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THE ANNUAL QUALITY ASSURANCE REPORT (AQAR)

OF THE IQAC

                   Name of the Institution       :        SONAPUR COLLEGE

                   Year of Report            :        2008-09

PART-A

Plan for 2008-09

1. Teaching and learning:

1.    New technique

v Remedial Course: The departments will formulate its Remedial Course as per the requirement of the students.

v Tutorial Classes: Each department will be entrusted to take up tutorial classes as per the class routine.

2.    Field survey to prepare project paper: Dept. of English will take the major students for a field survey to prepare a project report.

3.    The department of Geography will make their students prepare model and chart after a survey work on a theme to be decided by the Department.

4.    Seminar / Workshop to be conducted: Departmental Seminar will be conducted by the departments as per the schedule mentioned in the prospectus cum Academic Calendar.

5.    Intra class paper presentation: At the end of the session, the department will encourage student to prepare seminar paper and present the same in the class.

2. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME:-

v Extension lectures to be organized at the feeder schools to raise the standard of the input that will further help in lowering the rate of dropout in the college

v Awareness drives to be organized in deferent schools

v A training programme to be organized for the woman folk of the village Dickchak

3. INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT:

v Repairing, maintenance and upgradation of infrastructure

v To purchase computers and photo copiers

v To improve the drinking water facilities in the college premises.

v To construct an extension shade of the canteen to meet the demand

v To buy more book shelves and Almirah for the library.

v To complete the ongoing construction of the Sonapur college auditorium

v To approach the department of W.P.T. and B.C. for sanctioning fund for the construction of girls’ hostel.

v To buy more books for the College liberary.

v To submit schemes to the Range Office, Sonapur Sub-Division, Soil Conservation, Govt. of Assam for providing saplings to be planted at the College premises.

4.         OFFICIAL ACTIVITY:-

v  To approach the University for the formal permission for B. Com

v  To acquire the NOC from Government for opening B.Com

v  To approach the G.U. authority for the inspection for permanent affiliation.

OUTCOME ACHIEVED BY THE END OF THE YEAR

v  Remedial Course: The Departments had framed the remedial course to meet the demand of the students and accordingly the faculty members took the classes.

v  Tutorial Course: The Departments took tutorial classes as per the class routine. Some departments took extra classes too for the benefit of the students.

v  Project by English department: As per the departmental plan submitted before the commencement of the session, the Dept. of English conducted a Field survey on “Status of English at Primary Schools” and accordingly a project report was prepared where the students as well as the faculty members took an active part.

 

v  Model - Chart on Global Warming: The Department of Geography conducted a survey on the theme “Global Warming” and based on the survey the students were made to prepare model and chart. Later a competition was held among the students during the college week. Mr. D.R. Deka from the Department of Geography and Doli Thakuria from the Department of Education gave a cash prize of Rs.1000/- (One thousand) only to the winner.

 

 

v  Project work by Geography: The Dept. of Geography carried out a project on “ A Study on the Life and Livelihood of the Coastal People: A Case Study of the Digha Area of West Bengal”. After generating the data, the department prepared the project report.

v  Extension Programmes in the feeder schools: Like the previous years, this year also a number of departments of the college conducted extension Programmes in the feeder schools. As a part of this extension the Department of English, Education and Geography took the initiative for free tutorial classes for H.S.L.C./ H.S. students in the feeder schools.

v  Seminars and Workshops: As per the departmental schedule mentioned in the Prospectus and Academic Calendar of the year, the departments organized seminars and workshops for which experts were invited for deliberation. The students interacted actively and all the sessions proved to be beneficial and enlightening for the departmental as well as college students in general.

v  Inter-class Presentation Sessions: For the benefit of the students, a number of departments of the college conducted ‘Inter-class Presentation Sessions’ from time to time where students participated and presented papers under the guidance of departmental teachers.

v  Unit tests and Major selection Test: As a part of continuous evaluation, the college conducted two unit tests and one selection test for all the classes and students.

v  Lectures in the Feeder Schools: As an institute of higher education, Sonapur College has always tried to influence the students of the feeder schools in the locality by imparting lectures on various topics.

v  Cleanliness Drive: A cleanliness drive was conducted by the Students Union of the college at Dikchak village. The village folks of Dikchak also participated in the drive. Similar programme was also organized in the college campus.

v  Purchase of Library Books: To increase the number of books as per the demand of the students and the requirement submitted by the teachers, the college authority purchased a good number of books in the session.

v  Purchase of Sports Items: To meet the demands of the students and to provide better facilities, the college purchased a number of sports items.

v  Plantation Drive: For the purpose of beautification and conservation of nature, plantation drive was organized during the session with the help extended by the Department of Forest, Government of Assam.

v  Formal Permission To Start B.Com Part-I: The college got the formal permission to start B.Com Part-I vide letter no: E.C. Res. No.2008/8(5)/102(4) dated 02/06/2008

v  Inspection For Government Concurrence:  Ms. Mamata Hojai, DDPI, DHE inspected the college for government concurrence of B.Com Part-I of the Dept. of I.T. and Hindi at B.A. Part-I level.

