A two-day National Conference was held today on “Contemporary Issues of Women in North-East India” at Arunachal University of Studies. Prof. Dr. Stuti Deka, Faculty of Legal Studies, AUS, was the chief resource person on the occasion. Prof. D. S. Hernwal, Vice-Chancellor, AUS, presented the opening remarks where he discussed the about issues faced by women both socially and economically and how mindset should be changed regarding the development in one’s life and it usually starts from home. He also mentioned about Articles in the Constitution of India which promotes equality irrespective of gender, caste or religion. Dr. Ashwani Lochan, Chairman, World Education Mission, the parent body of AUS, said that open dialogues, rigorous research and proactive policy formulation is required for the development of women’s condition in the North-Eastern States of India. In her address, Prof. Stuti Deka talked about woman status and its drastic change that took place from early Vedic Period till now, discussed on number of Articles of the Indian Constitution which addressed the issues that needs to be solved or whether it is followed. Dr. Ajit Kumar, Dean, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences and Prof. Dr. Sumita Sarkar, Dean, Faculty Arts and Social Sciences also shared their thoughts.