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Detailed Profile: Prof. Mrinal Miri

NameProf. Mrinal Miri
Father's NameLate Shri Mohichandra Miri
Mother's NameLate Shrimati Indira Miri
Date of Birth01/08/1940
Birth PlaceShillong, Distt. East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya (earstwhile Assam)
Maritial Status Married
Spouse NameShrimati Sujata Miri
No. of ChildrenTwo Daughters
State NameNominated
Party NameNominated
Permanent Address
Present AddressA-39, South Extension-I, New Delhi. 110049
Telephone : 24623890, 9910481706(M)
Email idmrinal[dot]miri[at]sansad[dot]nic[dot]in
Educational QualificationsB.A. (Philosophy), B.A. (Tripos) (Philosophy), M.A. (Philosophy), Ph.D. (Philosophy), Educated at University of Calcutta, Kolkata, University of Delhi, Delhi and Cambridge University, U.K.
ProfessionTeacher and Educationist
Positions Held 1993-1999 Director, Indian Institute of Advanced Study (I.I.A.S.), Shimla 1994-1997 Chairman, Indian Council of Philosophical Research (I.C.P.R.), Delhi 2000-2005 Vice-Chancellor, North-Eastern Hill University (N.E.H.U.), Shillong 2007-2012 Chancellor, Rajiv Gandhi University, Arunachal Pradesh June 2012 Nominated to Rajya Sabha July 2012 onwards Member, Committee on Social Justice and Empowernment
Freedom FighterNo
Books Published(i) Identity and Moral Life, O.U.P., Delhi, 2002, (ii) Dharma: The Categorical Imperative (edited jointly with others), DK Printworld, Delhi, 2005, (iii) Linguistic Situation in North East India, Concept Publishing, 2005, (iv) Continuity and Change in Tribal Society, I.I.A.S., Shimla, 1993, (v) Five Essays on Kant (edited), N.E.H.U., Shillong, 1987, (vi) Philosophy of Psychoanalysis, I.I.A.S., Shimla, 1977 and (vii) The Partings, (translated from the Assamese novel Xeuji Pator Kahini by Rasha Barua) Sahitya Akademi, Delhi, 2004
Social and Cultural Activities, Literary, Artistic and Scientific Accomplishments and other Special Interests
Sports, Clubs, Favourite Pastimes and RecreationInterested in football and cricket
Countries VisitedFrance, as member of the Ministry of External Affairs' delegation to attend the Indo-French Conference in 2001; Ireland to deliver a lecture at the Department of Philosophy, University College Cork in 2003; France, to attend a seminar organised jointly by the I.C.S.S.R. and Maison des Sciences de I'Homme in 2003; China, as a member of the Indian delegation in 2007 and U.K. for research purpose from 19th July to 11th August 2012
Other Information

Source: Rajya Sabha