Regional Branch

ASSAM

ASSAM REGIONAL BRANCH

ASSAM

Assam Regional Branch was established in 1984. Shri S.K. Agnihotri, IAS the then Commissioner and Secretary to the Government of Assam took initiative and started the Regional Branch with head quarter at Guwahati. Shri S. K. Agnihotri was the first Chairman of the Regional Branch of Indian Institute of Public Administration and Shri Lakhmi Dhar Sharma, an officer of Assam Civil Service and the then Joint Director of Training, Assam Administrative Staff College was the Hony. Secretary and Treasurer of the Branch. In the year 1985 Shri Jatin Hazarika an IAS officer of Assam Meghalaya Cadre became the Chairman of Assam Regional Branch of IIPA. Shri Hazarika is continuing as Chairman of the Branch till today.  Shri Deepak Kumar Sharma, IAS (Retired) is the Hony. Secretary of the Branch now and Shri Guna Govinda Das, a retired officer of Assam Financial Service is the Hony. Treasurer of the Branch. The Assam Regional Branch does not have its own accommodation, but the State Government makes its facilities available for holding talks, seminars etc. as and when requests are made. The members of Assam Regional Branch are also allowed to use the Library of Assam Administrative Staff College, located at Jawaharnagar, Guwahati.  The Assam Regional Branch has been holding the Prelude Conference regularly since its creation on the theme decided by IIPA, Delhi. The Branch is also holding meetings of the Executive Committee regularly and conducting talks on important issues relating to public administration regularly and are attended by its members, Research Scholars and Students as well.

Year of Establishment-1983

Number of Members-199

 

Training  

2020-21

Webinars/Seminars/Conferences

  1. Talks on “Terrorism of Assam” (Oct.14, 2020)
  2. The Prelude Conference to discuss the “Management of Pandemic” (Oct.25, 2020)
  3. Coordinated National Webinar by IIPA to discuss the topic “Social Forestry as a way to being Atmanirbhar” (Jan.13, 2021)
  4. Talks on “Financial Inspections and Related Issues” (March 26, 2021)

2019-20

  1. The Prelude conference to discuss the “Good Governance & United Nation’s SDG” (Sept.29, 2019)
  2. Talks on “Administrative History of Assam” by Dr. D.P. Sharma, Professor of Political Science, Guwahati University (Aug.11, 2019)
  3. Talks on “Water Contamination” by Prof. M.K. Purkait, Head Chemical Engineering, IIT, Guwahati (Sept.01, 2019)
  4. Talks on “Entrepreneurship” by Smti Minakshi Kakati, CEO, Trendsetters Consulting (Aug.11, 2019)
  5. Working on the research project undertaken by Regional Branch to complete th administrative history of undivided Assam covering the period 1826(Treaty of Yandabu) to 1972 (Creation of Meghalaya) is in progress. This project has been undertaken with the help of assistance of selected teachers of Guwahati University as well as couple of local colleges. We hope to complete the first draft of the history within this year

2018-19

  1. Talk on “Rural Development in Technology Aspect”. The talk was delivered by Prof. Dr. Sashin Kakaty, Dean, Planning & Infrastructure (June 10, 2018)
  2. Talk on “Assam Finances: Where We Stand Today and Where We Need to Go”. The talk was delivered by Shri S. Jagannathan, IAS, Commissioner & Secretary to the Govt. of Assam, Finance Department, Dispur. (August 26, 2018)
  3. Talk on “Role of Digital Technology in Governance” (Sept 23, 2018)
  4. Talk on “Assam Tea Industry – Issues, Challenges and Way Forward” (Dec.16, 2018)
  5. Lecture and discussion on “Mediocrity, Values and Governance: Challenges Ahead” by Dr. Mridul Hazarika, VC, Gauhati University. (March 10, 2019)

