Dr. Gunjan Soni is a senior officer of Rajasthan Administrative Service. In 1986 he completed his B.Com. degree with Gold Medal from University of Rajasthan. Having got highest marks in all the universities of Rajasthan, that year he was awarded the Bhamashah Award of Maharana Mewar Foundation. After doing M.Com. in Accountancy and Business Statistics from University of Rajasthan in 1988, he obtained Ph-D. degree in 2010. In his career spanning 30 years, Dr. Soni has held important administrative responsibilities in Jaipur Municipal Corporation, Jaipur Development Authority, Medical and Health Department, Education Department, Revenue Department. He was awarded the Rajiv Gandhi Unity Award in 2013 for his contribution to communal harmony discharging his administrative responsibilities. He has also worked as Registrar of the Para-Medical Council.
He holds special interest in plantation, reading and music.
Smt. Kusum Dharwal is a senior officer of Rajasthan Accounts Service. She received her degrees of M.A. in Economics and LL.B. from University of Rajasthan. Then she did PG Diploma in Management from Indira Gandhi National Open University.
Prior to her current posting, she has worked in important departments like Pollution Control Board, Land Settlement Department, Aravali Forestation Project, Local Fund Audit Department, Inspection Department, Rajasthan Agricultural Competitiveness Project and Panchayati Raj etc. In the previously established and later closed Haridev Joshi University of Journalism and Mass Communication, she worked as Comptroller Finance and also held the post of Registrar.
Along with reading Hindi literature, she also has a special interest in culinary skills.
Dr. Alok Kumar Srivastava is basically Associate Professor of political science, who tries to understand politics within the scope of its cultural geography, history and social milieu. He did his BA Honors in Economics and then M.A. in Political Science from the University of Rajasthan. He received M.Phil and Ph.D. degrees from this University on the studies of Secularism. Dr. Srivastava’s articles on Gandhi-vision, Indian Modernity, Gender issues etc. have been published in reputed journals and books.
He has been using the mediums of literature and culture to share his theoretical understanding of politics with the common people. He has scripted and conducted Youth Parliament sessions at the national level. He has been constantly addressing the students on Film appreciation. In his writing and teaching, streams of literature, cinema and politics unite to become a practice of creativity.
Dr. Ajay Kumar Singh is Deen of the Faculty of Mass Communication and Director of the Academic Campus. Dr. Singh holds experience in both teaching and journalism. Earlier, he has taught in University of Rajasthan. He has also worked as an Assistant Professor at Central University of Jharkhand (Ranchi), Associate Professor at Munshi Harnandan Prasad Institute of Journalism and Mass Communication (Allahabad) and head of the Department of Journalism at Nehru Gram Bharati University (Allahabad). He has also served Department of Journalism and Film Production of Lovely Professional University (Jalandhar) as Professor and Dean.
He has a keen interest in innovation occurring in electronic media. His areas of interest include television reporting and production, photography, computer applications and media research. He has done his Ph.D. on ‘Jansanchar Madhyamo mein Hindi Basha ka Badalta Sawroop’.
Dr. Neelam Upadhyay is Associate Professor of Political Science and an experienced academic administrator. She has a keen grip on the day-to-day management, coordination and organization of educational institutions. Dr. Upadhyay received her M.A., M.Phil. and Ph-D degrees from University of Rajasthan. She was selected for the Post Doctoral Research Award by the University Grants Commission, under which she worked on the topic "Education and Women Empowerment in Rajasthan".
So far, Dr. Upadhyay has got published more than ten books and various research papers in reputed journals on various subjects. She has also presented several papers in National and International level Seminars. She has also served in the Language Department, Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, National Higher Education Campaign, Rajasthan State Open School etc.
She has a special interest in gardening.