Dr. Jyoti Das

Dr. Jyoti Das

Assistant Professor

Ph.D. : Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

Research Interests:

Development studies, Research Methodology, Environment and Society, Sociology of Health, Sociology of Work, Political Sociology and Social Stratification...
Joined the University in Jan 10, 2020

Phone: 8860226697
Email: jyoti.das@cottonuniversity.ac.in

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About

Dr. Jyoti Das

 

MPhil (Jawaharlal Nehru University)

PhD (Jawaharlal Nehru University)

 

Career profile/services:

  • Assam Civil Service w.e.f 18-10-2016 to 09-01-2020  as Assistant commissioner & Executive Magistrate, Sub-divisional Office, Jonai, Circle Officer, Circle Office, Gogamukh, Dhemaji, Assam.
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Cotton University, Panbazar, Guwahati, Assam w.e.f. 10-01-2020 to date.

Teaching

  • Post Graduate Level (Sociology)
  • Under Graduate Level (Sociology)
  • PhD Course work

 

Experience

  • Assistant Commissioner & Executive Magistrate, Assam Civil Services, Government of Assam, 2016-2020
  • Circle Officer, Assam Civil Services, Government of Assam, 2018
  • Guest lecturer, Gauhati University, 2013-2014 

 

Research Projects

slno Name of the Project Name of the Principal Investigator Name of the Copi Name of the Funding agency Type (Government/Non-Government) Year Funds sanctioned (INR in lakhs) Duration of the project
1 Household Water (in)Security in Guwahati City
Status: Ongoing
Jyoti Das Bhaskarjyoti Deka IHRP scheme, 2023, Cotton University In House 2024 100000 18 months

Research paper publications

2022

1. Jyoti Das, Development versus poverty: The Coal ‘minors’ of Meghalaya, Journal of Social Science Research, vol. 6, 40-49, 2454-2636, 2022

2021

1. Jyoti Das, Ethnicity Blues in Assam: On being an ‘Assamese/Axamiya’ , Journal of Social Science Research, vol. 5, 1-12, 2454-2636, 2021

2014

1. Jyoti Das, Development through the Lens of Symbolism, Quest- A Peer Reviewed Journal of Social Sciences and  Humanities, 2350-1375, 2014

Chapters/Articles publications in Books (Research Oriented)

  • Borbarah,P & Jyoti Das, 2021, "Bringing the World Inside Home: Media, Advertisements and Changing Forms of Consumerism" in Tripathy, Gopi Devdutt et al. (ed.) Sociological Reflections on Covid 19 Pandemic in India Redefining the normal. Springer.

Awards

  • J. K. Chowdhury Scholar Award, 2008 

Other Informations

(A) Invited lecture:

  • Invited as a resource person for 2-week Induction course of Assam Civil Service & Assam Police Service Officers 2024 batch held from 01-03-2024 to 14-03-2024, AASC, Guwahati

(B) Presentation at Institutes/Conferences/ Workshops:

  • Presented a paper on ‘Revisiting Development Discourse’ in Contemporary Indian Society: Challenges and Responses at the 38th All India Sociological Conference, Indian Sociological Society (National Conference) organised by Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Udaipur, 27th-29th  December, 2012.
  • Presented a paper on ‘Development Versus Chronic Poverty: The Coal ‘Minors’ of Meghalaya’ at Human Development and the Marginalised Sections in North-East India: Issues, Challenges and Way Forward (International Seminar) organised by Centre for Studies in Human Development and Equal Opportunities Cell, Assam University, Silchar, 18th-20th  March, 2013.
  • Presented a paper on ‘Indigenous Knowledge and Sustainable Development’ at The Futures We Want: Global Sociology and the Struggles for a Better World at the 3rd International Sociological Association Forum of Sociology (International Conference) organized by the University of Vienna, Austria, 14th July, 2016.
  • Presented a paper on ‘Indigenous Knowledge and Sustainable Development: The Case of Razii-Zabii System’ at Ph.D. Scholars’ Seminar, Centre for the Study of Social Systems, JNU, New Delhi, 16th-17th February, 2017.
  • Presented a paper on ‘The right to information and grass-roots movement in India- Implications for human rights in a democracy’ at the ICIL- Congress of International Law, 2021 organized by Nova school of law, Lisboa, Portugal, Erasmus and Programme of the European Union, 19th July, 2021.
  • Presented a paper on ‘Usage of semi-controlled experimental technique in qualitative analysis’ at the International congress on Research Methodologies (QUALIS), 2021 organized by University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain, 10th July, 2021.
  • Presented a paper on ‘Riiza: An indigenous alternative to globalized agriculture’ at the 12th Annual Conference, International Initiative for Promoting Political Economy (IIPPE), 2022 organized by the International Initiative for Promoting Political Economy, 7th-9th September, 2022.
  • Presented a paper on ‘Environment, development and displacement: An ethnographic case study of Silsako beel in Guwahati city’ at the 19th IUAES- World Anthropolgy Congress 2023 organized by the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES), 14th-20th October, 2023.

