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Prof. KP Singh

General Secretary, DLA

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Prof. KP Singh- A practicing librarian, library scientist, academician, teacher, teacher activist, principal investigator, academic administrator and erudite orator currently working as  Associate Professor, Department of Library & Information Science  & Coordinator, Academic & Cultural Affairs, Faculty of Arts, the University of Delhi along with holding the top positions of two national associations as President, SRFLIS and General Secretary of Delhi Library Association. Dr Singh is proud alumni of DU with a gold medalist in M. Sc (Agri.) and the proud recipient of national fellowships namely ICAR-JRF (Agri.), UGC-JRF/NET (LIS) and DRDO-JRF (LIS). Being a prolific writer and researcher, during two decades of service have had authored 7 books, 15 edited books, 86 research papers, 25 conference papers and 25 book chapters and successfully guided 9 Ph D theses, 25 M. Phil dissertations and more than 100 PG projects. He is the first faculty in the Department who brought research projects and successfully completed three Major Research Projects funded by DRDO and UGC He is also the first LIS teacher in the Department who was consecutively elected twice as Academic Council Member (2015-2019) the highest statutory academic body of DU. Dr Singh recently in 2020 successfully organized a Refresher Course in LIS and an Orientation Course as Coordinator conducted by CPDHE, University of Delhi. In addition, Dr Singh also organized three International Conferences in (2014, 2015 and 2019) as Organizing Secretary under the aegis of SRFLIS & DLA and the first Alumni Meet 2020 as Alumni Team Leader which was attended by more than 515 alumni of library science. His multifaceted personality and extraordinary traits have been recognized by several National and International professional bodies by conferring upon many prestigious awards viz. SATKAL-Young Librarian Award (2011); DLA-Distinguished Faculty Award (2017); DLA-Professional Excellence Award for Working LIS Leader (2018); SPL-Best Teacher Award (2018); SLA-Best Teacher Award (2019); CGLA-Academic Excellence Award (2019) and SAIARD-Asian Academic Leadership Award (2020).

In addition to Prof. Singh is also a member of the editorial board on of following scholarly journals in India and abroad



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