E-International Conference

“Socio-Economic and Health Challenges due to COVID-19 and Mitigation Strategies” (SEHCM - 2020)

  Inauguration and Presentation Schedule    The selected (extended) papers after the blind peer review will be published in Scopus/SCI Indexed Journals/as book Chapters in Edited book Volume" of International Repute.  

22nd - 23rd October, 2020

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Organised by:

Centre for Continuing Education (CCE),

Dr B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar

Punjab-144011, INDIA

SEHCM-2020 Objective

COVID-19 pandemic has huge impcat on the economic and health system across the globe, and alarmed the countries for changing the strategics rules of business as well. Alongside the direct and indirect health impact the prompt lock down across the world has stopped the economic activities, therefore has raised several issues challenges. With implications changing daily, business leaders need to be proactive. They need to know how corona virus could impact their business or industry and what strategic steps they should put forward for the mitigation of those challenges evolved due to this global health crisis.


Centre for Continuing Education (CCE) is established in the Institute to cater the need of the society. The centre provides a multidisciplinary platform for policy discourse. This will bring researchers, practitioners, and interested members of our community together in order to contribute meaningfully to policy debates on development, resettlement and other such burning issues. The CCE aims to foster new relationships and interactions among public officials, civil society and the private sector in the search for creative solutions to public policy problems take management decision for development of society.

Host Institute

Dr B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar (NIT Jalandhar) is a leading premier autonomous Institution (under Ministry of Education, Govt. of India, New Delhi) of northern India. The Institute was established in the year 1987 as a Regional Engineering College, which was given the status of National Institute of Technology in the year 2002 by the Government of India. The Institute offers Bachelor of Technology (B Tech) programmes in eleven disciplines of Engineering and Technology, Master of Science in Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics, Master of Technology (M Tech) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph D) in all Disciplines of Science & Engineering. The Institute is located in an eco-friendly environment amidst a rambling campus spread over 154 acres. The Institute has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with many prestigious institutes/universities of UK, USA, Canada, Italy, France and South Africa etc. for the mutual academic exchange program and further strengthening of the academics and research. More information about NIT Jalandhar may be obtained from its website http://www.nitj.ac.in/.

Host City

The host institute Dr B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology Jalandhar is situated in the city of Jalandhar in the state of Punjab of Republic of India. The institute is located on G.T. Road, Amritsar bypass, 12 km from Jalandhar Bus Stand, 11 Km from Jalandhar City Railway Station and 16 Km from Jalandhar Cantonment Railway station. It is around 70 Km away from Raja Sansi International Airport, Amritsar, 150 Km from Chandigarh Airport and 390 Km from Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi. It is connected to New Delhi by rail through Shatabdi Express and other superfast trains as well as through AC buses round the clock. The city is surrounded by famous rivers Sutlej and Beas and is internationally famous for agricultural products, textiles, leather goods, wood products, and sports goods. The nearby site seeing includes Golden Temple, Jallianwala Bagh, Wagah Border, Science City etc.


Prof. K K Deepak,
Professor, Department of Physiology,
AIIMS New Delhi,

Dr Rammohan Maikala
Providence Regional Medical Center,
Injury Prevention and Ergonomics Department Everett, WA 98201, USA

Dr Jose Orlando Gomes
Professor, Department of Industrial Engineering,
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Prof Shamsul Bahri Md Tamrin
Director, Center for industry linkages & Networks (CiRNET),
Office of the Vice Chancellor (Industry & Community Linkages), Universiti Putra Malaysia,

Academicians, Researchers and Industrialists are invited to submit abstracts on the following areas and related topics for E-Conference :

  • Economic repercussions of COVID-19
  • Work from Home (WHM) in COVID-19 for Service Industry, and Musculoskeletal Disorders,
  • Office Ergonomics, workspace design, Working conditions,
  • Human Factors in COVID-19 Pandemic Emergency Management
  • Human-Computer Interface and Usability Simulation and Virtual Environments
  • Logistics and Supply chain management challenges for food, grain and vegetable items
  • Commerce and trade, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises, Operations and Manufacturing.
  • Industrial Internet of Things (IOT), Industry 4.0 in COVID -19 Pandemic,
  • Environment, Health and Sustainability and COVID-19 and pandemic planning COVID-19
  • Role of technology to fight against Impact and implications of lockdown on Indian economy.
  • Social Implications of COVID-19,
  • Issues related to migrant Labourer and small scale industry
  • Education in Pandemic Situation
  • Role of Science and Technology for Mitigation and rehabilitation
  • Innovation for methods and materials for protection and Curing from COVID-19
  • Software and IT Solutions
  • Any other allied topic; including all inter-disciplinary tracks.
  • Case studies

