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Prof Nirmal Kr
Choudhury Auditorium Inaugurated at USTM
9th Mile, Ri Bhoi, 10 February, 2018: The Educational
Research & Development Foundation (ERDF) today has dedicated a
newly-built state of the art auditorium of the University of
Science and Technology Meghalaya in the name of Dr Nirmal Kumar
Chaudhury, the former Vice Chancellor of Gauhati University, in
recognition of his immense contribution for the development of
education in the region. This third auditorium of USTM with 200
seat capacity was inaugurated by Prof Mihir Kanti Chaudhuri,
former VC, Tezpur University and Prof Akhil Kumar Medhi, former
VC, Gauhati University, in the presence of Dr Nirmal Kumar
Chaudhury. Mahbubul Hoque, Chairman ERDF and Chancellor, USTM;
Dr R K Sharma, VC, USTM; Aseem Kazi, Programme Executive, All
India Radio along with faculty members, administrative officials
and students of USTM were present on the occasion.
Speaking on the occasion, Prof Mihir Kanti Chaudhuri said that
it is very important to recognize a great man’s contribution.
“ERDF has taken a unique initiative to salute the work of this
great educationist. We have been witnessing that the
contribution of great people are recognized after their demise.
It is commendable that ERDF has taken the step to appreciate the
contribution in the life time of Prof NK Chaudhury”, he said.
Addressing on the occasion, Mahbubul Hoque said, “It is not
possible to show our gratefulness to Prof NK Chaudhury. This is
a small gesture to express our gratitude to our mentor, guide
and well wisher. We believe that his name will be remembered and
taken by generations to come”. He also said that USTM and its
parent organization ERDF will continue this mission to give
recognition to those academicians and educationist who has
immense contribution to the development of education and
research in this region.
In his address, Prof N K Chaudhury stated that it was a very
exceptional moment of his life and expressed his gratitude to
ERDF and especially to Mahbubul Hoque, the Chancellor of USTM
and Chairman ERDF. On the same occasion, the ‘PhD Operational
Manual’ of USTM was also launched which will help and guide the
research scholars since their admission till award of the