Dr. Homeswar Goswami

Professor

Faculty of Commerce and Management

Qualification

University/Board

Year

Ph.D

Dibrugarh Uiversity

1976

M.A.

Allahabad University

1965

BA

Gauhati University

1962

Intermediate Arts

Gauhati University (Cotton College)

1960

Matriculation

Gauhati University

1958

 

Post Doctoral Research Qualifications

Diploma in Economic Development & Planning from the Institute of Economic Development, Naples, Italy.

UGC Recognition

UGC  Emeritus Fellow  of Economics,  Dibrugarh University from 2011 to 2013

Population studies and international economics

Experience

Post Graduate Teaching Experience

Forty five years at Dibrugarh University, Assam & 6years in Assam

down town University, Assam.

Administrative Experience

 i. Head, Dept. of Economics for 2 terms (each term is of three years)

 ii. Coordinator (now re-designated as Director), Internal Quality

Assurance Cell (IQAC), Dibrugarh University for three years.      

 iii. Director, Centre for Management Studies, Dibrugarh University

for five years from 2009 to 2013.                              

iv. Chairperson, faculty of Commerce, Management, Humanities &

Social Sciences,  Assam Down town University.

Research Projects completed: 

Sl. No.

Name of the Project

Sponsored by

Position held

01

Employment in Certain Selected

Rural and Urban Areas of Assam, 1971-74

Expert Committee on Unemployment, Ministry of Labour & Rehabilitation, Government of India, Sanction letter DO No. PS/BB/6/71, dated 21st July, 1971 (Rs. 38,200/-)

Research Associate

02

20 Point Evaluation Study in Assam, 1989-90

Planning & Development Department, Government of Assam,

Sanction letter No. PDP(20-P)37/86, dated 13.07.1987

(Rs. 1,20,000/-)

Deputy Director

03

A Study on Consumer Behaviour Awareness & Problems in Dibrugarh District of Assam (Dibrugarh town and peripherial villages)

The Ministry of Food and Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs, Government of India.

Sanction letter No. 4(18)/93-CPU, dated 26.10.1993

(Rs. 25,000/-)

Adviser

04

An Appraisal Study of Consumer Redressal Fora in Assam Since Inception

ICSSR

Sanction letter No. 5.1/2004/NEP/RP, dated 06.12.2004, Rs. 2,84,875/-

Adviser

05

Performance of Self Help Groups – A Case Study of Dibrugarh District

DRDA, Government of Assam

No. DRDA/DBR/TRI/Fish/41/2008-09, dated 13.08.2008, Rs. 2,20,000/-

Research Team Member

06

A Study on the Reproductive Health of the Tea Garden Labour Community of Assam

ICSSR, New Delhi,

Sanction letter No. 5-10/2000/NEP/RP, dated 28.03,2003, Rs. 3,00,000/-

Director

07

Regional Cooperation between Indian and Myanmar through Border Trade: A Case Study of Nampong Trading Point (under The Centre for Area Studies, Dibrugarh University)

UGC

Sanction Letter No.

112-2/2005(IC-11), dated 22.03.2005

(Rs. 1,50,000/-)

Research Team Member

08

Problems and Prospects of Border Area Development in  the North East India: Implications for the Thirteenth Finance Commission

Thirteenth Finance Commission,  Government of India,

Sanction Letter No.

F.6/28/2008-TFC-5450, dated 31.07.2008 (Rs. 15,00,000/-)

Research Team Member

09

Health Demography of the Tea Garden labour community of Assam

UGC Emeritus Fellowship Programme

Fellow

10

Tribal Demography,

(under UGC’s SAP)

UGC,

Sanction Letter No.

F5-2/2004(SAP-III) dated 29.03.2004

(Rs. 15.90 lakh + PF – 1, the project was extended vide letter No. F.5-2/2004 (SAP)-III, dated 12.07.2006, Rs. 2,20,289/- + PF-1. It is gain upgraded to Phase II with 40 Lac + 2 PF in 2009-10.

