Education
Educational Qualifications
BSc

-1996

Punjab University (Chandigarh, Chandigarh, India)

MA Public Administration

-1999

Punjab University (Chandigarh, Chandigarh, India)

N.E.T Public Administration

-2004

University Grants Commission (Bahadur Shah, Delhi, India)

J.R.F Public Administration

-2004

University Grants Commission (Bahadur Shah, Delhi, India)

Ph.D Public Administration

2005-2009

Punjab University (Chandigarh, Chandigarh, India)

MA Police Administration

-2012

Annamali University (Chidambaram , Tamil Nadu, India)

Professional Experience
Assistant Professor

2007 -to- 2008

Department of Centre for Police Administration, Panjab university

Responsibilites: TEACHING
Professor

2005 -to- 2007

Department of Public Administration, panjab university

Responsibilites: TEACHING
Achievements
Awards & Honours
Certificate of Appreciation: Won First Prize in Road Rules TestPrivatization

in 2006

Workshops/Training
Four Days Workshop

on Research Methodology in Social Sciences, organized by ICSSR, Panjab University,

One Day Workshop

on Research Methodology, organized by Department of Geography, Panjab University,

Participated in the Workshop

on Gender Budgets, organized by Centre for Women’s Studies and Development,

Books/Chapters of Book Published
“Role of Civil Society in Road Safety” a Lessons on Road Safety Education the the students of B.A., B. Com (Evening Studies) and B. Sc. (Hons. School)

“Role of Traffic Police in Road Safety” a Lessons on Road Safety Education the the students of B.A., B. Com (Evening Studies) and B. Sc. (Hons. School)

“Traffic Police-Public Relationship” a Lessons on Road Safety Education the the students of B.A., B. Com (Evening Studies) and B. Sc. (Hons. School)

Chapter “Reforms in Police Administration” for M.A. Public Administration Semester IV

Chapter “Police: Powers and Functions” for M.A. Public Administration Semester IV

Chapter “Policy, Programmes and Administration for Welfare of Drug Addicts” for M.A. Public Administration Semester III

Research Paper/Articles Published
“Police-Media Relations: A Critical Analysis”, in Ajay Kumar Sharma (Ed.), Media and Governance, Twentyfirst Century Publications, Patiala, 2013, pp. 79-84.

“Higher Education in Ancient India: Critical Analysis and Lessons for Contemporary Times” (Co-author), Journal of Education, Volume 3, Number 1, March, 2013, pp. 121-123.

“Corruption, Public Policy and Civil Society: The Indian Experience” (Co-author), in Corruption and Quality of Governance: The Experiences of Select Commonwealth Countries, Aalekh Publishers, Jaipur, 2012, pp. 51-88.

“Corruption Perceptions Index: Meaning, Method, Interpretation, Rankings and India”, in Corruption and Quality of Governance: The Experiences of Select Commonwealth Countries, Aalekh Publishers, Jaipur, 2012, pp. 402-425.

“Privatisation of Public Services by Urban Local Governments in India: A Case Study of Municipal Council Panchkula” (Co-author), Nagarlok, Vol. XLII, No. 1, JanuaryMarch, 2010, pp. 50-68

“Internal (In) Security in India Challenges and Responses”, The Indian Police Journal of Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPR&D), Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, Vol. LVI- No. 4, October-December, 2009, pp. 26-35.

“Problems and Prospects of Contracting Out in India: A Case Study” (Co-author), Journal of Administration and Governance (JOAAG), Network of Asia Pacific Schools and Institutes of Public Administration and Governance (NAPSIPAG), Melbourne, Australia, Vol.

“Police Reforms in India: A Critical Appraisal” (Co-author), Research Journal Social Sciences, Vol. 16, Number 1, 2008, pp. 1-28.

“Right to Information Act, 2005: Key for Effective Implementation” (Co-author) in The Indian Journal of Public Administration, Vol. LIV, No.2, April-June 2008, pp. 297-314.

“Policy Transfer and Citizen Charter: The Indian Experience” (Co-author) in The Indian Journal of Public Administration, Vol. LIII NO.4, October-December, 2007, pp. 774-787.

“e-Governance and Quality of Service: The Indian Experience” (Co-author) in Management In Government Journal’s Vol. XXXIX No. 3, October-December, 2007, pp. 37-52.

“Health Care for the Poor in India with Special Reference to Punjab State” (Coauthor), in Raza Ahmad (ed.), The Role of Public Administration in Building a Harmonious Society, Network of Asia-Pacific Schools and Institutes of Public Administration and Governance (NAPSIPAG), Asian Development Bank,2006, pp. 623-633.

“Deregulation of Telecommunication Services in India: Assessing the Role of TRAI” (Co-author) in Management in Government Journal’s Vol. XXXVIII No. 2, July-September, 2006, pp. 55-72.

“Telecom Regulatory Authority of India: An Introduction”, Consumers Power, Vol. 1, Issue 1, May 2010, pp. 24-25.

Research Papers/Articles Presented
Presented Research Papers about “Health Care for the Poor in India with Special Reference to Punjab State” (Coauthor), contributed for Network of Asia-Pacific Schools and Institutes of Public Administration and Governance (NAPSIPAG).

presented at Annual Conference, Beijing, China, December 2005 , International

Presented Research Papers about “Policy Transfer and Citizen Charter: The Indian Experience”

presented at Annual Conference at University of Sydney, Australia on 2006-12-05 , International

Presented Research Papers about “Privatization of Public Services by Urban Local Governments in India: A Case Study of Municipal Council Panchkula"

presented at the Conference on ‘Reasserting the Public in Delivery of Public Services’ held at Singapore on 2007-08-27 , International

Presented Research Papers about “Human Rights and Governance: The Indian Experience”

presented at Manila, Philippines on 2007-12-05 , International

Presented Research Papers about “Health Care Services in India: Problems and Prospects”

presented at National University of Singapore, Singapore on 2009-01-07 , International

Presented Research Papers about “Women in Indian Police: Status, Challenges and Prospects”

presented at ‘Women and Development’ at Punjabi University, Patiala on 2013-11-23 , National

Presented Research Papers about “Role of Boys and Men in Countering and Combating Violence Against

presented at Three Days Regional Seminar on ‘Women and Violence: Lessons Learnt and Future Strategies’. , organizied by Department Cum Centre for Women’s Studies & Development, Panjab University on 2014-01-24 , National

Presented Research Papers about “Public Private Partnership Model In Higher Education In India”

presented at the National Seminar on ‘Education Development – Public Private Partnership’ , organizied by the Senior Citizens’ Council for Human Resource Development, ICSSR NW Regional Centre and Department on 2013-04-17 , National

Presented Research Papers about “Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) and Consumers”

presented at Knowledge Enhancement Workshop – ‘Indian Consumers in the New Age: A Forward Looking Agenda to Addre , organizied by CUTS International Jaipur in collaboration with Citizen Awareness Group, Chandigarh and sponsored by on 2012-04-07 , National

Presented Research Papers about “Police-Media Relations: A Critical Appraisal”

presented at UGC Sponsored National Seminar on ‘Media and Governance’ , organizied by Post Graduate Government College for Girls, Sector 11, Chandigarh on 2012-03-28 , National

Presented Research Papers about “Right to Information in India: Theory and Practice”

presented at State Level Seminar on ‘Six Years of RTI in India: Challenges and Opportunities in Punjab’ , organizied by Khalsa College, Garhdiwala, Hoshiarpur on 2012-03-17 , National

Presented Research Papers about “Independence of Regulatory Governance in India: A Case Study of Te

presented at National Seminar on ‘Emerging Issues in Indian Administration’ , organizied by Kurukshetra University on 2012-03-03 , National

“Accountability and Ethics in Governance with special reference to the Role of Civil Society in In

presented at UGC Sponsored National Seminar on the ‘Promotion of Ethics and Human Values’ , organizied by Khalsa College, Garhdiwala, Hoshiarpur , National

Presented the Doctoral Proposal entitled “Regulatory Governance in the Deregulated Telecom Sector:

presented at Doctoral Colloquium , organizied by Wesley College, University of Sydney, Australia on 2006-12-03 , International

Presented Report in Two Days National Seminar

presented at Seminar on “Challenges of Inclusive Development in North-West India: Sites, Strategies and Possibili , organizied by Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion & Inclusive Policy, Panjab University and Indian Institute on 2011-01-28 , National

