Indian Development Foundation (IDF) has chosen Dr. V. Shanta, Chairperson, Adyar Cancer Institute for the prestigious Mother Teresa Memorial Award 2013 for her excellent contributions in cancer research and care for over five decades. Recipient of Padma Bhushan and Magsaysay Award, Dr. Shanta will receive the Mother Teresa Award on 25th Oct. 2013 at MSSR Foundation, Taramani, Chennai at 4:00 PM.
Dr. M. S. Swaminathan, father of the Green Revolution of India will present the honour. The award is instituted by Indian Development Foundation.
Earlier recipients are :
2010 : Dr. M. S. Swaminathan
2011 : Mr. N. R. Narayanamurthy
2012 : Mr. D. R. Mehta (JaipurFoot)