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Thematic Areas

Last Date of Submission: 6/02/2023
Paper Acceptance Notification Date: 11/02/202

Contributors are requested to send their abstract (Max 250 words) and extended abstract (Max 1500 words) OR Full Paper at the e-mail IDs of the theme coordinator that are mentioned below under each thematic areas. The Papers have to be submitted in Microsoft Word (Doc./Docx.) format. The body of the manuscript must be in “Times New Roman” font , font size 12 , line spacing 1.5 and alignment “justify”. The top , bottom , left and right page margins should be 2.50 cms. The paper has to be original and free from plagiarism. The contributors must mention their name and affiliation along with 4 to 5 keywords and the theme and sub-theme must be specified.

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1. Science & Technology

Sub-Themes:

  1. 1. Renewable energy
  2. 2. Waste to wealth
  3. 3. Bioresources and its sustainable use
  4. 4. Artificial intelligence and machine learning
  5. 5. Materials, devices and applications for society
  6. 6. Space exploration
  7. 7. Traditional to trade
  8. 8. Science and society
  9. 9. Quantum computation
  10. 10. Global warming, environment and technology
  11. 11. Emerging and affordable medical equipment for human wellbeing
  12. 12. Food production and preservation technology
  13. 13. Aroadmap of science and technology for Bodoland Territorial Region
  14. 14. Safe drinking water in rural areas

For information, please contact the theme coordinator

  1. A. Dr. Prince Kumar Mochahari, Department of Physics, Bodoland University.
    Phone: +91 7002060791
    Email: mochaharip@gmail.com
  2. B. Prof. Sanjay Basumatary, Department of Physics, Bodoland University.
    Phone: +91 7002166299
    Email: waytosanjay12@gmail.com
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2. Livelihood

Sub-Themes:

  1. 1. Sustainable crop development through innovative technologies (precision farming) for doubling farmer's income and livelihood
  2. 2. Local natural resource management and integrated farming systems: Mountains and plains perspective
  3. 3. Agri-based entrepreneurship in enhancing farmers income through the involvement of FPO
  4. 4. Interface between research a n d industry for enhancing farmer's income
  5. 5. Employment and livelihood of SCs and STs population
  6. 6. Branding: packaging to marketing strategies
  7. 7. Tourism-Induced Livelihood Changes
  8. 8. Livelihood Strategies of Rural Women with Emphasis on Income Diversification and Demographic Adjustment
  9. 9. Livelihood in digital era: Constrains and opportunities
  10. 10. Risk management in livelihood and capacity building through handloom, sericulture, aquaculture etc. for rural upliftment

For information, please contact the theme coordinator

  1. Prof. Sandeep Das, Department of Biotechnology, Bodoland University.
    Phone: +91 8638779415
    Email: sandeepdas@buniv.edu.in
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3. Indigenous Knowledge System

Sub-Themes:

  1. 1. Trends in Indigenous Knowledge Research
  2. 2. Traditional Knowledge system: Innovation and practices
  3. 3. Bio-resource utilization in Indigenous Traditional Knowledge (ITK)
  4. 4. Indigenous Traditional Knowledge (ITK) and Biodiversity
  5. 5. Indigenous Traditional Knowledge (ITK) and Ethno medicine
  6. 6. Indigenous Traditional Knowledge (ITK) and Folklore
  7. 7. Linguistic and holistic aspects of Indigenous Traditional Knowledge (ITK)
  8. 8. Indigenous Traditional Knowledge (ITK) in Agricultural practicest
  9. 9. Indigenous Traditional Knowledge (ITK) for Sustainable development
  10. 10. Conservation and Protection ofIndigenous Knowledge System
  11. 11. Ethnic Food and Beverages
  12. 12. Culture, Health and Education and Traditional Knowledge System
  13. 13. Indigenous Traditional Knowledge (ITK) and Environmental protection
  14. 14. Indigenous Costumes and Designs
  15. 15. Technical knowledge ofthe artifacts used in traditional knowledge system
  16. 16. Atmanirbhar Bharat and Indian Traditional Knowledge system
  17. 17. Indigenous Traditional Knowledge (ITK) in Conservation of Genetic Pool

