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Doctors Day

Doctors Day

Doctors Day was celebrated at BIG Hospital by instituting a new award Dr. Shiv Narayan Singh Award to eminent doctors who have also excelled in non medical fields.  Dr. Shiv Narayan Singh was a popular Professor of Medicine at Patna Medical College, known for his legendary clinical skills and also was a sitar player par excellence. Medicine and  Music were his two loves and he was equally passionate about both. He died during a sitar recital.

BIG Hospital and IMA, Bihar decided to commemorate the memory of this great doctor by starting a award in his name to be conferred on doctors who have excelled in other fields. The following were the awardees at BIG Hospital on this occasion which was also marked by the Inaugural function of the hospital;-

  1. Dr. B.B. Bora, Literature (Sahitya Academy  Awardee)
  2. Dr. CP Thakur, Public Life
  3. Dr. Narottam Puri, Sports
  4. Dr. Mohan Agase, Acting
  5. Dr. Ved Prakash Mishra, Medical Education