Interactive Session by Shri Prahlad Pai held on 30th January 2019

 

An interactive session was held at Kaziranga University on 30th January 2019, with Shri Prahlad Pai, noted disciple of social reformer, philosopher and author, Shri Wamanrao Pai. Shri Prahlad Pai is known for leading the social, educational and secular non-profit organization - Jeevanvidya Mission, as the Life Trustee. He has pioneered a series of structured courses titled “Life Management”, “Key to Happy Family Life”, “Enjoy Stress” among several others, and has also created the Youth Mentoring webinar series titled “Pralhad Pai Speaks” on Youtube.

Shri Pai’s session at KU dealt with topics such as Power of Mind, How to Become Better Citizens, Importance of Taking Care of Health and body by Shunning Bad Habits like Consumption of Liquor, Drugs and more. 

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International Workshop in Civil Engineering Conducted at KU

 

The Department of Civil Engineering, Kaziranga University, organized the two-day International workshop on Advances in Sustainable Civil Infrastructure Development (IWASCID-2019) on January 22nd-23rd 2019 in the University campus.

The event brought together some 8 eminent speakers from 4 different countries including Malaysia, China, Australia and India to discuss in depth about the role of civil engineers in design and implementation of sustainable civil infrastructure. The possible developments, expansion of the capacity of existing infrastructures, addressing current and future development challenges and implementation of latest research in the various fields of civil engineering for high performance. It also provided a valuable networking opportunity and set the stage for further cooperation among the various government organizations and academic institutions in India and beyond.

The workshop began with opening remarks by the Head of the Department of Civil Engineering, Kaziranga University, the Chairman, Co-chairman, Chief Guest and Convener. The workshop then continued with interactive panel discussions, presentations and briefings on various topics of Civil Engineering. It concluded with a set of presentations of real world cases describing new and noteworthy initiatives relevant to the workshop theme, specifically on Alternative Road Construction Technologies, Portal Frame-Shaped Slope-Stabilizing Pile, Cyclically Loaded Pile Foundations, Structural Reliability of Movable Marine Assets, and Static and seismic active earth pressure on rigid retaining structures.

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Legal Aid Clinic Launched at Kaziranga University

 

A Legal Aid Clinic was launched in the Kaziranga University campus today on 24th January 2019, which aims to provide pro bono legal assistance to one and all. This unit will provide a consultation program through which clients will receive legal advice from attorneys and an in-house aid program through which selected cases will be taken up in litigation.

Shri Basant Kumar Khetan, Hon'ble Pro-Chancellor, Kaziranga University and Shri V. K. Chandak, Hon’ble District & Session Judge-cum-Chairman, District Legal Service Authority
inaugurated the Legal Aid Clinic at Kaziranga University, jointly with Smt. N. A. Ahmed, Ld Secretary, District Legal Services Authority, Jorhat. The inaugural function was attended and addressed by the Chief Guests.

The Keynote Address was delivered by Shri V. K. Chandak, Hon’ble District & Session Judge-cum-Chairman, District Legal Service Authority and Smt. N. A. Ahmed, Ld Secretary, District Legal Services Authority, Jorhat.

Prof Tarun Kumar, Registrar of Kaziranga University and Dean School Of Social Sciences Dr. Braja Sundar Mishra also addressed the gathering, which was followed by an interactive session attended by faculty and students. The programme was coordinated by Assistant Professors Ms. Madhurika Khetan and Mr. Shankarjyoti Saikia.

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Kaziranga University Conducts Fifth Convocation Celebrations on January 13th 2019

 

The Assam Kaziranga University, one of North-East India’s premier universities, conducted its 5th Annual Convocation Ceremony on January 13, 2019 at the University campus in Koraikhowa, Jorhat. Attended by several notable guests and luminaries, this year’s Annual Convocation was graced by the presence of Shri Sarbananda Sonowal, Hon’ble Chief Minister of State, Government of Assam, who was the Chief Guest for the occasion.

This year, the Fifth Convocation also had as the Guests of Honour, Shri Ashok Mittal, Chancellor, Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar, and Six Time World Amateur Boxing Champion Padma Bhushan M.C Mary Kom, who was also awarded an Honorary Doctorate from Kaziranga University in 2018. The Convocation ceremony was presided over by the Hon’ble Chancellor of Kaziranga University, Dr. Murli Dhar Khetan.

