School of Economics » Dr. Muralidhar Majhi

Designation : Assistant Professor
Qualification : M.A. Ph.D., PGDDE
Specialization : Mathematical Economics & Econometrics
Teaching Experience : UG : 10 +Yrs & PG : 4 +Yrs
Research Experience : M.Phi.l : 02 +Yrs & Ph.D. : 05 +Yrs
Phone No. : +91-9437416622
Email id : muralisbp1974@gmail.com

Research Area :

  • Municipal Finance, State Finance, Tribal Development

Teaching subjects :

  • Mathematical Economics, Econometrics, Rural Development

Research Guidance

  • M.Phil. : 03 (Awarded under Berhampur University, Odisha)
  • Ph.D. : 02 scholars Continuing research under Sambalpur University

Publications :

  • Journal :
    • Publications in Referred Journal
      • “Composition, Growth and Prospects of Finances of Local Bodies in Orissa – A case study of Bhawanipatna Municipality in Kalahandi District. Published in Issue No. 361 (October, 2010) of Indian Journal of Economics, University of Allahabad, Allahabad. ISSN 0091-5170.
      • Name of the Article: Problems and Prospects of Tribal Participation in Development Programmes – A case study of Jeypore Block in Orissa. Published in International Research Journal of Social Sciences, by Society of Social Sciences Puducherry, Pondicherry University, Puducherry, India, in July- December 2010, VOLUME 3, Number 2, ISSN- 0974-1674.
      • Abstract of the PhD Thesis: “Composition, Growth and Prospects of Finances of Local Bodies of Orissa – Case Study of a Municipality in  Kalahandi District”.  Published in FINANCE INDIA, September 2012 (Vol XXVI No 3), Indian Institute of Finance, Post Box 8486, Ashok Vihar II, Delhi 110052, INDIA. ISSN 0970-3772.
    • Article Published in National Journal
      • Name of the Article: “Tourism-An Alternative Strategy for Cultural and Economic Development of Orissa”. Published in YOJANA (English) in May 2010, page-37-41, ISSN-0971-8400.
      • Name of the Article:  “Remodeling Property Taxation in Municipal Bodies – A Case study of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation in Orissa. Published in Vol. 42, No. 1 & 2 (Jan – June -2011 and Jul- Dec. – 2011) of Orissa Economic Journal, Orissa Economics Associations, Bhubaneswar. ISSN 0976-5409.
      • Name of the Article: “Cultural Rights of Indigenous People: An Analytical Outline”. Published in SOCIAL ACTION- A Quarterly Review of Social Trends, Published by Indian Social Institute, New Delhi, in OCTOBER- DECEMBER 2010, VOLUME 60, No. 4, ISSN- 0037-7627.
      • Name of the Article: “Project Affected STs in the Cut-off Area of Upper Kolab Dam-in Koraput District- A Socio Economic Impact Analysis”. Published in TRIBAL STUDIES – A JOURNAL OF COATS by Council of Analytical Tribal Studies, Koraput, Odisha, in June-2013, Volume-I, Issue-I, ISSN- 2321-3396.
      • Name of the Article: “Economics of Cultural Preservation: An analysis of Indian Tribal Community”. Published in TRIBAL STUDIES – A JOURNAL OF COATS by Council of Analytical Tribal Studies, Koraput, Odisha, in December-2015, Volume-3, Issue-2, ISSN- 2321-3396.
      • Name of the Article: “Economics of Cultural Preservation: An analysis of Indian Tribal Community”. Published in TRIBAL STUDIES – A JOURNAL OF COATS by Council of Analytical Tribal Studies, Koraput, Odisha, in December-2015, Volume-3, Issue-2, ISSN- 2321-3396.
      • “Initiatives on Eradication of Food Insecurity in Urban Odisha through Corporate Social Responsibility- Policy Matters”. Published in ORISSA ECONOMIC JOURNAL, Vol. 48, No 1 & 2, July-Dec.2016  Volume-48, No. 1 & 2, ISSN- 0976-5409, Pp. 264-268.
