ACADEMIC DISTINCTIONS

  • Highest grade points in M.A. and M.Phil at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
  • Awarded Merit Scholarship for M.Phil from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
  • Awarded I.C.H.R. (Indian Council of Historical Research) grant to carry out research work for Ph.D.
  • Awarded I.C.S.S.R. (Indian Council of Social Science Research) grant to undertake fieldwork in Bombay in connection with Ph.D work.
  • Awarded Third Prize in Essay Competition on Environment held by the Director, Environment Department, Haryana, Chandigarh, 1994-95.
  • Awarded Scholarship from George Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research, Braunschweig, Germany, 2006, to carry research work on analysis of social studies textbooks from the point of view of Gender and Peace, 2006.
  • Awarded Scholarship by the Asian Scholarship Foundation to undertake Research Work on Gender and Peace: Education Policy, Curriculum and Social Studies Textbooks in Maldives, 2006-07.
  • Scholarship given by MASHAV, Israel’s Agency for International Development Cooperation to present and participate in the International Workshop on Violence against Women & Children, Haifa, Israel, October 29-November 9, 2012
  • Working group leader for the session on inequality, achievement in science and mathematics across gender, marginalized community and learners with special education needs, in Science and Mathematics Education: The Way Forward Policy Dialogue, British Council, UNESCO, NCERT, New Delhi 9th-10th January, 2013
  • Resource Person & Participant for “Gender Equality: Issues and Way Forward for the SAARC Region”, Islamabad, Pakistan, March 18-23, 2013
  • Panelist for the session “Program and Monitoring” at the International Conference on Girls’ and women’s literacy and education: Foundations for Sustainable Development, organised by Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh in partnership with UNESCO, Dhaka, 8th September 2014
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BOOKS

I. Women Who Created History: Exemplar Materials for Textbooks Writers and Teachers, National Council of Educational Research and Training, New Delhi, 1997.

II.  Women’s Higher Education in the 19th Century, Concept Publishing Company, New Delhi,  2000.

III. Education in India: A Historical Perspective, Anmol Publishers Private Limited, New Delhi, 2001.

IV. The Legend Makers Some Eminent Muslim Women of India, Concept Publishing Company, New Delhi, 2003.

V. Women’s Education in India : Issues and Dimensions, Academic Excellence, Delhi, 2005.

VI. The Role of Begams of Bhopal in Promoting Education of Girls in the 19th and Mid 20th Century, Published by NCERT 2006.

VII. Women Role Models: Some Eminent Women of Contemporary India, Concept Publishing Company, New Delhi, 2006.

VIII. Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya: Bridge Course for Girls Entering Upper Primary Stage, History, Department of Women’s Studies, National Council of Educational Research and Training, New Delhi, 2010.

IX. Gender and Peace in Textbooks and Schooling Processes: The Maldivian Experience, Concept Publishing Company, New Delhi, 2012.

BOOKS ON POETRY

X. Mosaic of Life, Partridge Publishing, 2016

XI. Strings of Orchestral Harmony: Collection of Poems, Cyberwit.net, Allahabad (U.P.), 2017

XII. Rhythm of Thoughts: a Collection of Poems, Cyberwit.net, Allahabad (U.P.), 2017

CHAPTERS IN BOOKS

  1. Parents and Teachers Perceptions of Gender Related Issues for Improving Access, Enrolment, Retention and Achievement of Girls at Primary Stage, chapter in book on Studies on Classroom Processes and School Effectiveness at the Primary Stage, NCERT, New Delhi, 1997.
  2.  The Contribution of Male Intelligentsia to Women’s Education in Bombay Presidency during the Colonial Period, in a book entitled The Contested Terrain: Perspective on Education in India, edited by Sabyasachi Bhattacharya, Orient Longman, New Delhi, 1998.
  3. The Indian Girl Child: A Situational Analysis, in a book entitled Girls in the Twilight- Zone: South & South- East Asian Scenario, Department of South and South –East Asian Studies, University of Calcutta, 2003.
  4.  Education of Women: The Political Implications in Education and Democracy in India Centre De Sciences Humaines, MANOHAR, New Delhi, 2004.
  5. Women’s Education in Post-Independent India, in Education in India: Dynamics of Development, in a book edited by Marmar Mukhopadhyay, Madhu Parhar, Published by Sipra Publications, New Delhi, 2007.
  6. Curriculum and Textbooks in SAARC Countries: Stepping Stone to Higher Education, Lecture programmes I to IV, 2007-08, Indian Association for Asian and Pacific Studies, Published by Bit Blits Digital Workstation, Kolkata, 2008.
  7. Education for All: A Question of Political Will in From Shadows to Self, NGO Country Report 2005, India Women’s Watch.
  8. Issues and Challenges of Girls’ Education in SAARC Countries, paper published in the Proceedings of the Indian Association for Asian & Pacific Studies, IAAPS, Kolkata, 2006.
  9. Education in Contemporary India: A Paradox between Equality and Equity, in Equity and Education in India: Policy, Issues and Challenges, Ed. by D. Parimala, Kanishka Publishers, Distributors, New Delhi, 2010.
  10. Gender Issues in Education in Teacher Education Curriculum, edited by Mahabir Yadav, Kaveri Books, New Delhi, 2010.
  11. The Art of Teaching and Crafting Personalities in Diversity in Teacher Education: A Global Perspective, book edited by D. Parmila, Kanshika Publisher, New Delhi, 2011.
  12. Thoughts of Eminent Indian Thinkers on Women’s Education (2013), in Aspects of
    Spirituality and Education, Kaveri Books, New Delhi edited by R.P. Sharma and Arti Srivastava.
  13. Cornelia Sorabji and Kadambini Ganguly (brief biographies) in Social Thinkers of Modern India – Contemporaries of Swami Vivekananda, NCERT, New Delhi, 2014.
  14. Concept of Gender in Gender and Social Work Positions and Practices, edited by Malathi Adusumalli, Meenu Anand, Regal Publication, New Delhi, 2017.

