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Governor Jagadish Mukhi interacts with teachers, students of Nowgong College (Autonomous)

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HT Correspondent

NAGAON, April 6: Governor Jagadish Mukhi on Wednesday visited the historic Nowgong College (autonomous) for the first time after the institution was scheduled to be promoted to a state university by the state government.

During his trip to the institution, Prof Mukhi participated in an interactive programme with the teaching staff as well as the students of the college.

Dr Sarat Borkatoki, principal of the college delivered the welcome address while Dr Bhuban Chandra Chutia, coordinator of Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) anchored the interactive programme.

Professor Mukhi presented ‘Dulal Chandra Goswami Memorial Research Award 2021’, facilitated by Dulal Chandra Goswami Memorial Trust, to noted research scholar and assistant professor, Department of Chemistry, Parikshit Gogoi. Significantly, the award contains a cheque of Rs 30,000, appraisal letter, memento, etc. The award is offered to a noted research scholar every year to encourage the research fellows of the district as well as the state by the noted physician of the town and donor of the Trust Dr Mukut Goswami.

Besides, he also ceremonially released a book written in Hindi language entitled as ‘Hindi Ki Nayi Kahani Mein Nari Ka Monubishleshan’ by Karobi Devi, Department of Hindi, Nowgong College.

While addressing the interactive programme, professor Mukhi said only scholars and academicians can build a university and urged the principal of the college as well as other teaching staff to prepare the new text books as per guidelines of the New Education Policy 2020 as early as possible.

Referring to the top priority of a university, professor Mukhi said the teaching and research work are quite reciprocal and hence he urged the teaching staff to maintain the balance between teaching and research work.

While interacting with the students, he urged the students to follow the discipline as well as other moral values of a good student so that they can carry on the merits of the institution where they studied.

During the visit of professor Mukhi to the institution, he was accompanied by Swapnali Dutta, secretary to the Governor of Assam, deputy commissioner Nagaon Nisarg Hivare and superintendent of police Nagaon, a release added.

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