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Brief Profile

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TARUN

Designation : Asstt. Director(Academic)

Department : NIOS Regional Centre, Chandigarh

Office Phone : 0172-2744915

E-mail : tarun[at]nios[dot]ac[dot]in
Personal Webpage :

Qualification

  • M.Sc (Geography), M.Phil, UGC(NET),PGDDE, Certificate in Designing & Facilitating e-Learning (level 5) Open Polytechnic, New Zealand ,Ph.D(Continuing)

Areas of Interest/Specialization

  • Social Science, Indian Culture and Heritage, Designing & Facilitating e-content, Gender and Open and Distance Learning

Experience

  • Assistant Director at NIOS Regional Centre, Chandigarh from Nov 2016 to till now.
  • Academic Officer (Geography) in National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS), under Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India, Noida-201309 (U.P.), India from Jan 2011 to Oct 2016 .
  • Academic Consultant (Full Time, against the post of Assistant Regional Director) in IGNOU, Regional Center, Karnal, Haryana, India from May,2010 to Dec, 2010.
  • Lecturer (on Temporary Basis) of Geography in KVA DAV College for Women, Karnal, Haryana, India from July, 2009 to March, 2010.
  • Lecturer (as a Guest Faculty) of Disaster Management in Govt. College for Women, Karnal, Haryana, India from Nov, 2008 to March, 2009.

Contribution to NIOS in last one year

  • Delivered a lecture on Indian Culture showing the different food habits, dress, festivals and various dance styles in the different states of India at Industrial high school in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan on 11 october,2018
  • Monitored  Academic and Vocational  courses under NIOS RC, Chandigarh
  • Monitored of ASHA Project under NIOS RC, Chandigarh
  • Coordinated and Monitored D.El.Ed Project under NIOS RC, Chandigarh
  • Coordinated and Monitored of Social Sciences at Secondary Level ( MOOCs on SWAYAM portal)

Awards and Honors

  • Visited Japan as an NIOS Teacher in International Exchange Programme between Japan and India during  7th -14th October, 2018
  • Awarded second prize in Haryana State Level Science Exhibition in 30-31 Jan, 2004.
  • Awarded second prize in Haryana State Level Science Exhibition in 18-19 Feb, 2005.
  • Student Editor of Hindi Section in college magazine in Govt.P.G. College, Gurgaon in 2005.
  • Awarded 1st prize in Rostrum (Public Speaking competition) organized by DSW, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra in 2006.
  • Member of Editorial Board in Green Earth International Journal.
  • Member of Curriculum Committee, Gender Studies Course at Senior Secondary Level.
  • Member of Curriculum Committee, Geography, Senior Secondary Level, NIOS.
  • Member of Editorial Board in Social Science Book of National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS), Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India, India.
  • Member of Core- Committee for Gender Policy project in collaboration with Common Wealth of Learning (COL).
  • Awarded a certificate of the course on 'Skills for Work' conducted by Quality Council of India, Government of India.
  • Awarded a certificate of the one week training on Research Methodology in Social Sciences at MDU, Rohtak, Haryana organized by ICSSR, Northern-Western Region Center, Chandigarh.
  • "Women Empowerment Award" on Women's day at Geeta Dham ,Kurukshetra on 8th March,2016 by "Prerana Samiti,Haryana

Publication, if any

A) Project and Dissertation:

  •  Project on "A Study of Effectiveness of Tutor Marked Assignments for NIOS Learners"
  • M. Phil. Dissertation on Topic"Development of Urban Agglomeration of Gurgaon city and Changes in Land Use Patterns"
  • Supervised by: Dr.S.P. Kaushik, Chairnan, Department of Geography, Kurukshetra University Kurukshetra

B) Research Paper Publications:

  • Changing Land-Use Characteristics in Gurgaon Urban Agglomeration

J. of Water and Land-Use Management, Vol. 8, No.1-2(2008), pages 197-215.

  • Regional Dimensions of Urbanization in Punjab

Vol. XV, No.1 (June, 2009), pages 89-94.

  • Impacts of Industrial Development in NCR Haryana'

Book title: Environment Protection & Sustainable Development of India

  • A Comparative Analysis of the Learner Support Services of IGNOU and NIOS

COMOSA Journal of Open Schooling, Volume: III, Number:2, July-December-2012 ISSN 0976-0407 http://www.nios.ac.in/media/documents/comosajournal/July-Dec%202012.pdf

  • A Case Study of Learners Support Services in the National Institute of Open Schooling

International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, Volume 3, Issue 11, November-2012 ISSN 2229-5518 http://www.ijser.org/onlineResearchPaperViewer.aspx?A-Case-Study-of-Learners-Support-Services-in-the-National-Institute-of-Open-Schooling.pdf

  • Status of Industrial Settlement of Gurgaon and Faridabad (NCR, Haryana)

International Journal of Advancements in Research & Technology, Volume 2, Issue1, January-2013 ISSN 2278-7763  http://www.ijoart.org/docs/Status-of-Industrial-Settlement-of-Gurgaon-and-Faridabad-NCR-Haryana.pdf

A book review on 'Progress in Environment Management: An Indian experiences'The Horizon - A Journal of Social Sciences, No.-II/2016, Volume-VIII, July 2016, pp. 156-159,ISSN-0975-5535 

C) Paper Presented in Conferences and Seminars :

  • 'Changing Land-Use Characteristics in Gurgaon Urban Agglomeration Using GIS' in 10th APG National Conference held at Govt. College of Education, Patiala on 31st Oct-1st Nov, 2009.
  • 'Strategy for Disaster Management with Special Reference to Northern-Western Region of India' in National Seminar, Sponsored by ICSSR, Northern- Western Region, Chandigarh Held at Govt. College for Women, Karnal on 20 Feb 2010.
  • 'Global Warming: Myths and Realities'  in National Seminar, Sponsored by Higher Education Commissioner, Haryana, Held at Govt. College for Women, Karnal on 26-27 Feb, 2010.
  • 'Evaluation through Life skill in Social Science' in National Seminar - "Life Skills Integration in Open Schooling: Towards Holistic Education" on December 26-27, 2012 at Gulmohar Hall, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.
  • 'Analysis of the Industrial Development in Gurgaon and Faridabad Districts of Haryana' in 1st International Conference of Association of Punjab Geographers on Disasters, Natural Resource Management and Socio-economic Development organized by Department of Geography, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, Haryana, on 4-5 Oct, 2013
Assignments in Hand Expected date of Completion

Monitoring and Management of Regional Centre, Chandigarh in Academic and Administrative aspects 

Coordinating and Monitoring of Social Sciences at Secondary Level ( MOOCs on SWAYAM portal)

 

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