MOHANAN BHASKARAN PILLAI Professor

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  • Department of Politics & International Studies
  • School of Social Sciences & International Studies
  • mohapillai@gmail.com

Academic Activity

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Educational Qualification (UG,PG & Higher Order)

S.No Degree Subject/Title of thesis University/Board Year of Passing
1 PhD Political Science/Regional Cooperation in South Asia:SAARC A Study University of Kerala 1991
2 M Phil Political Science/Regional Cooperation in South Asia:PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS University of Kerala 1981
3 MA Political Science University of Kerala 1980
4 BA Political Science University of Kerala 1978

Area of Specializaion

Political Theory, Research Methodology, South Asian Studies, Development Studies& International Political Economy

Awards / Prizes Conferred

S.No Name / Title of the Award Type Name of the Agency conferred the Award Year of the Award Amount for Cash Award
1 Travel Grant INTERNATIONAL International Studies Association 2018 $890
2 Travel Grant INTERNATIONAL ICAS10 2010 $500
3 Middle Award INTERNATIONAL ASC 1997 10000

Teaching Experience

S.No Designation Department/Centre Institution
1 Lecturer Department of Political Science,VTM NSS College University of Kerala
2 Reader Department of Political Science,VTM NSS College University of Kerala
3 Reader Department of Political Sceince and Development Administration Gandhigram Rural Institute-Deemed university
4 Professor Department of Political Sceince and Development Administration Gandhigram Rural Institute-Deemed university
5 Professor(Direct Recruitment) Department of Politics&International Studies Pondicherry University

Research Experience

S.No Designation Department/Centre Institution Area of Research
1 M Phil Scholar Department of Political Science University of Kerala South Asian Studies
2 Teacher Fellow(FIP) Department of Political Science University of Kerala South Asian Studies
3 COORDINATOR UGC SPECIAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMME DEPARTMENT OF POLITIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES Pondicherry University SECURITY AND STRATEGIC STUDIES

Industry Experience

S.No Designation Company/Corporate Nature of Work

Contribution towards Innovation

S.No Name of the Work/Contribution Specialization Remarks

Patent Details

S.No Title Status Patent Number Year of Award Type Commercialized Status

Papers Published in UGC Approved Journals

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Journal Name Volume, Issue & Page Nos. Year Impact Factor
1 Modification of India’s Foreign Policy Strategies: Some reflections from a political economy perspective Mohanan B Pillai ISDA Journal Vol. 25, No. 1 2015 NA
