03-17-2015, 02:03 PM
Delhi University (DU) with an objective to promote research fellows to study various aspects of India's North East North East India has launched research program (NEISP). The NEISP will start from the next academic session and is fully funded by the City.
Dr. Kamei Aphun, Department NEISP told PTI, "although concerns have been raised in the past on various issues of north eastern states, there Gain knowledge areas and people, not only among the laity but also intellectual • masterminds. "
DU has formed a five-member Commission will seek to establish NEISP. Committee build a visionary document to be submitted to the University Grants Commission (UGC) for their help and support.
The Board approved the Department of Sociology NEISP but not yet officially placing it before the Academic Council of the University. As DU is expanding its curriculum and promote studies northeast for research programs, DU is also planning the itinerary including studies northeast India in various masters of the University and MA and research competence, which are offered by the Department of Sociology.
Dr. Kamei Aphun more added, "In 1970, a module called Curriculum area was introduced by the University of North Delhi under which this was offered as one of the areas. However, due to Some of the reasons was discontinued after 7-8 years. In 2011 put a proposal to revive the program. "
DU has taken this initiative to bridge the gap between the North Eastern region of India and the rest of India.
The University has formed a committee representing universities and government as the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), Tata Institute of Social Sciences (Tissa), North Eastern Council (again) etc to focus on issues related to the issue of the North east.