Dhing College Science Forum in association with UGC GDA organised a day long free health awareness and check-up camp as a part of the Extension Activities Programme here on Thursday.The camp was formally declared open by Dr. S. K. Dutta, Principal, Dhing College. A team of doctors and nursing staff headed by Dr. D. C. Roy, SDHMO, Dhing FRU attended the programme and extended free medical and health services and aids to the students, teaching and non-teaching staff of the college.
Earlier, Dhing College Women Cell also organised a programme entitled “Role of Self-Help Groups in Women Empowerment with the financial assistance of UGC GDA as part of their extension services towards the community and rural women in particular. The programme was chaired by Mrs. M. Neog, Vice Principal and President of DCWC which was attended by the students and teaching staff and local women entrepreneurs. The programme was inaugurated by Mr. Mrinal Bora, CO, Dhing Revenue Circle. S. Ganguli, EO, DIC, Nagaon district attended the programme as the chief guest. Both the speakers dwelt at length the role of the self-help groups in helping and empowering poor women living in rural areas of Assam. A total of four local women self-help groups, who participated in the programme, displayed their products and sold out in an exhibition organised on that occasion. The College has also undertaken a field work on adult education in some selected villages under the Dhing and Batadraba Revenue Circles, informs Dr. S. K. Dutta, Principal, Dhing College.