Dr. Sarat Hazarika was born on 1st of January 1964 at Narayanpur. He started his education at Narayanpur Girls MV School. He passed HSLC in 1978 from Narayanpur Higher Secondary School and admitted in Arya Vidyapeeth College Gauhati University to study PU Sc. He was graduated from the same college with Economics, Statistics and Mathematics. He passed MA in Economics from Dibrugarh University.
He started his teaching career at Chaiduar College as a lecturer in Economics and later joined Madhabdev College in 1993. He was awarded PhD degree by the North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology (NERIST) in 2015 on the topic “The Impact of MGNREGA on Socio-Economic Development of Assam: A Case Study of the Northern Districts of Upper Assam” under the guide ship of Prof. BD Nayak MA, PhD. He joined as the 4th permanent principal of Madhabdev College on the 5th of October 2016. He is presently guiding research scholar at the NERIST as the co-supervisor.
Dr. Hazarika has completed UGC sponsored two Minor Research Projects one on Effectiveness of “National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme on Socio Economic Development of Assam: A Case Study of the Northern Districts of Upper Assam” and other one was on “Demographic Profile of Khamptis in Assam: A Case Study in Lakhimpur District”. He contributed 10 research papers which are published in International and National Research Journals. He has also presented 8 research papers and participated 12 National Seminars. Apart from these, he has edited 2 magazines, published 13 articles in magazines, and contributed chapters in Books.
Dr. Sarat Hazarika was the Programme office of NSS unit Chaiduar College and later served the NCC Unit of Madhabdev College from 1996 to 2016. He has attended many Camps with the cadets. He is also a sportsman played Cricket and Badminton. He took part in International Himalayan Trekking Programme organized by Youth Association of India, New Delhi at Kullu and Manali Valley in Himachal Pradesh. He was a football and Volleyball referee. He served Assam Volleyball Association for several years.