Kaziranga University jointly with CSIR-NISTADS organized the National Summit on Sustainable and Inclusive Development in the Northeast region

With the intention of driving policy with regard to sustainable and inclusive development in the Northeast region,Kaziranga University, in association with CSIR-NISTADS, one of the renowned policy research institutes of India, organized a three-day National Summit, with the theme, “Northeast Sustainable and Inclusive Development”.

The summit highlighted Northeast India as a critical hotspot for the convergence of sustainable development, leading to the overall holistic growth and progress of the region. During the course of the three-day summit, a platform was provided to expertsto discuss, deliberate and arrive at a policy roadmap for sustainable and inclusive development of Northeast. The sub themes of the summit included Energy, Environment and Economy, Women Empowerment, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Policy Intervention, Food Agronomy and Skill Development.

The inaugural session of the summit was held on 26th April, 2018 where Hon’ble Minister of Education, Govt of Manipur, Shri T. Radheshyam Singhattended the summit as the Chief Guest and theFormer Special Secretary(Education), Prof. Ashok Chandra delivered the keynote address. The session saw other dignitaries such as Hon’ble Member of Parliament, Shri Kamakhya Prasad Tasa, Director NISTADS, Dr. Prashant Goswami, Vice Chancellor, Utkal University, Dr. S.M.Patnaik, Chief Managing Director, HHMM Group of Companies, Mr. Habib Mohammad Chaudhary, Hon’ble Pro Chancellor, Kaziranga University, Shri Basant Khetan, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, Kaziranga University, Dr. P.K. Mishra along with delegates from across the country who came to participate in the summit.

Distinguished speakers from different sectors of premier organizations from across the country attended the summit and presented their research interests and findings which will aid towards forming holistic policies for the development and sustainability of the region. Some of the eminent speakers include Dr. Tabassum Jamal, Chief Scientist, NISTADS, Dr. Uddhab Kumar Bharali, Innovator, Dr. Ashmita Chitnis, Director, Symbiosis Institute of International Business, Mr. Anal Jain, CEO Bodhi Technologies, Dr. Ravikumar Chitnis, Principal, MIT School of Management, Mr. Rupam Goswami, Chairman, Chamber of Commerce, Assam and Dr. N. Gopalkrishnan, Director, CSIR-CBRI, Roorkee. Other luminaries included Prof. Charulata Mahanta Dean SoE, Tezpur University, Dr. S. Venugopal, Director, NIT Nagaland, Dr. A.K. Barooah, Director, Tea Research Association, Toklai Tea Research Institute and Mr. Vivek Pandit, Head, Retail Business IL & FS Skill.

A panel discussion was held at the end of the summit with an aim to summarize the discussions during the summit and to arrive at suggestions for specific and actionable policy interventions with regard to sustainable and inclusive development in North-East India. In the specific context of Northeast India the panel highlighted the importance of skill development, renewable energy, preservation of biodiversity and inclusive development policies with special attention to resolving gender disparities.

This summit brought together a plethora of intellectual minds from diverse academic as well as non-academic niches from all over India. The multi-disciplinary deliberations along with inputs from dignitaries contributing in the practical arena brought about a number of novel and significant observations during the course of the summit. Kaziranga University is committed to contribute towards the society by organizing more such events along with tangible efforts with the intention to create immediate and positive changes in the region.

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KU delegates participate in the Outstation Technical Workshop conducted at NEIST-CSR on 9th April 2018

A workshop on Recent Developments in Civil and Earthquake Engineering (RDCEE-18) was conducted on 9th April 2018 at NEIST-CSIR (Formerly RRL) in Jorhat, Assam. The Organisers were Dr.Leon Raj, Scientist, NEIST-CSIR, Dr. Debasis Mohanty, Scientist, NEIST-CSIR and Dr. Sudip Basack, Professor of Head of Civil Engineering, Kaziranga University.

The workshop commenced from 9 am and ended at 5.30 pm. There were outstanding participation of KU Faculty Members and pre-final year’s B.Tech and M.Tech.students of Civil Engineering. About 100 participants from KU attended the workshop as registered delegates. There were also other participants from Jorhat Engineering College and other technical institutions of the North East region. The technical presentations were well appreciated by the participants. There were also one research exhibition session where the recent research projects were demonstrated to the participants. Lastly, in the concluding session, certificates from CSIR were distributed to the participants.

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Chemistry Workshop organized on 27th March 2018

The Department of Chemistry, School of Basic Sciences, organized a one day workshop on the 'Fundamentals of Computational Chemistry on 27 March 2018. Dr. Ankur K. Guha from CCSU was the Resource Person for this workshop, and shared his knowledge on Computational Chemistry with the faculty and students.

