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FICCI TANCARE 2022 – ‘Health Sector Conference & Healthcare Excellence Awards’

FICCI TANCARE 2022 theme: “Tamil Nadu Health Ecosystem – Supporting the Vision for Trillion Dollar Economy”

Chennai, November 12, 2022:  FICCI TANCARE 2022 – its 14th Edition Healthcare Conference & Excellence in Healthcare Awards Ceremony was held amidst the Healthcare fraternity, Government body and Private Institutions on Saturday, November 12, 2022 at ITC Grand Chola, Chennai. Chief Guest Thiru.Ma Subramanian – Hon’ble Minister for Health, Medical Education, and Family Welfare, Government of Tamil Nadu, honored the recipients at the ceremony along with Thiru P. Senthil Kumar IAS, Principal Secretary, Department of Health & Family Welfare, Government of Tamil Nadu, Dr. GSK Velu, Chairman, FICCI Tamil Nadu State Council & CMD – Trivitron/ Neuberg Group of Companies, Mr. Bhupesh Nagarajan, Co-Chairman, FICCI Tamil Nadu State Council & CMD of Indira Projects and Dr. Prashanth Rajagopalan, Convenor – Healthcare Panel, FICCI Tamil Nadu State Council & Director MGM Healthcare. The Conference & Awards ceremony witnessed Government Officials, Prominent Doctors from across the State, Hospital Promoters and Administrators, Dignitaries from Insurance, Medical Equipment Manufacturing, Start-ups, Health-tech, Pharmaceuticals and Medical Consumables Manufacturers and Healthcare Consultants participating in it.

Thiru. Ma. Subramanian, unveiled the Tamil Nadu Health Start-ups Registry and while felicitating the winners, said, “Tamil Nadu has always been a forefront in giving exceptional healthcare services. Tamil Nadu continues to set new benchmarks in using cutting-edge technology in healthcare and providing best solutions across every category possible in Government, Private and the Health Sector as a whole. The focus on Health Start-ups is promising and the ecosystem our government is building will be a welcome boost. Coming together of Start-up Tamil Nadu, Health & Family Welfare Department along with FICCI and various other Incubators, Accelerators and stakeholder bodies is going to catapult the ecosystem for Health Start-ups in the State”.

Dr. GSK Velu, Chairman, FICCI Tamil Nadu State Council & CMD, Trivitron/ Neuberg Group of Companies, said that the pandemic has made us all strong, improvise in the medical field, complementing each other across the health sector and going beyond borders to collaborate and ensure that healthcare is delivered seamlessly. He further added that the FICCI Healthcare Excellence Awards recognizes those organizations and individuals who have contributed in a remarkable way and stood out in the most challenging situations showcasing their strong determination in upheaval of healthcare in the state”.

More than 40 Companies had applied for categories including Access to Healthcare, Diagnostics, Life- Sciences, Medical Devices (including affordable Point of Care), AYUSH Systems, Fitness & Sports and Mental Well-being.

Speaking on the 14th Edition FICCI TANCARE Awards, Dr. Prashanth Rajagopalan, Convenor – Healthcare Panel, FICCI Tamil Nadu State Council & Director MGM Healthcare, said, “The FICCI awards have emerged as the definitive recognitions for contributions to Healthcare in the country over the years based on innovation, impact & sustainability which constitutes the three major criteria for evaluation.  The aim of these awards is to felicitate organisations and individuals for their contributions which accelerated efficiency, affordability and improved performance of healthcare delivery at a larger sector. FICCI Tamil Nadu State Council together with the government bodies and other stakeholders looks forward to nurturing through Tamil Nadu Health Start-Up Registry with its array of resources and breadth of opportunities”.

FICCI TANCARE District Hospital of the Year, 2022 Government Headquarters Hospital, Kancheepuram
FICCI TANCARE Teaching Hospital of the Year, 2022 Madras Medical College – Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital, Chennai
FICCI TANCARE Special Recognition Award for the Year, 2022 Dr. R. Kanthimathy, Member Secretary, Transplant Authority of Tamilnadu


FICCI TANCARE Lifetime Achievement Award for the Year, 2022 Dr. Mohan Kameshwaran, ENT/ OtoRhinoLaryngologist, Madras ENT Research Foundation
FICCI TANCARE Private Non-Profit Hospital of the Year, 2022 Sankara Eye Hospital, Chennai
FICCI TANCARE Emerging Hospital of the Year, 2022 Fortis Healthcare, Vadapalani
FICCI TANCARE Multi Super Specialty (Tamil Nadu Region) of the Year, 2022 Meenakshi Mission Hospital & Research Centre, Madurai
FICCI TANCARE Diagnostic Centre of the Year, 2022 Neuberg Diagnostics, Chennai
FICCI TANCARE Insurance Company of the Year Star Health Insurance & Allied Insurance Co. Ltd, Chennai
FICCI TANCARE Medical Equipment Company of the Year Trivitron Healthcare, Chennai
FICCI TANCARE Pharma Company of the Year, 2022 Fourrts India Laboratories Pvt. Ltd., Chennai


FICCI TANCARE Start-up (s) of the Year, 2022 Mocero Health, MedisimVR,



Established in 1927, FICCI is the largest and oldest apex business organisation in India. Its history is closely interwoven with India’s struggle for independence, its industrialization, and its emergence as one of the most rapidly growing global economies.

A non-government, not-for-profit organisation, FICCI is the voice of India’s business and industry. From influencing policy to encouraging debate, engaging with policy makers and civil society, FICCI articulates the views and concerns of industry. It serves its members from the Indian private and public corporate sectors and multinational companies, drawing its strength from diverse regional chambers of commerce and industry across states, reaching out to over 2,50,000 companies.

FICCI provides a platform for networking and consensus building within and across sectors and is the first port of call for Indian industry, policy makers and the international business community.

About MGM Healthcare:

Born out of a need for altruism, MGM Healthcare is obsessed with bettering patient experiences and improving clinical outcomes through expertise, passion and technology. The manifestation of this dedication to superlative health-caring is a state-of-the-art hospital on Nelson Manickam Road having 400 beds, 50 out-patient consultation rooms, over 100 critical care beds, 250+ Doctors, 12 Centers of excellence, 30+ Clinical Departments, 12 state-of-the-art Operating Theatres and 24 x 7 comprehensive Emergency Care. Here, a host of eminent surgeons and physicians wield a potent combination of skill and cutting edge technology to elevate care and outcomes to new levels. MGM Healthcare is the first hospital in Asia with the highest rated USGBC LEED Platinum-certified Green Hospital.


Over the past year, the team of clinical experts at MGM Healthcare have performed many innovative and complex surgeries in the pursuit of establishing trust and clinical excellence. MGM Healthcare designed and equipped with the latest in technology and equipment is poised to drive patient centricity and clinical excellence of both the domestic and international patients.