About Us


The Asian Institute of Human Science & Development is a non profit Organization established in Uttar Pradesh under the “Societies Registration Act 1860” as No. 1317/13/8935 of 2003. Its central office is at Lucknow and area of operation is the Indian Territory including other nations of the Asian continent and world . The core group of the Institute includes dedicated persons with long and varied experience of various disciplines of Human Sciences. They have a great degree of motivation and commitment to the study of Human Species in all its dimensions and shades. They have been concerned with Human learning researches; teaching and training in India and have a commitment to improve the situation by providing a help line. The Institute’s personnel’s have a high degree of initiative and obligation in their involvement and are ready to work at the grass- root level under difficult circumstances. As an Institution, character, quick in response and compassionate in approach. The Institute undertakes studies on various aspects of Rural, Urban Development and the areas including the Panchayati Raj Institutions as envisaged in the 73rd amendment and others of the Constitution as well as the aspects of tribal and rural sectors, issues pertained to anthropology, forensic science, public health, entrepreneurship, physical growth and development, women studies, human ecology, global harmony etc. Along with working on its sacred passion to impart quality academic and vocational knowledge, it is also consistently striving to open up ever newer visit as of interdisciplinary and multi disciplinary studies on population control environment balance, pollution control, health care, nutrition bio-mass energies, and science and technology. It’s also passionate to promote social cultural and political harmony in the nations of Asian continent and to find out the common cause of all these nations which are leading the ethos of human species of the world.



Our organization, which was established in 1996 at Lucknow and later registered in 2003, has sole mission to run the community development and participatory programmes by providing a forum for discussion on Human Science resources and development in India. The dedicated scholars and volunteers have a varied experience of various branches of Human Science. They have great degree of dedication and commitment to the study of humankinds of all time and space particularly India and Asian Continent which made the organization successfully established. Its major researches as well as action projects solely conducted by its officials are on: Health , Hygiene and Environment Awareness, Campaign for Safe Drinking Water, Availability and Future possibilities: problem and prospects of working women in societies, Rural and tribal Development and people participations, Explorations of new school days in Urban slum and weaker classes, AIDS and its impacts in Indian Societies, Increasing support base of household economy in rural Awadh, Career counselling and upliftment of youth, Child Development and Women Development Programmes (stitching, embroidery, painting etc), Save Humanity Movement, Uses and Abuses of Drinking and Drugs etc. It’s trying hard to accomplish the basic mission by undertaking studies of various aspects of rural and urban communities, including the Panchayati Raj Institutions as well as the aspects of Human Ecology, global harmony, paternity and co-operations. Along with these, on working with several missions to impart quality academic and vocational knowledge, it is also consistently opening up ever newer interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary visit in the village on population control issues, environmental balance, health care and family welfare, nutrition, biomass energy and science & technology. It is also passionate to promote social-cultural, political harmony and women empowerment with the sprit which has been given in Indian Constitution. Apart from above achievements, the institute compiles and publishes the collected and analyzed data through its Newsletters, Booklets and Journals. Till date, the organization has published 27 books/booklets and two International Journal. The Institute’s personnel have a high degree of initiative and obligations in their environment and are ready to work at the grass root level even under difficult circumstances. As an Institution, AIHSD has flexibility in its operation, participatory in character, quick in response and compensate in its approach.

Aims and Objectives:

The aims and objectives of the Institute shall be:
  1. To find out the truth of Human Life through conducting researches on various aspects of Human Species in India, Asia and world.
  2. To impart education to children and youth (normal, disables and orphans) through new ways, methods and Models developed by the Institute itself for making them a better citizen in the society of mankind.
  3. To promote collaborative scientific research programmes in Asian continent related with social- cultural, biological, developmental, archaeological, palaeo-ontological and environmental aspects of Human being.
  4. To promote exchange and diffusion of informative ideas of ‘Human Science’ - Anthropology.
  5. To provide a forum for discussion on Human Science, resource and development in India and Asia though Seminar, Symposia, Workshop, Conference etc.
  6. To Collect, Compile and publish materials, pertaining to the Science, technology, development and resources of mankind.
  7. To bring, Science together with Society: Human technology together with Nature, & Man together with other animals.
  8. To run Community, Development and Participatory Programmes by establishing Schools, Libraries, Career and Counseling Centers, Orphan homes, Crutches etc.
  9. To launch awareness programs on literacy, population control, pollution control, environmental balance, saving of conventional and non conventional energies, national integration, social solidarity, global harmony- fraternity and cooperation, human rights, eradication of social evils, moral ethical and character building, intellectual development and eradication of epidemics.
  10. To help and to coordinate in implementation of governmental and foreign agency’s schemes and plans pertaining to development, science and technology, social forestry, health care and family welfare, maternal and child health and nutrition, community health, water supply, sanitation, and hygiene, welfare of scheduled tribe, caste, backward and deprived people, and to secure and manage funds and other financial resources for the promotion of the cause of the institute and its objectives.

