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HON’BLE VICE-CHANCELLOR

BRIEF BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH OF PROF. (Dr.) MRIDULA SAIKIA KHANIKOR.....more changes are to be done..its getting updated
Name: PROF. (Dr.) MRIDULA SAIKIA KHANIKOR
Designation: Vice Chancellor
Period 1 November, 2018
Name of the University: Indira Gandhi Technological and Medical Sciences University, 
Ziro- 791120 (Arunachal Pradesh)

Education (Graduation onwards)
S.No. Degree and Institution
1 B. Sc. (Hons. ) Nursing – Delhi University, (Delhi)
2 M. A. ( Public Administration) - Punjab University, (Punjab)
3 M. Sc.( Nursing) (Psychiatric Nursing) - Delhi University (Delhi)
4 Ph. D. Nursing – Mangalore University
PERSONAL PROFILE
1 Proven record of reliability and responsibility.
2 Remain calm and professional throughout critical incidents.
3 Strong analytical skills, capable of assessing and handling difficult situations.
4 Resourceful problem solver capable of implementing solutions to complex problems.
5 Possess special sensitivity to meet diverse needs in varied situations.
6 Good counseling practices.
7 Free lance writer in Adventure and Travel.
Administrative & Academic Experience
1 Staff Nurse - Oil India Limited, Duliazan, Assam - Dec., 1977 to March, 1978
2 Demonstrator of Anatomy - Regional College of Nursing, Guwahati - April, 1978 to Nov., 1979
3 Public Health Tutor - School of Nursing, Dayanand Medical College & Hospital, Ludhiana - Feb.,1980 to June,1982
4 Research Assistant - National Institute of Public Cooperation and Child Development Guwahati - Jan.,1985 to March, 1985
5 Lecturer in Nursing Administration - Regional College of Nursing, Guwahati - March, 1985 to Dec., 1991
6 Professor in Nursing Administration/ Psychiatric Nursing - Regional College of Nursing, Guwahati - Jan., 1992 to Feb., 1996
7 Principal (Continuing as Professor) - Regional College of Nursing, Guwahati - March, 1996 till April, 2016
8 Dean, Faculty of Nursing - Srimanta Sarkardev University of Health Sciences, Guwahati - March, 2009 till April, 2016
9 Principal (Professor) - Vinayaka Missions Sikkim College of Nursing, Gangtok - Sept, 2016 till...
10 Vice Chancellor of IGTAMSU, Ziro Arunachal Prades from 1.11.2018 till date
SOME IMPORTANT ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES:
A KEY NOTE ADDRESSES DELIVERED:
1 Keynote address delivery “Leadership” at the National Level Conference of TNAI, New Delhi, 1995
2 Keynote address delivery “Legal and Ethical Issues in Nursing” at the National level Conference (TNAI) at Manipur, 1999
3 Keynote address delivery at the state level TNAI conference at Assam, in 2001
4 Keynote address delivery at Nursing: “Paradigm Shift” the state level TNAI conference at Assam, in 2003
5 Keynote address delivery at the state level TNAI Conference at Assam, in 2005
6 Key note Address Delivery at the State level TNAI Conference at Assam, 2006
7 Key note delivery address “Bridging the Gap: Nursing Education and Practice” at the Biennial Conference (TNAI) at Kolkata 2010
B AS AN ACADEMIC RESOURCE PERSON : (to mention a few)
1 “Nurse Entrepreneurship” at the Asian Institute of Nursing Education, GNRC, Guwahati (2006)
2 “Role of a Nursing in the ICU-the Psychological Environment” at the Down Town Hospital, Guwahati (2009)
3 “Leadership in Nursing” At Army Nursing College, Guwahati (2010)
4 “Burn Out Syndrome” at the Asian Institute of Nursing Education, GNRC, Guwahati
5 “Standards in Nursing Practice” at Down Town Hospital, Guwahati.
6 “Nurse and the Law” at Army Nursing College.
7 “Career in Nursing” at Arya College of Nursing.
8 “Disaster Management: The Psychological aspect” at the CPMS College of Nursing, Guwahati
9 “Anger Management” at the JC RCN, Guwahati
10 “Citizen Charter”, at the JC , RCN, Guwahati
11 “Conflict Management” at the JC, RCN, Guwahati
12 “Coping with stigma of Mental Illness in the Society” JCGR, Vol 32, 2015
C PROFESSIONAL CONSULTANCY SERVICES RENDERED
1 Govt. of Nagaland: Consultancy services were rendered to the Govt. of Nagaland regarding establishment of a College of Nursing.
