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Dr B Borooah Cancer Institute inks MoU with Nowgong College

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HT Correspondent
NAGAON, Dec 16: A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was inked between Dr B Borooah Cancer Institute (BBCI) and Nowgong College (Autonomous) in a ceremonial function held at the conference hall of BBCI, Guwahati on Thursday.
The MoU was signed by director of BBCI, Dr Amal Chandra Kataki and Dr Sarat Borkataki, principal, Nowgong College (Autonomous) in the presence of deputy director, Research, Prof Mouchumee Bhattacharjee, deputy director, academic, Prof Debabrata Barman, Prof Anupom Sarma, other senior professors and officers of BBCI; Dr Farishta Yasmin, member secretary, Academic Council, Dr L M Goswami, head, department of Zoology and Dr BC Chutia, coordinator, Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) of Nowgong College (Autonomous).
Speaking on the occasion, Dr Amal Chandra Kataki, director of BBCI, expressed his concern over working for the society together with Nowgong College. Both the institutions have agreed to work together as a part of socio-educational responsibility and cancer awareness programmes in Nagaon.
Mass awareness and screening campaigns on cancer can be carried out in adopted villages and other localities on priority basis. This would help to reduce the number of rising cancer cases and drug abuse challenges in Nagaon and adjacent districts involving students.
Dr Kataki insisted on opening diploma/certificate courses in palliative care, psycho oncology, which can benefit society directly. Tobacco cessation programs among students will be carried out jointly by BBCI and NC (A).
Development of research related human resources in mutually agreed areas of Cancer research and student internship programs as well. Dr Sarat Borkataki, principal, NC(A) congratulated the entire BBCI family for their leading service to the people of the region from the last 50 years. He suggested working as per NEP 2020 guidelines to develop need-based courses jointly by BBCI and NC(A), a release added.

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