Kolkata, April 28, 2019:
P.C. Chandra Puraskaar, the annual national award from the P.C. Chandra Group was conferred upon one of India’s most reputed cardiac surgeon and humanitarian Dr Devi Prasad Shetty at the Biswa Bangla Convention Centre. Swami Suviranandaji Maharaj, the General Secretary of Ramakrishna Mission, Belur Math graced the occasion as the Chief Guest and gave away the award.
Dr Devi Prasad Shetty also is known as “The Man with Divine Hands” is a true visionary. He is one of India’s top cardiac surgeon who has an experience of more than 35 years. He has received innumerable awards and honours in his life, the most noteworthy being Padma Shri in 2003 and Padma Bhushan for medicine in 2013.
P.C. Chandra group introduced this award ceremony in 1993 as a tribute to their founding father, the late Shri Purna Chandra. P.C. Chandra Puruskaar has always recognized people from various field and paths of life achieving great success in their respective fields. Notable names like Shri Manna De (1993), Professor U.R. Rao(1994) and the recent recipient Shrimati Asha Bhosle(2018).
The evening also saw a sensational performance by Mohit Chauhan who left the atmosphere enthralled and bespoke with his outstanding performance.