2 The Ethics of Neoliberal Paradigm: Some Reflections Mohanan B Pillai INDIAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION VOL LIX, NO. 4 2013 NA
3 Old Elite are Co-opted, Subdued or Oppressed?: The Politics of Anti-Corruption Crusade in India in Perspective Mohanan B Pillai INDIAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION Vol 58, Issue 1 2012 NA
4 Conflict and Resistence under Globalization – A Study of the Plachimada Struggle in Kerala Mohanan B Pillai Indian Journal of Politics Vol 46 2012 NA
5 Development and Disarmament: The Case of Europe and Russia Mohanan B Pillai ISDA Journal Volume 22 Issue-1 2012 NA
6 Human Security and Gandhian Ethics in Globalised World Mohanan B Pillai International Journal of South Asian Studies Vol.4 (2) 2011 NA
7 From Economic Globalization to Post-Globalized Societal Order and the Indian State B Mohanan ISDA Journal Vol .10, No 3 2010 NA
8 Interrogating India’s Foreign Policy: A Global Perspective Mohanan B Pillai ISDA Journal Vol. 19, No. 1 2010 NA
9 Social Justice: Nehru’s Vision, Political Populism and the State Mohanan B Pillai South Asia Politics Vol.6 No.8 2007 NA
10 Fiscal Self Reliance of the Grama Panchayats in Kerala Mohanan B Pillai ISDA Journal Vol.17 No. 1&2 2007 NA
11 Political Leadership Empowerment of Women at the Grassroots Level in Kerala Mohanan B Pillai South Asia Politics Vol 5 2006 NA
12 Neo-Liberal Globalisation and the Future World order: A Third world Perspective Mohanan B Pillai South Asia Politics Vol.3, No.1 2004 NA
13 Problems of Working Women in Kerala B Mohanan ISDA Journal Vol.14, No.1 2004 NA
14 Decentralized Planning and Development in the Context of Globalisation Mohanan B Pillai South Asia Politics vol. 2003 NA
15 Democracy and Development at the Local level Mohanan B Pillai South Asia Politics vol. 2002 NA
16 India in the E-world B Mohanan ISDA Journal Vol.12, No.3 2002 NA
17 Reinforcement of Coalition Conundrum: Verdict of Kerala Electorate 1998 B Mohanan ISDA Journal Vol.9, No.2 1999 NA
18 In Search of an Alternative structure of Governance B Mohanan ISDA Journal Vol.8, No.1 1998 NA
19 The Politics of Coalition of Regional Parties at the National Level in India B Mohanan ISDA Journal Vol.7, No.1 1997 NA
20 Neo-Nationalism and the Crisis of State in south Asia B Mohanan ISDA Journal Vol.3, No.2 1996 NA
21 The Re-structuring of International Relations Theory B Mohanan ISDA Journal Vol.3, No.2 1996 NA
22 Democratic Decentralization in India: Impediments and Potentialities B Mohanan ISDA Journal Vol.6, No.1 1996 NA
23 Visions of Future B Mohanan ISDA Journal Vol.4, No.4 1994 NA
24 Community Formation in SAARC’s External Relations: Lessons From Asean B Mohanan The Indian Journal of Political Science Vol. 51, No.1 1990 NA
25 Extra-Regional Linkages and Regional Cooperation B Mohanan Kerala journal of Political Studies Vol. 2 & 3, No.4, 5, 6 1987 NA

