By- Diganta Talukdar | Date- April 28, 2012
A district level science exhibition and book fair Vigyan Jeuti-Grantha Surabhi was inaugurated today in Nagaon by Assam Forest and R&D Minister Rockybul Hussain. The three days long programme was inaugurated on Saturday morning, organized by Rastriya Madhyamik Siksha Abhiyan Assam in collaboration with Nagaon district administration. The inaugural ceremony was also graced by Deputy Commissioner of Nagaon P Askhok Babu, Superintendent of Police S Kumar, Municipality Chairman Kishore Kanti Bose and other distinguished guests.
During the inaugural speech, Rockybul Hussain appreciated Rastriya Madhyamik Siksha Abhiyan for their humble effort for conducting such a valuable programme which would stand beneficial to the students. Hussain also told that the development of science has brought a tremendous change in the society and Tarun Gogoi led congress government has been formulating many policies for the development of students and education in the state.
In the inaugural function Rockybul Hussain also distributed banker’s cheques to 197 schools for publishing monthly journals. Moreover Rastriya Madhyamik Siksha Abhiyan has also distributed an amount of Rs 10,000 each to 197 schools for purchasing books from the book fair.Later on the minister and the other guests visited the exhibition and interacted with the students participated in the exhibition.
It is to mention that 40 models have been displayed in the Science exhibition. The students from 18 educational blocks of the district participated and made the programme a successful one. In book fair, 30 numbers of stalls were opened and attended by the publishers from Guwahati, Jorhat, Morigaon and Nagaon. Beside all, a quiz, essay writing and debate competition was also held among the students. The three day long programme will be concluded on 30th April.