Dr. D. Bhagat

Management Department (Tura)

Designation: Assistant Professor

Joined NEHU on

28-03-2007

Qualifications:

MBA in Agribusiness (Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat) with Distinction, Ph. D. (Gauhati University, Guwahati) 

Qualification: MBA in Agribusiness (Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat) with Distinction, Ph. D. (Gauhati University, Guwahati)
Ph. D Title Some Aspects Concerning Supply Chain of High Value Agricultural Commodities and Smallholders in Garo Hills of Meghalaya
Industry  Experience Executive Projects, Professional Assistance for Development Action (PRADAN), Jharkhand (14.11.2006- 24.03.2007)
Development Apprentice, Professional Assistance for Development Action (PRADAN), Jharkhand (14.11.2005- 13.11.2006)
Currently Teaching Agribusiness Management, Agriculture Value Chain Management, Agriculture Project Management, Marketing Management, Management Thoughts
Teaching/Research Experience Assistant Professor, NEHU (Since 28.03.2007)

Administrative Experience

  • Coordinator, Special and Memorial Lectures, NEHU, Tura Campus for a period of 3(three) years w.e.f. 18/10/2019
  • Governing Body Member of Kazi & Zaman College, New Bhaitbari, West Garo Hills, Meghalaya a period of 3(three) years w.e.f. 04/09/2019
  • Programme Officer, National Service Scheme (NSS) Unit, NEHU, Tura Campus for a period of three years w.e.f. 22/08/2019
  • Governing Body Member of Williamnagar Government College, Williamnagar, East Garo Hills District for a period of 3(three) years w.e.f. 04/07/2016
  • Teacher-in- Charge, Students Welfare, NEHU, Tura Campus (13/06/2013- 21/08/2019)
  • Warden, PG Boys Hostel, NEHU, Tura Campus(15.03.10- 19.12.2010)
  • Warden, MBA Boys Hostel, NEHU, Tura Campus (04.09.2008- 15.03.10)
  • Member, Hostel Management Committee, NEHU, Tura (26/08/2009- 21/08/2019)
  • Chairman, PGSU Election Committee (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019)
  • Member , Board of Studies, Department of Economics, NEHU, Shillong (from 8/9/2014 for three years)
  • Member , Board of Studies, Department of Management, NEHU, Tura Campus(From 8/9/2014 for three years)
  • Member , Board of Under Graduate Studies in Business Administration, NEHU, Shillong (From 3rd September, 2012 for three years)
  • Member, Board of Post Graduate Studies in Management, NEHU, Tura, Campus (From 11th August, 2010 for three years)
  • Member, School Board, School of Economics, Management and Information Sciences, NEHU, Shillong (From 15th July, 2009 for two years)

Broad Area of Research Interest

  • Agribusiness Management (Agriculture Supply Chain/ Value Chain Management, Traceability and Logistic Management in Local Food Supply Chains), Consumer Behaviour (Ethical Consumption Behaviour, Food Consumption Behavior), Gender Studies and Rural Development, Agriculture of North- East India

Current Area of Work:

  • Value Chain Management, Traceability and Logistic Management in Local Food Supply Chains, Ethical Consumption Behaviour, Gender Dynamics in North-East India

Ph.D. Students Guided/Registered

  • Mukandoli Denyse (Date of registration: 27-08-2014; Date of Award:21-02-2018):Understanding the Ethical Buying Behaviour of Generation Y Consumers: A Study in Rwanda
  • Swarnima Tiwari (Date of registration:03-06-2014): Relationship between Emotional Intelligence and Occupational Stress among Health Care Professionals in West Garo Hills District of Meghalaya
  • Tapsri R Marak (Date of registration: 10-07-2015): An Ergonomic Study on Occupational Discomforts among Women Workers of Tea Gardens in West Garo Hills in Meghalaya
  • LH Changde Catherine (Date of registration: 13-02-2018): Value Chain Analysis of Black Rice in Manipur
  • Alpha Abani Ch. Marak (Date of Registration: 13-03-2019): Food Security through Food Sovereignty: Evidences from the Indigenous Hill Tribes of Meghalaya

