Activities 2012 - 13

ICSSR-NRC financially partially supported following seminars/conferences/workshops:


President, RawaiGhatiBhotiaAnusuchitJanjatiKalyanSamiti, Kumolar Road, Uttarakhand
Economic Liberalization in the Changing Scenario of India’

  • Economic Reforms in India
  • Current Five Year Plan and Economic Liberalization
  • Inflation and Indian Economy
  • Ongoing Economic Challenges of India
  • Sustainability of Economic Liberalization
25th April


Principal, Sardar Patel Subharti Institute of Law, NH58, Subhari University campus, SubhariPuram Meerut
‘Right to Health: Need Law and Policy’

  • Health and constitutional mandates
  • Health and Government Obligation
  • Reproductive Health
  • Community Health and Policy
28th April


Convenor, Organising Committee, Institute of Business Management & Fashion Technology (IBMFT), Bulandshahr(U.P.)
‘Teacher Education and Professional Ethics in the Changing Scenario of India’

  • Professional Ethics in the Era of Globalization
  • Ethical Responsibility in Teaching
  • Equality and Difference in Teaching
  • Strategies and Role of various Agencies for Developing Professional Ethics in Teacher Education
30th April


Secretary, S.M.B. National Institute for Rural Development, Management and Technology, Dehradun, Uttarakhand
‘Ombudsman in Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act’

  • Working of Ombudsman in Mgnrega
  • Transparency and Accountability in Mgnrega
  • Role of Ombudsman in Ensuring Accountability and Transparency in Mgnrega
  • Mgnrega and Autonomy of Ombudsman
30th April


President, Right Awareness & Development Organization, Delhi
‘Educational & Social Crises of Backward Community ‘Gujars’ in India: Pros & Cons’

  • Educational Crises of Gujar Community in India
  • Status of Women Education in Gujar Community and Social Development
  • Social Status of Gujar Community in India
  • Status of Literature, Art and Culture of Gujar Community
  • Role and Functions of the Gujar Organizations/NGOs for overall development
  • Status of the OBC reservation for promotion of Gujar Community
  • Women participation for Development of Family and Community
  • Gujar Reservation Andolons: Pros and ConsIssues of Honor Killing in Gujar Community
17th June


Director, UGC-Academic Staff College, The Hermitage, Mallital, Naintal, Kumaun University, Uttarakhand
Issues surrounding IPRs in Uttarakhand

  • To create appropriate awareness about the issues related to IPRs amongst the participants and later to ensure multiplication thereof through continuous education and awareness programmes.
  • To create the required degree of awareness amongst the people of the State of Uttarakhand regarding the protection of their traditional knowledge, techniques and processes.
  • To ensure active involvement of the creators, users, defenders and enforcers of the intellectual property.
  • To explore the possibilities of creating a Talent-Pool and a Resource Centre for intellectual property and the other relevant issues.
  • To promote research studies in the area of IPRs.
14th -15th July


Director, SurajSansthan, Jaipur (Rajasthan)
‘Challenges of Right to Education’

  • About Right to Education Act
  • Implementation status of Right to Education
  • 3 years of Right to Education in Rajasthan
  • Challenges in Implementation
  • Role of NGO in Right to Education
  • Strategies in Right to Education
  • Role of Private Schools
15th July


Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, LalBahadurShastri Degree College, Gonda, Uttar Pradesh
“Human Rights and Social Awareness in India”

  • Concept of Human Rights
  • Human Rights and Social Justice in India
  • Human Rights Violation in India
  • Human Rights and Social Awareness in India
23rd -24th September


General Secretary, Indian Academy of Social Sciences, Iswar Saran Ashram Campus, Allahabad(U.P.)
“Creating a corruption Free New Democratic Social System”

  • Alternative Social System for a Corruption Free Society
  • Black Economy and Corruption
  • Political Struggles against Corruption
  • Social and Cultural Dimensions of Corruptions
21st October


Centre for Political Studies, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
“Urban India and New Forms of Democratic Politics”

  • Locations
  • Informalities
  • Transactions
  • Legalities
  • On Binaries
  • Community
  • Media
  • Capital
25th -26th October


Institute for Studies in Industrial Development, New Delhi
“Research Methodology and Project Formulation”

