2016.01.8-10 ►ICSJP ►Young Researchers’ Program | Committees

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International Conference on Science and Jain Philosophy [ICSJP]


Young Researchers’ Program

The International Conference on Science and Jain Philosophy is being organized by Bhagawan Mahavira International Research Centre (BMIRC) of Jain Vishva Bharati Institute (JVBI), Rajasthan at Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Powai during January 8-10, 2016. To encourage and motivate young research scholars to participate in the conference, a Young Researchers’ Program has been planned. Those who wish to participate in this session are welcome to register and send an abstract of their presentation.

  • Abstracts of about 200-250 words are invited from young researchers on the topics centered on the main theme of the conference. The scholar must be below the age of 35 and must be actively involved in research and education.
  • Each participant will be given ten minutes to present his/her paper which will be judged on the basis of novelty and substance of the presentation.
  • There will be three awards in order of merit and will carry a cash prize of Rs.5000 for the 1st prize, Rs.3000 for the 2nd prize, and Rs.2000 for the 3rdprize, a citation and a memento. Each participant will be given an Appreciation Certificate.
  • The presentations will be judged by an eminent jury comprising of scientists and philosophers.
  • The award winning papers will be published in the Proceedings of the Conference.
  • Conference Secretariat may be contacted for clarification, if any.

Councilors:

  • Dr. R.K. Panda, Dept of HSS, IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai
  • Dr. P.R. Bhat, Dept of HSS IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai
  • Dr. Bhupendra Pushkar, Dept of Biotechnology, Mumbai University, Mumbai
  • Dr. Kokila Shah, K.J. Somaiya Centre for Studies in Jainism
  • Dr. Bipin Doshi, Mumbai University, Mumbai
  • Dr. Abhay Doshi, Dept of Gujurati, Mumbai University, Mumbai

Email:  info(at)icsjp.org

Website:  www.icsjp.org

Secretariat:

BX-01, Woodland, H8, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Powai, Mumbai-400076, Maharashtra.

Contact:

Dr. R.K.Panda, IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai.
Dr. P.R.Bhat, IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai.
Dr. Bhupendra Pushkar, Mumbai University, Mumbai.




CORE COMMITTEE

Spiritual Mentor:

H.H. Acharya Shri Mahashraman, Anushasta, Jain Vishva Bharati Institute (Deemed University), Ladnun, Rajasthan

Spiritual Guide:

Prof. Muni Mahendra Kumar, Emeritus Professor, Jainology and Comparative Religion & Philosophy, Jain Vishva Bharati Institute (Deemed University), Ladnun, Rajasthan

Spiritual Co-Guide:

Dr. Muni Abhijit Kumar, Research Fellow, Department of Jainology and Comparative Religion & Philosophy, Jain Vishva Bharati Institute (Deemed University), Ladnun, Rajasthan

Patron:

Samani Charitra Pragya, Vice Chancellor, Jain Vishva Bharati Institute (Deemed University), Ladnun, Rajasthan

Director General:

Prof. Samani Chaitanya Pragya, Head, Department of Jainology and Comparative Religion & Philosophy, Jain Vishva Bharati Institute (Deemed University) and Executive Director, Bhagawan Mahavira International Research Centre, JVBI

Executive Directors:

 

Prof. K.P. Mishra, Ex-Vice Chancellor, NGB University: Director - ICSJP

Prof. Narendra Bhandari, Physical Research Laboratory: Chairman - Steering Committee (Ex-officio Member)

Prof. N.L. Kachhara, Selford University, Britain.Co-Chairman - Steering Committee (Ex-officio Member)


INTERNATIONAL ADVISORY COUNCIL

Prof. Basant Raj Bhandari, Chancellor, JVBI, India

Chairman

Dr. Mahaveer Raj Gelra, Founder Vice Chancellor, JVBI, India

Member

Prof. Bhopalchand Lodha, Ex Vice Chancellor, JVBI, India

Member

Prof. William Sweet, Past President, Canadian Philosophical Association (CPA), Canada