Papers Published in Peer Reviewed Journals

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Journal Name Volume, Issue & Page Nos. Year Impact Factor
1 The Shift in India’s Foreign Politics Reflections from a Political Economy Perspective Mohanan Bhaskaran Pillai Peace and Security Review 8 2018 0.44
2 Modification of India’s Foreign Policy Strategies: Some reflections from a political economy perspective Mohanan B Pillai ISDA Journal Vol. 25, No. 1 2015 NA
3 Development and Disarmament: The Case of Europe and Russia Mohanan B Pillai Contributions to Conflict Management, Peace Economics and Development 21;99-116 2013 NA
4 The Ethics of Neoliberal Paradigm: Some Reflections Mohanan B Pillai INDIAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION VOL LIX, NO. 4 2013 NA
5 Conflict and Resistence under Globalization – A Study of the Plachimada Struggle in Kerala Mohanan B Pillai Indian Journal of Politics Vol 46 2012 NA
6 Old Elite are Co-opted, Subdued or Oppressed?: The Politics of Anti-Corruption Crusade in India in Perspective Mohanan B Pillai INDIAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION Vol 58, Issue 1 2012 NA
7 Development and Disarmament: The Case of Europe and Russia Mohanan B Pillai ISDA Journal Volume 22 Issue-1 2012 NA
8 Human Security and Gandhian Ethics in Globalised World Mohanan B Pillai International Journal of South Asian Studies Vol.4 (2) 2011 NA
9 Interrogating India’s Foreign Policy: A Global Perspective Mohanan B Pillai ISDA Journal Vol. 19, No. 1 2010 NA
10 Democratic Decentralisation and Participatory Planning: The Case of Kerala Mohanan B Pillai Man in India: An International Journal of Anthropology Vol.89, Nos.1-2 2009 NA
11 Democratic Decentralization for Growth & Development Mohanan B Pillai Grassroots Governance Journal Vol 6,No2 2007 NA
12 Social Justice: Nehru’s Vision, Political Populism and the State Mohanan B Pillai South Asia Politics Vol.6 No.8 2007 NA
13 People’s participation in Kerala’s Grama Sabhas: Investigating the Quality Mohanan B Pillai Grassroots Governance Journal Vol.5, No.1 2007 NA
14 Fiscal Self Reliance of the Grama Panchayats in Kerala Mohanan B Pillai ISDA Journal Vol.17 No. 1&2 2007 NA
15 Ideology, Religion and Social Development: The Case of Kerala Mohanan B Pillai The Researcher Vol.1, No.1 2006 NA
16 Political Leadership Empowerment of Women at the Grassroots Level in Kerala Mohanan B Pillai South Asia Politics Vol 5 2006 NA
17 Neo-Liberal Globalisation and the Future World order: A Third world Perspective Mohanan B Pillai South Asia Politics Vol.3, No.1 2004 NA
18 Problems of Working Women in Kerala Mohanan B Pillai ISDA Journal Vol.14, No.1 2004 NA
19 Emerging Trends in the Understanding of State and Democracy in the context of globalization Mohanan B Pillai South Asia Politics Vol.13, No.6 2004 NA
20 Decentralized Planning and Development in the Context of Globalisation Mohanan B Pillai South Asia Politics vol. 2003 NA
21 Democracy and Development at the Local level Mohanan B Pillai South Asia Politics vol. 2002 NA
22 India in the E-world Mohanan B Pillai ISDA Journal Vol.12, No.3 2002 NA
23 From Economic Globalization to Post-Globalized Societal Order and the Indian State B Mohanan ISDA Journal Vol .10, No 3 2000 NA
24 Reinforcement of Coalition Conundrum: Verdict of Kerala Electorate 1998 B Mohanan ISDA Journal Vol.9, No.2 1999 NA
25 China and SAARC B Mohanan Research Review Vol.3, No.2 1998 NA
26 In Search of an Alternative structure of Governance B Mohanan ISDA Journal, Vol.8, No.1 1998 NA
27 The Politics of Coalition of Regional Parties at the National Level in India B Mohanan ISDA Journal Vol.7, No.1 1997 NA
28 La Decentralization Démocratique en Inde B Mohanan Alternatives Sud (Belgium) Vol.IV, No.3 1997 NA
29 United Nations:Issues in oganisational Reform Mohanan B Vigyanakairali XXVII,93& 117-19 1996 Do not know
30 Neo-Nationalism and the Crisis of State in south Asia B Mohanan ISDA Journal Vol.3, No.2 1996 NA
31 The Re-structuring of International Relations Theory B Mohanan ISDA Journal Vol.3, No.2 1996 NA
32 Democratic Decentralization in India: Impediments and Potentialities B Mohanan ISDA Journal Vol.6, No.1 1996 NA
33 Visions of Future B Mohanan ISDA Journal Vol.4, No.4 1994 NA
34 Imperialism:A third world perspective Mohanan B Yugadeepam(M) 21,5&6 1991 NA
35 University Administration:Problems and Solutions Mohanan B Yugadeepam(M) 20,5:10 1990 NA
36 Community Formation in SAARC’s External Relations: Lessons From Asean B Mohanan The Indian Journal of Political Science Vol. 51, No.1 1990 NA
37 SAARC:Limitations and Expectations Mohanan B Vijnanakairali XX,2&157-65 1989 Do not know
38 India and Nepal Mohanan B Yugadeepam(M) 19,6;1-7 1989 NA
39 Extra-Regional Linkages and Regional Cooperation B Mohanan Kerala journal of Political Studies Vol. 2 & 3, No.4, 5, 6 1987 NA
40 South Asian Economic Community:Dreams and Prospects Mohanan B Yugadeepam(M) 23,2;11-12 1982 NA

