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Profile of Prof. Pritish Chandra Acharya

Pritish Chandra Acharya
 
Name : Prof. Pritish Chandra Acharya
Designation : Professor
Qualification : MA, M.Phil and Ph.D in History from Jawaharlal Nehru University,(JNU), New Delhi. , Qualified National Education Test, (NET) of UGC in 1987 and was eligible for JRF.
Email : pritishacharya0123@yahoo.co.in, pritishacharya63@gmail.com
Phone No. : +91 (993) 740 0923, +91 (955) 639 0923
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  1. As Lecturer at the Rajiv Gandhi Central University, (Formerly known as Arunachal University), Itanagar, from August 1988 to May 1997.
  2. As Reader and Associate Professor at the NCERT, New Delhi and in RIE, Bhubaneswar (a constituent of NCERT) from May 1997 to 2009.
  3. As Professor and Head, Department of History at the National Defence Academy(NDA), Khadagvasla, Pune from May 2008 to May 2009 (after being selected by the UPSC, New Delhi).
  4. As Professor at the NCERT, New Delhi (RIE, Bhubaneswar) from November 2009

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List of Publications

ENGLISH
1. National Movement and Politics in Orissa: 1920-29, Sage India, New Delhi, 2008.
2. An Experiment in Nationalist Education: Satyavadi School in Orissa (1909-26), in Economic and Political Weekly, Vol.XLV, no 51, Dec. 18, 2010.
3. Selected Writings of Madhusudan Das, National Book Trust, New Delhi, 2013.
4. ‘Nationalist Politics and Communal Mobilization: The Congress in Orissa in the 1920’s’, in Utkal Historical Research Journal, Vol. XIV, 2001, Bhubaneswar.
5. ‘Portrayal of Germany in the History Text Books of NCERT’, Paper presented at the Indo-German Experts Meeting, New Delhi 12-14 March, 2001.
6. ‘The Jewel of Utkal’, in Mainstream, Delhi, 18th August 2001.
7. ‘Cultural Encounter and Social World at Margins : Voices of Gangadhar Meher an Western Orissa poet’ in Social Science Problings, New Delhi, December 2007.
8. Regionalism in Orissa in the 1920’s’ in B.K. Mallik, Ed., Eastern India Essays in History, Society and Culture, Bhubaneswar, 2004.
9. ‘Impact of Bardoli Satyagraha in Orissa in 1928’, in Utkal Historical Research Journal, Vol. XVIII, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, 2005.
10. The Non-Cooperation Movement (1921-22), in Freedom Struggle in Orissa, Vol. II, Ed. by B.C. Ray, et.al., Bhubaneswar, 2006.
11. Order Cancel (Short Story), in John Thieme and Ira Raja, Ed., The Table is Laid, Oxford University Press, 2007.
12. Soldiers in the Nationalist Struggle, Mainstream, 15 August, 2009.
13. The Paika Revolt of Khurdha, 1817, Mainstream, 19 August, 2017.
14. Re-Configuring the Histories of Orissa, MSS accepted for publication by the Primus, New Delhi.
15. Corona Times: Lessons for Young Children, Odisha Bytes (Web magazine), 21 May 2020.
16. Press, Nationalism and the Freedom Struggle, Orissa Review, Bhubaneswar, 15 August 2020.
17. Professor Arjun Dev, The Historian of Contemporary World, Mainstream, New Delhi, 4 April 2020.
18. Don’t Avoid Study of Social Science, Odisha Bytes, 11 july 2020.

