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Two-Day International Seminar: Department of Political Science

Glocalization” and Federal Governance in India: Understanding the Emerging Issues”

The ICSSR sponsored two-day International Seminar on the emerging issues of ‘Glocalisation and Federal Governance in India’ was held in Kalindi College on 19-20January 2017. The total number of 103 guests included 04 Special Guests during Inaugural and Valedictory sessions; 15 Presiding Professors; 03 Professors as Co-Chair; 62 papers; 13 papers from host college including a paper from the Principal, Kalindi College; and 06 discussants (Senior-Retired Faculty Members).

The Inaugural Session of this International Seminar saw many eminent speakers: Introductory remarks were given by Dr. Ruchi Tyagi, Dr. Anula Maurya, Principal, Kalindi College presented the Welcome Address.

Dr. Subhash C. Kashyap, Padhma Bhushan, Renowned Expert of Indian Constitution gave the Inaugural Address;

Prof. Beryl Radin (Georgetown University, USA) delivered the keynote address;

Prof. Virendra K. Malhotra (Member Secretary, ICSSR) gave his observations;

Ms. Manila Narzary presented the Vote of Thanks

Inaugural Session witnessed the release of Souvenir by the Chief Guest, Dr. Subhash C. Kashyap containing 86 Abstracts of Papers to be presented in the Seminar, 22 Bio-notes and total 07 Messages from

Hon’ble Shri Pranab Mukherjee, the President of India;

Hon’ble Shri Hamid Ansari, the Vice-President of India;

Hon’ble Shri Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of India;

Shri Prakash Javadekar, The Minister for Human Resource Development;

Prof. Sukhdeo Thorat, Chairman, Indian Council of Social Science research;

Prof. Yogesh Tyagi, Vice Chancellor, University of Delhi;

Prof. Navnita C. Behera, Head, Department of Political Science, Delhi University; and

Dr. Anula Maurya, Principal, Kalindi College.


The Valedictory Session of this International Seminar was graced by Prof. Anita Sharma, Vice Chancellor’s Nominee, Governing Body, Kalindi College & Professor, Department of East Asian Studies, University of Delhi.


The Chair/Resource Persons/Paper Presenters comprised 06 papers from international experts (including two presented in absence); 10 papers from outstation universities ((including two presented in absence); 09 Universities & Institutes from Delhi and NCR including University of Delhi. Department of Political Science was represented by 06 Professors of distinguished proficiencies. 08 Schools from Jawaharlal Nehru University were represented. Faculties from 18 colleges of University of Delhi participated in the International Seminar. The Host College, i.e. Kalindi College was represented by the Principal, 14 faculty members and 06 retired senior faculty members.