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Dr. SMITA KUMARI

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Dr. SMITA KUMARI

M.A, NET, Ph.D
Vidwan ID – 355484
ORCID ID – 0009-0007-7369-1470

Basic Information:
  • Name: Dr. SMITA KUMARI
  • Gender: Female
  • Department: Sanskrit
  • Designation: :Associate Professor and Head, Department of Sanskrit, PWC, PU, Patna.
WORK EXPERIENCE

Administrative Responsibilities:

  • Working as Head, Dept. of Sanskrit, Patna Women’s College, since Aug 2009.
  • Worked as Care Taker Officer, NCC in PWC from Jan 2011 to June 2017.
  • Working as Assistant Superintendent of Examination since December 2018.
  • Chairperson, Board of studies of the Department of Sanskrit.
  • Member, Academic Council, Patna Women’s College, Patna.

Other Activities:

  • Member, PGRC, Patna University, Patna.
  • Member, Moderation Board, Dept. of Sanskrit, Patna University, Patna.
  • Member Secretary, Internal Complains Committee (Sexual Harassment) PWC.
  • Member, Redressal Committee, PWC.
  • Member of Institutional Social responsibility Council (ISRC) PWC.
  • Life Member, All India Oriental Conference since 2008.
  • Member Medical Committee, National Seminar on Higher Education: Exploring New Trends jointly organized by National Open University M M H Arabic and Persian University under the aegis of Raj Bhawan, Patna on Sept.21-22, 2013.

Research Work:

  • Currently supervising three Research Scholars for the award of PhD degree.
  • Supervised Undergraduate Research Projects under the CPE Scheme of Patna Women’s College.
Orientation / Refresher Courses:
  • Participated in a Refresher Course in Sanskrit organized by UGC- Academic Staff College, University of Allahabad from 10th January to 30th January 2014 and obtained ‘A’ grade.
  • Participated in a Refresher Course in Sanskrit organized by UGC- Academic Staff College, Patna University, Patna from 19th September to 09th October 2012 and obtained ‘A’ grade.
  • Participated in a Refresher Course in Sanskrit organized by UGC- Academic Staff College,
  • Patna University, Patna from 20th November to 10th December 2008 and obtained ‘A’ grade.
  • Participated in a Refresher Course in IT & E- Learning organized by UGC- Academic Staff College, Patna University, Patna from 20th June to 10th July 2007 and obtained ‘A’ grade.
  • Participated in an Orientation Programme for University teachers organized by UGC- Academic Staff College, Ranchi University, Ranchi from 15th September to 12th October 2004 and obtained ‘A’ grade.

Training Programmes:

  • Completed a 34 days Advanced Computer Literacy Programme organized by Internal Quality Assurance cell (IQAC),Patna Women’s College, Patna from 26th April to 30th May 2007 and obtained ‘A+’ grade.
  • Attended a 30 days UGC sponsored Saral Sanskrit Sambhashan Shivir organized by P.G. Department of Sanskrit, Patna University Patna from 10th Dec 2003 to 9th Jan 2004.
  • Participated in a 03 days Course on An Introduction to Systematic Approach to Training (SAT) Courses organized by Bihar Institute of public administration and rural development WALMI campus Phulwari Sharif Patna from 17 Oct to 19 Oct 2011.
  • Participated in UGC sponsored Capacity Building of Women Managers in Higher Education, Sensitivity/Awareness/ Motivation workshop organized by RPM College, Patna city, Magadh University from 11 to 15 June 2012
PUBLICATIONS
  • Authored a book titled लघुत्रयी में प्रकृति-सौंदर्य, Abhyudaya Prakashan, New Delhi. 2022 (ISBN: 978-81-956738-0-3)

 

  • RESEARCH PAPERS IN JOURNALS:

 

