In a splendid display of academic and artistic prowess, Girijananda Chowdhury University (GCU) made a significant impact at the Assam Book Fair 2023-24, hosted at Chandmari Engineering Institute field in Guwahati.
Active Participation and Innovative Initiatives
The twelve-day extravaganza, spanning from December 29, 2023, to January 9, 2024, witnessed enthusiastic participation from both students and faculty members of GCU. Going beyond traditional engagement, the university set up a dynamic commercial stall aimed at raising awareness about its innovative programs and facilitating on-the-spot registrations.
The response was overwhelming, with over 100 registrations received during the event. Visitors were enlightened about the university’s commitment to implementing the National Education Policy (NEP) of 2020 and the diverse range of courses it offers.
Coordination and Execution
The university’s participation was orchestrated seamlessly, thanks to the efficient coordination and execution led by faculty members and staff from various departments. Their efforts ensured a smooth and enriching experience for attendees of the book fair.
Artistic Triumphs in Cultural Competition
Adding a vibrant cultural dimension, a group of talented students from GCU actively participated in the cultural competition held on January 8, 2024. The competition featured an array of categories, including solo song, classical dance, mono-act, band performance, Bihu dance, and semi-classical fusion dance.
The students showcased their artistic flair, captivating the attention and earning the appreciation of the audience. Notably, Upashana Kalita (4th semester, CE) and Sohini Roy (6th semester, CSE) received the prestigious Best Performance Awards for their exceptional contributions to mono-act and Kathak dance, respectively.
Holistic Development and Excellence
These awards not only underscore the dedication and talent of GCU students but also highlight the university’s commitment to fostering holistic development. GCU continues to stand as a beacon of excellence, providing students with opportunities to excel not only academically but also in extracurricular pursuits.