Development Communication & Extension (DCE)


Faculty Profiles



Name: Dr. Archna Kumar

Designation:Associate Professor

Email id: archnak@hotmail.com

Dr Archna Kumar has been been with the department for nearly 30 yrs. She teaches papers in Communication for Development, Gender, Sustainable Development, Research Methods and Programme Development & Evaluation. Her areas of interest include monitoring and evaluation of communication for social change programmes and initiatives. Currently she has been involved in projects related to the use of innovative participatory techniques for M&E of ICTD and Community Media initiatives.

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Name: Ms.Sudha Sachdeva

Designation:Senior Lecturer

Email id: sudha_lic05@yahoo.co.in

Her academic and research interests include Media and Society, Sustainable Consumption and Development.

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Name: Dr. Sarita Anand

Designation:Associate Professor

Email id: sa_anand2007@yahoo.com

She is passionate about teaching and has been conducting research studies and outreach activities with young students and peers for over 25 years. Her interests include Development Communication, analysis of policies and programmes for Gender and Development, Education and Training for Change, and ICTs for Development. She has been involved in projects with several national and international organisations. She has lead qualitative research studies for Behaviour Change Communication using Positive Deviance approach. She has co-edited two books and has co-authored a module on C4D for administrators. She has written papers for peer reviewed journals. She has contributed in curriculum design and writing of study materials for University, School and Distance education. She works with a few civil society organisations and is associated with several professional bodies for higher education.

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Name: Dr.Aparna Khanna

Designation:Associate Professor

Email id: aparnakhanna2969@yahoo.co.in

Aparna Khanna is an Associate Professor in the Department of Development Communication and Extension. She specializes in designing and appraising various media for Oral and Visual Communication and New and Convergence Media especially using ICTs. She also trains students to design and conduct training and capacity building programs for women and youth in grassroots communities.

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Name: Dr. Rupa Upadhyay

Designation:Assistant Professor

Email id: rupa_upadhyay@yahoo.com

Qualification- M.Sc., Ph.D. (Horticulture), G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar. Research Interests- Sustainable Agriculture, Applied Botany, Horticulture based Livelihoods, Post Harvest Management of Food Crops, Characterization of Varieties through Seed Protein Electrophoresis and Earlier worked on development of Hybrids in Vegetable Crops using indigenous lines and conducted trials of Plant Grow Out Tests to test genetic purity of seeds.

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Name: Dr. Ruchi Gaur (Adhoc)

Designation:Assistant Professor

Email id: ruchigaur1983@gmail.com

Qualification- Ph D Home Science (Gold medalist), M.Sc Home Science, Community Resource Management & Extension (Gold Medalist), B.Sc Home Science (Hons), Lady Irwin College, University of Delhi. Research Interests- Her academic and research interests include gender , monitoring and evaluation of development programmes, communication for social change. She has worked as a Consultant with Planning Commission (Progamme Evaluation Unit).

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Name: Ms. Shweta Suman (Adhoc)

Designation:Assistant Professor

Email id: suman.sweta@gmail.com

Qualification- Masters Degree in Mass Communication from AJK Mass Communication Research Centre, Jamia Milia Islamia, New Delhi. Pursuing her PhD in Development Studies from School of Development Studies, Ambedkar University, Delhi. Research Interests- Mass Communication as an imperative tool for development, Content Analysis and Production of mass media, Political Process and Policy, Identity and Inclusion, Gender and Politics.

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Name: Dr. Sunaina Batra (Adhoc)

Designation:Assistant Professor

Email id: batra.sunaina@gmail.com

Qualification- Ph D Home Science (Gold medalist), M.Sc Home Science, Community Resource Management & Extension (Gold Medalist), B.Sc Home Science (Hons), Lady Irwin College, University of Delhi. Research Interests- Communication for development, Social and Behaviour Change Communication (SBCC) strategies, Health Communication, ICTs and Health, Innovative approaches to make health service delivery mechanisms sustainable.

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