Prof. (Dr.) Gyan Prakash Pandey

 

2.
Father’s Name
: Late Mukteshwar Pandey

3.
Mother’s Name
: Smt. Muneshwari Devi

4.
Date of Birth
: 10-01-1959

5.
Present Address
: Department of Mass Communication,

Assam
(Central) University, Silchar- 788011

Tel.
No (R) 03842- 270828

(O) 03842- 270831

(M) 09435175670

E-Mail: gpp59aus@gmail.com

 

6.
Nationality
: Indian.

8. Academic
Qualifications
: Master of Journalism, Bachelor of Law, Ph. D. in Journalism and Mass
Communication from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India.

9. Positions Held : Professor, Deptt. of Mass Communication, Assam University, Silchar

Ex-Vice-Chancellor in Charge, Assam University, Silchar.

Dean,
Abanindra Nath Tagore School of Creative Arts and
Communication Studies, Assam University, Silchar (March 2011 to 29 March 2013)
and 2016 to till today.

Director
(I/C),
Centre for Media Dynamics, Dept. of Mass
Communication, Assam University, Silchar

Former
Director,
Directorate of Adult Education under the
Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India, New Delhi

Dean,
School of Information Sciences, Assam University,
Silchar (March, 2008 to February, 2011)

Head,
Department of Mass Communication, Assam University,
Silchar.

Ex-Head, Department of Mass Communication, Assam University, Silchar (1
August 1997 to 30 July 1998, 22nd August, 2002 to 4th
January, 2010 and 21st Dec. 2012 onwards)

Visitor’s
Nominee (President of India’s Representative),
Central University of Jharkhan, Ranchi.

Principal Investigator / Project Director, UGC Major Research Project (1996-99).

Principal Investigator,
UGC Major Research Project (Feb. 2009 to May, 2011)

Project Director, ICSSR
Major Research Project (1st September, 2013 onwards).

Chairman & Editor in Chief, Department Monthly Lab. Journal THE COLLEGIAN (recently
renamed as Impression)

Associate Editor, ‘Journal of Assam University’ (1998 –
2001)

Advisor, Assam University Communication Village Project (1998 – 2001)

Hindi
Editor
, International Journal of Visual Arts, Studies
& Communication (1999-2000)

Editor, ‘Journal of Assam University’ (2001 – 2004).

10. Membership of : Life Member of Bar
Council of U.P. Professional (Allahabad),
India


Academic & Research Bodies

Life Member, Indian Institute of Public
Administration (IIPA), New Delhi

 

Member, International Association for
Future of Humanity (IAFH), Cuttak, Orissa, India

 

Member, ABI’S Board of Advisors, North
Carolina, U.S.A.

Treasurer, Indian Association of Journalism Education.

Ex-Member
of Executive Council,
Assam University, Silchar

Member of Court, Assam University, Silchar

Member, Academic Council, Assam University, Silchar.

Member, Planning Board, Assam University, Silchar

Member, UGC NET Syllabi Review Committee (Journalism & Mass Communication).

Member, Board of Research Studies, (BRS) Assam University, Silchar

External
Member,
Board of Ph.D. Research Studies, Calcutta
University, Kolkata.

External
Member,
School Board for Information Science and
Technology, Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar Central University, Lucknow.

Member, Research Board, Journalism and Mass Communication, M. G.
Kashividyapith, Varanasi

Member, International and National Academic Cooperation Management Cell (INACMC),
Assam University, Silchar

Ex-Chairman, Publicity and Public Relations Cell, Assam
University, Silchar

Member, Monitoring Cell, Assam University, Silchar

Member, Advisory Board of Journalism and Story Institute, Varanasi (U. P.)

