Anshu conferred with KK Handiqui National Fellowship Award

GUWAHATI, Dec 14: Governor of Assam, Dr Jagdish Mukhi, presented the Krishna Kanta Handiqui National Fellowship to mountaineer Anshu Jamsenpa in a function organized at the Pragjyoti Cultural Complex here last Monday.
The award consists of a citation, a trophy, and Rs 6 lakh.
Anshu thanked Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University (KKHSOU) for the national fellowship award, and reiterated that a mountaineering and adventure sports policy is the need of the hour.
Citing Anshu as a symbol of an empowered woman, KKHSOU Vice Chancellor Dr Hitesh Deka said that a book on her adventurous journey of life is in the pipeline.
Registrar Dr Aroop Jyoti Choudhury, Vice Chancellor of Dibrugarh University Dr Alak Kumar Buragohain, Vice Chancellor of Cotton University Prof Bhabesh Ch Goswami and several other top intellectuals of North-East states congratulated Anshu on being conferred with the national fellowship award.
During the function, former chief commissioner of India, HS Brahma, received the Krishna Kanta Handiqui National award, while Sharmistha Pritam received the fellowship.
Governor Mukhi also presented scholarships of Rs 1 lakh each to four female UPSC final aspirants under the APJ Abdul Kalam Students’ Welfare Mission of the university.