Dr. J B Rajan

Dr. J B Rajan
Associate Professor

Date of Birth : 21st January 1963
Sex : Male
Marital Status : Married

Languages Known    : English & Malayalam
Date of Entry in Service : June 2005
Educational Qualifications : M.Com, LLB, DFM, PhD, MBA

Communication Address        :
KILA, Mulamkunnthukavu PO, Thrissur, Kerala-680581

: +91-487-2207080
: jbrajan@kila.ac.in


























Recognised Trainer of DoPT (Govt. of India) on DTS & ELT.
Master Trainer on RTI International Courses on Fiscal Decentralisation,Co-management, Legal Pluralism, etc.

Special /Additional Charges        

  • Editor, KILA Journal of Local Governance
  • Nodal Officer, KILA_KLGSDP
  • Convener, Academic Committee
  • Management Representative, ISO 9001:2008 Certification for KILA

Research Areas                    

  • Socio-Economics of Fisher People
  • Human Development
  • Local Governance
  • Fiscal Decentralisation
  • Participatory Planning
  • Total Quality Management

Current Projects                    

  • Nodal Officer, KILA_KLGSDP
  • Project Director, Munnar Landscape Study, UNDP
  • Project Director, Wayand District Perspective Plan, Wynad District Panchayat
  • Nodal Officer, National Writeshop on SDGs by MOPR
  • Advisor, PAISA for Panchayat Study by AI & KILA

Academic Positions                

  • Member, State Resource Group (SRG), Government of Kerala.
  • Member, Academic Council, Thunjathezhuthachan Malayalam University, Kerala
  • Member of Syndicate, Kerala University of Fisheries & Ocean Studies (KUFOS), Kerala
  • Member, Committee on International Accounting Standards for Local Bodies, ICAI, New Delhi.
  • Research Guide, Central University of Kerala.
  • Member, International Sociology Association (ISA).
  • National Resource Person on GPDP, MoPR, Govt. of India.

Significant Publications                

  • Editor, KILA Journal of Local Governance, Bi-annualy
  • More than 60 articles each in Malayalam & English on contemporary issues in Leading News Papers & Journals
  • Research Reports on Fisheries, Local Governance, etc.

Conferences, Seminars & Talks         

    Attended Conferences/Seminars & talks at State, National & International Level; countries visited include USA, The Netherlands, Germany, The Philippines, Thailand, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka.

Working Papers                    
More than 10 Working Papers on issues of Local Governance & Fisher People

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