Dr. Niranjan Pani, M.A. in Political Science and Public Administration, is currently working as Reader in Public Administration, DDCE, Utkal University. He holds M.Phil. Ph.D. and D. Litt. degrees from Utkal University. Dr. Pani is actively engaged in research work on various aspects of Public Administration and Management Studies. His areas of interest include Administrative Theory, Human Resource Management,Organizational Behaviour and Management Concepts. Besides, he published a number of research papers in reputed books and journals. Moreover, he authored and co-authored many books in management and social development fields. These books include: Tribal Development, (Mahamaya), Grievance Management in India (Anmol), Customer Relations Management (Mahamaya), Reflections on Gandhi - Forgotten Mahatma (Co-editor, Zeneith) etc. Further, a number of scholars were awarded Ph. D. degrees under his guidance in Political Science and Public Administration disciplines. Also he is co-editor of SEARCH-A journal of Arts, Humanities and Management (ISSN-0974-5416) published by DDCE.
Dr. Santap Sanhari Mishra holds MA. degree in History and Public Administration. Also Dr. Mishra holds MBA, M.Phil, and Ph. D. degrees from Utkal University. Currently, he is a faculty in Alphia Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar. As a researcher, he published many papers in books and journals. To his, credit he co-authored with Dr. Pani a book on Good Governance vs. e-Governance (Anmol). Further, he edited and co-edited a number of books published by ICFAI University Press namely e-Governance in Developing Nations, NGOs: An Introduction and Corruption: Combating Strategies.