IHBAS Director bags award for efforts in Sc & Tech

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IHBAS Director bags award for efforts in Sc & Tech

Monday, 07 February 2022 | PNS | New Delhi

Dr RK Dhamija, newly appointed director of Delhi-based Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences (IHBAS), the country’s well-known mental health and neurosciences research institute,  has bagged the national award for outstanding efforts in science and technology communication in the electronic medium for 2021.

Dr Dhamija will be conferred with the prestigious award consisting of Rs two lakhs, a memento and a citation during an award distribution event to be organized as part of National Science Day (NSD) Celebration on February 28 here.

The award is presented every year to an individual for outstanding contribution in the field of science and technology communication and promoting scientific temper, which has created a significant impact in the country during the last five years by the National Council for Science and Technology Communication (NCSTC), Department of Science and Technology, Union Ministry of Science and Technology.

Prior to joining IHBAS, Dhamija was heading the Neurology Department at Lady Hardinge Medical College in New Delhi. An advisor for Royal College of Physicians (London) and Chair of Movement Disorders at World Federation of Neurorehabilitation and health talks host, Dr Dhamija has a string of publications and prestigious awards to his credit with 33rd S Radhakrishnan Memorial National Medical Teacher Award in 2017, Dr B C Bansal, Uma Bansal Oration in 2019 being a few of them.  He is WHO expert in Parkinson’s Disease Rehabilitation.

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