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Brief Profile

Dr. Chunnu Prasad

Dr. Chunnu Prasad

Designation : ASSIATANT DIRECTOR

Department: ACADEMIC

Room No.:  Regional Centre-Patna

Office Phone : 0612-2545051
E-mail : chunnuprasad[at]nios[dot]ac[dot]in
Personal Webpage :

Qualification

  • BA (RGU), MA, M.Phil, PhD (JNU) PGDDE (IGNOU)

Areas of Interest/Specialization

  • Open and Distance Learning, Caste, Tribes, Indian Diaspora, North-east Politics

Experience

  • Assistant Director (Academic) since 2016 at the National Institute of Open Schooling, MHRD, Government of India, NOIDA.
  • Academic Officer (Political Science) since 2011 to 2016 at the National Institute of Open Schooling, MHRD, Government of India, NOIDA.
  • Project Fellow on the project "Political Institutions in India" at the Centre for Political Studies, School of Social Science, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 2007.
  • Research Fellow on the project "Caste Based Exclusion in South Asia and South East Asia" at the Indian Institute of Dalit Studies (IIDS), New Delhi, 2007.
  • Research Fellow on the Project "Apatani's Tribals of Zero, Subansiri District of Arunachal Pradesh" at the Institute of Social Studies, Indian Council for Social Science Research (ICSSR), funded by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India 2005-2006.
  • Field Investigator/Research Fellow on the project "Social Security of Rikshw Pullers in Delhi" at the National Academy for Training and Research in Social Security (NATRSS) funded by Ministry of Labour, Government of India, 2005.

Awards and Honors

  • Awarded JRF/SRF by University Grant Commission in the subject of Political Science for Doctoral programme- 2005-2010.
  • Received participation award from International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and Indian Social Science Research (ISSR) on the area related to Social Inclusion in India's North East, December, 2009.
  • Selected for International Workshop on "Historicizing Citizenship", by the South-South Exchange Programme for Research on the History of Development and Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODSRIA) Dakar, Senegal (Africa), 2009.
  • Selected for Young Scholars Programme by Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR, Reserve Bank of India), Goregao, Mumbai, Maharastra (Under UNDP Programme), 2008.
  • Advisory Committee Member of the Journal "The Voice", Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India.
  • Life Membership of the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODSRIA), Dakar, Senegal.
  • Academic Advisor for "The Opinion: An International Multidisciplinary Research Journal", ISSN: 2277-9124, Kushinagar, Uttar Pradesh, India.
  • Life member of "Ankur Bal Book Club", Diamond Books (P) Ltd., New Delhi, (28146).
  • Membership of Indian Social Science Congress, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India.
  • Member Curriculum Committee, "Introduction to Law", Senior Secondary Level, NIOS.
  • Member Curriculum Committee, "Political Science", Senior Secondary Level, NIOS.

Contribution to NIOS in last one year:

  • Handled (De.El.Ed.) Project for untrained teachers at Regional Centre Patna;
  • Handled (Community Health Programme) Project for untrained health workers at Regional Centre Patna;
  • Handled all types of the conduct of examination and evaluation at Regional Centre Patna;
  • Handled all types of advocacy for Academic and Vocational Courses at Regional Centre Patna. 

Publication, if any

Books

  • DURABLE INEQUALITIES: Contextualizing Caste-Exclusion, Marginalization and Reservation in India's North- East, Gyan Books (P) Ltd., New Delhi, 2015. (ISBN: 978-81-2121-309-7)
  • India's Refugee Regime and Resettlement Policy: Chakmas between Nation and Nationality, Kalpaz Publication Pvt. Ltd. New Delhi, 2013. (ISBN: 978-81-7835-952-6)