For information, please contact the theme coordinator

  1. Dr. Hemen Sarma, Associate Professor, Dept. of Botany, Bodoland University
    Phone: +91 9365607698
    Email: hemen@buniv.edu.in
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4. Gender Empowerment

Sub-Themes:

  1. 1. Gender Empowerment and Education
  2. 2. Gender Empowerment and Economic Growth
  3. 3. Gender Empowerment and Environment
  4. 4. Gender Empowerment and Games and sports
  5. 5. Gender Empowerment and Healthe
  6. 6. Gender Empowerment and ICT
  7. 7. Government policies in empowering Gender
  8. 8. Gender Empowerment and politics
  9. 9. Gender Empowerment and socio-cultural activities
  10. 10. Gender Empowerment and civil administration
  11. 11. Gender and Law

For information, please contact the theme coordinator

  1. Dr. Rose Mary Koch, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Education, Bodoland University.
    Phone: +91 7399017375
    Email: kochrosemary00@gmail.com
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5. Child Rights and Protection

Sub-Themes:

  1. 1. United Nation Convention on Rights of the Child and South Asia's Contribution
  2. 2. Children of Social Excluded Community (Forest Dwellers Children) and LGBTQ Community
  3. 3. Child Mortality in the Context of Bodoland Territorial Region
  4. 4. Children in Special Need and their Challenges in the Present Society

For information, please contact the theme coordinator

  1. Dr. Mukunda Dewri, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, Bodoland University.
    Phone: +91 9864728554
    bikf2023crp@gmail.com
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6. Peace Building

Sub-Themes:

  1. 1. Gender and Peace Building
  2. 2. Conflict Transformation and PB
  3. 3. Research Ethics in Peace Studies
  4. 4. Role of leadership in Peace Building
  5. 5. Role of Art, Culture, and Sports in Peace Building
  6. 6. Conceptualising Peoples Peace: Dignifying the Self and Others as Human
  7. 7. Pandemic and Peace Pedagogy
  8. 8. Religious Visions and Peace Building

For information, please contact the theme coordinator

  1. Dr. Mukunda Dewri, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, Bodoland University.
    Phone: +91 9864728554
    Email: bikf2023crp@gmail.com
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7. Peace Building

Sub-Themes:

  1. 1. Gender and Peace Building
  2. 2. Conflict Transformation and PB
  3. 3. Research Ethics in Peace Studies
  4. 4. Role of leadership in Peace Building
  5. 5. Role of Art, Culture, and Sports in Peace Building
  6. 6. Conceptualising Peoples Peace: Dignifying the Self and Others as Human
  7. 7. Pandemic and Peace Pedagogy
  8. 8. Religious Visions and Peace Building

For information, please contact the theme coordinator

  1. Prof. Sanghamitra Choudhury, Department of Political Science, Bodoland University.
    Phone: +91 9434349248
    Email: kfestpb.bu@gmail.com
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8. Good Governance

Sub-Themes:

  1. 1. Good Governance and Participation (Gender, Institutions, Civil Society and Vulnerable Sections)
  2. 2. Good Governance and Frameworks (Public Administration, Judiciary and Police)
  3. 3. Good Governance and Transparency (Media and Digitalisation)
  4. 4. Good Governance and Responsiveness (Government and Institutions)
  5. 5. Good Governance and Equity and Inclusiveness
  6. 6. Good Governance and Environment
  7. 7. Good Governance and Sustainable Development
  8. 8. Good Governance and Accountability (Government, Public Institutions, Corporate Governance and Civil Society)
  9. 9. Good Governance and COVID-19
  10. 10. Good Governance and the Sixth Schedule Areas.

