CHENNAI: Dr N Sanjeeva Reddy, professor and head of reproductive medicine and surgery at Sri Ramachandra University, will receive the Dr BC Roy award under the eminent medical teacher category for 2015.
A teacher for 31 years for undergraduate and postgraduate students, Dr Reddy started the MCI-recognised MCh in reproductive medicine and surgery in India in August 2012 at the university. Dr Reddy received a letter from Dr Jayashree Mehta, MCI president, that the Dr B C Roy National Award Fund Society has selected him for the award.
Bidhan Chandra Roy Award was instituted in 1976 in memory of B C Roy by Medical Council of India. The Award is given annually in each of the following categories: Statesmanship of the Highest Order in India, Medical man-cum-Statesman, Eminent Medical Person, Eminent person in Philosophy, Eminent person in Science and Eminent person in Arts. It is presented by President of India in New Delhi on July 1, National Doctors’ Day