Vivekananda Institute for Leadership Development

An Initiative of Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement

VLEAD Faculty Members

Well Qualified Staff


Prof. Promode Kumar Misra, Former National Fellow, Indian Council of Social Science Research, he was a Regional Officer of the Southern Regional Office of theAnthropological Survey of India at Mysore from 1969 to 1983, he has served as a Professor in many Indian universities and currently he is the president of Anthropological Association, India Dr. Misra has published 16 books and 135 articles in peer reviewed journals. Eight students have obtained Ph.D under his guidance.



  • Books – 16.
  • Articles published in India and journals abroad - 135.
  • Book Reviews -45.

Education/ Degree

  • Ph.D in Anthropology
  • Experience of conducting and guiding research of 40 years in different places in the country and abroad among a variety of populations. Notable among them have been the studies in Rajasthan, Vidharba region of Maharashtra, all the four States in southern region, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, North Eastern India, Orissa and Trinidad.


Tribal development, Indigenous tribe.

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