Dr. Anjana Tiwari

FACULTY OF ARTS >> Department of Sanskrit, Pali and Prakrit
 
Designation : Visiting Lecturer
Qualification : MA (Sanskrit), MA (Sociology), Ph.D. Sanskrit, SLET - Sanskrit (Gujarat)
Phone Nos : +91-9012956756
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Experience : 6 years
Areas of Interest : Puranas, Vedanta and Sahitya
 
Dr. Anjana  Tiwari

Detailed CV

                                                BIO-DATA                                                                     
 
 
  • Name                                         - Dr. Pradeep Singh Choondawat 
 
  • Father’s Name                         -  Shri Swaroop Singh Choondawat
 
  • Date of Birth                              - 15th December, 1955
 
  • Residential Address                                    36-A-Laxmikunj Society
Part-I,
New Sama Road,
Vadodara-390 024 (Gujarat) India

                                                                   Tel: (O) (0265)-2795340/2780484/2782552

                        (R) (0265)-2712871
                                                                        (M) 09427836314
                                                                        E-mail: choondawatps@gmail.com
 
  • Official/Department Address          Department of Sociology
                                                                        Faculty of Arts
                                                                       The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda
                                                                        Vadodara-390 002 (Gujarat)
                                                                        India
 
  • Present Department Position - Professor & Head, Department of Sociology
                                                                  The M. S. University of Baroda, Vadodara   
                                               
  • Present Faculty Position    - Dean, Faculty of Arts
  The M. S. University of Baroda 
 
  •                                           -  I/c Principal, Baroda Sanskrit Mahavidyalaya,  
                                             The M. S. University of Baroda, Vadodara               
           
  • Present University Position           - Senate Member, The M. S. University of Baroda
 
  • Present University Administrative Positions: Foreign Students Advisor,
The M. S. University of Baroda, Vadodara
                                                       
  • Appointed as Chairperson, Convener and Member in different types of more than 60 committees over a period of time.
 
  • Appointed as Chairman, Co-ordinator and Member of the NAAC Peer Team Committee at different Colleges, Mahavidyalayas and Universities.
 
 
 
 
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  • Academic Qualifications     - 1. B.A. – 1st Division, University of Udaipur, Udaipur, Rajasthan (1975)
                                                   2. M.A. – 1st Division with 1st Position & Gold  
                                                       Medalist University of Udaipur, Udaipur,
                                                       Rajasthan (1977)
  3. M.Phil. – Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi (1980)
  4. Ph.D. – Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Udaipur (1988)
 
  • Discipline                              Sociology
 
  • Teaching Experience:
                                                        1. Teaching Assistant       1978-79 & 1979-80  
                                                            (The M. S. University of Baroda)
                                                        2.  Lecturer from               19-02-1981
                                                             (The M. S. University of Baroda)
                                                        3. Reader from 19-07-1989
                                                             (The M. S. University of Baroda)
                                                        4. Professor from 07-09-1998 continuing till present date (The M. S. University of Baroda)
 
  • Ph.D. Guide since        23rd May, 1997 as per Syndicate Resolution No. 64 (1)
 
  • No. of Students working for: - Ph.D.                    02 (Two)
  • No. of Students Awarded: - Ph.D. Degree          06 (Six)         
 
  • Teaching Experience          - 36 Years
 
  • Research Experience         - 15 Years
 
  • Recipient of prestigious awards/honours:  Shiksha Rattan Puraskar, Best Citizens of India Award, Indira Gandhi Shiromani Award, Bharat Jyoti Award
 
  • Publications: (a) Books Published – Two (2)
           (b) Articles and Research Papers Published – More than twenty 
                (20) in International and National Journals of Social Sciences
 
List of Books/Research Report Published:-
 
  1. Book published titled “Social Mobility in India: Some Theoretical and Empirical Observations” in the year 1998.
 
  1. Book published on title “Social Change and Social Mobility in India: A Study of a Community in Transition” in the year 1999.
 
 
 
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List of Research Publications:-
 
  1. Paper Published titled “Social Mobility among the Ex-Jagirdars of Mewar: A few Sociological Observations” in the Journal of the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda (Social Science) Vol. XXXIII-XXXIV, No.2, 1984-85, pp. 87-92.
 
(2)   Published article in the Book “The Depressed Classes of India”: R. G. Singh (ed.), New Delhi: B.R. Publishing Corporation, pp.51-58, 1986 on the topic “Untouchability and Untouchable Youths: A Study in Urban Context”.
 