 Articles

  • The Philosophy of Buddhism: Basis of its Existence, in an edited book by P. Chenna Reddy, E. Shiva Nagi Reddy in Bodhisiri, Research India Press, New Delhi, 2014, Pp. 152-161. (ISBN 9788189131753)
  • Conceptualizing Migration in the Era of Globalization: A Brief Overview of the problems and Challenges in an edited book by Hokip in Indian Politics: Problems, Issues and Challenges, New wave, New Delhi, 2012, Pp. 1.16.
  • Exclusion of Excluded Dalits in Nepal: A Case of Hill, Madhesi and Terai Region, in an edited book by B.C. Upreti and Uddhab Pd. Pyakurel in Contemporary Nepal: Reflections on Emerging Political and Social Issues and Trends, Kalinga Publications, New Delhi, 2012, Pp. 81-90.
  • Ecology and Tribal Society in Arunachal Pradesh, in an edited book by George T. Haokip in Human Rights and Social Security in Northeast India, Mittal Publication, New Delhi, 2012, Pp. 160-174.
  • Karl Popper: Critical Rationalism, Falsification and Open Society, in an edited book by Pradeep Basu in Modern Social Thinkers, Setu Prakasan, New Delhi, 2012, Pp. 302-318. (ISBN 93-80677-26-2)
  • India's Refugee Regime and the Chakma's of Arunachal Pradesh Reclaiming Lost Identity, in an edited book by A.K. Agarwal and Bhartendu Singh in Understanding India's North East, DAV Publishers, Guwahati, 2011, Pp. 203-216. (ISBN 978-81- 86307-42-7)
  • Tourism in Arunachal Pradesh: Changes and Challenges, in an edited book by Y.Venkata Rao and G. Anjaneya Swamy in Tourism Entrepreneurship, Excel Books Publication, Department of Tourism, Pondicherry University, 2011, Pp. 185-190. (ISBN 978-81-7446-945-8)
  • Democracy, Dalits and Exclusive Policies: A Case of Scheduled Castes in Arunachal Pradesh, in an edited book by Yagati Chinna Rao and Karakoti Sudhakara in Exclusion and Discrimination; Concepts, Perspectives and Challenges, Kanishka Publishes and Distributors, New Delhi, 2010, Pp. 120-144. (ISBN 978-81-8457-225-4)
  • Refugees and Human Rights: Comparative Studies between Chakmas in India and Biharis in Bangladesh, in an edited book by M. R. Biju in Development Issues in Contemporary India, Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi 2010, Pp. 238-262. (ISBN 13-978-81-8069-714-2)
  • Naxalism Fighting for what: Question of Exclusion, Dignity and Livelihood, in an edited book by Pradeep Basu in Discourse on Naxalite Movement (1967-2009); Insights into Radical Left Politics, Setu Prakasan, Kolkatta, 2010, Pp. 238-251. (ISBN 978-93-80677-00-2)
  • Dalits Struggle for Democratic Space: Bahujan Samaj Party and the Democratization of Indian Politics, in an edited book by Vivek Kumar, G. Stanley, Jaya Kumar and Tenepali Hari in The Dynamics of Change and Community in the Era of Globalization: Voices of the Margins, Sunrise Publication, New Delhi, 2009, Pp. 336- 367. (ISBN 81-87365-88-9)
  • Refugees and Human Rights Violation in Arunachal Pradesh, in an edited book by M.R.Biju in The Dynamics of Modern Democracy: The Indian Experience, Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi 2009, Pp. 255-270. (ISBN 13-978-81-8069- 714-2)
  • Crossing Historical Barricades: Socio-Educational Empowerment through Open and Distance Learning, Indian Journal of Open Learning, Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi, India, 17th June, 2014.(ISSN:0971-2690)(http://journal.ignouonline.ac.in/iojp/index.php/IJOL/author/submission/964)
  • Understanding Census of India in Reference to the Scheduled Caste Populations of North East India Region, The Voice: An International Multidisciplinary Refereed Research Journal, Gautam Buddha Kalyan Sansthan, Deoria, India, Vol. I, No. I, January 2014 - March 2014, Pp. 20-34. ( ISSN2348-6708)
  • Conceptualizing migration in the era of globalization : A brief overview of the problems in India, International journal of economics and management science, A biannual journal of School of Management; the journal of Society of Economics and Management Research (SEMAR), School of Management, Pondicherry University, 2012, Vol. 1.2012, 2, p. 27-35 (ISSN 2229-4430, ZDB-ID 26449146)
  • Banasura: The King of North East and the Legacy of Agnihara, The Opinion: An International Multidisciplinary Research Journal, Kushinagar, Uttar Pradesh, December, 2012. (ISSN: 2277-9124)
  • Between two Nations, Dialogue Quarterly, Volume-13, No. 3, January-March 2012, New Delhi, Pp. 167-182.
  • Exile and Belongingness: Embattled Chakma Refugees in Arunachal Pradesh, Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, Contemporary, No.8, July, 2011, Scottish Church College, University of Calcutta, Pp. 22-34. (ISSN 0973-8738)
  • Ecology and Tribal Society in Arunachal Pradesh, The India Economic Review, Volume VIII, Quarterly, Indian Institute of Public Management, February-May, 2011, Pp. 154-161. (ISSN 2229-2004)
  • Social Security of Social Groups in Assam, The India Economic Review, Volume VII, Quarterly, Indian Institute of Public Management, January, 2011, Pp. 130-139. (ISSN 2229-2004)
