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International Conference on Impact of Covid 19 cases on Business, Economy and Society.

International Conference on Impact of Covid-19 cases on Business, Economy and Society.

Asansol:  Kazi Nazrul University is going to conduct an International Conference on “Impact of Covid-19 cases on Business, Economy and Society” on 28th and 29th May, 2022.

The Commerce Department under Kazi Nazrul University is going to conduct an International Conference on the theme of “Impact of Covid-19 cases on Business, Economy and Society”. The conference by Kazi Nazrul University would work to create an interface among academicians, professionals, industry experts and researchers in the field of business studies and the related disciplines.

During the conference the students will be getting an opportunity to interact with the renowned academicians, knowledgeable industry persons, distinguished researchers and well known speakers coming from different corners of the country.

The pandemic caused by COVID-19 and random lockdowns of varying magnitudes to control it has affected almost all the sectors of business, economy and society across the globe. Hence, the conference is indeed an attempt to reflect the immediate and long term effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on business, economy and society. The outcome of the conference will be helping the policymakers understand the gravity of the pandemic’s impact on business, the economy and society.

The participants willing to participate can submit the manuscripts as per the instructions given by the University in Abstract by 10th May, 2022.

The instructions for the Manuscripts are to be followed as given below:

  • Manuscripts will be accepted in electronic format only. The manuscript will be sent to
  • The text of the article will be word-processed in MS-Word with 1.5 spaces using the font Times New Roman of size 12, with margin of 1inch on all sides on A4 size paper.
  • A separate title page should include the title, author name(s), affiliations, address(es) of Institute/Organization, corresponding address, email id(s) and contact no(s) of all authors.
  • The abstract should not exceed 300 words written in Italics, followed by a list of 4-5 keywords to be written alphabetically.
  • Manuscripts should not exceed 5000 words, excluding tables, graphs and charts.
  • References should be arranged alphabetically and in accordance with APA (American Psychological Association) guidelines.
  • The submitted manuscripts should be free from plagiarism.

The last date of submission of Full Paper is on 20th May, 2022. The selected papers will be published by an International Publisher with ISBN.

Candidates willing to participate can do their registration through the Google Form Link after submitting the manuscripts before 21st May, 2022. Intimation of presentation schedule will be done on 27th May, 2022.

Professor (Dr.) Sadhan Chakroborti, Vice Chancellor of KNU is invited as the Chief Patron along with Dr.Chaitali Dutta, Registrar and Additional charge of Conference of KNU and Professor (Dr.) Santanu Kumar Ghosh, Dean and Additional charge, Faculty of Commerce and Management is invited as the Chief Patron.

Professor (Dr.) Susanta Mitra, Department of Commerce, is the Chairperson of the Conference. Dr. Mahesh Kumar Kurmi, Coordinator of commerce Department is invited as the Conference Secretary. Dr. Baneswar Kapri, Dr. Parimalendu Bandyopadhyay, Dr. Lalit Kumar Joshi and Mr. Ranjit Kumar Paswan, Assistant Professor of KNU are invited as Joint Conference Secretary.

The schedule for the Conference will be followed as:                                      

DAY 1: Saturday: 28th May, 2022

  •  Inaugural Session: 4:30p.m.-5:00p.m. (IST)                                                                                                                                                                
  • Technical Session- I: 5:00p.m.-6:00p.m. (IST)                                                                                                                                                             
  •  Keynote Address: Professor Gabriel Simon Thattil, Professor of Commerce, University of Kerala, Kerala, India                                                                                 
  • Technical Session-II: 6:00p.m.-7:00p.m. (IST)                                                                                                                                                             
  • Speaker: Professor Arindam Gupta, Professor of Commerce, Vidyasagar University, West Bengal, India.   
  • Paper Presentation: 7:00p.m.-8:30p.m. (IST)

DAY 2: Sunday: 29th May, 2022  

  • Technical Session-III: 5:00p.m.-6:00p.m. (IST)                                                                                                                                                 
  • Speaker: Professor Teerooven Soobaroyen, Professor of Accounting, University of Essex, United Kingd                                   
  • Technical Session-IV: 6:00p.m-7:00p.m. (IST)                                                                                                                                                 
  • Speaker: Professor Amalendu Bhunia, Professor of Commerce, Dean Faculty of Arts & Commerce, University of Kalyani, West Bengal, India.                                                                                                   

Paper Presentation: 7:00p.m.-8:30p.m. (IST)

For any queries, related to the Conference, candidates can contact through the Conference Committee through the following contacts:

  • Professor (Dr.) Susanta Mitra- 947450362                                                                                                                                                                           
  • Dr. Baneswar Kapri- 9434633062                                                                                                                                                                                   
  • Dr. Parimalendu Bandyopadhyay- 8250165180                                                                                                                                                                   
  • Dr. Mahesh Kumar Kurmi- 9563185670                                                                                                                                                                                     
  • Dr. Lalit Kumar Joshi- 7908859830                                                                                                                                                                                         
  • Mr. Ranjit Kumar Paswan- 7001851403    

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