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3.1  PromotionofResearch

 

1.1.1        Doestheinstitutionhaverecognizedresearchcenter/softhe affiliating University or any other agency/organization?

 

Yes. The Post Graduate Department of Economics is a recognised research centre of the University of Kerala. Ten research scholars are working towards PhD from this centre. 

 

 

1.1.2        DoestheInstitutionhavearesearchcommitteetomonitorand addresstheissuesofresearch?Ifso,whatisitscomposition? Mentionafewrecommendationsmadebythecommitteefor implementationandtheirimpact.

 

Yes. There is a Research Committee functioning in the college to facilitate and monitor research activities and to popularize the importance of research and development in the field of higher education. The committee comprises of a co-ordinator, research guides and one representative each from the respective departments having PhD degree.The college has realised the importance of teaching, research and extension as the three pillars of today’s higher education system. As part of this, the teachers are encouraged to avail of the Faculty Development Programme (FDP) of the UGC as well as other research projects, both major and minor. To create a research perspective among the teachers and students, seminars and conferences are being organized in the college. Necessary infrastructural facilities are provided in the form of Seminar halls, smart class rooms, computer laboratory, etc. The committee encourages students to take up projects which have potential for future research for themselves and for the faculty.

Research Committee

Co-ordinator      :   Dr. C. Rajasekharan Pillai (Research Supervisor)

Members            :   Dr. P. Suresh Kumar (Research Supervisor)

                                Dr. S. Satheesh Kumar (Research Supervisor)

                                Dr. A. Nelson  (Research Supervisor)

                             Dr. M. Nisarudeen (Department of Commerce)

                                Dr. M.L. Prema (Department of History)

                                Dr. B. Ajitha Kumari (Department of Hindi)

                                Dr. K. Pradeep Kumar (Department of Commerce)

 

The major decisions taken by the research committee during the academic year:

Ø    Encourage the faculty who do not possess research degrees to enroll as research scholars in Universities or other recognized research centres at the earliest.

Ø    Motivate and guide the faculty and scholars of the centres to take up minor/ major projects.

Ø    Encourage the faculty members to attend seminars organized by various institutions to get in touch with the latest developments in their respective fields.

Ø    Subscribe research journals in the departments, especially the research centres.

Ø     Motivate the faculty to regularly publish articles and research papers in various national and international journals.

 

1.1.3                           Whatarethemeasurestakenbytheinstitutiontofacilitate smooth progressandimplementationofresearchschemes/ projects?

 

 

Autonomytotheprincipalinvestigator:The principal investigators are given complete autonomy regarding the projects assigned to them.

Timelyavailabilityorreleaseofresources:the funds granted by the funding agencies are communicated to the investigator and the grants are released on time.

Adequateinfrastructureandhumanresources: The college provides adequate infrastructure such as laboratories and libraries for accomplishing research projects.

 Time-off,reducedteachingload,specialleaveetc.toteachers: teachers are given time off, reduced teaching load, special leave etc. to engage in research projects.

 

Supportintermsof technologyandinformationneeds: The institution has a supporting systemin terms of technology and information such as OERC, INFLIBNET, e- journals etc. Teachers and students can use the computer lab and internet facility of the college for doing projects.

Facilitatetimelyauditingandsubmissionofutilization certificatetothefundingauthorities:  The office provides support for timely audit and submission of utilization certificate to the funding authorities.

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3.1.4 Whataretheeffortsmadebytheinstitutionindeveloping scientific temperandresearchcultureandaptitudeamong students?

                                

The institution promotes research activities among the student community. In order to inculcate a taste for academic research, students are encouraged to participate in seminars, workshops, conferences and invited lectures. The projects assigned to students are based on topics meant to improve scientific temper and creativity. In addition to this students in both UG and PG are undertaking a dissertation (project work) as  part of the partial fulfilment of the course. 

 

3.1.5 Givedetailsofthefacultyinvolvementinactiveresearch

 

Details of Research guides

Name of the Guide

Department

No of Scholars

Awarded PhD

Undergoing PhD

Dr. P.SURESH KUMAR

ECONOMICS

03

04

Dr.C.RAJASEKHARAN PILLAI

ECONOMICS

NIL

6

Dr.S.SATHEESH KUMAR

COMMERCE

NIL

02

Dr.A. NELSON

COMMERCE

NIL

NIL

 

Teachers having PhD

Name of faculty

Department

Year of award of PhD

Dr.M.L. PREMA

HISTORY

2006

Dr.C.RAJASEKHARAN PILLAI

ECONOMICS

2006

Dr.S.SATHEESH KUMAR

COMMERCE

2006

Dr. M. NISARUDEEN

COMMERCE

2011

Dr. AJITHAKUMARY B

HINDI

2011

Dr.PRADEEP KUMAR K

COMMERCE

2013

 

Details of Research scholars

 

Sl No.

Scholar Name

Guide

Topic

1.

Binu Kumar B J

Dr.C. Rajesekharan Pillai

Impact of Globalisation on socio economic conditions of women cashew Workers in Kerala since 1990

2.

Sindhu S B

Dr.C. Rajesekharan Pillai

Food Safety Net in Kerala, Role of Public Distribution System, A Micro Ananlysis.

3.

Maya P K

Dr.C. Rajesekharan Pillai

Impact of Decentralisation on Production Sectors in Kerala – A Case Study.

4.

