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Seminar on cultural heritage held at Nowgong College

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HT Correspondent
NAGAON, Nov 4: The department of history in collaboration with the Internal Quality Assurance Cell of
the Nowgong College (Autonomous) organized a two-day national seminar at the college campus on
Friday vand Saturday.
Professor Rajib Handique, head of the department of history of the Gauhati University inaugurated the
seminar on Friday. Pradeepjyoti Mahanta, retired professor of the Tezpur University was present during
the inaugural session as the keynote speaker.
While addressing the occasion, professor of the department of geology of the Gauhati University Parag
Phukan said, “The cultural heritage is an integral part of society and needs to be studied extensively.”
Rasmita Phukan, co-convener of the seminar, explained the recommendations, suggestions taken in the
seminar. The seminar focused on creating awareness for the preservation of cultural as well as nature
heritage, including traditional education in the college curriculum.
The seminar concluded four technical sessions on the closing day. The technical discussion sessions were
conducted by Biman Hazarika, principal of the Dhing College, Parashmani Dutta associate professor of
the department of cultural studies of the Tezpur University, Sanjay Dey, professor of the Nowgong
College and Farista Yasmin, professor of the Nowgong College. Over 65 scholars and other research
scholars presented papers in presence of over 200 attendees during the seminar.

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