Dr. K P Singh
Dr. K.P. Singh studied at various reputed universities in the country such as, Meerut University, University of Delhi, Kurukshetra University and Alagappa University and due to his caliber and performance excellence also earned Gold Medal for M. Sc. in the field of Agricultural Sciences. Besides, Dr. Singh completed his BLIS, MLIS, PGDCA and M. Phil in LIS and received Doctorate degree in field of Information Seeking Behavior of Agricultural Scientists from the Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar (2007). In addition to that Dr. Singh is also the proud recipient of three National research fellowships for higher education and research in the areas of Agriculture and Library and Information Science namely UGC-JRF/NET, ICAR-JRF and DRDO- JRF.
Currently he is working as Associate Professor and Coordinator, Department of Library and Information Science, University of Delhi. Prior to join the University of Delhi as Lecturer in 2001, Dr. Singh served many organizations in various capacities such as Senior Technical Officer (Library) ICAR- Central Soil Salinity Research Institute, Karnal; Librarian, Jawahar Navodaya Vidhyalaya, Baramulla (J&K); Documentation Assistant- National Informatics Center (NIC), Delhi; Research Fellow- DRDO-Defence Scientific Information and Documentation Centre, Delhi and Senior Research Assistant- CSB-Central Tasar Research and Training Institute, Ranchi. Dr. Singh is a sincere, hardworking, committed and dedicated practicing librarian, teacher, administrator, researcher and teacher activist. He is two times elected AC Member of Academic Council, University of Delhi (2015-2019). He serves as subject expert of several significant professional and academic bodies such as Bureau of Indian Standards (2014-); University Court- University of Delhi (2013-2015); Admission Committee – Faculty of Law (2015-2017); Admission Committee- Faculty of Ayurveda and Unani (2017-2019); Standing Committee- Academic Affairs, University of Delhi (2015- 2019); Undergraduate Admission Committee- University of Delhi (2015); Annual Report 2017- Faculty of Arts, University of Delhi (2017); Advisory Board member in Universal Decimal Classification Consortia (UDC), London, UK (2013-); International Journal of Knowledge Content Development & Technology (North Korea); Journal of Library and Information Science; Library Herald, Gyankosh- Journal of Information Management; VEETHIKA-An International Interdisciplinary Research Journal and Journal of Advancements in Library Sciences.
Dr. Singh is a prolific writer who penned down 14 books and 140 research papers published in national and international journals and chaired many conferences and committees. Further, having excellent research aptitude, intelligence and supervisory capabilities have successfully guided 5 Ph D theses, 30 M. Phil dissertations and 90 MLIS project reports till date. Dr. Singh have had completed three major research projects worth of Rs. 25 lacs funded by DRDO and UGC. Dr. Singh has an excellent managerial and administrative skills and capabilities as currently he is the General Secretary- Delhi Library Association (2016-2019); Founder President- Satija Research Foundation for Library and Information Science (2009- ). He is actively engaged with the professional activities of DLA since 2002 and served as honorary Treasurer (2013-2015), Senior Vice President (2010-2012), Secretary (2005-2009) and Executive Member (2002- ). He is also the Nodal Officer, NAAC & IQAC, M. Phil and Ph D (LIS) Examinations, BLIS Internship Programme in the Department of Library & Information Science (2017-). In addition, Dr. Singh has organized two International Conferences under the aegis of SRFLIS and several lecture series in Department and outside the Department. In recognition of his outstanding contributions in the field of Library & Information Science, Dr Singh Many prestigious awards namely SATKAL Young Librarian Award 2011, Distinguished Faculty Award-2017 by DLA and Best Teacher Award-2018 by Society for Promotion of Libraries.
Contact Detail: E-Mail: kpsingh330@g,mail.com; Phone- 91-9818057510
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