Invited Lectures and Chairperson-ships
Two Hour Interactive Presentation on “Police-Media Relations and Its Impact on Community Policing”,

, organized by Central Detective Training School, Chandigarh on 2013-10-15

Delivered 10 lectures on Road Safety Education

, organized by Department of Environment Studies, Panjab University, Chandigarh and Delivered at Department of Even on 2013-02-09

Delivered a Lecture as a Resource Person on “Role of Police in Maintaining Communal Harmony”

, organized by Post Graduate Government College for Girls, Sector 11 on 2012-11-22

Delivered a Two Hour Lecture on “Police Reforms and Legal Awareness”

, organized by Post Graduate Govt. College for Girls, Sector 42, Chandigarh on 2012-10-30

Delivered a talk titled “Police Reforms in India – Need, Attempts, and Impediments”

, organized by Department of Sociology, Panjab University, Chandigarh on 2011-11-23

Delivered Lectures on ICT and Research Methodology

, organized by Department of Life Long Learning and Extension, Panjab University

Summit on ‘Towards Educating Young India’

on National Education Summit 2014 , organized by Knowledge Consortium of Gujarat and Various Universities/Institutions in Gujarat on 2014-01-10

As Seminar Co-Director

on One-Day Seminar on “Police Administration: Emerging Issues with Special Reference to North-Western S , organized by North-Western Regional Branch, Panjab University on 2009-09-25

As a Rapporteur

on Two Days First Chandigarh Social Science Congress on the theme “Social Sciences: Emerging Trends in , organized by Panjab University on 2009-01-21

As a Rapporteur

on Two Days International Seminar on “NGOs and Women’s Empowerment: Indian and Canadian Experiences" , organized by Canadian Studies Centre and ICSSR North-Western Regional Centre on 2006-02-23

As a Rapporteur

on Two Days UNDP sponsored Dissemination Workshop on Punjab Human Development Report 2004 on 2006-02-17

As a Rapporteur

on Training Programme-cum-Seminar for College Teachers interested in research activity for “Designing/F , organized by Malwa Central College of Education for Women, Ludhiana on 2005-12-08

As a Rapporteur

on Training Programme-cum-Seminar for College Teachers interested in research activity for “Designing/F , organized by Dev Samaj College for Women, Ferozepur City on 2005-09-23

As a Rapporteur

on Training Programme-cum-Seminar for College Teachers interested in research activity for “Designing/F , organized by D.A.V. College, Chandigarh on 2005-09-20

As a Rapporteur

on Training Programme-cum-Workshop for the Teachers of Social Sciences Stream , organized by Sri Guru Gobind Singh College, Chandigarh on 2005-08-30

As a Rapporteur

on Training Programme-cum-Seminar in Social Sciences , organized by Guru Nanak College For Girls, Muktsar on 2005-08-23

