President Pranab Mukherjee presents BC Roy National Awards for 2008, 2009 & 2010

Posted on:02 Jul 2016 11:13:15
President Pranab Mukherjee presents BC Roy National Awards for 2008, 2009 & 2010
02 July 2016 Current Affairs: President Pranab Mukherjee has  presented the Dr BC Roy national awards for 2008, 2009 and 2010 at Rashtrapati Bhavan on 1 June 2016. These awards were presented on the occasion of National Doctors’ Day observed on July 1 to pay honour and tribute to India’s most famous physician Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy.

List of awardees for the year 2008

• Dr. Mammen Chandy

• Prof. Rajeshwar Dayal

• Dr. Rohit V. Bhatt

• Dr. Neelam Mohan

• Prof. Mohan Kameswaran

• Dr. Harsha Jauhari

• Dr. Gopal H. Badlani

• Dr. Yash Gulati

List of awardees for the year 2009


• Dr. KH Sancheti

• Dr. Atul Kumar

• Dr. Renu Saxena

• Dr. Kanan A. Yelikar

• Dr. A.K. Kriplani

• Dr. G.V. Rao

• Dr. H.S. Bhanushali

• Dr. Moti Lal Singh

• Dr. C.N. Purandare

• Dr. C.V. Hari Narayan

List of awardees for the year 2010


• Dr. Nikhil C. Munshi

• Dr. Tejinder Singh

• Prof. O.P. Kalra

• Dr. Amrinder Jit Kanwar

• Dr. Subash Gupta

• Dr. Rajendra Prasad

• Dr. Glory Alexander

 Dr. B. C. Roy Award : The B.C. Roy Awards were instituted by the Medical Council of India in 1976.The award was instituted in memory of renowned physician and former West Bengal Chief Minister Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy.

 Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy :  Bidhan Chandra Roy was the second Chief Minister of West Bengal.He remained in his post for 14 years as an Indian National Congress candidate, from 1948 until his death in 1962.

He was a highly respected physician and a renowned freedom fighter.Dr. Roy is often considered the great architect of West Bengal.

He founded five eminent cities, Durgapur, Kalyani, Bidhannagar, Ashokenagar and Habra.He was an alumnus of the Medical College Calcutta of the University of Calcutta.

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