'Students must develop mindset to serve society'- Dr Amarjyoti Choudhury

'Students must develop mindset to serve society'- Dr Amarjyoti Choudhury

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TINSUKIA: "A scientific temperament grows only when observation is based on truth. Mere belief without truth should not be accepted, scientific approach leads to inquisitiveness, which finally ends up in desired objectives," said Dr Amarjyoti Choudhury, eminent scientist, academician and currently Vice-Chancellor of Down Town University as chief speaker on the topic 'Teaching of Science at School and Colleges and requirement of science mentality among the students' at the 4th Award-giving Ceremony at Tinsukia College Auditorium on Tuesday.

Organized by Vidur Baba Memorial Educational Trust, Lakhipathar in memory of Bir Bahadur Nirala, Dr Choudhury, while addressing a large number of school and college students, said, "It is simply valueless to lead a life without social contribution. Each student of Assam must develop a mindset to serve the society. The society does not recognize individual prosperity." He wondered where the toppers in board examinations in Assam had disappeared over the years. He called upon the students to get themselves engaged in social works. The programme, chaired by Atul Chandra Sarma, president of the Trust, was moderated by journalist Pallab Sarma. While outlining the objective, Ram Nirala, son of Bir Bahadur Nirala, said the Trust was created to encourage meritorfive 5 students were awarded citation and cash incentives. The dignitaries present included Dhandev Mahanta, former chairman of SEBA and Rana Kumar Changmai, Principal of Tinsukia College.

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