An eight member faculty delegation from University of Science and Technology Meghalaya led by Prof. Alaka Sharma, Dean, School of Social Sciences and Humanities left for UAE on 10 January 2018 and visited the University of Sharjah as well as some other educational institutions. The delegation was called on by Prof. Hamid M.K Al-Naimiy, Hon’ble Chancellor, University of Sharjah for exchange of ideas on academic collaboration, specially research and the visit took place on 14 January.
The delegation for this international educational collaboration is a part of the group of thirty faculties who were recently awarded by the University based on their all round performance. Mahbubul Hoque, Chancellor, USTM said that educational tour is one of the incentives awarded to the best performing faculties every year. The team comprises of Dr Rashmi R Baruah, HoD, Department of Business Administration, Dr Papiya Dutta, HoD, Department of Rural Development, Dr Shankar Thappa, Associate Prof, Department of Business Administration, Dr Sandeep Gupta, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Mr Rupam Roy, Asst Prof, Department of Business Administration, and Mr Rizaul K Ahmed, Asst Prof, Department of Zoology. The group was coordinated by Mehjabin Rehman, Joint Director-HR, ERDF.