  1. Name of the Journal: दृष्टिकोण,

Volume: Vol.1, 2021, Page- 1532-1536,

ISSN No: ISSN: 0975-119X UGC CARE GROUP I LISTED, Impact Factor– 5.051
Title of the Paper:  भगवद्गीता का दर्शन और महात्मा गांधी

  1. Name of the Journal: Patliputra Journal of Indology

Volume-11,
Issue: issue-1,2018, Page, 26-32
ISSN No: ISSN: 2320-351X , UGC Approved List  of Journal no. 41629
Title of the Paper: कौटिल्य के अर्थशास्त्र में लोक कल्याणकारी राज्य की अवधारणा

 

  1. Name of the Journal: Explore

ISSN: 2278-0297 (Print) Peer Reviewed
ISSN: 2278-6414 (Online)
Volume: Vol. VIII, 2016, Page- 72-82
Title of the paper: मानव जीवन पर ज्योतिष का प्रभाव, (Corresponding author)

  1. Name of the Journal: Explore

ISSN: 2278-0297 (Print) Peer Reviewed
ISSN: 2278-6414 (Online)
Volume-V, 2013, Page 63-71,
Title of the Paper: Is Sanskrit a dead Language: A study,(Corresponding author)

 

 

Chapters in Books:

 

  1. Name of the Book: शाश्वती
    ISBN No: ISBN: 978-93-94829-29-9
    Publication: Chaukhamba Surbharti Prakashan, Varanashi
    Edition: 2022
    Title of the Chapter: श्रीमद्भगवद्गीता में लोक संग्रह

 

  1. Name of the Book: Changing Perspective of Education in India

ISBN No: ISBN: 978-81-94426-93-6

Publication: Rajesh Publications, New Delhi
Edition: 2021
Title of the Chapter: Values and Ethics in Education

 

 

  1. Name of the Book: Excellence in Higher Education: Emerging Concerns and the Road Ahead

ISBN No : ISBN: 978-81-94687-78-8
Publication: Rajesh Publications, New Delhi
Edition: 2020

Title of the Chapter:प्राचीन भारतीय शिक्षा-पद्धति की प्रासंगिकता

 

  1. Name of the Book: Dalit, Society and Politics

ISBN No: ISBN: 978-93-82059-76-9
Publication: Synergy Books India, New Delhi
Edition: 2018
Title of the Chapter:  भारतीय वर्ण व्यवस्था में दलित महिला:  अतीत से वर्तमान तक

 

  1. Name of the Book: Sanskrit Vangmaya me Vigyan

ISBN No: ISBN: 978-93-81415-86-4
Publication: Mekhala Prakashan, Delhi
Edition: 2015
Title of the Chapter:  अथर्ववेद:  भैषज्य  विज्ञान का मूल स्रोत

 

  1. Name of the Book: Food Security in India: Issues And Challenges

ISBN No: ISBN: 978-93-83684-18-2
Publication: Rajesh Publications, New Delhi
Edition: 2015
Title of the Chapter: Food and Nutritional Security: A Challange of Next Decade

 

  1. Name of the Book: संस्कृत साहित्य में मानव कल्याण

ISBN No: ISBN: 978-93-85666-10-5
Publication: Sheel Prakashan, Jamshedpur
Edition: 2012
Title of the Chapter: आयुर्वेद में मानव कल्याण

 

  1. Name of the Book: Social, Ethical and Legal Issues Related to Euthanasia

ISBN No: ISBN: 978-81-902959-10-5

Publication: Sheel Prakashan, Jamshedpur
Edition: 2012-2013

Title of the Chapter: Euthanasia and World’s Religious Traditions

 

  1. Name of the Book: Corruption: Recent Trends & Future Scenario

ISBN No: ISBN:978-93-81221-98-3
Publication: Janaki Prakashan, Patna
Edition: 2013
Title of the Chapter: Corruption: Causes, consequences and cures

 

  1. Name of the Book: Environmental Education & sustainable Development

ISBN No: ISBN:978-81-313-1290-2

Publication: APH Publishing Corporation, New Delhi.
Edition: 2012

Title of the Chapter: Ancient Wisdom for Modern Ignorance

 

 

 

FACULTY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME:

  1. Participated in a 6-day online Faculty Development Programme titled Promoting Quality

culture for Quality Enhancement: A Quality Assurance Measure from 19th – 24 July 2022 organized by IQAC Jyoti Nivas College Autonomous Bengaluru.

