Welcome Dr. Santosh Kumar Jha to International Journal of Social Research.

Dr. Santosh Kumar Jha
Senior Faculty, School of Fashion Leather Accessories Design,
Footwear Design & Development Institute (Government of India)

Biography & Research Interest

Welcome Dr. Santosh Kumar Jha to Join the Editorial Board of International Journal of Social Research.

1. Product Design and Development Areas Explored Till Date:
Reusable Packaging & Bags, Design for Social Sustainability, Thematic & Public, Exhibitions Kids & Ladies Umbrella, Ladies Jewellery & Out-Fits, Educational Toys & Games, Stationary Products , Teaching & Research,Table Top Utility Products, Kitchen and Dining, Wear Music Instruments, Furniture & Lighting, Logo & Brand Identity, Home Furnishing, Wall Decor, Sculptures.

2. Career Profile:
01/2012 – Working Footwear Design Development Institute, Noida Full Time Senior Faculty (Dpt. of LGAD)
01/2011 – 12/2011 Freelance Crafts Product Designer Freelance Crafts Product Designer
01/2010 – 05/2011 State Institute for Development of Arts & Crafts, Bhubaneswar Full Time Designer
01/2009 – 12/2009 Lion Picture And Frames India Limited, Kolkata Full Time Product Designer
07/2007 – 12/2007 Freelance Crafts Product Designer Freelance Crafts Product Designer
08/2007 – 04/2008 Design Wise India Private Limited, Gurgaon Full Time Assistant Designer
12/2006 – 01/2007 Indus Tree Crafts Foundation, Bangalore Full Time Design Intern
08/2006 – 09/2006 Craft Design Centre, Jaipur Full Time Design Intern
04/2006 – 06/2006 Sewa Lanka Foundation, Colombo, Sri Lanka Full Time Design Intern
09/2000 – 09/2001 ‘Aaz’ Daily Hindi News Paper, Patna Freelance Science & Education Columnist

3. Qualifications:
PhD (Cultural Studies- Crafts & Design) 2015-2017* Utkal University of Culture, Bhubaneswar External Candidate Pursuing*
Pre-PhD (Cultural Studies) 2014-2015 Utkal University of Culture, Bhubaneswar Regular Pass
Master in Business Admin. (Marketing) 2009-2011 Pondicherry University, Pondicherry Distance 57.53%
Postgraduate Diploma (Crafts & Design) 2004-2008 Indian Institute of Crafts & Design, Jaipur Regular 63.17%
Bachelor in Computer Application (H) 1998-2001 BN Mandal University, Madhepura Regular 77.75%
Intermediate in Science 2004-1997 Bihar Intermediate Education Council, Patna Regular 65.89%
Secondary School Examination 1993-1994 Bihar School Examination Board, Patna Regular 82.12%

4. Examinations Qualified:
National Eligibility Test-NET July’ 2016 University Grants Commission, New Delhi Visual Arts
Certified E-Commerce Associate January’ 2016 Technology Incubation Centre CIU E-Commerce

5. In-hand Skill Sets:
Craft Skills: Dhokra, Rajiya, Pottery, Sikki, Horn, Shell, Paper Mache, Arayish, Block Printing, Natural Fibres, Puppetry, Sea Froth, Batik, Metal Welding, Appliqué, Ketch, Lace, wood-metal-stone crafts, Sand Casting, Palm Pattchitra, Coir & Rubber casting, Enamelling, Stone Sculpture, Turning, Coir Brush, Flexible Brass, Leather Moulding etc.
Material Skills: Stone, Wood, Ceramics, Brass, Wrought Iron, Stainless Steel, Natural Fibres, Cane, Bamboo, Handmade Papers,
Leather, Horn, Bone, Bamboo & Cane etc.
Machine & Tools Handling Skills: Metal, Stone and Wood Lath Machines, Electric and hand throwing machines, Stitching and Splitting machines, Loom handling, Saw, Chisel, Stone cutter and Driller, Planner, Sander, Dust sucker, Leather splitting machine, Kilns, Hand Based Oval Cutter, Lath, Trimming machine, Wielding, Wire twisting machine, CMC Valiani etc.
Drawing & Hand Skills: Orthographic Drawing, Isometric Drawing, Hand Sketching, Rendering, Representation Techniques, Colour & Composition, Prototyping etc.
Software Skills: MS office, PageMaker, Photoshop, Future Mat Pro, Internet, MS Paint, 3-D Home Architect etc.


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