  • Looking for Whose Identity; A Critical Overview of the Concept Dalit and Social Justice, Third World Impact, January-March, 2010, Pp. 29-32. (RNI NO 50703/90)
  • Understanding the Political Economy of Arunachal Pradesh, Political Economy Journal of India, Vol. 18, Issue 3 and 4, July-December 2009, Pp. 86-93. ((ISSN 51582-92)
  • Dr. B.R.Ambedkar and the Revival of Buddhism in India After 1956, Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, Contemporary Issue-2, No.5, September, 2009, Scottish Church College, University of Calcutta, Pp. 28-39. (ISSN 0973-8738)
  • Political Economy and Social Exclusion: A Case of Scheduled Castes in Arunachal Pradesh, South India Journal of Social Sciences, Vol. vi, No. 2, December, 2008, Pp. 47-58. (ISSN 0972-8945)
  • Sexuality versus Equality: Issue of Human Rights and Identity, Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, Contemporary Issue-1, No.5, September, 2008, Scottish Church College, University of Calcutta, Pp. 53-69. (ISSN 0973-8738)
  • Natural Resource Management and Sustainable Development: A Study in Arunachal Pradesh, Social Action, Vol. 58, April-June, 2008, Pp. 200-207. (ISSN 0037-7627)
  • India Pakistan: Man who Divided, Third World Impact, April-June, Vol. XIX, No. 178, 2008, Pp. 23-29. (RNI NO 50703/90)
  • Chakma Refugees in Arunachal Pradesh: Question of Identity and Citizenship, Eastern Anthropologist, Vol. 61, No.1, January-March, 2008, Pp. 95-104.
  • Student Movement in Arunachal Pradesh: A Case of Chakma-Hajong Refugee Problem, Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. XLII, No.15, April 14-20, 2007, Pp.1373-1379. (RNI NO 14089/66)
  • Dial Marx for Murder, Frontier, Vol. 39, No. 43, May 13-19, 2007.
  • Arunachal Pradesh and the Inner-Outer Line Regulation of 1873-1874 of North East Frontier Agency, Third World Impact, Vol. XVIII, No.173, January-March, 2007, Pp.15-19. (RNI NO 50703/90)
  • Migration and the Question of Citizenship: People of Chittagong Hill Tract in Arunachal Pradesh", Indian Journal of Political Science, Vol. LXVII, No. 3, JulySeptember, 2006, Pp. 471-490. (ISSN 0019-5510)
  • Victims of Partition: A Case of Chakma and Hajong Refugees of Arunachal Pradesh, Think India, Vol. 9, No.4, October-December, 2006, Pp. 59-71. (ISSN 0971-1260) (ISSN 0971-1260)
  • Citizenship Rights in North East: The Case of Chakmas and Hajongs in Arunachal Pradesh, Journal of Peace Studies, Vol. 13, Issue 4, October-December 2006, Pp. 49-55. (ISSN 0972-5563)
  • Arunachal Pradesh Denies the Rights to Scheduled Caste in the State, Radical Humanist, Vol. 433, April 2006, Pp. 33-34.
  • Issue of Reservation and Quota: A Critical Perspective, Social Action, Vol. 42:3 July-September, 2007, Pp. 242-258. (ISSN 0037-7627)
  • Chakma-Hajong Refugee Problem and Politics of their Settlement in Arunachal Pradesh (1947 to 2004), South Asia Politics, Vol.5, No.1, May 2006, Pp. 46-50. (RNI NO DELENG/2002/6815)
  • Buddhism and its Relevance Today, Third Concept, January 2006, Vol.227, Pp.51- 55. (ISSN 0770-7247)
  • The Nagas in North-East India: Historical Perspectives, Third Concept, March 2006, Vol. 229, Pp. 51-57. (ISSN 0770-7247)
  • Arunachal Pradesh as the Factor in Indo-China Relation, Third Concept, April 2006, Vol. 331, Pp. 51-55. (ISSN 0770-7247)
  • Political Structure of Apatanis: Buliang System in Arunachal Pradesh, Third Concept, November 2005, Vol. 225, Pp. 30-33. (ISSN 0770-7247)
  • Sustainable Development in Zero (Arunachal Pradesh), Third Concept, No. 234, August 2006, Pp. 55-58. (ISSN 0770-7247)
  • Apatani Tribal Culture, Habitus, Vol. 3, No.3, Issue. 10, July-September 2006, Pp.23-25.
  • Pakistani Dalit Auur Unke Halat, Ham Dalit, No. 8, August 2006, Pp. 17-19.
  • Ithihas Kea Dabe Panno Mea Jalkari Bai, Hasieo Kee Awaaj, No. 9, March 2008, Pp. 2-4.
  • Illegal Immigration in North-East, Published in the editorial page of Daily Excelsior, Jammu and Kashmir, 2007 (http://www.dailyexcelsior.com).
  • Integrated Learning, Ken Gnanakan, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 2011 in COMOSA Journal of Open Learning, Volume-III, Number. 1, January-June 2012, Pp. 67-71. (ISSN 0976-0407).
  • Stateless in South Asia: The Chakmas Between Bangladesh and India, Deepak K. Singh, Sage Publication, New Delhi, 2010 in The Book Review, Volume XXXIV Number- 4, April 2010, P. 26.
  • Socio-Economic & Political Dimensions of the Excluded Chakmas of India's northeast: A Case of Arunachal Pradesh, The Social Movements, 2011, (http://www.thesocialmovements.com/chunu.html).
  • Refugees and Human Rights, Global Politician, 2nd April, 2007, (http://www.globalpolitician.com/22578-rights-refugees).
  • Chakma-Hajong Refugees and Their Rights, Global Politician, 19th April, 2007, (http://www.globalpolitician.com/22651-refugees).
  • The National Common Minimum Programme in India, Global Politician, 22nd April, 2007, (http://www.globalpolitician.com/22669-india). 

