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Dr. Balkar Singh

Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor in Rural Development
Programme Coordinator of BRDE101 (BDP)
Programme Coordinator of CRD(ODL)
Programme Coordinator of CRDOL(ONLINE)
Programme Coordinator of DPLAD(ODL)
Programme Coordinator of PGDRD (ODL)
Programme Coordinator of PGDRDOL(ONLINE)
Programme Coordinator of PGDRD(GOAL-GUYANA) 


After graduation, Dr.Balkar Singh did his Masters in Rural Development (MARD) from Maharishi Dayanand University Rohtak in 1998 and passed the NET (UGC) examination in 1998. He was a gold medalist in 1998 for being first class first in the University in Rural Development examination. He obtained his Masters in Sociology and PhD in Sociology. He is associate with IGNOU since 1999 with various Degree and Diploma, Certificate in Rural Development (CRD), Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Development (PGDRD), Master in Rural Development (MARD), Bachelor of Social Work (BSW), Master of Social Work (MSW), Master of Sociology (MSO), Certificate in AIDS and Family Education (CAFE), Diploma in AIDS and Family Education, is an Academic Counsellor. The Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Development (PGDRD) has been awarded the Best Diploma in the category of Diploma on the 39th Foundation Day of IGNOU (19 NOVEMBER 2021). He has published several articles and chapters in reputed national magazines, newspapers, and books. He has participated in various national conferences and presented papers. His areas of interest are Rural Development Planning and Programme, Rural Health, Land Reforms, Panchayati Raj and Women's Empowerment. He is associated with many NGOs, Trust for social service.
Official Address:
School of Continuing Education,
Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU),
Maidan Garhi,
 Delhi - 110068
Delhi, India
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