Dr Sushil Jain receives the prestigious Dr Bhupen Hazarika Award

Honored for his exceptional contributions to pediatric cancer care, Dr. Jain's award at Assam's Beltola Bohagi Utsav highlights his impactful work at Indraprastha Apollo Hospital

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New Delhi: Dr Sushil Jain, Senior Consultant in General, Anorectal, Laparoscopy & Gastroenterology Surgery at Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, received the esteemed Dr Bhupen Hazarika Award at the 45th Beltola Bohagi Utsav in Guwahati, Assam.
This accolade recognizes Dr Jain’s exceptional dedication to serving humanity and his significant contributions to pediatric cancer care.
Dr Sushil Jain stated, “I am deeply humbled and honored to receive this prestigious award named after the legendary Dr. Bhupen Hazarika, a true icon of Assam’s cultural legacy. This recognition is a testament to the unwavering commitment, dedication, and compassion of our entire team at Indraprastha Apollo Hospital. We work tirelessly every day to provide the best possible care to our patients, striving to alleviate their suffering and offer hope to their families. This award is not just a personal achievement but a celebration of the collective efforts of all those who contribute to our mission of serving humanity.” 
This year’s three-day event, held from April 19th to 21st, featured renowned artists, dance performances, and traditional ceremonies. One of the festival’s highlights was the presentation of the Dr Bhupen Hazarika Award, named after the legendary Assamese musician and Bharat Ratna awardee.
The award honors individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to society while upholding Assam’s rich cultural heritage. It includes a memento of Dr. Hazarika, a muga Gamosa, a paat Chelleng cheleng, a Rhino memento, a Jaapi, and a cash prize of Rs. 2 lakhs, each symbolizing Assamese culture and tradition.