Dr. Kumar SP; M.A., UGC-NET., Ph.D.

Principal, Sree Narayana Guru College Chelannur

Area of Interest

Micro Economics, Quantitative Economics, Indian Economy

Area of Research

Rural Development and E-governance

Courses Attended

One Orientation Course, Two Refresher Courses and Two Short Term Courses

Research Guidance

Yes. Approval No. Ac.EI/AI/17175/2017

Ph.D Produced


Responsibilities undertaken

Serves as convenerof Discipline Committee, Public Information Officer, Member of Research committee, coordinator IQAC, Editor ‘Holistic Thought’, NAAC Steering committee Member, PTA Treasurer, Member Admission Committee, Coordinator Academic Committee, Convenor Planning Forum.

Seminars/Courses organized

Coordinator of UGC Sponsored Two Days seminar on Fiscal Crisis in Kerala organized by Departmentof Economics,  Sree Narayana College, Kollam.(dt.25/11/2008 to 26/11/2008).

Faculty Profile

  • Kumar S  P (2011), “ E-Governance and Development: a comparative Perspective, Development VS Deprivation in the Era of Globalisation edited by M K Saralamma and Manju S. Nair, Sonali Publications, New Delhi, ISBN: 978-81- 8411- 330- 3.
  • Kumar S P and Dr. V Nagarajan Naidu (2011), E-Governance at Local Self Government Institutions in Kerala, ISDA Journal, Vol.21, Numbers.4, October-December 2011, Thiruvananthapuram, ISSN 0971-2550.
  • Kumar S P(2011), E-Governance and Local Self Government Institutions in Kerala, Journal of Kerala Studies, Vol. XXXVIII, March –December 2011, Department of History, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram, ISSN:0377-0443.
  • Kumar S P (2013), E-Governance Towards Good Governance, Right to Information and Good Governance  Edited by Suresh R, Global Research Publication, New Delhi, ISBN:978-81-89630-80-5
  • Dr. Kumar S P (2014), “Union Budget 2014-15: An Analysis”, College Teacher, July- August, No. 245, AKPCTA, Trivandrum
  • Dr. Kumar S P and Dr. V. Nagarajan Naidu (2014), “E-governance and its Impact on DecentralisedPlanning”, Productivity, July-September, Vol.55, No.2, Prints Publication Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi, ISSN: 0032-9924.
  • Dr. Kumar S P (2015), “National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog - Claims and Facts A Boon or Bane?”, College Teacher, January, No. 247, AKPCTA, Trivandrum
  • Dr. Kumar S P (2015), “Local Finance- Issues to be Addressed by the Fifth Kerala State Finance Commission”, College Teacher, February, No. 248, AKPCTA, Trivandrum
  • Dr. Kumar S P (2015), “Debt Crisis in Greece and its Welfare Implications”, College Teacher, June-July, No. 250, AKPCTA, Trivandrum,  ISSN 2454-4795
  • Dr. Kumar S P (2015), “Revenue Resources and Fiscal Problems in Kerala”, College Teacher, August-October, No. 251, AKPCTA, Trivandrum, ISSN 2454-4795
  • Dr. Kumar S P (2015), “Angus Deaton- A Visionary of Modern Welfare Economics”, College Teacher, November-December, No. 252, AKPCTA, Trivandrum, ISSN 2454-4795
  • Dr. Kumar S P (2016), “Falling Petroleum Price and its Impacts”, College Teacher, January, No. 253, AKPCTA, Trivandrum, ISSN 2454-4795
  • Dr. Kumar S P (2016), “Economic Review( 2015) An Evaluation”, College Teacher, February, No. 254, AKPCTA, Trivandrum, ISSN 2454-4795
  • Dr. Kumar S P (2016), “E-Governance and the Efficiency of Service Delivery at LSGs in Kerala, ISDA Journal, Vol.26,No.3, July-September 2016, Trivandrum, ISSN 0971-2550
  • Dr. Kumar S P (2016), Effectiveness of E-Governance in Decentralised Planning – An Evaluation based on Employees Perspectives, LOGOS – An Interdisciplinary Research Journal, Vol4(1), June 2016, Sree Narayana College, Chempazhanthi, Trivandrum, ISSN 2349- 3836.Pp. 05 – 13.
  • Kumar S P (2018), Gender Budgeting- An Economic Initiative for Women Empowerment,International Journal of Educational Science and Research (IJESR), Vol. 8, Issue 1, Feb 2018, ISSN (P): 2249-6947; ISSN (E): 2249-8052, Impact Factor (JCC): 5.9865, NAAS Rating: 4.16, Pp.63-65.
  • Manoharan N.K and Dr. Kumar S P (2018), Scheduled Caste Students Participation in Technology and Innovation Studies: Explorative Study Among Higher Educational Institutions of Kerala, MIRROR, Vol.8, No.3, April,2018, (Special Issue), Peer Referred International Journal, ISSN 2249- 8117, UGC Approved Journal No. 64272, Kuravilangad,Kerala, Pp.234-238.
