Assam Cricket Association (ACA) today inked an MoU with Assam Agricultural University(AAU) for developing Cricket infrastructure in the University’s campus in Jorhat. After the execution of the MoU, it was exchanged between Shri Romen Dutta, President, ACA and Shri Bidyut Chandan Deka, Vice-Chancellor, Assam Agricultural University in presence of Shri Devajit Saikia, Secretary, ACA; Shri Porikshit Dutta, Vice-President, ACA; Shri Sujit Kakati, CEO, ACA along with Shri Jayanta Deka, Dean, College of Agriculture, Assam Agricultural University; Shri Arpan Kumar Saikia, Registrar, Assam Agricultural University and Shri Rana Pratap Bhuyan, Director of Students’ Welfare, Assam Agricultural University.
As per the terms of the MoU , ACA will develop a cricket ground in the Jorhat campus of the University wherein three centre wickets along with other cricket facilities would be built so as to enable it to host BCCI and ACA recognised tournaments and matches as well as to host various coaching camps. Further, the MoU states that ACA would invest all funds for the development of the cricket ground and that the University would allow ACA to utilize its cricket facilities initially for 5 years, which may be extended later.
This exercise has been undertaken as part of ACA’s endeavour and project to develop more and more cricket infrastructure across the State to provide better cricket facilities to the budding cricketers which includes students of colleges and universities.