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Ph.D. (Registered)

Year of Admission Name Topic/Area of work Supervisor Email ID
2004-05 Prashant Kumar Kain Labour Processes and the lives of Dalits in Leather Industry of Agra Prof. Rama V. Baru
2009-10 Pravin Kumar R. Shirsat From "Cure to Care": Changing Health Care and the Medical Profession: A Case Study of Maharashtra Prof. Ramila Bisht
2011-12 Chandan Kumar Decentralized Health Planning Under the National Health Mission (NHM) in Bihar: A Critical Analysis Prof. Rajib Dasgupta
2011-12 Kumud Teresa Sawansi The Transformation of Christian Missionary Hospitals Since 1980: A Case Study of Patna District, Bihar Prof. Ramila Bisht
2011-12 Bamdev Subedi Medical Pluralism: Perceptions, Practices and Patterns of Resort in Dang, Nepal Dr. Sunita Reddy
2011-12 Abdul Basith T Contextualizing Development and Health Disparities: A Case Study of Malappuram District, Kerala Prof. Sanghamitra S. Acharya
2011-12 D Arutselvi Social Dimensions Of Coping With Type II Diabetes: Study Of Select Villages In Kanchipuram District, Tamil Nadu Prof. Rama V. Baru
2011-12 Sonia Verma Social Status and Functioning of Women Health Workers: A Study of Health Care Services in Hardoi, Uttar Pradesh Prof. Sanghamitra S. Acharya
2012-13 Manisha Suryabhan Meshram Socio-Economic and Health Issues of Women Scavengers: A Case Study of Nagpur District, Maharashtra                          Prof. Ramila Bisht manisha
2012-13 Jyotishmita Sarma Lived Experience of Women Ageing with Locomotor Disabilities Acquired Early in Life: A Study in the Kamrup Metropolotan District of Assam Prof. Ramila Bisht
2012-13 Supriya Singh Quality of Life and Wellbeing of Middle Class Older Persons living with Diabetes in Delhi: A Public Health Perspective Prof. Ritu Priya
2012-13 Ajit Kumar Lenka Water Supply and Sanitation: An Inquiry into Intersectionality Between Policies, Provisioing and Providers in Bhubaneswar City, Odisha Prof. Sanghamitra S. Acharya
2012-13 Veena Vandana Social Transformation and Healthcare Practices: A Qualitative Study of Korwa PVTG Tribe in Jharkhand  Prof. Rama V. Baru
2012-13 Sumegha Asthana The Role of Global Partners in Strengthening Health Systems in India - Post 1990 Prof. Ramila Bisht
2012-13 Caroline C. Netto Social Construction Of Wellbeing Among Professional Women In Thiruvananthapuram City Prof. Rama V. Baru
2012-13 Rajashree Saharia Women on the Margins: A Study of Marginalisation and its Linkage to Women's Health Prof. Ramila Bisht
2012-13 Sandeep Developmental Dynamics of Discrimination in the Health Service System: A Study of Prabda Village in Hisar District of Haryana Prof. Ramila Bisht
2012-13 Tshering Lepcha Integration of Traditional Healing Practices into Modern Health Care System: A Qualitative Study in Sikkim Dr. Sunita Reddy
2012-13 Ramesh Babu A Sociological Study on Poverty, Health and Illness Experiences among the Urban Poor in Tamil Nadu: A Case Study of Kannagi Nagar Resettlement Colony, Chennai Prof. Mohan Rao
2012-13 Muhasin.K.T Access and Provision of Drinking Water to Passengers: A Study of a Selected Train Route of the Indian Railway Prof. Sanghamitra S. Acharya
2012-13 Ipsha Chaand Principles of Continuum of Care: An Analysis of Nutritional Care and Reahilitation Programs in India Prof. Rajib Dasgupta
2012-13 Asem Tomba Meetei Migration and Determinants of Health and Well-being: A Study among the Northeast Migrant Workers Living in Delhi Dr. Sunita Reddy
2012-13 Nabil.A Leptospirosis in Kerala: Understanding the Determinats Through A Holistic Epidemiological Framework Prof. Rajib Dasgupta
2012-13 Edward Pinto Socio-Political Determinants of Health Care Jurisprudence in Post-Independent India Prof. Rama V. Baru
2013-14 Kanhaiya Kumar Pattern of Discrimination Between Sub-castes among Dalits and Issues of Access to Health Resources: A Study of Villages of Sonbhadra District, Uttar Pradesh Prof. Sanghamitra S. Acharya
2013-14 Amitabha Sarkar World Bank’s Aid In Health System Strengthening In India: A Policy Analysis Prof. Mohan Rao
2013-14 Kavita Ayyagari Anlaysing the Discourse on Under Nutrition in Children Under Five with Focus on Acute Malnutrition in India Prof. Ritu Priya
2013-14 Shikha Saxena  A Study of the Determinants of Household Food Security and their impact on the Nutritional Status of Women in Slums of Ghaziabad City Prof. Rajib Dasgupta
2013-14 A.P. Manimegalai Drug Procurement And Distribution System In Tamilnandu’s Public Health Services Since 1995: A Systems Study Of Policy, Design And Implementation Prof. Ritu Priya
2013-14 Dusu Yabo Migration of Nurses from the Northeast to Delhi: A Qualitative Study in Selected Hospitals Prof. Mohan Rao
2013-14 Ruma Das An Exploration of Organization and Delivery of Health Services in the Peri Urban: Case Studies In West Bengal Prof. Rajib Dasgupta
2013-14 Barnali Das Social  Determinants Of Health Of Tea Plantation Workers: A Case Study Of A Tea Estate  In West Tripura District Prof. Rama V. Baru
