Research Committees

Research Committee Rules, 2022

NOTE:

All RC members who have had current membership for 2/5 years in RCs whose names have changed are informed that they can choose to be part of their previously named RC or change to new RCs by informing the Society's office. Their membership will remain valid for the years for which they have paid their dues.

Adhoc Group 02- Sociology of Sanitization

๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ: Jagan Karade (2024)
Mobile : 9850027207

Adhoc Group 01- Digital Sociology

๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ: Abdul Matin (2024)
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Retired Prof. of Sociology
Mobile : 7896966597

RC-28: Sociology of Everyday Life

๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ: Sanjay Roy (2022-2023, 2024-2025)
๐‚๐จ-๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ: Pranaya Kumar Swain
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Professor,
Department of Sociology
North Bengal University,
Dist.Darjeeling.

RC-27: Sociology of Care

๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ: Soumyajit Patra (2022-2023, 'Mother and Motherhood'changed name, 'Sociology of Care' (2024-2025))
๐‚๐จ-๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ:
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Professor,
Department of Sociology
SKB University,
West Bengal.

RC-26: Minority Studies

๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ: Imtiaz Ahmed Ansari (2022-2023, 2024-2025)
๐‚๐จ-๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ:
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Associate Professor,
Department of Sociology
Jamia Millia Islamia
New Delhi - 110025
Mobile : 9891486123

RC-25: Sociology of Sports

๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ: Sanjay Tewari (2018-2023, 2024-2025)
๐‚๐จ-๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ:
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Hony. Professor,
Russian Academy of Social & Fundamental Sciences,
Moscow.
Hony. Director, UP Athletics Association

RC-24: Sociology of Childhood and Youth

๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ: V Vijayalakshmi (2024-2025)
๐‚๐จ-๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ:
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Associate Professor,
School of Social Sciences and Language,
VIT Chennai-600127
Mobile : 9836945013

RC-23: Sociology of Law, Crime and Deviance

๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ: Rabindra Kumar Mohanty (2020-2021, 2022-2023, Merged with RC 18 'Sociology of Crime and Deviance'. (2024-2025))
๐‚๐จ-๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ:
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Professor and Head, Department of Sociology,
Mizoram University
Aizawl - 796004.
Mobile : 9437277597

RC-22: Conflict and Violence Studies

๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ: Arvinder Ansari (2024-2025)
๐‚๐จ-๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ:
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Department of Sociology,
Jamia Millia Islamia,
Jamia Nagar
New Delhi, 110025
India
Mobile : 9899451465

RC-21: Political Sociology

๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ: Bhup Singh Gaur (2022-2023)
๐‚๐จ-๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ:
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Dornarcharya Goverment College,
Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak
Mobile : 9431413815

RC-20: Media Studies

๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ: Kali Nath Jha (2023, 2024-2025)
๐‚๐จ-๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ: P.K. Choudhary
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Department Of Sociology,
Hari Singh Gaur, Central University
Sagar, MP.
Mobile : 9981758776

RC-19: Urban Studies

๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ: Manoj Teotia (2022-2023, 2024-2025)
๐‚๐จ-๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ:
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Assistant Professor,
Centre for Research in Rural and Industrial Development (CRRID), 2A, Sector 19A, Chandigarh
Mobile : 8283825534

RC-18:Social Demography

๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ: Naresh Kumar (2024-2025)
๐‚๐จ-๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ: Chandrika K. B.
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Professor at Central University of Gujarat
Gujarat 382029
Mobile : 9726773239

RC-17: Sociology of Social Movements

๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ: Shruti Tambe (2024-2025)
๐‚๐จ-๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ: Ajay Kumar
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Professor and Head,
Sociology department,
S.P.P.University,
Pune, India
Mobile : 9890906849

RC-16: Work, Labour and Organization

๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ: Pranjal Sarma (2022-2023, 2024-2025)
๐‚๐จ-๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ:
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Professor, Department of Sociology,
Dibrugarh University, Assam.
Mobile : 9435803047

RC-15: Rural and Agrarian Studies

๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ: Sampat Chandrabhan Kale (2024-2025)
๐‚๐จ-๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ:
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Tata Institute of Social Sciences,
Tuljapur off- Campus,
Tuljapur District Osmanabad,
Maharashtra, India
Mobile : 8999744448

