College Magazine Competition awards distributed
The awards of first North East College Magazine
Competition organized by USTM were distributed
on 9th August, 2015 at Hotel Landmark in
Guwahati. The Publication Cell of the varsity
organized the competition in order to encourage
young upcoming writers, editors, layout
designers of different college magazines from
across the northeastern region. Present on the
occasion Shri P J Baruah, Executive Editor of
The Assam Tribune who was one of the member of
the jury highlighted on the aspects of the
competition. He said that although this was the
first of its kind in the region, the response
has been very encouraging. More than 70 entries
from Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland and
Tripura were received.
The three best magazines - ‘Vetkol’ by College
of Veterinary Science, Khanapara, ‘Cottonian’ by
Cotton College and ‘Aaikyadeep’ by Doom Dooma
College were awarded with one computer, memento
and certificates. College magazines of Rangia
College, Devraj Roy College and Nagaon College
begged the consolation prizes with cash awards.
Awards under different categories like ‘Best
Cover Page’, ‘Best Article’, ‘Best Woman Editor’
and ‘Best Woman Writer’ were also
distributed.The winners are ‘Best Cover Page’:
College of Veterinary Science, Khanapara, ‘Best
Woman Editor’: Linamoni Mahan of Moran Girls’
College, ‘Best Article: Woman’: ‘Manabata Aaru
Manabiya Mulyabodhor Abakhaya’ by Priyanka
Basumatary of B Barooah College, ‘Best Article’:
‘Xatra Nagari Barpetar Doul Utsav: Eti Alokpat’
by Raktava Kumar Das of B Barooah
College.Special Jury Awards went to Buddha Bhanu
College, Shillong, Meghalaya; Immanuel College,
Dimapur, Nagaland; Holy Cross College, Agartala,
Tripura; Silapather College, Assam; and Al
Ajmiatul Islamia, Badarpur, Assam.
The awards were distributed by Shri R. S.
Mooshahary, Former Governor of Meghalaya in a
glittering function in presence of Prof.
Amarjyoti Choudhury, Pro Vice Chancellor of
Tezpur University; Dr. N. K. Chaudhury, Former
Vice Chancellor of Gauhati University; Dr. A. C.
Bhagabati, Former Vice Chancellor of Rajib
Gandhi University and Shri H. N. Das, Former
Chief Secretary of Govt. of Assam; Padmashree
Lakhi Nandan Bora and other renowned
personalities and academicians of the region
along with senior executives of media houses.