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The application cycle for the Ph.D. Program at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Tirupati has begun. The deadline for receiving applications is 10-April-2024.

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Research Highlights

Challenges Faced by Women Entrepreneurs in Rural India: A Mixed-Method Study on Perception

Aravamudhan, V., Sivakumar, K., Vishnu, C. R. and Mohanasundaram, K. (2024) Challenges Faced by Women Entrepreneurs in Rural India: A Mixed-Method Study on PerceptionThe International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print. Accepted for Publication on April 12, 2024. Link: https://doi.org/10.1177/14657503241254954.

Reflections on Solar Energy Adoption Research: A Semi-Systematic Review

Vishnu, C.R. and John, J. (2024) Reflections on Solar Energy Adoption Research: A Semi-Systematic ReviewInternational Journal of Energy Sector Management, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print. Accepted for Publication on April 4, 2024. Link: https://doi.org/10.1108/IJESM-01-2024-0028.

Overcoming barriers to climate-smart agriculture in South Asia

The journal article was published by Dr Chandra Sekhar Bahinipati titled Overcoming barriers to climate-smart agriculture in South Asia, Journal: Nature Climate Change, Impact Factor: 31.Link: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41558-023-01905-z.

Decolonizing Development: Liberatory Epistemologies from India and Latin America

The book publication by Dr. Rahul A. Sirohi titled “Decolonizing Development: Liberatory Epistemologies from India and Latin America” Publisher: Routledge (Taylor & Francis Group); Year of publication: 2023; ISBN: 9781032159355. The book is co-authored with Prof. Sonya Surabhi Gupta, Professor of Latin American Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.

Micro-irrigation Adoption, Resource Efficiency, Sustainability, and Smallholder Farmers

Sponsored Research Project proposal submitted by Dr Chandra Sekhar Bahinipati titled “Micro-irrigation Adoption, Resource Efficiency, Sustainability, and Smallholder Farmers Well-being: Evidence from the Rayalaseema Region in Andhra Pradesh; A study under PM Krishi Sinchai Yojana” to the Indian Council of Social Science Research has been sanctioned on August 2023.

Crop-insurance adoption and impact on farm households’ well-being in India: evidence from a panel study

Biswal, D. and Bahinipati, C.S., Crop-insurance adoption and impact on farm households’ well-being in India: evidence from a panel study. Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy, 2023. DOI: 10.1080/13547860.2023.2266204.

Newspaper Articles

Faith, Family, and Freedom in American Life: New Possibilities

Prof. A. Raghuramaraju published news article on “Faith, Family, and Freedom in American Life: New Possibilities,” The Telegraph, 10-7-2023.

Scientific exploration must shun commerce: How it all began

Prof. A. Raghuramaraju published a news article on “Scientific exploration must shun commerce: How it all began,” The Telegraph, 12-9-2023. Click here

A women, Death and a poem: Unique pairing

Prof. A. Raghuramaraju published a news article on “A women, Death and a poem: Unique pairing,” The Telegraph, 13-11-2023. Click Here

Spirit of Enquiry: Reassessing the Past for the Future of the Nation

Prof. A. Raghuramaraju published news article on "Spirit of Enquiry: Reassessing the Past for the Future of the Nation", The Telegraph, 14-8-2023.

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Activities and Recognitions

Decolonizing Development: Liberatory Epistemologies from India and Latin America

Ceteris Never Paribus Podcast by Dr. Rahul A. Sirohi, based on his new book "Decolonizing Development: Liberatory Epistemologies from India and Latin America" Link: https://ceterisneverparibus.net/decolonising-development-episode-41/.

"Textual Criticism", in a Refresher course on Telugu.

Invited Talk in a Refresher Course by Prof. A. Raghuramaraju on “Textual Criticism,” in a Refresher course on Telugu, organised by UGC-Human Resource Development Centre, Osmania University, Hyderabad on 12-7-2023.

Current Research Fields

Economics

Development Economics, Political Economy, Economics of Climate Change, Environmental Economics, and Natural Resource Management

Management Studies

Empirical Asset Pricing, Financial Engineering and Risk Management, Investment Analysis, Portfolio Management, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Organizational Behaviour, Organizational Leadership, Strategic Human Resource Management, Operations Management, Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain & Logistics Management, Operations Research & Analytics, Project Management, and Production Planning & Control.

English

Indian Theories of Language and Literature, Comparative Poetics, and Indian Religions

Philosophy

Indian Philosophy, Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy, and Contemporary Indian Thought

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