DEPARTMENTS AND CENTRES

Department of Anthropology

Department of Economics

Department of History & Indian Culture

Department of Political Science

Department of Public Administration

Department of Sociology

Centre for Buddhist Studies

Centre for Gandhian Studies

Centre for Local Self Government Studies

Centre for Museology and Conservation

Centre for Mass Communication

Centre for Nehru Studies

Centre for Rajasthan Studies

Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy

Centre for Women Studies

Social Sciences Research Centre

South Asia Study Centre

Dean
Prof. Damayanti Gupta
Ph.0141-2706470

Hony. Director, PG School of
Social Sciences
Prof. Rajiv Gupta

Department of Anthropology

About the Department

It is the first Anthropology Department in Rajasthan. The Department of Anthropology was established in the year 1988 with the objective to train students to understand the two important aspects of human life viz. Biological and Cultural. The core of the subject is fieldwork.

In the era of globalization, Anthropology is the discipline which provides a platform for understanding social reality in the present scenario.

Initially post graduate teaching and research was offered by the department. Today, It offers postgraduate, graduate and doctoral programme. Infrastructural facilities

The department is endowed with laboratory of Biological Anthropology and a rich library. rary. The Faculty is actively engaged in research work also.

Ph.D Programme

Thrust areas

  • Development Anthropology
  • Social Gerontology
  • Medical Anthropology
  • Caste and village Studies
  • Tribal Anthropology
  • Folk Society and culture of Rajasthan
  • Anthropology of Religion
  • Anthropology of Gender
  •  Educational Anthropology
  • Anthropology of Youth
  • Anthropology of Minorities, Tribes and Nomadic Communities.

Master’s Programme

MASTER OF ARTS/SCIENCE (ANTHROPOLOGY)

Seats:30

Duration : Four Semesters (Two Years)

Faculty

Head & Associate Professor
Agrawal, Seema

Associate Professors
Kothari, Bela
Sharma, Kumud

Department of Economics

About the Department

The Department of Economics was established in 1949. It is the oldest teaching department of the University of Rajasthan, Jaipur. The teaching for M.A. in the Department began from the session 1950-51. The Planning Commission has sanctioned Planning Commission Chair to the Department from 1996.The Department has distinguished itself in academic and other activities. It has the privilege of having associated itself with eminent economists of both national and international repute such as Late Prof. M.V. Mathur, Late Prof. Raj Krishna, Late Prof. R.J. Chelliah, Prof. G.S. Bhalla, Dr. C. Rangarajan, Prof. Y.K. Alagh, Dr. Ramesh Bhatia, Prof. Kanta Ahuja, Prof. M.C. Vaish, Prof. B.C. Mehta., Dr. Arvind Pangariya etc. Many students of the Department join administrative, economic, banking and financial services each year. The Department publishes a research Journal –Arthshodh. The Department has instituted an Annual Lecture in the memory of its respected teacher Prof. Raj Krishna

Infrastructural Facilities

The Department has a computer laboratory with internet facility and a Library with more than 4000 books. Directorate of Census Operations has set up workstation for Research to facilitate quality research in the Department.

Ph.D. Programme

Masters’ Programme

M. Phil. IN ECONOMICS
Seats : 15 (+ 5 Seats on SFS Basis)
Duration : One Year

MASTER OF ARTS (ECONOMICS)
Seats : 120
Duration : Four Semesters (Two Years)

Faculty

Head & Professor
Kateja, Alpana

Professor
Singh, Vijay Vir (On Lien)

Associate Professor
Chaturvedi, Anshu Jain, M.K. Mathur, Meeta Saxena, R.C.

Assistant Professors
Bhanawat, K. Jat, Rameshwar Somra, S. S.

Department of History & Indian Culture

About the Department

Established in 1950, one of the oldest Department of the University, acquired its present form as the Department of History & Indian Culture in 1962. Since then the Department has been running an alternative Masters course which covers papers such as Philosophy of History, Historiography, History of Science and Technology, History of Buddhism, Major Revolutions, History of Rajasthan etc. Many eminent scholars have served the Department as teaching Faculty.

Infrastructural Facilities

T h e D e p a r t m e n t i s e q u i p p e d w i t h t h e Raghuvanshi Memorial Library (5000 books),a Museum with various 5000 artifacts and the required paraphernalia for archeological studies, along with TV-VCR, Maps and Computers.

