Department of Sociology (AWARDED UGC-SAP DRS-I, 2016)

Tezpur University

Urban Action School (UAS) Advanced Course for Urban Policy Practitioners on “Urbanization and North East Futures”

Date2018-07-29    Place: Tezpur University

CiRiC, European Commission, Action Aid India and Dept of Sociology, Tezpur university collaborated for the programme of the Urban Action School which is an advanced course panning several fundamental facets of the ‘Urban’ and is essentially designed for mid and senior level activity, policy advocates, journalists, researchers and all categories of urban policy practitioners. This course was meant to be a space for upgrading knowledge, to reflect upon, share and equip the participants to acquire new skills to function in a better way in their day to day work. UAS attempts to address policy concerns in a bottom up approach, which then translates, to improve the quality of life for the people. Around 35 participants from all over the country, representing academia, development sector and professionals participated in this workshop. Some of the resource persons of this event were Dr. Sanjay Barbora of TISS Guwahati, Dr. Abhijit Sharma (Director of Indian Institute of Enterprises, Guwahati) and Prof. Chandan Kumar Sharma of Tezpur University. 

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