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Ph.D. Thesis

Ph.D. Thesis

S.No. Title of the Thesis Author Supervisor/Guide Year
1 Health culture of Oraons of Rourkela and its Hinterlands S.K. Sahu  Prof. D. Banerji 1980
2 A study of factors responsible for setback of National Malaria Eradication Programme at Unit Level in Gurgaon District P.K. Dutta  Prof. D. Banerji 1980
3 Study of Leprosy Control Programme in rural population in Chingleput district K. V. Rao  Prof. D. Banerji 1982
4 Environment and well-being : a socio-psychological study of rural population in Kuttanad K. R. Nayar  Prof. P. Ramalingaswamy 1983
5 Social epidemiology of nutrition in Ranga Reddy district K. Satyanarayana Prof. D. Banerji 1986
6 An epidemiological study on child survival in a rural population of West Bengal S. K. Senapati  Prof. D. Banerji 1987
7 Analysis of Factors Influencing Performance of Auxiliary Nurse Midwives in Nizamabad District  (Not Available) M. Prakasama Prof. P. Ramalingaswamy 1989
8 Role of hospital services in determining the health culture of the community : A study of Jahangirpuri :  A resettlement colony of Delhi K. K. Ganguly  Dr. SK Sahu 1990
9 The Role of the public sector drugs and pharmaceutical industry in meeting the health needs of the Indian people : an analysis of perspective Jyoti Kapoor Prof. D. Benerji 1990
10 Regional variations in health status : an exploration into the relative role of health service expenditure and socio-economic development in India K.V. Narayana  Prof. Imrana Qadeer 1991
11 The House hold management of Diarrhoea in its social context : study of a Delhi slum Nita Bhandari  Prof. Imrana Qadeer & Prof. D. Banerji (Co-supervisor) 1992
12 Some aspects of the private sector in medical care and its interrelationship with the public sector : a study of Hyderabad – Secunderabad Rama V. Baru  Prof. Imrana Qadeer 1992
13 The world of the disabled An investigation into the concept of total rehabilitation with special reference to people suffering from lower-limb disability Narayan Prasad Joshi Prof. Prabha Ramalingaswamy 1992
14 An analysis of expanded programme of immunization in two districts of West Bengal Kunal Bagchi  Dr. SK Sahu & Prof. D. Banerji (Co-supervisor) 1993
15 Factors influencing fishermen’s health and well being : a case study of Kanyakumari District S. Peppin  Prof. KR Nayar 1993
16 Poverty, occupational groups and family size : an inquiry into the Factors that Influence Family Size Among Agriculturists and Weavers in some Villages of Tanda Tahsil District Faizabad R. A. Ansari  Prof. Imrana Qadeer & Prof. D. Banerji 1994
17 Role of Communication in the acceptance of family Welfare Measures: An Empirical Study in Tangi Block of Puri District Lalitendu Jagatdeb  Dr. SK Sahu 1994
18 Health Manpower Planning: Assessment of Nursing Manpower Requirements & Availability in National Health Services Development Lalita Manocha Prof. D. Banerji &  Prof. P. Ramalingaswamy (Co-supervisor) 1994
19 An Investigation into the Differential Behaviour of Economic Classes in Relation to the Family Planning Programme in Mandya District, Karnataka Mohan Rao  Prof. Imrana Qadeer 1995
20 A Study of Psycho-Social Aspects of Leukaemia Patients (*Post-Doc) A. Karim H. Sahar Prof. P. Ramalingaswamy 1995
21 A Study of Perception of High Risk Behaviour and HIV Transmission among Slum Populations in Madurai City, Tamilnadu C. Kubendran  Prof. P. Ramalingaswamy 1996
22 A Study of Nursing Services in Government Hospitals and Training programmes in some selected Districts of Kerala Jolly Jose  Prof. P. Ramalingaswamy 1996
23 Conditions of Work and Life of Agricultural Labourers in Baleshwar District: Implications for Health Robert Kumar Daspattnaik  Prof. Imrana Qadeer 1996
24 Some Aspects of Public Health in Purulia District : A Systems Analysis Amlan Dutta  Prof. Imrana Qadeer 1996
25 A Psychosocial Study of Selected Health problems in Low Income Urban Colonies of South Delhi Kalpana N Desai  Prof. P. Ramalingawamy & Prof. KR Nayar (Co-supervisor) 1997
