Professor of Sociology, Sambalpur University, Sambalpur, Odisha, India
Dr. Tattwamasi Paltasingh is at present working as Professor, P.G Department of Sociology, Sambalpur University, Odisha. Prior to her present position she has served as a faculty at Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) Mumbai and at Sardar Patel Institute of Economic and Social Research (SPIESR), Ahmedabad. She has obtained her Doctorate Degree from TISS Mumbai with a UGC Research Fellowship for her Doctoral Dissertation in the broad area of Sociology of Development. She has directed several research projects related to Elementary, Secondary and Higher Education, Tribal Study, Development Studies, Entrepreneurship, Gender Studies, Evaluation and Policy Studies. Prof. Paltasingh has extensive academic experience and substantial contribution to research, teaching and extension activities. She has published two Edited Volumes titled ‘Caring for the Elderly: Social Gerontology in the Indian Context’ (2015) by SAGE & Emerging Issues in Gerontology: Relevance and Possibilities by Bookwell (2014). She has published about 40 academic papers in reputed National and International journals and as book chapters.