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 Jawaharlal Nehru Students Union(JNUSU)



29 September 2017

The office of the Dean of Students hereby notifies the names of the candidates elected to the posts of office bearers of the JNU Students Union-2017-18 as per the communication received from Mr. Bhagat Singh Saini, Chairperson, JNUSU Election Committee. The Provisional Notification is issued subject to all candidates and the elected representatives fulfilling the stipulations of LCR and the orders of the Hon'ble Supreme Court vide Clause 6.6.2, which states: Each candidate shall, within two weeks of the declaration of the result, submit complete and audited accounts to the University authorities. The University shall publish such audited accounts, within 2 days of the submission of such accounts through a suitable medium so that any member of the student body, may freely examine the same." It is presumed that the Election Committee has taken into consideration the age limit criteria and all other LCR stipulations of all the candidates including the elected representatives.

Geeta Kumari, CHS/SSS

Simone Zoya Khan, CIPS/SIS

General Secretary: 
Duggirala Srikrishna, CIPS/SIS

Joint Secretary:
Shubhanshu Singh, CPS/SSS

Councillors: School of International Studies
Aishe Ghosh, SIS
Marie Pegu, SIS
Prahlad Kuamr Singh, SIS
Sarthak Bhatia, SIS
Shashi Kant Tripathi, SIS

Councillors: School of Language, Literature & Cultural Studies
Aditi Chatterjee, SLL&CS
Ghulam Qadeer, SLL&CS
Parveen Sheikh, SLL&CS
Raju Kumar, SLL&CS
Swati Singh, SLL&CS

Councillors: School of Social Sciences
Aejaz Ahmad Rather, SSS
Chepal Sherpa, SSS
Satish Chandra Yadav, SSS
Shreyasi Biswas, SSS
Sudhanya Pal, SSS

Councillors: School of Environmental Sciences
Manish Jangid, SES
Prachi Singh, SES
Sudhanshu Shekhar, SES

Councillors: School of Life Sciences
Rahul, SLS
Ravi Shankar Gautam, SLS
Swastik Behera, SLS

Councillors: Centre for Law & Governance
Farhat Salim, CSLG

Councillors: School of Arts and Aesthetics
Sourodeep Dey, SAA

Councillors: School of Physical Sciences
Ganesh Gurjar, SPS

Councillors: School of Biotechnology
Raman Deep Sharma, SBT

Councillors: Special Centre for Sanskrit Studies
Anil Kumar Arya, CSS

School of Computational & Integrative Sciences
Kushagra Krishnan, SC&IS

Councillors: School of Computer and System Sciences
Jatin Singh Patel SC&SS
Jitendra Kumar, SC&SS
Nancy Girdhar, SC&SS

Part-Time Councillors
Aalok Kumar, SLL&CS

Dean of Students

Provisional Notification: Elected candidates of JNU Students Union 2017-18

A warm welcome to the modified and updated website of the Centre for East Asian Studies. The East Asian region has been at the forefront of several path-breaking changes since 1970s beginning with the redefining the development architecture with its State-led development model besides emerging as a major region in the global politics and a key hub of the sophisticated technologies. The Centre is one of the thirteen Centres of the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi that provides a holistic understanding of the region.

Initially, established as a Centre for Chinese and Japanese Studies, it subsequently grew to include Korean Studies as well. At present there are eight faculty members in the Centre. Several distinguished faculty who have now retired include the late Prof. Gargi Dutt, Prof. P.A.N. Murthy, Prof. G.P. Deshpande, Dr. Nranarayan Das, Prof. R.R. Krishnan and Prof. K.V. Kesavan. Besides, Dr. Madhu Bhalla served at the Centre in Chinese Studies Programme during 1994-2006. In addition, Ms. Kamlesh Jain and Dr. M. M. Kunju served the Centre as the Documentation Officers in Chinese and Japanese Studies respectively.

The academic curriculum covers both modern and contemporary facets of East Asia as each scholar specializes in an area of his/her interest in the region. The integrated course involves two semesters of classes at the M. Phil programme and a dissertation for the M. Phil and a thesis for Ph. D programme respectively. The central objective is to impart an interdisciplinary knowledge and understanding of history, foreign policy, government and politics, society and culture and political economy of the respective areas. Students can explore new and emerging themes such as East Asian regionalism, the evolving East Asian Community, the rise of China, resurgence of Japan and the prospects for reunification of the Korean peninsula. Additionally, the Centre lays great emphasis on the building of language skills. The background of scholars includes mostly from the social science disciplines; History, Political Science, Economics, Sociology, International Relations and language.

Several students of the centre have been recipients of prestigious research fellowships awarded by Japan Foundation, Mombusho (Ministry of Education, Government of Japan), Saburo Okita Memorial Fellowship, Nippon Foundation, Korea Foundation, Nehru Memorial Fellowship, and Fellowship from the Chinese and Taiwanese Governments. Besides, students from Japan receive fellowship from the Indian Council of Cultural Relations.