Chandrasekhar D R P

Chandrasekhar D R P

Associate Professor,HOD, English and Other Languages, GSHS, HYD

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Dr. D.R.P. Chandra Sekhar received his masters degree in English from the University of Hyderabad (with a Gold Medal for the first rank) and M.Phil and Ph.D from Maulana Azad National Urdu University. He was a recipient of UGC-JRF. In his BA from Nizam College, Hyderabad, he was awarded the Nizam Gold Medal for ranking first in Philosophy from Osmania University. Before he joined GITAM, he had taught at a reputed college of engineering in Hyderabad, and at the Bhagirathi Valley School (a KFI school), Uttarkashi, Uttarakhand.

With a deep and abiding interest in the basic issues of education, human learning and conditioning, spirituality beyond religion, and issues related to egalitarian social order, Dr. Chandra Sekhar served for more than a decade in the social service sector in the areas of tribal, minorities’ development, and communal harmony. He edited eco-ethic a newsletter of Indian Network on Ethics and Climate Change and Mannem Lo (In the tribal habitat), a magazine on the issues and culture of Adivasis. His research interests include Theatre/Cultural Studies, Literary Criticism & Theory and Indian Literature in Translation. Dr Chandra Sekhar translated and adopted several plays and political essays.


Degree NameInstitute & College nameYear of Graduation/Award
Study of Street Play as a Living Genre A Case Study of Interventions in the Old City of HyderabadMAULANA AZAD NATIONAL URDU UNIVERSITY2015
Social Anxiety and Dissent in Postwar Britain A Case Study of Howard Brentons PlaysMAULANA AZAD NATIONAL URDU UNIVERSITY2009


DesignationOrganizationFrom DateTo Date
Communications CoordinatorCOVA (Confederation of Voluntary Associations)10-10-200331-10-2009
LecturerVasavi College of Engineering01-12-200030-07-2003
Information AnalystLaya (NGO)01-06-199730-11-2000

Lessons from Post War British Dissent Social Anxieties and Responses in Howard Brentons PlaysThe Journal for English Language and Literary Studies, Others, -2013, 3, 16-25

Title of the bookBook / ChapterName of the publisherSubject areaEditionPage numbersISBNPublished year
Voices Perceptions of Oneness and PluralityChaptersGITAM University PressPhilosophy and Religion133-4097881933148212017
Business Communication Connecting at WorkChaptersOxford University PressBusiness Communication2654-66997801994631522016
Climate Change and Tribal Sustainable Living Responses from the NortheastChaptersOxford University PressClimate Change162-68na1992
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NationalGandhi School of Humanities and Social Sciences GITAMGITAM Hyderabad24-Jan-201925-Jan-2019NAParticipatedNA
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InternationalGITAM Hyderabad Business SchoolGITAM Hyderabad28-Nov-201829-Nov-2018Civil Society and the Nexus of Governments and Businesses in India A Perilous DisjunctionParticipated
InternationalIndian Institute of Management IndoreIIM Indore04-May-201707-May-2017NAParticipatedNA
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Email Writing SkillsQuality improvement programCLS GITAMGITAM Visakhapatnam25-Aug-201825-Aug-2018Organized
Faculty Development ProgrammeFaculty development programIndian Institute of Management IndoreIIM Indore24-Apr-201730-May-2017Participated
Effective Instructional Design and DeliveryFaculty development programVasavi College of Engineering & TTTI, ChennaiVasavi College of Engineering05-Aug-200210-Aug-2002Participated
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