From our Staff Correspondent
Dibrugarh, June 6: The Director of Higher Education, Government of Assam, Phanindra Jidung, formally iugurated the science building of Monohari Devi Kanoi Girls’ College on Monday. The other rooms of the college building were later iugurated by the chief guests, former MP and former president of Axam Xahitya Xabha, noted litterateur, Dr gen Saikia, Vice-Chancellor of the Sri Sri Sankar Dev University and former Vice-Chancellor of Dibrugarh University, Dr Kandarpa Kumar Deka, noted scientist, Prasanta Goswami, Dibrugarh MP, Rameswar Teli, MLAs of Dibrugarh and Lahowal LAC, Prasanta Phukan and Ritupar Baruah respectively, president of Assam College Principal Association, Balendra Kumar Das, noted scientist, Santanu Baishya and secretary of AASU, Lurin Jyoti Gogoi .
Addressing the meeting chaired by the president of the college governing body, Raghuth Borbora, the Director of the Higher Education, P.Jidung lauded the Principal Dilip Bhuyan and his team for constructing such a beautiful college building and hoped that the science stream of MDKG College would fulfill the aspirations of women students of the region. He also assured to initiate all steps so that the college could get government recognition.
The Director of tiol Institute of Science and Technology, Prasanta Goswami in his deliberation , stated that more than 1 million skilled technical persons would be required in the world within 2020 and 2030. Most of them would be supplied by either India or Chi, he said, thus India should be stronger a stakeholder than Chi. Referring to Assam’s position in the back drop of emerging scerio, Goswami stated that the State should certainly prepare to generate more skilled technical persons to meet the demand. Lamenting on less investment in the higher studies in the State, he said that the future of the society was bleak which failed to invest more in higher studies.