Professional Affiliation:

  • President, North Eastern Region Chapter of the Institute for Supply Management(ISM) - India (An affiliate of ISM, USA)
  • Life Member, Indian Society of Agricultural Economics, Mumbai
  • Life Member, Indian Association of Hill Farming, Umiam, Meghalaya
  • Life Member, Agricultural Economics Research Association, New Delhi
  • Life Member, Indian Society of Agricultural Marketing, Nagpur
  • Life Member, North- East Management Association, Meghalaya
  • Life Member, Indian Science Congress Association, Kolkata
  • Secretary, Council for Teacher Education (CTE), Meghalaya Chapter

Editorial Experience

  • Managing Editor of “International Journal of Applied Management Research” published by Department of Management, NEHU, Tura Campus since inception (2012)
  • Editorial board member of the “Journal of Business Theory and Practice (ISSN 2372-9759 (Print)” published from Los Angeles, CA.
  • Editorial board member of the “International Journal of Business and Management (ISSN 1833- 3850 (Print)” published by Canadian Center of Science and Education, Toronto, Canada.

Seminars/Conferences/Workshops Organized

  • Coordinator, UGC- Human Resource Development Centre, NEHU Refresher Course in Business Studies Organised by Department of Management, NEHU, Tura Campus during 18th November, 2019 to 1st December, 2019
  • Coordinator, 150 Years of Celebrating the Mahatma, Organised by NEHU, Tura Campus on 2nd October, 2019
  • Coordinator, Case Study Workshop, Organized by Department of Management, NEHU, Tura Campus during 3rd and 4th June, 2019
  • Coordinator, Research Methodology Workshop, Organized by Department of Management, NEHU, Tura Campus during 13th - 17th May, 2019
  • Coordinator, 2nd P A Sangma Memorial Lecture, organized by NEHU, Tura Campus on 1st September, 2018. The Memorial Lecture was Delivered by Noble Peace Laureate (2014) Sri Kailash Satyarthi
  • Coordinator, 1st P A Sangma Memorial Lecture, organized bu NEHU, Tura Campus on 1st September, 2017
  • Director, Management Development Programme on “Managing People and Performance in Organizations” organized by department of Management, NEHU, Tura Campus during 15th- 16th June, 2017
  • Director, Management Development Programme on “on Managing Organisational Change” organized by Department of Management, NEHU, Tura Campus during 5th- 6th April, 2016
  • Joint Coordinator, International seminar on Entrepreneurship in the Fast Changing Society: The Socio Economics Perspectives, Organised by Department of Management during 26th - 27th June, 2014
  • Coordinator, national symposium on “The Role of Logistics and Supply Chain Management in the Development of North-East India” organised by the Dept. of Management, NEHU, Tura on 23rd May, 2014
  • Coordinator, International Academic Collaboration Programme between the Dept. of Management, NEHU, Tura and Faculty of Business Administration and Management, Patuakhali Science and Technology University, Bangladesh, 27th September, 2013
  • Coordinator, Management Development Programme on Financial Management organized by Department of Management, NEHU, Tura Campus during 19th - 23rd September, 2011
  • Joint Co- coordinator of “National seminar on microfinance revolution- Understanding its Success and Sustainability” organized by Dept. of Management, NEHU, Tura during 19th - 20th June, 2009
  • Coordinator, Farmers Training Programme on Farm Business Management, during 4th -14th June, 2007

Research Projects

Completed

  • ICSSR, New Delhi Responsive Research Project entitled “A Comparative Study on Income and Employment Pattern in Patrilineal and Matrilineal Societies of Rural North East India: A Socio- Economic Assessment”, Major Project (Rs. 8, 00,000.00), Project Period (16th May, 2016- 26th April, 2018)

Ongoing

  • ICSSR, New Delhi IMPRESS Project “Mapping the Vulnerability of Indigenous Hill People of Meghalaya to Food Insecurity”, Major Project (Rs. 10, 00,000.00); Project Period (1st April, 2019- 31st March, 2021)

