The prestigious Punyabhushan award was conferred on Shri Nitin Desai, Chairman, Desai Brothers and Chairman, PBMA’s H.V. Desai Eye Hospital for his contribution to social service. Mrs Desai joined Mr Desai on stage to receive the award.
The award was presented by MP, Mr. Praful Patel and Prof R. Mashelkar at a glittering function in Pune.
The award given every year to an eminent personality from the field of art, music, culture, science, industry, social service, or sports.
The award is announced every year by the Punyabhushan Foundation on 23 March with a view to commemorating the memory of Indian revolutionary martyrs Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev, and Rajguru.