AWARDS AND GRANTS

  • Listed in Top Ten Doctors of India by Google in 2010.
  • Frost and Sullivan India Healthcare Excellence Award for emerging IVF Service Provider of the Year 2015 on 8th October 2015 at Mumbai.
  • Vidya Ratan Award for invaluable service in the field of medicine Subharam Trust in 1998.
  • Lifetime Achievement Honours Tribute Award, for dedicated service to the Nation & Profession, from the Vivekananda Institute of Human Excellence, Hyderabad in 2000
  • B.C. Roy District Award from the Shimoga district unit of the Indian Medical Association. In the year 2005
  • Lifetime Achievement Award at the 3rd National Symposium on Fertility & High Risk Pregnancy, Chennai in 2011.
  • FOGSI, DC Dutta prize for best publication for the year 2008.
  • India International Friendship Society Rashtriya Gaurav Award for outstanding Services Achievements and contributions.
  • Sarvodaya International Trust Lifetime Achievement Honours tribute and Award in the year 2001.
  • Named in Marquis Who’s Who for the year 2012 which features biographies of around 55,000 accomplished men & women from around the world for outstanding achievement in their field.
  • Lifetime Achievement Awards & Honour, for dedicated service, Contributation and Achievements in the field of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, from Bangalore Society of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Bangalore on 15th April 2012.
  • Medscape India National Award of excellence In Gynecology by MedscapeIndia for her persistent involvement and improvement in the health scenario at the National level on 20th April 2013 at Mumbai.

ACHIEVEMENTS AT THE NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL LEVEL

  • President, Federation of Obstetric & Gynaecological Societies of India (FOGSI), India for the year 2000-2001.
  • President, Indian Society for Assisted Reproduction (ISAR) for the year 2006-2008.
  • Chairperson of the FIGO Women’s Sexual & Reproductive Rights Committee for the years 2006 to 2009.
  • India’s Representative to the International Federation of Obstetrics & Gynecology(FIGO) for the years 2003 to 2006 – First Lady Representative from India & the first person from Karnataka
  • Instituted the FOGSI- Kamini Rao Oration, with the aim of promoting younger ObGyn members.
  • Co-ordinator of the FIGO (International Federation of Obstetrics & Gynecology) “Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Rights” Project.
  • Extensive work in the area of Women’s Sexual & Reproductive Rights with the aim of bringing about changes in medical practice / standards to make them gender sensitive and ethical.
  • First person from Karnataka to be elected President of FOGSI in the 45 years, since its inception
  • India’s Representative to the Asia Oceania Federation of Obstetrics & Gynecology (AOFOG) – First Lady Representative from India & the first person from Karnataka
  • First person to be invited to Pakistan to represent India at the International Conference on Reproductive Health.
  • Pioneered the “Safe Abortion” program to tackle the issue of illegal and unsafe abortions in India
  • Member of the Central Supervisory Board, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India (GOI) for implementation of the Prenatal Diagnostic Techniques (PNDT) Act.
  • Member of the Team of Experts set up by Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India to debate whether the MTP Act requires amendment.
  • Member of the Technical Advisory Committee of the National Abortion Assessment Project
  • Member of the Technical Advisory Committee for setting National Guidelines for “Accreditation, Supervision and Regulation of ART Clinics in India”.
  • Special Invitee to the State Advisory Committee, Govt. of Karnataka, for the Pre Conception & Prenatal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection) Act 1994, Govt. of Karnataka
  • Nominated to the Task Force on Health and Family Welfare, Government of Karnataka.
  • Appointed Chairperson of the Women’s Wing of the Indian Medical Association (Karnataka Chapter).