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563. 

Name the youngest doctor Karnataka, who was felicitated with 'Pride of Nation Award' by the Defence Minister of India, Rajnath Singh.

[A]. Vinayak S Hiremath
[B]. Heenal Raichura
[C]. Balamurali Ambati
[D]. Akrit Jaswal

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Dr Vinayak S Hiremath, aged 30,the youngest doctor of Gulbarga (Kalaburagi), Karnataka was felicitated with 'Pride of Nation Award' by the Defence Minister of India, Rajnath Singh at the ceremony held at NCC (National Cadet Corps) auditorium parade grounds in New Delhi on the occasion of Kargil Vijay Diwas (July 26). He is the first South Indian doctor to offer free insulin consultation and treatment to gestational (pregnancy) diabetic mothers and family members of the Indian Army.He is presently working as the Chief Consultant Physician Diabetologist and Intensivist at KMK Hospital, Cochin, Kerala.He is credited to be one among the top 10 achievers in the healthcare industry in India.'Pride of the Nation Award' is given to the people who have made a notable contribution in their fields and in the process made India proud.

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