Exchange Programme of Sikkim Studies at Jamia takes off
May 4, 2012
Press Release: Exchange Programme of Sikkim Studies at Jamia takes off
The Sikkim Studies Programme of the Centre for North East Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia is supported by the Government of Sikkim and was launched in April 2011 by Shri. Pawan Chamling, Chief Minister of Sikkim. The Sikkim Studies Programme has envisaged an Exchange Programme to facilitate researchers from Sikkim to come to Jamia.
The first three-month fellowship of the Exchange Programme has been awarded to Mr. Jayanta Madhb Tamuly, a PhD Candidate at the Department of Peace and Conflict Studies and Management, Sikkim University, for his proposal “Damming/Damning Teesta: A Study on the Social and Environment Issues”. He will work under Prof. Sanjoy Hazarika at the Centre for North East Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia.
Mr. Tamuly joined on 1 May 2012 and will be primarily conducting library related research at various libraries as well as interviewing stakeholders, media and water specialists etc. The focus of Sikkim Studies Programme includes among others: Green Governance, including Climate Change and its impacts; Social Stress and Coping Mechanisms; Borders and International Trade and Look East Policy.
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