 

  1.   Participated in a 5-day online Faculty Development Programme on Creating a Positive Work Culture: Strategy for Quality and Excellence from 23rd June to 27th June, 2021 organized by IQAC, Patna Women’s College

 

  1. Participated in a 5-day online Faculty Development Programme on Curriculum Development for Outcome Based Education from 28th September to 3rd October 2020 organized by IQAC, Patna Women’s College.
  2. Participated in a 5-day National level Faculty Development Programme on Creating Tech-Savvy Teachers for Future Classrooms from 28th September to 3rd October 2020 organized by St Teresa’s Institute of Education, Santacruz, Mumbai, India.
  3. Participated in a7-day Faculty Development Programme on Institutional

Benchmarking of Best Practices from 08-14 June 2020 hosted by the Shri Mallikarjun and Shri Chetan Manju Desai College, Canacona, Goa.

 

  1. Participated in a Faculty Development Programme on Standard of Excellence in Higher Education from 05-06 July 2019 organized by Internal Quality Assurance Cell, Patna Women’s College Autonomous Patna University, Patna.

 

  1. Participated in a Faculty Development Programme on Blended Learning Tools for Effective Teaching from 02-03 August 2019 organized by the Department of MCA, Patna Women’s College, Autonomous,  Patna University, Patna.

 

RESEARCH PAPERS PRESENTED IN INTERNATIONAL AND NATIONAL SEMINARS & CONFERENCES:

  1.     Presented a Research paper entitled वाल्मीकि रामायण का प्रदर्शनकारी कलाओं पर प्रभाव at a Interational Conference on वाल्मीकि रामायण में वैज्ञानिक एवं सांस्कृतिक संचेतना organized by Global Sanskrit Forum in South Campus, Delhi University, Delhi on 16-17 May 2022.

 

  1.     Presented a Research paper entitled महात्मा गांधी के जीवन दर्शन पर भगवद्गीता का प्रभाव at an International Conference on  बहुआयामी गांधी:  विविध परिदृश्य organized by Vishwa Hindi Parishad, New Delhi on 13-14 September 2019.

 

  1.     Presented a paper entitled प्राचीन भारतीय शिक्षा पद्धति की प्रासंगिकता in a NAAC sponsored National Seminar on Excellence in Higher Education: Emerging Concerns and the Road Ahead organized by the IQAC of  Patna Women’s College from 08-09 February 2019.

 

  1.     Presented a paper entitled Values and ethics in education in a RUSA sponsored National Seminar on Changing perspective of education in India organized by the Department of Education of Patna Women’s College from 08-09 February 2019.

 

  1.     Presented a Research paper entitled भारतीय नारीअस्मिता एवं संघर्ष at an RUSA sponsored National seminar on Women in contemporary India: context and Possibilities organized by the PG Department of Home Science Patna Women’s College from 18th to 19th September 2019. 

 

  1.     Presented a Research paper entitled भारतीय वर्ण व्यवस्था में दलित महिलाअतीत से वर्तमान तक at a National seminar on Dalit society and politics: Emerging trends in Indian political system organized by the Department of Political Science Patna Women’s College On 6th to 7th February 2017

 

  1.     Presented a Research paper at a UGC sponsored National Seminar on Dalit, Society and Politics – Emerging Trends in Indian Political System organized by the Dept. of Political Science, Patna Women’s College from 6th-7th February 2017.

