Srinagar: Dr. Shabnam Ara Assistant Professor Sociology Amar Singh College was conferred with prestigious Indra Gandhi national Service Scheme (IGNSS) Award for 2013-2014 by the President of India Pranab Mukherji today in an impressive function at Rashtrapati Bhavan New Delhi.
Dr. Shabnam has been heading NSS unit at Amar Singh College from last four years and has been working tirelessly in the field of social service. Recognizing her contribution she was selected for the prestigious award and the award was given today at Rastrapati Bhavan.
Dr Shabnam is a noted sociologist and has authored two books. Her latest book Social Thought and Indian Social System was released in an function at University of Kashmir last year. The book has been well received by the academics and students.
Dr. Shabnam after completion of her graduation from University of Kashmir, in 1996 and post graduation in Sociology from AMU, Aligarh, in 1999 and did her Ph.D from Ranchi University in 2008. Her first book Impact of Militancy on women in Kashmir is first serious and scientific attempt to analyze this complex phenomenon through empiricity. She has written many research articles in national and international journals.
The National service scheme (NSS) unit of Amar Singh College has organized a number of camps including blood donation camps, cleanliness drives and many other programmes and has been on the forefront of social service under her supervision during these years.
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