He has been awarded the Maharishi Ved Vyas award by the Madhya Pradesh government for his contributions in the education sector.
Rajput's research publications in Physics earned him a professorship at the age of 31 years. He has published research papers in several specialised areas in education, guided doctoral level researches and has authored several books.
'Education of Muslims in India', a book he edited, was released by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on June 15, 2015.
The EXB has a four-year term and 58 seats. It is one of the constitutional organs of UNESCO and is elected by the General Conference.
The board examines the work for the organisation and the corresponding budget estimates. In practice, it is the main organ responsible for all policies and programmes of UNESCO.
The next meeting of the board is to be held at UNESCO HQ in Paris, from April 4- 17.
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