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Dr. Uma Medury

Professor

Dr. Uma Medury is a Professor with Faculty of Public Administration in School of Social Sciences,.She has 30 years of teaching and research experience in the discipline of Public administration. She has been involved in the development of Courses in Bachelor’s Degree Programme in Public Administration and Master’s Programme in Public Administration, Certificate Programme in Disaster management and Post graduate Programme in Disaster Management PGDDM). She is currently the Programme Coordinator of PGDDM and Ph.D Programme in Public Administration.

Her areas of research are New Public Management and Governance. She has published a book, several research articles and co-edited few books.
                                                
EDUCATION: 
M.A, Ph.D.
Doctor of Philosophy (subject) year
 
1998
Name of the University: Panjab University, Chandigarh.
Discipline: Public Administration
Doctoral Research Topic: A Study of Boards of Management in Central Public Sector Enterprises.
Master of Arts (Subject) year
 
1990
Name of the university: Osmania University, Hyderabad.
Discipline: Public Administration
Academic Achievement:  Recipient of a Sardar Vallabh Bhai  Patel Gold Medal and T. Prakasam Gold Medal for achieving distinction in M.A and Securing Highest Marks in Paper on Panchayati Raj..
Bachelor of Arts (Subject) year
 
1978
Name of the university: Osmania University, Hyderabad.
Academic Achievement: Recipient of Merit Certificates.
WORK EXPERIENCE: 30 years
 
PUBLICATIONS: 
 
Books:
S.No.
Name of Author1/ Editor 1, & Co- author (s) / Co-editor (s) (if any)
Title of chapter/book
Place of publication
Publisher
Year
Total Pages
ISBN No.
 
1.       
Uma Medury
Public Administration in the Globalisation Era: The New Public Management Perspective
New Delhi
Orient Blackswan Limited
2010
251
978-81250-3843-6
2.       
Pardeep Sahni & Uma Medury
(Co-edited)
Governance for Development: Issues and Strategies
New Delhi
Prentice Hall of India
2002
176
978-81-203-2204-2
3.       
Pardeep Sahni, Alka Dhameja & Uma Medury
(Co-edited)
Disaster Mitigation Experience and Reflexions
New Delhi
PHI Learning Private Limited
2001
232
978-81-203-1914-1
4.       
Pardeep Sahni, Alka Dhameja, Uma Medury & E. Vayunandan
(Co-edited)
Public Administration: Emerging Perspectives: Essays in Honour of Prof. S.P. Verma
New Delhi
Gyan Publishing House
1999
424
978-81-212-0604-4
 
RESEARCH PAPERS PUBLISHED:
 
S.
No.
Author/ Co-author (if any)
Title
Name of Journal
Volume
Page no. (s)
Year
ISSN No
1.       
Uma Medury
Post New Public Management: A Transformative Perspective
Administrative Change
 
 
2018
 
2.       
Uma Medury
Administration in the Globalisation Era
Yojana
58
47-52
2014
 
3.       
Uma Medury
Public Management Reforms: Changing Perspectives
Administrative Change
 
 
2011
 
4.       
Alka Dhameja & Uma Medury
ICT and Governance: The Socio-Economic Concerns
Indian Journal of Public Administration
50(1)
316-325
2004
24570222/ 00195561
5.       
Alka Dhameja & Uma Medury
Information and Communication Technology and Governance: The Socio Economic Concerns
Asian Review of Public Administration
XVI/1
 
2004
 
6.       
Uma Medury
Transition from Board Management to Board Governance: Key Concerns
Administrative Change
XXXI No. 2 & XXXII No. 1
 
2004
 
7.       
Uma Medury
Effective Corporate Governance and Board of Directors - Key Issues
Kaleidoscope
20(11)
 
2001
 
8.       
Uma Medury
Public Sector – What Needs to be done in Changing Environment
Business and Management Chronicle
 
 
April
1996
 
 
Chapters in Books:
S. No.
Name of Author1/ Editor 1, & Co- author (s) / Co-editor (s) (if any)
Title of chapter/book
Place of publication
Publisher
Year
Total Pages
ISBN No.
 