Sreeja S R

Dr.C. Rajesekharan Pillai

Problems of Solid waste management in Kerala : An Analysis

5

Binu S

Dr.C. Rajesekharan Pillai

Income and Employment Impact of Tourism in Kerala.

6

Anila kumari

Dr.C. Rajesekharan Pillai

Women Empowerment under MNREGP in Kerala : An Analysis.

7.

Prabhavathi T

Dr. P Suresh Kumar

Drinking water problem of rural people especially of marginalised classes.

8.

Ratheesh T

Dr. P Suresh Kumar

Challenges of Macro Economic Policy

9

Aneesh R

Dr. P Suresh Kumar

Common Property Resources and conflicting interests a Case study of vembanadu and kayamkulam estuaries of kerala.

10

Vineetha

Dr. P Suresh Kumar

Labour Migration to Kerala and its implications in the labour market.

11

Sabeena AS

Dr. S Satheesh Kumar

Customer Services and Satisfaction- A Case Study of Kerala State Financial Enterprises Ltd.(KSFE)

12

Haris M

Dr. S Satheesh Kumar

A Study on Influence of Self Help Groups(SHGs) in Entrepreneurship Development and Empowerment of Women in Kerala

 

 

3.1.6 Give   details   of   workshops/   training   programme/sensitizationprogrammeconducted/organizedbythe institutionwithfocusoncapacitybuildingintermsofresearch andimbibingresearchcultureamongthestaffandstudents.

 

Seminars were organised in the Post Graduate Departments of Commerce, Economics  and Polymer Chemistry with special focus on topics related to research methodology, curriculum redesign and emerging research areas in concerned disciplines.

 

Name of workshop /seminar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Geographical coverage

Organizing department

Date

Participant status

Revision of Syllabus of FDP in Commerce

University of Kerala

Commerce

20, 21&22rd March 2014

Teachers, Members of Board of Studies

Women Rights and State Development

National

Commerce

January,2014

Teachers, Social Activists & Scholars, students

Revision of Syllabus of FDP in Economics

University of Kerala

Economics

26, 27and 28th march 2014

Teachers, Members of Board of Studies

Advanced Polymer

Technology.

National

Polymer Chemistry

28th November 2013.

Teachers, Scholars, students

Responsible Tourism

National

 

Commerce

28th & 29th November 2013

Teachers, Scholars, students

Advanced Research Methodology

National

Economics

17th 18th and 19th December 2013

Teachers, Research Scholars,& students

Research Methodology

Regional

Commerce

January,2013

Teachers, Scholars, students

Emerging Trends in e-Commerce

National

 

Commerce

8th and 9th March 2012

Teachers, Scholars, students

Human Rights and Economic Development – Probing its Dynamics and Impacts

National

Economics

16th November 2012

Teachers, Social Activists& Scholars, students

 

Changing Phases of Global Macro Management

National

Economics

23rd and 24th February 2012

Teachers, Scholars, Professionals and students

Role of Private Public Partnership in the Infrastucture Development of Kerala

National

Commerce

March,2010

Teachers, Scholars, students

 

 

 

3.1.7 Providedetailsofprioritizedresearchareasandtheexpertise availablewiththeinstitution.

 

Name of the teacher

Research areas and expertise

1.          Dr. P. Suresh Kumar

Fisheries , Macro Economics

2.          Dr. C. Rajasekharan Pillai

Macro Economics, Industrial Economics

3.          Dr. M.L. Prema

Historiography

4.          Dr.S.Satheesh Kumar

Human Resource Management

5.          Dr. M. Nisarudeen

Human Resource Management, Personal Finance

6.          Dr. B. AjithaKumari

Hindi Kadha Sahithya

7.          Dr. A. Nelson

Consumer Behaviour, Strategic Alliances

8.          Dr.K. Pradeep Kumar

Production Management, Marketing Management, Fisheries (Culture)Management

9.          Dr. Francis Sunny (former Principal)

Endocrinology

10.      Sri. Shibu A.S.

Consumerism, Environmental Economics

11.      Smt. Seethalekshmi.

Macro Economics, Poverty (urban)

12.      Smt.Lekshmi L.

Macro Economics, Unemployment (Educated)

13.      Miss. Jayasoorya

Micro Economics, Consumerism

14.      Sri. Vijayan K.

MSMEs, Financial Sector Reforms

15.      Smt. Anitha S.

Technology trasfer, HRM

16.      Sri. Sunil S.

Personal Finance

17.      Smt. Vijila V.

Banking Reforms, BASEL accords

18.      Sri. Purushothaman V.M

Retail Industry

19.      Sri. Sunilraj N.V.

Risk Management

20.      Smt. Sumi.S

Imprinted Polymers

21.      Sri. Jolly Bose R.

Superconductivity, Optoelectronic Applications

22.      Sri. Anil Kumar D.V.

Malayalam film review, Art Vs. Parallel films

23.      Sri. K.H. Ragesh

French cultural impact- special emphasis on Mah’e .

24.      Sri. Pradeep Kumar K.

Beaurocracy, Political Elites

25.      Sri. Amal Kumar P.

Innovative Retail Banking

26.      Smt. Renjini R.

Indian Cinema

27.      Sri. Sakhariya T.

Kerala Studies

 

 

3.1.8 Enumeratetheeffortsoftheinstitutioninattractingresearchers ofeminencetovisitthecampusandinteractwithteachersand students?