26 Social Dynamics of Women’s Health : A Study of Bolpur Block in the District of Birbhum Krishna Soman  Prof. Imrana Qadeer 1997
27 Dynamics of Health Culture among the Slum Dwellers of Gwalior City Thaneswar Bir Prof. P. Ramalingaswamy 1997
28 A Study of District Health Administration in Shimal and Una District: A Socio-Cultural and Administrative Analysis Sudheer Kumar  Prof. P. Ramalingaswamy & Prof. KR Nayar (Co-supervisor) 1997
29 Labour Process and Its Impact on the lives of Women Workers: A Study of the Beedi Industries In Keelpavoor Block of Tirunelveli District, Tamil Nadu Meena Gopal  Prof. Imrana Qadeer 1997
30 A Study of Reproductive Health of Rural Women in Kurukshetra District Shivani  Prof. P. Ramalingaswamy & Prof. KR Nayar  1998
31 Some Aspects of Family Formation and Fertility Change: An Anthropological Enquiry in a Sub-Centre Village in Coimbatore District of Tamil Nadu N. Nakeeran  Prof. Mohan Rao 1998
32 Health behaviour of Urban Slum Dwellers in Delhi towards Tuberculosis : a sociological study Koushambi Basu  Prof. P. Ramalingaswamy & Prof. KR Nayar 1999
33 The Role of voluntary organizations in providing health services and empowering the poor : a comparaive study of Voluntary Organisations in New Delhi and Tehran Mansoureh Masoumaian  Prof. Imrana Qadeer 1999
34 Factors Influencing Health and Wellbeing of Workers in the Organized and Unorganized Sectors of Coir Industry in Kerala Bindu B. Nair Prof. KR Nayar 1999
35 A Sociological Study of Child Labourers in the Unorganised Sector of Brick Making in Suburban Calcutta Ruma Ghosh  Prof. P. Ramalingaswamy & Prof. KR Nayar 1999
36 The Social Basis of Outcomes of Pregnancy in the Gautam Nagar slum of Delhi Alpana Daya Sagar  Prof. D. Banerji & Prof. Imrana Qadeer (Co-supervisor) 1999
37 Public Health and Urban Processes : a study of Alleppey Town K.S. Sebastian  Prof. KR Nayar 1999
38 Tibetan medicine and its practice : a sociological analysis Manoj Kumar Singh  Prof. Anand Kumar & Prof. Rama Baru                           1999
39 Work, Gender, Relations and Health of Women workers in the Cashew Processing Industry of Kerala C.U. Thresia  Prof. Imrana Qadeer 2000
40 A Study of Illness, Disease and Well-being among a Group of Construction Workers in Their Ecological Context Ritu Priya Mehrotra  Prof. D. Banerji &  Prof. Imrana Qadeer 2000
41 The Changing Role of Folk Practitioners in Tribal Societies: A Case Study of Kondareddis of Andhra Pradesh N. Hari Mohan Lal  Prof. Rama V. Baru 2000
42 Women Doctors, Professionalism, Policies and the Emergence of Maternal Health Services” in 19th Century India Saroj Dhingra  Prof. Imrana Qadeer 2001
43 Occupational Health and Injuries in Faridabad District : A System Analysis of the Employees State Insurance Scheme Ashok Kumar Jindal  Prof. Imrana Qadeer   2001
44 Methodological Individualism in Public Health: Mapping the Contours of A Discourse Vijay Kumar Yadavendu  Prof. Rajeev Bhargava & Prof. Mohan Rao 2002
45 Significance of Traditional Social Institutions for the Elderly in the Changing Context of Rural Gopalganj, Bihar Habibullah Ansari  Prof. Ritu Priya 2002
46 Inter-Play of Factors in Influencing the Health of Women Workers-A Case Study of Handloom Weaving Industry in Karur District    (Not Available) S.Vijaya  Prof. Rama V. Baru 2002
47 Cholera in Delhi: A Study of time trends and its Determinants Rajib Das Gupta  Prof. Ritu Priya & Prof. Imrana Qadeer                  2003
48 Non-Governmental Organizations in Health Care: A Study of West Bengal Asok Kumar Sarkar  Prof. Rama V. Baru 2003
49 Sustainability of Non-Governmental Health Care in Rajasthan: A Case Study Manoj Kumar Kar  Prof. P. Ramalingawamy & Prof. KR Nayar 2003
50 Doctors in Hospitals : a Case Study of Bombay City Narendera Kakade  Prof. Ghanshyam Shah & Prof. Rama V. Baru. 2003
51 Middle class women's perception of health : a study in Vasant Kunj Locality of South Delhi Dharashree Das   2003
52 International Aid in health sector and public health planning Nisha Gupta   2003
