During 2010-11 the Cell organised a few awareness programmes. The first IPR sensitization workshop sponsored by Technology Information Forecasting and Assessment Council (TIFAC), DST, Government of India was held in the University on 23 December, 2010. One hundred and twenty seven participants from various institutions in North East India attended the workshop. Ms. Sangeeta Nagar, Scientist–D, PFC-TIFAC, New-Delhi, and Sri. S. Majumdar, patent attorney, were other faculty members for this workshop.