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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.


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

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

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

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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. (
  • Received certificate of Appreciation for ILN in recognition for the work as the country Ambassador for India, for the International Librarians Network in 2015. (
  • 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 ( along with 4 other libraries of India has been included in the “Libraries R-evolution* magazine published by The Swets, Netherland. Please visit:
  • SATKAL National Young Librarian Award for outstanding contribution to the field of Library & Information Service from SATKAL Trust & Panjab University, Chandigarh (2008)
  • Young Information Scientist Award for outstanding contribution to the field of Information Service from the Society for Information Science (SIS), New Delhi (2006)
  • 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)


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

Contact Information

Kishor Chandra Satpathy, PhD
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)

Articles (10)

Conference Proceedings (3)

Contributions to Books (36)