53 Health and Well-Being of women embroidery workers in the chikan industry of Lucknow Bhavana Gulati  Prof. KR Nayar 2004
54 Workers in the Brassware industry of Moradabad: A Study of their health status Sanjeev Kumar  Prof. Sanghamitra S. Acharya 2004
55 Disaster Management and Health : a Case Study of Mursidabad District in West Bengal Soumitra Roy  Prof. KR Nayar 2004
56 Hill women of Garhwal : A Study of Their Work and Health in the Context of Ecological Degradation and Male Out Migration Ramila Bisht  Prof. Imrana Qadeer 2004
57 Role of traditional birth attendants in maternity care: A Study of a Delhi Slum Sarmila Mazumdar  Prof. Imrana Qadeer 2004
58 Labour and Health in Tea Plantations:  A Case Study of Phuguri Tea Estate, Darjeeling  (Not Available) Rinju Rasaily  Prof. Rama V. Baru 2004
59 Solid Waste Management and Public Health in Urban India: A Case Study of Banglore City M.P Nagendra   Prof. Rama V. Baru 2005
60 Self-Help Group Supported by Community Based Financial Institutions and Their Role in Women’s Empowerment and Health : a Case Study of Shramik Bharti Deepa Garg  Prof. KR Nayar 2005
61 Social Epidemiology of Arsenic of Poisoning of Murshidabad District in West Bengal (Not available) Atanu Sarkar  Prof. Ritu Priya 2005
62 HIV/AIDS and the Working Population in India :   a study of Experiences of People Living with HIV/AIDS in Tiruchirapalli Disrict of Tamil Nadu (Not Available) G. Mahesh  Prof. Ritu Priya 2005
63 Changing role of the Public and Private Sectors in Health Care : a case Study of Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu M Ganapathy Prof. Rama V. Baru 2006
64 Health Sector Reforms in Orissa and its Implications for the Health Services Subrata Kundu  Prof. Rama V. Baru 2006
65 Community responses to illness: A Study of the factors influencing Health behaviour with respect  malaria in rural communities of Nepal Chitra Bahadur Budhathoki  Prof. Imrana Qadeer & Prof. KR Nayar                    2006
66 Socio-Economic Status and Health are : a study of Bhilai Nagar (Not available) Sangeeta Mahilkar  Prof. Sanghamitra S. Acharya 2006
67 Private Investment in Public Sector Medical Care Institutions: A Study of Processes in tertiary and Secondary Level Care in Six Districts of West Bengal Bijoya Roy  Prof. Ritu Priya & Prof. Imrana Qadeer                  2007
68 Self-Help Groups and Their Role in Women’s Health and Empowerment (Not Available) Anant Kumar  Prof. KR Nayar 2007
69 Interpreting fever talk and fever care in Kerala's socio-cultural context Mathew George Dr. Alpna Sagar, and Dr. Harish Naraindas 2007
70 Development and Social Ecology: Implications of marine fisheries development programmes for the health and wellbeing of fish workers in Alappuzha, Kerala P. J. Michael  Prof. KR Nayar 2008
71 Liberlization, Product Patent Regime and Indian Pharmaceutical Industry : Implications for Public Haelth Mitu Pathak Prof. Rama V. Baru 2008
  Reproductive and Sexual Behaviour of Female Adolescent in Churachandpur, Manipur Rose Nembiakkim Prof. Sanghamitra S. Acharya 2008
72 Political Economy of Health: an analysis of policies, priorities and agents in Kerala Sunita B. Nair  Prof. KR Nayar 2009
73 Changing Labour Relations and Health: A Study of casual Workers in the Formal Garment Export Industry in Delhi Sobin George  Prof. KR Nayar 2009
74 Shifts in Processes of Diffusion of Medical Technology in India and Implications for Public Health Indira Chakravarthi  Prof. Imrana Qadeer & Prof. KR Nayar                    2009
75 Social and programmatic dynamics of the 'Mitanin' programme : implications for national rural health mission Som, Mithun  Prof. Ritu Priya & Prof. Imrana Qadeer                  2009
76 Social transformation of 'not-for-profit' hospitals in Delhi  Nundy, Madhurima Prof. Rama V. Baru & Prof. Rajib Dasgupta   2009
77 Women's empowerment and self help groups : a case study in Khurda district of Orissa Rath, Saswatee Prof. KR Nayar 2009
78 A Social History of Disease and Prostitution in Bengal from Syphills to AIDS Suchetana Ghosh Prof. Ritu Priya 2009
