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22/04/2014 - JCPM-2014 successfully conducted


Meghalaya, May 5, 2014: University of Science and Technology Meghalaya (USTM) in association with Regional Institute of Science and Technology (RIST) organized a Junior College Principal’s Meet (JCPM) 2014 on May 3, 2014 in the Techno city Campus where almost 60 Principals and senior teachers from various Junior colleges of Assam and Meghalaya participated. The theme of the meet was “Career Counseling and IT Enabled Teaching Learning”.

The speakers for the Technical Session were Shri Buljit Buragohain, Associate Professor, GIMT who spoke on ‘Career counseling and Career Opportunities’; Dr. Ferdous Borbhuiyan, Assistant Professor, IIT, Guwahati, who spoke on ‘Technology, Website and e-Library Support’. Chairman, ERDF, Mr. M. Hoque who spoke on ‘Infrastructural Development and Educational Schemes’ and Shri N.I. Laskar, Executive Editor, The Eastern Chronicle and Director, Corp-Com, ERDF, who spoke on ‘ Networking, Public Relations and Branding’.

Junior colleges from remote corners of Assam like Tezpur, Kalgachia, Nalbari, Hailakandi, Badarpur, Narayanpur, Barpeta, Bijni, Titabor, Jorhat, Udalguri, Hajo, Kamalpur, Tinsukia and Shillong had participated in this meet.

The objective behind organizing the meet was that with the rapid growth of private schools, junior colleges and other such institutions outside the state results in the exodus of these students to other states outside the North East. Initiatives like this meet will help promote IT enabled teaching and learning in this region of the country resulting in NE region coming at par with the national level institutions in the field of education.

The various participators in this meet have appreciated this initiative of USTM. They have stated that they have been benefitted by the various Technical sessions and that such an initiative will help them guide the students better in a situation where all the importance from government goes to the degree colleges of the locality rather than the junior colleges.



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