 

  1.     Presented a Research paper entitled संस्कृत वाङमय में लोक कल्याण at a UGC sponsored National Seminar on Sarve bhavantu sukhinah: Revisiting paradigms of wellness Organized by St Xavier’s College Patna and St Xavier’s College of Management and Technology Patna from   8th to 9th April 2017.

 

  1.     Presented a Research paper entitled प्राचीन भारत में जाति व्यवस्था और दलित राजनीति at a UGC National seminar on Dalit society and politics with special reference to Bihar organized by the PG department of sociology Patna University Patna from 20-21 March 2015.

 

  1. Presented a Research paper entitled अथर्ववेद: भैषज्य विज्ञान का मूल स्रोत at a UGC sponsored International Seminar on संस्कृत वाङमय में वैज्ञानिक तत्व organized by the department of Sanskrit, Jamshedpur workers college, Kolhan University, Jharkhand 11-13 September 2014. 

 

  1. Presented a Research paper entitled Food and nutritional security: A challenge in a UGC sponsored National Seminar on Food security in India: Issues and challenges organized by the Dept. of Economics, Patna Women’s College from 29th-30th August 2013. 

 

  1. Presented a paper on Human rights in classical Indian literature in the UGC sponsored National Seminar on Awareness about human rights in rural areas Organised by L.N. college Bhagwanpur, Vaishali from  5-6 March 2012.

 

  1. Presented a paper on कौटिल्य के अर्थशास्त्र में अर्थार्जन और उसकी धर्मसम्बद्धता in the UGC sponsored National Seminar on संस्कृत वाङमय में अर्थार्जन और उसकी धर्मसम्बद्धता  organised by the Department of Sanskrit binova Bhave University Hazaribagh from 21 to 22 February 2012.

 

  1. Presented a paper entitled आयुर्वेद एवं मानव कल्याण in a UGC sponsored National Seminar on संस्कृत साहित्य में मानव कल्याणorganized by the Department of Sanskrit The Graduate School, college for women, Jamshedpur, Kolhan University Jharkhand from 19-20  March 2012.

 

  1. Presented a paper entitled  इच्छा मृत्यु:  पारंपरिक दृष्टिकोण in a UGC sponsored National Seminar on Social, Ethical and Legal issues related to  Euthanasia organized by the Department of philosophy, Patna Women’s College, Patna University Patna on 27 -28 January 2012.

 

  1. Presented a paper entitled Role of Yoga in personality development in a UGC-sponsored National Seminar on Sangeet and yoga organized by the Department of Music Sri Arvind Mahila College, Patna, on 11- 12  February 2011.

 

  1. Presented a paper entitled Value-based education: A need of hour in a UGC-sponsored National Seminar on Education in the background of Social Justice organized by the Department of Philosophy JD Women’s College, Magadh University, Patna, on 26-27 November 2011.

 

  1. Presented a paper entitled वैदिक वाङमय में नारी in a UGC-sponsored National Seminar on  हिंदी साहित्य और आधी दुनियानारी केंद्रित लेखन organized by the RPM college, Patna city, Patna, on  25 – 27 August, 2010.

 

Consultancy:

Contributed as a Subject expert in Interview Board for the post of PGT and TGT organized by Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Seva Chayan Board from 14th February-15th February 2019.

 

Guest lectures as a resource person:

  1. Delivered a lecture titled वेदों में पर्यावरणजन्य चिंतन और दैवी संपत् in a Refresher Course in Sanskrit organized by UGC- Academic Staff College, PG department of Sanskrit, Patna University, Patna on 20th  December 2022.

 

  1. Participated in a talk show titled वर्तमान में संस्कृत की प्रासंगिकता as a special guest on Bihar Doordarshan on 11th August 2022.

 

  1. Delivered a guest lecture on संस्कृत और संस्कृति in the Department of Education Patna Women’s College, Autonomous, Patna University, Patna on 14th August 2019.
  2. Delivered a guest lecture on संस्कृत और भारतीय संस्कृति at BD college Patliputra University Patna on 27th August 2019.