Wings of Institution

  1. Continental and Regional Forums : In-charge
    1. Northern Asian Forum of Human Science & Development
    2. North Western Asian Fourm of Human Science & Development
    3. Eastern Asian Forum of Human Science & Development
    4. Southern Asian Forum of Human Science & Development
    5. South East Asian Forum of Human Science & Development
  2. Prof. Gopal Saran Memorial Library : In-Charge
    1. Prof. R.P. Srivasatava Collection
    2. Prof. Udai Pratap Singh Collection
    3. General Collection
  3. Press And Electronic Media : In-Charge
    1. Dr. Vibha Bajpai
  4. Research and Publication : In-Charge
    1. Dr. Gaurav Mishra

Contact Details

  • Prof. Udai Pratap Singh
    Director
  • Mobile: +91 7007766708

Founding Director of Institute

  • Prof. Udai Pratap Singh has been the founding member and Honorary Director of Asian Institute of Human Science and Development, Lucknow.
  • He won “Outstanding Scientist Award” given in International Conference organized in Chennai India in 2019.
  • Honoured as “Bharat Gaurav” – prestigious award given by ‘Dr. Bhishma Narayan Singh’ Former Governor of Tamil Nadu and Assam in 2016 at India International Convention Centre, New Delhi.
  • Awarded for “Shikshak Shree” - a prestigious State Government Award given by the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh in 2014 at Lucknow.
  • Editor in Chief, The Asian Man (An International Journal) and also Local Editor of Indian Journal of Physical Anthropology & Human Genetics.
  • Has been Director & Coordinator of Forensic Science Program run in the Department of Anthropology, Lucknow University.
  • Published 12 books on Human Ecology, Human Genetics, Biological Anthropology and on Tribal Health and conducted 5 major and minor Research Projects and 15 Action Projects among tribal, rural and urban areas of several states in India.
  • Published 107 research papers/articles in various National and International journals and presented several research papers in various seminars/conferences/symposia etc.
  • Active Member of several academic/research organizations (National & International) like International union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES), American Anthropological Association, World Anthropological Association, Indian National Confederation of Anthropological Associations (INCAA), Ethnographic and Folk culture Society (EFCS), Indian Anthropological Society (IAS), Indian Academy of Anthropological Research and Training, Lucknow University Anthropological Alumni Association, etc.
  • Guided more than 14 Ph.D., 145 M.Phil. and M.A/M.Sc. students for their Dissertation /research work.

Current Office Bearers:

Our Patron: Prof. Balraj Chauhan
  1. Patron of Asian Institute of Human Science and Development, Lucknow.
  2. The First Vice- Chancellor of Dharmashastra National Law University, Jabalpur and served as Director, Amity Law School, Lucknow.
  3. Served as Vice- Chancellor of Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow and National Law Institute, Bhopal.
  4. Member of U.P state Law Commision, Member of UP State Legal Service Authority and Executive Member,Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute, New Delhi.

  1. President of AIHSD, Lucknow and also the President at Imamia Educational Trust and Patron, Drishya Bharti, a Socio, Cultural and Literary Organization.
  2. Life member (INTACH) Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage.
  3. Member Advisory body (I.C.C.R) Indian Council for Cultural Relations.
  4. Represented India for his Costumes Collection in Riyad, Saudi Arabia 2002 and received Yash Bharti Award in 2006.
Nawab Jafar Meer Abdullah (Yash Bharti Awardee) President

Dr. M.P. Goutam (Ph.D) Vice President
  1. Professor at Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya (A Central University) in the department of Forensic Science and Vice President of AIHSD Lucknow.
  2. Union Home Minister’s Award for Excellence services in Forensic Science (2004).
  3. Director Excellence Award, Ministry of Home Affairs,Govt. of India(2005) and Life Time Achievement Award, IAFSc, Kolkata.
  4. Retired as Director from State Forensic Laboratory, Raipur (Chhattisgarh).

Dr. Neetu Singh
  1. Presently working as Head Department of Anthropology, Vidyant Hindu P.G.College, Lucknow.
  2. State President, Asian Forum U.P. (India) and executive councilor of AIHSD..
  3. Asstt Director of AIHSD and Chair Persohas been Mahanagar Addhyksha in A.B.V.P. Mahanagar Unit, Lucknow.
  4. Author of four books and several research papers of national and international repute.

  1. Awarded Post Doctoral Fellowship (PDF) in the field of Social Anthropology by Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), New Delhi.
  2. Awarded ‘Husaini Award’ by All India Shia Husaini Fund, Lucknow for the Best & Pioneer Work of Azadari in Zaidpur (Historical Town of Avadh Province) Distt Barabanki. U.P. (India)
  3. Asstt Director in AIHSD and presently working as a Subject Expert in Department of Anthropology, University of Lucknow, Lucknow.
  4. General Secretary-Mohsin-e-Islam Abutalib Society, Zaidpur Distt. Barabanki and Managing Director-Yusha Ziyarat Tours, Lucknow .
Dr. Sayed Mashiyat Husain Rizvi

Prof. Adarsh Kumar
  1. Commonwealth Fellow at Center for Anatomy and Human Identification.
  2. Professor at All India Institute Medical Sciences.(AIIMS) and Executive Member of AIHSD, Lucknow.
  3. Former Commonwealth Research Fellow at Center for Forensic Science and Legal Medicine.
  4. Worked at Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector-32, Chandigarh.

