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Dept. of Economics

Balakrishnan U.

Assistant Professor | M.A. B.Ed, UGC-JRF NET



  • Doing Ph D under Kannur University on the topic Social Capital and Development, since 2018 onwards
  • MA (ECONOMICS),Government College Kasaragod, Kannur University, 1998
  • B Ed(Social Studies), UTEC Kasaragod, Kannur university, 1999
  • BA (ECONOMICS),Government College Kasaragod, University of Calicut,1996


  • Assistant professor, Department of Post Graduate Studies and Research in Economics, Government College Kasaragod, 1st December 2011 onwards.
  • Assistant professor, Post Graduate Department of Economics, EKNM Government College Elerithattu, 16th December 2009 to 30th November 2011.
  • Post Graduate Teacher (ECONOMICS), Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya,Thrissur, 26th July 2006 to 16 December 2009.
  • Post Graduate Teacher (ECONOMICS),Jwahar Navodaya Vidyalaya,North Goa, 30th June 2004 to 26th July 2006.
  • Post Graduate Teacher (ECONOMICS), Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya,Jalna, Maharashtra, 31st July to 29th June 2004.
  • Guest Lecturer in Economics, Government College Kasaragod, 15th July 1999 to 31st March 2001.


  • U Balakrishnan(2019), How far is the Education inclusive for Scheduled Tribes of Kerala, People, Society and Economy: Issues and Perspectives, Book Media, ISBN:988-93-85105-90-6.
  • U Balakrishnan(2015),Dimensions of Social capital: Arguments in the literature in retrospect, Kasara( Journal of Humanities),Volume 5,issue 2
  • Dr Jomon Mathew and U Balakrishnan(2011), Empowering Women rights through Diversified Work Participation: A unique model of Karinthalam Kudumbashree Unit in Kerala,Importance of human rights and women empowerment, Volume II, ISBN:978 - 81 - 910200- 5-2