Upcoming Programmes

Website Standardization Workshop – ePrastuti in collaboration with NIC, Guwahati

Dates: 2nd-4th January,2018
Venue : Conference Centre, IIT Guwahati
Reporting time at venue: 09:00AM – 09:30AM for registration, 2nd January, 2019

Sponsor: Secretariat Administration Department, Government of Assam.
Target Participants: Assam State Government Employees

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Birds Eye View of IIT Guwahati Campus

Important information for the participants

Participants are requested to report at the venue :Conference Center, IIT Guwahati ( Hall 1) at 09:00AM – 09:30AM for registration on 2nd January 2019

Accommodation will be provided to all the participants in IIT Guwahati Guest House as per IIT Guwahati norms. The programme covers accommodation and food for all the participants during the programme. Accommodation has been arranged from 1st January 2019 to 5th January 2019.

IIT Guwahati is well connected with Guwahati city. Participants may avail IIT Guwahati bus facility from Panbazar ( Near Reserve Bank and MNDP Hostel, Cotton University).

For any assistance you may contact our student volunteers for the programme

Gaurav Vinodrao Vaidya : 8977219281
Abhijit Kakati : 9864805313 / 8134960235
M Krishna Chaitanya: 9640411196

About the Programme


Assam State Government is going through a re-design and standardisation of all government websites and online information portals. This project is steered by National Informatics Centre Guwahati under the title of ePrastuti. The mission of this project is to guide the developments in the designing and developing their websites in accordance with the standardisation guidelines. The revised websites will provide a platform for participative practices and open governance for the citizens of the state. This change demands the change in approach of government employees towards user centric experience design.

Aim and Objectives

The Department of Design, IIT Guwahati and NIC, Guwahati centre has planned for a series of advanced training programme for the employees of Government of Assam. The basic objective of this training programme is to discuss basic design thinking and systems thinking principles and concepts. Participants will be exposed to design fundamentals and various systems design issues. Fundamentals of interaction design, information architecture, color and typography, image and photography editing, visual ergonomics, heuristic evaluation, usability engineering will be discussed during the programme.


Dr. Pratul Ch. Kalita
Associate Professor
Department of Design
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
Guwahati – 781039, Assam, India.

email: pratulkalita@iitg.ac.in,  pratul.kalita@gmail.com
Ph: +91-361-2582472 (Office), Mobile: +91- 9864305145

Organizing Team
Dr. Pratul Ch. Kalita, Department of Design
Prof. Amarendra Kumar Das, Department of Design
Dr. Debayan Dhar, Department of Design