Nagarjuna Merit Awards presented on 15.01.2011
As a part of promoting Ayurvedic Education and as a motivation to the Ayurvedic students of Kerala, NRF (Nagarjuna Research Foundation) had started presenting the Nagarjuna Merit Awards to the BAMS (bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine & Surgery) Course First Rank holders of all the Universities in Kerala from 1997 onwards. This award has been instituted in memory of Nagarjuna’s former Technical Director - Late 'Ashtavaidyan Brahmasree Pulamanthole Aryan Moos'. The Award comprises of a Momento and Cash.
This year the award presentation ceremony - the 'Merit Evening', was held at Govt Ayurveda College , Thrippunithura, Kochi (Kerala) on 15.01.2011. The respected pro-vice chancellor of the University of Health and Allied Sciences Prof. Dr. C. Rethnakaran presented the awards to the top rank holders of the final BAMS examination held in 2009.
The awardees were:
Kerala University - Dr. V. Krishna Kumar of Govt Ayurveda College, Thirvanathapuram.
M.G University - Dr. Deepthy Susan George of Govt Ayurveda College,Thrippunithura
Calicut University - Dr. Aparna of Santhigiri Ayurveda College, Palakkad
Kannur University - Dr. Afil M. Alex of Govt Ayurveda College, Kannur