DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

Dr.C.S.Rao PG Centre
Sri Y.N.College : Narsapur

About the Department:

The Department of Public Administration was established in the year 1990 as one of the founding courses along with M.Com. and M.A. English. Over the years the department evolved in to a research centre in Political Science and Pubic Administration with a view to improve the quality of education and professionalize the subject. Since its inception it has been maintaining more than 90% passes every year with first classes and distinctions. One of our students received a Gold Medal in the 82nd Convocation of Andhra University. The department has conducted two UGC sponsored National Seminars and One International Seminar. Since 1990 to 2016 the department had been affiliated to Andhra University and from the academic year 2016-17 it has been affiliated to Adikavi Nannaya University, Rajahmundry. So far 25 batches of students have completed their Post Graduate Programme in Public Administration. Towering personalities like Sri J.M.Lyngdow, former Chief Election Commissioner of India, Prof.A.Prasanna Kumar, former Rector of Andhra University, Prof.G.Hara Gopal, former Dean of Social Sciences, Central University of Hyderabad, Prof.C.V.Raghavulu, former Vice Chancellor of Nagarjuna University, Prof.RLM Patil, Bangalore, Prof.Sushma Yadav, IIPA, New Delhi, Dr.A.D.Mishra, Dy. Director, National Gandhi Museum, New Delhi, Prof.Sukumar, University of Delhi, Prof.D.Suran Naidu, Dept. of Politics and Public Administration, Prof.P.Krishna Prasad, Dept. of Politics and Public Administration, Prof.E.A.Narayana, Former Rector of Andhra University, Prof.Y.Pardha Saradhi, Osmania University, Prof.G.Srinivas Reddy, Former Rector, Kakatiya University, Warangal, Prof.BPC Bose, Nagarjuna University and others visited our department. The faculty members actively involved in writing articles in national and international research journals and publishing books. One of our faculty members is recognized as Research Supervisor for guiding M.Phil and Ph.D. Scholars. The department regularly conducts surveys and research on socially relevant issues.

Course Structure:

  • Two Years Programme with 4 Semesters
  • 5 Papers in Each Semester
  • Computer Applications (theory & practicals) paper in First Semester
  • Project Work & Viva-Voce at the end of the 4th Semester

Approved Intake of the Department:

  • Approved intake of the department is 50 by Andhra University
  • Approved intake of the department is 50 by Adikavi Nannaya University.

Present Strength:

  • First Year students – 25
  • Second Year Students – 30

Fee Particulars:

  • Fee prescribed by the university is Rs.11,400/- per annum

Faculty Details:

  • Prof.D.Venkateswara Rao, M.A. (Pol. Sci.), M.A. (Pub. Admn.) Ph.D.
    Working since 1990.
  • Dr.P.V.Subba Rao, M.A. (Pub. Admn.), M.A. (Pol. Sci.), M.B.A., Ph.D., SLET Qualified.
    Working since 2001.
  • Mr.D.D.N.Prasad, M.A. (Pub. Admn.), M.A. (Pol. Sci.), L.L.B.,
    Working since 2011.

Books & Journals:

  • Total No. of Books available in the library – 960
  • Total No. of Journals subscribed – 11

UNIVERSITY RECOGNIZED RESEARCH CENTRE:
The department was recognized by the Andhra University as College Research Centre in 2005 to continue M.Phil and Ph.D. Programmes. Under the guidance of Prof.D.Venkateswara Rao, Head of the department, 5 M.Phils and One Ph.D. were awarded. At present there are 5 Ph.D. (PT) Scholars pursuing their research under the guidance of Prof.D.Venkateswara Rao.

MINOR RESEARCH PROJECT:
One Minor Research Project entitled “The Representation of Women in Urban Local Bodies – A Case Study of West Godavari District in AP” completed under the financial assistance of UGC-SERO, Hyderabad, during 2012-2014. Prof.D.Venkateswara Rao, HoD of PG Public Administration was the Co-investigator for this MRP.