During the ceremony, 405 young men and women from across the different schools of the University were awarded their degrees as they officially graduated from the University on this day. The dignitaries and distinguished guests present were Shri Basant Khetan, Hon’ble Pro-Chancellor of Kaziranga University, Dr. P.K Mishra, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor of Kaziranga University, members of the University Governing Board, Shri Shyam Kanu Mahanta and Dr. P. Goswami, among other esteemed individuals.

On this momentous occasion, The University also conferred Honorary Doctorate Degrees upon two exemplary individuals, noted for tremendous contribution in their respective fields - Padma Shri Jadav Payeng, Assam’s very own ‘Forest Man’ and former World and Olympic Champion Padma Bhushan Abhinav Bindra.

The function began with the arrival of the staid Academic Procession at the venue, marking the opening of the ceremony. In his Welcome address, the Vice Chancellor Dr. P.K Mishra welcomed the esteemed dignitaries, guests, parents and students, while highlighting the accomplishments of Kaziranga University in the year gone by, with a special emphasis on KU’s numerous collaborations and corporate partnerships, at par with global educational standards. The Chancellor’s address inaugurating the ceremony touched upon the pride and satisfaction the University takes in sending out into the world accomplished and skilled young professionals, as he expressed his gratitude to the parents and other stakeholders in placing their faith and trust on the University.

The Guests of Honour then addressed the gathering with their words of wisdom. Padma Bhushan M.C Mary Kom addressed the young students by using her own life as an inspiring example, focusing on the determination it takes to achieve the impossible, and how important it is to have in one the hunger to do better and achieve more. Shri Ashok Mittal’s address highlighted his gratefulness at being a part of such a momentous occasion, while he expressed his hope for Kaziranga University’s assured success as one of the best institutes of learning in India and the North East.

Hon’ble Minister Shri Sarbananda Sonowal delivered the Convocation Address with his words of inspiration, focusing on the power and ability of youth, especially in India, home to the largest population of young people in the world. Shri Sonowal’s words were motivating and passionate, as he roused among those gathered the zeal for hard work and the importance of empowering oneself.  

More than 250 graduating students were presented with their Degrees, and 18 student-toppers were awarded with Gold Medals for ranking first in each of their programmes by the Honorable Chief Minister.

A benchmark of excellence has indeed been created by Kaziranga University on this day. The success of the occasion throws light upon the achievements of the University in providing an industry-based educational interface for students. With a goal of improving society through education and skill development, KU aims to produce young men and women of character and strong values, who will go out into the world and make a difference.

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SKF India’s 5th YES Skill Development Centre launched at Kaziranga University

 

In line with Kaziranga University’s commitment to imparting professional education and training courses in various fields of education for the well-being of society, a YES Skill Development Centre was launched at the KU campus, established in collaboration with SKF India.

This Centre was inaugurated by Mr. Manish Bhatnagar, MD SKF India and Dr. M.D Khetan, Chancellor, Kaziranga University, on 18th December 2018, in the presence of several esteemed dignitaries including Mr. Shrikant Savangikar, Director, SKF, Mr. Ram Kolavenu, COO, Sambhav Foundation, Mr. S.B Singh, National Sales Head (East) TVS Motors, Ms. Nilanjana Mukherjee, Key Accounts Manager Sambhav Foundation, Shri Basant Khetan, Pro-Chancellor, Kaziranga University, Dr. P.K Mishra, Vice Chancellor, Kaziranga University, Ms. Rainy Khetan, Director, Kaziranga University and Prof. Tarun Kumar, Registrar, Kaziranga University.

The Skill Development Centre will conduct various programmes providing necessary auto-technical skills and training to high-school drop-outs and other underprivileged youth groups from around the region, and enable them to venture out into skilled professions and technical jobs. Established at Kaziranga University, under SKF India Ltd.’s flagship Program YES (Youth Empowerment at SKF), this Skill Development Centre not only aims to provide job-oriented training to the youth, but also boost entrepreneurship in the region by providing seed money of Rs. 2 Lakhs to budding entrepreneurs, and helping them contribute towards the infrastructure development of the North East.