 

The College conducts seminars in various disciplines for which eminent scholers are invited as key note speakers. Guest lectures are conducted from time to time with prominent experts as resource persons.

 

 

3.1.9 WhatpercentageofthefacultyhasutilisedSabbaticalLeave forresearchactivities?Howhastheprovisioncontributedto improvethequalityofresearchandimbiberesearchcultureon thecampus?

 

Three teachers have availed of the FDP accorded by UGC to pursue research on sabbatical leave during the last five years. A good number of these teachers are continuing their research by engaging themselves in projects undertaken with UGC assistance. Many of these teachers have become research guides. The researchers regularly publish their findings and articles in academic and International/ National journals.

 

3.1.10 Provide details of the initiatives taken up by the institution in creatingawareness/advocating/transferofrelativefindingsof researchoftheinstitutionandelsewheretostudentsand community(labtoland)

 

The college motivates teachers to undertake research projects and encourage them to publish their research findings. The teachers regularly publish research papers in various international and national journals. Some of these findings have been put to practical use in the industry. The follow up of some of the findings are taken up by scholars for further research. The following research findings of the faculty of the college have been transferred for the benefit of the community.

 

ØThe research studies of Jolly Bose R on Transparent conducting oxides for Optoelectronic applications has been useful both for the industry and the common man.

ØThe research work done by Dr.Pradeep Kumar K. is multidisciplinary with an application of production and management techniques in aquaculture development. The findings and recommendations of the study are communicated to Government of Kerala for initiating necessary actions.

 

 

3.2 ResourceMobilizationforResearch

3.2.1 Whatpercentageofthetotalbudgetisearmarkedforresearch?

Givedetailsofmajorheadsofexpenditure,financialallocation andactualutilization.

The college is committed to providing assistance to the teaching faculty as well as their postgraduate students to carry out research and project activities. However there is no specific allotment of funds towards the purpose. But the college encourages research culture by setting up the required infrastructural facilities such as construction of well equipped libraries, science laboratories, internet terminals, language laboratory etc. for the purpose of facilitating research activities among the staff and students. Hence, the role assumed by the institution is that of a facilitator.

 

3.2.2 Istherea provision in theinstitutionto provide seed money to thefacultyforresearch?Ifso,specifytheamountdisbursedand thepercentageofthefacultythathasavailedthefacilityinthe lastfouryears?  

 

No.  The researchers are encouraged to undertake Minor/Major Research Projects of the UGC to meet the seed money requirements.

 

3.2.3 Whatarethefinancialprovisionsmadeavailabletosupport studentresearchprojectsbystudents?

 Students are provided with the facility to make use of the infrastructural facilities of the college to undertake their projects. Financial support for fieldwork, industry visits, survey etc. is provided to deserving students on request.

 

3.2.4 Howdoes the various departments/units/staff of the institute interactin   undertakinginter-disciplinaryresearch? Cite examplesofsuccessfulendeavorsandchallengesfacedin organizinginterdisciplinaryresearch.

 

üDr. M Nisarudeen, Associate Professor of  Commerce completed an interdisciplinary research project in Management on the topic ‘Human Resource Management in the Kerala State Financial Enterprises Ltd.-A Comparison with the Private Sector Financial Enterprises in Kerala’.

üThe book published by Dr. Pradeep Kumar K., based on his Ph.D. thesis is purely interdisciplinary in nature covering the production and marketing practices of aquaculture (culture fisheries) products in Kerala

 

3.2.5 Howdoestheinstitutionensureoptimaluseofvarious equipmentandresearchfacilitiesoftheinstitutionbyitsstaff andstudents?

 

Research scholars attached to the research centre share the library, labs, computers with internet facility, reprographic facility, INFLIBNET and e-journals and other infrastructural facilities of the research centre/college. The CBCSS requires final semester students to do a project and hence they start research activities from the UG level itself. The PG students also conduct research works as a part of the partial fulfilment of their programme. These students also enjoy all the facilities available in the College monitored by their guides concerned.

 

3.2.6 Hastheinstitutionreceivedanyspecialgrantsorfinancesfrom theindustryorotherbeneficiaryagencyfordevelopingresearch facility?If‘yes’givedetails.

 

Apart from the grant allocated from the UGC during XI plan period, the institution does not receive any grant for developing research facilities.

 

3.2.7 Enumeratethesupportprovidedtothefacultyinsecuring researchfundsfromvariousfundingagencies,industryand otherorganizations.Providedetailsofongoingandcompleted projectsandgrantsreceivedduringthelastfouryears.

 

The Principal circulates notice to intimate the faculty on the UGC notification inviting proposals for applying for Projects and other Faculty Development programme. The Research Committee co-ordinator conducted an awareness meeting in the academic year 2012-13 to brief the teachers on the various funds available and to motivate them to undertake projects.

 The following tables show the projects carried out and the grants received so far:

 

 

Duration

Title of the project

Name of the funding agency

Total Grant

Total grant received till date

Nature of the project

Year

 

 

From To

Sanctioned

Received

 

Minor projects

 

 

 

 

 

2012

 

A Study on the Perception of Bank Managers Towards the Impact of Basel ii Accord

UGC

RS. 85,000/-

76000

76000

2013

 

 

Changes in Consumption  Pattern of SC Community – A Case study with Special Reference to Kollam District

UGC

125000

75000

75000

Socioeconomic effects of Relocation on Tsunami Victims in Kollam District .

