Doctorate Degrees conferred to PG Baruah and Rima Das
GUWAHATI: Doctorate degrees have been conferred to senior journalist, Prafulla Gobinda Baruah and filmmaker, Rima Das at the 3rd convocation of Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University (KKSHOU) held at the Srimanta Sankardeva International Auditorium on February 3.
P G Baruah is the managing director of The Assam Tribune. In 2018, he was awarded the Padma Shri civilian honor for his contribution to the growth of literature and education in Assam, India.
Rima Das is a filmmaker best known for her film, ‘Village Rockstars’ which has won several national and international awards. She has also won India’s National Best Film and Best Editor Awards.
Educationalist Taburam Taid was also conferred with a doctorate degree and Professor Nageswar Rao was conferred with the D-Lit degree by the university.
(L) PG Baruah (R) Rima Das