KUMARESAN RAJA N.K. Professor

Profile Picture

  • Department of Politics & International Studies
  • School of Social Sciences & International Studies
  • nkumaresanraja.pol@pondiuni.edu.in

Academic Activity

Academic Activity Picture1

Academic Activity Picture2

Educational Qualification (UG,PG & Higher Order)

S.No Degree Subject/Title of thesis University/Board Year of Passing
1 PhD Land Administration - Public Administration & Political Science University of Madras 2005
2 M.A Public Administration University of Madras 1999
3 B.A History University of Madras 1994

Area of Specializaion

Public Policy & Governance, Land Administration

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 Medal of Honour for Outstanding Participantion at the 163rd National Development Course INTERNATIONAL Ministry of Foreign Affairs Taiwan 2019 NIL
2 BEST TEACHER REGIONAL Pondicherry University 2019 NIL

Teaching Experience

S.No Designation Department/Centre Institution
1 Lecturer Political Science Annamalai University
2 Lecturer ( Senior Scale) Political Science Annamalai University
3 Professor ( Upon Invitation) Rural Studies Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, Mussoorie
4 Lecturer ( Senior Scale) Political Science Annamalai University
5 Assistant Professor ( Stage III) Politics & International Studies Pondicherry University
6 Associate Professor Politics & International Studies Pondicherry University
7 Deputy Dean ( Academic) Foreign Service Institute Ministry of External Affairs
8 Associate Professor Politics & International Studies Pondicherry University

Research Experience

S.No Designation Department/Centre Institution Area of Research
1 Professor Centre for Rural Studies Lal bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, Mussoorie Rural Issues, Land Reforms

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 The Need of Human Security Approach for Countering Left Wing Extremism in India Arun Kumar & Kumaresan Raja NK Contemporary Social Sciences Vol. 28, No. 2 (April-June), 2019 2019 2.495
2 Process of Social Audit Under MGNREGA: A Case Study Of Kalahandi District in Odisha State Of India Subhasmita Khuntia, N.K.Kumaresan Raja Indian Journal of Society & Politics. 05(01):17-22 2018 2.50
3 Identity Crisis of Civil Society: A Theoretical discussion on interrelationship between State and Civil Society in India Subhasmita Khuntia, N.K.Kumaresan Raja International Journal of Research in Social Sciences Vol. 7 Issue 3,17-22 2017 7.081

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 Fostering Social Inclusiveness through Readdressing Indian Land Administrative System N.K.Kumaresan Raja International Journal of South Asian Studies 5, 70-83 2012 1.03

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 Perspectives on Politics, Media and Environment N.K.Kumaresan Raja Editor & Article Contrubutor 978-93-5406-183-7 xii+60 2020

Books

S.No Title of the Book Name of the Authors as per the order in Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 Paddy Cultivation and Water Resource Management in Madras Presidency N.K.Kumaresan Raja Pudu Books 2018 978-81-933581-9-1
2 The Enigma of Land Acquisition in India N.K.Kumaresan Raja Pudu Books 2018 978-81-937747-0-0
3 RECONSTRUCTING INDIAN LAND ADMINISTRATIVE SYSTEM FOR ATTAINING SOCIAL INCLUSIVENESS N.K.Kumaresan Raja Tamil Magal 2015 81-87301-38-4
4 They Know Their Problems – Understanding Participatory Learning and Action N.K.Kumaresan Raja Pudu Books 2012 81-87299 - 49 - 5

Chapters in Books

S.No Title of the Chapters Name of the Authors Title of the Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 Emerging Challenges in River Water Sharing in South Asia – The Case of India N.K.Kumaresan Raja Collaboration in Water Resource Management in Vietnam and South-East Asia Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2020 978-3848767724
2 Emerging Challenges in River Water Sharing in South Asia – The Case of India N.K.Kumaresan Raja Collaboration in Water Resource Management in Vietnam and South-East Asia Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2020 978-3848767724
3 Political Conflict and its Impact on Environment – A Study of Kashmir of India B.Rangaiah, N.K.Kumaresan Raja Armed Conflict and Environment: From World War II to Contemporary Asymmetric Warfare Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2018 978-3848751914
4 Religion, Politics and Media German and Indian Perspectives N.K.Kumaresan Raja Comparing the Incomparable: Mediated Politics Palm Leaf Publication: New Delhi 2015 978-8192696096
5 Women in Rural Indian Households and Energy Needs: Struggle and Solace – Cultural Perspective to Reality N.K.Kumaresan Raja The Culture of Energy Cambridge Scholar Publishing 2009 1-84718-579-7

Edited Books

S.No Title of the Book Name of the Authors as per the order in Book Publisher Year ISBN No.

