The principal of the college Dr. Devabrot Khanikor flagged off the foundation day programme by hoisting the college flag. The 1st Assam Battalion NCC and the 50 Assam Air wings NCC cadets performed March pass and presented a patriotic song.
Sjt. Upen Bara, the founder secretary of the Sonapur College Management Committee had paid homage to the founder members of the college. This was followed by an open meeting and an intimate conversation among the founder members and the staff and students of the college.
Speaking on the occasion, the Principal Dr Devabrot Khanikor said that the college has been achieving meaningful growth in every field and has been participating in different accreditations at the national level. The college also has achieved various milestones in the field of academics.
He also opined that the college has been putting tremendous efforts to bring the vocational courses into the limelight and also to incorporate its vocational courses into B.A. and B.Com.
Opening of Post-graduate courses has given a milestone in its progress. In the context, Principal Dr. Khanikor also mentioned about the National Policy on Education and the role of the stake holders of an education institute. He also made important remarks on the perspective plans of the college that is towards Graded Autonomy by 2030. Sonapur College is now gearing up for its 3rd cycle of NAAC Assessment.
Sjt. Upen Bora has remembered the history of the college and the efforts made by the people in making this college into a reality. Participating in the intimate event, founder member Sjt. Heremba Prasad Saikia expressed happiness over the improvement and development of the college. Prof. Dr. Biman Patwari, a founder teacher and Coordinator of IQAC, founder members Sjt.. Ajit Dutta, Sjt. Deepak Kumar Das, Mrs. Amiya Barua, Mrs. Deepti Bara, and some eminent personalities spoke on the occasion and had recalled the sweet memories of the period of foundation of the college.
The NCC cadets had presented various cultural programmes and it had made the event livelier. The 9th and 10th Edition of the College News Bulletin is also released by the founder members on this ocassion.The event is concluded after lightning earthen lamps in the evening. The programme was anchored by Dr. Deepjyoti Deka of the English Department.