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Sukanta Kumar Baral

Sukanta Kumar Baral
Indira Gandhi National Tribal University (A Central University) · Commerce and Management

Ph.D.
Teaching, Research and Development

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Introduction
Prof. (Dr.) S. K. Baral has did his M. Com, LL. B, MBA and Ph.D. (Awarded in the year 1999) from the Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, Orissa, India. He has completed QIP in ‘Professional Ethics’ from IIT-Kharagpur, India, under C E P in the year 2011. He has 27 years of rich teaching experience. He has also been accredited by AIMA as AMT and a certified Academic Leader by CAGR, India. He has earned 6 copyrights and contributed 145 research papers. He has also authored 26 books to his credit.
Additional affiliations
May 2015 - September 2022
Indira Gandhi National Tribal University
Position
  • Professor
Description
  • As an renowned academician, he has been closely associated with several Indian and foreign Universities. He has contributed 145 Research Articles and authored 26 Books. He has also been conferred with 27 National and International Awards. He is an Accredited Management Teacher (AMT) recognized by All India Management Association (AIMA), New Delhi, India. He has completed QIP in ‘Professional Ethics’ from IIT-Kharagpur, India, under C E P in the year 2011.
Education
May 1995 - March 1999
Utkal University
Field of study
  • Commerce

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Publications (67)
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As a major government programme, Start-up India is designed to foster an entrepreneurial culture in India that will lead to long-term economic development and large-scale job prospects. The government's goal with this programme is to help small businesses flourish by encouraging them to innovate and create. Small and medium-sized businesses in Indi...
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Corporate social responsibility (CSR) refers to the business's responsibility toward society's well-being. CSR is a gesture that companies show their responsibility toward society. The research goal is to see spatial disparities in CSR spending among various districts of Delhi during the period 2017-2019. The government spends 1.5% of overall GDP o...
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The year 2021 has been a tumultuous year vacillating between hope, fear, grief, optimism, and hopefully transitioning into a much-desired normal 2022. The Disruption which began with COVID in 2020 continued though world leant to live with it. It has consolidated some of the trends which got accelerated with COVID while creating newer ways of coping...
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Cloud technologies enhance customer reach and superlative changing experiences with minimal investment. The greatest benefit is that the customer no longer has to think about things such as upgrading versions that have recent security or regulatory enforcement measures. The main barriers to cloud adoption are in terms storage, software or infrastru...
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The year 2021 has been a tumultuous year vacillating between hope, fear, grief, optimism, and hopefully transitioning into a much-desired normal 2022. The Disruption which began with COVID in 2020 continued though world leant to live with it. It has consolidated some of the trends which got accelerated with COVID while creating newer ways of coping...
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Start-up as India’s economy grows, so will the contribution of private equity and venture capital to the overall economy. It is also a fair acknowledgment of unique requirements that these kinds of businesses need to maintain their business operations,which require innovation and size. Further, adding that some of the outstanding start-up country l...
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In recent years, India has become the world's fastest-growing major economy. Its development has been fuelled mostly by the services sector, which accounts for over 55% of GDP, as contrasting to the industrial sector, which has remained stable at roughly 16%. To facilitate ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat', the government has brought in the product-linked ince...
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Cyber security is paramount in all aspects of life, particularly in digital technology. Stories of artificial intelligence and data breaches, ID theft, cracking the security code, operating machines with remote sensors, and other such incidents abound, affecting millions of individuals and organizations. The problems in developing appropriate contr...
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Data privacy (also known as information privacy or data protection) refers to the legal right of the data subject to access, use, and collection of data. For the development of a digital economy, privacy protection and identity management are critical. The current regulatory framework's efficiency has been called into consideration from a legal sta...
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The goal of this study was to look at the start-up ecosystem and entrepreneurial environment among tribal youth in the Tribal Sub-Plan area of Southern Rajasthan by assessing their predicament and working conditions. The study looked at the obstacles, challenges and possibilities that start-ups and new enterprises face, as well as how they may be u...
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The present era of rapid technological changes and the rising rate of internet penetration has created a stride for an individual’s entertainment preferences. The rise of Over-the-Top (OTT) media services has made strides by altering the media space during the pandemic caused by COVID. Smart phones and access to broad band made OTT acceptable by a...
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As a start-up, as India’s economy grows, so will the contribution of private equity and venture capital to the overall economy. It is also a fair acknowledgment of the unique requirements that these kinds of businesses need in order to maintain their business operations, which require innovation and size. Furthermore, adding that some of the outsta...
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The present article aims to explore the use of new technology in creating an entrepreneurial mindset at academic levels. In the ever-fast-changing modern world, the use of digital banking services is growing gradually, and technological developments are driving the same. The article aims to propose the use of technology-based banking services such...
