Assam Down Town University (AdtU), located in Panikhaiti, Assam, celebrated a momentous occasion with the inauguration of a state-of-the-art Library cum Activity Center at its campus.
The event was graced by the presence of Shri Nitin Jairam Gadkari, the Honorable Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Government of India, who inaugurated the facility. This event marked a significant chapter in the history of AdtU, and it showcased the university’s commitment to providing a world-class educational environment.
State-of-the-Art Library in Assam Down Town University
The newly inaugurated Library cum Activity Center is a remarkable 4-story building spanning 40,000 square feet. It features various facilities to cater to the diverse needs of students, staff, and the community. Notable amenities within the center include a 500-seat auditorium, multiple seminar halls for parallel sessions, an advanced AV production studio, a modern cafeteria, a multi-storied library, an art gallery, a yoga hall, a gymnasium, a swimming pool, and an indoor stadium with multi-sport facilities. The addition of these facilities demonstrates AdtU’s dedication to promoting a holistic educational experience for its students.
What makes this occasion even more significant is the noble purpose behind it. The proceeds generated from this event will be directed towards the construction of the AdtU Amphitheatre, which will further enhance the university’s infrastructure and its capacity to host various events and activities.
In recognition of Shri Nitin Jairam Gadkari’s exceptional contributions to the field of Road Transport and Highways, AdtU conferred upon him an honorary Doctorate, PhD D.Litt (Honoris Causa). This distinguished honor reflects the university’s deep appreciation for the Minister’s relentless efforts to improve the nation’s infrastructure. Shri Nitin Gadkari’s commitment and vision in this domain have made a significant impact on India’s transportation and highway systems, and this recognition underscores his invaluable service.
The event was not just about honoring one individual; it was also an opportunity to celebrate academic excellence within the AdtU community. Several awards were presented during the event, including the “Outstanding Researcher 2022-23” award, which was bestowed upon Dr. Saikat Sen, a professor from the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Science. Additionally, the “Best Performer PG Student” award went to Ms. Aniya Teli, a student from the M. Pharm program, and the “Best Performer UG Student” award was presented to Mr. Samujjal Talukdar, a student from the BCA program. These accolades highlight the dedication and hard work of students and faculty members in their respective fields.
The special convocation and academic block inauguration marked a historic moment for Assam down town University, symbolizing the institution’s commitment to the pursuit of knowledge, academic excellence, and holistic development. The university’s leadership and community were honored to have the Honorable Union Minister Shri Nitin Jairam Gadkari and other distinguished guests on their campus for this prestigious event.
Assam down town University, situated in the tranquil landscape of Panikhaiti, Assam, is known for its dedication to fostering academic excellence and providing an environment for holistic learning. The university offers a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral programs across various disciplines, equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and a strong commitment to nurturing talent. AdtU has established itself as a premier destination for educational and research pursuits in the region.
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This momentous event not only signifies the university’s commitment to excellence but also celebrates the remarkable contributions of the individuals and the institution’s dedication to education and research programs.