Amrita Hospital, Kochi, received Kerala State Pollution Control Board’s Best Environmental Practice Award 2019 in the hospital sector for its sustained efforts to control pollution and environmental protection. Amrita Hospital has been conferred this award for the fifth consecutive year. 

Kerala Chief Minister, Sri. Pinarayi Vijayan, presented the award in the function held at the Energy Management Centre, Thiruvananthapuram, on June 5, 2019. The award was received by Dr. Jaggu, Additional General Manager and Sri. Rajappan, General Manager of Water Treatment and Biomedical Waste Management Department and Sri. R.R. Rajesh, Senior Research Officer of Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences. 

The award has been instituted by the state government in different categories of organizations for best practices in pollution control, effective management to control air and water pollution, energy and water conservation, CSR activities and protection of environment. The award is given by the Kerala State Pollution Control Board on World Environment Day.

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