Chairman
and Member,
School Board of Creative Arts and
Communication Studies, Assam University, Silchar

Former
Chairman & Member
, Board of Post Graduate
Studies in the Deptt. of Mass Communication, AUS, Silchar (India)

Former
Chairman and Member
, School Board of Information
Sciences, Assam University, Silchar (March, 2008 to 2nd February,
2011)

Former
Chairman & Member,
Board of Under Graduate
Studies, Dept. of Mass Communication, Assam University, Silchar.

Member, Indian Media
Academy (A National Body of Media Academics & Practitioners), Kolkata.

Member, Institute of Northeast India Studies, Kolkata

Ex-Member, Board of
Under-Graduate Studies, North Eastern Hill University (NEHU), Shillong.

Ex-Member, Governing Body of M. C. Das College,
Sonaimukh, Cachar, Assam

Member, Advisory Council, Barak Educational Society, Silchar, Assam.

Associated with UGC, Union Public Service Commission, ICSSR
and Several other Indian Universities in various capacities.

 

11. Professional Experience : Member, Editorial Board, International
Journal of Visual Arts Studies and Communication

Member, Editorial Advisory Board, Emerging Trends in Development
Research
(An Interdisciplinary Research Journal)

Member,
Editorial Board, ‘Journal of Communication
Studies’

Member,
Editorial Board, ‘Assam University Journal
(Humanities and Social Sciences)’

Member,
Editorial Advisory Board, ‘Communication Today’

Member,
Editorial Board, ‘Journal of Communication (JC)’,

Member,
E
ditorial Board, ‘International Journal of
Communication Development’

Member,
E
ditorial Board, ‘Shodh’ Research Journal

Member, Referees Panel, ‘Media Jagat’
Bilingual Research Journal

Former
Chairman
& Former Editor,
Departmental Monthly Lab
Journal ‘The Impression’

Worked as Asst. Editor of Varuna. Professional and Specialized Journal of Mass Communication
Department, B.H.U.

Worked
as Associate Editor as well as Editor
of Journal of Assam University’.

Worked as Reporter In-charge (DLW and
surrounding area) of Swatantra Bharat
& The Pioneer National Daily.

Assisted in making a documentary film on Assam University entitled THE LIGHT
OF VALLEY

Assisted in making a documentary on Hmar Tribe.

12. Publications : Research Papers and Articles

No.
of Papers Published : 52

No.
of Book Review Published: 06

No.
of Papers Accepted : 02

No.
of Radio Talks : 07

No.
of TV Interview: 05

Reporting,
Letters to Editors, Interviews
, etc. in Leading
Newspapers: (Numerous)

No. of Books
Published : 06

1. Press &
Social Change, 1999, Manak Publicaions, Delhi.

2. 50 Years of
Panchayati Raj and Rural Development (ed.) 1998, Manak Publication, Delhi.

3. Theories
and Research in Mass Communication, 2005, Manak Publications, Delhi

4. Press in the
North-East, 2013, Publication Division, Govt. of India, New Delhi

5. Media and
Women Emerging Perspectives (ed.) 2014, Sunrise Publication, Ghaziabad, U.P.

6. Radio
Listening: A Study of Two Villages in Cachar District of Assam, 2014, LAP LAMBERT
Academic Publishing, Germany.

7. Assam and
Meghayal Ki Ptrakarita, (in press), Publication Division, Govt. of
India, New Delhi

13. Seminars/Workshops : No. of
Seminars/ Conferences/
Workshops/ Symposium attended/ Participated/ organized / Session chaired
/ Contributed :
56

Refresher Courses
Participated
: 02

Co-convener of
National Seminar sponsored by U.G.C. New Delhi and Other Agencies.

Convener of Communication Festival-2004, 2005, and 2007 organized by
Department of Mass Communication, Assam University, Silchar, held on 2nd
April, 2004 and 21st September, 2005 and 7th – 11th
April, 2007 respectively.

Convener
of Debate Competition on International AIDS Day in collaboration with
Directorate of Field Publicity, Silchar

Convener of
three days National Seminar Cum Workshop on Role
of Press in North East
organized by Department of Mass Communication, Assam
University, Silchar in collaboration with Indian Institute of Mass
Communication, New Delhi.