For information, please contact the theme coordinator

  1. D.r Nayanjyoti Bhattacharjee, Assistant Professor, Dept.of Management Studies, Bodoland University.
    Phone: +91 9434331986
    Email: nayanjyotibhattacharjee@gmail.com
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9. Communication and Media

Sub-Themes:

  1. 1. Role of Media in building peaceful society
  2. 2. Media in Democracy
  3. 3. Professionalism and Ethics in Media
  4. 4. Language and Communication in Media
  5. 5. Regional Media Houses their problems and prospects
  6. 6. Forms of Media (Print, Electronics, Social Media, etc.)
  7. 7. Emerging Trends in Media and Entertainment Industry
  8. 8. Media: Past, Present and Future

For information, please contact the theme coordinator

  1. Dr. Bihung Brahma, Assistant Professor, CIT Kokrajhar.
    Phone: +91 8472014223
    Email: b.brahma@cit.ac.in
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10. Behaviour Change

Sub-Themes:

  1. 1. Theory of Planned Behaviour
  2. 2. Social Cognitive Theory

For information, please contact the theme coordinator

  1. Dr. Nayanjyoti Bhattacharjee, Assistant Professor, Department of Management Studies, Bodoland University.
    Phone: +91 9434331986
    Email: nayanjyotibhattacharjee@gmail.com
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11. Human Rights

Sub-Themes:

  1. 1. Intergenerational Rights
  2. 2. Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights
  3. 3. Draconian acts and the role of state actors and non-state actors
  4. 4. Pandemic and Human rights: Issues and challenges
  5. 5. Challenges and Issues in Human Rights Pedagogy
  6. 6. Vulnerable Group Rights
  7. 7. Women
  8. 8. Child/Children
  9. 9. Refugee and the issue of Refoulement
  10. 10. Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs)
  11. 11. Social Gerontology
  12. 12. Queer Group

For information, please contact the theme coordinator

  1. D.r Jhanin Mushahary, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Bodoland University.
    Phone: +91 7002453351
    Email: kfesthr.bu@gmail.com
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12. Sustainable Agriculture

Sub-Themes:

  1. 1. Indigenous knowledge for sustainable agriculture and rural development
  2. 2. Organic farming and sustainable management
  3. 3. Agroecological and climatic change resilience practices for sustainable development
  4. 4. Urban horticulture for sustainable food security
  5. 5. Sustainability in horticulture and medicinal plants in BTR for National and International linkages
  6. 6. Bamboo for livelihood a n d community development to strengthen rural economy
  7. 7. Sustainable development of Rattans industry from the domesticated natural resources
  8. 8. Livestock farming in sustainable way
  9. 9. Conservation of agricultural diversity
  10. 10. Sustainable Composite farming including vermicomposting, aquaculture, sericulture involving women
  11. 11. Carbon sequestration and traditional agriculture practice
  12. 12. Traditional versus modern technology or combining both for sustainable agriculture

For information, please contact the theme coordinator

  1. Prof. Hilloliyoti Singha, Department of Zoology, Bodoland University.
    Phone: +91 9435120076
    Email: sagri23bikf@gmail.com
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13. Climate Justice and Action

Sub-Themes:

  1. 1. Climate justice &action for a sustainable future
  2. 2. Climate justice and indigenous communities
  3. 3. Climate justice and Islands
  4. 4. Climate justice and non-human entities
  5. 6. Climate Justice and literary /artistic representations
  6. 7. Climate change, resilience and resistance
  7. 8. Climate Justice and global south or MAPA (Most Affected People and Areas)
  8. 9. Climate Justice and Indigenous Knowledge System
  9. 10. Climate Justice Action and Education
  10. 11. Climate Justice through Empowerment
  11. 12. Plantationocene and Climate Justice
  12. 13. Climate Justice, migration, and refugee Questions

