Awards to Dr. Pasupuleti Hanumantha Rao

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Dr. Pasupuleti Hanumantha Rao, M.D.(Ped), Ph.D.(Psychology),CPM & R (Bom), DN,FICP,FICA(USA), is an internationally-known specialist in Developmental Paediatrics, Rehabilitation Medicine & Psychology. His generous contribution to assist the unprivileged along with the society, Dr. Rao and his works has achieved accolades from different organizations like FICCI, FIAMS, IMA, and B.J. Modi Foundation etc. Apart from being honoured by these highly prestigious organizations, Dr. Rao also received awards like Gem of India (1993), Bharat Jyoti (1994), Man of Asia (1996), Best Citizen of India (1999) and many more. All the honors and awards achieved by Dr. Rao are detailed below.

  • Memento – Received from Governor of Andhra Pradesh in appreciation of services for Rehabilitation of Mentally Retarded in 1978 at Hyderabad.
  • FICCI Award 1987, (Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry) awarded on April 2, 1988 for outstanding services and placement of the Mentally Retarded and Physically Disabled and Deaf Children and Adults by Shri ND Tiwari, Hon’ble Minister of Finance & Commerce at New Delhi.
  • Dr. KT Raja Rao Memorial Lecture awarded for Excellence in Medicine, 1988.
  • IAPMR Award  (Indian Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation) for Outstanding Contribution for the Upliftment of the Disabled on January, 27, 1991 at New Delhi award presented by Dr. KK Singh, President, IAPMR at New Delhi.
  • Elected as Organizing Secretary for the Workshop on the Disability: Identification, Prevention and Rehabilitation conducted by Indian Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Andhra Pradesh branch conducted in Hyderabad during January 1991.
  • National Unity Award for his contribution to mentally Retarded, Physically Disabled and Deaf People on August 20, 1991 by the Governor of Tamil Nadu Shri Bhisma Narain Singh at Madras.
  • FIAMS Award (Fellow of the Indian Academy of Medical Specialties) for his dedicated and exceptional services for the upliftment of the less fortunate Mentally Handicapped, Physically Disabled and the Deaf children and Adults in September, 1991 at Mysore.
  • Hind Gaurav Award 1991, All India Achievers Conference at Madras.
  • IMA Award (Indian Medical Association) – Honored by Dr. Arvind M Shah, President of Indian Medical Association, and New Delhi for outstanding contribution in the rehabilitation of the mentally handicapped, physically disabled and the deaf in the month of November, 1991 at Hyderabad.
  • Excellence Award – International Peace Foundation Excellence   Award  1991 presented by Sri PV Ranga Rao, Minister for Education, Government of Andhra Pradesh in April, 1992 at Hyderabad.
  • Universal Achiever Award 1991 organized by International Peace Friendship Society of India at Bangalore on August 20, 1992 presented by Shri Dharam Singh Narayan Singh, Hon’ble Minister for Home and Excise, Government of Karnataka.
  • Priya Darshini Indira Gandhi Award presented at Bangalore in 1992 by International Integrity, Peace and Friendship Society, Bangalore.
  • Dr. Shakuntala Health & Medical Award  of Dr. Konda Shakuntala Devi Foundation presented by Swamy Ranganathananda, President Sri Ramakrishna Mission, in 1992.
  • Gem of India Award in recognition of outstanding services to society and excellence in chosen field of activity.  All India Achievers Conference, New Delhi by Shri. Arjun Singh, Hon’ble Minister for Human Resources & Development, Government of India on March 24, 1993.
  • Navratna Award presented by Vasavi Art Theatres (A cultural literary social service, educational organization) Secunderabad for his contribution in the field of medicine in July, 1993.
  • Recipient of State Award to Outstanding Employers who have recruited maximum number of mentally handicapped persons awarded by Government of Andhra Pradesh (1987- 89).
  • National Integration Award presented by Grameena Vidyodaya Padakam (Rural India) Andhra Pradesh for the normal cause of integration and education to be presented on 15 August, 1993.
  • State Award in Public Recognition of Having Recruited Maximum Number of Mentally Retarded Persons – 1992 was presented on December 29, 1993, by the Directorate for the Welfare of Handicapped, Government of Andhra Pradesh.
  • State Award to Outstanding Employer – 1993 in recognition of the outstanding services for welfare of handicapped was presented on December 29, 1993, by the Department of Women and Child Welfare, Government of Andhra Pradesh.
