Research Projects

  1. “Conduct of Social Audit of Centrally Sponsored Mid Day Meal (MDS)” Scheme in J&K State  which has been sanctioned to the Department of Sociology by the School Education Department, Govt. of Jammu and Kashmir 2018-19.
  2. Living on the Extreme Margin: The life of the Third Gender (Hijras) in Jammu Region, sanctioned by the Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy, University of Jammu, 2018-19.
  3. Gender Issues in Land Ownership: Review of Existing Land Laws, sanctioned by Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration Mussoorie, 2015.
  4. 4Impact of Conflict on Women, Jammu & Kashmir, sanctioned by Centre for Dialogue and Reconciliation, New Delhi.  Consultant Jammu Region,2012.
  5. Evaluation and Assessment of SOS Children’s Villages Project Jammu, sanctioned by SOS Children’s Villages, Delhi December, 2011.
  6. Socio-Economic Survey on Financial Inclusion , sanctioned by NBAARD, Jammu, January-March,2011.
Name Designation Qualification Specialization Contact Info.
Prof. Abha Chauhan Professor (on Sabbatical Leave) M.A (Sociology), UGC-NET/ JRF ,M.Phil/PhD. Gender tribal Studies, Family and Community Studies E-mail:, EPABX: Mobile No.: 9419797709
Prof. Vishav Raksha Professor & Head M.A (Sociology), UGC-NET/ JRF, M.Phil, DLL & LW (Pune), Ph.D. Gender and Subaltern studies, Community studies, Media & Folklore studies. E-mail:, sociology.1999@gmail.comEPABX: Mobile No.:
Dr. Hema Gandotra Sr. Assistant Professor M.A (Sociology), Ph.D. UGC/NET, ICSSR Fellow, Dip. in Journalism & Mass Comm., Certificate Course in Human Rights. Marginalized group studies, Community studies and Gender studies. E-mail: gandotrahema@gmail.comEPABX: Mobile No.:
Dr. Sapna Sharma Assistant Professor MA, Ph. D. Crime, Law & Society, Conflict studies, Community development E-mail: sapksangra6@gmail.comEPABX: Mobile No.:
Ms. Kajal Kalsi Assistant Professor M.A. (Sociology), M.Phil, UGC-NET/JRF Sociology of Forced Migration, Borderland studies, Sociology of Gender, Caste studies E-mail: Mobile No.: