GUWAHATI, Nov 2 - Renowned educationist and litterateur Prof Nagen Saikia will be conferred with the 10th KC Das Commerce College National Teacher Award 2019 by the KC Das Commerce College Educational Trust, stated a press release issued here on Saturday.
Dr Hrishikesh Baruah, principal of the college and secretary of the Trust, said the award will be presented at a meeting to be held at the college premises at 2 pm on November 7, on the occasion of the 36th foundation day celebration of the college.
Prof Mihir Kanti Chaudhuri, advisor to the Education Department, Government of Assam, will present the award to Dr Saikia. The award carries a cash prize of Rs 1 lakh, a memento and a citation.
Prof Saikia was selected for the award as per the decision of a Vice-Chancellor level expert panel engaged by the Trust. The Trust will also felicitate Prof Kalyan Kumar Nath, a retired professor of Gauhati Commerce College, for his contribution to the field of commerce education in the state. Meritorious students and alumni will also be felicitated.
As part of the foundation day celebration, an All Assam Inter-College Music Competition on �Tafazzul Ali Rochito Geet� will be held on November 6.