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IBM Workshops conducted at Kaziranga University on 9th and 19th March 2018

As part of IBM Innovation Centre for Education program (IBM ICE), two workshops were held by IBM Subject Matter Experts on Cloud and Business Analytics, on 9th and 19th March 2018 respectively at Kaziranga University, which were attended by all 4th semester students in CSE, ECE and EE departments.

The workshop on Cloud Computing, conducted by Mr Senthil Kumar, provided hands on experience in Type 2 Virtualization using ESXi Server 6.5, Installation and configuration of KVM, VPN and VLAN in virtualized environment.

The BA workshop was conducted by Mr Kaushik Banerjee of IBM Kolkata who focused on Data Warehouse, ETL and Business Intelligence concepts, where students got a good understanding of tools such as Informatica, SAP BO and IBM Watson Analytics.

The IBM Subject Matter Experts also had meaningful faculty interaction that would help KU to further strengthen the IBM ICE program going forward.

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Department of Mathematics to conduct Workshop on Fundamental Mathematics on 12th February 2018.

The Department of Mathematics, Kaziranga University, will be organizing a workshop entitled “Workshop on Fundamental Mathematics” on 12th February, 2018, with an aim to provide an insight into fundamental math to students from across the North-East. The distinguished speakers at this Workshop are:
1. Prof. (Dr.) Rajen Kumar Sinha, Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati.
2. Dr. Bhupen Deka, Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati
3. Dr. Chandra Chutia, Jorhat Institute of Science and Technology.
 
Please check event details in the given brochures. Registration forms can be downloaded, filled in and sent to Dr. B.K Dutta at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

 

 

 

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Management Development Programme on Behavioral Finance organized by SOB on 16th December 2017

A one-day Management Development Programme (MDP) on Behavioral Finance, was organised by the School of Business (SOB) on 16th December, 2017.

The Resource Person for the MDP was Dr. Ranjit Singh, Associate Professor, IIIT Allahabad, and the Program Coordinator was Rohit Kumar Sharma, Assistant Professor, SOB, Kaziranga University.

The MDP was attended by participants from industry, namely Indian Bank Jorhat Branch, Axis Bank Jorhat Branch, Bhawa Laxmi Construction Pvt. Ltd, S&P Financial services as well as all the SOB faculties and MBA final year students.

We would like to extend our gratitude to all the participants, especially to the event partner sponsor Bhawa Laxmi Construction Pvt. Ltd, for supporting the event.

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A technical session for students of SCS(IT) and SET(CSE) was conducted on 13th November 2017 by Mr. Lakshya Jyoti Borah from Gratia Technology, Guwahati

The School of Computing Science (SCS) of Kaziranga University conducted a technical session for the students of SCS(IT) and SET(CSE) on the 13th of November. The aim of the session was to technically motivate the students on Cyber Security a very important field of the Information and communication technology and Computer Science. The guest for the session was Mr. Lakshya Jyoti Borah from Gratia Technology, Guwahati, Assam.
Mr. Borah is one of the best cyber experts of India from North East India. He is the Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer(CTO) of Guwahati company called Gratia Technology Private Limited and currently working on the domain of cyber security and speech based technology. He has the expertise in professional web penetration testing for both government and corporate sectors. He was chosen as one of the top and best cyber security expert by NYU and invited as a speaker in the international conference ( 4th Annual Conference ) CSAW 2017 jointly hosted by IIT Kanpur, New York University and Abu Dhabi on the topic "Latest Threat to Mobile Based Application and Security".

It was an inspiring technical session lead by him. The students got to learn a lot about Cyber security and the threat that is caused the hacking in the society. He also gave the students many tips to tackle hacking and to recognize the signs of hacking. The students were very enthusiastic in the whole session and all of their doubts were very graciously cleared by Mr. Borah.

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Kaziranga University SCS students presented papers at the ‘National Conference on Advances in Science Engineering and Technology’ – ASET’17 on the 10th and 11th of November 2017.

 

The ‘National Conference on Advances in Science Engineering and Technology’ – ASET’17 was hosted by the Girijananda Chowdhury Institute Of Management and Technology on the 10th and 11th of November. It was an extremely impressive and inspiring technical conference. This conference targeted many emerging topics related to engineering and Information and communication technology. The objective of this national conference was to provide an opportunity for researchers, academicians, and students to interact and exchange their ideas, experience and views in the current trend.

