Eminent senior Professors joined USTM
“A teacher inspires, educates, guides and motivates the students, burns like a
candle and spread the light of knowledge to the society”, said the Chancellor of
University of Science and Technology, Meghalaya, Shri M Hoque while welcoming a
team of senior professors who joined the university recently during a colorful
event at techno city campus. Dr N K Choudhury, the former Vice Chancellor of GU
and Principal Advisor of ERDF along with the higher officials and faculty
members of USTM were present in the event.
The senior eminent professors who have joined in the different departments are,
Dr D K Sarma, and Dr Saibal Sengupta, the retired professors of Zoology from
Gauhati University(GU); Dr Enamul Karim, Professor of Chemistry, St. Anthony's
College, Shillong; Dr Bichitra Kalita, and Dr Safayat Hussain retired
professors from Assam Engineering College, Dr Aparna Bhattacharjee, retired
professor, department of English,GU; Dr M A Prodhani, Deptt of Library &
Information Science, Jamia Humdard, and Dr A K Singha joined as the Dean in the
University School of Law & Research.
Dr P G Rao the Vice Chancellor of USTM expressed his hope saying that, teachers
are the torchbearers of an academic institution and without their contribution
the organization can not excel in the field of education. These professors have
already contributed immensely in their academic field and their experience will
expand the path of progress for our university.
Shri M Hoque while introducing the senior professors further added that the new
born varsity will progress under the able guideship of these senior teachers and
there will be more research oriented activities in different departments as
these professors have elevated research experience. Dr N K Choudhury also
remarked that the growth of USTM is very rapid in these couple of years and now
it is very important to retain this growth and it is only possible through
research oriented activities and the responsibility should be vested upon the
experienced academicians. He also said with a sense of humor that, now USTM has
faculties who are in the age group of sixty plus and forty minus which is indeed
an unique combination of experience and young enthusiasm.
All senior professors expressed their happiness and assured to do their level
best to make USTM one of the best universities of the World.