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Faculty >Dr. Santosh Kumar Mohanty
Dr. Santosh Kumar Mohanty




Academic Qualification


Ph.D.in Odia, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha in 2016.

M.A. in Linguistics, Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar, Tamilnadu in 2014.(Distance Education)

M. Phil. in Odia, Ravesnshaw University, Cuttack, Odisha in 2007.

NET (in Odia), UGC, New Delhi in 2007.

M.A. in Odia (with Linguistics specialization), Ravenshaw Autonomous College, under Utkal University, Odisha in 2004.

Rastrabhasha Ratna (Hindi) Rastrbhasha Prachara Samiti, Wardha.

Diploma in Computer Application NGC Educational Centre, Jagatsinghpur, Odisha.

Diploma in Telugu Southern Regional Language Center, CIIL, Mysuru.

French Course Completed, the elementary level French Course (80 hours) from Alliance Franchise, Mysuru.


Trained in


  • Natural Language Processing/Computational Linguistics

  • Lexicography

  • Sociolinguistics

  • Old Text Editing

  • Documentations

  • Modern Odia Literature

Position held


  • Senior Resource Person-I


Experience in research,
training and documentation


  • Nearly seven years experience on ‘Natural Language Processing’ at LDC-IL, CIIL, Mysuru, from 2010.

  • Nearly four months experience on ‘Evolutionary Odia Dictionary’ preparation, at SIET, Thiruvannamalai, Tamilnadu, in 2010.

  • Nearly Two years experience on editing a bilingual (Odia-English) literary magazine ‘Sahayogi’ as sub-editor- 2004-2006.

  • Six years experience on Odia dictionary making (i.e. ‘Sabdasindhu’ 2 volumes) as an assistant of Dr. N. Satapathy-2002-2008. ( also assisted in revised and enlarged edition 2015).


Presented/Participation in professional conferences/
seminars/ workshops


  • Participated, workshop on Natural Language Processing, at Sambalpur University, Sambalpur, Odisha, Organized by LDC-IL, CIIL, Mysuru, January 2010.

  • Participated, national seminar on Lexical Resources and Applied Computational Techniques on Indian Languages, Organized by Department of Computer Science, School of Engineering & Technology, Pondicherry University, Puducherry in 2010.

  • Participated, workshop on Corpus Normalization-Oriya at LDC-IL, CIIL, Mysuru, June 2010

  • Participated, South Asian Languages Analysis Roundtable 29 at CIIL, January 2011.

  • Participated, 21 days Refresher Course on South Asian Language Contact in CIIL, Mysuru, January 2011.

  • Attended, special talk on Spectrographic Analysis of Speech Sound with Special recognition of ASR, by: Prof. Karunakaran, at LDC-IL, CIIL, January 2011.

  • Participated, national seminar on Case Markers in Hindi and other Indian Languages, Organized by Kendriya Hindi Sansthan Mysuru Centre at CIIL, Mysuru, February 2011.

  • Participated, national seminar on Lokabidya at Ramadevi Autonomous College, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, March 2011.

  • Participated, national seminar on Rabindranath Tagore’s 150th birth Centenary, CIIL, Mysuru, April 2011.

  • Attended, special talk on Text to Speech, by: A.G. Ramakrishnan, at LDC-IL, CIIL, June 2011.

  • Attended, special talk on Language Policy, by: Dr. E. Annamalai, at LDC-IL, CIIL, June 2011.

  • Participated, Training on Phonetics by Rekha Shrama, at LDC-IL, CIIL, August 2011.

  • Participated, Lecture-cum-workshop on POS- Morph for Bengali and Oriya, at LDC-IL, CIIL, Mysuru, September 2011.

  • Participated, Lecture-cum-workshop on POS-Morph: Urdu-Hindi and Maithili at LDC-IL, CIIL, Mysuru, September 2011.

  • Participated, Lecture-cum-workshop on POS-Morph: Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu at LDC-IL, CIIL, Mysuru, September 2011.

  • Participated, Lecture-cum-workshop on POS-Morph: Punjabi at LDC-IL, CIIL, Mysuru, November 2011.

  • Participated, national seminar on POS Tagging in Indian Languages: Issues and Prospective, Organized by LDC-IL, CIIL, Mysuru, December 2011.

  • Participated, International Conference on Natural Language Processing (ICON) at Anna University, Chennai, December 2011.

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  • Presented: Parts of Speech Annotation in Orientation Cum Training Program on Natural Language Processing, at School of Computer Engineering, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, Organized by LDC-IL, CIIL, Mysuru, February 2012.

  • Supervised, Speech Corpus Recoding for Odia Pronunciation Dictionary, LDC-IL, CIIL, June 2012.

  • Attended a special talk on Discourse Annalysis, by: Prof. B.N. Patnaik, at LDC-IL, CIIL, August 2012.

  • Supervised, Odia Short Term Goal Oriented Project, LDC-IL, CIIL, December 2012.