Research Team Member

11

Need Assessment Study and Social Audit of the CSR Initiatives of the OIL, Duliajna

Oil India limited, Duliajan

Team Member

 

 

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS (BOOKS AND RESEARCH PAPERS ONLY)

 

Books:

  1. Population Trends in the Brahmaputra Valley: 1881-1931, Mittal Publications, New Delhi, 1984.
  2. Population Growth in Assam, 1951-1991: With Focus on Migration, Akansha Publishing House, New Delhi, 2003.
  3. Role of Quality Assurance Cell in Promoting Internal Quality assurance System in Higher Educational Institutions, (edited), 2009, Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh.
  4. Introduction to Economics: A Text Book, Tushar Publishing House, New Delhi and Dibrugarh, 2009.

Research Papers (Published):

  1. Population Growth in the Brahmaputra Valley of Assam: 1881-1931, Assam Economic Journal, Vol. I, 1975.
  2. Migration of Landless Labourers from East Bengal to Assam Valley, Assam Economic Journal, Vol. II, 1976.
  3. Patterns of Population Change in North Eastern Region, the North Eastern Research Bulletin, Vol. III, 1976.
  4. Fertility Patterns in Brahmaputra Valley Districts of Assam: 1881-1931, Assam Economic Journal, Vol. IV, 1977.
  5. Circumstances Leading to the Importation of Garden Labourers into Assam, Journal of Historical Research, Vol. II, 1977.
  6. Mortality Patterns in the Assam Valley: 1881-1931, Assam Economic Journal,      Vol. IV, 1978.
  7. An Analysis of Population Trends in Assam, 1871 – 1981, Conference Volume, Indian Association for the Study of Population, Tirupati, January, 1982
  8. Urbanization Trends in Assam: 1901-1971, Assam Economic Journal, Vol. V, 1985.
  9. Functional Classification of Towns of Assam, Assam Economic Journal, Vol. VII, 1988.  
  10. Some Disquieting Trends of Urbanisation in Assam, Assam Economic Journal, Volume VIII, 1991
  11. America’s Experiments with Supply Side Economic Policies and their impacts on Indian Economy, Assam Economic Journal, Volume X, 1994
  12. Status of Reproductive Health in the North Eastern States, Assam Economic Journal, Vol. XI, 1997.
  13. Economic Sanctions and their Impacts on Indian Economy, Journal of Politics, Vol. V, December, 1998.
  14. The New Industrial Policy: Challenges to Assam, The Process of National Integration in the North East, G. Baruah and H. Borpujari (ed), Bhagawati Prakashan, Guwahati, 1998.
  15. Formation of South Asian Free Trade Area and its Impact on the Economy of North East India, Assam Economic Journal, Vol. XII, 1999 (Joint).
  16. Declining Fertility in the North Eastern States: An Analysis of Roles Played be Social, Economic and Demographic Factors, Population, Poverty and Environment in North East, B. Dutta Roy etal (ed), Concept Publishing Company, New Delhi, 2000.
  17. Socio-economic Consequences of Floods in Assam - A Case Study of Dirak-Sumoni, Assam Economic Journal, Vol. XIII, 2000 (Joint).
  18. Inter-State Disparity in Economic Development in India with special reference to North Eastern States, Assam Economic Journal, Vol. XIV, 2001 (Joint).
  19. Infrastructural Development of Assam, Assam Economic Journal, Vol. XIV, 2001.
  20. Small Tea Plantation in Assam: An Analysis, The North Eastern Research Bulletin, Vol. XVI, Summer, 2001.
  21. Problems & Prospects of Consumer Cooperative in Assam in the New Millenium Indian Cooperative Review, Vol. XXXIX, No. 4, April, 2002.
  22. Trans Border Trade of Arunachal: Exploring New Frontiers in Cross Border Trade of North East India, S. Dutta (edited), Hope India, 2003.
  23. Economic Prospects of the Stilwell Road - An Analysis (Joint), Assam Economic Journal, Vol. XV, 2002.  
  24. “Trans Border Trade of Arunachal: Exploring New Frontiers in Cross Border Trade in North East India”, Cross Border Trade in North East India , Edited by Dutta, S., Hope India, New Delhi, 2003.      
  25. “Regional Co-operation between China, Myanmar, Bangladesh and India through Bilateral Trade: Impact on North East India” (Jointly with J.K. Gogoi), Assam Economic Journal, Vol. XVI, 2003.
  26. “Indian Tea Industry and Small Tea Growers of Assam” (Jointly with J.K. Gogoi) North East Economy Beyond 2000 AD, edited by Dr. Rana Bijoy Deb, August, 2003.
  27. “Formation of South Asian Free Trade Area (SAFTA) and its Impact on the Economy of North East India” (Jointly with J.K. Gogoi), North East Economy Beyond 2000 AD, edited by Dr. Rana Bijoy Deb, August, 2003.
  28.  “Migration to Assam: 1951 – 1991” (Jointly with A. Goswami & Anil Saikia), Social Change & Development (A Journal of OKD Institute of Social Change & Development, Guwahati), Vol. 2, No. 1, March, 2004.
  29. “Migration and its Consequences for Assam: With Special Reference to the Illegal Immigration from Bangladesh” (Jointly with Prof. J.K. Gogoi), Assam Economic Journal, Vol. XVII, 2004.
  30. Problems of Patenting a Product/Process with special Reference to North Eastern India, Assam Economic Journal, Volume XVIII, 2005
  31. Prospects of Border Trade of North East India with Neighbouring Countries, Assam Economic Journal, Volume XIX, 2006
  32. Transport Connectivity and Border Trade of the North Eastern Region in Border Trade in North East India, Rajiv Gandhi University, Itanagar
  33. Dynamics of Population Changed in Assam, 1881 – 2001, with Focus on Illegal Immigration from Bangladesh, Regional development and Women’s Empowerment by C K Mukhopadhyay, A Bhuimali and K Dutta (Eds), New Delhi Publishers, New Delhi, 2012.
  34. Social Welfare: A Theoretical Approach in Implementation of Social Welfare Schemes in India with Special Reference to Assam, Deepamoni Barthakur and Rupam Basumatary (Eds), Amguri College, 2013.

