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Archana Borthakur, born on 1, February,1985, was scholastic by nature from childhood. Archie (better known) did her HSLC from Dergaon Girls Higher Secondary School in the year 2000, HS from Kamal Deorah College, Dergaon in the year 2002, BA in Assamese literature, Cotton College in 2005 and MA in Assamese Literature, Gauhati Unversity in 2007. From an early age she used to participate in multifarious competitions. To name a few, in 1995 and 1996 she passed the Annual All India Pre-senior UNESCO information test. She passed the 3rd Special All India General Knowledge test organized by United Schools Organisation of India (VEC FOR THE UNITED NATIONS) in 1996. She was also honoured as special guest of Moina Parijat held at Jorhat,1992 and Dhekial in 1993. Archana is also profound in Debate and Recitation. She bagged Prafulla Chandra Shrutikar Award in Sanskrit recitation Competition held at Dergaon in 1998. In 2003 she won the Rupkola Kesari Award for recitation organized by Rupkola Kesari Sanskritik Senani, Guwahati in 2003. Her erudite nature gave birth to a writer in her. She wrote three novels Aparajita, Poridhi and Cottonian. Her lucid short stories published in almost all dailies, magazines, since her childhood, always lured readers. She was felicitated for short story presentation in 2nd International writers festival Kurukshetra University, Haryana in 2006 and by Sahitya Shabha Assam as Short Story Writer in 2010. Archana started her media career in 2008. Being an anchor and producer, she has an innumerable television serials to her credit. She worked with premier media houses like DY365 and News Time Assam. A perceptible decline and apathy towards her profession developed during course of time. From childhood she was of compassionate nature and this evoked to the birth of social welfare society Priyobondhu (Best friend). In November, 2015, Archana Borthakur founded Priyobondhu in pursuit of community development and social change. Since inception, along with her tireless team, she has been working perpetually for the underprivileged throughout rural and urban areas of Assam.
Priyobondhu (Social welfare society), a voluntary organization in Guwahati, Assam, India was founded in 20th, November, 2015 for improving standard of life and economic welfare of people living in Rural areas and liberating Women and bringing smiles to the faces of deprived Children.
Breakfast for a Child office bearers - Deepika Goswami Mahanta, Centre -in-charge, Mousumi Phukan, Program Supervisor
Administrative Manager- Siddhartha Hazarika Financial Manager- Jintu Hussain Advisors- Shyamkanu Mahanta, Manoj Kr. Das
Executive Members- Arrchana Borthakur, Sasanka Parashar, Sneha Verma, Kabita Ghimire, Kamal Jyoti Deka, Monjeet Gogoi, Pinkumani Deka
Priyo Bondhu is a non-govenmental organization registered under Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860Vide RS/KAM(M)/263/L/456 of 2015-16
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