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National Conference at Saint Claret College, Ziro

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A two-day National conference on Rural Livelihood, Environment, and Sustainable Development was held at Saint Claret College, Ziro on March 2 & 3, 2017. The Conference was organised by the Department of Geography, SCCZ, and was part funded by Ama Aba MPCS Ltd. Ziro. 


Shri. Mokar Riba, EAC, Lower Subansiri District inaugurated the conference and Shri. Arvind Kumar Das, Chancellor, IGTAMSU, Ziro, was the guest of honour during the Inaugural Ceremony on March 3.  The conference was decked with 16 paper presentations and 4 key-note addresses. There were over 80 participants for the conference. The resource persons for the conference were renowned academicians such as Prof. Nishamani Kar, Dean, School of Environmental Sciences, RGU; Prof. S.K Patnaik, HoD, Department of Geography, RGU; Dr. Vijay Kr. Sharma, Deputy Director, SIRD; Shri. John Gangmei, Dept. of Social Work, RGU; and Dr. Jagannath Patgiri (Retd.) Former HoD, Department of Geography, Pragjyotish College, Guwahati. Dr. (Fr). Paulson Veliyannoor, CMF, Member, American Psychological Association, conducted a workshop on APA style of writing research. Shri. Hage Penji, the Chairman of Ama Aba MPCS Ltd, the academic partner for the Conference, graced the Valedictory Function and gave away the certificates to the paper presenters and resource persons.

SCCZ has a long standing commitment to Research, Publication and Extension Activities and in view of this it has been organising Seminars, Conferences and Workshops frequently at the Regional and National level under the aegis of the Research Cell of the college. This was highly appreciated by the resource persons and the participants. SCCZ plans to undertake more of such activities in the future. 

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