 

LIST OF PH.D AWARDEES UNDER THE GUIDESHIP OF

PROF. HOMESWAR GOSWAMI

Sl.

No

 

Name

Topic

Department

Year

1

Girin Gogoi

“Urbanisation in Assam, 1901-1971”

Economics

1986

2

Sonali Chakravorty

“Urban Fertility in Assam: A Case Study of Dibrugarh Town”

Economics

1989

3

Anil Saikia

“A Study of Human Mortality in Assam”

Economics

1989

4

Ranabijoy Deb

“Small Scale Industry of Assam: Problems & Prospects: A Case Study of Dibrugarh District”

Economics

1991

5

Badal kr. Sen

“Plywood Industry of Assam: A Study of its Problems & Prospects”

Economics

1992

6

Robin Sharma

“Detirminants of Rural Fertility in Assam”

Economics

1992

7

Pranjal Bezborah

“Property Tax Administration of the Urban Local Bodies in Assam: A Case Study”

Commerce

1994

8

Md. Sujaud Doullah

“Immigration of East-Bengal Farm Settlers and Agricultural Development of Assam Valley, 1901-1947”

Economics

1995

9

Prafulla Hazarika

“Consumer Cooperative Movement in Assam: A Case Study of Sibsagar, Dibrugarh and Tinsukia District”

Economics

1995

10

Santanu Goswami

“Determinants of Fertility and Infant Mortality of the Tea Garden Labourers of Assam: A Case Study of the Dibrugarh District”

Economics

1998

11

Seema Shah Singha

“Working Conditions of the Women Labourers in the Tea Garden Industry of Assam: A Case Study of Dibrugarh District”

Commerce

1998

12

Chandan Goswami

“Relative Attractiveness of Different Financial Instruments in the Urban Centres of Assam”

Business Administration, Tezpur Central University

2001

13

Leena Das

"Energy Consumption Pattern in Rural Households of Assam: A Case Study of Jorhat Sub-Division."

Economics

2002

14

Premananda Howbora

"The Gaon Panchayat Level Samabay Samities of Assam: Problems and Prospects: A Case Study of Lakhimpur and Dhemaji Districts".

Economics

2002

15

Rupjyoti Borah

“Tribal Demography of Arunachal Pradesh: A Case Study of the Adis”

Economics

2003

16

Dipamoni Borthakur

“Health and Hygiene of the Tea Garden Labourers of Assam: A Case Study of the Undivided Sivasagar District”

Economics

2003

17

Saponti Borthakur

“Decentralized Planning in India: A Case Study of Nagaland”.

