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RIGHT TO INFORMATION ACT, 2005

RIGHT TO INFORMATION ACT, 2005

Manual No. Name of the Manual/Document
1 Particulars of University’s organization, functions and duties.
2 Powers and duties of Department’s officers and employees.
3 Procedure followed in the decision making process, including channels of supervision and accountability.
4 Norms set by the Department for discharge of its functions.
5 Rules, Regulations instructions, manuals and records held by the organization or under its control or used by its employees for discharging its functions.
6 Statement of the categories of documents that are held by the Department or under its control.
7 Particulars of any arrangement that exist for consultation with or representation by the members of the public in relation to the formulation of its policy or implementation thereof
8 A statement of the Boards, Councils, Committees and other bodies consisting of two or more persons constituted as its part or for the purpose o its advice, and as to whether meetings of those boards, councils, committees and other bodies are open to the public, or the minutes of the such meeting are accessible for public.
9 A directory of Department’s officers and employees.
10 Monthly remuneration received by each officers and employees, including the system of compensation as provided in its regulations. (Previous months remuneration)
11 a. The budget allocation to each of its agency indicating the particulars of all plans, non plan proposed expenditures and reports on disbursements made
11 b. Annual Accounts of the University
12 The manner of execution of subsidy programmes, including the amounts allocated and the details of beneficiaries of such programmes.
13 Particulars of recipients of concessions, permits or authorizations granted by the Department;
14 Details in respect of the information available to or held by the department, reduced in an electronic form;
15 The particulars of facilities available to citizens for obtaining information including the working hours of a library or reading room, if maintained for public;
16 The names, designation and other particulars of the Public Information Officers;
17 Such, other information as may be prescribed
18 FACULTY LIST as on 31.08.2021
19 Honorarium payable to Visiting Professor/Visiting Fellow/Visiting Scholar
20 Guidelines for appointment of Visiting Professor/ Visiting Fellow/ Visiting Scholars
21 Guidelines for engagement of Guest Faculty in the University
22 Administration Branch
23 Medical Facilities
24 Facilities
25 List of Deemed PIOs of JNU

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.