CfP: National Seminar on Rural Development: Opportunities and Challenges @ Gauhati University [Oct 9]: Submit by Sep 30: Expired

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About University

Gauhati University was established in 1948 and since its inception, it continues to be a leading teaching and research institution of the NE India. It has an Institute of Science and Technology, an Institute for Distance and Open Learning and a constituent Law College in the main campus apart from 326 affiliated Colleges/Institutes.

About the Seminar

As India aims to occupy a strategic position in the world map, an all-around advancement of the economy is crucial. In this backdrop, it is imperative that both the rural and urban economies progress hand in hand.

The unique cultural ideologies and practices of India can, today, be only traced back to their rural roots. The rural localities and the communities residing therein are, therefore, the real face of India. Rural development involves both economic development as well as social transformation.

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Some initiatives are Rurban (Mission launched to transform rural areas and develop them to reduce the gap between rural & urban), Gramoday (focusing on the development work done in villages), the UjjawalaYojana (for providing LPG cylinders in every household) and projects are undertaken for providing clean drinking water.

  • Rural Industry
  • Entrepreneurship & Skill Development
  • Agriculture &Food Security
  • Rural Marketing
  • Rural Education

For the detailed list of subthemes, Click here.

Submission Guidelines

Research papers should be composed in MS Word in 12 point font size in Times New Roman with 1.5 line spacing. Soft copy of the abstract not exceeding 150 words along with the full paper within 2500-3000 words should be sent through email on or before 30th September 2018. Two printed copies of the full paper are to be submitted on the day of the seminar.

Registration Fees

Academicians, Research Scholars, Professionals, Entrepreneurs: Rs 700
Students: Rs 300

No accommodation and TA/DA will be provided by the Department to the participants. They can make their own accommodation arrangements in nearby areas.

Contact Details

Prof. AparajeetaBorkakoty,
HOD and Seminar Director,
Gauhati University, Guwahati
(M): 9864272400

For full details visit the official website by clicking here.

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