 

v  Inspection for Permanent Affiliation: The College was inspected by Prof. T.K. Dutta, Dept. of Mathematics, G.U. for permanent affiliation of the college under Gauhati University.

 

v   Training Programme At Dikchak: The college organized a training programme on “Food Processing” for the women folk of the Dikchak village where Ms. Mousumi Bhagawati from the Department of Assamese, Sonapur College trained the women on the techniques of food processing.

 

v  Panelling and Electrification: The window panelling and electrification of the two rooms of the ground floor of the RCC Building were completed.

 

v  Purchase of One Photo Copier Machine: The College purchased one photo copier machine and three numbers of computer sets.

 

v  Replacement of Waster Pipe: The college re-installed the drinking water pipe connection and repaired the water reservior tank for proper distribution of water in college campus.

 

v  Extension of College Canteen: The College newly constructed the shade of canteen of Sonapur College sized 25ft X 12 ft. near the old canteen.

 

v  Infrastructure for College Library: The college purchased two almirah for library and repaired four book shelves.

v  Inauguration of College Auditorium: The construction of the Sonapur College auditorium was successfully completed and same was inaugurated by Sjt. Akon Bora Hon’ble Minister of Social welfare, & Jail, Govt. of Assam.

 

v  Receipt of Grant for Girls’ Hostel: The College received a grant of Rs. 50.20 Lacs from the WPT and BC, but the fund is not yet received. The foundation of the said Girls’ Hostel was laid down by Smt. Pramila Rani Brahma, Minister of Agriculture and WPT & BC on 27-02-2009.

 

PART-B

1.    ACTIVITIES REFLECTING THE GOALS AND OBJECTIVES OF THE INSTITUTION

v  The Sonapur College spoken English Centre in collaboration with CEC, Sonapur produced the new batch of student.

 

v  The college organized a three day entrepreneurship awareness camp from 14th May to 16th May’2002 at the collage premises in collaboration with Indian Institute of Entrepreneurship (IIE), Guwahati. As many as 42 students from the college had participated and successfully completed the course. Sjt. Pranab Sarma programme Director, IIE, conducted the workshop and the same was coordinated by Mr. Dipjyoti Deka from the department of English, Sonapur College.

v A couple of students were made to participate in the Bishnu Prasad Rabha Sangeet competition organized at Sankardev Kalakhetra, Guwahat and brought laurel to the college.

v Tow Book- fairs were organized in the college premises in collaboration with “Satirtha” and “Anwesa” to acquaint the students with the vast world of knowledge.

v The college faced a great loss with the sad and untimely demise of its founder Principal Dr. Dhanjit Medhi who played a crucial role in taking the mission of the college forward. A public “Smriti Charan Sabha” was organized at the college premises in memory of and pay homage to the departed soul. A souvenir in fond memory of Dr. Medhi “Shradhanjali” was published on the occasion. Two resolutions were taken unanimously: 

i)             To organize Dr. Dhanjit Medhi Memorial Seminar on the birthday of Late Dr. Dhanjit Medhi annually in the college.

ii)            The ground floor of the New Academic Block to be named after Dr. Dhanjit Medhi.

               Accordingly, the first Dr. Dhanjit Medhi Memorial Lecture was held on 3rd September,2008. Dr. Ismail Hassain, noted intellectual of the state and lecturer, Assam Engineering Institute graced the occasion and delivered a lecture on “Sikha Aru Sanskriti: Eti Mukali Chinta” 

2. NEW ACADEMIC PROGRAMME INITIATED:

v  The various departments of the college conducted tutorial classes.

v  As the input from the feeder schools are very poor, the college has initiated its various extension services for the upliftment of the students of the feeder schools.

v  The department of English organized some classes at sankardev Sishu Vidya Niketan.

v  The Department of Geography observed world environment Day on 5th June 2008 at Kamalajari High School with a day long programme.

v  The Dept. of Geography organized a day long seminar on “Climate change and its Implications on the Global Environmental change” Eminent Geography Dr. Ashok Kr. Borah, Dept. of Geography, G.U. graced the occasion as the Resource Person.

v  Vivekananda Kendra Institute of Culture conducted the “UTTISTHATA JAGRATA” examination on 28th September 2008 in collaboration with Sonapur College. A total number of 41 students appeared in the examination. The students were provided with study materials. Preparatory classes for the said examination were taken in the college where faculty numbers of the college had also transacted the test. Miss Bharati Mahanta, a student of TDC 3rd year from our college received a rank among the ten rank holders in Assam. All the students have passed the examination and merit certificates were distributed to them.