Papers Published in Conference Proceedings

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Details of Conference Publication Page Nos. Year
1 India’s Strategic Thinking and Policy options Mohanan B Pillai The Changing Dimensions of Security 36-42 2015
2 US Rebalancing Strategy in Indo-Pacific Region Mohanan B Pillai India-US Relations and Asian Rebalancing 95-113 2015
3 India’s national security :concerns and strategies Mohanan B Pillai Maritime security of India 43-51 2014
4 Social Capital and Region Building in South Asia Mohanan B Pillai South Asia in the Globalised World 63-75 2014
5 India’s Energy Security Policy: A review Mohanan B Pillai Foreign Policy and Maritime Security of India 187-206 2013
6 Development & Disarmament :The case of Europe and Russia Mohanan B Pillai Nuclear Disarmament :Global Steps towards Human Security 98-110 2013
7 Political Economy of ‘Shift’ in India’s Foreign Policy: A Critique Mohanan B Pillai Indias Foreign Policy: Emerging Challenges 8-19 2012
8 Nation-building and Foreign Policy Behaviour of India in the Regional Setting of South Asia Mohanan B Pillai Foreign Policy of India: Continuity and Change 221-236 2010
9 India’s Policy Towards Rising China Mohanan B Pillai Foreign Policy of India: Continuity and Change 101-110 2010
10 Democratic Decentralisation and Participatory Planning Mohanan B Pillai The New Governance Paradigm: Issues in Development 58-64 2009
11 Inclusion of the Excluded in the Decentralisation Process Mohanan B Pillai Decentralised Governance and Development 94-102 2009
12 Ideology, Religion and Social Development Mohanan B Pillai Rethinking Radicalism in Indian Society 110-123 2009
13 Political and Civil Society in the Context of Globalisation : Kerala’s Experiments in Decentralised Governance Mohanan B Pillai Emerging Trends in Partnership in Rural Development 113-121 2006
14 Women Empowerment and Development: An Evaluation of Women Component Plan Mohanan B Pillai Dynamics of New Panchayat Raj System in India 62-73 2004
15 Controlling Corruption at the Grassroots: Lessons From a Decentralized and Participatory Development Administration Mohanan B Pillai Corruption at the Grassroots 15-26 2000
16 Introduction - Quest for a Just World Order B Mohanan Quest for a Just World Order VI-XIII 1999
17 India and American Geopolitical Objectives in Asia B Mohanan Quest for a Just World Order 172-181 1999
18 Regional Economic Cooperation in South Asia B Mohanan India’s Foreign Policy in the 1990s 69-78 1997

Books

S.No Title of the Book Name of the Authors as per the order in Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 Global Commons : Issues, Concerns and Strategies Mohanan Bhaskaran Pillai& Geetha Ganapathy Dore SAGE Publications Pvt, Ltd 2020 9789353883607
2 Connectivity and Integration in South Asia Mohanan B Pillai Kalpaz 2015 978-93-5128-129-0
3 Indias National Security: Concerns & Strategies Mohanan B. Pillai New Century Publications 2013 9788177083569
4 Foreign Policy of India Mohanan B Pillai New Century Publications 2010 978-81-7708-243-2
5 Decentralized Governance and Participatory Development: Issues, Constraints and Prospects B. Mohanan Concept Publishing Company 2006 9788180691621
6 Quest for a Just World Order B Mohanan ISDA Publications 1999 9788187503002
7 Gandhis legacy and a new human civilization B Mohanan Gyan Publishers 1999 9788121206457
8 Globalisation of Economy: Vision for the Future B Mohanan Gyan Publishing House 1995 9788121205009
9 Politics of Regionalism in South Asia B Mohanan Atlantic Publishers & Distributors 1992 9788171563241