Publications

Books Published

  • Bhagat, D. & Dhar, U. R. (2015). Supply Chain Management in Agribusiness: Exploring the Economic, Social and Information Aspects. Publisher: Biotech Books, New Delhi
  • Bhagat, D. & Barooah, B. K. (2011). Consumers Perceived Value and Satisfaction: A Study on Farmers Buying Behavior With Reference to Agrochemicals. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing GmbH & Co. KG, Germany

Edited Books Published

  • Bhagat, D. & Akoijam, S. L.S. (2017). Agricultural Marketing: Issues and Challenges. Biotech Books, New Delhi
  • Bhagat, D. & Akoijam, S. L.S. (2015). Agricultural Marketing System in India. Biotech Books, New Delhi
  • Ahmed, J. U., Bhagat, D. & Singaiah, G. (2011). Micro Finance Revolution in India: Success and Sustainability. New Central Book Agency (P) Ltd, Kolkata, West Bengal
  • Ahmed, J. U., Bhagat, D. & Singaiah, G. (2010). Micro Finance in India: Issues and Challenges. DVS Publishers Guwahati, Assam

Research Papers Published in Journals

  • Tiwari, S. & Bhagat, D. (2020). The Role of Emotional Intelligence in Health Care Setting. Optimization: Journal of Research in Management, 12(1), 64-72
  • Changde Catherine, L. H. & Bhagat, D. (2019). Agribusiness Prospects and Challenges of Black Rice Produced in North- East India. Journal of Rice Research, 12(1), pp. 60-66
  • Marak, T. R., Bhagat, D. & Borah, S. (2019). Physical Characteristics and Physical Fitness of Indigenous Garo Tea Plucking Women: A Study in Small Tea Plantations of Meghalaya (India). International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences, 8(4), 1472-1481.
  • Tiwari, S. & Bhagat, D. (2019). Occupational Stress and Burnout among the Nurses of Meghalaya. Shanlax International Journal of Arts, Science and Humanities, 6(2), 41-48
  • Tiwari, S. & Bhagat, D. (2019). The Role of Emotional Intelligence in Health Care Professionals Perceived Stress: Influence of Digitalization. Ajanta, 8(1), 124- 136
  • Bhagat, D. (2018). A Comparative Study on Gender Wise Work Participation in Patrilineal and Matrilineal Societies of Rural North- East India. International Journal of Applied Management Research, 4(2), pp.44-62
  • Tiwari, S. & Bhagat, D. (2018). Occupational Stress among Healthcare Professionals in West Garo Hills District of Meghalaya. International Journal of Management, Technology and Engineering, 8(12), pp. 1684- 1691
  • Changde Catherine, L. H., Bhagat, D. and Barooah, B. K. (2018). A Study on Economics of Broiler Farming in Jorhat District of Assam. Indian Journal of Poultry Science, 53(2), pp. 241- 246
  • Denyse, M. & Bhagat, D. (2018). Examining the Role of Intention and Perceived Behavioral Control on Purchase of Ethical Products in Rwanda. Indian Journal of Marketing, 48(5), pp. 21- 35
  • Denyse, M. & Bhagat, D. (2017). Examining The Ajzen’s Predictors of Intention Formation towards Purchase of Ethical Products in Rwanda. Journal of Social Sciences, Vol. 53(1), pp. 1-12
