Research Project and Publications

Research Projects (ongoing)




Faculty Member


Explorative Study on Undergraduate Curriculum through the Lenses of National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 with reference to University of Jammu

University of Jammu, Jammu


under Research and Seed Grant

Dr. S. K. Panda

Rs. 1,00,000/-


Reviving Indigenous Wisdom: Preserving and Promoting Dogri Language, Folk Songs and Folklores for Cultural Continuity

TDRS, University of Jammu

Dr. Kajal Devi Manhas


(Principal Investigator)

Rs. 4,10,000/-



 Research Projects (Completed)





Year of Completion

Special Assistance Programme  (DRS-II)  UGC Rs. 55,00,000/-

Prof. Mubarak Singh (Retd)

Prof. Renu Nanda


A study of Non-Participant of SC/ST girls in Higher Education in the light of Government Policies in Jammu and Kashmir State




The M.S. University, Baroda


Rs. 06,23,500

Prof. Renu Nanda


Standardisation of Assessment Tools


Ambedkar University, Delhi

Rs. 12,03,200/-

Dr. S.K.Panda


Dr. Niharika Panda

(Co- Coordinator)


Special Assistance Programme (DRS-I)


Rs. 36,00,000/-

Prof. Mubarak Singh


Prof. Renu Nanda

(Deputy Coordinator)


Efficacy of Creative Problem solving, Inquiry  Training and Brain Storming in the development of Creative thinking of Minority Women of two Backward Hilly Regions of J & K State


Rs 2,35,855/-

Prof. Renu Nanda

(Project Director)


A Study of impact of in-service teacher training under SSA on classroom transaction


Rs. 9,80,000/--

Prof. Lokesh Verma (Retd)


Dr. J.N. Baliya 

(Assistant Coordinator)

Dr. Kajal Devi Manhas

(Assistant Coordinator)


A Study of Pres-service Secondary stage teacher Education for Emerging diverse Educational Contexts: perspectives, Practices and Prospects


Rs 2,15,040/-

Prof. Rajeev Rattan Sharma



Study on School Education Boards in India: Envisioned Role and Functions in the Context of Access, Equity and Quality of Education


Rs. 10,000

Prof. Renu Nanda


Prevalence of Stress and Trauma Among Victims of Militancy: A Case Study of Women and Children below poverty line in J & K State

Bharat Scouts & Guides

Rs. 30,000

Prof. Renu Nanda


Impact of Media on Education

UGC University of Jammu


Prof. Renu Nanda


Development of Self Instructional Modules for Inculcating Human Values Among Dogri Speaking Children of Age - group 6-14 years of Jammu Region



