Dr. A.S. Narang
Registrar- Indira Gandhi National Open University (Retd.)
Amarjit Singh Narang, Retired Professor of Political Science and coordinator Human Rights Education and former registrar at Indira Gandhi National Open University did his MA and Ph.D. (Political Science) from university of Delhi. With about 45 years of experience as a teacher, researcher and academic administrator he is well versed with various aspects of university functioning both from academic and administrative aspects and is a successful manager of Human resources. He has taught courses from BA to Ph.D. level, has been chairman of the faculty, handled independent and team research projects and involved with NCERT on school level education matters.
Dr. Narang has also been President and Vice President of Shastri Indo- Canadian Institute. He has been fellow at Brock, Queens and McGill Universities and Indian Institute of Advance Studies, Shimla. Dr. Narang has published 10 books and about 65 papers and articles. He has participated, delivered key note addresses, presented papers and chaired sessions in a number of international and national level conferences and seminars including United Nations Human Rights Commission and Council. UN; Human Rights sub commission on promotion and protection of human rights.
Dr. Narang has served on various committees constituted by U.G.C and other bodies concerned with higher education. He has also been a member of selection committees at various levels. He is actively associated with some NGO’s working in the field of Human Rights, women’s development and minority rights. He has been involved in various workshops and training programs for school and college level teachers to sensitize them on gender, developmental and human rights issues. He has been on the editorial board of several national and international journals. He also participates regularly in discussions on political, social and educational issues on radio and television. His areas of interests include Indian politics, ethnic studies, federalism, human rights and education.