The history of Education is full of epoch making
events. Way back in the early 1990’s it was discussed in common
educational parlance about the need of a B.Ed. College in the Western
Guwahati region. The view was to enhance the professional competence of
teachers in general and to get entry into teaching profession in the
schools under the care of the Central Govt. in particular. Also among
the issues discussed was to refrain from charging exorbitant fees from
the pupils as was done by a large number of privately managed
institutions at that time so that needy and deserving students could be
The issues were taken up under the leadership of
Dr. Prabin Chandra Sarma who discussed with the educated class of the
people of Pandu, Maligaon and Jalukbari area particularly the Heads of
the educational institutions and the teachers of High Schools, Higher
Secondary Schools and Colleges..
Being encouraged by the teachers and the leading
citizens of the area, a general meeting was convened on 5th of June 1992
in the Railway Higher Secondary School, Maligaon to which all the Heads
of the educational institutions and the teachers ranging from
Bharalumukh to Jalukbari area were invited. The meeting was presided
over by Sri Rajen Dutta, veteran social worker and was largely attended.
After due deliberations it was decided that a B.Ed. College named Asom
Sikshak Prasikshan Mahabidyalaya (A.S.P.M.) be started from the academic
session 1992-93 and all necessary steps be taken to materialize the
Accordingly, a Sponsoring Body was constituted from members drawn from different quarters. The Sponsoring Body elected an Ad-hoc Executive Committee with the following members and advised it to go ahead for the establishment of the ASPM B.Ed. College.