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M Lingaraju

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Assistant Professor, Centre for Human Resource Development (CHRD)

Area of Specialisation
  • Migration and Urbanization Studies

  • Population, Health and Health related Studies

Academic Qualification
  • Ph. D in Development Studies (2004), Institute of Development Studies (IDS), University of Mysore, Manasagangotri, Mysore. Title of the Thesis: “Impermanent Migration to the City: A Survival Strategy of the Poor”.

  • M. A in Geography (1984), University of Mysore, Manasagangotri, Mysore.

Selected Publications

Books/Proceedings Published:

  1. "Handbook of Training and Capacity Building for Grass-Root Level Workers for Utilization of Government Programmes of Karnataka State", Written by Dr. M. Lingaraju and Prof. Jos Chathukulam, Centre for Human Resource Development and Sri Ramakrishna Hegde Chair on Decentralization and Development, ISEC, Printed and Published by Institute for Social and Economic Change, Dr. V. K. R. V. Rao Road, Nagarabhavi P. O., Bengaluru – 560 072, January 2020.

  2. "International Journal of Innovative Practice and Applied Research: A Peer-Reviewed, Refereed Scholarly Quarterly Journal", Vol. 9, Special Issue 4, with ISSN: 2349 – 8978, Published by Haldia Institute of Management, ICARE Complex, Hatiberia, Haldia, Purba Mdedinipur, West Bengal – 721 657, India, (Special Issue Edited by Dr. M. Lingaraju, along with Senior Editor: S. N. Bandyopadhyay and Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Lakshman Chandra Seth), October - December, 2019.

  3. Book entitled “Challenges in Achieving Food Security in India”, Niruta Publications, Bengaluru (Karnataka), (Editor, along with co- edited by S. C. Shivashankar, Dr. Mohan Das, Mr. Ananda K. D. and Ms. Latha J), 2016.

  4. Book entitled “Women Empowerment: Challenges in the 21st Century”, Nootan Publications, Varanasi (UP), (Author and editor, along with co- edited by Dr. Mohan Das and Mr. Nagesh R), January, 2015.

  5. Book entitled “Sabaleekaranada Haadiyalli Mahile”, Nootan Publications, Varanasi (UP), (Author and editor, along with co-edited by Dr. Mohan Das and Sudhakara H), January, 2015.

  6. National Seminar Proceeding entitled “Women Empowerment – Then and Now: A Social, Historical, Economic and Political Perspective”, Ankanahalli Prakashana, Ramanagara, (Author and chief editor, along with co-chief edited by Dr. Mohan Das and Mr. Nagesh R), October, 2014.

  7. Book entitled “Karnatakada Sarvatomukha Pragatiya Vividha Aayamagalu”, Global Research Publications, New Delhi, (Lead authors and editor, along with co-edited by Dr. Jayasheela), January, 2013.

Articles

  1. Migration and Social Protection: A Note on Challenge, ‘Urban India’, Vol. 37, Issue II, July – December, (2017), ISSN 0970-9045, National Institute of Urban Affairs, New Delhi, pp. 75 – 87, Copy Received on July, 2018.

  2. Exploring the Ideas of J. C. Kumarappa: The ‘Unsung Hero’ of Green Economy and Alternative Development in India, `Mainstream’, Vol. LVI, No. 17, April, 2018, pp. 25 – 28, Perspective Publications Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, (with Prof. Gireesan, Prof. D. Jeevan Kumar and Prof. Jos Chathukulam).

  3. Women Employment and Empowerment Through Fertility Transition: Insights from Karnataka by Dr. M. Lingaraju, “Samaja Karyada Hejjegalu (Social Work Foot Prints)”, Vol. VI, Issue 3, Published by Niruta Publications, Bengaluru, July, 2016.

  4. Women Empowerment and Political Participation in India, in an edited book by Dr. Mohan Das, Dr. M. Lingaraju and Mr. Nagesh R., “Women Empowerment: Challenges in the 21st Century”, Nootan Publications, Varanasi (UP), pp. 117-124, (with Dr. Siddaraju C. and Dr. Mohan Das), January, 2015.

  5. Budakattu Alemaari Mahileyara Jeevana Kramagalu: Ondu Adhyayana, in an edited book by Dr. Mohan Das, Dr. M. Lingaraju and Dr. Sudhakara H, “Sabaleekaranada Hadiyalli Mahile”, Nootan Publications, Varanasi (UP), pp. 139-144, (with Dr. Mohan Das), January, 2015.

  6. Jallikallina Kaayakada Naduve Mahile Baduku, in an edited book by Dr. Mohan Das, “Mahilaa Sabaleekaran Mattu Unnata Shikshana”, Ankanahalli Prakashana, Ramanagara, pp.226-232, April, 2014.

  7. Siddha Udupu Kaarkhaaneyalli Mahilaa Kaarmikara Samasyegalu (Visheshavaagi Bengalooru Nagarakke Sambandhisidante), in an edited book by Dr. Mohan Das, “Mahilaa Sabaleekaran Mattu Unnata Shikshana”, Ankanahalli Prakashana, Ramanagara, pp.308-322, April, 2014.

  8. 21ne Shatamanada mahile abaleyalla sabale mattu prabale, in an edited National Seminar Proceeding by Dr. Mohan Das, Dr. M. Lingaraju and Mr. Nagesh R, “Women Empowerment – Then and Now: A Social, Historical, Economic and Political Perspective”, Ankanahalli Prakashana, Ramanagara, pp. 429-432, (with Dr. Mohan Das), October, 2014.

  9. Health Infrastructure and Immunization Coverage in Rural India, in an edited book by Vilas M. Kadrolkar, Dr. Jayasheela and Dr. Ravindra Kumar B, "Healthcare: A Specter of Perspectives", Serials Publications, New Delhi, pp. 68-80, 2013.

  10. Healthcare System-Status and Trends in India, in an edited book by Vilas M. Kadrolkar, Dr. Jayasheela and Dr. Ravindra Kumar B, "Healthcare: A Specter of Perspectives", Serials Publications, New Delhi, pp. 1-7, (with Srinivasappa and Devanand H N), 2013.

  11. Women;s Health Status in India, in an edited book by Vilas M. Kadrolkar, Dr. Jayasheela and Dr. Ravindra Kumar B, "Healthcare: A Specter of Perspectives", Serials Publications, New Delhi, pp. 181-188, (with Ashok V and Mohan Das), 2013.

  12. Fertility Transition in Karnataka: Differentials and Determinants, `The Journal of Family Welfare’, Vol. 58, No. 2, December 2012, pp. 9 – 24, Published in June, 2013 and Received July, 2013 (with Prof. K. S. James).

  13. Karnatakada Pragatiyalli Aarogya mattu Kutumba Kalyana Sevegala Nirnaayaka Paatra, in an edited book by Dr. M. Lingaraju and Dr. Jayasheela, "Karnatakada Sarvatomukha Pragatiya Vividha Aayamagalu", Global Research Publications, New Delhi, pp. 305-342, January, 2013.

  14. Karnatakada Pragatige Saarige mattu Samparkada Koduge: Ondu Avalokana, in an edited book by Dr. M. Lingaraju and Dr. Jayasheela, "Karnatakada Sarvatomukha Pragatiya Vividha Aayamagalu", Global Research Publications, New Delhi, pp. 127-145, (with Dr. H. N. Shivamurthy), January, 2013.

  15. Swa-sahaaya Gumpugalu mattu Avugala Kaaryachatuvatikegalu: Pragati Pathadedege Karnataka Raajyada Mahilaa Sabaleekarana, in an edited book by Dr. M. Lingaraju and Dr. Jayasheela, "Karnatakada Sarvatomukha Pragatiya Vividha Aayamagalu", Global Research Publications, New Delhi, pp. 211-238, (with Dr. Jayasheela), January, 2013.

  16. Karnatakada Vyavasaaya mattu Neeraavari Vyavashte: Pragatiyatta Ondu Hejje, in an edited book by Dr. M. Lingaraju and Dr. Jayasheela, "Karnatakada Sarvatomukha Pragatiya Vividha Aayamagalu", Global Research Publications, New Delhi, pp. 93-118, (with Dr. H. N. Shivamurthy), January, 2013.

  17. Universal Literacy: A Dream or a Reality, in an edited by Prof. Parvinder S. Sandhu and Prof. E. Muzenda, “International Conference Proceeding of PSRC”, Planetary Scientific Research Centre, Dubai (UAE), pp. 112-116, December, 2012, (Under SRTT Financial Support).

  18. Urbanization and Proliferation of Slums: An Overview, in an edited book by Dr. Jayasheela, Dr. Ravindra Kumar B and Dr. Vilas M. Kadrolkar, "Urbanization and Economic Transformation: Issues and Challenges", Global Research Publications, New Delhi, pp. 92-112, November, 2012.

  19. Health Care Status in Karnataka: A Situational Analysis, in an edited book by Vilas M. Kadrolkar, Dr. Jayasheela and Dr. Ravindra Kumar B, "Economic Paradigms of Healthcare in India", Global Research Publications, New Delhi, pp.34-52, June, 2012.

  20. Indian Rural Markets: A Competitive Edge in Tapping Potentiality of Rural India, in an edited book by Dr. Jayasheela, Dr. V. B. Hans, Dr. Ravindra Kumar B and Dr. Vilas M. Kadrolkar, "Agricultural Marketing in India- Directions for Development", Serials Publications, New Delhi, pp.1-16 (with Dr. Kiran Kumar and Dr. Jayasheela), June, 2012.

  21. Impermanent Migration to Urban Areas: Its Causes and Consequences with Special Reference to Bangalore City, 2012, in an edited book by V. Rama Krishna, "Sustainable Rural Development: The Politics of Identity and Development (SRDPID)", S P Surya, Page Turners, Surya Infotainment Products Pvt. Ltd. Bangalore, pp.213 -233.

  22. Karnataka’s Development in Health Sector: An Overview, 2012, in an edited book by Dr. Jayasheela, Dr. V. B. Hans, Dr. Ravindra Kumar B and Dr. Vilas M. Kadrolkar, "Service Sector in India A Sectoral Analysis", Global Research Publications, New Delhi, pp.218 -229 (with Dr. Dhananjay W. Bansod).

  23. Mahileyara Sabaleekarana: Andu – Indu Swa-Sahaaya Gumpugala Moolaka Ondu Saadhaneya Nota, 2012, in an edited book by Dr. Jayasheela, Dr. Ravindra Kumar B and Dr. Vilas M. Kadrolkar, "Mahilaa Sabaleekaranadalli Swa-Sahaaya Gumpugala Paatra Ondu Arthika Vishleshane", Global Research Publications, New Delhi, pp.75 -114 (with Dr. Jayasheela).

