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About Kishor Chandra Satpathy, PhD

I am working as a Librarian at NIT Silchar, India. I obtained the degree of DPE, MA (Education), MLISc from Panjab University Chandigarh & PGDLAN from University of Hyderabad & PhD from Assam (Central) University Silchar.
I have undergone advance training programmes in IT, information management & related fields under SAARC & UNESCO fellowships. I have over 20 years of professional experience including teaching & research experience. At present I am Librarian and Coordinator, DL & e-learning Project at National Institute of Technology (A Deemed University) Silchar. Earlier I worked as a Librarian, Indian Institute of Management Indore. I also served at Panjabi University Patiala; CEE Ahmedabad; CMTR Chandigarh in various capacities. I was Coordinator, Centre for Educational Technology and Continuing Education Cell, NIT Silchar during 2001-2004.
I have successfully completed two major projects entitled ‘Virtual Classroom’ & ‘Digital Library’ sponsored by MHRD, Govt. of India. I have implemented ERMSS, RFID & DVR Technology at NIT Silchar. I have coordinated several national level training programmes, workshops & seminars sponsored by DST, SICI, NCTE, ISTE, AICTE, USEFI, Ministry of Culture, Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs, Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports etc.
I have published more than 30 papers and presented several papers in national and international conferences. I have edited 6 Books. I have visited Czech Republic, Portugal & USA for academic purpose.
For my outstanding contribution to the field of Library & Information Service Profession, I was awarded Society for Information Science (SIS) -Young Information Scientist award for 2006 & SATKAL Young Librarian Award for 2008.

Positions

Present Librarian, National Institute of Technology, Silchar, Assam, India
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Curriculum Vitae



Research Interests

Library Administration, Reference Service, Classification and Cataloguing, Library Automation and Networking, Educational Administration, and Educational Technology and Research Methodology

Honors and Awards

  • Received certificate of Appreciation for ILN in recognition for the work as the country Ambassador for India, for the International Librarians Network in 2016. (http://www.Interlibnet.org)
  • Received certificate of Appreciation for ILN in recognition for the work as the country Ambassador for India, for the International Librarians Network in 2015. (http://www.Interlibnet.org)
  • Honored by Panjab University Library Chandigarh in 2015.
  • Selected with fellowship for the 13th Annual Library Leadership to be held on 24th – 28th April, 2015 at Xiamen, China-could not attend.
  • NITS Library (http://122.160.76.157:8081/nitsilchar/index.jsp) along with 4 other libraries of India has been included in the “Libraries R-evolution* magazine published by The Swets, Netherland. Please visit: http://www.librariesrevolution.com/emagazine
  • SATKAL National Young Librarian Award for outstanding contribution to the field of Library & Information Service from SATKAL Trust & Panjab University, Chandigarh (2008) http://www.satkal.org/
  • Young Information Scientist Award for outstanding contribution to the field of Information Service from the Society for Information Science (SIS), New Delhi (2006) http://www.sis.org.in/fellowship.html
  • FOL Grant to attend the LISA V Conference organized by MIT, Boston & Harvard University at Cambridge (18.06.06-21.06.06)
  • IATUL Travel Grant to attend 27th Annual Conference of IATUL from IATUL and University of Porto, Portugal (21.05.06-25.05.06)
  • Certificate of Honour by IASLIC, Kolkata the contribution for the development and modernization of LIS in the Country (18.03.06)
  • UNESCO/Vidyanidhi Fellowship for UN4IM-UNESCO Training Programme on Information Management held at ISIM@IIIT, Bangalore (May-Dec, 2005)
  • IEPFL, Switzerland Fellowship to pursue the – Postgraduate Certificate Course on “Technology and Sustainable Development” - could not take up
  • Certificate of Honour by Secretary, Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs for successfully organizing & Coordinating “Youth Parliament Sessions” from 2002 to 2005
  • SAARC Fellowship for three month attachment training at SAARC Documentation Centre, New Delhi (18.08.03 to14.11.03)
  • Awarded Membership for the Advisory Board of Editors for the year 1999 by American Biographical Institute, USA (1999)
  • Certificate of Honour by Chief Minister & Education Minister, Assam for cooperation in establishing CET at REC Silchar (22.04.1999)

Education

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June 2007July 2011 PhD, Assam (Central) University, Silchar ‐ Department of Education
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May 2000May 2001 PGDLAN, Hyderabad Central University, Hyderabad ‐ Post Graduate Diploma in Library Automation and Networking
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June 1995June 1996 MLISc, Panjab University, Chandigarh ‐ Master of Library and Information Science
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June 1994July 1995 BLISc, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India ‐ Bachelor of Library and Information Science
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May 1992June 1994 Master in Education, Panjab University, Chandigarh ‐ Department of Education
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June 1989May 1992 BA, Utkal University ‐ Bechalor of Arts(Hons)
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May 1987March 1989 HS, City College, Berhampur ‐ 10+12
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May 1986March 1987 R N Bidyapitha, Soro, Balasore ‐ Matric
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Contact Information

Kishor Chandra Satpathy, PhD
Librarian
National Institute of Technology
(Institute of National Importance under Ministry of HRD, GoI)
Silchar-788010, Assam, India
Tel: +91-3842-240055 (Off)  +91-9435175531 (M)
E-mail:  ksatpathy@gmail.com, kishor@nits.ac.in


Articles (10)

Conference Proceedings (3)

Contributions to Books (35)