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Dr(Mrs) Kasturi Mandal

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Designation: 
Scientist
Qualification: 
Ph.D
Email: 
kasturi@nistads.res.inkstr.mndl@gmail.com
Phone: 
11-25843385 (Mobile) 9313245343

Research interests:  

Role of S&T in provisioning of public goods, Cross country comparative STI policy studies

Sponsored research project(s)

1. Prospects of Green Occupations in India with special emphasis on skilled professions sponsored by International Labour Organisation ( as team member)

2. A Comparative Study on S&T, Innovation and Development Strategies of China and Korea vis-à-vis India” sponsored by PSA office ( as team member)

 3. Part A: The Organisation of Science in Russia and India at the beginning of the XXI century

Part B:  Modernization of Science, Technology and Innovations Institutions in Russia and India: A Comparative Analysis sponsored under ILTP scheme of DST (as Project leader)

4. “Economic Growth and Potential of Clean Energy Technology Development in India” sponsored by WWF (as Co Project leader)

PUBLICATIONS

Research Papers

1.Skill development mission in vocational areas – mapping government initiatives, Tabassum Jamal and Kasturi Mandal, Current Science, VOL. 104, NO. 5, 2013

2..Rural India left out of S&T system, Rajeswari S. Raina and Kasturi Mandal,SciDev.Net, UK, 16 Nov, 2012

 3.Mapping of India’s capability in emerging areas of solar energy research, Avinash Kshitij, Bikramjit Sinha, Kirti Joshi, Kasturi Mandal and Vipan Kumar, Innovation-EMPI Journal of Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 2011

4.Problems of drinking water availability in India: Some Implications on Health and Hygiene, P.K.Biswas and K.Mitra Water Policy, 12 (2010) 885–897 and listed on SSRN's Top Ten download list. 

Books

1.Skills for green jobs in India, Kumar Vipan, Mandal Kasturi, KumarNaresh, Banerjee Taposik, 2010, ISBN: 9789221239819, ILO

2.'Socio Economic and Technological Innovations: Mechanism and Institutions', Kasturi Mandal, Nadia Asheulova and Sevtlana G. Kirdina (eds.) (2014) Narosa Publishing House: New Delhi 2014, ISBN: 978-81-8487-339-9.

Reports

  1. Sinha B, Kumar V, Kshitij A, Banerjee P, Mandal K & Joshi K. 2008. Quick Review of Facets of Developments in China: with emphases on S&T and innovation (submitted to FICCI & PSA)
  2. Kumar V, Kshitij A, Mandal K, Sinha B, Bahl R, & Joshi K. 2008. Energy Research and CSIR-A Policy document for future research of CSIR in Energy sector. National Institute of Science, Technology & Development Studies, CSIR, New Delhi, India.
  3. 3.Mandal K.‘Financing of Environmental S&T’, India S&T Report, National Institute of Science, Technology & Development Studies, CSIR, New Delhi, India.   
  1. Mandal K, Kumar V, Banerjee P. 2009. ‘Investment in S&T and Innovation in India’ India S&T Report, National Institute of Science, Technology & Development Studies, CSIR, New Delhi, India.
  2. Mandal K, Kshitij A, Banerjee P. 2009. ‘Coordination and Governance:  S&T structure and infrastructure’ India S&T Report, National Institute of Science, Technology & Development Studies, CSIR, New Delhi, India.
  3. Mandal K, Mishra A. 2009. ‘Science and Technology Mapping in States of India’, India S&T Report, National Institute of Science, Technology & Development Studies, CSIR, New Delhi, India.
  4. Mandal K. 2009. ‘ Medical Manpower in India’India S&T Report, National Institute of Science, Technology & Development Studies, CSIR, New Delhi, India.
  5. Mandal K. 2009. ‘Drinking water supply vis-a-vis technological interventionsfor social empowerment of rural India’India S&T Report, National Institute of Science, Technology & Development Studies, CSIR, New Delhi, India.
  1. Mandal K. 2009. ‘Rural Sanitation: A step towards achieving the Millennium Development Goal No 7, Target 10’ India S&T Report, National Institute of Science, Technology & Development Studies, CSIR, New Delhi, India.
  2. Joshi K, Kshitij A, Sinha B, Kumar V, Mandal K. 2009 ‘India’s Capability and Competence in Energy sector R&D’   India S&T Report, National Institute of Science, Technology & Development Studies, CSIR, New Delhi, India.
  3. Mandal K, Banerjee T, 2012, “R&D for drinking water in rural India” India S&T Report, National Institute of Science, Technology & Development Studies, CSIR, New Delhi, India Published by Cambridge University Press India
  4. “S&T and skill development – Rural Universities and Research Institutes”, Kasturi Mandal and  Rajeswari S Raina, India S&T: 2014
  5.  “S&T support for rural roads infrastructure”, Kasturi Mandal  and Md Iqbal Hassan, India S&T: 2014