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Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty Awarded the P.C. Chandra Puraskaar 2019

India's most reputed cardiac surgeon and humanitarian, Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty was awarded the 27th P.C. Chandra Puraskaar, the annual national award from the P.C. Chandra Group at Biswa Bangla Convention Centre.
Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty Awarded the P.C. Chandra Puraskaar 2019
  • General Secretary of Ramakrishna Mission, Belur Math, Swami Suviranandaji Maharaj graced the occasion as the Chief Guest and gave away the award.

About Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty:

  • Dr. Shetty is also known as 'The Man with Divine Hands'.
  • In 2003 he was awarded the Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan in 2013 for medicine.

About P.C. Chandra Puraskaar:

  • This award ceremony was introduced in 1993 as a tribute to late Shri Puran Chandra.
  • It carries an honorarium of Rs. 10 lakhs, which is tax exempt.
  • The award has recognized people from various fields and paths of life achieving great success in their respective fields.

About the Ramakrishna Mission:

  • It was founded by Swami Vivekananda in 1897.
  • It is headquartered in Belur Math, West Bengal, India.
  • Purpose of the mission is to work in the fields of Education, Philanthropy, Religious Studies and Spirituality.

Question:

Q.Who has been awarded the 27th P.C. Chandra Puraskaar?
a. Dr. Deen Dayal Shetty
b. Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty
c. Dr. Daya Kumar Shetty
d. Dr. Dev Prasad Shetty
Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty Awarded the P.C. Chandra Puraskaar 2019 Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty Awarded the P.C. Chandra Puraskaar 2019 Reviewed by Neha Verma on May 07, 2019 Rating: 5

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