Assam Forum of Great Britain Assam Forum GB announces that the 5th Annual conference will be hosted by Kaziranga University, Jorhat, Assam. It will take place on 10th & 11th December 2016.

Conference topics include:

  1. Rural poverty in Assam, role of agriculture, horticulture and pisciculture;
  2. Flood control, erosion prevention and dams: safety vrs benefits;
  3. Management of water resources;
  4. Ethnic disharmony and Assamese identity.


  1. Prof. Madhurjya Bezbaruah (GU), Prof. K.M. Bujarbaruah (AAU), Prof. S. Borbora (IIT, Guwahati), Dr. Joydeep Baruah (OKD Institute Guwahati), Prof. Sanjay Kumar Das (ICAR Complex, Barapani), and Mr. Bidyananda Barkakoty (Vice-Chairman, Tea Board).
  2. Prof. Arup Sarma (IIT Guwahati), Prof. Chandan Mahanta (IIT Guwahati), and Dr. Rajib Bhattacharjya (IIT, Guwahati).
  3. Dr. Diganta Das (Loughborough University, UK).
  4. Prof. Nani Gopal Mahanta (GU), Ms. Smitana Saikia (King’s College, London).

If you wish to attend, please contact AFGB Chairman at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


We discuss the economic, social, political and cultural issues of Assam and submit suggested solutions to the concerned authority and raise awareness among the Assamese community and the wider population of the UK of the ongoing concerns in Assam. We hold an annual conference on the burning issues of Assam, and also organise seminars on specific issues from time to time. We invite expert opinions and facilitate the global Assamese diaspora to have a united voice on issues of importance.

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