 

3. INNOVATION IN CURRICULAR DESIGN AND TRANSACTION:  

v  The curriculum is designed by Guwahati University.

v  The various departments undertake various innovative measures to familiarize the students with the new course. The students are made to comprehend the new curricula like seminar paper presentation, group discussion, and audio-video means and so on.

4.  INTERDISCIPLINARY PROGRAMMES STARTED:-

v   As per the guidelines of the Gauhati University, Environmental Science has been introduced in the 2nd year degree classes, which has been treated as an interdisciplinary subject in the college. The faculty members of all departments have been allotted their own course to teach the students.

v   In commerce stream, the different departments like English, Assamese, Economics, and Information Technology take up classes to transact the curriculum in the respective fields.

v  Department of Economics and Education jointly conducted a study on the topic ‘Education and Tourism: A Case Study of Guwahati City, and on the basis of the findings a report was prepared.

5.  EXAMINATION REFORM IMPLEMENTED:-

v  The university examinations are held as per guidelines laid down by the University authority . No such reformation has taken place during the session.

v  The Internal Examinations are held as per the following pattern:

(a)  Major selection test:1

(b)  Unit Test – 2

(c)  Pre Final Test – 1

  1. CANDIDATES QUALIFIED NET/SLET/GATE ETC:-

Ø  Nil

  1. INITIATIVE TOWARDS FACULTY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME:

v  The college has always encouraged the faculty members to go for research programme like M.Phil and Ph.D.

v  Three faculty members registered for Ph. D under Gauhati University.

Sl. No

Name of the Faculty Member

University

Topic

1

Mridusmita Mahanta (English)

GU

expression of Assamese Selfhood and the Brahmaputra

2

Kamal Candra Pathak (History)

North Bengal University

Peasant Unrest and Uprising in the Brahmaputra Valley of Assam: A Case Study of the Erstwhile Kamrup, Darrang, Nagaon 1858-1894

3

Pallabi Goswami (Hindi)

GU

A Comparative Study of the Dramatic Style of Mahan Rakesh and Arun Sarma’s Dramma

 

v  Some of the members of the teaching staff have attended the Refresher course in the different academic staff colleges.

Sl No.

Name

Department

RC/OP

University

Duration

1.

Bipul Borah

Economics

RC

ASC GU

22-11-08 to 11-01-09

2

Biman Patowary

Geography

RC

ASC GU

17-11-08 to 07-12-08

3

Mridusmita Mahanta

English

RC

ASC GU

04-02-08 to 24-02-08

4

Nizara Hazarika

English

RC

ASC M. U.

10-11-08 to 29-11-08

5

Dipjyoti Deka

English

RC

ASC GU

02-06-08 to 26-06-08

6.

Dipa Kakoti

 Education

RC

ASC GU

04-02-08 to 24-02-08

7.

Moromee Bordaloi

Education

RC

ASC GU

04-02-08 to 24-02-08

08

Subhash Baro

Pol Science

RC

ASC GU

17-11-08 to 08-12-08

09.

Sinam Iboton Singh

Mathematics

RC

ASC GU

17-11-08 to 08-12-08

10.

Bandana Barthakur

Hindi

RC

ASC GU

04-02-08 to 24-02-08

11.

Mausumi Bhagawati

Assamese

RC

ASC GU

22-10-08 to 11-11-08

12.

 Rama Kt. Saikia

Mathematics

RC

ASC GU

17-11-08 to 07-12-08

13

Ananda Das

Geography

RC

ASC JMI Delhi

20-02-09 to 14-03-09

14.

 Dharma Ram Deka

 Geography

RC

 ASC JMI N. Delhi

16-01-09 to 06-02-09

15.

 Kamal Ch. Pathak

Hindi

 RC

ASC NEHU

10-11-08 to 02-12-08

 

  1. TOTAL NUMBER OF SEMINARS/WORKSHOPS CONDUCTED :-

v  The various departments had organized seminars and workshops in the college. As many as thirteen seminars were organized in the year 2005-06. Experts were also invited from other Institutions and Universities.

v  Apart from the seminars, the departments conduct various paper presentation sessions where the students are encouraged to present papers.