PUBLICATIONS

RESEARCH PAPERS/ ARTICLES

  1. Problem Solving: A Major Approach in History Journal of Indian Education, Vol.17, No. May 1, 1991.
  2. Teaching History through Audio-Visual Aids, The Primary Teacher, Vol.XVI.No. October 4, 1991.
  3. The Christian Missionaries:  The Evolution of Female Education in Western India-1897-1921, Proceedings of the Indian History Congress, 52nd Session, New Delhi, 1991-92.
  4. Teaching of Social Studies through Teaching Aids, The Rajasthan Board, Journal of Education, October, March 1992-93.
  5. Vocational Education in the Presidency of Bengal during 1765-1854, Journal of Indian Education, Vol. 19, No. September 3, 1993.
  6. The Role of Women Intelligentsia in Promoting Women’s Education in Western India in the 19th Century, Women’s News, University of Delhi, Editorial, 1994.
  7. The Perception of Women Intelligentsia regarding Prevalent Social Customs and its Impact on their Personal Life in Western India in the 19th Century, Proceeding of India History Congress, 55th Session, Aligarh, 1994.
  8. India Culture and Environment, paper selected for the Essay competition organized by the Director, Environment Department, Government of Haryana, Chandigarh, 1994-95 (Awarded Third Prize).
  9. Environment Awareness: A Historical Perspective, Journal of India Education, Vol. 20, Number five, January, 1995.
  10. Balikaon Ki Shiksha Ka. Mahatav Aur Unki Shiksha Ke Prasar Ka. Abhiyan, Bharat Adhunik Sbiksha, January 1995.
  11. Female Education in the Bengal Presidency 1765-1854, Journal of Indian Education, Vol. 21, Number three, November 1995.
  12. The Role of Gandhiji in Emancipation of Women, SAARC Journal of Educational Research. Sri Lanka. Vol. I. No. I. 1995.
  13. The Education of the Girl Child in India: A Situational Analysis, Abstract accepted at the 19th World Congress of Comparative Education Societies (Sydney), 1955.
  14. Role of Teachers in Girl’s Education and Women’s Empowerment: SOPT, Self- Instructional Package for Special Orientation Programme for Primary School Teachers, 1995.
  15. Factors Affecting the Performance of Women Teachers in Rural Areas, The Primary Teacher, Volume twenty-one, Number four, October 1996.
  16. Status of Women in Emerging India, AISTF NEWS LETTER, All India Secondary Teachers Federation, Issue 12, October 1996.
  17. The Concern for Gender Issues in Primary Education in the State of Assam, ROSHNI, Quarterly Journal of A11 India Women’s Conference, July-September- December 1996.
  18. The Status of the Girl Child in India: A Journey of Discrimination Through Ages, Roshni, Quarterly Journal of All India Women’s Conference, January-June 1997.
  19. Planning of Curriculum in Social Sciences, The Primary Teacher, Volume twenty two, Number Two, April 1997.
  20. The Status of Indigenous System of Education in Bengal Presidency during 1764- 1854, Journal of Indian Education, Vol. twenty-three, Number one, May 1997.
  21. Sensitizing Parents Teacher Association to Remove Gender Bias, Stereotyping and Myths in Society, AISTF NEWS LETTER, The Secondary Teacher Speak, Issue-16, June 1997.
  22. Continuity and Change in Human Settlement: A Historical and Educational Perspective, Abstract published in Envis Journal Of Human Settlements Centre for Environmental Studies, School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi, August 1997.
  23. Meaningful Education for Rural Girls, Social Welfare. Vol. 44, No.8-9, November- December 1997.
  24. Indira Gandhi, Social Welfare, Vol. 44, No.5-6, August-September 1997.
  25. Ithas Me Mulyankan, Bharatiya Adhunik Shiksha, April 1997.
  26. Reasons for Discontinuance of Primary Education among Tribals of Assam, Social Change: Issues and Perspectives, March-June 1997.
  27. New Initiatives Needed in Planning, Social Welfare, Vol. 45, No.3, June 1998.
  28. The Existence of Child Marriage: Its Prevalence and Continuance, Roshni, Journal of the All India Women’s Conference, July 1997- March 1998.
  29. Women and Media, Roshni, Journal of the All India Women’s Conference, April 1998-June 1998.
  30. Women and Political Participation, Roshni, Journal of the All India Women’s Conference, August 1998.
  31. The Status of Girls and Women in Contemporary India: A Journey from Ascribed to Achieved Status, Abstract published in Management of School Education in India, ApriI16-17, 199O, by NIEPA, New Delhi.
  32. Women in Civilizations, Roshni, Journal of the All India Women’s Conference, January 1999-June 1999.
  33. Guideline, for the Removal of Gender-Bias and Stereotyping from Primary, Book, of Social Science, Roshni, Journal of the All India Women’s, Conference, January, 1999 June 1999.
  34. Annie Besant Ka Manav Kalyan Me Yogadan’, Primary Shikshak, October 1999.
  35. Promotion of Enrollment and Retention of Girls at the Primary Level through Incentive Schemes, DPEP CALLING, July-August, 1999.
