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Dr. Upendra Kumar

Assistant Professor,

Department of Hindi,

Central University of Jharkhand, Ranchi

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Educational Qualifications  
  1. Ph.D. from Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi
    Title: Hindi Upanyason mein Nihit Satyagraha ki Rachanatmak Abhivyakti ka Adhyayan.
  2. M. Phil. from University of Delhi, Delhi
    Title: Nai Kahani Aandolan aur Namwar Singh ki Aalochana.
  3. M.A. from University of Delhi, Delhi
  4. B Ed. from CIE, University of Delhi
  5. PG(Hindi Journalism) from University of Delhi, South Campus
  6. B.A  from Banaras Hindu University
  7. UGC-NET
Area of Interest   History of Hindi Language and literature, Modern Hindi Fiction, Sociological study of Hindi Fiction, Ancient and Medieval Hindi Poetry, Educational Pedagogy of Hindi Language and Literature and Peace Education.
Courses Taught  

History of Hindi Literature and Language, Ancient and Medieval Hindi Poetry, Modern Hindi Poetry, Indian and western Poetics, Modern Hindi Novels, Hindi Short Stories, Language efficiency, Hindi Journalism etc.

Brief introduction  

Dr. Upendra Kumar works as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Hindi at Central University of Jharkhand, Ranchi. He has eleven years of teaching experience to his credit. Prior to his present position, he has taught in Dyal Singh College & College of Vocational Studies, University of Delhi. He has also been associated with IGNOU and SOL, University of Delhi. As a Project Fellow at NCERT he was involved in content writing along with script writing for various documentaries based on some eminent Hindi Poets. The quest for innovative pedagogical methods in teaching and learning makes him deeply involved to include the Post Graduates, the Undergraduates, along with various Training programs conducted to train students even at school level. He has eleven research papers published in various reputed journals. The hectic hours of teaching and research provides him with fresh impetus to remain passionate about short-story writing especially for children. He also contributes as a vibrant member for different academic assignments which includes Course Structure, Syllabi and Curriculum Development Committees. His zeal to work willfully accepts administrative responsibilities of wardenship and Hindi Officer (In-charge).

Administrative responsibilities  
  1. Warden (Boy’s  Hostel) From 9th October, 2020 to 8th October, 2022
  2. Hindi Officer (In-charge) from 02May,2023 to till date
Articles Published/ Accepted  

Research publications( Published):

  1. Upendra kumar, 2012, “satyagraha ki rachanatamak abhivyakti aur hindi upanyas”, Research Today,  Volume -1, Page no 258-264, ISSN 2319-6947.
  2. Upendra kumar ,2012, “satyagraha ki avadharna aur premchand ka upanyas”, Shodh Disha, Issue-19,  Page no 211-219, ISSN 0975-735X.
  3. Upendra kumar, 2012, “samaj shastriya adhyayan drishti aur karmbhumi upanyas”, Shodh Disha, Issue-20, Page no  203-216, ISSN 0975-735X.
  4. Upendra kumar, 2013, “media aur sanskriti ka antar sambandh”, Sambhavya, Issue-14, Page no 665-668, ISSN-0976-9358.
  5. Upendra kumar,2013, “manava vad aur hindi kavita”, Shodh Kalptaru, Issue-10, Page no 552-562, ISSN- 2246-6114.
  6. Upendra kumar, 2014, “Bal ptrikayon mein bal manovigyan”, Shodh Sandarsh, Issue-8, Page no 22-226, ISSN-2319-5908.
  7. Upendra kumar & Rahul Kumar, 2022 “Anamika ki Kavitaon mein lokjivan evam stree(Vishesh Sandarbh:Samay ke Shahar mein)”, Jankriti,  Issue – 87, Page no 267-274, ISSN 2454-2725
  8. Upendra Kumar, 2022, “ Kalamveer Dharamveer Bharati”, Jankriti, Issue-91, Page no 439-442, ISSN 2454-2725

Books and Book Chapters (Published):

