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Updated on 20 Aug, 2019


Dr. Zuchamo Yanthan

Assistant Professor

Dr Zuchamo Yanthan is a Faculty of Library and Information Science. He did his Master’s from NEHU, M.Phil and PhD from University of Delhi. He was a Doctoral Fellow at the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) and has a doctoral degree in the area of ‘Development of Information Village Model in North East India’.
 
His areas of interest are: Research Methodology, Public Information Systems and Services, Communication Skills, Social Media for teaching learning and issues relating to environment and climate change.
 
He has published several research papers and has co-edited two books titled: Response to Climate Change and Nagas Today: Indigenous Discourse. Under his supervision three PhD scholars have been awarded their degrees.

 

He has organized several national and international seminars, talks, workshops, colloquiums and conferences. Presently he is the PhD Research Programme Coordinator of the discipline and also the convener of Academic Committee, School of Social Sciences.

 

 

 
EDUCATION:

 

Doctor of Philosophy

 (subject) year

Name of the University: Delhi University

Discipline: Library & Information Science

Doctoral Research Topic: “Information Village for Small Scale Industries in North East India: A Model”

Academic Achievement: if any

Master of Philosophy

 (subject) year

Name of the university: Delhi University

Discipline: Library & Information Science

Dissertation Topic: Information Need and Information Seeking Behaviours of Medical Practitioners in North East India”

Academic Achievement: if any

Master of Arts (Subject)  year

Name of the university:  North Eastern Hill University (NEHU)

Discipline: Library & Information Science

Academic Achievement:

Bachelor of Arts (Subject) year

Name of the university:  BA. Philosophy Hons,

                                         St. Anthony’s College (NEHU)

Academic Achievement:

 

WORK EXPERIENCE:

He has been working in IGNOU since past 2006 (13 years as of 2019) as faculty in School of Social Sciences

FELLOWSHIP/ AWARDS:

 

Sl.No.

Name of the Fellowship/Awards

   Granting/ Awarding Institution

     Year

 

1..

 

Doctoral Fellowship

              

  ICSSR

 

2002-2005

PUBLICATIONS: (draft template is given below)

BOOKS: 2 (edited)

CHAPTERS IN BOOKS:  1

RESEARCH PAPERS: 8

POLICY DOCUMENTS: 0

UNITS WRITTEN: 1

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODY/ STATUTORY BODY (INTERNAL/ EXTERNAL):

Membership of Professional body/ Statutory body

Name of statutory body/ institution/

Period

 

Member, Academic Council Standing Committee, IGNOU (2007-08)

 

 

     IGNOU

 

2007-2009

Member, Academic Council IGNOU (2007-2009)

 

    IGNOU

2007-2009)

 

AC Member

IGNOUTA

2015-2018

AC Member

ISSTA

Since 2018

President

 

Naga Scholars’ Association

Since 2013

Board Member, School of Performing & Visual Art (2007-2010)

 

IGNOU

2007-2010)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Official Address:
School of Social Sciences ,
Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU),
Maidan Garhi,
New Delhi - 110068
New Delhi, India
  +91-011-29533845, 29572723
  zuchamo@gmail.com
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[Updated on 03-Dec-2021]