From our Staff Correspondent
Dibrugarh, Aug 21: “The young population is very important for us because they have unique, innovative capacity as well as creative power. They can think differently, they can create differently and they are very innovative in ideas. They are the main resources of our society.” This view was aired by Professor Alak Kumar Buragohain, Vice-Chancellor of Dibrugarh University while iugurating a two-day UGC-sponsored tiol semir on ‘Entrepreneurship in Northeast India - Challenges and Opportunities : An Innovative Approach’ at DHSK Commerce College on Monday.
“They have their own views. They have good potential to be entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurship requires being out-of-the-box. It is the responsibility of us, the teachers to help, educate them to do the things differently,” he added. The iugural function was chaired by educationist Dr. KM Bhagawati, Principal of the college. The semir was organized under the aegis of Department of Accountancy of the college in association with the Assam College Teachers’ Association (ACTA). The key-note address was delivered in the function by Professor AB Rajkonwar, Dean, School of Commerce and Magement Sciences, Dibrugarh University. Tulasi Das, secretary, ACTA also graced the function as the special guest. Jecob Konwar, faculty member, anchored the function and Keshabanda Haloi, joint convener of the semir delivered the welcome address. Satya Ranjan Doley, faculty member offered the vote of thanks at the end of the function.
Two sessions with Dr. Chimun Kumar th, Associate Professor, Department of Commerce, Dibrugarh University and Dr. Badol Kumar Sen, retired Principal, Tinsukia Commerce College as resource persons on the sub-themes ‘Strategic Business Unit’ (13 papers) and ‘Women Empowerment’(10 papers) respectively were also held in the afternoon.