  • Bhagat, D., Mishra, B. K. & Priyamvada, S. (2015). Studies on Changing Livestock Products Scenario in Meghalaya. Journal of Hill Agriculture, Vol. 6(1), pp. 123-127
  • Bhagat, D. & Dhar, U. R. (2014). Relationship Dynamics in Pineapple Supply Chain: Empirical Evidence from Garo Hills of Meghalaya. Global Business Review, Vol. 15(4), pp. 747-765
  • Bhagat, D. (2014). Conversion to Organic Farming: A Critical Review. Source, Vol. 4(4), 138-151
  • Bhagat, D. & Dhar, U. R. (2014). Exploring Relationship Dynamics in Areca Nut Supply Chains. Royal Business Review, Vol. 1(1), pp. 7-22
  • Priyamvada, S., Mishra, B. K. & Bhagat, D. (2014). Factors Contributing the Success of Rural Dairy Entrepreneurs in Jorhat District of Assam.  Journal of Hill Agriculture, Vol. 5(1), pp. 35-44
  • Bhagat, D. & Barooah, B. K. (2014). Application of Expectancy- Value Model in Understanding Farmers Perceived Value and Buying Behaviour towards Fungicide Used in Paddy in Jorhat District of Assam.  International Journal of Applied Management Research, Vol. 2(1), pp. 83-92
  • Bhagat, D. (2014). Factors Contributing the Success of Rural Entrepreneurs In Hilly Areas: An Insight from Garo Hills, Meghalaya. Journal of Entrepreneurship and Management, Vol. 3(1), pp. 11-18
  • Bhagat, D. & Dhar, U. R. (2013). Economics of High Value Agricultural Commodity Marketing in Garo Hills (Meghalaya). Journal of Supply Chain Management Systems, Vol. 2(4), pp. 53-59
  • Bhagat, D. & Dhar, U. R. (2013). Dynamics of Areca Nut Supply Chains in Garo Hills Of Meghalaya: From a Product Flow and Information Flow Perspective. The IUP Journal of Supply Chain Management, Vol. 10(1), pp. 44-76
  • Bhagat, D. & Dhar, U. R. (2012). Analysing Relationship Dynamics in Cashew Supply Chains. Journal of Supply Chain Management Systems, Vol. 1(4), pp. 1-12
  • Bhagat, D. (2012). Study on Supply Chain Management in Pineapple- A Case Study of West Garo Hills of Meghalaya. Indian Journal of Agriculture Marketing, Vol. 26(2), pp. 76-86
  • Bhagat, D. & Dhar, U. R. (2012). Factors Affecting Market Accessibility of Small Farmers in West Garo Hills District of Meghalaya. Management Convergence, Vol. 3(1), pp. 47-56
  • Bhagat, D. & Dhar, U. R. (2011). Understanding Product Flow and Information Flow Dimensions in Cashew Nut Supply Chains. Productivity, Vol. 52(2&3), pp. 136-147
  • Bhagat, D. & Dhar, U. R. (2011). Agriculture Supply Chain Management: A Review. The IUP Journal of Supply Chain Management, Vol. 8(3), pp. 7-25
  • Bhagat, D. & Barooah, B. K. (2010). A Study on Consumers Perceived Value and Satisfaction with Insecticides used in Paddy in Jorhat District of Assam. Indian Journal of Marketing, Vol. 40(10), pp. 17-24
  • Bhagat, D. (2010). Globalization, Agriculture and Revealed Comparative Advantage: Policies and Strategies for North- East India. The NEHU Journal,Vol. 8(2), pp. 35-51
  • Bhagat, D. & Barooah, B. K. (2009). Application of multi- criteria  satisfaction analysis( MUSA)  for evaluating microfinance services in a Meghalaya disrtict. Management and Change,Vol.13(2), pp 63-84