Convener of
Puppet Show (to know the relevance of traditional media in context of Diffusion
of Innovation theory) organized by Department of Mass Communication, Assam University,
Silchar in the premises of Borjalenga Pioneer Club in the village of
Borjalenga, held on April, 2006.

Chairman of National Seminar on
‘Right to Information: Problems and Prospects’ organized by Department of Mass
Communication, Assam University, Silchar in collaboration with Press
Information Bureau, Govt. of India, Guwahati held on 8th May, 2007.

Convener of Puppet
Show-2007
(to know the relevance of traditional media in context of
Diffusion of Innovation theory) organized by Department of Mass Communication,
Assam University, Silchar in the Nãchghar of Dargakona village on 7th
December, 2007.

Patron
Cum Organizer of Inter-University Communication Festival-08 organized by
Department of Mass Communication, Assam University, Silchar, held on 16th
and 17th April, 2008.

Chairman of National
Symposium on ‘Role of Ethics in Media: Menace of Yellow Journalism’’ organized
by Department of Mass Communication, Assam University, Silchar in collaboration
with Public Relations and Publication Cell, Assam University, Silchar on 24th
April, 2009.

Patrosn
Cum Organizer of Communication Festival-09 organized by Department of Mass
Communication, Assam University, Silchar, held on 10th and 11th
September, 2009 as an integral part of academic and cultural activities.

Convener
of Plantation Programme named ‘Green Campus Clean Campus’ in the
university premises on Environmental Day.

Patron
cum Organiser of Cycle Race in entire Barak Valley to create awareness among
the people about HIV/ AIDS as well as to
develop communal harmony to strengthen the unity and integrity of the country.

Co-organiser,
Bharat Sakshar Yatra organised by the Ministry of Human Resource and
Development, GOI, New Delhi March 2012.

Organiser,
Nation Workshop Cum Sensitisation Programme on “Media and Accessibility”
organised by the
Department of Mass Communication, Assam University, Silchar in
collaboration with AYJNIHH, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Govt.
of India on 18th & 19th March, 2013
.

Convener,
National Conference
on ‘Media and Women: Different Emerging
Perspectives in way of Development
’’ organized by Department of Mass Communication, Assam
University, Silchar Sponsored by ICSSR, New Delhi held on 15th and
16th March, 2013.

Convener,
National Seminar
on ‘Maulana Abul Kalam Azad: Modern
Architect of Indian Higher Education
’’ organized by Department of Mass Communication, Assam
University, Silchar on 11th November, 2014.

Co-Convener,
National Workshop
on ‘Research Methodology’’ going to be
organised by Department of Mass Communication, Assam University, Silchar
Sponsored by ICSSR, New Delhi from 5th January to 14th
January, 2015.

Convener,
International Seminar
on ‘Media and Human Rights’’ organized by
Department of Mass Communication, Assam University, Silchar Sponsored by ICSSR,
New Delhi proposed to be held on in the month of March, 2015.

14. Work Experience : a) Teaching (P.G., M. Phil and Ph.D.
Course): 27 Years

b)
Research
: 20
Years

No. of Scholars under supervision for ICSSR Post Doctoral
Fellowship
: 04

No. of Scholars completed ICSSR Post Doctoral Fellowship under
supervision: 01

No. of Scholars under supervision for D.Lit. : 02

No. of Scholars awarded for Ph.D. Degree:
39

No. of Ph.D.
Scholars submitted thesis for Award of Ph.D. Degree: Nil

No. of
Scholars under supervision for Ph.
D
: 08

No of scholars awarded for M. Phil Degree: 05

No. of
students Guided for MMC Dissertation: 57

Guided students to Prepare Ads. For Audio-Visual (T.V. Radio) and Print
Media: 50

 

c)
Administrative: 13 Years (as Dean , Director (MHRD) & Head of the Dept.)