Chapters in Books

S.No Title of the Chapters Name of the Authors Title of the Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 Polycentric Approach in Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Programme Effectiveness and Challenges Sisira K. G., Govind N. and Mohanan Bhaskaran Pillai Global Commons:Issues,Concerns and Strategies SAGE 2020 9789353883607
2 The Indian Ocean Garbage Rethinking the Narrative on South Asian Waters Anusha Sooriyan, Namita Sharma and Mohanan Bhaskaran Pillai Global Commons:Issues,Concerns and Strategies SAGE 2020 9789353883607
3 The Cyberspace as a Distinct Domain of the Global Commons An Analysis of Cyberspace Governance Binu Joseph&Mohanan B Pillai Global Commons:Issues,Concerns and Strategies SAGE 2020 9789353883607
4 India’s Strategic Thinking and Policy options Mohanan B Pillai The Changing Dimensions of Security Vij Books 2015 9789384464806
5 US Rebalancing Strategy in Indo-Pacific Region Mohanan B Pillai India-US Relations and Asian Rebalancing New Century Publications 2015 9788177084153
6 Social Capital and Region Building in South Asia Mohanan B Pillai South Asia in the Globalised World New Century Publications 2014 9788177083477
7 India’s national security :concerns and strategies Mohanan B Pillai Maritime security of India Vij Books 2014 9789384464226
8 India’s Energy Security Policy: A review Mohanan B Pillai Foreign Policy and Maritime Security of India New Century Publications 2013 9788177083514
9 Development & Disarmament :The case of Europe and Russia Mohanan B Pillai Nuclear Disarmament :Global Steps towards Human Security Emerald Publishers 2013 9781781907221
10 Political Economy of ‘Shift’ in India’s Foreign Policy: A Critique Mohanan B Pillai Indias Foreign Policy: Emerging Challenges Pentagon Press 2012 9788182745544
11 Nation-building and Foreign Policy Behaviour of India in the Regional Setting of South Asia Mohanan B Pillai Foreign Policy of India: Continuity and Change New Century Publications 2010 978-8177082890
12 India’s Policy Towards Rising China Mohanan B Pillai Foreign Policy of India: Continuity and Change New Century Publications 2010 978-8177082890
13 Inclusion of the Excluded in the Decentralisation Process Mohanan B Pillai Decentralised Governance and Development Deep & Deep Publications 2009 978-8184501551
14 Ideology, Religion and Social Development Mohanan B Pillai Rethinking Radicalism in Indian Society Rawat Publications 2009 978-8131602867
15 Democratic Decentralisation and Participatory Planning Mohanan B Pillai The New Governance Paradigm: Issues in Development Kalpaz Publications 2009 978-8178357157
16 Political and Civil Society in the Context of Globalisation : Kerala’s Experiments in Decentralised Governance B Mohanan Emerging Trends in Partnership in Rural Development Dominant Publishers & Distributors (P) Ltd 2006 8187888178
17 Women Empowerment and Development: An Evaluation of Women Component Plan B Mohanan Dynamics of New Panchayat Raj System in India Concept Publishing Company 2004 978-8180691300
18 Controlling Corruption at the Grassroots: Lessons From a Decentralized and Participatory Development Administration B Mohanan Corruption at the Grassroots Concept Publishing Company 2000 8170228298
19 Quest for a Just World Order B Mohanan Quest for a Just World Order ISDA Publications 1999 9788187503002
20 India and American Geopolitical Objectives in Asia B Mohanan Quest for a Just World Order ISDA Publications 1999 9788187503002
21 Regional Economic Cooperation in South Asia B Mohanan India’s Foreign Policy in the 1990s Sangam Books Ltd 1997 978-0861323555

Edited Books

S.No Title of the Book Name of the Authors as per the order in Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 Global Commons : Issues, Concerns and Strategies Mohanan Bhaskaran Pillai& Geetha Ganapathy Dore SAGE Publications Pvt, Ltd. 2020 9789353883607
2 Connectivity and Integration in South Asia Mohanan B Pillai Kalpaz 2015 978-93-5128-129-0
3 Indias National Security: Concerns & Strategies Mohanan B Pillai New Century Publications 2013 9788177083569
4 Foreign Policy of India Mohanan B Pillai New Century Publications 2010 978-81-7708-243-2
5 Quest for a Just World Order B Mohanan ISDA Publications 1999 9788187503002
6 Gandhis legacy and a new human civilization B Mohanan Gyan Publishers 1999 9788121206457

Ongoing Projects

S.No Title of the Project Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year
1 SAP DRS II (Security & Strategic Studies) UGC 2017-2021 5400000 2021

Ongoing Consultancy Works

S.No Title of the Consultancy Work Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year

Completed Projects

S.No Title of the Project Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year
1 SAP DRS I (Security & Strategic Studies) UGC 2011-2016 2900000 2016
2 Civil Society and Social Capital in South Asia: A Comparative Study of the Process of Democratization and Development in the age of Globalization. ICSSR- MRP 2007-2009 500000 2009
3 Women, Law and Public Domain UGC- MRP 2004-2005 500000 2005
4 People’s Participation in Development Planning: Constraints and Possibilities UGC 2002-2003 300000 2003
5 Women Leadership at the Grassroots Level UGC 2000-2001 300000 2001
6 Geopolitical Objectives of the United States of America in Asia ASRC Hyderabad 1999-2000 250000 2000
7 Formation and Strengthening of Self Help Groups CAPART Govt. of India 1997-1999 200000 1999

Completed Consultancy Works

S.No Title of the Consultancy Work Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year
1 Women and Law: A Case Study Kerala Women Commission/UNDP July-December 100000 1999

Career Guidance Offered to students

S.No Name of the Scheme No. of Students Competitive Examinations/ Career Counseling No. of Students Passed No. of Students Placed

