At an event organised at the Rashtrapati Bhawan, the President handed the prestigious National NSS Awards to several young people for their voluntary contributions to society.
Dey, is currently pursuing his master's degree in political science from Gauhati University.
A letter from the ministry of youth affais and sports under the government of India read, "I am glad to inform that you have been selected for conferring the National Service Scheme (NSS) Award for the year 2020-21 under Volunteer Category. The Hon'ble Procident of India will confer the Award at Rashtrapat Bhawan on 24 September, 2022 at 1100 hrs."
"You are requested to be present physically at Darbar Hall of Rashtrapati Bhawan, New Delhi for the award ceremony. Prior to this, a briefing/rehearsal session will be held on 23 September, 2022 and the final event will be hold on 24th September," it added.
Meanwhile, Dey was among one of the volunteers from Assam to receive the award from the president of India.
Involved in social work from his youth, he had earlier been awarded the state level NSS award for the year 2021.
It may be noted that the NSS unit at B Barooah College in Guwahati was also awarded. Dr. Satyabrata Baruah, Programme officer of B Barooah College was also selected for the NSS Award.