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 Prasanta Goswami
Associate 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.


3. 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.


4. Dr. Santanu Mohan Deka
M. Sc., Ph.D
Associate Faculty Member
Email : santanudeka@rediffmail.com

More than 17 years of experience in Entrepreneurship Development, 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 thirteen years. He has also been involved in designing of 13 course modules and conducting large numbers Entrepreneurship Development Programmes (EDP), entrepreneurial Skill Development Programmes (ESDP), 14 Training of Trainers (ToT), 17 Management Development Programmes, several Faculty Development Programmes, 16 Workshops/Seminars in different fields. He has coordinated implementation of 55 clusters under Scheme of Fund for Regeneration of Traditional Industries (SFURTI). Areas of his interests and expertise include research and planning in the arena of rural livelihoods promotion and Micro-Enterprises promotion. He has authored research papers published in reputed journals and books. He is the recipient of the Kaushalacharya Awards on Entrepreneurship for the year 2020 from Ministry of MSDE, Govt. of India


5.Nayan Moni Hazarika
Administrative Officer
Email – nayanami18@gmail.com
Contact No. – 9908545047

Nayan Moni Hazarika is an Ex-serviceman from Indian Navy and having more than 16 years of vast experience in the field of Administration. He is master in Business Administration with specialization of Human Resource. He is looking after all administrative matters including custody and maintenance of the Institute’s assets. He was awarded CNS (Chief of Naval Staff) commendation in 2010 for his outstanding leadership and management capability during his naval service.