79 HIV/aida in Darjeeling : an analysis of pofulation dynamics and institutional response Binu Sundas Prof. Sanghamitra S. Acharya 2009
80 Social Transformation and Health Care Practices: An Ethnographic Study of Malayali Tribes in Tamil Nadu Kathiresan. L.  Prof. KR Nayar 2010
81 The New Public Management in Health Care : a Case Study of Tamil Nadu Medical Services Corporation Limited in Vellore District Sigamani P.  Prof. KR Nayar & Prof. Rajib Dasgupta 2010
82 Violence and health : a study among an unorganised labour group in the solid waste disposal system in Mumbai  Sinha, Ruchi Prof. Ritu Priya 2010
83 Indigenous medicinal substance use in Manipur : an explogatory study with special reference to 1990's Nemthianngai Guite Prof. Sanghamitra S. Acharya 2010
84 An Enquiry into the Implications of Liberalisation on the Indian Drugs and Pharmaceutical Sector (1991-2010) Santhosh M R Prof. Mohan Rao 2011
85 Public health care expenditure in India : a study of Kerala, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal  Mukhopadhyay, Indranil  Prof. Mohan Rao & Prof. S Chattopadhyay (Co-Supervisor, ZHCES) 2011
86 Women's empowerment and health : a study in the context of self help groups in Kannur District, Kerala  Babu G, Retheesh  Prof. KR Nayar 2011
87 A Sociological Study of the Phenomenon of Suicide in the Burdwan District of West Bengal Kamalini Mukhopadhyaya Prof. Ritu Priya 2011
88 Integrated child development service program in Kancheepuram district, Tamil Nadu: issues of access to marginalized communities Dilip Diwakar G. Prof. Rajib Dasgupta & Prof. Sanghamitra S. Acharya 2011
89 Women weavers of Manipur / the organization of production and its implication for women's empowerment Naorem Arunibala Devi Prof. KR Nayar 2011
90 Health care in Delhi : a spatial analysis of disparities in utilisation Ranvir Singh  Prof. Sanghamitra S. Acharya &  Dr. Milap Punia (Co-Sup. From CSRD) 2012
91 Social capital & public health : a study of the implementation of the national rural health mission Kesharvani, Prashant  Prof. Ritu Priya 2012
92 Disability, social suffering and caregiving : a case study of cerebral palsy  Upali Chakravarti  Prof. Rama V. Baru  2012
93 Experiences of Stigma among Individuals and their families with Mental Illness: A  Qalitative Study in Delhi Mercian Daniel Prof. Mohan Rao (On behalf of Prof. K. R. Nayar) 2012
94 Gendered Bodies, Medicine and Law: A Study of Selected Caselaws from India Arathi  P.M Prof. Mohan Rao & Dr. Pratiksha Baxi (CSLG) 2012
95 Labour Laws For Women Workers In India : A Study Of Structure And Implementation Of Maternity Benefit Legislations In Kerala And Delhi Roopa K.L. Dr. Sunita Reddy & Prof. Ritu Priya 2012
96 A study of public health service system of Thrissur district : link between health service system and demographic and epidemiologic transition in Kerala  Jagadeesan, C K  Prof. D. Banerji  & Prof. Ritu Priya (Co-Supervisor) 2013
97 Chronic pain, healing and health care providers among BHILS in Ghodan Kalan village of Udaipur district Minakshi Dewan Prof. Ritu Priya & Dr. Sunita Reddy 2013
98 The Political Economy of Technoscience: A Study of Medical Biotechnology in India Priya Ranjan Prof. Mohan Rao 2013
99 The Role of Government, NGOs and the Private Sector in Banglasesh's National Tuberculosis Control Programme Snita Das Prof. Ritu Priya 2013
100 Responsiveness of School Health Programme: A Study of Selected MCD Primary Schools in Delhi Aparna Mohanty Prof. Rama Baru & Prof. Rajib Dasgupta 2013
101 Media coverage of health : content analysis of health related communication by Indian newspapers Sharma, Ishita Through Prof. Ritu Priya 2013
102 Dichotomies of Newborn Health Care: A Socio-Epidemiological Study in Birbhum District, West Bengal Dr. Shabana Roze Chowdhury Prof. Rajib Dasgupta 2013
103 Child Health and Child Welfare Programmes : A Study iof North Eastern States with Special Reference to Churachandpur District, Manipur Dorothy Lalneizo                                         Dr. Sunita Reddy & Prof. Sanghamitra S. Acharya 2013
