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Debendra Prasad Majhi
DP Majhi

Faculty Profile

Name :Dr. Debendra Prasad Majhi

Designation :Faculty Consultant

E-mail :dp[dot] majhi[at]gov[dot]in

Phone (O) :011- 26737544

Phone (R) :+91-98685 12233



Educational Qualification

  • Master in Science (Mass Comm)
  • PGD (Journalism): IIMC, JNU New Campus
  • M. Phil (Journalism & Mass Comm),
  • Ph. D. (Mass Comm & Education)
  • Honorary Doctorate/Award of Honour: Ravenshaw University, Cuttack & Indian Association of Teachers’ Education (IATE), New Delhi
  • UN/WHO Fellowship (IEC): University of Sydney, Australia.
  • MBA (Public Policy & Management) –Erasmus University/IISS, Hague (Holland/Netherlands).
  • MDP (Policy & Decisions): IIM, Ahmedabad.
  • Certificate Course (National Museum Institute, Janpath, New Delhi) :
    • Beauty Appreciation
    • India-Art & Culture
  • Training: ISTM, AIT(Thailand) & OUM (Malaysia), Civil Services College, London

Work experience

Having 35 years’ service experience in dealing with Human Resource Policies, Strategies and Management including Training and Personnel Management, Media Relations, Disaster Management, Public Policy and Management, Infrastructure, Issues relating to appointment of High Court Judges and Senior Civil Servants as Members of the Tribunals etc. in capacity of my posting in different Ministries and Departments i.e. Ministry of Health & FW, NHAI, Road Transport & Highways Ministry (dealing with Infrastructure and Media Relation), National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) , HRD Ministry, DoPT and MSJE. As Director of Dr. Ambedkar Foundation under the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, his responsibilities included overall Administration and Financial Management of the Organisation.


  • Dr. Ambedkar Foundation, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Govt of India, New Delhi: Head of Office, Administration, Financial Management, Investment of Fund, Operation of 15 Welfare Schemes, HR management, Programmes at Parliament House lawns attended by PM, President, Vice President, Speaker, Ambassadors, High Commissioners and other VVIPs, Dignitaries, MPs, Ministers etc
  • Deptt of Personnel and Training (DOPT), Govt of India, New Delhi.: Admn, Management and Regulation of Administrative Tribunals throughout the country, Transfer Posting, Service Conditions Management, Appointment of Judges, Sr. Civil Servants as Members in the Tribunal, Note to Cabinet etc.
  • HRD Ministry (Now Education Ministry), Govt of India, New Delhi: Admn, HR management, Public Grievances, Right to Education, School Education, Higher Education etc.
  • National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt of India, New Delhi: Administration, Media, Preparedness, Disaster Management Education and Training etc.
  • NHAI, Ministry of Road Transport & Highways, Govt of India, New Delhi: HR and Cadre Management of Dy General Manager level Officers and below, Training, Media Relations of the entire organization, Spokesperson, Publications, Editor of Magazine, Release of Advertisement, Advertorial in newspapers and Magazines, TV News bites, Press Release, Content material for periodic meeting at World Economic Forum, Davos, Switzerland, Content for inviting Investors in Road and Bridge Infrastructure, News Generation, Photo Library etc.
  • Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt of India, New Delhi: Emergency Medical Relief during Disasters and Natural Calamities, Procurement, General Administration, Monitoring functioning of 4 Central Institutions i.e. NICD, New Delhi, NIMHANS, Bangalore, AIIPH & H, Calcutta and BCG, Gundy Tamil Nadu., Nodal Officer for Control Room during National Festivals and Ceremonials etc, Treatment Abroad Cases under CS (MA) Rules, Anti-Tobacco Legislation, Organs Bank of India (ORBO),Manpower/Human Resource Management, Procurement and Distribution, Healthy Public Building Initiatives, Parliament Matters. Admission of Medical Students to all the Govt Medical Colleges in India under AIQ Scheme.