Research Papers Published in Edited Books

  • Tiwari, S. & Bhagat, D. (2017). Determinants of Occupational Stress in Health Care Professionals: A Critical review. In M. Barua, S. Goswami & S. Ahmed (Eds.), Management in Current Scenario- Trends, Issues and Challenges, Global Publishing House, Visakhapatnam
  • Bhagat, D. & Denyse, M. (2017). The Myth of the Ethical Consumer: A Critical Analysis. In S. L. S. Akoijam, N, Panchal & W. C. Singh (Eds.) Business and Competitive Advantage, Ruby Press & Co.
  • Bhagat, D. & Barooah, B. K. (2015). Belief, Attitude and Behaviour of Potato Farmers towards Pesticide Selection. In D. Bhagat & S.L.S. Akoijam (Eds.), Agricultural Marketing System in India, Biotech Books, New Delhi
  • Hazarika, P., Hazarika, J. P., Deka, N. & Bhagat, D. (2015). Marketing Strategies Adopted by Rice Traders in Jorhat District of Assam. In Kh. D. Singh (Ed.), Entrepreneurship: A Drive Towards Socio- Economic Development, Manash Publishers, Jaipur
  • Bhagat, D. & Sah, S. P. (2015). Grass Root Level Institutions Under NERCORMP -IFAD Project in West Garo Hills District of Meghalaya – Financial Issues and Implications. In J. U. Ahmed & Kh. D. Singh (Eds.), Financing Priority Sector in India: Scenario, Setback and Solutions, Manash Publishers and Distributors, Jaipur
  • Bhagat, D. & Dhar, U. R. (2012). Agribusiness Opportunities in Meghalaya: Some Facts and Emerging Issues. In D.C. Kalita  & B. K. Mishra (Eds.), Sustainability and Economic Development in Hill Agriculture National Fame Publisher Biotech Book Publisher, New Delhi
  • Bhagat, D. (2012). Information and Communication Technology in Agriculture: Perspectives of Technological Innovation in Indian Context. In J. U. Ahmed (Ed.), Agriculture and Rural Development: A Foretaste, DVS Publishers, Guwahati
  • Bhagat, D. & Priyamvada, S. (2011). Application of Geographical Information System (GIS) in Dairy Industry. In B. K. Mishra (Ed.), Live Stock Production and Rural Development in India, Biotech Books, New Delhi
  • Bhagat, D. (2011). Exploring the Women Empowerment and Leaderships through Microfinance: Evidences from Grass-root. In J. U. Ahmed, D. Bhagat, G. Singaiah (Eds.). Microfinance Revolution in India: Success and Sustainability, New Central Book Agency, Kolkata
  • Bhagat, D. (2010). Regional Disparities in Microfinance- Analysing the SHG Bank Linkage Programme in North- East India. In J. U. Ahmed, D. Bhagat, G. Singaiah (Eds.), Microfinance in India: Issues and Challenges, DVS Publishers, Guwahati
  • Bhagat, D. (2010). Microfinance in Garo Hills- Accomplishments, Opportunities and Challenges. In J. U. Ahmed (Ed.), Development Scenario of North East India: A Holistic Approach, DVS Publishers, Guwahati
  • Bhagat, D. (2010). Microfinance and Rural Employment: A Study on Agro- Based Income Generating Activities Undertaken by SHGs in Jorhat District of Assam. In Daniel Lazar, P Natarajan and Malabika Deo (Eds.), Macro Dynamics of Microfinance, Excel Books, New Delhi
  • Bhagat, D. (2010). Microfinance and Rural Development: Analytical Issues for Model II. In J. U. Ahmed (Ed.), Development Vision in North East India, Concept Publishing House, New Delhi
  • Bhagat, D. (2010). Agricultural Extension and Farmers of North-East India: Application of Innovative ICT Tools and Unified Extension Model to Boost Agri-Business Development. In J. U. Ahmed (Ed.), Development Vision in North East India, Concept Publishing House, New Delhi
  • Bhagat, D. & Dhar, U. R. (2009). Agriculture Diversification Towards High- Value Crops, Agri-Business Opportunities and the Role of Small Holders: A Study in West Garo Hills District of Meghalaya. In R. K. Pandey, P. S. Tripathi, S. K. Dubey and Ashish Bajpai (Eds.),Perspectives on Agripreneurship and Rural Development, Excel India Publishers, New Delhi
  • Bhagat, D. (2008). Export Oriented Agribusiness and Globalization of Indian Economy: A Study of Performance and Competitiveness of Fruits and Vegetables Export after the Commencement of WTO Regime. In D. S. Chundawat, Karunesh Saxena and Shishupal Singh Bhadu (Eds.), Managing Global Competition- A Holistic Approach. McMillan, Macmillan India Ltd

Papers presented Seminars/Conferences etc.

