Prof. Debabrata Samanta

Ph.D, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India

M.Sc. in Economics, University of Calcutta, India

B.Sc. in Economics (Hons.), University of Calcutta, India


debabrata@cimp.ac.in

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Research Area

Public Policy,Governance, People Participation

Land Governance

Human Development, Public Service Delivery

Rural Development Policy Issues


Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Business Environment &Policy, Public Policy, Human Development

A. Refereed Journal Publications

  • Samanta, D., & Narayan, S. (2017). ‘Human Development in Bihar andImpact of Liquor Prohibition Policy: An Analysis’, Journal of Governance & Public Policy.Vol. 8, No. 2, 27-38. (ISSN:2231-0924)
  • Samanta, D. (2017). ‘Changing Policy Paradigm of Drinking Water ServiceDelivery: An Empirical Investigation in the context of Bihar, India’, Journal of Management & Public Policy, Vol. 8, No. 2, 13-22. (ISSN: 0976-013X)
  • Samanta, D. (2016). ‘Tenure Security and Women Right over Land: A Study in the context of Bihar’, Journal of Land and Rural Studies, Vol. 4, No. 2, 242-253. (Sage Publication-ISSN: 23210249)
  • Samanta. D., & Shireesh (2015). ‘Social Impact Assessment of Projectsinvolving Land Acquisition in India: Implications of RFCTLARR Act, 2013’, Journal of Management & Public Policy. Vol. 7, No. 1, 27-35.(ISSN: 0976013X)
  • Srivastava, P., & Samanta, D. (2015). ‘Impact of Joint Liability Group on Sustainable Livelihood and Social Capital Promotion: A Study in the Context of Bihar’ Annamalai International Journal of Business Studies and Research, Vol. 7, No. 2, 153-163 (ISSN: 0975-749X)
  • Samanta, D., & Nayak, N.C. (2015). ‘Determinants of People’sParticipation: A Study of rural West Bengal, India’, Development in Practice. Vol. 25, No. 1, 71-85. (Taylor & Francis Publication-ISSN: 0961-4524)
  • Samanta, D., & Nayak, N.C: (2014). ‘People’s Participation and PublicService Delivery: A Review of Issues and Determinants’, Journal of Indian School of Political Economy. Vol. 26, No. 1-4, 167-191. (ISSN: 0971-0396).
  • Nayak, N.C & Samanta, D. (2014). ‘Understanding the role of Participation in Public Service Delivery: Evidences from Rural West Bengal India’, International Journal of Public Administration, Vol. 37, No. 12, 875-884.(Taylor & Francis Publication, ISSN: 0190-0692)

B. Book Chapters

  • Samanta, D (2015). ‘Lack of Land Tenure Security as Challenges to Sustainable Development: An Assessment in the context of Bihar, India’, in Dinda, S (Ed) Handbook of Research on Climate Change Impact on Health and Environmental Sustainability, IGI Global Publication, Pennsylvania, USA, 348-3652. (ISBN: 9781466688148)
  • Samanta, D., Jha, J.K. & Dinda, S (2015). ‘Assessment of Land Governance in Bihar’, in Faizi, A.A.A., Iyer, K.G., and Kaur, A., (Eds.) Tenancy Laws and Practices: Emerging Issue, Centre for Rural Studies, LalBahadurShastri National Academy of Administration, Manak Publication, New Delhi, 62-92. (ISBN 978-93-7831-384-4)
  • Samanta, D., & Nayak, N.C. (2014). ‘Participation and Decision Making: A Study from Rural West Bengal’, in Balan, P.P., George, S., and Kunhikannan, T.P., (Eds.) Decentralisation and Development: Experiences and Experiments, Kerala Institute of Local Administration (KILA), 113-128 (ISBN:978-81-925633-4)
  • Samanta, D., & Nayak, N.C. (2007). ‘Universal Primary Education in India: Issues and Challenges’, in Goswami, K., Nayak, N.C., & Chatterjee, B. (Eds) Economic Reforms, Human Welfare and Sustainable Development in India. New Century Publications, New Delhi, 86-106. (ISBN: 8177081462).

C. Paper Presented at National Conferences

  • Samanta, D., (2015). ‘Land for Industrial Development: A Critical Assessment in the context of Bihar’, presented at the 5thDevelopment Meet organized by the Central University of Bihar, March,13-15 th 2015, Patna, Bihar.
  • Samanta, D., Jha, J.K. & Dinda, S (2014). ‘Assessment of Land Governance in Bihar’, presented in the conference on Tenancy Laws & Practices: Emerging Issues organised by LalBahadurShastri National Academy of Administration, February 20th-21st, 2014, Mussouri.
  • Samanta, D., & Nayak, N.C. (2014). ‘Spaces of People’s Participation in Democratic Decision Making and Underlying Household Characteristics Determining Participation: A Study on rural West Bengal’, presented at the 4th Development Meet organized by Central University of Bihar, February 21st-22nd, 2014, Patna.
  • Samanta, D., & Bandyopadhyay. V. (2013). ‘Willingness to Pay: Exploring Possibility of community ownership in Rural Drinking Water Service in Bihar’ presented at the Second National Symposium on RuralManagement, organized by Institute of Rural Management Anand, December 13 th -14th, 2013, Anand.
  • Samanta, D., & Nayak, N.C. (2013). ‘Participatory Practices in Rural Areas: A Study of Gram Panchayats in West Bengal’, presented at the National Conference on Decentralised Governance and Changing Paradox of Development in Rural Areas, organized by Central University of Jharkhand, September 11th-12th, 2013,Ranchi.
  • Senroy. D., & Samanta., D (2009).‘Good Governance and Employment Generation through NREGA: A Case Study of Gram Panchayats in West Bengal’, presented at and Thinkers and Writers Forum’ held during 21stSkoch Summit on organized by Skoch Development Foundation, November 10 th-12th, 2009, New Delhi.

