The awardees from AP embrace music director MM Keeravani, whose music ‘Naatu Naatu‘ from RRR has acquired an Oscar entry.
The opposite awardees embrace Dr Chandrasekhar Sankurathri (in social work class), Ganesh Nagappa Krishnarajanagara (science and engineering), Abbareddy Nageswara Rao (science and engineering), Kota Satchidananda Sastry (artwork), Prakash Chandra Sood (literature and training), and CV Raju (artwork).
Dr Sankurathri (79), a Kakinada-based social employee, devoted his life to supply free medical and training companies. Sankurathri Basis is an nearly family within the mixed East Godavari district.
He misplaced his spouse Manjari and two kids – Srikiran and Sarada – within the Air India Kanishka bombing in 1985.
Following the tragedy, he channelised his grief into lifelong dedication in direction of the betterment of the society. He was instrumental within the therapy of three lakh eye sufferers and supplied 90% of those surgical procedures freed from price. He supplied free training to over 3,500 kids from weaker sections.
In accordance with the info out there on Sankurathri Basis web site, Dr Chandrasekhar did his MSc in Zoology from Andhra College, and PhD from College of Alberta, Canada. He accomplished his education and early training in Rajahmundry. He labored in a number of departments of the Canadian authorities until 1988 and returned to India to pursue his new mission.
Following the tragic incident which killed his spouse and two kids in 1985, he determined to dedicate his remainder of his life to usher in the change he wished to see. So, he resigned from his job as scientific evaluator within the ministry of well being of the federal government of Canada in 1988. He returned to India after staying in Canada for 22 years with a agency willpower to dedicate his life to the welfare of humanity. For the reason that launch of his basis in 1989, he has been on the helm of affairs. He has expanded his companies through the years to witness a larger influence on society