Published: 01st March 2017
No more ignorance! Miranda House sets up centre for North East studies
Delhi University's Miranda House recently set up a centre for Northeast studies
Delhi University's Miranda House has set up a centre for Northeast studies which will focus on scientific research and education outreach on various aspects of biodiversity and sustainable development in the region. The centre, established in association with Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development (IBSD), was inaugurated by Manipur Governor Najma Heptullah reported The New Indian Express.
"The Centre will create a better research-based understanding of the ethos, challenges and opportunities in
the Northeastern states in a culturally sensitive manner," Heptullah said.
Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura, a collection of India's north-eastern states, were named the Seven Sisters in 1972
According to the college authorities, the centre aims to conduct research projects with special emphasis on knowledge production in the form of multimedia documentation and publications thus impacting policies and development of the Northeast.