From Texts to Field: How New Age Colleges are changing everything!
At a time when rural youth are more interested in urban life style, a junior college in Assam made farming a part of practical class and taught students how to sow paddy in the field. Aspire Junior College in Udalguri, Assam is going an extra mile of educating students by teaching them how to sow crops.
As per reports, first and second year students of the junior college participated in sowing of crops as part of their practical class curriculum at Sapkhaiti of Udalguri district on July 7.
The Principal of the college, Maihursa Boro said that the college has made it a part of the curriculum to make students understand the efforts of the farmers and connect to the rural lives.
He said, “Sowing and harvesting is a skill and we are training our students to acquire this skill.”
Students, both boys and girls participated in sowing of paddy wearing their college uniform. The pictures of this activity went viral in social media and people were appreciating the efforts of the students and the idea evolved by the institution.
It is to be mentioned that photographs of the students participating in sowing crops in their uniform have gone viral on social media, winning many hearts.
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