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Leading Ayurvedic doctor Devanand Prasad Singh honoured

Press Trust of India  |  Patna 

Noted Ayurvedic doctor Devanand Prasad Singh has been bestowed with lifetime achievement award by a leading national-level organisation engaged in promoting alternative medicine.

The "Ayurved Digital Award" was given to Singh in the national capital for his efforts and contributions in delivering better experience at clinics.

Singh is currently serving as the superintendent of Patna-based Government Ayurvedic College and Hospital.

Talking to PTI on Tuesday, Singh said he was happy that his efforts to popularise natural health care practices has been appreciated.

The function was organised by NirogStreet with the assistance of Union ministry of Ayush, a statement from the firm said.

Honouring Singh with the award at a function at India International Centre in Delhi on Saturday, the founder of the organisation, R N Kumar, said the doctor had been an active member of the 1977 'Ayurved Andolan' to popularise this alternative form of medicine.

Several discussion sessions on Ayurveda were held on the occasion, in which over 500 leading practioners from across the country participated.

Singh said the 140-bedded Government Ayurvedic College and Hospital in the state capital has been rendering valuable services to the citizens.

The average daily footfall in the hospital is more than 600, he added.

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First Published: Tue, August 13 2019. 15:05 IST