Bhubaneswar, Jan 27: A doctor in profession, but a humanist in passion, Dr. Krishna Mohan Pathy was nominated for the prestigious Padmashree award for 2021.
Born and brought up in Sukunda village on the outskirt of Berhampur town, he was the son of famed Kabiraj Bhimsen Pathy.
After receiving a MBBS degree from Utkal University, Krishna Mohan passed post graduation in surgery from Patna University in 1966. He was then sponsored for a fellow research scholar in London for Community of States’ Medical.
However, he came back to his native place, founded Bharadwaj Gurukul Ashram at Madhapur and has been providing free health service to the rural poor and tribals in and around Kukudakhandi area.