Padma Awards 2010 in Medicine – 6 from Delhi

by Thilaka Ravi on  January 28, 2010 at 11:28 AM Indian Health News   - G J E 4
 Padma Awards 2010 in Medicine – 6 from Delhi
Padma awards for Medicine for the year 2010 have been announced and Delhi tops the list in medicine with six doctors from Delhi bagging this year's awards in that category.

Padma Awards, India's highest civilian awards, are conferred in three categories, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri. The awards are given in all disciplines/ fields of activities, viz. art, social work, public affairs, science and engineering, trade and industry, medicine, literature and education, sports, civil service, etc.  'Padma Vibhushan' is awarded for exceptional and distinguished service; 'Padma Bhushan' for distinguished service of high order and 'Padma Shri' for distinguished service in any field.  The awards are announced on the occasion of Republic Day every year. 

The awards are conferred by the President of India at a function held at Rashtrapati Bhavan sometime around March/ April.  This year the President has approved 130 awards including 13 in the category of Foreigners/ NRIs/ PIOs. These comprise 6 Padma Vibhushan, 43 Padma Bhushan and 81 Padma Shri awards.  There are 17 ladies among the awardees this year.

Padma Vibhushan

Dr Prathap Reddy, Tamil Nadu

Padma Bhushan

Prof. Belle Monappa Hegde Medicine Karnataka
Shri E.T. Narayanan Mooss Medicine Kerala
Dr. Noshir M. Shroff Medicine Delhi
Dr. Panniyampilly Krishna Warrier Medicine Kerala
Dr. Ramakant Madanmohan Panda Medicine Maharashtra
Prof.(Dr.) Satya Paul Agarwal Medicine Delhi

Padma Shri

Dr. Anil Kumar Bhalla Medicine Delhi
Dr. Arvinder Singh Soin Medicine Uttar Pradesh
Dr. B. Ramana Rao Medicine Karnataka
Dr. Jalakantapuram Ramaswamy Krishnamoorthy Medicine Tamil Nadu
Dr. K.K. Aggarwal Medicine Delhi
Prof. Kodaganur S. Gopinath Medicine Karnataka
Dr. Laxmi Chand Gupta Medicine Delhi
Dr. Philip Augustine Medicine Kerala
Dr. Rabindra Narain Singh Medicine Bihar
Dr. Vikas Mahatme Medicine Maharashtra

Source: Medindia

Post your Comments

Comments should be on the topic and should not be abusive. The editorial team reserves the right to review and moderate the comments posted on the site.
User Avatar
* Your comment can be maximum of 2500 characters
Notify me when reply is posted I agree to the terms and conditions
Nothing new - it is the same story every year for Padma awards for medicine- you treat VIP'S and get conferred these awards- so Delhi top's the list every year ( see previous medindia stories) this is about these distinguished awards from the president of India.
prema Thursday, January 28, 2010

You May Also Like

More News on: