Indian Politics: Institutions and Processes |

The book titled ‘Indian Politics: Institutions and Processes,’ authored by Prof. Ramdas Rupavath, Department of Political Science, School of Social Sciences was published by RAWAT, India, with a forward penned by Prof. Debi Chatterjee of Jadavpur University, as part of ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’. The book is an essential textbook for undergraduate and postgraduate students of political science as per the revised common core syllabus of all universities. It will also cater to the needs of the candidates preparing for various competitive examinations like Civil Services Examination(CSE), State Public Service Commission examinations, UGC-JRF & NET, etc.

Prof. Ramdas Rupavath

The book encompasses significant developments in the Indian polity, in the last 75 years of the journey as an Independent Nation. It covers the making and evolution of the Indian Constitution, principles laid down in its Preamble, and the main features, the structure of the Government, nature of the center-state relations, etc.

Besides, issues like casteism, regionalism, terrorism, tribal rights, land alienation, and globalization; the book has also touched upon the recent Government policies like demonetization, Swatch Bharat Abhiyan, Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao, etc. Several statutory bodies like NITI Aayog, TRAI, IRDA, UAIDAI, and initiatives like Skill Development Mission have also been analyzed.

Prof. Ramdas Rupavath is a faculty of the Department of Political Science, School of Social Sciences. His areas of specialization include Indian Political Processes, democracy, development, tribal politics, education, and politics, pluralism & politics of accommodation & comparative politics in indigenous societies. He did his M.A, M.Phil & Ph.D. from the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He has published ten books and several articles in national and international journals, apart from researching for a brief period at the Department of Government, Uppsala University, Sweden in 2009.

About University of Hyderabad

The University of Hyderabad is an institute of post-graduate teaching and research. The school was established by an act of the Parliament of India in 1974 as a Central University. Over the years, it has emerged as a top ranking institute of higher education and research in India. The university also offers courses under distance learning programs. The university is a member of the ‘Association of Indian Universities’ (AIU), the ‘Association of Commonwealth Universities’ (ACU) and ‘International Council for Distance Education’. An Academic Staff College has been functioning on the university campus since 1988 under the UGC scheme for improving the standards of teaching in colleges and universities. The college organizes orientation and refresher courses for college and university teachers.

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