(C) Participation in Conferences/ Seminars/ Webinars:

  • Participated in the Indian Sociological Society-Diamond Jubilee Celebrations at the 37th All India Sociological Conference, Indian Sociological Society (National Conference) organised by the Centre for the Study of Social Systems, JNU, New Delhi, 11th-13th December, 2011.
  • Participated in Disability Studies in India: Reflections on Future (International Conference) organised by Centre for the Study of Social Systems, JNU, New Delhi, 6th-7th February, 2015.
  • Participated in National Conclave on ‘Synergizing Knowledge, Policy and Practice for Vulnerable Children, Youths and Women’, Tezpur University, 27th-28th January, 2020.
  • Participated in National webinar on Home and the world in the Pandemic: Redefining the Normal, organized by Maitreyi college, University of Delhi in collaboration with Department of Sociology, Cotton University, 7th May, 2020.
  • Participated in National webinar on use of Online e-Resources, organized by Internal Quality Assurance Cell of Cotton University in association with Assam college Librarians’ Association on 14th July, 2020.
  • Participated in National Webinar on Users Awareness of National Digital Library of India, jointly organized by Dr. Surya Kumar Bhuyan Library and IQAC, Cotton University in collaboration with NDLI-NERC, IIT Guwahati on 14th July, 2020.
  • Participated in International Seminar on ‘The role of diplomatic Mission in Assisting Migrants During and Beyond Covid 19’, organized by Global Research Forum on Diaspora and Transnationalism on 14th July, 2020.
  • Participated in International webinar on Post Pandemic Challenge to Liberal Democratic Institutions in South Asia, organized by IQAC in collaboration with Nandalal Borgohain City College, Dibrugarh, Assam on 15th July, 2020.
  • Participated in National webinar on Anthropological Understanding of Covid -19 organized by IQAC in collaboration with Nandalal Borgohain City College, Dibrugarh, Assam on 16th July, 2020.
  • Participated in National Seminar on Sociology and Tribal Studies in North-East India: Research and Development, organized by Department of Sociology Jorhat College and IQAC in collaboration with Library and Information Science Professional Association, Assam on 16th July, 2020.
  • Participated in National webinar on Statistics and Social Science Research: Field Realities,  organized by Department if Statistics, Cotton University in association with Internal quality Assurance Cell, Cotton University on 19th July, 2020.
  • Participated in International webinar on Post Pandemic Higher Education: Approaches and Way Forward organized by IQAC and Nandalal Borgohain City College, Dibrugarh, Mazbat College, Udalguri in collaboration with Cinnamara College, Jorhat, Assam on 23rd July, 2020.
  • Participated in International webinar on Challenges of Human Capital Accumulation in developing countries in the wake of Covid-19, organized by Department of Economics in collaboration with IQAC of Narangi Anchalik Mahavidyalaya, Assam on 26th July, 2020.
  • Participated in International E-Seminar on Best Practices in Migration Management during Covid -19: Cases from Latin America, organized by Global Research Forum on Diaspora and Transnationalism on 28th July, 2020.
  • Participated in National webinar on Application of SPSS in Social Science Research, organized by KC Das Commerce College, Guwahati, Assam on 8th August, 2020.
  • Participated in National webinar on Knowledge of indigenous people: An Anthropological Outlook, organized by Department of Anthropology, DHSK College, Dibrugarh, Assam on 8th August, 2020.
  • Participated in National webinar on Education at the time of the Pandemic: Seeing Beyond the Techno- Managerial Solution, organized by Silapathar College, Dhemaji, Assam, 10th August, 2020.
  • Participated in Two Days International webinar on Covid-19 Pandemic: Mapping Issues and Challenges Through Gender Perspective, organized by Karimganj College, Assam, 12th-13th August, 2020.
  • Participated in International webinar on Post Covid Global Education: Challenges and Opportunities, organized by IQAC, Cinnamara College, Jorhat collaboration with IQAC, Nandalal Borgohain City College, Dibrugarh, Assam, 17th August,  2020.
  • Participated in IMUN Online Conference 24.0 (As a delegate representing Bhutan on the topic ‘Protection of Landlife through Sustainable Production and Consumption’ organized by International Model United Nations in collaboration with UNDP, UNESCO. International, 26th-27th September, 2020.