2 Consultancy offered when RIPAN (Aizawl) was established in Mizoram.
3 Consultancy services offered to NEIGRIMS, Shillong at the initial stage in Meghalaya.
4 Tripura agencies were offered consultancy for the establishment of College of Nursing at Agartala (Tripura).
5 AMC College of Nursing, Dibrugarh.
6 SMC College of Nursing, Silchar.
7 Consultancy service to the PWD, Assam, for the blue print development of the proposed college of Nursing at Kokrajhar, under PM’s package.
8 Nursing consultancy services were also offered to following colleges / institutions at Guwahati viz: - Army College of Nursing Assam - North East Paramedical and Nursing Institute - Do - - Arya College of Nursing - Do - - CPMS College of Nursing - Do - - AINE, GNRC group of Hospitals - Do - - SMCON, DT Hospitals - Do -
IMPORTANT TRAININGS UNDERGONE
. List of Few Trainings
1 “Recent Trends in Educational Technology” at PGI, Chandigarh..
2 “Disaster management” at the Assam Administrative Staff College, Guwahati.
3 “Waste Management” at the Assam Administrative Staff College, Guwahati.
4 “Total Quality Management” at the Assam Administrative staff College, Guwahati.;
5 “Citizen’s Charter” at the Assam Administrative Staff College, Guwahati.
6 “Financial Management” at the Assam Administrative Staff College, Guwahati.
7 “Training on Mental Retardation” at the National Institute of Mental Retardation, Hyderabad..
8 “Refresher Course on Public Administration” at Lucknow University..
MORE INFORMATION
. INTERVIEW EXPERT FOR
1
• Staff Nurses
• Nursing Suprintendants
• Demonstrators and Tutors
• Lecturers
• Assistant Professors
• Associate Professors
• Professors
• Principal

(Central, State Govt. and Private sectors in Assam and Meghalaya, Manipur)
2 CONTRIBUTED IN THE CAPACITY BUILDING AND PROFESSIONAL EFFICIENCY AMONG NURSES THROUGH DISTANCE EDUCATION, AND CONTINUING NURSING EDUCATION PROGRAMS
3 EVIDENCE BASED RESEARCH CARRIED OUT AND INSEMMINATED AMONG NURSES FOR PROFESSIONAL EFFICIENCY, AND SKILL DEVELOPMENT.
ORGANIZING WORKSHOPS
1 Conducted (more than 50) State level workshops, sponsored by the Govt. of India.
2 Regional Level workshop (one), sponsored by the North East Council.
3 Conducted 44 Nos. of GFATM (Global Fund for AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria) till date and is ongoing.
4 More than 100 workshops conducted (one day to three days duration) on various topics related to Nursing including Administration and Leadership.
PARTICIPATION AT STATE, NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL SEMINARS, MEETINGS AND CONFERENCES
Active participation in state level, National Level and International level of seminars and conferences pertaining to Women’s Health Rights and other Nursing related subjects.
* Salient ones mentioned below:
1 International Women’s conference at Delhi (2002).
2 National Level Workshop on HIV/AIDS sponsored by Overseas Development Agency, at Jaipur
3 Commonwealth steering Committee for Nursing and Midwifery South Asia Regions, Delhi (2009).
4 Consensus meetings of GFATM at Delhi, Goa, Puri, Jaipur, Vishakhapatnam, Kochi, Ghaziabad
PUBLICATIONS / PAPERS ON PROFESSIONAL ASPECTS
1 “A comparative study of the Occurrences of Drug Dependence among Professional and Non-Professional students, and to detect their Personality Traits” Assam Science Society, 1984.
