First Khasi to hold the post of Professor (Senior Scale) no more

Guwahati, November 03: Dr Steven Aibor Dkhar (Kharsyntiew), who was holding the post of Head of the Department of Clinical Pharmacology and Professor (Senior Scale) passed away on October 31, 2017 in Pondicherry. It must be noted that he was the first Khasi to hold this post.

Dr Steven Aibor Dkhar

He did his schooling from Auxilium School and St. Anthony’s High School, Shillong and had stayed in Don Bosco Hostel during his schooling. He did his MBBS and MD in Pharmacology from Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi and joined as Asstt. Professor of Pharmacology in Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Pondicherry.

A very kind and soft spoken person who was very passionate about his subject, he has guided many MD, PHD and DM students and was a keen researcher. His love for teaching made him popular among the students.

Homage was paid to Dr Steven at JIPMER Auditorium Pondicherry on November 02 and a Service was also held at the Emmanuel Methodist Church, Pondicherry.

The funeral shall take place on Saturday, November 04, at the Presbyterian Cemetery, Balang Mawkhar, Mission Compound. The Funeral service will start at 2:00 pm at Nongkynrih, Laitumkhrah, Shillong.



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