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Naveen Yadav

Naveen Yadav

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Shri Naveen Yadav was born on 16th June 1975. He is a graduate of DAV College Chandigarh (Panjab University) with Honours in Geography. He obtained his Masters in Business Administration from Maharishi Dayanand University, Rohtak (Haryana) and Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management from IGNOU. He has 15 years of rich experience in the fields of Security & Administration. He joined the Indian Border Security Force, one of the finest border guarding forces of the world as an Assistant Commandant and got promoted to the Rank of Deputy Commandant in due course of time. He severed at various locations during his service in the BSF which includes highly terrorist infested areas of Jammu & Kashmir and North East. He received various awards for successful anti terrorist combat operations and excelling in in‐service courses including Director General’s Commendation Rolls, Inspector General’s Commendation Cards & various Service Medals. He did various in‐service professional courses from various premier institutes of BSF and Army and obtained Instructor Grading. After taking voluntary retirement from BSF he served Ambuja Cement (Holcim Group Company), one of the top ten MNCs in India as Manager Security & Administration for five years. During that tenure he got international exposure to various aspects of industrial & institutional safety. He also obtained Lead Auditor Certification in ISO 9001:2008 auditing. He has interest in Horse Riding, Cycling, Shooting and Adventure Travelling. His hobbies include writing Hindi Poems, reading and singing.

Naveen Yadav
Dy Comdt (Retd) Chief Security Officer
Jawaharlal Nehru University New Delhi – 110067

A warm welcome to the modified and updated website of the Centre for East Asian Studies. The East Asian region has been at the forefront of several path-breaking changes since 1970s beginning with the redefining the development architecture with its State-led development model besides emerging as a major region in the global politics and a key hub of the sophisticated technologies. The Centre is one of the thirteen Centres of the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi that provides a holistic understanding of the region.

Initially, established as a Centre for Chinese and Japanese Studies, it subsequently grew to include Korean Studies as well. At present there are eight faculty members in the Centre. Several distinguished faculty who have now retired include the late Prof. Gargi Dutt, Prof. P.A.N. Murthy, Prof. G.P. Deshpande, Dr. Nranarayan Das, Prof. R.R. Krishnan and Prof. K.V. Kesavan. Besides, Dr. Madhu Bhalla served at the Centre in Chinese Studies Programme during 1994-2006. In addition, Ms. Kamlesh Jain and Dr. M. M. Kunju served the Centre as the Documentation Officers in Chinese and Japanese Studies respectively.

The academic curriculum covers both modern and contemporary facets of East Asia as each scholar specializes in an area of his/her interest in the region. The integrated course involves two semesters of classes at the M. Phil programme and a dissertation for the M. Phil and a thesis for Ph. D programme respectively. The central objective is to impart an interdisciplinary knowledge and understanding of history, foreign policy, government and politics, society and culture and political economy of the respective areas. Students can explore new and emerging themes such as East Asian regionalism, the evolving East Asian Community, the rise of China, resurgence of Japan and the prospects for reunification of the Korean peninsula. Additionally, the Centre lays great emphasis on the building of language skills. The background of scholars includes mostly from the social science disciplines; History, Political Science, Economics, Sociology, International Relations and language.

Several students of the centre have been recipients of prestigious research fellowships awarded by Japan Foundation, Mombusho (Ministry of Education, Government of Japan), Saburo Okita Memorial Fellowship, Nippon Foundation, Korea Foundation, Nehru Memorial Fellowship, and Fellowship from the Chinese and Taiwanese Governments. Besides, students from Japan receive fellowship from the Indian Council of Cultural Relations.