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Dr. Ravi Prakash Tekchandani

Dr.
  Associate Professor
     (Sindhi Language and Literature)Department of MIL & LS,
Arts Faculty, University of Delhi,
Delhi - 110007
 
     
+91-11-27666626
+919868233775
     ravitekchandani@gmail.com
     ravitekchandani@rediffmail.com

Educational Qualifications

Ph.D.

Delhi University

2003

 Topic: Sindhi Proverbs: A Linguistic & Socio-Cultural Study

M.A.

MDS University, Ajmer

1993

 Sindhi

M. Com.

Lucknow University

1989

 

Career Profile

WRLC, Deccan College,

Pune

Language Consultant for Sindhi

 1993-1995

Teaching and Research

Delhi University

Lecturer

1997-2003

Teaching and Research

Delhi University

Sr. Lecturer

2003 onwards

Teaching and Research

Areas of Specialization / Interest

Sindhi Language

Sindhi Literature

Sindhi proverbs and Culture

Subjects Taught

Certificate, Diploma, Advanced Diploma in Sindhi

M.A.– Comparative Indian Literature, Course–III, XI, XV

M.Phil. – Comparative Indian Literature, Course –I

Ph.D.– Supervisor

CONFERENCE PARTICIPATION/PRESENTATIONS

1-2 feb 2008, Presented a paper titled, “Pakistan me Hindi: Sampreshan, Sikshan, Sambhavana” in the International Seminar of Aksharam and Sahiya Akademy, at I.I.C., New Delhi.

26 march 2009, Presented a paper titled, “Popular Literatures in Sindhi based on Legend of Jhulelal.” in the Departmental Seminar held in the Department of MIL & LS

22.1.2009 – Artistic Expression of Sindhism in Sindhi Poetry after Independence organized by Sahitya Academy, New Delhi (Participated as discussant)

1.2.2009 – New Generation and Sindhi Language, NCPSL and Sindhi Council of India, Jaipur (Participant)

14.2.2009 – Contribution of Sindhis in the Freedom Struggle of India, Sindhi Academy, Delhi, (Discussant) 

21.2.2009 – Sant Tukaram and the Bhakti Tradition (Attended)

28.3.2009 – Teaching Sindhi through media at Banglore, organized by NCPSL (Discussant)

25.7.2009 – Role of Panchayat in the Development of Sindhi Language, organized by NCPSL (Speaker)

2.8.2009 – Dilli va U.P. mein Sindhi Taleem, organized by NCPSL, GCA Ajmer (Speaker)

28.8.2009 – Post Modernism in Sindhi Literature, organized by NCPSL and MIL&LS (Coordinator)                                                                      

20.9.2009 – All India Sindhi Writers Seminar, Bheraghat, M.P. (Participant)

7.11.2009 – Shah ju Surmiyo, organized by NCPSL and Sindhi Council of India, Kolkata (Participant)

12.11.2009 – Fictional World of Indira Goswami, organized by MIL&LS (Participant)

16.11.2009 – Sindhi aur Avdhi Samaj, Sankriti va Sahitya, Sahitya Academy, Delhi (Speaker)

25.11.2009 – Madhyakaleen Sindhi Sahitya Samajik, Sanskritik Paripeksh mein, Department of Gujarati, Mumbai University (Speaker)

WORKSHOP

2-6 Mar. 2009 – Sindhi Folklore & Art, organized by NCPSL and Sindhology (Participant)

Research Projects (Major Grants/Research Collaboration)

Documentation of Partition Narratives among Sindhis of India – 13th July 2009 to 14 Feb. 2010 – By University of Delhi.

Documentation of Partition Narratives among Sindhis of India – Phase-II – July 2010 to 14 Feb. 2011 – By University of Delhi.

Awards and distinctions

Literary honour, Sant kanwar ram mission, Ajmer,2008

Young poet Award, A.B. Sahitya Parishad, Bhopal,2008

 Literary Honour – Sindhi Council of India, Jaipur, 2009

Association with Professional Bodies

Membership of Academic Bodies, Societies, etc.

Member – Board of Research Studies – University of Delhi

Member – Departmental Research Committee, Department of MIL&LS, Delhi University

Member – Curriculum Committee (Sindhi) – U.P. Board, Allahabad

Member – Curriculum Committee (Sindhi) – C.B.S.E., Delhi

Member – Advisory Board (Sindhi) – K.K. Birla Foundation, Delhi

Convener – Advisory Board (Sindhi) – K.K. Birla Foundation, Delhi

Member – Curriculum Committee (Sindhi) – M.D.S. University, Ajmer

Member – All India Sindhi Lecturers Association

Member – Curriculum Committee (Sindhi) – N.I.O.S., New Delhi

Member – Sindhi Academy, Govt. of NCT, Delhi(31 Oct. 2006 to 15th July 2009)

Other Activities

Books Under Publication: 2

Public Service / University Service / Consulting Activity

Standardization of Sindhi Writing Systems at Deptt. Of MIL&LS, University of Delhi, WRLC, Min. of HRD, Pune, 2009

Test of Sindhi Language Proficiency Project at CIIL, Mysore, Min. of HRD. 2008.

Contribution to the Corporate Life of my Institution

Prepared Syllabi for Sindhi Undergraduate Course for the Restructured B.A. Programme initiated by the University of Delhi.

Organized Special Lecture of Scholars from Sindh, Pakistan

Organized Sindhi Teacher Training Programme in the Department of MIL&LS

Organized Workshop on Proverbs (Gujarati, Marathi and Sindhi) in the Department of MIL&LS

Organized Workshop on Standardization of Sindhi Writing Systems in the Department of MIL&LS

Resident Tutor – International Student House, University of Delhi, Delhi – 110007

Secretary – Departmental Staff Council, Department of MIL&LS

Articles

April, 2008 , Adhu Phatal Panno, Sindhu , Ulhasnagar,

August,2008, Narayan  shyam ke tarayil, Samkalin Bhartiya Sahitya, Sahitya  Academy, Delhi.

Jan 2009, Vibhajan Ke khandahar , Sindhu, Indore, M.P.

Mar. 2009, Sindhi Kahavaten aur Samaj, Narayaneeyam

Jun. 2009, Zamane Ko Saath Leke Chalo, Kalpant, Delhi

Jul. 2009, Swatantra Andolan Mein Sindh Ki Bhoomika, Narayaneeyam, Kalyan

Aug. 2009, Rekha Ganit, Sahitya Amrit, Prabhat Prakashan, Delhi

Sep. 2009, Swami Dayanand Saraswati, Narayaneeyam, Kalyan

Sep. – Oct. 2009, Tamil ke Tiruvalluvar Va Sindhi ke Sami, Samkalin Bhartiya Sahitya, Sahitya Academy, Delhi