One day Workshop on “Project Work” on 17thDecember, 2013 Organized by Dept. of Commerce, University College for Women, Koti, Hyderabad
The Department of Commerce, Osmania University College for Women, conducted a One-day Workshop on “Project Report” to the students of both, UG and PG of Commerce of Campus and constituent Colleges on 17th December, 2013 at ESRA Hall, Osmania University College for Women, (Autonomous) Koti, Hyderabad.
Project Work is a part of the Course Curriculum of Commerce Education. Therefore, the Program is undertaken to guide the students to identify the Research Problem; Draft the Questionnaire in a structured form; enable them to learn the techniques of Data Collection; Analyze and Interpret the data output in a manner relevant to the research analysis and finally draft the Report.
On 17th December, 2013, the Inaugural Function started at 9.30a.m. Prof. B.T. Seetha, Principal; Prof. Sugitha Mathur, Vice-Principal, Prof.K. Shanakaraiah, Head, Dept. of Commerce, Osmania University; Sri M.V. Subba Rao, I/c Head, Dept. of Commerce, OUCW graced the occasion.
The Program was for one day with five sessions. There were 150 – 160 participants comprising of students from B.Com. (Honors), B.Com. (Taxation), B.Com. (Regular) and M.Com. The Resource Persons were Dr. T. Krishna Kumar, Professor, Nizam College; Prof. Chandra Sekhar, Siva Sivani Institute of Management, Kompally; Dr. G. Naresh Reddy and Dr. A. Patrick, Dept. of Commerce, Osmania University.
The participants have learnt the importance of Research, Identification of a Research Problem, tools for Collection of Data, Drafting of a Questionnaire, Analysis of Data and finally Report Writing. The sessions were interactive and lively. The Program enabled the participants to manage quantitative data more effectively, interpret complex data output and use various inferential statistics. The participants felt confident to select the topic for research and do their Project Work at a faster pace.
At the end of the Program, the certificates were distributed to the participants.
Three day Conference on “Indian Political Science Association 55th All India Conference” from 28th – 30th December, 2013 Organized by Dept. of Political Science, Vivekananda Govt. Degree College, Vidyanagar, Hyderabad
The Indian Political Science Association’s 55th Annual Conference was held in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. It was originally scheduled to be held in Chennai but due to unforeseeable reasons it had to be moved to Hyderabad. It was held from the 28th of January, 2014 to the 30th January, 2014. The Chairman of the Organizing Committee for the Conference was Prof. G. Gopal Reddy, Osmania University and Dr. M. Venkatanarayan Reddy the local organising secretary.
The conference began on the morning of the 28th of Jan, 2014 with an inaugural session which was the local organising secretary, Dr. M. Venkatnarayan Reddy’s welcome address followed by a Report Presentation by the Gen. Secretary and Treasurer Prof. Sanjeev Kumar Sharma. This was followed by the Inaugural Address by the Chief Guest Honourable Justice L. Narasimha Reddy, Judge High Court of Andhra Pradesh. Following this address were two addresses by Guests of Honour Prof. R.V.R. Chandrasekhar Rao, Former Vice Chancellor of the Dr. B.R.Ambedkar Open University, Hyderabad and Ambassador A N Ram, a career diplomat. The Presidential address was delivered by prof. Thandavan, the Vice Chancellor of the Madras University and a Vote of Thanks Proposed by Prof. J.L.N. Rao of the Dept. of Political Science of the Osmania University.
The first session of the afternoon was a Plenary on “Revisiting Political Theory and Political Systems: Oriental and Occidental” and it was Chaired by Prof. P. Muthaiah, the Head of Dept. of Political Science, Osmania University and the two speakers were Prof. Madhurendra Kumar, Dept. of Political Science, Kumaon University, Uttarakhand and Prof. A.V. Satish Chandra, Dept. of Political Science, Osmania University, Hyderabad. The second afternoon session was the “Madhukar Shyam Chaturvedi Memorial Lecture” Chaired by Prof. Sushma Yadav, Pro-Chancellor, IGNOU, New Delhi and the lecture delivered by Prof. K.K. Mishra, Dept. of Political Science, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi.
The second day i.e., the 29th of Jan, 2014 was a total of 17 panel discussions that were held simultaneously across three sessions.
Panel-1: State of the Studies in Political Science
Chair: Prof. A. P. S. Chauhan, Jiwaji University, Gwalior (MP)
Co-Chair: Prof. Panchanan Chattopadhyaya, Assam University, Diphu (Assam)
Discussant: Dr. Inakshi Chaturvedi, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur (Raj.)
Panel-2: Political Thought and Theory in India: Lessons from the Past
Chair: Prof. CP Barthwal, Former Vice-Chancellor, Kumaun University, Nainital (Uttarakhand)
Co-Chair: Prof. Jitendra Narayan, LN Mithila University, Darbhanga (Bihar)
Discussant: Prof. Vijay Kumar, TM University, Bhagalpur (Bihar)
Panel-3: The Future of State in Globalized World
Chair: Prof. L.N. Sharma, Patna University, Patna (Bihar)
Co-Chair: Prof. C.P. Sharma, Vinoba Bhave University, Hazaribagh (Jharkhand)
Discussant: Dr. (Mrs.) Margaret Lakra, Vinoba Bhave University, Hazaribagh (Jharkhand)
Panel-4: Discourses of Gender
Chair: Prof. Sushma Yadav, Pro Chancellor, IGNOU (New Delhi)
Co-Chair: Prof. Yoga Jyotsna, Osmania University, Hyderabad ( A.P.)
