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Road safety awareness progrrame held in Kokrajhar

KOKRAJHAR: A road safety awareness proramme was held in Kokrajhar district on Thursday by district transport office (DTO), Kokrajhar to create awareness on accident and traffic control in the district. Students from the different colleges participated at the programme.

As per official records of the DTO Kokrajhar, there were 148 cases of accidents reported and 69 persons dead in Kokrajhar district in 2018 itself.

DTO Kokrajhar Dhajen Basumatary said that the progremme was organised out to create awareness and alertness among the young generation.

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Quiz, exhibition, plantation on June 5

27 May 2013 - 10:31am | Ujjal Borah

In commemoration with the World Environment Day, the People's Friend Foundation, in association with Pollution Control Board and Arena Animation, Panbazar, is organizing Second Prize money ‘ENVIRO-QUIZ-2013’, among high and higher secondary school students of the state on 5th of June at the District Library Auditorium, Guwahati and All Assam Environment Photography Exhibition and Competition, titled 'NATURE THROUGH THE LENS-2013' at State Art Gallery from  July 8-12.

The Quiz will be on Environment and nature, Bio-Diversity, Ecology, Zoology, Botany, and other related subjects and the medium of it will be in English and Assamese. The competition will be on two categories: Group A: Class V to Class VII and Group B: Class VIII to Class XII. Maximum of three teams from the same school in each category will be allowed to participate. Each team will consist of two students. Joining fee for each team is Rs 100.

The Chief Quiz Master will be Professor Dilip Kumar Baruah, Reputed Quiz Master and Former Professor of Cotton College. There will be cash prizes and other attractive gifts and certificates for the Final Winner teams and rest two teams in each category.

The Photography competition is open to any participant from any age group from the state of Assam. The theme of photographs should be Nature, wildlife, environment, bio-diversity etc. A participant can contribute a maximum of two photographs for the Competition. All photographs must have the minimum size of A4 and maximum size of A3, and be printed in good quality Photo Paper. The participant must submit a CD with the original file of the photographs.

A total of 100 Photographs will be selected for final Exhibition Cum Competition after Screening by the Judges. A total of five photographs out of the 100 will be selected for attractive prizes. Joining Fee for the competition is Rupees One hundred only (Rs. 100/-). The Participants can deposit their joining fee in cash or in the form of a Demand Draft or Cheque in Favour of People’s Friend Foundation, Guwahati to Chairman, People's Friend Foundation, C/O. Arena Animation, Panbazar, Guwahati-1. For details participants can contact over phone at 98540-37579/94351-4615 or can e-mail at

Meanwhile, People's Friend Foundation, in association with Canon India Pvt Ltd is also organising a Plantation Drive in Guwahati. The planation will start at 8 am on June 5 at the Handique Girls' College Hostel at Dighalipukhuri followed by the District Library, Guwahati, and the Asom Sahitya Sabha campus. Interested citizens can come to the above mentioned venues and join in the plantation drive. People can collect saplings from the organisers to plant in their own homes/lands also.

CM's scholarship examination Kokrajhar

7 May 2017 - 7:04pm | AT Kokrajhar Bureau

Nearly 6500 students from dirrent schools under five education blocks in Kokrajhar district seated in the written test for Chief Minister’s Special Scholarship examination 2016 that was conducted on Sunday in Kokrajhar district.

The examination was conducted by district elementary education officer(DEEO) at different centres in five education blocks in the district. For Kokrajhar education block,the examination was held at Kokrajhar Girls HS school where 1832 students from class V and VIII seated in the examination. In Dotma block,1271 candidates attended at Dotma Girls High School, 1365 candidates attended in the examination at Kachugaon Public High school under Kachugaon block. In Gossaigaon block,1252 candidates appeared in exmaination held at Gossaigaon HS school and 758 candidates attended at Debitola High school under Debitola eductaion block.

The passed candidates would be given away five thousand in cheque in fixed deposit on his account through which students are getting scholarship opprtunity from education department.

SN Goyary, Kokrajhar DEEO told that the examination was conducted as per guideline reached from education department in the state. ‘We hope the examination is creating strong educational environment among students in the region’, he said.

Daoharu Mungkhlong trophy match from Oct 1

26 Sep 2017 - 1:17am | AT News

Hardly a week remains. Preparations are afoot to host the 20th Daoharu Mungklong football trophy at Dotma in Kokrajhar district. The thrilling clash gor the coveted trophy will begin from October 1.
Altogether 12 teams from home and outside have confirmed participation this time which include ASEB, Guwahati, UAFC, Meghalaya, Bardhaman FC, Kolkata,Dhupdhara Academy, Goalpara, GBFA, Zaraguri, Barhoongkha AC, Kokrajhar, Salbagan FC, Gossaigaon,Kagrabari FC, Udalguri,DASA XI, Dotma, Bardwishikla FC, Kachugaon.

Doneswar Goyary,BTC executive member will inaugurate the opening match on October 1. The trophy would be accompanied by ₹ 50,000 in cash and the runners up would get ₹ 25,000 in cash.