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The IDG is one of the oldest and most respected societies of St. Stephen's College, Delhi. It looks to broaden perspectives by discussing a variety of issues with eminent personalities.

Our talks often throw up some very unexpected answers and, even more often, some very unexpected questions.

Friday, March 18, 2011

An Interactive Session with Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty

The Informal Discussion Group invites you to an interactive session with:

Dr Devi Prasad Shetty

on the topic

Healthcare as the Industry of the 21st Century

Dr Devi Prasad Shetty is the chairman of Narayna Hrudayalaya, Banglore and Asia Heart Foundation, Kolkata. He received his MBBS from Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore and he was the first heart surgeon in India to perform heart surgeries on newborn babies and used Micro chip camera to close holes in the Heart. He was part of the first team in the world to coin the term Micro Health Insurance and has helped Karnataka state Government to launch Yeshashwini Micro Health Insurance considered as the largest Micro Health Insurance Programme in the world. He has been honoured by several awards like the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award– 2003, Padmashree – 2003 and the Social Entrepreneurship Award – World Economic Forum – 2005.

Time: 5:00 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, March 15th

Venue: Staff Room

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