15. Research Experience
: (a) Research Investigator
in a Research Project entitled Impact of
Educational Television on the Higher Secondary Student of Varanasi.

(b)
Doctorial Research works on The Role of
Press in Social Change during the period 1980-84 (A case study of Varanasi
Division)” (1990-93).

(c)
Conducted a survey research to measure the Impact of Media on the life of
Nomads of Varanasi District
.

(d)
Complete Major Research Project on “Role
of Panchayati Raj Institution in Rural Development: A Case Study of Eastern
Uttar Pradesh”
sponsored by U. G. C., New Delhi.

(e)
Completed, UGC Major Research Project entitled “Impact of Radio Listening on
Socio-cultural Life of the Rural Masses: A Study of Narsingpur and Nayabil
Villages in Cachar District of Assam”.

(f)
Conducting ICSSR Major Research Project as Project Director on “Gender Issues
and Media Discourse: A Study of Middle Class Women in Silchar Town of Assam”.

(g) Working as a project Director for ICSSR,
Major Research Project on “Impact of TV Advertisement on Adolescents: A study
of Silchar Town of Assam”.

 

16. Curriculum
Design
Prepared syllabi of Ph.D., M. Phil, M. A., P. G. Diploma and B. A.
courses in Mass Communication and Journalism, and Video Production for
Different Universities.

 

Participated in curriculum design workshop for the P.G. programme in
Library and Information Science, Assam University, Silchar being the Dean of
Respective School.

Participated
as member in UGC Curriculum Design Committee for NET, Examination held at
Bangalore.

 

17.
Award and Recognition
: (a) Recipient of Best
Teacher Award
given by previous organization.

 

<![if !supportLists]>(b)
<![endif]>Conferred the Man of the year-2002 award given by the
ABI’s North Corolina, U. S. A.

 

<![if !supportLists]>(c)
<![endif]>Awarded by Rajiv Gandhi
Sadbhavana Samman 2005
given by Indian Council for National Solidarity,
Varanasi (under the patronship of Bharat Ratna Ustad Bismillah Khan)

 

<![if !supportLists]>(d)  <![endif]>Awarded with prestigious ‘Bhartendu Haris Chandra Award’ (First
Prize)
by the Union Information & Broadcasting Ministry Govt. of India,
New Delhi for the year 2005 for the book entitled “Theory of Mass
Communication and Research”

 

<![if !supportLists]>(e)
<![endif]>Recipient of ‘Pandey Bechan
Sharma Ugra Award 2006’
for outstanding contributions in the field of
journalism education and profession given by Purvanchal Press Club, Uttar
Pradesh (A prestigious Media organization of Media Professionals)

 

<![if !supportLists]>(f)
<![endif]>Felicitated by the Department
of Journalism and Mass Communication, M. G. Kashi Vidyapith, Varanasi for
outstanding contributions in the field of media studies.

 

<![if !supportLists]>(g)
<![endif]>Felicitated by All India
Journalists Association
for glorious contributions in the field of media
education.

 

<![if !supportLists]>(h)
<![endif]>Honoured by the Sahitya
Saurav
(A prestigious literary Organisation), Zamania, U. P.

 

<![if !supportLists]>(i)
<![endif]>Felicitate by All India Journalist Association for
glorious contribution in the field of Higher Education.

 

<![if !supportLists]>(j)
<![endif]>Honoured by the Sahitya Saurav (A prestigious literary
Organisation), Zamania, U.P.

 

<![if !supportLists]>(k)
<![endif]>Under the Head ship of mine
the Department bagged glorious DNA
Bschool Star
Award for Innovation, research and teaching for the year 2015
and 2016 on 18th February at Bandra, Mumbai.

 

 

 

 

(Prof. (Dr.) G. P. Pandey)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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