  • Remyakrishnan. R and Dr. Kumar S P(2018), Enduring Gender Gapsin the Access and Usage of Finance: Blockage Towards Sustainable Financial Inclusion, Journal of Banking, Information Technology and Management, ISSN No. 0972-902X,Vol.15, No.2,December 2018, UGC Approved Journal No. 44343, Research Development Research Foundation, Jaipur.
  • Rajesh. R and Dr. Kumar S P(2018), Achieving The Goal Of Education For All (Efa) In India: Prospects and Challenges, Indian Journal Of Research,Vol.8, No.2, December 2018, ISSN No. 2231-6655, UGC Approval No.44228, Research and Development Foundation, Jaipur.
  • Dr. Kumar S P( 2018), Socio-Economic and Health Conditions of Nurses in Private Hospitals in Kerala- A Study With Special Reference To Kollam,Scholarly Research Journal for Interdisciplinary Studies, Vol. 6/48, ISSN No. 2278-8808, December 2018. wwwsrijs.com.
  • Dr. Kumar S P (2018), Socio Economic Status of Women Guest Lectures in Collegiate Services in Kerala, International Journal of Creative Research Thoughts,ISSN No. 2320-2882, March 2018, Vol.7(1), www.ijcrt.org.
  • Rajesh R and Dr. Kumar S P( 2021), Jeopardizing the Goal of Women Empowerment: A Case of Crime against Women, IJRAR, VOL.8, No.1, 2021 March, ISSN No. 2349-5138, Peer Reviewed, www.ijrar.org., Gujarat.
  • Remyakrishnan R and Kumar S P (2021), Feminization of the Labour Force: Exploring the Missing Women Trend of Kerala’s Labour Market, IJRAR, VOL.8, No.1, 2021 March, ISSN No. 2349-5138, Peer Reviewed, www.ijrar.org., Gujarat.
  • JaganSebastian George and Dr. Kumar S P (2021), Political Economy of Alienation Among College Teachers, NIU International Journal of Human Rights, 2394-0298,  UGC ( Care Group-1), Volume 8(XXII), New Delhi.
  • Dr Kumar S.P (2021), A Study on Responsible Tourism and its Potentialities with Special Reference to Jatayu Earth Centre, Kollam, IJRAR - International Journal of Research and Analytical Reviews (IJRAR), E-ISSN 2348-1269, P- ISSN 2349-5138, Volume.8, Issue 4, November 2021, Peer Reviewed, www.ijrar.org., Gujarat.
  • Dr. Kumar S P (2021), “Effectiveness of E- Governance on Service Delivery at LSGs- A Supply Side Evaluation, ISDA Journal, ISSN 0971-2550, Vol.31,No.4, October-December 2021, Trivandrum.
  • Dr. Kumar S P (2022), Impact of Russia-Ukraine Geopolitical War on Indian Economy, College Teacher, February-2022, No. 295, ISSN 2454-4795, AKPCTA, Trivandrum,
Papers Presented
  • International Conference on “Development Vs Deprivation in the Era of Globalisation”, Organised by University of Kerala and State Planning Board, E-governance and Development of India, 14th&15th Dec.2009
  • Two-day National Seminar on “Manifestation of Global Financial Crisis in India”, Sponsored by UGC, “Impact of Global Economic Crisis on Real Sector in India, Sree Narayana College, Sivagiri 13th&14th Nov.2009
  • Two Days National Seminar on Inclusive Growth and Indian Economy: Twenty Years of Liberalisation, UGC sponsored, E-Governance as a Tool for Inclusive Development: Experience At LSG Level in Kerala, Bishop Moore College, Mavelikara, 19/09/2012 to 20/09/2012.
  • Two Day National Seminar on Current Economic Issues and Development, sponsored by Higher Education Dept., Technological Chang and E-Waste Generation, KNM Govt. Arts and Science College, Kanjiramkulam, 24/01/2012 to 25/01/2012.
  • Two Day National Seminar on Parliamentary Democracy and Good Governance in India sponsored by Institute of Parliamentary Affairs, Government of Kerala, E-Governance and Decentralised Planning in Kerala, SN College Kollam, 17/01/2013 to 18/01/2013.
  • One Day National Seminar on FDI in Retail Sector in India, Sponsored by Dept. of Higher Education, Retail Sector and Employment in Kerala, University College, Trivandrum, 12/02/2013.
  • Two Day National Seminar on e-Governance Prospects in Indian Administration, Sponsored by Institute of Parliamentary Affairs, Kerala, E-governance and LSGs in Kerala, Catholicate College, Pathanamthitta, 25/02/13 to 26/02/13.
  • International Conference on Deepening Democracy, Organised by Department of Local Self Government of Kerala, E-Governance and Decentralised Planning in Kerala, 19/01/2014 to 21/01/2014.
  • One Day National Seminar on Electoral Reforms, Governance and Development, sponsored by Institute of Parliamentary Affairs, Role of ICT foe Good Governance, University College, 15/01/2014.
  • Two Day National Seminar on Sustainable Development of India: A Rethinking for the 21st Century, Sponsored by UGC, Development Challenges of  Resources in Kerala, PG Department of Economics, E.K Nayanar Memorial Govt. College, Elaerithattu, Kasaragod, 29/09/2014 to 30/09/2014.