2013-14 Madhurima Shukla An Analytical Study Of The Polio Eradication Experience In India, With Special Focus On  Uttar Pradesh Prof. Rajib Dasgupta
2013-14 Nandu Kannothu Thazha Kuni Social, Economic And Political Dynamics Shaping Health, Health Services And Their Access: A Case Study Of Malabar Region Prof. Ritu Priya & Dr. Vikas Bajpai
2013-14 Priyanka  Opiod Substance Abuse: Inequalities in Accessing Health Care Service in Delhi Dr. Sunita Reddy
2013-14 Rashmi Kumari Socio-Economic Factors and Intra-Family Communication for Health of the Adolescent Girls: A Study in the NCT (National Capital Territory) of Delhi.       Prof. Sanghamitra S. Acharya
2013-14 Ravi Pratap Bharti The Social Dimensions of Illness Seeking Behavior for Acute Encephalitis Syndrome in Bhathat and Chargawan Blocks of Gorakhpur District, Uttar Pradesh Prof. Rama V. Baru & Dr. Godajkar Prachinkumar Rajeshrao
2013-14 Sajid M.S. Philanthro-Capitalism in Healthcare and Medical Educaton: An Analysis of Situation in Kerala Prof. Sanghamitra S. Acharya
2013-14 Shaveta Menon Policy Context and Social Correlates of Tobacco use: A Case Study of District Jalandhar, Punjab Prof. Ramila Bisht
2013-14 Tiasangla American Foundations in Public Health: Ascension of Soft Power and Free Markets in China and India Prof. Rama V. Baru
2013-14 Vandana K.R Living with Cancer: Experiences of Women Surviving with Breast Cancer in Thrissur District of Kerala Dr. Sunita Reddy
2013-14 Vysakh CM The Socio-Economic and Political Consequences of Resettlement and Its Impact on the Health of Tribal People: A Comparative Study of Discplaced and Non-Displaced Paniya Tribes of Wayanad District, Kerala Dr. Vikas Bajpai
2013-14 Wadkar Navneet Anandrao Clinical Trials in India: Excess Therapeutic Consumption and Expropriation of Clinical Labour in Pune City, Maharashtra Prof. Mohan Rao
2014-15 Aadil Farooq Tentative-Medical neutrality in times of crises- exploring the 2016 civil unrest of Kashmir Prof. Ramila Bisht
2014-15 Amutha Jayadeep Tentative-Health seeking behaviour of migrant construction workers in Kerala Dr. Godajkar Prachinkumar Rajeshrao
2014-15 Athul S.G. Tentative-Adult Mortality among the Tribals in Kerala Prof. Ramila Bisht
2014-15 Farsana KP. Tentative-'The whole world depends on pen and paper' Religious Healing Practices among Mappila Muslims of Kerala; A special reference to the Female Muslim Healers Dr. Sunita Reddy
2014-15 Kirti Rakshit Barla Tentative-An Exploration of Social Determinants of Child Feeding Practices among Tribal Children of Jharkhand and its Implications for Nutritional Outcomes Prof. Rajib Dasgupta
2014-15 Rahul Rauny Tentative-A critical analysis of the epidemiology of and interventions for nutritional anemia in India Prof. Rajib Dasgupta;
2014-15 Ramanand R. Tentative-Pluralism in Yoga Prof. Rama V. Baru 
2014-15 Ritika Kar Tentative-International and National Medical Mobility Of Patients; Looking Into The Aspects of Trade and Access to Private Healthcare Dr. Sunita Reddy
2014-15 Shreya Sood Tentative-Self-Employed Workers Prof. Ritu Priya & Dr. Godajkar Prachinkumar Rajeshrao
2014-15 Sishir Kumar Naskar Tentative-An Exploration of Pediatric Tuberculosis in selected district in West Bengal Prof. Rajib Dasgupta,
2014-15 Sayan Das Tentative-Addressing ' Complexity' in Health: Methodological Challenges and Opportunities Prof. Ritu Priya
2015-16 Alok Kumar Patra Dynamics of Health and Healing: An Ethnographic Study among the Mankirdia Tribe of Odisha Dr. Sunita Reddy
2015-16 Bilal Hossain Social History of Oral Rehydration Solution (ORS) in Bagladesh, 1968-1998 Prof. Rajib Dasgupta
2015-16 Mohit P. Gandhi Understanding of Comprehensive Primary Health Care among Faculty Members of Community Medicine in India: A Study of Knowledge, Perceptions and Pedagogy Prof. Ritu Priya
2015-16 Rohini Ruhil Social Determinants Of Smokeless Tobacco Use In The Indian Population Prof. Rama V. Baru
2015-16 Zenebu Begna Bayissa Barriers in Health Care Delivery Sysytem of Cancer Care in Ethiopia Prof. Ramila Bisht
2015-16 Krishna Kumar Choudhary (Tentative) Height: intergenerational variation in adult height and its determinants in context of Salumber block of Udaipur district in Rajasthan Prof. Ritu priya & Dr. Godajkar Prachinkumar Rajeshrao
2015-16 Neha Yadav Responding to changing climate: Exploring how disaster Risk reduction and sustainable livelihood approaches promote food security in Himalayan region. Prof. Rajib Dasgupta
2015-16 Amrendra Kumar Singh
2015-16 Godavari Saha
2015-16 Gunjan Singh
2015-16 Istikhar Ali
2015-16 Jeetu Kanwar
2015-16 Kanika Sharma
2015-16 Lochan Sharma
2015-16 Nibedita Roy
2015-16 Nikunj Ghanshyambhai Makwana
2015-16 Pratyush Singh
2015-16 Purvi Verma
2015-16 Sanglipong Lemtur
2015-16 Simrandeep Singh
2015-16 Sneha Smita Bora
2015-16 Talienla Imchen
2016-17 Makardhwaj Kar (Tentative) Rural Health in Odisha Dr Nemthianggai Guite (Advisor)