National /International Seminars:

  • "Understanding Census of India in Reference to the Scheduled Caste Populations of North East India Region", National Seminar on Dalit Studies: Continuities and Change on 20th and 21st March, 2014 by Dr. Ambedkar Chair, Centre for the Study of Social Systems, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi ™
  • "Contextualizing Marginalization and Reservation: An Overview of India's Northeast", National Conference on Movements for Equity in Reservations on 21st to 22nd February, 2010 by Centre for the Study of Social Systems, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and Dalit Information and Education Trust, Hyderabad. ™
  • "Between two Nations: Arunachal Pradesh and the Politics of Nationality in India's North East", International Seminar on Sitting Law (Second law and Social Science Research Network) Conference on 27th to 30th December, 2010 by FLAME, Pune, Maharastra. ™
  • "Mapping Caste, Social Exclusion and the Question of Livelihood in Manipur", National Seminar on Public Action and Inclusive Policy: Taking Stock of the Reality and Exploring the Road Ahead on 22nd to 24th March, 2010 by Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy, Pondicherry University, Puducherry. ™
  • "Possibility and Challenges of Tourism in Arunachal Pradesh", National Seminar on Creativity and Innovation in Indian Entrepreneurship: Contemporary Trends on 19th to 20th March, 2010, by Department of Tourism Studies, Pondicherry University, Poducherry. ™
  • "Buddhism and Buddhist Heritage of India's North East: A Study in Arunachal Pradesh", International Seminar on Buddhism and Buddhist Heritage of Gujarat and India on 15th and 16th January, 2010 by Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodra, Gujarat. ™
  • "Caste, Exclusion and the Question of Livelihood in Sikkim: An Overview", National Seminar on Democratic Governance and Human Development: Stocking and Future Strategies on 28th and 29th January, 2010 by Madhya Pradesh Institute of Social Science research, Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh.  ™
  • "Comparative Context of Discrimination, Social Exclusion and Religion: A Study of Dalit Muslims in India", National Seminar on Socio-Economic and Educational Status of Muslims in Maharastra on 21st to 23rd December, 2009 by Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, Maharastra.
  • "Question of Equity and Social Justice in India's Northeast: A Case of Excluded Chakmas in Arunachal Pradesh", National Conference on Indigenous technology, Livelihood Option and habitat Utilization: Concepts and Perspectives of Development, on 23rd to 22nd November, 2009 by Northeast Centre for Research and Development (NECRD), Guwahati, Assam. ™
  • "Social Exclusion and Caste Based Discrimination on Dalit Christians in South India", National Conference, Social Mobility in South India, on 24th and 25th September, 2009 by Department of Sociology, Pondicherry University, Puducherry. ™
  • "Caste and the Question of Dignity in Tripura", National Conference on Socially Excluded People in India: Towards an inclusive SocioEconomic Policy on 20th and 21st February, 2009 by Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune, Maharastra. ™
  • "Traditional Knowledge and Sustainable Agriculture: A Study of Apatani Tribes in Arunachal Pradesh", National Conference on 26th to 28th December, 2008 by Head Department of Anthropology, University of Delhi, Delhi. ™
  • "India's Refugee Problem and Acceptability: A Case of Chakmas in Arunachal Pradesh", National Conference, by Indian Social Science Congress on 17th to 22nd December, 2008, Jamia Milia Islamia, New Delhi. ™
  • "Caste, Social Exclusion and the Question of Livelihood: A Case of Scheduled Castes of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh", National Conference on Economic Reforms in India: Social Exclusion and Social Justice, on 27th to 29th November, 2008, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Open University, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. ™
  • "Exclusion and the Question of Livelihood: A Case of SC's in Arunachal Pradesh", Young Scholar Programme on Human Development under UNDP, on 10th to 22nd November, 2008, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (Reserve Bank of India), Goregao, Mumbai, Maharastra. ™
  • "Rights and the Question of Livelihood: A Case of Scheduled Castes of Arunachal Pradesh", National Seminar on Social Exclusion, Poverty and Livelihood of Marginalized Groups in India-need for effective Inclusive Strategies, on 24th and 25th September, 2008, Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy Mangalore University, Karnataka.

