Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra
Dr. Manju Bhagat
Professor, Management
Ph.D., LLB, MA
Contact Address
Permanent Address 404,Birendra Sudha Apartment,Burdwan compound,Ranchi-834001
Local Address 404,Birendra Sudha Apartment,Burdwan compound,Ranchi-834001
Phone (Office) 2275233
Phone Residence 9431106340
Email Id
Joined Institute on : 6-Jul-2002

  Work Experience
Teaching : 28 Years

Research : 28 Years

  Professional Background
  • Professor- in-charge of News and Publication Society, 1995-96, BIT, Mesra.
  • Rapporteur National Seminar on “Rehabilitation of Surplus Workers”, organized by ILO and IID, February 17-18, 1996, Jaipur. (Published)
  • Rapporteur National Seminar of “Future of IR & IR in Future”, IIRA & FES, April 2-4 , 1996, New Delhi.
  • Rapporteur Annual Conference, ISLE, V,V. Giri NLI, Noida, December 22-24, New Delhi.
  • Rapporteur National Seminar On “Voluntary Retirement Problems and Prospects of Rehabilitation”, SRC, New Delhi, December 5-6, 1996.
  • Rapporteur National Seminar on “Labor Reforms  and Safety Net”, New Delhi, September 4, 2001. (Published)
  • Member Executive Committee, ISLE, from January 1998-1999.Vice President, Indian Society of Labor Economic (ISLE) – 2014-15.
  • Member of various committees of BIT, Mesra like hospital committee, Kishlay Vidhya Mandir committee, Admission committee, Women’s cell committee etc.

Consultancy Assignments Undertaken:

  • Faculty, IPP, World Bank in Bihar January, 1993- July 1996.
  • Faculty, Worker’s Education Programmes, Bihar, January 1994- July, 1996.
  • Faculty, MECON, Correspondence Course, BIT, Mesra, May 1989- July 1996.
  • Faculty, Power Gird Corporation and NTPC, New Delhi.
  Research Areas
  • Labour Economics and Human Relations
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Industrial Relation,.
  Award and Honours
  • Rapporteur Annual Conference, ISLE, V.V Giri, NLI, Noida, December 22-24, 1996
  • Rapporteur National Seminar on “Voluntary Retirement: Problems and Prospects of Rehabilitation: SRC, New Delhi, December 5 - 6, 1996.
  • Rapporteur National Seminar on “Labour Reforms and Safety Net”, New Delhi, September 4th, 2001.
  • Rapporteur National Seminar on “Future of IR & IR in future”, IIRA and FES, 2nd -4th April, 1996.
  • Rapporteur National Seminar on “Rehabilitation of Surplus Workers” organized by ILO & ISLE at Patiala, 17th – 18th February, 1996.
  • Associated with Patna, Ranchi, Magadh, Muzaffarpur, Bihar, Utkal, VinobhaBhave&SiduKanhu, Murmu Universities and different other management institutes in the region in various capacities.
  • Vice President, Indian Society of LabourEconomic (ISLE)– 2014-15.

 1.(1994, October-December) Manju Bhagat. Working Class Response to Liberalisation in Ranchi Industrial Region: An Emperical Study; Published in Indian journal of Labour Economics; Vol-37, No. 4.

2.(1995) Manju Bhagat. Indian Managers in an Era of Globalization. Published inManagement And Labour Studies; Vol-20, No.4.

3.(1997, July-September). Manju Bhagat. Team Building in a changing Economics as a Conscious management strategy. Published in UdyogPragati; Special Issue on Business Policy and Strategic Planning, Journal of national Institute of Industrial Engineering; Vol-XXI, No.3.

4.(1997, October-December). Manju Bhagat. Poverty & Minimum wages. Published in IPublished in Indian journal of Labour Economics; Vol-40, No. 4.

5.(2000, December). Manju Bhagat. Rehabilitation/Closure of Polluting Units: A case study of Delhi; IJIR Vol-37, No.2.

6.(2000, December). Manju Bhagat. Developing Entrepreneurial Managers; through HR interventions; Growth Vol-30, No.4 &Vol-31, No.1.