  24. Health Care Utilization in Karnataka State: A Regional Perspective, International Geography, the Deccan Geographer, Vol. 47, No. 2, December, (2009), The Deccan Geographical Society, Dr. B. C. Vaidya, Department of Geography, University of Pune, pp. 17 – 27 (with Dr. Dhananjay W. Bansod).

  25. Pravasodyama Mattu Mahile, 2007, in an edited book by Jayasheela, Showkath Ali M. Megalamani and Sudhakara S, "Mahile Mattu Abhivruddhi", Kisan Publications, Mangalore, pp.143-150 (with Dr. Harish N).

  26. Rural-Urban Linkages: Does the Impermanent Migration to Cities Help the Rural Poor, `Journal of Nagarlok’, Vol. XXXVII, No, 1, January – March, (2005), Centre for Urban Studies, The Indian Institute of Public Administration, New Delhi, pp. 9 – 20 (with Dr. M. Johnson Samuel).

  27. Causes for Rural-Urban Migration: A Study of Repeat Movers in the City of Bangalore, `Journal of Urban India’, Vol. XXIV, No. 2, July – December, (2004) National Institute of Urban Affairs, New Delhi, pp. 33 – 56 (with Dr. M. Johnson Samuel).

  28. Regional imbalance in higher education widen in State, `Deccan Herald’, Sunday, July 07, 2000 (with Dr. M. Johnson Samuel).

  29. Has Abolition of Targets Improve the Quality of Family Planning and Health Services? A Survey in Karnataka, `Journal of Health Management’, Vol. 2, No. 1, January-June, (2000), Sage Publications, New Delhi, pp. 99 – 112 (with Dr. M. Johnson Samuel and Mr. P. Prabhuswamy).

  30. Structural Adjustment Programmes and Widening of Inter-District Disparities in Higher Education in Karnataka, `The Indian Geographical Journal’, Vol. 73 (2), December 1998, pp. 96 – 109 (with Dr. M. Johnson Samuel).

  31. Utilisation of MCH and Family Planning Services by a Scheduled Caste Community in Mysore District, `The journal of Family Welfare’, Vol. 44, No. 2, June 1998, pp. 28 – 36.

  32. Karnatakadalli Aarthika Saadhana Sampattugalu: Samasyegalu Haagu Nireekshegalu, 1997, in a edited book by Abdul Aziz and Vasuki K G, "Kannada Adhyayana Karnatakada Aarthikathe", Kannada University, Hampi, pp.38 – 61 (with Dr. M. Johnson Samuel).

  33. Demographic Transition in the South: A Regional Perspective, `Demography India’, Vol. 25, No. 2, July-December, 1996, pp. 155 – 176 (with Prof. P. H. Rayappa).

  34. Socio-economic Condition of the Houseless population in Rural areas, `The Indian Journal      of Social Work’, Vol. 57, Issue 2, April 1996, pp. 221-233 (with Dr. M. Johnson Samuel and Dr. T. N. Bhat).

  35. Differential acceptance of Family planning methods in a High performance District in Karnataka, `The Journal of Family Welfare’, Vol. 40, No. 2, June 1994, pp. 31 – 39 (with Dr. K. N. M. Raju et al).

  36. Anganwadis and Immunisation, `Social Welfare’, Vol. XL, No. 1, April 1993, pp. 30 – 31.

  37. Parishishta pangadagala janara Aarogya: Dakshina Kannada Jilleyalli Ondu Adhyayana (Kannada), `Yojana’, Vol. 8, No. 7, February 1993, pp. 28-31.

  38. Bangalore: A city of Migrants, `Loyala Journal of Social Sciences’, Vol. VI, No. 2, July – December 1992, pp. 26-43 (with Dr. M. Johnson Samuel).

  39. Migration to Bangalore, `Deccan Herald’, Saturday, October 28, 1989 (with Dr. M. Johnson Samuel).

  40. Roga Nirodhaka Lasike Vistaraneyalli Anganawadigala Paatra (Kannada), `Yojana’, Vol. 4, No. 8, March 15th, 1989

Paper in Pipeline/Press:

  1. "Budakattu Janaangada Aarogya: Biligirirangana Bettada Soligara Kurita Ondu Adhyayana" (in Kannada), (Chanakya Journal).

  2. Agriculture, Rural Poverty and Distress Migration: Challenges for Inclusive Growth”, (Urban India).

  3. "Community-Based Health Provisioning System as a Strategy for Rural Development: The Case of ASHA Workers in Karnataka – A Critical Reflection”, (Chairman’s Edited Book on Karnataka Human Development Report).

  4. "Causes and Consequences of Impermanent Migration to Urban Areas: A Case of Bangalore City in Karnataka”, (Demography of India).

Presentation of papers for international and national conferences and workshops

  1. Presented paper on “Sub State Level Planning Process in Karnataka”, during a Two-Day Workshop on “Local Level Development in Karnataka: The Fourth State Finance Commission and Beyond”, Organized by Sri Ramakrishna Hegde Chair on Decentralization and Development and the Centre for Human Resource Development (CHRD), Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Nagarabhavi P. O., Bengaluru – 560 072, held on December 30 – 31, 2019, (with Prof. Jos Chathukulam).

  2. Presented paper on “Higher Education- Inequalities, Disparities and Confronting Challenges in India”, in a Technical Session – IX during “10th International Multi-Disciplinary Conference on Issues and Challenges in Higher Education”, Jointly Organized by Dept. of Economics, University of Mysore, Mysuru, P. G. Centre, Mandya, International Council for Development Research, Mysuru and the Dept. of Political Science, Bangalore University, Bengaluru, held at Jnana Jyothi Auditorium, Bangalore Central University, Bengaluru on November 11 – 12, 2019 (with Prof. P. Ramanna).

  3. Presented a paper on “Dr. B. R. Ambedkar’s Thoughts for Inclusive Growth of India: An Analysis”, in a Parallel Session – IV, under the Sub Theme of “Ambedkarite Concept of Social Justice”, in a Two-Day National Seminar on “Social Justice and the Working of Panchayats in India: Revisiting the Concern of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar School of Thought”, Organized by Sri Ramakrishna Hegde Chair on Decentralization and Development and the Centre for Human Resource Development (CHRD), Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Nagarabhavi P. O., Bengaluru – 560 072, Financially Supported by Dept. of Social Welfare, Govt. of Karnataka, held on September 18 – 19, 2019.

  4. Presented a paper on “Bharatada Sthaleeya Sarkaaragalalli Mahilaa Raajakeeya Pratinidhya: Samvidhaanada 73ne Haagu 74ne Tiddupadi Kaaydeya Anushtaana- Ondu Avalokana”, in a Parallel Session – 3 (Kannada), under the Sub Theme of “Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Mattu Sthaleeya Sarkaaragalalli Mahilaa Sabaleekarana”, in a Two-Day National Seminar on “Social Justice and the Working of Panchayats in India: Revisiting the Concern of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar School of Thought”, Organized by Sri Ramakrishna Hegde Chair on Decentralization and Development and the Centre for Human Resource Development (CHRD), Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Nagarabhavi P. O., Bengaluru – 560 072, Financially Supported by Dept. of Social Welfare, Govt. of Karnataka, held on September 18 – 19, 2019.

  5. Presented a paper on “Agriculture, Rural Poverty and Distress Migration: Challenges for Inclusive Growth”, in a Parallel Session – 4 under the Sub Theme of “Population, Poverty and Inclusive Growth” held at the One Day National Conference on “Agriculture, Environment and Sustainable Development in India: Approaches, Problems and Way Forward”, Organized by Prof. M. D. Nanjundaswamy Adhyayana Peeta, Tumkur University in Association with Dept. of Studies and Research in Economics, Tumkur University, Tumakuru, March 30, 2019.

  6. Presented a joint paper on “Local Democracy and Decentralization in Karnataka Going beyond Crook and Manor’, in a Board of Governors Meeting on "Karnataka Development and Governance" on the 27th Dec, 2018. (with Dr. Jos Chathukulam).

  7. Presented a joint paper on “The Implementation and Status of the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2016- An Overview’, in an National Seminar on “Transgender People: Citizenship, State and Society: Integration into Local Governance in Karnataka”, organized at Sri Ramakrishna Hegde Chair on Decentralization and Development, Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Bengaluru, supported by Department of Women and Child Development, Government of Karnataka, held on August 02, 2018 (with Dr. Mohan Das. K.).

  8. Presented a joint paper on “Decentralization in Kerala: From Truncated to Uneven”, in an National Seminar on “Two Decades of Decentralization Reforms in Kerala: Lessons Learnt and Tasks Ahead’, Organized by Dept. of International Relations and Politics and School of Global Studies at Central University of Kerala, Tejeswini Hills, Periye, Kasaragod, during July 25 – 26, 2018 (with Dr. Jos Chathukulam).

  9. Presented a joint paper on “Mainstreaming Differential Ability in Local Governance and Development: Evidence from Kerala”, in an ICSSR Sponsored Two Days National Seminar on ‘Persons with Disabilities (PWD) and their Socio-economic Status in India’, Organized by Population Research Centre at ISEC during June 27 – 28, 2018 (with Dr. Jos Chathukulam).

  10. Presented a paper on “Budakattu Janaangada Aarogya: Biligirirangana Bettada Soligara Kurita Ondu Adhyayana” (in Kannada), in the Technical Session – IV, under the Chairperson by Sri. Dannies Giles, Editor, Andaman Chronicle, in a Three Days National Seminar on “Indian Tribal Communities: Development Problems and Challenges”, held at the Akhila Bharatiya Adivasi Vikasa Parishad, Port Blair, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, organised by the Dept. of Anthropology, Kannada University, Hampi, in collaboration Dept. of Tribal Welfare, Government of Karnataka, Bengaluru, Anthropological Survey of India, Kolkata, during February 07–09, 2018.

  11. Presented a paper on “Budakattu Janaangada Saamaajika Mattu Aarthika Sthitigatigalu: Visheshavaagi Raamanagarada Iruligara Jeevana Kramavannu Kurita Ondu Adhyayana” (in Kannada), in the Technical Session – II, under the Chairperson by Dr. C. R. Govindaraja, in a Two Days National Seminar on “Tribal Community: Future Aspirations”, held at the Dept. of Anthropology, Kannada University, Hampi, during November 09–10, 2017.

  12. Presented a paper on “Fourteenth Finance Commission and the BBMP”, in a Workshop on “Building Synergy between Civil Society Organizations and BBMP”, Organized by Sri Ramakrishna Hegde Chair on Decentralization and Development & CIVIC at ISEC during September 26, 2017 (with Dr. Jos Chathukulam).

  13. Presented a paper on “Health, Food System and Beliefs among Iruliga Tribal Community” (in Kannada), in the Technical Session – I under the Sub Theme of “Food System and Beliefs” in a Two Days National Seminar on “Indian Traditional Food Systems”, held at the Dept. of Anthropology, Kannada University, Hampi in Collaboration with Anthropological Survey of India, Kolkata, during December 22–23, 2014.

