VOLUME: 4 ISSUE : 2

Published on : December, 2018

The Role of Language in Identity Formation among the Bodos of Assam: A Historical Review -Dr. Satyendra Kr. Sarmah

Bodos are one of the important tribal groups of Brahmaputra Valley. The language spoken by them is the Bodo language belongs to the Tibeto-Burman Language family. Till the emergence of the British in Assam, the language was in a dialect form. The Christian Missionaries had first given it a written shape by using Roman script. From the early eighteenth century, at the initiatives of the newly emerged educated class, the journey of Bodo literature started with “Bibar”. It further...

Decision Making Pattern of Rural Women in Horticultural Activities - a Study of Kamrup (Rural) and Sivasagar Districts in Assam. - Dr. Pritimoni Gogoi Phukan ,Dr. Manju Dutta Das

ABSTRACT   : Horticulture is one of the fastest growing sectors of agriculture with the growth rate of 5.5 per cent during last two and half decades where women play a significant and crucial role including production, post-harvest operation and value addition. But despite their extensive and active involvement in horticultural activities, they are not considered for decision making in these activities. Women’s active involvement in decision making is considered as...

Saris, Everyday Life and Self Expression: an Interpretative Analysis . - Anee Bhattacharyya

ABSTRACT   : The art and culture of dressing up is pivotal in any culture or civilization. Clothes are the direct representation of any individual’s physical appearances making it highly visible in the construction of their own social identity in general and gender identity in particular. In the everyday life of individuals clothes become such an important part of their personality that their subjective self is more or less revolved around that dressing pattern. In this...

A Study on the Present Curriculum of Undergraduate Level Under Gauhati University with Special Reference to Semester System . - Dr. Sunil Kumar Das

ABSTRACT   : Among the vital aspects of our consideration in Education, curriculum is undoubtedly of greater importance. Curriculum in education represents the glory and achievements of the past, need and utility of the present and hopes and aspirations of the future. In formal education, a curriculum is the planned interaction of pupils with instructional content, materials, resources, and processes for evaluating the attainment of educational objectives. Curriculum...

An Alternative Tourism Forms for Sustainable Development in Assam, North-East of India - Bhaijan Das

ABSTRACT   : This paper aims to present the sustainable development of tourism market in Assam through the alternative forms of tourism. It is about developing new forms of sustainable tourism that integrate local populations and both natural and human environments of host countries. Assam is a state in northeastern India known for its wildlife, archeological sites and tea plantations. Ecotourism, cultural tourism, and rural tourism support a different philosophy of tourism....

Mathematics Anxiety of the Secondary School Students : A Study - Subhalakhi Konwar

ABSTRACT   : Mathematics anxiety plays a very crucial role in the academic achievement of a student. Present study is an attempt to identify the level of mathematics anxiety of the secondary school students. Here, the investigator has adopted descriptive research method and for sample randomly selected 100 students of class IX from 5 purposively chosen secondary schools of Kamrup( M) Guwahati. Data were collected by using a scale developed byDr.Mahmood and Dr.Khaoon, named as...

Development of Education System in India from Ancient to Modern Era - Dr. Chetlal Prasad, Mrs. Manju Kumari

ABSTRACT   : The Ancient education system of India is among the developed society of the world. The Indus-valley civilisation is a pioneer of developed world. The history of use of instructional aides and techniques in Indian classroom can be traced back to the time when early tribal authorities systemized bodies of knowledge, and early cultures invented pictographs or sign writing to record and transmit information. The ancient 'Gurukul' system of education in...

Status of Urban Drinking Water : A Study in North Lakhimpur Town, Assam,India - Dr. Rinku Manta

ABSTRACT   : Water is considered as life and we owe a great deal to water for the sustenance of our lives. The importance of water for sustenance of life cannot be overemphasized. Whether it is in use of running water in our homes, rearing cattle and growing crops in our farms, or the increased uses in industry, remain immeasurable. Drinking water is a basic requirement for life and a determinant of standard of living.  This paper tries to find out the sources causes and...

Silsako: a Study in Urban Wetland and its Water Quality in Guwahati City - Ritu Barman

ABSTRACT   : Wetlands are dynamic, highly productive lentic and lotic water bodies with rich biodiversity. Wetlands are among the most important ecosystems of the earth. They are valuable as sources, sinks and transformers of a number of chemical, biological and genetic materials. Wetland are sometimes described as the “kidneys of the landscape” for the functions they perform in hydrologic and chemical cycles, and as the downstream receivers of the wastes from both...

The Bard of the Brahmaputra and an Imagined Community - Gitali Saikia

ABSTRACT   : The whole process of the making of Assamese nation is reflected in the songs composed and sung by Bhupen Hazarika. Bhupen Hazarika, who is honoured as the People’s Artist and living legend during his life time, understands the hopes and aspirations of the indigenous groups and communities living in the North-Eastern region of India, and the heterogeneity and distinction of the multicultural region is exquisitely expressed by this bard of Brahmaputra. Mighty...