Ranjit Singh selected as 2015 Founders Fellow of American Society Public Administration

PU Chandigarh Ranjeet Singh

UGC, Senior Research Fellow, at the Department of Public Administration, PU  Ranjeet Singh 

Chandigarh, December 31, 2014: University Grants Commission, Senior Research Fellow, at the Department of Public Administration, Panjab University (PU)  Ranjeet Singh has been selected as 2015 Founders’ Fellow of American Society for Public Administration (ASPA), United States.

ASPA is the largest and most prominent professional association for public administration. It is dedicated to advancing the art, science, teaching and practice of public and non-profit administration. For year 2015, ASPA has selected 25 Founders’ Fellows from across the globe.

As a Founders’ Fellow of ASPA, Ranjeet Singh would attend the five day 2015 Annual Conference of ASPA to be held at Chicago from March 6, 2015. At the Conference, he would present his essay paper titled, “Electronic Public Service Delivery: An Assessment of E-Sampark Centres in Union Territory Chandigarh (India)”.

Ranjeet Singh is pursuing his Ph.D. under the supervision of Professor B.S. Ghuman. He is consecutively the second student of Professor Ghuman, who has been selected for the coveted award. Earlier Ranjeet Singh has presented two papers titled,

“Decentralization and Delivery of Public Services in Asia: A Meta-Analysis” and “Rural Poverty and Sustainable Development in India with Special Reference to Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme” both co-authored with Prof. B.S. Ghuman in overseas conferences, namely, International Conference on Decentralization and its Discontents: Recalibrating Public Service Delivery in Asia held at Hong Kong and 2012 Annual Conference of the International Association of Schools and Institutes of Administration on the theme Challenges for Local Governance and Development in the 21st Century.

The conferences were held at National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA), Bangkok respectively. Ranjeet Singh has published four papers and two of his papers have been accepted for publication.

(SK Vyas/Jalandhar)


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Wednesday, December 31, 2014