About the Department

The department of Special Education, Visual Impairment was started in the Session 2009 - 10. The department focuses on integrated education in the areas of teaching, research and extension.



Head of the Department

Prof (Dr) Rajani Ranjan Singh

Designation: Professor & Head
Dean, Faculty of Special Education

E-mail: rrs.teachereducator@gmail.com

Qualification: PhD, MEd (Gold Medalist), MA (Psychology -Gold Medalist ), MA (Economics), PGPDSE-MR, UGC-NET in Education and Psychology.

Research Area: Psychological Foundation of Education, Cognitive Science, Special Education, Inclusive Education Psychometrics and Educometrics

Faculty of the Department

Dr Adya Shakti Rai

Designation: Associate Professor, Assistant Dean Student welfare & Co-ordinator University child care centre

E-mail: raiadya@gmail.com

Qualification: Ph.D(Education), M.Ed Special Education, Visual Impairment (Gold Medalist), M.Ed (Gold Medalist), M.Sc (Mathematics, Gold Medalist), UGC NET, NCERT Fellowship, DIY & DCA

Research Area: Inclusive Education, Primary Education and Visual Impairment

Dr Vijay Shankar Sharma

Designation: Associate Professor

E-mail: drvijss@gmail.com

Qualification: M.A.(Eco), M.A.(Ant. History), M.Ed Special Education (Visual Impairment), Ph.D(Education)

Research Area: Inclusive Education, Barrier Free Environment, Low Vision: Assessment Educational Provision, Rehabilitation, Curriculum adaptation

Mr Ashish Kumar Gupta

Designation: Assistant Professor

E-mail: ashishkumarguptadsmru@gmail.com

Qualification: M.Sc (Botany), M.Ed. Special Education (VI), UGC NET-JRF Dec 2013

Research Area: Education of Low Vision and Visual Efficiency Training for Children with Low Vision, Curriculum adaptation for CWVI

Mr Brijesh Kumar Rai

Designation: Assistant Professor

E-mail: brij.del@gmail.com

Qualification: M.Ed. Special Education (VI), M.A.(Hindi), PGPDSE(HI), UGC-NET (Education)

Research Area: Inclusive Education, Technology in Inclusive Education, Curriculum adaptation for Visual Impairment

Dr Dinesh Kumar

Designation: Assistant Professor

E-mail: dinesh.10@gmail.com

Qualification: M.Ed. Special Education (VI), M.Sc (Botany), M.Ed. Special Education (MR), M.Phil Education, Ph.D.(Education), UGC-NET Education

Research Area: Inclusive Education, Special Education, Teaching of Science (Life Science), Social Skills

Dr Sudha Rao

Designation: Special Educator

E-mail: raolakshyaaru@ gmail.com

Qualification: Ph.D(Psycho), M.Phil(Psycho), M.Ed. Special Education (VI), MA(Psychology and Sociology), Diploma in Guidance and Counselling and B.Ed.(VI)

Research Area: Psychological Needs of Adolescents and Assistive Devices for Low Vision Children

Mrs Puja

Designation: Special Educator

E-mail: pujaprasad9@gmail.com

Qualification: MA(Eng), BA , B.Ed (VI) Four yrs Integrated Course and PGD in Management of Learning Disabilities, M.Ed. S.E.(VI) and UGC-NET(Education)

Research Area: Learning problems faced by Visually Impaired Children with Learning Disability and Societal Attitude of Low Vision

Mr Neeraj Dixit

Designation: Orientation and Mobility Trainer

E-mail: neerajdixitlucknow@gmail.com

Qualification: Cert. in O and M, DSE(Deafblind), B.Ed. Special Education (VI) and MA (Sociology)

Research Area: New Dimensions of O and M for Db (Deafblind)

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