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Assam Tribune Group chosen for national award

By CITY Correspondent

GUWAHATI, Nov 30 - The Assam Tribune Group�has been selected for the Krishna Kanta Handiqui National Award, 2019, while the Krishna Kanta Handiqui National Fellowship will be jointly given to Dr Pratap Chutia, assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry and Environmental Science, Dimoria College, and Dr Amarjyoti Kashyap, president of ENVIRON, an NGO.

Names of the recipients of the award and the fellowship were announced here today by Dr Hitesh Deka, Vice-Chancellor of Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University (KKHSOU), which has instituted the national-level award and fellowship.

Dean (Academic) KKHSOU Dr Rahul S Mazumdar and Registrar Dr Arupjyoti Choudhury were also present on the occasion.

ENVIRON was founded in 2003 to make an attempt to address the issues of environmental degradation and economic development of the Northeastern region. ENVIRON is an amalgamation of students, researchers and others.

The award and fellowship will be given away on the foundation day of KKHSOU on December 11 at Madhabdev International Auditorium, Sankardev Kalakshetra, Panjabari.

In a statement, the university mentioned that the Assam Tribune Group has been immensely contributing to the State since its inception. Vice Chancellor Deka said, �A committee was formed to select the recipient of the award and it selected the Assam Tribune Group for this year�s award.�

The coveted award consists of Rs 5 lakh, a citation, and a memento. The fellowship comprises Rs 6 lakh for each of the recipients for two years besides a citation and a memento each.

Dr Deka said, �Proposals were invited on the theme �environment� for the fellowship this year. Altogether, nine proposals were received and four of them were invited to present their work. The committee selected Dr Pratap Chutia and Dr Amarjyoti Kashyap for the fellowship for two years.�

The university will also give cash prizes to five candidates of the State who have cleared UPSC preliminary exam during the foundation day programme.

The university has also adopted five tribal villages of the State as a social responsibility initiative.

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Assam Tribune Group chosen for national award

GUWAHATI, Nov 30 - The Assam Tribune Group�has been selected for the Krishna Kanta Handiqui National Award, 2019, while the Krishna Kanta Handiqui National Fellowship will be jointly given to Dr Pratap Chutia, assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry and Environmental Science, Dimoria College, and Dr Amarjyoti Kashyap, president of ENVIRON, an NGO.

Names of the recipients of the award and the fellowship were announced here today by Dr Hitesh Deka, Vice-Chancellor of Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University (KKHSOU), which has instituted the national-level award and fellowship.

Dean (Academic) KKHSOU Dr Rahul S Mazumdar and Registrar Dr Arupjyoti Choudhury were also present on the occasion.

ENVIRON was founded in 2003 to make an attempt to address the issues of environmental degradation and economic development of the Northeastern region. ENVIRON is an amalgamation of students, researchers and others.

The award and fellowship will be given away on the foundation day of KKHSOU on December 11 at Madhabdev International Auditorium, Sankardev Kalakshetra, Panjabari.

In a statement, the university mentioned that the Assam Tribune Group has been immensely contributing to the State since its inception. Vice Chancellor Deka said, �A committee was formed to select the recipient of the award and it selected the Assam Tribune Group for this year�s award.�

The coveted award consists of Rs 5 lakh, a citation, and a memento. The fellowship comprises Rs 6 lakh for each of the recipients for two years besides a citation and a memento each.

Dr Deka said, �Proposals were invited on the theme �environment� for the fellowship this year. Altogether, nine proposals were received and four of them were invited to present their work. The committee selected Dr Pratap Chutia and Dr Amarjyoti Kashyap for the fellowship for two years.�

The university will also give cash prizes to five candidates of the State who have cleared UPSC preliminary exam during the foundation day programme.

The university has also adopted five tribal villages of the State as a social responsibility initiative.