Dr Danny Dexter Nengnong

Name Dr Danny Dexter Nengnong
Contact Information [email protected]/ Phone Number 9862200061
Department Geography
Designation Assistant professor
Qualification M.A.,Ph. D
Area of Interest Regional Planning and Environmental Geography
Date of Joining 18.6.2013
Research Projects
‘Innovative utilization of bamboo- A viable option to upscale the rural livelihood in rural Meghalaya
Supplementation of household income through diversified agricultural practices- a venture into strawberry cultivation in Meghalaya
Agricultural scenario in East Khasi Hills A case study of Mawpdang village
Agriculture and socio economic condition of Umniangbyrnai-Parila village, Ri Bhoi District, Meghalaya’
Bio-diversity: A viable food source (A case study at Umdihar village-Ri Bhoi District, Meghalaya
On-going project
Forest fire: Its impact on the bio-diversity of Ri-Bhoi district of Meghalaya
Publications
Chapter in Books “Biocultural Preservation Among the Khasis (A case study of Mawphlang Sacred Forest)” in a book entitled “The cultural traditions and indigenous knowledge of Himalayan ethnic groups: Issues & Challenges for safeguarding” 2014
Chapter in Books: “Migration effects on spatial patterns of urbanization and distribution of migrants in Meghalaya”, in book entitled Migration in South Asia: Dynamics and Implications, Akansha Publication, ISBN 978 81-8570-474-8, 2016 Edited by Kwilly Nongrum and A.P Warjri 2016
Chapter in Books “Work scheduled and work pattern among the tribal women in the remote villages of Ri Bhoi areas of Meghalaya” in a book entitled “Value Based Approach to Sustainable Development” Forthcoming 2018
Synod College Golden Jubilee Souvenir 2015 on “Role of waters and rivers in the Khasi culture” p.71 and “Sha uba matlah” p.98. 2015.
Synod College Magazine Transcending Boundaries on “Pahambir bad ka kolshor jong ka” pp. 77-78.
Conference/Seminar/Workshop Presentations
1. Two day workshop on “Paddy Growing Culture” organized by Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, New Delhi and the Department of Creative and Cultural and Creative Studies, NEHU at NEHU Guest house on the 9th-10th April 2012, and the paper entitled ‘Paddy growing culture among various tribal groups of Ri-Bhoi district, Meghalaya.
2. Two day National Seminar on “Burning Environmental Issues: Risk to Biodiversity with Special Reference to North East India” organized by St Mary’s College on the 15th-16th May 2013, and the paper entitled “Forest fire: Its impact on the biodiversity of Ri-Bhoi district of Meghalaya.
3. 5th Himalayan International Seminar 2014 on “The Cultural Traditions and Indigenous Knowledge of Himalaya Ethnic Groups: issues and Challenges for safeguarding” organized by the Himalayan Heritage Research and Development Society, Sikkim India in collaboration with Nehru-Wangchuck Cultural Centre, Thimphu, Bhutan on the 27th- 28th April 2014 and the paper entitled ‘Bio-cultural Preservation Among the Khasis ( A Case Study of Mawphlang Sacred Forest)”.
4. Inter Disciplinary International Seminar on “Human Migration in South Asia: Dynamics and Implications” organized by Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), Synod College, Shillong on the 9th-10th October 2014 and the paper entitled “Pattern of Migration in South Asia with Spatial Reference to the Spatial Distribution of Migrants and Urbanization”.
5. Presented a paper and Resource person during the International Colloquium on “Value-based approach to sustainable development” organized by International Centre for North East Studies, Synod College Shillong on the 11th and 12th November 2016 and the paper entitled “Work scheduled and work pattern among the tribal women in the remote villages of Ri Bhoi areas of Meghalaya”
Books Published Joint Editor “Ka Mer Ka Sdad” Conference and Confluence (The Role of Rivers and Waters in Khasi Culture and Vision, edited by Dr D.L.Kharmawphlang and Prof Sujit Som. Indira Gandhi Manav Sangharalaya, Bhopal, 2002