D. Paper Presented at International Conferences in India

  • Samanta, D., & Dinda, S (2017): Vulnerability Associated with Land Acquisition and Compensation: An Empirical Investigation in Bihar, India, India Land and Development Conference, organized by NITI Ayog, India and NRMC, Delhi April, 5th-6th , 2017, New Delhi
  • Samanta, D. (2016). ‘Determining Willingness to Pay For Drinking Water through Contingent Valuation Approach: An Insights from Rural Bihar’, paper presented at the Second International Conference on Applied Economics and Business, organised by Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University and The Indian Econometric Society, held during 28th-29th July, 2016, Katra, Jammu and Kashmir.
  • Samanta, D., & Bandyopadhyay. V. (2015) ‘Willingness to Pay and Scope of Coproduction in Drinking Water Supply: A Study of Bihar’ presented in the 4th Biennial Conference of the Indian Academy of Management’ held during 11th -13th December, 2015.
  • Srivastava, P., & Samanta, D. (2015). ‘Impact of Joint Liability Group on Sustainable Livelihood and Social Capital Promotion: A Study in the Context of Bihar’ presentated in the ‘International Conference on Global Economic Growth and Sustainability’ organized by SDMIMD, Mysore, 20th-21stNovember, 2015, Mysore, Karnataka.
  • Samanta, D. (2014). ‘Political affiliation and participation: An analysis in the context of rural West Bengal’, paper presented in the KILA International Conference on Gandhi, Gram Swaraj and Decentralisation, organized by Kerala Institute of Local Administration held during 27th-29th November, 2014, Thrissur, Kerala.
  • Samanta, D., & Nayak, N.C. (2014). ‘An Assessment of basic Services delivered to rural people of West Bengal’, presented at the International Conference on Deepening Democracy through ParticipatoryLocal Governance, organized by Government of Kerala, January 19-21 st, 2014, Trivundrum, Kerala.
  • Samanta, D., & Bandyopadhyay. V. (2013) ‘Drinking Water Services in Rural Bihar: A Critical Assessment of the current Drinking Water Policy’, presented at the 8th Annual International Conference on Public Policy and Management organized by IndianInstitute of Management Bangalore, August, 12th -14 th, 2013, Bangalore, Karnataka.
  • Samanta, D., & Nayak, N.C. (2012). ‘People’s Participation in Local Level Decision Making Process: A Study of Spaces, Forms and Dimensions in the context of rural West Bengal’, presented in the International Conference on Democratic Decentralisation and People’s Participation, organized by International Sociological Association andKerala Institute of Local Administration, December 20th -23 rd 2012, Thrissur, Kerala.

E. Paper Presented at International Conferences outside India

  • Samanta, D., & Dinda, S (2016). ‘Whose Right Is It: Towards a new set of Land Policies for Optimal Utilisation’, 2016 Annual World BankConference on Land and Poverty, World Bank, held during 14th-18 th March, 2016, Washington DC, USA.
  • Samanta, D., & Jha, J.K (2014). ‘Land Governance and Women Right over Land: A Study of Bihar’, 2014 Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty, World Bank, held during 24th-27th March, 2014, Washington DC, USA.

F. Invited Lectures/Speeches:

  • Invited Panel Speaker at the Conference ‘Five Year journey of The RFCTLARR Act, 2013: The Way forward’ organized by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), 26th October, 2018, New Delhi.
  • Invited Lecture to PGP students at Centre for Food and Agri-Business Management at Indian Institute of
  • Management Ahmedabad, 6th February, 2018.
  • Key Speaker at the Workshop on ‘Model Agriculture and Land LeasingLaw’ organized by Landesa, Bihar with NITI Ayog, at Patna, 24 th April,2017
  • ‘Social Impact assessment of Land Acquisition under Bandhua to Paimar fly over construction project (phase—I and II) of Indian Railways at Manpur block (Gaya district) of Bihar’
    Sponsored by: Indian Railway through District Magistrate, Gaya
    Duration: April 2016- March 2017
  • ‘Social Impact assessment of Land Acquisition for construction of new railway line in Garkha under Saran district’.
    Sponsored by: Indian Railway through District Magistrate, Saran
    Duration: August 2016-February 2017
  • EBA-Land Expert for India-Bihar
    For the Report ‘Enabling the Business of Agriculture (EBA), 2017’
    The World Bank, Washington DC
    Duration: June, 2016-July, 2016
  • Project Coordinator of the study ‘Social Impact Assessment of land acquisition for Ganga Bridge in Patna district’.
    Sponsored by: District Magistrate, Patna, Government of Bihar
    Duration: November, 2015-April, 2016
  • ‘Land Governance Assessment Framework for Bihar’
    Sponsored by: The World Bank
    Duration: September, 2013 –August, 2014.
  • ‘Evaluation of MGNREGA Diwas in Bihar’,
    Sponsored by: Rural Development Department, Government of Bihar
    Duration: June 2013-August, 2014
  • ‘Assessment of Drinking Water Services in Rural Bihar for RWSS-LIS Programme’
    Sponsored by: The World Bank under coordination of Public Health Engineering Department, Government of Bihar
    Duration: December 2012-February 2013
  • ‘Social Impact assessment of Land Acquisition for construction of Bridge and approach road at Madariyaghat in Darbhanga district.
    Sponsored by: District Magistrate, Darbhanga
  • ‘Social Impact assessment of Land Acquisition for construction of HajipurSugauli rail line in Vaishali district.
    Sponsored by: Indian Railway through District Magistrate, Vaishali

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