One Week National Level Online Workshop On Improving Scientific Research Writing and Publication Skill

One Week National Level
Online Workshop
Improving Scientific Research Writing and
Publication Skill
(12th October – 18th October, 2020)

Jointly Organized by
Research and Publication Cell, IQAC,
S. S. College, Hailakandi, Assam
(Re-accredited Grade ‘A’ by NAAC)
Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR)
North-Eastern Regional Centre, Shillong


International Webinar Conference on China & Emerging Global Political Economy: Issues & Dimensions

There will be an international webinar on “China and Emerging Global Political Economy: Issues and Dimensions” being organised jointly by the ICSSR-NERC and Kalinga Institute of Indo-Pacific Studies (KIIPS) to be held on 5th September 2020.

The inaugural programme will start at 2.30 p.m. followed by 4 regular sessions. The detail programme is attached below.

All are requested to attend the webinar with the following link:


To attend the Session 4- ”China and Major Powers” (6-7 PM IST) and the Valedictory and Concluding Observations by the Founder and Chairman (Hon.) of KIIPS followed by the Vote of Thanks (7-7:30 PM IST), please use the following link–


You are requested to join 15 minutes before the conference begins, i.e 2:15 PM IST.

Program details


NOTICE to all contributors.


This is for the information of all concerned that all articles for the Journal Man and Society or any information related query should be send to the mail icssrnercjournal@gmail.com only

It is the for the information to all contributors that all the articles for the purpose of publication in our journal Man and Society must be accompanied with a copy of plagiarism report following the Urkund software as approved by the MHRD or by any other approved plagiarism software.



Annual Social Science Congress at Tripura University on 11th -13th March 2020.

Three Days ICSSR-NERC Annual Social Science Congress
Tripura University
Youth, Development and Public Policy in North East India

Concept Note

Development is possibly one of the most plausible mechanisms to avert social tension. But, economic growth sans development causes more tension in the society widening the schism among various classes. Balanced sustainable development with egalitarian spirit is the new narrative in the development discourse. Thinkers and theorists argue in favour of distributive justice, modernisation process, structural adjustment, human development, post-development so on and so forth. Each model or theory assures of a better quality of life with greater opportunities to fulfil individual aspirations to the maximum possible extent. However, there is hardly any unanimity among scholars to adopt a model that is viable and feasible for policy makers. Based on such differences, there are divergent ideologies and schools of thought each claiming greater acceptability among the masses. Most of the western countries instead of bothering about straightjacketed ideological frameworks go for realistic policy planning and implementation. Now, every development needs to pass through environment test as reckless industrialisation has brought more disaster to the mankind and has created more health hazards than ever before. Unfortunately, neo-liberalism has whetted the individual’s material appetite by expanding the scope of his needs and blurring the dividing line with luxury. But at cost?

Today’s youth is no longer driven by the glorification of ideologies. He nurtures an aspirational dream for a better quality of life for himself. He wants more freedom, demands more rights and needs greater privacy. For this, he expects better opportunities to be created for self-fulfilment. Today, youth is more informed, more capable and has varieties of opportunities before him. At the same time, there is unemployment crisis, scope for government jobs shrinking, lack of adequate private sector jobs due to very few industries in the region. Many educated and ambitious youths prefer to go out of region as well as country in search of employment. This will affect seriously development and economic wellbeing of the region in years to come. Unless this trend is reversed, not only there will be brain drain but also the indigenity of socio-economic development will be hampered greatly. This is a serious challenge for the public authorities in the region. States have talents but scarce opportunities, skill education institutions are there but no scope to utilise the skills of the pass-outs, local products are there but no facility to market them.

There is hardly any clear-cut public policy to deal with the situation. Although there is political stability in all states of the region but economic volatility is looming large. Governments do not have any vision plan how to utilise the services of young talents. State governments must come forward with development policy to make best use of the services of the talented youths as well as economic prosperities before it is too late. The states should look beyond the national border to market the local products and attract foreign entrepreneurs to invest in untapped areas. The congenial economic environment needs to be crated by the respective governments and public for safe investment and industrialisation.

  1. Sub Themes
    1. Theories and Approaches to Development
    2. Concept of Development in the context of Northeast India
    3. Youth and Aspiration
    4. Youth and Insurgency
    5. Youth and Development
    6. Youth as Social Force
    7. Concept of Public Policy
    8. Development and Public Policy
    9. Act East Policy and Development in Northeast India
    10. India’s Relations with Neighbouring Countries in South East Asia and the Role of Northeast
    11. Cross-Border Ethnic Link and Public Policy for Development

These are some of the issues that need thorough discussion and deliberation. It is the responsibility of the social science intellectuals, think-tanks and policy makers to give serious thought to these emerging issues through exchange of ideas and opinions.
With this purpose, the North Eastern Regional centre of the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR-NERC) proposes to have three days Second Annual Social Congress at Tripura University on 11th, 12th and 13th March 2020. The Department of Economics, Tripura University will be the local host.

Dates & Guidelines:
I. Abstracts of papers in about 300 words should be sent on or before 5th February, 2020 with the subject: ‘abstract for 2nd Social Science Congress’ to the following e-mail id: nerssc2020@gmail.com
II. Acceptance of the papers will be confirmed by 10th February, 2020
III. Full paper not exceeding 3000 words is to be submitted in soft copies (e-mail attachment/CD) on or before 5th March, 2020

The Last date for submitting abstracts has been extended upto 17th February, 2020 and abstracts which will be approved will be intimated by 20th February 2020.

• Rs. 500/ for Students/ Scholars/ Project Assistants/ Research Assistants
• Rs. 1000/ for Full time Faculty members


National Conference on “Fifty Years of India-Bangladesh Relations: Regionalism, Connectivity and the North-East”

National Conference on “Fifty Years of India-Bangladesh Relations: Regionalism, Connectivity and the North-East”

on 14th and 15th February 2020

Concept Note : Click Here for Concept note

Abstracts should not be of more than 500 words. The last date for the submission of the abstract is 10th December 2019. The selected list will be published in the ICSSR-NERC website on 17th December 2019 and final papers must be submitted on or before 22nd January, 2020. The abstracts should be sent by email to the Honorary Director, ICSSR-NERC only (directoricssrnerc@gmail.com)