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Dr. M Amruth

Senior Scientist
Department of Sociology
Forestry and Human Dimension Division
Phone: 91 - 487 - 2690300
Mobile: 9400930968
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Dr. Amruth M., is with Department of Sociology Is a Ph.D. in Social Sciences from the School of Social Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University with specialisation in environmental history policy studies and institutions for sustainable management of natural resources. His research engagements include critical evaluation of the Idea of development and changing organisation of development in the context of governance, management of natural resources and rights of the indigenous population. These explorations also trace the trajectories of mutable conceptions of nature as reflected in the relations between Human Society and Nature. Currently working on a Monograph titled Governing 'Man' and 'Nature': Colonial Travancore, 1860s-1940s.

Focused areas: Policy Studies and Enviromnmental History

Total number of publications: 17

Academics and profession:

  • Study on the Development Experiences of Selected Groups of Scheduled Tribes in the Kerala Western Ghats.
  • Madai Hill Conservation Awareness Programme.
  • Developing an Oral History Archive as Part of Establishing a Resource Centre for Forest Policy Research.