FROM A CORRESPONDENT
GAURISAGAR, Sept 8: Higher education cannot be segregated from basic education. Higher education will be strong when the base of primary and basic education is stronger. But poverty hinders pursuance of primary and secondary education in our country. This was stated by Prasanta Rajguru, veteran jourlist, while speaking during the 58th foundation day ceremony of Teok CKB College, Jorhat recently.
Delivering the 13th Chandra Kamal Bezbaruah Memorial Lecture on the topic ‘Higher education, work culture of students and their future’, Rajguru said that the significance of higher education was almost important in the development of country. The noted jourlist also opined that it was a matter of serious concern that the Assamese medium students ignored English language. He also said that in present day context, technology, trade and commerce, television and travel had changed our society.
The semir was conducted by Dr.Bijoy Krish Pachani, Principal of the college. Participating in the lecture session as a distinguished guest MP Kamakhya Prasad Tasa urged the student community to dedicatedly study both Assamese and English.
In the open session former Principal Dr. Jogneswar Borah, and Dr Hemo Kanta Hazarika, former Principal, DCB Girls’ College, Jorhat graced the function as invited guests and delivered speech. On the eve of the foundation day, the annual mouthpiece of the college Prawahini and wall magazine Corporate were unveiled by Prasanta Rajguru. In the function, meritorious students and teachers were felicitated.
Besides, in the function the Anda Sarmah Memorial Best Graduate Award was conferred to Ranjita Sarmah on behalf of Anda Sarmah’s family. The programmme started with hoisting of flag by Dr.Bijoy Krish Pachani, Principal of the college, followed by smriti tarpan by social worker Rajani Baruah.