UGC

135000

85000

85000

 Banking- Still a Golden Apple. A Study on the Financial Inclusiveness of Indian Banking amongst the Low Income Households in Kerala.

 UGC

 100000

 NIL

 NIL

2014

A Study on  Technology Adaptation by Brackishwater Aquaculture in Kollam District

UGC

50000

NIL

NIL

3.3ResearchFacilities

3.3.1 Whataretheresearchfacilitiesavailabletothestudentsand researchscholars withinthecampus?

 

The Post graduate department of Economics is an approved research centre recognized by the Kerala University. In order to facilitate the research scholars, full-fledged research rooms with internet facility and reprographic facilities are provided. The Centre has a research library with 14 research journals and a Computer lab with 4 computers. The  General Library of the college redistributes information in digital formats to research scholars. In addition to INFLIBNET, at present the general library has 25,510 books and 48 periodicals.

 

3.3.2 Whataretheinstitutionalstrategiesforplanning,upgrading and creatinginfrastructuralfacilitiestomeettheneedsof researchersespeciallyinthenewandemergingareasof research?

 

üThe programme which have scope for higher studies and employability have been upgraded to PG programme. The Departments of Commerce, Economics and Chemistry have been upgraded thus. The department of History has applied for sanction for PG programme. The department of English has applied for sanction for  both UG and P.G. programme.

 

üThe upgrading of the PG departments to Research centres is the next step of the institutional planning to meet the basic needs of research scholars. The Economics Department has already been approved as a research centre.  The procedure for upgrading Commerce Department as a research centre under the University of Kerala is nearing completion.

üBuilding up of libraries for the PG departments, upgrading of the lab facilities with modern equipment, computer and browsing facilities, providing space for undisturbed research etc are the infrastructural facilities created to meet the needs of the researchers.

üNew technologies like Smart rooms and the upgrading of the science labs are planned for future development of research. Proposals are given to the UGC for the purchase of more international journals in the new and emerging areas of research from the XII plan UGC assistance.

 

3.3.3 Hastheinstitutionreceivedanyspecialgrantsorfinancesfrom theindustryorotherbeneficiaryagencyfordevelopingresearch facilities?If‘yes’, whataretheinstruments/facilitiescreated duringthelastfouryears.

 

The college receives assistance for enhancing research facilities only from the UGC, Central and State Govts, Directorate of Collegiate Education and Higher Education Council.

 

3.3.4 Whataretheresearchfacilitiesmadeavailabletothestudents andresearchscholarsoutsidethecampus/otherresearch laboratories?

 

The college is open to research scholars and students outside the campus to utilize the facilities available in the college for pursuing their projects/research under the guidance of faculty members in the college. The central library is also open to students of outside campus for reference, with permission.

 

3.3.5 Providedetailsonthelibrary/informationresourcecenteror anyotherfacilitiesavailablespecificallyfortheresearchers?

 

The college has an annually updated library with various journals and a good collection of books. INFLIBNET, EDUSAT and internet are the other resources available in the institution.

 

3.3.6 What are the collaborative research facilities developed/created by the research institutes in the College. For ex. Laboratories, library, instruments, computers and new technology etc.

 

The College solicits collaborations with research institutes and  organizations for the purpose of conducting training programme, carrying out student projects, publications, conduct of seminars and workshops.

 

3.4 ResearchPublicationsandAwards

3.4.1 Highlightthemajorresearchachievementsofthestaffand studentsintermsof:

 

Original research contributing to product development

Dr. Francis Sunny

ü  Reported for the first time nongenomic action of steroid hormone in freshwater fish.

ü  Demonstrated self fertilizing capacity of ovotestis for the first time in a fish exposed to sewage effluents.

ü   Identified ovotestis in fish exposed to sewage effluents & edcs such as bpa, aroclor1252.

ü  Identified oxidative stress, imbalance in osmoregulation defective gonads etc following bpa exposure in fish.

ü  Identified mutant varieties of drosophila melanogasterfollowing bpa exposure.

 

Dr. M.L. Prema

 

ü  Awarded K.P. Panicker’s shashtiabdapurthi memorial prize for the best dissertation based on original research in Kerala History in 1982 by the University of Kerala.

 

 

 

 

 

Researchstudiesorsurveysbenefitingthecommunityor improvingtheservices

Prof. Shibu A.S.

ü  conducted “Statistical Survey for estimation of coconut production in Kerala 2013-14” (Sponsored by Coconut Development Board of India) in which coconut production in Kollam and Thiruvananthapuram districts are forecasted.

Dr. K.Pradeep Kumar

ü  The recommendations made in the Ph.D. thesis enitled ‘A Study on Production and Marketing of Aquaculture Products in Kerala’ are published and reports are forwarded to the Department of Fisheries to initate necessary actions to promote aquaculture development in Kerala.

 

3.4.2 Does the Institute publish or partner in publication of research journal(s)?  If‘yes’,indicatethecompositionoftheeditorial board,publicationpoliciesandwhethersuchpublicationis listedinanyinternationaldatabase?

 

No. Now we are making attempts to publish a research journal from the P.G.Department of Economics and Research Centre.

 

1.4.3   Givedetailsofpublicationsbythefacultyandstudents:

Publicationperfaculty                   

Department

Total publications

(including books, journals and conference proceedings)

Economics

60

Commerce

36

History

3

English

6

Physics

5

Polymer Chemistry

1

Hindi

1

Total

112

 

 

 

 Numberofpaperspublishedbyfacultyandstudentsin peerreviewedjournals(national/international)

 

Sl.No.