ODIA
Short story collections
1. Pausa Pahile Jai, Sundargarh, 1986.
2. Atmalipi, Sundargarh, 1989.
3. Patri Anveshana, Bhubaneswar, 2001.
4. Gopana Chithi, Paschima, Bhubaneswar, 2013
Essay collections
5. Apaninda Upakyaan, Arya Prakashani,Cuttack, 2005.
6. Itihasara Samikhya, Odisha Book Emporium,Cuttack, 2007.
7. Gaonra Gandhi O Anyanya Rachana, Lark Books, Bhubaneswar, 2011.
8. Itihas, Byakti O Bichar, An Anthology of Critical Essays, Paschima, Bhubaneswar, 2017 .
9. Parichita Prasanga, Essays on Issues concerning Society and Education, Shraddha publication, Balasore, 2017.
10. A columnist in Odia ( writing in the Sambada, Samaja and Prameya, etc.) on issues related to education, History and Culture Compiling and Editing.
11. Written the history portion of Samajik Bigyan (Social sciences), Class VIII, Board of Secondary Education, Orissa, 2011.
12. One of the authors of Class XI ( History) Textbook, Odisha State Bureau of Textbook Preparation and Production, Bhubaneswar, 2016.
13. One of the Authors of the Class XII, History, Odisha State Bureau of Textbook Preparation and Production, Bhubaneswar, 2017.
14. Smrutire Sikshaka, Sisksya Sandhan,Bhubaneswar, 2006.
15. Gopabandhu Chayanika, National Book Trust (NBT), New Delhi, 2009.
16. Hemachandra Chayan, ( selected Writings of poet, Hemachandra Acharya), Bargarh, 2012.
17. Hemachandra Sankalan,(Koshali- Sambalpuri Writings of Poet Hemachandra Acharya), Bargarh, 2019.
18. Nijaswa Chitranatya ( Autobiographical writings of Actor Sarat Pujari, Siksha sandhan , Bhubaneswar, 2015.
19. Odisha Itihas, Ama Odisha, Bhubaneswar, 2011
20. One of the Authors in the Team, India and Contemporary World, Class IX History Text Book, NCERT,2006.
21. Edited the Translation of “Modern Europe”, EHI-07, IGNOU Study material into Odia, 2007.
22. Edited the Translation (into Odia)of History Text Books, Class IX and XII, National Institute of Open Learning, MHRD, April, 2014
23. Sanskrutika Bichar (Thoughts of Mahatma Gandhi on Culture), Ama Odisha , Bhubaneswar, January, 2020. Translations into Odia
24. Indira Gandhi (Original Inder Malhotra), NBT, New Delhi, 2006.
25. Shrilal Shuklanka Ketoti Galpa (Original Shrilal Shukla), Cuttack, 2006.
26. Sampradayikata: Eka Parichaya (Original Bipan Chandra) NBT, New Delhi, 2008.
27. Adhunik Bharat Itihas, (Original Bipan Chandra), Orient Blackswan, New Delhi, 2011.
28. Adyakalin Bharat Itihas, Penguin History of Early India (Original Romila Thapar),National Translation Mission, Mysore, 2013.
29. Swami Viveknanda, (Original: V.K.R.V. Rao), Publication Division, New Delhi, 2013.
30. M.K. Gandhinka Champaran Dairy ( original Arvind Mohan), Gopabandhu Sahitya Mandir, Samaj, Cuttack, 2019

 

HINDI
Publications (translations) in Hindi:
1. ‘Ek Kahani’, (Short story) in Samakalin Bharatiya Sahitya; Sahitya Academy, Delhi, 1992.
2. ‘Aatithya’, in Vagarth, Bharatiya Bhasa Parishad, Kolkota, October, 2004.
3. ‘School’ in Janasatta, Delhi, 20th March, 1994.
4. ‘Ugravadi’, in Samakalin Bharatiyal Sahitya, Sahitya Academi, New Deli, September-October, 2002.
5. ‘Kudim’, in Kathadesh, New Delhi, August, 2011.
6. ‘Penson Ka Kagaj’, Naya Gyanodaya, New Delhi, August, 2011.
7. ‘Plot ka Gachha’, in Bartaman Sahitya, Aligarh, December, 2011.
8. Iti Dubidha Katha, (Shortstory Collection), Roshnai Prakashan, Kolkata, 2011.
9. ‘Letter Bomb’, Vagarth, Bharatiya Bhasa Parishad, Kolkota, March, 2013
10. ‘Sulo Ka Beta’, Kathadesh, Delhi,May, 2015

Guidance : Academic advisor for a Fulbright scholar (history) from the USA in 2010, RIE, Bhubaneswar.

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Memberships:

  1. Member of National Focus Group in social science teaching, National Curriculum Framework( NCF)-2005,
  2. Member, History Textbook preparation Team, class IX, NCERT, 2005
  3. Member, Social Science Textbook Preparation Team, Class VIII, Board of Secondary Education, Orissa,2009
  4. Member, Language Advisory Committee (Oriya), NBT, India, New Delhi, 2004-2010.
  5. Member, Editorial Support Group, (Oriya) National Translation Mission,(NTM) under Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore
  6. Life Member, Indian History Congress,
  7. Life Member, Orissa History Congress.
  8. Executive Member, Utkal Sahitya Samaj, Cuttack,2010-13
  9. Member, National Resource Group (NRG) for NISHTHA, MHRD, NEW DELHI