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About Dr. Anita Baruah Sarmah

Dr Anita Baruah Sarmah


Dr. Anita Baruah Sarmah born in Guwahati, schooling in Loreto Convent Shillong, Graduated from Loreto Darjeeling, Post Graduate from NEHU, Shillong, Ph. D from Gauhati University under the guidance of Dr. HirenGohain, married to Dr. Zoii Nath Sarmah, founder of NERIM, blessed with son Rananjoy and daughter Priyanka.
Completed 3 months studies in Cambridge University for a condense course in English.

Parental Background:

She was held from a family of reputed Tea Planter Lt. Prasanna Kumar Baruah of Dibrugarh who hosted Mahatma Gandhi in the year 1921 and 1935 during his visit to Assam.
Both Father and Mother of Dr. Anita Baruah Sarmah were Scholastic personalities of the country. Her father late Dr. Hitendra Kumar Baruah was a leading Botanist of international repute. He was awarded Ph.D by Cambridge University. Dr. Baruah started his career as Professor of Botany in Calcutta University. He joined Gauhati University as founder Professor in Botany and subsequently adorned the Chair of Vice- Chancellor.
Her mother Dr. Parukutty Baruah born in Kerela, M.Sc from Banaras Hindu University, MA from Cambridge University, Ph.D from Cambridge University and was a teacher in Lady Brobin College, Calcutta and Retired as Principal from Cotton College Guwahati. She was also Governor's nominee in the Executive Council of Gauhati University. In her lifetime, under her guidance 42 scholars were awarded Ph.D in Botany from Gauhati University.


Dr. Anita Baruah Sarmah was a rank holder in Indian School Certificate Examination, First Class in Graduation and First Class in MA in English.
She started her Teaching career in the Department of English, Gauhati University and while she was Head of the Department, she breathed her last on April 7, 2005.

Left Behind:
"Inspiration" for all and for all time to come.
With her constant propagation to the teachers
To Educate, be Educated.