9. RESEARCH PROJECT:-

v  Nil

10. PATENT GENERATED:-

v None

11. NEW COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH PROGRAMMES:-

v None

12. RESEARCH GRANT RECEIVED FROM VARIOUS AGENCIES

v None

13. DETAILS OF RESEARCH SCHOLARS:-

Sl. No.

Name of the Scholar

University in which registered

Year

Topic

1

Mausumi Bhagowoti,

( Assamese)

GU

2000

Kamalananda Bhattacharjyor Rachanabali : Bishlessnatmak Adhyayan.s

2

Biman Patowary,

( Geography)

GU

2003

‘Geo-environmental status and strategies for sustainable development in the Digaru River basin, Assam.

3

Nizara Hazarika,

( English)

EFLU

2006

‘Colonial Assam and Women’s Writing’

4

Bipul Borah,

( Economics)

GU

2007

Economic Appraisal of Orange Cultivation: A Study in the Brahmaputra Valley, Assam’

5

Dharma Ram Deka,

( Geography)

GU

2007

‘Geo-ecological Status and Economic Potential of Wetlands in Dimoria Region of Kamrup District(M), Assam, India.

6

Asraf Ali,

( Geography)

GU

2007

‘ Geo-Environmental Impact on the Socio-Economic Development in Goalpara District of Assam.

7

Runu Kalita,

( Assamese)

GU

2008

‘Nabakanta Baruar Rasanat Lokasanskritik Upadan ( Folk Elements in the Works of Nabakanta Barua )

8

Gitima Kalita,

( Philosophy)

GU

2008

A Study of Saivism in Bramhaputra Valley.

9

Mridusmita Mahanta

( English)

GU

2009

expression Assamese Selfhood and the Bramhaputra

10

Kamal Chandra Pathak,

( History)

North Bengal University

2008

Peasant Unrest and Uprising in the Brahmaputra Valley of Assam: A case Study Erstwhile Kamrup, Darrang, Nowgong

1858-1894

11

Pallabi Goswami,

( Hindi)

GU

2009

A Comparative Study of the Dramatic Style Mohan Rakesh and Arun Sarma’s Drama

 

14. CITATION INDEX OF FACULTY MEMBERS AND IMPACT FACTOR:-

v  None

15. HONORS /AWARDS TO THE FACULTY

v Nil

16. INTERNAL RESOURCE GENERATED

Sl. No.

Source

Amount

1

Fees from the students

Rs.          15,84,780

2

Self Financing Course (IT)

Rs                  9,450

3

Self Financing Course (TTM))

Rs                  6,000

                         

17. DETAILS OF DEPARTMENTS GETTING SAP/ COSIST/ DST, FIST ETC

Ø  Nil

18. COMMUNITY SERVICE

Ø  A rally was organized in collaboration with All Dimoria students Union to create awareness against various local environmental problems on  21st Aug, 2008. The procession was also organized to bring awareness among people against unhygienic practices like smoking, chewing tobacco etc.

Ø  A few faculty members are involved with the Erabari Rural Library for children and women. They encourage the children to borrow books to imbibe the habit of reading and creative writing. The children are encouraged to write on the wall magazine “Xopun” of the library. The teachers also organize competitions like Quiz, Drawing, Recitation and Extempore speech among the children and the village women.

Ø  The college organized a training programme on “Food Processing” for the women folk at Dikchak where Ms. Mousumi Bhagawati from the Dept. of Assamese trained the women on the techniques of Food Processing.

19. TEACHERS AND OFFICERS NEWLY RECRUITED:

There are as many as eleven teaching and non-teaching staff were appointed during the session. The details are given below-

Sl.  No.

Name of the Lecturer

Department

Mode of Appointment

Date of Joining

Date of Release

1

Ms. Rumi Doloi

Assamese

Part Time

1st Aug. 2008

31st Dec. 2008

2

Ms. Runumi Bhatta

Economics

Part Time

1st Aug. 2008

31st Dec. 2008

3

Mr. Topu Chaudhury

Pol. Science

Part Time

1st Aug. 2008

31st Dec. 2008

4

Ms. Pallabi Goswami

Hindi

Regular (NS)*

1st Aug. 2008

 Still working

5

Ms. Barnali Baishya

Hindi

Part Time

1st Aug. 2008

31st Dec. 2008

6

Mr. Amarjyoti Knowar

Assamese

Part Time

1st Aug. 2008

31st Dec. 2008

7

Mr. Ranjan Keleng

Philosophy

Part Time

1st Aug. 2008

31st Dec. 2008

8

Mr. Prasanta Ingti

Assamese

Part Time

1st Aug. 2008

31st Dec. 2008

9

Mr. Lankeswar Boro

Grade-IV

 Regular (S)*

1st Aug. 2008

 Still working

10

Mr. Gautam Deka

Grade-IV

Regular (NS)*

1st Aug. 2008

  Still working

11

Ms. Manjita Baruah

 Commerce

Tutor

1st Aug. 2008

31st Dec. 2008

                                                                                         (S)*- Sanctioned (NS)*-Non-sanctioned 

20. TEACHING- NON TEACHING STAFF RATIO:

Ø  14:3 ( 42 and 12)

