Padma Awards 2020: Dr Landol, Dr Aeron, Dr Bandopadhyay, Dr Beshra From Medicine Field Honoured

Stalwarts from the medicine field conferred with the prestigious Padma Awards 2020

Vani Malik
Written by: Vani MalikPublished at: Jan 25, 2020Updated at: Jan 25, 2020
Padma Awards 2020: Dr Landol, Dr Aeron, Dr Bandopadhyay, Dr Beshra From Medicine Field Honoured

The Padma Awards to be given on the occasion of Republic Day have been announced. This time 7 celebrities will be given the Padma Vibhushan, 16 Padma Bhushan and 118 Padma Shri. Stalwarts from the field of medicine have been duly recognised for their contribution. Names like Dr Tsering Landol from Ladakh (Padma Shri), Dr Yogi Aeron from Dehradun (Padma Shri), Dr Padmavati Bandopadhyay from UP (Padma Shri), Dr Sushovan Banerjee from West Bengal (Padma Shri), Dr Digambar Behera from Chandigarh (Padma Shri), Dr Leela Joshi from MP (Padma Shri), Dr Narindar Nath Khanna from UP (Padma Shri), Dr Ravi Kannan R from Assam (Padma Shri), Dr Arunoday Mondal from West Bengal (Padma Shri), Dr Gurdip Singh From Gujarat (Padma Shri), Dr Sandra Desa Souza from Maharashtra (Padma Shri) have been conferred with the prestigious titles. These stalwarts have made valuable contributions in the field of medicine in their respective states and are known for their exceptional work worldwide. These names are an inspiration for those many people who wish to make a difference by treating and curing people.

Read below to know how some of these names have been making a difference in the lives of people:


Dr Tsering Landol: This gynaecologist is associated with the Ladakh Heart Foundation, a charitable medical facility and is known to ensure complete safety for women planning the family way.

Dr Yogi Aeron: This Himalayan plastic surgeon has been treating burn patients for free and is known for the humanitarian services her extends to his patients.

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Dr Padmavati Bandopadhyay: She is the First woman Air Marshal in The Indian Air Force (IAF), and went ahead to become the Director General Medical Services (Air) at the Air Headquarters. She has scaled heights with the love she had for the nation and loyalty towards her profession as a doctor.

Dr Sushovan Banerjee: A veteran General Practitioner, who has been practising Cardio Diabetes since 1980.

Dr Digambar Behera: Dr Behera has spent 42 years in the PGI and believes that one should be determined towards his work and focused on his people and their needs.


Dr Leela Joshi: Dr Joshi is a noted gynaecologist is famously known as 'Mother Of Ratlam' and si helping people to stay safe from the risk of anaemia.

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