  • “Growth and Instability in Area, Production and Productivity of Spices Produced in Meghalaya”, Regional Seminar of Indian Society of Agricultural Economics (ISAE) on Perspectives of Horti- Business in Development of North Eastern Region, College of Horticulture and Forestry, Central Agricultural University (Imphal), Pasighat, 24th- 25th February, 2020
  • “Gender Dynamics of Work Participation in Patrilineal and Matrilineal Societies: Evidences from Rural North- East India”, National Seminar on New Paradigms of Commerce and Management: Opportunities and Challenges, Kaziranga University, Jorhat, Assam, 5th- 6th April, , 2019
  • “Occupational Stress and Burnout among the Nurses of Meghalaya”, World Summit on Resource Management and Sustainable Development, University of Mysore, Mysore, 22nd – 24th February, 2019
  • “The Role of Emotional Intelligence in Health Care Professionals Perceived Stress: Influence of Digitalization”, National Conference on Digital Economy: Business Opportunities and Challenges, University of  Madras, Chepauk, Chennai, 10th January, 2019
  • “Supporting the Emotional Intelligence of Healthcare Professionals through Digitization”,42nd Indian Social Science Congress on Human Future in Digital Era, Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT), Bhubaneswar, 27th – 31st December, 2018
  • “Occupational Stress among Health Care Professionals in West Garo Hills District of Meghalaya: Scope for Digitalization”, International Conference on Recent Trends in Science and Management (ICRTSM’18), Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research, Chennai, 23rd- 24th November, 2018
  • “Examining Intention – Behaviour Gap towards Purchase of Ethical Products in Rwanda”, 1st National Conference on Think Global Act Local: Contemporary Sustainable Business Practices and development, North- Eastern Management Association and University of Science and Technology, Meghalaya, 10th- 11th October, 2017
  • “Predictors of intention Formation towards Purchase of Ethical Products: A Study Based on Theory of Planned Behaviour”, National Seminar on Emerging Trends in Business & Economic development in India with reference to North- eastern region, University of Science and Technology, Meghalaya, 19th – 20th May, 2017
  • “Role of Emotional Intelligence on Entrepreneurial Behaviour: An Emperical study on Selected Entrepreneurs of West Garo Hills, Meghalaya”, National Semnar on Building an Effective support System for Entrepreneurial growth in North- east India, Department of Commerce, Gauhati University, 12th- 13th May, 2017
  • “Role of Emotional Intelligence on Perceived Stress of Women Agripreneurs”, National Seminar on Entrepreneurship- The Rural Perspectives, Department of Management, NEHU, Tura Campus, 27th- 28th April, 2017
  • “Attitude Formation of Generation Y Consumers towards Ethical Products: A Case Study in Rwanda”, National Conference on Business and Management: Changing Dynamics, Department of Management, Sikkim University, Sikkim, 20th April & 21st April, 2017
  • “Analysis of Arecanut Supply Chain in Garo Hills of Meghalaya”, UGC Sponsored SAP Seminar on Commodity Markets and Derivative Products, Department of Business Administration, Gauhati University, Guwahati, 21st March, 2016
  • “Biotech Industry in India: Issues and Challenges”, National Seminar on Advances of Bioinformatics & Computational Biology in Applied Biotechnology, Department of Rural Development and Agricultural Production North- Eastern Hill University, Tura Campus, 5th October, 2015
  • “From “Look East” to “Act East”: Anything for North-East India this Time?”, International Seminar on Look East Policy: Perspectives from South East Asian Architecture, Department of Management, NEHU, Tura Campus , 26th to 27th June, 2015
  • “Exploring the History of Coinage and Economy: Evidences from North- East India”, National Seminar on Coinage and Economy: Continuity and Change in Northeast India, Department of History And Archaeology and Department of Garo, 18th to 20th December, 2015
  • “BF/BC Model for Financial Inclusion: A Critical Analysis”, National seminar on Trends of Financial Services in India, Department of Management, NEHU, Tura Campus , 20/11/2014 to 21/11/2014
  • “Problems and Prospects of Dairy Entrepreneurship Development in Jorhat District of Assam”, International Seminar on Entrepreneurship in the Fast Changing Society: The Socio- Economic Perspectives, Department of Management, NEHU, Tura Campus, 26/06/2014 to 27/06/2014
  • “Border Haats and Economic Development: An Assessment from the Perspective of the Garo Hills, Meghalaya”, National Seminar on Situating Tura Town from West Garo Hills, Department of History And Archaeology and Department of Garo, 05/06/2014 to 07/06/2014
  • “Analysis of Agriculture Supply Chains: A Conceptual Framework”, National symposium on the Role of Logistics and Supply Chain Management in the Development of North-East India, Department of Management, NEHU, Tura Campus, 23/05/2014 to 23/05/015
  • “Reappraising Management Education in India”, National conference on Changing Scenario of Management Education in India, Royal School of Business, RGI, Guwahati, 21st February, 2014
  • “Women Entrepreneurs: A Glance into the Current cenario of Jorhat District of Assam”, National Seminar On Entrepreneurship: A Drive Towards Socio- Economic Development of North Eastern Region, Department of Management, North- Eastern Hill University, Tura Campus, 4th June, 2013