21. IMPROVEMENT IN THE LIBRARY SERVICES

Ø  The college has purchased a good number of books and journals for the library.

Ø  The computerization of the new books has been updated.

Ø  The college purchased two almirahs for library and repaired four book shelves.

22. NEW BOOKS/JOURNALS SUBSCRIBED AND THEIR VALUES:

Ø  The details of the books and journals is given below-

Department

No. Of Book

Purchased

Text Book

Reference

book

Total Cost

(Rs.)

Assamese

106

35

71

14,899

Economics

17

20

51

20,982

Education

51

15

36

13,140

English

78

25

48

23,834

Envt. Studies

04

00

04

475

Commerce

18

05

13

4,795

Geography

58

10

48

17,548

Hindi

29

11

18

5,950

History

51

21

30

4,275

Information Technology

06

00

06

1,710

Logic & Philosophy

16

05

11

544

Mathematics

 

 

 

 

Political Science

79

20

59

11,328

T.T.M

05

05

00

2,885

 

 

 

23. COURSES IN WHICH STUDENT ASSESSMENT OF TEACHERS IS
        INTRODUCED AND THE ACTION TAKEN ON STUDENT FEEDBACK:

Ø  The college has a mechanism for student assessment of teachers. Questionnaires and formats are designed and the same are provided to the under graduate and passed out students.

Ø  After collecting the filled up forms the Principal scans them. Thus, the strength and weakness of each faculty member are sorted out and the same is sent to the heads of the respective departments. The heads discuss the findings with the other faculty members of the departments. The Principal also guides the teachers to overcome the problems.

24. UNIT COST OF Education:

i) Unit cost with salary:  Rs. 14,704/-

ii) Unit cost without salary: Rs. 1,692/-

25. COMPUTERIZATION OF ADMINISTRATION AND PROCESS OF ADMISSION AND EXAMINATIONS, RESULT, ISSUE OF CERTIFICATE:

Ø  The administration process and admission process have been computerized.

Ø  The process of LAN is completed.

26. INCREASE IN THE INFRASTRUCTURAL FACILITIES

Ø  The windows panelling and electrification of the two rooms of the ground floor of the RCC    building were completed.

Ø  The college purchased one photo copier machine and three computer sets.

Ø  The college reinstalled the drinking water pipe connection and repaired the water reservoir tank for proper distribution of water in the college campus.

Ø  the college newly constructed the shade of the canteen of Sonapur college sized 25ft. in length and 12ft. breadth near the old canteen.

Ø  The college purchased two Almirahs for the library and repaired four books shelves. 

Ø  The construction of the Sonapur college auditorium was successfully completed and the same was inaugurated by Sjt. Akan Bora, Hon’ble Minister of Social Welfare & Jail, Govt. of Assam.

27. TECHNOLOGY UPGRADATION:

v  N/A

28. COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AND TRAINING TO TEACHER AND STUDENTS:

Ø  The Sonapur College Computer Centre provides computer and internet access to the teachers and students

29. FINANCIAL AID TO STUDENTS:

v There are as many as 42 students who received Financial Aid during the Session 2008-2009

Sl No

Name

Class

Amount

(Rupees)

