Sunday, May 8, 2011

Dr. Pai receives the Indira Gandhi Priyadarshini Award

Dr. Jamuna Pai, was bestowed with the prestigious 'Indira Gandhi Priyadarshini Award' for her outstanding contribution to the field of skincare at a function in New Delhi to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore.

Selected by an elite panel of politicians and social workers, the recipient of this award is selected on the basis of their outstanding services, achievements and contributions to their particular profession. Some notable recipients of this award have been Mother Teresa, filmstar Rajinikanth and Indian musical instrumentalist Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia.

Dr. Pai had the honour of receiving this recognition due to her pioneering work in the field of cosmetic medicine within India. Apart from this, her business employs mostly only women and she has worked tremendously towards their upliftment and empowerment, which was also recognised by way of the Indira Gandhi Priyadarshini Award.

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