2016, Centre for Koch Rajbanshi Studies and Development, Guwahati, Pp: 152 (Hard Bound)

Price: INR-250

ISBN: 9781635351200



Computer Literacy Programme in Rural areas

Computer instituteIn order to bring about positive change among the traditional Koch-Rajbanshi people, including other marginalized community members, CKRSD has initiated computer education and skill development programs in rural areas by supporting local entrepreneurs to set-up home-based Computer Centre’s and also establishing CKRSD’s own Computer Study Center with the support of local stakeholders. Through such Computer and Study Centre’s, CKRSD and its collaborating partners aim to provide free as well as low cost computer education to students and job seekers coming from marginalized section of the society. Even Computer Training camps are held to give basic computer training to women and school going children. At present a computer study center has been established in Gauripur and a computer institute is being supported in Futkibari, in the border district of Dhubri in Assam.

Knowledge Sharing

Communicating Research and sharing knowledge in the public domain is an important initiative of CKRSD. CKRSD firmly believes that Research and Knowledge does not have real value unless it is not placed in the public domain.  For an empowered society, Research and Knowledge has to be communicated.  CKRSD attempts to achieve this purpose through publications, dissemination of Research through websites, Photo and Cultural Exhibitions in various parts of Assam, Round Table discussion and workshops, etc. Moreover, many important documents, publication and books have been made available for free download in the official website of CKRSD. This has helped many scholars who are working on issues related to the Koch-Rajbanshi community. We have also started publishing ‘CKRSD briefing’ series, which aims to disseminate various Koch-Rajbanshi research to reach the  public domain.

CKRSD Library

CKRSD Library contains most of the rare books on issues of Koch Rajbongshis of South Asia. The categories of the collection include History, Political, Economical and literature.  Some of these collections are very rare and are not available in any other library. These books have been collected from various parts of South Asia by making visits to those areas.  In many occasions, well wishers has come forward and donated books and publications to CKRSD library. The library is open in all working days on prior appointment.

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