2013-10-30 10:13:48 - The book Potegaon se Pattaya tak is a auto-biographical account by Dr. Prabir Kumar Das.
The author is a highly accomplished professional in the field of medicine and has made his name as one of the most leading and pioneering minds that have emerged from this field. The qualifications of the doctor include MBBS; DTCD; MD; MPS; MA in Public Administration and MA in philosophy. He has completed thirty years of rigorous service in the Public Health Department of Maharashtra and has presented around twelve scientific papers. Additionally, the author has the previous experience of writing professionally as he has written over sixty five articles on medical topics, has written a book on a topic known as Endemic Flourosis and a huge collection of literary articles that have been published regionally and nationally.
to being the best at his own field of work, the author has in fact a lot of inclinations in more artistic fields. The doctor has previously published three books containing Hindi poetry which have all been highly acclaimed. The author has won for himself a plethora of awards and recognitions from numerous government and private institutions including some which are extremely coveted and noteworthy. These awards include 2 Gold Medals, One Silver Medal 2 Cash Award for Family Planning Programme, 1 Silver Medal for Blindness Control Programme, Young Scientist Award, Maulana Abul Kalam Award, World Health Organization Fellowship, Best Citizen of India Award, Fellowship of Indian Public Health Association and the Vidarbha Bhushan Award among others. Professionally, the author is also Vice President of Indian Public Health Association at the national level and the President of Vidarbha Branch of Indian Public Health Association.
In this book, the author tries his hand for the first time in writing a biopic. The book is based on incidents from his own life as he recounts his meager beginning to his illustrious position that he has reached. The book Potegaon se Pattaya tak chronicles his journey as he starts out his career as a doctor in a remote village in India. The story starts in Potegaon from the tribal district of Gadchiroli in the state of Maharashtra. From here, the story follows the journey of the author for about two decades and he ends his in Pattaya which is one of the leading cities in Thailand. He also compares the lives and times of people in both extreme places.
Book : Potegaon se Pattaya tak
Author : Dr. Prabir Kumar Das
ISBN : 978-93-83271-54-2
Price : Rs. 295.00
Publishing Date: September 2013
Publisher: Power Publishers