AICRP on Home Science
Name of Centre: Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture & Technology (GBPUA&T), Pantnagar, Uttarakhand
Name of Component: Human Development & Family Studies
Dr. Ritu
Associate Professor (Human Development and Family Studies)
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Experience: 13  Years
Educational Qualification
Ph.DHuman Development2006Punjab Agricultural University
M.ScHuman Development2002Punjab Agricultural University
Research Areas
Adolescent issues; Gerontology; Parenting; Early Childhood Care and Education; Family Relationships
Previous Experience
Purvanchal UniversityAssistant Professor17-01-200616-05-2006
G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and TechnologyAssistant Professor17-05-200617-05-2018
G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and TechnologyAssociate Professor18-05-201817-05-2021
  1. IPERA-Dr. Parmila Pathak Memorial Award for Best Human Developmental Home Scientist (2018)
  2. Best Oral Presentation Award (2012 and 2013)
  3. Best Paper Award (2015 and 2016)
  4. MASHAV Fellowship (2013)
  5. STRASA Fellowship (2015)
  6. EC-IFAD Fellowship (2017)
  7. ISSBD Early Career Scholarship (2019)
           Total Number of Research Articles:80
Significant Research Articles
  1. R Singh, SK Thind, S Jaswal. 2006. Assessment of Marital Adjustment among Couples with Respect to Women’s Educational Level and Employment Status. The Anthropologist8(4): 259-266
  2. R Singh, K Pant, L Valentina. 2013. Gender on Social and Emotional Maturity of Senior School Adolescents: A Case Study of Pantnagar. Studies on Home and Community Science7(1): 1-6
  3. A Dhyani, R Singh. 2013. A Study of Adjustment Level of Adolescents from Foster Home and Biological Families. Studies on Home and Community Science7(1): 7-12
  4. R Singh, SK Thind, S Jaswal. 2007. Impact of Women’s Education Level and Employment Status on Parent-Child Relationship–A Case Study of Ludhiana city. Journal of Human Ecology21(2): 125-134
  5. R Singh, K Pant, L Valentina. 2014. Impact Analysis: Family Structure on Social and Emotional Maturity of adolescents. The Anthropologist17(2): 359-365
  6. K Pant, R Singh. 2017. Educational Status of Parents as Predictor of Social and Emotional Maturity of Adolescents. International Journal of Environment, Ecology, Family and Urban Studies 7(1): 53-64
  7. R Singh, P Lohia, H Chand. 2017. Assessment and Comparison of Emotional Health of Institutionalised and Non-institutionalised Elderly of Uttarakhand. Journal of Human Ecology 60(1): 29-33
  8. C Rawat, S Ritu. 2017. The Paradox of Gender Difference on Emotional Maturity of Adolescents. Journal of Human Ecology 58(3): 126-131
  9. C Rawat, R Singh. 2016. Effect of Family Type on Emotional Maturity of Adolescents. Journal of Human Ecology57(1,2): 47-52
  10. H Chand, R Singh. 2015. Family Life Experiences: A Foundation Stone for Self Concept. Inaternational Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences4(2): 21-24