Economics

2007

18

Debraj Das

"Freight Movement by Indian Railways: A Study of Tinsukia Division of Northeast Frontier Railway, 1997-98 – 2003-04”

Economics

2007

19

Raju Phukan

"Muga Silk Industry of Assam: Problems and Prospects”

Economics

2007

20

Mayuri Sarma

“An Analytical Study of Cost Volume Profit (CVP) of the Tourism Industry in Assam with special reference to Kaziranga National Park”

Economics

2008

21

Devashis Bose

"Application of Environmental Management System, Eco-Efficiency and Sustainable Development in the Operations of Oil India Limited Duliajan: An Environmental Economics Perspective.”                                             

Economics

2008

22

Rubi Nath

"Demographic Behaviour of the Scheduled Castes of Assam: A Case Study of the Kaibartas”.  

Economics

2009

23

Monimala Devi

“The Growth Dynamics of Nepali Population in Assam”

Economics

2011

24

Dipti Khaund

“Corporate Social Responsibility Initiatives of Oil PSUs in Assam Through Community Development Programmes with Special Reference to Numaligarh Refinery”

Economics

2011

25

Manoj Goswami

“A Demographic Study of the Char-Settlers of Assam with Special Reference to Barpeta and Kamrup Districts”

Economics

2011

26

Jaideep Baruah

“The Urban Process and Municipal Finance Scenario in Assam: A Study of Urban Management in Global Regime”

Economics

2012

27

Amarjyoti Mahanta

“The Determinants of Health and Hygiene of the Tribes of Assam: A Study of the Mishings”

Economics

2012

28

Mehnaaz Mubarak

Health Infrastructure and Health Status in Rural Areas of Assam: A case study of Dibrugarh District

Economics

2013

29

Bobita Sarma

Micro- Finance Services of Non-government Organizations and its Impact on Women Empowerment- A Study in Sonitpur and Lakhimpur Districts of  Assam

Economics

2015

30

Archana Goswami

Health Status and Health Behaviour of Colliery Workers of Coal India Limited and the Healthcare Delivery System of the Company with Special Reference to North East Coal Field.

Economics

2016

31

Surjya Chutia

Tribal Demography in Assam – A Case Study of the Deoris

Economics

2017

32

Mr. Panchanan Borthakur

“Micro Financing Programme Of The Assam Gramin Vikash Bank And Its Impact On Rural Economy: A Case Study Of Sibsagar District”

Management

(ADTU)

2018

33

Rajlaxmi Bardoloi

“Rural Tourism In Assam: Its Problems And Prospects (A Case Study Of Jorhat And Golaghat Districts Of Assam)

Management

(ADTU)

2018

34

Samannoy Baruah

Tourism marketing : challenges and prospects for the north east india.

Management

(ADTU)

2018

35

Mrs. Moromi Chetia Phukon Gogoi

“A Socio-Economic And Demographic Study Of The Slum Dwellers Of Assam”.

Economic

Dibrugarh University

2019

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Recognitions / Achievements:

  1. Chancellor’s nominee in the Executive Council of the Rajiv Gandhi University, Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh, 2004 – 2007.
  2. Member, Executive Council, Dibrugarh University, 2000 – 2003.
  3. Member, Dibrugarh University Court, 2000 – 2003.
  4. Acted as the Vice Chancellor, in-charge, Dibrugarh University occasionally, while the Vice Chancellor was on leave during 2000 – 2003. 
  5. Member, Board of Studies, Post Graduate Board and Academic Council of Dibrugarh University, 1995 – 2003.
  6. Serving as Expert Member in the Board of Research Studies of North Eastern Hills University (NEHU).
  7. Member, Departmental Academic Committee, Gauhati University.
  8. Act as a Member for the Selection Committee of NEHU, Gauhati University, Manipur University and the Rajiv Gandhi University, Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh.
  9. Member of the Governing Body of the OKD, Institute of Social Change and Development, Guwahati from 1996 to 2002.
  10. One of the Advisors to the Team engaged in the Mega Research Project of the OKD on Immigration into the North East India.
  11. Examiner and paper setter of examinations conducted by universities and public bodies.
  12. Empanelled Peer Team Member of NAAC since 2011

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