  36. Multigrade Teaching: An Effective Alternative to Single-Grade Teaching, Education in Asia, Quarterly Journal Published by Asian Academy of Education and Culture, Vol.XIX, July-September 1999.
  37. The Portrayal of Women in the Writings and Sayings of the Indian Social Reformer of the 19th Century, Tinnari: Quarterly, Vol. 6, March 1999.
  38. Status of Women’s Education in Contemporary India, Abstract published in the Proceeding of 29th Annual Meet of AIAET and International Conference on Educational Culture in the 21st Century: Knowledge: Teacher: Technology, 29-31 January, 1999, Guwahati.
  39. The Indian Girl : A Situational Analysis, in Girl Child in Indian Society, ed by Mita Bhadra, Rawat Publication, New Delhi 1999.
  40. Bridging Disparities in Primary Education through Incentive Schemes, Roshni, Journal of the All India Women’s Conference, October 2000.
  41. Gender Sensitivity in School Curriculum, Open Learning, National Open School, January 2001.
  42. Remove of Gender Disparity in Education, Social Welfare, Vol.48, No.6, September 2001.            
  43. Mohan Das Karamchand Gandhi 1869 – 1948, In Encyclopedia of Education Foundation and Development: A Global Quest for the 21st Century’ Deep and Deep Publication Pvt. Ltd. New Delhi – 2002.
  44. Mother Teresa in Roshni, Journal of All India Women’s Conference, July-August 2002.
  45. Zenana system of education – It’s Impact on Women’s Education in Western India in the 19th Century, Social Change.
  46. Growth in the Higher Education of Women in India, University News, Vol. 41, No.11, 17-23, March 2003.
  47.  Women’s Studies in India, University News, Vol. 41, No. 30, 2003.
  48. The Existing Phenomena of Growing Violence Against Girls and Women, Vaishali, Intercity Seminar, Bhubaneshwar, 2002-2003.
  49. Women’s Health; a key to Sustainable Human Development, in Journal of Region, Health & Health’s Care, vol: 7, No 1&2, May and November 2002, Aligarh.
  50. Women’s Empowerment : A Legacy and Commitment in University News, A Weekly Journal of Higher Education, New Delhi, June-July 2004.
  51. Promoting Girls Education: the SAARC Initiative, Indian Association for Asian and Pacific Studies, The Second Biennial Conference, Sambalpur University, 29-31, January 2004.
  52. Women’s Education in Developing Countries: Barriers, Benefits and Policy, a brief Summary Published in Global Education Changes: A Compendium of International Document, NCERT, 2004.
  53. Gender Concerns in the Social Studies Textbooks of Pakistan and Bangladesh, International Textbook Research, George Eckert Institute, Germany, 2005.
  54. Beijing + 10 Education, Roshni, Journal of All India Women’s Conference, October-December 2005.
  55. Women’s Identity in the Indian Society: Educational Perspective, University News, A Weekly Journal of Higher Education, Vol. 44, No.24, 12-18, June 2006.
  56. Envisioning the Common Historical and Cultural Past, Gender Concerns and Conflict Management and Social Tensions : An Analysis of Upper Primary Textbooks of Social Studies of Pakistan, Bangladesh & Nepal, Social Change, Vol. 36, No.2, June 2006.
  57. Learning to Live Together through Textbooks: Analysis of Textbooks of Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and India, Abstract published in Indian Association for Asian & Pacific Studies’ Third Biennial International Conference, JIWAJI University, Gwalior, 13-15 October, 2006.
  58. Do the Social Studies Textbooks of Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal Weave the SAARC Spirit, Journal of Indian Education, Vol. XXXII, No.1, November 2006.
  59. Mahila Samakhya : Mahila Shakshtikaran ke Liya Uttarnchal ki Yek Kamayab Yojana, Prathmik Shiksha, 3-4 July-Oct 2006.
  60. Education of Women in India – A dialogue between the past and the present, Roshini, October-December 2006.
  61. Do Subalterns have Voices in Social Studies Textbooks of Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal, University News, A Weekly Journal of Higher Education, Vol. 45 No.35, 27  August – 02, September 2007.
  62. Strengthen the Foundation of Girl’s  Education as the Returns are Bountiful, University News, A Weekly Journal of Higher Education, Vol.47 No. 18, 04 -10, May 2009.
  63. Women’s Education in India: A Gap Between Policy and Performance, Perspectives in Education, Silver Jubilee Year, Vol. 25 No. 4, October 2009.
  64. Gender and Peace- A Study of Educational Policy, Curriculum and Textbooks of Republic of Maldives, Indian Educational Review, Vol. 45 No. 2, July 2009.
  65. Education of Women: Past and Present in Maldives, University News, A weekly Journal of Higher Education, Vol. 47 No. 44, November 02-08-2009.
  66. Students Evaluation from a Gender Perspective, Special Issue on Evaluation Systems, University News, Vol. 47 No. 45, November 09-15-2009.