Ph.D. Programme

Thrust Areas

  • Rajasthan History and Culture
  • History of Ideas and Movements
  • Archaeology, Art & Culture of India
  • History of Science and Technology
  • Socio-Economic History
  • Religious History of India
  • Historical Tourism
  • Gender Studies
  • Recent India & Word
  • History of Modern World

Masters’ Programme

M. Phil. IN HISTORY
Duration : One Year
MASTER OF ARTS (HISTORY)
Seats : 120
Duration : Four Semesters (Two Years)
PG Diploma Programme

PG DIPLOMA IN INDIAN CULTURE
Seats : 60 Duration : One year

Other Highlights & Achievements

The Department has organized several seminars and conferences with assistance from UGC and ICHR, besides a number of Refresher Courses under the auspices of the Academic Staff College.

The Department is publishing a annual journal Jijn asa

Faculty

Head & Professor
Upadhyaya, Vibha

Professor
Sharma, Krishna Gopal Meena, R.S.

Associate Professors
Kumari, Vijay Poonia, Pramila Sanghvi, Pramila Sharma, Santosh Sharma, Rajendra, Sharma, Sangeeta Sihag, C.L.

Department of Political Science

About the Department
The Department was established in 1962. IIIustrious scholars like Prof. S.P. Verma, Prof. Iqbal Narain, Prof. C.P. Bhambhri, Prof. Raman murti, Prof. V.R. Mehta, Prof. D.B. Mathur, Prof. P.D. Sharma, Prof. H.G. Pant, Prof. K.L. Kamal, joined it. Scholars of this Department have played pivotal role in shaping higher education in India. They have been Vice- Chancellors of various Central & State Universities, Member Secetary of ICSSR, Chairperson of RPSC & State Commission for Women.

The Department has contributed immensely to the growth of the discipline. Many of the pioneer c o u r s e s l i k e M o d e r n P o l i t i c a l T h e o r y, Comparative Government and Institutions and State Politics were formulated here. The department has played a leading role in the introducation of the study and research of Indian Tradition and Political Thought. The U.G.C. had sactioned S.A.P. for ‘Indian Political tradition and Contemporary Indian Political Structures and their Processes,’ The Department is one of the earliest to be given University Leadership Programme by the U.G.C. The students of the Department have done us proud by being in the Civil Services, Academics and Politics.

Other Highlights & Achievements

The Department holds National Seminars every year. Special lecture entitled ‘Murty Memorial Lecture’ and Madhukar Memorial Lecture are an annual event.

Two journals are published from the Department:

(1) Political Science Review (in English) and (2) Rajya Shastra Sameeksha( in Hindi). Ph.D. Programme

Thrust Areas of Research

  •  Political Theory
  • Peace-Studies
  • Western Political Thought
  • Gandhian Political Thought
  • Indian Political Thought
  • Foreign Policies
  • Indian Government and Politics
  • South Asia and West Asia
  •  International Politics
  • Comparative Politics
  • Socialist Political Thought
  • Public Administration
  • Police Administration
  • Panchayati Raj
  • Human Rights and Gender Studies

Masters’ Programme
M. Phil. IN POLITICAL SCIENCE
Duration : One Year
MASTER OF ARTS (POLITICAL SCIENCE)
Seats :120
Duration : Four Semesters (Two Years)

Faculty

Head & Professor

Sahay, Shashi

Professors

Gupta, Damyanti Dadhich, Naresh Goyal, Rajni Jain, Vidya Sharma, Nidhi, Lekha

Associate Professors
Chaturvedi, Inakshi Jain, M.K. Jha, Rakesh Kr. Pareek, Archana Rai, Sheila Sharma, Manju Singh, Manju Singh, Ranka

Assistant Professor

Agrawal S.M. Chawla, Ramesh Sharma, Rajesh Kr.

Department of Public Administration

About the Department

The Department was established in 1957 and is located in the Social Science building. The M.Phil. Programme began in 1978. The Department has produced a large number of Administrators, Professionals & Academicians. A Special Assistance Programme (SAP) entitled “Capacity Building in Public institutions of Governance with special reference to Municipal Institutions in Rajasthan” has been sanctioned by the University Grants Commission (UGC) to this Department for a period of 5 years (2007-12). Organisation of national and International seminar in the department is a regular feature.

