The Assam Government on Wednesday announced recently the Assam State Civilian Awards for the year 2023 which is bestowed upon eminent personalities and figures for their commendable service towards the society.
Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma said that the Assam Government has decided to confer the state’s highest civilian award ‘Asom Baibhav’ to Dr. Tapan Saikia, a renowned doctor for his notable work in the field of Healthcare (Cancer Care) and Public Service, generating awareness and early detection of cancer in Assam and other Northeastern states.
Taking To Twitter CM Sarma Twitter wrote, “As a recognition of their commendable service to the society, we are proud to announce names of 21 personalities chosen for the Assam State Civilian Awards 2023.”
As a recognition of their commendable service to the society, we are proud to announce names of 21 personalities chosen for the Assam State Civilian Awards 2022.— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) January 4, 2023
Congratulations winners! Your dedication towards Assam's progress will serve as an inspiration for all. pic.twitter.com/hpTfOlZAXd
Addressing a press conference, the Chief Minister announced the names of other awardees for their outstanding work in the respective fields. The Assam government announced the names of the recipients of “Asom Baibhav, Asom Sourav and Asom Gourav” for the year 2022-2023.
‘Asom Sourav’ award will be given to Krishna Roy (art & culture), Gilbertson Sangma (sports, football) Nayanmoni Saikia (Sports, Lawn Bowl), Dr. Binoy Kumar Saikia (Science), Dr. Sashidhar Phukan (Healthcare and Public service).
Asom Gaurav award will be conferred to Manje la (tourism), Binanda Hatibaruah (Environment and Forest), Atul Chandra Baruah (social work), Kalyani Rajbongshi (member of a Self Help Group), Sila Gowalla (ASHA worker), Dr Jogesh Deuri (agriculture and sericulture), Dr. Pankaj Lal Gogoi (Entrepreneur), Sarbeswar Basumatary (Agriculture). (ANI)