President Pranab presents Dr. BC Roy National Awards
President Pranab Mukherjee presented Dr. B. C. Roy National Awards to 49 physicians for the year 2014, 2015 and 2016. Besides, he also presented Hari Om Ashram Alembic Research Awards to four physicians. Dr. B. C. Roy National Award is the highest recognition for medical practitioners in India. It was instituted by the Medical Council of India (MCI) in 1976 in memory of renowned physician and former West Bengal Chief Minister Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy.