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INDIAN INSTITUTE OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
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Dr. Ambedkar Chair in Social Justice

INDIAN INSTITUTE OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Chair in Social Justice was set up at the Indian Institute of Public Administration in 2004 by Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Foundation, Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India. Since its inception, it has been the consistent endeavor of the Chair to work on the given theme i.e. ‘Social Justice’ focusing on the issues concerning exclusion, inclusion, marginalization, disadvantaged sections etc. As per the mandate of the Chair, number of quality publications, value adding workshops, memorial lectures’ national seminars, dialogue/ discussion, awareness and extension programmes, inter-chair collaborating programmes are organized regularly. The events center around Dr. B. R. Ambedkar’s work and philosophy, issues relating to socio- economic and cultural life of scheduled castes, scheduled tribes, minorities, backward classes and other weaker sections of the society. This chair has a special significance being at an Institute – a premier National Institute of Public Governance, which has key role in providing inputs for policy formulation and governance besides sensitizing the Administration.

Memorial Lectures

28-03-2019
10th Dr. Ambedkar Memorial Lecture on ‘Dr. Ambedkar’s Philosophy of Constitutionalism as an Instrument of JUSTICE, social, economical and political’

30-01-2018
Dr.Ambedkar Memorial Lecture on “Social Justice and Private Sector”
by Prof. Sukhadeo Thorat, Former Chairman UGC &ICSSR

30-01-2017
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar: Intellectual Colossus and Great National Leader
by Shri Narendra Jadhav, M.P., Rajya Sabha

29-10-2015
Dr. Ambedkar’s Vision and Mission
by Prof. Ashok Modak, National Research Professor, Ex. MLC, Maharashtra

30-12-2014
डा . आंबेडकर बहुआयामी व्यक्तित्व एवं विचार
by Shri Krishan Gopal, Joint General Secretary, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh

10-03-2014
Inclusive Governance and Social Justice
by Shri K. R. Venugopal (IAS, Retd.)

21-03-2013
Social Justice: Strategies and Challenges
by Shri R. P. Singh, (IAS, Retd.)

31-03-2010
Dr. Ambedkar’s Economic Interventions and the Special Component Plan
by Mr. N. Paul Divakar

20-03-2009
Dr. Ambedkar, Education & Social Change by Prof. K.L. Kamal, Former Vice Chancellor, University of Rajasthan

21-04-2006
Baba Saheb Dr. B.R. Ambedkar and Social Justice: From Analysis to Action by Shri P.S. Krishnan, Former Secretary, Department of Social Welfare, GOI

Seminars & Workshops

March 14-15, 2019 • Two Day National Seminar on ‘Integrating Agricultural Workers with Sustainable Development Goals’, sponsored by Dr. Ambedkar Foundation, Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment.

November 03, 2018 • Book Discussion on Dr. Ambedkar’s ‘State and Minorities’

April 12-13, 2018 • Two Day National Seminar on Poverty and Social Exclusion: A Life Course Perspective

April 15-16, 2017 • Two Day National Seminar on “Caste Panchayats, Democracy and Constituional Values” in Collaboration with National Law University, Dwarka Delhi

December 06-07, 2017 • Two Day National Seminar on “Dr. Ambedkar on Women’s Rights in India: Issues and Prospects”, in collaboration with Kalindi College, University of Delhi.

February 28, 2017 • One Day Inter-Chair Dialogue on “The Mandate of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Chairs”

July 27, 2016 • One Day Workshop on “Innovative Practices under Swachh Bharat Mission across the Country”

April 18, 2016 • One Day Programme on “Dr. B. R. Ambedkar’s Timeless Legacy: A Discussion” in collaboration with Department of Political Science, Shaheed Bhagat Singh (Eve.) College, University of Delhi

November 26-27, 2015 • “Social Welfare Administration in India: Linking with Digital India”

June 10, 2014 • One Day Dialogue on “Social Inclusion: Concerns and Challenges”

October 25-26, 2014 • National Seminar on “Integral Humanism”

March 10-11, 2014 • National workshop on “Inclusive Governance and Social Justice: Concerns and Strategies”

October 27, 2013 • A National dialogue on “Social Justice in India” organized by Dr. Ambedkar Chair in Social Justice at IIPA

October 17, 2013 • National Seminar on “Dr. Ambedkar’s Thoughts and Vision” organized by Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Chair in Social Justice in collaboration with the Delhi Regional Branch of IIPA

Research

Research ProjectPerson-In-Charge
Study of SC Hostels in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
"2016-17"
Prof. C. Sheela Reddy
The Impact of Pesticides used in crops on SC/ ST
Communities in Kerala "2016-17"
Prof. C. Sheela Reddy

Publications

Publication of the Dr. Memorial Lecture entitled “Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar: Intellectual Colossus and Great National Leader”
Edited by Prof. C. Sheela Reddy
IIPA, 2017

Publication of the Memorial Lecture entitled “Dr. Ambedkar’s Vision and Mission”
Edited by Prof. C. Sheela Reddy
IIPA, 2016

Ek Nishtha Karamyogi: Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar
Prof. Sushma Yadav and Prof. Shri Prakash Singh
Manak Publication, New Delhi, 2015

Dr. Ambedkar on Social Justice: Legal, Political and Socio-Economic Landscape
Prof. Sushma Yadav and Prof. Shri Prakash Singh, Eds.
Manak Publication, New Delhi, 2015

Reservation & Growth
Prof. Sushma Yadav
IIPA, 2010

Empowering Dalits for Empowering India : A Road Map
Prof. Sushma Yadav, Ed..
Manak Publishers, in collaboration with IIPA, New Delhi, 2009

Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar and Social Justice: From Analysis to Action
Prof. Sushma Yadav, Ed.
Manak Publishers, in collaboration IIPA, New Delhi, 2007

Social Justice: Ambedkar’s Vision
Prof. Sushma Yadav
IIPA, 2006

Facets of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar
Prof. S. N. Mishra
IIPA, 2004

Contact

Dr. Ambedkar Chair in Social Justice
Room No. 40-A
Indian Institute of Public Administration
I. P. Estate, Ring Road
New Delhi-110002
Telephone: 011-23702402, 011-23468336,
E-mail ID: dr.ambedkarchairiipa@gmail.com

CHAIR’S FACULTY/ STAFF

Prof. C. Sheela Reddy
Chair Professor
Mobile: 8826966900

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