    • Chapters in Books
      • Name of the Article: “Rights of Migrant Labour at Work Places: A Study of the migrants from Bolangir district (Orissa). Published in the book INTERNAL MIGRATION IN INDIA, Volume- I, Edited by - Prof. Kanak Kanti Bagchi,Published by - Abhijeet Publications, New Delhi, Pp-444-456.,Year of Publications - 2013.
      • Name of the Article: “Measuring Tribal Participation in Development Programmes: The Odisha Experience”. Published in the book CURRENT TRIBAL SITUATION,Strategies for Planning, Welfare and Sustainable Development, Edited by - Dr Soubhagya Ranjan Padhi, Published by - Mangalam Publications, Delhi, India, Pp-67,Year of Publications - 2013.
    • Books
      • Book Published
        • Name of the Book -Financing Municipalities in India, Published by Manglam Publications, Delhi- 110053 (India) in January 2010. ISBN-978-93-80013-54-1 (Single Author).
        • Name of the Book – Globalization and labour laws, Published by Manglam Publications, Delhi- 110053 (India) in January 2010. ISBN-978-93-80013-64-0 (Edited).
        • Name of the Book- A Text Book on Indian Economy and Elementary Statistics, Published by Binapani Publications, Sambalpur, Plot No.1211/3273, Rajadera, Bhatra, Sambalpur-768001, Orissa, (India) in June 2010.ISBN-978-81-904934-0-6 (Single Author).
        • Name of the Book – Micro Finance and Women Empowerment – A critical evolution, Published by Manglam Publications, Delhi- 110053 (India) in January 2011. ISBN-978-93-81142-21-9 (Edited).
        •  Name of the Book – Environmental Economics and Natural Resource Management, Published by Manglam Publications, Delhi- 110053 (India) in October 2011. ISBN-978-93-81142-34-9 (Edited).
        • Name of the Book – Microeconomic Issues and Global Economy, Published by Manglam Publications, Delhi-110053 (India) in January 2012. ISBN-978-93-81142-37-0 (Edited).
      • Any Other :
        • Popular Articles Published
          • “Paddy- A contribution of Koraput to Mankind”, The Industry and Mines OBSERVER ,June 01- 15, 2009.
          • “Ethno-tourism”- Green Sector in Orissa Tourism Industry, The Industry and Mines OBSERVER, June 16- 30, 2009.
          • “Green Gold Pluckers are Poor”, The Industry and Mines OBSERVER, July 01- 15, 2009.
          • “Employment in Water Bottle Units”, The Industry and Mines OBSERVER,
            .July16- 31, 2009.
          • “Vegetables Prices Pinch Common men”, The Industry and Mines OBSERVER,
            August 01- 15, 2009.
          • “Grappling with anthrax in hilly Koraput”, The Industry and Mines OBSERVER, August  16- 31, 2009.
          • “Managing non-timber forest Products”, The Industry and Mines OBSERVER, September 1-15, 2009.
          • “Mobilising rural marketing in State”, The Industry and Mines OBSERVER, October 1-15, 2009.
          • “Bonda woman a perfect home manager”, The Industry and Mines OBSERVER, October 16-31, 2009.
          • “Coffee farming can boost KBK economy”, The Industry and Mines OBSERVER, November 1-15, 2009.
          • “Need to wean tribals away from traditional drug habits”, The Industry and Mines OBSERVER, November 16-30, 2009.
          • “Tribal Odisha: A colourful canvas of rituals”, The Industry and Mines OBSERVER, December 1-15, 2009.
          • “Tribal housing needs cultural linkage”, The Industry and Mines OBSERVER, December 16-31, 2009.
