Dr. Ravindra Kamblapadavu

Dr. Ravindra Kamblapadavu

Title: Lecturer & 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. Prior to 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 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 concentration in 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 an edited a book titled ‘Good and Green Revisiting Business for Sustainable Future’ and He also actively takes part in presenting papers in seminars and participating in workshops.

At Gulf College he handles the modules, Business in Global Context, Introduction to Micro Environment, Introduction to Micro Environment and other modules related to economics.

Selected Publications:

  • Organizational Commitment: An Empirical Study, Ravindra K, Firdos Fida and Juliet Sophia, (2017) Elixir International Journal (Elixir Org. Behaviour 110 (2017) 48234-48238 48234) ISSN 2229-712X Available online at www.elixirpublishers.com
  • Self-help groups, eradication of poverty and inclusive growth, Dr. Ravindra K., Dr. A.K. Tiwari, International Journal of Engineering Technology, Management and Applied Sciences, July 2016, Volume 4, Issue 7, ISSN 2349-4476 - www.ijetmas.com
  • Relationship between poverty, women empowerment and SHGs: A Study of Indian States - Dr. Ravindra K., Dr. A.K. Tiwari (2016) International Journal of Managerial Studies and Research (IJMSR) Volume 4, Issue 3, March 2016, PP 1-10 ISSN 2349-0330 (Print) & ISSN 2349-0349 (Online) www.arcjournals.org
  • Relationship between students’ motivation, perception and motivational intensity towards English learning - Ms. Firdos Fida, Dr. Ravindra K (2016), International Journal of Arts and Commerce Vol. 5 No. 2 March, 2016 http://www.ijac.org.uk/
  • Performance of Self-Help Groups in Government and NGO Sectors: A Comparative Analysis - K Ravindra (2015) International Journal of Liberal Arts and Social Science Vol. 3 No. 5 June, 2015 - www.ijlass.org
  • SHGs- A Panacea to Poverty Eradication: Evidence from Indian States : Dr. Ravindra K (2014): Anweshana, Volume 4, Number 2. July-Dec. 2014 - A.J. Institute of Management. ISSN 2249-1449
  • Micro Finance and Inclusive Growth: Indian Experience: Dr. Ravindra K & Dr. Shripathi KP. Anveshana, Volume 2, Number 2. July-Dec. 2012 - A.J. Institute of Management. Pp 34-49. ISSN 2249-1449
  • Growth and Spread of SHGs: A study of Regional Bias: Ravindra K and A K Tiwari (2010): Journal of Economics and Commerce Vol. 1, No. 01 July-Dec 2010 pp. 3-10. ISSN 0976-9528
  • Women Empowerment in Madhya Pradesh - A Socio-Demographic Analysis: Tiwari A K and Ravindra K (2010): In edited book Bhopal Seminar 2010.
  • Good n Green Revisiting Business for sustainable Future (Edited) – K. Ravindra, Jain, Sheenu, & Tiwari, Abhay. K. (2010): ICFAI University Publication 2010. ISBN 978-81-314-2333-2