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CENTRE FOR WOMEN STUDIES

Centre for women Studies (CWS), Bodoland University (BU) established in the year 2013. It supports on all round development of women specially control over resources. The main concern of CWS, BU is to build a centre of information and knowledge of women of Bodoland Territorial Area Development Council (BTAD), Assam as well as North Eastern Region. Evolving a Gender Perspective in developing and regularly revising the Curriculum material, Research Studies, Field action, Documentation and Extension Activities, The CWS, BU seeks to address discrimination against women, interrogate existing discipline-wise concepts, tools and techniques that justify the denial of equity for women and work towards upliftment of women from the straitjackets of stereotyped categorization, marginalization and discrimination.

PROGRAME
  • B.Sc. (Bamboo Studies) (three years)
  • Diploma in Bamboo Technology (one year)
RESEARCH

N/A

TEACHING STAFF

Dr. Arvind Kumar Goyal
Designation: Associate Professor

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Arvind Kumar Goyal

Dr. Derhasat Narzary
Designation: Part time Teacher

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Derhasat Narzary

Mr. Jangila Basumatary
Designation: Part time Teacher

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Jangila Basumatary
NON TEACHING STAFF

Ms. Bijanta Bala Brahma
Designation: Crafts Instructor

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Bijanta Bala Brahma

Mr. Jagajit Brahma
Designation: Laboratory Attendant

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Jagajit Brahma

Mr. Karma Goyary
Designation: Field Attendant

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Karma Goyary
DEPARTMENTAL ACTIVITIES
  • A Foldscope orientation workshop was conducted on 9th November, 2018 at St. Ann’s College, Kokrajhar
  • Celebrated World Bamboo Day” on 18th September, 2018 with an objective to increase the awareness of bamboo globally along with orientation workshop on Foldscope.
  • Demonstration on the use of Foldscope in Life Science Study at Institutional Biotech Hub, Science College, Kokrajhar on 15th September, 2018.
ACHIVEMENTS
  • Established a Bamboo Propagation Centre cum Bambusetum which house a number of ornamental bamboos like black bamboo, yellow bamboo, Buddha belly bamboo, and many more.
  • Bambsetum was visited by students from Science College, Kokrajhar (15th March, 2019) and University of Science and Technology, Meghalaya (12th April, 2019) for gathering information and sample collection for dissertation works.
  • Published six research articles in peer reviewed National and International Journals with cumulative impact factor of 3.164 (JCR reports)
PROJECT
Sl. NoTitle of the ProjectFunding AgencyAmount in Rs.Status
1A Genome-guided investigation of Essential Metabolite Biosynthetic Pathways in Bambusa balcooa of Kokrajhar District of BTAD, Assam, IndiaAgriculture Department, Bodoland Territorial Council, Kokrajhar5,00,000/-Ongoing
2Microscopic morphology and molecular marker based studies for ascertaining the phylogeny among bamboos growing in Kokrajhar, BTAD, Assam, IndiaDepartment of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India8,00,000/-Ongoing
CERTIFICATE COURSE

The course of the Bodo language acquisition is entitle “Certificate Course in Bodo Language”. The course aims for those who cannot speak or write Bodo Language. This is a preliminary course that aims for acquisition of skill of speaking to be used in various contexts of discourses; and aims for enhancement of skill of writing the language in a simple and easy method. Also it aims at developing competency in translation from other language into Bodo & vice versa.

TEACHING STAFF

Dr. Indira Boro
Designation: Associate Professor
Responsibilities: Director I/C
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Indira Boro

Dr. Phukan Ch. Basumatary
Designation: Associate Professor
Responsibilities: Co-coordinator of Linguistics
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Phukan Ch. Basumatary

Dr. Oinam Ranjit Singh
Designation: Associate Professor
Responsibilities: Co-coordinator, Antiquarian studies
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Oinam Ranjit Singh

Dr. Jhanin Mushahary
Designation: Assistant Professor
Responsibilities: Co-coordinator, Cultural Studies
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Jhanin Mushahary

Dr. Rupashree Hazowary
Designation: Assistant Professor
Responsibilities: Guest Asst. Researcher
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Rupashree Hazowary
NON TEACHING STAFF

Mrs. Rwmwi Basumatary
Designation: Peon

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Rwmwi Basumatary
AIM & OBJECTIVES
  • To actively coordinate courses on gender and women in different departments and promote assimilation and dissemination of knowledge on gender issues.
  • To provide a forum to debate issues on gender, diversity and equity and to work in coordination with women’s organizations and voluntary groups to advocate for better gender balance.
  • To initiate Capacity Building Programmes and thus facilitate participation of women in higher education management.
  • To impart gender sensitization and generate awareness on gender issues both through academic and extension programmes.
STRUCTURE

At present, the Centre operates with a Director and a Coordinator. It has an Advisory Board, Standing Committee and a Statutory Committee comprising of members from different fields and different academic disciplines.

DIRECTOR

Dr. Mridula Devi, PhD (Economics)

CO-ORDINATOR

Dr. Zothanchhingi Khiangte, PhD (English)