1

Sukla Sarkar

TDC III

700/-

2

Anjan Barman

TDC II

500/-

3

Keshab Das

TDC III

500/-

4

Anupam Deka

TDC II

500/-

5

Krishon Das

TDC II

1130/-

6

Babli Das

TDC I

1170/-

7

Tapan Mali

B. Com I

1170/-

8

Tamesh Tarang

TDC I

1090/-

9

Neoti Boro

TDC I

1170/-

10

Runumoni Rabha

TDC I

1170/-

11

Manash Garo

B. Com I

1170/-

12

Rupan Deka

TDC I

1090/-

13

Rahib Ali Dewan

TDC I

1170/-

14

Mamoni Basumatary

TDC I

1170/-

15

Gonita Tanti

TDC I

1170/-

16

Prasanta Das

TDC I

1170/-

17

Juna Pachani

TDC I

1090/-

18

Janmoni Deka

TDC I

2800/-

19

Birju Paswan

TDC I

2700/-

20

Dipankar Kumar

TDC I

2700/-

21

Rashmi Sarkar

HS II

1240/-

22

Yagya Bahadur Gurung

HS II

500/-

23

Keshav Thakuria

HSII

500/-

24

Rini Kakoti

HS II

1190/-

25

Tripti Rani  Acharjee

HS II

500/-

26

Nilotpal Pachani

HS II

500/-

27

Ranjit Daimary

HS II

500/-

28

Biswajit Pator

HS II

500/-

29

Diptimoni Talukdar

HS I

930/-

30

Rubul Mali

HS I

930/-

31

Puja Das

HS I

930/-

32

Kishor Sarma

HS I

930/-

33

Sasanka Deka

HS I

930/-

34

Mampi Paul

HS I

930/-

35

Sultana Begum

HS I

930/-

36

Bhaskarjyoti Sarma

HS I

930/-

37

Nameswar Boro

HS I

930/-

38

Nipan Thakuriya

HS I

930/-

39

Junmoni Garo

HS I

930/-

40

Minati Deka

HS I

930/-

41

Mampi Paul

HS I

930/-

42

Jayka Ingti

HS I

930/-

                                                                             TOTAL: Rs.43,789/-

(Rupees Forty Three Thousand, Seven Hundred and Eighty Nine only)

 

30. ACTIVITIES AND SUPPORT FROM THE ALUMNI ASSOCIATION :-

v  The member of the Alumni Association regularly visit the college, especially during the important events like, College Annual Function, Fresher’s Social, New Admissions etc. Some members also extend their help and cooperation in organising extension programme in the locality.

31. ACTIVITIES AND SUPPORT FROM THE PARENT TEACHER ASSOCIATION

v  Different departments regularly organize parents meeting, where the teachers discuss the problems of the students with the parents and seek the feedback from the parents.  These meetings help to improve the teaching-learning environment of the college.

 

 

32. HEALTH SERVICE

v Health service is provided to student as and when the need arises.

v In case of any student or staff getting injured in the college campus or while coming to the college, the college authority provides all kind of medical support and help.

33. PERFORMANCE IN SPORTS ACTIVITIES:

v  Mr. Abhijit Kalita, a student of Sonapur College represented District Senior Team in the 11th All Assam Inter District Senior Kho-Kho Championship for boys held at Dudhnai from 27th to 29th December,2008.

v  In the 16th Inter District Kho-Kho Tournament , held at Rangia from 24th and 25th March, 2009, Mr. Abhijit Kalita represented the district team and performed well in the event.

v  Ms. Damayanti Boro of Sonapur College represented the Assam State team in the 56th National Kabaddi Championship for men and women held at Begusarai, Bihar, from 26th to 28th September, 2008 and brought laurel to the college.

v  Another student of Sonapur College, Ms. Bhanita Bangthai, represented Assam State Team in the 34th National Sports Festival for women Group-I, held at Kolkata, from November 12-15, 2008, organized by, Sports Authority of India (SAI).

34. INCENTIVE TO OUTSTANDING SPORT PERSONS

v  Sonapur Tea Estate sponsors Arun Sankar Bhaduri Memorial Award to the best player and the winner of the Boy’s Marathon Race in the Colllege Annual Sports.

v  Bipul Borah, Lecturer, Department of Economics, sponsors a cash award of Rs 1000/- to the winner of the Girl’s Marathon.

35. STUDENTS ACHIEVEMENT AND AWARDS

v  Mr. Madhab Bhaduri, Mr. Utpal Deka and Ms. Dibylata Devi from the Dept. of Geography secured First Class in B.A. Final examination 2007 in the TDC Part-III examination.. 

  • Awards

v  Scholarship:

a)    Govt. Scholarship :Nil

b)   OBC : Rs.      76,120/-

c)    SC :    Rs.       93,530/-

d)    ST :    Rs     6,27,625/-

 

v  Apart from the various state and central Govt. Scholarship the college authority also offers the following awards and prizes and in both academic and extra-curricular fields to the deserving students-

v   The student who secures a position and star marks in the HS Final examination is awarded with a bag of books of the subject he/she opts for the major course in our college along with a certificate.

v   The different departments also provide the facility of awarding the students who secure letter marks in HS Final Examination with all the necessary books for the Degree Classes.

v The First Class holders in the TDC Final Examination are awarded with the study materials needed to pursue his /her studies in the Post Graduate Classes.

v   The student scoring highest mark in HS final Examination among the successful candidate of Sonapur College is awarded with Cash Prize of Rs. 1000/- by the President of the Governing body of Sonapur College.

v    Students scoring letter mark in Geography in HS Final Examination and First Class   in TDC Final Examination are awarded with a bag of books by the Founder Secretary of Sonapur College Governing body Mr. Upen Borah.

v   Cash prize worth Rs. 500/- is awarded to the students who are adjudged the best project paper writer among the English Major students.

v   The best Social Worker of the year is awarded with a bag of books presented by Mr.     R.C. Kalita, an eminent social worker of the locality.

v   A bag of book is awarded to the student who collects highest number of artefacts for the college museum.   