Was Member of following Committees:

  • Rajbhasha Committee
  • Walk Around Team formed by WHO,
  • Tobacco Control Committee,
  • Renovation Committee,
  • Nodal Officer for Health Ministry for Republic Day Parade(2003-04),
  • EMR Control Room Committee during Republic/Independence Day functions.,
  • Monitoring Committee during Tsunami in A&N islands(2004-05), Earthquake in Gujarat (2000-01), Super cyclone in Orissa(1999-00),Plague in Gujarat & Maharastra (1992-93), and other Natural calamities,
  • Officially appointed as Liaison Officer by WHO(twice),
  • Deputed as Central Observer for AIPMT in Orissa by CBSE, (x) Nominated as Inspection Team Member to West Bengal for AIPMT by CBSE, New Delhi.

Area of Specialization & Interests

Healthy Public Building Initiatives, Swachha Bharat Abhiyan (SBA), Stress Management, Schemes & Projects, Knowledge Management, Critical Thinking, Ethics in Governance, Organ Donation, Bench Marking, Organisational Structure etc.


  • HIV/AIDS among truckers along NHs in India as part MBA Prog at IISS, The Hague, Netherlands.
  • M.Phil. Thesis on Anti- Corruption
  • Ph. D. Thesis on Anti-Corruption
  • Conferred “Award of Honour” Jointly by the Ravenshaw University, Cuttack and Indian Association of Teacher Educators for “Lifetime Achievement in Transformation Oriented Research and Social Welfare”.


  • Editor of in-house monthly magazine “Raj Maarg” in NHAI, edited, wrote poems andshort stories, articles etc.
  • Co-Chairperson, Scholas Editorial Committee in IISS, The Hague, Erasmus University, Netherlands.
  • Chief Editor, “Research Deliberation”. A peer group Research Journal published fromGwalior, MP with ISSN 2395-7778
  • Co-authored a Book “Revisiting Dr Ambedkar’s Thoughts and Philosophy” published byAravali International, New Delhi with ISBN No.978 8181501295
  • Cover Designed 20 Volumes (English) and got Published Collected Works of Babasaheb Ambedkar (CWBA) as Director of Dr. Ambedkar Foundation,Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Govt of India. ISBN No. 9789351091714.
  • Cover Designed 40 Volumes (Hindi) and got Published Collected Works of Babasaheb Ambedkar (CWBA) as Director of Dr. Ambedkar Foundation for the first time and laid the volumes in the Parliament of India.ISBN No. 9789351091714.
  • Book titled, “Caste, Communication and Power” published by SAGE (2021). ISBN No. 9789391370824.
  • Authored a Book of Poems “Aabsar” (Urdu) with ISBN No.97881 94953999
  • Many Poems Published by the American website, Poem Hunter and awarded the Best Poet of the Day for “La Pirogue”

Conference / Seminar / Training Attended, Awards, Scholarships and Recognitions received

  • National Scholarship holder for meritorious performance in Board Examination (School Topper).
  • President, Students Union, IIMC, JNU New Campus, New Delhi.
  • School Champion in Sports, won prize in seven events.
  • Awarded un/WHO Fellowship in Public Health at Sydney University, Australia.)
  • Received Appreciation letter from Prof. Robert Kim Farley, WHO head for South Asia Region at New Delhi for my contribution in “Healthy Public Building Initiative”.
  • Member, Sports Committee, IISS, Netherlands.
  • Co-Chairman, Editorial Committee, IISS, Netherlands.
  • Participated in events such as Cricket, Darts and Athletics in the Inter-University sports meet at Erasmus University, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
  • Won prize in logo designing competition for Scholas, IISS, Netherlands.
  • Nominated for International Conference on HIV/AIDS at Vienna, Austria.
  • Represented at the 18th World Conference on Health Promotion & Health Education at Melbourne, Australia as a WHO-India Delegate.
  • Represented SJE Ministry in the World Hindi Sammilani at Mauritius in 2018.
  • Received 3rd Adarsha Sammana from Dudnu Foundation, Bhubaneswar (from the hands of Odisha Education Minister)
  • Received “Sankalpa se Siddha”Award from Anti-Corruption Foundation of India.
  • International Pride Award (for my Anti-Corruption stand)
  • Legend of India Award from Anti-Corruption Foundation of India.