For information, please contact the theme coordinator

  1. Dr. Debajyoti Biswas, Associate Professor, Department of English, Bodoland University.
    Phone: +91 9864180048
    Email: debajyotibiswas.bu@gmail.com
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14. Quality Education

Sub-Themes:

  1. 1. Quality education for achieving SDGs
  2. 2. Skilled based education
  3. 3. Quality education for gender parity
  4. 4. Teacher and teachers training
  5. 6. National Education Policy (NEP) 2020: Quality assurance in education
  6. 7. Blended learning versus Traditional classroom learning
  7. 8. Education: Quality and Quantity trade off
  8. 9. Education and sustainable livelihood
  9. 10. Quality education and migration
  10. 11. Quality education and health
  11. 12. Education and demographic adjustment

For information, please contact the theme coordinator

  1. Prof. Pralip Kumar Narzary, Department of Geography, Bodoland University.
    Phone: +91 9861104561
    Email: pralipbu@gmail.com
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15. Health and WellBeing

Sub-Themes:

  1. 1. Environment and Health
  2. 2. Obesity and Nutrition
  3. 3. Health Systems and Health care
  4. 4. Mental health
  5. 6. Reproductive and Child Health
  6. 7. Adolescent Health
  7. 8. Haemoglobinopathy and other genetic diseases
  8. 9. Communicable and non-communicable diseases
  9. 10. Geriatric Health
  10. 11. Genetic Counselling

For information, please contact the theme coordinator

  1. Dr. Jatin Sarmah, Dept. of Biotechnology, Bodoland University.
    Phone: +91 9707175220
    Email: jatinsarmahindia@gmail.com / nsilistina@gmail.com
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16. Art and Culture

Sub-Themes:

  1. 1. Art and its different forms: Creativity, Craftsmanship and Techniques
  2. 2. Different School and Style of Art Forms
  3. 3. Architecture and Sculpture
  4. 4. Performing Folk Art Forms
  5. 6. Artistic Freedom: Challenges and the way ahead
  6. 7. Culture, Society and Identity
  7. 8. Culture and Ideology
  8. 9. Culture and Memory
  9. 10. Folk Culture: Tradition and Transition
  10. 11. Material Culture
  11. 12. Literature as a Cultural Production
  12. 13. Art and Culture for Unity and Peace Building
  13. 14. Cultural heritage: Preservation a n d Sustainability
  14. 15. Art, Culture and Technology: Prospect and Challenges
  15. 16. Role of Art and Culture in the Development of Human Civilization: Past, Present and the Future
  16. 17. Art, Culture andLivelihood

For information, please contact the theme coordinator

  1. A. Prof. Indira Boro, Dept. of Bodo, Bodoland University.
    Phone: +91 9954280379
  2. B. D.r Ratul Deka, Dept. of Assamese, Bodoland University.
    Phone: +91 8876198298
    Email: bkf2k23@gmail.com
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17. Youth Entrepreneurship

Sub-Themes:

  1. 1. Institutional support to young entrepreneurs
  2. 2. Entrepreneurship Development-Social, Green, Cultural, Health and Eco-Tourism
  3. 3. Entrepreneurship for Atmanirbhar Bharat (self-reliant India.)
  4. 4. Rural Transformation through youth entrepreneurship
  5. 5. Youth Entrepreneurship opportunities in Upcycling and Recycling industry
  6. 6. Skilling of youth for entrepreneurship development
  7. 7. Entrepreneurship opportunities in Bodoland Territorial Region, Assam

For information, please contact the theme coordinator

  1. Prof. A.lbemcha Chanu, Dept. of Commerce, Bodoland University.
    Phone: +91 7002298404
    Email: ibemchac6@gmail.com
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18. Intellectual Property Rights

Sub-Themes:

