A team of sixteen students of Assam Kaziranga University attended a state level seminar on “Promotion of Cultural Heritage and Performing Arts as Career option” at Oil India Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), Jorhat on 28th April, 2023 under the guidance of Dr Saurabhi Sarmah, Associate Professor, School of Social Sciences, The Assam Kaziranga University.
The seminar was a part of the Silver Jubilee celebration of Rongali Utsav in ONGC, Jorhat which was attended by the budding folk artists troupe from Jorhat and Golaghat districts, who also performed in multi-cultural road shows. Over 200 participants registered for this seminar along with the students of KU.
The resource persons of the seminar included - eminent peoples’ artist Mr Loknath Goswami, entrepreneur and Promoter of North East Festival, Mr Shyamkanu Mahanta, and renowned Bihu artist of Jorhat Ms Pranjalika Hazarika, who in their speeches enlightened the participants about how to use art and culture to promote and preserve our cultural heritages, and also use performing arts as career option. The Session was moderated by Dr Ajoy Lal Dutta, working president Rongali Utsav Celebration committee, ONGC, Jorhat.
The following students form different school of KU participated in the seminar - Reeja Borah, Aradhana Baruah, Faguni Baishya, Mrinmoyee Sarmah, Madhusmita Gogoi, Amantika Bora, Paran Jyoti Borah, Uddipta Kalita, Akash Bose, Kaustavmoni Baruah, Meghna Gogoi, Priya Dutta, Anindita Handique, Darshana Saikia, Priyanka Shyam, Mehbiz Begum.