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Prof. Pushpesh K. Pant
Ph.D. (JNU), Professor in Diplomatic Studies, Centre for International Politics, Organization and Disarmament (CIPOD)
School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University
New Delhi -110 067, INDIA
(Res.) 011-26171579

Professor Pant has teaching experience of 32 years at the Delhi University and the Jawaharlal NehruUniversity . He has supervised over 25 Ph.D. and 75 M.Phil. degree holders. He has served on the Court of JNU as well as on the Executive and Academic Councils.

Professor Pant is also a Member, Executive Council of KumaunUniversity, Uttaranchal, and Advisor to the Department of Culture and to the Steering Committee for Technological Missions, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. He has been Course Director and Joint Course Director for the IFS probationers training programme at the School of International Studies , JNU between 1971 and 1980. He designed and developed the basic course on Indian Foreign Policy for the IFS Institute in the year 2001 and conducted the first programme launching it. He has been a Visiting Professor at the Indian Academy of International Law and Diplomacy , New Delhi and at the Department of Sociology-Electronic Media Centre, University of Lucknow, Lucknow . He was also Member of the Institute of Defense Studies and Analyses (IDSA), New Delhi and Member of the Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA), New Delhi . He has been a guest lecturer at the National Defense College of India and at the Makahanlal Chaturvedi Patrachar Vishvavidyalaya, Bhopal. He has been advisor to the National Book Trust of India, and Member, Committee on Youth Tourism, Ministry of Tourism, GOI and the AVRC Roorkee University.

Professor Pant has published widely on travel and tourism, with over a dozen books to his credit. He is also a regular contributor on food and travel and has scripted and anchored several food and travel TV Shows. He has worked extensively with the media and has been associated with over a hundred radio and television programmes. His current interests include application of appropriate science and technology for rural development focusing particularly on delivery of education in remote locations of Uttaranchal. He has conceived and launched Jankari-e-dhar programme with the support of Department of Science and Technology in the district of Bageshwar, Uttaranchal. He has also worked on providing opportunities for continuing formal and well as non-formal education, targeting school dropouts and women. He is, at present, associated with programmes of Janshikshan Sansthan, Birla Institute of Scientific Research at Bhimtal, Uttaranchal. He is also associated with the mobile hospital cum Research Centre in Uttaranchal , a joint programme of the DST GOI and the Government of Uttaranchal.

Professor Pant has contributed research articles in various reputed journals including India Quarterly, International Studies and IDSA Journal, and newspaper columns and articles on current affairs and themes of community interest in The Times of India, Hindustan Times, Economic Times, The Hindu, The Hindustan Times, The Tribune, Asian Age, Deccan Chronicle and The Pioneer in English and Navabharat Times, Dainik Bhaskar and Hindustan in Hindi. He has been a columnist for Dinman and Ravivar and Saptahik Hindustan.


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