Conference Speakers

          16th February 2023

Introductory Session I Sub-Theme-3  I  Water Management & Conservation in Higher Education Institutions I 2:00 P.M Onwards

Guest Speaker 

Dr. Sweta Rani , Assistant Professor 

Dyal Singh College, University of Delhi

Dr. Shweta Rani is currently working as Assistant Professor (Senior Grade) in the Department of Geography at Dyal Singh College, University of Delhi. She holds ‘Masters in Geography’, ‘M.Phil. and PhD’ (Geography) from Department of Geography, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi. She has a rich and varied teaching experience of almost 12 years at University of Delhi and her keen research interests includes, Urbanization and Development, Advanced Statistical Methods, Research Methodology, Geoinformatics, Hydrology and Water Resource Management and Sustainable and Regional Development. She possesses an exceptionally high and commendable academic excellence and achievements. She received “Shanti Lata Memorial Award” in 2002 and “Mother Theodosia A.C. Memorial Award” in 2005. She is also the recipient of “Smt. Draupadi Ishwari Prasad Bhargava Memorial Gold Medal” from University of Delhi (2008). She grabbed the prestigious award for National level “Geographer’s Youth Conclave” for 2019 and 2020. Recently, she has been conferred with the prestigious “NAARI SHAKTI Best Women Academician Award”, Awards-2022 followed by “GC Memorial Best Research Author Award” on September 5, 2022. Dr. Rani has been immensely recognized and appreciated for her research work with more than 35 research papers to her credit in Reputed Journals in India and abroad. She has also carried out major project (from ICSSR) in capacity of Co-PI and is presently supervising M. Phil and Ph. D students. She has presented over 60 Research Papers in several Conferences/ Seminar/ Workshops in India and Abroad and received numerous awards for Best Research Paper. She has delivered more than 30 invited talks at different institutions of higher learning in India. Dr. Rani has filed and published 10 Indian patents to her credit.

 Technical Session-3 I Sub-Theme-3 I Water Management & Conservation in Higher Education Institutions  I 2:45 P.M Onwards

Session Chair 

Dr. Anoj Raj , Professor & HOD 

Department of Education, Swami Vivekananda Subharti University, Meerut

Anoj Raj (Ph.D. Education, L.T., M.Ed. & M.Sc., Physics) is presently working as Professor and Head, Department of Education, Swami Vivekanand Subharti University, Meerut. Dr. Raj has 21 years of teaching experience. His area of specialization and interest includes methodology of teaching science, educational technology, research methodology, evaluation & measurement, educational management & administration and educational psychology. Six Ph.D. and two M.Phil. has been awarded under his supervision. The areas of his research interest are personality; evaluation & measurement and teacher education. He has published more than 34 research papers, 10 chapters in edited books in journals of national and international repute and 03 books. He and co-authors have developed course content of distance education for various universities. He has delivered and contributed more than 45 lectures/ papers in national and international seminars/ conferences. He is reviewer of various national and international reputed journals. He is a member of several professional bodies like AIATE, CTE and GERA, GIDEON’S etc. Previously, he had served as Associate Dean from 2015 to 2017, Head, Department of Education from 2010 to 2017, and Controller of Examinations in the Himgiri Zee University Dehradun. He also worked as Associate Professor (M.Ed.) & Teacher In-Charge, Faculty of Education and Warden in the Central University of Haryana.