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Self Help Group (SHG) and Micro- finance are being considered as important tools for poverty alleviation through empowering the poor and underprivileged section of the society. The present article is an attempt to analyze the impact of Self Help Groups (SHGs) and Micro-Finance on poor tribal women of a tribal inhabited area of Madhya Pradesh. This...
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In recent years, India has become the world's fastest-growing major economy. Its development has been fuelled mostly by the services sector, which accounts for over 55% of GDP, as contrasting to the industrial sector, which has remained stable at roughly 16%. To facilitate ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat', the government has brought in the product-linked ince...
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According to Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE) data, the average employment for January 2019-March 2020 was 403 million, which declined to 282 million in April 2020 and recovered steadily thereafter to reach 393million by August 2020. In India, female labour force participation is abysmally poor and has declined over the years, despite a...
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The notion of spirituality is a divisive area when it moves to its applicability in organizations. In today's scenario with so much of chaos and volatility in organization especially after the pandemic, one cannot ignore the significance of spiritual practices. With changing time, the significance of spirituality becomes more pertinent for employee...
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Digital technology has gained growing importance in professional accounting as it serves as a uniquely situated place where departments and disciplines interact around both official and non-official operations. Application of digital technology has the ability for performing a set of standards of work, develop models and generate best quality of di...
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Over the years, India has implemented social reforms aimed at providing education to all. This is observed from the growth in GER (Gross Enrollment Ratio) over the years that has resulted in a decrease in the number of students absent in schools. Coronavirus, nonetheless, has disturbed this scenario and is testing the functions, efficiencies, and p...
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Setting up an Asset Reconstruction and Asset Management Company (ARC/AMC) to take up bank strained debt. AMC or Bad Bank has the capacity to resolve NPAs based on international experience. In general, there are four methods to fund an asset management firm. AMC Bonds, a government equity infusion, b special loans from the Central Bank, c and public...
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Over the years, India has implemented social reforms aimed at providing education to all. This is observed from the growth in GER (Gross Enrollment Ratio) over the years that has resulted in a decrease in the number of students absent in schools. Coronavirus, nonetheless, has disturbed this scenario and is testing the functions, efficiencies, and p...
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Digital Technology (DT) is now associated with a slew of issues and solutions that are inextricably tied to the goals of sustained growth for the average economic situation of people in developed countries, particularly India. Globalization is a key enabler, and local uses of technology may help build e-education infrastructure and help young peopl...
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This study aimed at exploring and confirming the factor structure of perceived benefits for retail outlet of Cashless economy. Through the review of literature prominent factors identified are: ease of use, usefulness, customer service, transparency in transaction, faster transactions, and enhancing accessibility. A conceptual framework is prepared...
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Raw materials, work-in-process items, and completely finished products are all examples of inventories, which are described as the portion of the company's property that is ready for sale or will be ready for sale. One of an industry's biggest challenges is designing effective inventory model management techniques for entrepreneurs. While the firs...
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The COVID era is responsible for generating repercussions across the globe. These are responsible for generating tectonic shift in several domains. The educational sector is one of them. With forced lockdowns, stay at home and be safe being the norm, educational sector is witnessing the advent of online medium of instructions of teaching. This pape...
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Microfinance is all about giving an opportunity to build better lives for the people at the bottom of the pyramid. It has become one of the most important aspects of growth and development in the country. The aim of this study was to identify the present trends and the status of microfinance through SHG in the context of Madhya Pradesh. Over the pa...
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Agriculture has contributed 4.7% to GDP growth. It could have been more, had the government done enough. Export of agri-led products has been helping in a great way to reduce the CAD (Current Account Deficit). Shares of agri-led products and processed food export rose to 10.6% in 2012-13 from less than 7% in 2010-11. Yet, this growth is unremarkabl...
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The objective of the study is to analyse the perception of customers on different aspects of customer relationship management practices in SBI. The study is based on primary data collected from 199 customers across six selected branches in three zones, Bhubaneswar, Sambalpur and Berhampur. A structured questionnaire was adopted for data collection....
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Trust is the engine that powers the brand. Brand trust is the holy grail which results in building a strong brand in the market. The present study is an attempt to study the factors which helps in making consumer's trust in a brand. Brand image, organizational associations and brand image consistency was found as antecedents of brand trust by apply...
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The agriculture and allied sectors contributed approximately 13.9% of India's GDP (at constant 2004-05 prices) during 2013-14. In today's globalize world, every country is facing challenges of cut throat competition, privatization, liberalization, economy development and its allied problems. India is also facing same problems along with development...
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In the modern era of globalization, it has become a challenge to keep the customers as well as consumers in fold and even keep our natural environment safe and that is the biggest need of the time. Environmental pollution is a buzz word in today's business environment. Consumers are also aware of the environmental issues like; global warming and th...
