Mumbai/Bhubaneswar: The Odisha minister of food supplies & consumer welfare, cooperation, Surjya Narayan Patro gave away the prestigious Pharma Leaders Power Brand Awards in the 10th Healthcare Leadership Summit
organized by Network 7 Media Group at Mumbai.
Attending the Summit as chief guest, Patro awarded the prizes in 35 categories which included top names such as Dr. Ramakanta Panda, chief consultant for cardiovascular thoracic surgery, vice chairman & managing director,
Asean Heart Institute, Dr. B K Goyal, interventional cardiologist, director of Cardiology Bombay
Hospital & Medical Research Centre, top cardiologist Dr. Tarlochan Singh Kler, chairman, PSRI
Heart Institute, Prof. (Dr.) D. S. Rana, Chairman, Board of Management, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital,
Dr. Ashok Rajgopal, chairman & executive director, Fortis Bone & Joint Institute, Fortis Group of
Hospitals, Rajiv Nath, joint managing director, Hindustan Syringes & Medical Devices Ltd,
Abbott Healthcare, MEDICA Super specialty Hospitals.
Dr. Mukesh Batra, founder chairman emeritus, was the guest of honor. Satya
Brahma, founder of pharma leaders group & chairman & editor-in- chief, Network 7 Media
Group who also hails from Odisha shared the dais with Patro in the award giving
The Odisha minister in his address called upon the hospital owners, pharma, biotech &
medical diagnostics companies to invest in Odisha and set up their services to make healthcare
accessible and available to the people of the state. He said that healthcare is an important component of Odisha’s vision. He promised that state government will give full support and hassle free easing of business environment for hospitals and companies to grow.