Steering Committee

The Steering Committee is the core body of the DSC Prize. It has been set up to supervise and administer the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature, and to establish systems and practices which maintain the highest standards of integrity and literary excellence.

Adrienne Loftus Parkins

Adrienne is an international festival consultant, specialising in world literature and awards. In 2007, Adrienne founded the Asia House Bagri Foundation Literature Festival, which she directed for eight years. She established The Asian Word in 2008 to promote contemporary writing …

Amrita Bhalla

Amrita Bhalla is an academician, author and critic and is an Associate Professor in the Department of English at the Jesus and Mary College, University of Delhi. Her research interests are in the representation of minorities and women during the …

Bashob Dey

Bashob is a seasoned strategic marketing professional with over twenty five years of work experience built over a wide portfolio of assignments. A key member of the DSC group, he is involved in the marketing, branding and corporate communications functions …

Lily Narula

Lily Narula is based in New Delhi and has extensively worked over the last couple of decades in supporting the cause of literature and the work being done by several NGOs. An avid reader herself, she has been closely involved …

Manhad Narula

Manhad Narula, co-founder of the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature, is part of the DSC Group and has been responsible for envisioning and conceptualizing the essence of the prize when it was instituted in 2010...

Oroon Das

Oroon Das is a multidisciplinary designer, theatre artist and performer. As someone with varied interests, his can be termed an uncertain practice. Engaged with multi-disciplinary aprojects, Oroon often crosses media and seeks ways to mediate his varied interests. He inhabits …

Sanjoy Roy

Sanjoy K Roy established Teamwork in 1989, a versatile production house with widespread interests in the performing and visual arts, social sector, films and television. He has received the National Award for Excellence and Best Director, for the film `Shahjahanabad’; …