Public policies fail when they do not deliver political messages: Role of political organizations in delivering public policies, paper at the international conference on Public Policy in Asia, organized by Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore, Singapore, 26-27 May, 2014.
Can rights based social protection approach help poor? Challenges of graduation from poverty in India, paper at the international conference on Graduation and Social Protection, organized by the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), University of Sussex and the Ministry of Local Government, Government of Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda, 6-8 May, 2014
Political Regimes and Social Security: An Emerging Framework presented in Global South Workshop 2011, organized by the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva and Gajdah Mada University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 28 Nov 2 Dec, 2011.
World Social Science Report 2010: A Critique, paper at international conference on Decolonizing Our Universities, organized by University Sains Malaysia and Citizen International, Penang, Malaysia, 27-29 June, 2011
Institutional Paucity and Governance: Role of Caste in the Service Delivery in Rural India, paper at the Development Dialogue, organized by The International Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, Netherlands, 6-7 June, 2011.
Institutional Paucity and Governance: Role of Caste in the Service Delivery in Rural India, paper at HDCA annual conference, organized by Human Development Capability Association, The Hague, Netherlands, 6-8 September, 2011
Cornering Urban and Preferring Rural: Politics of Empowerment in India, paper at International Conference on the Empowerment of Civil Society in Urban Politics, organized by the UNESCO Chair on Urban Politics and Citizenship, Porquerolles Island, France, 31st October- 2nd November, 2009.
Politics and Public Policies: Social Welfare and Human Development Policies in Uttar Pradesh, India (co-authored with Dr. V Anil Kumar), paper at Fourth International Conference on Public Policy and Management, Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Bangalore, 9-12 August, 2009,.
Social Capital: A Complementary Concept to the State in Sustainable Development and Environment Protection, paper at Political Science World Congress 2009, Santiago, Chile, 12-16 July, 2009.
Representative Democracy, Leadership and Women: Insights from Rural Area paper at the International Conference on Citizenship and Governance organized by Participatory Research in Asia (PRIA) New Delhi and Citizenship DRC, UK, New Delhi, 27-29 Feb, 2008.
E-Governance in Search of Good Governance, paper at the International Conference on Management, Icfai Business School, Ahmadabad, 27-29 Dec, 2007.
Challenges and Options before Womens Movement in Chhattisgarh paper at the International Conference on Womens Situation and Womens Study: A South Asian Perspective, North Bengal University Darjeeling, 8-19 December, 2006.
Exiting versus Sustainability: Post-implementation scenario of urban housing in rehabilitated slum settlements in Bhopal paper at the National Conference on Urban Poverty, organized by the Council for Social Development, New Delhi, 11-12 Feb, 2013.
Community Participation Law across States, paper at the national consultation on How Inclusive are our Cities? Implications for 12th Five Year Plan, organized by CIVIC Bangalore, India Habitat Forum and Hazard Centre, Bangalore, 27-28 Jan, 2012.
The BSP and Dalit Empowerment: Dilemmas and Contradictions, paper at the national conference, Centre for Advanced Studies, Department of Political Science, Osmania University, Hyderabad, 28-29 April, 2010.
NREGS in Indian States- Does it Make Difference? paper at the national seminar on Rural Transformation and Development, MP Institute of Social Science Research, Ujjain, MP, 17-18 March, 2009.
Economic Reforms and Social Security in India: Post-Reforms Scenario of Social Security in India, paper at the national conference, Department of Political Science, Osmania University, Hyderabad, 27-29 March 2008.
Feminism and Womens Movement in Chhattisgarh paper at 53rd All India Political Science Conference, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, 27-29 Dec. 2006.
How Feasible and Effective would Mohalla Samitis be in Urban Madhya Pradesh, Mainstream (New Delhi), Vol. L, No 38, Sept 8, 2012.
BSPs Route to 2012, Mainstream (New Delhi), Vol XLIX, No 15, April 2, 2011.
Are We Missing the Morale of the Economy, Mainstream (New Delhi), Vol. XLVIII, No. 33, 7th August, 2010.
Khaps stand goes against Hindu culture Hindustan Times (Lucknow), June 8th, 2010
Inequalities in Development published in The New Indian Express, Bangalore, 27th January, 2009. www.expressbuzz.com
Participated in the Strategy Session on the use of ICT for transparency and accountability in governance, organized by the Open Society Foundation, New York, 27-30 Nov, 2012.
Participated in a capacity building program Promoting Democratic Institutions and Practices organized by the Asia Foundation, Dhaka, 22 April- 26 April, 2012.
Participated in seven days UGC sponsored workshop on Rights Tools for Sustainable Development, organized by the Department of Political Science, Presidency College, University of Madras on 18-24 August, 2008.
Participated in two weeks Data Analysis Programme in Social Sciences, organized by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai, 6-18 November 2006
Participated in five days workshop on Gender Equity through Enterprise Development organized by WSDC, Guru Ghasidas University Bilaspur, held on 16-20th May, 2006 and sponsored by NIESBUD, Ministry of Small Scale, Govt. of India.