Prof. Renu Nanda



  1. S.K.Panda and Ravail Singh (2024) Problems and Complexities in Rural Schools of the Himalyan Region: Challenges for Community Development, Published in Journal of Extension Education, Vol. 34 (4), 2022, pp 6932-6937, ISSN: 2456-1282 (online) Published on 27-01-2024 (UGC CARE Listed)
  2. Ramakrishana Pettala and S. K. Panda (2023)  Essentiality of Special Education and Disability Management as Inclusive Policy in Teacher Education, Edited by Jasmi Ahmad and Aejaz Masih, Teaching and Teacher Education in India, pp 351-362, Published by Springer Nature, Singapore, eISSN: 978-981-99-4985-4
  3. S. K.Panda & Madhu Bhagat (2023) Implementation of Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) in Promoting Higher Education In Jammu and Kashmir, Published in Frontiers in Education and Research, ISSN 2277-3576 Vol. 12 No. (1), pp 1-10, Jan 2023.
  4. S. K.Panda & Ashu Rajput (2023) Digital Divide in Jammu and Kashmir: A Matter of Concern during Covid19 Pandemic and Initiatives taken by Government to Bridge the Learning Gaps, Published in National Journal of Education, ISSN 0972 9569 Vol. XX No. (1), pp 212-222 Jan 2022 Published in May 2023 (UGC CARE listed) 
  5. S K Panda & Ravail Singh (2022) Role of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTS) in Promoting Learning Environment in Classroom. Trisha Journal of Educational Research, Vol.8 (1), pp 59-69, 2020, ISSN: 2454-793X. 
  6. S. K.Panda & Meena Kumari (2021) Perceptions of Teacher Educators towards School Internship in Two Year B.Ed Programme: A case Study of University of Jammu, Trisha Journal of Educational Research, Vol.7 (1), pp1-86, 2021, ISSN: 2454-793X.
  7. S. K.Panda & Ashu Rajput (2021) Role of District Institute of Education and Trainings (DIETS) in Promoting Teaching-Learning Transactions at Elementary School Level, Education India, issue 2, May 2021, pp 293-302 ISSN: 2278-2435(UGC CARE Listed) 
  8. S. K.Panda & Ashu Rajput (2020) Role of District Institute of Education and Trainings (DIETS) in promoting in-service training for Elementary School Teachers: A case Study of Jammu Province, Trisha Journal of Educational Research, Vol.6 (2), pp7-16, 2020, ISSN: 2454-793X. 
  9. S.K.Panda & Anu Chirotra (2020), Perceptions of Post Graduate Students towards Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), published in Researcher, Vol. XVI, (1), pp 42-51, 2020,  ISSN: 2278-9022
  10. S.K.Panda, National Education Policy 2020: An Overview, Edited by Kalpana K Mahajan, Manoj K Saxena,  Qazi Mazhar Ali and Ravi K Mahajan, National Education Policy 2020: Reflections from Stakeholders. 2020, Kindle Unlimited (online).
  11. S.K.Panda MA (Education) Vs M.Ed- Where We Stand, Edited by Dr. Nagendra Kumar, Dr. Anjali Bajpai, Dr. Deepa Mehta and Dr. Seema Singh Dialogue on Teacher Education Scenario, K.R.Publishers & Distributers, Varanasi/New Delhi, 2020, pp.96-110, ISBN: 978-93-88179-67-6. 
  12. S.K.Panda, Role of Higher Education Institutions in Promoting Gandhian Education, University News, Vol. 57 (41), October 14-20, 2019, pp 24-27, ISSN: 0566-2257. 
  13. S K Panda, Examination in Higher Education: A Multidimensional Issue, Edited by Dr. Sarat Kumar Rout    Examination Reforms for Quality Higher Education in India: Challenges and Opportunities, New Delhi Publishers. New Delhi, 2019, pp 23-27, ISBN: 978-93-88879-10-1.



Name Designation Qualification Specialization Contact Info.
Prof. Rajeev Rattan Sharma Professor & Dean, Faculty of Education M.A, M.Ed, Ph.D. Comparative Education, Cross Socio-Cultural studies, Application of ICT in Teaching Learning Process. E-mail: EPABX: Mobile No.: 9419141925
Prof. Renu Nanda Professor, Head, Department of Education M.A. (Sociology.), M.Ed, M.Phil & Ph.D. Teacher Education, Educational Technology, Curriculum Studies E-mail: listenrenu@yahoo.comEPABX: Mobile No.: 9419195900
Dr. Sushant K. Panda Assistant Professor M.A (Edu., Pol Sc., Distance Education), B.Ed, M.Phil, Ph.D, PGDET, UGC-NET Educational Research & Statistics, Contemporary Issues in Education, Open and Distance Learning. E-mail: drpanda77@gmail.comEPABX: Mobile No.: 9906375125
Dr. Kajal Devi Manhas Assistant Professor M.Sc, M.Ed, Ph.D, UGC-NET. Special Education, Psychological Foundations of Education, Teacher Education E-mail: EPABX: Mobile No.: 9419311003
Mrs. Minakshi Chaudhary Assistant Professor B.Sc, M.Ed, M.A(Edu, Hindi), UGC-NET Educational Technology, Research Methodology E-mail: meenush4377@gmail.comEPABX: Mobile No.: 9596899070
Dr. Ana Bali Lecturer MA (Education), B.Ed Ph.D, UGC-NET (JRF) Educational Psychology E-mail: anabali1251@gmail.comEPABX: Mobile No.: 9419182489
Dr. Sheetal Sharma Lecturer M.Ed Ph.D UGC-NET (JRF) Special Education E-mail: drsheetalsharma123@gmail.comEPABX: Mobile No.: 9906525006
Dr. Anuradha Lecturer MA (Education), M.Ed Ph.D, UGC-NET Educational Philosophy E-mail: ranuradha493@gmail.comEPABX: Mobile No.: 7889828219
Dr. Upashana Sharma Lecturer MA (Philosophy, Commerce) M.Ed, Ph.D, PGDHE, UGC-NET Educational Psychology E-mail: upasanasharma74@gmail.comEPABX: Mobile No.: 9419100356
Dr. Minakshy Sharma Lecturer MA (Education, Sociology) M.Ed Ph.D, PGDHE, PGDCA, UGC-NET (JRF) Educational Sociology E-mail: meku.bhatia.7@gmail.comEPABX: Mobile No.: 7006544366