Dr. Meera M

Ms. Meera M
Designation  Dr. Meera. M
Email Id meeram@ids.uni-mysore.ac.in, drmmids99@gmail.com
Phone No  91- 821- 2419670
Qualification (a) M.D.P (Master Degree in Development Planning and Management)
(b) NET - UGC (National Eligibility Test for Lectureship)
(c) JRF - UGC (Junior Research Fellowship - Qualified)
(d)Registered for Ph.D., University of Mysore 
Department  
Area of Specialization 1)  Social Development with special focus on 
(a)  Integrated Rural - Urban Development 
(b)  Human Development 
(c)  Gender Studies and Women Empowerment
(c)  Social Diversity and Inclusion of Marginalized 
(e)  NGO Sector 
(f)  Education, Health, Livelihood Development
(g)  Governance and Development Administration. 
2)  IEC, Evaluation, Strategy Development, Training, Research, Gender-Sensitive Resource Material Preparation, Documentation. 

ublications: 
Books

Sl. No.

Author/s

Title

Publisher

Year of publication

A. 1.

Wilkin.K, Mundayat.M, Gopinath.U

Mouna Maathadidhaga (Kannada)

DFID (UK), KAWAD (India), NRIL (UK)

2003

2.

Wilkin. K, Mundayat. M, Gopinath. U

Voices In The Dark (English)

DFID (UK), KAWAD (India), NRIL (UK)

2003

3.

Meera. M, Indira. B, Sumathi

Panchayath Parihar (English)

ISST, Bangalore, ISST New Delhi, Action Aid India

2002

4.

Meera M and ISST team

Beyond Boundaries (English)

ISST Bangalore, ISST New Delhi, Action Aid India

2002

5.

Meera M and ISST Team

Goodininda Gaganakke (Kannada)

ISST Bangalore, ISST New Delhi, Action Aid India

2001

6.

Meera M, Indira. B, Sumathi

Panchayathi Parihara (English)

ISST Bangalore, ISST New Delhi, Action Aid India

2001

7.

Meera M, Deepa V

Grama Sabha - Peoples Sabha (English)

ISST Bangalore, ISST New Delhi, Action Aid India

2001

8.

Meera M, Jayalaxmi T.

Tharabethi Thanthragalu (Kannada)

ISST Bangalore, ISST New Delhi, Action Aid India

2001

9.

Meera M, Deepa V, Jayalaxmi T.

Gram Panchayat Budget Karnataka State (English)

ISST Bangalore, ISST New Delhi, Action Aid India

2001

10.

Meera M, David G.M, Deepa V.

Anubhavaguchcha (Kannada)

ISST Bangalore, ISST New Delhi, Action Aid India

2001

 

 

 

 

 

B. 1.

Meera M and ISST Team

UMA Prachar (Quarterly Newsletter in English, Kannada, Tamil)

ISST Bangalore, Action Aid India

2000-2002

2.

Meera M and ISST Team

Namma Panchayathi (Quarterly illustrated magazine in English, Kannada)

ISST Bangalore, Action Aid India

2000-2002

Papers in Conference /Seminar/Proceedings

Sl. No.

Title of the paper

Title of conference/seminar volume

Year

Publisher / Organizer

1.

Women and Panchayat Raj: Past Experiences, Present Scenario and Future Prospects

Women in 21st Century: Present Scenario and Future Prospects

2006

UGC and St. Aloysius Institute of Social Work, Mangalore University

Monographs/ Reports :

1. Report No. 26, Towards A strategy for Reaching Marginalised Groups, published by DFID (UK), Kawad (India), NRIL (UK); December 2003.
2. Gender, Governance and Grama Sabha, published by ISST Bangalore and Action Aid India; 2001. 
3. Women Gram Panchayaths, published by ISST Bangalore and Action Aid India; 2001
4. Exploring New Frontiers, Regional Seminar Report published by ISST Bangalore and Action Aid India; 2000

Conference /Seminar organized:

Sl. No.

Status as Organizer

Title of the conference/seminar

Year

1.

Associate Director, ISST, Bangalore

Regional Seminar titled Exploring New Frontiers

2000

Conference /Seminar Chaired:

Sl. No.

Title of the seminar

Organized by

Year

1.

Regional Seminar on Exploring New Frontiers

ISST Bangalore and Action Aid India

2000

Conferences/ Seminar participated:

Sl. No

Title

Organized by

Year

Participation and roles

1.

NGO and the State: Role and Relationship in Development

University of Durham, UK

September2004

Resource Person

2.

Curriculum Development

Jan Shikshan Sansthan, HRD Ministry, GOI

September 2004

Resource Person and Gender committee member

3.

Access to e-Resources of UGC INFONET, Digital Library Consortium

Library and Information Sciences Dept., University of Mysore

October 2008

Participant

4.

Trilogy of NGO, Community engagement and Development Ethos

Institute of Development Studies, Univ. of Mysore

December 2008

Compere, Organizational Support and Participation

5.

Positive Discrimination: Some Unexplored Dimensions

IDS, University of Mysore

March 2009

Compere, organizational Support and Participation

6.

Culture of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy

Political Science, Sociology, History Departments, Mysore University

March 2009

Participant

Chairman /Member of Authority /Committee etc:

Sl. No.

Chairman/Member/Secretary

Committee/Authority

Year (From- To)

1.

Member, Board of Examiners of Development Studies

IDS, Mysore University

2009

Membership to professional organization /Associations:

Sl. No.

Name of the Association/ Organizations

Membership

1.

International: MASHAV-Shalom, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government of Israel

Member

2.

National: Indian Association of Women Studies, India

Member

3.

State: Karnataka State Trainers Collective, Karnataka

Vice President ( Two Terms), Life Member

Other Information:

  • Registered for Ph.D. at University of Mysore and pursuing doctoral research work along with the duties as Lecturer in Development Studies.
  • Twelve years of prior work experience with Government, NGOs, Research and Educational Institutions, Grassroots Organizations and International and National Development Funding Agencies.
  • Awarded 2007 MASHAV Fellowship by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government of Israel to represent India at the two month International course on Integrated Urban Rural Development at Weitz Development Center, Rehovot, Israel.