Twenty Sixth Prakash Human Rights Award to Dr. Roop Chandra Bishwakarma

July 31, 2020

Press Statement

On July 21, 2020, INSEC Executive Committee decided to honor Dr Roop Chandra Bishwakarma, well-known doctor for his dedication and hard work, with this year’s Prakash Human Rights Award. He is going to be rewarded for his initiative for the health care of the citizens at Bajura District Hospital from the past three years. He will be awarded with Rs 50,000 cash prize, certificate of honor and INSEC’s emblem.

On July 31, 1992, INSEC’s Founder Secretary General Mr. Prakash Kafle had lost his life in a crash of Thai Airways at Ghoptebhir in Nuwakot. To mark the contributions of Late Kafle in the journey of Nepal’s human rights and social justice, the Prakash Memorial Award was initiated. Individuals who have made outstanding contributions in the field of human rights, politics, education, health and social affairs of Nepal are rewarded on the Prakash Memorial Day. So far, twenty five individuals have been rewarded by this award.

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