          • “Tribal livelihoods vis-à-vis forest laws”, The Industry and Mines OBSERVER, January 1-15, 2010.
          • “Culture centric cuisines”, The Industry and Mines OBSERVER, January 16-31, 2010.
          • “Tapping tribal wisdom”, The Industry and Mines OBSERVER, February 1-15, 2010.
          • “Noose round neck: Tribal debt”, The Industry and Mines OBSERVER, February 16-28, 2010.
          • “Tribals must feel at home in school”, The Industry and Mines OBSERVER, March 1-15, 2010.
          • “Remodelling shifting cultivation”, The Industry and Mines OBSERVER, March 16-31, 2010.
          • “Tribals: An emerging high-risk group for HIV/AIDS”, The Industry and Mines OBSERVER, April 1-15, 2010.
          • “Tribals losing sway over forest products”- The Industry and Mines OBSERVER, April 16-30, 2010.
          • “Odisha’s tribal child mortality rate higher than national average”- The Industry and Mines OBSERVER, May 1-15, 2010.
          • “Checking tribal migration a tough challenge”- The Industry and Mines OBSERVER, May 16-31, 2010.
          • “Starvation perpetuated by seasonal changes” – The Industry and Mines OBSERVER, July 16- 31, 2010.
          • “Witch hunt victims in tribal villages” – The Industry and Mines OBSERVER, August 1- 15, 2010.
          • “Piling up firewood: a drudgery for tribal women” – The Industry and Mines OBSERVER, August 16- 31, 2010.
          • “Tribal Issue – Doing Charity” – The Industry and Mines OBSERVER, September 1- 15, 2010.
          • “Tribal Pupils’ Language Problem in Schools” - The Industry and Mines OBSERVER, March 01-15, 2011.
          • “Vicious cycle of migration in KBK” - The Industry and Mines OBSERVER, March 16-31, 2011.
          • “Forest fire in Odisha needs special attention from grassroots” - The Industry and Mines OBSERVER, April 01-15, 2011.
          • “Mass malpractices in exams” - The Industry and Mines OBSERVER, April 16- 30, 2011.
          • “Land rights of tribal women – a forgotten affair” - The Industry and Mines OBSERVER, May 1- 15, 2011.
          • “Grain bank ensures food security, unfetters from unurer’s exploitation- The Industry and Mines OBSERVER, June 1- 15, 2011.
          • “Divine marriage made on earth” - The Industry and Mines OBSERVER, June 16- 30, 2011.
          • “Reshaping tribal values, traditions” - The Industry and Mines OBSERVER, July 01- 15, 2011.
          • “Cashing in on cashew framing”- The Industry and Mines OBSERVER, July 16- 31, 2011.
          • “Tribals yet to get level-playing field” - The Industry and Mines OBSERVER, September 01- 15, 2012.
          • “Pointless Polavaram” - The Industry and Mines OBSERVER, September 16- 30, 2012.
          • “Environmental changes affecting tribal women in Odisha” - The Industry and Mines OBSERVER, October 01- 15, 2012.
          • “Alcoholism a threat to tribal growth in Odisha” - The Industry and Mines OBSERVER, October 16 -31, 2012.
          • “Urban Tribal Dynamics: Shift from ground reality” - The Industry and Mines OBSERVER, November 01- 15, 2012.
          • “Tribal death toll high in state due to unknown diseases” - The Industry and Mines OBSERVER, November 16- 30, 2012.
          • “Parab preserves Koraput tribal culture” - The Industry and Mines OBSERVER, December 1- 15, 2012.
          • “Tribal youth dormitories not centers of premarital promiscuity” - The Industry and Mines OBSERVER, December 16- 31, 2012.
          • “Tribal societies growing consumerist fast” - The Industry and Mines OBSERVER, January 1- 15, 2013.

