Dr GSK Velu conferred with two prestigious awards by AIESAC

Our Bureau, MumbaiThursday, June 14, 2012, 16:45 Hrs  [IST]

Dr G S K Velu, founder and managing director of Trivitron Group of Companies, was recently conferred with the Indira Gandhi Seva Ratna Gold Medal and Shining Image of India Gold Medal by the All India Economy Survey Award Council (AIESAC) for his outstanding achievement and distinguished services to the nation.

These awards are recognitions for Dr Velu’s tremendous contribution in the field of medical technology and healthcare in India. He has been instrumental in voicing and promoting indigenous manufacturing of medical technology in India which will enable affordable, accessible healthcare services to all.

The AIESAC is a social organisation which aims to recognise talented individuals from various fields who have achieved excellent progress in their respective fields and contribute distinguished service to the nation for economic development in the country.

On receiving this award, Dr Velu said, “I feel extremely honoured to receive this recognition from the AIESAC. Such awards help individuals to put in their efforts to work towards realising their vision. This award reaffirms the faith in my continuous efforts to bring in a change in healthcare in India. I am hopeful that in the coming years, we will be able to achieve what we have set out for.”