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Marchang Reimeingam

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Assistant Professor, Centre for Study of Social Change and Development (CSSCD)

 

Area of Specialisation

  • Labour, migration, education, economy and development
Academic Qualification
  • PhD (Economics), CSRD, JNU, New Delhi (2009).  Thesis Title: "Educated Unemployed Youth and Migration from North Eastern Region: A Case Study of Migrants from Ukhrul District to Delhi".

  • MPhil Thesis Title: "Employment and Unemployment in India: A Temporal Analysis with Special Reference to Northeastern Region".

Selected Publications

Articles

  1. Marchang, Reimeingam (2016), Impact of MGNREGA Scheduled Tribe Workers on Poverty in Sikkim, Journal of Rural Development, Vol.35, No.1 (ISSN: 0970-3357), pp.77-95.

  2. Marchang, Reimeingam (2015), Korean Media: A Catalyst of Acculturation to Korean Culture in Manipur, Journal of North East India Studies, Vol.5, No.2 (ISSN: 2278-1455), pp.1-17.

  3. Marchang, Reimeingam (2015), Prospective of Moreh Border Trade in North East India (in Chinese), in Sino-Indian Forum 2013: Opening-Up, Cooperation and Economic Growth, Guo Xiaoming (Ed.), Sichuan People's Publishing Ltd., Chengdu (PR China), pp.169-205.

  4. Marchang, Reimeingam (2015), Moreh-Namphalong Borders Trade, Working Paper No.346 (ISBN: 978-81-7791-202-9), ISEC, Bangalore, pp.1-17.

  5. Marchang, Reimeingam (2015), Korean Media Consumption in Manipur: A Catalyst of Acculturation to Korean Culture, Working Paper No.342 (ISBN: 978-81-7791-198-5), ISEC, Bangalore, pp.1-18.

  6. Marchang, Reimeingam (2015), Gender Gap in Labour Participation in India, in Women’s Empowerment: A Strategy for Development, Kumar, et al. (Eds.), Bookwell, Delhi, pp.91-112.

  7. Reimeingam Marchang (2014), Korean Wave and Korean Media Consumption in Manipur, Journal of North East India Studies, 4(2), 15-30.

  8. Reimeingam Marchang (2014), Social and Economic Emancipation in the Context of Tangkhul Nagas, in Encountering Modernity: Situating the Tangkhul Nagas in Perspective, Vashum Reisang et al (Eds.), Chicken Neck an Imprint of Bibliophile South Asia, New Delhi and Chicago, 369-387.

  9. Reimeingam Marchang (2014), Educated Unemployment in Sikkim: An Outcome of Educational Development, Journal of North East India Studies, 4(1), 55-66.

  10. Marchang Reimeingam (2014), Educational Development and Educated Unemployment in Sikkim, in Singha, K. and Singh, MA (Eds.) ‘Identity, Politics and Economic Development in North-East India’, Concept Publishing Company, Delhi, 65-82.

  11. Marchang Reimeingam (2013), Educational Development among the Scheduled Tribes of Manipur, Journal of North East India Studies, 3(1), 1-17.

  12. Marchang Reimeingam (2013), Population and Educational Development of the Nagas: A Brief Account, in PC Dutta and K Singha (Eds.) ‘Ethnicity, Resources and Institution for Development of North Eastern States of India’, Akansha Publishing House, Delhi, 188-212.

  13. Marchang Reimeingam (2012), Migration from North Eastern Region to the Rest of the Country: A Recent Patterns and Trends, in Sakarama S and V Khawas (Eds.)  ‘Environment Development and Social Change in Himalayan Region’, Akansha Publishing House, Delhi, 148-168.

  14. Marchang Reimeingam (2011), Unemployment, Job Aspiration and Migration: A Case Study of Tangkhul Migrants to Delhi, Eastern Quarterly, 7(3&4), 128-139.

  15. Marchang Reimeingam (2012), Trends and Patterns of Educated Unemployed Youth in North East India, Seminar proceedings, North-East Research Centre, V. V. Giri National Labour Institute, Noida, 174-203.

Recent presentation of papers for international conferences and workshops
  1. Marchang, Reimeingam (2015), “Situating North East India’s Economy in BCIM Economic Corridor”, International Seminar on Sino-Indian Relation: Change and Development, SASS, Chengdu, Sichuan (China), 26-27 October 2015.

  2. Marchang, Reimeingam (2015), Discussant in International Seminar on Sino-Indian Relation: Change and Development, SASS, Chengdu, Sichuan (PR China), 26-27 October 2015.

  3. Marchang, Reimeingam (2015), participated as an invitee for discussion/preparation of “Module of Diploma Course Curriculum Designing to Enhance Graduate Employability”, Workshop on Higher Education and Employability, Organised by NUEPA, Delhi (India), 12-14th March.

  4. Marchang, Reimeingam (2015), “Shifting Cultivation, Labour and Environmental Issues in the Hills of Manipur”, International Seminar on Natural Resource and National Accounts in South Asia, Organised by CEENR-ISEC, Bangalore (India), 5-6th February.