1.       
Alka Dhameja & Sweta Mishra (Eds.)/ Uma Medury
 
Public Administration: Approaches and Applications/ The Human Relations Approach
New Delhi
Pearson Education India
2016
448/ 52-54
933-25-550-79/ 978-93-325-5507-5
2.       
Alka Dhameja & Sweta Mishra (Eds.)/ Uma Medury
Public Administration: Approaches and Applications/ New Public Administration
New Delhi
Pearson Education India
2016
448/ 148-159
933-25-550-79/ 978-93-325-5507-5
3.       
Alka Dhameja & Sweta Mishra (Eds.)/ Uma Medury
Public Administration: Approaches and Applications/ Concept of New Public Management
New Delhi
Pearson Education India
2016
448/ 160-177
933-25-550-79/ 978-93-325-5507-5
4.       
Alka Dhameja & Sweta Mishra (Eds.)/ Uma Medury
Public Administration: Approaches and Applications/ Towards Post – New Public Management
New Delhi
Pearson Education India
2016
448/ 178-189
933-25-550-79/ 978-93-325-5507-5
5.       
Alka Dhameja & Sweta Mishra (Eds.)/ Uma Medury
Public Administration: Approaches and Applications/ Nature of Financial Administration
New Delhi
Pearson Education India
2016
448/ 249-259
933-25-550-79/ 978-93-325-5507-5
6.       
Demond S Miller and Jason David Rivera (Eds.)/ Uma Medury
Community Disaster Recovery and Resiliency: Exploring Global Opportunities and Challenges/ Building Disaster Resilient Communities: The Public Private Partnership Approach
LLC, USA
Taylor and Francis Group
2011
634/ 423-446
978-142-0088-229
7.       
Jack Pinkowski (Ed.)/ Uma Medury
The Disaster Management Handbook/ Toward Disaster Resilient Communities: A New Approach for South Asia and Africa
LLC/ USA
Taylor and Francis Group
2008
624/ 337-356
978-14-200-5863-5
8.       
Ramesh K. Arora and R.M. Khandelwal (Eds.)/ Uma Medury
Good Governance: Initiative and Impact/ The Changing Complexion of Governance: Aid Conditionality to Development Strategy
New Delhi
Goyal Publishing House
2008
353
978-81-892-5377-6
9.       
Amita Singh(Ed)/
Alka Dhameja & Uma Medury (Co-authored)
Administrative Reforms: Towards Sustainable Practices/ Rehabilitation of Cyclone affected People
New Delhi
Sage Publications
2005
320
978-81-321-0358-5
10.  
Ramesh K. Arora (Ed)/ Uma Medury
Public Administration: Fresh Perspectives/ Reinventing Public Administration: The New Public Management Perspective
Jaipur
Aalekh Publishers
2004
 
978-81-873-5922-7
11.  
Govind Prasad and Anil Dutta Misra(Eds.)/ Uma Medury
Globalization: Myth and Reality/ Changing Complexion of Public Administration in the Globalization Era: Some Emerging Issues
New Delhi
Concept Publishing Company
2004
492
978-81-806-9128-7
12.  
Alka Dhameja (Ed)/ Uma Medury
Contemporary Debates in Public Administration/ Corporate Governance Framework: Issues and Challenges
New Delhi
Prentice-Hall India.
2003
396/ 229-244
978-81-203-2403-9
13.  
S.N.Mishra, Anil Dutta Mishra
Sweta Mishra(Eds)/ Uma Medury
Public Governance and Decentralization: Essays in Honour of T.N. Chaturvedi / New Public Management: An Appraisal
New Delhi
Mittal Publications
2003
1120
978-81-709-9918-8
14.  
Pardeep Sahni & Madhavi Malalgoda Ariyabandu/ Uma Medury
Disaster Risk Reduction in South Asia/ Disaster Risk Reduction: A Preparedness Approach in Disaster Risk Reduction
New Delhi
Prentice-Hall India.
2003
388/ 132-144
978-81-203-2200-4
 
15.  
Pardeep Sahni & Uma Medury(Eds)/ Uma Medury
 
Governance for Development: Issues and Strategies/ Effective Governance: The New Public Management Perspective
New Delhi
Prentice Hall of India
2002
176/20-32
978-81-203-2204-2
16.  
Pardeep Sahni, Alka Dhameja & Uma Medury(Eds)/ Uma Medury
 
Disaster Mitigation Experience and Reflexions/ Coping with Disasters: A Community-based Approach
New Delhi
PHI Learning Private Limited
2001
232/ 155-170
978-81-203-1914-1
17.  
Pardeep Sahni, Alka Dhameja, Uma Medury & E. Vayunandan (Eds.)/
Uma Medury
 
Public Administration: Emerging Perspectives: Essays in Honour of Prof. S.P. Verma/ The Industrial Policy of 1991 and Boards of Management in Public Sector Enterprises
New Delhi
Gyan Publishing House
1999
424
978-81-212-0604-4
 
MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODY/ STATUTORY BODY (INTERNAL/ EXTERNAL):
Membership of Professional body/ Statutory body
Name of statutory body/ institution/
Period
Membership
Indian Institute of Public Administration (IIPA)
Permanent Membership

 

 

 

Official Address:
School of Social Sciences ,
Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU),
Maidan Garhi,
New Delhi - 110068
New Delhi, India
  +91-011-29572741
  umamedury@gmail.com