IMPHAL, Dec 29 � Manipur State Branch of Indian Medical Association (IMA), has bagged three national awards at the 87th All India Medical Conference (IMACON 2012) which concluded at at Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu on December 28.
IMA Manipur State Branch president Dr Kh Palin and secretary Dr S Gojendra Singh were presented the �National IMA President Appreciation Award� for the Best Adjudged President of a State Branch and the Best Adjudged Secretary of a State Branch for the contribution they have made to IMA, according to a press statement issued by the Association.
Central Working Commitee member of the State branch Dr A Vivekananda Singh also got the IMA Dr CT Thakkar Award for community service by young doctors.
The Awards were presented by Tamil Nadu Health Minister Dr VS Vijay at a glittering award presentation ceremony held at Hotel Singaar International, Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu. The award function was attended by more than 2,000 delegates from all over India. IMA is the largest professional body in the world with more than 2.5 lakh doctors as its members and has more than 1,700 branches, the release said.