  67. The Mystique of Maldives: A Study of Gender and Peace, EENET Asia Newsletter, 7th Issue, UNICEF, 2nd and 3rd Quarter 2009.
  68. Participation of Women in Sports and Physical Education: Issues and Challenges University News, A Weekly Journal of Higher Education, Vol. 48 No. 05 February 01-07-2010.
  69. Indicators on Gender Equality and Empowerment, University News, A Weekly Journal of Higher Education, Vol. 48 No. 09 March 01-07-2010.
  70. Indicators for Evaluation of Schemes/Programmes, University New, A Weekly Journal of Higher Education, Vol. 48 No. 20 May 17-23, 2010.
  71. Mahila Samakhya Initiative of Assam: A Harbinger of Equality and Empowerment of Rural and Marginalized Women, Journal of Gender Equality and Sensitivity, Vol.: 4, No. 1, 2009, Bhopal, M.P.
  72. Education and Awareness for Management of Global Climate Change, University News, A Weekly Journal of Higher Education, Vol. 48 No. 31  2-8, August 2010.
  73. Education in the Contemporary Times: Case Study of the Republic of Maldive, National Seminar on Inclusive Social development: An Inter Disciplinary Perspective, 4 February, 2011, Bhim Rao Ambedkar College, University of Delhi.
  74. Millennium Development Goals and the Republic of Maldives, The Primary Teacher, Vol. XXXIV, No. 4, October 2009.
  75. Schemes and Programmes for Girls, Roshni, July-September 2010.
  76. Globalization and Status of Women in India, Quest in Education, Vol. XXXV No. 2, April 2011.
  77. Gendering the Budget Making Processes for Translating Equity and Equality in Practice, University News, Vol. 49 No. 21, 23-29, May 2011.
  78. Glossary of Terms and Indicators in Gender Studies,  Pradeep Art Press, New Delhi, 2011.
  79. Conformity and Contestation: Knowing Neighbous a Study of Schooling Processes in the Republic of Maldives, Social Change, Vol. 41 No. 3, September, 2011, New Delhi.
  80. Education Scenario of Girls and Women in the North-East: Issues, Challenges, Practices and Areas of Convergence, (2013) University News, A Weekly Journal of Higher Education, Vol. 51, No 12, March 25-31, 2013.
  81. Gender Equality: Commitments, Concerns and Barriers, University News, A Weekly Journal of Higher Education, Vol. 51, No 26, July 01-07, 2013.
  82. Is Teaching in India Didactic or Dialogical, Quest in Education, Vol. XXXVI No. 3, July 2013. 
  83. Guidelines For Making Textual Materials Gender Inclusive, University News, A weekly Journal of Higher Education, Association of Indian Universities, Vol.52 No. 25, June 23-29, 2014.
  84. Gender Concerns in Education Policies: Past, Present and Future, University News, A weekly Journal of Higher Education, Association of Indian Universities, Vol.53 No. 13, March 30 – April 05, 2015.
  85. Textbooks and the Gender Question: An Analysis of Some Textbooks of Chhattisgarh State, EDUSEARCH, Bi-Lingual and Bi-Annual Journal of Educational Research, Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh, Volume-6, Number-2 Peer Group Reviewed, 2015.
  86. Strategies Adopted for Enrolling Girls in Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya Managed by Different Agencies in Gujarat: An Exploratory Study, Journal of Indian Education, New Delhi, 2015.
  87. The Mystic Saint Poetess of India, Sumangali, Journal of Gender and Heritage Centre for Women’s Studies Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidya Peetha, New Delhi Vol.V, No.1, 2015.
  88. The Journey of Women’s Participation in the Field of Science and Technology, Social Welfare, Vol 62, No.4, July, New Delhi, 2015.
  89. Education and Empowerment of Girls: Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya Initiative in the Selected Blocks of the Telangana State, Social Welfare, Vol, 62,No.8, November, New Delhi, 2015.
  90. Empowering the Girl Child by Addressing the Phenomena of Declining Sex Ratio in India, Social Welfare, Vol.62, No 12, New Delhi, 2015.
  91. Dimensions of Gender Imbalance Prevailing in the Society and its Impact on Girl’s Education, Social Welfare, Vol.63, No.11, New Delhi, 2017
  92. Gender Mainstreaming in Education: The Indian Experiences, University News, A Weekly Journal of Higher Education, Vol 55, No. 11, March 13-19, New Delhi, 2017.
  93. Educating the Minority Girls and Women: Issues and Pathways, University News, A Weekly Journal of Higher Education, Vol. 55 No. 15, April 10-16, New Delhi, 2017.
  94. Issues and Concern for the Elderly: Pathway to Sustainable Human Development, in Social Welfare, Vol. 64 No.07 October, 2017.
  95. AIDS- Human Catastrophe Targeting Through Multipronged Initiatives in Social Welfare, Vol. 64 No.07 October, 2017.
  96. Journeying the Transient Phase: Childhood to Youth Experiences from the Field,Social Welfare,Vol.65 No.03 June ,2018
  97. Indigenous Rural Sports: Symbol of Our Rich Heritage, University News, A Weekly of Higher Education, Vol. 56 No.48 November 26- December 02, 2018

