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Devendra Triguna Padma Bhushan Awarded In 2009

Devendra Triguna

Devendra Triguna

Award Name : Padma Bhushan

Year of Award : 2009

Award for : Medical

Location : Delhi, NCT, India


Devendra Triguna is an Indian Ayurvedic physician, known for his expertise in Pulse diagnosis. He was born in India. He is a former honorary physician to the President of India and the incumbent president of the Association of Manufacturers of Ayurvedic Medicine (AMAM) and the All India Ayurvedic Congress (AIAC).The Government of India awarded him the fourth highest civilian award of the Padma Shri in 1999, and followed it up, a decade later, with the third highest honour of the Padma Bhushan in 2009. Triguna is the president of the All India Ayurvedic Congress and the vice president of Central Council of Indian Medicines, a Government of India nodal agency. He sits in the Central Council for Research in Ayurveda of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and the Ayurveda Pharmacopoeia Committee of the Government of India. He presides over the governing body of the Rashtriya Ayurveda Vidyapeeth, a Government of India centre of higher learning for Ayurveda and the founder president of the International Ayurveda Congress. He sits in the Ayurveda advisory committees of the Governments of Sikkim, Himachal Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh and serves as a member of the Employees' State Insurance Corporation, Board of Ayurveda and Unani Tibbia College and the board of directors of Oriental Bank of Commerce. He is also a former member of the Board of Directors of the Punjab National Bank and a is a visiting faculty of Gurukul Kangri Vishwavidyalaya.