Member

Prof. Ranjit Nair, Director, Centre for Philosophy and Foundations of Science (CPFS), India

Member

Prof. Kazuyuki Akasaka, Institute of Advanced Technology, Kinki University, Japan

Member

Prof. Kim Skoog, University of Guam, Guam

Member

Prof. Thomas Daffern, Director, International Intitute of Peace Studies and Global Philosophy, USA

Member

Prof. Prabhu Narayan, Environmentalist and Scientologist, India

Member

Dr. S.C. Manchanda, AIIMS, Delhi, India

Member

Dr. Manish Mehta, Chairman, JAINA Jain Diaspora Committee, USA

Member

Mr. Christian Geerdes, Editor, HereNow4U, Germany

Member

Mrs. Carla Geerdes, Editor, HereNow4U, Germany

Member

Mr. R.K. Bengani, Correspondent, HereNow4U, Dubai

Member

Prof. K.P. Mi­s­hra, Director ICSJP, India

Secretary


NATIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Prof. Sagarmal Jain, Secretary, Parshwanath Vidyapeeth, India

Chairman

Prof. S.R. Bhatt, Department of Philosophy, University of Delhi, India

Member

Prof. Prem Suman Jain, Dean, College of Social Science & Humanities, M.L. Sukhadia University, India

Member

Dr. B.A. Prajapati, Ex Vice Chancellor, Veer Narmada South Gujarat University, India

Member

Dr. T.M. Dak, Ex Registrar, JVBI, India

Member

Prof. (Dr.) M.P. Lele, Retired, Additional Director General, All India Radio & Doordarshan, India

Member

Dr J.B. Shah, Director, L. D. Institute of Indology, India

Member

Mr. T.K. Jain, Ex Pesident, Anuvibha, India

Member

Mr. R.P. Jain, MLBD Publication, India

Member

Mr. Sushil Solanki, Commissioner of Service Tax

Member

Mr. Raj Ajmera

Member

Mrs. Jyotika Mehta

Member

Prof. Samani Chaitanya Pragya, Executive Director, BMIRC

Convenor


STEERING COMMITTEE

Prof. Narendra Bhandari, Space Research, PLANEX, Physical Research Laboratory, India

Chairman

Prof. N.L. Kachhara, Rtd. Prof. Selford University, Britain and Aden University, Yemen, India

Co-Chairman

Prof. Dharamchand Jain, JNV University, Jodhpur

Member

Prof. Mahendra Bhandari, Dean (School of Law, Research and Consultancy, Student welfare) at IMS Unison University, Dehradun India

Member

Dr. Jeoraj Jain, Scientist, Recipient of National Award in Fabrication Technology, India

Member

Dr. S.S. Pokharna, Former scientist at Indian Space Research Organization, India

Member

Dr. Sudhir Shah, Prof. and HOD, Sheth V. S. General Hospital, India

Member

Dr. Kumarpal Desai, Co-ordinator and Managing Trustee of Institute of Jainology, India

Member

Dr. Paras Mal Agrawal, India

Member

Dr. Pratap Sanchetee, Neurologist, Sanchetee Neurology Research Institute, India

Member

Dr. Viney Jain, Advisor, International School of Jain Studies, New Delhi

Member

Dr. Anupam Jain, Honorary Secretary and Executive Director Kundakunda Jnanapitha, India

Member

Dr. R.S. Shah, India

Member

Dr. S.R. Vadera, Director, Defense Lab, Jodhpur

Member

Dr. Narender Kumar Jain, Ex-Director, Defense Lab, Jodhpur

Member

Dr. S.L. Gandhi, International President, ANUVIBHA, India

Member

Prof. P.C. Jain, Formerly, Professor, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India

Member

Dr. Dhaval Doshi

Member

Prof. Samani Chaitanya Pragya, Executive Director, BMIRC

Member

Dr. K.P. Mis­hra, Director ICSJP

Secretary


CO-ORDINATING TEAM FROM HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES DEPT OF IIT BOMBAY

Prof. D. Parthasarathy, HOD
Prof. P.R. Bhat, Coordinator
Prof. K. Ramasubramanian
Prof. Rajakishore Nath
Prof. Ranjan K. Panda
Prof. Ratikanta Panda


