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Updated on 11 Aug, 2019


Dr Rajendra Prasad Pandey

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Dr. Rajendra Prasad Pandey is a Hindi critic, bilingual writer and translator. He writes in Hindi and English and translates from Hindi to English & Vice-Versa. Dr. Pandey has received his degrees of graduation from university of Allahabad, his M.A., M.Phil & Ph.D. (Hindi) degrees from JNU, New Delhi & Diploma in Translation from Kendriya Hindi Sansthan, Agra (Centre-Delhi).
 
Dr. Pandey has been engaged in permanent position in the University system of higher education as teacher since Jan. 1996. He joined as Reader & Re-designated as Associate Professor in SOTST, IGNOU, New Delhi on 11th Feb 2009. He has held position of Director, SOTST, IGNOU, for three years from 2nd June 2014 to 6th June 2017. Before joining IGNOU he worked as Lecturer, Senior Lecture, Associate Professor (Hindi) in Government Colleges of H.P. including Government P.G. College Dharmshala, under the Deptt. of Higher Education, HP. from 31st Jan. 1996 to 10th Feb. 2009.
 
Areas of specialization: Translation studies, Indian & Western Literary Theories, Translation Theories, Literary translation, contemporary literary discourses, Hindi criticism,
 
Books authored:
1. Ram Chandra Shukla Aur Pashchim: Samvad Aur Prativad, 2. Parampara ka Pariprekshya, 3. Agyey ki Alochana Drishti, 4. Alochana ki Antaryatra,
 
Books Translated 1. Bipan Chandra’s Essays on Indian Nationalism 2 Ganesh Devy’s Being of Bhasha and Monographs on 1. J. Swaminathan 2. Piraji Sagara 3. Gurucharan Singh.
 
Awards received 1 shakshiyat samman 2017, India Watch TV.
2. Sahitya Gaurav Samman, 2009, Rashtriya Nirala Sahitya Avam Sanskriti Sansthan, Basti, UP
Member & Subject Expert of various academic bodies of IGNOU and other Universities, & Institutions including UPSC
 
Degrees awarded under his supervision: Ph.D. -6, M.Phil-12
Principal Coordinator: Major Project of FSSAI (Translation of 5 Manuals into 11 Languages) 2017-2018
 
Designed, developed & coordinating MA (Translation Studies), M.Phil & Ph.D. in Translation Studies programmes of IGNOU
 
EDUCATION:
 
 
Doctor of Philosophy (subject) year
Hindi
(Thesis submitted in 1998 & Ph.D. degree awarded in 1999)
Name of the University: Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
Discipline: Hindi
Doctoral Research Topic: Ram Chandra Shukla ki
A lochna ke Pashchatya Srot
Academic Achievement: if any Thesis Recommended for Publication, Received JRF&SRF of UGC
Master of Philosophy (subject) year
 
Hindi
(Dissertation submitted in 1994 & M.Phil degree awarded in 1995)
Name of the university: Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
Discipline: Hindi
Dissertation Topic: Doosari Parampara ki Khoj Aur Shukla-Dwivedi Vivad
Academic Achievement: if any ReceivedJRF of UGC, CGPA 7.33 out of 9
Master of Arts (Subject) year
 
Hindi
(1992)
Name of the university: Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
Discipline: Hindi
Academic Achievement: Received Merit cum Means Scholarship of JNU, CGPA 7.37 out of 9.
Bachelor of Arts (Subject) year
 
Hindi, English Litrature & Philosophy (1989)
Name of the university: University of Allahabad, Allahabad
Academic Achievement: ReceivedBursary Scholarship of University of Allahabad, Allahabad
WORK EXPERIENCE:
Lecturer-
31 Jan 1996 to 30 Jan 2000            
Permanent Position in Department  of Hindi, Government Colleges of HP under the Department of Higher Education, Government of HP.
Sr. Lecturer-
31 Jan 2000 to 30 Jan 2005
Permanent Position in Department  of Hindi, Government Colleges of HP under the Department of Higher Education, Government of HP.
Lecturer (Selection Grade)-
31 Jan 2005 to 30 Jan 2008
Permanent Position in Department  of Hindi, Government Colleges of HP under the Department of Higher Education, Government of HP.
Associate Professor-
31 Jan 2008 to 10 Feb 2009
Permanent Position in Department  of Hindi, Government Colleges of HP under the Department of Higher Education, Government of HP.
Associate Professor-
11 Feb 2009 to till date
Joined as Reader and redesignated as Associate Professer in School of Translation Studies and Training, IGNOU w.e.f. 11 Feb 2009
 
Director
02 June 2014 to 06 June 2017
School of Translation Studies and Training, IGNOU
 
INTERNATIONAL ASSIGNMENT:
Has been offered to write a book on colonial translation by
 
S. No.
Name of the Fellowship/Awards
Granting/Awarding Institution
Year
1.
JRF/SRF
UGC
July 1992 to Jan 1996 (Surrendered the fellowship as joined as Lecture)
2.
Shakshiyat Award
India Watch TV
2017
3.
Sahitya Gaurav Samman
Rashtriya Nirala Sahitya Evam Sanskriti Sansthan Basti, UP
2009
4
Felicitation
Bhasha Research and Publication Centre and People’s Linguistic Survey of India
2017
 
PUBLICATION: (draft template is given below)
Ø Books: Authored 4 + Translated=5 (2 Books & 3 Monographs) total-09
Ø RESEARCH PAPERS PUBLISHED-45
Ø Chapters in Books: 4
Ø Papers presented at International/National Conference: 35
Ø POLICY DOCUMENTS: Nil
Ø Units written-04
 
MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODY/STATUTORY BODY (INTERNAL/EXTERNAL):
 
Membership Professional body/Statutory body
Name of statutory body/institution
Period
Member Doctoral Research Committee
Uttrakhand, Sanskrit University Haridwar
2016 to 2018
Member Selection Committee as subject expert for appointment of teachers
Uttrakhand, Sanskrit University Haridwar
August 2016
Subject Expert for confidential work
Union Public Service Commission, New Delhi
2015, 2017 & 2018
Subject Expert
Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission, Indore
2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018
Subject Expert
Uttrakhand Public Service Commission, Haridwar
2012, 2013, 2015 & 2016
Member Editorial Board & Translation Editor
Shodh Sanchanyan (International Peer reviewed Journal)
Since 2010 to till date
Principal Coordinator
Translation of 5 Manuals from English to 11 Indian Languages
Food Safety and Standards Authority of India(FSSAI)
2017-2018
Director
School of Translation Studies and Training, IGNOU
June 02, 2014 to June 06, 2017
Chair person
 
 
School Board, School of Translation Studies and Training, IGNOU
2nd June 2014 to 6th June 2017
 
Member
Academic Council, IGNOU
17 January, 2019 to till date
Member
Academic Council, IGNOU
2nd June 2014 to 6th June 2017
Member
School Board, School of Computer and Information Sciences, IGNOU
11th March, 2017 to 10th March, 2019
Member  
 Research Council, IGNOU
28 Dec. 2018 to till date
Coordinator
Sindhi Chair housed in SOTST, IGNOU
July 2014 to June 2017
Member
Student Services Committee, SOTST, IGNOU
2016-17
Member
Committee for House Building Advance, IGNOU
2017
Member
School Board, SOTST, IGNOU
25th March, 2009 to 24th March 2011
 
28th March, 2011 to 27th March, 2013
 
16th August, 2013 to 15th August, 2015
 
13th October, 2017 to till date
Member
Committee for selecting the best research paper of IGNOU Teachers & Academics
2017, 2018  & 2019
  

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