Dr. Roy Scaria
Designation                                                : Assistant Professor                    
Educational Qualifications           : M.A, B.Ed, NET, Mhil, PhD
E mail                                              : royscariath@gmail.com
Mob.                                                :8304079505
         Research Guide - Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam
                                     Bharathiyar University, Coimbatore (part time)
Area of Research (with specialisation)
Economics of Environment, Rural Development and Development   Economics
Research Experience
1.      Worked as a research fellow in an Indian Council of Forest Research Institute (ICFRI) funded World Bank FREE Project titled ‘Why Farmers do not Grow Agro Forestry Trees’ from 25 – 06 – 1998 to 30 – 06 – 1999.
2.      Completed and submitted one UGC funded Minor Research Project titled ‘Impact of Chemical Fertilisers and Pesticides on pepper productivity and Demand for a  Better Environment in the Idukki District’
3.      Progressing another UGC Minor Research Project titled “Women Empowerment with Financial Inclusion and Social Capital Formation: a Case Study of Kudumbashree in the Idukki Block”, funded by UGC.
1.       ‘Macro Economic Analysis’ Published by Prakash Publications, Changanacherry, Kottayam.
2. Rethinking Macroeconomic Policy in India (Edited book).  View cover
Papers Published in Peer Reviewed Journals

1. “Plastic Littering and Ecotourism in Kerala: The Challenges and Remedies”. Global Research Analysis, International Journal. Volume: 2, Issue: 12, Dec 2013 ISSN No 2277 – 8160. View paper 

2. "Prospects and Challenges of Ecotourism:  an Empirical Investigation of ‘Thenmala’ Tourism Destination in Kerala”. International Journal of Scientific Research,Volume: 2, issue 12, December 2013. ISSN No 2277-8179. View Paper

3.   " The Nexus between Sustainable Development and Poverty: Should not the Former be Revisited". International Journal of Business Administration Research Review.,Vol.2, Issue-4, Jan-March, 2014.   View Paper

3. Dimensions of Un-sustainable Development in Developing Countries’, Stars International Journal    ISSN 0973-7812, Volume 3, No.1 -2010.
4.      ‘Demand for a Non-marketed Capital Input’, Research Lines (Journal) ISSN 0975-8941, VolumeIII, No.II-A 2010.
5.      ‘Mahatma Gandhi NREGA-Development prospects in Kerala’, Research Scholar (Journal), ISSN-2249-6696 Vol.1No.IIA
Papers in Proceedings of National Seminars
1.      The Economic and Environmental Potential of Micro Finance Movement’, Proceedings of the National Seminar on “Perspectives in Modern Banking” Sponsored by UGC, and Organized by Govt.College, Kattappana. 2009.
Chapters in Edited Books
1.      Pepper Productivity at the Crossroads- A case study of Idukki district in Kerala’ in “Agriculture and Rural Development” (2011).  Ed. Dr. P Sundara Raj - ISBN 978-81-904529-8-4.
Professional Assignments within the College/ Positions Held
1.      Care Taker officer of NCC at GovernmentCollege, Kattappana during 2006 and 2007.
2.      Secretary to PTA, GovernmentCollege, Kattapana during 2008-09
3. Head of the Undergraduate Department of Economics, GovernmentCollege, Kattappana during 2008-09
4.Convener, Internal Evaluation Examinations at GovernmentCollege, Kattappana during the academic year, 2008-09.
5.   Master Trainer, Government of India Census, 2010, at Iringalakuda Taluk, Trissur.
6.      Convenor, vegetable and medicinal plant cultivation programme at the GovernmentCollege, Manimalakunnu
7.      Faculty in Charge (FIC) of Bhoo Mithra Sena Club, GovernmentCollege, Manimalakunnu since 2010
8. Co-ordinator, Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), GovernmentCollege, Manimalakunnu since 2012 March
9.      Member, Anti-ragging Cell, GovernmentCollege, Manimalakunnu during 2011-12
10.Convenor, Research Promotion Council, GovernmentCollege, Manimalakunnu since 2013 -14 and member since 2014.
11.College level Coordinator of FLAIR Programme of Higher Education Department, Government of Kearala.
12. Member, PTA Executive, Since 2013
Professional Assignments Outside the College/ Positions Held
1. Member, UG Board of Studies (Economics), Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam.
 2.   Observer, Kerala Medical and Engineering Examinations during 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 2012 and 2013
3.      Additional Chief Superintendent of M.GUniversity Examinations, March-May, 2008 and March-May, 2011.
4.      Member, Vigilance Squad, M.G University Examinations for the academic year 2012-13.
5.      Subject Expert, Course Affiliation Inspection Committee of MG University, Kottayam 2013 for B.A Honors Degree at MaharajasCollege, Ernakulam.
5.  Convenor, XXII Refresher Course in Environmental Sciences (16-01-2014 to 05-02-2014), Organised by ASC, Universityof Kerala, Karyavattom, Thiruvananthapuram. 


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