7.(2003, March-Oct). Manju Bhagat, S Shivani. Changing trends in Employee Management Relationships in India. The Alternative, Vol-2, No.1.

8.(2007, June 11) Manju Bhagat, Shobha Mishra. Principles for Successful implementation of Labour Welfare Activities from Police Theory to Functional Theory; Tesion-line P.1-6.

9.(2007 December) Manju Bhagat, Shobha Mishra. Principles for successful implementation of Labour Welfare Activities. Published in Personnel Today, Vol. XXVIII, No.3.

10.(2008). RL Dhar, M. Bhagat& K P Dhar. Techniques of sourcing candidates: An Exploration of the current strategies of Recruitments. Published in European Journal of Social Sciences, Vol.6, N.3, PP 342-448.

11.(2008, Jan-Jun).RL Dhar& M Bhagat. Job stress, coping process and Intentions to leave. Published in Business Review, Vol.9, No,1, PP 41-54.

12.(2009). RL Dhar& M Bhagat. Hiring Candidates Through references. Published in International Journal of Services, Economics and Management, Issue: Vol. 1 No. 3/2009, PP 284-384 BY Inderscience Publishers

13.(2010). ElaGoyal, SeemaPurohit and ManjuBhagat. Factors that Affect Information and Communications Technology Usage: A case Study In Management Education. Published in Journal of Onformation Technology Management (JITM), ISSN#1042-1319, Vol. XXI, N4

14.(2010). Syeda Fatima and ManjuBhagat. Health Services Accreditation Standards for Information Management in USA, Canada, India and Egypt: A comparative study. Published in International Journal of Mathematical Modelling, Stimulation and Applications, ISSN-0973-8355, Vol. 3, No. 2.

15.(2010). B. Mishra, S SHyder and ManjuBhagat. Perception of Accreditation on HRD and Management In Hospitals Accredited by CCHSA, JCI & NABH: A Comparative study. Published in Journal of Economics Theory, Vol. 4(1): 20-24.

16.(2011 October – 2012 March) ShobanaKarthikeyan, ManjuBhagat, NG Kannan. Making the HR Outsouring Decision – Lessons from the Resource Based View of the Firm. Published in IJBIT Vol.5 Issue 1.

17.(2011) ElaGoyal, SeemaPurohit, ManjuBhagat. Use of ICT in Higher Education in India. Published in HEF Journal of Higher Education.

18.(2011) ElaGoyal, ManjuBhagat. Using Learning Management system to enhance student satisfaction and productivity: A case study in Management education. Published in IE Journal.

19.(2014 March-April) Jandyal S. &Bhagat M. Training Program Evaluation in the Field of Disability Rehabilitation – A review of Literature.  Published in Online International Interdisciplinary journal. Vol. 4 (II), 183191 March-April, 2014.

20.(2014 December) ManjuBhagat, Milli Dutta, Nitesh Bhatia. Nitty Gritty of industrial relations getting feeble: A case of Nokia, Sriperumbudur plant.

21.(2014) Priyadarshani S & Bhagat M .“Quality of Work Life Balance: One Lives to Work or Works to Live,” Journal of Exclusive Management Science, ,ISSN 2320-866X  ,Vol:3, Issue 1.

22. (2014) Priyadarshani S & Bhagat M ,“Work, Family, Life Balance to take the Brunt of Recession”,(Pg No.29).JIS Management Vista, ISSN 0974-0872,January-June,2014,Vol-VIII.No-IWork life Balance:

23. (2014) Priyadarshani S & Bhagat M, “Growth and Importance for working women in Organized Sectors” Journal of IMS Group, ISSN 0973-824X, July-December 2014, Vol. 11, No-2. Listed in Cabell’s Management Directory, USA.

24.(2015)  Bhandarkar B.M. ,  Narkhede B.E ,  Bhagat M, “Servant Leadership of the Teachers of Engineering Colleges: An Empirical Study from Engineering Students Perceptive,” International Journal of Business Excellence,2017,ISSN 1756-0055,Vol.11,Issue 4,425-445

25.(2016) Priyadarshani S & Bhagat M .“Genesis of work Life Balance: Growth and Importance for Working Women In India”, PURUSHARTHA, A Journal of Management Ethics and Spirituality, ISSN:0975-024X, Vol. VIII, No 2. indexed in non-paid Scopus, Elsevier  and  Google Scholar.