There were submissions of many high quality papers in all areas of engineering, maths and information and communication technology. The chief guests for the event were Prof. D.K. Bhattacharya – Professor Tezpur University. The guest of honour was Dr. Pankaj Barua, Director of NERIWALM, Tezpur and the program chair for the event was Prof. R.C Goswami, Principal – GIMT Tezpur. The keynote speaker for the event was, Mr. John Jose – Assistant Professor, CSE - IIT Guwahati who gave great insight on Smart technology.

Six students of the School of Computing Science (SCS) of Kaziranga University participated and presented their papers in this national conference. They presented technical review papers on the field of Big Data and speech recognition trough various techniques.

The students who presented their papers are:

  1. Kankana Kashyap – “How Prosody Features Can guide to Emotional State: A Survey”
  2. Dhruba Jyoti Rajbongshi – “An Alternate study on Pattern Recognition Methods for Speaker Recognition”
  3. Eispita Dey – “A study: Does Speaker Recognition using GMM a better approach”
  4. Deepjyoti Saikia – “A Review on Models Speaker recognition with respect to Assamese Language” 
  5. Porishmita Dutta and Salma Sultana Rahman – “A study: on Big Data Implementation and its Challenges”

These papers were written under guidance of Assistant Professor Dr. Purnendu Bikash Acharjee, who helped the students in their path of research.

 

List of papers published in UGC list Journal “ International Journal of Science , Engineering and Technology “ ( Special Issue ) Nov 2017.

 

  1. Kankana Kashyap – “How Prosody Features Can guide to Emotional State: A Survey”
  2. Dhruba Jyoti Rajbongshi – “An Alternate study on Pattern Recognition Methods for Speaker Recognition”
  3. Porishmita Dutta and Salma Sultana Rahman – “A study: on Big Data Implementation and its Challenges”
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National Seminar on “Social Exclusion and Challenges of Inclusion in India” organised by School of Social Sciences, The Assam Kaziranga University, Jorhat, Assam

A two-day national seminar on “Social Exclusion and Challenges of Inclusion in India”organised by the School of Social Sciences, The Assam Kaziranga University was held during 25-26 of August, 2017. The seminar was participated by 34 participants from different colleges of Assam and also from JawaharLal Nehru University (JNU), Dibrugarh University and Assam Womens’ University Jorhat.

In the Inaugural Session of the seminar, Dr. P.K. Mishra, honourable vice-chancellor of the Assam Kaziranga University delivered the welcome address. Dr. Mishra in his address briefly highlighted the objectives of establishment of the Assam Kaziranga University. He further dealt with the concept of social exclusion that has been operating in different countries based on different social phenomenon. Prof. Vinay Kumar Srivastava, Director, Anthropological Survey of India, Kolkata, delivered the Inaugural Address. Prof. Srivasata, who is a versatile orator, cited in his address examples of social exclusion as well as social inclusion in the Indian society and also of different societies of the world. He emphasized upon the fact that the social exclusion and inclusion are processes which are not to be looked in isolation of each other, rather they both exist simultaneously in human societies.The Inaugural Session was also addressed by Prof. B.N. Borthakur, Dean, School of Social Sciences who in his speech focused on the objectives of organizing academic events such as seminars in universities. Prof. Borthakur opined that the academic image of the university is reflected through academic activities like holding of seminars, participation of teaches in such seminars, publication of research journals and publication of research papers, books etc. by the teachers.

Dr. Biswajit Ghosh, Professor of Sociology, University of Burdwan, West Bengal, delivered the keynote address of the seminar. In his address, Prof. Ghosh dwelt upon at length the concept of social exclusion and he particularly discussed the phenomenon of social exclusion in Indian context from four angles namely dalits, tribals, religious minorities and women.

In all, four technical sessions were held which were chaired by Prof. B.N. Borthakur, Prof. Biswajit Ghosh, Prof. Jyoti Prasad Saikia and Dr. RuprekhaBordoloi, Principal Kakojan College, jorhat. In the Valedictory Session, valedictory address was delivered by Dr.Jyoti Prasad Saikia, Professor of Sociology, Dibrugarh University, who in his address besides dealing with the concepts of social inclusion and exclusion, also appreciated the School of Social Sciences of Kaziranga University for organizing such kind of academic event. Prof. B.N. Borthakur delivered the vote of thanks in which he appreciated the management of the Kaziranga University for their support in organizing the seminar and commented that this is symbolic of their pursuit for developing the Kaziranga University as one of the best academic institutions in the North-East and in India. He also thanked the participants and resource persons for their engagement in the seminar.

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