Pratap Chandra Mohanty - Department of Humanities and Social Sciences,Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Pratap Chandra Mohanty
Pratap Chandra Mohanty Assistant professor +91-1332284884
Areas of Interest
  • I. Research: Micro Development Issues and Microeconometrics- health, gender, ICT and informal enterprises;, II. Teaching: Microeconomics, Development Economics, Research Methodology and International Trade
Professional Background
2016-01-01OngoingAsstt. ProfessorIndian Institute of Technology Roorkee
2013-01-011 year Visiting ProfessorIndian Institute of Management (IIM) Indore
2011-01-013 years Asstt. ProfessorIndian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), New Delhi
2007-01-019 years Asstt. ProfessorDelhi University
Multiple Posts
2020-11-13OngoingWardenGovind Bhawan @IITR
2015-01-011 year Member, Governing Body(the Apex body)CVS, Delhi University
2010-01-011 year Head of the Economics DepartmentCVS, Delhi University
2010-01-011 year Member as teachers' Representative, Governing BodyCVS, Delhi University
2015-01-011 year Convener, Attendance CommitteeCVS, Delhi University
2014-01-012 years Member, Discipline CommitteeCVS, Delhi University
Honors and Awards
Teaching feedback 4.43/5Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi2012
Chhatra Gaurav SammanF.M.College Alumnai Association, Odisha2019
NET and JRFUniversity Grant Commission2003
Topper and Distinction in B.A.(Honours)F.M. University2001
Educational Details
Ph.D.Economics of Digital Divide and Diffusion TheoryJawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi2014
M.Phil.Development EconomicsJawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi2005
M.A.Economic Development and PlanningJawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi2003
B.A. (Honours)Economics (Hons.) and StatisticsF.M.University2001
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyStart DatePeriod
Module (MOOC) developed on 'Handling Large-Scale Unit Level Data Using STATA'MHRD and IIT2021-01-18Ongoing
Medical Pluralism ...ICSSR2020-01Ongoing
Online Module developed on 'International Trade - Theory and Empirics'MHRD and IIT2019-08Ongoing
Missing Middle in Indian Enterprises: Study on the Problems and Prospects of MSMEs in UttarakhandFIG/SRIC2017-013 years 7 months
Assessment of Covergence Activities under MGNREGA in UttarakhandNIRD2017-013 years 7 months
Participation in seminars
NamePlaceSponsored ByDate
2018: Pathways to Gender Equality conferenceAmerican University, Washington DCICSSR2020-08
6th Econworld International Conference 2017Warwick, ParisWERI and IITR2020-08
Singapore Economic Review ConferenceSingaporeSER and University of Manchester2007-01
26th IAFFE conference 2017Seoul, South KoreaIAFFE2020-08
ISPIM-ASIA conferenceJawaharlal Nehru University, New DelhiMinistry of Information Technology, Government of India2007-01
PAN IIM conference 2018IIM BangaloreIITR2020-08
60th ISLE conferenceIGIDR, MumbaiIITR2020-08
Health, Public Policy and Human Development: A Way Forward to Address SDGs (HPPHD 2017)National Institute of Technology Rourkela, Odisha NITR2020-08
Silver Jubilee Conference on Human DevelopmentIndira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, MumbaiIndira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai2013-01
Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women and GirlsNIRD&PR Hyderabad, 2017NIRD&PR Hyderabad2020-08
Socio-Economic and Educational Status of Muslims in MaharashtraTata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), MumbaiTISS2009-01
fifth northern regional social science congressM.S. University Udaipur.2017ICSSR2020-08
Population and Development: Issues and Challenges in PunjabCRRID, Chandigarh, PunjabIIPS, Mumbai2009-01
Challenges in Human Development in IndiaCentre for Development Studies (CDS), KeralaCDS2009-01
Better Health Access – The Rough Road AheadISEC, BangaloreIHEPA and ISEC, Bangalore2013-01
  • Global Development Network, Member
  • ICTM, scientific and review committee member
  • SANDEE, Member
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Introduction to Research MethodologyHSN602M.Sc 2nd YrAutumn
Handling Large-Scale Unit Level Data Using STATANPTEL (IIT& MHRD)
International TradeHSN 510M.Sc.Spring
International Trade - Theory and EmpiricsNPTEL
Research Methodology in Social SciencesHSN908Ph.D.Autumn
Advancement in Development EconomicsHSN906Ph.D.Autumn
Development EconomicsHSN505M.Sc 1st YrAutumn
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Date
Gender and Financial Inclusion of Unorganized EnterprisesPrateeksha MauryaO2020-08
Informational asymmetry in Health Care Deepabali BhattacharjeeO2017-01
women Empowerment and Informal EnterprisesShrutiO2017-01
Remittances and Development Haile AdameO2018-01
Technology and DisruptionsAnjali BansalO2018-01
Gender Stereotypes and Political Economy of Nutritional AccessMukesh KumarO2018-01
Health InsuranceMilind K YadavO2020-08
Vulnerability by Accidents in LifeFahimuddin AhmadO2020-08
