Devashish Sharma is the Founder of DeepShikha Foundation
Guwahati/Morigaon, November 25: Founder of Deepshikha Foundation, a pioneer organization in cancer care in Assam, Devashish Sharma, IAS, has ascended to the prestigious head of cancer care in India.
This notable national organization, devoted to cancer care and awareness, finds a new leader in Sharma, whose appointment has infused the Morigaon district with a palpable sense of joy and pride.
A distinguished member of the Indian Administrative Service and a revered figure in Morigaon, Sharma has earned accolades for his enduring dedication to healthcare, with a particular focus on oncology.
His spearheading of the ‘Deepshikha Foundation‘ initiative marks a cornerstone of his career, offering vital services to underprivileged cancer patients across India, including those in Assam. Sharma’s contributions have been instrumental in cancer detection, treatment, and awareness, making a tangible impact on countless lives.
Sharma’s resilience and strategic acumen were especially evident during the COVID-19 pandemic, when he played a pivotal role in ensuring continued cancer care for patients in Mumbai and other Indian cities. His tenure as the Resident Commissioner of Assam House in Mumbai further underscores his unwavering commitment to public service.
Sharma’s ascent to this position is not merely a personal triumph but a testament to his relentless dedication and exemplary efforts in healthcare, particularly in cancer management and care. His leadership at Cancer Care India is anticipated to usher in innovative strategies and a heightened focus on cancer treatment, research, and awareness, thereby significantly benefiting patients nationwide.
The people of Morigaon District and Assam await with optimism the transformative impact Sharma is poised to bring to the healthcare domain, particularly in bolstering the fight against cancer.
Devashish Sharma Elected as Chairman of Cancer Care India— NEWS8 Northeast (@news8northeast) November 25, 2023
.#CancerCare #Oncology #DevashishSharma #Commissioner #Morigaon #Assam #GMC #Guwahati #Deepshikha pic.twitter.com/UjDAL19kdH
About Devashish Sharma:
The Deepshikha Foundation was founded by Devasish Sharma, IAS, who serves as the Founder Chairman and Trustee. Born in Jorhat, Assam, Devasish Sharma is an alumnus of Govt. HS School, Daporijo, Don Bosco School, Dibrugarh, Swami Vivekananda Vidyalaya, Digboi, and Ramjas College, Delhi University. After graduating in English Literature and completing his post-graduation in Public Relations, Mr. Sharma joined the Assam Civil Services in 1992.
His career has included various significant postings, such as being the Special Officer to the then Governor of Assam, Lt General S K Sinha, in 1996, and the Deputy Resident Commissioner of the Assam Bhawan in Mumbai in 2003. As of May 2021, he was appointed as The Commissioner of Guwahati Municipal Corporation, and since August 2022, he has been serving as the District Commissioner at the Morigaon District in Assam.