 

36. ACTIVITIES OF GUIDANCE AND COUNSELLING UNIT:

v  The Guidance and Counselling Cell of the college has played a very active role in providing guidance to the students as far as the higher studies are concerned. Students have been counselled from time to time to meet their requirements of guidance.

v  Like the previous years, this year also the students of various classes were counselled through various counselling sessions organised after final examinations in order to help them for future career.   

 

37. PLACEMENT SERVICES PROVIDED TO STUDENTS:

v  Though the college does not possess a placement cell of its own and at the same time has no autonomy in that respect, still the college provides an opportunity to some of our students who have passed Master Degree with the UGC Norms to join as part time lecturers in the different departments of the college to gather experience of working as lecturers.

v  A few also joined the college as non-teaching staff.

38. DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME FOR NON-TEACHING STAFF:

v  It is a positive gesture of the college authority that organize training programmes from time to time for the capacity building of the non-teaching staff in various skills.

v  A day long training programme on computer programming was organized in collaboration with the S.S. Technology, Guwahati in this session.

39. HEALTHY PRACTICE OF THE INSTITUTION:

v  The scheduled seminars and workshops are held on a regular basis. The resource persons are also invited to deliver lectures on special topics. The students also take part actively in putting questions to the resource persons. They also present papers in the seminars.

v  Stress is laid in acquiring knowledge about the surrounding socio-cultural heritage by arranging such competitions in the college.

v  The college has published three issues of each of the four wall magazines of our college. The students are provided a chance to expose their talents in creative writing as well as in making models, chart and painting.

v  The college arranged cleanliness drive in the college campus as well as in the market area where the students, teachers and office staff took active part.

v  The students were taken to field trips, excursion to make them aware of their surroundings, their obligations and duties towards society and also to imbibe in them a feeling of co-operation and brotherhood.

v  The college organized a field study on Environmental Awareness where the students were encouraged to gather first hand knowledge regarding environmental problems, hazards, protection, measures etc., by directly communicating with the neighborhood industries as well as people residing in those areas. Later they submitted a field study report to the teachers.

 

40. LINKAGE DEVELOPED WITH NATIONAL / INTERNATIONAL ACADEMIC / RESEARCH BODIES.

 

NAME

DATE

THEME

TITLE

REMARK

Dharma Ram Deka

12-13 Sept, ‘08

Recent Aspects in Environmental Studies

Depleting Wetlands Environment-A Case study on Bomani Beel under Kamrup Dist (M), Assam

Paper presentation

Mridusmita Mahanta

29-30 Sept, ‘08

Status of Women in Colonial Assam

A Move Towards Emancipation: A Study on Lovita by Jyotiprasad Agarwala

Paper presentation

Nizara Hazarika

29-30 Sept, ‘08

Status of Women in Colonial Asssam

Daivagya Duhita: A Narrative Re construction of Colonial assamese Women’s History and Subjectivity

Paper presentation

Dharma Ram Deka

24-25

Oct’ ‘08

Wetland and Livlihood

Problems and Prospects of Wetlands on the basis of the Study of the Bomani Beel

Paper presentation

Biman Patowary

28-30 Nov, ‘08

Geomorphic Hazards: Issues and Challenges

Estimation of Soil erosion in Digaru River Basin, Assam: usng Fornier Model of Sediment Yield

Paper presentation

Asraf Ali

28-30 Nov, ‘08

Geomorphic Hazards: Issues and Challenges

Estimation of Soil erosion in Digaru River Basin, Assam: usng Fornier Model of Sediment Yield

Paper presentation

Asraf Ali

28-30 Nov, ‘08

Geomorphic Hazards: Issues and Challenges

Flood and Associated geo morphic Characteristics and Their Impact on the Socio-Economic development in Lower Jinari River Basin of Goalpara District of Assam

Paper presentation

Asraf Ali

19-20 Dec, ‘08

International seminar on Agricultural Eco system and Sustainable Development in Brahmaputra Valley

