Assam: Nagaon Girl recognised as ISRO scientist , brings Laurels For State


Guwahati: In what may be described as a proud moment for Assam, a young woman from the state has been selected as a Scientist in the Indian Space Research Organisation(ISRO).

Daughter of Manjila Begum and Abul Kalam Azad,  the young woman Nazneen Yasmin has been selected as a Grade-1 scientist in the ISRO. 

Nazneen is a resident of Maharipara village, Juria in Nagaon district. 

She is a teacher at Kadamoni Town High School (Juria), Nagaon. 

Nazneen studied for 7 to 8 hours in a day to achieve the milestone. 

Nazneen is inspired by  Kalpana Chawla  who was the first woman of Indian origin to go to space. 

Speaking to News Live, Nazneen said, ” I never thought of being a scientist and I am very happy that I have achieved such  a milestone in my life. Everyday I use to study for 9 to 10 hours.”

Her parents and villagers are delighted and happy about her achievement.

Nazneen received appreciation from many.

Najneen was amply support by her husband in her pursuit of becoming a scientist who credited his wife’s hard work for the success. “The time I have known Najneen she has worked very hard for it.”