  • Participated, State Level Seminar on Emerging Trends Relating to Human Rights, Organized by Department of Political Science, JSS College, Ooty Road, Mysuru, March 2013.

  • Attended, special talk on Livable Planet Earth, by: Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, at JSS College, Mysuru, March 2013.

  • Participated, 35th Annual & 1st International Conference of the Linguistic Society of India (ICOLSI) at CIIL, Mysuru, November 2013.

  • Attended, All India Poetry Festival at Jain College, Bangalore, organized by Sahitya Akademy, New Delhi, December 2013.

  • Coordinated, 5 day Training Program on Natural Language Processing, at Ravenshaw University, Organized by LDC-IL, CIIL, Mysuru, January 2014 .

  • Presented: POS Annotation- Odia in Training Program on Natural Language Processing, at Ravenshaw University, Organized by LDC-IL, CIIL, Mysuru, January 2014.

  • Presented: Introduction to Sandhi, Internship Program on Language Technologies, Rajiv Gandhi University of Technologies, Andhra Pradesh., at LDC-IL, CIIL, Mysuru June 2014.

  • ttended, Training Program on Chunking at LDC-IL, CIIL, Mysuru, October 2014.

  • Participated, national seminar on Tribal Education in India- A Special Focus on 50 Scheduled Tribal Communities in Karnataka at CIIL, Mysuru, November 2014.

  • Participated in a seminar on Language and Education, CIIL, Mysuru, November 2014.

  • Attended, special talk on Thirukural, by: Prof. A.S. Dason, at CIIL, January 2015.

  • Attended, symposium on Classical Language Kannada and other Indian Classical Languages at CIIL, Mysuru, July 2015.

  • Participated, workshop on Odia-Bangla Common Vocabulary, in CIIL Mysuru, October 2015.

  • Participated, workshop on Natural Languages Processing: Dravidian languages, in CIIL Mysuru, December 2015.

  • Participated a workshop on Odia Linguistics and Grammar, at Bhubaneswar, organized by- Odisha Sahitya Akademy, Bhubaneswar, February 2016.

  • Participated, workshop for preparation a Modern Odia Grammar at Odisha Sahitya Akademi, Bhubaneswar in 2016.

  • Attended a program as a chief guest.

  • Attended 90th Akhila Bharatitya Marathi Sahitya Sammelan at Dombivali, Mumbai, February 2017.

  • Presented: Naamabali Likhana (how to write non-odia proper names in Odia) in Fourth National Language Conference at NIST, Berhampur, Odisha, July 2017.


  • Radio Broadcasting on Odia Language: Given 17 radio talks on Odia language/linguistics in All India Radio, Cuttack, Odisha.

  • Prepared Trilingual Dictionary Mobile App: Prepared Trilingual (English-Tamil-Odia) Leaner’s Dictionary Mobile App with Mohamad Yoonus. It had presented /inaugurated in a workshop at Tamil Virtual Academy, Tamilnadu in 2016.

  • Six years experience of field work in different communities of Odisha for collecting the words for making the Odia dictionary, 2002-2008 (Compiled by Dr. N. Satapathy)

  • Nearly one month experience of collect the Text Corpus, LDC-IL, CIIL, Mysuru in 2012. (Books, old manuscripts and photos of inscriptions.)



  • Bhaashaa Jijnaashaa, (2014), Athena Books, Bhubaneswar, Odisha. It is published with financial assistance by the Grant in Aid unit of CIIL, Mysuru.

  • Pandaa-Pandita Patrabali (2011), Agraduta, Cuttack, Odisha

  • Telugu-Sopaana, (2010) Soumya Prakashna, Cuttack,Odisha. 4th reprint 2013,

  • Saauntaa Smruti, (2006) with others, Cuttack, Odisha.

  • My Book Translated in Hindi

    Panda - Pandit Patravali (2017), Sonam Prakashana, Cuttack, Odisha. Translated by Rabindra Prasad Singh.

  • Dictionary Prepared: Sabdasindhu (2 volumes Odia dictionary,) as an assistant of Dr. Natabar Satapthy. Revised and enlarged edition- 2015 in a single volume.

  • Golden Jubilee Souvenir Edited: Co-edited Golden jubilee Souvenir Subarna Smaraki (Odia-English-Hindi) of Borikina High School, Jagatsinghpur, Odisha 2011.

  • Articles /Papers Published: Published more than hundred articles on Odia language/linguistics, literature, history and culture-tradition in magazines, journal and newspapers. Among them forty are on Odia language/linguistics. Ten are on literature and others on culture-tradition and history.

  • Travel Grants Received: Received ‘Travel Grants for Young Authors Scheme’ for 15 days from Sahitya Akademi (National Academy of Letters) for the year 2016-2017. During this trip I visited some educational and literary institutions, met some literary and linguistic personalities as well as attended some programs at Maharashtra.


Residential address


C/o: Sri Jayaramu, 86/B, 16th Cross, Adipampa Road,
V.V. Mohalla, Mysore, Karnataka


Mother tongue




Other Languages known


English, Hindi & Telugu

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