  • “Exploring South East Asian Market for India’s High Value Agricultural Products: Patterns and Policy Issues”, 14th Indian Agricultural Scientist and Farmers Congress on Diversification in Agriculture and Agripreneurship, Bioved Research Institute of Agriculture and Technology, Allahabad, 18th -19th February, 2012
  • “Connecting Small Holder Farmers to Markets: A Supply Chain Strategy for Food Security”, National seminar on Food security and Sustainability of Agriculture, U.P. Rajarshi Tandon Open University, Allahabad, 09- 10 February, 2012
  • “Impact of FDI in India’s Retail Trade, National Seminar on Emerging Trends in the Indian Retailing Industry”, CMR Technical Campus, School of Management, 6th, 7th January, 2012
  • “Impact of MGNREGA on Agricultural Employment Pattern in West Garo Hills of Meghalaya”, 19th Annual AERA Conference (Dynamics of Supply and Demand for Labour in Indian Agriculture), Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat, Assam, 28-30 November, 2011
  • “Horticulture Development Interventions and Grass Root Level Institutions in West Garo Hills District of Meghalaya”, National Seminar on Problems and Prospects of Horticultural Development in the North- Eastern Region with Special Reference to Garo Hills of Meghalaya, Department of Economics, Mendipathar College, Mendipathar, Meghalaya, 26th November, 2011
  • “Financial Inclusion through Microfinance and Women Empowerment: Some Cases”, National Conference on Financial Inclusion- The Issues and The Future, K. C. Das Commerce College, Guwahati, 13th – 14th May, 2011
  • “Determinants of Entrepreneurial Success in Hilly Areas- A Study of Rural Entrepreneurs in West Garo Hills, Meghalaya”, International Conference on Managing Sustainable Development of Rural Economy and Agribusiness (ICONBHU11), Department of Agricultural Economics, Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, 21st – 23rd January, 2011.
  • “Factors Affecting Market Accessibility of Small Farmers: A Supply Chain Perspective”, Biennial Supply Chain Management Conference 2011 – Opportunities and Challenges in Services Supply Chain, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, 7th -8th, January 2011
  • “Agribusiness Opportunities in Meghalaya: A Marketing and Supply Chain Perspective”, XXXIV Indian Social Science Congress, Indian Academy of Social Sciences, Guwahati University, Guwahati, 27th – 31st December 2010
  • “Microfinance and Rural Employment: A Study on Agro- Based Income Generating Activities Undertaken by SHGs in Jorhat District of Assam”, International conference on Microfinance, Department of Commerce, School of Management, Pondicherry University, Puducherry, 22nd -24th January 2010
  • “Agriculture Diversification Towards High- Value Crops, Agri-Business Opportunities and The Role of Small Holders: A Study In West Garo Hills District of Meghalaya”, International conference on Agripreneurship and Rural Development(ICARD- 2009), Faculty of Management Studies, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, 5th – 6th December 2009
  • “Agro- Food Chains for Farmers Empowerment: Issues, Approaches and Strategies for Small Holders of Meghalaya”, National Seminar on Rural Empowerment in Northeast India, Department of Rural Development and Agricultural Production North- Eastern Hill University, Tura Campus, 26th -27th  November 2009
  • “Agriculture and Ethnicity in Assam: Towards Understanding the Indigenous Technical Knowledge of Farmers”, National seminar on Culture and Ethnic Persistence: Towards understanding identities, Department of English, North- Eastern Hill University, Tura Campus, 5th -6th  November, 2009
  • “Regional Disparities In Microfinance- Analysing the SHG Bank Linkage Programme in North- East India”, National Seminar on Microfinance Revolution: Understanding its Success and Sustainability, Department of Management, North- Eastern Hill University, Tura Campus, 19th – 20th June, 2009
  • “Building of Grass Root Level Rural Institutions and its Influence on Horticulture Based Agribusiness Development: A Study in West Garo Hills District of Meghalaya”, 4th World Congress on Conservation Agriculture, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi and National Academy of Agricultural Sciences, New Delhi, 4th- 7th February, 2009
  • “Export Oriented Agribusiness and Globalization of Indian Economy: A Study of Performance and Competitiveness of Fruits and Vegetables Export after the Commencement of WTO Regime”, International Conference in Management- Managing global business competition: World’s best practices, Department of Business Administration, Mohal Lal Sukhadia University, Udaipur (Rajsthan), 22nd 24th September, 2008
  • “Restructuring Agriculture Extension in North-East India for Promoting Agribusiness: A Shift From Extension to Supply Chain Management, National Seminar on Managing In Uncertain Times”, B.N. Bahadur Institute of Management Sciences, Manasagangothri, University of Mysore, Maysore, 30th – 31st May, 2008
  • “Micro-Finance In India: A Critical Analysis of Model II”, International Conference on Microfinance , Department of Commerce, School of Management, Pondicherry University in Puducherry, 23rd -25th, January, 2008

Participation in Workshops/Training Programmes

  • “Faculty Development Programme” (2nd to 14th March, 2020) organised by Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Ahmedabad at Department of Management, NEHU, Tura Campus.
  • “National Workshop on Conservation of Biodiversity” organised by Department of Horticulture, NEHU, Tura, Meghalaya; Department of Botany, Goalpara College, Assam and Department of Zoology, Don Bosco College, Tura on 28th November, 2018.
  • ICAR, New Delhi Sponsored Short Course on “Role of Agri Business Sector and Market Intelligence in Enhancing Farmer’s Income (10/07/2018 to 19/07/2018) organised by Department of Agricultural Economics and Farm Management, Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat
  • “Faculty Development Programme” (1st to 14th March, 2018) organised by Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Ahmedabad at Department of Management, NEHU, Tura Campus.
  • ICSSR Sponsored “Capacity Building Program on Enhancement of Capacities of Researchers in Social Science Research Areas” (5th May, 2017 to 18th May, 2017), organized by  Department of Management, NEHU, Tura Campus
  • “Capacity Building Training on Use of Ergonomics for Drudgery Reduction of Women in Workplace” (15th February to 17th February, 2017), organized by Directorate of ATARI, Zone- III, ICAR, Barapani at College of Home Science, Central Agricultural University, Tura, Meghalaya
  • ICSSR Sponsored “Workshop on Developing Case Method of Teaching in Management Education” (10th June to 13th June, 2015), organized by Department of Management, NEHU, Tura Campus
  • ICSSR Sponsored  “Capacity Building Workshop on Critical Research Thought Process” (24th November to 7th December, 2014), organized by Department of Management, NEHU, Tura Campus
  • “Special Winter School in Management Sciences” (2nd September, 2013 to 22nd September, 2013), organized by UGC- Academic Staff College, NEHU, Shillong at Department of Management, NEHU, Tura Campus
  • AICTE sponsored “Faculty Development Programme” (4th June to 16th June, 2012) organized by Royal School of Business, Gyan Sagar Foundation Group of Institutions, Guwahati
  • “Refresher Course” (29th November, 2010 to 19th December, 2010), organized by UGC- Academic Staff College, NEHU, Shillong at Department of Management, NEHU, Tura Campus
  • “Orientation Programme” (29th March to 26th April, 2010), organized by UGC- Academic Staff College, NEHU, Shillong at Department of Education, NEHU, Tura Campus
  • “Commodity Futures Market” (8- 9 February 2010), organized by Department of Agricultural Economics, AAU, Jorhat in association with Forward Market Commission, GoI and National Commodity & Derivative Exchange Ltd at Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat