Education
Educational Qualifications
Master of Arts(M.A)

M.Phill.

Ph.D., (Political Science)

Professional Experience
Associate Professor

Department of Community Education and Disability Studies, Panjab University

Responsibilites:
Achievements
Awards & Honours
2nd in Hindi in DAV College Amritsar in 1977-78
1st in History in DAV College Amritsar in 1978-79.
Workshops/Training
Attended Four Weeks Orientation Course

organized by Academic Staff College,(ASC) Panjab University Chandigarh for University and College Teachers, from March 9- April 5, 1995,
in 1995

Attended 4 Weeks Refresher Course in the Department of political science

organized by Academic Staff College, PU, Chandigarh,
in 1996

Attended the 4 weeks Summer Literacy Training Program at the University of Pennsylvania, Graduate school of Education in Philadelphia (USA) from July 5-28 2000

in 2000

Attended 3 weeks Refresher Course in the Department of Bio-Technology PU on Environmental Studies (Interdisciplinary) from 7-12-2000 to 27-12-2000

organized by Academic Staff College PU Chandigarh,
in 2000

Attended 3 Weeks Refresher Course in Information Technology

organized by Academic Staff College in the Department of Computer Science and Technology, PU Chandigarh from September 10-30, 2010,
in 2010

Attended Five days training program at NIEPA (New Delhi) from June 11-15,1990

in 1990

Participated in the 5 days workshop from March 20-24, 1993 on Post Literacy at ICSSR Panjab University.

in 1993

Attended Four Weeks Orientation Course

organized by Academic Staff College,(ASC) Panjab University Chandigarh for University and College Teachers from March 9- April 5, 1995,
in 1995

Attended Four weeks Refresher Course in Political Science

organized by ASC for University and College Teachers in the Department of Political science, PU Chandigarh from March 28-April 24, 1996,
in 1996

Attended and participated on the Four weeks Summer Literacy Training Program (SLTP) as UNESCO fellow in the International Literacy Institute, Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia USA from July 5-28, 2000.

in 2000

Attended 3 days training program at Chennai on HIV/AIDS

organized by Directorate of Adult Education (MHRD New Delhi) and SRC Chennai from November 22-24, 2006,
in 2006

Books/Chapters of Book Published
Total Literacy Campaign: Why and how (Panjab University Press), 1991

Teaching Methodology in Adult Education (Panjab University Press) 1992

Teachers’ Guide for book “Naya Yug” (Roxana Press, Chandigarh) 1994

Module I- What is Post- Literacy? (Roxana Press, Chandigarh), 1996

Module II-Post Literacy Campaign: Organizational set- up (Roxana Press, Chandigarh) 1996

Module III-Post Literacy campaign : how a neo-literate becomes a self reliant learner (Roxana Press, Chandigarh) 1996

Teachers’ Guide on book “Ik Kadam Sakharta Val”(Roxana Press, Chandigarh), 1996

Post- Liteacy campaign : Why and how? (Times Press, Chandigarh) 1997

Post Literacy Campaign- Monitoring and Evaluation (Times Press, Chandigarh) 1997

Tools to assess the Efficacy of the Training Program (Times Press, Chandigarh), 1997

Post-Literacy campaign: Why and how (Panjab University Press) 1997

Total-Literacy Campaign :Why and how (Panjab University Press) 1997

Total Literacy Campaign: Monitoring and Evaluation (Times Press, Chandigarh) 1998

Course modules for the training of Key Resource Persons, Master Trainers and Volunteers (Panjab University Press) 1998

Continuing Education: Why and How (Panjab University Press) 2000

Research Paper/Articles Published
“The Indian Ocean: Cold war – Post Cold War Scenario”

Journal: International Journal of South Asian Studies (Pondicherry), vol.1, no,1 January-June 2008, pp.133-54

“Human Resource Development: Non-Government Organization”

Journal: International Journal of Development Studies and Research (New Delhi), vol. 2, No.3, July-September 2013,pp. 5-13

“Education and Women Development in India and Nepal"

Journal: Divergent Dimensions of Environment (Radivision, Punjab) 2002, pp. 365-73

“Literacy Movements for Rural Development”

Journal: Indian Journal of Adult Education (New Delhi0, vol.64, nos. 3-4, July-December 2003, pp.50-57

“Role of Literacy Movement in strengthening basic Education”

Journal: Jan Saksharta (Indore), vol.5, no.3, September 2004, pp.16-20.

“Looking At Literacy”

Journal: Indian Journal of Adult Education, vol.67, Nos.1-2, January-June 2006, pp.1-3

Turbulent Island States of the Indian Ocean

Journal: Indian Journal of Political Science, Vol.LXV11, No.3, July- September 2006, pp.579- 604.

“SEYCHELLES: Historical and Contemporary Perspective”

Journal: Journal of Gandhian Studies, vol. viii, No.1, 2010, pp.180-96

“COMOROS-Historical and Contemporary Perspective”

Journal: SPT Journal of Academics, vol. 1 No.2, (bi-annual) 2013, pp.7-16

Research Papers/Articles Presented
Paper Presented on “Literacy Movement for Social and Rural Change”.

presented at UNESCO sponsored Third Asia Regional Literacy Forum in Beijing (China) on 1999-10-18

Presented a Country paper on “Literacy for Social and Rural Development”

presented at Four Week training Program , organizied by International Institute of Literacy, Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA on 2000-07-05

Invited Lectures and Chairperson-ships
Attended Conference

on Zonal Conference on “Literacy, Legal Literacy and Gender Equity” in the ICSSR Panjab University; Chandigarh on 1993-06-13

Paper Presented on Women Development in India and Nepal-An Overview

on Conference on Issues of Women Development in South Asia in the Tribhuvan University Kathmandu Nepal on 1999-12-14

Participated in the One day Symposium

on Symposium on GIRL CHILD , organized by Department of Adult and Continuing Education Panjab University Chandigarh on 2008-01-25

Evaluated the presentations of the University and College Teachers

on 64th Orientation Course at ASC Panjab University on 2004-12-02

Evaluated the presentations of the University and College Teachers

on 65th Orientation Course at ASC Panjab University on 2005-03-02

Evaluated the presentations of the University and College Teachers

on 66th Orientation Course at ASC Panjab University Chandigarh on 2005-06-02

Evaluated the presentations of the University and College Teachers

on 67th Orientation Course at ASC Panjab University on 2005-09-02

Chaired the Sessions in Writers’ Workshop

, organized by RRC to produce Literature for Neo-Literates at ICSSR PU Chandigarh on 2006-01-17

Delivered a talk on Youth and HIV/AIDS to the students of DAV College Sector 10 Chandigarh

on 2008-02-16

Delivered lecture to the District Project Coordinators of Punjab on Managing Human Resources

on Adult Literacy during the state level workshop on Monitoring and Evaluation , organized by RRC on 2009-01-06

Acted as Resource Person to evaluate the presentations of the participants

on UGC sponsored Three Weeks Winter School , organized by Department in collaboration with ASC Panjab University on 2013-12-04

Delivered lecture to the NSS teachers and volunteers on MPFL at Government College for Boys

on 1990-04-26

Delivered lecture to the teachers of Government Model School Sector 18 Chandigarh on Literacy for Social development

on 1990-10-19

Delivered Lecture to the NSS Program Officers of Punjabi University Patiala on the topic MPFL

on 1990-12-27

Interactive session with teachers and students of Punjab Agriculture University Ludhiana on Extension Education

on 1991-09-14

Delivered lecture “Teaching techniques and evaluation of learners” to the District Adult Education Officers, Project officer and teachers of Sirmaur district

on 1993-04-21

Delivered lecture to the students of Dev Samaj College of Education on “Total Literacy Campaign”

on 1993-12-14

Conducted the External Evaluation of the Total Literacy Campaign of Hamirpur District

on 1994-07-19

Delivered lecture to the University and College Teachers on “New Education Policy of India “ in the Refresher Course

, organized by ASC in Collaboration with University Business School, Panjab University, Chandigarh on 2003-10-10

Evaluated the presentations of the University and College Teachers

on 64th Orientation Course at ASC Panjab University on 2004-12-02

Delivered lecture on Developing Positive attitude towards Human Resource Development to the Co-ordinators of an NGO “ Youth United” Chandigarh

on 2012-01-11

Acted as Resource Person

on Training Workshop on Empowering Women in Globalization , organized by Shemrock School on 2012-09-28

In Media
Delivered Radio Talk on Jalandhar Radio on the issue “Environment building in adult literacy” on May 10, 1994
Others
Fields of specialization in teaching and research: Community Education, Inclusive Education and Human Resource Development.
Project Work
Professional Association
Fellow, International Literacy Institute, Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
Member, Board of Studies of the Institute of Educational Technology and Vocational Education from 2007-09
Member, Board of Control of the Institute of Educational Technology 2007-08
Member, Technical Committee of the Institute of Educational Technology Year 2007-08
Member, Advisory Board of the Department of Community Education and Development, Panjab University, Chandigarh