The first biennial general conference of Assam Agricultural Officers Association (AAOA) will be held from 13th to 14th September, 2009 at the Krishi Niwas, Directorate of Agriculture, Assam, Khanapara, Guwahati. Pramila Rani Brahma, Agriculture Minister and Akon Bora, Social Welfare and Jail Minister will grace the occasion in the open session on 14th September at 1.30pm as chief guest and guest of honour respectively. A workshop on ‘Management of drought like situation in Assam with reference to horticulture crops’ will be held on 13th September , 09 at 10am, which will be inaugurated by Mrigendra Kalita, Secretary to the Government of Assam, Agriculture Department. Dr.Bangshidhar Kalita will deliver the keynote address in the workshop. The delegate session will be inaugurated by Dr. P. Kalita, Director of Agriculture, Assam on 13th September, 09 at 2.30pm. Niraj Verma, State Project Director, ARIAS Society, Assam ; Dr. H. Barooah, Director, Horticulture & Food Processing, Assam ; Dipti Deuri Bora, Joint Secretary, Agriculture will also grace the conference. Dr. D. Borgohain, President, AAOA will preside over the general conference and Kailas Barman, General Secretary , AAOA will present Secretarial Report. A souvenir will also be released to mark the conference.