(3)   Delivered a lecture on topic “Satyam, Shivam, Sundram: EK Samaj Shastriya Vishleshan” at Theosophical Society, Baroda on January 28, 1989 and the same was published in the Svadhyaya Journal of Oriental Institute, M. S. University of Baroda, Vol.26, No.1-2, pp.85-89.
 
(4)    Paper Published on topic “Problems and Prospects of Planning for Tribal Development in Rajasthan: A Few Observations” in the book Relevance in Sociological Research, edited by S.L. Doshi, Rawat Publications, Jaipur, 1991.
 
(5)   Paper Published in the book “Tribes Castes and Harijans: Structured Inequalities and Mobility” edited by Bam Dev Sharda, Ajanta Publications, Delhi, 1991 on topic “Patterns of Adjustment Among the Ex-Jagirdars of Mewar”.
 
(6)   Paper Published titled “Changing Stratification among the Rajput Ex-Jagirdars of Rajasthan” in the Journal of the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda Vol. XXXXI-XXXXII (1993-94) No. 2 (Social Science) pp. 141-147.
 
(7)     Paper Published titled “Changing Patterns of Leisure and Recreation among the Ex-Jagirdars of Rajasthan” in the Journal of the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vol. 44 (1995) No.2 (Social Science Number) pp.101-105.
 
  1. Paper Published titled “Art & Culture among the Former Jagirdars of Rajasthan: A few Observations” in the Journal of the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vol. 45 (XLV) 1996-97 No. 2 (Social Science Number) Vadodara, 1998, pp. 1-4.
 
  1. Paper published titled “Development and Emerging Challenges of Change in Community Life” in Social Work Review Special issue on Redefining Boundaries of Social Development, Faculty of Social Work, The M. S. University of Baroda- March 2006 pp 27-30.
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  1. Paper published titled “Other Side of Diaspora:  Traumatic Experiences” & Foreword of the book at Indian Diaspora in National and Regional Context – UGC Sponsored Centre for Indian Diaspora, S.P.University, V.V.Nagar pp.73-77 ISBN: 978-93-81386-06-4. 
 
  1. Paper published titled “Changing Sex Ratio In India: Few Observations” in International Journal of Social Science Tomorrow (IJSST) in April, 2012 Vol.1 No.2 published by SPIRI (Society for Promoting International Research and Innovation) (joint paper with Mr. Anant Sharma).ISSN: 2277-6168
 
  1. Paper published titled “Women & Surrogacy” in WSRC Communique’ newsletter published by Women Studies Research Center, Faculty of Family and Community Sciences, The M. S. University of Baroda, Issue No.I, August, 2012 pp.5-7 (Joint paper with Ms. Pallavi S. Dubey)
 
  1. Paper published titled “Changing Trends of Sex Ratio in Gujarat: A Sociological Analysis” in a Referred National Research Journal of Arts, Management & Social Sciences in September 2012, Vol.VII-I. ISSN: 0975-4083 (Joint paper with Mr. Anant Sharma)
 
  1. Paper published titled “Major Socio-economic and demographic attributes among the tribes of Gujarat and Rajasthan: A Comparative Analysis” in Tribal Health Bulletin Vol.16 Nos.1 & 2 January & July 2010 published in November 2012 ISSN 0971-4677 (Joint paper with Mr. Anant Sharma) 
 
  1. Paper published titled “Socio-Economic Background of Gujarati Diaspora in Canada: A Case Study of Baroda City” in Research Journal of Social and Life Sciences Half Yearly, Bilingual (English Edition) Vol. XV-I English Edition Year -08 December, 2013 ISSN-0973-3914 (Joint paper with Mr. Anant Sharma & Mr. Virendra Singh).
 
  1. Paper published titled “Social Exclusion and Inclusion in Indian Society: A Sociological Perspective” in Journal of Social Sciences, The IIS University Vol.3, Issue 1 in July 2014 ISSN 2319-2593.
 
  1. Paper published titled “Medical Sociology: A Case Study of Nursing Profession in Baroda City of Gujarat State in India” in International Journal of Social Science and Humanities Research ISSN 2348-3164 Vol.3, Issue 1, pp. (175-178), Month: January – March, 2015.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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  • Attended and participated in more than 100 International, National, State Level Conferences, Seminars, Workshops etc.
 
 
Conferences, Seminars, Workshops, Colloquiums & Talks given:-
 
(1) Paper presented at the XIth World Congress of Sociology held at New  Delhi on the topic “Patterns of adjustment among the ex-Jagirdars of Mewar: a few sociological observations” on August 19, 1986.
 
