The Department of Public Administration was set up in the year 1967. It has the distinction of being one of the oldest departments in the discipline of public administration in the Marathwada region. The Department has a very impressive record to its credit. The Department, since its inception, has been actively engaged in quality teaching, research and training as well as consultancy in the applied fields of Public Administration.
The Department has very dynamic AES, Public Administration, Department Alumni Association (AES PADAA) constituted in the year 2018. Among the alumni of this Department who are/were occupying high positions in various walks of life are Head of the department of Public Administration in various esteemed college, School Teachers; Central and State government/public enterprise officials. The alumni of the Department are also well placed in various City.
The activities of the Department can be grouped into two inter-related categories: Teaching and Consultancy.
The Department has regular full-time courses for B. A. optional Public Administration. Public Administration is a Competitive Examination oriented in the nature and multi-disciplinary in approach. The course has been scientifically planned by the Bord of Study, Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University, Nanded to impart specialized, skill-based education through teaching, activities, workshops, seminars and conferences. It provides students with the knowledge and skills to analyze and manage processes of governance, policy making and administration at many levels of government.
The syllabi of Degree course cover wide range of core and optional papers that helps students to explore dimensions of policy making, mechanics of public policy design and implementation, strategies that public and non-profit organizations use to respond to major policy problems and dilemmas. Further, they get an opportunity to undertake individual and original research as part of Skill Enhancement Course as per Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University, Nanded.
The B. A. Course has been designed with a view to impart knowledge of recent advances in the discipline and to train the students in the theory and practice of research. Students are provided the opportunity to develop their leadership, organisational and decision-making skills through the SEC of the Department
The faculty has expertise in various research areas related to Social Welfare Administration, Public Policy and various aspects of administration. The faculty undertakes consultancy work through which it contributes towards policy making, strengthen government-academia interface and enrich their professional experience.
To strengthen the professional environment for Public Administration.
To promote scholarly research into varied issues related to the discipline.
To encourage application of intellectual standards in the profession.
To prepare the students :
To Understand the advanced concepts of public Administration.
To organize ideas and apply them to the contemporary questions.
To develop analytical and critical thinking in the discipline.
To apply knowledge gained from the discipline to resolution of social issues.