Dr Ravinder Kochar, principal of Lord Mahavira Homoeopathic Medical College and Hospital, was conferred with national 'Rashtriya Vidya Saraswati Puraskar 2014' by the International Institute of Education and Management, New Delhi, recently. He received the award for his outstanding achievement in the field of homoeopathic education.
Dr Kochar owns an experience of 29 years in the profession and about 20 years' experience in teaching. Prior to this award, he had received many other awards, including state award by Council of Homoeopathic System of Medicine, Punjab, Chandigarh; Best Citizen of India-2000 by International Publishing House, New Delhi; Millennium Achiever Award 2000-2001 from New Delhi, Tamir Patra Award by Homoeopathic Medical Association of India, Punjab, State Branch; State Award for Best Service in Medical Profession by Shaheed Memorial Trust (Regd.), Punjab; Great Achiever of India Award by Front for National Progress-Delhi; Bharat Vikas Award by Integrated Council for Socio-Economic Progress (regd) Delhi and Rashtriya Rattan Award by Global Economic, New Delhi.
He is a life member of Indian Red Cross Society, Ludhiana, and Asian Homoeopathic Medical League (regd) He was also the chairman of Adhoc Board of Studies in Homoeopathy, Baba Farid University of Health Sciences.
Dr Ravinder Kochar showed his gratitude towards the organising committee and said such awards boost the morale of individuals to do more for the benefit of society. College management, faculty and students congratulated the principal for his success.