(2) Invited as resource person by the Faculty of Social Work, M. S. University to Chair a Seminar on the topic ‘Prostitution’ on December 22, 1986.
 
(3) Attended the first conference of Gujarat Sociological Society held at Ahmedabad during December 30-31, 1986.
 
(4) Invited as resource person by the Faculty of Social Work, The M. S. University to Chair a Seminar on the topic “Caste and Castism as Social Problem in India” on February 16, 1987.
 
(5) Attended as a delegate U.G.C. third International Seminar on “Canadian Studies on the Cultural and Intellectual Movements in Canada” organized by the Department of English, The M. S. University, Baroda during February 16-19, 1987
 
(6) Presented a Colloquium on the topic “The Practice of ‘SATI’: Some Sociological Observations” at the Department of Sociology, Faculty of Arts, The M. S. University of Baroda on January 19, 1988.
 
(7) Presented a Colloquium on the topic “Social Mobility among the Ex-Jagirdars of Mewar” at the Department of Political Science, Faculty of Arts, The M. S. University of Baroda on August 17, 1988.
 
(8) Presented a Colloquium on the topic “Downward Social Mobility: A study of Ex-Jagirdars of Former Princely State of Mewar” at the Department of Sociology, Faculty of Arts, The M. S. University of Baroda on October 10, 1988.
 
(9) Participated in Second conference of Gujarat Sociological Society at S. P. University, Vallabh Vidyanagar on March 19, 1989.
 
(10) Paper presented at the Seminar on “Economic Stratification and Changing Nature of Caste in Western India” on the topic “Changing Stratification among the Rajput Ex-Jagirdars of Rajasthan” at the Center for Social Studies, Surat on January 22-24, 1992.
 
 
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(11) Participated in Xth Annual Conference of the Rajasthan Sociology Association, Department of Sociology, Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Udaipur, Rajasthan on March 1-2, 1992.
 
(12) Presented paper titled “Changing Patterns of Leisure and Recreation among the Ex-Jagirdars of Rajasthan” at the W.L.R.A. World Congress on “Leisure, Tourism and Environment: Issues for Human Development” at Jaipur on December 6, 1993.
 
(13) Attended XVIIIth Indian Social Science Congress hosted by the M. S. University of Baroda, Vadodara on November 12-16, 1994.
 
(14) Presented paper titled “Changes in the Social and Economic Status of the Ex-Jagirdars of Rajasthan: A few Observations” at XXIst - All India Sociological Conference, Centre for the Study of Social Systems, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi on December 19-21, 1994.
 
(15) Presented paper titled “Art and Culture among the Former Jagirdars of Rajasthan: Few Observations” at XXII- All India Sociological Conference held at the Department of Sociology, Barkatullah University, Bhopal on December 16-18, 1995.
 
(16) Participated as a delegate in the District Level Meeting to discuss the topic “Literacy and Education” held in the Department of Economics, Faculty of Arts, The M. S. University of Baroda. The meeting was a part of project “Gujarat Development Plan”, sponsored by Government of Gujarat on April 15, 1997.
 
(17) Attended International Conference on “Changing Patterns of Health in Developing Countries” at Department of Geography, Faculty of Science, The M. S. University of Baroda, Vadodara on January 21-23, 1998.
 
  1. Presented paper titled “Changing Image of Rajput Women in Rajasthan: An Empirical Study” at the Gujarat Samajshashtra Parishad of Gujarat Sociological Society VIIIth conference, Bombay on October 15-16, 2000.
 
  1. Participated and attended Gujarat Sociological Conference held at Shamlaji, Gujarat on October 27-28, 2002.
 
  1. Delivered a lecture on the topic “Changing Stratification in Indian Society” at Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Udaipur, Rajasthan on January 24, 2003.
 
 
 
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  1. Given lecture as resource person at Department of Sociology, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad on the topic “Caste, Religion & Changing Indian Society” on February 17, 2003.
 
(22) Participated and presented a paper on the theme “New Curriculum in Sociology”. The title of the paper presented is “Post Graduate Curriculum in Sociology” in the U.G.C. sponsored two day workshop organized by Sociology Department, S. P. University, Vallabh Vidyanagar on February 6-7, 2004.
 
(23) Presented a paper at one day National Seminar on “Aboriginal Culture and Modern Society” organized by India International Rural Cultural Centre at India International Centre, New Delhi on topic “Sociological Study of a Tribe in Transition: A Case Study of Kathodi” on March 27, 2004.
 
