Saikot Sukla – Public Health Fellow

Saikot is the Public Health Next Generation India Fellow, and brings a wealth of experience and expertise. He has served as the Mahatma Gandhi National Fellow at the Indian Institute of Management Lucknow, where he played a pivotal role in leading skilling initiatives, orchestrating seamless coordination with SSDM and DSCs, conducting insightful socio-economic analyses, and championing innovative projects.

Transitioning into the role of District Program Officer at C-NES under NHM Assam, his commitment to healthcare excellence took center stage. Focused on enhancing Maternal and Child Health in the river island areas of Brahmaputra through the “Boat Clinic Project,” he orchestrated health activities, conducted fieldwork, interviews, and surveys, leaving an indelible mark on public health improvement efforts.

Saikot’s journey also includes serving as a Counseling Officer at the Piramal Swasthya Management and Research Institute, where he delivered crucial counseling services to individuals living with HIV/AIDS, High-Risk Groups, and the general population, showcasing his dedication to holistic well-being.

His educational background comprises a Master in Social Work from Assam University, Silchar, complementing his practical experience in the field. Proficient in strategic planning, policy evaluation, and impactful community engagement, he has consistently demonstrated a unique approach to addressing public health challenges.

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Meet the Next Generation India Fellows

Prachi Shevgaonkar

Lead Fellow

Anoushka Sinha

Gender Equality

Awais Ahmed


Dhairya Nagpal

New Technologies

Dhruvak Aggarwal

Affordable & Clean Energy

Gunraagh Talwar

Sustainable Cities

Gurjeet Singh

Art and Culture

Nandini Harihar


Radhika Bajoria

Future of the Workforce

Ruchira Goyal

Future of Food

Saikot Sukla

Public Health