|TEDx event at IITG on Feb 10|
GUWAHATI, Feb 5 - Students of IIT Guwahati are organising a TEDx event on the Institute’s premises on February 10, stated a press note.
TEDx is a programme that brings together people for a TED-like experience, where TED stands for technology, entertainment and design, and when ‘x’ is added to it, it denotes a locally and independently organised TED event. The theme for the event is ‘The changing faces of taboo’.
Various social and economic issues of the North East will be discussed at the event.
Padma Shri awardee and noted writer Arup Kumar Dutta will speak on the need for a separate time zone for NE, Binita Jain will speak on emotional distress and depression, Alana Golmei on the racial discrimination against the people from NE, and Milin Dutta will focus on the issues related to the LGBT community.