VOLUME: 1 ISSUE : 2

Published on : December,2015

Folk History on Origin and Early Migration of the Adi-Paadam Tribe of Arunachal Pradesh

Mr. Odol Pertin

The Paadam is one of the major sub-groups of the Adi tribe of Arunachal Pradesh inhabiting in the Upper Siang, East Siang and Lower Dibang Valley districts of the state. The oldest village of the Paadam is Damro from where they scattered and settled in different places all over the state. Like other of the tribes of the Tani group, the Paadam too, does not have written records or history. They have their own oral literature in the midst of tradition and mythology. The Paadam possess a rich oral...

Sanitation Facilities in Urban Notified Slums: A Study of Guwahati City

Utpal Kalita , Dr. Harsha. S

Slums are the settlement of urban poor. As the demographic pressure on towns and cities grows, the needs of urban infrastructures and services also increase. This very problem is further compounded by increasing concentration of poor in the towns and cities. In the city of Guwahati growth of slum pockets was a result of concentration of beggars, sweepers, street vendors, rickshaw and cart-pullers and day-labourers in the certain distinct areas of the city. But slum facilities are very much...

Pivotal Role of Prevailing Informal-Credit-System on Socio-Economic Optimization in Detached Villages: A Case Study of Three Villages of Bihar

Om Jee Ranjan , Dr. Bindhi Wasini Pandey

This research paper is an empirical investigation into the extent of effective trends of informal-credit-system in the rural credit markets of three villages namely Mirzapur, Karman and Parsa (due to underdeveloped infrastructure) at Aurangabad District Bihar. Prevailing informal credit system creates a borrowing circle which plays a pivotal role on socio-economic optimization. Borrowing is a crucial part of the rural, agricultural economy. Better lifestyle, being the essential factor of human...

Basic Structure and Utilisation Pattern of Bovine Stock in Different Agro-Climatic Zones of Assam, India

*Dipali Baruah , **Dr. Nisamani Kar.

An attempt has been made through this paper to understand the structure and utilisation pattern of Bovine Stock for the state of Assam considering two parameters like Age and Sex composition,. This paper uses secondary data collected from the office of the Directorate of Agriculture and the Directorate of Veterinary services for two livestock census data i.e. 2003 and 2007. Data were analysed with the help of descriptive statistics and sex ratio has been calculated. Results indicated that there...

Monitoring and Population Dynamics of Pink Bollworm on Bt-Cotton in Different Cotton Growing Areas of Sindh-Pakistan

*Khuhro, S.N., *Farhan Ahmad1, **A. M. Kalroo, ***K. Abdullah,**** M. A. Talpur

Cotton pink bollworm is a real threat to conventional and Bt. varieties of cotton in Sindh. The present studies were planned to access its impact on Bt. Cotton. Three experiments were conducted during the growing seasons of last five years i.e., from 2009 to 2013. The first experiment related to monitoring of pink bollworm population using sex pheromone traps. In this regard, pink boll worm moths were cached by pheromone traps during last five years i.e., 2009 to 2013. The average maximum Pink...

Women Empowerment in India - a Dream Yet to be Fulfilled

Dr.Nabanita Deka

Women empowerment has become such a topic which has very frequently been used in the discussions not only among the intellectuals but also among the commoners. Women empowerment means to let women live their own life in a way they think appropriate on the basis of their conditions, family circumstances, qualities and capabilities of which they themselves are the best judges. On the other hand, equal status, opportunity and freedom to develop themselves and to ensure their participation in the...

Good Governance and its Working: at the Indian Context

Banasree Devi

The concept of “good governance” plays a very important role in the modern governmental system. Today people are very conscious and they always aware about the day today functioning of the Government. So the government also tries to satisfy the general people where good governance create an environment which fosters strong and equitable development and it is essential complement to sound economic policies. Our present Prime Minister Narendra Modi also tries to his best effort to establish...