  1. Working as Principal, National P.G. College, and serving as Associate Professor & Head Department of Anthropology, National P.G. College, Lucknow.
  2. Executive Member of AIHSD and Associate Editor in The Asian Man- an international Journal.
  3. Author of Three Books in the topics of Social Anthropology .
  4. Having credit of publishing several research papers in national and International journals.
Dr. Nirja Singh

Dr. Vibha Agnihotri
  1. Works as Associate Professor and Head in department of Anthropology at Nari Shiksha Niketan P.G.College , Lucknow.
  2. President of Association of Academic people society and Academic association of people of Social Sciences and Vice –President of Santosha Devi Memorial Society.
  3. Founding Member of Indian National Confederacy and Academy of Anthropologist (INCAA) and General Secretary of Manav Kalyan EvamVigyan Prasar Sansthan.
  4. Executive Member of AIHSD and also Editor and Associate editor of numerous National and International Journals.

  1. Professor in the Department of Anthropology, NEHU, Shillong India.
  2. Author of 5 books in the field of socio cultural anthropology and Executive Member of AIHSD, Lucknow.
  3. Having credit of several research papers published in national and international journals.
  4. Awardee of several national fellowships sponsored by UGC, ICSSR and other national and international academic agencies .
Dr. Geetika Ranjan

Dr. Jyotika Singh
  1. Served as Faculty Member in department of Anthropology, Lucknow University.
  2. Executive member of AIHSD and worked as Consultant in Community Empowerment Lab.
  3. Worked as Consultant in different NGOs situated at Lucknow.
  4. Active member of several professional and academic national and international associations.

  1. Head of the department of psychology in there Gov. P.G. colleges of Lucknow University from 2002 upto 2017.
  2. Had been Principals of the D.D.U Govt. P.G. College, Sitapur and other government degree colleges in U.P.
  3. Specializes in Psychological counselling and HOD of Child Development and Women Training.
  4. Author of several articles and papers published in the national and international journals.
Dr. Nalini Shrotriya

Dr. Neetika Srivastava
  1. Counselor and Trainer in Center of Child Development and Woman Training on topic Mind, Body and Medicine.
  2. Worked as Faculty Member in Department of Anthropology, University of Lucknow and in MA/M.sc in Forensic Science program of University of Lucknow.
  3. Worked as Faculty Member in Certificate Courses on Forensic Science and criminology at AIHSD, Lucknow.
  4. Author of several research papers published in national and international journals.

  1. Worked as Principal in Adarsh Montessori Inter College, Sitapur road Lucknow and taught Social Sciences in Laurence Homans Public School, Bakshi Ka Talab, Lucknow.
  2. Worked as Treasurer in Asian Institute of Human Science and Development.
  3. Successfully tendered her services as HOD of Child Development and Women Training, AIHSD, Lucknow.
  4. Currently Librarian at Gopala Saran Memorial Library, AIHSD, Lucknow.
Mrs. Anita Singh

Dr. Aishwarya Awasthi
  1. Contributed 20 years of bonding as active member of the AIHSD, Lucknow. .
  2. Published several research papers, books including a book entitled “Physical growth and development and nutritional profile of children of Lucknow city. .
  3. Associated with awareness campaign related HIV, AIDS, Health disease and education.
  4. Presently working as HOD in the department of entrepreneurship and career counselling, AIHSD.

  1. Working as Faculty Member in department of Forensic Science, University of Lucknow.
  2. Served as Visiting Lecturer at National P.G. College, Lucknow.
  3. Former retired senior Finger Print Expert from Fingerprint Bureau C.I.D., U.P. Forensic Science Lab, Mahanagar Lucknow.
  4. HOD in the department of Forensic Science and Criminology, AIHSD.
Sri. D.R. Verma

Dr. Gaurav Mishra
  1. Faculty Member in P.G. Forensic Science Program, department of Anthropology, University of Lucknow.
  2. Working active faculty member in department of Forensic Science and Criminology, AIHSD.
  3. Author of several research papers published in the journals of national and international repute.
  4. Editorial Assistant in the ‘The Asian Man- an International Journal’.

  1. HOD in the department of Public Health and Environment, AIHSD Lucknow.
  2. Author of several popular articles in the fields of dental sciences and anthropology.
  3. Renowned dentist and owner of two dental clinics at Lucknow.
  4. Member of several national and international professional and academic associations.
Dr. Anoop kr. Bajpai

  1. Faculty Member in department of Anthropology, University of Lucknow.
  2. Author of several research papers published in the journals of national and international repute.
  3. In charge of the wing of Electronic and Press Media, AIHSD, Luchnow.
  4. Member of several national and international academicassociations.
Dr.Vibha Bajpai
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