In Media
Panelist for a Television Discussion on ‘Separation of Law & Order Police and Investigation Police’ anchored by Sh. Daljit Ami for Prime Time (Punjabi) - Day & Night News on 29th July 2013.
Delivered a Radio Talk on ‘Police Media Relations’ broadcast by 91.2 MHZ Jyotirgamya Channel – Panjab University’s Official Community Radio Station on 27th April 2012.
Others
Appointed Member of the Task Group V (Institutional Framework for Citizen – Centric Governance) of the Punjab Governance Reforms Commission in June 2009
National Jury Member for evaluating the hyper text stories submitted by the school students as part of a hypertext story board competition organised by the Baddi University of Emerging Sciences & Technology (BUEST) in association with ‘What Can I Give (WCIG)’ Mission on November 3, 2012
Entered the prestigious Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC) during the academic year 2006-07 and was part of the twenty teams that advanced to the 2 nd stage of the Regional Semi-Final Round at the Yale School of Management, USA
Conducted proceedings for the 9 th Panjab University Colloquium Lecture delivered by Prof. Virendra Kumar on ‘Citizens Right to Vote’ at Dr. S. S. Bhatnagar Auditorium, University Institute of Chemical Engineering and Technology (UICET) on December 11, 2013
Conducted Proceedings for a three hour Session on Paper Presentations on October 25, 2013 as part of the Seminar on ‘The Making of Modern Punjab: Education, Science and Social Change in Punjab c.1850-c.2000’ organized for Commemoration of the 150th Birth Anniversary Year of Professor Ruchi Ram Sahni at University Auditorium, Panjab University
Conducted proceedings for the 7th Panjab University Colloquium Lecture delivered by Prof. B. S. Brar on ‘De-theorizing Globalization’ at Panjab University Auditorium on September 5, 2013.
Conducted proceedings and Delivered Vote of Thanks at the Participatory Dissemination Workshop on “Canadian Model of Community Colleges: Lessons for Higher Education Policy in India” jointly organised by the Department of Public Administration, Panjab University and Centre for Indo-Canadian Studies, University of the Fraser Valley, Canada at ICSSR North-Western Regional Centre, Panjab University, Chandigarh on May 10, 2013
Conducted Proceedings and organized ‘Shaheedon ko Naman’ on the ‘Police Commemoration Day’ for paying homage to the police martyrs on behalf of the Students and the Faculty of Police Administration, Panjab University on 21st October 2009
Conducted Proceedings of the Regional Conference on ‘Reforms in Governance’ jointly organized by Indian Institute of Public Administration (IIPA) Punjab and Chandigarh (UT) Regional Branch and Department of Public Administration, Panjab University, Chandigarh on 15th October 2009.
Conducted Proceedings for the Special Lectures by Prof. R. K. Gupta and Prof. R. K. Sharma to mark RTI Day on 12th October 2009.
Conducted Proceedings and Delivered Presentation about the Police Administration Course of the Panjab University on the Visit of Twenty Nine Cadets of the ranks Sub Inspector and above undergoing Training in the North Eastern Police Academy (NEPA), Meghalaya on 21st August 2009.
Conducted Proceedings for the Special Lecture on ‘Stress Management with Special Reference to Police’ delivered by Prof. Jitendra Mohan, Professor Emeritus, Psychology at Panjab University on 26th March 2009.
Conducted Proceedings for the Special Lecture delivered by Prof. D J Singh, Senior Deputy Director and Dean, Social Sciences, Maharaja Ranjit Singh Punjab Police Academy, Phillaur to the students of M.A. Police Administration at Panjab University on 24th March 2009.
Conducted Proceedings for the Follow-Up Meeting of the International Conference on Child Friendly Cities jointly organised by the Canadian Studies Centre; Department of Public Administration, Panjab University; in collaboration with the University of the Fraser Valley, Canada on 7th October 2008.
. Conducted proceedings for the Special Lecture by Prof. Yvon Dandurand, Associate Vice President, Research and Graduate Studies, University of the Fraser Valley (UFV), Abbotsford, British Columbia on “Canada-India Research Partnerships in the Field of Justice, Public Safety and Human Rights” held on 14th July 2008 at ICSSR Complex, Panjab University, Chandigarh.
Conducted proceedings for the Special Lecture by His Excellency, David M Malone, The High Commissioner, Canadian High Commission, India on “IndiaCanada: A Study in Contrasts?” held on 21st May 2008 at ICSSR Complex, Panjab University, Chandigarh.
Project Work
Member, Research Team of the Project on the “Impact Analysis of Chandigarh Police Gully Cricket Tournament – a Community Connect Initiative of Chandigarh Police”, which was initiated on the request of Chandigarh Police

in 2012

Member, Research Team of the Panjab University for the Project entitled “Economic and Social Development of Punjab With Special Reference to Muktsar District”, sponsored by the Punjab Government.

in 2007

Professional Association
Treasurer, Broad-based Committee for organizing monthly Panjab University Colloquium
Member, Broad-based Committee to plan activities for commemorating the 150th Birth Anniversary Year of Professor Ruchi Ram Sahni
Member, Registration Committee for organizing the 50th Convention of Chemists of the Indian Chemical Society
Member, Research Degree Committee of Police Administration, Panjab University
Member, Board of Control of Centre for Police Administration for the Year 2013. 6. Member, Research Monitoring Committee of the Centre for Police Administration
Member, Broad-based Committee for organizing monthly Panjab University Colloquium
Executive, Panjab University Teacher’s Association (PUTA)
Member, Academic Committee, Administrative Committee and Technical Committee of the Centre for Police Administration.