MAGAZINE

  1. Imaging Widows through Literary Works, Nation and the World, Fortnightly, August 16, 2000.
  2. Evolution of Women’s Education in the 19th Century, Nation and the World, – Fortnightly, November 16, 2000.
  3. Begums of Bhopal: Pioneers of Women’s Education, Nation and the World, Fortnightly, May 1, 2001.
  4. Women Education in the Bengal Presidency, Nation and the World, Fortnightly, June, 2001.
  5. The Status of Women and Declining Sex Ratio in India, Nation and the World, October 1, 2001.

NEWSPAPERS

  1. History through Audio-Visual Aid, The Hindu, Saturday, October 23, 1993, p. xv
  2. They were the Backbone, The Hindu. Sunday. January 30.1994, p. iv
  3. New Methods in History Teaching, The Hindu, Tuesday, April 26, 1994, p.26
  4. Women’s Learning -A Historical Perspective”, The Hindu, Tuesday, November 7, 1995
  5. Oral Traditions in History Teaching, The Hindu, November 18, 1995
  6. Lesson Planning in History Teaching, The Hindu, (Accepted for publication)
  7. Computers for Teaching History, The Hindu, 15th October, 1996, p.22
  8. The Importance of Evaluation, The Hindu, November 26, 1996
  9. Women Education- Still a Distant Dream, The Hindu, 5th August, 1997
  10. Vocational and Technical Education Among Girls, The Hindu, 22nd December 1998
  11. Relevance of Gandhiji’s Basic Education, The Hindu, 6 October 1998
  12. The Legend of Maldives: Habeeba Hussain Habeeba, The Milli Gazette, 16-31 May, 2008

 PUBLISHED MODULES

  1. Role of Teachers in Girl’s Education and Women’s Empowerment in SOPT, Self- Instructional Package for special Orientation Programme for Primary School Teachers, NCERT, 1995
  2. Promoting Girls Education in Awareness Package for Upper Primary Teachers, NCERT, 2003
  3. Medieval Indian Society in Self Instructional Package in Social Sciences for Upper Primary Teacher, NCERT, 2003
  4. Block 1 Higher Education: Retrospect & Prospects in MES – 101 Higher Education: Its context & Linkages, IGNOU, School of Education, 2003
  5. The Constitutional Processions Regarding Indian Higher Education MES – 101: Higher Education: Its Context and Linkages, IGNOU, School of Education, 2003
  6. Gender Class and Caste M.A. Sociology Programme, core course, Sociology in India, IGNOU, School of Social Sciences, 2005
  7. Indicators of Gender Equality and Empowerment (2013) in Perspective on Gender and Society Vol 1, Training Material for Teacher – Educators on Gender Equality and Empowerment, NCERT, New Delhi
  8. Gender Budgeting (2013) in Perspective on Gender and Society Vol 1, Training Material for Teacher – Educators on Gender Equality and Empowerment, NCERT, New Delhi
  9. Gender and Violence (2013)  in Perspective on Gender and Society Vol 1, Training Material for Teacher – Educators on Gender Equality and Empowerment, NCERT, New Delhi
  10. Creating Gender friendly Classroom (2013) in Gender and Schooling Process Vol. II, Training Material for Teacher – Educators on Gender Equality and Empowerment, NCERT, New Delhi
  11. Education of Minority Communities: The case of Muslim Girls (2013) in Gender and Women’s Empowerment Vol. III, Training Material for Teacher – Educators on Gender Equality and Empowerment, NCERT, New Delhi

BOOK REVIEWS

  • Kirk, Jackie, (ed) Women Teaching in South Asia, SAGE, 2008 in Indian Journal of Gender Studies, 2009-2010
  • Page, Elspeth and Jha, Jyotsna, (ed) Exploring the Bias: Gender and Stereotyping in Secondary Schools, Common Wealth Secretariat, U.K. 2009 for Journal of Educational Planning and Administration, Vol. XXIII No. 4, October, 2009-2010

BRIEFS FOR ALL INDIA RADIO

  • Role Models in Science
  • Demystifying Stereotypes in Textbooks and in the Teaching and Learning Process

