A state level workshop on methodology of social science was conducted in Nagaland University Lumami on October 22 and 23. The workshop was sponsored by Indian Council of Social Science Research in collaboration with Nagaland University, Department of Sociology. Prof. K. Kannan vice chancellor Nagaland University advised the budding Naga scholars from different Departments to carry out qualitative research works as Chief Guest while Dr. C.J. Thomas, Director ISCCR-NER Shillong and Dr. Sanchita Dutta, Deputy Director I/C of NER research program from New Delhi delivered lectures on occasion.
They were happy to announce to carry out various ICSSR funded research programs in Nagaland where research scholars and academicians from Nagaland state should come forward to carry out those programs in future. According to NU Professor A. Lanunungang Course Coordinator department of sociology the workshop was the second ICSSR sponsored program in Nagaland University conducted by department of sociology after 2006 program. Professor P. Lal, Dean of Science was the chief guest on valedictory function.
Over 41 participants took active part in the workshop from various Departments and colleges including participant from Department of Art and Culture. Fourteen resource persons from different disciplines delivered lectures on different topics on research methodology.
Department of Sociology NU announced that they would be ever ready to extend their help to the needy state departments/organizations/institutions and scholars who are in need of skills on social science research methodology in future.