Abhay Deol gives away Health Awards

Mumbai, Nov 17 (Calcutta Tube / IBNS): Bollywood actor Abhay Deol presented Dr. Batra’s Positive Health Awards 2011 to winners at a glittering ceremony that had over 1,000 people in attendance. It marked the 6th year of this initiative.

Dr. Batra’s Positive Health Awards is an initiative to recognize and award the heroism of those who have displayed outstanding courage in the fight against disease and disability.

The event held at the NCPA in Mumbai on Wednesday marked the 6th year of this initiative.

The winners for this year’s edition of the awards were selected by an eminent panel of jurists comprising of Maneka Gandhi, Anu Aga, Vivek Oberoi, R. Balki, Rajiv Bajaj and Dr. Mukesh Batra.
The awardees were Girish Sharma, Geeta Castelino, Rahul Deshmukh and Bandenawaz Sheikh.
In addition to a short biographic film on each awardee, attendees at the award function were treated to performances by dance guru Shiamak Davar’s troupe of specially-abled children.
There was also a musical rendition and dance performance by the students of The Happy Home and School for the Blind, with whom Dr Batra’s is associated since last 40 years.

Mukesh Batra, Founder and CMD, Dr. Batras’ Positive Health Clinic Pvt. Ltd. said, “The heroes selected this year have demonstrated that very strength of the human spirit. The Positive Health Awards honor this spirit and re-affirm Dr Batra’s commitment to health and positivity.”

Reiterating his support to the cause, Rajiv Bajaj, MD, Bajaj Auto Ltd. said, “The Dr. Batra’s Positive Health Awards are a step in the right direction and we are proud to be associated with this initiative for the second consecutive year. We firmly believe that the awardees stories will inspire and spread hope to others.”

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