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A warm welcome to the modified and updated website of the Centre for East Asian Studies. The East Asian region has been at the forefront of several path-breaking changes since 1970s beginning with the redefining the development architecture with its State-led development model besides emerging as a major region in the global politics and a key hub of the sophisticated technologies. The Centre is one of the thirteen Centres of the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi that provides a holistic understanding of the region.

Initially, established as a Centre for Chinese and Japanese Studies, it subsequently grew to include Korean Studies as well. At present there are eight faculty members in the Centre. Several distinguished faculty who have now retired include the late Prof. Gargi Dutt, Prof. P.A.N. Murthy, Prof. G.P. Deshpande, Dr. Nranarayan Das, Prof. R.R. Krishnan and Prof. K.V. Kesavan. Besides, Dr. Madhu Bhalla served at the Centre in Chinese Studies Programme during 1994-2006. In addition, Ms. Kamlesh Jain and Dr. M. M. Kunju served the Centre as the Documentation Officers in Chinese and Japanese Studies respectively.

The academic curriculum covers both modern and contemporary facets of East Asia as each scholar specializes in an area of his/her interest in the region. The integrated course involves two semesters of classes at the M. Phil programme and a dissertation for the M. Phil and a thesis for Ph. D programme respectively. The central objective is to impart an interdisciplinary knowledge and understanding of history, foreign policy, government and politics, society and culture and political economy of the respective areas. Students can explore new and emerging themes such as East Asian regionalism, the evolving East Asian Community, the rise of China, resurgence of Japan and the prospects for reunification of the Korean peninsula. Additionally, the Centre lays great emphasis on the building of language skills. The background of scholars includes mostly from the social science disciplines; History, Political Science, Economics, Sociology, International Relations and language.

Several students of the centre have been recipients of prestigious research fellowships awarded by Japan Foundation, Mombusho (Ministry of Education, Government of Japan), Saburo Okita Memorial Fellowship, Nippon Foundation, Korea Foundation, Nehru Memorial Fellowship, and Fellowship from the Chinese and Taiwanese Governments. Besides, students from Japan receive fellowship from the Indian Council of Cultural Relations.