Health Minister V S Sivakumar has won this year’s Dr K Mohankumar Award instituted by the Kerala Chapter of the Indian Medical Association. V S Sivakumar was selected for the award in view of his various contributions towards the health sector of the state during 2012 -13. The jury assessed that he had successfully utilised the fund allotted by the Central Government for the benefit of the patients.
He was also successful in implementing the project of distributing free medicines to underprivileged patients. The award will be given away to V S Sivakumar at the 56th state conference of the IMA which will be held at the Mahe Dental College on November 10.