Charak Award

Charak Award Rs.10,000/-

This award is given in to memory of Rishi Charak (175 B.C.), a pioneer proponent & founder of concept medicine through incessant untiring research illustrated in Charak Samhita.

It award is given to the institution or individual(s) for the commendable or exemplary work and the outstanding achievement and/or research in the field of medicine-cum-Community Service.
It carries cash award of Rs.10,000/- with memento and certificate of achievements.

The following individuals are the recipients of this award :

2002 Dr. Hemangini Potnis, Ahmednagar
2003 Dr. Prashant Chhajed, Mumbai
2004 Dr. Farooq Udwadia, Mumbai
2005 Swami Ramdeo Maharaj, Divya Yog Mandir, Kankhal, Haridwar
2007 M/s Hafkine Training & Research Institute, Mumbai
2008 Sir J.J. Hospital, Mumbai
2010 Dr. Asha Kapadia, M.D.(U.S.A.), DABP, Mumbai
2011 Dr. Sandhya Kamath (Physician) Dean of the Sion LTMG Hospital and Medical College, Mumbai
2012 Dr. Mohinish G. Bhatjiwale, Neuro-Surgeon, Mumbai
2013 Prof.  Shri. Ram Harsh Singh, Department of Kaya Chikitsa, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi.
2014 ‘Padmashree’ Vaidya Prof.  Suresh Chaturvedi, B.I.M.S. Ayurvedacharya M.A.M.S., D.Lit. (Specialist in Chronic Diseases) & Consulting Physician, Bombay Hospital, Mumbai.
2015 Shri K V O Jain Manav Kalyan Kendra Mumbai For Outstanding work in the field of Surgeries & dispensing of the medical assistance to the needy & poor.
2016 Shri Jagannath Shinde, President, Maharashtra State chemist & druggists Association.
2017 Dr. Arun Bal (Diabetology Specialist), for his research and achievements in Diabetic foot.