Board of Directors

Non Official Independent Director-Prof. Jasbir Singh [DIN-07954620] [Wef 8.9.2017]

Prof. Jasbir Singh, Professor of Economics is serving in the University of Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir, India. He is M.A., M.Phil., PhD in Economics. Formally, Head, Department of Economics, University of Jammu, Jammu has 25 years teaching experience. His field of specialization is Political Economy of Development, Human Development and Gender Economics. He has been teaching Macro Economics, Classical Political Economy and Indian Economic Policy at the post graduate level. He has to his credit 6 books published. He has completed six research Projects. At present he is Hon. Director, Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy, University of Jammu, Jammu.

He has attended and presented research papers in 95 conferences and seminars within and outside the country. For academic interactions he has been invited to Geneva, Italy, Venice, Malaysia, Istanbul-Turkey, China, Srilanka and Poland. He has published about 49 research papers in journals of national and international repute. He has supervised 9 Ph. D scholars and 8 more scholars are working on their Ph.D thesis with him and 18 M.Phil students had already completed their research thesis under his supervision. He has attended 22 workshops, chaired 20 technical sessions in conferences and delivered about 107 extension lectures.

He is member of 13 academic organizations/ associations. At present he is Vice President of World Centre for Women Studies since 2015-18. He has also been Vice-President, The Indian Society of Agricultural Economics, Mumbai in 2010-2012; Joint Secretary, The Indian Econometrics Society, New Delhi in 2010-11; Member of the Executive Committee, The Indian Society of Labour Economics, New Delhi in 2009-11; Member of the Executive Committee, North West Indian Sociology Association, Chandigarh-2017-2020; Local Organizing Secretary, 46th Annual Conference of The Indian Econometric Society, 2010; Local Organizing Secretary, 70th Annual Conference of the Indian Society of Agricultural Economics, 2010. Alongwith his teaching he conducts workshops and personality development programmes for students at the college and the university levels.