Impact of Geo-environmental Characteristics of Socio- Economic Settings at Lower Jinari river Basin in Goalpara District, Assam                                                                                                                                                                                                        

Paper presentation

Nizara Hazarika

03-04 Jan, ‘09

Communities of Women

 

Participation

 

Dipjyoti  Deka

06-07 Jan, ‘09

Prospects and problems of Globalization of Indian Higher Education with Special Reference to Assam

Globalisation of  Indian Higher education and Its Impact on Society

Paper presentation

Sinam Iboton Singh

 

Prospects and problems of Globalization of Indian Higher Education with Special Reference to Assam

Globalisation of  Indian Higher education and Its Impact on Society

Paper presentation

 

41. ANY OTHER INFORMATION:

v       In order to encourage students to grow up with various co-curricular activities, Sports, Cultural and literary events are held in the Annual College Week; Eminent personalities from the state are invited in the prize distribution ceremony to boost the morale of the students.

v  World Environment Day is celebrated every year on 5th June to inculcate the spirit of environmental conservation.

v  Plantation drives by the students and teachers are organized on regular basis in the college campus as well as in the locality.

v  Cleanliness drive by the students in the college campus and various localities in the neighbouring area including the adopted village Dikchak is a part of the student related activities as such drives are organized on a regular basis.

v  Independence Day and Republic Day are celebrated in the college auspiciously every year. All the teachers and students participate in these occasions which enhance national integrity.

v  Two students of Sonapur College, Ms. Madhusmita Goswami and Nabanita Das brought laurel to the college by participating and with excellent performance in the ‘Bishnu Rabha Birth Centenary Celebration’, held at Sankardev  Kalakshetra, Guwahati on 20th June, 2008.

v  One of the students of Sonapur College Mr. Prasanta Das, participated in  two weeklong workshops on Bihu Dance, organised by North East Zone Cultural Centre at Silpa Gram Guwahati and another at Sankardev Kalakshetra, Guwahati, from 4th to 10th          April, 2008 and 24th to 30th  April, 2008 respectively.

v  Ms. Karabi Das, a student of Sonapur College represented the state Bihu Dance troupe in the Republic Day celebration ,2008 at Chennai, in the ‘Folk Cultural Festival’ held at Noapara, Orissa, in April, 2008, in the in the Kolkata ‘Natya Utsav’, in January, 2009 and  in the Rice Festival, held at Dimapur , Nagaland in the month of March of the same year.      

 

PART-C

PLAN FOR 2009-10

PLAN:

  1. New Techniques –

v  Remedial Courses – The department will formulate their remedial course as per the requirement of the students.

v  Tutorial Classes – Each department will be entrusted to take up tutorial classes as per the class routine.

v  Field Survey to Prepare Project Paper: The Department of Economics will take the Major students for a survey on the Self Help Groups of the neighbourimg village and later a project report will be prepared. 

v  Model and Chart on Findings of the Survey: The Department of Geography will make their students prepare model and chart after a survey work on a theme to be decided by the department.

v  Seminar / Workshop to be conducted: Departmental seminar will be conducted by the departments as per the schedule mentioned in the prospectus cum Academic calendar.

v  Intra Class Paper Presentation: At the end of the session, the departments will encourage students to prepare seminar papers and present the same in the class.

v  To Inculcate Reading Habit: To organise book fair to inculcate reading habits among students.

 

2. Community Development Programme

v  Extension lectures: Extension lectures to be organized at the feeder schools to raise the standard of the input that will further help in lowering the rate of drop outs in the college.

v  Awareness drives: Awareness drives to be organized in different schools for various academic, socio-economic and environmental isues.

v  Training Programme: To organize a training programme for the women folk of the village Dikchak.

v  Cleanliness Drive: To organise cleanliness drive in the neighbourhood of the college and the adopted village Dikchak.  

3. Infrastructure Development 

v  To construct the remaining two rooms of the First Floor of the RCC Building.

v   New books for the library are to be purchased.

v  The Department of WPT & BC is to be pursued for the disbursement of the grant for the construction of the girls’ hostel.

v  Bamboo fence is to be put up along the immediate boundary of the college.

34. Official Activity

v To pursue the Director of Higher Education(DHE) for the Government N.O.C. for B.Com Part –I and Government Concurrence for the subject of Information Technology and Hindi.

v To approach the Gauhati University authority for the Temporary Affiliation for B.Com Part-I and permission for B.com Part-II.

v To approach the Gauhati University authority for the inspection for Permanent Affiliation.

v  To approach the Gauhati University authority for the Examination Centre for B. Com Part-II.

v To appoint a faculty in place of Late Dr. Dhanjit Medhi.

 

 

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