Dr Jaideep and Dr Niharika among 75 leading women of the country honoured by British High Commissioner | 24 Sep 2022

Why in News?

Recently, the British Council of India felicitated Dr Jaideep Malhotra, Director (Former Chairman, Fogsy) and his daughter Dr. Niharika Malhotra, Rainbow IVF and Ujala Cygnus Rainbow Hospital, Agra at the British High Commission residence in New Delhi.

Key Points

  • The Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India has included the doctor mother and daughter in the second edition of the book 'She is Women in Steam', placing them among the 75 leading women of the country.
  • British High Commissioner Alex Ellis and India's Principal Scientific Advisor Professor Ajay Kumar Sood released the book honouring him. The book ranks 75 leading women from across the country.
  • The book is based on the real-life stories, hope, courage and determination of these women. It has interviews of 75 women, including Dr Jaideep Malhotra and Dr Niharika Malhotra. Both have been honoured for their contribution to the society and the treatment of childlessness, considering the example of women empowerment.
  • Dr Jaideep is also a representative of WHO's 125-nation grouping on maternal and child health, FIGO and India's Accountability Group. Dr. Niharika is also working on women empowerment and environment through her organization 'Save the Girl Child'.