  • Quantitative research methods: Basic Econometrics, count models, CGE models, Input-output models, time series analysis, productivity measurement, etc.; and sampling techniques, working with E-views , STATA, etc.
  • Qualitative research methods: Verbal Data in Qualitative Methods-Interviews, Narratives and Focus Group Discussion, Participatory Rural Appraisal, inter-disciplinary research methods, working with NVivo.
  • Theme bases lectures by eminent academicians: Structure of India’s growth, globalization, corporate sector, global crisis, unpaid work, gender discrimination, urbanization, inclusive growth.
  • Academic writing and publishing
  • Familiarizing with various data sets: ISID database, NSSO, CSO, Census, Indiastat and electoral statistics.
  • Miscellaneous: Introduction to GIS/Remote sensing and its relevance in social science research, Monitoring and evaluation, introduction to field/primary survey both in rural and urban areas.
15th -27th October


Birla Institute of Management Technology, Greater Nodia
“Library & Information Professionals”

  • Inclusive Library Practices
  • Information and Knowledge Management
  • LIS Education Research & Training
  • Changing Role of Library & Informational Professionals
  • Collection Development & Access Management
1st -2nd December


Shree GyanAmritShikshaPrasarSamiti, Panchsheel Nagar (U.P.)
“Effect of Tobacco on Environmental and Human Health”

  • Tobacco and Human Health: Past Present and Future
  • Environmental Hazzards of Tobacco and its Products
  • Tobacco as a Double Edged Sword
  • Tobacco Chewing: A Social Evil
  • Status of Person Living with Cancer Stigma
5th December


Younker Scientific and Social Science Research Foundation, Hapur(U.P.)
“Plea Bargaining Law in Indian Scenario”

  • Plea Bargaining Law in India: An Introduction
  • Plea Bargaining and Malimath Committee
  • Comparison between Plea Bargaining Law of India and us
  • Draw Backs of Plea Bargaining Law in India
  • Advantages of Plea Bargaining in India
10th December


Centre for Economic Studies and Planning (CESP), School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
“Theory and Practice of Indian Economy”

  • Two Decades of Liberalization and its Effects
  • Evolution of Indian Trade Policy
  • Macro Dynamics of the Indian Economy
  • Economic Theory & Econometric Modelling
  • Recent Trends in Agriculture and Manufacturing in India
10th -12th December


Centre for the Study of Social Systems, School of Social Sciences, JNU, New Delhi
“Sociology Matters: Challenges and Possibilities of Social Science Knowledge in Contemporary India”

  • The idea of modernity and its local dynamics in contemporary India
  • Changing landscapes of rural and urban India.a
  • Old, new, as well as emergent inequalities and possible and impossible social and cultural mobility
  • Culture, identities and globalization
  • Sociology and inclusive citizenship
  • Media and the Public Sphere
18th –20th December


Secretary, LakshyaSewaSansthan, Ghaziabad (U.P)
“Social and Health factor of Domestic Violence in India”

  • Social Factor of Domestic Violence against Women in India
  • Health Problems of Women due to Domestic Violence
  • Legal Remedies to Resolve the Domestic Violence Issue in India
  • Social Status of Rape Victims in India
24th January


Shree Ram College of Law Muzaffarpur(U.P)
“Constitutional Evolution in India contemporary perspective”

  • Constitution, Government and Policies in India
    • Law and Governance in Indian Democracy
    • National Security, Terrorism and Administration of Justice in India
    • Centre-State Relations and the Naxalism and Terrorism
    • Electoral Reform in India: Future Perspective
    • Effectiveness of mutual Dispute Settlement: International Perspective
  • Human Rights Jurisprudence in India
    • Citizen Right sin International Sphere
    • Rights of Elderly Person in India: Constitutional and Legal Safeguards
    • Gender based Discrimination and Violation in India
    • Environmental Protection and Human Rights in Indian Perspective
    • International Relations and the Race & Nation-state.
22nd to 24th February


Society for Social Empowerment, New Delhi
“South Asian Countries and India Relationship”

  • Asian Balance of Power
  • Energy Security & ASEAN
  • Maritime Security & ASEAN
  • South China Sea Problem, ASEAN and India
  • Look East Policy
  • Role of the United States
  • ASEAN-India Economic Relations
  • Trade Policy of India
  • United States-China Factor
  • Chinese attitude towards India
  • India-Japan, India-South Korea and India Vietnam bi-lateral relationships
  • Climate Change & Indian-ASEAN Relationship
23rd to 24th February


