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The Keshav Desiraju Memorial Award for Outstanding Public Service in Mental Health | Virtual Award Ceremony
We are pleased to invite you to the virtual award ceremony to announce the recipient of the ‘Keshav Desiraju Memorial Award for Outstanding Public Service in Mental Health’ for the year 2022. The award aims to recognise the contribution and efforts of individuals in government service who embody similar values as Mr. Desiraju and through their work are regarded as allies in making advances in the field of mental health in India.

Event Schedule

7.00 PM | Introduction

7.05 PM | Remembering Keshav Desiraju
- Gopalkrishna Gandhi (Former Governor of West Bengal, Ex-IAS)

7.12 PM | Keshav Desiraju – A man of many facets
- Srilata Iyer (Eldest sister of Keshav Desiraju)

7.20 PM | Unveiling the new branding: Keshav Desiraju India Mental Health Observatory
- Vaijayanti Joshi (Hon. Secretary, Indian Law Society, Pune)

7.25 PM | A short introduction to the Keshav Desiraju India Mental Health Observatory

7.35 PM | Introducing the jury
- K Sujatha Rao (Former Union Secretary, Health & Family Welfare, GoI)
- Amitabha Bhattacharya (Former Principal Advisor, Edu. & Culture, Planning Commission, GoI)
- Anant Bhan (Global Health Researcher, Lead – Sangath, Bhopal Hub)

7.40 PM | Announcement of award recipient
- K Sujatha Rao

7.45 PM | Reading of award citation

7.50 PM | Acknowledgement speech by award recipient

7.55 PM | Vote of thanks
- Soumitra Pathare (Director, Centre for Mental Health Law & Policy, ILS, Pune)

May 11, 2022 07:00 PM in India

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