Shantha Sinha Professor

Shantha sinha

Prof. Shantha Sinha is an anti-child labour activist of international reputation. She is the founder of Mamidipudi Venkatarangaiya Foundation, popularly known as MV Foundation (which is named in memory of her grandfather Mamidipudi Venkatarangaiah), and is a Professor in the Department of Political science in Hyderabad Central University. Currently, she heads the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights; The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) was set up in March 2007 under the Commission for Protection of Child Rights Act, 2005, an Act of Parliament (December 2005). Professor Sinha is its first chairperson. Shantha Sinha is an alumnus of St. Ann's High School, Secunderabad up to class 8. She studied from classes 9 to 12 in Keyes High School for Girls, Secunderabad. She went on to complete her M.A in Political Science from Osmania University in 1970. She obtained her Ph.D from JNU in 1976. Shanta Sinha is an academic with Hyderabad Central University. She gained the internationally renowned 2003 Ramon Magsaysay award for community leadership.

Personal details

Date of birth
January 7th, 1950

Education

1. Osmania University Colleges/University

Osmania University (OU), is a public university in Hyderabad, India founded in 1918, It was established and named after the last Nizam of Hyderabad, Mir Osman Ali Khan. It is one of the oldest modern universities in India. It is the first Indian University to have Urdu (اردو) and Indian regional language as medium of instruction. The OU is one of the largest university systems in the subcontinent with over 300,000 students on its various campuses and affiliated colleges. It is particularly well known for its Arts, Sciences, Commerce, Engineering and Technology departments. Its faculty of management is considered as one of the best management institutions under the university system. Osmania Medical College was once part of the same university system. It is now transferred under the supervision of NTR University of Health Sciences.

Founded
1918
Headquarters
Administrative Building, 500007 - Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
Official web page www.osmania.ac.in
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Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender

People attended Osmania University connected by profession and/or age

b. 1955., Professor
b. 1956., Professor
b. 1945., Novelist
b. 1945., Academic
b. 1949., Religious Leader
b. 1952., Writer
b. 1954., Politician
b. 1945., Politician

2. Jawaharlal Nehru University Colleges/University

Jawaharlal Nehru University, also known as JNU, is located in New Delhi, the capital of India. It is mainly a research oriented postgraduate university with approximately 8,000 students and a faculty strength of around 550.

Type Research
Founded
1969
Headquarters
New Mehrauli Road, 110067 - New Delhi, Delhi
Official web page www.jnu.ac.in
Wikipedia article

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender

People attended Jawaharlal Nehru University connected by profession and/or age

b. 1949., Professor
b. 1952., Politician
b. 1954., Politician
b. 1952., Writer
b. 1955., Academic
b. 1952., Politician
b. 1948., Politician
b. 1954., Writer

3. St. Ann's High School, Secunderabad Independent school

Saint Ann's High School is a girls school located at East Marredpally, Secunderabad, India. It was opened on April 1, 1871. Saint Ann's Convent was founded by Mother Enrichetta, an Italian missionary, in the 18th century. It is named after Saint Anne, known by tradition as the mother of The Virgin Mary. The school's motto is "Sicutapis Operosa" which translates from Latin to English as "Busy As Bees". The students from first to tenth grade are divided into four houses: Daffodils, Pansies, Roses, and Shamrocks and follow two syllabi: ICSE (white belts) and SSC (red belts). The students in eleventh and twelfth grade are divided into the houses Violets and Orchids and follow the ISC syllabus.

Type Public school
Founded
April 1st, 1871
Headquarters
Near Sangeet Theatre, S.D Road, 500 003 - Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh
Official web page www.stanns.in
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Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by gender

People attended St. Ann's High School, Secunderabad connected by profession and/or age

b. 1975., Actor
b. 1984., Actor
b. 1973., Actor
b. 1977., Actor
b. 1962., Actor

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