STUDENT ACHIEVEMENTS:
Smt. Reeja Joseph secured 7.78 CGPA in Public Administration during 2011-2013 batch, received 2 Merit Prizes and Gold Medal in 82nd Andhra University Convocation for her highest percentage of marks secured in M.A. Public Administration course at University Level.

Highlights of the Department:

  • The Department is one of the founding departments in PG Courses. Almost it has completed 26 years by 2016.
  • It has University Recognized Research Centre and produced the 5 M.Phil Degrees and One Ph.D. Degree by AU, ANU & Madhurai Kamaraj University.
  • At present there are 5 Scholars who are pursuing their Ph.D. Programmes under the guidance of Prof.D.Venkateswara Rao
  • The only Department in Sri Y.N.College organized the UGC sponsored International Seminar in collaboration with Andhra University, Visakhapatnam in July, 2013.
  • The only Department which organized One International and three National & State Level seminars in the college.
  • Three of our faculty members published 64 articles, books, Edited Volumes etc., From 2010 to 2016.
  • Since 2010 to 2016, three of our faculty members participated in 49 Seminars.
  • Prof.D.Venkateswara Rao has been the editor for Quarterly Newsletter on Gandhian Studies Centre of our college.
  • Prof.D.Venkateswara Rao has been the Co-Investigator for UGC Minor Research Project entitled “Representation of Women in Urban Local Bodies – A Case Study of West Godavari Dist.”. It is proposed to be completed by March, 2015.
  • Prof.D.Venkateswara Rao participated in SAARC-SHRD Workshop held in Islamabad, Pakistan, on “The Role of HRD in Improving Good Governance” in October, 2010 and presented the country’s report.
  • The Department has collaborations with National Maritime Foundation – Visakha Chapter, NIRD, Govt. of India, Hyderabad, Central Jail, Rajahmundry and Andhra University for its academic activity.
  • Prof.D.Venkateswara Rao is a life member of IIPA, New Delhi, Indian Society of Gandhian Studies and APPA, Visakhapatnam.
  • Prof.D.Venkateswara Rao as member in PG Board of Studies of Political Science & Public Administration of Adikavi Nannaya University, Rajahmahendravaram.
  • Prof.D.Venkateswara Rao and Dr.P.V.Subba Rao are the members of PG Board of Studies, Dept. of Politics and Public Administration, Andhra University & Sri Satya Sai Institute of Higher Learning, (Deemed to be University), Prasanthi Nilayam, Puttaparthi.
  • Prof.D.Venkateswara Rao has been the Member in UG Board of Studies of Political Science (Adikavi Nannaya University, Rajahmahendravaram) for ASNM Govt. Degree College, Palakol, SKSD Womens Degree College, Tanuku & ASD Govt Degree College for Women, Kakinada.
  • Prof.D.Venkateswara Rao is designated as Director for UGC Gandhian Studies Centre since 2005.
  • Prof.D.Vnekateswara Rao and Mr.P.V.Subba Rao were the Resource Persons to seminars and motivation classes for women organized by Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts, Govt. of India, Bangalore during 2011-2012.
  • Prof.D.Venkateswara Rao has been the identified resource person to Personality Development Classes in the Dist.316G conducted by Lions Clubs International.
  • Prof.D.Venkateswara Rao has been the Resource Person to Gandhi Certificate Course classes offered in various Schools and Colleges in both the districts.
  • Prof.D.Venkateswara Rao attended as Subject Expert for APSSC Paper Setting & examiner for Group-I examinations of APPSC.

