On Dhanwantri Day October 22, Dhanwantri award was presented to Dr. A. K. Gupta by Haroon Yusuf, minister for development and civil supplies, Delhi government. The award has been instituted by All India Indian Medicine Graduates Association for the excellence service in the field of homoeopathy. Dr. Sinha, principal of Tibbia College, was also awarded for execellence in Ayurveda and Dr. Sharma from Khurja was given the award for services in Unani medicine. The function was presided by vice-chancellor Prof. Upadhaya of L.B. Shastri University, New Delhi. Padamshri Dr. Triguna and Dr. Pandey, ex-director of government of India were also present on the occasion of Dhanwantri Jayanti and award distribution function.
Haroon Yusuf said that it is high time that the Indian system of medicine and homoeopathy got its due. Prof. Upadhyaya said that one should have no hesitation in accepting the efficacy of any system which cures the patients. Dr A.K. Gupta is the founder director of Ovihams, Tilak Nagar, the first institute to provide holistic and integrated medical approach of treatment with homoeopathic predominance.
Eminent nephrologist Dr. M.K. Mani was given the 40th Dhanvantari grant for "magnificence in restorative administrations" At exhibit, he is the central nephrologist in Chennai's Apollo Hospital. Dr. Mani has gotten numerous renowned honors, including Padma Bhushan and the Ravindranath Tagore Award. He has more than 125 productions shockingly. He has been granted privileged Doctorate of Science by a few colleges.