Padma Shri recipient, India's most-renowned homeopath, Founder and Chairman of Dr Batra's Positive Health Clinic, Dr Mukesh Batra was honoured as the "Transformational Leader of the Decade" at Hotel Hilton in Mumbai. Dr Batra's Positive Health Clinic was also awarded as "India's Most Admired Homeopathic Brand 2013" during the 6th Edition of the Pharmaceutical Leadership Summit 2013 & Pharma leaders Business Leadership Awards.
The Awards were determined by a credible mechanism under the supervision of a prominent jury which included eminent doctors, medical consultants and industry bigwigs namely; N R Narayan Murthy, Chairman (Infosys), Ramakant Panda (Chairman, Asian Heart Institute) Dr Kiran Mazumdar Shaw (CMD, Biocon Limited) and Satya Brahma (Chairman & Editor-In-Chief, Network 7 Media Group).
The Business Leadership Awards were presented to the top performers & shining stars of the Indian Healthcare Industry. Other awardees were Dr Trehan, Dr Laud (Global Indian of the Year 2013) and Dr Ravindranath (Healthcare Visionary of the Decade).
Accepting the award, Dr Mukesh Batra, Padma Shri Recipient, Founder and Chairman of Dr Batra's group companies expressed, "Effective leadership is necessary for the growth of a medical system, an organization or a country. I thank the organizers for bestowing on me Transformational Leader of the Decade Award to honor my leadership contribution towards the growth and acceptance of Homeopathy. This award accords due and deserving recognition to homeopathy - the world's second-largest medical system, according to World Health Organisation. Homeopathy has been growing 25% every year for the last five years. In fact, it is fast becoming the first choice of treatment for an increasing number of people in many parts of the world".
Dr Batra also delivered the Key Note address on 'Challenges of Globalizing homeopathic Medicines: a Dr Batra's Case Study' at the awards ceremony, which was attended by more than 200 industry stalwarts from diverse sectors across the country.
Beginning as a modest clinic in Mumbai in 1982, Dr Batra's Positive Health Clinic is today the world's largest homeopathic healthcare corporate with 127 clinics spread across 65 cities in India, Dubai and UK. Dr Batra has created ample awareness and popularized the goodness of homeopathy via his writings in newspapers, magazines and books, as well as appearances on television.
A profound proponent in the joy of giving, Dr Batra set up the Positive Health Foundation, which provides free homeopathic treatment to over 20,000 patients, through free clinics across 65 cities in India. The Foundation also extends homeopathic treatment and care to animal welfare shelters, orphanages and old age homes. Dr Batra also introduced the Positive Health Annual Awards, seven years ago, sponsored by Bajaj Discover, to recognise and honour specially-abled individuals, who have overcome disease and disability to lead useful lives.