28 September, 2023

Regional Centre


Dr Bimal Chandra Nanda

Deputy Director



Educational Qualification

MA, MPHIL, Ph. D in Sociology from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi


Professional Qualification


Area of Specialization

He was awarded NET AND JRF by UGC in 1998

His area of interest includes Sociology of Education, Social Moments, Social Exclusion, Gender Studies and Social/Public Policy.


He has contributed to National News Papers also published many research papers in renowned journals and edited books.

Also worked as ARD, DD in IGNOU from 2006 to till date.



1. Examination related matters

2. Project and viva-voce related activities

3. Practical examination and practical counselling

4. Monitoring of BEd workshop, practice teaching and school based practical activities

5. Academic counselling related activities

6. Empanelment of academic counsellors

7. Utilization of MeLT van for academic and promotional purposes

8. Activation of new programmes at LSCs

9. Consolidation and analysis of counselling schedule and submission of proposal for purchase of books/journals, etc.

10. Monitoring of RC’s and LSC’s library

11. Nodal officer for districts – Angul, Baragarh, Deogarh, Dhenkanal, Jharsuguda, Sundargarh and Sambalpur

12. Any other activities assigned by the Regional Director from time to time

     Regional Centre C1,
Institutional Area,
Bhubaneshwar - 751013,
Phone no : 0674-2971071