Dr. Ashok Kumar Sahani | GBPNIHE

Dr. Ashok Kumar Sahani


,Centre for Socio-Economic Development

Contact: (01346) 252603(O)

Area of Specialization


Social Science

Ethno Medicine, Indigenous Knowledge

Tribal Development, Rural Development


  • B.A.(Anthropology) from Berhampur University, Bhanja Vihar, Orissa in 1992.
  • M.A.(Anthropology) from Utkal University, Vanivihar, Orissa in 1995
  • M.Phil.(Anthropology) from Utkal University, Vanivihar, Orissa in 1997
  • Ph.D.(Anthropology) from Utkal University, Vanivihar, Orissa in 2013



Social Science

Ethno Medicine

Tribal, Rural Development

Work Experience


Research and Development

G.B. Pant National Institute of Himalayan Environment and Sustainable Development

03/10/2007-Till Date

Research Associate

R&D and Administration

Anthropological Survey of India, Kolkata

May 1998-Sep. 2007

Research Assistant

Data Collection & Compilation

NIN, Hyderabad

Sep. 1996-March, 1998

Awards / Recognition


UGC-NET in Year 1996-1997

Research Interests

Broad Subject Area Specialization Sector
Anthropology Socio-cultural Anthropology Socio-cultural Anthropology, Rural Development, Natural resource management

Extra curricular activities

  • Hobbies:    Reading and Social Activities like arranging Kitty Party

Dr. Ashok Kumar Sahani   aksahani@gbpihed.nic.in