Celebration of National Science Day 2024

February 28 @ 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
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28th February 2024:

On 28th Feb, 2024, all the Science Departments, Digboi College, in collaboration with IQAC, Digboi College celebrated National Science Day. The distinguished guest invited for the event were Dr. Deepa Sarma Borthakur, Principal (i/c), Digboi College, Dr. Pabitra Bharali, IQAC Coordinator, Digboi College, Dr. Jayanta Handique, Head, Dept. of Electronics, Dr. Gauri Buragohain, Head, Dept. of English, Dr. Mrinal Kumar Gogoi, Dept. of Assamese. Students and Teachers from various department attended the event. About 150 students participated in the programme.

The program started at 11:00 A.M., hosted by Ms. Anindita Mahanta, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Mathematics commenced by welcoming the dignitaries on the dais followed by lighting dias as a symbol of tribute to Sir C.V Raman. Dr. Deepa Sarma Borthakur, Principal (i/c) inaugurated the program formally with an inspiring short speech. Ms. Mamita Kalita, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Botany delivered a keynote speech for the event highlighting the theme for National Science Day, 2024, ‘Indigenous Technologies for Viksit Bharat’.

Following the keynote speech, the dignitaries on the dais, Dr. Jayanta Handique, Gauri Buragohain, Dr. Mrinal Kumar Gogoi, and Dr. Pabitra Bharali inspired and motivated everyone with a few words on the importance of science learning and keeping a scientific mindset while tackling day to day problems. A presentation on ‘Flipside: The Journey of a Cartoonist’ was presented by Dr. Deborshee Gogoi, Head, Dept. of Commerce. In the talk, he enlightened the impact of human development on Biodiversity and Environment through effective representation using cartoons. His work has been recognized worldwide by the Wildlife Preservation Societies, NGOs, and Government. He has worked on the movements like “#IamDihingPatkai”.

A Treasure Hunt Competition was organized amongst the students of various departments of the college with 26 participating teams comprising of 3 members each. For the first time in the history of Digboi College, such a competition has been organized. The treasure hunt was scattered all around the college campus. Mamita Kalita, Anindita Mahanta, Prerona Gogoi, and Sanat Kumar Gogoi prepared the clues for the hunt. Students needed to find and locate 5 clues in total to reach the final destination of the hunt. This competition boosted their knowledge about the college and also improved their critical thinking and problem-solving ability. Further, hands-on programs like this enhance the student’s engagement in teaching learning curriculum. The program was centered on the life and achievements of Prof. C.V Raman. 

The result of the Treasure Hunt is as follows:

1st Prize: Rs. 1000.00 only in cash and Certificate:  Department of Life Sciences

Deb Bahadur Chetry, Trinayan Baruah and Jigyas Jyoti Moran.

2nd Prize: Rs. 700.00 only in cash and Certificate: Department of Political Science

Rohan Regmi, Anwesha Choudhury and Angana Bordoloi.

3rd Prize: Rs. 500.00 only in cash and Certificate: Department of Physics

Shivam Sharma, Geetima Kishan and Himani Gurung.

Inspirational Prize: Rs. 300.00 only in cash and Certificate: Department of Zoology

Cherich Taye, Samrat Morang and Rajesh Rai.

A student interaction session took place after the completion of the hunt where participating and winning members of different teams interacted and shared their experiences. Almost all of the speakers emphasize on participating in such activities. Dr. Pabitra Bharali, IQAC Coordinator, Digboi College congratulated all the participants for their enthusiasm and eagerness to participate in the event. Further, he acknowledged the organizers Sanat Kumar Gogoi, Mamita Kalita, Prerona Gogoi, Arjun Singh Chetry, Anindita Mahanta, and Bhaswati Talukdar for their continuous efforts and creativity in making the event a great success and advised them to host such events in future. Lastly, he announced that the prizes for the Treasure Hunt Competition would be distributed on the occasion of the International Pi Day Celebration on 14th March 2024. The event was concluded with a Vote of Thanks by Sanat Kumar Gogoi, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Physics.


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February 28
11:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Department of Physics
Department of Mathematics
Department of Life Sciences


Conference Hall, Digboi College
Digboi College
Digboi, Assam 786171 India