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

Students of a junior college in Udalguri, Assam were taught how to sow crops as part of their practical class.

The higher secondary first and second year students of Aspire Junior College, Udalguri participated in sowing of crops as part of their practical class curriculum on July 7 at Sapkhaiti of Udalguri district.

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

“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,” principal Maihursa Boro told The News Mill.

The junior college took their students to a nearby paddy field in Sapekhaiti village near Udalguri town for practical experience on farming. The students of the college – both boys and girls – donned in school uniforms delightfully participated in sowing paddy crops. Photographs of the students participating in sowing crops has gone viral in social media, winning many hearts.

“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,” said Jayanta K Nath, director, admission & marketing at Aspire Group of Institutes.

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