Dr. Ravi Kannan of Cachar Cancer Hospital has been awarded the most Prestigious Padma Shri Award.
Dr Ravi Kannan a renowned oncologist runs the Cachar Cancer Hospital in Assam’s Barak Valley and was awarded the Padma Shri for treating over 70,000 cancer patients free of cost in the region.
President Kovind presents Padma Shri to Dr Ravi Kannan R. for Medicine. He is the Director of Cachar Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, Silchar, Assam. Dr Kannan and his team offer cancer care to impoverished communities of Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura. pic.twitter.com/4ZgbH1Vtzc— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) November 8, 2021
President Ramnath Kovind on Monday presented the award to Dr. Kannan at Rashtrapati Bhavan.
Dr. Kannan and his team offer free cancer treatment to poor families Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur and Tripura.