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Amrita Hospital Received Kerala State Pollution Control Board’s Excellence Award

Amrita Hospital, Kochi, received Kerala State Pollution Control Board’s Excellence Award {Excellence among Medical Colleges (Govt & Autonomous)} for its sustained efforts to control pollution and environmental protection. Amrita Hospital has been conferred this award for the fourth consecutive year. The award carries trophy, certificate and prize money of Rs. 1,00,000/- (Rupees one lakh only)

Chief Minister, Sri. Pinarayi Vijayan presented the award in the function held at Thiruvananthapuram on June 07, 2018. The award was received by Dr. Jaggu, Additional General Manager; Sri. Rajappan, Head of Water Treatment and Biomedical Waste Management Department and Sri. R. R. Rajesh, Senior Research Officer of Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences.

The award has been instituted by the state government in different categories of organizations for best practices in pollution control, effective management to control air and water pollution, energy and water conservation and protection of environment. The award is given by the Kerala State Government to coincide with World Environment Day.