Ongoing Projects

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

Ongoing Consultancy Works

S.No Title of the Consultancy Work Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year
1 Record Management in Puducherry Union Territory Government of Puducherry 2018 to 2020 0000 2018

Completed Projects

S.No Title of the Project Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year
1 The Enigma of Forcible Land Acquisition in India – A Study UGC 2012-2014 5.43 2012
2 Paddy Cultivation, Key Determinant of Inland Water Resource Management and Land Revenue Assessment in Madras Presidency ( 1902-1956 IGNCA 2012-2013 8.57 2012
3 Reconstructing Indian Land Administration for Attaining Social Inclusiveness ICSSR 2011-2013 7.48 2011

Completed Consultancy Works

S.No Title of the Consultancy Work Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year
1 Land Policy Consultant Government of Samoa, South Pacific July 2011 1 2011

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
1 Training of Trainers on right to Information Act 12-02-2020 50 RNNIYD, Ministry of youth Affairs and Sports

Research Guidance - PG

S.No Year Degree No. of Students Awarded Department/Centre
1 2020 M.A. 6 Politics & International Studies
2 2018 M.A. 15 Politics & International Studies
3 2017 M.A. 10 Politics & International Studies
4 2016 M.A. 12 Politics & International Studies
5 2015 M.A. 3 Politics & International Studies
6 2014 M.A. 12 Politics & International Studies
7 2013 M.A. 10 Politics & International Studies

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 Aswini Varna V V 09-09-2015 1500116002 A Study on the Winning Strategy of Narendra Modu Using Twitter During the 2014 and 2019 Elections YES 01-03-2022 YES 11-04-2022
2 Subhasmita Khuntia 15-09-2015 20151116003 Capability Approach Based Assessment of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA): The Case of Jagatsinghpur and Kalahandi Districts of Odisha YES 02-07-2020 YES 02-11-2020
3 Maran D 01-06-2009 0903040004) Land Administration and Social Exclusion in Tamil Nadu YES 19-03-2013 YES 25-03-2014

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

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 Right to Information Act for Diplomats Workshop Sushma Swaraj Institute of Foreign Service National 15-07-2020 17-07-2020 2020
2 Transformative Harmony: Numeric, Geometric and Beyond Workshop MIDS, Chennai International 12-02-2012 12-02-2012 2012
3 Depleting Global Commons and Threat of Human Security: The Case of River Water Resource Management Seminar UMISARC, Pondicherry University International 19-04-2012 21-04-2012 2012
4 Sharing the Logistics of Sustainable Development and Land Administration of India and Canada The Pe Conference Pondicherry University International 21-06-2012 22-06-2012 2012
5 Social Science Research Methodology Workshop JBAS College, Chennai College 18-12-2012 19-12-2012 2012

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 International Conference on Politics, Media and Environment: Indian and European Experience DFG, Germany Pondicherry University, Three Days International 04-03-2020 06-07-2020 2020
2 Three Day TOT Workshop on RTI Act 2005 Rajiv Gandhi National Institute for Youth Developmentr Pondicherry University , Three Days National 12-02-2018 14-07-2018 2018

Workshop Organized

S.No Title of the Programme Sponsors Venue & Duration Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year

Administrative Responsibilities in the Government and Quasi Government Agencies

S.No Name of the Position Agency/Organisation Duration Nature of Duties
1 Deputy Dean ( Academic)/ Joint Secretary to Government of India Sushma Swaraj Institute of foreign Service, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India 2018-2019 Academic Supervision
2 Professor, Centre for Rural Studies Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, Mussoorie- 248 179 2008-2009 Academic Head of the Centre

Affiliation in Academic Bodies/Societies

S.No Name of the Body/Society Nature of Affiliation Year
1 Indian Political Science Association Life Member 2012
2 Indian Public Administration Association Life Member 2000

Participation & Extension Activities (Academic/Administraion)

S.No Name of the Position (Head, Dean, Co-ordinator, Director, etc.,) Duration Nature of Dutites
1 Coordinator, Five Year Integrated Programme December 2016 to October 2018 Academic Coordination
2 Founding Nodal Officer, Online RTI Portal & CPGRAMS, Pondicherry University December 2015 to January 2017 Training, Coordination and Supportive Role
3 Coordinator, Recruitment Cell Since January 2021 Overall assistance in the recruitment process

Participation & Extension Activities (Co-Curricular)

S.No Name of the Position (NSS, NCC, Warden etc.,) Duration Nature of Dutites

Collaboration with Institution/Industry

S.No Collaborator Name Designation Institution/Industry Type Nature of Collaboration Period of Collaboration Visits to Collaborating
Institution / Industry
Details of Collaborative Research/Teaching
From Date To Date From Date To Date

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

S.No Title of the FDP Organiser Venue Duration From Date To Date Year

Details of Executive Development Prog/Management Development Prog. conducted

S.No Name of the Programme No. of Participants Venue Duration From Date To Date Year Revenue Generated

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

S.No IMPRESS/IMPRINT/SPARC/STARS/LEAP/Others Place From Date To Date Year

Enrolment under ARPIT Programme

S.No Name of the Programme Period of the Programme
From Date To Date