Name of faculty

Article/Book

Title

Journal/Publisher

1

Dr.M.L. Prema

Associate Professor

Department of History

Article

Kumaran Asan-the Journalist and Legislator

Journal of Kerala Studies

Article

Aleppy Riot of 1936

Journal of Kerala Studies

Article

Civic Right League of Travancore

Journal of Kerala Studies

2

Dr.C. Rajasekharan Pillai

Associate Professor

P.G.Department of Economics

Article

Trade Optimism Vs. Trade Pessimism

Pragathi, Trivandrum

2007

Article

Role of Trade in Development: Theoretical and Institutional Aspects

University College Journal of Politics and Society,2008

Article

Foreign Trade and Economic Development in Travancore (1894-1947)

Journal of Kerala Studies,

Article

Foreign Trade of Travancore and India 1894-1947: A Comparative Analysis

ISDA Journal, 2009

3

Dr.S. Satheeshkumar

Associate Professor

P.G.Department of Commerce

Article

Performance Evaluation – a must for Performing Organisations

Review of Social Sciences

Vol.VIII No.2

December, 2007

Article

Entrepreneur Intent among MBA students in India

 

Review of Social Sciences

Vol.XI No.2

December,2010

4

Dr. M. Nisarudeen

Associate Professor

P.G. Department of Commerce

Article

Industrial Relations with Public and Private Sector Chit Business Enterprises in Kerala.

ISDA Journal 20(4)2011 pp331244

Article

Quality of Work Life Among the Employees of Public and Private Sector Financial Enterprises in Kerala.

 

Management Researcher Vol.XV III No.2 October-December 2011

-PP 47-55

Article

Job Satisfaction Among the Employees of Public and Private Sector Financial Enterprises in Kerala

Management Researcher Vol XX

No.3 Jan-Mar

2014

5

Dr. K. Pradeep Kumar

Assistant Professor,

P.G.Department of Commerce

Article

Quality of Work Life (QWL) in Small Scale Industries

SEDME, Vol. XXIII(4)December, 1996

Article

 Floriculture: an emerging industry

Kerala Calling September,1996

Article

BPR-Re-engineers the Process and Mind

KEGEES Journal of Social Science, Vol.1, No.1  .

July, 2009

Article

Causes of Mortality in Aquaculture Production – An Application of Factor Analysis

Research Review – A Journal of Commerce & Management Association ofIndia (CMAI) (ISSN 2277 - 4033), VolumeI February, 2012

Article

Problems in Marketing of Aquaculture Products – An Application of Multiple Discriminant Analysis

Research Review – A Journal of Commerce & Management Association of India (CMAI) (ISSN 2277 - 4033), Volume II February, 2013

Article

A Study on the Production and Marketing of Aquaculture Products in Kerala

KEGEES Journal of Social Science,

Vol.6 No.2July, 2013

Article

Production Support Given by Agencies to Promote Aquaculture in Kerala- An Application of Factor Analysis

Proceedins of the National Seminar on Multivariate Data Analysis 2013

Article

Production Problems in Aquaculture- a Case of MANOVA

Man~age DCMS Journal of Management Vol 7&8, No. 1-4January- December, 2013

 

Article

A trend analysis on Aquaculture Production in India

Southern Economist Vol 52 Number 19February,2014

Aricle

Aquqculture Development

Kerala Calling,

1st June,2014

Article

Aquaculture Development in Kerala

Southern Economist

6

Sri. Vijayan K

Assistant Professor

P.G. Department of Commerce

Article in Edited book

Free Trade Agreement&Economic Multiplier pulished in the book Free Trade Agreement &Indian Economy

Free Trade Agreement&Economic Multiplierpulished in the book Free Trade Agreement &Indian Economy

7

Sri. Sunil S.

Assistant Professor

P.G. Department of Commerce

Article in Edited book

Free Trade Agreement- Myth and Realitypulished in the book Free Trade Agreement &Indian Economy

Free Trade Agreement&Economic Multiplierpulished in the book Free Trade Agreement &Indian Economy

8

Smt. Vijila V.

 Assistant Professor

P.G. Department of Commerce

 

Article in Edited book

Basel Accord And Indian Banking Industry In The Liberalized Era  published in the book Special Economic Zones In India

ISBN978-81-8387-275-1

Article

Bancassurance – potential for the co-operative sector

Journal of Business Studies, Alumni Association, Department of Commerce, University of Kerala Vol. 6       No. 11

Article

Business Performance – An Evaluative study on Public and Private Life Insurance companies in India

Commerce and Business Researcher ISSN No. 0976-4097       Vol. 4

9

Sri.

Purushothaman

V.M. Assistant Professor

P.G. Department of Commerce

 

Article in Edited book

A study on E-purchase habit among rural consumers publshed in the book

 Rural E-commerce in India- emerging trends and challenges (Edited book)

 

ISSN:978-93-5104-594-6

2013

Article

Environmentalism in Retailing

 

Management Researcher

Vol.XX No.1 ISSN -2230-8431July- Sept 2013

Article

A Study on Financial Inclusion in Kerala

 

Review of Social Sciences

Vol XIII No.2 ISSN -0974-9004July-December 2012

Article

A Study on  e-Commerce habit among Rural Consumers in Kerala

Management Researcher

Vol XX No.3 Jan-Mar 2014

10

Smt. Seethalakshmi V.