26. (2017) Panday K C & Bhagat M , Impact of work life Balance in Project Based Organisations.Published in Indian Journal of Labour Economics.ISSN 0971-7927 Vol.60 (4) October-December,2017.

27. (2018) Priyadarshani S & Bhagat M . “World of Work and Women (An empirical study on factors affecting work life balance of women employees in organised sector),”Indian Journal of Labour Economics conference (Conference Volume) Pg 232-233,ISSN 0971-7927.

28. (2020) Bhagat M & Dutta M , “Jharcraft an Initiative towards bringing Social and Economic Growth in Silk, Handicraft & Handloom Industry in Jharkhand” Purukala . ISSN 0971-2143 Vol. 31(14).

29. (2020) Roy S & Bhagat M , “Sustainable Green Policy by Managing Flare Gas Recovery: A case with middle east oil and gas industry” , The Journal of Business Perspective. Vol. 24(1) 35-36.

30.. (2020) Kumari P , Dutta M & Bhagat M , “ Employee Branding and its role in effective recruitment”  AIMS, International Journal of Management .


1.(1996) ManjuBhagat. Report on National Conference on Future of Industrial Relations and Industrial Relations in Future; Published in Indian journal of Labour Economics; Vol-39, No. 2.

2.(1997) ManjuBhagat. Report on Industrial Relations Sessions of Annual Conference of Indian Soc. Of Labour Economics. Published in Indian journal of Labour Economics; Vol-40, No.1.

3.(1997) ManjuBhagat. Survey report of construction sites for children of working construction mothers in and around Delhi

4.(2001, September 11) ManjuBhagat. Seminar on Labour Reforms and Safety Net, Summary of Proceedings, New Delhi. Jointly organized by Fredrich Ebert Stiftung and ASSOCHAM.

Papers Presented in Seminars/Conferences

1.(1992, October 18-19) Production Through New Work Culture; All India Management          Congress, New Delhi.

2.(1993, January 02-04) Strikes and Lockouts; 31st Annual Conference of the ISLE, JNU, New Delhi. Sponsored by International Federation of Building and wood workers, New Delhi.

3.(1994, January 15-16) New Tech: Its impact on HRD; NIPM, Ranchi.

4.(1994, January 21-23) Tech & Quality of Work Life; 35th Annual Conference of the ISLE, GLI, Ahmedabad.

5.(1994, November 26-27) Challenges for HRM with Response to Globalisation in Health Care Organization; Hospital convention, IHA & IICM, Ranchi.nence

6.(1998, January 02-04) Poverty & Minimum Wages. 40th Annual Conference of the ISLE, Trivendum, Kerala.

7.(2000 December) Labour- Management Relation at Enterprise Level: A case study of Bharat Electronics Ltd. Presented in the Indian Society of Labour Economics, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh.

8.(2003, February 19-20) Re-Energising Enterprises through HRD. MTI – SAIL, Ranchi.

9.(2005, March 10-11) Legal Framework – Environmental Legislation. Green productivity & Sustainable Development Organized by Environmental Science & Engineering Group, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra.

10.(2008, April 3-6) Networking: The sourcing Techniques of Recruitment, Society for Advance management, International conference, Arlington, Virginia, USA.

11.(2004) Re-Energising Enterprises through HRD MTI – SAIL, Ranchi. Published in the MTI Foundation Day issue of growth.

12.(2014, December) ManjuBhagat, Milli Dutta, Nitesh Bhatia. Nitty Gritty of industrial relations getting feeble: A case of Nokia, Sriperumbudur plant.

Seminars/Round-Table Organized:

1.(2001, February 02) Work life of Nurses. Held atDr. Ram ManoharLohia Hospital, New Delhi.

2.(2001, March 17-19) Closure of Industries in Delhi. Held at Annexe Indian International Centre, New Delhi.

