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Jharkhand doctor gets Nari Shakti award from President

IANS  |  New Delhi 

doctor was on Thursday conferred with the "Nari Shakti Puraskar-2017" by for her exemplary service to society and contribution to women's empowerment.

Kashyap, a Ranchi-based eminent ophthalmologist, received the award at a glittering ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhawan on The award carries a certificate and a cash honorarium of 1 lakh.

"I am humbled. Receiving blessings from the for my humble efforts to put a smile on the faces of children and women in is a proud moment for me," Kashyap told IANS.

"This recognition of my efforts has been due to the boundless blessings of the people whom I have served selflessly over the years... which have always provided me with the much needed strength and vigour to give my best."

She dedicated the award to the thousands of children in who had dropped out of schools due to various eye ailments but have gone back to studies after being treated by her.



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First Published: Thu, March 08 2018. 20:14 IST