Academic Outreach


  • IEEE Access
  • ACM Transactions On Asian And Low-Resource Language Information Processing
  • National-level STRIDE Projects
  • ICOLSI-44

International Visits

Sl No.Institutes/Organizations VisitedPurpose of Visit
1.Department of Religion and Theology, Vrije University, Amsterdam, NetherlandsTo discuss joint research proposal & other collaboration possibilities with the chair of Hindu Spirituality & Society
2.Indology Department, Wurzburg University, Germany.Invited to deliver a talk in an International Workshop
3.Chair of Indology, Indology Department, Wurzburg University, GermanyInvited as Visiting Faculty for “Short Term Lectureship”. Delivered lectures & had interaction sessions with students during this period.
4.Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USAInvited for final review of “Varanasi Smart City Studio-2019” project.

Invited Talks & Lectures delivered in Other Institutions

  • Invited talk on Tradition of Architectural Description in Ancient & Contemporary Indian Literature”, Traditional Architectural Knowledge Systems an Online Training Program Jointly Organized by Council of Architecture and MIT – ADT University, Pune, on 11 May 2023.
  • Invited talk on Language Technology and Indian Languages”, Bhartiya Bhasha Parivar – Bhasha Chintan Ki Sajhi Parampara a National Conference at Bharat Adhyayan Kendra, BHU, Varanasi, on 13 Feb 2023.
  • Invited talk on Languages of Purvanchal – Treasure of Linguistic and Cultural Knowledge”, BHARATA TIRTHA-II an International Conference at Center of Excellence for Indian Knowledge Systems, IIT Kharagpur,  on 16 June 2022.
  • Invited talk on “Cognitive Semantic Analysis of Perception Verbs in English-Hindi: In the Context of Machine Translation”, International Webinar on “Current Trends in Lexical Semantics” organized by the Department of Linguistics, University of Kerala, on 02 February 2022.
  • Invited talk on “ Campaigning for Hindi: The Nagari Movement at Banaras and BHU”, International Workshop on “Indo-German Encounters and Cultures of Learning between the 19th and 21st Centuries” at the Indology Department, Wurzburg University, Germany, on 12 Nov. 2019.
  • Participated in the Plenary Session of “Bhartiya Bhashaon me Takniki Shiksha ka Vikalpa” a two days national seminar at the Indian Institute of Information Technology, Pune, on 01-Sept-2019. 
  • Delivered lecture on “ Heritage and Cultural Aspects of Varanasi” in the Final Review of the Varanasi Smart City Studio Project, organized by the School of City Planning at Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA, 18-24 April 2019.     
  • Participated in the Plenary Session “Varanasi A Celebration of Creativity & Freedom” as part of an international Symposium on ‘Creativity & Freedom’ at India International Centre, Delhi, on 06 Feb 2019.
  • Invited Talk on “Regional Languages and Technology: Special Context of Bhojpuri, Maithili & Magahi” at Bharat Adhyayan Kendra, BHU, Varanasi on 03 Dec. 2018. 
  • Invited talk on “Challenges for Bhojpuri in the Context of Language Technology” at Bhojpuri Adhyayan Kendra, BHU, Varanasi on 21 Feb. 2018.
  • Presentation on “Project Varanasi: Historical Evolution of India and Varanasi”, ‘International Seminar on ‘Historical Evolution of India’ jointly organized by RMIC and (SANDHI) IIT Kharagpur at  RKM Institute of Culture, Kolkata on 11 May 2017.
  • Invited talk on “Linguistic Aspect of Machine Translation & Building Machine Translation Systems for Bhojpuri, Maithili and Magahi” at Amity Institute of Information Technology, Amity University, Lucknow on 25 Jan. 2017.
  • Delivered lecture on “Various Aspects of Sanskrit Computational Linguistics” at Bharat Adhyayan Kendra, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi on 30 April 2016.
  • Delivered lecture on “Bhojpuri in the Context of Machine Translation and Language Technology” at Bhojpuri Adhyayan Kendra, BHU, Varanasi on 27 Sept. 2016.
  • Delivered lecture on “Working Towards Building Machine Translation Systems for Bhojpuri, Maithili and Magahi”, at Dept. of Language Technology, MGAH University, Wardha on 09 April 2016.
  • Delivered lecture on “Machine Readable Dictionary: An Integral Part of MT System” at Bhojpuri Adhyayan Kendra, BHU, Varanasi on 23 March 2015.

Conferences/ Workshops/ Seminar/ Symposia Organized

  • Member Organizing Committee- “Bhasha Chintan” International Webinar Series on Linguistics, 06-June-2020 to 25-July-2020.
  • Member Core Organizing Committee- International Conference on Human Values in Higher Education (ICHVHE-2019) –  (March 01-03, 2019) at IIT (BHU).
  • Member Organizing Committee- Experimental and Empirical Methods in Linguistics (QIP-CEP EEL 2018) – jointly organized by Department of Computer Science & Engineering and Department of Humanistic Studies, IIT (BHU) (June 04-11, 2018) at IIT (BHU).
  • Member Organizing Committee- Vigyan-tatha-samskriti sabha – under PROJECT Varanasi (February 21 – 22, 2017) at IIT (BHU).
  • Member Organizing Committee- 13th International Conference on Natural Language Processing (ICON-2016), Dec. 17-20, 2016, held at IIT (BHU) Varansi-5.
  • Member Organizing Committee- Regional Symposium on Natural Language Processing (regICON-2016), Dec. 16, 2016. Organized by Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT (BHU) Varansi-5.
  • Co- Coordinator- Workshop on Morph Analysis for Bhojpuri, (June 08-10, 2015). Organized by Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT (BHU) Varansi-5.
  • Co- Coordinator- Rashtriya Karyashala Bhojpuri Aur Computer Anuprayog, March 23, 2015. Organized by Bhojpuri Adhyayan Kendra, BHU and IIT (BHU).
  • Member Organizing Committee- Regional Symposium on Natural Language Processing (regICON-2015), March 21-22, 2015. Organized by Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT (BHU) Varansi-5.