Gauhati University’s Department of Communication and Journalism will organize the first-ever Alumni Meet at the university campus on March 19, 2023 (Sunday).
In connection with this, a press meet was organized at Guwahati Press Club on Tuesday. The press conference was addressed by Dr. Chandan Kumar Goswami, Head of the Department of Communication and Journalism and Patron of the Alumni Meet, Dr. Rabindra Sarma, General Secretary and Dr. Nilakshi Kalita, Convener of Publicity Committee of Alumni Meet, 2023.
Chandan Kumar Goswami said, “The fifty five years old department had covered courses like Diploma (Bachelor of Communication and Journalism), PG Courses and research (M. Phil. and Ph.D). As such, it will be a good opportunity for the department if this message can be reached by the people who once were a part of this Department”.
He also urged all the alumni to join the meet and to be associated with the department so that a strong bond between the department and alumni can be established.
The President of the proposed Alumni Meet, Mr. Kishore Upadhyay in his message said that the alumni meet is aimed to connect all the students of the department since its establishment in 1967. Such meets will encourage being associated with the department for the lifelong. He informed that a national level lecture will be organised in connection with the event on the same day.
He also requested the alumni to register themselves in through the G-Form prepare for the purpose. He further added that that there will be two provisions for membership to be an alumni. Rs 500 or above has been allotted for registration for one year membership and Rs 5000 or above for the life member of the alumni association. He urged all the alumni to join the event.
A bank account has been opened for the purpose at Punjab National Bank, Gauhati University branch. The Bank details are Account Number: 1839200100006350, Account name: ALUMNI MEET DCJ GU and IFSC: PUNB0183920.
The last date of registration for the alumni meet is March 10.
Dr. Rabindra Sarma, General Secretary of the proposed Alumni Meet, while briefing the session gave a detail of the registration process. He also informed that, in connection with the meet, a souvenir will be published in Assamese, English and Hindi languages.
He requested all the alumni to send their write up to firstname.lastname@example.org by February 28.
A Facebook page namely, Alumni Association-DCJGU is created for the purpose and all information related to alumni meet will be available in this Facebook page.
For any further details, alumni are requested to contact the following numbers: 9854072096, 9435019139 or 8761042989