  5. Marchang, Reimeingam (2014), “Social and Age Specific Worker Status in India”, Workshop on Census Data Dissemination - 2014, Organized by Directorate of Census Operation (Karnataka) and Institute for Social and Economic Change (Bengaluru), Bangaluru, 1 December.

  6. Reimeingam Marchang (2014), “MGNREGA Employment, Sustainability and Poverty in Sikkim”, International Seminar on Green Economy and Sustainable Development, Organized by ISEC (Bangalore, India)-SASS (Chengdu, China), Bangalore, 6-7 November.

  7. Reimeingam Marchang (2014), “BCIM: India’s Perspective”, The 2014 Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar Economic Corridor (Chengdu) Development Forum, at Chengdu Raffles City Ascott, Organized by Chengdu Municipal People’s Government/Chengdu Municipal Bureau of Commerce, Chengdu, China, 30 October to 1 November.

  8. Reimeingam Marchang (2014), “Level and Trend of Migration from North Eastern Region to Bangalore”, International Seminar on Global Issues of Population, Development and Environment, Organized by PRC-ISEC, Bangalore, 27-28 October.

  9. Reimeingam Marchang (2014), “Gender Gap in Labour Participation in India”, National Seminar on Women Empowerment-A Strategy for Development, Organized by Gender Studies-ISEC, Bangalore, 13-14 October.

  10. Presented, “Female MGNREGA Workers and Poverty Reduction in Sikkim”, International Conference on The Eastern Himalaya: Gender, Poverty and Livelihoods, Organised by Centre for North East Studies and Policy Research, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, 11-13th February 2014.

  11. Presented, “Prospective of Moreh Border Trade in the North East India”, International Seminar on Opening up, Co-operation and Economic Growth, Organised by Sichuan Academy of Social Science (Chengdu, China) and Institute for Social and Economic Growth (Bangalore, India), at Chengdu, China, 25-26th October 2013.

  12. Commentator, International Seminar on Opening up, Co-operation and Economic Growth, Organised by Sichuan Academy of Social Science (Chengdu, China) and Institute for Social and Economic Growth (Bangalore, India), at Chengdu, China, 25-26th October 2013.

  13. Presented, “Gender Inequality in Education among Scheduled Tribes of Manipur”, National Seminar on Development Discourse: The Expanding Horizons, Organised by Indira Gandhi National Tribal University, Regional Campus, Manipur, 18-19 March 2013.

  14. Presented, “Educational and Job Opportunities and Challenges”, Seminar on Career Guidance & Social Awareness, Organised by Tangkhul Katamnao Long Bangalore, Bangalore, 25 February 2013.

  15. Presented, Issues of Educated Youth Unemployment in North East India”, North East Young Social Scientists’ Meet, Omeo Kumar Das Institute of Social Change and Development, Guwahati, 22-23 January 2013

  16. Presented, “Educational Development in Manipur: Interface with Conflict”, (Co-author), National Seminar on The Impact of Violence on Women and Children in Conflict Areas in India with Particular Reference to Northeast, Organized by St. Joseph’s College Nagaland and TISS Guwahati, St. Joseph’s College Nagaland, 21-22 September 2012

  17. Presented, “Trends and Patterns of Educated Unemployed Youth in North East India”, National Seminar on Labour and Employment Trends in North-Eastern Region: Challenges & Opportunities, Organized by North-East Research Centre, V. V. Giri National Labour Institute, Noida, 30-31 March 2012

  18. Discussant, “Expanding Economic Activity along the Sino-Indian Border Areas (Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh, India)” in Sino-Indian Economic Dialogue: From Bilateral trade to Strategic Partnership, Seminar organized by Sikkim University and Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, Sikkim University, Gangtok, 25-26 February, 2012.

  19. Presented, “Education and Employment Pattern”, Seminar cum Workshop on Strategies for Maximizing Educational Opportunities, Ukhrul, Manipur, 4-6 October 2007.

  20. Discussant, “Agriculture Production in Manipur”, Seminar organized by Manipur Research Forum, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 2006.

Recent research dissemination articles in Newspapers
  1. North Eastern Region’s cooperation in BCIM Economic Corridor, Sangai Express, Imphal, 12 May 2016.

  2. Politics of rugged road of Kasom block, Sangai Express, Imphal, 17 March 2016.

  3. Madness of MPSC in college assistant professors recruitment, Sangai Express, Imphal, 17 November 2015

  4. Natural Disaster: Lesson from Kasom Block, Sangai Express, Imphal, 27 August 2015.

  5. Water Scarcity in Manipur: Choice or Chance, Sangai Express, Imphal, 28 and 30 March 2015.

  6. Excerpt of Shifting Cultivation in Manipur: Labour and Environment, Sangai Express, Imphal, 23 February 2015.

  7. Nuisance of Educated Unemployment in Manipur, Sangai Express, Imphal, 21 February 2015.

  8. The Situation of Migration from Manipur and Nagaland to Delhi, Morung Express, Nagaland, 31 August 2013.

  9. Unfair enough for some MCS aspirants, Sangai Express, Imphal, 16 May 2013.

  10. Amliso growers in distress in Sikkim (co-authored), Sikkim Express, Sikkim, 5 February 2012.

  11. Amliso the broom grass in Sikkim: A field study by Sikkim University (co-authored), Sikkim Express, Sikkim, 29 January 2012

