Kalengada Shalip Kaverappa

Kalengada Shalip Kaverappa a PhD holder from Kodagu is an Associate Professor and Head of the Department (Political science) in SDM College,Ujire. She is specialized in Women Studies, Women Empowerment, Human Rights and Political theory.



Kalengada Kaverappa


  • Shyna Bollamma
  • Shabna Ponnamma


  • B.A.-1985-Mangalore-73%- IVth Rank in the University
  • M.A.-1987-Mangalore-64.3%-I Rank in the University
  • Ph.D.-2007-Mangalore-Degree awarded              
  • Diploma in Astrology-2002-SDMC


  • She was an Assistant Professor, Kavery Women’s College, Virajpet from1987-88 
  • Presently she is an Associate Professor, S D M College. Ujire.

Participation in National/International Conferences/Seminars/Workshops (2005 onwards)

  • “Development of Rural Colleges” Participated in National Seminar, University College, Mangalore, 29-30, March 2005
  • “Main Streaming Gender in the Curriculum” Participated in National seminar Women Study Centre, Mangalore University 23-24, March, 2006
  • “Gandhi, Democracy & Development” Participated in National seminar Dept of Political Science, Mangalore University, 28-29 August 2007
  • “Role of Civil Society in Good Governance” Participated in MUPSTA, St Agnes College, Mangalore University, 29, Febraury 2008
  • “Democracy, Human Rights & Minorities” Participatedin National seminar, St Milagres College Kalyanpur, 19 March 2005
  • “NGO’s and Women Development” paper presented at the National Seminar “Are Indian Development Programmes Women oriented” Besant College 12- 13 January 2007 
  • “Gender issues” Resource Person, workshop to Extension Agricultural Officers .organized under WYTEP scheme at District Training Centre Belthangady, on 25 March 2008
  • Capacity building for women managers in higher educationUGC,  State Workshop Mangalore University, 2 February- 6 March  2009  
  • “Gender equality –A myth or Reality” paper presented at the State Seminar Empowerment of Women in Local Governance: Issues and Challenges Mulki Sunder Ram Shetty  College, Shirva, Udupi 15 October 2009
  • “Panchayath Raj in Action: Challenges to women’s Role”  paper presented at the State Seminar, Grass Root Democracy: Status of Panchayath Raj in Karnataka, S D M College Ujire15-16January 2010
  • “Human Rights and Women Rights”, paper presented at the National Seminar  on Human Rights and Unorganized Labour in India, Department of Political Science, St Aloysius College, Mangalore, February 28-March 1, 2011
  • “Women’s Rights in a Human Rights Based Approach to Development: Violations and its Challenges” paper presented at the National Seminar on Human right Based Approach to Development Post Graduate Department of Master of Social Work ,SDM College ,Ujire10-11March 2011
  • “Women rights as Human Rights” paper presented at a conference on Human Rights, St Aloysious College Mangalore and Christian Association of South Canara, 24 September 2011
  • “Serious Abuses of Human Rights” Chaired a session at a National Seminar on Human Rights Violations, St Agnes College Mangalore on 24 September 2011
  • “Status of Women in India” Sanchalana , Resource person and chief guest, State , NGO Convention of women activities ,DEEDS,  Mangalore 26 November 2011
  • Gender Issues’ Resource Person, Training for Revenue Officials of Mysore Division, District Training Institute, Mangalore on 10th August 2012
  • “Crime Against Women” Paper presented at state seminar on  Human Rights in the Emerging Era , Govt First Grade College , Kavoor, Mangalore On 10December 2012.
  • “Legal Aid in Action: Constitutional protection for women” Resource Person at National training programme on Women Rights: Women in the Main stream of Society, Govt First Grade College, Vamadapadavu ,21 Jan 2013.
  • “Women Empowerment”  Chaired a session  in National Conference on Millennium Development Goals of social sector performance, Department of  P. G .Studies and Research in Social work, SDM College, Ujire,22 -23.  Feb 2013 
  • “Gender sensitization” Resource Person in a District Seminar on gender sensitization and parenting  for Heads of D K District High school, Department of Public instruction ,Mangalore,16 Febraury  2013 
  • “Liberalised India: Politics Society and Economy”Participated in National Seminar, Sharada College, Basrur 19 July 2013.
  • “Women Rights”Chaired a Session in National Seminar on Women and Human Rights,Cauvery College, Gonikoppal 6 September 2013
  • “Parenting and coping with adolescent challenges” Resource Person in Parent teacher Association at St Victors high school Puttur 12th July 2013
  • “Parenting and coping with adolescent challenges”Resource Personin Parent teacher Association, SDM high school, Ujire 30tAugust 2013
  • “Changing Paradigms of Higher Education: XII Five Year Plan Initiatives”Participated in NUEPA sponsored National Seminar, St Aloysius College Mangalore 1 December 2013
  • “The Role of Women in Forming a Drug Free Family and Healthy Society’ Resource Person in Krushi Utsava, SKDRDP (NGO), Sacred Heart College, Madanthyar, 15 December 2013,
