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Satyapriya Rout

 



Satyapriya Rout
Assistant Professor
Department of Sociology, 
University of Hyderabad
Hyderabad - 500046
Email: routspr@gmail.com, sprss@uohyd.ernet.in
Phone: 040 - 23133256 (O), 9177982487





Satyapriya Rout is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Sociology, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad since August 2006. His areas research interest broadly include environment and natural resource governance, environmental movements, decentralised governance and development. While inquiring into the question of community’s engagement with governance of natural resources, his research focuses upon forest and water. Prior to joining University of Hyderabad, he worked as Lecturer in Sociology at Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi. He was awarded Sir Ratan Tata Fellowship for his post-doctoral research at Asia Research Centre, London School of Economics & Political Science, London, UK during October 2012 - June 2013.    

Areas of Research Interest
  • Environmental Sociology
  • Community based Natural Resource Governance
  • Environmental Movements
  • Decentralised Governance and Development
Current Teaching Engagements
  • Sociology of Development [Compulsory]
  • Environmental Sociology [Elective]

Courses Taught in the Past
  • Social Stratification [Compulsory]
  • Environment and Sustainable Development [Elective]
  • Decentralised Governance and Development [Elective]
Academic Distinctions
  • Associate Fellow at India Observatory, London School of Economics & Political Science [LSE], London, UK during May 2015 - June 2017 under the UGC-UKIERI [UK-India Education Research Initiative] Partnership Project.
  • Visiting Fellow at Institute for Advanced Studies in Humanities (IASH), University of Edinburgh, UK during April - June, 2014.
  • Sir Ratan Tata Visiting Fellow at Asia Research Centre (ARC), London School of Economics & Political Science [LSE], London, UK during October 2012 - June 2013.
  • Visiting Fellow at Centre for Bharat Studies, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand during November - December, 2010 under ICSSR - NRCT Indo-Thai Cultural Exchange Programme.

Research Projects [External Research Grants]


 Year Details of Funding
 2015: Research Grant of INR 7,65,600/- from Office of Development Commissioner (Handicrafts), Ministry of Textiles, Government of India, New Delhi for a study on Assessing Socio-Economic and Working Condition of Traditional Artisans of Odisha”        

 2014:  Awarded UK – India Education Research Initiative (UKIERI) Grant of INR 37,46,750/- to carry out research on ‘Urban Water Supply and Governance in India’ in collaboration with Asia Research Centre (ARC), London School of Economics (LSE), London.

 2013: Research Grant of INR 4,31,300/- from Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India, New Delhi for a study on Socio-economic and Educational Background of Students Receiving Assistance under Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship and their Performance/Placement

 2010:: Research Grant of INR 4,50,000/- from Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation (SDC), Embassy of Switzerland, New Delhi for a research study on Local Governance in the Context of Tribal Conflicts over Development: A Study of Inclusion/Exclusion and Empowerment/ Disempowerment of Scheduled Tribes in the Panchayats of Orissa”.

 2010: ICSSR Research Grant of INR 4,51,500/- from Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), New Delhi for a research study on Assessing Equity and Sustainability in Water Supply through Sector Reforms: A Study of Community Participation, Institutions and Civil Society Intervention in Rural Drinking Water Supply in Orissa

 2009:  Consultancy cum Research Grant of INR 7,53,500/- from Environmental Protection, Training and Research Institute (EPTRI), Hyderabad for preparing “Rehabilitation and Resettlement (R&R) Plan for Three Proposed Thermal Power Plants in Bihar”

 2008: Consultancy cum Research Grant of INR 3,03,600/- from International Resources Group (IRG) South Asia and USAID, New Delhi for carrying out a study on “Baseline Survey of CFL Uses in Rangareddy North Circle of Andhra Pradesh Central Power Distribution Corporation”.


Publications (in Peer Reviewed Journals)
  • Rout, Satyapriya.2008. ‘Institutional Reforms in Water Sector: A Cross Country Perspective from South Asia’. International Journal of South Asian Studies, Vol. 1 (2): 236 – 55.
  • Rout, Satyapriya.2004. ‘Secularism Contested: The Secularisation, Secularism and Religious Tolerance Debate in India’. Gandhian Perspectives, Vol. XII (3): , 110 – 24.

