Asom Ratna Award (Highest Civilian Award of Assam)

Asom Ratna Award (Highest Civilian Award of Assam)
Asom Ratna Award (Highest Civilian Award of Assam)
Asom Ratna is the highest civilian award given by the State Government of Assam. It is being given to the native of Asssam for his outstanding contribution in the field of literature, art and culture and social service.

It was instituted in 2009. Dr. Bhupen Hazarika was first awardee and Dr. Jitendranath Goswami who received Asom Ratna in 2015 is the last awardee.

The award carries a cash prize of INR 300,000, a plaque and a shawl.

NameYearField
1Dr Bhupen Hazarika2009Arts
2Dr. Mamoni Raisom Goswami2010Literature
3Dr. Jitendra Nath Goswami2015Science and Technology