Health Vulnerability and WomenRishika TomarO2020-01
Visits to outside institutions
Institute VisitedPurpose of VisitDate
Glasgow Caledonian University, UK28th IAFFE international conference 2019-01-01
University of Michigan, Michigan, USA15th Comparative Analysis of Enterprise Data (CAED) Conference 2019 2019-01-01
American University, Washington DCpresented two papers at 2018: Pathways to Gender Equality conference, November 2-3, 2018, American University, Washington DC2020-08-31
Paris School of Economics, ParisPaper presented at 6th Econworld Conference held at Warwick, Paris July 25-27, 2017 2020-08-31
Sungsing University, Seoul, South Koreapaper presented two papers in the 26th IAFFE conference in Seoul, South Korea, June 29 – July 01 2017 2020-08-31
NUS Singaporepaper presented at SERC 2007, August 2-42020-08-31
Exploring the relationship between Education, Women, Empowerment and Gender JusticeBRAIPRD2016-01
Discussion on Indian BudgetNDTV2016-01
Participation in short term courses
Couse NameSponsored ByDate
Contemporary Themes in India’s Economic Development and the Economic Survey’ by Prof. Arvind Subram.MHRD at IIT Delhi 20172020-08
Health in Numbers: Quantitative methods in Clinical Public Health ResearchHarvard University2013-01
Refresher Course / workshop in Public Economics NIPFP and SANEI2011-01
Orientation CourseAcademic Staff College, JNU2009-01
Courses or Conferences Organised
Conference NameSponsored ByDate
QIP Quantitative Analysis of Qualitative Variables Using Large – Scale DatabaseJUNE 3-7MHRD2019-01
Special Lectures Delivered
Partial and General Equilibrium Analysis of Trade: Perspectives from Theories of Trade CPDHE UGC-HRDC, University of Delhi2016-01
Trade Protectionism: Special reference to TBTs and SPS measures CPDHE2016-01
Trade issues for the IRS probationersNACEN and IIFT2012-01
Basics of Trade Theories to the Indian Foreign Service probationersIIFT2013-01
Books Authored
  • Dr. Pratap C. Mohanty and A. Agnihotri, Economic Regulations of Domestic and Foreign Exchange Market: Recent Policies and Problems, Book Age publication, New Delhi, 2013, ISBN Code: 81-924901-09-09.
  • Dr. Pratap C. Mohanty, Environment and Poverty: Rural Participation for Sustainable Development, A. K. Publications, 2012, ISBN Code: 978-93-80164-98-4.
  • Dr. Pratap C. Mohanty, NTFPs and Its Management in Developing Countries: Case of Indian NMIs, LAP, Germany, 2012, ISBN Code: 978-3-659-16374-6.
Refereed Journal Papers
  • (With Prateeksha Maurya), Inter-temporal and Spatial Variation in Credit Access to Indian Unorganized Women Entrepreneurs, Wley (ABDC-B, ESCI), 2020
  • Pratap Mohanty, Is India digitally divided? Identifying the determinants of ICT diffusion at the household level, Springer International, 2020
  • (With Shruti Shuvam), Necessity or Opportunity Driven: Gender Differentials and Structural Changes of Proprietorship in the Indian Unorganized Enterprises, Sage (ABDC-C, ESCI), 2020
  • (with Prateeksha Maurya), What restricts credit to women enterprises? Evidence from India’s Informal Sector, Emerald (ABDC-B, ESCI), 2019
  • (With Shruti Shuvam), Mapping of Female Participation in Indian Unorganized Enterprises, (ABDC-C), 2019
  • (With Ayusmati Das and M. Haque), Case on Indian Muslim Mother’s Health Care Utilization: Its Patterns, Trends and Comparison, Sage, 2016
  • (with Ayusmati Das), Role of State versus Non-Market Institutions for CPRs in India: An Empirical Estimation based on NSS Data, Scopus, 2013
  • Pratap Mohanty, Who Should Manage CPRs? Role of Non-Market Institutions in the Indian Context, Scopus, 2012
  • Pratap Mohanty, Telecom Divide and Strategies for PSUs, ISSN 2277-4580, 2012
  • Pratap Mohanty, Mounting Foodgrain Stocks in the face of Vicious Circle of Hunger', ISSN: 0970-7247, 2004
  • Pratap Mohanty, Differentials in maternal Health care Utilization in Odisha: An Inter-District Analysis, Synergy Books India, New Delhi., 2013
  • Pratap Mohanty, Poverty, Health and Environment Nexus: A Study of Community Forestry in India, Commonwealth Publishers, 2008
  • Pratap Mohanty, Digital Divide to Digital Dividend: A Comparative Study of ICT in India and Canada, Excel India Publishers, New Delhi, 2012
  • Pratap Mohanty, Bridging Digital Divide: The Role of ICT for Rural Development in India, IEEE Xplore, 2008
1. Handling Large-Scale Unit Level Data Using STATA (3 Credits)
2. International Trade - Theory and Empirics (4 Credits)
Editorial (Newspaper)

Newspapers (Editorial)

1)  ‘Giving Flight to Women's Aspirations’ The New Indian Express, 25 March, 2019

2) ‘The missing women’, The Hindu, 21 January 2019

3) ‘Women workers’ participation in NREGA projects higher in hill dists of U’khand’, Times of India

4) Out-of-pocket spending to combat coronavirus,                Sunday, 03 May 2020, The Pioneer

5) New Indian Express, 8Sept, 2020:

 7) Times of India, 6 Oct. 2020: women’s mental health: 
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