GUWAHATI, June 19: The State Innovation and Transformation Aayog (SITA) took a significant step forward by signing three Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with Cotton University, Assam Agricultural University, and Gauhati Medical College & Hospital. The signing ceremony, held at Janata Bhawan in Dispur, was attended by co-vice chairman Dhruba Prasad Baishya.
The MoA aimed to facilitate the implementation of various projects undertaken by SITA. These projects include the establishment of ‘Civil Services Study Centers at Universities and Colleges’ in collaboration with Cotton University, the initiative ‘Samriddhi Poultry-Phase II’ with Assam Agricultural University, and the project ‘Molecular Profiling of Breast Cancer Cases in Assam for Future Diagnosis, Prevention, and Therapeutic Intervention’ in partnership with the State Cancer Institute, Gauhati Medical College.
Co-vice chairman Dhruba Prasad Baishya expressed optimism about the positive impact these projects would have on their respective objectives, benefiting everyone involved. The MoA signing ceremony was attended by chief executive officer MS Manivannan, IAS, representing SITA, as well as Prof Diganta Das, registrar of Cotton University; Dr Birendra Nath Bhattacharya, director of Research, Veterinary, Assam Agricultural University; and Dr Muktanjalee Deka, Prof & HoD, department of Oncupathology, representing GMC.
The event witnessed the presence of GG Das, Advisor (F & A) SITA, Dr Sangeeta Barthakur, Dr Ruma Talukdar, Dr Mihir Sarma, Prof Kandarpa Kumar Saikia, DS Hazari, ARO SITA, Tandralee Bhuyan, and other officials from SITA. These collaborations between SITA and prominent educational and medical institutions hold great promise for the development and progress of the state.