Awards & Accolades

MMHRC prides itself at its unflinching dedication towards delivering quality health care at an affordable cost to all. To achieve this we have set exacting benchmarks for ourselves, whether in technology, services, infrastructure or in the experienced medical fraternity we employ. We have also chosen to integrate hospital and clinical care with research and education, adding to it our unparalleled human and humane touch.

Our true reward lies in the smiling faces which have benefited from MMHRC, and those who place their trust, hope and lives in our hands. It is indeed heartening when our hard work is recognized and appreciated through meritorious awards and the accolades we have received over the years. The list is long, the milestones are many, but we are happy to share some of these with you…

Dr. B.C. Roy National Award

Medical Council of India instituted Dr. B.C. Roy Award in 1976 in memory of Bharat Ratna Dr.B.C.Roy.. Dr.N.Sethuraman, Founder Chairman of Meenakshi Mission Hospital & Research Centre was awarded with this prestigious award by the President of India for Medico Social Relief in the Year 1998.

Golden Peacock National Quality Award

Meenakshi Mission Hospital & Research centre has received Golden Peacock Award for Quality in the year 1999.

India Builds - 2005

"Habitat for Humanity International" launched a new programme to eradicate poverty of housing in India, by building affordable and safe houses. MMHRC has been included in this programme to build 1000 houses for the members of Mahasemam in another five years. MMHRC was awarded by this programme, for its commitment towards eradicating poverty of housing in India. Honorable Mr. Kapil Sibal, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India honoured MMHRC for its valuable humanitarian services.

State of Illinois, USA - 2005

In recognition of the humanitarian services rendered by MMHRC in treating the injuries and illnesses of the Tsunami victims free of cost, in collaboration with the Direct Relief International-USA, MMHRC was awarded a citation by the representative Susana A. Mendoza, State of Illinois vide House Resolution Number 668, Ninety Four General Assembly, House of Representatives-USA.

The Smile Train, USA - 2006

The good work done at the Smile Train centre for Cleft lip/palate at MMHRC has been well appreciated by The Smile Train-USA for mobilizing persons living with cleft lip/palate and providing more than 2000 quality corrective surgeries. Dr. S. Gurushankar, Vice Chairman was received at The Smile Train Central Office, New York, hosted at lunch and awarded a citation.

Reward for DRI Services - 2006

In recognition of the timely medical services rendered to the people of Tamilnadu, the Tamilnadu Social Welfare Board and Direct Relief International, USA (DRI) appreciated the services of MMHRC. His Excellency, Shri Surjith Singh Barnala, Governor of Tamilnadu honored Mrs. Susan Fowler, Senior Programme Officer and her team-mates from MMHRC, with a citation at the Raj Bhavan, Chennai.

Social Responsibility Initiative of the year 2007

The successful journey of MMHRC all through the years of service, symbolizes the excellence in medical care and clinical research, as well as our commitment to serve the poor and needy through our innumerable charity services. We were honoured at the recognition of this initiative of ours, when MMHRC was awarded the Modern Medicare Award for “Social Responsibility Initiative of the year 2007” from GE, for its comprehensive work in extending its exceptional service to the People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHAs)

Performance Excellence Award- 2008

Meenakshi Mission Hospital and Research Centre, Madurai, became the first Hospital in South India to bag the prestigious IMC Ramakrishna Bajaj National Quality Performance Excellence Award in the Healthcare category for the year 2008. The award is considered to be the Indian version of the Malcom Baldrige Award, USA.

Counsel for Fair Business Practises Award - 2008

Meenakshi Mission Hospital and Research Centre, Madurai, was the winner of the Counsel for Fair Business Practices Award, which was given away by Mr. Adi Godrej, in Mumbai. The award was conferred to felicitate the hospital’s fair business practices.

Smile Stone 5000

The Regional Smile Train Centre at Meenakshi Mission Hospital and Research Centre, Madurai, was felicitated on 19th May 2010 by the Former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam. The certificate was given to honour the service of our Medical team, in achieving the feat of having completed 5000 corrective surgeries.

Best Public Service Award - 2010

The Lions Club International awarded Meenakshi Mission Hospital and Research Centre, Madurai, the Best Public Service Award for the year 2010, in recognition of our efforts towards the community.

Americares Award - 2012

MMHRC received Certificate of Merit for its oncology services on 07.04.2012 from Americares.

