Dr L. C. Dutta was doyen of Ophthalmology in NE region. Majority of the Senior Ophthalmologist practicing in this region are either his direct student or their examiner during different under graduate or post graduate course . Born in the year 1924 at Dergaon Assam , Dr Dutta graduated from Cotton College . Then he went to BHU to complete his BSc degree.
The trust was formed from the surplus money of All India Ophthalmological Society conference in 1975. The members of the trust are Principals of three medical colleges, Director Medical Education Assam, Health Secretary Govt. of Assam, President and Secretary AAOS and Prof. Late Dr L. C. Dutta.