The Council has signed an MoU with Art of Living for the establishment of skill development centres in Higher Secondary Schools. Initially, six subjects have been selected:
- Motor mechanic
- Handloom and handicraft
Training will initially start in 16 centers, which will subsequently extended to all in hand tools. All the expenditure will be borne by Art of Living, schools will provide the space.
Foundation Day Lecture was observed on 5th September, 2017 in befitting manner. This year Prof. Dr. Alak Kr. Buragaohin, Vice-Chancellor, Dibrugarh University delivered the Foundation Day Lecture on the topic “Digitalization of Secondary Education in Assam”, in the Conference Hall of the Vivekananda Memorial Hall, Ujan Bazar. In the esteemed gathering along with the Officers and Employees of the Council, a host academicians and experts of different corners, the distinguished personalities of the state Sri Dinesh Baruah, Ex-Chairman, AHSEC, N M Hussain, Retd. IAS & Ex-Chairman, AHSEC, Prof. Umesh Ch. Sarma, Retd. Principal of Guwahati Commerce College, Dr. B. K. Das, Principal, Pachim Guwahati Mahabidyalaya, P. B. Lahkar, Retd. Joint Secretary, AHSEC, N K Barman, Retd. Jt. Secretary, AHSEC were also present.
For the first time the Assam Higher Secondary Education Council under the guidance of the Chairman and the Secretary conducted Quiz Competition in three Examination Centre Level conducted on 07/11/2017, District Level conducted on 15/11/2017 and the Mega Quiz Competition (State level) conducted on 11/2017. Prof. Sailen Baishya, Faculty, University of Science & Technology, Meghalaya acted as the Quiz Master in the Mega Quiz Competition held at Assam Engineering Institute Auditorium. All the best quizzers (total 102) as forwarded by Inspector of Schools of all districts took part in the Mega Quiz competition. All Quizzers were felicitated and awarded Certificate of participation. In the Mega Competition the following district teams were adjudged best three quizzers teams —
- Sibsagar District Team
- Lakhimpur District Team
- Kamrup (Metro) District Team
The Best Quizzers teams were awarded cash prize and mementos with Certificate the ceremonial function on the occasion of Asom Divas at Tipam, Naharkati Dibrugarh on 2nd December, 2017. The Hon’ble Chief Minister, Assam conferred to awards to the best quizzer teams. First District Team was awarded cash prize of R 50,000/-, the 2nd best team was awarded cash prize of Rs. 30,000/- and the 3rd be team was awarded cash prize of Rs. 20,000/-.
In New Year 2017 the following employees were promoted w.e.f. 01/01/2017:
- Muyizur Rahman was promoted to the post of Superintendent.
- Bijan Das was promoted to the post of Superintendent.
- Bhuban Kr. Das was promoted to the post of Superintendent.
- Bibhuti Kr. Das was promoted to the post of Assistant Superintendent.
- Jiten Talukdar was promoted to the post of Assistant Superintendent.
The following employees were also promoted w.e.f. 01/02/2017
- Babul Ch Das was promoted to the post of Superintendent.
- Mridul Kr. Sarma was promoted to the post of Assistant Superintendent.
The following employees were retired on attaining the age of superannuation
- Mahidhar Deka retired on 31/01/2017
- Nathuram Boro retired on 31/05/2017