Dr. Rima Sarmah Baruah MJF hails from a very respectable family of Jorhat. She is the eldest daughter of a renowned physician late Dr. Goleswar Sarmah and Mrs. Anna Sarmah. She was born at Doomdooma, had her school education at Jorhat Govt. Girls’ Higher Secondary and Multipurpose School, and graduated from JB College, Jorhat. She did her post-graduation and PhD from Guwahati University. She started her carrier as a lecturer in DCB college in 1980 and later joined JB College in 1989 as lecturer and retired as the HOD of Department of Zoology from JB College, Jorhat in 2017.She is happily married to PDG Dr Animesh Baruah, a senior and dynamic Radiologist of Jorhat. They are blessed with a daughter, Dr. Argha Baruah, a Onco-pathologist who is married to Dr. Neelav Sarmah, a Neurologist of Guwahati.

Dr.Rima Sarmah Baruah joined Lionism in 1997 as a member of Lions Club of Jorhat Greater. She served as the Club President in 2008-09, Zone Chairperson in 2011-12, Region Chairperson in 2012-13, Executive Editor of Eastern in 2010-11, Editor of Eastern in 2016-17, Co-Camp Director of Youth Exchange Camp in 2017, Family Exchange Director of Youth Exchange Camp in 2019 and Second-Vice District Governor in 2019 -20. She was unanimously elected as First-Vice District Governor in the 41st virtual Annual District Conference held on 30th and 31stMay, 2020 and as District Governor in the 42nd Annual District Conference held at Dimapur on 6th and 7th March, 2021.

She was trained at RLLI, Kaziranga in 2010 and ALLI at Colombo, Sri Lanka in 2018.Dr. Rima attended International Conferences in Sydney, Australia in 2010, Japan in 2016, 37th ISAAME Forum at Hyderabad in 2009 and 47th ISAME Forumat Chennai in 2019.

Dr. Baruah has received Excellent President Award, Best Circular by DC Award and editor of Eastern receiving “Best District Bulletin Award” in the Multiple and All India Level.

In addition, she is a life member of Asom Sahitya Sabha, member of Assam Science Society and life member of Vivekananda Kendra Kanyakumari.

Dr. Rima Sarmah Baruah is an experienced with immense dedication and determination