  • Bharat Jyoti Award presented to Dr. P. Hanumantha Rao, Founder & Honorary Chairman in recognition of his outstanding services to society by Shri Giani Jail Singh, Former President, and Government of India on behalf of International Integrity Peace & Friendship Society Bangalore on 4th March, 1994 at New Delhi.
  • Elected as Fellow of the International Medical Sciences Academy in recognition of outstanding contribution for the advancement of medical sciences on 13th March, 1994.
  • National Award for the welfare of the handicapped was presented by Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma, President of India, in recognition of the outstanding performance as employer of handicapped persons on 20th March, 1994.
  • Admitted as Life Member of Indian Council of Management Executives, Bombay and awarded Order of Merit for Medicine and Honored as Samaj Sri in recognition of services rendered to the public in April, 1994.
  • Rastriya Gaurav Award, 1993 presented by Sri.D.Sripad Rao, Hon’ble Speaker of Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly on behalf of All India Achievers Conference during the 12th National Seminar on Serving Society Through Individual Achievements on 2nd October, 1994.
  • Fellowship of Indian Academy of Pediatrics (FIAP) under the auspices of Childhood Disability Group on 18th December, 1994.
  • Dr. B.C. Roy National Award for Socio-Medical Relief for 1994 received from Dr.Shankar Dayal Sharma, President of India on 9th November, 1995.
  • President’s Special Appreciation Award given at 32nd National Conference by All India Occupational Therapists’ Association at New Delhi in December, 1994.
  • Selected for Award Order of Merit for Excellency in Medicine and Honored as SAMAJSREE in recognition of his services rendered to the public by Indian Council of Management Executives Bombay for the year, 1995.
  • Elected as Organizing Secretary for the Annual conference of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation conducted in Hyderabad during January, 1996.
  • Bharat Vikas Award presented during the seminar on “National Development and Economic Reforms” for outstanding achievements in the chosen field of activities at New Delhi on 27th June, 1996.
  • Received “Man Of Asia Award” in recognition of the services rendered in the field of welfare of Handicapped from “International Peace Foundation” London, on 26/9/96 at London.
  • Received “Man of the Year-1996″ Commemorative Medal in recognition of the dedication towards profession by the American Biographical Institute, in January, 1997.
  • Received “Distinguished Leadership Award for the year 1996″ from ABI Inc., North Carolina, USA. in January 1997. His name will be included in the International Directory of Distinguished Leadership.
  • Best Welfare Worker Award in the memory of Late Nawab Mehdi Nawaz Jung 4th Award “1997 by Indian Council of Social Welfare, Hyderabad.
  • Received Best Citizens of India Award in February 1999.
  • Received Chikitsak Ratan Award given by Association of medical Services, New Delhi, in April, 1999.
  • Received Eminent Scientist Award given by Padmabhushan Dr.P.Siva Reddy Endowment Fund on 12/9/2000.
  • Received Hong Kong Foundation Award given by Justice Sri J.S.Verma, Chairperson, National Human Rights Commission on 25/9/2000 at New Delhi.
  • Received Life Time Excellence Award for Praiseworthy service and memorable contribution for the overall progress of society.
  • Received B. J. Modi Foundation Award for the year 2001.
  • Received National Award for the Best Individual in the country working for the disabled for the year 2001. (Award will be presented on 3rd December 2001 by the Hon’ble Vice President of India).
  • Received Ugadi Puraskar Award at New Delhi in the year 2002.
  • Received an Award for the Community Service Humanitarian given by American Telugu Association (ATA), Chicago, USA. (Award was presented on 2nd July’ 04 by Mr. A.V.N. Reddy, President, ATA)
  • Received the Annual Award for Life Time Contribution to Child Welfare by New Millennium Child Trust Pedicon 2000 Hyderabad (Award was presented by Mr.M.M.Reddy, President of the  Trust on 22.04.06).
  • Received in Recognition for his Outstanding Social Service in the field of Treatment at Different levels of Mentally & Physically Handicapped Children by Andhra Janananda Sahaya Sangham, Mauritius on 30 / 01/ 2007
  • Received 2nd Spandan IBA Annual Awards in Human Values 2008 at New Delhi on 27th Sep’08.
  • Received Service above Self Award 2008 by Rotary Club of Secunderabad West on 26th Oct’2008.
  • Received National Award for the Best Employer 2008 by the Vice President of India on 3rd   Dec’08.
  • Received Kapu Ratna Award by Andhra Pradesh Telaga Kapu Balija Sangam, Hyderabad On the Eve of Ugadi on 27th March’09.
  • Received AAPI’s Distinguished Community Service Award for 2009 given by American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin at Orlando, Florida, USA