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Dr. Pardeep Sahni




Prof. Pardeep Sahni, M.A. (Public Administration), M.A. (Political Science); M. Phil.; Ph.D., has 36 years of teaching and research experience and is working as Professor of Public Administration and Chairman, Public Administration Faculty, Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi. Dr. Sahni has held various positions in IGNOU namely Head, Material Production and Distribution Division; Registrar, Student Registration & Evaluation Division; Director, School of Social Sciences; and Nodal Officer, Community College Unit. He has contributed to the disciplines of Public Administration and Disaster Management. He has ten authored and edited books to his credit. His major areas of specialisation are Public Policy, Organisational Behaviour, and Disaster Management.

Professor Sahni has undertaken short-term consultancy assignments with the World Bank; International Federation of Red Cross & Red Crescent Societies; Intermediate Technology Development Group; Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver; Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India; Disasters Emergency Committee, etc. He was the Organising Secretary of the International Conference on Disaster Management: Cooperative Networking in South Asia; Governance for Development: Issues and Strategies; and Workshop on Livelihood Options for Disaster Risk Reduction.

Professor Sahni has been involved in Training of Civil Servants organised by various National and State level institutions. He was the Director of the Project entitled “Community Awareness on Disaster Preparedness” sponsored by the Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India. He was also the Principal Investigator of the National Disaster Management Authority-Indira Gandhi National Open University Project on “Capacity Building in Disaster Management for Government officials and Representative of Panchayati Raj Institutions & Urban Local Bodies at District Level”.


Official Address:
Material Production & Distribution Division ,
Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU),
Maidan Garhi,
New Delhi - 110068
New Delhi, India
  +91-011-29535140, 29572735
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