Dr Harkirat Bains
Dr Harkirat Bains completed her Post-Graduation, securing 2nd position in Punjab University in 1986. She did her bachelor’s in Education from the same University the subsequent year and cleared NET in 1999. She did her Doctorate in Food and Nutrition from Barkatullah University, Madhya Pradesh, where she is also pursuing her D.Sc.
Dr Bains has to her credit about 25 research papers printed in both national and international journals. She was awarded the gold medal and ‘Saraswat Samman’ for the year 2007-08 for her contribution in the field of research.
She has teaching experience of 12 years in the Open Distance mode of education. Besides working on UNICEF projects, she has been the Vice President of ‘Childs Rights Observatory’ of Madhya Pradesh and is a resource person for various organisations.
She has designed and developed innovative programmes in the field of Dietetics, Physiotherapy, Therapeutic Nutrition, Tourism and Hospitality. Thirty-five published books stand witness to her significant contribution in these areas. The training model of ICDS workers developed by her in 2008 is being adopted by the state governments of Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh.
She has a passion for gardening which has won her numerous state-level awards. Her collection of poems, ’The Last Autumn Leaf’, was first published in 2002.Official Address:
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