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Updated on 02 Aug, 2019

Dr Uma Kanjilal

Director (I/c)

Prof. Uma Kanjilal Professor and Head in the Faculty of Library and Information Science in the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) is also holding charge of Director of Centre for Online Education (COE).

She has more than 29 years of experience in the Open and Distance Learning System. She earlier also served as University Librarian, Director School of Social Sciences, Director Advanced Centre for Informatics and Innovative Learning (ACIIL) in the University and Director Inter University Consortium of Technology Enabled Flexible Education (IUC- TEFED) at IGNOU.
She was a Fulbright Scholar in University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign in 1999- 2000 where she worked on Multimedia courseware development.
Prof. Kanjilal is one of the National Coordinators of SWAYAM (India MOOCs) and SWAYAM PRABHA (Educational DTH Channels) of the Ministry of Human Resource Development. She is a PI of the National Virtual Library of India (NVLI) Project of Ministry of Culture.
Her specialization includes e-learning, multimedia courseware development, ICT applications in Libraries and Digital Libraries.

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Official Address:
Inter University Consortium,
Room No-1,
Dr.Radha Krishnan Block-17,
Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU),
Maidan Garhi,
New Delhi - 110068
New Delhi, India
  ukanjilal@ignou.ac.in, iuc@ignou.ac.in