EducationPh.D. (Socio-spatial Entrepreneurship) Norwegian University of Science and Technology M Phil, Development Geography, Utkal University M. Sc. (Regional and Rural Development Planning) AIT Bangkok
InterestsPost-structuralist and post-colonial analysis of gender and spatial relationship in cottage industries, Agribusiness, NRM and social entrepreneurship; labour intensive equitable growth; livelihood innovations; participatory project planning and qualitative research methodologies.
Career HighlightsBest paper presented:
1. 12th Indian Agricultural Scientists and Farmer's Congress at BIOVED Agricultural Institute Allahabad held on 20-21 February 2010. Presented paper for five hundred agricultural scientists and farmers leaders from India on “Irrigation management and inclusive growth: AKRSP(India)‟s intervention in Tribal Gujarat”.
2. International Conference on “Economics and Business”, Bhubaneswar, India, held in Collaboration with National Taipei University, Ataturk University, Turkey and Czech University on 30 September-1 October 2010