ROUT, AB Debasis (Dr.)

ROUT, AB Debasis (Dr.)

Asst. Professor of Finance

Contact:+91 671 2338014 – 2338017, Ext. 5044

  • PhD: (Utkal University, Bhubaneswar),2021
  • Chartered Accountancy (ICAI, New Delhi) 2006
Subjects Taught:
  • Basic Principles of Accounting,
  • Corporate Accounting,
  • Cost and Management Accounting
Research Interest:
  • Agri Commodity Derivative Market,
  • Agricultural Economics,
  • Corporate Law, Taxation.
  Profile: Debasis graduated in chemistry, switched streams and qualified as a chartered accountant, worked for three years in the rural- and micro-banking sectors with ICICI Bank, and has now abandoned the corporate sector altogether in favour of an academic career. He joined NLUO in 2009 and brings with him to NLUO a rare combination of theoretical acumen and practical experience. He completed his Ph.D in 2021. He completed his Ph.D from Utkal University, Vani Vihar on the topic “Impact of Commodity Futures on the Spot Prices with Reference to Some Agricultural Commodities in India”. His research interests include Agri Commodity Derivative Market, Agricultural Economics, Taxation, Corporate Law etc.
  • Dynamics of Cotton Farming in Kalahandi District of Odisha, Indian Journal of Economics and Development, Vol 19, No 2, June 2023, 360-368. (SCOPUS)
  • Castor Seed Futures Trading in India – Accessing Price Discovery Efficiency of Futures Market, Indian Journal of Multidisciplinary Educational Research, Vol 12, Issue 3(1), March 2023.
  • Forecasting of Cotton Prices in Major producing states using ARIMA,” IEJRD - International Multidisciplinary Journal, vol. 6, no. ICIPPS21, p. 8, Apr. 2021.
  • A Study on Efficacy of Cotton Futures in India – Shodh Sarita, Vol 8, Issue 29,January to March 2021.(pp 87-92) ) (UGC CARE I)
  • Impact of Raw Jute Futures Trading on Spot Prices- Shodh Sarita, Vol 7, Issue 28, October to December 2020(pp 77 – 82) (UGC CARE I)
  • Efficiency of Maize Futures and Spot Price Volatility”, IEJRD - International multidisciplinary Journal, vol. 5, no. ICIPPS, p. 10, Jun. 2020.
  • Futures Markets and Price Risk Management -Experience from Indian Commodity Exchange- International Journal of Research and Analytical Reviews/2019 (UGC APPROVED)
  • Prioritizing the financing of MSME’s- ABHILASHA, A Research Journal of Management and Social Sciences: Journal of USBM (2017).
  • India's Tryst with GST: Is India ready for the moment- ABHILASHA, A Research Journal of Management and Social Sciences: Journal of USBM (2017).
  • "Contemporary Issues on the Laws of Insolvency and Bankruptcy",- Debasis Rout, Mayank Tiwari, and Koushiki Brahma(eds) (ISBN: 978819614549) published by the Eastern Book Company Pvt. Ltd. (EBC).
  • ‘Undermining democracy by weakening economic institutions of India- The Case of RBI and NITI Ayog’, Yogesh Pratap Singh, Afroz Alam (eds) in Institutional Decline in the Neo-Liberal Regime: Notes from India, (Thomson Reuters 2022) ISBN -10 9392630239.
  • CREDIT COURSE: Single Credit Course on 'Introduction to Private Acquisitions' with Mr. Puneet Rath Sharma, Partner of KT Advisors LLP and Mr. Akash Srinivasan, Senior Associate at Khaitan, and Co. The course was conducted in a hybrid mode over a span of twenty-five (25) teaching hours spread across the months of January to April 2023.
  • Organised Seminar: Coordinator for Seminar on “Expanding Horizons of Law and Agriculture” organised by Centre for Outreach and Research in Agricututral Law (CORAL).
  • ‘A Macro Analysis of Growth, Instability, and Decomposition Analysis of Cotton Cultivation in India ‘, - IIRCR-Indonesia (Multidisciplinary Conference on Research and Practice),2023
  • International Conference in Banking and Finance with a theme “ Towards a sustainable future in Banking and Finance”, - International Management Institute, Bhubaneswar -2022.
  • ‘Forecasting Of Cotton Prices in Major Producing States Using Arima’- International Conference on Innovation Perspectives, Psychology and Social Studies-2021
  • ‘Efficiency Of Maize Futures and Spot Price Volatility’ - International Conference on Innovation Perspectives, Psychology and Social Studies-2020.
  • ‘Role Of Commodity Futures in Agricultural Development of Odisha’- National Seminar on Agriculture in India: Problems, Policies & Prospects-2020
  • ‘Banking In Digital Economy: An Indian Perspective ‘- 2nd International Scientific Conference -EMAN 2018, "Economics and Management – How to Cope with Disrupted Times”.
  • Chaired a session on CSR - National Conference on Emerging Trends of Corporate Law (2016)
  • Resource Person, B.VOC(NLUO)- Course Taught: Financial Literacy
  • Resource Person in Entrepreneurship- Workshop on Life Skills, conducted by NLUO in Collaboration with Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development (2016)
Administrative and other responsibilities:
  • Director, Centre for Corporate Law
  • Administrative Responsibilities
  1. 1. Finance Officer – from 2013-2016
  2. 2. Controller of Examination - 2011
  3. 3. Member of Tender Committee and Purchase Committee, NLUO
  4. 4. Member of Academic Council and Finance Committee – 2010-13 & 2010-16
  5. 5. Member of Academic Coordination Committee
  6. 6. Member of Internal Complaint Committee
  7. 7. Member of Anti Ragging Committee
  8. 8. Member of Internal Quality Assurance Cell
  9. 9. Member of Examination Committee
  10. 10. Member, Student Grievance Redressal Committee

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