PUBLICATIONS BY THE STAFF:

S.No.,
Faculty Name
Articles in Journals
Articles in Edited Volumes
Book Publications
Total
1.
Dr.D.Venkateswara Rao
16
08
08
32
2.
Dr.P.V.Subba Rao
26
02
01
29
3.
Mr.D.D.N.Prasad
02
01
3

SEMINARS PARTICIPATED BY THE STAFF:

S.No.,
Faculty Name
National/State/UGC
Papers Presented
International
Total
1.
Dr.D.Venkateswara Rao
21
18
02
23
2.
Dr.P.V.Subba Rao
16
08
01
17
3.
Mr.D.D.N.Prasad
08
06
01
09

SEMINARS / WORKSHOPS ORGANIZED BY THE DEPARTMENT(2010 to 2016):

  • UGC & ICSSR sponsored One Day National Seminar on “The Role of HRD in Improving Good Governance” by our Department on 29th March, 2011.
  • UGC (CPE) sponsored workshop on “Electoral Reforms, Jan Lok pal and Civil Society” in collaboration with UG Dept. of Public Administration in our college on 27th February, 2012.
  • Two Day Training Programme to Rural Journalists of Narsapur Revenue Division organized by AP Press Academy, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh & Andhra University, Visakhapatnam in our college on 27th & 28th of October, 2012. Prof.D.Venkateswara Rao, PG Dept. of Public Administration, is the Workshop Coordinator.
  • UGC sponsored International Seminar on “Policies, Institutions, Governance and Contemporary Disarray” organized by the Department in collaboration with Dept. of Public Administration, SDE, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam at Andhra University Campus on 27-30 July, 2013.

CONSULTANCY:

  • Prof.D.Venkateswara Rao was a Resource Person to Seminar on “Awareness on International Standards and Quality Compliances” organized from 21-26 February, 2011 by Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts, Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of AP.
  • Prof.D.Venkateswara Rao was the faculty for women entrepreneurship programmes organized by National Centre for Design and Product Development, Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India, on 11th & 19th of January, 2012 in Narsapur.
  • Prof.D.Venkateswara Rao & Dr.P.V.Subba Rao, Faculty of the programmes conducted for Women Empowerment and Entrepreneurship by the PAN Godavari Lace Exports Pvt. Ltd., Sitaramapuram, in East and West Godavari Districts during 2011-2012.
  • Prof.D.Venkateswara Rao has been identified as Resource Person for their Personality Development & Career Guidance Programmes to cover One Lakh students in West Godavari by Lions Club Dist.316G during 2014-15.
  • Prof.D.Venkateswara Rao, Dr.P.V.Subba Rao and Mr.D.D.N.Prasad have been the faculty for Personal Contact Programmes to M.A.Public Administration & Political Science students conducted by School of Distance Education, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam in Rajahmudndry & Eluru since 2002.

Collaborations:

  • National Maritime Foundation, Visakhapatnam Regional Chapter
    Prof.D.Venkateswara Rao as a Resource Person for its programmes and Research Project in our area.
  • Collaboration with Dept. of Public Administration, School of Distance Education, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam to organize UGC sponsored Seminar on “The Role of HRD in Improving Good Governance on 29th March, 2011.
  • Collaboration with Dept. of Public Administration, School of Distance Education, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam to organize UGC sponsored International Seminar on “Policies, Institutions, Governance & Contemporary Disarray” held on 27-30, July, 2013 held at Andhra University Campus.
  • Collaboration with Central Jail, Rajahmundry, E.G.Dist., to organize Guest Lectures, Orientation Programmes, Certificate Courses on Gandhiji etc., Prof.D.Venkateswara Rao, Head, Dept. of Public Administration as its Coordinator.
  • In collaboration with NCRI, Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India, Hyderabad organized a UGC sponsored National Seminar on “The Relevance of Gandhian Principles to the Present” in SKSD Women’s College, Tanuku on 17-18 September, 2016. Prof.D.Venkateswara Rao as Co-Convenor.
  • Collaboration with Municipal Council, Narsapur, to organize Awareness Programmes and Orientation Programmes on Leadership, Local Bodies Finances etc., to Ward Councilors, Teachers in Municipal Schools and Anganwadi Workers.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE STAFF:
Prof.D.Venkateswara Rao:

  • Director, Gandhian Studies Centre (UGC), Sri Y.N. College, Narsapur
  • Member, IQAC, Sri Y.N. College, Narsapur
  • Co-convener, Fine Arts Association, Sri Y.N. College, Narsapur
  • Co-Editor, Magazine Committee, Sri Y.N. College, Narsapur
  • Co-convener, Anti-Ragging Committee, Dr.C.S. Rao PG Centre, Sri Y.N. College, Narsapur
  • Joint Secretary, Sri Y.N. College Alumni Association (SYNCAA), Narsapur
  • Co-convener, Hand Book Committee, PG Centre, Sri Y.N. College
  • Member, Research Committees of both UG & PG of Sri Y.N. College.

