Raman Singh (aka Dr. Raman P. Singh), litterateur and educationist.
Born in 1960, educated at Patna in Bihar (India); obtained B.A. (Hons.), M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in English Literature from Patna University, Patna, India. Also obtained degree in education from Patna University, diploma in educational planning & administration from NUEPA (New Delhi), and post-graduate diploma in management from Management Development Institute (Gurgaon).
Served during 1980s as Research Scholar, Department of English, Patna University, Patna (India); as Lecturer &HoD (Languages) in State Council of Educational Research & Training (Bihar) during 1990s; as District Education Officer, Aurangabad (Bihar) in 2000.Dr. Singh moved to New Delhi in June 2001. Served as Deputy Adviser (Culture & Education)in the erstwhile Planning Commission, and later in the National Institution for Transforming India (NITI Aayog), Govt. of India, New Delhi, during 2001-2016.Presently serving as Director, Directorate of Adult Education, Ministry of HRD, Govt of India, New Delhi.
Has travelled extensively across Australia, New Zealand and Western Europe for pursuing advanced study courses in education and public policy. Articles/research papers on humanities and education published in reputed national/international journals of NCERT (Primary Teacher, Indian Educational Review), NUEPA (Journal of Educational Planning & Administration), IGNOU (Indian Journal of Open Learning), NetSED (Staff and Educational Development International), Ministry of I & B (Yojana), International Journal of Disabilities Studies, AIU (University News), IAEA (Indian Journal of Adult Education), Education Watch of India etc.Also writes on art, literature, culture, and spirituality in national dailies and magazines.
Co-authored The Battle Royale, an adaptation of Dinkar’s modern Hindi classic, Kurukshetra, in rhymed English verse (Vani Publication). Poems published in The Orange Frame Literary Review. Other works under publication include Mourning Becomes Electra: A Greek Tragedy Revisited and Think Hundred Thoughts.