Paper PresenterDept. of, International Relations , Jadavpur University West Bengal
ICSSR Sponsored National Workshop on the “Educational Status of the Scheduled Castes in Odisha”2013Paper PresenterCentre for Ambedkar Studies, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar
UGC-DSA-ICSSR Sponsored National seminar on “Dalit Identity: The Hermeneutical understanding and an Epistemological Alternative Worldview”2013Paper PresenterCentre for Political Studies, JNU ,New Delhi
The Gandhian Study Centre special ‘Study Camp’on M. K. Gandhi’s ideas on Satyagraha2013Paper PresenterThe Gandhian Study Centre ‘Study Camp’ Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, West Bengal
UGC Sponsored National seminar on “Defiance and Degradation of Values in Politics”2013Paper PresenterDept. of Logic and Philosophy, Pattamundai College , Kendrapara
UGC Sponsored National seminar on “politics and Ethics: the Kantian Perspective2013Paper PresenterDept. of Logic and Philosophy, Pattamundai College ,Kendrapara
UGC Sponsored National seminar on “Idian Secularism and the Political Response”2012Paper PresenterDept. of Political Science,Pipili College,Puri
UGC Sponsored National seminar on “Self Respect Movement in Contemporary Odisha”2012Paper PresenterCentre for Ambedkar Studies,Utkal University, Bhubaneswar
UGC Sponsored National seminar on “ Conflict and Cooperation in Union- State Relation in India”2012Paper PresenterDept. of Political Science,Jayadev College Of Education and Technology,Bhubaneswar
UGC Sponsored National seminar on “Good Governance”2012Paper PresenterDept. of Political Science,Mangala Mahavidyalaya,Puri


Conference /Seminar/Workshop Organised

Title of the Conference/Seminar/WorkshopYearRole in the EventFunding Agency
UGC Sponsored Two Day National Seminar on "Indian Political Thought: the Derivative and its Critique"2017Acted as the Coordinator with Dr. Sujay GhoshUGC, New Delhi
UGC Sponsored National conference on " Human Rights: Discourses and Practices"2017Acted as the Organising Secretary with Prof. Sibaji Pratim BasuUGC, New Delhi
National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)Sponsored One Day Basic Training Programme on Human Rights2017Acted as the Organising Secretary with Prof. Sibaji Pratim BasuNational Human Rights Commission (NHRC),New Delhi
UGC Sponsored Two Day National Seminar on “Politics of Exclusion: The Indian Scenario 2014Acted as the Joint Director with Prof. Anil Kumar JanaUGC-New Delhi

Awards
Award NameAwarded ByYear
Best Paper Presented Award in the 12 the International Conference, Linton University, Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaGlobal Research and Development Services2016
Junior Research Fellowship (JRF)UGC, New Delhi2008
National Eligibility Test (NET)UGC, New Delhi2008
Nirman Foundation Fellowship Award for Consecutive two times for two YearsDonated as Life time Endowment by Lord Professor Bhikhu Parekh to the Centre for Political Studies, JNU, New Delhi2007
First Class with DistinctionFakir Mohan University, Odisha2006
Dr. Harekrushna Mahatab AwardRotary Club, Bhadrak, Odisha1999

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