INDIAN SOCIAL SCIENCE ACADEMY

PRESIDENTS

S.No. Nmae of President Place Year
1. Prof. A.D. Sharma Allahabad 1974-75
2. Prof. R.L. Singh Varanasi 1976-77
3. Prof. A.D. Pant Allahabad 1977-78
4. Prof. B.K. Roy Burman New Delhi 1978-79
5. Prof. R.P. Dhokalia New Delhi 1979-80
6. Prof. S.P. Dasgupta Calcutta 1980-81
7. Prof. Shib K. Mitra New Delhi 1981-82
8. Prof. Gautam Mathur New Delhi 1982-83
9. Prof. Ravinder Kumar New Delhi 1983-84
10. Prof. Ramkrishna Mukherjee Calcutta 1984-85
11. Prof. Yogendra Singh New Delhi 1985-86
12. Prof. V.K.R.V. Rao Bangalore 1986-87
13. Prof. M.S. Gore Mumbai 1987-88
14. Prof. B.M. Udgaonkar Mumbai 1988-89
15. Prof. D.P. Pattanayak Bhubaneswar 1989-90
16. Prof. Upendra Baxi New Delhi 1990-91
17. Prof. B.L. Amla Mysore 1991-92
18. Prof. P.M. Bhargava Hyderabad 1992-93
19. Dr. K.S. Singh Ranchi 1993-94
20. Prof. A. Rahman New Delhi 1994-95
21. Dr. B. Sarkar Hyderabad 1995-96
22. Prof. K. Raghavendra Rao Dharward 1996-97
23. Dr. U. Trivedi New Delhi 1997-98
24. Prof. S.C. Bhattacharya Allahabad 1998-99
25. Prof. G.C. Pande Allahabad 1999-2000
26. Prof. G.D. Sharma New Delhi 2000 -2001
27. Prof. Rajammal P. Devadas Coimbatore 2001-2002
28. Prof. K. Wilson Hyderabad 2002-2003
29. Prof. K.H. Cheluva Raju Bangalore 2003-2004
30. Dr. A. K. Tharien Dindigul 2004-2005
31. Prof. M. G. S. Narayanan
(President-elect)
Calicut 2005-2006
32. Prof. N. Markandan Coimbtore 2006-2007

THE INDIAN SOCIAL SCIENCE CONGRESS

Session Focal theme Venue Year
1. Issues in Social Research in India Allahabad 1976
2. Problems of Development of Small Towns Varanasi 1977
3. Accelerating Rural Development Kanpur 1978
4. Social Science of Society of Future Santiniketan 1979
5. Impact of Science & Technology on Indian Society Udaipur 1980
6. Social Perspective of Development of Science & Technology in India Kanpur 1981
7. National Integration and Development of India New Delhi 1982
8. Strategies of India's Development Hyderabad 1983
9. State & Society in India Aligarh 1984
10. Social Structure of Society in India Allahabad 1985
11. Challenges of Transformation of Society and Culture in India Mumbai 1986
12. Indian Society at the Turn of the Century: Objectives Strategies Mysore 1987
13. Social Implications of Development: The Asian Experience New Delhi 1988
14. Planning for India's Development : The Vision, The Challenges Implementation Ahmedabad 1989
15. Society, Language & Development: Indian Context Berhampur 1990
16. Decay & Destruction Today: Social Reality and Social Theory Pune 1991
17. Creativity, Technology, Productivity & Justice: The Indian Context Bangalore 1993
18. Knowledge for New World Order Vadodara 1994
19. People of India Allahabad 1996
20. Fifty Years of Freedom of India: State, Nation and People Santiniketan 1996-97
21. Peoples' Technology And Social Organisation in Action Thanjavur 1997
22. Democracy, Peoples', Development And Culture: The Emerging Challenges And Initiatives Gandhigram 1998
23. Social Change: The Initiatives and Intervention Coimbatore 1999
24. Perspective of Development of India In The Twenty First Century Chandigarh 2000
25. The Emerging Challenges of Globalisation And Food Security In The Twenty First Century Thiruvanathapuram 2001
26. Power, Violence And Society Visakhapatanam 2002
27. The Challenges To Democracy In India : From Critique to Construction Kharagpur 2003
28. The Crisis of Modern Civilisation Gandhigram 2005
29. Facing Up The Challenges of the Modern Civilisation Lucknow 2005

First All India Social Scientists Convention was held in February 1976 at Kulbhaskar Ashram Agriculture College and Second All Social Scientists convention was held in February, 1977 at Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi. Thereafter the name of All India Social Scientists convention was changed into Indian Social Science Congress (ISSC).