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.”