  14. Presented a paper on “21ne Shatamanada mahile abaleyalla sabale mattu prabale”, in the Technical Session – VI A under the Sub Theme of “Working Women and Challenges” in a Two Days National Seminar on “Women Empowerment – Then and Now: A Social, Historical, Economic and Political Perspective”, held at Govt. First Grade College, Ramanagara, during October 14–15, 2014.

  15. Presented a paper on “Migration as an Impediment or Facilitator: The Critical Links”, in the Technical Session – III under the Sub Theme of “Analyses of Rural and Urban Relationships” in a 2 Days National Seminar on "Higher Education and Rural Development", held at the Karnataka Janapada Vishwavidyalaya, Gotagodi, Shiggaon Taluk, Haveri District, during March 27–28, 2014.

  16. Presented a paper on “Women’s Employment and Empowerment through Fertility Transition: Insights from Karnataka”, in the Technical Session – II B under the Sub Theme of “Women in the Service Sector and Health Issues” in an UGC Sponsored National Seminar on "Women in Service Sector: Career Opportunities and Challenges", held at the Department of Social Sciences, BMS College for Women, Basavanagudi, Bangalore, during October 24–25, 2013.

  17. Presented a paper on “Universal Literacy: A Dream or a Reality”, in the Technical Session – I (ICEASM’2012) 1-3 Part – 1, in an “International Conference”, organized by the Planetary Scientific Research Centre, at Dubai (UAE), during December, 26-27, 2012, (Under SRTT Financial Support).

  18. Presented a paper on “Urbanization and Proliferation of Slums: An Overview”, in the Technical Session – II under the Sub Theme of “Migration and Regional Disparities” in an International Conference on "Urbanization and Economic Transformation: Issues and Challenges", held at the P G Department of Economics, Tumkur University, Tumkur, during October 1213, 2012.

  19. Presented a paper on “Health Care Status in Karnataka: A Situational Analysis”, in Parallel Session – 1 under the Sub Theme of “Health Care System, Status and Trends in India” held at the National Conference on Economic Paradigms of Health Care in India: Issues and Challenges in the P G Department of Economics, Tumkur University, Tumkur, May 11, 2012.

  20. Presented a paper on “Fertility Transition in Karnataka: A Fresh Look” in the Technical Session – 5 under the Sub Theme of “Fertility and Family Planning – I” in a National Seminar on “Demographic Transition and Inclusive Development” held at Kolkata during 1517 March, 2012 organized by International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS), Mumbai in collaboration with Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), Kolkata.

  21. Presented a paper on “Impermanent Migration to Urban Areas: Its Causes and Consequences with Special Reference to Bangalore City” in the Technical Session – 1 under the Sub Theme of “Migration and Rural Sustainability” at One Day National Conference on Sustainable Rural Development: The Politics of Identity and Development (SRDPID) at P G Department of Political Science, Tumkur University, Tumkur, December 8, 2011.

  22. Presented a paper on “Indian Rural Markets: A Competitive Edge in Tapping the Potentiality of Rural India” in the Technical Session  - 3, Concerns and Prospectus of Agricultural Marketing at a National Conference on Agricultural Marketing in India: Directions for Development at P G Department of Economics, Tumkur University, Tumkur, December 1, 2011.

  23. Presented a paper on “Rural-Urban Linkages: Does the Impermanent Migration Help the Rural Poor” at a seminar on Political Economy of Migration organised by Ecumenical Christian Centre, Whitefield, Bangalore, August 17 – 19, 2001.

  24. Presented a paper on “Infrastructure Development in Karnataka State – An Appraisal” at the one day National Level Seminar on `ISSUES ON INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT IN INDIA’ organised by Karpagam Arts and Science College and Co-Sponsored by State Bank of India held at Karpagam Arts and Science College Campus, Coimbatore, October 1, 1997.

  25. Presented a paper on "Economic Infrastructures in Karnataka: Problems and Prospects" at a Seminar on Karnataka Economy, (in Kannada), Organised by Hampi Kannada University, Hampi, November 13 – 14, 1995.

  26. Presented a paper on "Socio-economic Conditions of the Houseless people in Rural areas", XVII Annual Conference of IASP, Annamalai University, December 16 – 18, 1993.

  27. Presented a paper on Role of Anganwadis in promoting Immunisation Activities, at ISEC, September 14, 1988.

Seminar/ Conference/ Workshop/Training Programmes attended

  1. Attended & participated in the seminar presentation and discursion entitled “2nd Half Yearly Monitoring Report on SSA-RTE and MDM Implementation for the State of Karnataka, in Bidar, Belgaum, Dharwad, Gadag, Davanagere, Kolar and Shivamogga Districts” on July 28, 2015 at the State Project Director’s Office, SSA, Government of Karnataka, Bengaluru, (with Dr. K. S. Umamani and Dr. Indrajit Bairagyai).

  2. Attended & participated in the seminar presentation and discursion entitled “Monitoring of SSA and MDM Implementation, First and Second Phase Project in Mandya, Kodagu, Udupi and Raichur & Mysore, Hassan, Tumkur and Chikkaballapur Districts” on November 17, 2014 at the State Project Office, SSA, Government of Karnataka, Bangalore, (with Dr. K. S. Umamani and Dr. Indrajit Bairagyai).

  3. Attended & participated in a Workshop and Panel Discussion on “What Teachers Do” on December 30, 2013 at Educators International and RV Educational Consortium, Jayanagar II Block, Bangalore organized by Institute for Social and Economic Change and Educators International and RV Educational Consortium, Jayanagar II Block, Bangalore.

  4. Attended & participated in a One-day Workshop on “Karnataka Geographical Information Systems (K-GIS)”, on January 23, 2013 at Hotel Atria, Bangalore, organized by the Karnataka State Remote Sensing Applications Centre (KSRSAC), Department of Information Technology and Biotechnology, Government of Karnataka and Karnataka Jnana Aayoga, Government of Karnataka.

  5. Attended & participated in a Two-day UGC Sponsored National Seminar on “Teaching Social Sciences: Challenges and Opportunities in the New Millennium” on November 30, 2012 at St. Joseph’s College, Bangalore.

  6. Attended & participated in a UGC Sponsored Two-day National Level Seminar on “Marriage System in India: Issues and Challenges” on October 20, 2012 at Government Arts College, Hassan.

  7. Attended & participated in a Two-day National Seminar on “Dimensions of Urbanization- Challenges and Opportunities” on October 19, 2012 at SBRR Mahajana First Grade College, Jayalakshmipuram, Mysore organized by the Departments of History, Economics, Geography and Sociology of Mahajana’s, Mysore in collaboration with Institute of Development Studies, University of Mysore, Mysore.

  8. Attended & participated in a National Seminar on “Sustainable Social Development in India: New Vistas and Challenges” on October 04, 2012 at Karnataka State Higher Education Council, Palace Road, Bangalore organized by the Karnataka State Higher Education Council and Centre for Rural Poverty Alleviation and Community Development, Tumkur University, Tumkur.

  9. Attended & participated in the seminar entitled “Monitoring of SSA and MDM Implementation, Second Phase Project in Belgaum, Haveri, Chamarajanagar, Ramanagar and Uttara Kannada districts” on December 21, 2011 at the State Project Office, SSA, GoK, Bangalore, (with Prof. M. D Usha Devi).

  10. Participated as Delegate in one day workshop on “Women Empowerment in India: Role of Self Help Groups – An Introspection”, held on October 21, 2011 at P G Department of Economics, Tumkur University, Tumkur.

  11. Attended & Involved in Training Programme for Monitoring SSA & MDM Implementation in Elementary Schools for Field Investigators of SSA monitoring, Second Phase Project on July 28-29, 2011 at ISEC.

  12. Attended & participated in the seminar entitled “Monitoring of SSA and MDM Implementation, First Phase Project in Bangalore Rural, Chikmagalur, Chitradurga, Kodagu and Tumkur districts” on May 25, 2011 at the State Project Office, SSA, GoK, Bangalore, (with Prof. M. D Usha Devi).

  13. Attended “Diamond Jubilee Lecture Series” at Karnataka Public Service Commission premises, organised by Karnataka Public Service Commission, Bangalore on the mark of 60 years of Diamond Jubilee Celebrations on 18th May, 2011.

  14. Attended & Involved in Training Programme for Monitoring SSA & MDM Implementation in Elementary Schools for Field Investigators of SSA monitoring, First Phase Project on January 17-19, 2011 at ISEC.

  15. Attended three days “XXXI Indian Geographer’s Meet (IIG) and International Conference on Environment, Agriculture and Food Security in India” at the P.G. Department of Geography, Bangalore University, Bangalore – 560 056, February 19 – 21, 2010.

  16. Attended three days Training programmes for Investigators and Supervisors of `Coverage Evaluation Survey (CES) 2009 – Monitoring’ at the Hyderabad Vyshya Youth Association, Khairathbad, Andhra Pradesh, November 21 – 23, 2009.

  17. Attended two days Training of the Trainers (TOT) workshop on `Coverage Evaluation Survey (CES) 2009 – Monitoring’ at the Gautam Residency, E – 54, Greater Kailash – 1, New Delhi, September 24-25, 2009. 

  18. Attended five days Training Course on `Monitoring under NRHM/RCH’ at the Department of Planning and Evaluation, National Institute of Health and Family Welfare (NIHFW), New Delhi, August 3 – 7, 2009.

  19. Attended Two days Workshop on `Application of Geographic Information Technology’ at the Department of Geography and Geo-informatics, Bangalore University, Bangalore, March 23 – 24, 2009.

  20. Study on Global Ageing and Adult Health (SAGE) – 2007, Training of Trainers (TOT) Workshop at IIPS, Mumbai from 19 February – 3 March, 2007.

  21. Attended Three Days Training Programme” In Computer Application for Development Projects” at AMOS Centre, Kottayam, Kerala from 1st – 3rd July, 2004.

  22. Attended the National Seminar on “WTO and the Banking Sector in India” on February 16th and 17th 2004 organised by Corporation Bank Chair in Bank Management, Mangalore University, Mangalore.

  23. Attended workshop on “Functional Review of Department of Health and Family Welfare” on October 11, 2001, Organised by Karnataka Administrative Reforms Commission and Ford Foundation at IPP Training Centre, Malleswaram, Bangalore.

  24. Attended three days Training Programme on “POPLINE Bibliographic Reproductive Health Database” sponsored by IIPS, Mumbai at ISEC – Bangalore, during 23rd – 25th May, 2001.

  25. Invited and attended IASP Millennium Conference on `Population Development and Environmental Nexus' at New Delhi, on 13th – 16th February, 2000.

  26. Attended the XIX Annual IASP Conference on ‘Policy and Programme Implications of NFHS and 1991Census Results’ at Population Research Centre, M. S. University, Baroda on 26th – 28th February, 1996.

  27. Attended a training course on ‘Introduction to GIS’ at National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore on 9th – 10th January, 1996.

  28. Attended a workshop on ‘Cartographic Training Workshop’ at ISEC, Bangalore on 1st – 4th March, 1994.

Worked as Chairperson/ Rapporteur/ Moderator in the Conferences/Seminars/ Workshops
  1. Chairperson in a Technical Session – VII during “10th International Multi-Disciplinary Conference on Issues and Challenges in Higher Education”, Jointly Organized by Dept. of Economics, University of Mysore, Mysuru, P. G. Centre, Mandya, International Council for Development Research, Mysuru and the Dept. of Political Science, Bangalore University, Bengaluru, held at Jnana Jyothi Auditorium, Bangalore Central University, Bengaluru on November 11 – 12, 2019.

  2. Rapporteur in a Technical Session – I during “10th International Multi-Disciplinary Conference on Issues and Challenges in Higher Education”, Jointly Organized by Dept. of Economics, University of Mysore, Mysuru, P. G. Centre, Mandya, International Council for Development Research, Mysuru and the Dept. of Political Science, Bangalore University, Bengaluru, held at Jnana Jyothi Auditorium, Bangalore Central University, Bengaluru on November 11 – 12, 2019.

  3. Chairperson in a Technical Session – I, during “One Day International Multi-Disciplinary Conference”, Organized by B.M.S. College of Law, Bull Temple Road, Basavanagudi, Bengaluru – 560 019, In Collaboration with Global Education & Research Alliance (GERA), held at B.M.S. College of Law, Bull Temple Road, Basavanagudi, Bengaluru – 560 019 on Saturday, 12 October, 2019.

  4. Chairperson in a Technical Session – II (Kannada), during a Two-Day National Seminar on “Social Justice and the Working of Panchayats in India: Revisiting the Concern of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar School of Thought”, Organized by Sri Ramakrishna Hegde Chair on Decentralization and Development and the Centre for Human Resource Development (CHRD), Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Nagarabhavi P. O., Bengaluru – 560 072, Financially Supported by Dept. of Social Welfare, Govt. of Karnataka, held on September 18 – 19, 2019.

  5. Chairperson in a Technical Session – II, during One Day National Conference on “Agriculture, Environment and Sustainable Development in India: Approaches, Problems and Way Forward”, Organized by Prof. M. D. Nanjundaswamy Adhyayana Peeta, Tumkur University in Association with Dept. of Studies and Research in Economics, Tumkur University, Tumakuru, March 30, 2019.

  6. Chairperson in a Technical Session – VI, during National Conference on “CLEAN INDIA: The Role of Community Based Organizations (CBOs) and Corporate Social Responsibilities (CSRs)’, held at Dr. K. Venkatagiri Gowda Memorial Auditorium, Bangalore University, Jnana Bharathi Campus, Bengaluru, Organized by the B. Basavalingappa Institute for Development Studies (B-BIDS) and Centre for Rural Development Studies (CRDs), Bangalore University, Bengaluru, on December 08 – 09, 2018.

  7. Chairperson in a Technical Session – IV, during Two Day National Seminar on “Decentralization in Kerala: From Truncated to Uneven”, in an National Seminar “Two Decades of Decentralization Reforms in Kerala: Lessons Learnt and Tasks Ahead’, Organized by Dept. of International Relations and Politics and School of Global Studies at Central University of Kerala, Tejeswini Hills, Periye, Kasaragod, on July 25 – 26, 2018.

  8. Co-Chairperson in a Technical Session – II, under the Sub Theme of “Social Status of Persons with Disabilities” during ICSSR Sponsored Two Days National Seminar on "Persons with Disabilities (PWD) and their Socio-economic Status in India", held at the Population Research Centre, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bengaluru, on June 27, 2018.

  9. Chairperson in a Session during Thirty Seventh Biannual Seminar of Doctoral Fellows of ISEC, June 11-21, 2018, on June 14, 2018.

  10. Chairperson in a Session during Thirty Seventh Biannual Seminar of Doctoral Fellows of ISEC, June 11-21, 2018, on June 11, 2018.

  11. Chairperson in a Second Day of Technical Session – VII, during Two Days National Conference on “Digital Empowerment for Inclusive Growth and Sustainable Development”, held at Tumkur University, Tumakuru, Organized by the Internal Quality Assurance Cell and Dept. of Studies and Research in Social Work, Library and Information Science, Political Science and Economics, Tumkur University, Tumakuru, on March 21 –22, 2018.

  12. Chairperson in a Second Day of Technical Session – VI, during Two Days 2nd International Conference on “Mass Media and Rural Development”, held at Dr. K. Venkatagiri Gowda Memorial Auditorium, Bangalore University, Jnana Bharathi Campus, Bengaluru, Organized by the Centre for Rural Development Studies, Bangalore University, Jnana Bharathi Campus, Bengaluru, on March 15–16, 2018.

  13. Chairperson in a Session during Thirty Sixth Biannual Seminar of Doctoral Fellows of ISEC, December 11-26, 2017, on December 22, 2017.

  14. Chairperson in a Technical Session – VI, during Two Days National Seminar on “Tribal Community: Future Aspirations”, held at the Dept. of Anthropology, Kannada University, Hampi, on November 09–10, 2017.

  15. Chairperson in a Technical Session – I under the Sub Theme of “Women Status in Rural and Urban Society” in a One Day National Seminar on “Rural and Urban Society in 21st Century: Issues and Challenges”, held at Sri Sri Shivalingeshwara Swamy Govt. First Grade College and PG Centre, Channagiri, Davanagere District, on April 08, 2017.

  16. Rapporteur, Technical Session – III under Sub Theme of “Population and Environment”, in a Two-Day National Seminar on “Population Education for Sustainable Development”, held at the Dept. of Sociology, The National College (Autonomous), Basavanagudi, Bengaluru, during March 10-11, 2017.

  17. Chairperson in a Technical Session – II during One Day Inter – Disciplinary Self Financed National Seminar on “Vocationalization of Higher Education: Implications for various Departments”, held at Govt. First Grade College for Women, Ramanagara, on October 14, 2015.

  18. Chairperson in a Technical Session – VII B under the Sub Theme of “Food System and Health Protection” in a Two Days National Seminar on “Indian Traditional Food Systems”, held at the Dept. of Anthropology, Kannada University, Hampi in Collaboration with Anthropological Survey of India, Kolkata, during December 22–23, 2014.

  19. Chairperson in a Technical Session – VI B under the Sub Theme of “Working Women and Challenges” in a Two Days National Seminar on “Women Empowerment – Then and Now: A Social, Historical, Economic and Political Perspective”, held at Govt. First Grade College, Ramanagara, during October 14–15, 2014.

  20. Chairperson in a Technical Session – III B under the Sub Theme of “Women in the Service Sector: Challenges and Remedies” in an UGC Sponsored National Seminar on "Women in Service Sector: Career Opportunities and Challenges", held at the Department of Social Sciences, BMS College for Women, Basavanagudi, Bangalore, during October 24–25, 2013.

  21. Moderator in a Technical Session – III, Challenges and Opportunities at the National Conference on Demographic Dividend for India: Challenges and Opportunities at the P G Department of Economics, Tumkur University, Tumkur, July 31, 2012.

  22. Rapporteur, Technical Session – 1, Marketing Intermediaries and Price Mechanism at a National Conference on Agricultural Marketing in India: Directions for Development at P G Department of Economics, Tumkur University, Tumkur, December 1, 2011.

  23. Rapporteur, Session – I, Rural Health Programmes, Workshop for Panchayat President, Vice-president and Chief Executive Officers,    Organised by the Department of Rural Development and Panchayat Raj, Government of Karnataka at ISEC, Bangalore, October 16 – 17, 2000.

  24. Rapporteur, Session – II, Marriage and Fertility Preferences, Second Seminar on National Family Health Survey - Karnataka at ISEC, Bangalore, April 22 – 23, 1997.

Delivered Inaugural Address/Special Lecture in the University/College/NGO
  • Delivered Inaugural Address on ‘Rural Development through National Service Scheme (NSS) (in Kannada)’, in a Special Annual NSS Camp, 2019-20 at Seegehalli, Yeshwanthpur Hobli, Bengaluru – 562 130, on October 31, 2019, Organised by the National Service Scheme (NSS), University Law College, Bangalore University, Bengaluru.

  • Delivered a Special Lecture ‘Kalaa Vidyarthigalige- Bhavishyada Avakaashagalu (in Kannada)’, at Government Pre-University College, Yelahanka, Bengaluru on December 22, 2016.

  • Delivered a Promotional Talk on “Social Science Talent Search Scheme (SSTSS)” during ‘4 Days Training Programme for Pre-University College Teachers from December 14 – 17, 2016’, organised by Government Pre-University College, Yelahanka, Bengaluru on December 14, 2016.

  • Delivered a Speech ‘Mahileyara Sabaleekaranavalla, Purushara Samvedeekarana Indina Agatya (in Kannada)’, on the occasion of celebrating “International Women’s Day” organised by the Jeevika-Jeeta Vimukti Karnataka (NGO), # 1289, ISEC Main Road, Nagarabhavi Post, Bangalore on March 8, 2015.

  • Delivered a Social Science Talent Search Scheme (SSTSS) promotional talk in the ‘Capacity Building Workshop for Plus two Students’, organised by the Department of Sociology, Maharani’s College, Bangalore on October 4, 2012.

  • Delivered a lecture on “Scope and Importance of Research in Higher Education” (in Kannada) for students of Government First Grade College at Channarayapatna in Hassan District on the occasion of releasing of fortnightly “Artha Chilume Patrike” and “Special Lecture Series Celebrations” in the name of “Economic Thinkers Forum” on September 9, 2011.

  • Delivered a special lecture on “Karnataka’s Development in Health Sector: An Overview” on the Issues related to Indian Economy at the Centre for Remedial Coaching for UG/PG Students belonging to SC/ST, Department of Economics, Mangalore University, Mangalagangotri,  Mangalore, on September 16, 2009.

  • Delivered a special lecture on “Fertility Transition in Karnataka: A Present Scenario” on the Issues related to Indian Economy at the Centre for Remedial Coaching for UG/PG Students belonging to SC/ST, Department of Economics, Mangalore University, Mangalagangotri, Mangalore, on September 17, 2009.

Delivered Talk/Lecture during SSTSS Orientation/CB/FLAIR Training Programme in the Institute:
  1. Participated as a Resource Person by delivering a talk on “Relevance of Social Science Education for Career-Building for Under Graduates” in the Orientation Programme to the successful students of Social Science Talent Search Scheme (SSTSS), organized by the Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Bangalore University and the Christ University, held at ISEC, Nagarabhavi P. O., Bengaluru - 560 072, on 24.08.2019.

