A look into the life of Assam’s most prominent child specialist : Dr. Gokul Bora.

“God is the supreme healer, doctors are just instruments” – Dr. Gokul Bora.

Renowned as the top pediatrician in Assam, Dr. Gokul Bora has been working in this field for past 45 years. He dedicated his entire life towards the amelioration of child health care.

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Touched by the innocence of a child, he has proven himself as a ray of hope to the malnourished.

Dr. Gokul Bora

M.B.B.S (Dib), M.D. Ped(Delhi), D.C.H

Child Specialist cum Neonatologist

Among the most renowned pediatricians in Assam, one cannot miss out on the name of Dr. Gokul Bora. He was born on 5th October, 1944 in Jhanji Tamuli Gaon, Jorhat to Late Ghana Kanta Borah and Late Aikon Bora.

With an aim to create a nutritious and a sanitized habitat for the young generation of the Assamese society to adopt a healthy lifestyle. He has also conducted many conferences focusing on the issue of various issues and the recent advances in child care.



He did his schooling from Jorhat Government High School and passed out his matriculation exam in 1959. He was quite determined from his childhood to bring a remarkable change in his society as he was being raised in a very respectable environment. He completed his Intermediate Science from Cotton College in 1961, taking the Science stream which he was quite passionate of. He resided on the Third Mess of the Cotton College from where he pursued his degree.

He publishes his experience in the Third Mess of Cotton College in the magazine “Reverberation” where he spent his days with great personas such as Late DambarudharGogoi, Late RajanikantaDev Sharma and many more.

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Famed for his contribution for improvement of child health care, he was positioned in various ranks.


Travel Diaries

Dr. Gokul Bora is also an abide traveler who loves traveling to different foreign countries to quench his wanderlust.



He is inspired by his parents and elder brother to work hard and to do something good for the society.


Selected Books

Passionate about books? Let’s take a look upon some of the noteworthy books written by Dr. Gokul Bora that you will surely love to read which primarily focusses on various ways to maintain proper growth and development of a child and the books that portrays his experience, in the field of pediatrics.


Today a reader, tomorrow a leader! Bestowed with emblematic literally skills, Dr. Gokul Bora imparted his knowledge in child health care through his magazines that depicts his life as a successful pediatrician.

Published Year 2012

Reverberation (SararChoragchowa)

Published Year 2011

Golden Reunion(1961 Entry Batch)

Published Year 2001

VII IAP East Zone (Conference)


Dr. Gokul Bora being one of the most renowned and acclaimed pediatricians of Assam, he is the recipient of various prestigious awards.

Lifetime achievement award

He received the prestigious “Lifetime achievement award” in 2015 by IAP Assam in the field of pediatrics for his highest contributions for child health.

Rajiv Gandhi Excellence Award

Dr. Gokul Bora received the Rajiv Gandhi Excellence Award in 2010, for his meritorious accomplishment in diverse field of activities that immensely contributed for the nation's progress.

Purbanshal Shishubishesagya Shiromani Award

In 2003 he received this award in Bhubaneshwar, which was one of the most respected award which is given to a pediatrician.

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