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Political Science



Under Graduate Courses

Course Name Duration of Course Current Strength
B.A.(Bachelor of Arts) at general level 3 years 442

Teaching Faculty

: Dr. Gauri  Kopardekar
: Assistant Professor
: MA, Bachelor of Communication and Journalism, NET Recipient of British Chevening Scholarship for Women in Leadership and Management at University of Bradford, UK. Ph.D.(Pursuing)
Teaching Experience
: 15 Years
Industrial Experience
: 15 Years
Research Papers
: 7
Research Project
  • Completed Projects : 1
Chapters / Books Written
  • Books Written : 1
Other Details

Research Projects

Completed Projects

Research Project : Completed in 2014: BCUD, SPPU project on People Participation in Urban Governance : Select Initiatives from Pune

Ongoing Projects

Research Publications



Paper/ Book





“Samajik Varchaswachi Sakhol Chikitsa” Critical analysis of social dominance

Pariwartanacha Watsaru

Vol 16 No. 6

ISSN : 2250-3145




An article on ‘Teaching and Learning Political Science in an interdisciplinary way’

Proceedings of the National Seminar on “Interdisciplinary Approach to Research & Teaching in Social Sciences” ISBN 978-81-926011-3-7




An article on ‘Syllabi and Textbooks of Political Science - Issues in Textbook Writing’

peer-reviewed International Journal ‘Studies in Indian Politics’ Volume 2, No. 1, Sage Publications, ISSN : 2321-0230

State level


Text Book of Political Science

Maharashtra State Secondary and Higher Secondary Board



Reading Material on ‘New Structures of Governance in Maharashtra’

Centre for Advanced Studies, Department of Politics & Public Administration, University of Pune

Research Papers

Title of the Research Paper

Name of the Journal

Month of Publication and Publisher


Policy Ecosystem for Industrial Infrastructure in Maharashtra : A Report (Unpublished) April 2020


Centre for Public Policy and Democratic Governance, SPPU Under RUSA Project

A policy paper on ‘Going back to Work’ : Policy inputs for the Govt. of Maharashtra for ensuring life and livelihood in Post-COVID-19 lockdown scenario
(A comparative study of Asian Countries and their epidemic management model and best practices ) April 2020

Pune International Centre (PIC) A Think Tank from Pune providing policy inputs to GOI and GOM

Jointly with Mr. Ravi Pandit, Chairman, KPIT Technologies and Hon. Treasurer, Pune International Centre (PIC : Think Tank ) and Past President, MCCIA

Unraveling ‘Smart’ urbanization : Understanding Theories and the Concept

Journal of Governance & Public Policy

January - June 2019
Vol. 9, No. 1 Pp 48-63 Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad ISSN 2231-0924

Deciphering the ‘City’ : A Methodological Exercise

Institute of Town Planners, India Journal

October- December 2018
Vol. 45, No. 4 pp27-36 Institute of Town Planners, India, New Delhi ISSN L 0537-9679

Public Policy and Urbanization in India : An Asymmetrical Approach

Journal of Management & Public Policy

June 2018
Vol. 9 No. 2 pp41-47 Management Development Research Foundation, New Delhi ISSN 0976-013X

Linkage Collaboration

Mahratta Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture, Pune
Indian School of Political Economy, Pune
Member of British Chevening Alumni Association
Programmes in association with Janwani and Centre for Environmental Education
Department of Politics & Public Administration, SPPU


Potential areas for consultancy : Public Speaking, Communication, Documentation, Industry-Academia interaction


  • Celebration of Constitution Day

  • Awareness activities on National Voter's Day

  • Celebration of Fundamental Duties Day

  • News Paper reading skills

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Name Designation
Smita Dudhane Clerk
Rajendra Khude Peon


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