GUWAHATI, Jan 31 - The Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi has nominated Gauhati University’s Director for students’ welfare Dr Ranjan Kumar Kakati as the AIU Observer for the 35th National Youth Festival (UNIFEST) to be hosted by Amity University, Noida from February 3.
Dr Kakati is the first from Assam to be nominated as AIU Observer at UNIFEST.
He was earlier the AIU Observer for the South Zone Inter University Youth Festival held at Alagappa University, Tamil Nadu.
Dr Kakati has been selected on the basis of his experience in organising and managing youth programmes held in Gauhati University like East Zone Inter University Youth Festival, various All India and East Zone inter university tournaments, national integration camps and other regional and state-level programmes.
As an AIU Observer, Dr Kakati will oversee the arrangements for smooth running of the festival.
The National Youth Festival is a prestigious festival in which universities from all over India take part. The festival showcases the rich cultural heritage, diversity and unity of India.