We have a group of eminent academicians belonging to various universities of Delhi who advise us on diverse needs of the Library.

They are:

  • Professor Mohini Mullick, IIT Kanpur (retd.)
    Friends of Manana
    Ms. Upinder Singh, Prof. Majumdar and Ms Kumkum Lal
  • Professor Upinder Singh, HOD, Department of History, University of Delhi
  • Dr. Amiya P. Sen, History Departments, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi
  • Dr. Uma Chakravarti, History Department, University of Delhi
  • Dr. Malbika Majumdar, Philosophy Department, University of Delhi
  • Dr. Pragati Sahni, Philosophy Department, University of Delhi

Some of Manana’s friends form the core advisory group of various activities that are held at Manana. It would be difficult to mention all their names but we would like to express our appreciation to one and all.

Special mentions go to D. P. Chattopadhyaya, G.C. Pande,

Ms. Veena Sachdev with P.S. Diwedi
Ms. Veena Sachdev with P.S. Diwedi

Dayakrishna, P. S. Diwedi, Mushirul Hasan, Mohini Mullick, A. Rahman, Tan Chung, Dr. Narayani Gupta and Drs. D. N. & Lalita Panigrahi, Susheela Ambike, Asha Deodhar, Meenakshi Gopinath, R. Guha, Umesh Jha, Sneh Mahajan, Renu Maira, Amiya Sen, Vijaya Ramaswamy, Nirmalaya Samant, Anil Sethi, Upinder Singh, and Nayanjot Lahiri.

We fondly remember Professor Ramachandra Gandhi as an extremely valued friend & mentor, and as the person who gave us the name Manana.

Dr. Neeru Kanwar, career counsellor, psychological and emotional guide offers her guidance to Manana’s youth.

Dr. H. K. Kaul, Director DELNET, was the guiding hand in setting up the Library. He advised us on its computerisation and cataloguing systems.

Professor Mohini Mullick has advised and guided us, and is an active participant in all Manana’s endeavors.

Professor A. Rahman gave us inspiration to strengthen our in house

Prof. A. Rehman at Manana
Ms. Veena Sachdev with Prof. A. Rehman at Manana

editing skills and research facilities. He continues to take an active interest in the Library’s daily affairs.

Dr. Anil Sethi is instrumental in bringing in and keeping the young members of Manana active and enthusiastic. His practical suggestions, academic and interpersonal skills are responsible for making the study circle, a continuous activity of Manana.

New Delhi, India