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Attend the First Bodoland International Knowledge Festival 2023 in Kokrajhar

Last updated on February 24th, 2023 at 03:37 pm

Bodoland International Knowledge Festival 2023: Bodoland, officially known as the Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR), will organize the first Bodoland International Knowledge Festival (BIKF) from 27 Feb 2023 to 2 Mar 2023. 

With the support of the BTR government, these four days of the forthcoming Bodoland International Knowledge fest 2023 will be hosted at Bodoland University and its affiliate institutions like Central Institute of Technology Kokrajhar, Kokrajhar Government College and BB Engineering College. 

Many renowned personalities will grace the Boroland International Knowledge fest in Kokrajhar, BTR, Assam. Check out the Bodoland International Knowledge Festival theme song below.

Theme Song

Presenting the vibrant & catchy Official Theme Song of the First-Ever Bodoland International Knowledge Festival 2023.

BIKF Invitation

Promotional Campaign

The organizing committee is carrying out a different awareness campaign to reach a wider audience to promote the first-ever International knowledge festival to be held on 27 Feb 2023.

The four-day goodwill car rally of BIKF was flagged off from the BU campus in Kokrajhar on 16 Feb and will continue till 19 Feb 2023 with a message of a “Peaceful, Smart & Green Bodoland”.

A team of 30 members is travelling a distance of 1326 km covering 8 universities across Assam and Arunachal Pradesh.

Bodoland International Knowledge Festival 2023 Car Rally
Bodoland International Knowledge Festival 2023 Car Rally Message
Bodoland International Knowledge Festival Car Rally

BIKF Promo Video

BIKF Goal

What is the goal of the Bodoland International Knowledge fest? Why is it being organized?

The goal of the Bodoland International Knowledge Festival is to create, foster and promote knowledge exchange, solution sharing and partnership building for the achievement of social development priorities and key Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) 2030 in contemporary BTR and the world.

BIKF Objectives

What are the Objectives of the Bodoland International Knowledge fest? Check the same below in detail.

  1. Expert Talks: Drawing from the expertise of practitioners and academics in relevant thematic areas to enhance epistemic dialogue across cultures and communities.
  2. Dialogue: Creating an atmosphere of dialogue and participatory priority‐setting for addressing concerns of contemporary human society which would promote scientific temperament to address social and economic concerns of the society in a post-conflict scenario.
  3. Praxis: Documenting the knowledge exchange for continued learning and praxis: knowledge-action-reflection by different communities of practice in BTR

BIKF Thematic Areas

What ate the themes or the thematic areas in which the presenter will work and present during the 4 days event? The organizing committee of the BIKF 2023 has chosen 19 themes as part of the SADs as part of the deliberation and presentation work. Below are the 19 thematic areas where the presenters need to work.

Sl. No.Thematic Areas NameThematic Areas Representation
1Science & TechnologyScience & Technology thematic idea of Bodoland International Knowledge Festival 2023
2LivelihoodsLivelihoods thematic idea of Bodoland International Knowledge Festival 2023
3Indigenous Knowledge SystemIndigenous Knowledge System thematic idea of Bodoland International Knowledge Festival 2023
4Gender EmpowermentGender Empowerment thematic idea of Bodoland International Knowledge Festival 2023
5Child Rights & ProtectionChild Rights & Protection thematic idea of Bodoland International Knowledge Festival 2023
6Peace BuildingPeace Building thematic idea of Bodoland International Knowledge Festival 2023
7Good GovernanceGood Governance thematic idea of Bodoland International Knowledge Festival 2023
8Behavior ChangeBehavior Change thematic idea of Bodoland International Knowledge Festival 2023
9Human RightsHuman Rights thematic idea of Bodoland International Knowledge Festival 2023
10Sustainable AgricultureSustainable Agriculture thematic idea of Bodoland International Knowledge Festival 2023
11Climate Justice and ActionClimate Justice and Action thematic idea of Bodoland International Knowledge Festival 2023
12Quality EducationQuality Education thematic idea of Bodoland International Knowledge Festival 2023
13Health and WellbeingHealth and Wellbeing thematic idea of Bodoland International Knowledge Festival 2023
14Art and CultureArt and Culture thematic idea of Bodoland International Knowledge Festival 2023
15Youth EntrepreneurshipYouth Entrepreneurship thematic idea of Bodoland International Knowledge Festival 2023
16Intellectual Property RightsIntellectual Property Rights thematic idea of Bodoland International Knowledge Festival 2023
17Trade, Commerce and InvestmentTrade Commerce and Investment thematic idea of Bodoland International Knowledge Festival 2023
18BTR in the light of Act East PolicyBTR in the light of the Act East Policy thematic idea of Bodoland International Knowledge Festival 2023
19International Relations with reference to global world orderInternational Relations with reference to global world order thematic idea of Bodoland International Knowledge Festival 2023

