Prof. Suchismita Satpathy

Associate Professor
Department of Humanities and Social Sciences

Urban Sociology
Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani
Hyderabad Campus
Jawahar Nagar, Kapra Mandal
Dist.-Medchal-500 078
Telangana, India

Research papers

Forthcoming Journal Papers

Co-Authored - Disaster and Politics: Successful handling of Cyclone Fani in Odisha.  Social Change. (Scopus indexed)


  • Segregation in Hyderabad: Introspecting multiple indexes and multiple patterns. Social Change, 1-21. Sage publication, 2024. DOI: 10.1177/00490857241257180. (Scopus indexed)
  • Disaggregated Service Modalities Beyond Formality-Informality: Through Everyday Practices around Water Kiosks in Visakhapatnam. Urbanities-Journal of Urban Ethnography, Vol 4 No 1, May 2024. (Scopus indexed)
  • Perceived Public Service Performance, Trust in Government, and Citizens’ Willingness to Participate: Evidence from Water Governance in Visakhapatnam, India. Water Policy. May 2024.Vol 26 No 6, 618-634. doi: 10.2166/wp.2024.036
  • Uncovering the Sociological Interpretation of Visual Impairment-Related Inequities and their Social Determinants in India. National Journal of Community Medicine 2023;14(3):200-207. DOI: 10.55489/njcm.140320232584
  • Intermittent Water Supply in Indian Cities: Considering the Intermittency Beyond Demand and Supply, IWA ,Journal of Water Supply: Research and Technology-Aqua (2022) 71 (12): 1395–1407. DOI:
  •  'Our wetland is our mother, you cannot take her away from us’: Reconstructing the political space of reclaiming a coastal wetland in Sompeta, Andhra Pradesh, India. Environmental Sociology. Tylor and Francis. September 2021, Pages: 109-120. Volume 8, Issue 2 (2022). DOI: .
  • Neoliberal Regime of Land Grabbing: A Study of Bhubaneswar. Nagarlok, Indian Institute of Public Administration, Vol. LIII, Part 1, January-March 2021, Page, 38-58.
  • Unfolding the Enigma of Dispossession in India: An Analysis of the Discourse on Land grabbing, Sociological Bulletin, June 2021, Sage publication, 7(3): 331-248. DOI:10.1177/00380229211018986
  • Mapping Caste-based Segregation Using Multiple Indexes: A Study of Pune City, India. Nagarlok, Indian Institute of Public Administration, Vol. XLX, Part 1, January-March 2018, Page 1-24.
  • Report on Segregation in Indian cities entitled, "Segregation in Indian Cities: What does the large data sets tell us about caste, residence, and access to amenities?" May 2017, TISS Hyderabad.
  • The Street Vendors’ Right to City: a Study of Vending Zone Initiative in Bhubaneswar, January 2017, Urban India. vol: 36, Issue I, PP- 50-62. ISSN 0970-9045
  • ‘Right to City and the Socio-historic Condition of Creation of Vending Zones in Bhubaneswar,’ Pranjal Sharma (2016) Urbanization and Industrial Development. EBH Publishers (India), Eastern Book House, ISBN13: 9789383252886 ISBN10: 9383252886 Language: English Pages: 238
  • ‘Informal growth in Bhubaneswar and the need for inclusion of ‘the excluded’’, Asian Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies. Vol. III, Issue 1, January 2015. PP- 134-139, ISSN: 2348-7186.
  • ‘The Neighbourhood Unit Plan in Indian Cities’, Anukriti. 2014, Vol-4, No.3, 243-248, ISSN: 2250-119