DIMAPUR, SEPTEMBER 8 (MExN): The Assam Downtown University celebrated its 14th Foundation Day with bringing together students, faculty, staff, and esteemed guests in a showcase of academic excellence and cultural diversity. The national flag was unfurled by the University's Dean of Studies, Dr Bandana Duttal; Chief Guest, MP Queen Oja and Prof (Dr.) Niranjan Chakraborty, FNA, FNASc, FNAAS, Professor of Eminence, National Institute of Plant Genome Research to kick off the festivities.
This was followed by a version of the National Anthem and the university song. Following the recognition of the guests, the Chairperson of the organizing committee, TVVLN Rao, PhD (HID), Professor & Dean, Faculty of Engineering presented a welcoming speech and provided an overview of AdtU's year long programme.
The presence of the Chief Guest, the MP Queen Oja, who gave a motivational address highlighting the crucial importance of education in shaping the future of the country, was the highlight of the event. In addition, Professor of Eminence, NIPGR, Prof. (Dr.) Niranjan Chakraborty honored the occasion with a thought-provoking lecture.
Furthermore, AdtU honored and gave awards for excellent accomplishments in the community as part of the event. Student Achievement Awards, Best Teacher, Best Researcher, Best Teacher in Responding and Executing Tasks, Best Innovator, Best Faculty of Studies, and Award for Most Constructive Suggestions were among the many categories in which awards were given out.
The institution also presented gold coins for 10 and 20 years of service to its devoted and steadfast employees. The event also included other performances by both academics and students. The celebration ended on a patriotic note with the singing of the 'Jatiyo Sangeet' of Assam.
The Organizing Secretary expressed gratitude to all participants, and attendees who helped make this event a huge. AdtU's 14th Foundation Day celebration not only commemorated another year of academic success, but also demonstrated the university's dedication to developing talent and promoting innovation, it was stated.