Dr.K. . Sanjivi Award - 2012

Dr.K. S. Sanjivi Award was given away by Ekam Foundation & Udhavum Ullangal for our Pediatric cancer services.

Credibility Alliance Certification - 2013

A consortium of voluntary organizations, "Credibility Alliance" conferred Meenakshi Mission Hospital and Research centre with accreditation for Good Governance of Voluntary Organizations. The hospital is one among the 27 NGOs in India to receive this honour.

Healthy Workplace Gold Level Award - 2014

Meenakshi Mission Hospital and Research Centre's wide ranging wellness efforts have resulted in improving employee referral, reduction in sick time / sick-leave and increased retention.Arogya world a global not for profit trust, in association with Clinton Global Initiative (CG), USA & public health foundation of India has pledged to get 100 companies in India to be recognized as healthy places by 2016, thus helping over one million employees lead healthy lives. The healthy workplace gold level award has multiple criteria that include; Tobacco Policy, Healthy Eating, Physical Activity, Work Life Balance, Shifting Mindsets and many more innovative development programs that aim at a shift in work culture paradigms. To promote this concept, the National Level Healthy Workplace Award was instituted in 2012.

Best Service Award - 2016

Dr. S. Gurushankar, Chairman, Meenakshi Mission Hospital & Research Centre receiving the Best Service Award during Emergency Medical Conference on Feb 13th 2016 from Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu Dr. K. Rosaiah.

Life Achievement Award - 2016

Life Time Achievement Award was given to Dr. S. Gurushankar by The University of IOWA, USA for his rural health services.

NIPM Award - 2016

Dr. S. Gurushankar was been awarded by The NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT (NIPM) MADURAI CHAPTER & MADURAI PRODUCTIVITY COUNCIL (MPC) for his commitment towards to promote a holistic health care to the Society.

Chennai Flood Relief service Award - 2016

Americare CEO Michael J. Nyenhuis presented Appreciation Award for Chennai Flood Relief service 2016

Outstanding Award - 2016

Dr. S. Gurushankar Chairman, MMHRC receiving Award for his Outstanding contribution to compassion and empathy in delivering patient care and development of Emergency Medicine in South Tamil Nadu from Hon’ble Thiru Justice S.Nagamuthu during Emcon 2016.

Achievement Award - 2016

Rare Achievement Award by Singapore Tamil Sangam in 2016 for achieving the feat of having completed 10000 cleft Lip/Palate surgeries.

CII Award - 2016

Dr. S. Gurushankar was conferred with the Emerging Entrepreneur Award by The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for the year 2016

Outstanding Teaching Hospital Award - 2017

On behalf Meenakshi Mission Hospital & Research Centre, Dr. S. Gurushankar Chairman, receiving Outstanding Teaching Hospital Award from Association of Healthcare Providers (India) Conclave held at Feb 2017

Excellence Award 

Received Managerial Excellence Award - Service Sector from Madras Management Association, Chennai July 2017 

Healthy Workplace Renewal Award

Received “Gold Level Healthy Workplace Renewal Award (Valid upto – 2019)” from Arogya World, Bangalore November 2017.

Service Pontine Award 

Received "Service Pontine Award" from Hon'ble Minister Jural Oram, Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Thiru. Kambhampati Hari Babu - Member of Parliament - Visagapattinam & Thirumathi. Kothapalli Geetha - Member of Parliament - Araku, Andhra Pradesh 2017.

Sadanai Tamil Niruvana Award

Received "Sadanai Tamil Niruvana Award" from Thiru.V.S.Radhakrishnan, Hon.State Minister of Education, Sri Lanka during the World Tamil Chamber of Commerce conference January 2018.

Maruthuva Semmal Award - 2018

Our Chairman Dr.S.Gurushankar received the "Maruthuva Semmal Award" from Kumbakonam Temple City Rotary Club for Medical Services in presence of Hon'ble Thiru. Justice T.Raja - Madras High Court 2018.

Healthcare Excellence Award 

Received "Healthcare Excellence Award for 'Excellence in Community Engagement' & 'Outstanding Teaching Hospital' from AHPI 2018.

Medical excellence Award

Received " Medical Excellence Award” for Best Services Towards Health Care of The Society from World Tamil Chamber of Commerce at Chennai on April 2018.

Charity Award

Dr.B.Kannan, Trustee, Receiving the award from the Madurai District Collector Thiru.K.Veeraraghava Rao IAS., for the hospital’s relentless charity works and contribution to the community.