Dr. Mamta Pathania

Dr. Mamta Pathania, Assistant Professor

Dr. Mamta Pathania

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.

Ongoing Research

  1. Study on Impact of COVID – 19 on Consumer Rights in Select States (July 2020)



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-

  • Empowering Rural Consumer: Opportunities, Challenges and Strategies, (Co -Editor), Concept Publishing Company Pvt Ltd, New Delhi, 2018, ISBN- 13:978-93-86682-27-7
  • Good Governance: The Changing Contours, (Co-Editor), Research India Press, New Delhi-2019, ISBN: 978-93-5171-152-0
  • Generic Medicine and Consumers(Monograph Series 25) IIPA, New Delhi, 2019
  • Consumer Guide on DTH/Cable Network (TRAI Regulations)(Booklet comprising FAQ compilation,2019),IIPA, New Delhi,2019
  • Cyber Security and Consumer, (Monograph Series 31) IIPA, New Delhi, 2020
  • Consumer Quiz (Booklet comprising Quiz questions on Consumer Protection,2019), IIPA, New Delhi, IIPA, New Delhi,2020
  • Sustainable Consumer,(Monograph)(Co author) IIPA, New Delhi,2020


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