Assistant Professor

P.G.Department of Economics

 Article

Urban Poverty in Kerala: Trends and Characteristics

ISDA Journal 2013

Article in edited book

Alleviating Poverty: Evaluating the ‘mission’ of Kerala’s Kudumbasree

Collected Papers: International Seminar of SVASH, Volume II 2014

Article in edited book

Poverty Alleviation Programme in India: Approaches, Programme and Effectveness.

Dimensions of Indian Economy: A Collection of selected Articles, Edited book 2014

11

Sri. Anil Kumar D.V

Assistant Professor,

Department of Malayalam

Text Book

Bharatheeya Bharatheeyethara Sahithya Chinthakal

Book published by M.G. University,  (Text book prescribed for UG students)2012

12

Sri. Jolly Bose R.

Assistant Professor,

Department of Physics

Article

Role of thermal energy in solid state reaction leading to the formation of silver tungstate phase in Ag/ WO3 matrix

Journal of Applied Physics

(American Institute of Physics)

Communicated (2014 June)

Article

Effect of silver incorporation in phase formation and band gap tuning of tungsten oxide thin films

Journal of Applied Physics

(American Institute of Physics)2012

Article

Effect of Cu on the microstuctural and electrical properties of Cu/ZnO thin films

Journal of Alloys and Compounds

(Elsevier)2012

Article

Preparation of high Jc Bi-2223 super conductors in multistage cold pressing

Superconductor Science and Technology (IOP Science)2005

Article

Effect of precursor phase assemblage on densification and critical current density of (Bi,Pb)-2223 superconductor

Material Letters (Elsevier 2004)

13.

Smt. Renjini R.

Assistant Professor of English

Article

“The Indian Subject and the Western Gaze: Richard Attenborough’s Gandhi as a Biopic”.

Littcrit. Issue 69, Volume 36, Number 1,2010

Article

“The Narrative Construction of Mangal Pandey and the Star Persona of Aamir Khan in Ketan Mehta’s Mangal Pandey: The Rising”.

Littcrit. Issue 74,Volume 38, Number 2,2012

Article

.“The Making of the     Nationalist Imaginary: Post–colonial Stakes and Nationalist Claims in the film Velu Thampi Dalawa

 

Paper Accepted by Samyukta August 2014

14

Dr.  P. Suresh Kumar

Research Supervisor

P.G.Department of Economics & Research Centre

Article

A Bull in the China Shop:MNCs/FDI in the Indian Market", 

India Today.Issues Before the Nation, Vol-1, Pages: 313 - 321,  2014

Article

"Food Security in India:Issues and Challenges", 

Social Science in Perspective, Vol-Vol.5, No-4, Pages: 334 - 346,  October 2013

Book Review

"Finishing the Long Roads.....(Book Review)"

Social science in Perspective, Vol-5, No-2, Pages: 195 - 199,  April 2013

Article

"Development and Environment:Human Rights Dimensions."

 Journal of Parliamentary Studies, Vol-5, No-1, Pages: 69 - 75,  January 2013

Article

"State as a Facilitator(in Malayalam)"

Business Boom, Vol-1, No-7, Pages: 9 - 12,  March 2012

Article

"Financial Inclusion and Economic Empowerment"

Social Science in Perspective, Vol-4,  January 2012

 

Article

"Human Rights in a Changing World"

Social Science in Perspective, Vol-3, No-3 and 4,  December 2011

Article

"Socio-Economic Relevance of the Budget(in Malayalam"

Prathichaya, Vol-4, No-45,46, Pages: 81 - 83,  August 2011

Article

"Visiting Land Reforms", 

Social Science in Perspective, Vol-6,  April 2011

Article

"Managing Socio-economic Diversity:Need for New Approach:Some Reflections on Reservation"

University College Journal of Political Science, Vol-6, No-1 and 2,  March 2011

Article

"New Technology:Bane or Boon? A Refocus on Kerala Fishery ", 

Research Journal of F.M.N. College, Vol-3, No-1,  January 2011

Article

"Managing Socio-Economic Diversity:Need for New approaches-Some Reflections on Reservation"

University College Journal of Politics and Society., Vol-6, No-1-2, Pages: 44 - 46,  August 2010

Article

"Special Economic Zones and The Kerala Economy"

Social Science in Perspective, Vol-1, No-1,  December 2009

Article

Ecological Imbalances and Changing Coastal Environment

Southern Economist , Vol-48, No-5,  July 2009

Article

"Labour Flexibilityand Working Class Interests"

University College Journal of Politics and Society, Vol-3, No-1,  August 2007

Article

"Re-discovering India :The Way Ahead ", 

University College Journal of Politics and Society, Vol-3, No-1,

Book Review

"Fourth World:Dream and Realty(Book Review in Malayalam)", 

Trade Union, Vol-27, No-7, Pages: 71 - 74,  August 2004

Book Review

"Global Ethical Options in the Tradition of Gandhi,King,and Ikeda,Lawrence Carter, Sr;George David Miller,and Neelakanta Radhakrishnan Book Review)", 

Journal of Peace and Gandhian Studies, Vol-5, No-1, Pages: 116 - 117,  January 2004

Article

"Why Should I Know Gandhji(in Malayalam)", 

Bharana Chakram, Vol-28, No-11-12, Pages: 18 - 20,  December 2003

Article

"Globalisation and the Civil Service (in Malayalam)"

Bharana Chakram, Vol-28, No-9-10, Pages: 11 - 16,  October 2003

Article

"Globalisation and its Implications", 

Research Journal of F.M.N. College Kollam, Vol-1, No-1, Pages: 6 - 14,  July 2003

Article

"Modernisation of Governance Programme:Relevance of Alternative Approach (in Malayalam)"

Bharana Chakram, Vol-28, No-2, Pages: 11 - 17,  February 2003

Article

"Economic Reforms of Kerala", 

ISDA Journal, Vol-12,13, No-4,1, Pages: 339 - 344,  December 2002

Article

"Planning for Globalisation-Some Reflections on the Tenth Five Year Plan"

Excelsior , Vol-3, No-1, Pages: 55 - 68,  July 2001

Article

"A Budget for Growth(in Malayalam)"

Yojana, Vol-29, No-9, Pages: 4 - 6,  April 2001

Article

"Globalisation and Kerala Fishery:Survival Strategies of Small and Middle Level Fishermen Groups"

Proceedings of International Seminar, Vol-nil, No-nil, Pages: 1 - ,  January 2001

Article

"New Technology and Artisanal Fishermen in Kerala", 

The Indian Journal of Labour Economics, Vol-44, No-1, Pages: 75 - 84,  2001

Article

"Amarthya Sen and Kerala (in Malayalam)"

Bharana Parishkaravedi , Vol-nil, No-nil, Pages: 133 - 136,  2001

Article

"Total Quality Management and Higher Education"

Excelsior , Vol-2, No-2, Pages: 35 - 38,  December 2000

15

 

Sri Amal Kumar P.

Assistant Professor

FDPsubstitute

Article

An Overview of Future Landscape of Indian Banking

Financial Sector Reforms and Banking Industry In India: Opportunities and challenges, Department of Commerce University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram. 2012

Article

Environmental Accounting: An Overview

 

Souvenir, 35th All India Accounting Conference and International Seminar on Accounting Education and Research. 2013

Article

Role Of FDI In Retail Sector Efficiency

Souvenir, Two day International Seminar on Foreign Direct Investment The Indian Scenario, Department Of commerce University of Kerala, 2013

Article

A Study on Self Help Group- Bank Linkage Programme

Souvenir, International Conference on Innovations in Management Practices, Kristu Jayathi College of Management and Technology, Bangalore, 2012

 

Article

Electronic Banking: A Comparative Study of Public And Private Sector Banks

Souvenir, Fourth International conference on Innovative Management Strategies For Emerging Business Paradigms, Adaikala Matha Institute of Management Vallam, Thanjavur, 2012

16

Sumi V.S.,

Assistant Professor of Polymer Chemistry

Article

Imprinted Polymers as Drug Delivery Vehicles for Metal-based Anti-inflammatory Drug.

International Journal of Pharmaceuticals, 2009

17

Dr. A. Nelson

Associate Professor of Commerce

Article

Rural Marketing- a Gold Rush for Better Tomorrow

Management Researcher Jan-Mar 2008

 

Article

Merger and aquisitions ; India’s endless craving for deals

Journal of Business studies, July 2008

Article

Information technology and decision making : impact of IT assisted group decision support systems on efficiency and effectiveness of group decisons

Skyline Business journal (UAE), Spring 2009

Article

An Empirical Study of Buyer Behaviour and Spending Pattern of Windfall Incomes from Lottery Schemes

Journal of Management Development and Information Technology, September,2009

18

Dr. Abdul Salim

 Research Supervisor and Associate Professor of Economics

Article

Role of Private Sector in the Educational Development of Kerala: from pioneers in to pressure groups

Social science in Perspective  vol.3, No.1, Jan.2011.

Article in Edited Book

“Opportunities for Higher Education: an enquiry in to entry barriers” in Higher Education in Kerala

K.N.Nair and P.R.Gopinathan Nair[Ed], Danish Publications, New Delhi,2008.

Article

Factors of Educational Change

Journal of Social Change, New Delhi,Vol.30, Nov. 3&9, 2000

Article in Edited Book

“History and Problems of Educational Development among Muslims of Kerala” in Education and Muslims in India since Independence

Qadri et .al. (ed.), Institute of Objective Studies, New Delhi, 1998.

Article

Educational Administration in Kerala: Structure, Processes and Prospects for the Future

Journal of Educational Planning and Administration (JEPA), Vol.XII, No.4, Oct 98

Article

Counting the Full Cost of Parental and Community Financing of Education in East Asia

JEPA, NIEPA, New Delhi, 1997

Article

Institutional Cost of Higher Education: A Case Study

Manpower Journal, Vol. XXXII, No.1, April-June, 1996.

Article

Subsidization of Higher Education in Kerala: A Socio-Economic Analysis

Indian Economic Journal, Vol.42, No.2, 1995.

Article

Costs of Higher Education in Kerala

JEPA, NIEPA, New Delhi, 1994.

Article

Private Cost of Higher Education in Kerala: A Socio-Economic Analysis

Journal of Higher Education, Vol.16, No.3, 1993.

Article

Public Subsidization of Higher Education: An Economic Evaluation

Research Review, Vol.1, No.2, 1992.

