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CCMG - Harassment of women by Vibodh Parthasarathi and non-payemnt of salary

This is one of the biggest scams in Indian academic scene... people running the center are some one's son or someone's in law. There are no rules and no guidelines. Vibodh Parthasarathi, son of the great Parthasarathi family leads by example. He is a double M.A. but no PHD and is a Reader, here. THAT IS ILLEGAL but head of center Bisawjit Das makes it happpen. His father was the first and only Dean of University in independent India to be sacked for corruption and Vibodh Parthasarathi is following the footsteps. Employees here are treated as slaves, Vibodh Parthasarathi, who spends months outside the country on university money but will make poor people cry for their salaries. Many like me are never paid salaries, women who become pregnant or meet with accidents will be made to run around and sign declarations. after changing goal posts for months, he will say come back finish work and take your money. He has goons and contacts and will threaten any one with consequences if anyone tries to talk back. It is his dominion and every one is supposed do as he says, especially women. He is a sick, sadist and underqualified *** who represents everything that is wrong with the education system today. All those who have been harassed by Vibodh Parthasarathi and Bisawjit Das raise your voice here. WE HAVE BEEN AFRAID AND HARASSED FOR TOO LONG. WE WILL NEVER GET OUR MONEY BACK BUT WE CAN TELL THE WORLD NOT TO GO THERE. IF THERE IS A *** ON EARTH, IT IS HERE.
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Centre for Media Studies

School of Social Sciences, JNU

Under the XIth Plan the School of Social Sciences had been mandated to establish a Centre focusing on study of the media. Prof. Deepak Kumar was nominated by the Vice-Chancellor to coordinate the activities relating to the planning and creation of the Centre.


The Centre for Media Research aims to emerge as a prime academic location for the development of critical understanding about media and its engagement with society, polity and economy in India.


The Centre for Media Studies (CMS) shall promote inter-disciplinary approaches to study and assess the evolution, role, relevance and impact of media in India.

It will enquire into media's functioning, and its influence and impact on contemporary society, polity, economy and culture shall be the primary areas of research concern.

The CMS would also engage itself with the constituting and determining factors of media: such as its social, regional and language base, commercialization and profit motive, institutionalization and organizational scale, media institutions and media houses, infotainment content, and search for alternative niches through new media etc.

The broad mandate of the Centre would be to study all aspects of the media in an interdisciplinary framework. Though located at the School of Social Sciences, the Centre would engage with experts from disciplines outside the Social Sciences with an interest in the media and their functioning. However, its location in the School would require it to emphasise themes and issues that interface with the various Social Sciences and draw on expertise available within the School. Its curriculum would draw on theories that have emerged in the social sciences. In turn the work undertaken at the Centre will enrich our understanding of the contemporary discourses.

The Centre would not seek to replicate the role of institutions engaged in training personnel for the media, but serve as a location for academic studies aimed at developing a critical understanding of the role and state of the media, its structure, and its relationship with the nature and development of the society, polity and economy in India.

The Centre is envisaged primarily as a centre for research and academic study. It would concentrate on developing a critical understanding of the role of the media in the contemporary mould. For this purpose it will engage with the experts working in this field in the sister schools and other institutions.

To establish the identity of the Centre and to provide some focus to the activities of its inevitably limited faculty in the initial phases, and maximize its impact, it would be useful to identify an initial set of areas of interest on which the Centre may concentrate. Taking account of the roles that the structure of the media and the ways in which it is embedded in society play in defining its functions of legitimation and critique, the areas with which the Centre should engage in its research and teaching activities must include:

1) Structures, ownerships and corporatization.

2) Interface between media, politics, society and technology.

3) Linguistic and regional diversities.

4) Media and democratization.

5) Media, law and regulation.

6) Internet and social media.

7) Media and the creation of social values.

8) Media and popular culture.

While at each point in time the activities of the Centre would be influenced by the resources at hand and the size, interests and strengths of its faculty, the above-mentioned would be the areas into which the Centre would hopefully foray over time. The Centre will start the Direct Ph.D. programme from the Monsoon Semester 2013 ( application forms to be available in Jan.-Feb. 2013) and will announce the M.Phil/Ph.D. programme (session 2014-15) in Feb. 2014.

(Deepak Kumar)



Vibodh Parthasarathi should tell the world more about his specialty – is it teaching which he can’t, is it writing which he can’t or is it being a shop floor manager who he is a born genius at. If treating teachers who more educated than him like factory workers makes him feel the power, he should see a shrink.

In fact, with his every weekend spent in the US or UK, Vibodh Parthasarathi can get the best treatment in the world.

As per Prof.

Biswajit Das, he might as well answer if one person can be thrown out of faculty for lack of a degree, how can Vibodh Parthasarathi continue for so long?Prof. Biswajit Das has a political acumen which is not common in academics, what the *** is he doing in academics???


Both Prof Biswajit Das and Vibodh Parthasarathi take home close to a lakh rupees home. PER MONTH. what are the students getting in return? the staff? Jamia? Gd only knows.

I am sure the student body is planning to take action…but it should be done before the next batch arrives. they dont need students, they dont need to teach, with projects running into crores, they dont care even if they are fired tomorrow.

they have made enough for their seven generations to prosper. It’s only us who will die young… a degree that no one will recognise and an education that taught us nothing. Kudos to Prof Biswajit Das and Vibodh Parthasarathi

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