3.(2014, December) Organizing Secretary of 56 Annual Conference of Indian Society of Labour Economics at Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi.

4.(2015, April 6 – 19) Faculty Development Programme organized in BIT, Mesra.

Seminars/Conferences Attended:

1.(Since 1991) Annual Conference of the Indian Society of Labour Economics.

2.(1994, November 11-13) Building Corp. Culture through HRM. Ranchi.

3.(1995, December 08-10) Structural Adjustment Programme, ANSSI, Patna.

4.(1995, February 17-19) Rehabilitation of Surplus Workers, Jaipur.

5.(1996, September 18-20) Structural Adjustment & Industrial Relations scenario in South Asian Countries, New Delhi.

6.(1996, December 5-6) Voluntary Retirement: Problems & Prospects of rehabilitation, New Delhi.

7.(1997, May 27)Impact of Globalization of Industrial Relation organized by IAMR and IIID – New Delhi.

8.(1997, December 22-24) Emerging Perspectives in Development, IAMR and IHD, New Delhi.

9.(1999, December 10-11) Labour Laws and Trade Unions ASSOCHAM and FES – New Delhi.

10.(2001, September 4) Labour Reforms and Safety Net. ASSOCHAN & FES, New Delhi.

11.(2004) Re-Energising Enterprises through HRD MTI – SAIL, Ranchi. Published in the MTI Foundation Day issue of growth.

12.(2009) Recruitment Trend in India & Study of Pune Region, Virginia University, SAM, U.S.A.

13.(2014) SLE Conference.

14.(2015, August 1-3) International Conference on Sustainable and Inclusive Urban Development in India, New Delhi. Organized by IHD, NITI AYOG, GOI,Dept. of Urban and Regional Planning and University of Florida.

15.(2016, July 29-31) International Conference on Inclusive and Sustainable Development in Jharkhand opportunities and challenges, Ranchi.     


  Member of Professional Bodies


  1. (1990 onwards) Life Member of the Indian Society of Labour Economics.
  2. (1990 onwards) Life Member of the International Industrial Relations Association.
  3. (2011onwards)  Life Member of The Indian Institute of Public Administration.
  4. (8th October , 2020 onwards) Nominated as Member of Jharkhand State Legal Services Authority(JHALSA) , Ranchi
  Current Sponsored Projects


Dynamics of Change in Urban Informal Employment: Insights from Panel Data of two Indian Cities

Dec 2016 – in progress

Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi

Director: Amitabh Kundu, IHD, New Delhi,


Manju Bhagat,

A.N Sharma


  Text and Reference Books


  1.  (1995) ManjuBhagat. Chapter as Summary of Proceedings & Recommendations of National Seminar on Rehabilitation of Surplus Worker; Published by Delta Publishing House, New Delhi.
  2. (2000) ManjuBhagat. The Rehabilitation of Workers Affected by Closure/Relocation of Hazardous Industrial Units in Delhi et al; Published by Shri Ram Centre for IR & HR, New Delhi.
  3. (2002) ManjuBhagat. Work Life of Nurses: A study of Delhi; Published by Shri Ram Centre for IR & HR, New Delhi.


Book Review

  1. ((1994, Jan-Mar) ManjuBhagat. Count Down: Six Essay for Trade Unionist; Published in Indian journal of Labour Economics; Vol-38, No. 1.
  2. (1995, December) ManjuBhagat. Labour Employment & Industrial Relations in India. Published in Labour& Development, National LabourInstitute.

3.(1997, Jan-Mar). ManjuBhagat. Organising the Unorganised Workers. Published in Indian Journal of Industrial Relation, New Delhi.

4.(1997, Jan-Mar). ManjuBhagat. Economic of Collaboration: Indian shoe Makers between Market and Hierarchy.  Published in Indian Journal of Labour Economics, Vol-40, No.1.

5.(1997). ManjuBhagat. Workers’ Participation in Management- A case study of Guana”N.D., Management & Change, A Journal of ILLM, New DelhiVol-1.

6.(2000, July) ManjuBhagat. Women in Construction. Published in Indian Journal of Industrial Relation, New Delhi.