Guest Speaker: ( Dr Ambedkar’s Thoughts and Philosophy):

Was an Invited Speaker at JNU, New Delhi, Benares Hindu University (BHU), Aligarh Muslim University-UP, Indira Gandhi National Tribal University, Amarkantak, MP, Vikram University, Gwalior, MP, Tejpur Central University, Assam, Himachal Central University, Dharmsala, HP, SNDT Women University, Mumbai, Mysore University, Mysuru, Karnataka, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, AP, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur, AP, Calcutta University, Kolkata,WB, Patna University, Patna, Bihar, Madurai Kamraj University, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu, KISS and NISWASS at Bhubaneswar, Ravenshaw University, Cuttack, Odisha, Doon University, Dehradoon, UK, Indian Institute of Public Administration (IIPA), New Delhi.

Chief Guest / Guest of Honour:

Been Chief Guest/Guest of Honour (on more than 100 Occasions) in NCR Delhi and the States, i.e. UP, Haryana, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu etc., which were attended by former Chief Justice of India (CJI), Governors, CAG, Secretaries, Vice- Chancellors, Diplomats and other dignitaries etc and these have been widely covered in Print and Electronic Media throughout the State of Odisha.

Notable Contribution And Achievements

  • Healthy Public Building Initiatives, a Success Story setting example.
  • National Calamity Control Room In charge
  • National Festivals/Ceremonials In charge
  • Anti-Tobacco Legislationc
  • Organ Donation (ORBO)
  • Admission to Medical Colleges in India under AIQ-Transparency and Solving long standing Problems
  • Developed Format for Security of Inventory used by CISF personnel in Ministries.
  • Introduced Computer monitored issue Register of Stationary in DGHS to bring Transparency and this was emulated in other Ministries
  • Introduced Innovative ways to bring transparent in Purchases and Procurements.
  • Streamlined the Processes to bring Transparency and Accountability in NHAI.
  • Content Development for AIS Exams (by UPSC) and Training at LBSNAA in res of Disaster Management.
  • Was involved in drafting/modification of Right to Education Act 2009, D/o School Education.
  • Streamlining the Administrative Tribunal Division in DoPT, Simplifying Formats.
  • Unprecedented Achievements in Schemes were enhanced upto 11.5 times. Schemes Reviewed, Procedures Simplified, New Schemes Introduced, Programmes at Parliament House attended by PM, President, VP, Speaker, other Ministers, MPs, Foreign Missions, other dignitaries etc conducted smoothly.

Transparency and Accountability:

  • Topic of my Thesis for M. Phil and Ph.D. were Corruption. I have practical experience in fighting Corruption and during my tenure in various Central Ministries, Departments and Autonomous Bodies, I adopted innovative methods to fight against Corrupt Practices in Office dealings.
  • Developed a unique and innovative method of putting a Stamp on every communication declaring that “Dr Ambedkar Foundation Practices Zero Tolerance Towards Corruption”

SCHOOL ADOPTION Under “MO SCHOOL” Initiatives of Odisha Govt..:

  • I have adopted my Alma mater Okara High School, Arnapal, Bhadrak and have contributed for development of Infrastructural, Sports and academic ecosystem of the School. Have organized three major programmes/Seminars with Dr Mrutunjay Mahapatra, DG, IMD, Prof Santosh Panda,IGNOU, Former Advisor to the Odisha CM on Education and Prof Vivek Kumar, Chairperson , Centre of Social Science, JNU as Speakers. The Prog with DG, IMD was so successful that it was widely covered in print and electronic media and the CMO, Odisha had also twitted on this.
  • Membership / Positions Holding: National Advisor, Anti-Corruption Foundation of India, Karnal, Haryana, Member, Civil Services Officers Institute (CSOI), Chanakyapuri, New Delhi, Governing Body Member of All India Communication and Media Association (AICMA), a body for creative conversation and dialogue among teachers, researchers and scholars in the field of media and communication studies in India. National President, Adi-rani Foundation, Bhubaneswar, Director, Odia Mahamanch, New Delhi, Member- SPIC-MACAY, Chief Spokesperson, World Odisha Society (WOS).. etc
  • Travel Abroad: Extensively travelled across the world to more than 60 countries.

Languages known:

  • Oriya, Hindi, English, Bengali, Sanskrit, Urdu (read, write, speak and understand). Can also understand many other Indian Languages.