GUWAHATI, Nov 23: A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Dr B Borooah Cancer Institute (BBCI) and Mahapurusha Srimanta Sankaradeva Viswavidyalaya (MSSV) in a function held at the conference hall of BBCI, Guwahati on Wednesday.
The MoU was signed by director of BBCI, Dr Amal Chandra Kataki and Dr Shekhar Knt Sarkar; deputy registrar (Admin) of the university in presence of deputy director academic, deputy director administration, senior officers and professors of BBCI, vice chancellor of MSSV Prof Mridul Hazarika, HoD department of Law Dr Bimal Baishya, HoD department of Social Work Dr Dipshikha Carpenter and PRO Gouri Prasad Sarmah and others.
Speaking at the occasion, Dr Amal Chandra Kataki, director, BBCI said, “Today is a historic day for the new academic program for Cancer Biology which will definitely bridge the gap of employment as well as mitigate the problem of Cancer disease in the society, especially for north-eastern region for which as a measure to ensure that the educational exchange between the two institutions is carried out.”
The program was attended by Prof Mridul Hazarika, vice chancellor of MSSV tendered his best wishes to the entire BBCI family for giving their best since the last 50 years and service to the nation. Dr Hazarika also mentioned the new aspects of National Education Policy and under which parity two institutes will launch MSc and PhD courses in Cancer Biology. MSc and PhD in Cancer Biology with very limited intake capacity will be started from the year 2023 with joint collaboration among the university professors and BBCI professors.