The country’s best burn specialist doctor Samant Lal Sen is the full minister. He is a technocrat minister in the new government’s cabinet. It is believed that this talented doctor may be given the responsibility of the Ministry of Health.
Doctor Samantlal Sen is the technocrat minister of this year’s Awami League government. He was born in 1949 in Nagura, Habiganj. After passing MBBS from Chittagong Medical College, career started in Baniachong Upazila Health Complex in 1975. He did higher degrees in Vienna, Austria, Germany and the United Kingdom.
Later served as chief coordinator of burn and plastic surgery unit of Dhaka Medical College Hospital. In 2013-14, his name came to the fore while treating petrol bomb burn victims.
This unit of Dhaka Medical has been converted into Sheikh Hasina National Burn and Plastic Surgery Institute since its chief coordinator Dr. Samant Lal Sen.
Dr. Samanta Lal Sen said in a response, ‘I don’t feel any pressure. I will do my work.’
He was called to become a member of the cabinet on Wednesday. Although it is not known which ministry is getting the responsibility, the technocrat minister of the new government is this renowned burn specialist. Bangla Academy awarded him an honorary fellowship in 2018 for his special contribution to medicine.