College in Assam makes farming part of practical class, students sow paddy in nearby field


As part of their practical class, students of Aspire Junior College in Udalguri were taught how to sow crops as part of their practical class. The higher secondary first and second year students of this college participated in sowing crops as part of their practical class curriculum.

The authorities of the junior college said that they introduced the practical class to make the students more skillful and expose them to the traditional life of a farmer.

Source: The News Mill

When discussing why they introduced the course to their students, representatives from the junior college explained that they wanted to help the students become more skilled and to expose the to the traditional life as a farmer.

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In an interview with The News Mill, Principal Maihursa Boro said, “It’s a part of the students’ practical class. The college has made it a part of the curriculum to make students understand and connect to rural lives and to understand the efforts of farmers.”

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Source: The News Mill

For practical experience on farming, the junior college took their students to a nearby paddy field in Sapekhaiti village near Udalguri town. Female and male students from the college wore their uniforms and happily participated in sowing paddy crops. After this, photos of the students participating in sowing crops went viral on social media; warming many hearts.

The director of admission and market at Aspire Group of Institutes, Jayanta K Nath, said, “We are trying to do our best for all round development of our students and aimed at exposing students to experience the traditional rural and clumsy life of a farmer.”

Originally published by: The News Mill

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