104 Gender Differentials in Infant and child care in A PHC Village in Puri District, Odisha Sandhya YK Prof. Mohan Rao 2013
  Public Private Partnerships in Health Services in India- A study of the National Rural Health Mission in Maharashtra Saman Afroz Prof. Rama V. Baru 2013
105 International Migration of Skilled Health Workers: A Case Study of Indian Nurses Reema Gill Prof. Mohan Rao and Dr. Patricia Jeffery 2014
106 Surrogacy in India: A Case Study of A Clinic in Anand, Gujarat Varada Madge Prof. Mohan Rao 2015
107 An Exploration into Communication Process in Relation to Childcare Practices and Programmes in Chinhat Block of Lucknow District Mahendra Kumar Dubey Prof. Rajib Dasgupta 2015
108 Corporate crimes, public institutions and their accountability: an inquiry into the industrial disaster of Bhopal. (Not/Available)  Gopal Krishna Prof. Mohan Rao 2015
109 Perceived Stress and Coping Strategies among adolescents: a case study of schools in Delhi. Ravinder Singh Prof. Rajib Dasgupta 2016
110 Male Participation in Reproduction Health: A Study in Kailali District, Nepal (N/A) (Viva not done) Laxshmi Raj Joshi Prof. Ramila Bisht 2016
111 Controlling Births and Limiting Population in Maharashtra: 1920-1980  Daksha Parmar Prof. Mohan Rao 2016
112 Women's Health Movement, Collective Action and Population-A Study of three select Compaigns in Delhi. Smith Nair Sasidharan Prof. Mohan Rao 2016
  Social Characteristics of Private Medical Colleges in India: A Study of Select States  Archana Diwate Prof. Rama V. Baru 2016
113 Reconstructing child trafficking and rescue through the perceptions of well-being and ill-being of children of well-being and ill-being of children: a study of shelter homes in delhi  Shaweta Anand Prof. Ritu Priya 2017
114 Urban Health and Urban Planning: An Analysis of the Core and Peri-Urban Areas of Bhubaneswar City, Odisha Golak Bihari Patra Prof. Sanghamitra S. Acharya 2017
115 Health Perceiptions, Utilization and Access of Health Services Among Dalits: A Sociological Study in Four Villages of Agra District Navin Narayan Prof. Sanghamitra S. Acharya 2017
116 Power, People and Politics: An ethnographic Study of Health Crises in Rolpa District of Nepal Sachin Kumar Ghimire Prof. Rama V. Baru and Prof.  Mohan Rao 2017
117 A study of the interface between Health services and ICDS in Indore district of Madhya pradesh Ketharin Masih Prof. Rajib Dasgupta 2017

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Initially, established as a Centre for Chinese and Japanese Studies, it subsequently grew to include Korean Studies as well. At present there are eight faculty members in the Centre. Several distinguished faculty who have now retired include the late Prof. Gargi Dutt, Prof. P.A.N. Murthy, Prof. G.P. Deshpande, Dr. Nranarayan Das, Prof. R.R. Krishnan and Prof. K.V. Kesavan. Besides, Dr. Madhu Bhalla served at the Centre in Chinese Studies Programme during 1994-2006. In addition, Ms. Kamlesh Jain and Dr. M. M. Kunju served the Centre as the Documentation Officers in Chinese and Japanese Studies respectively.

The academic curriculum covers both modern and contemporary facets of East Asia as each scholar specializes in an area of his/her interest in the region. The integrated course involves two semesters of classes at the M. Phil programme and a dissertation for the M. Phil and a thesis for Ph. D programme respectively. The central objective is to impart an interdisciplinary knowledge and understanding of history, foreign policy, government and politics, society and culture and political economy of the respective areas. Students can explore new and emerging themes such as East Asian regionalism, the evolving East Asian Community, the rise of China, resurgence of Japan and the prospects for reunification of the Korean peninsula. Additionally, the Centre lays great emphasis on the building of language skills. The background of scholars includes mostly from the social science disciplines; History, Political Science, Economics, Sociology, International Relations and language.

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