Inspire Awards Guwahati

Miguel Das Queah (Founder)(2017)

•In 2017, Miguel was selected for the Acumen India Fellowship. •Rescued more than 200 child labourers in Hafiznagar No. 2 community and trained more than 1,000 law enforcement personnel. •Trained more than 6,500 children in child rights, covering more than 10 villages.

Arul Susaimanickam(2017)

•LCHR has conducted scores of “Legal Awareness Programmes” among the rural people of Assam and has covered 16 districts in which 52,526 villagers have benefited in the last 6 years. •Through PIL, LCHR assisted to restore rights of 10,000 forest dwellers in Karbi Anglong district of Assam. •LCHR trained 125 minority women in five villages under the programme, “NAI ROSHNI”, a programme sponsored by the Ministry of Minority Affairs, Govt. of India.

Dr. Nomal Chandra Borah(2017)

•Honoured with the title "Janamitra" from Sanskritik Mahasabha, Asom, 2011. •Aims to build awareness and facilitates concerted action by community members about hygiene, sanitation and healthy lifestyle practices. GNRC representative (counsellors) visit schools on prefixed dates and communicate about the importance of exercise, appropriate nutrition, hygiene, sanitation, preventive and promotive healthcare.

Dr. Shabina Ahmed

Dr. Shabina Ahmed pioneered a child development centre, Assam Autism Foundation in 2003, for the children with autism who could not go to school. She is a child specialist with 34 years of experience, but it is noteworthy to mention that she devoted almost 20 years of her career to social service, starting way back in the year 1996.

Dipankar Dutta

Dipankar Dutta, as a young entrepreneur and teacher, started the first CEC centre in the year 1994 to meet the growing need of computer education in Northeast India. What began with just two computers, turned into one of the premier institutes with 175 centres spread across the region, having molded more than 5 Lakh students with 2200 persons working under CEC-Parivar.

LD Bharali

The National Youth Welfare Association (India) is a non-governmental, non–profit, non-political, non-religious and development oriented voluntary organization established in the year 2003. It was set up in Kamrup district of Assam and formally registered under the Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860.

Shri Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta

Shri Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta is the man behind Aaswas, an initiative where children from families, where the bread earner has been a victim of violence, either from security services or insurgent groups, are given monetary support to continue their education.

Dr. Sunita Changkakati

Dr. Sunita Changkakati aims to facilitate the development of women and youth living in the disadvantaged situation by empowering them to become the modern drivers in the country’s transformation to a global behemoth. She is presently contributing meaningfully as a social worker, an author, a researcher, a woman and a citizen to this historical tryst with greatness.

Ravi Sagar

Sagar through LCHR aims to undertake and promote various legal literacy and capacity building programs to create legal awareness among people and promote the interests of the weaker sections of the society on their affairs particularly women, children, and other vulnerable sections in order to protect their inalienable rights.