National seminar on dynamics of academic research in NE India commences

The programme is jointly organised by Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), Moreh College in collaboration with South East Manipur College (SEMCO), Komlathabi.


A two-day national seminar on Dynamics of Academic Research in North East India: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach commenced on Monday at Multipurpose Hall, Moreh College, Moreh.

The programme was jointly organised by Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), Moreh College in collaboration with South East Manipur College (SEMCO), Komlathabi.

The inaugural function was attended by director of CDC, MU, Th Ratan Kumar Singh as chief guest,
principal of Moreh College, SL Lunzapau Vaiphei as functional president and principal of SEMCO, L Khiloni as guest of honour. Professors, HODs and lecturers of different colleges also attended the programme.

Th Ratan Kumar in his speech said that the seminar will enable and benefit the scholars and researchers to explore knowledge and experience. He continued to say that the programme is a good step being taken up by the two colleges.

SL Lunzapau Vaiphei said that the two days long national seminar is especially meant for mobilising academic research in various fields and to explore the wide varieties of research potential in northeast India. Northeast India is known for multi-ethnic composition and also for its rich natural resources endowed with bio-diversity hotspot. The region is located at a very strategic location serving as a corridor to connect mainland India with the Southeast Asian countries in the field of geopolitics, trade and commerce, he added.

He also said that with so many resources and potential to explore through research, the region is lagging behind in the field of academic research to enhance the academicians but also to help the government in policy making. In order to explore the resources and potential through research, the programme is being organised, he added.

First Published:Feb. 22, 2021, 11:51 p.m.

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