Other Activities:

  • Organised Training Workshop for ASHA Workers at Gangtok, Sikkim in the month of February 2017 National Institute of Open Schooling Regional Centre-Gangtok, Sikkim. 
  • Organised Training Workshop for Tutors of NIOS on the topic "Drug Abuse: Measures and Preventions at Gangtok, Sikkim in the month of February 2017 National Institute of Open Schooling Regional Centre-Gangtok, Sikkim. ™
  • Organized National Symposium on Human Rights Day on 10th December, 2011 at Hotel Ashoka Kalinga, Bhubaneswar, Odisha on the title Role of Education in Ensuring Human Rights, National Institute of Open Schooling, Noida, Uttar Pradesh. ™
  • In-charge of Research and Development Cell from 2011-2012 at the National Institute of Open Schooling, Noida, Uttar Pradesh. ™ Nodal officer for Annual Report' 2011 at the National Institute of Open Schooling, Noida, Uttar Pradesh. ™
  • Developed Course on Introduction to Law for NIOS learners at Senior Secondary Level. ™
  • Developed Course on Social Science for NIOS learners at Secondary Level. ™
  • Developed Learner Guide Social Science for NIOS learners at Secondary Level. ™
  • Coordinator for the development of the text book in the subject of Social Science at the secondary level, National Institute of Open Schooling, Noida, Uttar Pradesh.
  • Coordinator for the development of the text book in the subject of political science at ™ Senior Secondary level, National Institute of Open Schooling, Noida, Uttar Pradesh. ™
  • Coordinator for the development of the text book in the subject of Law at the Senior Secondary level, National Institute of Open Schooling, Noida, Uttar Pradesh. ™
  • Coordinator for the development of the text book in the subject of Tourism at the Senior Secondary level, National Institute of Open Schooling, Noida, Uttar Pradesh. ™
  • Nodal Officer for Regional Centre Guwahati for monitoring PCP, TMA and other Academic activities. ™
  • Developed two lessons for MOOC online course for NCERT 9th and 10th level students. ™ Coordinating Virtual Open Schooling (VOS) for Social Science subject at Secondary online learners of NIOS with the collaboration of CEMCA (http://yngmedia.com/moodle/mod/book/view.php?id=6&chapterid=15
Assignments in Hand Expected date of Completion
  • D.EL.Ed Project
  • PDPET
  • Community Health Programme
  • Academic and Vocational admission, examination and evaluation

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