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Prof. Amitav Mishra

Prof. Amitav Mishra1

Prof. Amitav Mishra

Professor & Programme Coordinator (Research)

Room No. 111, G Block, New Academic Block,
School of Education,
Indira Gandhi National Open University,
New Delhi, 110068
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Amitav Mishra is a Professor since 2012 having specialization in Inclusive and Special Education at School of Education, Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi. His main areas of research interest are: inclusive education, adaptive physical education, early intervention and interventions in hearing and developmental disability. He has published over 60 research publications. He serves as Advisory Member to Asia Pacific Forum on Research in Intellectual Disability, Singapore and International Advisory Committee on Motor Activity Training Program (MATP) of Special Olympics International, USA). He is the Associate Editor to Oxford University Press Research Encyclopedia of Education (Inclusive and Special Education), New York and Editor of the Journal of National Convention of Educators of the Deaf (India), Mumbai and serves as a member of editorial board and review committee of several journals. He is the leading expert member of various committees appointed by Rehabilitation Council of India, National Council of Teacher Education and National Institute for the Empowerment of Persons with Multiple Disability and various universities in India. He is also on the advisory board of several leading disability organizations such as: Special Olympics Bharat, New Delhi; National Convention of Educators of the Deaf India, Mumbai; National Convention for Severe Intellectual and Multiple Disabilities, New Delhi; Jeevandhara Rehabilitation Research Institute, Bareilly; Manovikas Kendra Rehabilitation and Research Institute, Kolkata. He has been honored with several awards such as ‘Eunice Shriver Kennedy Award’ from Special Olympics; ‘Derozio Award’ from Indian Council of Secondary Education, New Delhi for Human Enrichment and Education; Award for Excellence in Services to Persons with Disabilities (Government of Uttar Pradesh).