(24) Gave two lectures on the topic “Globalization & Dominent Caste” as resource person at The Academic Staff College-Refresher Course-Gujarat University, Department of Sociology, Ahmedabad on August 13, 2004
 
(25) Presented a paper in the International Seminar on topic “Indian Diaspora”. The title of the paper was “Other Side of Diaspora: Traumatic Experiences” in the International Seminar at the Department of Sociology, Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar on January 4-5, 2005.
 
(26) Attended 7th International Conference on Health and Human Rights held at Vadodara during 2nd -5th February, 2005.
 
(27) Attended XIth conference of Gujarat Sociological Society held during 26th-27th February, 2005 at Ahmedabad.
 
(28) Participated and Attended National Seminar on “Marriage, Family & Kinship in India: Change & Continuity” held at the Department of Sociology, Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar during 15th -16th March, 2005.
 
 (29) Delivered a lecture on the topic “Social Conflict Theory” at the Department of Sociology, S. P. University-V. V. Nagar on December 22, 2005.
 
(30) Participated and Attended International Conference on “Indian Diaspora: Profile Problems and Prospectus” held on 21st & 22nd January, 2006 at the Centre for Indian Diaspora, S.P.Univesity, V.V.Nagar. 
 
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(31) Presented paper in the seminar on “Art of Graceful Aging”. The title of the paper was “Socialization Factor In Graceful Aging” organized by retired officers forum on February 25, 2006.
 
(32) Attended XIIIth conference of Gujarat Sociological Society held on 28th & 29th February, 2006 at H.K.Arts College, Ahmedabad.
 
(33) Presented paper in National Seminar on  “Redefining Boundaries of Social Development” The title of the paper was “Social Development: Insights & Perspectives” at the Faculty of Social Work, The M. S. University of Baroda, Vadodara on March 3-4, 2006.
 
(34) Given a lecture on the topic “Social Change in Modern India” at Rotary Club in Baroda on April 9, 2006.
 
(35) Given a lecture on the topic “Time Management” at Regional Office, Union Bank of India on May 6, 2006.
 
(36) Presented Key Note Address on the topic “Debate on National Policy for Seniors” at the Retired Officers Forum on June 11, 2006.
 
(37) Recorded a talk on the topic “Mass Media & Society” at the Studio of All India Radio (Akashwani), Vadodara on November 28, 2006.
 
(38) Participated in the Administrative Reforms Commission National Colloquium on “Social Capital, Trust and Participative Public Service Delivery” at- IRMA, Anand, Gujarat on December 19-20, 2006.
 
(39) Participated in the State Level Seminar on the topic “Relevance of Dr. Ambedkar’s Economic Philosophy in Today’s context” on January 6, 2007 at Navrachana College of Education, Vadodara.
 
(40) Attended XIVth Conference of Gujarat Sociological Society held on January 20-21, 2007 at Gujarat Vidyapeeth, Ahmedabad.
 
(41) Delivered a lecture on the topic “Child Pedagog Education Inside the Indian Sociology” at workshop organized by United Way of Baroda and AIESEC on the project “Footprints” at Gujarat Public School, Vadodara on February 2, 2007.
 
(42) Delivered a lecture on the topic “Role of Youth in Nation Building” at the All India Commissioners and Gilwellians meet organized by the All India Boy Scouts Association at Vadodara on February 22, 2007.
 
(43) A talk given on the topic “The Feminist Movement” at the Women’s Studies Research Centre of the M. S. University of Baroda on August 8, 2007.
 
(44) A talk given on the topic “New Trends and Challenges in Indian Sociology” at the Department of Sociology, Saurashtra University, Rajkot on September 28, 2007.
 
(45) Attended one day State Level Seminar at Muval jointly organized by Gujarat Sociological Society and Arts and Commerce College, Muval on the topic “Changing Nature of Rural Society” on January 5, 2008.
 
(46) Attended the UGC Sponsored National Seminar on the topic “Gender Discrimination” organized by Sociology Department, Shree M. & N. Virani Science Yogiji Maharaj Arts and Commerce College, Rajkot on February 17, 2008. Chaired second session of the seminar panel-3 “Gender Inequality in Awareness”.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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(47) Participated and Contributed as an expert in a Workshop organized by the Dept. of Sociology, S. P. University, V. V. Nagar on 3rd May, 2008 to review and revise the courses at U.G. & P.G. level.
 
(48) Delivered a lecture as Resource Person on “Marginalization, Exclusion and Social Intervention: A Dialogue” at the Centre for the Study for Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy in the Dept. of Sociology, Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Surat on 26th Sept., 2008.
 
