Prof. Bupinder Zutshi (Co-PI)

    Name Bupinder Zutshi, Professor, Centre for the Study of Regional Development,

    School of Social Sciences, 011-26704188, 09312267803, bzutshi@gmail.com

    Present Designation Director Admissions, JNU

    Qualification M.A (1975- Geography), M. Phil (1977- Population Studies), Ph. D (1986- Human

    Settlements- Spatial Distribution of Central Places in Kashmir Valley)

    Date of Joining in JNU February, 2006

    Last three best Publications

    1. “Electoral Participation, Knowledge, Attitude and Practices: A Case Study of Uttar Pradesh

    Assembly Election 2012 (India)” Proceedings of 2 nd Annual International Inter-Disciplinary

    Congress (1: 2014; Azores Islands), August 2014. Published by European Scientific

    Institute, Printed in Republic of Macedonia, ISBN 978-608- 4642-25- 1, Copyright © 2014 by

    the authors, ESI and licensors, pp 91-103.

    2. “Rural Transformation in Carpet Weaving areas of Varanasi and Mirzapur Districts, India” The

    Deccan Geographer, Volume 52, Number 1, June 2014, pp 17-25, The Deccan Geographical

    Society, India.

    3. “Persons with Disabilities (PWD) Challenges and Initiatives towards Equalization of

    Opportunities” in Marginality, Exclusion and Social Justice, edited by Ashish Sexsena, published

    by Rawat Publications, Jaipur, June 2013, ISBN: 978-81- 316-0568- 4.

    Best Five Publications

    1. “Education Initiatives and Rural Transformation in Carpet Weaving Areas of Varanasi-

    2. “Medication Expenditure among Elderly Population: A Case Study of Vasant Kunj in Delhi,

    3. Higher and Technical Education: a window towards knowledge society – the challenges and

    4. Evaluation of UNIFEM Anti-Trafficking Programme in South Asia- 2000-2009,

    5. “ Impact and Community Response to International Marketing Initiatives in Artisan

    Mirzapur- Bhadhoi in India: A Case Study of Project Mala Schools”, published in the

    proceedings of Education for Rural Transformation (ERT) Proceedings 2013. January 2014.

    Stockholm University, Sweden and Kesatsart University, Bangkok. pp 258-266.

    http://www.edu.ku.ac.th/en/files/ert13.pdf.

    India” in Sciknow Publications Ltd. Healthcare. HC 2013 1(1) 19-27, May 2013, DOI:

    10.12966/hc.5.5.2013. Heath care is a peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary international

    journal that publishes integrative and substantive reviews.

    opportunities in india, International Journal of Arts and Science, CD Rom, ISSN-1944- 6934:

    4(11): 179-193 (2011), Copyright c 2011 by InternationalJournal.org

    Sponsored by / UN Women formerly UNIFEM (United Nations Fund for Women).

    http://www.unwomensouthasia.org/2012/evaluation-of- regional-anti- trafficking-

    programme-2000- 2009-2/

    Communities,”, summarized in The World Bank Research Program, 2004: Abstracts of

    Current Studies, page 47.

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    Books Published

    1. With Amita Singh, CSLG, JNU : Knowledge, Attitude, Behavior, Belief and Practices

    (KABBP) of Electorates in Uttar Pradesh, April 2014, Centre for Law and Governance

    Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

    2. Bt Cotton Cultivation in India: Illusions of success, Wisdom Publications, New Delhi,

    November 2012, ISBN 978-93- 81505-41- 0.

    3. Status of Elementary Education in India, Pentagon Press, New Delhi, March- 2012,

    ISBN: 978-81- 8274-613- 8.

    4. Evaluation of UNIFEM Anti-Trafficking Programme in South Asia- 2000-2009, Sponsored

    by / UN Women formerly UNIFEM (United Nations Fund for Women).

    http://www.unwomensouthasia.org/2012/evaluation-of- regional-anti- trafficking-

    programme-2000- 2009-2/

    5. Review of Child Labour, Education and Poverty Agenda- India Country Report – 2006 ,

    sponsored by Global March against Child Labour and International Centre on Child

    Labour and Education- Washington D.C, USA.

    6. Review of Child Labour, Education and Poverty Agenda- Bangladesh Country Report –

    2006 , sponsored by Global March against Child Labour and International Centre on

    Child Labour and Education- Washington D.C, USA.

