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USTM Social Work Excellence Award 2021 to Padmashree Trinity Saioo and Jahnabi Goswami

USTM SOCIAL WORK EXCELLENCE AWARD 2021 TO PADMASHREE TRINITY SAIOO AND JAHNABI GOSWAMI

USTM Chancellor in the presence of other dignitaries inaugurating the Social Works Departmental newsletter on the occasion of World Social Work Day 2021.

Baridua, 9th Mile, Meghalaya, 16th March 2021: The University of Science and Technology Meghalaya had today celebrated World Social Work Day 2021 with great enthusiasm. Organised by the Department of Social Works, USTM, the event witnessed active participation by the Faculty members, administrative officials and the students of the university. The event started with lighting of lamp by the dignitaries and felicitation of the guests. Prof. G.D. Sharma, VC, USTM delivered the welcome address which was followed by a motivational speech by Shri. Mahbubul Hoque, Chancellor, USTM.

As an important part of the celebration, Ms. (Padmashree) Trinity Saioo of Meghalaya and Ms. Jahnabi Goswami, HIV AIDS Activist of Assam were bestowed upon with the USTM Social Work Excellence Award 2021.

Overwhelmed on receiving the honour, Ms. Saioo appealed the students to selflessly work for the betterment of the society. “Nothing on the world can give us more peace then helping the needy people”, she said. On the other hand, AIDS activist Ms. Goswami inspired the students with an inspirational speech. She appealed everyone to be kind and humble towards the people suffering from HIV AIDS. “Fighting with social discrimination and stigma is the worst thing faced by the HIV AIDS sufferers”, she mentioned.

Their speeches were followed with a wonderful Remark by Dr. (Padmashree) Kushal Konwar Sarma, Head, Surgery & Radiology College of Vaterinary Science, Guwahati, who was present as the Chief Guest of the event.

The departmental newsletter ‘Social Work Buzz’ and the wall magazine of the Social Works Department were formally inaugurated by the dignitaries on the occasion.

Dr. Girimallika Sarma, HoD, Department of Social Works, USTM delivered the vote of thanks.

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