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- He was undergoing treatment at the National Heart Institute for the last 11 days
- Dr. Padmavati is credited with establishing the first cardiac care unit in India
Dr. S. Padmavati did not live in this world at the age of 103 due to Kovid-19. The National Heart Institute gave this information on 30 August. He was undergoing treatment at the National Heart Institute for the last 11 days.
He was cremated at Kovid-19 crematorium in Punjabi Bagh on 30 August. During this time, according to the guidelines of the Union Home Ministry, a very small number of people were present for their last visit.
He was born in Myanmar. He started his career in cardiology after graduation from Rangoon Medical College. Dr. Padmavati is credited with establishing the first cardiac care unit in India. He founded the National Heart Institute in 1981.
Padmavati was hospitalized due to Kovid-19. He was having trouble breathing and also had fever. Pneumonia affected both of his langs due to which he was placed on ventilator. She died due to cardiac arrest in the hospital.
In recognition of Padmavati’s commendable contribution in the field of medicine, the Government of India honored him with the Padma Bhushan in 1967. He was awarded the Padma Vibhushan by the Government of India in 1992.
In addition to the Harvard Medical International Award, Dr. Padmavati has also been awarded the Dr. BC Roy and Kamala Menon Research Award.