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Loan syndication as a project financing mechanism has increased over the last decade despite the diverging needs of the lenders. Loan syndication as a mechanism to finance a project is becoming a trend in developing economy. Many international project like infrastructure project and power project are being financed by the lenders through loan syndi...
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Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has received increased attention among the business community since the past decade. Due to competitive environment and public pressures, business community are giving more importance to corporate social responsibility, where organisations are required to act more responsibly and show their commitment towards e...
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The Indian pharma industry, while being on a roll due to the higher export realisations due to the weaker rupee, has suffered badly in the domestic market. According to the latest data released by market research firm AIOCD AWACS ((a pharmaceutical market research company), the domestic pharma market grew by mere 1.1% for the month of August 2012,...
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Every few years, innovation resurfaces as prime focus of growth strategies to avoid many errors. Innovation is back at the top of the corporate agenda, never a fad, but always in or out of fashion, innovation gets rediscovered as a growth enabler every half-dozen years (about the length of a managerial generation). Too often, however, grand declara...
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In today's business environment, many organizations continue to struggle with tying compensation with talent management. Organizations are charged with achieving business results and targeted growth while given limited budgets. Sustaining key talent becomes more challenging as companies need to spend on salaries and incentives but are limited with...
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In today's business world, companies are shifting from a product-oriented business strategy to a customer-focused one and overall stakeholder's satisfactions and it has been a major challenge for the companies to adopt the different kind of managerial styles for sustainable growth. For that purpose, good corporate governance plays an important role...
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Cooperatives work for the sustainable development of the overall economy through various policies. Cooperative societies serve their members most effectively and strengthen the cooperative movement by working together through local, regional, national and international structure. The place of cooperatives in Indian economy and its role in social an...
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Growth of Indian market continued to slow down in 2012-13, but could witness a slow-paced recovery later this year, contingent on improved governance and concerted action to resolve structural bottlenecks. Unresponsive business and consumer confidence, reflected in various surveys, is expected to drag growth down. Rising prices and slowing growth a...
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India, the capital deficient country needs more capital from outside the country. Capital is one of the significant elements of factors of production. The industrial development of any country fundamentally depends on the availability of capital. Because of shortage of capital, particularly, underdeveloped and developing countries need more capital...
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In India, MSMEs have a pivotal role to play in the overall growth of industrial economy. In recent years, the MSME sector has consistently registered higher growth rate compared to the overall industrial sector. In India MSMEs contribute nearly 45% to manufacturing and about 40% to the Indian export sector. Their contribution to the Indian GDP is 8...
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India, the capital deficient country needs more capital from outside the country. Capital is one of the significant elements of factors of production. The industrial development of any country fundamentally depends on the availability of capital. Because of shortage of capital, particularly, underdeveloped and developing countries need more capital...
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The Indian retail industry has experienced high growth over the last decade with a noticeable shift towards organized retailing formats. The industry is moving towards a modern concept of retailing. The size of India’s retail market was estimated at US$ 435 billion in 2010. Of this, US$ 414 billion (95 per cent of the market) was traditional retail...
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India has the world's second largest labour force of 516.3 million people and although over the past decade, hourly wage rates in India have more than doubled, the latest World Bank report states that approximately 350 million people in India currently live below the poverty line. With an estimated population of 1.2 billion people, this means that...
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Today, e-banking is used as a strategic tool by the global banking sector to attract and retain customers. E-banking is a generic term for delivery of banking services and products through electronic channels, such as the telephone, the internet, the cell phone, etc. The concept and scope of E-banking is still evolving. It facilitates an effective...
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The Global economy is blessed with a curse in disguise or more commonly known as “Integration”. The economic turmoil that sprouted out of the developed economies had its spill-over effect causing a major setback to the industries of emerging economies and has eroded values both financially and economically. However, it may be noted that although th...

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The Objective of this Project shall give an insight to how Yoga helps in self-discipline and self-control, leading to immense amount of awareness, concentration and higher level of consciousness. Briefly the aims and objectives of Yoga education are; to enable the student to have good health, to practice mental hygiene, to possess emotional stability, to integrate moral values and to attain higher level of consciousness. All these objectives could be dealt with in an integrated manner. Higher academic performance is concerned with the quantity and quality of learning attained in a subject or group of subjects after a long period of instruction. Excessive stress hampers students’ performance in higher education.