Kokrajhar, Dec 1: The National Service Scheme (NSS) unit of Central Institute of Technology Kokrajhar (CIT) is being organised a Special camp at Khagrabari Village, Bonargaon, one of the adopted villages of CIT Kokrajhar starting 27 November to 3 December.
The Special camp is organised with the theme “Knowing the Village”. As part of the camp, the volunteers did gardening and planted flower saplings in the school campus at the village. On the third day Tuesday, the Volunteers went to the village and took part in harvesting rice in the paddy field.
To encourage the volunteers Chaitali Brahma, Registrar and J D Herembeswar Basumatary, NSS Programme Coordinator, Susmita Roy, NSS Programme Officer along with the Monideepa Brahma, Asst. Professor Dept. of HSS and Dipankar Sutradhar, Asst. Professor, Dept. of IE took part in the event and joined hands in harvesting paddy.
The village head man of the Khagrabari Village and head master of the Khagrabari LP School guided the volunteers in the field.
Registrar Chaitali Brahma said it was a very special experience and the volunteers should be engaged in various activities which has a two-way impact. Young students Volunteers get an opportunity to learn and experience the village life and the villagers have an opportunity to educate the younger generation, she said.
Some of the activities of the special camp as scheduled were campaign against drugs, visiting the villages house to house and interact with the villagers, colouring the boundary wall of the Khagrabari LP School etc.
J D Herembeswar Basumatary, NSS Programme Coordinator said the NSS CIT is committed to work for the development of the surrounding. Basumatary thanked the NSS Regional Directorate Guwahati and Director of Youth Affairs and Sports, Guwahati for continuous support and encouragement. He is also thankful to Prof. TG Sitaram, Director IIT Guwahati & Director CIT – Additional Charge, for his encouragement and support.