Additional Information


  1.  Member of the Committee on Faculty Affairs, IIT Delhi, 2012-13.
  2.  Implemented RFID in the IIT Delhi and involved in the running of the INDEST-AICTE Consortium.
  3.  Member of the Institute Website Committee, IIT Delhi, 2010-11 & 2011-12.
  4.  Performing since 2010 as Institute Representative, IIT Delhi for IIT-JEE and GATE Entrance Examinations.
  5.  Served as Incharge of the Technical Staff, their work, technical services and their general administration (Routine duties of the Office of the Librarian), 2005-2009 at CSK H.P. Agriculture University, Palampur (HP).
  6.  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.
  7.  Additionally worked as Library System Administrator, 2003-2009 at CSK H.P. Agriculture University, Palampur (HP).
  8.  Additionally worked as University Network Team Member, LAN Facilitator and Web Content Manager, 2003-2009 at CSK H.P. Agriculture University, Palampur (HP).
  9.  Developed/Updated Web page of University Library, 2003-2009 at CSK H.P. Agriculture University, Palampur (HP).
  10.  Performed duty as IIT Delhi Institute Representative in conducting the audit by the Parliamentary Committee on Rajbhasha, September 23, 2011.
  11.  Facilitated as UGC Infonet Contact Person (Library Science), at CSK H.P. Agriculture University, Palampur (HP) 2003-2009.
  12.  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.
  13.  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.
  14.  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.
  15.  Served as Member of the Anti Ragging Committee, CSKHPKV, Palampur.
  16.  Prepared Annual Reports of the University Library, 1997-2009 at CSK H.P. Agriculture University, Palampur. Also prepared the Annual Report of the INDEST-AICTE Consortium for the year 2009-10, 10-11 and 11-12.
  17.  Class Representative, ML&I.Sc., AMU, Aligarh, 1993-1994.
  18.  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.

