Two doctors each from the AIIMS and the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital (SGRH) here have been selected for the prestigious Dr B C Roy Award for excellence in the field of medicine. Randeep Guleria, Head of Pulmonology, and C S Yadav of department of orthopaedics, from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences have been chosen for the award. Chairman of Board of Management at SGRH D S Rana and Arvind Kumar have also been chosen for the coveted award.
“Dr Rana in the category of recognising the best talents in encouraging the development of specialities in different branches in medicine and Dr Kumar for the ‘Eminent Medical Person’ category,” a senior official of SGRH said today. The awards will be given by the President of India next year.
The Bidhan Chandra Roy Award was instituted in 1976 in the memory of renowned physician and freedom fighter B C Roy by Medical Council of India.