FACULTY PROFILE

Dr. DEVASIA. M. D

Associate Professor & Head

Post Graduate Department of Economics

Nirmalagiri College

Email:drdevasiamd@gmail.com

Mob:+91 9995809309

 

Current Professional status

  • Head of the Post Graduate Department of Economics
  • Associate Professor of Economics
  • Research Guide in Economics

Academic Bodies/ Duties of Universities

  • Chairman, BoE in BA Economics/Devt. Economics/Applied Economics, Kannur Uty
  • Chairman, BoE in MA Economics/Devt. Economics/Applied Economics, Kannur Uty
  • Faculty Member, Faculty of Social Science, Kannur University since 2012
  • Member, Board of Studies (PG Economics), Kannur University since 2010
  • Member, Doctoral Committee in Economics, Kannur University since 2010
  • Chairman, Board of Question Setters in BA Economics, Calicut University
  • Member, Board of Question Setters in MA Economics, Calicut University
  • Member, Board of Question Setters in MA Economics, Kerala University
  • External Examiner, MA Applied Economics, Kannur University
  • Vice Chancellor’s Nominee/ Subject Expert, Promotion of Assistant Professors/ FDP Deputation of Faculties

Doctoral Research Experience

  • Research Guide in Economics, Since 2008
  • Member, Doctoral Committee in Economics
  • Resource Person – Ph. D Research Scholar’s Course Work

Academic qualifications

  • MA Economics (1991), Christ College, Irinjalakkuda (Calicut University)
  • Ed Social Science (1992), Govt. Training College, Thalassery (Calicut University)
  • Phil Economics (1994), Pondichery Uty Centre, Mahe (Pondicherry University)
  • D Economics (20069), Dept. of Applied Economics (Cochin University of Science & Technology, Kochi)

Academic Achievements

  • UGC NET – Lectureship, December 1993

Areas of Academic Interest

  • Macro Economics
  • Development Economics
  • Financial Economics & Banking
  • Human Resource Development
  • Marketing & Tourism Economics

Publications in National Journals/Books

  1. M. D (2015), Formulation of Social Science Research Problem, in the book titled Proceedings Research Methodology in Social Science, Post Graduate Department of Economics, Nirmalagiri College, Kannur Pages 47 – 52, ISBN: 978-81-931227-3-0
  2. M. D (2009), Pricing Higher Education: How to Bridge Equity and Affordability, in the book titled Paradigm Shift in Health and Education in India, Edited by K. Gangadharan, Serials Publications, New Delhi, Pages 196 – 212; ISBN: 978-81-8387-282-9
  3. M. D (2009), Technical Higher Education Expansion: Bane or Boon for Kerala? In the book titled Technical Education in Kerala: Emerging Trends, Edited by MeeraBai M, Serials Publications, New Delhi, 2009, Pages 234 – 46; ISBN: 978-81-8387-242-3
  4. M. D (2008), Pricing Higher Education: Equity Vs Profit, in the book titled KERALA ECONOMY Slumber to Performance, Edited by MeeraBai M, Serials Publications, New Delhi, Pages 14 – 28; ISBN: 978-81-8387-133-4
  5. M. D (2008), Educated Unemployment in Kerala: A Revisit to the Methodology, Journal of the Institute of Research in Social Sciences and Humanities, Vol. 3, No. 1, January – June, Pages 51 – 67; ISBN: 0973-3353

Manuscripts Submitted under Submission/Review

  1. Chief Editor (2016), Proceedings of the Workshop on ‘Research Methodology in Social Science’
  2. M. D (2012) Macro Economic Theory, A Study Material for MA Economics of Distance Education, Kannur University, Published by Director, SDE Kannur University

Papers presented in International Symposia

  1. M. D (2011), Chaired a session in the International Conference on “INNOVATION AND INCLUSION IN BANKING: Issues, Strategies and Options Sponsored by NABARD, ICSSR & UGC, held at the Department of Applied Economics, Palayad, Kannur University, on 3rd& 4th February
  2. M. D (2008), Chaired a session in the International Conference on “HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT: ISSUES, STRATEGIES AND OPTIONS, held at the Department of Applied Economics, Palayad, Kannur University, on 22nd&23rd October

Papers presented in National Seminars

  1. M. D (2012), Paper on “Economic Challenges to Parliamentary Democracy in India” in the Two Days National Seminar on Parliamentary Democracy and Neoliberalism in India organised by Institute of Parliamentary Affairs, Govt. of Kerala and PG Dept. of Economics, University College, Thriuvananthapuram, Oct 18 – 19
  2. M. D (2009), Paper on “Infrastructure Development: The Paradigms of Economic Sustainability” in the UGC Sponsored Three Days National Seminar on INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT FOR THE TRANS-FORMATION OF MODERN INDIA VISION 2020, held at Nirmalagiri College 26th, 27th& 28th March
  3. M. D (2008), Paper on “Transformation in Retail Marketing Culture: The Multi-Dimensional Aspects” in the Two Day UGC Sponsored National Seminar on SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPACT OF TRADE LIBERALISATION IN INDIA WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO KERALA, held at the Department of Economics, KMM Govt. Women’s College, Kannur on 16th& 17th July
  4. M. D (2007), Paper on “Pricing Higher Education: How to Bridge Equity and Affordability” in the Two Day ICSSR Sponsored National Seminar on POLICY REFORMS IN EDUCATION AND HEALTH AND THE SHARE OF THE POOR IN INDIA, held at the Department of Applied Economics, Palayad, Kannur University on 12th& 13th September
  5. M. D (2007), Paper on “ Technical Higher Education Expansion in Kerala: Bane or Boon” in the Two Day AICTE Sponsored National Seminar on EMERGING TRENDS IN TECHNICAL EDUCATION IN KERALA, held at the Department of Applied Economics, Cochin University of Science and Technology on 20th& 21st January

Invited Lectures

  • (2009), AN ANALYSIS OF UNION BUDGET 2009-10, a Talk on Union Budget 2009-10 delivered at Seminar Hall, PRNSS College Mattannur organized by Department of Economics on 11 August

Independent Projects

  1. Minor Project – Funded by UGC (2014-16), Hurdles in Human Resource Building: A Case Study with reference to the Fishermen Folk in the Coastal Region of Kannur District

Symposia/Conference/Workshop/Industrial Visit Conducted/ Attended

  1. National Seminar Funded by UGC, Organised (2009), Convener – Three Days National Seminar on INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT FOR THE TRANS-FORMATION OF MODERN INDIA VISION 2020, held at NirmalagiriCollege 26th, 27th&28th March
  2. National Workshop funded by UGC, Co-ordinated (2016), HoD – Workshop on Research Methodology in Social Science, October 12-15, 2015

Refresher/ Orientation Programmes Attended

  • Orientation: ASC, Bharatiar University, 18th to 15th December, 1998
  • Refresher I (Economics): ASC, Calicut University, 4th to 24th October, 2000
  • Bridge Course in IT for Economic Analysis, 5th to 18th February, 2003, Kannur University
  • Refresher II (Economics): ASC, Kerala University, 6th to 27th September, 2005
  • Refresher III (Economics): ASC, Kerala University, 9th to 29th March, 2007

Independent Programmes / Committees

  • Returning Officer, College Union Election 2015-16
  • The Secretary, Nirmalagiri College Alumni Association since 2013 and has organized a GOLDEN JUBILEE GRAND ALUMNI MEET 16 – 21 DEC’ 2013 and Published the Golden Jubilee Alumni Association Souvenir 2013
  • Convener of the Committee to organize Golden Jubilee Procession to Nirmalagiri College from St. Joseph’s Cathedral, Bishops House, Thalassery, to mark the inauguration of the Golden Jubilee Celebration of the College
  • Convener of the College Development Committee to submit report to the Peer Team of the NAAC in its second visit in 2009-10
  • Convener and Member of various Committees at College level since 1995
  • Warden, Jawahar Boys Hostel 1995 – 1998

Computer Knowledge

  • Literate in MS Word, Excel, Power Point, etc

Personal details

Sex                           : Male

Date of birth              : 08 March 1968

Father’s name          : Sri. Devasia Madathipurath

Mother’s name         : (Late) Smt. Mariamma Devasia

Nationality                 : Indian

Marital status            : Married

Languages Known: Read/ Write/ Speak

  • Malayalam, English

Hobbies

  • Movie, Music, Journey, etc

States Visited

  • Delhi, Bihar, West Bengal, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, etc

Permanent Address

SHARON HOMES,

NEAR NGO QUARTERS

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