A Glimpse into The Karbi Way of Life

The short stay at Diphu, Karbi Anglong gave a whole new shape to the maiden purpose of collecting the reviewed papers presented in Karbi Seminar. It came to be such an inexplicable learning experience to be in the company of complete strangers who gave the feel of a lovely family in the few days of stay with them.

In order to understand the ‘strengthening factor’ of Karbi families, one needs to understand the structure of their families. Luckily, I happened to be a part of such wonderful families whose structure may look complex, but the bonding unbridled!

Sanskriti Anveshak: Bio-resources of NER: Sustainable Utilization for Entrepreneurship Dev

VKIC’s ongoing Sanskriti Anveshak (SA) Programme on the theme ‘Development through Culture: nature-culture-wellbeing fostering sustainable development’ which is now in its second phase sessions with the focus on ‘Place, People and Practices’.We are happy to invite you for the ninth and concluding session of this series scheduled on 29 January (Saturday) 2022 at 7 pm through the CISCO Webex virtual platform.

VKIC’s 25 Years Celebration with Vivek Murchhana

The celebration of 25 years of the foundation of Vivekananda Kendra Institute of Culture, Uzan Bazar, Guwahati, commenced here on 23 January (Sunday) 2022 with a musical performance titled ‘Vivek Murchhana’ as an offering to the Almighty.The program anchored by noted classical vocalist Smt Mitali De, witnessed the rendition of acclaimed classical vocalist Sri Jiten Basumatary, followed by a Sarod recital by renowned sarod maestro Sri Tarun Kalita, and a Sattriya dance performance by leading Satriya dance exponent Smt Anita Sharma. She also choreographed Sada Vivekanandamayem rendition in Sattriya form which invited the maximum applause from the audience.Earlier, in his welcome address, Sri Pravin Dabholkar, All India Treasurer, Vivekananda Kendra Kanyakumari and trustee Vivekananda Kendra Institute of Culture (VKIC) spoke about the intangible service of the VKIC for the past 25 years towards the culture tradition of north eastern India.

Call For Papers : Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Culture of Agriculture in the Communities of Northeast India

The agriculture sector of India in contemporary times faces two challenges. One, intensification of land use to raise food production for the rising population, and two, the challenges posed by natural resource degradation and climate change caused particularly by variable rainfall and extreme weather events.