Formerly Director-Rajaji International Institute of Public Affairs and Administration and Chair Professor at the Administrative staff college of India.

Dr.Rao has been a Ford Foundation Visiting Fellow at the Chicago University (USA), and Queen Elizabeth House Visiting Fellow at the Oxford University (UK).  He has been invited to a large number of International Conferences to present papers and to preside over sessions.

Dr.Rao has published a large number of research papers and books; his recent publications is entitled ‘MANAGING A VISION: DEMOCRACY, DEVELOPMENT AND GOVERNANCE’ 2005,  and ‘DEMOCRATIZATION OF POLICE’ 2014.  His latest publication is ‘MANAGING A DEMOCRACY: PROFESSIONALIZATION OF POLITICS’ 2015.

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E mail :  dr.grs.rao@gmail.com