Department of Travel & Tourism

NAME: Manisha Seal
POST: Lecturer - Tourism & Travel department
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QUALIFICATION: B.A, Master's of .Tourism. Administration, M. Phil (Tourism Management), Master's of Business Administration, (PhD)

Degree Subject
Bachelor of Arts Economics, History, Pol Science Bangalore University, 2000
Master of Tourism Administration Tourism Administration Bangalore University, 2002
M.Phil Tourism Management Madurai Kamraj University, 2006
M.B.A Human Resource Management Periyar University, 2010
Pursuing PhD Tourism Management Mother Teresa Women's University , Kodaikanal , 2014

RESEARCH INTERESTS: Pursuing PhD bearing registration no.

PhD2014TMP252/WU/Dean/Ph.D/2014 dated 13/02/14 from Mother Teresa Women's University, Kodaikanal on the research topic: "An Insight study on rural tourism as an instrument for sustainable rural development of Anegundi, Karnataka with special reference to women empowerment". under the supervision of Dr. P.N Premalatha, Head of Department - Historical Studies and Tourism Management , Mother Teresa Women's University, Kodiakanal .

Research Article published on the topic Rural Tourism as a Sustainable Development Approach: An Analytical study on Anegundi, Karnataka in the Journal 'COMPASS' of Department of Tourism (ISSN: 2394-0646) on 10th October 2014 at Garden City College, Bangalore.

Research Article published in Proceedings of the International conference (ISBN 978-163102030-8) in SRN Adrash College on the Topic - "An analytical study on rural tourism as an instrument for sustainable rural development of Anegundi VANIJYA SAMMELANA - Recent Trends in Business, Management & Tourism on 30th April 2014.

Presented Paper on the Topic "An analytical study on revitalization of rural community of Anegundi through arts and cultural resources" - Karnataka As a Tourist Destination in Historical Perspective on 22nd August & 23rd 2014 at The National Degree College Autonomous, Jayanagar, Bangalore.

Presented paper at International conference in SRN Adarsh College on the topic "An analytical study on rural tourism as an instrument for sustainable rural development of Anegundi". VANIJYA SAMMELANA - Recent Trends in Business, Management & Tourism on 30th April 2014.

Presented paper at National Level Seminar in Garden City College on the topic "Backwater Tourism in Allappuzha: A sustainable development approach" - Incredible India lies in its Future Preservation of Water on 30th September 2013.

Presented paper at State level seminar in Al-Ameen Arts, Science & Commerce College on the topic 'Economic & Environmental impact of Tourism' - Tourism perspective on 16th April 2008

1. Seminar on 'Emerging Trends of information Technology in Hospitality, Travel & Tourism' organized by Department of Hotel Management and Tourism at K.L.E 'S .Nijalingappa College on 5th February 2005 Bangalore.

2. Conference on 'Repositioning Karnataka as a Global Tourist Destination' organized by FKCCI & Dept. of Commerce, Mount Carmel College on 16th September 2005 Bangalore.

3. Seminar on 'Tourism in India with special reference to Karnataka Tourism' organized by S.B.R.R. Mahajana First Grade College on 17th & 18th August 2007 Mysore.

4. Conference on 'Pattadakal a World Heritage Site and Early Chalukya Art Centers' organized by Department of MTA, Karnataka Arts College on 23rd - 24th March 2008 Dharwad.

5. National Seminar on 'Quality in Higher Education - its Challenges' organized by IQAC & Dept of Commerce, Vidya Vardhaka Sangha First grade College for Women on 28th - 29th October 2009, Bangalore.

6. National Seminar on 'Tourism and Bio-Diversity' organized by Tourism Development Institute (A Unit of S.B.R.R. Mahajana First Grade College) on 2nd November 2010, Bangalore.

7. National Level Faculty Development Programme on 'NURTURING LIFE SKILLS : TOWARDS AN ENABLING WORK ENVIRONMENT' organized by the Dept of Commerce and Management, SESHADRIPURAM COLLEGE on 30th October 2010, Bangalore.

8. Symposium on Tourism Research Methodologies organised by Department of Tourism at Sahyadri Science College Shivamogga on 25th March 2011, Shivamogga.

9. Seminar on 'Tourism and Sustainable Energy : Powering Sustainable Development', Conducted by Department of Tourism studies, Indian Academy Degree College on 27th September 2012, Bangalore.

10. National Seminar on 'Archaeological Historical and Cultural Tourism in South India with special reference to Karnataka' on 15th & 16th February 2013, Mysore.

11. Attended the Workshop on "Research Methodology" conducted on 27/08/14 & 28/08/14 at Mother Teresa Women's University to learn the application of research methodology and its significance in carrying out research work and preparation of Ph.D thesis.

12. Attended an International conference on the topic "Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Inclusiveness - A Strategic Paradigm", at Jyoti Nivas College Autonomous, Bangalore on 16th Sep and 17th Sep 2014.

13. Attended an National conference on the topic "ICHR sponsored national conference on "Role of Tribals in the cultural history of South India - 10 - 19 Century A.D.", at Jyoti Nivas College Autonomous , Bangalore on 25th Nov & 26th Nov 2014.

14. Attended National conference on the Topic "Euthanasia: Kill the Pain not the Patient" organised by Jyoti Nivas College on 23rd Jan 2015.



•   Member in Panel of Question Paper Setters for K-SET-2013 Examination in Karnataka.
•   Member in Board of Examination for MTA (Integrated) Course, in Bangalore University and Mysore University since 2008 to 2014.
•   Played active role in formulation of Syllabus for MTA Five Years Integrated Course in Bangalore University.
•   Paper setter for B.Com Tourism Course at St. Joseph's College , Auotonoums, Bangalore University.
•   External examiner for Mount Carmel College Autonomous, N.M.K.R.V Women's College Autonomous