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NameDr. Rumia Begum
Nature of Post
Date of Joining2022-09-27
Phone Number9085750166
Present AddressFlat No. 1B, Herasullah Enclave, S K Bhuyan Road, Dighalipukhuri East, Guwahati, 781001
Education QualificationMA (AMU), PhD (Tezpur University)
Areas of Interest/SpecialisationDevelopment Economics, Environmental Economics, Population Studies
Career Profile1. Assistant Professor (Contractual) in the Department of Economics in Assam Women`s University, Jorhat, Assam since February 2017 to January 2018, 2. Assistant Professor (Sanctioned) in the Department of Economics in Ratnapith College, Chapar, Dhubri since 21-02-2019 to 26-09-2022
Subjects taughtsMicroeconomics, Macroeconomics, Development Economics
UGC Care-Listed/ Scopus Indexed/Peer-Reviewed Research Journals
Begum, R. (2022). "Challenges & Opportunities of Look East Policy: A Special Reference to North East India." Rabindra Bharati Journal Of Philosophy ISSN: 0973-0087, VOL-XXIII, NO. 02, 2022
Begum, R. (2020)."Gender Budget Initiatives in Assam: A study of three Select State Budgets in Assam" SAMPRITI, ISSN: 2454-3837, Vol-VI-II, September, 2020
Begum, R. and Goswami, C. (2017). Problems and prospects of Informal Enterprises: A Study of Street Vendors and Home-Based Enterprises in Assam (India), published in the International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Development Studies: A Peer Reviewed Journal, (IJEDS) ISSN: 2079-2549, Vol.5, No.1, January 2017
Begum, R. (2016). "A Study of Home-Based Enterprises and Street Vendors of Assam (India)" International Journal of Economic Policy in Emerging Economics, , ISSN: 1752-0452 (Print),1752-0460 (Online), Vol. 9, No. 3, 2016.
Begum, R. and Goswami, C. (2014). Business Economics of Street Vending.” Journal of Research, Extension and Development: A Peer Reviewed Journal, ISSN: 2319-1899, Vol.3, No.1, September 2014.
Edited Book/ Book Chapters
R. Begum (2022). Problems & Prospects of Tourism Sector in Assam. Book Chapter in Edited Book titled "Revisiting North-East India" by Balaji Publications, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, ISBN: 978-93-91661-36-3
Begum, R. (2021). " Post-Covid-19 World: Opportunity for India to Rise & Become Self-Reliant". Edited Book titled "Socio-Economic Impact of Covid-19" Purbanchal Prakash (ICSSR Accredited Publsiher), Guwahati, Assam, ISBN:978-81-950942-7-1.
R. Begum (2020). "Women & Family Planning: A Comparative Study between two Communities" A book from NCW Sponsored “National Conference on Women Employment Through Entrepreneurship & Skill Development by Purbayon Publication, Guwahati, Assam, ISBN: 978-93-89940-20-6.
Paper Presentation in Seminar/Conference
Begum, R. (2021). "Green Entrepreneurship: A Promising Path Towards Sustainable Future" An International Conference (Online) on “Financial Inclusivity & CSR for SD 2021” on 5th September 2021, at School of Commerce & Economics, KIIT ( Deemed to be University), Bhubaneswar, India.
Begum, R. (2020). " Impact of Covid -19 on Informal Worker: A Study of Migrant Labour of Assam", An International Webinar on "Impact of Covid19: A Global Challenge" dated 29-31 July, 2020 at Gossaigaon College, Kokrajhar, Assam, India
Begum, R. (2020). “Achieving Sustainable Urbanization: A Study on Smart Cities” A ICSSR Sponsored International Seminar on “Environmental Degradation & Sustainable Development: Local +Regioonal + Global”, dated 3rd, 4th & 5th February, 2020 at at Gossaigaon College, Kokrajhar, Assam, India.
Begum, R. (2019). “Women in Informal Employment: working condition of contract worker in garment supply chains” an International Seminar on “Gender and Development: A Global Perspective” dated 26th-28th August, 2019 at Gossaigaon College, Kokrajhar, Assam, India
Begum, R. (2018). A Study of Look-East Policy and its Importance to North-East India. UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Regional Development and Planning in North-East Region of India, 23rd February 2018, Dept of Economics, Dr. B.K.B. College, Puranigudam, Nagaon, Assam.
Begum, R. and Goswami, C. (2016). “Micro-Credit and Informal Entrepreneurship: A Linkage Towards Achieving Sustainable Livelihood.” UGC SAP DRSI National Seminar on Achieving Sustainable Rural Livelihood through Financial Intervention and Skilling India with Special Reference to the North-Eastern Region, 4-5th March, 2016, Department of Business Administration, Tezpur University.
Goswami, C. and Begum, R. (2014). “Comparison of Two Important Segments of Urban Informal Sector: Home-Based Enterprises and Street Vendors of Assam (India).” SIBR-Thammasat Conference on Inter-disciplinary Business and Economic Research, 5th -7th June 2014. Bangkok, Thailand. Vo.3, No. 2. ISSN: 2223-5078
Begum, R. and Goswami, C, (2014). “Moving from Informal to Formal sector: A study of Street Vendors of Assam”. 56th Annual Conference by the Indian Society of Labour Economics, 18-20 December 2014, Deptt. of Management, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi
Begum, R. and Goswami, C. (2013). “Examining the Feasibility of Financial Inclusion of Street Vendors.” National Seminar on Financial Inclusion and Inclusive Growth Tezpur University, 25th -26th Oct.2013.
Begum, R., and Goswami, C. (2013). Extent of Empowerment among Socially & Economically Disadvantaged Section of Working Women. UGC sponsored National Seminar on “Poverty & Human Development in India: Issues and Challenges, 10 -11 May, 2013, Doomdooma College, Assam.
Advanced Data Analysis Using SPSS and AMOS”, July 28-30, 2014
User Awareness Programme on Access to E-Resources” May 19-20, 2014
Regional Training Programme cum Workshop on Shodganga and Anti- Plagiarism Software, Tezpur University, 28th November, 2014.
Course on “Research Methods in Labour Studies for research scholars from North-Eastern States”. February 18-22, 2013
Workshop on “Livelihood Development and Micro-Finance Issues, Challenges and Future Roadmap” May 23, 2013.
Week Long Professional / Faculty Development programme on “Research Methodology” February 13-18, 2012.
Life Member, North East Economic Association (NEEA)
Life Member, Assam College Teachers Association (ACTA)
Served as District Level Master Trainer (Dhubri) in Assam Legislative Assembly Elections 2021

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