Profile of Vice District Governor- I
Lion Dr. Rima Sarmah Baruah MJF hails from a very respectable family of Jorhat. She is the eldest daughter of a renowned physician of Jorhat late 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 J B College Jorhat.
She did her post graduation and PhD from Guwahati University. She was in teaching profession from 1980 and retired as the HOD of Zoology from J B College Jorhat in 2017.
She was married happily to PDG Lion Dr Animesh Baruah, a senior and dynamic Radiologist of Jorhat. They are blessed with only daughter Dr. Argha Baruah, a Pathologist who is married to Dr. Neelav Sarmah,a Neurologist of Guwahati.
Dr. Rima Sarmah Baruah joined Lionism in1997 as a member of Lions Club of Jorhat Greater. She rendered service as Club President in 2008-09, Zone Chairperson in 2011-12, Region Chairperson in 2012-13,Executive Editor of Eastern Lion in 2010-2011,Editor of Eastern Lion 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 in2019 -20.She was unanimously elected as First Vice District Governor in the 41st virtual Annual District Conference held on 30th and 31st May 2020 .
She was trained at RLLI, Kaziranga in 2010 and ALLI at Colombo, Sri Lanka in 2018. She attended International Conferences in Sydney, Australia in 2010, Japan in 2016,37th ISAAMI Forum at Hyderabad in 2009 and 47th ISAMI Forum at Chennai in2019.
She received Excellent President Award, Best Circular by DC Award and editor of Eastern Lion 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
She is an experienced Lion with immense dedication and determination.