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New Premises for Center for North East Studies to be Inaugurated on Jan. 22

[Following is a Jamia press release]

Human Resource Development Minister Dr. MM Pallam Raju will inaugurate the new premises of the Centre for North East Studies and Policy Research at Jamia Millia Islamia on January 22. The new premises will house faculty offices and a library-cum-documentation centre which will double as a seminar room to accommodate Centre for North East Studies and Policy Research’s expanding programmes at the University.

The space allocated to Centre for North East Studies and Policy Research at Jamia is located on the Second Floor of the MMAJ Academy of International Studies Annexe at Jamia Millia Islamia.

The new premises will house faculty offices and a library-cum-documentation centre which will double as a seminar room to accommodate Centre for North East Studies & Policy Research’s expanding programmes at the University.

In the past three years, the Centre has initiated research studies, seminars, lectures and conducted workshops on a range of issues including better understanding of conflicts such as the Bodo-settler clashes in Assam, the movements in Nagaland and Manipur.  One of its ongoing studies looks at challenges facing women from the NE in metros. It has also focused attention on independence fighters from the region and looked at questions of human rights, disaster preparedness and governance.

The first Centre for North East Studies in a Central University, it has hosted a number of prominent scholars and figures at its events.  It is in the process of expanding faculty and staff.

As part of the programme on January 22,Prof.  Sanjoy Hazarika, Director, Centre for North East Studies and Policy Research, Jamia Millia Islamia will deliver his Opening Remarks.

HRD Minister Dr. M.M. Pallam Raju will release the Centre’s Publication and also address the audience.

Mr. Jairam Ramesh, Union Minister for Rural Development and Mr. Lalthanhawla, Chief Minister, Mizoram shall also address those present.

Mr. Najeeb Jung, Vice-Chancellor, Jamia Millia Islamia shall preside over the function.

The above programme is scheduled to be held on January 22, 2013 at 5 PM in Indo-Arab Culture Centre, Conference Hall (First Floor), Jamia Millia Islamia.

All are cordially invited.

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