Senior ophthalmologist Dr. Sanduk Ruit, Executive Director of Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology has been honored with the ‘Prime Minister National Talent Award-2075’.
President Bidya Devi Bhandari awarded Dr. Ruit amidst a special ceremony organized by the Office of Prime Minister and Council of Ministers on 22 Sep 2019. The award carries a purse of Rs 500,000.
The government on December 3, 2017, had decided to present the ‘Prime Minister National Talent Award’ and ‘Prime Minister National Talent Grant’ to talents making a significant contribution to the nation and establish a revolving fund of Rs 22 million to that end.
On the occasion, he shared that a new technology began by the hospital was to be taken to Asia, Africa and South America. On the occasion, the president described Dr Ruit as a shining star in the field of ophthalmology, wishing to his engagement in more research projects and inventions in the days ahead to see his further achievements and fame.