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Prathap Chandra Reddy (born 5 February 1933 in Aragonda[1][2]) is an Indian entrepreneur and cardiologist who founded the first corporate chain of hospitals in India, the Apollo Hospitals.[3] India Today ranked him 48th in its 2017 list of India's 50 most powerful people.[4]

Prathap C. Reddy
Born
Prathap Chandra Reddy

1933 (age 85–86)
Alma materStanley Medical College
Madras Christian College
OccupationPhysician, businessman
AwardsPadma Vibhushan (2010)
Padma Bhushan (1991)

BackgroundEdit

Reddy was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 1991[5] and received the Padma Vibhushan, which is India's second-highest civilian award, in 2010.[6] In an interview for the Creating Emerging Markets project at the Harvard Business School, Reddy explained how he navigated India's bureaucracy to bring healthcare to the country.[7][8][9]

Personal lifeEdit

Reddy has four daughters: Preetha Reddy, Suneeta Reddy, Sangita Reddy and Shobana Kamineni; all are serving as directors in the Apollo Hospitals.[10]

Awards and RecognitionEdit

  • 2018: Conferred the Lions Humanitarian Award by Apollo Hospitals[11]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ The first 'Apollo Isha Vidya Rural School' at Aragonda!, Apollo Hospitals press release, 25 December 2012, retrieved 2015-04-03
  2. ^ "The Trailblazer". Express Healthcare. January 2009. Retrieved 4 April 2015.
  3. ^ Srikar Muthyala (29 September 2015). "The List of Great Entrepreneurs of India in 2015". MyBTechLife.
  4. ^ "India's 50 powerful people". India Today. 14 April 2017.
  5. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2015. Retrieved 21 July 2015.
  6. ^ "This Year's Padma Awards announced", Pib Nic, Jan 25, 2010, January 25, 2010
  7. ^ "Interview with Prathap C. Reddy". Creating Emerging Markets. Harvard Business School.
  8. ^ "Doing Good By Doing Business - Creating Emerging Markets" on YouTube
  9. ^ "Trends Over Time: Apollo Hospitals, 1983-2015". Historical Data Visualization. Harvard Business School.
  10. ^ Hussain, Shabana (24 November 2014). "Apollo Hospitals' Prathap Reddy grooms daughters for leadership positions". Forbes India. Retrieved 16 November 2016.
  11. ^ "Dr. Prathap C Reddy, Chairman, Apollo Hospitals conferred with the Lions Humanitarian Award". Medgate today.

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