Infrastructure Facilities

The Department has Internet facilities provided through the Rajasthan University Network (RUN). SAP Centre also provides an indepth research in the topical areas of urban governance.

Ph.D. Programme

Thrust Areas

  • Rural Local Administration
  • Urban Local Administration
  • Human Resource Management
  • Administrative Theories
  • Administrative Law
  • Public Underakings
  • Disaster Management
  • Recent Trends in Administration
  • E-Governmance & Good Governance
  • Administrative Reforms
  • Human Rights
  • Development Administration
  • Sustainable Development
  • Constitutional System & Public Administration
  • Public Relations & Administration
  • Internal Security and Police Administration

Masters’ Programme

M. Phil. IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION Duration : Two Semesters ( One Year) MASTER OF ARTS PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION Seats : 120
Duration : Four Semesters (Two Years)

Other Highlights & Achievements

The Department has the privilege of hosting a number of visiting professors from different Universities in India and abroad.

The Centre for Local Self Government Studies was established during IXth five year plan. The Centre is organizing Conferences, Seminars, Lectures related to Public Administration in general and local issues in particular.

Faculty

Head & Professor

Joshi, Preeta

Professors

Bhatnagar, Deepak Goyal, Suresh Sharma, Sangeeta,

Associate Professors

Mahla, Om Saxena, Pradeep Verma, O.P.

Assistant Professors

Singh, Ashok

Department of Sociology

About the Department

The Department was established in 1961 and is located in the Social Sciences Building. The department celebrated its Golden Jubilee’ in the academic session 2011-12. The Department is very active and vibrant. It holds two Memorial Lectures entitled ‘Prof. N.K. Singhi Memorial Oration’ and ‘Prof. Ram Ahuja Memorial Oration’ every year. Eminent scholars are invited to deliver these lectures. Apart from this, the Advanced Seminar Club organises special lectures/interactive session/workshops for the benefit of students and faculty members. Practical training of field work is also imparted to the students. D e p a r t m e n t r u n s c l a s s e s f o r g e n e r a t i n g consciousness about competitions and personality development, without any additional economic burden on students.
UGC Special Assistance Programme is being run in the Department since 2005. The theme of SAP is “Sociology of Culture in Rajasthan under the Impact of Globalization”

Two journals, “Studies in Sociology” (English) and “Samajik Vimarsh” (Hindi) are published by the department.

The Department holds a National Conference every year. In 2008 it hosted the 34th All India Sociological Conference with more than 1000 delegates.

Infrastructural Facilities

The Department has lecture theaters, a smart class, room a seminar room a departmental library and a staff room besides faculty cabins and office space.

Academic Programmes

Ph.D. Programme Thrust Areas

  • Sociology of the Marginalized People
  • Sociology of Social Change
  • Sociology of Gender Relations
  • Sociology of Max Weber
  • Sociology of Development
  • Sociology of Social Inequalities
  • Sociology of Knowledge
  • Sociology of Education
  • Sociology of Crime
  • Sociology of Rural Life
  • Sociology of Profession
  • Research Methodology
  • Sociological Theory
  • Sociology of Law

M.Phil. :
Duration : One Year Masters’ Programme Master of Arts in Sociology
Seats : 120
Duration : Four Semesters (Two Years)
Masters’ in Social Work (SFS)
Seats : 40
Duration : Four Semesters (Two Years)

Faculty

Head & Professor

Gupta, Rajiv

Professor

Sharma, S.L.

Associate Professors

Bhatnagar, Mridula Jain, Rashmi Kumari, Manju Mathur, Deepa

Dr. Ambedkar Studies Centre

About the Centre

University Grant Commission, New Delhi has set-up the Ambedkar Studies Centre at the University of Rajasthan, Jaipur under 10th Five Year Plan, in the scheme of Epoch Making Social Thinkers. The Centre started functioning from March, 2008. The main objectives of the Centre is to study Bharat Ratna Dr. Ambedkar’s Thoughts and Mission. Baba Saheb’s vision has enriched entire humanity for peaceful co–existence and non–violent society. He emphasized the empowerment of the marginalized and to free them from exploitation and injustice.

The Centre’s Thrust areas are:

  • To disseminate Dr. Ambedkar’s ideals mission and among students, research scholars, faculty and society.
  • To introduce Dr. Ambedkar Memorial Lecture, annually.
  • To develop technique, modules and innovative method for realizing Ambedkar’s world view in contemporary society.
  • Interaction with civil society social movement and other centres.