2 “Nurse and the Law” Anchalika, Volume 1, 1989
3 “ Standards and Norms n Psychiatric Nursing” Nursing Journal of India, Vol. LXXXII, No 2 1991
4 “Nursing Service Administration in Assam” Lucknow University award of paper submission, equivalent to the publication of one paper, 1992 Daya Publishing House, New Delhi
5 “Conversion Reaction: Dynamic Formulation and Care” NJI Vol. LXXXIII, No. 4 , 1992
6 “My Vision of Nursing Education for tomorrow” SJC Souvenir, 2002
7 “Nightingale- II: Nursing in the New Millennium” Sentinel Vol. XXIII no 28, 2005
8 “The Entrepreneurial Nurse: Opportunities and Challenges” Sentinel, Vol. XXIV No 27, 2006
9 “A Study to assess the Knowledge about STD/HIV/AIDS among Sex Workers in Guwahati City and their Practice in Sex Behavior” NRSI, 2006
10 “Value Added Nursing” TNAI, Alochani , 2006
11 “Quality Nursing Care” Sentinel, Vol. XXV No 26, 2007
12 “Dimensions of Professional Nursing” Sentinel Vol. XXVII No. 27, 2009
13 “Psychiatric Emergencies and Complimentary Therapies” paper published during NSPN scientific session, 2010
14 “Nursing in Cultural Diversity” Sentinel, Vol. XXVII , 2010
15 “Depression and Suicide: A Retrospective Study in Gauhati Medical College Hospital” paper published during scientific session, NSPN, 2012
16 “Cyber Crimes: Learner Nurse should Know” Anchalika, Vol. 6, 2012
17 “Nursing in the North East” Chrysalis, Vol. I
18 “Cheerful Student Nurses: Brighter the Profession” Anchalika, 2013
19 “Coping with stigma of Mental Illness in the Society” JCGR,Vol 32, 2015
20 “Role of Community Participation for the improvement of Health Care system in Rajasthan” ECONSPEAK: Journal of Advances and management IT & Social Sciences, Vol5, Issue 3, March 2015i
21 “Knowledge and attitude towards Mental Illness” A descriptive study among students of a selected Rural College in the District of Dibrugarh, Assam´, National Seminar on Cultural Hypocrisy and exploitation of Women, May, 2016
22 “Study of Health Care System and its Challenges for implementation in Rajasthan” International Journal of Research in Engineering and Applied Sciences (IJREAS). Vol: 6, Issue &, July 2016. ISSN: 2249-3095
23 “Assessment of Correlation of General Health and Expressed Emotions in Family members of Patients with Schizophrenia in selected hospitals in Assam” Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, vol 23, Issue 8( August 2018) Pp 20-31
24 “Socio Demographic Co-relates of Emotional Problem among School Children…” International Journal Of Advanced Research (IJAR) 6(6), 2018, 180-193
25 “Percieved Behavioral Problems of School age Children in a selected Rural Area in Pathanamthitta District , Kerela” Americal Journal of Advances of Nursing Research, 5(2); 2018, 87-92
PROJECT PROPOSALS PREPARED
1 9th Five Year Plan proposal submitted to the North East Council for the Development of infrastructure of the Regional College of Nursing (sanctioned).
2 10th Five year plan proposal, submitted to the North East Council, for the development of the Regional College of Nursing, to start the M Sc Program (sanctioned).
3 11th Five year plan proposal was submitted to the North East Council for the infrastructure development of the college (sanctioned).
4 12th Five year plan proposal has been prepared and submitted to the North East Council for the development of additional infrastructure required for the additional number of student capacity sanctioned in 2008 ( from 30 to 60), Yet to be sanctioned.
5 NLCPR Proposal for the development of the infrastructure and modernization of the college laboratories and teaching learning environment.
6 Full project made for the establishment of a College of Nursing at Kokrajhar, Assam, under the PM’s package.
ACADEMIC INVOLVEMENT WITH VARIOUS UNIVERSITIES
1 EXAMINER AND PAPER SETTER
a) B. Sc. Nursing ( Gauhati University, Calcutta University, West Bengal Health University, Panjab University, Mizoram University, North East Hill University, SSUHS).
b) M. Sc. Nursing (Gauhati University, SSUHS, WB University of Health Sciences, Rajasthan University of Health Sciences, Panjab University).
2 PAPER EXAMINER:
IGNOU and (All the above Universities)
3 THESIS EVALUATOR:
a) WB University of Health Science.
b) Gauhati University.
c) MGR University, Chennai.
d) RUHS, Jaipur, Rajasthan
e) SSUHS, Assam
4 Ph. D. EXAMINER: MGR University, Chennai, RGUHS, Bangalore, RUHS, Rajasthan
5 PhD Guide
6 7 Ph D scholars was awarded Ph D Degree till date
7 7 scholars under guidance
MEMBERSHIP OF ACADEMIC BODIES.
1 Committee of Courses Studies (B. Sc. and M. Sc. Nursing, Gauhati University.
2 Board of Studies, Psychiatric Nursing and Psychiatric Social Worker, Gauhati University.
3 Board of Undergraduate Studies (BUGS), Mizoram University.
4 Advisory Board, Sikkim Manipal University.
5 Academic Council, Gauhati University.
6 Academic Council, Srimanta Sankardeva University of Health Science (SSUHS).
7 Standing Committee, Gauhati University.
8 Faculty of Medicine, Gauhati University.
9 Faculty of Nursing, (as Dean) SSUHS.
COMMITMENTS WITH INDIRA GANDHI NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY (IGNOU)
1 Program in Charge of B. Sc. Nursing.
2 Course write for B. Sc. Nursing, and Diploma in Psychiatric Nursing.
3 Member of Curriculum revision course committee of B. Sc. Nursing.
4 Expert Committee member for course curriculum, M. Sc. Nursing.
5 Expert Committee member of the Ph. D. Program.