Last Dates for Paper Submission:

Abstract Submission 10 October, 2020
05 October, 2020
Normal Registration by 10 October, 2020
09 October, 2020
Full paper submission 10 October, 2020
Late Registration by 15 October, 2020

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Participants are requested to Submit Paper through below Email ID:
Email : sehcm2020@gmail.com

Regular Registration

Indian Faculty : Rs 1000
Indian Student : Rs 500
Industry Delegates : Rs 1200
Foreign Faculty : USD 100
Foreign Student : USD 50
Foreign Industry Delegates : USD 125

LATE/ON SPOT Registration

Indian Faculty : Rs 1500
Indian Student : Rs 700
Industry Delegates : Rs 1500
Foreign Faculty : USD 150
Foreign Student : USD 75
Foreign Industry Delegates : USD 175

Online Registration and Fee Payment Link:

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Organizing Committee
Chief Patron

Shri Subhash Chandra Ralhan
Chairman BOG
NIT Jalandhar

Prof. Lalit Kumar Awasthi
NIT Jalandhar


Prof. S K Sinha
NIT Jalandhar

Prof. R K Garg
NIT Jalandhar

Prof. A Bhardwaj
NIT Jalandhar

Prof. T S Kamal
Council member IEI,
Chairman EDBT


Dr Jagwinder Singh
Head, Deptt. of HUM
NIT Jalandhar

Dr Rajeev Trehan
Head, Deptt. of IPE
NIT Jalandhar

Conference Chairman Cum Secretary

Dr L P Singh
Associate Professor
NIT Jalandhar

Dr Sonia Chawla
Associate Professor
NIT Jalandhar

Dr Pamita Awasthi
Associate Professor
NIT Hamirpur

Dr S K Mishra
NIT Jalandhar


Dr Samayveer Singh
Assistant Professor
NIT Jalandhar

Dr Shyam Kiran Kaur
Assistant Professor
NIT Jalandhar

Dr Gurraj Singh
Assistant Professor
NIT Jalandhar

Dr Mohit Kumar
Assistant Professor
NIT Jalandhar

Dr Jatinder Garg
BHSBIET Lehragaga,

International Advisory Committee

Dr. Kathleen Moiser, President, IEA

Dr. Yushi Fujita, Ex-President, IEA

Dr. J O Gomes, Vice President, IEA

Dr. Eric Min yang Wang, Taiwan

Dr. Andrew Todd, Rhodes Univ. S Africa

Dr. KK Deepak, AIIMS, New Delhi

Dr. Rammohan V.Maikala Inst. of Safety, USA

Dr. Takashi Kawai, Japan Ergonomics Society

Prof. Rosemary Seva. Philippines

Dr. Margaret Graf, Switzerland

Dr Mahesh Joshi, RIMT Australia

National Advisory Committee

Prof Chandra Shakher, IIT Delhi


Prof. Somnath Gangopadhya, Calcutta University


Dr Debkumar Chakrabarti IIT Guwahati


Dr Pradeep Kumar, IIT Roorkee


Dr Sushil Kumar, IIT Delhi


Dr AK Ganguly, President ISE


Dr D Majumdar, Vice President, ISE


Prof. M K Tiwari, Director NITIE Mumbai


Prof. R I Singh, Director, Punjab University, Ludhiana


Dr Praveen Kalra, PECU Chandigarh


Prof. Alok Pande, IMS Ghaziabad


Prof. M K Awasthi, IIM Lukhnow


Prof. A K Pundir, NITIE Mumbai


Dr Rauf Iqbal, NITIE Mumbai


Dr S M Sane, VIT Pune


Prof. Abeed Haleem, JMI Delhi


Dr. M K Chauhan, SNDT, Mumbai


Dr. M Mujamil, AMU


Dr. Harmeen Soch, IKG PTU, Kapurthala


Dr. Anil Soni, DAVIET, Jalandhar


Dr. R K Uppal, DAV College Malout


Dr. Rahul S Mor, NIFTEM Sonipat

For any query, please contact at:

Email : sehcm2020@gmail.com


Contact to:

Dr. Lakhwinder Pal Singh
Conference Chairman Cum Secretary
Mobile: +91- 82889-47954
Email ID: singhl@nitj.ac.in