      Workshop / Seminar / Conferences

      • Attended : 16
        • Research Paper Presented in Seminars/Workshop
          • Globalisation and Plight of Tribals in Orissa”- Paper presented at Council of Analytical Tribal Studies (COATS), Koraput, Orissa on dt.28.04.2005.
          • Ragging- A menace in Higher Education”- Paper presented at Regional Workshop on Preparation of Perspective plan for Higher Education in Orissa, held at Vikram Deb (Autonomous) College, Jeypore (Koraput) on dt. 22.10.2009.
          • Prospect of Resource mobilization in Orissa”- Paper presented at National Seminar held 18th and 19th March 2010, Organized by the Department of Economics, Sambalpur University, under the UGC DRS Phase-II Programmes.
          • Rights Of Migrant Labour At Work Places: A Study Of The Migrants From Bolangir District” - Paper presented at UGC Sponsored National Seminar held on 23rd  and 24th  November 2010  at Jawaharlal College, Patnagarh of Dist.- Bolangir, Orissa.
          • “Dynamics of Distress Labour Migration: A Study of Bolangir district in Western Orissa”- Paper presented at 52nd Annual Conference of Indian Society of Labour Economics held from dt.17th December 2010 to 19th December 2010 at Department of Economics, Karnataka University, Dharwad, Karnataka.
          • “Challenges in Preservation and Development of Tribal Culture” – Paper presented at National Seminar on Challenges in Preservation & Development of Tribal Culture held on 14th and 15th January 2011 Organised by District Council of Culture, Koraput and Central University of Orissa, Koraput.
          • “Remodeling Property Taxation in Municipal Bodies – A Case Study of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation in Orissa”- Paper presented at 43rd Annual Conference of the Odisha Economics Association held on 19th and 20th February 2011 Organised by Department of Economics, Udayanath Autonomous College of Science & Technology, Prachi Jnanapitha, Adaspur, Cuttack, Odisha – 754011.
          • “Assessing Fiscal Performance of Odisha – A Critical Evaluation”. Paper presented at UGC DRS-III National Seminar on “State Finances in India” held on 20th and 21st March 2014 organised by PG Dept. of Economics, Sambalpur University, Jyoti Vihar, Burla, Sambalpur-768019, Odisha
          • “Problems and challenges of Women workers in Unorganized sector in India- An analytical outline”. Paper presented at UGC sponsored National Seminar on “Gender Disparity and Development in India” held on 11th  and  12th September 2015 organised by Dept. of Geography, Home Science and Economics, Govt.Women’s College, Sambalpur-768001, Odisha.
          • The impact of Financial Globalization on Higher Education in India: An analytical study.”  Paper presented at UGC sponsored National Seminar on “Implications of Financial Globalization on Indian Economy” held on 19th and 20th February 2016 organised by Department of Professional Studies, Gangadhar Meher University, Sambalpur, Odisha.
          • “Mapping Human resources Development of  Tribals : A study  through Indian Plans”. Paper presented at UGC sponsored National Seminar on “Planning, Inclusive Growth and Human Development” held on 11th and 12th March 2016 organised by PG Department of Economics, Gangadhar Meher University, Sambalpur, Odisha.
          • “Global Crude Oil prices and Indian Industry: An Econometric Impact Analysis.” Paper presented at International Seminar held on 17th and 18th February 2017 organised by Dept. of Economics and Dept. of Business Administration, G.M. University, Sambalpur, Odisha.
          • “Sustainable Mining and Livelihoods: An Impact analysis of Talabira Coal Mines (Odisha)”. Paper presented at National Seminar held on 3rd and 4th March 2017 organised by PG Dept. of Zoology, G.M. University, Sambalpur, Odisha.
          • Participated in the International Conference on “Climate Change and Sustainable Development”(ICCC & SD 2017) held on 18th and 19th March 2017 organised by PG Dept. of Geography & PG Dept. of Botany of G.M. University, Sambalpur, Odisha  & Odisha State Open University, Sambalpur.
          • “International Economic Scenario & Economic Order”. Paper presented at International Seminar held on 17th and 18th February 2017 organised by Dept. of Economics and Dept. of Business Administration, Gangadhar Meher University, Sambalpur, Odisha.
      • Organized : 02

      Projects/ Consultancy

      • MINOR RESEARCH PROJECT (UGC) Letter No.F.PHO-005/06-07 (ERO) Dt.15th January 2007. for Rs. 60,000.00 (Rupees Sixty Thousand Only).
      • Name of the Topic “Composition, Growth and Prospects of tribal participation in development Programmes- A study of scheduled tribes in Jeypore block of Koraput District (Orissa)”.

      Professional Experience

      • Worked as a resource person in formulation of Annual District Plan of Koraput and Nabarangpur district of Odisha – 2011-12 & 2012-13 (with Council of Analytical Tribal Studies, Koraput, Odisha).
      • Successfully completed the training programme on “Treasury Management and Role of DDO’s” at Madhusudan Das Academy of Financial Management, Bhubaneswar from dt.21.12.2015 to 23.12.2015.

      Other Information

      • Membership in Professional Bodies :
        • Life Member of The Indian Economic Association, New Delhi.(OD-080)
        • Life Member of Orissa Economic Association, Cuttack, Odisha.
      • Administrative Experience :
        • Worked as Accounts Bursar: 10 years