The B.C. Roy National Awards for Medicine were presented
by President Pratibha Patil to 55 doctors at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Tuesday.
Doctors from the field of psychiatry, gastroenterology,
oncology, urology and cardiology were felicitated for their achievements.
Prominent among the awardees were Naresh Trehan and K.K.
Agrawal both of whom are cardiologists, Ajay Kumar of Apollo hospital, Anoop
Misra and Lalit Kumar.
Dr. S.M. Balaji, Dr. Rayapu Ramesh Babu, Dr. P. K.
Bilwani and Dr. Prakash B. Behere, Prof. P. Varalakshmi, Dr. R.K. Dhiman and
Dr. S.R. Mittal were also among the list.
Dr. Anupam Sachdeva,
Dr. Alka Kriplani, Dr. A.K. Mahapatra, Dr. Drupad Nautamlal Chhatrapati and Dr.
Ganesh Gopalakrishnan were the other prominent names who received the award.