MRS. KABITA RAJGURU
Ms. Kabita Rajguru, Chairperson, Management Committee
Ms. Kabita Rajguru, a well-known educationist and social worker, completed her Master’s in Education from Guwahati University. She retired as Principal from the prestigious Devi Charan Barua Girls’ College, Jorhat with a rich experience of 38 years.
Ms. Rajguru is an active social worker with a pioneering spirit and a far reaching vision.
She is always sought after for her invaluable inputs and advises for new initiatives or programs in and around Jorhat. She has been associated with many renowned organizations. She is currently the President of the Child Welfare Committee of the Justice Juvenile Board, a role she has been fulfilling for the last 8 years and the National Vice President of Country Women’s Association.
She is a life member of Indian Council for Child Welfare, Jorhat Red Cross Society, Jorhat Consumer Forum, Ethical Member of Chandra Prabha Eye Hospital, to name only a few. She is also currently the member of Central Jail, Jorhat District Women Cell, Advisor to Lekhika Samaroh, Rotary Club of India (Women Cell), Central Jail and Spastic Society’s “Prerona” program, to name only a few.
SWARUP RANI HANDIQUE
Secretary, HHMI Management Committee
Swarup Rani Handique has been actively involved in overseeing the overall development of HHMI since long. Her association with the school began with her interest in designing the landscape for the institution named after her mother-in-law. Thanks to her keen interest in gardening and landscaping, HHMI today can boast of many native trees and plants. Each and every part of the campus has been meticulously planned under her supervision.
Mrs. Handique has always focused primarily on the infrastructure of the school. She saw to the completion of the Golden Jubilee Hall, a basketball court, the café, and overall infrastructural improvement to the school. She always believed in the importance of Nature playing a key role in fostering effective learning for young minds.
Mrs. Handique graduated in Science from Cotton College in Guwahati. While she was in college, she took a keen interest in participating in an array of extracurricular activities besides being an avid sportswoman. She received Triple Crown in Badminton and the Best Thrower in Cotton College. She stood first in Dhrupad in the prestigious annual All Assam Music Competition (AAMC) held in Digboi.
Swarup Rani Handique was the Founder President of Jonaki Sangha, a socially active women-led group that carried out many activities to uplift the conditions of the underprivileged. She also held the post of Secretary in Lakhimi Sangha, another women-led organization based out of Jorhat. She was a member of the Jagannath Barooah College Governing Board, a premier and the first college in upper Assam based in Jorhat, for 5 years.
Joint Secretary, HHMI Management Committee
Gayatri Handique has a Master’s degree in Sociology from Delhi School of Economics.
In her 17 years of career in the corporate sector, she was primarily involved in the content domain in the field of Advertising, Web Solutions, and eLearning. She has also worked in the development sector as a Program manager where she coordinated and managed social awareness programs in collaboration with reputed organizations in India and overseas. During her tenure in an NGO, she had helped set up 12 digital community centres in rural areas to impart digital training to the community. She was involved in a program that helped the rural public be aware about public entitlement schemes and assisted them in accessing these benefits.
She worked extensively on a book “Women of Wonder” highlighting women leaders at the Panchayat level.
As a part of the HHMI’s Management Committee, she has been directly involved in initiating, planning, managing the infrastructure of the school and streamlining processes for the management of the school. She has been actively involved in the welfare of the school since 2012.
She had also set up a hostel for University students who are primarily looking for an affordable, peaceful and secured surrounding away from the town area.
She is also a member of the Bijoy Krishna Handique Trust.
Gayatri is a proud alumni of HHMI.
Dr. MOUCHUMI KONWAR BORGOHAIN
(Ph.D – Dibrugarh University)
Dr. Mouchumi Konwar Borgohain is a multi- faceted personality whose interest ranges from teaching to photography to social activities. There are a few, who through their work inspire and motivate others and Dr. Borgohain is one of them.
Dr. Borgohain has had an illustrious career. She was the Head of Department in economics in D.C.B Girls’ College, Jorhat, Assam and Vice – Principal of the same college. She served this college in the teaching capacity for around 36 years and retired in 2016 as Vice – Principal.
She was highly motivated, enthusiastic and dedicated educator who was committed to creating a classroom atmosphere that was stimulating and encouraging to students.
She pursued her studies and obtained her Doctorate in ‘Sustainability of Rural Development of Assam’.
Besides academics, Dr. Borgohain is also committed to her other interests such as Gender Study, Ecology and Environment, and Literature and photography.
At present, Dr. Borgohain is involved in ‘Household Management’. which means looking, observing and managing the changing demands of each member especially house helpers. Since the market has expanded their material requirements, although their income is limited, there are number of market based micro finance institutions. They are trapped in the emi-refunds. The waiver announcement will further accelerate their ambitions. To keep them in proper track, a good management skill is required and this is what Dr. Borgohain is striving to achieve – to ultimately give the impoverished people an opportunity to become self – sufficient.
Dr. Mouchumi Konwar Borgohain is also known for her involvement in varied social activities. She is a person who puts her passion into everything she does.
Mr. Padmolochan Bora
Ms. Bornali Mahanta
Ms. Bulbul Dutta Deuri
Ms. Progoti Mahanta