Mr. Ashu J is currently working as Academic Counsellor at IGNOU Centre – Sri Aurobindo College, University of Delhi and Research Fellow at National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT), New Delhi. He is currently pursuing his PhD from Department of History, University of Delhi.
He also served at many government institutions including Maharaja Agrasen College, University of Delhi; Cluster Innovation Center, University of Delhi; National Museum, Rajya Sabha Television; National Archives of India; Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Art are among others.
He played key role in several Ministry of Education, GoI projects including Shiksha Parv, 2020, preparing the e-Guidelines for the CWSN are among others. He is the recipient of Akhil Bhartiya Rashtra Bhasha Award.
His main area of work is pre and proto history, Mauryan history, Buddhism, Sātavāhana dynasty, art & architecture, epigraphy & numismatic and Indo-Roman trade.