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Dr. Indrajeet Kumar Jha

Assistant Professor

Department of Political Science

Email: indrajeetjha@gmail.com

 

Educational Qualification

Ph.D.

“Changing Role of Higher Judiciary in India: A Comparative Study of Pre and Post Liberalization Era in the context of Labour Laws”,  Department of Political Science,  University of Delhi in 2015.

M.Phil.

“Examining Non-Party Political Process in India”, Department of Political Science,  University of Delhi in 2007.

M.A.

Post Graduated in Political Science with specialisation in Political Theory and Indian Politics from University of Delhi, 2005.

B.A

Graduate with Honours in Political Science from University of Delhi, 2003.

UGC-NET

Qualified UGC- National Eligibility Test (NET) in December 2004.

Fellowships/Awards

(i) ICSSR Doctoral Fellowship through the Centre for the Study of  Developing  Societies (CSDS), 2009-2012.

(ii) Doctoral Fellowship on Internship basis, Centre for the Study of Developing Societies  (CSDS), 2008-09.

Areas of Specialization / Interest

Indian Politics, Higher Judiciary, Labour Laws, Social Movements.

Conference Participation / Presentations

 

International/ National Seminars

  • “Crisis of Mainstream Politics and the Relevance of Non-Party Politics”, in the Fifth Northern Regional Social Science Congress of ICSSR, organized by the joint auspices of Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Udaipur and Nortern-Regional Centre- ICSSR, New Delhi, Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Udaipur, Rajasthan, 24-26 February 2017.
  • “Minimum Wages, Social Security and Unorganised Workers”, in the Workshop Laws and Rights, sponsored by ICSSR Northern Regional Centre and Organised by Gargi College, University of Delhi, 4 February 2017.
  • “Proposed amendment to the Bonded Labour System Rules, 1976” in a National Workshop on Total Abolition of Bonded Labour System: The Way Forward, Organised by Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India, International Labour Organisation and V. V. Giri National Labour Institute at V. V. Giri National Labour Institute, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, 4-5 August 2016.
  • “Challenges of Social Security for Unorganised Workers: An Experience from Asiad Workers Case to CWG Workers Case”, in a National Seminar on Labour Laws Reforms and Implementation of Unorganised Workers Social Security Act - 2008, Mahatma Gandhi Labour Institute, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, 31st March 2016.
  • “Bharat me Gair Daliya Rajniti: Vikalphinta ke Daur me Ek Vikalp ki Talash”,  in the ICSSR sponsored national Seminar on The Future of India’s Democracy: Social, Economic and Political Aspects, Department of Political Science, University of Delhi, 30-31 January 2015.
  • “Pravasi Nirman Shramiko ke Liye Samajik Suraksha ki Chunautiyan: ASIAD Workers case se Commonwealth Workers Case Tak ka Adhyayan”, Workshop organized by Nehru Memorial Museum and Library on Bhartiya Bhashao me Rajnitik Chintan ki Sambhavna: Shodh, Vimarsh aur Bahas, Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, New Delhi,  7-8 August 2014.
  • “‘Policy-Decision’ and the Supreme Court: A Study in the Context of Salwa Judum Judgment”, in the ICSSR sponsored national Seminar on Constitutional Development and Nation-Building in India, Kirori Mal College, University of Delhi, 26-27 October 2013.
  • “Non-Party Political Process in Bihar”, in a National Seminar on Debating the Politics of Development and Governance in Contemporary India, organised by Swami Shradhanand College in Collaboration with Bihar Political Science Association, Swami Shardhanand College, University of Delhi, 17 October 2013.
  • “Crisis of Leadership and the Non-Party Politics”, in the ICSSR sponsored national Seminar on Politics, Leadership and Democracy in India, Kirori Mal College, University of Delhi, 11-12 March 2013.
  • “Mirage of Social Security for Migrant Construction Workers: A Case Study of the workers engaged in 18th Commonwealth Games Construction Project in Delhi”, International Seminar on Globalization, Migration and Informalisation of Labour Markets, organized by Centre for International Politics, Organization and Disarmament (CIPOD), Jawaharlal Nehru University and Faculty of Humanities, Norwegian University of Science and Technology at School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University on March 12-14, 2012.
  • "Vinivesh Ki Niti, Nyayalay Evam Shramik: BALCO Ke Sandarbh Me Ek Adhyayan", in the panel on “Law, Labour and Social Movements” in The Fifth Symposium on Law and Life in India, organized by Law and Social Science Research Network (LASSNET), Delhi Chapter in the Center of the Study of Law and Governance, Jwaharlal Nehru University, 4 February 2012.
  • "Migrant Labour at the Common Wealth Games Sites" in the panel on "Labour in Our Times" in the VIIIth International Conference on Labour History at V.V. Giri National Labour Institute, Noida, March 19, 2010.

 
Discussant/Participant in Seminars

  • Discussant in the Technical Session entitled “Popular Mobilisation, Movements and Civil Society”, in the “Fifth Northern Regional Social Science Congress of ICSSR”, organized by the joint auspices of Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Udaipur and Nortern-Regional Centre- ICSSR, New Delhi, Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Udaipur, Rajasthan, 24-26 February 2017.
  • Participated as discussant in a seminar on “Crusade Against Corruption: Democracy and Dissent” in the Department of Political Science, University of Delhi on 14 September 2011.
  • Participated in the 22nd Grassroots Politics Colloquium (GPC) on “Who is a Citizen?”, in Developing Countries Research Centre (DCRC), University of Delhi, on 25-66 March 2011.
  • Participated as discussant in 17th Grassroots Politics Colloquium (GPC) on “Tribal Forest Land Rights”, in Developing Countries Research Centre (DCRC), University of Delhi, on 15-16 April 2006.

 
Workshops

  • “Vinivesh ki niti aur Nyayalay: BALCO ka Vinivesh, Vivad Evam Majduro ke Adhikar", PhD workshop in the Department of Political Science, University of Delhi, February 3, 2011.
  • “Nyaypalika Evam Vinivesh ki Niti: BALCO ka Vinivesh, Vivad Evam Majduro ke Adhikar", PhD workshop in CSDS, 20-24 September 2010.
  • “‘Ayiye Aur Kheliye’: Rastra Mandal Khel me Nyay, Adhikar avam Rajniti par Ek Vimarsh”, PhD workshop in CSDS, 3-14 August 2009.