Dr. Devika Ayekpam

Assistant Professor

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

 

Qualification

Board/University

Year

Ph.D.

University of Madras

2017

M.A. Sociology

Panjab University

2010

B.A. Sociology Honours

Panjab University

2008

10+2

CBSE

2005

10

CBSE

2003

 

Rural Sociology

Year

Organization

Position

Responsibility

January 2018 to May 2019

Arunachal University of Studies, Namsai, Arunachal Pradesh.

 

Assistant Professor

Teaching

Papers Presented in Conferences and Seminars:

  • “MGNREGA-A way to employment” in UGC-sponsored National Seminar on Contemporary Social Problems in India, held on 22nd and 23rd August 2013 in the Department of Sociology, Periyar University, Periyar Palkalainagar, Salem-11.
  • “An Assessment of the Performance of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme”at 39th All India Sociological Conference in Karnataka State Open University, Mukthagangothri, Mysore, held on 27, 28 and 29th December 2013. 
  • “People’s Participation in Rural Development Scheme with special reference to MGNREGS (Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme)” at 40th All India Sociological Conference in Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith, Varanasi, held on 29th, 30th November and 1st December 2014. 
  • “Political Representation of Muslims in India” in an ICSSR-sponsored National Conference on “Socio-Economic and Political Status of Muslims in India: Challenges and Development”, held on 21 and 22 January 2015 at B. S. Abdur Rahman University, Chennai-48.
  • “Predicaments of Dalit Women” in an ICSSR sponsored National Seminar on “Social Exclusion of Dalit Women in 21st Century: Strategies for Inclusion”, held on 12th and 13th March 2015 organized by Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusion Policy at Gandhigram Rural Institute- Deemed University, Gandhigram, Dindigul District, Tamil Nadu.
  • “Urban Women and Domestic Water Conservation” at 42nd All India Sociological Conference on ‘Rethinking Sociological Traditions in India’, held from 27th to 30th December 2016, in Tezpur University.
  • “Impact of Covid-19 on Education: Findings from the Students of Primary Schools in Rural Assam” in an International Conference on ‘Post-Covid Challenges and Rural Development in South Asia’ held on 17th and 18th March 2021 organized by Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Assam down town University, Guwahati in collaboration with Bangladesh Academy for Rural Development (BARD), Cumilla, Bangladesh, and National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, North-East Regional Centre (NIRDPR-NERC), Guwahati, Assam, India.

Poster Presented:

  • “A Sociological Approach to Improve the Livelihood of the Farmers” at National Conference cum Krishi Unnati Mela-2018 at KVK, Namsai (ICAR RC for NEH Region, AP Centre, Basar) Arunachal Pradesh, India held on 17th and 18th November 2018.

Publications:

  • “MGNREGA-A way to employment” published as an article in the book entitled, “Social Problems in India” (2013) with ISBN 819077468-9 as the first author.
  • “Political Representation of Muslims in India” published in the conference proceedings entitled, “Socio-Economic and Political Status of Muslims in India: Challenges and Development” (2015) with ISBN 81-923661-0-4 as the first author.
  • “People’s Participation in Rural Development Scheme with special reference to MGNREGS (Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme)” published in International Research Journal of Management Sociology and Humanities Vol. 7, August 2016, Issue-8, ISSN 2348-9359 as the sole author.
  • “Impact of MGNREGS on Urban-Rural Migration” published as an article in the book entitled, “Urban Sociology” (2019) with ISBN 978-93-88316-21-7 as the sole author.
  • “Assaying the Predicament of Maternal Health Care in Arunachal Pradesh” published as an article in the book entitled, “Arunachal Rising: Challenges and Opportunities” (2020) with ISBN 978-81-947224-5-8 as the sole author.

Reading and Listening to Music.

  • 1st position in the History and Culture of Punjab in Graduation First Year (2005-06)

  • 2nd position in History in Graduation Second Year (2006-07)

  • Merit wise position in Sociology Department, Panjab University (2007-08)

  • Merit wise position in Sociology Department, Panjab University (2008-09)

  • 9th position in B.A. Sociology Honours in Panjab University (2008-09)

  • 2nd position in Master of Arts in Sociology, Panjab University (2008-10)

  • UGC-Junior Research Fellow (June 2010)​​​​​​​

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