HISTORY: Formation of Science Forum, Government Degree College, Dharmanagar, Tripura (N)
On November 20, 2009 the Department of Science and Technology, Government of Tripura, arranged a meeting with the faculty members and Principals of the Government Degree Colleges of North and Dhalai districts were requested to attend the meeting.
Accordingly, representatives from Ambedkar College- Fatikroy, Ramkrishna Mahavidyalaya- Kailasahar, Government Degree College- Kamalpur and Government Degree College- Dharmanagar were present in the meeting. The venue of the meeting was Professor’s common room of Government Degree College, Dharmanagar.
The Honourable minister of Science and Technology- Sri Joy Gobindo Debroy, Commissioner and Secretary Shri Sriram Tarankanti, Member Deputy Secretary Shri Mihir Lal Ray, Scientist Subhranil Ray were present in the meeting on behalf of Department of Science and Technology, Government of Tripura. After valuable discussions the higher officials of the Department of Science and Technology suggested to constitute a Science Forum in all higher education centres in Tripura. They had requested the authority of all colleges to form a Science Forum within short days.
The organizational structure of the forum was suggested as
President: Principal of the concerned college
Coordinator : One teacher nominated by the Principal
Secretary: One student from the concerned college
Joint Secretary: One student from the concerned college
Members: Students from the concerned college.
As a consequence, in the meeting of Teachers council of GDC Dharmanagar dated 30th November, 2009, Dr. Suvadip Paul, Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, was selected as the coordinator of Science Forum. Within few days, the complete forum has been formed.