Director
Dr. Prahlad Rai

Buddhist Studies Centre

About the Centre

Buddhist Studies Centre was established in the Department of History and Indian Culture from the session 2008-09. The main focus of the Centre is to provide research facilities to scholars of Buddhism. The Centre possesses a Library on Buddhist literature and also organizes Lectures/ Seminars/Workshops and extension lectures by eminent scholars in this area. A Certificate course in Buddhist Religion and Philosophy is also Proposed in the near future. The Centre has organised a National Seminar on “Buddhism and World Today” in March 2011.

Director
Prof. R.S. Meena

Centre for Gandhian Studies

About the Centre

The Centre for Gandhian Studies was established in 1985 as the academic and research wing of Gandhi Bhawan. The centre has its own library containing more than 4000 books, films, and records of the speeches of Mahatma Gandhi

The Centre Publishes a News-letter “Forum. Dialogue On Gandhion Thought and Action”. Since its inception, the Centre has been actively engaged in organizing seminars and panel discussions on themes related to Gandhian ideas. Many scholars of international eminence have visited the Centre from time to time.

Master’s Programme
M. Phil. IN GANDHIAN STUDIES
Duration : One Year

Director
Prof. Vidya Jain

Centre for Museology and Conservation

About the Centre

The Centre for Museology and Conservation was established in 2006.Academic Programmes of the Centre include Museum Management, Collection and Research Documentation of Heritage Sites, Elements of Indian art, architecture, archaeology, Epigraphy and Numismatics, Folk art and Culture, Anthropology, Identification and conservation of Cultural heritage of the country, Tourism Management.

Ph.D. Programme

Thrust Areas

  • Museum Management
  • Collection and Documentation of Heritage
  • Museology
  • Heritage & Tourism
  • Elements of Indian Art
  • Architecture
  • Archaeology
  • Epigraphy
  • Numismatics
  • Conservation of Cultural Heritage
  • Folk Art & Culture

Master’s Programme
MASTER OF ARTS IN MUSEOLOGY AND CONSERVATION
Seats : 30
Duration : Four Semesters (Two Years)
POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN HERITAGE
MANAGEMENT AND TOURISM (S.F.S. COURSE)
Seats : 20
Duration : One Year (Annual Proggramme)

Director
Prof. Vibha Upadhyaya
Dy. Director
Dr. R.K. Sharma

Centre for Mass Communication

About the Centre

The Centre for Mass Communication, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur came into being in 1991. The Centre has made appreciable headway in the last two decades. So far, nearly 1100 students have studied at the Centre and a large number of them are working in different spheres of the media. In 1991-92 under the self-financing scheme the Centre started a one year P.G. Diploma Course in Journalism. This was later converted into a one year Bachelor Degree Course in Journalism and Mass Communication (BJMC) in
1992–93. From the academic session 2001-02, it has been replaced by a two-year Master’s degree programme.

It is heartening that the Centre has carved out a niche for itself in the field of Media Education amongst the Universities of India. Eminent journalists and media persons have contributed their mite towards its growth in various ways. Conferences, seminars, workshops and discussions have been organized under the aegis of the Centre from time to time. These have enabled the students to present their views in a free and frank atmosphere.

Infrastructural Facilities

Well-equipped library, computer lab and a recently established TV Studio

Ph.D. Programme

Thrust Areas

  • Print Media:–Literary Journalism, Educational Journalism, Works of eminent journalists, Human Rights, Journalism for Children, Science Journalism, Social Concerns & Women’s Issues, Economic & Social Status of Journalists, Cultural Reporting, Sting operations etc.
  • Televison:– Women’s image in serials, T.V. News Channels.
  • Advertising:– Internet Advertising, Social Advertising, Ethics in Advertising, Advertising Agencies.

Master’s Programme

MASTER OF JOURNALISM AND MASS
COMMUNICATION (S.F.S. Course) Seats: 30
Duration : Four Semesters (Two Years)
Other Highlights & Achievements

An ambitious publication programme has been taken up by the Centre. A series of 13 books covering a wide range of media related topics, have been brought out under this programme.