  • Two Day National Seminar on Recent Trends in Kerala State Finances, Sponsored by UGC , Resource Mobilisation at LSG Level in Kerala, SN College, Sivagiri, Varkala, 23/10/14 to 24/10/14.
  • Two Day National Seminar on Trends in Kerala State Finance, Sponsored by UGC, Problems and Prospects of LSG Finance in Kerala, KNM Government Arts and Science College, Kanjiramkulam, 30/12/14 to 31/12/14
  • Two Day National Seminar on Importance of Green GDP and Sustainable Development in India, sponsored by UGC, Challenges of Water Sustainability- The Path Ahead, SN College for Women, Kollam, 06/07/2015 to 07-07-2015
  • Two Day National Seminar on Emerging Issues in Labour Market and Migration, sponsored by DCE , Socio – Economic Impact of  Inland Migration in Kerala, University College, Trivandrum, 10/12/2015 to 11/12/2015.
  • One day State level Workshop on e-Governance and Service Delivery, PTA sponsored, e-Governance and Service Delivery, SN College Kollam, 20/02/2016.
  • Two Day National Conference on “Kerala Economy : Challenges to Development”, Sponsored by UGC, Financial Resources and Decentralised Planning in Kerala, SN college, Sivagiri, Varkala,26/02/2016 to 27/02/2016.
  • One Day invited Lecture on Liberalisation, Privatisation and Globalisation at SNSM Higher Secondary School, Elampalloor, Kundara, Kollam, 29/09/2016.
  • Two Day National Seminar on Protection of Western Ghats: Issues, Concerns and Policy Alternatives, sponsored by UGC, Problems and Prospects of Western Gat Development Programme: A Case Study in Kerala, 27/10/2016 to 28/10/2016.
  • Two Day National Seminar on Emerging Challenges of Health Sector in Kerala, Sponsored by DCE, E-Governance and Health Care System in Kerala, University College, Trivandrum, 09/01/2017 to 10/01/2017.
  • Three Day National Seminar on Kerala Economy @60: Development in Retrospect and Prospect sponsored by DCE Kerala, Chaired and Presented a Paper on issues of PDS in Kerala, Government Arts College, Trivandrum, 02/02/17 to 04/02/17.
  • Two Day National Seminar on De Novo Engines of Growth: Role of Emerging Sectors, sponsored by DCE, E-Governance Progress: Challenges and Opportunities, University College, Trivandrum, 21/02/2017 to 22/02/2017.
  • Invited Lecture on Lecture Series viz, SPECTRUM 2017, Organized by PTA of SN College, Chempazhanthy, Is India Moving towards a Cashless Economy? , 03/03/2017.
  • Three Day International Seminar on Changing Pattern of Fiscal and Monitory Policies in India: Boon or Bane to Development, Sponsored by UGC, Effectiveness of Plan Formulation and Budgeting at LSG Level- An Evaluation, University of Kerala, Karyavattom, 14/03/2017 to 16/03/2017.
  • Three Day National Seminar on Development Experience of Kerala: Problems, Prospects and the Way Foreword, Sponsored by DCE Kerala,  Local Level Planning and Primary Sector in Kerala, Government College Attingal, 15/ 11/2017 to 12/ 11/ 2017.
  • Invited Lecture on Research Methodology organised by Department of Economics, SN College for Women, 12/01/2018.
  • Three Day National Seminar on Reaching the Unreached Through Science and Technology, Sponsored by Department of Environment and Climatic Change, Role of ICT in Rural Development, SN College Kollam, 12/ 02/2018  to 14/02/2018.
  • International Seminar on Fiscal Stability and State Policy: Recent Trends in India, sponsored by University of Kerala, Impact of e-Governance on Service Sector Delivery, 18th to 20th November 2019.
  • International Seminar on Cyber Security and Digital Marketing, sponsored by KSHEC, E-governance and Cyber Security,2nd March,2020.
  • National Webinar on Impact of Covid on Indian Economy, Sponsored by PTA, Covid -19 and Indian Economy, V.T Bhattathiripad College, Sree Krishnapuram, Palakkad, February- 2021
Refresher and Orientation course Attended
Name of the Course /Summer School Place Duration Sponsoring Agency

Refresher Course in Economics

ASC, University of Kerala.

06-08-2005 to 27-08-2005


Special Summer Schools

ASC, University of Kerala

23-07-2008 to 12-08-2008


Refresher Course in Economics

ASC, Jawaharlal Nehru University

10-02-2014 to 07-03-2014


Short term Course on Disaster Management

UGC HRDC, University of Kerala

18-07-2018 to 25-07-2018


One Month Moodle Learning Management Training

Sree Narayana College, Chengannur

1/1/2020 to

IIT Bombay

One Week FDP on Online Education in Higher Education Institution

Kerala State Higher Education Council

3/8/2020 to 7/8/2020