Dr.P.V.Subba Rao:

  • Member in Quiz Committee of Fine Arts Association, Dr.C.S. Rao PG Centre, Sri Y.N. College, Narsapur.

Mr.D.D.N.Prasad:

      • Member in Mid-Semester Exams Committee, Dr.C.S. Rao PG Centre, Sri Y.N. College, Narsapur.

 

INNOVATIVE & BEST PRACTICES:

  • Creating “e-mail IDs” to all our students
  • Giving practice in MS Office and Internet in Computer Lab for first year students
  • Providing financial incentives to Meritorious Students by the Staff
  • Conducting Orientation Programmes to AUCET/NANNAYA CET aspirants every year.
  • Conducting awareness programmes on Group-II and other Competitive Exams
  • Conducting Communication Skills and Personality Development Classes to students
  • Celebrating International Women’s’ Day, UNO DAY, Constitution Day, Human Rights Day etc., in the department.
  • Encouraging our students to extend their service and support to needy (Physically Challenged & HIV/AID infected children)

RECENT ACHIEVEMENTS OF THE STAFF:

    • Prof.D.Venkateswara Rao has been the editor for Intermediate 2nd Year Civics Book (both in Telugu & English Mediums) published by Board of Intermediate Education, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh in 2015.
    • Prof.D.Venkateswara Rao has been the co-author for “General Studies Book” (in Telugu Medium) for Competitive Exams published by Telugu Academy, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh in 2015.
    • Prof.D.Venkateswara Rao has been the co-author for “General Studies Book” (in English Medium) for Competitive Exams to be published by Telugu Academy, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh. (under printing)
    • Prof.D.Venkateswara Rao has been the subject expert for Constable and Sub-Inspector Recruitment Exams conducted by APPSC.
    • Dr.P.V.Subba Rao, Faculty of our department has been the Co-Author for a book entitled as “Commerce and Career Opportunities” published in 2016.
  • Release of Seminar Abstracts

  • Prof.G.S.N.Raju, VC of Andhra University delivering the Inaugural address

  • Dr.C.Satyanarayana Rao, Secretary & Correspondent addressing the delegates

  • Prof.G.Hara Gopal, Member, AP Civil Rights Forum, addressing the sutdents and staff in SRi Y.N.College

  • Prof.A.Prasanna KUmar delivering the Key-Note Address in the seminar

  • Prof.P.Krishna Prasad, AU, addressing the MBA students at Sri Y.N.College, Narsapur

  • Lecture by Prof.KVSG Murali Krishna, JNTU-K

  • Prof.P.Premanandam, Dept. of Politics & Public administration, AU addressing the students

  • Dr.Lavanam addressing in Sri Y.N.College Gandhi centre

  • Prof.I.Dosagiri Rao, AUPG Centre, Kakinada, addressing the students on on the occasion of Indian Constitutution Day-1

  • Prof.P.Krishna Prasad felicitating the delegates in the seminar

  • Our college students and staff who participated in the Seminar

  • Kum.Sowmya Sree addressing the students on Personality Development

  • PG Students of Dr.C.S.Rao PG Centre honoring Dr.Ch.Satyavani, HoD of English, on the occasion of International Women's Day celebration in Sri Y.N.College

  • Students donating the boold in sri Y.N.College, organized by Lions Club of Narsapur

  • Our Students in Blood donation Cmap

  • Distributing Nannaya Cet-2016 Exam material to students appearing for exam.-1

  • Dr.N.chinta Rao, PG Director, Distributing AUCET material to students-1

  • Y.N.College studetns donated rice & fruits to Mentally retard students at Razole.