  2. Participated as a Resource Person in Conduct Two Days Capacity Building Training Programme on “Karnataka Panchayati Raj Act, Mission Antyodaya, GPDP, etc., for their Staff of PIPAL TREE, held at Fireflies, Intercultural Centre, Pipal Tree Campus, Dinnepalya Village, Kaggalipura Post, Bengaluru - 560082, on April 30, 2019 to May 01, 2019.

  3. Participated as a Resource Person by delivering a talk on “Government Programmes for the Development of SCs and STs in Karnataka” in the Orientation Programme to the successful students of Social Science Talent Search Scheme (SSTSS), organized by the Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Bangalore University and the Christ University, held at ISEC, Nagarabhavi P. O., Bengaluru - 560 072, on 24.08.2014.

  4. Participated as a Resource Person by delivering a talk on “Researchable Issues in the Development of Marginalised Communities”, in a Two Week Faculty Development Course on “Contemporary Themes in Theory and Practice in the Social Sciences”, under the Fostering Linkages in Academic Innovation and Research (FLAIR), initiative of Government of Kerala, during February 03-14, 2014 organized by the Centre for Human Resource Development (CHRD) of the Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC) on February 6, 2014.Participated as a Resource Person by delivering a talk on “Rural – Urban Differences in Educational Infrastructure in the Globalised Era” in the Orientation Programme to the successful students of Social Science Talent Search Scheme (SSTSS), organized by the Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Bangalore University and the Christ University, held at ISEC, Nagarabhavi P. O., Bengaluru - 560 072, on 12.01.2014.

  5. Participated as a Resource Person by delivering a talk on “Challenges to Women’s Education: An Interdisciplinary Approach” in the Orientation Programme to the successful students of Social Science Talent Search Scheme (SSTSS), organized by the Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Bangalore University and the Christ University, held at ISEC, Nagarabhavi P. O., Bengaluru - 560 072, on 18.08.2013.

  6. Participated as a Resource Person by delivering a talk on “Role of NGOs in the Development of Tribal Communities in India” in the ‘ICSSR Sponsored Orientation Programme for Research Scholars and Faculty Members’ from various Universities/ Degree Colleges in Karnataka belonging to Scheduled Castes and Other Marginalized Groups under SC Component Plan, on June 25, 2013, organized by the Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), held at ISEC, Nagarabhavi P. O., Bengaluru - 560 072, during June 24-28, 2013.

  7. Participated as a Resource Person by delivering a talk on “Role of ICDS in Safe motherhood and Child Care” in the ‘ICSSR Sponsored Capacity Building Programme for Social Science Faculty (SCs)’ for Faculty Members from various Degree Colleges/Universities within and outside Karnataka belonging to Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Castes (OBC), on May 25, 2013, organized by the Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), held at ISEC, Nagarabhavi P. O., Bengaluru - 560 072, during May 20-June 02, 2013.

  8. Participated as a Resource Person by delivering a talk on “Community Based Rehabilitation of People With Disabilities (PWDs)” in the Orientation Programme to the successful students of Social Science Talent Search Scheme (SSTSS), organized by the Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Bangalore University and the Christ University, held at ISEC, Nagarabhavi P. O., Bengaluru - 560 072, on 5.01.2013.

  9. Participated as a Resource Person by delivering a talk on “Importance of Using Statistical Information in Social Science Research: Census, NFHS & RCH – Data” in the Orientation Programme to the successful students of Social Science Talent Search Scheme (SSTSS), organized by the Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Bangalore University and the Christ University, held at ISEC, Nagarabhavi P. O., Bengaluru - 560 072, on 26.08.2012.

  10. Participated as a Resource Person by delivering a talk on “Relevance of Social Science Education for Career-Building for Undergraduates” in the Orientation Programme to the successful students of Social Science Talent Search Scheme (SSTSS), organized by the Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Bangalore University and the Christ University, held at ISEC, Nagarabhavi P. O., Bengaluru - 560 072, on 27.01.2012.

Research Projects

Completed

  1. "Induction Training Programme in Social Sciences for College Teachers from Kerala”, under the Fostering Linkages in Academic Innovation and Research (FLAIR), initiative of Dept. of Collegiate Education, Government of Kerala, December, 2018 (with Prof. Jos Chathukulam).

  2. Advancements in Social Science Knowledge Production: Approaches, Paradigms and Practices”, under the Fostering Linkages in Academic Innovation and Research (FLAIR), initiative of Government of Kerala, (with Dr. Sobin George), 2015-16, February, 2016.

  3. Sarva Shiksha Abhyan (SSA) Monitoring in Karnataka: Phase 3 covering four districts of Karnataka viz. Kolar, Shimoga, Bidar, Belgaum, Gadag, Dharwad and Davanagere (with Dr. K. S. Umamani and Dr. Indrajit Bairagya), 1st November, 2014 – 30th April, 2015.

  4. Sarva Shiksha Abhyan (SSA) Monitoring in Karnataka: Phase 2 covering four districts of Karnataka viz. Mysore, Hassan, Tumkur and Chikkaballapur (with Dr. K. S. Umamani and Dr. Indrajit Bairagya), 1st April, 2014 – 31st October, 2014.

  5. Sarva Shiksha Abhyan (SSA) Monitoring in Karnataka: Phase 1 covering four districts of Karnataka viz. Mandya, Kodagu, Udupi and Raichur (with Dr. Padma Sarangapani, Dr. K. S. Umamani and Dr. Indrajit Bairagya), 1st October, 2013 – 31st March, 2014.

  6. Demography of Schooling in Karnataka: A Study of Spatial and Temporal Dimensions (with Prof. M. D. Ushadevi), September, 2012.

  7. Fertility Transition in Karnataka: A Fresh Look, (with Prof. K. S. James), December, 2011.

  8. Rapid Appraisal of NRHM Implementation (Supported by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, New Delhi) (with Prof. K. S. James et al), April, 2010.

  9. Conducting Behaviour Change Impact Survey (BCIS) Phase 1 among Female Workers in selected Five Garment Companies in Bangalore, Karnataka focusing HIV Prevention as well as Treatment of Tuberculosis’ (with T. S. Syamala, Dhananjay W. Bansod and P. Prabhuswamy). 2008 – 09. 

  10. Health Care Utilization in Karnataka: A Regional Perspective (with Dhananjay W. Bansod) September, 2008.

  11. National Family Health Survey – 3 (NFHS –3), Karnataka, (with Prof. K. S James et al). 2005 – 06.

  12. Reproductive and Child Health – District Level Household Survey (RCH – DLHS) – 2, Karnataka, 2002 – 04 (with Prof. K. N. M. Raju et al).

  13. Reproductive and Child Health – District Level Household Survey (RCH – DLHS) – 2, Kerala, 2002 – 04 (with Prof. K. N. M. Raju et al).

  14. Reproductive and Child Health – District Level Household Survey (RCH – DLHS) – 2, Goa, 2002-04 (with Prof. K. N. M. Raju et al).

  15. Functioning of Health and Family Welfare Training Institutions in Karnataka (with Dr. C. S. Veeramatha and Dr. A. Prakash Rao), September, 2002.

  16. Rapid Household Survey on Reproductive and Child Health (RCH) – Phase II, Karnataka and Kerala (with Prof. K. N. M. Raju et al), 2001.

  17. Rapid Household Survey on Reproductive and Child Health (RCH) – Phase II, Goa (with Prof. K. N. M. Raju et al), 2001.

  18. Gender and Family Planning Behaviour (with Dr. M. Johnson Samuel and Mr. P. Prabhuswamy), April, 2001.

  19. Regional Disparities in Higher Education in Karnataka, (with Dr. M. Johnson Samuel), 1999.

  20. Rapid Assessment of Family Welfare Programmes: A Survey of two Districts in Karnataka, (with Dr. M. Johnson Samuel and Mr. P. Prabhuswamy), December, 1998.

  21. Family Planning Acceptance and Utilisation of Maternal and Child Health Services among Selected Groups in Karnataka, (with Prof. P. H. Rayappa et al.), November, 1997.

  22. Rapid Assessment Survey of Family Welfare Programmes in Kolar District of Karnataka State, (with PRC Staff), June, 1997.

  23. Rapid Assessment Survey of Family Welfare Programmes in Mysore District of Karnataka State, (with PRC Staff), March 1997

  24. Utilisation of MCH and Family Welfare Services: Study of a Scheduled caste community in Mysore District of Karnataka State, January, 1997.

  25. Demographic Transition in the South: A Regional Perspective, (with Prof.  P. H. Rayappa), August, 1995.

  26. Operational Research on Spacing Methods, Karnataka, (with Dr. M. Johnson Samuel), December, 1995.

  27. Evaluation of FP & MCH Programmes in Mandya District, (with Dr. K. N. M. Raju et al.), 1994.

  28. Rural Houseless: A profile, (with Dr. M. Johnson Samuel and Dr. T. N. Bhat), 1994.

  29. An Evaluation Study of Health and Family Welfare programme among selected Scheduled Tribes in Dakshina Kannada District of Karnataka, (with Dr. R. Mutharayappa and Dr. A. Prakash Rao), 1992.

  30. Inter-state Migration and Linguistic Reorganisation of States in India, (with Dr. M. Johnson Samuel), 1991.

  31. Migration to Bangalore: An Analysis of Census Data, (with Dr. M. Johnson Samuel), 1989.

  32. Universal Immunisation Programme in Karnataka (With Dr. P. H. Rayappa and PRC staff), 1988.

  33. Leader of one of the Survey teams deployed for Rapid Household Survey on Reproductive and Child Health - Karnataka, 1998 – 99.

  34. Leader of one of the Survey teams deployed for National Family Health Survey - Karnataka, 1998 – 99.

  35. Leader of one of the Survey teams deployed for National Family Health Survey - Karnataka, 1992 – 93.

Assisted

  1. Monitoring of Sarva Shikshana Abhiyana (SSA) and Mid-day Meal (MDM) Implementation in Karnataka, 2010 – 2011, Phase I, (with Prof. M. D. Usha Devi), 2011.

  2. WHO – SAGE – India Project – 2007, `Study on Global Ageing and Adult Health’, (with Prof. K. S. James et al).

  3. End line Survey on Training, IEC and NGOs and Innovative Schemes, India Population Project – IX (Karnataka), Government of Karnataka (with PRC Staff), 2001-2002.

  4. Functional Review of Department of Health and Family Welfare (Karnataka Administrative Reforms Commission and Ford Foundation Project) - with Dr. T. V. Sekher and Mr. P. Prabhuswamy, 2001.

Monitoring

  • Monitoring of `Coverage Evaluation Survey (CES) – 2009’ at Andhra Pradesh under the guidance of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India as a Nominee from Population Research Centre, ISEC, Bangalore, November 21, 2009 to December 18, 2009.