2017-18

  1. Prelude Conference on the theme “Demonetization and its Impact”. (Sept. 22, 2017)
  2. Talk on ‘Wasteland in Assam: Option to Multiply Farmer/Community Income’. (May 27. 2017)
  3. Talk on “Women’s Right: The Journey from Surface Movement to Today” (Aug. 26, 2017)
  4. Talk on “State Finance and Taxation” (Nov. 26, 2017)
  5. Working on the research project undertaken by Regional Branch to complete the administrative history of undivided Assam covering the period 1826 (Treaty of Yandabu) to 1972 (Creation of Meghalaya) is in Progress this project has been undertaken with the help of assistance of selected teachers of Guwahati University as well as Couple of local collages. We hope to complete the first draft of the history within the year (2018-2019).

2016-17

  1. The Prelude conference on the theme ‘Strengthening of Ethical and Moral Values in Governance’ The Keynote address was delivered by Shri K.V. Eapen , IAS, Additional Chief Secretary to the Govt. of Assam. Shri Jatin Hazarika, Chairman, Assam Regional Branch presided over the conference. (Oct. 2, 2016)
  2. Talk on ‘Sustainable Development Goals’ by Mr. Jhon Borgoyary, Regional Head, UNDP, NE India. (Jan. 28, 2016)
  3. Working on the research project undertaken by Regional Branch to complete the administrative history of undivided Assam covering the period 1826 (Treaty of Yandabu) to 1972 (Creation of Meghalaya) is in Progress this project has been undertaken with the help of assistance of selected teachers of Guwahati University as well as Couple of local collages.

2013-14

  1. Talk on the “Assam Rights to Public Services Act, 2012” by Shri Rajiv Bora, IAS, Principal Secretary to the Government of Assam, Department of Personnel and Administrative Reforms & Training. (28 Aug. 2013)
  2. Talk on “Food Security in India-Issues and suggestions for Effectiveness” and also on the Food Security Act delivered during the prelude conference held in the conference hall of Hotel Brahamputra Ashok. The talks were delivered by Prof. Dr. M.P Bezbaruah, Professor and Head of the Department of Economics, Guwahati University and by Shri Shyam Lal Mewara, IAS, Principal Secretary to the Government of Assam, Department of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs. (28 Sept. 2013)
  3. Seminar on “Transparency in Governance”.
  4. Seminar on “Environmental Issues and the role of an Administrator.
  5. Talk on “Administration Then and Now” delivered by Shri Jatin Hazarika, IAS (Retired) and Chairman,IIPA, Assam Regional Branch, Guwahati. (28 Dec, 2013)
  6. Talk on :Administration and other aspects of Myanmar” delivered by Shri Bhaskar Barua, IAS (Retd).(22 Mar, 2013)
  7. Talk on “Directive Principles of State Policy vis-à-vis Inclusive Growth”.
  8. Talk on “Ethical Accountability of an Administrator”
  9. Talk on “Use of Technology in Service Delivery to Citizens”.
  10. Talk on “Swami Vivekananda’s Idea about Administration”.
  11. Working on the research project undertaken by Regional Branch to complete the administrative history of undivided Assam covering the period 1826 (Treaty of Yandabu) to 1972 (creation of Meghalaya) is in progress.

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Research

Working on the research project undertaken by Regional Branch to complete the administrative history of undivided Assam covering the period 1926 (Treaty of Yandabu) (Creation of Meghalaya) is in the process of printing, which will release shortly.

Publication

 

Contact

CHAIRMAN
Shri Jatin Hazarika
Email 1: jatin_hazarika@gmail.com
Email 2: assam.iipa@gmail.com

HONY. SECRETARY
Shri Dipak Kumar Sarma
Email 1: deepakkush57@gmail.com
Email 2: assam.iipa@gmail.com

Address for Communication
IIPA Assam Regional Branch
House No.-19, Rupkonwar Path
(A byeIane of Zakir Hussain Road)
Near Nabajyoti Club, Hengrabari
Guwahati-781036 (Assam)

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