Prof. R. Shivappa
Contact No : 0821 - 2419361 

Prof. R. Shivappa is currently serving as Registrar, University of Mysore, Mysuru.

Basically Professor of Social Work, Ph.D. (Social Science & Social Work) from Karnatak University, Dharwad in 2004. Thesis was on Community Participation in Rural Development - A Comparative Study of Government Organisations and NGOs.

A Fellowship From Government of Denmark (DFA/ DANIDA)  2000

Masters of Social Work Degree from Bangalore University in 1991. Secured first division.

Bachelor of Arts (Sociology, Economics and Optional Kannada Literature) Degree from Bangalore University in 1989. Secured  first division.

Teaching and learning with Post graduate students and guiding students of Social work towards Doctoral Degree (Ph.D.) programme on a regular basis. Seeking assignments in Project Management, Research and Relationship Management   for   Rural/Urban    Development    Programs, HRD and Personnel Management with leading organisations in India and overseas.

Ph.D. (Social Work) with rich experience in Teaching-Learning, Project Management, Research Initiatives, Team Management, Personnel Management, Relationship Management in a career spanning 24 years in the Bilateral / NGO / Academic institutions /Corporate sectors.

Expertisein steering projects on Rural Development, Rural Water Supply and Sanitation etc.

Significant experience in program design, planning,implementation and introduction of innovative approaches in making the program owned by the people.

Knowledge of the development and application of participatory strategies like PRA (Participatory Rural Appraisals), PLA (Participatory Learning and Action) and PMW (Participatory Monitoring Wheel) techniques, advocacy for policy reforms at government and intermediary levels in Rural /Urban Development Programs.

An effective communicator with strong relationship management skills and hands- on experience in networking with Consultants, NGOs, Government Agencies and safeguarding the interests of beneficiaries and stakeholders. Read More