Dr. Mamta Pathania holds her Masters, M. Phil and Ph.D in Public Administration from Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla. Currently she is working as Assistant Professor Public Administration, Centre for Consumer Studies at Indian Institute of Public Administration (IIPA), New Delhi. Dr Pathania has been Awarded Gold Medal, thrice by the Governor of Himachal Pradesh on account for being the State Topper (HPU) in BA and MA in the year 2000, 2006 and 2007 respectively. Before joining IIPA, she worked with the Department of Public Administration, H.P.U, Shimla and later on with the Department of Public Administration, Regional Centre (H.P.U), Dharamshala, (H.P) as a Lecturer in Public Administration.
She has organized more than 200 training programmes, workshops and seminars for various category of officers which includes senior officers of All India Services, Central Services, Defence Services, Technical Services and officers of State Governments, lecturers of Universities and Colleges, Officers of Defence Institutions/Establishments, Officials of Panchayati Raj/Elected representatives of PRIs and NGOs, Training of Trainers (TOT) on Consumer Protection and Welfare for the Faculty of ATIs/SIRDs, Training Programme for Coordinators of Consumer Clubs and seminars for various interest groups on consumer related Issues, Training Programmes on Public Administration for Probationers of different services, Training Programmes on Public Administration for Directorate of UP Prosecution etc. She has an experience of more than twelve years in the area of teaching, training and research.
Dr. Pathania has authored/edited 14 books, contributed several papers in journals and books of repute and participated in a number of seminars and conferences. Her recent publications include-