Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra
Dr.Pratima Ekka
Assistant Professor, Hotel Management and Catering Tech
Ph.D., MTM, NET Qualified
Contact Address
Permanent Address Shanti Nagar, Garha Toli, Old HB ROAD ,Ranchi
Local Address Q-No D-2/15, BIT Mesra, Ranchi.
Phone (Office) 06512275648
Phone Residence 09572857252
Email Id
Joined Institute on : 10-Nov-2000

  Work Experience
Teaching : 15 Years

Research : 8 Years

Individual: 8 Years

  Professional Background

MT at Hotel NOVA Goa, Panaji- Goa [June1997-April 1999]

  Research Areas

Hospitality Industry

  Award and Honours
  • Awarded Food Hygiene merit certificate from the Premier Hygiene Catering Consultants, Ockley, Surrey in 1997


1.Kumar,P. & Ekka, P.(2023).      Statistical analysis of the impacts of COVID?19 pandemic on the small and large?scale tourism sectors in developing countries 

Environment, Development and Sustainability

2.Ekka, P. & Sinha, A.K. (2020). Challenges of technology in Tourism and Hospitality Industries.Asian Mirror International Journal of Research. Vol (7)2,49-54.

3. Ekka, P. & Sinha,A.K.(2020). The Economic Impacts of the Indian hospitality industry: A Mini-Review. International Journal of Latest Engineering and Management Research (IJLEMR) Vol (5)7,26-34.

Paper presented in Seminar/Conference

National Seminar

1. Paper titled “Evaluation of entrepreneurship in Indian hospitality Industry in current scenario” presented in National Seminar on Entrepreneurship and business Innovations in India organized by Department of Commerce, DAV Post Graduate College, Varanasi during April 3-4,2019

2.Paper titled “FDI in tourism (INDIA)” presented in National Seminar on “FDI in India-opportunities and challenges ahead organized by P.G. Department of Commerce, St. Xavier’s college, Ranchi during February 24-25,2017.

3. Paper titled “Role of Tourism in national Integration” presented in National Seminar on National Integration: Barriers and Remedies organized by Institute for Social Development and Research, Ranchi on April 4-6,2015.

International Seminar

1.Paper titled “Emerging trends in HR in Indian tourism industry” presented in International Seminar on Human resource organized by Institute of Social Development & Research, Ranchi on November1-3,2014.

Book Chapter Published

 Ekka, P. (2015). Importance of Human Resource Management in Tourism Industry. Human Resource. 258-266.ISBN: 978-93-84686-04-8.

Workshop/FDP Attended

1. Five days FDP on Outcome based education and online Learning Teaching by Department of Management and Department of Hotel Management, BIT Mesra (29th June – 3rd July,2020)

2.Three days FDP for student induction by AICTE. (13th -15th December,2019)

3.One day Workshop on “Lab Safety: Pitfall & Remedies” by TEQIP-III (17th December,2018)

4.Two days’ workshop on Women Empowerment in Science 7 Technology [WEST-2014] (24th -25th September,2014)

5.Two days’ workshop on Mission KYaaT by IQAC, BIT, Mesra. (24th -26th May 2011)