Shougat Khan awarded the 2016 Commonwealth Youth Award for Asia

The awards recognise outstanding young people under the age of 30 from Commonwealth countries whose work has significantly contributed to local, national, regional and global development. Over 300 nominations were received this year. Shougat Khan was one of the winners....

The finalists for the prestigious 2016 Commonwealth Youth Awards for Excellence in Development Work are 17 "deeply inspiring young people who deserve to be celebrated", said Katherine Ellis, Director of Youth at the Commonwealth Secretariat. "The incredible work that they do, and the impact they make, underscores the important role that young people play in driving development and democracy."

Shougat is an education advocate and founded the H.A Digital School and College, which uses innovative digital technology methods to engage its 300 registered students from rural and poor families.

Shougat, our Green Talent in 2015, was not only one of the four regional finalists but also Asia region Champion. You can find the official press release here.

Read more about Shougat Nazbin Khan.