Sunday, April 21, 2024

St John College organizes workshop for Faculty and Students

St John College

Dimapur, April 2: The Research cell of St John college, in collaboration with Research and Information System (RIS) for Developing Countries, New Delhi and NETRA organized an Open Workshop for Faculty and Students: Accelerating Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through Methodology and Research on March 27 last.
The workshop began with inauguration and introduction session chaired by Dr.Inakali Assumi, Assistant Professor and Head, Department of English. Dr. Chubatila. Principal and Research Cell Advisor, of St. John College extended a warm welcome to the resource persons, guest and participants in the workshop on “Accelerating Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through Methodology and Research.”
Dr. Chubatila expressed gratitude to the organizers, including the Research Cell at St. John College, RIS, and NETRA, for facilitating the much-needed event. She thanked Dr. Amrit Puzari from National Institute of Technology, Nagaland, the key resource person, and Dr. Moameren from St. Joseph University, Chumoukedima, who played a pivotal role in organizing the workshop.
Dr. Chubatila highlighted India’s G20 presidency and the ongoing efforts to engage youth in sustainable development, referencing the G20 University Connect events nationwide. She emphasized the workshop’s aim to fulfill a requirement of the G20 University Connect initiative and urged participants to approach the discussions with openness and commitment.
The workshop commenced with an insightful presentation by Dr. Amrit Puzari, Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry and Chief Vigilance Officer, NIT, Nagaland, on “Accelerating Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through Methodology and Research.” Dr.Puzari emphasized the escalating pollution levels worldwide and proposed necessary measures to transition towards a sustainable society.
Furthermore, he elaborated on adapting and formulating research methodologies conducive to sustainable outcomes.
Subsequently, Dr. Moameren, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, St. Joseph University provided a comprehensive guide on preparing and submitting project proposals based on his practical and professional experience.
He addressed the common challenges encountered during the application process, offering valuable insights to prospective applicants.
The presentations were followed by engaging individual discussion sessions, fostering fruitful exchanges among participants.
Certificates were distributed by Principal Dr. Chubatila, with congratulations extended to all attendees by Workshop Convener, Dr. Sita Malakar, Assistant Professor & Head Department of Sociology. A total of 54 faculty and students attended the program. The event concluded with vote of thanks and words of appreciation and encouragement from Dr. Temsunungla, Assistant Professor, Department of Botany.
The workshop served as a platform for academia and researchers to deliberate on methodologies and strategies for advancing Sustainable Development Goals, fostering collaborative efforts towards a sustainable future.
(Page News Service)