Dr. Ravi Kumar Sinha, a professor of English, is known for his commitment to ensuring quality and inclusive education through innovative measures. He obtained his M.A. (English) and Ph.D. degree from M.U. Bodh-Gaya and completed PGCTE from CIEFL (F.L.U.), Hyderabad. After serving as Translator in the Hindi Unit of All India Radio, N. Delhi for two years, he joined the service of B. R. A. Bihar University Muzaffarpur as lecturer in English in the year 1992. As an academic, Dr. Sinha has contributed 15 quality Research Papers in reputed Journals, one Chapter each in two Books, and 3 Books on ELT to his credit. As a member of ‘Textbook Development Committee’ at SCERT, Patna, he edited and contributed chapters in Class XII Textbooks ‘Rainbow I & II and ‘Story of English’. He has also contributed about 12 chapters and vetted 2 Course books for M.A. (English) Programme of Nalanda Open University, Patna. He has attended 3 International and 12 National Seminars. Besides 4 National and 8 State level Seminars, he has also organized 1 UGC sponsored National Seminar in which Mr. Michael Connolly from the British Council chaired a Session. He has completed one UGC funded Minor Research Project on “The Norm of Quality & English Language Teaching in Bihar: A Case Study of Secondary Level Schools in the Context of RTE’ in the year 2012-13.He has successfully guided & supervised 5 Research Scholars for the award of Ph.D. degree. Dr. Sinha has ‘life membership’ of several Professional Bodies including All India English Teachers’ Association, New Delhi, Indian Council of Philosophical Research, ASRC (Hyderabad), and Bihar Teacher Educators’ Association, Patna. He took initiative in making e-Library (N-List) functional as well as in the automation of Central Library through ‘e-Granthalaya’. He has been instrumental in the publication of R. N. College Journal ‘Samyak Drishti’ (ISSN:2321-5003) as its Founding Editor. He is on the Editorial Board of the reputed Bihar Journal of Public Administration (ISSN-0974-2735; S. No. 41 in UGC-CARE Reference list of Quality Journals). Dr. Sinha has contributed with a sense of perseverance to enriching Campus life in almost all official capacities: Convener of College UGC Committee (2009-12), Convener of College IQAC (2011-2020), and College Coordinator, NAAC Steering Committee (for NAAC accreditation of the College in 2015). During Covid-19 Pandemic, he made exemplary effort to facilitate online teaching, availability of over 2000 ‘e-contents’ on dedicated space/Tab on College Website and a number of Webinars on burning issues. Since 18-07-2020, he has been working as Professor-in-charge, R. N. College, Hajipur, and in this capacity he is taking all possible initiatives to improve the academic environment on the Campus on all parameters.
Professor (Dr.) Ravi Kumar Sinha M.A. (English), Ph.D., PGCTE (F.L.U., Hyderabad)