Faculty and Officers



 1. Dr. Sriparna B Baruah


Faculty & Head, Centre for Industrial Extension and Consultancy

Email                    :  sriparnabbaruah@gmail.com

Dr. Sriparna B Baruah has 30 years of work experience in Management Education and in Small and Medium Enterprise Development with thrust on Entrepreneurship and Livelihood Promotion. She also has extensive experience in action research and projects relating to development of livelihood clusters specifically in the North Eastern Region of India. Since the last three years, she has been actively involved in facilitating creation of a start-up eco-system in Assam and has been regularly mentoring and handholding existing and potential start-ups in opportunity guidance and scaling up.

Dr. Baruah has represented NE India in various international forums and lead Business Delegations globally. She has also represented the country as a speaker in international conferences in countries like Latin America and Malaysia. She regularly provides academic and consultancy support to MBA departments of all major universities of Assam, institutions like TISS, NIRD, AASC etc. Dr. Baruah is member of the Board of Management of the School of Vocational Education (SOVET) IGNOU and is actively involved with various industry associations like CII,FICCI and FINER.

Dr. Sriparna B Baruah received the ‘BHARAT VIKAS AWARD’ for her contribution to the Livelihood Sector from the Institute of Self Reliance on 19th November 2017.


2. Shri Biraj Das 

M. Com., M.A. (Economics), Post Graduate Diploma in F.M. 

Associate Faculty Member & Accounts Officer (I/c) 

Email                 :  birajkr@gmail.com

Shri Biraj Das have 30 years of experience in the field of Entrepreneurship Development. Having specialisation in project formulation, financial management and entrepreneurship development, Shri Das has been guiding the first generation entrepreneurs through handholding support. He has conducted successfully the first Model Rural Industries Programme in Nagaon Assam. He has conducted small evaluation studies of Prime Minister Employment Generation programme sponsored by Khadi and Village Industries under the Ministry of MSME, Government of India in Assam, Nagaland and in Mizoram. Currently he is running Science & Technology Entrepreneurship   Development (STED) Project and Department of Science & Technology Programme under DST-NIMAT Project of Ministry of Science & Technology. He is also looking after Accounts & Finance of the Institute as an Account Officer (i/c) since 2015.

3. Shri Jiten Chandra Kalita 

M. Com., PGDBA 

Associate Faculty Member & Administrative Officer (i/c) 

Email                     : jckalita@yahoo.com 

Shri Jiten Chandra Kalita is a Master Degree in Commerce from Guwahati University & Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration and has more than 30 years of post qualification experience in the field of Entrepreneurship Development. Shri Kalita has expertise in project formulation, planning, implementation and management and a Trainer, Motivator, Faculty in the line of entrepreneurship development. Further, Shri Kalita had been associated in Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Development project (STED) under NSTEDB of the Ministry of Science and Technology for a period of 12 years which was successfully implemented and completed. The STED project was a milestone for the institute and one of the key successes in Shri Kalita’s line of work.  

He has also written extensively on entrepreneurship with 5 text books on entrepreneurship for the course of the class XII level under the Assam Higher Secondary Education Council (AHSEC) and Gauhati University for B.Com. level. He has written another 7 books for prospective entrepreneurs and researchers.

Shri Jiten Chandra Kalita has been awarded as ” Best Entrepreneur Trainer Motivator” award, (NER 1996) by Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) constituted by EDII, Ahmedabad.

Besides his academic duties, Shri Kalita has been handling the charge of Administrative Officer of the Institute since last year.

4. Shri A.S.S. Dewan

Assistant Faculty Member

M.A. (Industrial Psychology), PGDIRPM

Email                     :  samdewan@yahoo.com

 With more than 26 years of experience as a Trainer - Motivator in the area of Entrepreneurship Development. Mr. Dewan is specialized in Behavioural Science and Training. At present Mr. Dewan is looking after activities related to Skill Development, Adventure Tourism, Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) etc. of the Institute. His area of interest also includes counseling, value addition of products, agri-entrepreneurship development in NER etc.

5. Shri Prasanta Goswami


Assistant Faculty Member 

Email                     : pgoswami.iie@gmail.com

Shri Goswami, a Post Graduate in Management (Marketing) has acquired more than 23 years of work experience as a trainer-motivator in various activities of Entrepreneurship development. His major contributions are in the fields of design and implementation of vivid training programmes and consultancy services meant especially for the first generation entrepreneurs. He is also associated in organizing numerous seminars-workshops and also is involved in research activities in the broad area of Entrepreneurship Development. In the recent past Shri Goswami is actively involved with activities related to the prime Ministers Skill Mission, Urban Livelihood Mission, Cluster Development activities etc.

6. Shri Utpal Bayan


Computer Programmer

Email                   : u_bayan@yahoo.com

A professional with more than 16 years of experience on system analysis, design, coding, testing and implementation of application software, Shri Bayan also has the experience of designing and organizing training programmes on various software/ hardware modules.

7. Shri Santanu Mohan Deka

 M. Sc.

Assistant Faculty Member

Email                     : santanudeka@rediffmail.com

 More than 14 years of experience in Decentralised Planning and Micro-planning, Participatory Rural Appraisal, Planning for Cluster Development in the MSME and Traditional/ rural enterprise sectors, conducting Surveys and Research Studies, Case Studies, Monitoring, Evaluation and Impact Assessment Studies etc. in addition to Designing and Conducting Training Programmes and Management Development Programmes. He is associated with more than 25 major Projects/ Consultancy Assignments/ Research works in IIE in last eleven years.He has also been involved in designing 13 course modules and conducting 12 Training of Trainers (ToT),17 Management Development Programmes, two Faculty Development Programmes,16 Workshops/Seminars in different fields. He has coordinated implementation of 17 clusters under Scheme of Fund for Regeneration of Traditional Industries (SFURTI) during XI and XII plan period. Recently, he has coordinated a major consultancy assignment of micro-planning and enhancing livelihoods opportunities for 140 forest fringe villages of Assam.Areas of his interests and expertise include research and planning in the arenas of rural livelihoods promotion and Micro-Enterprises promotion. He has authored several research papers published in reputed journals and books.