  • “Human Rights Literacy”Key-note address, National Seminar on Human Rights Pre-University college, Noojibalthila, Puttur 21st December 2013
  • “Youth for Social Transformation- Involvement and Initiatives” Chaired a Session, National Conference- Sambrama, Dept of Post graduate Studies and Research in Social Work, 19 – 20 Feb 2014
  • “Women’s Human Rights Advocacy and its Challenges: A view of a locale in intersecting concerns’ presented a paper in International Seminar on Globalization, Human Rights and Democracy, St Milagres CollegeKallianpur6March 2014
  • “Parents role in Children’s Lives”Resource Person in Parent teacher Association, Church School Belthangadi on 9 july 2014
  •  “Gender issues and its challenges” Resource Person in a workshop  Organized by Rajiv  Gandhi  National  Institute  of  Youth Development Sriperumbudur, Tamil Nadu  &  St. Agnes College, to Women Functionaries of Panchayati Raj Institutions of Dakshina  Kannada  District  at  St. Agnes College  Mangalore on 25 August, 2014
  • “The Changing Face of Family –Implications and Interventions” President of  Inauguration, National Conference, Department of  P. G .Studies and Research in Social work, SDM College , Ujire on 5th February  2015
  • “Child Sexual Abuse:Reality Prevention and Empowerment” Chief Guest,Valedictory, State conference, Department of PG Studies and Research in Psychology, SDM College, Ujire on 10 February 2015
  • “Women Empowerment and challenges”Resource Person in a workshop Organized by Kukke Shree Subramanya College, Subramanya on 13th March.2015.. 
  • “Ambedkar: Life and profile” Resource Person in 124th Ambedkar Jayanthi celebration organized by Karnataka Dalitha Sangarsha Samithi Maladi,at Maladi on 19th April  2015
  • “ Scenario of women Political Participation in India’ Resource Person  in National Conference on Women as change makers for a vibrant Society, Department of Social Work Mangalore University ,Konaje  28April 2015
  • “The Role of Parents in Adolescent’s Education” Resource Person in Parent Teacher Interaction SDM PU College, 11June 2015
  • “The Importance of Parent-child Relations in the General Development of Children”Resource Person, Parent teacher Association, Holy Redeemer Church School Belthangady on 11 july 2015
  • “How students can achieve academic success in colleges” Resource Personat Pre -University College Mundaje on 22nd July 2015
  • “Importance of Cultural Activities in Education” Resource Person, Yakshagana Bannagarike workshop, SDM College, Cultural Centre on 9 August 2015
  • “Significance of Independence Day Celebration” Resource Person, Excellent residential P U College, Moodabidri on 15 August 2015
  • “Cultural Perspective of Gender Justice”presented a paper in National Seminar on Literary and cultural perspectives on politics in karnataka,Shri Sharada College Basrur4 September 2015
  • “Significance of International womens Day Celebration”Resource Person, International Womens Day Celebration at S D M Engineering College Ujire, on 8th March 2016
  • “Ambedkar And Gender Equity” Presented a paper in One Day Conference on “Dr Ambedkar –Idea of India” at St Agnes College Mangalore on 12th March, 2016
  • “Women Political Status in India” Resource Person in State Level one day seminar on Women Empowerment at Government First Grade College, Virajpet18April 2016
  • “Role of a teacher” Resource Person, Teachers Day Celebrations SDM B.ED College, Ujire, 6 September 2016
  • “International Human Rights” Resource person, Post graduate studies in Journalism, SDM College, Ujire 8 November2016
  • “The significance of Basic life skills” Inaugural Address, MSW work shop, SDM College, Ujire, 18 November 2016
  • “Women in the changing World” Resource Person, International Women’s Day Celebration at the department of P.G Studies in English, Alva’s College, Moodbidri on 17th  March  2017.
  • ‘Quest for equity – reclaiming social justice, revisiting Ambedker’, Participation in a three-day international conference, University of Agricultural Sciences, Karnataka government Bengaluru, 21to 23rd July 2017
  • Significance of Women’s Day Celebrations  Resource Person, International Women’s Day Celebration at the P.G Studies Centre in St Philomena’s  College, Puttur on 8th March 2018
  • “Political and Military Acumen: Indira Gandhi and Indo-Pak 1971”presented a paper in International Seminar on ‘Indira Gandhi – A visionary: Revisiting her policies and their Impact’ St Agnes College (Autonomous) Mangalore on 19 and 20 March 2018
  • “Indian Secularism: Nehru’s contribution” Participation in an Interactive session with Prof Rajeev Bhargava, CSDS New Delhi, at Mangalore University Campus, 25 October 2018
  • “Gandhi and Indian Nationalism” Participation in a Public Lecture by Salil Mishra, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Ambedkar University, New Delhi, at St Aloysius College Mangalore ,16th November 2018
  • Interface between Gandhi, Nehru and Ambedkar: Contemporary Debates on Development, Modernity and Nation building, Participation in a two day National Seminar, Government First Grade College, Belthangadi on 15th -16th Febraury 2019  

