The Department of Geography at Parvatibai Chowgule College of Arts and Science, Margao, will hold a two-day interdisciplinary conference on ‘Human migration in South Asia: patterns, development and challenges’, on Friday and Saturday.

The international conference will see issues on refugees, labour laws, remittance, economy, regional cooperation and others being discussed. Delegates from India and other South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) nations will attend.

Commissioner of NRI Affairs Wilfred Menezes Mesquita will inaugurate the meet. Professor Irudrya Rajan, Director of Centre for Development Studies, Thiruvananthpuram, will give the keynote address.