About

AWARDS

Conferred the Award of Recognition for Outstanding Contribution to Literature by the Chandigarh Sahitya Akademi on 8th February 2013. The award recognized the literary translations published in the last few years.

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

I. WRITING, RESEARCH & EDITING

2010 onwards: Head, English Language Dissemination, IL & FS Skills & Education (http://www.ilfsskills.com)

2002 onwards      

  1. Associated with the Oxford University Press as
    • Author
    • Resource person for ELT (English Language Teaching)
    • Language, content and copy editor
    • Evaluator and Reviewer
  2. Report writing & premium editing for the following organizations
    • EFA Education for All
    • FAO – Food and Agriculture Organization of United Nations.
    • ICAR – Indian Council of Agricultural Research
    • ICSSR – Indian Council of Social Science Research
    • ICSSR-WIDER (United Nations University / World Institute of Development Economic Research)
    • Inter State Council, Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India
    • ISSR – Indian Social Science Review
    • Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India
    • NIOS – National Institute of Open Schooling, Ministry of HRD
    • NCAP – National Centre for Agricultural Economics and Policy Research
    • OECD – Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
    • UNDP – United Nations Development Programme
    • UNESCO – United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
    • WHO – World Health Organization (SEARO)

2005 – 2008: NCERT – National Council for Educational Research & Training

  • Consultant Editor, Publications Department
  • Member, Textbook Development Committee for Elective English (Classes XI & XII) under the National Curriculum Framework 2005

2003 – 2005: Post-doctoral research

  • Pursued post-doctoral research on translation theory and for translating into English and compiling an anthology of Hindi short stories by women writers.
  • Research Associate for ‘Speaking for Myself – ‘An Anthology of Asian Women’s Writing’, a project of India International Centre, New Delhi, jointly published by IIC and Penguin India, 2009.
  • Editing consultant to ICSSR (Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi).
  • Lesson writer in Curriculum Committee, National Institute of Open Schooling NIOS), an MHRD project, supported by UNFPA

II. TEACHING

  • 1993 – 2003 : Associate Professor of English, Govt. College for Girls, Panjab University, Chandigarh
  • 1990 – 1991 : Bilingual Teacher, Manchester Education Committee, England, UK, Language & Learning Support Service
  • 1985 – 1987 : Associate Education Executive, Informatics Computer Systems, New Delhi

III. TRANSLATION  – SHORT STORIES & PLAY (Hindi to English)

UNT HAAZIR HO: A contemporary play by Meera Kant

Published in Antarrashtriya Hindi Vishwavidyalaya, Vardha

Editor – Mamta Kalia.

THE DEATH OF A TREE: Short story by Sahitya Akademi Award winning writer Alka Saraogi

Published in Unbound – 2000 Years of Indian Women’s Writing ed. by Annie Zaidi. Published by Aleph, 2015.

AAK EGARASI: Short story by Sahitya Akademi Award winning writer Alka Saraogi

Published in Muse India, a literary e- journal, May-June 2006 edition.

DISPENSABLE: Short story by Mamta Kalia

Published in Muse India, a literary e- journal, May-June 2006 edition.

BEAUTY PARLOUR: Short story by Rekha

Published in Muse India, a literary e- journal, May-June 2006 edition.

AAK EGARASI: Short story by Sahitya Akademi Award winning writer Alka Saraogi

Published by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations under the aegis of the Nehru Centre, High Commission of India, and London, as part of an anthology titled ‘Asha’, ed. Divya Mathur, May 2003