    7. Edited Book with Kailash Satyarthi, Noble Peace Prize Winner, Globalisation,

    Development and Child Rights Violation- Indian Experiences, Shipra Publishers, New

    Delhi – March 2006. ISBN: 8175412190

    8. Seeking to Bridge The Divide: Linking Formal And Non-Formal Education In Uttar

    Pradesh, India, 2004, Published by the International Bureau of Education (IBE) UNESCO,

    Geneva under IBE Collaborative Projects.

    http://www.ibe.unesco.org/publications/collaborative/BIE_serie_1.pdf

    9. Child Labour Rehabilitation in India, March 2003, Bhavana Publishers, New Delhi, ISBN:

    81-86505- 64-4

    10. Education for street and working children in India. (Published by Indian Commission on

    UNESCO, Ministry of Human Resource Development and UNESCO, New Delhi), March

    2002

    11. In the Name of Child Labour – Eradication and Evaluation Programmes Shipra

    Publication, New Delhi – 2002, ISBN: 81-7541- 093-0

    Research Experience and Area of Research

    Thirty Six years of teaching and research experience. Area of specialization is Human

    settlements and their changing habitat, Demographic changes and their consequences on

    population composition and population characteristics, Elementary and Higher Education, Child

    Labour, Disaster Management.

    International Collaborations

     Evaluation of ChildFund India Education Programmes with special reference to Reading Skill

    Improvement Programme in India- 2012. Project Sponsored by ChildFund India.

     Status of Elementary Education in India sponsored by National Coalition for Education. 2011

     “Dynamics of Hybrid Cottonseed Farming and Child Labour Participation in India’ sponsored by

    Global March against Child Labour, 2011.

     Evaluation of Title II (Food for Peace) – assisted Phase Out Plan (POP) of USAID to India,

    Sponsored by USAID, June – November 2010

     Evaluation of UNIFEM Anti-Trafficking Programme in South Asia, Sponsored by UNIFEM (

    United Nations Fund for Women)- March 2010

     Rational Use of Medicines among Senior Citizens- A case study of Vasant Kunj in Delhi, the

    project is supported by the World Health Organization, New Delhi, March 2009

     Country Reports Child Labour Education and Poverty Status in India, Sponsored by the

    International Centre on Child Labour and Education, Washington D.C, June 05 – Dec. 05.

     Country Reports Child Labour Education and Poverty Status in Bangladesh, Sponsored by the

    International Centre on Child Labour and Education, Washington D.C, June 05 – Dec. 05.

     Evaluation of Food Support from USAID for Education Initiative in India through the Catholic

    Relief Services (CRS), Sponsored by the USAID. – March 2005.

     Disability Status in India- Case Study of Delhi Metropolitan Region, August 2004, Sponsored by

    the Ford Foundation, New Delhi.

     United Nations –Inter Agency Working Group on Child Labour, Good Practices – Interventions in

    India, Project Sponsored by UNDP and ILO. March 2004.

     Manual for Teacher Training and Curriculum Development for Non-formal Education, in Carpet-

    weaving and Glass-Bangle Making Areas, Under the National Child Labour Projects in, Uttar

    Pradesh, India, Project Sponsored by the International Bureau of Education (UNESCO-IBE),

    Geneva. January 2004.

     “Impact and Community Response to International Marketing Initiatives in Artisan

    Communities” – a research project affiliated with: Innovations in the International Crafts Market

    and Artisans Empowerment (INNOVATIONS) a pilot project of ‘The Policy Sciences Center, Inc.

    USA’, sponsored by The Learning and Research Program on Culture and Poverty of the World

    Bank, USA. April 2003 – September 2003. Summarized in The World Bank Research Program,

    2004: Abstracts of Current Studies, Washington D.C .

     Training of Field Officers of Non-Formal Education Schools in Uttar Pradesh under

    National Child Labour Project (Ministry of Labour, Government of India). Project

    sponsored by UNESCO, New Delhi. The project was completed in July 2002.

     Non-Formal Education under National Child Labour Project (Ministry of Labour,

    Government of India)- Teachers Training, Monitoring and Evaluation in Mirzapur-

    Bhadhoi Carpet Weaving Region, Project Sponsored by UNESCO (New Delhi and

    International Bureau of Education, Geneva). The project was completed in March 2002.

     Evaluation of South Asian Coalition on Child Servitude. The Project was sponsored by

    Netherlands Funding Agency. (NOVIB). The project was completed on Ist March 2002.

     Evaluation of Education March (January – June 2001) by South Asian Coalition on

    Child Servitude along with other NGOs and Civil Societies. The Project was sponsored

    by Netherlands Funding Agency. (NOVIB). The project was completed on Ist

    November 2001.

     Assessment and Evaluation Report of Educational Programme for Street and Working

    Children in Kolkata metropolitan by Don-Bosco Ashalayam and CINI Asha. I was

    selected as external evaluator by UNESCO (New Delhi) for conducting the evaluation

    and assessment. The assessment was conducted in October 2001.

