The Department of Political Science was a part of the Department of Economics till early 1960s. In 1965 it emerged as a separate full-fledged department and Shri L.M. Kanungo became the first H.O.D. Mr. Kanungo, successfully continued as the Head of the Department till 2002. Due to the sudden demise of ShriKanungo on 6th Nov. 2002, Dr. PabakKanungo, the next senior member of the department took the charge of headship and run the department successfully till his retirement in 2007. Dr. PabakKanungo, who joined the college in 1971, is an eminent literary figure and a reputed columnist in the state. He is also a scholar of Gandhian Philosophy and was awarded the OdishaSahitya Academy Award for his book "Orissa O Gandhi". He is also associated with the OdiyaEncyclopaedia Project of his father late ShriBinodKanungo, who was a noted Gandhian and freedom fighter of our country. Dr. Kanungo did his Ph.D. on "Kendu leaf in Orissa Politics". To his credit, it might be worthwhile to mention here that he was the President of Odisha Political Science Association during 2006-2007. Maj. Y. M. Mulla, the next senior professor of the department was an outstanding sportsman of the state. As a Major, his contribution towards the N.C.C. wing of the state is highly commendable. He was not only a prominent scholar of political science but also an outstanding officer of N.C.C. for which he has been awarded by the honourable Chief Minister of the state, Sj. Naveen Pattnaik.
Mrs. Swati Dash has completed her post graduation&M.Phil from Utkal University, VaniVihar. The topic of her M.Phil dissertation is "Voluntary Organizations in Socio-Economic Development with special reference to Bhubaneswar City". Mrs. Dash has been with involved herself in various research programmes and social work activities since her graduation days. Mrs. Dash is a life member of different organizations like Odisha Political Science Association, Indian Institute of Public Administration and Voice for Voiceless.
Dr. Dipak Kumar Dash has completed his master’s degree and M.Phil from UtkalUniverstiy. Dr. Dash has done PGCJMC from IGNOU&MJMC from North Odisha University. He was awarded his Ph.D degree in 2012 from Ravenshaw University on "NAM- A study of its Role Since 1992." Dr. Dash has done his M.Phildisseration on "NAM- Dynamics and Relevance". He qualified UGC-NET in 2006 and is an active member of various associations related to academics like Odisha Political Science Association. He is in the Editorial Board of a journal named "The Third Voice - Experience and Expression". Dr. Dash is the author of 15 books, published by Kalyani Publishers, New Delhi.
Mrs. RinkuMohapatra completed her post graduation from Utkal University and M.Phil from F.M. University, Balasore on "Troubled Water of South-China Sea : India-China engagement". She has also completed B.Ed from RNIASE, Cuttack. To her credit, it can be mentioned here that Mrs. Mohapatra is a prolific singer of the state.
Miss SradhanjaliPattnayak completed her post-graduation from Utkal University, VaniVihar and M.Phil from Ravenshaw University on "India-China Relations : A study of the Interface Between Political and Strategic Dimensions." She has also completed B.Ed from Nagarjuna University, Hyderabad.
The student strength of the Department is 32 in each class. Since the introduction of Honours in 1972, the overall performance of the students is highly satisfactory.
|Mrs. Swati Dash||M.A., M.Phill.||Lecturer & HOD||9937773303|
|Dr. Dipak Kumar Dash||M.A., M.Phill., PGJMC, MJMC, NET, Ph.D.,||Lecturer||9861011628|
|Mrs. Rinku Mohapatra||M.A., B.Ed.,||Lecturer||7008638718|
|Miss Sradhanjali Pattnaik||M.A, M.Phil, B.Ed||Lecturer||9658602162|
Gallery Of Political Science Department
|Sri. Debi Prasad Mishra||Vice President BJD & Ex-Minister,Govt. Of Odisha||9437053030|
|Sri Sameer Dey||Ex-Minister, Govt of Odisha||9437055678|
|Sri Rabinarayan Nanda||Retd. IAS||9437031392|
|Sri Pravat Tripathy||MLA, Former Chief Whip, Govt. of Odisha||9437277611|
|Sri Panchanan Kanungo||Ex-Minister, Govt of Odisha||9438360849|
|Sri Satyabrata Tripathy||Ollywood Actor & Chairman, OFDC, Odisha||9437385870|
|Sri Nigamananda Panda||Retd IAS|
|Sri Prafulla Das||Odisha Bureau Chief, The Hindi||9861090699|
|Sri Sarat Rout||Ex-Minister, Govt. Of Odisha|
|Mrs.Varsha Priyadarshini||Olywood Actress||9861017151|
|Sri Rajat Kumar Mishra||Itallian Language Expert Amazone India||8375841450|
|Sri Soumendra Ghosh||Ex-Mayor,CMC||9437475900|
|Sri Budhadeb Routray||Advocate, Odisha High Court||9437495921|
|Dr.SmrutiRanjan Dhal||Asst. Prof, Centra University,Gujrat||8511927253|
|Sri Bhakti Mohanty||Bureau Head, Nitidin||9338101083|
|Sri Rajib Sarangi||Editor, Janhabi Magazine||9556262790|
|Sri SukeshRanjan Behera||Cuttack Head, Prameya||9439636680|
|Miss Tapaswini Behera||Asst. Professor, Paradeep College, Odisha||8895084189|
|Sri Santosh Mohapatra||General Secratery, BCJD||8328818833|
|Sri Sambit Behera||General Secratery, BCJD||9437051782|
|Sri Snehasis Sahoo||Asst. Prof, UtkalmaniGopabandhu Degree College, Mathili||9853452562|
|Sri Sandeep Bal||Asst. Prof., Derabis College, Kendrapara, Odisha||9438801320|
|Sri Chinamaya Pradhan||Brahmani College, Kendrapara, Odisha||7873847321|
|Sri Dibakar Behera||Ph.D.,SIS,JNU,NEW DELHI||8908086749|
|Sri IppliSibasankar||Asst.Prof, MaimaMahavidyalaya, Dhenkanal, Odisha||8270136041|
|Sri Rajendra Barik||ReascherScolar, F.M. University||8093585863|