Why Should You Attend Bodoland International Knowledge Festival?

We already know the goal and objectives of the festival but how will we benefit by attending the same. Let’s find out.

  1. Knowledge Sharing:
  2. Learning:
  3. Exposure:

Confirmed Speakers

  1. Professor Muhammad Yunus: Nobel Laureate, Founder, Grameen Bank, Bangladesh
  2. Patricia Mukhim: Padma Shri, Journalist, writer, Social Activist & Editor of The Shillong Times
  3. Jadav Payeng: Padma Shri, Environmental Activist, Forest Man of India
  4. Rupa Chinai: Journalist, Author of “Understanding Indias Northeast – A Reporter’s Journal”

BIKF Official Website Launched


Bodoland International Knowledge Festival Logo
BIKF Logo
BIKF website
BIKF Website

The BTR CEM Pramod Boro launched the Official website of the Bodoland International Knowledge Festival 2023 in the presence of many dignified personalities. Click here to visit the BIKF website.

How to Reach the BIKF Venue?

The address of the Bodoland International Knowledge Festival (BIKF) is shared below:

Address: Bodoland University, Rangalikhata, Debargaon, Kokrajhar, BTR, Assam-783370, India

How to reach the venue/destination?

  • Nearest Train Station 1: Kokrajhar (9 km Distance)
  • Nearest Train Station 2: Bongaigaon (39 km Distance)
  • Nearest Airport: Rupsi Airport, Dhubri Assam (75 km Distance)
  • Nearest Airport: Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport (LGBI), Guwahati Assam (219 km Distance)

Important Dates and Contact

BIKF Date27 Feb – 2 March 2023
Contact Number+91 7896747971
+91 6001730031
Email Id[email protected]

Important Web Links

Check out the Official website and social media accounts of the BIKF.

BIKF Official WebsiteClick Here
FacebookClick Here
InstagramClick Here
YouTubeClick Here
TwitterClick Here
BIKF 2023 UpdatesClick Here

FAQs:

1. Where will Bodoland International Knowledge Festival 2023 Organize?

The Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR) government is organizing the forthcoming Bodoland International Knowledge Festival 2023 at Bodoland University in Kokrajhar, BTR, Assam.

The exact Address is shared below:
Bodoland University, Rangalikhata, Debargaon, Kokrajhar, BTR, Assam-783370, India

Apart from the Bodoland University (BU), the affiliate institutions of BU, like Central Institute of Technology Kokrajhar, Kokrajhar Government College and BB Engineering College, with the support of the BTR government, will host the BIKF festival.

2. Is there any Registration Fees to Participate in the BIKF 2023 Festival?

No, there is no Fee.

3. When is the Boroland International Knowledge Fest 2023?

27 Feb 2023 to 2 March 2023.

4. Is there any Hospitality and Travel Arrangement for the Invited Guest of the BIKF 2023?

Yes, the invited speakers/presenters/participants of the BIKF will get the lodging, food, and travel facilities as the organizers of the event will make arrangements for the same.

5. Is there any Travel Grants for the Presenters at BIKF?

The presenters who get their work accepted for the Bodoland International Knowledge Fest will get the travel grants application form. If they are from a faraway place and want to join the fest physically at Kokrajhar, then they can reimburse the amount equal to the 3AC train booking amount under the travel grants scheme.
If you travel by other means like flights or 2AC, 1AC by train, you will be paid an amount equal to a 3AC train ticket.

6. Will there be any Award for the Best Paper/Presentation?

Yes. Awards will be given. Three awards per theme will be announced on the festival’s last day.

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