Bharat Vidya Ratan Award and Iconic Brand Award (IBGW) 2022 Northeast Edition for Academic Innovation goes to Dr. Shekhar Kanti Sarkar
Dr. Shekhar Kanti Sarkar, Dy. Registrar (Administration) of Mahapurusha Srimanta Sankaradeva Viswavidyalaya of Assam is highly qualified and holds degrees in B.Sc., PGDM, LL. B, LLM and PhD in Law. He’s been working towards the betterment of society by facilitating access to higher education in different parts of Assam.
He’s also known for his notable works and research in the field of cybercrime and its impact on the daily lives of social media users. The study highlights the impacts of data threats on common people and their future implications. He has also shared detailed hypotheses on ways to prevent these data threats and other cybercrimes and how an individual can use these platforms responsibly to stay safe from online poachers. In this way, Dr. Shekhar Kanti Sarkar is working on various aspects with the aim to create awareness among the masses while bridging the knowledge gap.
Considering his vast contributions to the betterment of society, from the field of higher education this year, Dr. Sarkar was selected for Bharat Vidya Ratan Award. His name was declared by International Business Council (IBC), an organisation that works cooperatively with the Government and other local and international organisations to develop society, and to change laws and practices that impede social or economic justice.
Every year, eligible persons from various fields are selected like health, infrastructure, education etc on the basis of field survey reports and other parameters. This time Dr. Sarkar was selected for his exemplary contribution to the higher education field where he facilitated the university in association with the Assam government to open five number of constituent units of the university, among which, there is a Dhubri unit, a backward district for higher education institution, which will bridge the education gap.
The award ceremony took place in Delhi on 24th September 2022 and was graced by top government high officials and dignitaries of the Supreme Court of India. The second event, which was the IBGW Iconic Brand Award, north east edition Awards & Business conclave 2022 was organised by Guruqul in association with Edu India Foundation and NES Media Network. Primarily this event was organised to promote the mission "Make in North East" and “Start-up North East".
The conference cum Business summit provided excellent networking opportunities for those looking to start and grow their own platform in various arenas starting from Academic, Education, Health, Infrastructure, and Tourism, to Industry.
A few personalities from various fields were selected for their exemplary work in their respective fields by the jury members and the field survey professional of the organization. Their contribution to society made them reach a great horizon with an ICONIC BRAND AWARD on 11th December 2022 at the Conference Hall of a five-star Hotel at Guwahati RADISSON BLU.
There were different award categories, and in the field of higher education, again, Dr. Shekhar Kanti Sarkar, Dy Registrar (Admin of Mahapurusha Srimanta Sankaradeva University (MSSV) was conferred and awarded with the ICONIC BRAND AND GREAT WORKPLACE AWARD 2022 (NORTHEAST) and the Academic Innovator of North East for his great contribution and work done for the society.
The organisers and team members of IBGNA have expressed that this conference and summit have provided an excellent joint platform for all businesses, which works for society as a whole. The initiative brought together thought leaders from notable fields and service sectors, including leaders, key decision makers, members of Government organisations, NGOs, promotion agencies and the ecosystems to connect, learn and share their best practices for the betterment of society.