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Area Study Programme

UGC Bureaus

Area Study Programme

Brief Information

    The scheme is for providing financial assistance to Area Study Centre under the scheme for the period of 5 years.
    To promote holistic understanding of the area with its cultural, social, economic and strategic specificities.
    To promote alternative paradigm of area studies from the perspective of postcolonial societies.
    To contribute towards Indian perspectives of the region and issues.
    To provide critical input to the policy makers particularly in India’s economic, strategic and political interest.
    To bring knowledge of regions of the world to the core of intellectual disciplines.
    To conduct research to promote inter regional comparative perspective.

Bureau Head

Name of Bureau Head: Dr. Shakeel Ahmed

Designation: Joint Secretary

Email: shakeel.ugc@nic.in

Phone Number:011-23604216


Ms. Monika

Deputy Secretary

Email: monika.ugc@nic.in
Phone Number: 011-23604325
Room No: 325
Ext: 325

Mrs. Shashi Malik

Under Secretary

Email: shashimalik.ugc@nic.in
Phone Number: 011-23604586
Room No: 402
Ext: 586

Mrs. Matilda Ekka

Section Officer

Email: matildaekka.ugc@nic.in
Phone Number: 011-23604419, 23604520
Room No: 419, 508A
Ext: 419, 520