Discussant: Dr. Swarnamayee Tripathi, Utkal University, Bhubaneshwar (Odisha)
Panel-5: Politics of Democratic Decentralization in India
Chair: Prof. Noorjahan Bawa, University of Delhi, Delhi
Co-Chair: Prof. Mohan Kashikar, RTD Nagpur University, Nagpur (Maharashtra)
Discussant: Dr. Sanjay Kumar Jha, LN Mithila University, Darbanga (Bihar)
Panel-6: Politics of Violent and Non-Violent Movements
Chair: Prof. Kashinath Jena, Tripura University, Agartala (Tripura)
Co-Chair: Prof. JLN Rao, Osmania University, Hyderabad (AP)
Discussant: Dr. B.K. Mahakul, Sambalpur University, Sambalpur (Odisha)
Panel-7: Politics and Democratic Governance in India
Chair: Prof. Upendra Mishra, BRA University, Muzaffarpur (Bihar)
Co-Chair: Dr. Anurag Ratna, GSPG College, Sultanpur (U.P)
Discussant: Dr. Abhay Vikram Singh, CCS University, Meerut (UP)
Panel-8: Politics of Non-State Activism
Chair: Prof. G. Krishna Reddy, Osmania University, Hyderabad (AP)
Co-Chair: Prof. Baldev Agia, Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidya Nagar (Gujarat)
Discussant: Dr. K. Vidyasagar Reddy, Mizoram University, Aizawl (Mizoram)
Panel-9: New World Order and India
Chair: Prof. R.S. Yadav, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra (Haryana)
Co-Chair: Dr. Farhana Kausar, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi
Discussant: Dr. Pratip Chattopadhyaya, Kalyani University, Kalyani (W.B)
Panel-10: Contours of Modern Political Economy
Chair: Prof. JK. Mishra, Berhampur University, Berhampur (Odisha)
Co-Chair: Prof. Bharti Patil, Shivaji University, Kolhapur (Maharashtra)
Discussant: Dr. N. Somerendra Singh, Manipur University, Imphal (Manipur)
Panel-11: Political Systems and Democracy
Chair: Prof. I Ramabrahmam, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad (AP)
Co-Chair: Prof. Mohd. Alamgeer, Samastipur College, Samastipur (Bihar)
Discussant: Dr. Anupam Sharma, Indra Gandhi National Tribal University, Amarkantak (MP)
Panel-12: Issues in Administrative Culture and Governance
Chair: Prof. Manoj Dixit, University of Lucknow, Lucknow (UP)
Co-Chair: Prof. Pawan Sharma, ABV Hindi University, Bholpal (MP)
Discussant: Dr. Rajveer Singh Dalal, Ch. Devilal University, Sisra (Haryana)
Panel-13: Perspectives on State Politics in India
Chair: Prof. B.P. Singh, Vinoba Bhave University, Hazaribagh (Jharkhand)
Co-Chair: Dr. Nanin Bath, Rajiv Gandhi University, Doimukh (Arunachal Pradesh)
Discussant: Dr. Ira Yadav, VKS University, Ara (Bihar)
Panel-14: Emerging Nature of International Organization
Chair: Prof. Madhurendra Kumar, Kumaon University, Nainital (Uttarakhand)
Co-Chair: Dr. Thomas George, MS University, Vadodara (Gujarat)
Discussant: Dr. B. Sanjeev Reddy, Kakatiya University, Warangal (AP)
Panel-15: Contours of Global Politics
Chair: Prof. Manas Chakraborty, North Bengal University, Darjeeling (West Bengal)
Co-Chair: Dr. Anil Kumar Singh, JP University, Chhapra (Bihar)
Discussant: Prof. S.V. Kulkarni, CSB College, Ramdurg (Karnataka)
Panel-16: Government and Politics of Tamil Nadu
Chair: Prof. A. Thanikodi, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai (Tamil Nadu)
Co-Chair: Prof. Prakash Panwar, Shivaji University, Kolhapur (Maharashtra)
Discussant: Dr. N. Anshuman, Madras Christian College, Chennai (Tamil Nadu)
Panel-17: State Politics of Andhra Pradesh
Chair: Prof. Eswaraiah, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad (AP)
Co-Chair: Prof. D. Ravinder, Osmania University, Hyderabad (AP)
Discussant: Prof. Lalaiah, Osmania University, Hyderabad (AP)
The final day, the 30th of Jan, 2014 was the Valedictory Session with Prof. T. Tirupati Rao, Former Vice Chancellor of the Osmania University Presiding over it and the Chief Guest being Prof. R.S. Yadav, Director of the Gandhian Study Centre, Kurukshetra University and the Guest of Honour being Prof. K. Madhusudan Reddy, a Former President of the IPSA being the Guest of Honour. After all three had spoken, the Vote of Thanks was proposed by Prof. G. Gopal Reddy the Chairman of the Organising Committee of the 55th Annual Conference of the Indian Political Science Conference.