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Name : Dr Akanksha Shukla
Education : MMC(Mass Communication)MPA (Public Administration), Ph.D Public Administration & PhD
Mass Communication, Post Doctoral Fellow (ICSSR), Post Doctoral Fellow (UGC)
Experience : 12 Years, Teaching, Training & Research
Email : akanksha.nird[at]
Phone : 040-24008572

Areas of Specialisation

Development Communication, Opinion making, Political Communication, Communication theories and Administrative Theories, Behaviour change Communication, Women Empowerment.

Professional Affiliation

  1. IPSA
  2. AMIC
  3. IAART
  4. AIHSD
  5. Manav Kalyan Evam Vigyan Prasar Sansthan

Publications/articles/cases/reviews (Numbers)

Publications/articles/cases/reviews (Numbers) -26

Books: 3

Book chapters: 02

Assistant Editor to 2 UGC approved Journals of Social Sciences

Contributed in Gender Studies module in e-PG Pathshala


  1. UGC funded Post Doctoral Research on Agenda Setting Versus Agenda Cutting: Theoretical Underpinnings, Emergent Perceptions And Challenges Thrown By Resurgent Digital Media and Possible Public Policy Implications -(2016-17)
  2. TALEEM Research Foundation funded project on Facebook use among the Indian Youth (2014)
  3. ICSSR funded Post Doctoral Research on Role of media in ideological realignment of political views and behavior: An assessment of talk shows in Indian Context.(2011-2012)
  4. World Bank Funded Swajal Project in 1000 villages of erstwhile UP(1999-2002)


National : 12

International : 10

Trainings Conducted

Faculty at NIRD&PR ,Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Development Management.

Invited Talks / Presentations

Invited to Present a research paper in International seminar jointly organised by Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University and AMIC in December 2013

Honours / Awards:

  1. Prof K E Eapen Fellowship in 2014 in IAMCR
  2. Lucknow University Gold Medal for Highest marks in Masters in Public Administration(2001)

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