President, Association for Social Cultural Studies, New Delhi
“The Old Order and New Social Assertion”

  • The role of science and technology on social order
  • Role of media in changing social scenario: positive and negative impact on youngsters
  • Role of society in changing situation: A historical perspective
  • Print media and the role of journalists in exposing social atrocities.
29th January


Centre for European Studies, SIS, JNU, New Delhi
“Faith and Secularism in India and Europe”

  • Revival of Religion
  • Changing notions of religiosity
  • Rise of fundamentalism
  • Secularism-theory and practice
  • Public and the private-separate or overlapping?
9th March


Zakir Husain Centre of Educational Studies, SIS, JNU, New Delhi
“Interdisciplinarity in Educational Studies Concepts, Theories and Approaches”

  • Migration and Education
  • Pedagogical Perspectives in Science and Mathematics Education
  • Teachers and Professional Developments
  • Culture, Cogitation and Language
  • Knowledge: Practices and Revelation
  • School choice and public private partnership
  • Information, access and demand for education
  • Colonialism and Education in India: Historical prospective
  • Understanding Education: Experiences from the Migration
  • Theory and Method in Educational Research: Multidisciplinary Prospective
  • Film and Theatre
12th to 14th March


Centre of European Studies, SIS, JNU, New Delhi
“Emerging Identities in India and Europe”

  • Immigrants and minorities in India and Europe
  • Culture and Society in India and Europe
  • Convergence or divergence of institutions and practices
  • Europeanization and its future
  • Identity politics and conflicts in India and Europe
15th March


Centre for Political Studies, School of Social Sciences, JNU, New Delhi
“Democracy, Development and Social Justice”

  • Understanding India’s Democracy
  • Examining Institutions of Democracy
  • Extraordinary Law, Citizenship and dissent
  • Movements for Equality and Justice
  • State, Globalization and Marginality
  • Communities and Issues of Representation
21stto 23rd March


Department of Humanities and Social Sciences Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi
“Social Representation of Identity in India an Interdisciplinary Dialogue”

  • Identity: Concept and issues
  • Marginalization, identity construction and deconstruction
  • Identity cultures and media
  • Issues in identity representations
  • Challenges to identity representations
  • Partition and identity issues
18th -19th March


President, Organization for Diaspora Initiatives and Chairperson, Centre for African Studies, School of International Studies, JNU, New Delhi
“India and its Diaspora”

  • Contingencies and Differences in India’s Diaspora Policies Diaspora as a Resource
  • Diaspora and Gender
  • Indian Diaspora: Comparative Analysis
  • Indian Diaspora in Eastern and Central Africa
29th to 30th March


Chairman, Manak research foundation, Panchsheel Nagar (U.P.)
“Buddhism and Ecology a Virtue Ethics Approach”

  • The Buddha’s Enlightenment for the Well Being of Humanity
  • Virtue Ethics and Ecology
  • Anthropocentricism v/s Biocentrism
  • Buddhism and Biodiversity Conservation
31st March

Study Grant


Mr. Pawan Kumar Saini, Jaipur (Rajasthan)
“A Study of Information needs and information seeking behaviour of Teachers and Researchers of Commerce and Business Management in Universities with Special Reference to the State of Rajasthan”
15 Days


Mrs. GarimaMalviya, Research Scholar at the Department of Geography, Dr.Hari Singh Gour University, Sagar, Madhya Pradesh
“Impact Water Resources on Agricultural Development in Sagar District”
Devi AhilyaVishwavidalaya, Indore and Rani DurgavatiVishwavidyalaya, Jabalpur
15 Days


Ms. RanjanaKumari, Research Scholar at the Department of Sociology, Pr. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur, Madhya Pradesh
“A Sociological Analysis of Birhor Tribe’s Socio-Economic Status”
Ranchi University (Jharkhand) and Delhi University, Jawaharlal Nehru University (New Delhi) and VinobaBhave University, Hazaribagh (Bihar)
30 Days


Mr. Upendra Singh Panwar, Devi AhilyaVishwavidyalaya, Indore (M.P.)
“Customer Satisfaction Attributes in Service Sector: A Comparative Study”
Madhya Pradesh Institute of Social Science Research, Ujjain &Dr.BabasahebAmbedkar National Institute of Social Sciences, Mhow.