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Dr. Moumita Das

Deputy Director

Dr. Moumita Das is Deputy Director at the National Centre for Innovation in Distance Education, IGNOU. She has been nominated as the Convener of the Institute’s Innovation Council (IIC) at IGNOU, an initiative of the Ministry of Human Resource Development Innovation Cell (MIC) to shape the innovation ecosystem in the higher education institutions. She is one of the founder members of the InnovationClub@IGNOU – an initiative by IGNOU to foster a culture of innovation in the University, and was its coordinator. She is an Innovation Ambassador certified by the MIC. To nurture an environment of innovation in the university, she has conducted several events, seminars and training programmes on creativity and innovation, and the innovative use of ICT for the teachers, staff and students of IGNOU. She has been involved in offering innovative programmes and developing innovative learning resources in the university. She has designed and developed several ICT-based prototypes, such as audio books and a mobile app for the distance learners.

Before joining IGNOU, she was a Research Associate at the CSIR-Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology, New Delhi and a Senior Editor at MacMillan. She completed her PhD from the CSIR-Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, affiliated to University of Lucknow, and her post graduate and graduate degrees from University of Delhi. She holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights from the Indian Law Institute, New Delhi.

She has authored seven books and edited ten books. The books are on the subjects of innovations in distance education, general knowledge and the medicinal plant Chamomile.  She has also written several chapters in books related to the topics of ICT in education, sustainable development and innovation. She has also written the chapters for the study materials of various Schools of Studies at IGNOU. She has written more than 50 research papers, reports and articles, and has presented her research papers in national and international conferences. 




Official Address:
National Centre for Innovations in Distance Education,
Zakir Hussian Bhawan,
New Academic Complex,
Maidan Garhi,
New Delhi - 110068
New Delhi, India
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[Updated on 09-Feb-2023]