Dr. Umajyothi.V,HoD

Department : Economics

Designation : Head of the Department, Assistant Professor
Name : Umajyothi V,hod
Academic Qualifications :
1.M.A -ECONOMICS(UNIVERSITY of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram)
2.M.A-Public Administration(UNIVERSITY of Kerala,Thiruvananthapuram )
3. UGC-JRF- Economics and Public Administration
4. Ph.D-Economics- on Human development-a human rights based approach- (University of Kerala ,Thiruvananthapuram ).
Email : umajyothiv@gmail.com
Contact Address : Krishnajyothi, TVWRA-106, Thiruvallam.P.O, Thiruvananthapuram-695027
Kailasjyothi, Devaswom Board Junction, Kaudiar.P.O., Thiruvananthapuram-695003

Research area: Development studies; Human rights; Entrepreneurship

Main themes in published articles , books and  research project:  Human development  ; Capabilities approach; Human rights based approach to development; Appreciative inquiry;   Responsible development; Responsible public administration; Responsible globalisation; Development with identity; Social entrepreneurship.

Presentations/ Resource person.:

1.Human Rights Approach to Development .National Seminar, Dr.Zakir Hussain Studies,Madurai Kamraj University.

2. Inclusive Growth. National Seminar. Dept.of Economics, Govt.College for Women.

3. Civil Society in the era of Globalisation -Shifting frontiers. International seminar . Dept.of Economics, University of Kerala.

4.Inclusive Growth-as liberation from unhelpful help.International seminar. ICMBS-12 STMP. New Delhi.

5.Producing Visions of Entrepreneurship in the opportunity spaces for social innovations. Tenth biennial International conference. EDI.Ahmedabad.

6. Development Ethics:Transition to a more Human Economics. National seminar Dept of Economics. Panampalli Memorial Govt.College. Chalakudy.

7.Trusteeship- the underpinnings for inclusive development. National seminar. Centre for Gandhian studies. University of Kerala.

8.Institutional Agency-from the perspective of responsible well being. Dept.of Economics. Govt.College .Kottayam.

9. Public Administration- a critique of responsibility dimensions. International seminar.MDRF. New Delhi.

10.Decentralization- Kerala’s experience. National Seminar. Dept.of Political Science. Govt.College, Nedumangad.

11. Development Narratives- National Seminar. Dept.of Economics, Govt.College for Women.

12.Appreciative inquiry. public POLICY AND GOVERNANCE. International Seminar.Central University of Kerala. Kasaragod.

13. Trends in centre -state relations. Panelist. Conference of the IIPA. Kerala Branch

14.Financial Ecosystem: Exclusion in inclusion.National seminar.Dept.of Commerce., Govt.College for Women.

15. Cooperative federalism . National seminar.Dept.of Commerce., Govt.College for Women.

16.Public Health in India. National seminar.Dept of Economics. University of Kerala.

17. Development with identity-contours of human development. International seminar, ICBHRM 2016. New Delhi

18. Social Entrepreneurship in Kerala-National seminar.Dept.of Commerce., Govt.College for Women

19.Social Entrepreneurship :Dreamers who do- National seminar.Dept.of Home Science., Govt.College for Women

20.Public Service Delivery in India-transformation and beyond. National seminar.Dept.of Economics., Govt.College ,Tripunithura.

21. Rights based approach to Human Development-a perspective for responsible globalisation. International Seminar. Dept.of Law, Uty. of Kerala.

22.Emerging challenges of health sector. Dept.of Economics. University College.

23.Kerala Economy- Development in retrospect and prospect. National seminar. Dept.of Economics. Govt.Arts College.

24.Development Communication-in decoding the institutional constraints of awareness deficits in India. International seminar. Dept.of Economics. University of Kerala.

25.Urbanisation-issues and challenges. National seminar. K N M Govt.College. Kanjiramkulam.

Minor research project( UGC): Development with identity- visions and perspectives of tribals at Kuttichal .