Report by Ananta Prasad; Bhubaneswar: Orissa Government today appoints Professor Bishnu Charan Barik as new Vice-chancellor of Sambalpur University. Orissa Governor and Chancellor MC Bhandare reportedly approve the name of Professor Bishnu Charan Barik. Professor Bishnu Charan Barik currently working at Director and Sr. Professor of Sociology. School of Social Sciences,. Swami Ramanand Teerth. Marathwada University.
Professor B.C. Barik has his Masters, M.Phil and Ph.D. in Sociology and currently leading the School. He attended three short term courses on Irrigation and Water Management in the Universities of Colarado State and Utah State Universities of USA in 1988. He published five books and 35 articles in the journals of national and international repute. He worked as a consultant to a World Bank Project on Irrigation Management.
He is also a managing committee member of Indian Sociological Society. He presented papers in several National and International Seminars / Conferences. He acted as a reviewer for Rural Social Work Journal, Published by the South Australia University, Whyhella Campus, Australia. Prof. Barik worked as a member of several statutory bodies of this University.