Heritage of North Guwahati from Archaeological Perspective

Nayanika Das

North Guwahati is a place with historical importance, located at 26.180 N and 91.720 E in the North bank of the mighty river Brahmaputra. Earlier it was the capital of Ahom kingdom. The area has a rich heritage with abounds of historical temples and archaeological structures viz. Dirgheswari Deavalay, Monikaraneswar Deavalay, Aswaklanta Deavalay, Rudreswar Deavalay, Doul Govinda Temple, Auniati Satra, Kanai borosibua rock etc. The present paper is an attempt to discuss the heritage of North...

Causes and Consequences of Child Marriage – A Study of Milannagar Shantipur Village in Goalpara District

*Kashmira Khanom, **Baharul Islam Laskar.

Through the world marriage is one of the universal social Institutions. It is established by the human society to control and regulate the sex life of human. It is a corner stone of a society and very necessary part of Indian system. But it’s a social problem if it taken place before the person reaches an appropriate age. The problem of child marriage is very complex in nature. Its complexity lies in the historical moorings, traditional religious practices and some other social problems like...

Insurgency in the North East India: Factors Behind it

Harihar Deka

The history of insurgency always remains witness of many factors working behind the raising of its ugly head. The members of the Insurgent groups become isolated in the long run and surprisingly it is forgotten that they were also at a time the indivisible part of the whole civil society. Like every man born free, similarly no man born insurgent....

Humanism of M.N.Roy and R.N. Tagore- A Comparative Study

Dr. Karabi Goswami

Humanism as a philosophical movement, from the beginning until now concentrates on man and his power. M.N.Roy and R.N. Tagore are two prominent figures in contemporary Indian thought, preach two different humanistic thought. As humanist and philosopher, both Roy and Tagore had much in common in their criticisms of modern societies and trends and in their proposed alternatives. As a Humanist both had placed man at the centre, and opposed those forces which affected man’s freedom. They strongly...

Attitude towards Choice Based Credit System of Post Graduate Level Students in Higher Education: a Study on Gauhati University

Champak Deuri

The 11th plan recognized the need to introduce the academic reform in the university and college education system. The academic reform necessarily includes changes in admission procedures in various course, modification in assessment and examination methods, switch over from annual to semester system, acceptance of grade and credit system, CBCS, teachers’ assessment, and other related reforms. In Gauhati University the CBCS has been started in its PG level courses across the discipline since...

Political Participation of Women in North-East India with Special Reference to Assam after Independence

Parismita Borah

Women’s equal participation in political activities plays a pivotal role in the development of the country’s political system. In the political participation of the country women are still behind. The status of women in terms of political participation is very low in India. The Indian Constitution gives equal political rights to both men and women, but the representation of women in Parliament and State Legislatures is very less. Assam is one of the states of North Eastern part of India. In...

Elementary Educational Development of Religious Minority Child in Mondia Block of Barpeta District, Assam, India

Mr. Gobinda Brahma

Barpeta is one of the educationally backward district of Assam. 60% population of the district do belong to religious minority (i.e. Muslim) The rural female literacy of the district is 47% and the Muslim female literacy is only 36.2% [1]) In the view of the poor concentration of literates and high percentage of Muslim population, the investigator has taken up the study to provide some valuable inputs to remove the hurdles of primary education of the female segment in general and those of...

A comprehenshive study of the Socio-Economic Status of Forest Fringe Villages in Lakhimpur District, Assam.

Ms. Nabami Bhuyan

In the Lakhimpur district of Assam, a field survey was conducted during March 2014 to Dec.2015 in 15 villages in the fringe areas of Ranga, Kakoi, and Dulung reserve forests. Data on villages profile, households and dependency of villages on forests were collected and analyzed thereafter. The study reveals the dependency of forest fringe village dwellers on forest for fuel wood, fodder and other Non Timber Forest Products and other services. Hence, it is opined that forests play a very...

Impact of Railways in the Genesis of Travelogue Tradition in India

Santulan Mahanta

Railways took the Indian society through a tremendous social change and its impact can be seen everywhere. Impact of railways in some spheres has been overlooked and literature is one such sphere. Modern travelogue tradition in India has been such an area which came into existence after the advent of railways but the impact is less felt and recognized these days. This paper aims at discovering the travelogue tradition in early railway era in India. ...