Co-ordinator of Academic Activities
  1. Organized and conducted the SSTSS Examination in 20 Centres of Bengaluru Division as a joint venture programme undertaking by ISEC, Bangalore University and the Christ University, on February 02, 2020.

  2. Organized Two Days Orientation and Scholarship Distribution Programme to the Selected Meritorious Students under Social Science Talent Search Scheme (SSTSS), a joint collaborative programme of the Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore University, Bangalore Central University, Bangalore North University and the Christ University, Bengaluru at ISEC, Bengaluru, on January 04 – 05, 2020.

  3. Co-ordinated a Two-Day Workshop on “Local Level Development in Karnataka: The Fourth State Finance Commission and Beyond”, Organized by Sri Ramakrishna Hegde Chair on Decentralization and Development and the Centre for Human Resource Development (CHRD), Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Nagarabhavi P. O., Bengaluru – 560 072, held on December 30 – 31, 2019, Budgeted Cost: Rs. 5,00,000/- (with Prof. Jos Chathukulam).

  4. Co-ordinated a Two-Day National Seminar on “Social Justice and the Working of Panchayats in India: Revisiting the Concern of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar School of Thought”, Organized by Sri Ramakrishna Hegde Chair on Decentralization and Development and the Centre for Human Resource Development (CHRD), Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Nagarabhavi P. O., Bengaluru – 560 072, Financially Supported by Dept. of Social Welfare, Govt. of Karnataka, held on September 18 – 19, 2019, Budgeted Cost: Rs. 7,50,000/- (with Prof. Jos Chathukulam).

  5. Organized Two Days Orientation and Scholarship Distribution Programme to the Selected Meritorious Students under Social Science Talent Search Scheme (SSTSS), a joint collaborative programme of the Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore University, Bangalore Central University, Bangalore North University and the Christ University, Bengaluru at ISEC, Bengaluru, on August 24 – 25, 2019.

  6. Organized and conducted the SSTSS Examination in 20 Centres of Bengaluru Division as a joint venture programme undertaking by ISEC, Bangalore University and the Christ University, on March 24, 2019.

  7. Co-ordinated a World Women’s Day Programme on Academic Discourse on “Building a Gender Friendly Karnataka”, held during March 08, 2019, organized by Sri Ramakrishna Hegde Chair on Decentralization and Development & Centre for Human Resource Development, Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Bengaluru, in Collaboration with Karnataka Panchayati Raj Parishad & CIVIC Bengaluru, Budgeted Cost: Rs. 1,50,000/- (with Prof. Jos Chathukulam).

  8. Co-ordinated Ten Days Faculty Development Programme on “Induction Training Programme in Social Sciences for College Teachers from Kerala”, under the Fostering Linkages in Academic Innovation and Research (FLAIR) – 2, initiative of Department of Collegiate Education, Government of Kerala, during February 11 – 20, 2019, Organized by the Centre for Human Resource Development and Sri Ramakrishna Hegde Chair on Decentralization and Development, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bengaluru, Budgeted Cost: Rs. 14,58,097/- (with Prof. Jos Chathukulam).

  9. Organized Two Days Orientation and Scholarship Distribution Programme to the Selected Meritorious Students under Social Science Talent Search Scheme (SSTSS), a joint collaborative programme of the Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore University, Bangalore Central University, Bangalore North University and the Christ University, Bengaluru at ISEC, Bengaluru, on January 05 – 06, 2019.

  10. Co-ordinated Ten Days Faculty Development Programme on “Induction Training Programme in Social Sciences for College Teachers from Kerala”, under the Fostering Linkages in Academic Innovation and Research (FLAIR), initiative of Department of Collegiate Education, Government of Kerala, during December 10 – 19, 2018, Organized by the Centre for Human Resource Development and Sri Ramakrishna Hegde Chair on Decentralization and Development, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bengaluru, Budgeted Cost: Rs. 14,51,740/- (with Prof. Jos Chathukulam).

  11. Organized Two Days Orientation and Scholarship Distribution Programme to the Selected Meritorious Students under Social Science Talent Search Scheme (SSTSS), a joint collaborative programme of the Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore University and Christ University, Bengaluru at ISEC, Bengaluru, on August 18 – 19, 2018.

  12. Co-ordinated a National Seminar on ‘Transgender People: Citizenship, State and Society: Integration into Local Governance in Karnataka’, organized at Sri Ramakrishna Hegde Chair on Decentralization and Development, Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Bengaluru, supported by Department of Women and Child Development, Government of Karnataka, held on August 02, 2018, Budgeted Cost: Rs. 1,50,000/- (with Prof. Jos Chathukulam).

  13. Co-ordinated an Academic Seminar on “Political Economy of Local Governance in Contemporary India (In the Honour of Dr. B. S. Bhargava, Professor (Retd.), ISEC”, organized by Sri Ramakrishna Hegde Chair on Decentralization and Development at ISEC, Bengaluru, on April 14, 2018 (with Prof. Jos Chathukulam).

  14. Co-ordinated the ‘ICSSR Sponsored Two-Weeks Capacity Building Training Programme on Social Science Research for Faculty Members and Research Scholars Belonging to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Communities under SC & ST Component Plan, (Ref. No.: ICSSR-F. No. 5-1/2016/RIC/ISEC/File No. 17.5/391/2017-18), at the Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Nagarabhavi P.O., Bengaluru – 560 072, during March 02 – 15, 2018, Budgeted Cost: Rs. 10,00,000/-.

  15. Co-ordinated Two Days National Policy Workshop on “Mainstreaming Differential Ability in Local Governance and Development”, organized by Sri Ramakrishna Hegde Chair on Decentralization and Development at ISEC, Bengaluru, during February 22 – 23, 2018 (with Prof. Jos Chathukulam).

  16. Organized and conducted the SSTSS Examination in 20 Centres of Bengaluru Division as a joint venture programme undertaking by ISEC, Bangalore University and the Christ University, on February 11, 2018.

  17. Organized a half a day programme on “Reminiscences of Sri Ramakrishna Hegde and Political Legacy”, organized by Sri Ramakrishna Hegde Chair on Decentralization and Development at ISEC, Bengaluru in collaboration with Rashtriya Nava Nirmana Vedike, Bengaluru, on January 12, 2018 (with Prof. Jos Chathukulam).

  18. Organized Two Days Orientation and Scholarship Distribution Programme to the Selected Meritorious Students under Social Science Talent Search Scheme (SSTSS), a joint collaborative programme of the Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore University and Christ University, Bengaluru at ISEC, Bengaluru, on January 06 – 07, 2018.

  19. Organized Two Days National Seminar on “Decentralization and Alternative Development: Exploring Ideas from Gandhi and Kumarappa”, organized by Sri Ramakrishna Hegde Chair on Decentralization and Development at ISEC, Bengaluru in collaboration with Karnataka Regional Branch of Indian Institute of Public Administration (IIPA-KRB), Bengaluru, Gandhi Peace Foundation, Bengaluru, Karnataka Gandhi Smarak Nidhi, Bengaluru and Shree Gavisiddeshwar Vidya Vardhaka Trust, Koppal, during November 29 – 30, 2017 (with Prof. Jos Chathukulam).

  20. Organized Two Days Orientation and Scholarship Distribution Programme to the Selected Meritorious Students under Social Science Talent Search Scheme (SSTSS), a joint collaborative programme of the Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore University and Christ University, Bengaluru at ISEC, Bengaluru, on August 19 – 20, 2017.

  21. Co-ordinated the ‘ICSSR Sponsored Orientation Programme for Faculty Members and Research Scholars Belonging to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Communities under SC & ST Component Plan, (Ref. No.: ICSSR-F. No. 5-1/2016/RIC/ISEC/2016-17), at the Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Nagarabhavi P.O., Bengaluru – 560 072, during February 20 – 23, 2017, Budgeted Cost: Rs 3,00,000/-.

  22. Organized and conducted the SSTSS Examination in 20 Centres of Bengaluru Division as a joint venture programme undertaking by ISEC, Bangalore University and the Christ University, on February 05, 2017.

  23. Organized Two Days Orientation and Scholarship Distribution Programme to the Selected Meritorious Students under Social Science Talent Search Scheme (SSTSS), a joint collaborative programme of the Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore University and Christ University, Bengaluru at ISEC, Bengaluru, on January 21 – 22, 2017.

  24. Organized Two Days Orientation and Scholarship Distribution Programme to the Selected Meritorious Students under Social Science Talent Search Scheme (SSTSS), a joint collaborative programme of the Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore University and Christ University, Bengaluru at ISEC, Bengaluru, on August 27 – 28, 2016.

  25. Co-ordinated the ‘ICSSR Sponsored Orientation Programme for Research Scholars and Faculty Members Belonging to Scheduled Tribes and Other Marginalized Groups under ST Component Plan, (Ref. No.: ICSSR-F. No. 5.1/2015/RI/ISEC/2015-16), at the Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Nagarabhavi P.O., Bengaluru – 560 072, during March 14 – 17. 2016, Budgeted Cost: Rs. 3.00,000/-

  26. Co-ordinated Two Week Faculty Development Programme on “Advancements in Social Science Knowledge Production: Approaches, Paradigms and Practices”, under the Fostering Linkages in Academic Innovation and Research (FLAIR), initiative of Government of Kerala, during February 15 – 27, 2016 organized by the Centre for Human Resource Development (CHRD) and Centre for Studies of Social Change and Development (CSSD) of the Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Nagarabhavi P. O., Bengaluru – 560 072, Budgeted Cost: Rs. 8.97,500/- (with Dr. Sobin George).

  27. Organized and conducted the SSTSS Examination in 20 Centres of Bangalore Division as a joint venture programme undertaking by ISEC, Bangalore University and the Christ University, on January 31, 2016.

  28. Organized Two Days Orientation and Scholarship Distribution Programme to the Selected Meritorious Students under Social Science Talent Search Scheme (SSTSS), a joint collaborative programme of the Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore University and Christ University, Bengaluru at ISEC, Bengaluru on January 09 – 10, 2016.

  29. Organized Two Days Orientation and Scholarship Distribution Programme to the Selected Meritorious Students under Social Science Talent Search Scheme (SSTSS), a joint collaborative programme of the Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore University and Christ University, Bengaluru at ISEC, Bengaluru on August 29 – 30, 2015.

  30. Organized and conducted the SSTSS Examination in 20 Centres of Bangalore Division as a joint venture programme undertaking by ISEC, Bangalore University and the Christ University, on February 1, 2015.

  31. Organized Two Days Orientation and Scholarship Distribution Programme to the Selected Students under Social Science Talent Search Scheme (SSTSS), a joint venture programme of the Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore University and Christ University Bangalore at ISEC, Bangalore on January 10 – 11, 2015.