     Non-formal Education Teachers Training for Firozabad District, Organized by Initiative for Social

    Change and Action (ISCA), Sponsored by UNESCO, New Delhi and International Bureau of

    Education (UNESCO-IBE), Geneva-2001

     ‘Rescued Children from Commercial Sexual Exploitation -Situational Analysis and their

    rehabilitation- A case study of Kolkata, Delhi, Mumbai cities in India, The project was Sponsored

    by United National, Human Rights Commission, Voluntary Fund on Contemporary Forms of

    Slavery, Geneva, Switzerland.2002

     “ A situational Analysis of Street and Working Children in India “, Sponsored by UNESCO

    (India)- Completed in December –2000. (About 58 NGOs from all major urban centres and cities

    with child worker in hazardous occupation were covered for the detailed survey). The report is

    under publication by the UNESCO, New Delhi

     Assessment and Evaluation Report of Educational Programme for Street and Destitute Children

    in Kolkata metropolitan by Don-Bosco Foundation. I was selected as external evaluator by

    UNESCO (New Delhi) for conducting the evaluation and assessment. The report of the study was

    submitted to the UNESCO in January 2001

     “Assessment of Rehabilitation Programme for Child Labour in Carpet Industry of India-

    Mirzapur-Bhadohi Carpet Weaving Belt”. The Project was Sponsored by Association for

    Voluntary Action and SACCS, New Delhi and funded by Christian Aid, United Kingdom. The

    project report was submitted in July1998.

     “Community Response for Urban Infrastructure Services in Slum Areas of Cuttack

    Municipality, Orissa” The project was funded by Department for International Development

    (DFID), British High Commission, New Delhi. 1998. The project was completed along with the

    ENC Consultancy, New Delhi, Vasant Kunj.

    National Collaborations

    Under Progress

     Core Member of Disaster Research Programme – Training and Research Project- A Collaborative

    Project of JNU and National Institute of Disaster Management ( Ministry of Home affairs, GOI)

    2015-2017

     MAPPING OF DISASTER ZONES IN INDIA : A case Study of Western Ghats, Funded

    by UGC under University of potential Excellence Programme (UPOE), JNU, 2014- 2017

     2014 Floods of Srinagar- Kashmir : Learning and Future Strategies- DRP-JNU , 2016

     Landuse Changes and Food Security in Jammu & Kashmir-

    Along with Prof. M.S. Bhat, Geography Department, Kashmir University).( Sponsored

    by ICSSR, New Delhi) 2016-2018

    Completed

     Conflict Situation in Jammu and Kashmir: Its Impact on the livelihoods of the Gujjar and

    Bakarwal Tribes, sponsored by Indian Council for Social science Research- ICSSR, New

    Delhi – March 2013- March 2015

     Knowledge, Attitude, Behavior, Belief and Practices (KABBP) of Electorates in Uttar

    Pradesh, Project Sponsored by Uttar Pradesh Election Commission- January- December

    2013, Centre for Law and Governance Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

     Regions and Regionalism in India: Issues and Concerns, Sponsored by Rajiv Gandhi

    Institute for Contemporary Studies, May 2012- June 2013

     Off Side: Child Labour in Football Stitching, A Case Study of Meerut District of Uttar Pradesh,

    Bachpan Bachao Andolan Publication, October 2008

     Evaluation of PRAYAS, Juvenile Justice Centre, Reaching out the Unreached: A Reflective

    Analysis, Sponsored by Prayas Juvinial Centre, New delhi and Suas Educational Society, United

    Kingdom, 2007-2008

     Dynamics of Economic Transformation in Jammu & Kashmir with special reference to post-1975

    period, sponsored by Indian Council for Social Science Research (ICSSR), New Delhi along with

    Professor M.L. Misri. December 2003.

     JANSHALA programme in Jharkhand State- Evaluation Report, Sponsored by Ministry of

    Education, Government of India and United Nation Programme.

     Project Mala Schools in India- Evaluation, Assessment, Acceptability and Impact, Assessment of

    Project Mala Non-formal schools in Carpet-weaving region of Varanasi, Bhadhoi and Mirzapur.

    The Children Emancipation Society and Project Mala Charitable Trust, United Kingdom

    sponsored the project.

     “ Assessment Impact and Acceptance of Non-Formal School Education for Working Children

    under National Child Labour Programme of India in Mirzapur- Bhadhoi carpet belt and Firozabad

    Glass work” The project was sponsored by the National Human Rights Commission of India, New

    Delhi. Completed in January-2001. (About 45 NGOs and 88 Non-formal education centres were

    covered for the survey).

     “Resettlement and Rehabilitation policy (Social Aspects) for displaced population due to

    development activities” Sponsored by HUDCO, New Delhi. June-2000. The project was

    completed along with the ENC Consultancy, New Delhi, Vasant Kunj.

     Settlement Structure and spatial organization – A case study of Kashmir Valley sponsored by

    Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi. Submitted the research report in July1999

    to the ICSSR.