(D) Courses/Training Programmes/Workshops completed:

  • Completed ‘Three Days Qualitative Research Methodology’ National Workshop organized by Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, 28th–30th July, 2016.
  • Completed ‘One Week Online Faculty Development Programme on Research Methodology’ organized by Kumar Bhaskar Varma Sanskrit and Ancient Studies University and Barbhag College, Gauhati University, 24th-30th June, 2020.
  • Completed ‘Two days International Workshop on Improvising Strategies for Social Research: Methodological Concerns’, organized by Indian Anthropological Association and Anthropology without Borders, 12th-13th August, 2020.
  • Completed ‘Short Term Programme on Building Competencies of Teachers in Blended Learning and Teaching’ organized by UGC HRDC, University of Hyderabad, 17th-22nd May, 2021.
  • Completed a ‘4 weeks Film Appreciation Course’ organised by Film and Television Institute of India, Pune held from 20th May-19th June, 2021.
  • Completed a 5 days Faculty Development Programme on General Management & Research Methodology for Faculty Members of Higher Education Institutions of NER organized by Indian Institute of Management, Shillong from 8th-12th May, 2023.
  • Completed a Refresher course in ‘Managing Online Classes & Co-creating MOOCS 27.0’ organized by Ramanujan College, University of Delhi under Ministry of Education, Government of India from 6th-20th June 2023.
  • Completed an In-person NPTEL Awareness Workshop organized by NPTEL, IIT Madras in association with Cotton University, Guwahati, Assam on 20th November, 2023.
  • Completed a collaborative academic writing workshop organized by National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration, New Delhi and NIT, Silchar, as a nominated member from Cotton University from 13th-16th February, 2024.

(E) Details of Completed MOOC Course:

  • Completed a ‘8 Weeks MOOC course on Film Appreciation’ conducted by NPTEL, July-September 2021
  • Completed a ‘12 weeks Faculty Development Programme on Sociology on Development’ organized by NPTEL-AICTE, July-October 2023.

(F) Association with Professional Bodies:

  • Lifetime member of Indian Sociological Society (ISS) 
  • Member of the International Initiative for Promoting Political Economy (IIPPE) 
  • Individual Member of International Sociological Association (ISA) 

CONFERENCE

1. Presented a paper on ‘Revisiting Development Discourse’ in Contemporary Indian Society: Challenges and Responses at the 38th All India Sociological Conference, Indian Sociological Society
Institute : Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Udaipur
Place : Udaipur
Type of Conference : National
Date of Conference : 2012-12-27 to 2012-12-27

2. Presented a paper on ‘Indigenous Knowledge and Sustainable Development’ at The Futures We Want: Global Sociology and the Struggles for a Better World at the 3rd International Sociological Association Forum of Sociology
Institute : University of Vienna, Austria
Place : Vienna
Type of Conference : International
Date of Conference : 2016-07-10 to 2016-07-10

3. Presented a paper on 'Usage of semi-controlled experimental technique in qualitative analysis' at the International congress on Research Methodologies (QUALIS), 2021
Institute : University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Place : Santiago, Spain
Type of Conference : International
Date of Conference : 2021-07-07 to 2021-07-07

4. Presented a paper on 'Riiza: An indigenous alternative to globalized agriculture' at the 12th Annual Conference, International Initiative for Promoting Political Economy (IIPPE), 2022
Institute : International Initiative for Promoting Political Economy
Place : Bologna, Italy
Type of Conference : International
Date of Conference : 2022-09-07 to 2022-09-07

5. Presented a paper on 'Environment, development and displacement: An ethnographic case study of Silsako beel in Guwahati city' at the 19th IUAES- World Anthropolgy Congress 2023
Institute : International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES)
Place : New Delhi
Type of Conference : International
Date of Conference : 2023-10-14 to 2023-10-14

SEMINAR

1. Presented a paper on ‘Development Versus Chronic Poverty: The Coal ‘Minors’ of Meghalaya’ at Human Development and the Marginalised Sections in North-East India: Issues, Challenges and Way Forward
Institute : Centre for Studies in Human Development and Equal Opportunities Cell, Assam University, Silchar
Place : Silchar
Type of Conference : International
Date of Conference : 2013-03-18 to 2013-03-18

2. Presented a paper on ‘Indigenous Knowledge and Sustainable Development: The Case of Razii-Zabii System’ at Ph.D. Scholars’ Seminar
Institute : Centre for the Study of Social Systems, JNU, New Delhi
Place : New Delhi
Type of Conference : National
Date of Conference : 2017-02-16 to 2017-02-16

3. Presented a paper on 'The right to information and grass-roots movement in India- Implications for human rights in a democracy' at the ICIL- Congress of International Law, 2021
Institute : Nova school of law, Lisboa, Portugal, Erasmus and Programme of the European Union
Place : Lisboa, Portugal
Type of Conference : International
Date of Conference : 2021-07-19 to 2021-07-19