GUWAHATI, July 19 – The fifth foundation day of Krishna Kanta Handique State Open University will be held at Rabindra Bhawan here tomorrow from 5.30 pm.
The function will be inaugurated and presided over by the Governor of Assam, Janaki Ballav Patnaik, while Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi will be the chief guest.
The foundation day lecture will be delivered by Prof Mrinal Miri, Chancellor, Rajiv Gandhi University, on the topic ‘University education and autonomy’. Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma, State Education Minister and Dr Manoj Patairia, Director, NCSTC, Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt of India, will grace the occasion as the guests of honour.
Apart from the above mentioned dignitaries, the foundation day will also witness the congregation of people from diverse academic backgrounds.
On the occasion, 12 multi-media learning materials, university web-portal (www.kkhsou.in), university’s newsletter (Horizon) and a book titled Science Meets Communication would be released. This was stated in a press release received here today.