(49) Attended XVI Conference of Gujarat Sociological Society at Smt. S. B. Patel & Shri R. N. Amin Commerce College, VASO on 27th & 28th Sept., 2008.
 
(50) Given Keynote address as Resource Person for Gender & Education Workshop titled “Gender & Education” organized by Dept. of Finance, Central Tibetan Administration Dehradun at Baroda on 21st December, 2008.
 
(51) Attended 34th All India Sociological Conference at the Dept. of Sociology, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur on 27th to 29th Dec., 2008.
 
(52) Participated in the talk show on the topic “Human Relations and their meaning in Changing times” as Panel Expert in V.N.M. T.V., Baroda on 7th January, 2009.
 
(53) Chaired the Session on Sub theme I – “Conceptualizing Peace Education” in the National Seminar in Navrachna College of Education Vadodara on the theme “Towards a Violence Free World: Role of Education” on 9th January, 2009.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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(54) Presented a paper on titled “Role of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar in the Development of New Sensitivity Towards Dalits” at UGC – Epoch National Seminar on Relevance of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar’s Thoughts on Social Work and Social Sciences on 23rd & 24th January, 2009 organized by Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Studies Centre, Faculty of Social Work, The M. S. University of Baroda, Vadodara.
 
(55) Presented a paper in the State Level Seminar  titled “Role of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar for the Development of Subaltern Communities in General and Dalits in Particular in Contemporary India” organized by Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Adhyayan Akam Prakalp, Sardar Patel University, V. V. Nagar on 6th Feb., 2009.
 
(56) Delivered few lectures on the topic “Culture and Society of Gujarat with Special Reference to Traditions, Fairs, Festivals, Art & Craft etc. at the Indian Institute of Tourism & Travel Management on September 16-17, 2009 at Gwalior (M.P.).
 
(57) Paper presented at the XXXV All India Sociological Conference held at the University of Kashmir, Srinagar from 10 to 12 october, 2009 in RC-99 (Dalits and Backward Classes)
 
(58) Attended One week Orientation Programme on “Planning and Management of Higher Education Institutions” organized by National University of Educational Planning and Administration from October 26th to 30th October, 2009 at NUEPA, New Delhi.
 
(59) Chaired Open Panel – IV and also presented a paper on titled “100 Years Sex Ratio Trend of Gujarat” at 17th Gujarat Sociological Conference organized by the Department of Sociology, Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Surat held on 14-15 Nov., 2009.
 
 
 
 
 
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(60) Presented a paper entitled “Indian Society and Modernization” in the one day state level seminar organized with the support of UGC by M. D. Shah Commerce & B. D. Patel Arts College at Mahudha on  5th February, 2010.
 
(61) Invited as subject expert to present a paper on the theme “Subaltern Communities: their Problems and Remedies” in the two days state level seminar organized by Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Adhyayan Ekam Prakalp (Chair) at Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar on 6th February, 2010.
 
(62) Chaired session IV “Role of Government Organizations, Voluntary Organizations, NGOs etc in Intervention in Communities” of the UGC ASIHSS National Seminar on Re-Interpreting Community Context in Social Work Practice held at Faculty of Social Work, The M. S. University of Baroda, Vadodara during 19th - 20th February, 2010. 
 
(63) Invited as Chief Guest and presented a paper on “Tribal Education in India” at UGC sponsored National Seminar at Arts College – Shamlaji during 26-27 February, 2010.
 
(64) Invited as chairperson in the panel V “Environment: India-Canada Comparative Perspective” of the National Seminar on the topic “Issues in Environmental History Pre-Modern and Modern World from Indian and Canadian Perspectives” sponsored by UGC Area Studies Programme in Canadian Studies Centre for Canadian Studies held at the Department of History, Faculty of Arts, The M. S. University of Baroda, Vadodara on 5th & 6th March, 2010.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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(65) Invited to chair session IV of the National Seminar “Re-visiting Dr. Ambedkar’s thoughts on Globalized India: Complexities and Contested Solutions” organized by Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Studies Centre, Faculty of Social Work, The M. S. University of Baroda, Vadodara during 12th – 13th March, 2010.
 
(66) Invited as a resource person at MSW student seminar on the topic “Social work, social activism and mass media” at Faculty of Social Work, The M. S. University of Baroda, Vadodara on 19th March, 2010.
 
(67) Invited to attend and participate in the course on “Conflict & Stress Management in Community Based Programmes” organized by National Institute of Rural Development at Hyderabad held during 19th – 24th July, 2010.
 
