Assam CM gets honorary doctorate

Jorhat, Jun 10 : Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi was today conferred the Degree Of Doctor Of Science (Honoris causa) by Assam Agricultural University for his committed concern for revitalizing the agrariah economy of the state. Vice-chancellor of the university Dr K M Bujarbaruah said under the leadership of Mr Gogoi, the state has gone through a science-led agricultural renaissance both for making the state self sufficient in its food requirement and creation of a knowledge society in the farm sector.

The chief minister, receiving the honour in the 17th convocation held at University Campus in Jorhat, said he would work for the state as a whole and agriculture in particular with greater vigour. Dr P L Gautamji, chairman Of National Boidiversity society, and Governor of Assam and Chancellor of Assam Agricultural University J B Patnaik were also present in the function.