Professor | Broadcaster | Thinker


Dr. Rawail Singh is Professor of Punjabi at Delhi University. Member University Court and Member of Standing Committee of Delhi University.. He is also former convenor of Punjabi Advisory Board of Sahitya Akademi, the National Academy of Letters. Besides he is on board of a number of national and international bodies, he has participated and contributed a lot to many of the literary and cultural events in India and abroad.Earlier, he was Secretary to Punjabi Academy, Government of Delhi for 14 years.He is also a renowned broadcaster. As Secretary, Punjabi Academy, he was instrumental to bring Punjabi literature, art and culture to centre stage.He has authored, translated and edited a large number of books in Punjabi Literature. As Editor of Peer journal ” SAMDARSHI” in Punjabi he is experimenting with a number of subjects.His area of specialization is Punjabi Drama and Media Studies in Punjabi which is a rare combination.

He has been rresenting Live Commentary on All India Radio & Doordarshan from Gurdwara Raqab Ganj Sahib on the occasion of Birth Annivesary of Sri Guru Nanak Dev ji for the last 25 years.

He has also been conferred with several awards for his contribution towards punjabi language. Recently he has been nominated as a Expert By Univeristy Grant Comission for grant of major research projects and Emeritus Fellowship

EXPERIENCE

1996-2000

 

All India Radio

Broadcaster

1997-1998

 

World Punjabi Channel

Head of Current Affairs/ Advisors

2000-2014

 

Punjabi Academy, Govt. of Delhi

Secretary

2012-2017

 

Sahitya Akademi India

Convenor, Punjabi Board

2014- Present

 

University of Delhi

Professor & Head (Deptt of Punjabi)

AWARDS & ASSOCIATIONS

Punjabi sahitya sabha, Delhi Award for punjabi sahitya and language on 19th January 2014
8th Sant Ramdev lifetime Achievement Award Sarhad, Pune
Promotion of Punjabi Language and Literature,Newark, California
Kenderiya punjabi sahitya samelan, Global jubilee award for his work in Punjabi language and literature
1st pearl’s Punjabi Ratan Award
Member, Bhasha Parishad, Govt. of Uttarakhand
Former Convenor, Regional Board, Sahitya Akademi.
Former Convener, Punjabi Advisory Board, Sahitya Akademi.
Convener, Punjabi Board, Delhi Public Library.
Member, Executive World Punjabi Centre, Patiala
Member, Governing Board, Punjab Arts Council.
Member, State Advisory Board, Language Department, Punjab.
Member Executive, Academy of Fine Arts & Letters, New Delhi.
Member Executive, Punjabi Sahit Academy, Ludhiana.
Member, High Power Committee for Development of Culture, Tourism & Heritage, Govt. of Punjab.
Member, Permanent Committee on Punjabi Development, Punjabi University, Patiala.
General Secretary, Centre for Punjabi Culture.
Vice Chairman, Advisory Council, Navi Mumbai Cultural Association, Navi Mumbai.
Honorary Consultant, Punjabi academy, Govt. of NCT Of Delhi
Member, Board of Research Studies, Khalsa College, Patiala
Member, Board of Research Studies, Punjabi University, Patiala
Nominated as Member, Governing Council (Vice Chancellor’s Nominee), SGND Khalsa College, University of Delhi.
Nominated as Member, Governing Council (Vice Chancellor’s Nominee), Mata Sundri College, University of Delhi.
Nominated as a member NET Examination Committee By CBSE
Nominated as a Expert By UGC For grant of major research projects and Emeritus Fellowship
Appointed as Subject expert of language faculty by Punjabi University, Patiala