PR Concepts and Issues
  1. 1. Basic Concepts on Copyright, Patent, Trade Mark, Industrial Design, Plant Varieties and Geographical Indications
  2. 2. Procedure of Patent Filing and grant of Patent in India
  3. 3. Challenges of Enforcement of Protection of Copyright Laws in the Digital Era
  4. 4. Academic and Industrial research perspective of Patents
  5. 5. Role of IP Policy and IP cell
  6. 6. IPR and Research Ethics
  7. 7. IP for Economic Development
  8. 8. Geographical Indication and Protection of Traditional Knowledge
International Protection and IPR
  1. 1. International Norms and their Domestic Implementation
  2. 2. Free trade Agreement vis-a-vis Bio Drugs
  3. 3. TRIPS Agreement and Geographical Indications
  4. 4. TRIPS Agreement: Utility and Concerns
  5. 5. Dispute Prevention and Settlement
  6. 6. Online Dispute Resolution on IPR
    IPs and Innovation
  1. 1. Creativity and innovation in entrepreneurship
  2. 2. Role ofIPR in Social entrepreneurship
  3. 3. Innovation and Technological Entrepreneurship
  4. 4. Global trends in technology-based entrepreneurship
    Intellectual Property- Science & Technology
  1. 1. Patenting and new ventures growth
  2. 2. Medicine-global health equity
  3. 3. ArtificialIntelligence and IPR
  4. 4. Eolution of Biotechnology and Patents
  5. 5. Intellectual Property Rights Challenges in the field of agriculture and pharmaceuticals
    Innovation management
  1. 1. Dynamics of Innovation in IPR regime.
  2. 2. Role of IPR and Innovation Management for Academia-industry for technology collaboration and Transfer
  3. 3. IP management and strategy
  4. 4. Commercialization of IP
  5. 5. Issues in IP auditing, accounting and valuation

For information, please contact the theme coordinator

  1. A. Dr. Manoj Kumar Deka, Associate Professor, Dept. of Computer Science and Technology, Bodoland University.
    Phone: +917086467917
    Email: manoj.dekal@gmail.com
  2. B. D.r Sharmistha Brahma Kour, Assistant Professor, Department of Biotechnology, Bodoland University.
    Phone: +91 9954185616
    Email: shrmstha@gmail.com
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19. Trade, Commerce & Investments

Sub-Themes:

  1. 1. Problems & Prospects of Trade, Commerce &Investment NER with special reference to BTR
  2. 2. SWOC Analysis of Trade Commerce & Investment
  3. 3. Future Investment Avenues
  4. 4. Increasing Revenue Generation through trade & Commerce
  5. 6. Employment Opportunities through Trade, Commerce &Investment
  6. 7. Industrilisation in BTR
  7. 8. Globalization of Trade Commerce & Investment
  8. 9. Trade Commerce with reference to International Border Area like Bhutan & Bangladesh Border
  9. 10. Export & Import of Local production in Global Market

For information, please contact the theme coordinator

  1. Dr. Rajesh Deb Barman, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Commerce, Bodoland University
    Phone: +91 9954207986
    Email: rajesh.barman19@gmail.com
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20. BTR in the light of Act East Policy

Sub-Themes:

  1. 1. Relevance and evaluation of Act East Policy
  2. 2. Act East Policy and foreign trade with ASEAN nations
  3. 3. Act East Policy and cultural relations with South East Asian Nations
  4. 4. Strategic importance of Act East Policy
  5. 6. Act East Policy and connectivity with South East Asian Nations
  6. 7. Export Potentiality of BTR and Assam through Act East Policy
  7. 8. Trade relationship of India with Japan and Australia
  8. 9. Act East Policy and Chinese influence
  9. 10. India's trade with it's neighboring nations Bhutan, Nepal and Bangladesh
  10. 11. Act East Policy: Challenges, Market failure and correction strategies

For information, please contact the theme coordinator

  1. Prof. Manjit Das, Dept. of Economics, Bodoland University
    Phone: +91 9864396667
    Email: acteastbtr2023@gmail.com
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