Naharkatia: The e-learning lab at the Directorate of Open and Distance Learning, which is a collaborative project of Oil India Limited and Dibrugarh University, was ceremoniously inaugurated on May 13 by the Vice-Chancellor of DU, Prof. Ranjit Tamuli in presence of Resident Chief Executive (RCE) of OIL, Pranjit Deka, Registrar of DU, Dr. Hari Chandra Mahanta, D K Bhuyan, General Manager (Public Affairs), OIL and the teaching and student fraternity.
The objective of the project under OIL’s CSR is to develop learner’s interest in the latest educational technology and equip them with proper skills through online learning mode. Utilizing basic education and learning skills, the youths can find better jobs or start their own small businesses.
Chief guest Prof Ranjit Tamuli, Vice-Chancellor of Dibrugarh University, stressed the importance of e-learning in contemporary time and appreciated the commitment and contribution of Oil India Limited in promoting the Digital India initiative. He also placed importance on traditional and conventional methods of education in synergy with online education.
Guest of honour, Pranjit Deka, RCE, OIL expressed his vision for promotion of digital learning. 2 demo video lectures were released on the occasion for showcasing the output of the e-learning lab. The first demo video lecture was of Prof. Nasim Wazid Ali, retired Professor of DHSK College on income tax and the second demo lecture was of Dr. Rizwan Rehman, Assistant Professor, Centre for Computer Science and Applications, DU.
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