From our Correspondent
lbari, January 5: The Anundoram Borooah Award was given away to 2,079 meritorious students who passed the HSLC exam in first division at a largely attended meeting held at the lbari Government Gurdon Higher Secondary School on Monday. The distribution ceremony was organized by the lbari district administration in collaboration with the District Secondary Education department.
Addressing the function, lbari Deputy Commissioner Dr Om Prakash highlighted the significance of the Anundoram Borooah Award which was announced in the year 2005 to inspire meritorious students. The Deputy Commissioner urged the students to set an aim in life and to work hard to achieve that aim.
He also stressed awareness on cleanness and highlighted the advantages of computers and internet which are a source to acquire knowledge.
Jayanta Malla Baruah, lbari MLA, addressed the meeting as chief guest and said that the Anundoram Borooah Award was meant for inspiring the new generation to acquire more knowledge. Baruah highlighted the present situation of the State and said that people of Assam were lagging behind. He urged the students who received the Anundoram Borooah Award to serve the society as good citizens. He also criticized a section of people who were totally indifferent towards their responsibility towards society. He also stressed work culture among the people.
Earlier Ramesh Chandra Chutia, the Inspector of Schools, lbari explaining the objective of the meeting said that 2,079 meritorious students who passed the HSLC examition in first division would get computers along with a certificate as part of the Anundoram Borooah Award.