(68) Paper presented (Joint) titled “A Comparative Study of Tribes of Gujarat and Rajasthan with Reference to their Socio-Economic and Demographic Characteristics” at the XVIIIth of the Gujarat Sociological Society organized by the Department of Sociology, Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar on 30th October, 2010.  
 
(69) Invited as delegate at the International Conference on “Themes of Higher Education: Prospects of Gujarat” organized by Department of Education, Govt. of Gujarat at Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Gandhinagar held on November 26th, 2010.
 
(70) Paper titled “Modern Mass Media and Contemporary Indian Society: Some Observations” presented at the XXXVI All India Sociological Conference held at the Ravenshaw University, Cuttack (Orissa) from 27th to 29th  December, 2010 in RC-14 (Culture & Communication)
 
 
 
 
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(71) Participated in the Round Table discussion on ‘Socio-legal Dimensions of Migration and Modernity’ organized by Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) in association with Research Committee on Sociology of Law (RCSL), International Association of Sociology, Madrid on 5th and 6th January 2011 at the ICSSR Conference Hall, New Delhi.
 
(72) Attended one day seminar on “Awareness on Census Operation” held on 2nd February, 2011 at The Faculty of Social Work, The M. S. University of Baroda sponsored by Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs, Directorate of Census Operation, Gujarat.
 
(73) Participated in two day training programme on ‘Gujarat-Academic and Administrative Audit (G-AAA)’, to be a Peer Team Member. Programme was jointly organized by Knowledge Consortium of Gujarat, & The M. S. University of Baroda, Vadodara held at Faculty of Social Work, The M. S. University of Baroda on 9th -10th February, 2011.
 
(74) Presented a joint paper titled “Society & Environment: Some Observations” at the National Level Seminar on “Connecting Climate Change: Concerns of Society for Strategic Imperatives”. The seminar was organized under aegis of UGC-ASIHSS Programme Faculty of Social Work, The M. S. University of Baroda, Vadodara on 11th and 12th March 2011.
 
(75) Participated in the “Faculty Development Program” organized by Icfai University held on 14th September, 2010 at Baroda.
 
(76) Delivered two lectures on the topic “Environment and Society” at 6th Refresher Course in Environmental Science at the Department of Botany, University School of Sciences , Gujarat University, Ahmedabad on 7th July, 2011.
 
 
 
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(77) Chaired the Technical Session of the 18th Annual Rajasthan Sociological Association Conference on the theme “Forces of Social Transformation in Rajasthan” held on 10th -11th October, 2011 at Department of Sociology, Government College, Kota.
 
(78) Attended and Presented a joint paper entitled “Socio-Cultural Transformation among Tribes of India: Some Observations” at XVIII Rajasthan Sociological Association (RSA) National Conference on the theme “Forces of Social Transformation in Rajasthan” on 10-11th October, 2011 organized by the Department of Sociology, Government College, Kota.
 
(79) Attended and Chaired a session at UGC Sponsored National Seminar on the theme “Status of Woman in India” organized by Department of Sociology, Smt. R. M. Prajapati Arts College, Satlasana (Affiliated to Hemchandracharya North Gujarat University, Patan) on November 6,7, 2011.
 
(80) Participated and presented a paper titled “Modern Mass Media and Social Change: Few Observations” at the 37th All India Sociological Conference during the Diamond Jubilee Celebrations of Indian Sociological Society at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi on 11th -13th December, 2011.
 
(81) Chaired RC-14: Culture & Communication Session-I at 37th All India Sociological Conference during the Diamond Jubilee Celebrations of Indian Sociological Society at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi on 11th -13th December, 2011.
 
(82) Given a lecture on the topic “Fieldwork and Observations” on 22nd January, 2012 at Faculty of Education & Psychology for Pre-Ph.D. course in “Qualitative Research Techniques and Data Analysis” organized by the M. S. University of Baroda, Baroda.
 
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(83) Given a lecture on the topic “Ethnographic Studies: Methods and Techniques of Data Analysis” on 5th February, 2012 at Faculty of Education & Psychology for Pre-Ph.D. course in “Qualitative Research Techniques and Data Analysis” organized by the M. S. University of Baroda, Baroda.
 
(84) Attended and Chaired Second Session of the One day State Level Seminar on the topic “Dr. Ambedkar: The Inspirer of Egalitarian Society” organized by the Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Adhyayan Ekam Prakalp (Chair) at Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar on 4th February, 2012.
 