RESEARCH

RESEARCH PROJECTS COMPLETED

  1. Distinct Primary Education programme: Gender Studies in Assam: 1994-95,co-ordinated and prepared the State Report of Assam and revised the District Reports of Dhubri, Darrang and Karbi Anglong to Study the Factors of continuance and discontinuance of girls education at the primary level, Department of Women’s Studies, NCERT, New Delhi.
  2. Identification of Factors Relating to Difficulties in Recruitment and Posting of Women Teachers in rural Areas: 1995-96 (was one of the team members in the project), Department of Women’s Studies, NCERT, New Delhi.
  3. Women Who Created History – 1996, Co- coordinated the project, and the manuscript has been published by NCERT, New Delhi in 1997
  4. Evaluation of Environmental Studies: Social Textbooks from Gender Bias Point of View – 1996, Department of Women’s Studies, NCERT, New Delhi.
  5. Evaluation of Upper Primary Textbooks of Social Sciences-History, Geography and Civics of Classes VI to VIII, from Gender Bias point of view, 1996-97, Department of Women’s Studies, NCERT, New Delhi.
  6. Evaluation of Primary Textbooks of Classes I to II of Maharashtra State – 1998, Department of Women’s Studies, NCERT, New Delhi.
  7. The Legend Makers: Women in contemporaryIndia– 1998, Department of Women’s Studies, NCERT, New Delhi.
  8. Evaluation of Scheme for Strengthening for Boarding and Hostel Facilities for Girls Students of Secondary and Higher Secondary Schools 1998-1999, Department of Women’s Studies, NCERT, New Delhi
  9. A study of the Impact of Incentive Schemes on the Progress of Education of Girls from Disadvantaged Group SC, ST, OBC in Rajgarh and Dhar District of Madhya Pradesh 1998- 1999, Department of Women’s Studies, NCERT, New Delhi.
  10. Evaluation of Upper Primary NCERT English Textbooks from Gender-Bias point of view- 2000, Department of Women’s Studies, NCERT, New Delhi.
  11.  The Role of the Begums of Bhopal in Promoting Education of Muslim Girls in the Early 19th & Mid 20th Century, Department of Women’s Studies, NCERT, New Delhi.
  12. Evaluation of History Textbook of Classes IX and X from Gender Bias Point of View 2000, Department of Women’s Studies, NCERT, New Delhi.
  13. Gender Sensitive Life Skills Approach to Curriculum Transaction, Workshop held at Haryana from 9th-15th September 2000, Department of Women’s Studies, NCERT, New Delhi.
  14. The Handbook for Primary Teachers of Haryana regarding life skills approach curriculum transaction (in Hindi) 2000-2001, Department of Women’s Studies, NCERT, New Delhi
  15. Evaluation of NCERT Primary and Upper Primary History Textbooks from the view point of life skills and values, 2000-2001, Department of Women’s Studies, NCERT, New Delhi.
  16. Role of Women on the Freedom Struggle of India, 2002-03, Department of Women’s Studies, NCERT, New Delhi.
  17. Reflections of Eminent Indian thinker About Women, 2004, Department of Women’s Studies, NCERT, New Delhi.
  18. Study on Innovative Initiatives to overcome Socio-Cultural Constraints in Girls’ Education andCapacityBuilding, Department of Women’s Studies, NCERT, New Delhi.
  19. Gender and Peace: A Study of Educational Policy, Curriculum, English Environment Studies and Social Studies Textbooks of Maldives, 2006-07, Sponsored by Asian Scholarship Foundation,Bangkok, 2007-08, Department of Women’s Studies, NCERT, New Delhi.
  20. Study of the Impact of Mahila Samakhya on Education and Empowerment of Rural Girls and Women in Two Low Literacy Districts of Uttar Pradesh, 2007-08, Department of Women’s Studies, NCERT, New Delhi.
  21. Analysis of Textbooks of NCERT and States at the Upper Primary Stage from a Gender Perspective in the light of NCF – 2005, 2011-12, NCERT, New Delhi
  22. A Study of Implementation of KGBV’s in the Muslim Concentrated Districts of Four States of India, 2011-13, (Team Member)
  23. Strategies adopted for Enrolling Girls in Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya managed by different agencies in Andhra Pradesh, Bihar and Gujrat: An Exploratory Study (2013-14)
  24. Gender Analysis of Primary Textbooks of NCERT from a Gender Perspective, 2013
  25. Gender analysis of English textbooks at the Elementary Stage of UP from a Gender Perspective (2014-2015)
  26. Gender Analysis of textbooks of Bihar, Jammu and Kashmir, Haryana, Chattisgarh, and Rajasthan from a Gender Perspective (2014-2015)
  27. A Study of Ashram Schools of Chhatisgarh at Primary Stage from a Gender Perspective (2016-17)
  28.  Women Saint Poets of India: Exemplar Material for Teachers and Teacher Educators (2017-18)
  29. Development of Materials on Women in Quit India Movement (2018-19)