  32. Organized Two Days Orientation and Scholarship Distribution Programme to the Selected Students under Social Science Talent Search Scheme (SSTSS), a joint venture programme of the Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore University and Christ University Bangalore at ISEC, Bangalore on August 23 – 24, 2014.

  33. Co-ordinated Two Week Faculty Development Course on “Contemporary Themes in Theory and Practice in the Social Sciences”, under the Fostering Linkages in Academic Innovation and Research (FLAIR), initiative of Government of Kerala, during February 03-14, 2014 organized by the Centre for Human Resource Development (CHRD) of the Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Nagarabhavi P. O., Bangalore – 560 072, Budgeted Cost: Rs. 5,90,700/- (with Dr. Padma M. Sarangapani).

  34. Organized and conducted the SSTSS Examination in 20 Centres of Bangalore Division as a joint venture programme undertaking by ISEC, Bangalore University and the Christ University, on February 2, 2014.

  35. Organized Two Days Orientation and Scholarship Distribution Programme to the Selected Students under Social Science Talent Search Scheme (SSTSS), a joint venture programme of the Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore University and Christ University Bangalore at ISEC, Bangalore on January 11 – 12, 2014.

  36. Conducted Training for the Filed Investigators for Project SSA: Ist Phase of SSA in Mandya, Coorg, Udupi and Raichur District on November 15-26, 2013 at ISEC, Bangalore (with Dr. Padma M. Sarangapani, Dr. K. S. Umamani and Dr. Indrajit Bairagya).

  37. Organized Two Days Orientation and Scholarship Distribution Programme to the Selected Students under Social Science Talent Search Scheme (SSTSS), a joint venture programme of the Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore University and Christ University Bangalore at ISEC, Bangalore on August 17 – 18, 2013.

  38. Co-ordinated the ‘ICSSR Sponsored Orientation Programme for Research Scholars and Faculty Members’ from various Universities/ Degree Colleges in Karnataka belonging to Scheduled Castes and Other Marginalized Groups under SC Component Plan, (Ref.: ICSSR-No. 5.1/2012/RIC) at the Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Nagarabhavi P. O., Bangalore – 560 072, during June 24-28, 2013, Budgeted Cost: Rs. 4,00,000.

  39. Co-ordinated the ‘ICSSR Sponsored Capacity Building Programme for Social Science Faculty (SCs)’, (Ref. No.: ICSSR-CB-19/TCP/2012-13), for Faculty Members from various Degree Colleges/Universities within and outside Karnataka belonging to Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Castes (OBC) at the Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Nagarabhavi P. O., Bangalore – 560 072, during May 20-June 02, 2013, Budgeted Cost: Rs. 9,40,000.

  40. Co-ordinated the ‘ICSSR Sponsored Capacity Building Programme for Social Science Faculty’, (Ref. No.: ICSSR-CB-10/TCP/2012-13, Dated 11.03.2013) for Faculty Members from various Degree Colleges/Universities within and outside Karnataka belonging to Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Castes (OBC) and Minority Communities at the Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Nagarabhavi P. O., Bangalore – 560 072, during May 06-19, 2013, Budgeted Cost: Rs. 8,90,000/- (with Prof. R. S. Deshpande).

  41. Co-ordinated the ‘ICSSR Sponsored Research Methodology Course in Social Sciences’ for young Ph. D. Scholars/Researchers and Faculty Members from Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Categories at the Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Nagarabhavi P. O., Bangalore – 560 072, during March 11-20, 2013, Budgeted Cost: Rs. 5,50,000/- (with Prof. Manohar Yadav).

  42. Organized and conducted the SSTSS Examination in 12 Centres of Bangalore Division as a joint venture programme undertaking by ISEC, Bangalore University and the Christ University, on February 3, 2013 (with Dr. K. G. Gayathri Devi).

  43. Organized and conducted Orientation for two batches of participants in the ‘ICSSR Sponsored Capacity Building Programme in Social Science Research Methods’ for young Ph. D. Scholars/Researchers and Faculty Members from SC & ST Categories, (File No. 4-1/2012/RIC/RPS, Dated 06.11.2012), at the Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Nagarabhavi P. O., Bangalore – 560 072, during February 18-27, 2013, Budgeted Cost: Rs. 6,00,000, (with Dr. K. G. Gayathri Devi).

  44. Organized and conducted Orientation for two batches of participants in the ‘ICSSR Sponsored Capacity Building Programme in Social Science Research Methods’ for young Ph. D. Scholars/Researchers and Faculty Members from SC & ST Categories, (File No. 4-1/2012/RIC/RPS, Dated 06.11.2012), at the Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Nagarabhavi P. O., Bangalore – 560 072, during February 7-16, 2013 Budgeted Cost: Rs. 6,00,000, (with Dr. K. G. Gayathri Devi).

  45. Organized Two Days Orientation and Scholarship Distribution Programme to the Selected Students under Social Science Talent Search Scheme (SSTSS), a joint venture programme of the Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore University and Christ University Bangalore at ISEC, Bangalore on January 5 – 6, 2013, (with Dr. K. G. Gayathri Devi).

  46. Organized Two days Meeting with H’ble VCs and their Faculties of Karnataka University, Dharwad and Rani Chennamma University, Belgaum on November 21 – 22, 2012 for Promotional Programme of Social Science Talent Search Scheme (SSTSS) in their University jurisdiction (with Prof. R. S. Deshpande, Prof. H. K. Moulesh and Dr. K. G. Gayathridevi).

  47. Organized Two Days Orientation and Scholarship Distribution Programme to the Selected Students under Social Science Talent Search Scheme (SSTSS), a joint venture programme of the Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore University and Christ University Bangalore at ISEC, Bangalore on August 25 – 26, 2012 (with Dr. K. G. Gayathri Devi).

  48. Co-ordinated an Orientation Programme for “IAS & IPS Probationers of 2010 Batch of Karnataka Cadre” from May 14 – 18, 2012 at ISEC, (with Dr. K. G. Gayathri Devi).

  49. Co-ordinated the “Certificate Course in Methods and Applications in Social Science Research (CCMASSR)” from May 14 – 25, 2012 at ISEC, (with Dr. K. G. Gayathri Devi).

  50. Organised half a days Scholarship Distribution function for Meritorious Students under Social Science Talent Search Scheme (SSTSS) a joint venture of Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore University and Christ University, Bangalore at ISEC, Bangalore on January 27, 2012, (with Dr. K. G. Gayathri Devi).

  51. Co-ordinated the “Certificate Course in Methods and Applications in Social Science Research (CCMASSR)” from November 14 – 25, 2011 at ISEC, (with Dr. K. G. Gayathri Devi).

  52. Organized Two Days Orientation Programme to the Selected Students under Social Science Talent Search Scheme (SSTSS), a joint venture programme of the Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore University and Christ University Bangalore at ISEC, Bangalore on August 6 – 7, 2011, (with Dr. K. G. Gayathri Devi).

TV Programme
  • The details of SSTS Scheme and progress in the last 2 years plus this year’s examination arrangements were presented by me in the TV media (Udaya News Channel) in their afternoon programme on ‘Education – after SSLC and PUC, What Next?’ It was recorded and broadcasted LIVE on July 11, 2012
Assisted in Organizing Workshop
  • Assisted in Organizing Workshop on “Building Synergy between Civil Society Organizations and BBMP”, Organized by Sri Ramakrishna Hegde Chair on Decentralization and Development & CIVIC at ISEC during September 26, 2017 (with Dr. Jos Chathukulam).

Seminar/Conference/Workshop/Training Programme/Govt./NGO/ Research Institute’s Meetings attended:
  1. Participated as a Representative on behalf of Director, ISEC in a 77th Managing Committee Meeting of ATI, at Vidhana Soudha, Bengaluru, Organized by Administrative Training Institute (ATI), Lalithamahal Road, Mysuru on November 19, 2019.

  2. Participated as a Representative on behalf of Director, ISEC (Expert Committee Member) in a Expert Committee Special Meeting on “Presentation for finalising the Social Impact Assessment Report on Tumkur-Davanagere Railway Broad Gauge Line through Sira and Hiriyur”, held at the Office of the Director, MSME Development Institute, West of Chord Road, Rajajinagar Industrial Town, Rajajinagar, Bengaluru, on November 05, 2019.

  3. Participated as a Guest in a Programme: "World No Tobacco Day – 2019", held at Kidwai Cancer Institute, Dr. M. H. Marigowda Road, Bengaluru, on June 01, 2019, Organized by Kidwai Cancer Institute, Dr. M. H. Marigowda Road, Bengaluru, in collaboration with University of Agricultural Sciences, GKVK Campus, Bengaluru.

  4. Participated as a Member in a Two Days Workshop on "Formulation of Syllabus for UG Course in Rural Development, 2019-20", held at Sri Sathya Sai University for Human Excellance, Navanihala, Kamalapur Taluk, Kalburagi District, on April 16 – 17, 2019, Organized by Sathya Sai Trust at Muddenahalli, Chikkaballapur District.

  5. Participated Three Days Workshop on "Microeconometrics Techniques and Survey Data", held at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham (Amritapuri), on June 19 – 21, 2018, Organized by Amrita Centre for Economics and Governance, in collaboration with The Indian Econometric Society and School of Economics, Finance and Marketing RMIT University (Australia).

  6. Attended One Day National Seminar on "Budakattu Samudaayagala Saamskritika Asmite (Cultural Identity among Tribal Communities)", on April 09, 2018 at H. N. Multi-Media Hall, The National College, Basavanagudi, Bengaluru, Organized by the Dept. of Kannada, The National College, Basavanagudi, Bengaluru in Collaboration with Budakattu Samskriti Adhyayana & Abhivriddhi Samsthe ®.

  7. Attended 44th Executive Committee Meeting of Sarva Shiksha Abhyan (SSA), Karnataka on January 03, 2018 at Room No. 306, Vikasa Soudha, Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Veedhi, Bengaluru.

  8. Attended and participated in the National Conference on “Sustainable Development: Innovations, Practices and Technology”, held on December 08, 2017 at the Dept. of Studies and Research in Business Administration, Tumkur University, Tumkur.

  9. Attended a “Sector Workshop Minute by Minute Programme on Vision Document, 2025”, under the Sub-theme of “Social Justice and Empowerment” to be prepared by Dr. Krishnaraj, ISEC, organized by Government of Karnataka, on September 27, 2017, held at JW Marriott Hotel, UB City, Bengaluru.

  10. Attended One Day International Seminar on "Iconography Culture in Karnataka", on September 07, 2017, held at the Department of History, The National College, Jayanagar, Bengaluru.

  11. Attended Executive Committee Meeting of State Institute for School Leadership Educational Planning and Management (SISLEP), on August 18, 2017 at the Office of the SPD, SSA, Nrupatunga Road, Bengaluru.

