The e-learning Lab was inaugurated by vice chancellor of DU, Prof Ranjit Tamuli in presence of resident chief executive (RCE) of OIL, Pranjit Deka, registrar of DU, Dr Hari Chandra Mahanta, D K Bhuyan, general manager (Pubic Affairs), OIL and the teaching and students’ fraternity of the university in eastern Assam’s Dibrugarh.
The objective of the project under OIL’s CSR is to develop learner’s interest in latest educational technology and equip them with proper skills through online learning mode.
Utilizing basic education and learning skills, the youths can find better jobs or start their own small businesses.
In his inaugural speech, chief guest Prof Ranjit Tamuli, vice chancellor of Dibrugarh University stressed on the importance of e-Learning in contemporary time and appreciated the commitment and contribution of Oil India Limited in promoting Digital India Initiative.
He also placed the importance of traditional and conventional methods of education in synergy with online education.
Pranjit Deka, RCE, OIL in his address expressed his long standing vision for promotion of digital learning. The proposal for an e-Learning Lab from the Directorate of Open and Distance Learning, Dibrugarh University was readily accepted with equal enthusiasm in sanctioning the project.
He appreciated the efforts of the Directorate in materializing the proposal in terms of infrastructure and quality output.
Two demo video lectures were released on the occasion for showcasing the output of the e-Learning lab. The first demo video lecture was of Prof Nasim Wazid Ali, retired professor of DHSK College, Dibrugarh on Income Tax and the second demo lecture was of Dr Rizwan Rehman, assistant professor, Center for Computer Science and Applications, Dibrugarh University on Java Programming.