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Dr. Narayan Prasad

Professor

 

Dr. Narayan Prasad, Professor of Economics, prior to joining IGNOU, has worked in several reputed organizations like MRTP Commission, AIU, etc.  He was awarded Post-Doctoral fellowship by UGC and visited France under the scheme Indo-French Cultural Exchange Programme.  He was invited to deliver lectures on Vedanta in USA in the year 2001.  He has contributed 28 Research Papers in National & International Journals and wrote following five books:

1. ‘Economics of College-Education: A Study of Non-Yiable Colleges (1993) published by Anmol Publications New Delhi.

2. Decent work: An Insight into IT Industry (2013) published by SAGE Publications under joint authorship with Ms. Nausheen Nizami.

3. Decent work: Concept, Theory and Measurement (2017) published by Palgrave Macmilan under joint authorship with Ms. Nausheen Nizami.

4. Human well-being: Concept, Theory and Measurement (2017) published by Index International under joint authorship with Ms. Nausheen Nizami.

5. Quality of Secondary Education In India: Concept and Measurement (2017) under publication with Springer Nature under joint authorship with Dr. Charu Jain.

He has designed and developed the courses on Research methods in Economics, Indian Economic Policy, Introductory Microeconomics, Intermediate Microeconomics I, Intermediate Microeconomics II, and one skill-enhancement course for University’s Honours Programme (Data Analysis). Presently he is teaching Research Methodology course to M.Phil. and Ph.D. students.  Nine students have been awarded M.Phil Degree and thirteen Ph.D Degree (excluding three Ph.D students who’s Thesis are under evaluation) under his supervision.  His areas of research interest are:  Human Well-being, Human Development, Spiritual Economics and philosophical foundation of Economics.  He has also worked as Director, Research Unit, IGNOU and Director, Academic Coordination, Division. 

 

 

EDUCATION:

 

 

Doctor of Philosophy (subject) year

Name of the University: Agra University, Agra

Discipline: Economics

Doctoral Research Topic: A Study of the Problems of Agricultural Labourers in Mathura District

Academic Achievement: if any

Master of Philosophy (subject) year

Name of the university

Discipline:

Dissertation Topic:

Academic Achievement: if any

Master of Arts (Subject)  year

Name of the university: Agra University, Agra

Discipline: Economics

Academic Achievement: First Position in the College

Bachelor of Arts (Subject) year

Name of the university: Agra University, Agra

Academic Achievement:

 

WORK EXPERIENCE: 32 years teaching + 3 years Research

INTERNATIONAL ASSIGNMENTS: Visit to France for Post Doctoral Work under Indo-French Cultural Exchange Programme

 FELLOWSHIP/ AWARDS:

 

Sl. No.

Name of the Fellowship/Awards

Granting/ Awarding Institution

Year

1.

Post Doctoral Fellowship in the frame of Indo-French Programme of Cooperation in the School of Social Sciences for Visiting France for carrying out Research Study on Industrial relation in Multinational Co-operations.

UGC

1998

 PUBLICATIONS: (draft template is given below)

 BOOKS: 5 (authored)  = 5

RESEARCH PAPERS PUBLISHED: 28

ü  Research Papers in Peer Reviewed Journals: 9

ü  Chapters in Books:  10

ü  Papers presented at International/ National Conferences: 8

POLICY DOCUMENTS:  Nil

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODY/ STATUTORY BODY (INTERNAL/ EXTERNAL): 

Membership of Professional body/ Statutory body

Name of statutory body/ institution/

Period

Indian Economic Association

Indian Economic Association

Life Member

Indian Society of Labour Economics

Indian Society of Labour Economics

Life Member

Indian Institute of Public Administration

Life Member

Life Member

School Board of the School of Social Sciences

School Board of the School of Social Sciences

Since August, 2007

Member Secretary of the Research Council

Research Council of IGNOU

1st August, 2013 to 31st March, 2014

6th October, 2016 to 26th May, 2017

 

 

Official Address:
School of Social Sciences ,
Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU),
Maidan Garhi,
New Delhi - 110068
New Delhi, India
  +91-011-29532201, 29572708
  narayanprasad@ignou.ac.in