PAPERS PRESENTED IN SEMINARS/CONFERENCES

  1. The Educational Status of Muslim Girls’ in the 19th Century and the Agencies involved in Promoting it, paper presented in the National Conference on the Education of Muslim Girls: Issues and Strategies, March 23 – 24, 1998, NCERT, New Delhi
  2. The Educational Status of Girls and Women in Contemporary India: A Journey from Ascribed to Achieved Status, paper presented in the National Conference on Management of School Educational in India,  April 16 -17, 1998, NIEPA, New Delhi
  3. Status of Women’s Education in Contemporary India, paper presented in the International Conference on Educational Culture in the 21st Century, Knowledge, Technology,  January 29 – 31, 1999, Guwahati, Assam
  4.  Education of Women: Its Political Implications, paper presented in the Seminar on Education and Society in India,  March 29-31, 2000, India International Center and the Center de Science Human 
  5. The Role of Educated Muslim Male and Female Intelligentsia in Promoting Education of Muslim Girls in the 19th and 20th Century, paper presented on the National Seminar on Inter-Sectoral linkages in Education, September 8 – 9, 2001, Sankalp
  6. The Role of Begums of Bhopal in Promoting Girls Education in the 19th and 20th Century, paper presented at a workshop on Elementary Education in India- Past Trends and Prospects: A Case Study of Madhya Pradesh , Centre de Sciences Humaines de, December 18, 2001, New Delhi. 
  7. Women Education in India: A Dialogue between the Past and Present paper presented at a Seminar on Women and Education: Past and Present,  August 29 – 31, 2005, Aligarh
  8. Girls’ Education: an Agenda for Change – A Case Study of the Initiatives of Mahila Samakhya in District Nainital of Uttaranchal – A paper presented in a Seminar on Promotion of Girls’ Education under SSA, IGNOU, MHRD,  January 12 -13, 2006, New Delhi
  9. Women’s Identity in Indian Society: Educational Perspective, paper presented in a Seminar organized by the Department of Education, Central Institute of Education,  February 1, 2006, University of Delhi, New Delhi
  10. Learning to Live Together through Textbooks: Analysis of Textbooks of Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and India, paper presented in the Third Biennial International Conference, Jiwaji University, October 13 -15, 2006, Gwalior 
  11. Social Studies Curriculum & Textbooks of Schools in some SAARC Countries: Stepping Stone to Higher Education, paper presented in National Seminar on Globalization and State of Higher Education: The South Asian Scenario,          January 3, 2008, University of Calcutta, Calcutta
  12. Gender and Peace : A Study of Educational Policy, Curriculum, English, Environmental Studies and Social Studies Textbooks of Maldives, paper presented at the Eight Asia Fellows Annual Conference – Sheltered States, Troubled Peoples, Threatened Cultures : Contemporary, Prospects and Challenges for Asia’s Change Maker, June 25 – 26, 2008, Bangkok, Thailand
  13. Gender & Peace: A Study of Textual Material of the Republic of Maldives, at International Association of Historians of Asia, 20th Conference,                      November 14 -17, 2008, JNU, New Delhi
  14. Pioneering Initiatives in the Education of Rural and Dis-advantaged Girls: A Journey from Anath Balikashram to Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya, paper presented at National Seminar on School Education in Rural India,  February 16 -17, 2009,  NCERT, New Delhi
  15. Education in Contemporary India: A Paradox between Equity and Equality, paper presented at the National Seminar on Equity and Education in India Policy Issues and Challenges at Central Institute of Education,  March 5 -7, 2009, University of Delhi, New Delhi
  16. The Mystique of Maldives: A Study of Gender and Peace, a study presented at Central Institute of Education, The All India Women’s Conference, February 24 and March 27, 2009, Delhi University, New Delhi
  17. Gender Issues in Education, paper presented at the National Seminar on Teacher Education Curriculum in the context of National Curriculum Framework – 2005, April 2, 2009, Army Institute of Education , Delhi Cantt.,  New Delhi
  18. The Art of Teaching and Crafting of Personalities, paper communicated at the National Workshop: International Understanding on Diversity in Higher Educational Institutions with special focus on Teacher Training Programme, Central Institution of Education, March 20, 2010, University of Delhi, New Delhi
  19. Representation of Women in Media, paper presented at the National Seminar on Gender Technology and Communication, May 10 -11, 2010, New Delhi
  20.  Engendering Teaching: Issues and Strategies, paper presented at the International Conference on Issues in the In-Service Development of Elementary Teachers,  October  21 – 23, 2010, Bhubaneshwar  
  21. Conformity and Contestation: A Study of Schooling Processes in the Republic of Maldives:, Annual Conference 2010, Comparative Education Society of India (CESI), Globalization, Educational Change and Reforms: Comparative Perspective, November 15 -17, 2010, JNU, New Delhi
  22. Reflection of Personalities in Textbooks: Portrayal of Gandhiji by Some Neighbouring Countries, paper communicated to the Fifth Biennial International Conference of IAAPS at Sikkim University,  December 10 -12, 2010, Sikkim University and Indian Association for Asian & Pacific Studies
  23. Violence against Girls and Women in India: A Situational Analysis presentation at International Workshop on Violence against Women and Children, Haifa, Israel, 29th October – 9th November, 2012
  24. Country Paper: India on Gender Equality: Commitments, Concerns, Barriers and Way Forward at the Training course on Gender Equality: Issues and Way Forward for the SAARC Region, SAARC Human Resource Development Centre (SHRDC), Islamabad, Pakistan, March 18th – 25th 2013
  25. Paper on Growth of Higher Education of Women in India: Issues, Challenges and Way Forward presented at National Conference on “Women in Higher Education and Research: Challenges and Opportunities”, organized by National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore, India, June 20th – 21st, 2013
  26. Paper on Integrating Gender Perspective in Curriculum and Textbooks : best practices in NCERT, Bi-lateral Co-operation in the Field of School Education– A Joint Seminar Organised by The National Council of Educational Research & Training (NCERT), New Delhi, In collaboration with the Academy of Korean Studies (AKS), Seoul, ROK, 27-29 July, 2016

OTHER CONTRIBUTIONS

DEVELOPMENT OF MATERIALS

  • Development of Promotional Material on Girls’ Education and Empowerment with Emphasis on Rural Girls, 2007-09.
  • Bridge Course and Teacher Training Package in History for Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya (KGBV) Schemes, 2008 – 2010.

