JUNIOR COLLEGE PRINCIPAL'S MEET-2014
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