Chandrasekhar  D R P

Chandrasekhar D R P

Associate Professor,HOD, English, 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 Name Institute & College name Year of Graduation/Award
Study of Street Play as a Living Genre A Case Study of Interventions in the Old City of Hyderabad MAULANA AZAD NATIONAL URDU UNIVERSITY 2015
Social Anxiety and Dissent in Postwar Britain A Case Study of Howard Brentons Plays MAULANA AZAD NATIONAL URDU UNIVERSITY 2009


Designation Organization From Date To Date
Communications Coordinator COVA (Confederation of Voluntary Associations) 10-10-2003 31-10-2009
Lecturer Vasavi College of Engineering 01-12-2000 30-07-2003
Information Analyst Laya (NGO) 01-06-1997 30-11-2000

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 book Book / Chapter Name of the publisher Subject area Edition Page numbers ISBN Published year
Voices Perceptions of Oneness and Plurality Chapters GITAM University Press Philosophy and Religion 1 33-40 9788193314821 2017
Business Communication Connecting at Work Chapters Oxford University Press Business Communication 2 654-669 9780199463152 2016
Climate Change and Tribal Sustainable Living Responses from the Northeast Chapters Oxford University Press Climate Change 1 62-68 na 1992
Seminar name Organized by Venue Start date End date Title of the paper presented Role Co presenter
National Gandhi School of Humanities and Social Sciences GITAM GITAM Hyderabad 24-Jan-2019 25-Jan-2019 NA Participated NA
Seminar name Organized by Venue Start date End date Title of the paper presented Role Co presenter
International GITAM Hyderabad Business School GITAM Hyderabad 28-Nov-2018 29-Nov-2018 Civil Society and the Nexus of Governments and Businesses in India A Perilous Disjunction Participated
International Indian Institute of Management Indore IIM Indore 04-May-2017 07-May-2017 NA Participated NA
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Email Writing Skills Quality improvement program CLS GITAM GITAM Visakhapatnam 25-Aug-2018 25-Aug-2018 Organized
Faculty Development Programme Faculty development program Indian Institute of Management Indore IIM Indore 24-Apr-2017 30-May-2017 Participated
Effective Instructional Design and Delivery Faculty development program Vasavi College of Engineering & TTTI, Chennai Vasavi College of Engineering 05-Aug-2002 10-Aug-2002 Participated
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