  12. Attended 43rd Executive Committee Meeting of Sarva Shiksha Abhyan (SSA), Karnataka on March 13, 2017 at Room No. 422, Vikasa Soudha, Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Veedhi, Bengaluru.

  13. Attended Executive Committee Meeting of Sarva Shiksha Abhyan (SSA), Karnataka on January 12, 2017 at SSA State Office, Nrupatunga Road, Bengaluru.

  14. Attended Executive Committee Meeting of State Institute for School Leadership Educational Planning and Management (SISLEP), on December 06, 2016 at the Office of the SPD, SSA, Nrupatunga Road, Bengaluru.

  15. Attended 42nd Executive Committee Meeting of Sarva Shiksha Abhyan (SSA), Karnataka on November 15, 2016 at SSA State Office, Nrupatunga Road, Bengaluru.

  16. Attended “Discussion on the National Education Policy – 2016, Between Policy and Implementation: The Way Forward”, on October 26, 2016, at National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), Jointly Organised by the NAAC and VSS Trust, Bengaluru.

  17. Attended & participated in the seminar presentation and discursion entitled “2nd Half Yearly Monitoring Report on SSA-RTE and MDM Implementation for the State of Karnataka, in Bidar, Belgaum, Dharwad, Gadag, Davanagere, Kolar and Shivamogga Districts” on July 28, 2015 at the State Project Director’s Office, SSA, Government of Karnataka, Bengaluru, (with Dr. K. S. Umamani and Dr. Indrajit Bairagyai).

  18. Attended & participated in the seminar presentation and discursion entitled “Monitoring of SSA and MDM Implementation, First and Second Phase Project in Mandya, Kodagu, Udupi and Raichur & Mysore, Hassan, Tumkur and Chikkaballapur Districts” on November 17, 2014 at the State Project Office, SSA, Government of Karnataka, Bangalore, (with Dr. K. S. Umamani and Dr. Indrajit Bairagyai).

  19. Attended & participated in a Workshop and Panel Discussion on “What Teachers Do” on December 30, 2013 at Educators International and RV Educational Consortium, Jayanagar II Block, Bangalore organized by Institute for Social and Economic Change and Educators International and RV Educational Consortium, Jayanagar II Block, Bangalore.

  20. Attended and participated in a One-day Workshop on “Karnataka Geographical Information Systems (K-GIS)”, on January 23, 2013 at Hotel Atria, Bangalore, organized by the Karnataka State Remote Sensing Applications Centre (KSRSAC), Department of Information Technology and Biotechnology, Government of Karnataka and Karnataka Jnana Aayoga, Government of Karnataka.

  21. Attended and participated in a Two-day UGC Sponsored National Seminar on “Teaching Social Sciences: Challenges and Opportunities in the New Millennium” on November 30, 2012 at St. Joseph’s College, Bangalore.

  22. Attended and participated in a UGC Sponsored Two-day National Level Seminar on “Marriage System in India: Issues and Challenges” on October 20, 2012 at Government Arts College, Hassan.

  23. Attended and participated in a Two-day National Seminar on “Dimensions of Urbanization- Challenges and Opportunities” on October 19, 2012 at SBRR Mahajana First Grade College, Jayalakshmipuram, Mysore organized by the Departments of History, Economics, Geography and Sociology of Mahajana’s, Mysore in collaboration with Institute of Development Studies, University of Mysore, Mysore.

  24. Attended and participated in a National Seminar on “Sustainable Social Development in India: New Vistas and Challenges” on October 04, 2012 at Karnataka State Higher Education Council, Palace Road, Bangalore organized by the Karnataka State Higher Education Council and Centre for Rural Poverty Alleviation and Community Development, Tumkur University, Tumkur.

  25. Attended and participated in the seminar entitled “Monitoring of SSA and MDM Implementation, Second Phase Project in Belgaum, Haveri, Chamarajanagar, Ramanagar and Uttara Kannada Districts” on December 21, 2011 at the State Project Office, SSA, Government of Karnataka, Bangalore, (with Prof. M. D Usha Devi).

  26. Participated as Delegate in one day workshop on “Women Empowerment in India: Role of Self Help Groups – An Introspection”, held on October 21, 2011 at P G Department of Economics, Tumkur University, Tumkur.

  27. Attended & Involved in Training Programme for Monitoring SSA & MDM Implementation in Elementary Schools for Field Investigators of SSA monitoring, Second Phase Project on July 28-29, 2011 at ISEC.

  28. Attended & participated in the seminar entitled “Monitoring of SSA and MDM Implementation, First Phase Project in Bangalore Rural, Chikmagalur, Chitradurga, Kodagu and Tumkur districts” on May 25, 2011 at the State Project Office, SSA, Government of Karnataka, Bangalore, (with Prof. M. D Usha Devi).

  29. Attended “Diamond Jubilee Lecture Series” at Karnataka Public Service Commission premises, organised by Karnataka Public Service Commission, Bangalore on the mark of 60 years of Diamond Jubilee Celebrations on 18th May, 2011.

  30. Attended & Involved in Training Programme for Monitoring SSA & MDM Implementation in Elementary Schools for Field Investigators of SSA monitoring, First Phase Project on January 17-19, 2011 at ISEC.

  31. Attended three days “XXXI Indian Geographer’s Meet (IIG) and International Conference on Environment, Agriculture and Food Security in India” at the P.G. Department of Geography, Bangalore University, Bangalore – 560 056, February 19 – 21, 2010.

  32. Attended three days Training programmes for Investigators and Supervisors of `Coverage Evaluation Survey (CES) 2009 – Monitoring’ at the Hyderabad Vyshya Youth Association, Khairathbad, Andhra Pradesh, November 21 – 23, 2009.

  33. Attended two days Training of the Trainers (TOT) Workshop on `Coverage Evaluation Survey (CES) 2009 – Monitoring’ at the Gautam Residency, E – 54, Greater Kailash – 1, New Delhi, September 24-25, 2009.

  34. Attended five days Training Course on `Monitoring under NRHM/RCH’ at the Department of Planning and Evaluation, National Institute of Health and Family Welfare (NIHFW), New Delhi, August 3 – 7, 2009.

  35. Attended Two days Workshop on `Application of Geographic Information Technology’ at the Department of Geography and Geo-informatics, Bangalore University, Bangalore, March 23 – 24, 2009.

  36. Study on Global Ageing and Adult Health (SAGE) – 2007, Training of Trainers (TOT) Workshop at IIPS, Mumbai from 19 February – 3 March, 2007.

  37. Attended Three Days Training Programme” In Computer Application for Development Projects” at AMOS Centre, Kottayam, Kerala from 1st – 3rd July, 2004.

  38. Attended the National Seminar on “WTO and the Banking Sector in India” on February 16th and 17th 2004 organised by Corporation Bank Chair in Bank Management, Mangalore University, Mangalore.

  39. Attended workshop on “Functional Review of Department of Health and Family Welfare” on October 11, 2001, Organised by Karnataka Administrative Reforms Commission and Ford Foundation at IPP Training Centre, Malleswaram, Bangalore.

  40. Attended three days Training Programme on “POPLINE Bibliographic Reproductive Health Database” sponsored by IIPS, Mumbai at ISEC, Bangalore, during 23rd – 25th May, 2001.

  41. Invited and attended IASP Millennium Conference on `Population Development and Environmental Nexus' at New Delhi, on 13th – 16th February, 2000.

  42. Attended the XIX Annual IASP Conference on ‘Policy and Programme Implications of NFHS and 1991Census Results’ at Population Research Centre, M. S. University, Baroda on 26th – 28th February, 1996.

  43. Attended a training course on ‘Introduction to GIS’ at National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore on 9th – 10th January, 1996.

  44. Attended a workshop on ‘Cartographic Training Workshop’ at ISEC, Bangalore on 1st – 4th March, 1994.

Supervision of Ph. D. work
  • Guiding an External Ph. D. Student in the University of Mysore, Mysuru.

Membership

at ISEC

  1. Member, Library Committee, with effect from March 01, 2019 for a period of two years.

  2. Kannada Anushtana Samiti, with effect from 08.06.2018 for a period of two years.

  3. Hostel Warden of the Ph. D. Students Hostel, with effect from 23.11.2017 for a period of two years.

  4. Member, Grievance Redressal Committee, with effect from 23.11.2017 for a period of two years.

  5. DC Member, Ms. Rosemary George, Ph. D. Student in Development Studies under the Supervision by Dr. I. Maruthi, ADRTC, ISEC, May 11, 2017 Onwards.

  6. Public Information Officer (PIO) at ISEC from April 30, 2015 – April 29, 2017.

  7. Member, Research Programmes Committee (RPC) at ISEC from Jan 2012 – till today.

  8. Member, Academic Programmes Committee (APC) at ISEC from Jan 2012 – till today.

  9.  Member, Library Committee at ISEC from Jan 2015 – Jan, 2017.

  • Member, Indian Association for the Study of Population c/o Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi University Campus, Delhi – 110 007, India.

  • Member, Board of Examiners for UG/PG in Rural Development, Bangalore University, Bangalore.

at Outside ISEC

  1. Member, Board of Examiners for UG/PG & Diploma Courses in Rural Development, Bangalore University, Bengaluru, (2019-20).

  2. Member, Board of Examiners for Post-Graduate/M. Phil Degree/Diploma (Semester, Non-Semester and CBSC Scheme) in Development Studies and Rural Development, University of Mysore, Mysuru, (April/May, 2019 & November-December, 2019).

  3. Member, Advisory Board for a Journal “Social Work Foot Prints Samajakaryada Hejjegalu, Niruta Publications, Bengaluru.

  4. Member, Board of Examiners for PG Regular & Diploma Courses in Rural Development, Bangalore University, Bengaluru, (2018-19).

  5. Subject Expert, Ph. D. Doctoral Committee in Rural Development, Bangalore University, Bengaluru, (2017-18).

  6. Subject Expert, Ph. D. Doctoral Committee in Rural Development, Bangalore University, Bengaluru, (2016-17).

  7. Member, Board of Examiners for UG/PG in Rural Development, Bangalore University, Bengaluru.

  8. Member, Indian Association for the Study of Population c/o Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi University Campus, Delhi – 110 007, India.

Certificate of Achievement:
  • Recipient of Certificate of Achievement for an efforts in successfully generating external source of funding for the research project entitled: “Advancements in Social Science Knowledge Production: Approaches, Paradigms and Practices”, from the sponsor ‘Higher Education Department, Government of Kerala’ with a budget of Rs. 8.97,500/- during 2015-16, (with Dr. Sobin George).

Dr. M. Lingaraju
Assistant Professor
Centre for Human Resource Development
Institute for Social and Economic Change
Nagarabhavi P.O. BANGALORE-560072, India
Tel : Office 080-23215468, 23215519 Ext.- 561
Fax : 080-23217008
e-mail: lingaraju@isec.ac.in, mlingaraju@yahoo.com

 

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