Banashri Kakati of Gauhati University Receives NSS Award from President Droupadi Murmu

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Monday, October 02, 2023
Banashri Kakati of Gauhati University Receives NSS Award from President Droupadi Murmu
Inspiring Service: Gauhati University's NSS Unit Continues to Shine on the National Stage
New Delhi, India, October 02, 2023 — In a momentous occasion that showcased dedication to community service and social impact, Miss Banashri Kakati of Gauhati University's Campus National Service Scheme (NSS) Unit was honored with the National Service Scheme Award for the session 2021-22. The award was presented on September 29, 2023, at Rashtrapati Bhawan by the esteemed Hon'ble President of India, Droupadi Murmu.

The NSS Awards, instituted by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India, are a testament to individuals who have made exceptional contributions to society and their institutions. Banashri Kakati's recognition underscores her outstanding commitment to community welfare.

Miss Banashri Kakati's achievements extend far beyond the confines of academia. She initiated and led various impactful initiatives, including flood relief camps, extensive tree plantation drives, participation in the Republic Day Parade camp, and advocacy campaigns to prevent substance abuse. Her unwavering dedication to these causes has left an indelible mark on her community.

This achievement is not an isolated one for Gauhati University's NSS Cell. Since the academic year 2018-19, the institution's Program Coordinators, volunteers, and Program Officers have consistently earned national-level recognition and awards for their exceptional contributions to community service. This year's trio of awards has strengthened the bond within the GU NSS family and fueled their determination to continue making a positive impact on society.

Professor Pratap Jyoti Handique, the Vice-Chancellor of Gauhati University, expressed his heartfelt congratulations to all the awardees. He emphasized that their accomplishments not only bring honor to the state but also reflect positively on the university's commitment to nurturing socially responsible citizens.

Dr. Hemanta Kr. Nath, Registrar of Gauhati University, joined in congratulating the awardees, commending them for their dedication to uplifting their communities and leaving a lasting legacy of service.

Dr. Ranjan Kr. Kakati, the Director of Students' Welfare at Gauhati University, also extended his heartfelt congratulations, highlighting the immense pride that Banashri Kakati's achievements have brought to the institution.

The recognition of Miss Banashri Kakati's exemplary service to society serves as a shining example of how young individuals can make a profound impact on their communities and inspire others to follow in their footsteps. Her dedication to social causes is a testament to the power of compassion and the difference it can make in the world.