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Dr. Desh Raj Sirswal is an Assistant Professor (Philosophy), P.G.Govt. College for Girls, Sector-11,Chandigrarh and Programme-Co-ordinator, Centre for Positive Philosophy and Interdisciplinary Studies (CPPIS), Pehowa (Kurukshetra). He completed his M.A. (2005) and Ph.D. (2010) in Philosophy from the Department of Philosophy, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra. Being the Chief-Functionary of Society for Positive Philosophy and Interdisciplinary Studies (SPPIS), Haryana, he developed online pages on Philosophy News, Positive Philosophy, Indian Psychology, Logic etc. He is the Editor of bi-annual interdisciplinary online journals Lokāyata: Journal of Positive Philosophy and Milestone Education Review (ISSN: 2249-8389) and Milestone Education Review (The Journal of Ideas on Educational & Social Transformation: ISSN: 2278-2168). He is also bear the responsibility of Programme Coordinator, Philosophical Harmony Chair Existential Harmony Research Projects and World Conference, IASE Deemed University and Gandhi Vidya Mandir, Sardarshahar (Rajasthan).


He is the member of advisory boards of research journals like International Journal of Educational Studies (IJES) (ISSN: 2312-458X (Online), International Journal of Multidisciplinary Educational Research (IJMER) (ISSN: 2277–7881), Journal of Pro-Poor Growth (An International Perspective), Intellection (ISSN:2319-8192), Haryana CTE Newsletter, Council for Teacher Education, Haryana State Chapter, PhilManQuest (ISSN: 2250-1835) and Chintan : Research Journal (ISSN:2229-7227). He is an active member of Society for Philosophical Praxis, Counseling and Spiritual Healing (SPPCSH), Jaipur, Council for Teacher Education (Haryana State Chapter), Society for Positive Philosophy and Interdisciplinary Studies (SPPIS), Haryana, International Congress of Social Philosophy (ICSP), Associate Member of Council for Research in Values and Philosophy (CRVP), Washington D.C. and Milestone Education Society (Regd.) Pehowa (Kurukshetra) etc. He participated through presentations in several seminars, conferences and contributed more than 40 research papers and articles in different journals on philosophy and interdisciplinary studies.


Following books/e-books are in his credit:

Reconsidering Classical Indian Thoughts (2010/Ed.), Philosophy, Education and Indian Value System (2011), Positive Philosophy for Contemporary Indian Society (2011), Understanding Indian-Value System through Sri Aurobindo‟s Education System (An online anthology of Sri Aurobindo's Ideas) (Co-authored) and Philosophy of Swami Vivekananda (co-authored) (2012), Contemporary Indian Philosophy (2013/Ed.), Ideological Crisis in Indian Society (2013) and The Philosophy of Dalit Liberation (2014/Ed.), Essays of Positive Philosophy (2016), Dr. B.R.Ambedkar: The Maker of Modern India (2016/Ed.) and Proceedings of One-Day Faculty Development Programme on “Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, Indian Constitution and Indian Society (2016/Ed.).