Dr Himadri Sinha
Dr Himadri Sinha

Professor & Head, Rural Management


Himadri Sinha is currently Head of Department and Professor of Rural Management at XISS Ranchi. He has done his M.Sc. Ag in Agronomy from Allahabad Agricultural Institute of Allahabad University and Ph.D. from IIT Kharagpur. Besides these he has also done Certificate on Management of Commons, IIM, Ahmedabad and Certificate Course on Social Capital & Social Networking, University of Antwerp, Belgium.

Professional Experience



His research works on Natural Resource Management and Management of Commons have received international recognition and accolades. He has expertise in Corporate Social Responsibility – Training and Programme Planning, Rehabilitation and Resettlement of the Displaced – Research and Programme Planning, Social and Economic Research, Social Audit, Rural Project Management, Watershed Management Project Planning and Execution and Baseline Survey.

He has published two books “People and forest: Unfolding the participation mystique” and “Governance of commons and livelihood security”. Besides these he has contributed chapters in seven books and has 23 journal articles to his credit. He is also responsible for publishing 73 research reports till date. He has frequently been to conferences outside India and has attended nine such conferences. He has been awarded with the University Gold Medal from Allahabad University and Senior Research Fellowship from IGNCA, New Delhi.

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