Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma today attended the closing ceremony of the golden jubilee year of Sonari College in Charaideo district. He also released souvenirs on the occasion of the golden jubilee celebration.
In his speech, Dr. Sarma urged the students of the state to take on challenges of the new world. He also said that our personality is fully developed in the combination of knowledge and wisdom. He said that the new education policy aims to develop students into full human beings by providing them with knowledge as well as wisdom. He said that the colleges of the state should play vital role for implementation of new education policy. Every university in the state is preparing itself to launch the new education policy from next year, he added. He hoped that India will transform its education system as on the best in the world under the new education policy.
CM Sarma said that India is emerging as a new economic power in the world. He also said that the world is stepping in new direction in various areas such as industry sector, information technology sector and artificial intelligence. He urged everyone to earn knowledge in new industrial environment of the world. He also laid emphasis on earning knowledge about the new technology movement. For uplift of the economic condition of the state in a new direction, the Chief Minister said that the state government has been taking various steps. The student community should prepare themselves so as to be stakeholders in the progress of the state.
In his speech, the Chief Minister said that the golden heritage of the state is reflected through the ‘Maidam’ of Sonari, which was established as his kingdom by Chaolung Syukapha. The Chief Minister also said that freedom fighter Maniram Dewan had established a tea garden here. Maniram Dewan had been trying to turn around our economy on the basis of the agricultural sector. The CM also highlighted the contribution of Sonari’s son, Gitikabi Parbati Prasad Baruah. He also laid emphasis on finding out the possibility of the pupils so that they can earn their education on the basis of moral and spiritual values. The CM also highlighted upon the teacher-student relationship. He said that Mahapurush Srimanta Sankardev, Anandaram Dhekial Phukan, Banikanta Kakaty achieved great success in their life through inspiration of their teacher.
The CM said that four-year under graduate courses will be started in colleges of the state from next year. The government has been taking various steps for earning knowledge through the education system. The Chief Minister also said that the state government will provide full cooperation in various aspects including up
gradation of infrastructure, recruitment of faculty to facilitate to introduce post graduate classes at Sonari college, so that the college become a full fledged post graduate colleges.
The president of golden jubilee celebration committee cum MP Tapan Kumar Gogoi, Vice Cencellor of Dibrugarh University Dr Jiten Hazarika, Principal of Sonari College Dr. Biman Chandra Gogoi, the Union Minister of State Rameswar Teli also spoke in the meeting. The Guardian Minister of Charaideo district Bimal Bora, MP Kamakhya Prasad Tasa, MLA of Sonari constituency Dharmeswar Konar, Ex Minister Hiranya Konwar, Ex MLA Nabanita Handique, DC Paul Baruah and other dignitaries also present in the meeting.