A Constituent Unit of NCERT, New Delhi

Under Ministry of Education, Govt. of India


Personal Information

Name Dr. Debasis Mohapatra
Designation Assistant Professor, Odia
Qualification M.A (Odia) M.A (Sociolinguistics) ,Ph.D
Email mohdebasis@gmail.com
Phone No. 6372082690
Specialization  Language ,Linguistics, Grammar etc.


Post Graduation :

  • Taught language to P.G students of Ramadevi Women’s University as Visiting Faculty from 23.11.21- 02.02.22
  • Taught Odia language to DDCE(Utkal)PG students and ,OSOU,Sambalpur PG students.

Graduation :

Taught Linguistics, Phonetics and Phonology to Speech Pathologist and Audiologist, IHS, Bhubaneswar, 2016-17, 2018-19, 2019-20, three Academic Sessions


Taught Odia to East Region school teachers and scholars in ERLC for three sessions.

Abroad Experience:

Taught African students in the Department of Linguistics in Omar-Al Mukhtar University, Faculty of Education, Tobruk, Libya, North Africa from 2008-2016.


Publications :

1. Odia Bhasatatwa Kosha, Odia Bhasa Pratishtan, ISBN-9788194506829, Feb, 2020
2. Jogajogara Bhasa Odia, Odia Bhasa Pratisthan, ISBN-9788194506812, Mar, 2020
3. Byakarana, Trupti, Shreepanchami, ISBN-13 978-93-80758-60-2, 2021
4. Ama Barnamala, Publishing House, ISBN-93-93733-07-4, 2022
5. Bhasakatha, Athena Books, Ganesh Chaturthi , ISBN-978-93-95597-05-0, 2022
6. Rock Edicts of Odisha: Texts and Analysis CIIL, ISBN 978-93-94835-74-0Mar, 2023
7. Indian Journal of Applied Research, Vol.12, Issue-2, Feb 2022
8. International Education and Research Journal, Vol.8, Issue-2, Feb 2022
9. Paripex- Indian Journal of Research, Vol.10, Issue-8, Aug 2021
10. International Journal of Scientific Research, Vol.10, Issue-5, May 2021
11. Global Journal for Research Analysis, Vol.7, Issue-4, April 2018

Seminars / Conferences / Symposium / Workshop :

  • Workshop on Create and Repurpose of Open Educational Resource (OER), Odisha State Open University, and CEMCA, New Delhi, 25-27 October 2016.
    • Workshop on Preparation of Odia Thesaurus, National Translation Mission, CIIL, Mysore, 28 August-01 September 2017.
    • Workshop on Preparation of Odia Script Book, Eastern Regional Language Centre (ERLC), Bhubaneswar, 5-7 October 2017.
    • Workshop on Odia Basic Reader, ERLC, Bhubaneswar, 14-18 May 2018.
    • Workshop on collecting stories under digital district repository project of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahostsav, CCRT and KISS-DU, 5th-6th Jan, 2023

Articles in Odia Journals and Books :

1. Gopabandhunka Satyabadi, ISSN 2581-3994, Dec 2022
2. Jhankara 74th year, Issue-10, Jan 2023
3. Sahitya Charcha, ISSN: 2583-5270, Jan 2023
4. Kadambini, ISSN 2277-1131, Feb 2023
5. Utkala Prasanga, Feb-Mar 2023, 79th Issue
6. Gopabandhunka Satyabadi, ISSN 2581-3994, Mar 2023
7. Bhasa Surakhya, Journal of Bhasa Surakhya Sammilani, 3rd Issue, June 2023
8. Bhramana Ekabinsati (book), Gayatri, ISBN-978-93408-25-9, 2022
9. Prabasi Odia Sahitya Srusti O Samikhya, Black Eagle Books, ISBN- 978-1-64560-372-6, 2023

Prepared Study Materials and Video Lectures:

1. 4 Blocks of Self-Learning Material for Distance Learners in Diploma in Odia Language and Communication, Odisha State Open University, Sambalpur, Odisha Ref. www.osou.ac.in.
2. Video Lectures in Diploma in Odia Language and Communication, Master of Arts, Certificate in Translation,7 videos in Odia and 3 in English, Ref. www.osou.ac.in.
3. Video Lectures on Odia and English Grammar in YouTube channels Entitled- AMA BHASA AMA BYAKARANA(Odia) and THE BASICS (English) since 16th sept.2021, total number of videos=15, 5 The Basics and 10 Ama Bhasa Ama Byakarana Ref. You Tube

Book Edited:

1. Edited (Associate) A Visionary Leader of the Century ( A Bilingual Book on the Life and Times of Biju Pattnaik) Academy for Media Learning Pvt. Ltd, 2016
2. Edited (Associate) Be the Change (Lesser Known Change Agents of Odisha), Jan 2017.

Translation :

1. Translated Young INTACH, The Heritage Newsletter, Annual Issue 2019-2021, English to Odia
2. Translated Self-Learning Materials from English to Odia for Master of Arts in Rural Development Prog. Course-4, Block-6, Course-5, Block-1, Course-6, Block-3 Ref-www.osou.ac.in
3. Translated some TCS English materials to Odia.

Previous Research:

1. Reviewed TCS Technical Files in Mumbai, 2023
2. Worked as a Senior Fellow on the topic “Socio-Cultural Aspects of Odia Colloquial Words”, Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India, from 1st July 2017 to 30th June 2019




  • Got training in linguistic morphology etc. from Central institute of Indian Language, Mysore



Other Information

Paper Setting/ Examiner:

  • Question Papers prepared for Certificate in Translation (CIT) course, for the year 2016, 17, and 18 OSOU, Odisha.
  • Question Papers prepared for Diploma in Odia Language and Communication (DOLC), for the year 2016, 17, and 18 OSOU, Odisha.
  • Examiner for MAOD for the year 2022,2023 Odisha State Open University Sambalpur
  • As an Academician I would be happy to highlight the specific features laid down in NEP-2020, like multilingualism, mother language and Classical Language.
  • Previously worked as Senior Fellow, Centre of Excellence for Studies in Classical Odia, CIIL, Ministry of Education, Govt. of India , doing research on Rock Edicts and Copper Plates of Odisha from 2nd November 2021 29th December 2023.