Research Committees

Adhoc Group 03: Pedagogy, Teaching and Learning

๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ: Prof Leena Pujari (2024)
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Department of Sociology
Kishinchand Chellaram College
Mobile : 9820474197

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 (2024-2025)
๐‚๐จ-๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ: Raj Shrivastava
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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: Nupur Pattanaik
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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: Social Transformation & Development

๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ: Sampat Kale (2024-2025)
๐‚๐จ-๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ: Vinita Lal
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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: Deepthi Shanker (2024-2025)
๐‚๐จ-๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ซ: Shreepal Chauhan
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Associate Professor
Department of Sociology
Central University of Odisha
Koraput, 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