Assam: North Rakinpur College (Autonomous) conducts field survey
The seminar, held at Jonai High School on Thursday, was chaired by Dr. Arabinda Raikowa, Dean of the Assam Language Department at North Lakinpur University (Autonomy). Paramananda Darig, Principal of Jonai HS School, gave a welcome greeting. Environmental activist and columnist Toseswar Miri Agarwala attended the event as a resource person, shedding light on the geographic and political history of the castle. During the deliberations, he also analyzed the demographic diversity and unique natural environment of the castle. “Jonai has ample potential to become a hub for ecotourism, but public awareness is a key requirement for it,” Agarwara said.
Another resource person, prominent journalist and writer Royal Pegu, spoke on the outlook and issues of cultural ecotourism in the castle. North Lakhimpur College (Autonomous) Dr. Hemanta Sarmah, Munmi Dutta, Dr. Professors of Dhiraj Pator, Asim Saikia, and Binita Gogoi, teachers of Jonai HS School, also attended the seminar.
In the same program, the Assam Faculty of Languages at North Rakinpur University (Autonomy) extended a bunch of books to Jonai HS School as part of the “Reading Movement”. Meanwhile, Royal Pegu presented a bunch of books related to Jonai to the North Lakhimpur College team. On both days, a group of 60 people from both academic institutions conducted field surveys in various locations in the Povaliserve Forest and Pasigato regions in connection with ecotourism.
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