CO-ORDINATING TEAM FROM UNIVERSITY OF MUMBAI

Dr. Bhupendra Pushkar, Head, Department of Biotechnology
Dr. Shubhada Joshi, Professor and Former Head, Department of Philosophy
Dr. Meenal Katarnikar, Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy, Coordinator
Dr. Abhay Doshi, Head, Department of Gujarati


CO-ORDINATING TEAM FROM JVBI

Samani Chaitanya Pragya, HOD, Jainology and Comparative Religion & Philosophy
Prof. Damodar Shastri, HOD Oriental Studies and Languages
Prof. Anil Dhar, HOD Non-violence & Peace
Dr. Pradyumnsingh Shekhavat HOD Science of Living, Preksha Meditation and Yoga
Prof. S. Verma, HOD, Social Work
Prof. Anand Prakash Tripathi, Director Distance Education
Prof. Banwarilal Jain, HOD, Education
Dr. Samani Malli Pragya, Principal, Acharya Kalu Kanya Mahavidyalaya
Prof. Rekha Tivari, HOD English
Dr Samani Him Pragya, Reader of JCRP
Dr Samani Shashi Pragya, Reader of JCRP
Dr Samani Aagam Pragya, Assistant Professor, JCRP
Dr Samani Rohit Pragya, Assistant Professor, JCRP
Samani Sulabh Pragya, Assistant Professor, JCRP
Dr. Yogesh Jain, Faculty of Department of Jainology, Comparative Religion & Philosophy, JVBI, Ladnun
Dr. Trapti Jain, Faculty of Department of Jainology, Comparative Religion & Philosophy, JVBI, Ladnun


ORGANISING COMMITTEE

Prof. K.P. Mishra, Ex Vice Chancellor, NGB University, Allahabad

Chairman

Mr. Ashok Kothari, Addl Commissioner of Customs, Mumbai

Co-Chairman

Mr. Mahendra Dakalia

Treasurer

CA Kamlesh Jain

Joint Treasurer

Dr. Bipin Doshi, Jain Scholar, University of Mumbai

Secretary

Dr. Bina Punjabi, Academic Advisor, Guru Nanak Vidyak Society

Joint Secretary

Prof. D. Parthasarthy, Head, HSS Dept., IIT

Member

Prof. P.R. Bhat, Cordinator, HSS Dept., IIT

Member

Dr. Bhupendra Pushkar, Head, Department of Biotechnology, MU

Member

Mr. R.K. Shah, KJ Somaiya Centre for Studies in Jainism

Member

Dr. Kokila Shah, KJ Somaiya Centre for Studies in Jainism

Member

Dr. Abhay Doshi, Head, Department of Gujarati, MU

Member

Mr. Sunnil Gelra

Member

Mr. Praveen Dhariwal

Member

Mrs. Meenu Dakalia

Member

Ms. Pooja Banthia

Associate

Ms. Yasha Shrishrimal

Associate


RECEPTION COMMITTEE

Mr. Dharamchand Lunked, President, JVB, India
Mr. Sohan Dhakad
Mr. Khyalilal Tater
Mr. Sunil Kachhara
Mr. Ramesh Dhakad
Mr. Bhanwarlal Karnavat
Mr. Navratan Ganna
Mr. Nitin Jain
Mrs. Bharati Sethia
Mr. B.C. Bhalavat
Mr. Sumer Surana
Dr. S.K. Jain
Mr. Kishan Dagaliya
Mr. D.C. Surana
Mr. Mangilal Chajjer
Mr. Hasmukh Mehta
Mr. Rupchand Dugar
Mr. Madan Dugar
Mr. Madan Tater
Mrs. Sujata Mohnot
Mr. Surya Prakash Madrecha
Mr. Rajendra Kothari
Mr. Deepak Dagaliya
Mrs. Suman Bachavat

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