Department of Political Science & Human Rights



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Department of Political Science and Human Rights

Department of Political Science & Human Rights was established in 2008. It is one of the premier departments of Faculty of Social Sciences, Indira Gandhi National Tribal University, Amarkantak, Madhya Pradesh. Department has adopted Choice Based Credit System(CBCS) on the lines of University Grants Commission(UGC),New Delhi. The primary objective of Department is to foster interdisciplinary insight on issues pertaining to contemporary issues of Political Science. Department promotes interdisciplinary thinking and creates opportunities for the students. Department has a regular UG,PG,Ph.D Programmes and offers courses on Political Theory, Public Administration, Indian Government and Politics, Human Rights, Politics of Tribal Development, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Foreign Policy. Department regularly organizes National/ International Seminars, Conferences, workshops, round table discussions, talks and lectures.


The objectives of the Department include:

  • To impart political education and awareness to students of economically and educationally marginalized tribal communities in particular.
  • To enhance participatory democratic practices through citizen-building.
  • To pursue productive and thought provoking academic deliberations and explorations through interdisciplinary approach.
  • To formulate tribal centric development models, publish reports and monographs; and to organize seminars, conferences on issues related to tribes; and to provide inputs to policy matters in different spheres.
  • To take appropriate measures for promoting innovation in teaching-learning processes in interdisciplinary studies and research; and to pay special attention to improvement of social, educational and economic conditions and welfare of Scheduled Tribes within the Union of India.

Thrust areas:

  • Comparative Police Administration
  • Women Studies
  • Democracy and Administration
  • E- Governance
  • Panchayat Raj Institutions
  • Tribal Development
  • Indian Democracy
  • Human Rights
  • Tribal Issues of Central India
  • Foreign Policy of India
  • Peace and Conflict Resolution
  • Political Theory
  • Politics and Issues of the Marginalized Sections
  • International Relations
  • Multiculturalism
  • Global Dynamism




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Department of Political Science & Human Rights

Faculty of Social Science,
Indira Gandhi National Tribal University, Amarkantak
Village-Lalpur, Distt.-Anuppur ( M.P.), 484886
eMail : hod.polscience@igntu.ac.in


Faculty Members



Prof. Anupam Sharma

Professor - On Lien
Qualification :  M.Phil., Ph.D., D. Litt., UGC-NET
Specialization : Comparative Police Administration, Democracy, Globalisation, Metropolitan Administration, Women Empowerment, South Asian Relations.
Contact No. : 08989986752, 09456262728
eMail : anupam.sharma@igntu.ac.in

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Prof. N. Surjitkumar

Professor and Head
Qualification :  M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.
Specialization : International Relations,Indian Foreign policy
Contact No. : 8014915816
eMail : nsurjitk@igntu.ac.in, nsurjitkumar23@gmail.com

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Dr. Anil Kumar

Associate Professor
Qualification :  MA (Political Science), Ph.D., UGC-JRF
Specialization : Political Theory, Women Studies, Foreign Policy
Contact No. : 9479414706
eMail : anil.kumar@igntu.ac.in

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Dr. Uday Singh Rajput

Assistant Professor
Qualification :  MA(Pol. Sc.), UGC-NET, M.Phil., Ph.D.
Specialization : Tribal Development and Panchayat Raj Institution
Contact No. : 09424996188
eMail : uday.rajput@igntu.ac.in

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Jyoti Singh

Asst. Professor
Qualification :  M.Phil., UGC-JRF
Specialization : International Relations and Organizations.
Contact No. : 8826856660
eMail : jyotisingh@igntu.ac.in

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Dr. Digvijay Nath Chaubey

Asst. Professor
Qualification :  MA (Political Science), Ph.D.
Specialization : Political Theory and Thought.
Contact No. : 9451688323
eMail : dnchaubey@igntu.ac.in

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Dr. Pankaj Tiwari

Asst. Professor
Qualification :  MA (Political Science), NET (UGC) Ph.D.
Specialization : Indian Government and Politics, Political Theory and Thoughts
Contact No. : 7905103771
eMail : pankaj.tiwari@igntu.ac.in

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