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Radhakrishan Sapru Professor (Retired), Department of Public Administration, Panjab University, Chandigarh

Radhakrishan Sapru studied at Panjab University, Chandigarh, which awarded him master’s degrees in Political Science (1970), Public Administration (1972) and English (1976) and subsequently a doctorate in Public Administration in 1983 and an LLB degree in 1992.

Initially appointed as teaching-cum-research assistant at the Department of Public Administration, Panjab University, Chandigarh, in February 1976, Dr Sapru rose to the position of Professor. He headed the Department of Public Administration at Panjab University from 1 April 1990 to 31 March 1993 and again from 1 April 2002 to 31 March 2005. Dr Sapru retired as Professor in August 2005, after serving nearly three decades at the Panjab University. During his academic career and after superannuation, Dr Sapru published more than 50 articles in national and international journals besides 10 books in the field of public administration.