GUWAHATI: To foster a conducive environment for Assam’s aspiring civil servants and help them crack the highly competitive examination, the Cotton University Civil Services Centre was inaugurated at Sudmersen Hall, Cotton University campus, Guwahati, on August 12.
Part of a collaboration between State Innovation and Transformation Aayog (SITA) and five prominent universities and colleges in the state, the inauguration marked the commencement of a joint project, “Civil Services Study Centre at Universities and Colleges”, to develop a eco-system that nurtures and supports candidates from Assam.
Inaugurated by the Vice Chairman of SITA, Ramen Deka, the initiative is a result of a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) signed between SITA and Cotton University on June 19, 2023. Underlining the commitment to the cause, Deka handed over the inaugural installment fund of Rs 10 lakh to the Vice-Chancellor of Cotton University, Prof. Ramesh Chandra Deka. This fund is intended to kickstart the efforts to establish a robust support system for civil services aspirants.
Addressing the gathering, the vice chairman emphasised on determination and hard work to achieve success in the coveted examination. He extended words of encouragement to the students, urging them to seize this opportunity to perform well in their civil service examinations.
Co-Vice Chairman Dhruba Prasad Baishya, also shared his insights, highlighting the role of bureaucrats as permanent executives of the administration. He encouraged students to aspire for this prestigious role while leveraging the resources provided by the initiative.