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Prez presents BC Roy National Awards & Hari Om Ashram Alembic research awards

Prez presents BC Roy National Awards & Hari Om Ashram Alembic research awards

New Delhi, Mar 28 (UNI President Pranab Mukherjee today presented the Dr. B C Roy National Awards for the years 2014, 2015 and 2016 and Hari Om Ashram Alembic Research Awards for the years 2008, 2009, 2010, 2014, 2015, 2016. A total of 15 doctors were given the B C Roy award for 2014 while 16 people were given the awards for the year 2015 and 18 for the year 2016, at a function held at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Dr D S Rana and Dr Arvind Kumar from Sir Ganga Ram Hospital .were among those awarded the B C Roy awards for the year 2014.. Dr D S Rana, Chairman (B.O.M) and Department of Nephrology , got this award in the category of recognising best talents in encouraging the development of specialities in different branches in medicine while Dr Arvind Kumar , Chairman , Department of Chest & Thoracic Surgery , Sir Ganga Ram Hospital , got this award in the ' Eminent Medical Person' category. On winning the award, Dr Rana said , " I am humbled by the by the prestigious award . I hail from a small village Dasmal and had to face hardships during my education . To attend school , I had to travel 12 kms one way and took 3 hours daily to reach school . I owe this award to my late parents who taught me to work hard with sincerity and live with honesty . This award is dedicated to my teacher's and Gurus who made me what I am today .And not the least to this great institution of Sir Ganga Ram Hospital where I have devoted 35 years of my career .My message to all upcoming medical professionals is that hard work , sincerity and dedication will always make you succeed" The Bidhan Chandra Roy Award was instituted in 1976 in the memory of renowned physician and freedom fighter Dr B C Roy by Medical Council of India . Dr S Rajasekaran was awarded the Hari Om Ashram Alembic research awards for 2008 while Dr P Sundaresan was given the awards for 2010. Dr Rakesh Kumar was given the award for the year 2015 while Dr Neena Srivastava was given the award for the year 2016. UNI AR ADG SHK 1950

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