GUWAHATI, Sept 1 - Dispur College celebrated its 40th Foundation Day with a grand event held on August 28, a press release stated.
The celebration started with hoisting of the college flag by Principal Dr Amar Saikia, followed by Swahid Tarpan by Vice Principal Dr Joyjyoti Goswami. Prof Srijib Kumar Chakravarty, retired professor of Cotton College and retired Additional Director of the Education Department and president of the college governing body, spoke about the history of the college and its academic and infrastructure development.
Mayur Bora, renowned writer, spoke on education, generation gap, and science and technology. He asked the students to use social media carefully and requested them to read more books. Dr Sunil Pawan Barua, in his lecture, said education must not only be taken as a means of earning a livelihood but must go hand in hand with values.
Several retired and former teachers were felicitated on the occasion. It was followed by a cultural programme by the present students and alumni.