MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS (Current Assignments)

Member : The Court, Karnataka Central University, Gulbarga
Member : Academic Council for MHRD NRC Sociology Programme under the Swayam Scheme of the UGC, KarnatakUniversity,Dharwad
President : Indian Sociological Society (2018 - 2019)
Member : International Sociological Association
Member : Committee constituted by NAAC to work on integrating gender Issues in Evaluation frame work of NAAC
Secretary     : Indian Sociological Society (2014-2015).
Member, MC    : Indian Sociological Society (2001 – 2007)
Honorary President     : Alumni Association of the Sociology Students of the Dept. of Sociology, University of Mysore
President : Karnataka State Sociology Association (1999-2001).
President : Samruddhi Foundation, Mysore (civil society institution working for empowerment of women, students and forest dependent communities) http://samruddhifoundation.org.in/
Governing Trustee : Public Health Research Institute of India, Mysore
Member : Advisory Board, SDM Institute of Management Development, Mysore,
UGC Nominee : Advisory Committee, Special Assistance Programme-Phase II, Department of Sociology, Annamalai University, Annamalainagar, Tamilnadu
UGC Nominee : Advisory Committee, Center for Advanced Studies, Centre for the Study of Social Systems, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
Member                : Advisory Committee, Special Assistance Programme-Phase II, Department of Sociology, Osmania University,Hyderabad (2012-2013). Board of Governors, TEQUIP, National Institute of Engineering, Mysore(2014-2016) Academic, Audit and Administrative Committee, Pondichery University Academic, Audit and Administrative Committee, Karnatak University Academic, Audit and Administrative Committee, Bangalore University Research Programmes Committee, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore UGC Standing Committee on the Development of Women’s Studies in Indian Universities and Colleges Academic and Governing Councils, Madras Institute of Development Studies, Chennail
Secretary                     : Research Committee on Sociology of Population, International Sociological Association (July, 2010-July, 2014).
Co-organizer       : Joint Session of Research Committees 32 and 41 of the International Sociological Association on Gender, Education and Reproductive  Choices: A Cross-Cultural Perspective at the World Congress of Sociology held in Gothenburg (Sweden), July 11-17, 2010 .
Member                : Executive Committee, Mahila Samakhya, Karnataka-2009 onwards.

Advisory Committee, Center for Advanced Studies, Centre for the Study of Social Systems, Jawaharlal Nehru University.

Advisory Committee, UGC-SAP (DSA-1) Programme, Department of Sociology, Osmania University, Hyderabad-2009-2012.

Advisory Committee, UGC-SAP (DSA-1) Programme, Department of Sociology, Shivaji University, Kolhapur-2004-05 to 2006 07.

Advisory Committee, Centre for Women’s Studies, Mangalore University.

AAA Committee, Bangalore University.

Research Programmes Committee, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore, 2007-2010.

Governing & Academic Councils, Madras Institute of Development Studies, Chennai - 2004-2006.

UGC Standing Committee for Development of Women's Studies in Indian Universities and Colleges - 1997-2000.

Counselor : Family Court Mysore, December 1998-February 1999
Chairperson /Member Coordinator/Member : NAAC Peer Teams-2008 onwards (institutions visited): 44.


Others
• Number of Research Scholars who have successfully completed their Ph.D under my guidance: 24
• Endowment Lectures, Keynote, Inaugural and Valedictory Addresses (since 2000): 102
• Invited Lectures at Academic Events/ Session Chair (since 2000): 169