(85) Given a lecture on the topic “Research Method and Techniques in Social Sciences” as Resource Person at 7th Short Term Course in Research Methodology (All Subjects)  at the Academic Staff College, Sardar Patel University, V.V. Nagar on 10th February, 2012.
 
(86) Attended and Chaired Second Session of the Two Days Inter National Seminar on “Gujarati Diaspora & Impact of Diaspora” on 9th & 10th February, 2012 organized by The Center for Indian Diaspora Sardar Patel University Sponsored by NRG Foundation, Gujarat State.
 
(87) Presented a Paper entitled “Problems Among Gujarati Diaspora in Canada (Joint Paper) in the International seminar on “Gujarati Diaspora: Impact of Diaspora” organized by Centre for Indian Diaspora, Sardar Patel University & Jointly sponsored by NRG Foundation, Govt. of Gujarat & UGC, New Delhi held on 9-10 February, 2012.
 
(88) Attended and Chaired Session-II of the UGC EPOCH National Seminar on the topic “Entrepreneurship among Dalits: Stories of Strife, Struggle and Survival” held at Dr. B.R.Ambedkar Studies Centre, Faculty of Social Work, The M.S.University of Baroda on Friday, 2nd March, 2012.
 
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                                          (89) Attended and Chaired Technical Session-III of International Seminar on “Minorities Entrepreneurship and Empowerment” at Department of History, Kurukshetra University Kurukshetra held on 23-25 March, 2012.
 
                                         (90) Presented a paper entitled “Tribal Communities of India in the light of Social Change: Few Observations” at International Seminar on “Tribal Development” at Pacific Institute of Tribal Development, Udaipur on June 01-02, 2012.
 
                                        (91) Attended a Workshop on “Data Dissemination of Houselisting and Housing Data of 2011 Census” organized by Ministry of Home Affairs Directorate of Census Operations, Gujarat and Faculty of Social Work and presented a paper entitled “Source of Drinking Water” on 18th July, 2012 at Dr. I. G. Patel Seminar Hall, Faculty of Social Work, The M. S. University of Baroda, Baroda.
 
                                        (92) Attended as resource person at the National Workshop sponsored by UGC on “Contemporary Sociology in India: Theory, Research and Practice” organized by Department of Sociology, Government College, Kota, Rajasthan during 5th – 6th November, 2012.
 
                                       (93) Participated as a Resource Person at a National Workshop sponsored by University Grants Commission on Contemporary Sociology in India: Theory, Research & Practice on 5-6 November, 2012 organized by Department of Sociology, Government College, Kota.
 
                                        (94) Chaired the First Session on 12th March, 2013 in a U.G.C. sponsored international seminar on “Indian Diaspora in various Perspectives (with special reference to Non-Resident Indians) organized by the Centre for Indian Diaspora, Department of Sociology, Sardar Patel University, V.V.Nagar on 11-12 March, 2013 and presented a paper (Joint Paper) entitled “Socio-Economic Background of Gujarati Diaspora in Canada: A Case Study of Baroda City”
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                                         (95) Attended as delegate at an International Conference on Sahajanand Swami and The Swaminarayan Sampraday: Historical, Social and Cultural Perspectives at B.A.P.S. Swaminarayan Research Institute, Swaminarayan Akshardham, New Delhi on 1-2 August, 2013.
 
                                        (96) Attended as Panelist at UGC Sponsored One day National Seminar on Incorporation of Swami Vivekananda’s Thoughts in the Curriculum of Contemporary Education System on October 21, 2013 Jointly Organized by Faculty of Education and Psychology, Baroda Sanskrit Mahavidyalaya, Dept. of Philosophy, Faculty of Arts & Maharaja Sayajirao VishwavidyalayaShaikshik Sangh (MSVSS) The M. S. University of Baroda.
 
                                       (97) Chaired Technical Session-4 of the National Seminar on “The Relevance of National Higher Education Mission” & National Convention organized by Akhil Bharatiya Rashtriya Shaikshik Mahasangh (ABRSM) held on 31st December, 2013 at Swami Narayan Temple Parisar, Karelibaug, Vadodara.
 
                                       (98) Participated and Chaired the Parallel Session in the International Conference on the topic “Women and Millennium Development Goals: A Social Work Response” on 13th – 14th February, 2014 organized by Faculty of Social Work, The M. S. University of Baroda, Vadodara.
 
                                       (99) Participated and Chaired Technical Session in the One day National Seminar on the topic “Had Sardar Patel not been successful in building the united India, What would have been the fate of Nation” at Faculty of Social Work, The M. S. University of Baroda, Vadodara on Thursday, 20th February, 2014.
 
