Departmental Fieldwork Report
Place: Kohora, kaziranga
It had been a week since the NAAC peer team visited our college, the students of 2nd semester and 6th semester of dept. of economics approached in to plan a tour to the famous Kaziranga National Park. They took this is an opportunity to explore the socio-economic status of the inhabitants of the fringes Village of kohora area of Kaziranga National Park.
On 2nd March, 2019 all the students arrived on the said Time at Morigaon College(at around 6.00 AM) . Everyone was seemed to be very excited for the journey to start. At about 7.30 AM, the bus hired for the journey departed from college gate and the journey started. Some students were capturing the moments on their mobile cameras while some were busy in listening music and performing dancing.
After a journey of about 3 hours, our bus reached Kohora. The weather was cool and sunny. The students relaxed for a while at a hotel cum restaurant. The Rhino Cafe.
At first, the student of 6th semester visited the market area of Kohora Chariali, where most of the traders Were from surrounding villages. The students interacted with the small traders, vendors, tea stall owners etc. by using a simple questionnaire. After conducting the survey they returned to Rhino Café for taking lunch.
The next Programme was to visit Kohora range of Kaziranga National park by taking Jeep Safari. The Jeep Safari took 21/2 hours. During the Safari the students were able to see the majestic beauty of the famous one horned Rhino of Kaziranga, group of Buffalos, Elephant, different kinds of Deers and migratory birds etc.
The next place to visit was the orchid park of kaziranga, which has been maintained by some local villagers as well as self help groups (SHGS) of Kaziranga. Inside the Orchid Park, we enjoyed a colorful evening by a cultural Programme. And, at about 7.30 PM, the team was back to Morigaon.
This tour was, according to every student, really very educative and a memorable one.