Dr. J. I. Rapthap

Adult and Continuing Education Department

Designation: Assistant Professor


MSW (Bombay University), PhD

Areas of Interest / Specialization :

Guidance and Counselling, Inclusive Education, Community Organization and Development, Women Empowerment through Self-Help Groups and Disaster Management


17 years Teaching Experience and Extension activities from 2002 till date

Awards Received:

A letter of appreciation by the Zonal Director of Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan, Meghalaya Zone (Shri.R.P, S.Thakur) for delivering a lecture on,Need for Counselling the Adolescent in the 21st century”, for the National Youth Corps Training on the 22nd August 2014.

Administrative responsibilities undertaken :

  • Prepared a detail report in relation to the visit of the NAAC Team assisted by other colleagues Compiled the Grievances of the Stakeholders (Faculty /Teaching Staffs and Students) of the Department of Adult and Continuing Education,
  • Prepared and Submitted a Proposal for the Scheme of Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya Mission on Teachers and Teaching on “Teachers’ Training on Extension Education” assisted by other Faculty members,
  • Prepared the Database of Resource Persons for National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) of the Department of Adult & Continuing Education, NEHU.
  • Member of the M.A.Admission Committees in the department .

Academic affiliations

UGC-HRDC,NEHU, Bethany Society an NGO involved with Special or Differently abled children, Jyoti Sroat Inclusive School, School and Centre for the Hearing Handicapped Children, Roilang Vocational Training Centre for Special Children, Mary Rice Centre and Dwar Jingkyrmen,St. Edmund’s College, Women College,Nongtalang College,Williamnagar College, Laban Bengali Higher Secondary School ,KJP Synod Hospital, Shillong, Meghalaya Administrative Training Institute(MATI) ,Government of Meghlaya,Shillong etc.,


Research Projects

Minor research project on “Stages of Self Help Group (SHGs) Development in Ri-Bhoi District, Meghalaya” Under publication.


  • Rapthap J.I. 2007. “Empowerment and Development of Women through the Formation of Self Help Group” in the book entitled Adult Education Programmes for Development, Goel, N.P. and E.Jyrwa(ed),Published by the Centre of Adult and Continuing Education (CACE), NEHU, Shillong.pp.162-191

Papers presented in Conferences / Seminar:

  • Presented one paper during the UGC Sponsored   Seminar on Women Empowerment on the theme,” Empowerment of Disabled women in Meghalaya” on 13th September 2013 at Raid Laban College.
  • Delivered a lecture as Resource Person during the National Seminar on  State level Public Policy for Senior Citizens  in North-Eastern States  the theme, Disabilities Associated with the Elderly: Suggestive Policy Measures”, on the 26th February 2016, jointly organized by the Department of Adult and Continuing  Education and  the All India Senior Citizens Confederation, Navi Mumbai.

Collaboration / Consultancy:

Social Welfare Department, Govt. of Meghalaya, Bosco Reach Out, World Vision, SOS children’s Village, Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan, Shillong, Revenue Department(Disaster Management) under Government of Meghalaya, State Resource Centre for Women in Meghalaya, Additional Deputy Commissioners ,Government of Meghalaya, District Disaster Management Authority, East Khasi Hills and Ri-Bhoi District, Government of Meghalaya, Revenue Department (Disaster Management) under Government of Meghalaya etc.,