DEMOW, Nov 10: Ananta Borgohain, a resident of Demow and son of Late Gunendra Nath Borgohain and Ranu Borgohain has been awarded the Scientific and Technical Excellence Award, 2016 by the Ministry of Atomic Energy Government of India. The award carries a medal, a citation and Rs 1 Lakh. Ananta Borgohain, a mechanical engineer from Assam Engineering College has been given the award for his innovation in compact high temperature reactor, molten salt reactor and development of high temperature coolant technology by the department of atomic energy. Ananta Borgohain joined the BARC in 1998. The award was presented to Ananta Borgohain by Krishna Swamy Vijay Raghavan, Secretary of Biotechnology in Mumbai on October 30.