Morigaon College
Affiliated to Gauhati University
 
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NAME OF THE DEPARTMENT:: ANTHROPOLOGY


YEAR OF ESTABLISHMENT  ::  1994

   DATE OF INTRODUCTION OF MAJOR COURSES  ::  2009

   HEAD OF THE DEPARTMENT  ::  DR. NILOFAR JASMIN

   1. Faculty Members of the Department:


Dr. Nilofar Jasmin
Associate Professor & HOD
M.Sc.,B.Ed.,M. Phil,Ph.D.(G.U.



Dr. Dipali Das Talukder
Associate Professor
M.Sc,BT,PhD(G.U.)



Mr. Bibekananda Sarma
Associate Professor
M.Sc (Gauhati University)



Ms. Sneha Bordoloi
Associate Professor
M.A(Gauhati University)




Ms. Minakshi Gogoi
Contractual, M.A, M.Phil



Mr. Suren Halder
Laboratory Attendent




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Description

Class Room

Laboratory

Museum

Library


Quantity

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3. Learning Resources of the Department

   a.  Library:  There is a library in the department with 155 numbers of books,three numbers of journal and question banks. There are photocopies of some rare books which are now out of the market.

   b.  Computer is available in the department with Internet facility.

  c. Laboratory: The department is equipped with a fully fledged laboratory for physical, prehistoric as well as technology practical.

   d.  Museum:    The department has collected fishing, hunting and agricultural implements of different ethnic groups of the north east India, different types of dresses and fabrics. And also models of houses of different tribes and castes of the region.

  
4. Titles of the research projects already completed:

   Name of the Investigator ::  Dr. Dipali Das Talukdar

1.A Study of Health, Morbidity and Mortality among the Tiwa Children of Morigaon District, Assam.(Ph.D Topic.)

2.Anthropometric Study on Neo-Natal of Morigaon District of Assam.UGC sponsored MRP.

3.Impact of social inequalities on health and nutritional status among the Children of Morigaon District Assam.UGC sponsored MRP

  Name of the Investigator ::  Dr. Nilofar Jesmin

1.Prospects of Culture Tourism in South-Eastern Bramhaputra Vally of Assam  An Anthropological Perspective. (Ph.D. Study)

2.Obesity among Social Students: A Comprehensive Study among the students of Guwahati and Morigaon, Assam. UGC sponsored MRP

3.Economic Contribution of Woman-A study in Morigaon District of Assam.(M.Phil Study.)

4.Mass migration of Erosion forced Agricultural Population of Morigaon District of Assam and its consequences on Agriculture.(ICSSR sponsored MRP)
3. Learning Resources of the Department

   a.  Library:  There is a library in the department with 155 numbers of books,three numbers of journal and question banks. There are photocopies of some rare books which are now out of the market.

   b.  Computer is available in the department with Internet facility.

  c. Laboratory: The department is equipped with a fully fledged laboratory for physical, prehistoric as well as technology practical.

   d.  Museum:    The department has collected fishing, hunting and agricultural implements of different ethnic groups of the north east India, different types of dresses and fabrics. And also models of houses of different tribes and castes of the region.

 
4. Titles of the research projects already completed:

   Name of the Investigator ::  Dr. Dipali Das Talukdar

1.A Study of Health, Morbidity and Mortality among the Tiwa Children of Morigaon District, Assam.(Ph.D Topic.)

2.Anthropometric Study on Neo-Natal of Morigaon District of Assam.UGC sponsored MRP.

3.Impact of social inequalities on health and nutritional status among the Children of Morigaon District Assam.UGC sponsored MRP

Name of the Investigator ::  Dr. Nilofar Jesmin

1.Prospects of Culture Tourism in South-Eastern Bramhaputra Vally of Assam  An Anthropological Perspective. (Ph.D. Study)

2.Obesity among Social Students: A Comprehensive Study among the students of Guwahati and Morigaon, Assam. UGC sponsored MRP

3.Economic Contribution of Woman-A study in Morigaon District of Assam.(M.Phil Study.)

4.Mass migration of Erosion forced Agricultural Population of Morigaon District of Assam and its consequences on Agriculture.(ICSSR sponsored MRP)


5. Publications:


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Name of the Faculty

Dr. Dipali Das Talukder

Dr. Nilofar Jesmin


No. of Publications (Research Paper)

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10


6. Seminar/Symposium/Workshop attended/ Paper Presented:

SL.NO. Name of the Faculty Seminar Attendance
01 International
01 Dr. Dipali Das Talukder 15 National
01 State Seminar
  
04 International
02 Dr. Nilofar Jesmin 18 National
01 State Seminar
 
03 Mr. Bibeka Nanda Sarma 01 National


EQUIPMENTS AND FACILITIES

The buildup area of the department is 990 sq. ft. It consists of a staff room, a laboratory cum museum and two class rooms.

LABORATORY

The department has a well equipped laboratory. For practical there are sufficient numbers of loose bones and human skull besides two complete skeletons. The anthropometric instruments are also available in the department. For the prehistoric part collection of both artificial and original tools of Stone Age culture and a few pottery collection are there in the laboratory.

MUSEUM

Department has tried to collect museum specimen as far  as possible .Different types of fishing ,hunting and agricultural implements are there in the museum. Weaving implements and fabrics of different communities of North-East India has also been included in the collection.

LIBRARY

There is a library in the department. There are more than hundreds books in the departmental library which includes both text books and references. The journal of Gauhati University has also been subscribed by the department.



 
 
 



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