Jammu University, Jammu
The University of Jammu came into existence in 1969 vide Kashmir and Jammu Universities Act 1969 following bifurcation of the erstwhile University of Jammu and Kashmir. The University is accredited as 'A+' grade by National Assessment & Accreditation Council (NAAC) in 2016. University of Jammu is Ranked 63rd among top 100 universities of India as per National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) Report 2017.
Department of Education
Post-Graduate Department of Education was established in the year 1973. Initially, the Department started M.Ed. class of one year with an intake capacity of 25 students along with one Professor and four lecturers. Later on another class of M.A. Education of two-years was started in 1978 with an intake capacity of 50 students. The distinguishing feature of Department is that DRS-I was granted to it under Special Assistance Programme (SAP) by UGC in the year 2011-12 for the Period of five years i.e. up to 2011-2016. Again DRS-II has been granted to it under Special Assistance Programme (SAP) by UGC in the year 2016-17 for the Period of five years i.e. up to 2016-2021.
Conference Convenor : Prof . Renu Nanda
Renu Nanda, Professor of Education is currently Head Post Graduate Department of Education University of Jammu, Jammu & Kashmir. She has earned Ph.D Degree in Education from Department of Education, University of Jammu. She is member Governing Body Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, State Literacy Mission Authority for Implementation of Female Literacy, Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan, J&K State and member Review Board J&K State Prisons. She is member Regional Red Cross Committee, resource person WISCOMP, New Delhi, NCTE, Institute of Social Sciences, New Delhi, Satellite faculty of TQM, NUEPA, Member J&K State Core Group for programmes of NUEPA, Advisor, Sahara School, Jammu (For Differently Abled Children). Prof. Nanda has research experience of 25 years on issues related to educational technology, primary education, higher education, gender, non formal education & governance. She has completed and submitted four minor research projects (NIEPA,UGC,SRC J&K) and three major research projects(ICSSR, BS&G, NCERT). Prof. Nanda has experience of extension and field work in education, social work and reach out for last 25 years. Prof. Nanda has authored 34 research papers, two books, one monograph & three book reviews. Recipient of National Values Award for promoting and inculcating values among rural, backward and under privileged children in the border villages of J&K in 2009, ENI Award and Citation, Eni Management, Milan, Italy for Children’s Education Programme on Energy, Efficiency Campaign, Petroleum Geology and Global Warming in India in 2009 and Uprashtrapati Award as Ranger Leader for J&K State in 2003.