Nomal Chandra Borah

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Dr Nomal Chandra Borah is an Indian Social Entrepreneur[1] and neurologist who founded GNRC Affordable Health Mission in India.[2] He founded the GNRC Hospitals, the first Tertiary care Super-Specialty Hospital in North-east India. The hospital was initially set up in Maligaon, Guwahati with the name Guwahati Neurological Research Centre (GNRC) in the year 1984 with the active participation and supervision of Late Dr K V Mathai,[3] the legendary Neurosurgeon from Vellore. Later, GNRC was converted into a limited company in the year 1985 and since then it has been involved in many pioneering healthcare delivery initiatives in North-east India. GNRC Ltd was officially formed in the year 1987.

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Nomal Chandra Borah
Born (1950-08-15) 15 August 1950 (age 73)
Dubia, Sonitpur district, Assam
Alma materGuwahati Medical College and Hospital, AIIMS, University of Michigan
  • Social Entrepreneur
  • Doctor
Known for
  • Affordable Health Mission
  • GNRC Hospitals
  • GNRC Medishop
  • Asian Institute of Nursing Education
  • GNRC Medireach
AwardsFellow of the American Academy of Neurology (FAAN)

Birangana Sati Sadhani Award from Government of Assam, 2015

Janamitra Award from Sanskritik Mahasabha, Asom, 2011

Dr Borah is the owner of the retail chain GNRC Medishop[4] which provides hygienic FMCG products, grocery and personal care items and medicines. He also serves as a Managing Trustee of Asian Institute of Nursing Education.[5]