Minutes

NORTH LAHIMPUR COLLEGE (AUTONOMOUS)

Minutes of the 4th Meeting of the Research Council, North Lakhimpur College (Autonomous) held on 7th February, 2017 at 1 p.m. in the Office of the Principal of North Lakhimpur College.

The following members were present in the meeting:

Dr. Biman Chandra Chetia, Principal, N. L. College : Chairman

Dr. Arun Kumar Bordoloi : Member Secretary

Dr. Swapnali Gogoi : Member

Dr. Raghab Parajuli : Member

Dr. Bhabajit Bhuyan : Special Invitee

Mr. Rupam Gogoi : Special Invitee

The Member Secretary welcomed the members present and requested to take up the agenda for discussion. The Member Secretary read out the proceedings of the 3rd meeting and also briefed the objectives of 4th meeting of the Research Council, North Lakhimpur College (Autonomous). After discussion, the proceeding of the 3rd meeting has been unanimously accepted.

No (1) To consider the project proposal submitted by the faculty for providing seed money.

The Member Secretary placed the proposal submitted by the following three faculty members seeking seed money.

Name of the teacher seeking seed money

Department

Topic

Dr. Lakhi Prasad Hazarika,

Department of Zoology

A study on monkey menace and conflict with special reference to Lakhimpur district, Assam

Mr. Bubu Boruah

Department of Geography

Dwibhasikta aru Lakhimpur Jilar Janagosthi

Mr. Biswa Hazarika

Department of Assamese

Degradation of wetland ecology: A case study of Bordoibam wetland

All the members participated in the discussion. Mr. Rupam Gogoi suggested that the project proposal must focus on the aspects of Institutional Social Responsibility and preferably involve atleast 1 extension programme outside the campus. After discussion the following resolutions were adopted.

No (1) Resolved to award seed money to the following faculty members.

Name of the teacher

The amount of seed money in INR

Topic

Duration of the grant

Dr. Lakhi Prasad Hazarika,

Department of Zoology

30,000.00

A study on monkey menace and conflict with special reference to Lakhimpur district, Assam

One year

Mr. Bubu Boruah

Department of Geography

30,000.00

Dwibhasikta aru Lakhimpur Jilar Janagosthi

One year

Mr. Biswa Hazarika

Department of Assamese

20,000.00

Degradation of wetland ecology: A case study of Bordoibam wetland

One year

No (2) Resolved that the Books and Journals, camera and other equipments are to be availed from the existing college resources.

No (3) Resolved that proper vouchers/receipts etc. shall have to be completed along with two bound copies of the report after completion of the project.

As no matter has been left for discussion, the meeting ended with vote of thanks to and from the Chair.

(Dr. Biman Ch. Chetia)

Principal cum Chairman

Research Council

North Lakhimpur College

(Autonomous)

NORTH LAHIMPUR COLLEGE (AUTONOMOUS)

Minutes of the 3rd Meeting of the Research Council, North Lakhimpur College (Autonomous) held on 5th November, 2016 at 12.30 p.m. in the Office of the Principal of North Lakhimpur College.

The following members were present in the meeting:

Dr. Biman Chandra Chetia, Principal, N. L. College : Chairman

Dr. Arun Kumar Bordoloi : Member Secretary

Dr. Swapnali Gogoi : Member

Dr. Raghab Parajuli : Member

Dr. Bhabajit Bhuyan : Special Invitee

Mr. Rupam Gogoi : Special Invitee

The Member Secretary welcomed the members present and requested to take up the agenda for discussion. The Member Secretary read out the proceedings of the 2nd meeting and also briefed the objectives of 3rd meeting of the Research Council, North Lakhimpur College (Autonomous). After discussion, the proceeding of the 3rd meeting has been unanimously accepted.

No (1) To consider to provide seed money to the faculty for carrying out research.

