GUWAHATI, Jan 24 � The Assam Engineering College (AEC), will celebrate its 59th Foundation Day on January 25 with a variety of programmes, said a press release here.
The day will begin with the hoisting of the college flag followed by a colourful march-past by the inmates of college hostels. The annual merit awards of the college will also be presented subsequently. Prof AK Padmapati, ex-Principal of Assam Engineering College will attend the ceremony to distribute the awards.
On the occasion, a friendly limited over cricket match between �Principal Eleven� and �Alumni Eleven� is also being organized. The Alumni team will comprise many past leading players of the State. It may be recalled that the AEC team had dominated the cricket scenario of Assam in the 60s, 70s and early 80s when a host of gifted players were rolled out for Ranji Trophy and other national tournaments by this premier institution.
Principal of AEC Dr Atul Bora, through the release, has invited all alumni, students, faculty and staff and well-wishers of the college to participate in the celebration schedule for that day between 9 am to 2pm.