Dhruba Hazarika

With an M.A in Economics and an LLB, he joined the Assam Civil Service in 1983, he has held various positions as Asst. Commissioner, SDO(Civil) Bilaspure and Dy. Secretary in various departments.  He was inducted in to the IAS in 2000 and was Additional Dy. Commissioner at Sonitpur, Jt. Secy in GAD, SAD, IPR; Director – Sports & Youth Welfare  and Director Operation at the 13th National Games, Dy. Commissioner at Darrange, Director Inland Water Transprot Corporation, Secretary – Tourism, Transport,  Envuiornment and Forest Department. Voluntarily retired in 2016 and later inducted as Member –  Assam Public Service commission.

He is the Founder Secretary of North East Writers’ Forum since 1997; has participated in major literary events in the country in the last two decades; Serveral Universities and Colleges have included his novels and short story collections in their academioc syllabi.  He has won the All India Katha Award for Creative Fiction in 1996 and the DY365 Award for Literature in 2014