Keshav Desiraju Memorial Award

The Centre for Mental Health Law & Policy, ILS, Pune, in association with Thakur Family Foundation, are pleased to announce the ‘Keshav Desiraju Memorial Award for Outstanding Public Service in Mental Health’.

The Keshav Desiraju Memorial Award for Outstanding Public Service in Mental Health, for the year 2022, was announced on 11 May 2022.

The award aims to recognise the contribution and efforts of individuals in government service who embody similar values as Mr Keshav Desiraju and through their work, are regarded as allies in making advances in the field of mental health in India.

The virtual award ceremony saw distinguished speakers, Gopalkrishna Gandhi & Srilata Iyer share some of their precious memories and personal reflections of Mr Desiraju.

Virtual Award Ceremony | 11 May 2022
RECIPIENT 2022

Ajay Chauhan

Ajay Chauhan is awarded the Keshav Desiraju Memorial Award for Outstanding Public Service in Mental Health, for the year 2022, for his distinctive and dedicated work in advancing mental health in the state of Gujarat.

Citation by the Jury

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