Dr. Ravindra Kamblapadavu

Dr. Ravindra Kamblapadavu

Title: Assistant Professor, Programme Leader
Email: ravindra@gulfcollege.edu.om
Tel: 24468666
Ext.#: 208

Fields of Interest:

Micro Finance and Self Help Groups, Management, women empowerment


PhD in Economics, Mangalore University, India
Master of Arts in Economics, Mangalore University, India
Master in Business Administration (Marketing), Alagappa University, Karaikudi, India
State Level Eligibility Test for Lectureship, Department of Collegiate Education, Government of Karnataka. India.
Bachelor of Arts: (Economics, Political Science, History), Sri Gokarnanatheswhwara College, Mangalore, (Mangalore University), India.

Short Bio:

Dr. Ravindra is an Assistant Professor and serves as a Programme Leader within the faculty. He has a strong academic profile with over 25 years of experience in the field of teaching, administration, and research. Before joining Gulf College, he worked as a teaching faculty in Mangalore University. He has taught Management courses at IBS Business School, India, and served as an Associate Professor and Dean of Student Affairs at A.J. Institute of Management (affiliated to Mangalore University). He has immense experience in the administration of a faculty. He has organised and delivered seminars and training programmes as a part of student learning. His research interests are largely concentrated towards social causes related to women empowerment, eradication of poverty, sustainability, go green, and the like. He has published research papers and articles in various national and international journals and has co-authored and edited a book titled ‘Good and Green Revisiting Business for Sustainable Future’. He also actively takes part in presenting papers in seminars and participating in workshops. At Gulf College, he handles Business in Global Context, Introduction to Micro-Environment, Introduction to Microenvironment, and other modules related to economics.

Selected Publications:

Journal Publications

Kamblapadavu, R., Fida, F., & Sophia, J. (2017). Organizational commitment: An empirical study. Elixir International Journal, 110, 48234-48238.

Fida, F., & Kamblapadavu, R. (2016). Relationship between students motivation, attitude and motivational intensity toward English learning. International Journal of Arts and Commerce, 5(2), 27-33.

Kamblapadavu, R., & Tiwari, A.K. (2016). Relationship between poverty, women empowerment and SHGs: A study of Indian states. International Journal of Managerial Studies and Research, 4(3), 1-10.

Ravindra, K., & Tiwari, A. K. (2016). Self help groups, eradication of poverty and inclusive growth. International Journal of Engineering Technology, Management and Applied Sciences, 4(7), 89-95.

Ravindra, K. (2015). Performance of self-help groups in government and NGO sectors: A comparative analysis. International Journal of Liberal Arts and Social Science, 3(5), 107-122.

Ravindra, K. (2014). SHGs-A panacea to poverty eradication: Evidence from Indian states. Anveshana4(2), 13-23.

Ravindra, K., & Shripathi, K. P. (2012). Micro Finance and inclusive Growth: Indian Experience. Anveshana2(2), 34-49.

Ravindra, K., & Tiwari, A. K. (2010). Growth and spread of SHGs: A study of regional bias. Journal of Economics and Commerce, 1(1), 3-10.

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