Dr Sonia Jasrotia, former Lecturer in the Department of Buddhist Studies at University of Jammu, has been selected on deputation as visiting Professor ICCR Chair of Buddhist and Sanskrit Studies at the Preah Sihanouk Raja Buddhist University Phnom Penh, Cambodia for one academic year.
Dr Jasrotia has been engaged second time by this foreign University as it was earlier in 2015, she was selected for first time.
Dr Sonia Jasrotia, who basically hails from small village Chandwan in Kathua district, perhaps is the only Numismatist of Jammu and Kashmir who has worked on Coins and also translated Shardha inscription for Taxila Institute of Asian Civilizations, Quaid-e-Azam University, Islam-abad, Pakistan and Harvard University, USA. She has vast experience related to research and other technical expertise in this field. She also has published several papers in national and international journals relating to presence and growth of Buddhism in J&K.