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Vice- Chancellor

Prof. Dr. Arka Kumar Das Mohapatra, Vice-Chancellor, Odisha State Open University (OSOU)


Prof. Arka Kumar Das Mohapatra is the Vice-Chancellor of Odisha State Open University at present. Before taking over as the Vice-Chancellor of Odisha State Open University, he was working in Sambalpur University as the senior most Professor of Business Administration and the Chairman, Post Graduate Council.

Prof. Das Mohapatra has over 32 years of teaching and research experience to his credit. He was the Vice-Chancellor in-Charge of Sambalpur University. He has also discharged several administrative responsibilities of Sambalpur University such as the Director, UGC Human Resource Development Centre; Director, Distance and Continuing Education; Comptroller of Finance, Officer on Special Duty; Head, Dept. of Business Administration; Dean, School of Management Studies; Member- Syndicate, Senate, Academic Council, Research Degree Committee, Examination Committee, and Regulation Amending Committee, besides being the members of Board of Studies.

A Gold Medalist from Utkal University for standing first class first in M.Com, Prof. Das Mohapatra received his D.Litt in Management in the area of Corporate Governance from Sambalpur University, Ph.D in Finance from Utkal University, and M.Phil from GM College (University).

He has over 128 research publications in various journals of International and national repute; 7 books including ‘International Accounting’ which has been published by Prentice Hall of India Ltd, New Delhi. He has also produced 16 Ph.Ds and 15 M.Phil scholars, with 2 more theses being submitted and 8 in progress.

Prof. Das Mohapatra has served the Assam (Central) University, Silchar and the Assam Institute of Management Guwahati as well. He is a Fellow of Royal Society of Arts, London; Fellow World Business Institute, Australia; and is the life member of Indian Society for Training and Development (ISTD), Indian Accounting Association, Indian Commerce Association, Indian Social Science Congress, and nominated member of American Biographic Research Institute. He has already filed 08 Patents and has attended over 140 national and international Seminars, Conferences and Workshops both within and outside the country.

He has visited a host of countries including UK, France and Japan on academic assignments. An excellent teacher per se in Management, Prof Das Mohapatra has been recognized as the IAO accredited ‘Teacher’; MTC Global Distinguished Management Teacher; VIF (VISTA) Distinguished Researcher in Accounting and Finance, and KIER distinguished Academic Leader, along with the best paper award in France. He is also in the academic and expert committees of various prestigious and premier national institutes including NAAC, AICTE, ICSSR, UPSC, and UGC. He is associated with more than 60 Indian and Foreign Universities/Institutions in various forms.

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