Faculty

Head & Professor
Bhanawat, Sanjeev

Nehru Studies Centre

About the Centre

The Centre was established in 2006. Indian Society owes a great deal to Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru in the application of non-violence for resolving conflicts at the national, and more so at the international level, as well as modernization of society with emphasis on science and rationality. The N e h r u S t u d i e s C e n t r e a i m s t o o r g a n i z e seminars/lecture series and help students in their research/studies in the thoughts and programmes of Nehru. It is presently located in the social sciences block.

Infrastructure Facilities

The Nehru Studies Centre has a rich library for scholars, teachers and students of the University to disseminate the thoughts of Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru

Director
Dr. Rajesh Kumar Sharma

Centre for Rajasthan Studies

About the Centre

Established in 1975 the Centre is housed in Maharana Pratap Bhawan of the University to promote and to coordinate research on historical, social, cultural, literary, economic and environmental aspects of Rajasthan together with collection, compilation, cataloging, and publication of relevant source material. The Centre organises national and state level seminars. The Centre has so far published 17 books on Rajasthan.The centre organised the 28th session of Rajasthan History Congress on 15th & 16th December]
2012. The Centre has a research library of nearly 4,000 books and a valuable collection of Thikana records

Master’s Programme (S.F.S. Course)
Master of Arts in Rajasthani Language
Literature and Culture
Seats : 60
Duration : Four Semesters (Two Years)

Director
Prof. Krishna Gopal Sharma

Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy

About the Centre

Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy was established in 2008 Objectives of the Centre Conceptualizing discrimination, exclusion and inclusion based on caste/ethnicity, religion and gender.

Developing understanding of the nature and dynamics of systemic discrimination, marginalization and exclusion. Helping in formulating policies for protecting the rights of marginalized and excluded groups and eradicating the problems of exclusion and discrimination.

The Centre functions as Resource Centre for:

  • Academic debate and research in the areas of social exclusion and inclusive policy
  • Building database in the area.
  • Organizing seminars, symposia and workshops, apart from public lectures.
  • Establishing links with civil society in combating social exclusion.
  • Creating awareness and sensitization.
  • The Centre has built up a good library on Social Exclusion/Discrimination Studies.
  •  The Centre is also publishing an Annual Newsletter.

Director
Dr. Rashmi Jain

Centre for Women’s Studies

About the Centre

Women’s Studies is an interdisciplinary field of research, teaching and activism that places gender at the centre of inquiry. Women’s Studies perspective is being incorporated by the UGC into different disciplines in Humanities and Social Sciences. The Centre for Women’s Studies established in the University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, in 1985 is committed to Gender Equality; Equity & Justice and works to realize the same through academic pursuits and extension activities independently and in collaboration with other Centres, Departments, GOs and NGOs. Since its inception the Centre has been functioning effectively in accordance with the guidelines of the UGC is to “promote awareness among women and men, of the need to develop and utilize women’s full potential as resources for national development in its economic, political and socio-cultural aspects; on the need to question existing values and of their social responsibilities to participate equally”.

The centre has been organizing National, International Seminars, Symposia, Workshops and Refresher Courses on Gender Issues. Extension activities with UNICEF, RUWA (Rajasthan University Women’s Association), PUCL (Peoples Union for Civil Liberties), Lekhika Sahitya Sansthan, Indian Institute of Health Management & Research, and other NGOs working for the cause of women. The Centre also works in close association with other Centres and also with the National and State Commission for Women. The Centre has a specialized Library comprising over 2500 books on women/gender studies. Since 1999, the Centre has been publishing a Newsletter-cum Magazine Vimarsh. With 11 issues published, a decade of this publication has been completed. Vimarsh has given Rajasthan University a national and international presence in Women’s Studies.

The Centre has been undertaking research projects on various issues relating to the changing status of women. As per University Notification of 16.09.1999, the Centre is the headquarter of Complaints Committee on Prevention of sexual harassment of women at workplace.

M.Phil in Gender Studies (SFS)
Seats: 30
Duration : One Year (2 Semesters)

Director
Prof. Kshama Agrawal

Social Sciences Research Centre

About the Centre

Established on 11th October 1975, the Social Sciences Research Centre (SSRC) was conceived primarily to impart greater scientific vigour to research activities and promote interdisciplinary perspective particularly in the realm of Social Sciences.
The Centre works towards facilitating and coordinating inter-disciplinary orientation and research. The SSRC is committed to improve the research activities in the Departments of Social Sciences and also to coordinate research and other relevant activities in the facility.