Article

Socio-economic Dimensions of Pre-Primary Schools in Kerala

Manpower Journal, Vol..27, No.2, July-September, 1991.

19

Dr. Yamuna D.S.

Associate Professor of English

Article in Edited Book

Raja Rao’s Kanthapura : The Kannada Saga of Gandhian Movement  in the Gandhian Way

Search of a Peaceful World Order for the Twentieth Century, Icon, N.Delhi

ISBN 978-81-88086-58-0, 2009

Article

Unveiling the Mundari World: A Reading of Mahaswetha Devi’s Novel Chotti Munda and His Arrow

Litterit (34.2), 2008

Article in Edited Book

Folksongs of Thiruvathira as Female Expressions of Life and Society

Indian Literary Historiography and Counter Currents in Post coloniality, ISBN 978-81-7821-436-8, 2012

                        

 ChapterinBooks

1

Dr. P. Suresh Kumar

Book Chapter

"The Dynamics of Human Rights and Economic Development”

Human Rights in a Changing World, Vol-Nil, No-Nil, Pages: 128 - 132,  2011

 

BookswithISBN/ISSNnumberswithdetailsofpublishers

No

Name of Faculty

Title of book

Publishers

ISBN/ISSN

1

Dr. P. Suresh Kumar

"Governance and Development:Lessons and Experience of Kerala (Book).", 

APH Publishing Corporation; New Delhi 2007

·        

·         ISBN-13:  9788131300718

 

"Development, Politics and Society:Left Politics in Kerala:A Disinterested Perspective. "

APH Publishing Corporation; New Delhi

ISBN-10: 

8131305015

"Fishery Technology:Development Lessons for the Third World"

APH Publishing Corporation; New Delhi.,

ISBN-10:

8131305457

2

Dr. M. Nisarudeen

Human Resource Management In Public Enterprises.

Sonali Publication New-Delhi-2012

ISBN-9788-18-4113-846

3

Dr. K. Pradeep Kumar

Production and Marketing of Aquaculture Products

Abhijeet Publications, New Delhi-2014

ISBN 9788-93-5074-112-2

4

Dr. A. Abdul Salim

Educational Development in India,

Anmol Publishers, New Delhi, 2002

ISBN 81-261 1039 -2

 

Cost of Higher Education in India: Case Study of Kerala

Anmol Publishers, New Delhi, 1997

 

5

Dr. Ramla Beevi. A.,

 

Malayalam Aur Hindi Kahaniyam Mein Naari Mukthi Antholan

Jawahar Publications  2013

ISBN 978-81-8111-238-5

 

CitationIndex

1.      Dr. Francis Sunny (Principal 2013-2014)

 

Citation indices

 

All

Since 2009

Citations

76

25

h-index

4

3

i10-index

3

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Title  and Authors

Cited by

Year

Rapid action of glucocorticoids on branchial AT Pase activity in Oreochromis mossambicus: an in vivo and in vitro study
F Sunny, OV Oommen
Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part B: Biochemistry and Molecular

24

2001

Rapid action of cortisol and testosterone on lipogenic enzymes in a fresh water fish  Oreochromis mossambicus : short-term in vivo and in vitro study
F Sunny, PS Lakshmy, OV Oommen
Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part B: Biochemistry and Molecular

21

2002

Sex steroids regulate intermediary metabolism in Oreochromis mossambicus
F Sunny, A Jacob, OV Oommen
Endocrine research 28 (3), 175-188

11

2002

Rapid action of testosterone and diethylstilbestrol on enzymes of osmoregulation in a freshwater fish Oreochromis mossambicus
F Sunny, OV Oommen
Endocrine research 28 (1-2), 69-81

5

2002

Genomic effect of glucocorticoids on enzymes of intermediary metabolism in Oreochromis mossambicus
F Sunny, A Jacob, OV Oommen
Endocrine research 29 (2), 119-131

4

2003

Influence of steroid hormones on plasma proteins in freshwater tilapia Oreochromis mossambicus
KG Francis Sunny, OV Oommen
Indian journal of experimental biology 40, 1206-1208

4

2002

Thyroid status alters gill ionic metabolism and chloride cell morphology as evidenced by scanning electron microscopy in a teleost Anabas testudineus (Bloch): Short and long term in vivo study
P Sreejith, RS Beyo, G Prasad, F Sunny, OV Oommen
Indian journal of experimental biology 45 (12), 1015

3

2007

Effects of steroid hormones on total brain Na (+)-k+ ATPase activity in Oreochromis mossambicus.
F Sunny, VO Oommen
Indian journal of experimental biology 42 (3), 283-287

3

2004

Scanning electron microscopic evaluation of effect of cortisol on chloride cells of tilapia, Oreochromis mossambicus
F Sunny, OV Oommen
Indian journal of experimental biology 42 (4), 398-402

1

2004

 

 

3.4.4 Providedetails(ifany)of

researchawardsreceivedbythefaculty

1.        Dr. Francis Sunny, the Principal of the College for the last academic year has been awarded MRE Conferred by SRBCE, Chennai in the international Seminar held at Mysore University in February 2011.  He has also awarded the Bharat Shikha Rantan Award by GSHEG, New Delhi in August 2011.

2.        Dr. M.L. Prema, the Vice Principal of  the college has been awarded K.P. Panicker’s shashtiabdapurthi memorial prize for the best dissertation based on original research in Kerala History in 1982 by the University of Kerala.

 

 

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