 Work Published-Articles in Books, Journals and Online

  • “State and Justice” Basic Ideas and Ideologies of Political Science   Mangalore University political Science Teachers Association, Mangalore 1997,  pp. 97-105
  • “Empowerment:Intervention and Challenges”, Shodha. Biannual, Bilingual Research periodical, Dr H.N Research Centre S D M C Ujire, January 2010, pp. 64-73
  • “Women A Reality”Mahila Vrinda ,Womens Organization ,Belthangadi  2005.
  • “Human Rights and Women Right” Aloysia, St Aloysius College, Mangalore, September, 2013, pp.28-37
  • “Gender Equality a Myth or Reality”Empowerment of Women in Local Governance: Issues and Challenges, Mulki Sunder Ram Shetty College, Shirva, October 2009, pp. 19-28.
  • “The Kranti Moment For very Indian Women” News Karnatakahttp://www.newskarnataka.com/14th December 2013
  • “Women’s Human rights Advocacy and its challenges:A View from a Locale of Intersecting Concerns” Globalization, Human rights and Advocacy Milagres College, Kallianpur 2014, pp.97-110. (ISBN -978-81-929263-0-8)
  • “Linga samanatheya parikalpane sutha hennu, Lingathva” Udayavani kannada Daily, 8.3.2015, pp. B 1& 3
  • “Cultural Perception of Gender Justice” Women Political Leadership in Karnataka, S.D.M. College, 2016 pp 22-26
  • ‘Women Political Participation in India’ Social Inclusion and Democracy Rawat publications New Delhi 2018 pp 291-317 (ISBN-978-81-316-0854-8)
  • “Political and Military Acumen: Indira Gandhi and Indo-Pak1971 war “Indira Gandhi- a Visionary revisiting her Policies and their Impact, St Agnes College 2018 pp 47-60 (ISBN: 978-81-930869-5-7)
  • “National Independence as Conjuncture: Women’s Movement under Transition in India”, Shodha, Biannual,Bilingual Research Journal, Dr HaMaNa Research Centre,S D M  College, Ujire, January  2019, pp 118-134.(ISSN 2249-0396)
  • “Constitutional Protection for Women”, Ajantha International Multidisciplinary Quaterly Research Journal, Ajantha Prakashan Aurangabad  January –March 2019 pp 120-127 (ISSN 2277-5730 ) VOL – VIII, Issue 1, Impact factor 5.5 ( Peer Reviewed refereed and UGC listed Journal NO 40776

Professional Membership

  • Indian Political Science Association
  • Karnataka State Political Science Teachers Association
  • Mangalore University Political Science Teachers Association

Additional Responsibilities/ Membership of Committees/ Editorial Boards

  • Ph D Guide Hampi University Development Studies 2018
  • Member, Board of studies in Political Science, S D M College, Ujire
  • Member, Board of Examination, St Agnes College, Mangalore 2010 – Present
  • Member, Board of Examination, Aloysius College, Mangalore 2009 – Present
  • Member, Dr HA MA NA Research Centre Ph.D Committee, Hampi Kannada University, 2013
  • Advisor to Women Development Cell, SDM College, Ujire, 2010 – Present
  • Staff Secretary of Staff Association, SDM College, Ujire, 2014-15
  • On the Editorial Board of  Shoda,  Biannual , Bilingual Research periodical, Dr H.N  Research Centre S D M C, Ujire,  2013-2016
  • Chair person of Documentation committee S D M College, Ujire, 2013-Present
  • Member of SDM society, Food Committee 2012-Present
  • Member of Anti Ragging Committee, SDM engineering College Ujire , 2012-13
  • Chairperson of Women Grievance Redressal Cell, SDM College, Ujire 2012- to present
  • Chairperson of literary and Fine arts committee, S D M College, Ujire, 2010 -2013
  • Convener of Women Development Cell D M College, 2007 -2010
  • Student Welfare Officer, S.D.M College Ujire, 2003
  • Member of IQAC SDM College 2015 to present


“Bharatha Rathna mother Teresa Gold Medal Award” by Global Economic Progress and Research Asssociation, New Delhi on 8.3.2015

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