IASLIC -R C Gupta Endowment Lecture
 

This lecture series was introduced in 1987. Eminent personalities from various professions are invited to deliver lectures on topics having common interest to library profession. Vice Chancellors, Chief Justice, Directors of prestigious research institutes, Media personalities had delivered lectures.

List of IASLIC -R C Gupta Endowment Lectures

     

No

Year(Date)

 

Name

Topic

1

1987

Dr A Panda, Director, Hindustan Paper Corporation

Technological Innovation and Information

2

1988

Prof Bhabatosh Dutta, Eminent Economist

Information Explosion and Social Science

3

1989

Prof S K Roy, Dept. of Radio Physics & Electronics, Calcutta University

Electronic and Telecommunication for Networking of Information System

4

1990

Dr V K S Varadan, Director General, Geographical Survey of India

Libraries, A Holistic Approach : Needs, Rolls, Opportunities : A Global view in special reference to India

5

1991

Dr U R Ghatak, Director, I.A.C.S.

 

Problems of Scientific Libraries; reverend to the Growing Cost and non- availability of Books and Journals in the context of the Economic Measure taken by the Government and devaluation of Indian Currency, considerably affecting the Study Research

 

6

1992

Dr P K Roy, Director, Bose Institute, Calcutta

Informatics : Quite and Rapidly growing area of Science

7

1993

 

 

8

1994

Dr A K Ghosh, Director, Zoological Survey of India, Calcutta

 Environmental Information Service in India

9

1995

Dr Prithvish Nag, Director, National Atlas & Thematic Mapping Organization, Dept. of Science and Technology. Calcutta

Information in Developing Countries

10

1996

Dr Ashok Jain, Director, National Institute of Science, Technology and Development Studies

Information and Diversity – Emerging Technology Paradigms

11

1997

Prof. Prabudha Nath Roy, Pro-Vice Chancellor (Academic), University of Calcutta

Library in an Information Age

12

1998

Prof T Vishwanathan, Director, INSDOC, New Delhi

Evolving a New Information Society in the Coming Century

13

1999

Dr Subimal Sen, Dept. of Science and Technology. Govt. of West Bengal

Information to Knowledge

14

2000

Dr. Amit Chakraborty, Sr. Vice –President, Tara Bengal

 

An Electronic Media at the Cross Road – 2000.

 

15

2001

Prof. Sujit Kumar Bose, Vice-Chancellor, Viswa Bharati, Santiniketan

E-Governance & Information

16

2002

Prof Anandadeb Mukhopadhyay,  Vice-Chancellor, Vidyasagar University

 Integrated Rural Development and Information Support

17

2003

Mr Chittotosh Mukherjee, Chief Justice (Retd.) and Ex- Chairman of Human Rights Commission

Right to Information

18

2004

Prof Amiya Kr Bagchi, Director, Institute of Developmental Studies, Kolkata

Role of Library and Information Services in Modern India

19

2005

Sri Samarjit Kar, Kolkata– 2005

Contemporary Scenario of Scientific Growth in India

20

2006 - 07

Prof. Surabhi Banerjee, Vice-Chancellor, Netaji Subhas Open University, Kolkata

Distance mode of Education: Problems and Prospects

21

2008

Prof. Arup Roy Chowdhury, Director, S.N.Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata

Library : Going Beyond Books

22 2009 (29.07.2010) Prof Karuna Sindhu Das, Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor, Rabindra Bharati University   Rabindranath Humanities and Library 

23

2010  (19.09.2011)

Prof. Shibaji Raha. Director, Bose Institute , Kolkata

 

New Information Age and Traditional Value

 

24

2011 ( 31.08.2012)

 

Prof Ishwar Bhat, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, The W B National Juridical Sciences, Kolkata

Legal Literacy, Social Change and the Role of Libraries 

25

 2012 (28.11.2013)

 

Professor Basudeb Barman, Formerly Vice Chancellor, University of Kalyani and Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha)

Education and Development

26

2013 (22.01.2015) 

Dr Dilip Kumar Kalita,  Director, Anundo Ram Barua Institute of Languages, Art and  Culture (ABILAC), Dept of Education, Govt of Assam, North Guwahati

Traditional Knowledge and Library