Other Professional Involvements


  1. Served as Co-Chair & National Programme Committee Member of the National Conference on the National Conference on Transforming Dimensions of IPR: Challenges for New Age Libraries, 23-24 January, 2015, NLU, SLP, SLA AND UNIC, NIFT, New Delhi.
  2. Served as Co-Chair & Conference Bulletin Committee Member of the 4th International Symposium onEmerging Trends and Technologies in Libraries and Information Services” (ETTLIS-2015), organized by the IEEE-JIIT, NOIDA on January  6-8, 2015 at NOIDA.
  3.  Served as Member of the Organizing Committee of the International Conference on the Convergence of Libraries, Archives and Museums (ICLAM-2014), November 27-29, 2014, NIFT, IGNCA & IFLA, New Delhi.
  4.  Facilitated successful implementation of Digitization Project in the Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Delhi – 2014.
  5.  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.
  6.  Served as Member of National Steering Committee of the National Conference of Agricultural Librarians & User Community  (NCALUC-2014) on Agricultural information management in digital era, 4-5 February 2014, AALDI & IGKV, Raipur
  7.  Served as National Advisory Committee Member of the Library and Information Professionals Summit (LIPS) 2014 on From Brick to Click: Transforming Libraries into Social Spaces, Feb. 6-7, 2014, University of Delhi South Campus, New Delhi.
  8.  Served as Steering Committee and Conference Bulletin Member of the International Conference on Digital Libraries (ICDL-2013), New Delhi, November 27-29, 2013.
  9.  Served as Rapporteur on National Workshop on Web-Scale Discovery Services: Transforming Access to Library Resources, September 9, 2013, JNU, New Delhi.
  10.  Served as National Advisory Committee Member of the National Conference on “Excellence in Academic Libraries: Vision for future (EIAL-2013)”, organized by ITM University, October 19, 2013, Gurgaon.
  11.  Participated in the DELNET AGM held on May 3, 2013 at DELNET, New Delhi.
  12.  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).
  13.  Served as Facilitator in the International Workshop on “Data curation in the University: Libraries, Research and Learning”, March 25, 2013 organized by the JNU & Purdue University, New Delhi.
  14.  Served as Guest of Honour in theOne Day Meet of Library Professionals of NCR Institutions for Effective Resource Sharing”, March 11, 2013, organized by the Shiv Nader University (SNU), Greater Noida.
  15.  Participated in the 120th Birthday Celebrations of S.R. Ranganathan and attended Sessions/Lectures delivered on the occasion, September 8, 2012, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.
  16.  Served as Member of the Programme Committee and Reviewer of the 3rd International Symposium on “Emerging Trends and Technologies in Libraries and Information Services” (ETTLIS-2012), organized by the Jaypee University on October 26-27, 2012 at Guna (MP).
  17.  Attended 6th Library Lecture Series and Outreach Programme of the JNU Library on “Enabling Open Scholarship: Open Access policies, Issues and Resources for Higher Education Institutions”, delivered by Dr. Usha Mujoo Munshi, Chief Librarian, IIPA, June 29, 2012, JNU, New Delhi.
  18.  Attended 3rd Library Lecture Series and Outreach Programme of the JNU Library on “E-Books: Choices and Challenges”, delivered by Ms. Linda K. Parker, American Centers in India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Maldives and Sri Lanka, U.S. Department of State, March 20, 2012, JNU, New Delhi.
  19.  Attended DELNET Annual Lecture on “The Library in the Cloud” by Dr. Brent Mai, President, SLA, March 19, 2012, India International Centre, New Delhi.
  20.  Served as Rapporteur in the International Conference on Knowledge Management and Resource Sharing (ICKMARS-2012), February 28-29, 2012 for the Technical Session 6, organised by the Waljat College of Applied Sciences & BIT, Ranchi at Muscat, Oman.
  21.  Attended Ist Library Lecture Series and Outreach Programme of the JNU Library on Documentation of oral history, South Asian Oral History Project: Capturing immigrant journeys from the South Asia to the Pacific Northwest, delivered by Dr. Deepa Banerjee, South Asian Studies Librarian, University of Washington, USA, January 10, 2012, JNU, New Delhi.
  22.  Participated in the Annual Meet and Panel Discussion on Partners in Nation Building, Chaired by Mr. Soli Sorabjee, January 6, 2011, India International Centre, New Delhi.
  23.  Participated in the 139th Meeting of Ranganathan Research Circle on Cloud Computing and its Application, December 10, 2011, ISI, New Delhi.
  24.  Attended Thematic Lecture on “Representing knowledge in computers: A surprising development from the 1980s and its importance for Today’s World, delivered Dr. Ronald J. Brachman, Vice-President, Yahoo! Labs, November 15, 2011, IIT Delhi, New Delhi.
  25.  Served as Member of the Organizing Committee of the National conference on Transformation of agricultural libraries in collaborative era, organized by AALDI & Dr. Y.S. Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Solan on November 17-19, 2011, Solan.
  26.  Served as Member of the Conference Organizing Committee of the 13th MANLIBNET Annual National Convention on Repositioning Libraries for user empowerment: Policy, planning and technology, organized by the MANLIBNET and University of Delhi South Campus on October 13-15, 2011, New Delhi.
  27.  Served as Member of the National Advisory Committee of the National Seminar on Knowledge Management: Issues and Challenges (NSKM-2011), organized by the INMANTEC & ISST on September 24, 2011, Ghaziabad
  28.  Participated in the 16th Annual Convention of Ranganathan Research Circle on Citation Indexes: Their utility and limitation, April 23, 2011, ISI, New Delhi.
  29.  Served as Rapporteur in the Seminar on Open Access to Scientific Information, March 16, 2011, UNESCO, South Asia & The Centre for Internet and Society, New Delhi.
  30.  Participated in the 138th Meeting of Ranganathan Research Circle on Census of India Data and Reference Librarianship, February 26, 2011, ISI, New Delhi.
  31.  Served as Member of the Publication and Editorial Committee and Rapporteur for the National Conference of Agricultural Libraries and User Community: Agricultural Libraries in the Knowledge Web (NCALUC-2011), February 24-25, 2011, eGRANTH, CeRA & AALDI, New Delhi.
  32.  Served as Member of the Organizing Committee of the International Conference on the Convergence of Libraries, Archives and Museums (ICLAM-2011), February 15-17, 2011, NIFT & IFLA, New Delhi.
  33.  Served as Member of the Programme Committee, Handled one Track and served Rapporteur for the International Conference on Digital Libraries and Knowledge Organization (ICDK-2011), February 14-16, 2011, MDI, IASLIC & INDEST-AICTE Consortium, Gurgaon.
  34.  Served as Member of the National Advisory Committee of the National Seminar on Contemporary Issues for the Information Professionals in a Digital Era (NASCIP-2011), January 22, 2011, INMANTEC & MANLIBNET, Ghaziabad.
  35.  Participated in the Shri C.V. Subbarao Memorial Lecture of Ranganathan Research Circle on Methods and tools for evaluating research, September 18, 2010, IIFT, New Delhi.
  36.  Participated in the 118th Birth celebration function of Dr. S.R. Ranganathan, organized by the Ranganathan Research Circle on Expectation from Library services in new era, August 21, 2010, IIFT, New Delhi.
  37.  Served as Executive Committee Member of the AALDI, 2008-2011.
  38.  Served as a Programme Coordinator/Programme Steering Committee Member, Publication Committee Member & Rapporteur during National Conference on Knowledge Management in the Globalized Era, April 21-23, 2010, AALDI, ICAR & IASRI, New Delhi.
  39.  Served as Rapporteur in the National Seminar on Knowledge Conservation and Preservation (NASKCON 2010) during March 13-14, 2010, AMU & ICSSR, Aligarh (UP).
  40.  Served as Main Rapporteur in the International Conference on Digital Libraries 2010 (ICDL-2010) for the Technical Session/Track B during February 23-26, 2010, TERI & IGNOU, New Delhi.
  41.  Served as Rapporteur in the Technical session on “Union Cataloguing” of Launch Workshop of NAIP Consortium onStrengthening of Digital Library and Information Management under NARS (eGRANTH), August 27-28, 2009, IARI, New Delhi.
  42.  Participated as a Consultant/Expert in meeting for Standardization of Format of Doctoral Dissertations of SAUs/DAUs, December 23, 2008, HAU, Hisar.
  43.  Participated as an Expert in meeting on Strengthening of Library and Information Management under NARS, December 3, 2008, NAIP/ICAR, New Delhi.
  44.  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.
  45.  Served as an Expert Memberof the Technical Committee and Rapporteurfor National Conference on Recent Trends in Library & Information Science, November 15-16, 2007, NIT, Hamirpur (HP).
  46.  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.
  47.  Served as one of the Organizing Committee Members of the International workshop on protocols and methodologies in allelopathy, April 2-4, 2004, Dept. of Plant Physiology, COBS, CSKHPKV, Palampur.
  48.  Involved in the Paper setting and Evaluation work of professional courses/exams of many universities/institutes.
  49.  Served as Chairman/Expert Member in various Selection Committees.