Prospects of Tourism in Nilachal Hills: a Geographical Analysis

*Juthika Mahanta, **Dr. Bhaben Ch. Kalita

Nilachal hills, located in the heart of Guwahati city is the home to one of the 51 Shakti Peethas of India., the Mother Goddess Kamakhya. This results in the place to be a centre of attraction within the region and development of tourism. However, there are prospects of further growth of tourism. This paper tries to study the prospects of tourism in the study area. Data and information have been collected mainly from primary surveys following interviews with the local residents tourists and...

Oral Traditions of the Sonowal Kacharis of Assam

Pallabita Das

Among the states of India, Assam is the home of several ethnic groups. After the partition of India, Assam was left with 23 tribes, comprising of 14 Hill tribes of Karbi Anglong and North Cachar hills and 9 plains tribes inhabiting the plains of Brahmaputra valley. Among the various tribal groups of Assam, the Sonowal kachari is the fifth largest plains tribal group of people. They are ‘scattered in seven districts of upper Assam, viz, Tinsukia, Dibrugarh, Sibsagar, Jorhat, Golaghat, Dhemaji...

Carbon Trading and World Economy in the 21st Century

Pinkumani Barman

Preventing dangerous climate change is essential for global security and prosperity. All countries will be affected by the impacts of climate change, particularly developing countries. Global warming is the main reason behind the climate change and it is the greatest threats that the world faces. This would have very serious consequences, both environmentally and economically. The international community will need to use the full range of policy tools at its disposal to bring about immediate...

Carbon Trading and World Economy in the 21st Century

Pinkumani Barman

Preventing dangerous climate change is essential for global security and prosperity. All countries will be affected by the impacts of climate change, particularly developing countries. Global warming is the main reason behind the climate change and it is the greatest threats that the world faces. This would have very serious consequences, both environmentally and economically. The international community will need to use the full range of policy tools at its disposal to bring about immediate...

Ajmer as a Smart City; an Assessment of Challenges and Responsibilities

*Dr.Ajay Kumar Sharma,** Mrs. Rohini Yadawar

Urban growth is responsible for 80% of total energy consumption worldwide and more than half of world’s population lives in cities. On a challenging note,cities need to cater to the growing demands of tremendously increasing urban population. Sustainable urban development and its constant evaluation by means of indicators is indispensable, which has created an urge to evolve the cities to be smarter. President of United States Barack Obama during the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on...

Modern Pollen Analysis and Ecological Adaptations an Parts of Jagdalpur Forest Division, Chattisgarh- an Approach through RS & GiS Techniques

*Singuluri Sudhakar, **Girish Pujar **Anupama

The Remote Sensing and Geographical Information System (RS & GIS) is a powerful tool and it is used for palaeo-environmental studies to assist in identifying the suitable sites of possible areas for collection of surface samples of modern pollens as well as suitable sites for lake sediments. Because of its synoptic and temporal coverage, the satellite remote sensing coupled with GIS tools would be of immense help in narrow downing the study area and identification of suitable sites for surface...

Radcliff Line - the Indo-Pak Border: its Geopolitical Implications in the Adjacent Districts of Rajasthan

Dr. Monika Kannan

The Indo-Pak border lying north west of India, shared by two very important nations of the South Asia: India and Pakistan. It was formulated in the process of partition between the two nations on 17th August, 1947 determined by a British Government Commission Report usually referred to as The Radcliffe Line named after Sir Cyril Radcliffe. Being one of the most heavily militarized international borders of the world, it makes this entire region very contentious, sensitive and susceptible to...

Handloom Industry and Its Economic Impact- A study of Nagaon District with special focus on Gerjaipam Village

Smt Chaitali Rani Dutta

The handloom sector plays a strategic role in the upliftment of rural economy of India. Even today, the rural people of India mostly women grossly depend on the handloom sector after Agriculture, which requires minimum capital and less technical skills and also gives them a dependable source on income. In Assam , the handloom sector has an overwhelming presence in its socio economic life. Assam is proud owner of more than 13 lakhs looms out of the total 28 lakhs looms of the country. The...