  12. Which way HDI in Sikkim is heading? Sikkim Express, Sikkim, 15 September 2011.

  13. Population Retarding in Nagaland, Morung Express, Nagaland, July 2011.

  14. Population Growth Falls More in Sikkim, Sikkim Express, Sikkim, 12 July 2011.

  15. Escalating problems of youth unemployment in Sikkim, Sikkim Express, Sikkim, 10 July 2011.

  16. Educated Unemployment Problem in Rural Nagaland, Morung Express, Nagaland, 8 April 2010.

  17. What Went Wrong with the Educated Unemployed of Sikkim, Sikkim Express, Sikkim, 30 March 2010. 

  18. A Quick Observation on Educational Expenditure in Nagaland, Morung Express, Nagaland, 12 March 2010.

  19. Consumption Expenditure on Education on Rise in Sikkim, Sikkim Express, Sikkim, 8 March 2010.

  20. Unemployment and Agriculture Sector: An Overview of Nagaland, Morung Express, Nagaland, 7 December 2009.

  21. Migration to Manipur: A Problem or Prospect, The Sangai Express, Imphal, 29 May 2009.

  22. Agricultural Employment, Production and Income of the Nagas: A Case of Nagaland State, Morung Express, Nagaland, 9 May 2009.

  23. Declining Full-time Employment and its Future Implication in Manipur, The Sangai Express, Imphal, 5-6 April 2009.

  24. Unemployment and Migration among the People from Manipur, Imphal Free Press, Imphal, 10 Feb. 2009.

  25. Spiraling Consumption Expenditure on Education: An Employment Perspective in Manipur, Imphal Free Press, Imphal, 22 Jan. 2009.

  26. Employment and Mobility among the North East People, Khanrin, TKLD, Delhi, Dec 2008-Jan 2009.

  27. Education and Employment Pattern, Souvenir cum Report of 3 Days Seminar cum Workshop on ‘Strategies for Maximizing Educational Opportunities’, TKLD, Delhi, 2007-08.

  28. Patterns and Trends of Employment and Unemployment in Manipur, Khanrin, TKLD, Delhi, Aug-Oct 2006.

  29. The Dynamics of Employment among the Tangkhul Nagas, Khanrin, TKLD, Delhi, Oct-Dec 2005.

  30. Agrarian Economy of Ukhrul: A Critical Appraisal, Khanrin, TKLD, Delhi, Jun-Aug 2005.

  31. Climbing the Ladder of Education: An Employment Perspective, Khanrin, TKLD, Delhi, Dec 2004-Feb 2005.

  32. Population Growth and Its By-product, Khanrin, Delhi, Sep-Nov 2004.

  33. Poor Alternative, Economic Times, New Delhi, June 28, 2004.

  34. Population Scenario and Delimitation in Manipur State (Co authored), Imphal Free Press, Imphal, May 20-27th, 2004.

  35. Ukhrul: Socio-economic Profile, Khanrin, TKLD, Delhi, 2003.

  36. Manipur: No Sana-Leipak (Golden Land), North East Sun, October 1-14, 2003.

  37. No Financial Discipline, North East Sun, February 15-28, 2002.

Teaching/Research Experiences
  • January 2010 – April 2012: Assistant Professor (cum Associate Fellow) in the Department of Economic Studies and Planning, Sikkim University, Sikkim.

  • September – December 2009: Senior Research Fellow, Sikkim University, Sikkim.

  • October 2003 – April 2004: Research Associate (Data Analyst), Institute for Human Development, New Delhi.

On-going research project
  • Impact of Education and Employment on the Economy of Scheduled Tribes in North East India, Sponsored by ICSSR.

Recent Research Projects Completed
  • Reimeingam Marchang (2014), Manipur’s Acculturation to Korean, Sponsored by Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore.

  • Member, “Mid Term Appraisal 11th Five Year Plan of Mizoram”, Planning Commission, Government of India, New Delhi, 2010.

  • Consultant, “Mid Term Appraisal 11th Five Year Plan of Sikkim”, Planning Commission, Government of India, New Delhi, 2010

  • Member, “Manipur State Development Report”, Planning Commission, Government of India, July 2006, (www.manipur.nic.in/planning/DraftMSDR/Draft_SDR_pdf/).

  • Assisted in finalizing the report on “Water Policy for Drought Proofing Chhattisgarh”, Planning Commission, Government of India, December 2002, (planningcommission.nic.in/reports/sereport/ser/water_policy/1_akcont.pdf).

Professional Recognitions, Awards, Fellowships Received
  • Awarded Special Fellowship, JNU

Assistant Professor, CSSCD
Institute for Social and Economic Change
Nagarabhavi P.O. BANGALORE-560072, India
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Email: reimeingam@isec.ac.in

 

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