Appreciation for Teaching and Other Awards

 

Appreciation for Teaching:

Consistently good scores in course evaluation surveys at both UG and PG levels.

 

Received letter of appreciation for exemplary performance in teaching, from the Director, IIT Kanpur (based on students course evaluation survey across the institute):  

 

During 2015-16 (summer semester) for teaching SOC752A:  Applied Statistics for Social Scientists

During 2015-16 (second semester) for teaching SOC479: Population, Economy and Society

During 2014-15 (first semester) for teaching SOC171: Introductory Sociology. 

During 2013-14 (second semester) for teaching SOC723: Introduction to Statistical Inference.

During 2013-14 (first semester) for teaching SOC171: Introductory Sociology.

During 2013-14 (first semester) for tutoring in SOC171: Introductory Sociology.

During 2012-13 (second semester) for teaching HSS403: Social and Behavioural Aspects of Health and Illness.

During 2012-13 (first semester) for teaching SOC489: Exploring Human Values: Visions of Happiness and Perfect Society.

During 2011-2012 (second semester) for teaching the core course, SOC171: Introductory Sociology.

During 2011-2012 (first semester) for teaching the professional course, SOC479: Population, Economy and Society.

During 2010-2011 (second semester) for teaching the professional course, SOC479: Population, Economy and Society.

During 2009-2010 (first semester) for teaching the professional course, SOC481: Society and Social Problems of India.

During 2007-2008 (second semester) for teaching the professional course, SOC733: Population Processes.

During 2005-2006 (second semester) for teaching the professional course, SOC721: Sociological Theories.

During 2002-2003 (second semester) for teaching the core course, SOC171: Introductory Sociology.

During 2002-2003 (second semester) for tutorials in the core course, SOC171: Introductory Sociology.

During 1997-1998 (second semester) for teaching the core course, SOC171: Introductory Sociology.

 

 

Academic awards

Member advisory committee, Taleem Research Foundation, 2016 -, http://taleemindia.org/team_advisory.html

Visiting faculty in the area of Operations Research and Quantitative Methods, Institute of Management Studies, Invertis University, Bareilly, 7-12 March 2016

Treasurer, Indian Academy for Mathematical Modeling and Simulation (IAMMS), 2015-2017.

Fellowship of  Indian Academy for Mathematical Modeling and Simulation (IAMMS), 31 July2015 for outstanding contribution in  research.

Life member, Uttar Pradesh Uttarakhand Economic Association, www.upuea.com, since 2015.

Distinguished Teacher Award 2014, IIT Kanpur, 5 September 2014.

Cleared Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI)'s courses on (a) Good Clinical Practice for Clinical Trials involving (International Focus); (b) Good Clinical Practice for Clinical Trials with Investigational Drugs and Medical Devices (U.S. FDA Focus; and (c) Basic Course for IRB or Ethics Committee, as an IRB member of MAMTA Health Institute for Mother and Child, May-June 2014.

Member of the Court of the University of Allahabad, for three years, w.e.f. 4 March 2014.

Member, Executive Committee, Indian Academy for Mathematical Modeling and Simulation, 2013-2015.

P K Kelkar Chair, offered by IIT Kanpur for three years, 2013-16.

Visiting faculty to XIMB, Bhubaneshwar, December 2012. Taught research methods to their Ph.D. students.

GLA University, Mathura, offered the award of Distinguished Honorary Professorship, February 2012.

Member, Academic Advisory Committee, UGC-Academic Staff College, Dr. Harisingh Gour University, Sagar, 2011.

Editor (Social Science), Everyman's Science, for three years, 2011-13, The Indian Science Congress Association, Kolkata.

Associate Editor, The International Journal of Health, Wellness and Society, 2011-.

Member of the Executive Committee, The Indian Society for Mathematical Modeling and Computer Simulation ISMMACS, 2011-12.

Advisor, Jansankhya Sthirata Kosh (JSK), National Population Stabilization Fund, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, New Delhi. 2009.

Nominated member of IIT Kanpur for population stabilization activities of JSK, 2008

Member of the editorial board of Journal of Social Sciences, 2008

Treasurer, The Indian Society for Mathematical Modeling and Computer Simulation (ISMMACS), 2008 2011.

Topic Editor by the Stewardship Committee of the Environmental Information Coalition for the Encyclopedia of Earth in the area of Environmental Sociology

Reviewer to national and international journals including, Social Studies of Science, Demography India, Indian Institute of Management Review (IIMB) from IIM Bangalore, Studies of Tribes and the Tribals, Canadian Studies in Population, and The Eastern Anthropologist

Member, Scientific Review Board, Population Review, an international, peer-reviewed journal of demography and population studies

Consulting Associate, Centre for Operations Research and Training, Vadodara, 2002

Member Executive Committee, Ethnographic and Folk Culture Society, 2002- 2004

Consultant, WIZMIN Management Consultants, Kanpur, UP

Member Executive Committee, Ethnographic and Folk Culture Society, 1992- 1994

Chandrasekaran Award of the Indian Association for the Study of Population (IASP), 1993

Elected member of the International Union of Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP), Belgium, 1991

IIT Bombay Research Fellowship for doing the doctoral work, IIT Bombay, 1977- 1980

Second position in CPS and first position in DPS, IIPS Bombay

Government of India fellowship to pursue DPS programme at IIPS Bombay, 1976-77

Government of India fellowship to pursue CPS programme at IIPS Bombay, 1975-76

 

Community Service

Member, Executive Committee, Shramik Bharati, a Kanpur based NGO, 2013-.

Invitee to Annual Meeting of Board of Management, Banwasi Seva Ashram, District Sonbhadra, UP (a NGO, applying Gandhian principles of Sarvodaya and Swaraj for rural and tribal development), 2006 -2007.

Member, Board of Governors, Child Labor Elimination and Rehabilitation Society, UP (with office in Kanpur), since 2003

Nominated member of IIT Kanpur on Kanpur Rail Consumers Consultation Committee, Jan. 2002 - Dec. 2003

Nominated member of IIT Kanpur on Uttar Pradesh Minimum Wages Consultation Board, 2002