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Updated on 13 Aug, 2019


Dr. Harish Kumar Sethi

Assistant Professor

Presently Dr. Harish Kumar Sethi is an Assistant Professor in School of Translation Studiesand Training in Indira Gandhi Naional Open University since 2009. He started his career as non-academician in 1984 and worked on various secretarial/administrative posts in Central Hindi Directorate (1984-85), Indo-Tibetan Border Police (1986), Jawaharlal Nehru University (1986-87), C.L. Bhalla Dayanand Model School (D.A.V. Managing Committee) (1987) and Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi (1987-2009) respectively. Dr. Sethi joined IGNOU as Assistant Professor in January 2009.
 
Dr. Sethi is also associated with various NGOs like Bhartiya Anuvad Parishad, New Delhi Evening Hindi Institute (Bhartiya Vidya Bhawan), Nav Unanayan Sahityik Society etc. He is the Honorary Editor of Translation, Art, Science and Craft Research Journal called “Anuvad” (quarterly) published by Bhartiya Anuvad Parishad, New Delhi.
 
Dr. Sethi has worked on various verticals of literature and specialized in Translation studies, Functional Hindi, Medieval Hindi Poetry, Technical Terminology, Distance Education, Lexicography and Sociological Study. In academic area, he has contributed by way of number of books (independent and edited), articles, research papers, book reviews, translation work, poems etc.
                                                
EDUCATION:
 
 
Doctor of Philosophy (subject) year
Name of the University : University of Delhi.  
Discipline: Hindi
Doctoral Research Topic: ‘Guru Govind Singh Ke Sahitye Mein Jeevan-Mulya’
Year : 2002
 
Master of Philosophy (subject) year
Name of the university : University of Delhi, Delhi
Discipline:  Hindi
Dissertation Topic: ‘Rahim Ke Kavya Mein Lok-Tatva’
Year : 1997
Master of Arts (Subject) year
Name of the university : H.P. University, Shimla
Discipline: Hindi
Academic Achievement:
Year : 1994
 
Bachelor of Commerce (Hons.) year
Name of the university : University of Delhi, Delhi
Academic Achievement:
Year : 1987
 
P.G. Diploma in Translation
Name of the institution : Bhartiya Anuvad Parishad, New Delhi
Discipline : Translation 
Academic Achievement :
Year : 1994
 
P.G. Diploma in Distance Education
Name of the university : Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi
Discipline: Distance Education 
Academic Achievement:
Year : 2002
 
WORK EXPERIENCE:
 
·         Presently, working as Lecturer/Assistant Professor since 29.1.2009.
 
INTERNATIONAL ASSIGNMENTS: -- No --
FELLOWSHIP/ AWARDS:
Sl.No.
Name of the Fellowship/Awards
Granting/ Awarding Institution
Year
1.
Surya Antarbharti Bhasha Samman
Surya Sansthan, Noida (Uttar Pradesh)
2015
2.
Falicitation
Bhasha Research & Publication Centre and People’s Linguistic Survey of India (PLSI)
2017
 
PUBLICATIONS:
Ø BOOKS:
5 (Independent authored) + 1 (jointly authored) + 15 (jointly edited/co-edited)
+ 2 (translated)                                                                                                23 Books
 
Ø RESEARCH PAPERS PUBLISHED :                                                        
ü Research Papers :                                                                                15
ü Chapters in Books :                                                                            11
ü Papers presented at International/ National Conferences:                  21
 
Ø POLICY DOCUMENTS:                                 -- Nil --
 
Ø UNITS WRITTEN :
13 (independent) + 6 (jointly) + 1 (translation)   :                                          20                                           
 
MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODY/ STATUTORY BODY (INTERNAL/ EXTERNAL):
Membership of Professional body/ Statutory body
Name of statutory body/ institution/
Period
Member
School Board, SOTST, IGNOU
a)   25.3.2009-24.3.2011
b)   28.3.2011-27.3.2013
c)  16.8.2013-15.8.2015
d)  17.8.2015-16.8.2017
e)  13.10.2017-12.20-2019
Member
Academic Council, IGNOU
24.11.2016-23.11.2018
Life Member
Bhartiya Anuvad Parishad, New Delhi
Life Member
Life Member
Vidhi Bharti Parishad, New Delhi
Life Member
Life Member
Nav Unnayan Sahityik Society, New Delhi
Life Member
Life Member
New Delhi Evening Institute of Hindi, New Delhi
Life Member
Life Member
Indraprastha Sahitya Bharti, New Delhi
Life Member
Editor
‘Anuvad’ (quarterly research journal)
Since 2006 to till date
Subject Expert for confidential work
Union Public Service Commission, New Delhi
2016
Convener
Open Letter Committee
July 2013-April 2015
Member
Annual Report Committee
2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11, 2011-12, 2012-13, 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18
Member
Profile Committee
2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
Member
Quarterly OL Seminar Committee
2014
Member
Hindi Pakhwada Committee, IGNOU
2019
Member
Hindi Website Committee, IGNOU
2019
 
 

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Official Address:
School of Translation Studies and Training,
INDIRA GANDHI NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY (IGNOU),
,
IndiaNew Delhi - 110068
New Delhi, India
  +91-011-29571626
  hksethi@ignou.ac.in
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[Updated on 06-Dec-2021]