The Member Secretary placed the proposal of submitting seed money to the existing faculties of the college for carrying out research projects. All the members participated in the discussion. Dr. Biman Chandra Chetia informed the members that seed money can be provided from the CPE grant as part of promotion of research. Mr. Rupam Gogoi suggested that the project proposal must focus on the aspects of Institutional Social Responsibility and preferably involve atleast 1 extension programme outside the campus. Dr. Bhabajit Bhuyan suggested to fix the amount of seed money to be provided. The meeting decided that a maximum of rupees one lakhs to be provided per year as seed money and the same shall be disbursed among the faculties seeking seed money as per the merit of the project. The meeting also decided to consider the proposal of part time teachers of the institution for the scheme.

After discussion the following resolutions were adopted.

No (1) Resolved to award seed money to faculty members (Full time as well as part time) of North Lakhimpur College.

No (2) Resolved that the project proposal must focus on the aspects of Institutional Social Responsibility (ISR) and preferably involve at least 1 extension programme outside the campus.

No (3) Resolved that the maximum duration of the project shall be one year from receiving the grant.

As no matter has been left for discussion, the meeting ended with vote of thanks to and from the Chair.

(Dr. Biman Ch. Chetia)

Principal cum Chairman

Research Council

North Lakhimpur College

(Autonomous)

NORTH LAHIMPUR COLLEGE (AUTONOMOUS)

Minutes of the 2nd Meeting of the Research Council, North Lakhimpur College (Autonomous) held on 21st September, 2015 at 2.30 p.m. in the Office of the Principal of North Lakhimpur College.

The following members were present in the meeting:

Dr. Biman Chandra Chetia, Principal, N. L. College : Chairman

Dr. Arun Kumar Bordoloi : Member Secretary

Dr. Namita Dutta : Member

Dr. Swapnali Gogoi : Member

Dr. Raghab Parajuli : Member

The Member Secretary welcomed the members present and requested to take up the agenda for discussion. The Member Secretary read out the proceedings of the 1st meeting and also briefed the objectives of 2nd meeting of the Research Council, North Lakhimpur College (Autonomous). After discussion, the proceeding of the 2nd meeting has been unanimously accepted.

No (1) To consider the research proposals of faculty member for subsequent submission to UGC.

The Member Secretary placed the applications of the following faculty members for approving their research proposal for subsequent submission to the UGC (NERO).

Name of the teacher

Department

Type

Funding Agency

Mrs. Rupanjali Morang

Department of History

Minor Research Project

UGC

Mrs Jutika Patir

Department of History

Minor Research Project

UGC

Mrs Nandita Dutta

Department of Hindi

Minor Research Project

UGC

Mr Ratul Kumar Lahan

Department of Economics

Minor Research Project

UGC

Dr. Nobiul Islam

Department of Chemistry

Minor Research Project

UGC

The members after verification of the proposals decided to issue Recommendation Certificate the applicant. The meeting also decided to take a Declaration certificate stating to obey the rules and regulations of the funding agency from the applicant.

After discussion the following resolutions were adopted.

No (1) Resolved to issue Recommendation Certificate to the following faculty members and to forward their research proposal to the UGC, NERO.

Name of the teacher

Department

Type

Funding Agency

Mrs. Rupanjali Morang

Department of History

Minor Research Project

UGC

Mrs Jutika Patir

Department of History

Minor Research Project

UGC

Mrs Nandita Dutta

Department of Hindi

Minor Research Project

UGC

Mr Ratul Kumar Lahan

Department of Economics

Minor Research Project

UGC

Dr. Nobiul Islam

Department of Chemistry

Minor Research Project

UGC

No (2) Resolved to take a Declaration certificate stating to obey the rules and regulations of the funding agency from the applicant.

As no matter has been left for discussion, the meeting ended with vote of thanks to and from the Chair.

(Dr. Biman Ch. Chetia)

Principal cum Chairman

Research Council

North Lakhimpur College

(Autonomous)

NORTH LAHIMPUR COLLEGE (AUTONOMOUS)

Minutes of the 1st Meeting of the Research Council, North Lakhimpur College (Autonomous) held on 18th January, 2014 at 12.30 p.m. in the Office of the Principal of North Lakhimpur College.

The following members were present in the meeting:

Dr. Biman Chandra Chetia, Principal, N. L. College : Chairman

Dr. Arun Kumar Bordoloi : Member Secretary

Dr. Namita Dutta : Member

Dr. Swapnali Gogoi : Member

Dr. Raghab Parajuli : Member

The Member Secretary welcomed the members present and requested to take up the agenda for discussion.

No (1) To consider the research proposals of faculty member for subsequent submission to UGC.

The Member Secretary placed the applications of the following faculty members for approving their research proposal for subsequent submission to the UGC (NERO).

Name of the teacher

Department

Type

Funding Agency

Dr. Bhabajit Bhuyan

Department of Chemistry

Minor Research Project

UGC

Dr. Chitta Ranjan Borah

Department of Botany

Minor Research Project

UGC

Dr. Raghab Parajuli

Department of Chemistry

Minor Research Project

UGC

Mr. Rupam Gogoi

Department of English

Minor Research Project

UGC

Dr. Kamala Kanta Bori

Department of English

Minor Research Project

UGC

Mr. Binda Sah

Department of English

Minor Research Project

UGC

Mr. Diganta Kalita

Department of Statistics

Minor Research Project

UGC

Mr. Deba Kumar Boruah

Department of Statistics

Minor Research Project

UGC

Mrs. Munmi Gogoi

Department of Anthropology

Minor Research Project

UGC

Dr. Parismita Bordoloi

Department of Hindi

Minor Research Project

UGC

Mr. Atanu Gogoi

Department of History

Minor Research Project

UGC

Mrs. Ishmirekha Handique Konwar

Department of Education

Minor Research Project

UGC

Mr. Ranjan Kumar Borah

Department of Zoology

Minor Research Project

UGC

The members after verification of the proposals decided to issue Recommendation Certificate the applicant. After discussion the following resolutions were adopted.

No (1) Resolved to issue Recommendation Certificate to the following faculty members and to forward their research proposal to the UGC, NERO.

Name of the teacher

Department

Type

Funding Agency

Dr. Bhabajit Bhuyan

Department of Chemistry

Minor Research Project

UGC

Dr. Chitta Ranjan Borah

Department of Botany

Minor Research Project

UGC

Dr. Raghab Parajuli

Department of Chemistry

Minor Research Project

UGC

Mr. Rupam Gogoi

Department of English

Minor Research Project

UGC

Dr. Kamala Kanta Bori

Department of English

Minor Research Project

UGC

Mr. Binda Sah

Department of English

Minor Research Project

UGC

Mr. Diganta Kalita

Department of Statistics

Minor Research Project

UGC

Mr. Deba Kumar Boruah

Department of Statistics

Minor Research Project

UGC

Mrs. Munmi Gogoi

Department of Anthropology

Minor Research Project

UGC

Dr. Parismita Bordoloi

Department of Hindi

Minor Research Project

UGC

Mr. Atanu Gogoi

Department of History

Minor Research Project

UGC

Mrs. Ishmirekha Handique Konwar

Department of Education

Minor Research Project

UGC

Mr. Ranjan Kumar Borah

Department of Zoology

Minor Research Project

UGC

No (2) To discuss on the proposal of launching a new international research journal on Environmental issues.

The Member Secretary placed the proposal before the members of the research council to publish a new international research journal on environmental issues. The members opined to publish an online journal. After discussion the meeting decided to form a committee to discuss on the matter and the Principal is requested to do the needful. Subsequently, the following resolution was adopted.

No (2) Resolved to form a committee to discuss on launching a new e-journal on environmental issues from the institution. It is also decided to request the Principal to do the needful.

As no matter has been left for discussion, the meeting ended with vote of thanks to and from the Chair.

(Dr. Biman Ch. Chetia)

Principal cum Chairman

Research Council

North Lakhimpur College

(Autonomous)