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Workshop on basic sciences organised for school students

By Correspondent

JAGIROAD, Nov 13 - A five-day workshop on basic sciences was organised at Manaha High School under Mayong circle in Morigaon district.

The workshop, which concluded on November 11, was organised under the Star College Scheme of Department of Biotechnology of Union Ministry of Science and Technology.

Altogether 36 class X students from seven schools participated in the workshop.

The participating schools were Manaha High School, Manaha Anchalik High School, Doipara High School, Sankardev Bidya Niketan, Jhargaon, Baha High School, Jagi Higher Secondary School and Sankardev Bidya Niketan, Bhakatgaon.

During the workshop, apart from the theoretical aspects of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology and Computer, stress was also given on practical activities.

Ample scope was provided to the students to verify the lessons in their textbook through practical sessions for better understanding.

Dr AR Burhagohain, H Kalita, Dr U Rajguru, Dr G Adhikari, S Paul, Biswajyoti Chetia and Payal Karmakar, all faculties of Jagiroad College, conducted different theoretical and practical sessions during the workshop.

One career counselling session was also held for the students by Pritima Kaushik Baruah, an eminent counsellor-cum-editor of Career Guide, a career magazine. The practical session of Computer was held at the computer lab of Jagiroad College.

The inaugural session on November 7 was presided over by Milan Chandra Deka, headmaster of Manaha High School, and attended by the heads of the participating schools.

The valedictory session was held at Jagiroad College. Prior to the distribution of certificates among the participants, principal of the college Dr BC Neog addressed the students and asked them to concentrate on their studies and assured them academic assistance from the college community.

He also shed light on different career prospects, which are most relevant at the present time.

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