RC-14: Globalization and Culture

๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ: Shanker Deepthi (2024-2025)
๐‚๐จ-๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ: Ramya Ramaiah
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Associate Professor,
Bengaluru 560061,
Karnataka, India
Mobile : 8197095660

RC-13: Science, Technology & Society

๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ: Manoj Kumar Jena (2022-2023, 2024-2025)
๐‚๐จ-๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ:
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Associate Professor,
Centre for Study of Social System,
School of Social Sciences,
Jawaharlal Nehru University,
New Delhi-110067.
Mobile : 9811446273

RC-12: Sociology of Health, Ageing and Well-Being

๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ: Prabakar Soubramanian (2024-2025)
๐‚๐จ-๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ: Manushi Srivastava
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Dr / Associate Professor (Senior)
VIT, VELLORE, 632014
Tamil Nadu, India
Mobile : 9442993669

RC-11: Sociology of Environment

๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ: Amar Pal Singh 2022-2023
๐‚๐จ-๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ: Manisha Rao
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Associate Professor,
SRM University,
Lucknow, UP.
Mobile : 7275320808

RC-10: Gender Studies

๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ: Rajni Bala (2022-2023, 2024-2025)
๐‚๐จ-๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ: Sudeshna Mukherjee
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Associate Professor and Head
Department of Sociology,
Baring Union Christian College
Batala, Gurdaspur
Punjab - 143505.
Mobile : 9417195262

RC-09: Dalit Studies

๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ: Arun Paudmal (2024-2025)
๐‚๐จ-๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ: Rashmi Punjiyara
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Kolhapur State-Maharashtra Pin-416011
Mobile : 9822494137

RC-08: Inequalities, Stratification and Exclusion Studies

๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ: Sreemannarayana Murthy (2024-2025)
๐‚๐จ-๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ:
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Associate Professor,
Department of Sociology,
Andhra University,
Visakhapatnam-530003,
Andhra Pradesh
Mobile : 9959407799

RC-07: Adivasi and Tribal Studies

๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ: Sukant K. Chaudhury (2022-2023, Split from previously titled RC 07 'Rural, Peasant and Tribal Communities'.)
๐‚๐จ-๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ:
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Professor of Sociology,
Department of Sociology, University of Lucknow
Lucknow - 226007 (U.P).
Mobile : 9415011894

RC-06: Sociology of Religion

๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ: M.T Joseph (2023-2024)
๐‚๐จ-๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ:
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Assistant Professor of Sociology,
Mumbai Univesity, Mumbai, Maharashtra.
Mobile : 8652289533

RC-05: Sociology of Education

๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ: PH. Mohammad (2022-2023, 2024-2025)
๐‚๐จ-๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ: Srabanti Choudhuri
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Department of Sociology.
Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Hyderabad.
Mobile : 9866399577

RC-04: Migration and Diaspora Studies

๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ: Jayakumar M S (2024-2025)
๐‚๐จ-๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ:
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Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology
Director, Centre for Diaspora Studies
Programme Officer, National Service Scheme
University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram
Kerala, India PIN 695 581
Mobile : 9847564447

RC-03: Economy and Society

๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ: R. Maruthakutti (2022-2023, 2024-2025)
๐‚๐จ-๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ: Sampath Kumar
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Department of Sociology
Manonmanian Sunderam University
Tirunelveli - 627012
Tamil Nadu
Mobile : 9443184812

RC-02: Studies on Family, Marriage and Kinship

๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ: Deepti Kaushik (2024-2025)
๐‚๐จ-๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ: Vasudev Singh
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Professor & HOD (Dept. of Sociology),
Meerut-250004,
Madhya Pradesh
Mobile : 9897000923

RC-01: Theory and Practice in Sociology

๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ: Nilika Mehrotra (2022-2023 (แดฌแตˆสฐแต’แถœ), 2024-2025)
๐‚๐จ-๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ: Suraj Beri
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Associate Professor
Centre for the Study of Social System,
JNU, New Delhi.
Mobile : 9868763516