Past Conferences:

NEEA has organized seventeen annual conferences so far on certain important economic issues relating to the North East. The details of the conferences are shown below:-

Sl.No.

Date

Place

Theme

1

April 8-9, 1998

Guwahati

Development Policies and Development Experiences in the North-East

2

February 10-11, 1999

Margherita

North-East Economy Beyond 2000

3

December 18-19, 1999

Imphal

Resource Mobilisation in the North East

4

September 21-22, 2001

Shillong

Agricultural Transition in the Hill Areas of North-East India

5

December 14-15,2002

Lala

Emergence of Indigenous Entrepreneurship in North-East : Problems and Prospects

6

February 10-11, 2004

Dibrugarh

Implementation of Rural Development Programmes under different Institutional Set-ups in the North East of India

7

October 21-22, 2005

Itanagar

a. Problems of Emergence of Market Institutions in North East India.
b. Fiscal Management and Governance in North East India.

8

 November 16-17, 2006

Aizwal

a. North East India as a Common Market and
b. Learning from Success Stories.

9

 November 16-17, 2007

Tripura University, Suryamaninagar

a. Working of the Decentralized Institutions in North East India
b. Dynamics of Service Sector Growth and
c. Social Sector Dynamics.

10

 November 20-21, 2008

Manipur University, Imphal

a. Infrastructure in North East India and
b. Management of Environment.

11

 December 18-19,2009

IIT Guwahati

a. Governance Issues in Economic Development
b. Gender Issues and Developmental Transformation in the North East.
c. Young ResearchersÕ Forum.

12

December 18-19,2009

Nagaland University, Lumami, Nagaland

a. Identity Aspirations and Developmental Challenges in NE Region
b. Issues in Livelihood Promotion in Northeast India
c. Young ResearchersÕ Forum

13

November 16-18, 2011

Assam University, Silchar

a. Overcoming Infrastructure Backlog in North East India
b. Microfinance at the Crossroads
c. Researcher's Segment

14

 December 13-15, 2012

Sibsagar College, Joysagar

a. Social Welfare Interventions: Issues in Allocation, Absorption, and Efficiency
b. Food Security and Public Distribution System
c. Researcher's Segment

15

 November 14-16, 2013

Mizoram University, Aizawl

a. Financial Inclusion
b. From social insurance to market based insurance
c. Use of financial technologies
d. Financial markets-informal and formals

16

 January 8-9, 2015

Tripura University, Suryamaninagar

a. Natural Resource Management in the North East
b. Socio-economic deprivations in the North East
c. Researchers’ Forum

17

October 30-31, 2015

Rajiv Gandhi University, Itanagar

a. Labour Market Issues in the North East
b. Issues in Health Economics in the North-Eastern region of India
c. Researcher’s Forum


Forthcoming Conference:


The 18th Annual Conference of NEEA will be held under the auspices of the Dept. of Economics, Gauhati University, Assam on 16-17 December, 2016.

The theme for this year's conference is:
Agriculture in North-East India: The Present Status and the Scenario Ahead Further, there will be another section in the Conference, namely, 'Researchers Forum' where besides young researchers, senior scholars are expected to present findings of their research work/project, etc. in any field of Economics or related discipline. However, the papers submitted for the forum should be based on on-going or completed M Phil, Ph. D. work or research projects. Hence scholars submitting papers for the segment should specify whether the paper is based on M. Phil. or Ph. D. work or research project funded by UGC/ICSSR or other sources.