GITAM to Celebrate its ‘41st Foundation Day’

Hyderabad, Aug.13 (Maxim News): Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management (GITAM) is going to celebrate ‘41 st Foundation Day’ at Dr. Yellapragada Subbarao Auditorium, GIMSR, GITAM Campus on 14 th August 2021 at 10 AM.

Dr. Randeep Guleria, Director, AIIMS, New Delhi will be the Chief Guest on this occasion. GITAM is going to honor Dr. Guleria with the GITAM Foundation Award for his outstanding contributions in the field of Medicine.

The beacon of Indian Contemporary Medicine, an accomplished researcher, and an administrator par excellence, Dr. Randeep is a renowned pulmonologist. He has the unique distinction of being the first Indian to get a Doctorate of Medicine (DM) in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. He is a Professor of Pulmonary Medicine and Sleep Disorders at AIIMS, where he has been working for the last 30 years.

Presentation of GITAM Foundation Award will be held in the presence of M. Bharat, President, GITAM and the program will be presided over by Prof. K. Siva Rama Krishna, Vice-Chancellor, GITAM.

‘GITAM Foundation Award’ is instituted with a benevolent donation by Dr. M.V.V.S. Murthi with a corpus of Rs.3 crores. This is awarding every year to an eminent person in recognition of the exemplary services rendered by him/her in the chosen field (Education, Economics, Science, Literature, Fine Arts, Public Service, etc) for the benefit of the society at large. The award consisting of a plaque and a cheque for Rs.10 lakhs is presented to the eminent personality in recognition of the services to humanity on that day.

Distinguished prior honorees of the GITAM Foundation Award are– Dr. Karan Singh, P.K.Bishnoi, Dr. P.M.S.Prasad, Dr. Sanjaya Baru, Justice B.Sudershan Reddy, Dr. M.S.Swaminathan, Dr. V.R.Panchamukhi, Dr. C.Rangarajan, Dr. A.Sivathanu Pillai, Prof. C.N.R.Rao, Dr. Takaaki Kajita, Dr. Michael W.Young, and Pranab Mukherjee. (Maxim News)

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