Dr Apurba Kumar Saikia is the Chief Medical Officer, Labour Deptt, Govt Of India. Apart from being a physician, he is one of the eminent writers of Assam. He has published 7 short story collections and one collection of essays till now.
His short Stories have been translated into eight Indian languages. His write ups are regularly published in Indian Literature and Samakalin Bharatiya Sahitya of Sahitya Akademi.
Dr. Saikia is conferred with Best Short Story Award by Asam Sahitya Sabha and other State Awards of repute.