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.

·        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

     i.    Law and Governance in Indian Democracy

    ii.    National Security, Terrorism and Administration  of Justice in India

   iii.    Centre-State Relations and the Naxalism and Terrorism

   iv.    Electoral Reform in India: Future Perspective

    v.    Effectiveness of mutual Dispute Settlement: International Perspective

·             Human Rights Jurisprudence in India

  i.       Citizen Right sin International Sphere

 ii.       Rights of Elderly Person in India: Constitutional and Legal Safeguards

iii.       Gender based Discrimination and Violation in India

iv.       Environmental Protection and Human Rights in Indian Perspective

 v.       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.