  1. Upendra kumar ‘satyarthi’, satyagraha aur hindi upanyas, swaraj prakashan, Delhi, 2017
  2. Upendra kumar, 2013, Gandhi ka satyagraha aandolan aur hindi upanyas, Virendra singh kashyap(Ed.), mansi prakashan, Delhi, Page no 92-100, ISBN- 978-81-89559-55.
Seminar/Workshop/Conference Participation (last five years)  
  1. Paper presented in National Seminar on Champaran Centenary “Gandhi and the Champaran Satyagraha: An  Endeavour, A legacy and Contemporary India”, organized by Indian Institute of Advanved Studies(IIAS), Shimla, 29-31 May,2017
  2. Delivered a lecture in National Enviro-Meet organized by ESDA at GPF, ITO,Delhi, 7th May,2017.
  3. Paper presented in Two days National Seminar on ‘Ghandhian Philosophy and Social Science’, organized by Department of Sociology, MMH College, Ghaziabad (UP), 18-19 March,2017.
  4. Chaired a session for the School Teachers of Bal Bharati Public School. Training Center Pitampura, organized by BBPS Training Team and Child Education Society, Delhi, 27 May,2017.
  5. Paper presented  in  one  day  International Seminar on ‘Movement, Literature and Society: New Perspectives’, organized by Shyam Lal Evening College, University of Delhi, March17, 2018.
  6. Paper presented in National Seminar on ‘New Education Policy and Question of Language Teaching’, organized by Department of Sociology, Bhaliya PG College, Saharanpur (UP), 2-3 Nov,2018.
  7. Paper presented in National Seminar on ‘Rashtra Nirman me Shiksha ki Bhumika’, organized by Department of Sociology, MMH College Ghaziabad (UP), 30-31 March,2019.
  8. Paper presented in International Seminar on ‘Bharatiya Deshaj Sahitya : Premakhyan’, organized by ARSD College, University of Delhi, 29-30 January,2019.
  9. Paper presented  in National Conference on ‘Revitalization of Indigenous Languages: Issues and Challenges’, organized by KIIT and KISS, Bhubneshwar (Orisha), 12-14th July,2019.
  10. Paper presented in International Seminar on ‘Mohan Das Karam Chand Gandhi : Social Politics and Philosophy’, organized by ARSD College, University of Delhi, 30-31 January,2020.
  11. Participated in Faculty Development Program on “Literature and Cinema”, organized by Department of English & IQAC College of Vocational Studies, University of Delhi, 3rd Jan,2020.
  12. Participated  in the Interdisciplinary Webinar on  “Covid19 : Crisis, Resurrection and Reflections”, organized by College of  Vocational Studies, University of Delhi, 2nd May - 4th May, 2020.
  13. Delivered a lecture as chief speaker in Hindi Pakhwada Utasava-2020 Organized by Vishva Hindi Academy, Mumbai and Abeer Entertainment Mumbai, 15th September,2020
  14. Participated in Faculty Development Program(FDP) on “New Education Policy: The Future of Higher Education”, Organized by IQAC &College of Vocational Studies, University of Delhi, 08 Feb,2021.
  15. Participated in National Webinar on ‘Hindi Sahitya evam Gandhi Darshan’, Organized by Department of Hindi, Babu Shobharam Kala Mahavidyalaya Alwar, Rajsthan, 20th March,2021
  16. Particiated in Faculty Induction Programme-3&4th, Organized by HRDC, BHU, Varanasi, 26th Feb to 25th March,2021
  17. Invited to deliver a Lecture as  Resource  Person on 5th January 2022, for the GURU DAKSHTA, 8th Faculty Induction Programme organized by UGC-HRDC, Ranchi University, Ranchi.
  18.  Participated in the Faculty Development Programme-QIP organized by IQAC, Central University of Jharkhand, Ranchi from 30th January 2022 to 13th February 2022.
  19. Invited to conduct a session on the topic- “Importance of Review of Literature in Research Writing”  for the UGC-STRIDE (Component I) sponsored 7-Day Interdisciplinary Workshop on Research Capacity Building amongst the Students of Post Graduate on 7th May 2022.
  20. Participated as Panelist/Participant in the one day ERC Workshop with civil society groups on NCF (Jharkhand & Odisha) organized by CUJ, Ranchi in collaboration with RIE, Bhubaneswar, NCERT, New Delhi, on August 17,2022.
  21. Participated in Refresher Course in Hindi conducted by UGC-HRDC, JNU, New Delhi from 22th August to 3rd September,2022.
  22. Participated in the Online Workshop on the occasion of  “Shikshak Parv” on the topic “NEP2020:Changing Role of Teachers” conducted by UGC-HRDC, JNU, New Delhi on 6th September,2022
  23. Participated in the Online Workshop on the occasion of  “Shikshak Parv” on the topic “NEP2020  and languages:Changing Role of Teachers” conducted by UGC-HRDC,JNU, New Delhi on 7th September,2022.
  24. Participated in the Online Workshop on the occasion of  “Shikshak Parv” on the topic “ NEP2020  and languages: Changing Role of Teachers” conducted by UGC-HRDC, JNU, New Delhi on 9th September,2022.
  25. Invited to deliver a Lecture as Resource Person on 25th December2022, for Dharmveer Bharati ke Sahitya ka Vaicharik Chintan’ organized by Hindi department, Marwari College Darbhanga, Bihar.
  26. Participated in Workshop for the Development of Test Items from 17th January 2023 to 19th January 2023, conducted by National Testing Agency, New Delhi.
Any other information  

Research Project work on “Kavi ki Aawaz: Development of Audio Video Programme in Hindi’’ in National Council  of  Educational Research and Training(NCERT) as a Junior Project Fellow(JPF) from Feb.5, 2008 to March 28, 2009.