New Delhi: President Pratibha Patil today decorated Dr DS Rana, Chairman, Department of Nephrology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, with Padam Bhushan award for his exceptional and distinguished services in the field of medicines in the rural areas of Himachal Pradesh. He belongs to village Dasmal in district Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh. Dr Rana is one of the pioneers to establish nephrology and kidney transplantation services in India.
Dr Rana is deeply committed to his roots in Himachal Pradesh. He is also running “Parvati Education & Health Society” with the mission to provide quality healthcare and education at an affordable price at the doorstep of rural population, which operates a 5-bedded charitable Parvati Hospital to support daycare medical services. Dr Rana revealed that the Society was now constructing 60-bedded Parvati Hospital at village Dasmal in Hamirpur.