Kaziranga University, along with SKF India, will play a lead role in opening the floodgates, and giving a push to the much-needed entrepreneurship and employability in the region, marking the start of a new beginning for the underprivileged youth in North East India. As a part of the collaboration, Kaziranga University has also provided necessary infrastructure for the Skill Development Centre, such as training rooms and laboratories, along with the setting up of arrangements for a Business Incubation centre, set up along SKF guidelines.

Dr. M.D Khetan, at the launch, commented on the opportune time that this collaboration has been set up, opening up avenues not just for students from around the region, but also for those of underprivileged backgrounds. This collaboration is also a matter of pride for Kaziranga University, as it is another step towards achieving the furtherance of the vision of the organization - the empowerment of the youth of North East India by providing them the skills required to excel in their lives.

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MoU signed between Apollo Medskills and Kaziranga University

Keeping up with its commitment to promote industry-aligned, new-age education in the North-East, Kaziranga University has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Apollo Medskills Ltd. (AMSL) to develop and promote health education and training programmes for the students of the region. 
 
This MoU was undertaken and signed in the Kaziranga University campus on 13th December 2018, by Dr. Srinivas Rao, CEO, Apollo Medskills Ltd. and Dr. P.K Mishra, Vice Chancellor, Kaziranga University, in the auspicious presence of distinguished dignitaries Ms. Rainy Khetan, Director, Kaziranga University, and Prof. Tarun Kumar, Registrar, Kaziranga University among several others. 
 
The objectives and scope of the MoU was highlighted and discussed at the signing, which included the facilitating of two-year Management Programmes, Undergraduate programmes, Certificate programmes, nursing-related and other career progression programmes in the field of health, wellbeing and heath management education between the two esteemed organizations. Along with the development and delivery of joint academic programmes, the collaboration also explores the expansion of infrastructure for skill development, in which both parties aim to work towards the setting up of centralized hub of domain laboratories, as well as a Centre of Excellence (CoE) for achieving educational and training objectives.
 
Dr. Mishra, in his congratulatory speech, mentioned that this collaboration comes at a very important time where the need of the hour is the expansion of professional health care sector not only in the North East, but also throughout the country. With the shortage of skilled health professionals and technical centres in the region, academic and training collaborations such as these can play a vital role. Associating with renowned organizations AMSL is in line with Kaziranga University’s commitment to bringing exposure, knowledge and job-oriented skill training into the North-East, and helping boost the region’s institutional and technological growth and development. 
 
Kaziranga University takes great pride in introducing new-age, industry aligned courses and skill-training programmes in the region, especially in burgeoning fields such as health sciences and allied sectors. With the increased focus on the economic and social growth of the North-Eastern states, KU aims to fulfil the common vision of the nation, in bridging the employability gap of the young people and to make inclusive the state’s and country’s economic growth.
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Registration open for the Best B.Tech. Project Award 2019.

INTRODUCTION:

In order to put up the innovation culture and involve the students in experiential learning the selected B. Tech. projects will be awarded.

Criteria: IPR, Market potential, Originality and innovativeness, societal impact and Usefulness to KU.

Award: Along with certificate of appreciation and medal at the time of convocation by VC

  • Five prizes of Rs. 5,000/- each

Process: The abstract of project along with 5 minutes video must be submitted to the DEAN office by the students.

 

If no project is found suitable, the award for that year may be treated as null.

Last Date to register: 10th January 2019.

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Visit of delegates from Cummins and Jackson

 

A high-level delegation from Cummins India LTD. and Jackson led by Mr. Babu Nagrajan (Vice President- S&M) visited the Kaziranga University on 29-11-18. The meeting of delegates with Director, DEAN-SOB, DEAN-SET, and DEAN-Placement resulted in future alliance and placement of the students from the university.

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MoU signed between Bangladesh University of Science & Technology (BUET) and Kaziranga University

 

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Kaziranga University and Bangladesh University of Science and Technology (BUET), Dhaka, Bangladesh on the 22nd of November 2018 in the Kaziranga University campus. BUET is the oldest and biggest Technical Public University in Bangladesh, comparable to the best in the world. It has been a proud privilege for Kaziranga University to have this association with BUET.

The MoU entails the following benefits for both the Universities:

  • Exchange of academic and administrative staff and students.
  • Extension of students’ learning opportunities.
  • Cooperation in research and the presentation of its results.
  • Exchange of academic materials, publications and other scientific information.
  • Other educational and academic exchanges to which both Parties mutually agree

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