Come February 19. The state will host the trade and industry fair. The venue is Jorhat. Jointly organized by the Assam government and the Federation of Industry and Commerce of North Eastern Region, the event—first of its kind in the entire north east aims at boosting the investment on this vital front.
Talking to reporters in Guwahati on Wednesday, industry minister Pradyut Bordoloi said that fair is expected to provide a platform for business opportunities and enterprise building with national and international markets.
FINER chairman RS Joshi said Pakistan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, Bangladesh and Italy have already confirmed their participation in the event. He said the trade and industry fair will be the largest international industrial fair in Asia with over 250 exhibitors and a huge conglomeration of business visitors from North-East.
The fair will also have concurrently a host of business summits and interactive session with Embassy participation from Asean, Saarc and BCIM countries.
As many asten people are believed to have lost eye sights after they underwent a government sponsored cataract surgery in Nagaon district recently leaving the health department in a state of controversy.
A team of ophthalmologists conducted the surgeries on March 7 and 11 at the civil hospital under the National Blindness Control Programme where altogether 40 aged people attended.
Of them, 30 have recovered successfully while ten others have complained of losing eyesight who were rushed to the Sankaradeva Nethralaya in Guwahati for better treatment. Doctors have blamed serious infections for it and assured the patients of all help for an early recovery.
Synchronizing with centenary birthanniversary of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi,Guru Purnima was celebrated with gaiety and religious fervour at the Maharishi Vidya Mandir (MVM) School at Tangla here on Sunday.Floral tributes were paid to Guru Maharishi Mahesh Yogi followed by a guru poojan .The function was started with the lighting of the lamp by the chief guest, Boliram Deka eminent social worker. Principal Rajeshri Bora threw light on the life and teachings of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi and his contribution in blessing his devotees on the educational and spiritual fronts.
Gunendra Chaliha President of Eksharan Bhagawati Samaj Darrang attending as key speaker on the occasion, spoke on the teacher-student relationship and called for spreading the message of humanity.He said that,"Vedic teachings being imparted to the younger generation in MVM schools was a ray of hope for a better tomorrow."The MVM students recited Vedic hymns, verses from the Bhagwat Gita and other Vedic scriptures.Dharanidhar Medhi attended tje event as guest of honour.A session of transcedental meditation was also held. Group song and dance by students mesemerized the gathering.
TANGLA: The teachers and students of Tangla College bad farewell to teacher Jayanta Kr. Chakravarty on his retirement on Wednesday. In his farewell address he advised the students to trace out the positive aspects and hone their skills theirby channelizing their mind to pursue subjects where one is passionate.
Prof. Chakravarty, the prolific writer started his literary activities as an essayist, a translator and then a sucessfull short story writer in Assamese who received Katha Award for Creative Fiction (1997), Eka Ebong Koekjon Sahitya Sangskriti Sanman (2001) among other awards.