Chapters in Edited Books

  • Rout, Satyapriya. 2015. ‘Capture, Cooption and Exclusion: Local Governance and Neo-liberal Development in Scheduled Areas of Orissa’. In Y. S. Sisodia and T. K. Dalapati. (Eds). "Development and Discontent in Tribal India". Jaipur: Rawat Publications.
  • Rout, Satyapriya 2014. ‘Revisiting Baliraja Dam Struggle: A Study of an Environmental Movement in Maharashtra’. In S. K. Chaudhury (Ed). Sociology of Environment (Studies in Indian Sociology vol. 7), New Delhi: Sage Publications.
  • Rout, Satyapriya. 2012. ‘Revisiting Baliraja Dam Struggle: A Study of an Environmental Movement in Maharashtra’. In D. R. Sahoo (Ed.) Sociology of Social Movements, (Studies in Indian Sociology, Volume 6), New Delhi: Sage Publications.
  • Rout, Satyapriya. 2010. ‘Rural Water Supply and Sanitation in South Asia: Problems, Prospects and Policy Changes’. In SaifuddinSoz and R. N. Srivastava(Ed.)SAARC: Emerging Challenges, New Delhi: Foundation for Peace and Sustainable Development.
  • Rout, Satyapriya and P. Patnaik. 2008. ‘Democratisation with Inclusion: Representation and Empowerment of Scheduled Tribes through Panchayats’. In S. R. Padhi and B. Padhy (Ed.)Trends and Issues in Tribal Studies, New Delhi: Abhijeet Publications.

 

Working Papers

 

Conference Proceedings

  • Rout, Satyapriya.2012. ‘Tribal Self-governance in the Context of Conflicts over neo-liberal Development: A Legal Pluralistic Understanding to Tribal Resistance to Vedanta in Orissa”. In A. Jyotishi and S. mohapatra (ed) Proceedings of the International Conference on “Legal Pluralism in Natural Resource Management” organized by International Commission on Legal Pluralism and Unofficial Law and Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore, during March 30 – 31, 2012.
  • Rout, Satyapriya. 2008. Institutional and Policy Reforms in Water Sector in India: Review of Issues, Concepts and Trends’, Proceedings of the 7th Annual Partners’ Meet of IWMI – TATA Water Policy Programme, Hyderabad: International Crop Research Institute for the Semi Arid Tropics (ICRISAT).

E-Learning Contents Developed

  • "Ideas and Ideologies of Development", for the paper titled: Globalisation and Development in UGC-e-Pathshala
  • "Sociological Perspectives on Environment", for the course titled: ‘Environment and Sustainable Natural Resource Management’ in UoH-European Union Project on Enhancing Quality and Access of Higher Education
  • "Governance of Resources and Environment", for the course titled: ‘Environment and Sustainable Natural Resource Management’ in UoH-European Union Project on Enhancing Quality and Access of Higher Education
  • "Environmental Movements", for the course titled: ‘Environment and Sustainable Natural Resource Management’ in UoH-European Union Project on Enhancing Quality and Access of Higher Education
  • "Salient Features of Panchayat Extensions to Scheduled Areas (PESA), Act", for the Course titled: ‘Panchayati Raj Governance and Rural Development’, Ministry of Panchayati Raj (MoPR) and NIRDPR, Hyderabad
  • "Tribal Self-governance and the Role of Gram Sanha", for the Course titled: ‘Panchayati Raj Governance and Rural Development’, Ministry of Panchayati Raj (MoPR) and NIRDPR, Hyderabad
  • "Forest Governance in Scheduled Areas", for the Course titled: ‘Panchayati Raj Governance and Rural Development’, Ministry of Panchayati Raj (MoPR) and NIRDPR, Hyderabad
  • "Concept of Democracy and Decentralisation", for the Course titled: ‘Panchayati Raj Governance and Rural Development’, Ministry of Panchayati Raj (MoPR) and NIRDPR, Hyderabad

Details of Research Guidance


M.Phil Supervision (Degree Awarded)

 Sl No.   Regd. No Name of the Student Title of Thesis
 1  Atungbo Nuimai

 
 2 Geetanjali Naik 

 
 3

 Stuti Parashar  
 4

 K. Rajasekhar  
 5

 Prasant Moharaj  
 6

 Sabna P  

M.Phil Supervision (On Going)

 Sl. NoRegd. No  Name of the Student Title of Thesis
   Ashna Suchil 

Ph.D Supervision

 Sl. NoRegd. No  Name of Student Title of Thesis Status
1 Dambaru Dhar Garada
 
 Democratic Decentralisation and Paradoxes of Inclusion Thesis Submitted
209SSPH07 Subhra Rajat Balabantray Participatory Irrigation Management in Odisha Derigistered
311SSPH09Geetanjali Naik Industry, Environment and Livelihood: A Study of a Protest Movement in Southern Odisha
 
Ongoing 
14SSPH02 Annu Yidik 

Anti-Dam Movement in Arunachal Pradesh Ongoing 
515SSPH04Prasant Moharaj 

Climate Change, Vulnerability and Forced Migration Ongoing 





FACULTY PROFILE

1)

Name

:

SATYAPRIYA ROUT

2)

Designation

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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

3)

Educational Qualifications

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PH.D (SOCIOLOGY)

4)

Date of Birth

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12/02/1977

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Department/Centre/School

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DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY, SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

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Area(s) of Research

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ENVIRONMENTAL SOCIOLOGY, SOCIOLOGY OF DEVELOPMENT

7)

E-mail id

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sprss@uohyd.ernet.in, routspr@gmail.com

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Phone No.

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+91 - 40 – 40128497 (R), 23133256 (O)

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Mobile No. (Optional)

:

9177982487, 7660008223


 

  

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