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Dr. K. Gulam Dasthagir


Department of Sociology

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I humbly commenced teaching and research as school topper in high school and higher secondary school, Gold medals thrice in first, second, and third years of Graduation in Sociology, University first rank in Post-Graduation in Sociology, UGC-NET with JRF in depute, besides Post-Graduate diplomas in Higher Education, Public Relations, Personnel Management and Industrial Relations and Ph.D. in Sociology. My twenty-five years of academic service is lauded with Best Teacher Award of Pondicherry University, Outstanding Employee State award of Government of Puducherry, Best Employee State Award (twice) by Government of Tamil Nadu, Alumni Achievement Award, Outstanding Faculty Award, Young Social Scientist Award, Youth Merit Award, Outstanding Personality Award and Best Research Paper Awards.


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Notable Publications

"Women’s Exclusion in Farmer Management of Irrigation Systems in Tamil Nadu: A Case Study. Indian Journal of Gender Studies, Sage Publications (2009),16, 401-410."

Participation of Women in Water Management: An Appraisal of Water User’s Associations of the Cumbum Valley Irrigation System. The Indian Journal of Social Work, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai (2009), 70, 455-466.

Tradition and Technology in Precluding Girl Child in India. Social Change, Sage Publications (2015), 45, 276-288.

Pani Panchayats for Whom: Investigating Preclusion of Dalit Women in Participatory Irrigation Institutions. Contemporary Voice of Dalit, Sage Publications (2016), 8, 163-176.

Engendered Rights beneath Gendered Irrigation Institutions: An Analysis of Masculine Domination that Eclipses Empowerment of Women Farmers in Pani Panchayats, Social Action: A Quarterly Review of Social Trends, Indian Social Institute, New Delhi (January to March 2018), 68(1), 20-33.

Awards & Achievements​

Best Teacher Award, Pondicherry University, 2015.
Outstanding Employee State Award, Government of Puducherry, 2016-17.
Best Employee State Award, Government of Tamil Nadu (Twice), 2003 and 2008.

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