Research Committees
RC-1: History of Sociology
         (Adhoc) Convenor: Nilika Mehrotra   (2022-2023)
         Associate Professor
         Centre for the Study of Social System,
         JNU, New Delhi.
         Mobile : 9868763516
RC-2: Studies on Family, Marriage and Kinship
Convenor: Mahesh Shukla (2020-2021, 2022-2023)
Professor of Sociology, 
Govt. TRS College of Excellence nm
Rewa – 486001,
Madhya Pradesh
Mobile: 9425184505
RC-3: Economy and Society
       Convener: R. Maruthakutti (2022-2023)
        Department of Sociology
        Manonmanian Sunderam University
        Tirunelveli - 627012
        Tamil Nadu
RC-4: Migration and Diaspora Studies (2020-2021, 2022-2023)
         Convener: Muneer Illath
         Department of Sociology,
         University of Allahabad
         Mobile :089538 43969 
RC-5: Sociology of Education  (2022-2023)
Convenor : PH. Mohammad 
Department of Sociology
Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Hyderabad
Mobile: 9866399577
RC-6: Sociology of Religion
Convenor: M.T Joseph (2023-2024)
Retired Professor of Sociology
Mumbai Univesity, Mumbai, Maharashtra
E. mail:
Mobile: 86522 89533

RC-7: Adivasi and Tribal Studies
Convenor: Sukant K. Chaudhury  (2022-2023)Split from previously titled RC 07 'Rural, Peasant and Tribal Communities'.)
Professor of Sociology,
Department of Sociology, University of Lucknow
Lucknow - 226007 (U.P)
Mobile: 9415011894
RC-8: Inequalities, Stratification and Exclusion Studies
Convenor : Parvez Ahmed Abassi (2022-2023)( New name for previously titled RC 08 Social 'Stratification, Professions and Social Mobility')
Retd. ProfessorDepartment of Sociology
Veer Narmada South Gujurat University
        Surat - 395007
        Mobile: 9824181872

RC-9: Dalit Studies
Convenor: Iswar Naik  (2020-2021, 2022-2023)
Assistant Professor
        Department of Sociology,  
        Ravenshaws University, Cuttack, Odisha
         Convener  : Rajni Bala (2022-2023)
         Associate Professor and Head
         Department of Sociology
         Baring Union Christian College
         Batala, Gurdaspur
         Punjab - 143505
         Mobile: 9417195262
RC-11: Sociology of Environment
Convenor:Amar Pal Singh  (2022-2023)
        Associate Professor
        SRM University,
        Lucknow, UP 
        Email :
RC-12: Sociology of Health, Ageing and Well-Being 
Convenor: Mohammad Akram  (2022-2023)
Professor of Sociology,
Department of Sociology,
Aligarh Muslim University,
Aligargh - 202002
Mobile: 94119 83487
RC-13: Science, Technology & Society
Convenor:  Manoj  Kumar Jena  (2022-2023)
Associate Professor,
Centre for Study of Social System,
School of Social Sciences,
Jawaharlal Nehru University,
New Delhi-110067
Mobile: 9811446273
 RC-14: Globalization and Culture
Convenor: Pankaj Kumar Singh (2023-2023)
Assistant Professor and Head
Department of Sociology
Maharana Pratab Govt. PG College,
Bilsi - 243633
Uttar Pradesh
E. mail:
Mobile: 9415563355
RC-15: Social Transformation and Development
Convenor:Ashutosh Vyas (2020-2021, 2022-2023)
Proffesor of Sociology
         M.P Govt. P.G College
         Chittorgarh- 312002
         Mobile- 9414734724
RC-16: Work, Labour and Organization
Convener: Pranjal Sarma (2022-2023)
Professor, Department of Sociology
Dibugarh University, Assam
Mobile- 9435803047
RC-17: Sociology of Social Movements
 Convener: Rohit Jain (2020-2021, 2022-2023)
Tata Institute of Social Sciences
Solapur Campus
Mobile: 9405247320

RC-18:Social Demography  
Convenor: Sandip Chaudhari (2023-2024)
Professor and Head
Department of Sociology
SBES College of Arts and Commerce
Aurangabad - 431001 (Maharashtra) 
Mobile: 9822510044

RC-19: Urban Studies
Convenor: Manoj Teotia (2022-2023)
Assistant Professor
Centre for Research in Rural and Industrial Development (CRRID), 2A, Sector 19A, Chandigarh5
E. Mail:
Mobile: 8283825534
RC-20: Media Studies
Convenor: Kali Nath Jha (2023)
Department Of Sociology,
Hari Singh Gaur, Central University
Sagar, MP
Mobile: 9981758776
RC-21: Political Sociology
         Convenor:  Bhup Singh Gaur (2022-2023)
        Dornarcharya Goverment College,
Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak
        Mobile: 9431413815
RC-22: Conflict and Violence Studies
Convenor (Adhoc): Sanjay Kolekar  (2022)
Department of Sociology
Savitribhai Phule Pune University,
Pune, Maharashtra 411007
E. mail:
Mobile: 9850029079
RC-23: Sociology of Law, Crime and Deviance
Convenor: Rabindra Kumar Mohanty (2020-2021, 2022-2023) (Merged with RC 18 'Sociology of Crime and Deviance'.)
Professor and Head,Department of Sociology,
Mizoram University
Aizawl - 796004
E-mail: /
Mobile: 9437277597
RC-24: Sociology of Childhood and Youth
Convenor: Subhashis Bandopadhyay (2022-2023)
Department of Humanities and Social Sciences
Indian Institute of Engineering, Science and Technology
E. Mail:
Mobile: 98369 45013 
RC-25: Sociology of Sports
Convenor: Ravi Prakash (2020-2021, 2022-2023)
Govt. Degree College 
Nanauta,Sharanpur - 247452
Uttar Pradesh
E. mail:
Mobile: 09412246301
RC-26: Minority Studies   
        Convenor : Imtiaz Ahmed Ansari (2022-2023)
        Associate Professor
        Department of Sociology
        Jamia Millia Islamia
        New Delhi - 110025
        Mobile: 9891486123
RC-27: Sociology of Care
Convenor: Soumyajit Patra, (2022-2023) ('Mother and Motherhood'changed name, 'Sociology of Care')
Department of Sociology
SKB University, 
West Bengal
Mobile: 8240014219/9474978911
RC-28: Sociology of Everyday Life
Convenor: Sanjay Roy  (2022-2023)
Department of Sociology
North Bengal University, 

Mobile:9434875610 / 9609486579 
         Upcoming Events
        Convener: Prof. Abdul Matin 
        Retired Prof. of Sociology
        Email id:
        Mobile: 7896966597
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