Award for BRMGM College Principal Dr Amorjit Saikia
The principal of Bir Raghav Moran Government Model (BRMGM) College, Doomdooma, Dr Amorjit Saikia has been conferred the Late Hariram Chimandas Punjabi NSS Karamveer Award
DOOMDOOMA :- The principal of Bir Raghav Moran Government Model (BRMGM) College, Doomdooma, Dr Amorjit Saikia has been conferred the Late Hariram Chimandas Punjabi NSS Karamveer Award by the Krisha Foundation of Mumbai on the occasion of NSS Day on Friday. The award dedicated to NSS Programme Officers (College Level) for their seamless execution of the NSS activities.
Dr. Saikia who was formerly at Margherita College as NSS Programme Officer, rendered his dedicated services to the common people since the first wave of the pandemic. During the first lockdown, Dr. Saikia himself prepared a total number of 1200 masks at home and distributed those masks, especially among the senior citizens free of cost. He initiated the "Used but Usable" campaign and through this campaign he collected used but still usable clothes, shoes, chappals, school bags etc. and distributed those articles among the flood- affected people.
Later, he led the "Mask is Must" campaign in Margherita sub-division and distributed 10,000 masks among the people and carried out awareness campaign on the need of wearing masks and thus he became popular as "Mask-man" in the sub-division.
For his dedicated service to the mankind as an NSS Programme Officer , the NSS Cell of Dibrugarh University recommended his name for this prestigious national award which was presented to D Saikia virtually on Friday on the occasion of NSS Day. In the award-giving ceremony Shamini Mangesh from the USA participated as Chief Guest while Mrs. Rehena De Souza participated as guest of honour. Various organisations and individuals of Doomdooma have congratulated Dr. Amorjit Saikia for bringing national level accolade to Doomdooma.