List of capability enhancement such as Soft skill development, Remedial coaching, Language lab,
Bridge courses, Yoga, Meditation, Personal Counselling and Mentoring etc.,

S.No Name of the Programme/Scheme Date of Implementation No. of Students Enrolled Agencies Involved

Research Guidance - PG

S.No Year Degree No. of Students Awarded Department/Centre
1 2020 M.A. 3 Politics&International Studies
2 2019 M.A. 3 Dept. of Politics and International Studies
3 2018 M.A. 5 Dept. of Politics and International Studies
4 2017 M.A. 5 Dept. of Politics and International Studies
5 2016 M.A. 4 Dept. of Politics and International Studies
6 2014 M.A. 4 Dept. of Politics and International Studies
7 2013 M.A. 4 Centre for South Asian Studies
8 2012 M.A. 2 Dept. of Politics and International Studies
9 2004 M.A. 5 Department of Political Science and Development Ad
10 2003 M.A. 5 Department of Political Science and Development Ad
11 2002 M.A. 4 Department of Political Science and Development Ad
12 2001 M.A. 6 Department of Political Science and Development Ad
13 2000 M.A. 6 Department of Political Science and Development Ad
14 1999 M.A. 5 Department of Political Science and Development Ad
15 1998 M.A. 5 Department of Political Science and Development Ad
16 1997 M.A. 2 Department of Political Science and Development Ad

Research Guidance - Ph.D

S.No Student Name Registration Date Registration No. Thesis Title Thesis Submitted Status Thesis Submitted Date Vivavoce Completed Status Date Awarded
1 Pratheep C 31/03/1999 Finance in Local Administration A Study of the Semi Urban Rural Contrast in Kerala YES 19/10/2005 YES 25/04/2006
2 Binu Joseph 31-08-2016 1600116004 India-Nepal Open Border: India’s Security Challenges and Strategic Approaches NO NO
3 Jayesh G 29/08/2008 POVERTY AND HUMAN SECURITY: A Perceptual Analysis in the Indian Context YES 08/08/2014 YES 22/.02/2016
4 Srilatha 25/07/1995 Changing Horizon of Judiciary: A Study YES 31/04/2000 YES 14/10/2000
5 G.Supriya 24/08/2008 Political Representation of Women: A Comparative Study with Special Reference to Urban and Rural Local Government Institutions in Tamil Nadu YES 16/12/2014 YES 18/11/2015
6 HEMASHREE DUARAH 2019-08-14 1900116002 Act east Policy NO NO
7 Ravuru Narasiah 19/11/2010 Sub-regional Cooperation in the Bay of Bengal Region: A Case Study of BIMSTEC YES 24/08/2017 YES 08/05/2018
8 Faisal M 19-08-2020 1900116004 Political Development in Turkey NO NO
9 Shruti Dey 19-08-2019 1900116003 Indo-Pacific NO NO
10 Jamaludheen E K 18/09/2011 The Neo-Liberal Shift in India’s Foreign Policy: A Study with Special Reference to Indian Ocean Region YES 17/08/2017 YES 08/05/2018
11 J. Mary John 17/07/1999 Social capital and Democratisation A Study of Grama Panchayats At the Margins of Kerala YES 08/06/2005 YES 09/02/2006
12 Ranjithkumar A 12/10/2007 Social Justice through Reservation Policy: A Study with Special Reference to Scheduled Castes in Tamilnadu YES 22/08/2012 YES 16/03/2013
13 P. Dhanuskodi 12/07/1994 Development Administration and Social Dynamics: A Study of Scheduled Castes in Tamilnadu YES 10/11/2000 YES 23/05/2001
14 Sudha J 12/06/1992 Administration of Welfare Policies in Kerala: A Study of the Traditional Sector with Special Reference to the Cashew Processing Industry YES 24/06/1997 YES 05/12/1997
15 Mary Matilda P.V 12/02/2000 An analysis of Women empowerment with special reference to Kerala YES 10/07/2005 YES 09/03/2006
16 ANITA ELIZABETH MATHEW 11-06-2017 1700116006 Indo-Nepal relations NO NO
17 Dharitri Parija 09/08/2008 India’s Energy Security Hydropower Co-Operation with Nepal and Bhutan in Comparative Perspective YES 28/12/2013 YES 25/04/2015
18 Rajasenan Nair, V 09/03/1997 Human Resource Development of Rural Youth - The Role of Nehru Yuva Kendra YES 13/08/2003 YES 03/02/2004
19 SANGHAMITRA MALLICK 09-08-2019 1900116001 Indias South East Asia Policy NO NO
20 Snehasish Sethi 03/11/2010 Role of Self-Help Groups in Social Capital Formation: A Study with Special Reference to Odisha YES 08/02/2018 YES 17/09/2018
21 P.P. Vijayan 03/09/1996 Reservation Policy and Judicial Activism YES 03/04/2003 YES 10/10/2003
22 Ashok S 01-08-2017 1700116005 Indian Nationalism NO NO
23 Sisira KG 01-08-2017 1700116003 Global Commons NO NO

Research Guidance - Post Doctoral

S.No Scholar Name Designation Funding Agency Fellowship Title Year of Joining Year of Completion

Financial assistance availed to attend conferences / workshops and to pay membership fee
of professional bodies during the year

S.No Conference/ workshop attended for which financial support provided Professional body for which membership fee is provided Amount of Support Place From Date To Date Year

E-Lecture Details

S.No E-Lecture Title Development of e-content/e-learning/delivering Member of Editorial Bodies Reviewer/Referee of
Content/Module Title Institution/Platform Year Weblink
1 Academic Writing Academic Writing Others 2020 https://meet.jit.si/AlagappaUnivFDP International Journal of South Asian Studies;ISDA Journal-Studies in Development and Public Policy Government and Opposition

Details of Online Education Conducted

S.No Nature of Online Course No. of Sessions Target Group Date

Invited Talks in Conference/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme

S.No Title of the Paper Conferences/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme Organized by Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 India’s Polymerous Engagement in the East:Rationale and strategy Seminar University of Kerala, Trivandrum International 08-02-2018 10-02-2018 2018
2 Emerging Concerns of India’s Maritime Security in the Indian Ocean Seminar Dept of Political Science ,SN College Kollam,Kerala. National 13-08-2013 14-08-2013 2013
3 India’s National Security: Concerns and Strategies Seminar VPM Centre for International Studies, Mumbai National 14-07-2013 16-07-2013 2013
4 Civil Society and Social Capital in South Asia Seminar Department of Defense and Strategic Studies, University of Pune University Level 20-01-2012 20-01-2012 2012
5 Good Governance for Sustainable Development in South Asia Lecture SN College, Kollam (University of Kerala) College 10-11-2011 10-11-2011 2011
6 India’s Foreign Policy Shifts and Nehru’s Relevance Seminar Bharathidasan University, Trichy National 19-03-2011 20-03-2011 2011

Conferences/Seminars Organized

S.No Title of the Programme Sponsors Venue & Duration Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 Bharat Shakti : Indias Inherent Energy ICSSR Pondicherry Unversity National 09-03-2020 11-03-2020 2020
2 Indian Strategic Culture UGC-SAP Pondicherry Unversity National 25-02-2019 27-02-2019 2019
3 International Conference on Global Commons University of Paris 13 Pondicherry Unversity International 20-11-2018 22-11-2018 2018
4 India’s strategic Culture UGC Dept. of Politics and International Studies National 29-03-2016 30-03-2016 2016
5 Greater Connectivity and Regional Integration in South Asia South Asia Foundation UMISARC International 14-02-2014 16-02-2014 2014
6 India’s Foreign Policy : Continuity and Change UGC Dept. of Politics and International Studies National 01-08-2009 02-08-2009 2009
7 Fourth World: Myths and Reality ISDA Press Club, Trivandrum National 05-07-2004 05-07-2004 2004
8 Kerala’s Development: A Post GIM Perspective ISDA Press Club, Trivandrum National 12-06-2003 13-06-2003 2003
9 Women and Law: The Case of Kerala ISDA Press Club, Trivandrum National 05-07-2003 05-07-2003 2003
10 Gandhi’s Legacy and A New Human Civilization UGC and ICSSR Trivandrum National 04-04-1999 04-05-1999 1999
11 In Search of a Vision for the Future ICSSR & State Committee on Sciences, Technology and Environment (STEC), Govt. of Kerala Trivandrum National 26-03-1998 28-03-1998 1998
12 Re-discovering Gandhi ICSSR and ICHR Trivandrum National 15-03-1995 16-03-1995 1995
13 What is Socialism ISDA Trivandrum National 15-2-1995 15-2-1995 1995
14 Gandhi and Indian Independence ISDA Trivandrum National 12-04-1994 12-04-1994 1994
15 Economic Globalization: Impact on Indian Economy ISDA Trivandrum National 25-08-1993 25-08-1993 1993
16 Democratic Decentralization in Kerala ICSSR Trivandrum National 13-07-1992 13-07-1992 1992
17 Industrial Developments in Kerala: Problems and Prospects Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation Trivandrum National 12-11-1992 12-11-1992 1992

Workshop Organized

S.No Title of the Programme Sponsors Venue & Duration Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 Capacity Building of Doctoral Students in South Asian Studies Researc Society for South Asian Studies UMISARC National 19-02-2013 28-03-2013 2013
2 Quantitative Techniques and Applications ICSSR UMISARC NATIONAL 28-11-2012 07-12-2012 2012
3 Short Term Course on Research Methodologyi ICSSR Dept. of Politics and Int. Studies NATIONAL 01-09-2010 10-09-2010 2010
4 Rising China :implications for India UGC Dept. of Politics and Int. Studies NATIONAL 12-10-2010 12-10-2010 2010
5 Qualitative Methods in Social Sciences ICSSR Dept. of Politics and Int. Studies NATIONAL 21-09-2009 30-09-2009 2009
6 Quantitative Techniques and Applications for International Studies ICSSR Dept. of Politics and Int. Studies NATIONAL 13-09-2008 22-09-2008 2008
7 Short Term Course on Research Methodologyi ICSSR Dept. of Politics and Int. Studies NATIONAL 08-03-2007 17-03-2007 2007
8 Developing a Management System for Local Governance UGC and ICSSR Gandhigram Rural Institute, Gandhigram NATIONAL 19-01-2006 20-01-2006 2006
9 Women Leadership at the Grass root Level UGC and ISDA Trivandrum NATIONAL 03-11-2003 04-11-2003 2003

Administrative Responsibilities in the Government and Quasi Government Agencies

S.No Name of the Position Agency/Organisation Duration Nature of Duties

Affiliation in Academic Bodies/Societies

S.No Name of the Body/Society Nature of Affiliation Year
1 International Studies Association Member 2019
2 Association of Asian Studies Member 2019
3 Society for South Asian Studies President 2018
4 Southern Asia Programme, Pondicherry University. Member, Advisory Committee, 2010
5 Institute for Studying Developing Areas CHAIRMAN (HON) 2005
6 Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kerala Member 2003

Participation & Extension Activities (Academic/Administraion)

S.No Name of the Position (Head, Dean, Co-ordinator, Director, etc.,) Duration Nature of Dutites
1 HOD 2009-2011 Head of the Department, Dept. of Politics and International Studies
2 Director 2012-2013 Director, UMISARC
3 Head 2012-2013 Head, Centre for South Asian Studies, Pondicherry University
4 Head 2014-2015 Centre Head ,Pondicherry University Mahe Regional Centre
5 Principal 2014-2015 Principal, Pondicherry University Community College
6 Co-ordinator 2012 Onwards Serving as Coordinator UGC Special Assistance Programme, Department of Politics & International Studies, Pondicherry University.
7 Dean I/C 2019-till date Administration
8 Head,Dept of Politics&International Studies 2018-till date Administration

Participation & Extension Activities (Co-Curricular)

S.No Name of the Position (NSS, NCC, Warden etc.,) Duration Nature of Dutites
1 Chief Election Officer 2012-13 Chief Election Officer for Students Council Election, Pondicherry University
2 NSS Programme Coordinator 1994-95 Coordination of NSS activities at VTMNSS College
3 Coordinator,Village placement programme,Gandhigram Rural Institute 1998-2005 Orgaising of village camps of students from the Department of Political Science and Development Administration,Gandhigram Rural Institute

Collaboration with Institution/Industry

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Faculty Development Programme Attended (Orientation, Refresher, other Short Term Course during the year)

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Participation in IMPESS, IMPRINT, SPARC, STARS, LEAP Programme etc and DSF Funding Programme

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Enrolment under ARPIT Programme

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