RESEARCH METHODOLOGY COURSE AT USTM
December 20, 9th Mile,
Meghalaya : A 10-day Research Methodology and Computer Application Course in
Social Sciences, sponsored by the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR),
New Delhi, was successfully completed at the University of Science and
Technology Meghalaya on December 18, 2013. The Course was participated by 29
young scholars from different Universities of Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya,
Nagaland and Tripura.
In addition to the internal faculty of the USTM, a number of well-known resource
persons, namely, Dr. Partha Ghosh, a Ford and Humboldt Fellow, retired Professor
of Jawaharlal Nehru and currently a Nehru Fellow at the Nehru Memorial Museum
and Library; Dr. Baniprasanna Misra, retired Professor at the University of
North Bengal; Dr. Archana Upadhyay, a Commonwealth Scholar at Kings College,
London and Fulbright Scholar at the Stanford University and currently Associate
Professor at the Jawaharlal Nehru University; Dr. R.K. Satpathy of NEHU,
Shillong; Dr. S.K. Das and Dr. Monirul Hussain of Gauhati University; Dr.
Sukanya Sharma of IIT Guwahati; Dr. Ratna Bhuyan of IIE; Dr. Meghali Senapati of
Tata Institute of Social Science delivered lectures as resource persons.
Dr. N.K. Chaudhury, former Vice Chancellor of Gauhati University and Dr. Kulendu
Pathak, former Vice Chancellor of Dibrugarh University addressed the
participants at the Valedictory session. Mr. Mahbubul Hoque, the Chancellor of
USTM, blessed the participants and offer gifts as token of affection. The Course
had began on December 9 with the inaugural address by Dr. A.C. Bhagabati, former
Vice Chancellor of Rajiv Gandhi University, Arunachal Pradesh.
The scholar participants were very happy with the management of USTM for smooth
conduct of the programme.