COORDINATION OF WORKSHOPS/SEMINARS/TRAINING PROGRAMMES/CONSULTATIONS

  • Workshop on Progress of Girl’s Education during the SAARC Decade of the Girl Child (1991-2000), prepared the background material and reading material (1993-2003).
  • Workshop on Assessing the Progress of Girls’ Education in India during the SAARC Decade of the Girl Child, September 23-25, 2002-2003, NCERT, New Delhi.
  • Six weeks Training Course on Methodology of Women’s Education and Development.
  • National Consultation on Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya: A Visionary Initiative, August 11-12, 2008, NCERT.
  • Training Programme for Teachers of Demonstration Multi-Purpose Schools of NCERT on Gender in Education (Phase I), June 2 – 11, 2009.
  • Training Programme for Teachers of Demonstration Multi-Purpose Schools of NCERT on Gender in Education (Phase II), May 17 -26, 2009.
  • Training Programme for Master Trainers on Customized Teacher Training Package for Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya (KGBV) Teachers and Bridge Course for KGBV Girls, February 22-March 3, 2010.
  • Training Programme on Gender Issues in Education of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) Gender Coordinators (Phase I), August 17 – 26, 2010.
  • National Consultation on Using Visuals as a Pedagogical Aid for Gender Sensitivity, February 17-19, 2011, NCERT.
  • Training Programme on Gender Issues in Education of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) Gender Coordinators (Phase II), July 12 – 21, 2011.
  • Training Programme for Teachers Educators on Addressing the Phenomenon of Declining Sex Ratio in India as per Census 2011, February 15-18, 2016, NCERT.

RAPPORTEURED FOR THE FOLLOWING WORKSHOPS AND SEMINARS

  • SAARC Workshop on Mid-Decade Review of the Girl Child Status October 29 – 31, 1996.
  • International Seminar on Researches in School Effectiveness at Primary Stage, July 14-16, 1999.
  • National Consultation on Value Education in Indian Schools: Experience and Strategies of Implementations, August 19 – 21, 2000.

CHAIRPERSONS/DISCUSSANT

  • National Seminar on Gender, Technology and Communication, Chaired Technical Session IV on Equitable Management of Resources on 11May,2010 organized by Vigyan Prasar and National Science Centre, New Delhi.
  • Discussant on Educational Policy Gender and History, at the Global Conclave of Young Scholars of Indian Education, January, 27-29, 2011 organized by National University of Educational Planning and Administration, New Delhi.
  • National Seminar on ‘Inclusive Social Development: An Inter Disciplinary Perspective’ Chaired Technical Session-II on themes on Gender Issues on 4th February, 2011.

CONTRIBUTED AS RESOURCE PERSON IN ORGANIZATION OF REFRESHERS COURSE, GENDER SENSITIZATION WORKSHOPS/SEMINARS ORGANIZED BY:

  • District Institute of Education and Training (DIETs) of Delhi.
  • Centre for Cultural Resource and Training, Ministry of Culture, Government of India. (CCERT)
  • National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration. (NIEUPA)
  • National Institute of Public Co-operation & Child Development. (NIPCCED)
  • Refresher Course Organized by Academic Staff College, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.
  • Gender Budgeting Workshop organized  by the Ministry of Women and Child Development, Government of India.
  • Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology, Pune, Maharashtra.
  • Harayana Institute of Public Administration.
  • Lal Bahadur Shastri Academy of Administration, Mussoorie, Uttarakhand.
  • Army Institute of Education, New Delhi
  • All India Women’s Conference, New Delhi
  • National Mission for Empowerment of Women (NMEW), New Delhi

MEMBER OF CORE TEAMS FOR APPRAISAL AND EVALUATION OF SCHEMES OF GOVERNMENT OF INDIA AND NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

  • Member of the Core Team  for Appraising the Perspective and Annual Plans of Uttaranchal, 2002-03
  • Member of the National Core Team for Evaluating Mahila Samakhya Programme in Uttaranchal, 2004
  • Member of the Core Team for Evaluating Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya Scheme, 2007
  • Member of the First Joint ReviewMissionof Mahila Samakhya from November 24 to December 4, 2008
  • Member of the Central Award Committee for Nominating Teachers for Receiving National Award from Atomic Energy Education Society, 2009-10.
  • Member of the Academic Council of National Institute of Open Schooling, (2010-2013).
 EDITORIAL ADVISOR OF THE JOURNAL ON REFLECTIONS ON SCHOOL EDUCATION, SCERT, NEW DELHI