The Union Minister of Corporate Affairs- Dr. M. Veerappa Moily has handed over award to Dr Ramdas M Pai, Chairman of Manipal Education & Medical Group.
Dr Ramdas M Pai, Chairman of Manipal Education & Medical Group has been awarded the Golden Peacock Lifetime Achievement Award for the Year 2011. The Union Minister of Corporate Affairs- Dr. M. Veerappa Moily has handed over him award. Dr. Ramdas M Pai received this award for his immense contributions in the fields of education and healthcare.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr Pai said, I have received the award as a representative of the entire Manipal Team, who have together put in their efforts to make the Manipal Group a vibrant Unit in the fields of education and healthcare. I am happy to tell that in Manipal district, where our healthcare team is working on the various health indices, we are on par with the developed countries.
Dr. Pai has been at the helm of the Manipal Education and Medical Group for over three decades and has played a key role in transforming the Group into a leading player in the Healthcare and Education sector. He is the Chancellor of Manipal University and the Pro Chancellor of the Sikkim Manipal University in Gangtok. He is also a member of the Executive Council of Assam University.
Dr. Pai has received several business awards during his career and has been honoured in recognition of his community service. He was conferred the Padma Bhushan in April 2011 in recognition of his contributions to the education & healthcare sector.