Visit of Ford Foundation team to Assam

The Ford Foundation, New Delhi, expressed an interest in the work of C-NES along the Brahmaputra and a team visited our research sites at Dibrugarh, Majuli, Guwahati and also went to Kukuramara, near Guwahati. The visit was planned and coordinated by Managing Trustee Sanjoy Hazarika the entire Brahmaputra research team …

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Review of drinking water projects in Dimapur and Aizawl

DoNER approached C-NES, to conduct an ‘Evaluation cum Impact Assessment Study for the Augmentation of Water Supply Project at Dimapur, Nagaland, and Aizawl, Mizoram’. Two teams were set up, one in Nagaland under Neichute Dulo of Entrepreneurs Associates and a Mizoram team under Mr Denghnuna, former secretary to the state …

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IT scholarships on offer for NE toppers

The International Institute for Information Technology (I2IT) at Pune, Maharashtra, has offered two scholarships for the Masters Program in the field of Advanced Information Technology for the session beginning January 2004 to deserving students of the North East. The offer by the Finolex Group of industries, which has established the …

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Riverlinking: Demand for government-public dialogue

Guwahati, November 30: The Union Government’s proposal to link the rivers of India needs to be connected with livelihood generation and greater dialogue with stakeholders as well as deeper research cutting across sectors such as environment, social and economic conditions, participants at a seminar on the issue said today. They …

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State Development Report: Assam

The Centre was asked by Government of India (Planning Commission) to work with two other prominent institutions to develop the Assam Development Report (2002), which encapsulates a vision for the state, with a specific timeframe for change. The report, which was released by the then Prime Minister Shri Atal Bihari …

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