Awarded gold medals in Ist year, second year and third year of graduation, University first prize in post-graduation, and Young Social Scientist Professor Radhakamal Mukerjee award and secured UGC NET-JRF in debut, Dr. K Gulam Dasthagir is acclaimed for his customized teaching, field-based research guidance, and expertise in academic counselling, sensitization, and capacity building. Prof. Dasthagir’s pioneering research in Sociology of Water and Gender and his 26 years of teaching is lauded with the Best Teacher Award of Pondicherry University, Best Employee Award of Govt. of Tamil Nadu (Twice), Outstanding Employee Award of Govt. of Puducherry, Outstanding Faculty Award, Youth Merit Award, Best Social Researcher Award, Best Research Paper Awards, Outstanding Personality Award and Alumni Achievement Award.
Women’s Exclusion in Farmer Management of Irrigation Systems in Tamil Nadu: A Case Study. Indian Journal of Gender Studies, Sage Publications (2009),16, 401-410.
Participation of Women in Water Management: An Appraisal of Water User’s Associations of the Cumbum Valley Irrigation System. Indian Journal of Social Work, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai (2009), 70, 455-466.
Tradition and Technology in Precluding Girl Child in India. Social Change, Sage Publications (2015), 45, 276-288.
Pani Panchayats for Whom: Investigating Preclusion of Dalit Women in Participatory Irrigation Institutions. Contemporary Voice of Dalit, Sage Publications (2016), 8, 163-176.
Exclusion of Women Beneath Patriarchal Enclaves in Participatory Irrigation Management in South India. Indian Journal of Gender Studies, 28(3), 408-425, 2021.