                                       (100) Delivered a lecture on the topic “Sociology of Education in India” at THE IIS UNIVESITY on Friday, 28th February, 2014 at Jaipur, Rajasthan.
 
 
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                                       (101) Participated and Chaired one session in the one day national seminar on “Religion, Secularism and the Shifting Goalposts of Democracy in India” held on 8th March, 2014 at Centre for Culture and Development, Vadodara.
 
                                       (102) Delivered lecture series on “Theories of Social Science Research” in the IInd Phase of Capacity Building Programme for Social Science Faculty at Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Surat on 13th March, 2014.
 
                                       (103) Delivered lectures as resource person in the U.G.C. sponsored Refresher Course on the topic (i) Ethical Consideration in Social Science Research (ii) What is a good Social Science Research & (iii) Methods & Techniques of Data Collection on 13th and 15th March, 2014 respectively at Academic Staff College, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
 
                                       (104) Participated as a Resource Person and Chaired Technical Session on the sub-theme “Social concerns in context to damage control and role of major institutions and NGOs” of the National Seminar organized by Department of Social Sciences, University of Kota, Rajasthan on 21-22 March, 2014.
 
                                       (105) Presented a paper entitled “A Sociological Study of Nursing Profession: A Case Study of Baroda City of Gujarat State in India” at XVIII ISA (International Sociological Association) World Congress of Sociology at Yokohama, Japan on 13th to 19th July, 2014.
 
                                       (106) Presented a paper entitled “Social Inclusion and Exclusion:  Few Sociological Observations with Special Reference to Indian Society” and participated as Resource Person at Interdisciplinary National Conference on “Contemporary Indian Society and Social Inclusion: Challenges and Strategies” organized by The IIS University, Jaipur on 12-13 September, 2014.                   
 
 
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(107) Invited as Resource Person in “In service   course in Methodology of Teaching & Evaluation for Fresh & Newly appointed Lecturers of the M.S. University for the year 2014-15 on the topic “Sociological Context of Higher Education on 20-09-2014 at Centre of Advanced Studies in Education, Faculty of Education and Psychology, The M. S. University of Baroda.
 
                                       (108) Invited to chaired the fourth session at U.G.C. Sponsored National    Seminar on “Modern Problem of Tribal Society in Gujarat” and presented a paper on “Indian Tribal Society and their Cultural Life: A Secondary Analysis” organized by Shri N.K.Mehta & Smt. M. F. Dani Arts College at Malvan, Tal.Kadana, Mahisagar, Gujarat on 25-26 September, 2014.
 
                                       (109) Invited to attend and chaired a session at Conference of the National Social Science Association and Atal Bihari Vajpayee Hindi Vishwavidyala at Bhopal during 26th to 28th December, 2014.
 
                                       (110) Presented a paper entitled “Sociological Dimensions of Teaching Profession: A Case Study of Baroda City in Gujarat State of India” in S-12, ‘Globalization, Media and Professionalism in Developing Societies’ for the ISA-RC 52 Conference Interim Meeting, organized by Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore – Continuing Education at the Milan Campus of Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore during 19th to 21st March, 2015.
 
                                       (111) Delivered a lecture as resource person in Research Methodology Course in Social Sciences on the topic “Questionnaire & Interview Schedule” on 15th October, 2015 organized by Faculty of Social Work, The M. S. University of Baroda, Vadodara supported by the ICSSR, New Delhi.
 
 
 
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                                         (112) Invited as Resource Person for the Career Counseling and Guidance Workshop at Faculty of Social Work, The M. S. University of Baroda, Vadodara on Sunday, 20th March, 2016.
 
                                       (113) Invited by Gujarat State School Text Book Mandal, Gandhinagar as subject expert/adviser during 28th, 29th and 30th March, 2016 at Gandhinagar for the translation work of 11th Standard (Sociology) text book.
 
                                        (114) Participated and Chaired National Seminar on Social Exclusion, Globalization and Inclusion Process organized by Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Chair Gujarat University, Ahmedabad on 8th and 9th April, 2016.
 
                                       
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  • Recently participated and presented a paper entitled “A Sociological Study of Nursing Profession: A Case Study of Baroda City of Gujarat State in India” at XVIII ISA (International Sociological Association) World Congress of Sociology at Yokohama, Japan on 13th to 19th July, 2014.
 
  • Life time Member of more than Five (5) Professional Organizations
 
  • Research Projects: Successfully completed Five (5) Research Projects.
 
 
 
 
 
(P. S. Choondawat)