Hyderabad, 16th October 2023: In a remarkable and heart-warming ceremony organised by Agarwal Samaj on the occasion of 5147th birth anniversary of Agrasen Maharaj at Classic Convention Three, Shamshabad, the honourable Governor of Telangana, Dr.Tamilisai Soundararajan, felicitated Dr. Chandrakant Agarwal, President of the Thalassemia and Sickle Cell Society, with the prestigious AGRA RATNA award. This esteemed recognition serves as a testament to Dr. Chandrakant Agarwal and team TSCS’s unwavering dedication to the cause of eradicating thalassemia and sickle cell diseases, a mission that has touched the lives of countless individuals.
Thalassemia and sickle cell diseases are genetic blood disorders that pose significant challenges to affected individuals and their families. Dr. Chandrakant Agarwal, as the President of the Thalassemia and Sickle Cell Society, has been at the forefront of raising awareness, providing support, and driving research initiatives to combat these diseases.
Dr. Chandrakant Agarwal expressed his gratitude for the recognition and shared his vision for a world free of these debilitating diseases. He said, “I am truly honoured to receive the AGRA RATNA award, and I accept it on behalf of the entire team at the Thalassemia and Sickle Cell Society. Our journey has been driven by compassion, and our mission is simple – to bring a ray of hope into the lives of those affected by thalassemia and sickle cell disorders. We will continue to work tirelessly towards early detection, improved treatment, and spreading awareness to ensure a healthier future for all. I would also like to thank the Government of Telangana for their unwavering support in combatting the Thalassemia.”
Dr. Agarwal’s dedication and relentless efforts have led to a notable reduction in the prevalence of thalassemia and sickle cell disorders in the Telangana region.