Wednesday, 4 March 2015

Census Data Dissenmination Workshop

The Directorate of Census Operations, Karnataka, and the Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Bangalore, jointly  organized  a  “Census  Data  Dissemination  Workshop”  with  financial  assistance  from  UNDP,  New  Delhi,  on  December  1,  2014. This one day workshop was inaugurated at 9.30  am  at  the ISEC  Campus.  The  purpose  of  the  workshop  was  to  encourage  young  scholars  and  students  to  present  papers  using Census data.
The students of I and II year MA Applied Sociology attended the Workshop and presented papers on the following themes:
1. Population Dynamics 
2. Adolescents and Youths 
3. Literacy Status 
4. Work Status
This was of credit to the students as only 5 shortlisted  papers in  each  theme  were selected for presentation.  The prizes for the best papers were: First Prize: Rs 50,00, Second Prize: Rs 40,000 and Third Prize: Rs 30,000
Medha Bhattacharjee and Varsha Chandrashekhar, I MA Applied Sociology, bagged the third prize for their paper. (

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