The specific objectives of the Centre are :

  • To promote research in general, and inter- disciplinary research in particular, both within and beyond the faculty of social sciences.
  • Arranging symposia and seminars around interdisciplinary themes with the help of academic community spread over different disciplines.
  • Encouraging publications of interdisciplinary character.
  • Facilitating co-ordination and interaction amongst faculty of social science.
  • To foster ties with research institutes outside the University.

Director
Prof. S. L. Sharma

The Centre has a specialized library and is well equipped with computing facilities including a local area network with its own dial-in server for internet access and optical scanning equipment. In 2010 Centre has launched an annual Social Science Journal “Social Science Explorer”. SSRC also extends counseling, guidance and other opportunities for students and research scholars. Also, a smart class-room is being installed for social science students

South Asia Studies Centre

About the Department

Established in 1963, South Asia Studies Centre (SASC) is a premier area studies research institution devoted to the study of India’s neighbouring countries covering historico-cultural, socio-economic and political aspects having the status of a University Department. The Centre is a multidisciplinary research institution. Being primarily an institution devoted to South Asian Studies it encourages in-depth understanding of the socio-economic and political phenomena of the South Asian Region, in general, and the study of the individual South Asian Countries in particular.

Infrastructure Facilities

The Centre has a Seminar hall, a library and a documentation cell.

Ph.D. Programme

Thrust Areas

Being a multi-disciplinary area studies centre, the SASC concentrates on the study of social, economic, political, geographical and historical phenomena as well as processes, which directly or indirectly influence the dynamics of South Asian societies, viz., Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Maldives and Afghanistan.

Master’s Programme
M. Phil. IN SOUTH ASIAN STUDIES
Duration : One Year SEATS : 15+5 (SFS)

Other Highlights & Achievements

The SASC organizes National Seminars, Symposia and International Conferences every year. Special lectures by eminent experts are also delivered during every academic session apart from the Friday seminar. The Centre publishes its own Journal titled South Asian Studies on a biannual basis. The Centre also publishes project reports and Ph.D. thesis.

Prof. S.P. Varma Memorial Lecture and Prof. Iqbal Narain Memorial lecture are also organized by the Centre every year.

Faculty
Director & Professor
Upreti, B.C.
Professors
Dadhich, Ramesh (On Leave) Singh, Karori
Asstt. Professors
Krishan Gopal
Upadhyay,Shashi

Shri Guru Gobind Singh Centre for Sikh Studies

Shri Guru Gobind Centre for Sikh Studies was set up in the Department of History and Indian Culture, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur in 2002 for an intensive study of the teachings of Sikh Gurus and other subjects related to Sikh religion, society and history with special reference to Rajasthan. The Centre was formally inaugurated by Dr. B.D. Kalla, former Minister of Higher Education, Government of Rajasthan on 9th September, 2002. Since its inception, the Centre has organized two national seminars onthe themes “Sikh Society. Culture and Polity in Historical Perspective’ on 25th and 26 th November, 2005 and ‘Sikh Gurus and Bhakti Tradition’ on 30th and 31st March 2008. In addition, five extension lectures by eminent scholars too have been organized by the Centre. The Centre seeks to contribute towards creation of knowledge on Sikh religon, culture and history through research. In the current academic session the Centre has taken up the research project on ‘ Displacement, Resilience and Recovery : Narratives and Voices of Sikh Migrants in Jaipur City.”

The Proceedings of the first two day national seminar held by the Centre on the theme ” Sikh Society, Culture and Polity in Historical perspective” were published in the form of a book. The Centre also houses a small library consisting of books on Sikh religion, philosophy and society.

The newly constituted Advisory Committee approved the following activities to be organized by the Centre in the forthcoming session : Three to four extension lectures; collection and compilation of source material our Sikh Gurudwaras in Rajasthan and visits of Sikh Gurus at various centres of Rajasthan such as Pushkar, Naraina etc; one-day symposium to share the findings of the project; Discussions and book reviews; and a National Seminar, The Centre would also publish the proceedings of the seminar and also the report of the research project on “Displacement, Resilience and Recovery; Narratives and Voices of Sikh migrants in Rajasthan”.

Faculty
Director
Dr. Sangeeta Sharma

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