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  1. Member of the National Steering Committee and National Advisory Committee of E-ShodhSindu: Consortium for Higher Education Electronic Resources (eSS), Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India (2018 onwards)
  2. Member of the Sub-Committee to decide Plagiarism Detection Software for E-ShodhSindu (eSS): Consortium for Higher Education Electronic Resources (eSS), Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India (2018 onwards)
  3. Member of the Sub-Committee to evolve a new model for E-ShodhSindu (eSS): Consortium for Higher Education Electronic Resources (eSS), Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India (2018)
  4. Member of the Project Approval Board (PAB) of the National Digital Library of India (NDLI) (on behalf of the Director, IIT Delhi), Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India (2018 onwards)
  5. Member of the Senate and Executive Committee of Senate, IIT Delhi.
  6. Member of the Global Library Advisory Board, Cambridge University Press, UK, 2018 onwards
  7. Member of the SLA Public Policy Advisory Council (PPAC), USA, 2019- http://connectpublicaffairs.com/
  8. Member of the 2020 SLA Annual Conference Advisory Council (ACAC), Cleveland, USA, 2019- https://www.sla.org/governance/committeescouncilsreps/annual-conference-advisory-council/
  9. External Expert Member of the RFID Implementation Committee, Nalanda University, Rajgir, Bihar, 2017 onwards
  10. Served as an External Expert Member of the Academic Audit Team which conducted Academic Audit of the University Library and Dept. of Library and Information Science, MD University, Rohtak, Haryana, Nov. 27, 2018.
  11. Served as an External Expert Chair for Assessment of Technical Employees (Library/Information/Documentation Staff), ICAR, Ministry of Agriculture, New Delhi, Nov. 5, 2018.
  12. Served as Member of the AMU Court (highest administrative body of the Aligarh Muslim University), Academic Council, Committee to Monitor Academic Progression & University Ranking, Member of Internal Quality Assessment Cell Committee, University Website Committee, Innovation Council & University Incubation Centre, AQAR Committee, Digital Learning Monitoring Cell, etc. Also over all Administrator of all the Libraries of the system including three campus libraries outside state and over 110 campus libraries (2016-2018)
  13. Jury Board Member of the Best Paper Award Committee for the Library Herald Journal, Delhi Library Association, 2016 onwards.
  14. Member of the Sir Syed Bicentenary Celebrations Web Committee, AMU, Aligarh (2017)
  15. Member of the Committee for formulating the Plagiarism Policy of the University, AMU, Aligarh (2017)
  16. Member of the Committee for facilitating the UGC Approved Journal's List 2017, AMU, Aligarh (2017)
  17. Member of the E-Journal Consortium of the Ministry of Earth Sciences, Govt. of India 2016-17.
  18. Member of the Standing Committee of Centre for Women's Development Studies (ICSSR), New Delhi, 2017-2018
  19. Chair-Newsletter Committee and National Advisory Committee Member - IEEE International Symposium on Emerging Trends and Technologies in Libraries and Information Services (ETTLIS-2018), February 21-23, 2018, Bennett University, Greater Noida.
  20. External Expert Member of the Library Committee of the University of Kashmir, Srinagar, 2017-18.
  21. Member of South Asian Librarian Advisory Board, Cambridge University Press, 2017 onwards.
  22.  Member of the Committee on Faculty Affairs, IIT Delhi, 2012-13.
  23.  Implemented RFID in the IIT Delhi and involved in the running of the INDEST-AICTE Consortium.
  24.  Member of the Institute Website Committee, IIT Delhi, 2010-11 & 2011-12.
  25.  Performing since 2010 as Institute Representative, IIT Delhi for IIT-JEE and GATE Entrance Examinations.
  26.  Successfully implemented ISO 9001:2000/2008 Standards in the University Library, CSK H.P. Agriculture University, Palampur (HP). As Nominated Member of the ISO for the Library, I looked after the Procedures and Monitoring for successfully implementing the objectives of the university as per ISO Standards for the Library with the Management Representative of the University at CSK H.P. Agriculture University, Palampur (HP), 2006-2009.
  27.  Additionally worked as Library System Administrator, 2003-2009 at CSK H.P. Agriculture University, Palampur (HP).
  28.  Additionally worked as University Network Team Member, LAN Facilitator and Web Content Manager, 2003-2009 at CSK H.P. Agriculture University, Palampur (HP).
  29.  Developed/Updated Web page of University Library, 2003-2009 at CSK H.P. Agriculture University, Palampur (HP).
  30.  Performed duty as IIT Delhi Institute Representative in conducting the audit by the Parliamentary Committee on Rajbhasha, September 23, 2011.
  31.  Facilitated as UGC Infonet Contact Person (Library Science), at CSK H.P. Agriculture University, Palampur (HP) 2003-2009.
  32.  Conducted General Elections successfully as "Electoral Officer" for Ministerial Cadre Employees Welfare Association, CSK H.P. Agricultural University, Palampur (HP), held on September 18, 2009.
  33.  Conducted General Elections successfully as "Returning Officer" for Non-Teaching Employees Union (NTEU), CSK H.P. Agricultural University, Palampur (HP), held on April 2, 2009.
  34.  Conducted General Elections successfully as "Electoral Officer" for Ministerial Cadre Employees Welfare Association, CSK H.P. Agricultural University, Palampur (HP), held on September 26, 2007.
  35.  Served as Member of the Anti Ragging Committee, CSKHPKV, Palampur.
  36.  Class Representative, ML&I.Sc., AMU, Aligarh, 1993-1994.
  37.  Attended Indian Scout and Guide Camp, w.e.f. January 23-25, 1984; NCC Annual Training Camp, w.e.f. January 15-26, 1990 and NSS Camp, w.e.f. February 28 to March 9, 1991.
  38. Hosted Academic Visit of the 500 School Students of Govt. schools of UP on regular basis in Oct-Nov. 2017
  39. Hosted Academic Visit of the Faculty and students from North Carolina University, May 31, 2017.
  40. Served as Scientific Program Committee Member of the 15th International Conference on Scientometrics and Informetrics (ISS 2015), June 29-July 4, 2015, Istanbul, Turkey.
  41.  Served as Conference Committee Member, Associate Rapporteur General and Co-Chair of the International Conference on Content to Connectivity on Paradigm shifts in Knowledge Innovation, Information Representation, Information Management Systems and Librarianship, April 11-12, 2014, SRFLISindia and Tecnia, New Delhi.
  42.  Served as International program Committee Member of the Third International Conference of Asian Special Libraries (ICoASL-III) on “Special Libraries towards Achieving Dynamic, Strategic, and Responsible Working Environment”, held during April 10-12, 2013 in Pasay City, Manila, Philippines (http://units.sla.org/chapter/cas/Committee-ICoASL-2013.pdf).
  43.  Served as Executive Committee Member of the AALDI, 2008-2011.
  44.  Participated as a Consultant/Expert in meeting for Standardization of Format of Doctoral Dissertations of SAUs/DAUs, December 23, 2008, HAU, Hisar.
  45.  Participated as an Expert in meeting on Strengthening of Library and Information Management under NARS, December 3, 2008, NAIP/ICAR, New Delhi.
  46.  Participated as an Expert in Meeting/Brainstorming Session of NAIP/ICAR on establishing agriculture open access repositories, library modernization and management, September 1, 2008, NAIP/ICAR, New Delhi.
  47.  Served as an Expert Member of the Committee on computerization of Central Library, Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla, vide Notification No.1-1/80-HPU (Genl.) Vol-III, dated 16/2/2006.
  48.  Served as Chairman/Expert Member in various Selection Committees.