Governing Structure

NRC is governed by an Advisory Committee duly constituted with the approval of ICSSR. Vice-Chancellor of the host institute-----Jawaharlal Nehru University is ex-officio Chairman of the Centre. Member Secretary, ICSSR and Honorary Director, ICSSR-NRC and one ICSSR Council Member are ex-officio members. One eminent social scientist from each state of the region is nominated on the Committee for duration of three years. The present Advisory Committee was constituted on 9th May 2012. The Advisory Committee Meeting was held on 19th September 2012 & 1st July 2013. A list of members is reproduced below:-

Advisory Committee for Northern Regional Centre, New Delhi

Prof. Sudhir K. Sopory
Vice Chancellor, Jawaharlal Nehru University,
New Delhi-110067,

Ex-Officio Chairman

Prof. Ramesh Dadhich
Member Secretary, ICSSR, ArunaAsaf Ali Marg, New Delhi-110067
Prof. Ravi S. Srivastava
Centre for the Study of Regional Development
School of Social Sciences
Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi-110067
Contact No. (Off.) 011-26704466 / 26704463 / 26704103
Prof. Nandini Sundar
Department of Sociology, Delhi School of Economics
University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
E- mail:
Prof. Ashok Pratap Singh
Department of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences
Banaras Hindu University,
Contact No. 0542-2369967 0542-2369780 09415222327
Prof. Indu Pathak, Head
Department of Sociology
Kumaun University,
Sleepy Hollow
Nainital-263001 Uttarakhand
Contact No. 09411198714 (M)
Prof. A. P. S. Chouhan, Head
Department of Political Science,
Jiwaji University,
Gwalior, (M.P.)
Contact No. (Off.) 0751-2442836/ (Res.) 2442222, 2442844
Prof. K.L. Sharma
Jaipur National University
Jaipur-Agra Bypass, Near New RTO office
Jagatpura, Jaipur-302017 (Rajasthan)
Dr. Manisha Dubey
Department of Economics,
Guru Ghasidas University, Koni, Chattisgarh
Bilaspur- 495009.
Phone No (O) 07752-260412 (Mob) 098274-03395
Prof. Ajaya Kumar Jain
Department of Economics,
Senate House Campus
University of Allahabad,
Allahabad – 211002 (U.P.)
Contact No. 09839156693
Prof. Dhruv Raina
Hony. Director,
ICSSR Northern Regional Centre
Room No. 003, Old CRS Building,
Jawaharlal Nehru University
New Delhi-11001