Congratulations to Sunil Narayan Dutt, one of the global ambassadors on ENT & Audiology News, whose work has been championed by the Government of Karnataka in South West India. The senior consultant and clinical director in ENT at Apollo Hospitals, Bangalore, Sunil has been celebrated as a Pioneer and Mentor Surgeon in Cochlear Implantation. 

The recognition came from the Government of Karnataka, Department of Health and Family Welfare, National Programme for Prevention and Control of Deafness (NPPCD) and Suvarna Aarogya Suraksha Trust (SAST). The state recently gave approval for 500 cochlear implant surgeries to be undertaken across government and private hospitals in Karnataka in the coming year.