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Dr Mani Sachdev is Head, Department of Arts at the School of Humanities and Social Sciences


Dr. Mani Sachdev



Professor & Head Department of Arts



Dr. Mani Sachdev is a Professor of Philosophy in the Department of Arts at Manipal University Jaipur. She has done M.Phil. in Philosophy and earned Doctorate from University of Rajasthan where she specialized in Aesthetics, Metaphysics and Epistemology. She has 34 years of teaching experience as Associate Professor of Philosophy. She has been the founder Head of the Department of Philosophy in Vedic Kanya P. G. College, Jaipur and founder Head of the Department of Philosophy in B.N.D. Arts Government P.G. College Chimanpura, Jaipur.

Her research interests include theories of epistemic investigations, philosophical study and review of music and other performing arts and their role in social reforms, the debate between monism and pluralism in the traditional philosophical systems, the relationship between performing arts & human behavior and the nature of metaphors.

She has been designing and developing curricula for students taking up innovative approaches, delivering a range of programs of teaching for students, ensuring courses that fulfil the quality assurance framework of the University, assessing research proposals & dissertations. Besides developing, implementing and coordinating University research strategy, supervising students' projects and field trips wherever necessary, she is interested in developing the ability of students to engage in critical discourses and rational thinking, promoting and developing team spirit and team coherence, ensuring teaching design and methods in humanities. She has also been involved with teaching ethics to medical fraternity in a recognized medical university in Jaipur and is a distinguished member of their ethics committee.

She has presented many research papers in International and National Conferences & Seminars and written Book Chapters, Book Reviews in several Journals and Magazines. She has also produced, directed and written the corporate films for Hospitals and other Organizations and has written Scripts for various documentaries of Doordarshan for national telecast. She has interviewed over 50 globally renowned celebrities including the Governors, Philosophers, academicians and important film celebrities & personalities.

She has produced, directed, written and narrated the ‘Light and Sound Cultural Show’ based on Art, Culture and Heritage of Rajasthan – “Padharo Mahare Des”, performed more than 100 shows at various occasions like Tourism festivals and International Conferences. 

Dr. Mani can be contacted at mobile 9829055566 & Ext 864