Sridhar Reddy

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Dr Sridhar Reddy
Born (1967-12-21) 21 December 1967 (age 52)
Hyderabad, India
Alma materGovt. Dental College, Hyderabad
OccupationChairman of Dr. Sridhar International Dental Hospitals Hyderabad
Known forDentist, Social Activist.

Dr. Sridhar Reddy is an Indian dentist and a Social Activist. He is the Chairman[1] of Sri Krishna Chaitanya Vidyavihar Street Children Trust,[2] a non-governmental organization. He along with his team has worked in the areas of rehabilitating orphaned and underprivileged children,.[3][4]

Early life[edit]

Sridhar Reddy was born on 21 December 1967, to Vemana Reddy and Lakshmi Rajyam in Hyderabad. He did his B.D.S from Government Dental College, Hyderabad and completed Master of Dental Surgery at Bapuji Dental College, Davanagere in 1992.[5] He worked two years at Siddhartha Dental College, Tumkur [6]

Career[edit]

Sridhar Reddy is a dentist by profession. At first, he worked for Dr. C. Chanasekaran, Maxillofacial Surgeon on an honorary basis, without salary for a year. Later in 1995, he started his own clinic "Sridhar Super Specialty Dental Clinic".[7] In 2006, he started his multispecialty dental hospital "Dr. Sridhar International Dental Hospital & Research Centre" inaugurated by then Chief Minister Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy[8]

He also holds the position of the Chairman of Indian Red Cross Society, Krishna District.[9]

Social Policy[edit]

  • Sridhar Reddy runs a mobile dental facility which conducts free dental camps for the children in Government Schools, Orphans and Street Children.[10]
  • His NGO - SKCV Children's Home are run in three campuses.[11] SKCV has given Railway Childline Project in Vijayawada. The children picked up from Railway Station are taken care by giving counseling, education, and vocational skills.[12]

Professional achievements[edit]

  • Introduced Radiovisiography, Intraoral Camera, Multipurpose Laser Treatments, and Blue Cam Technology in India.[13]
  • Under Eenaadu Sukhibhava programme, he conducted free surgery for children with cleft lip.[14]
  • Recognized by the Journal of Maxillofacial and Oral surgeon in India.[15]

Social services[edit]

In 2009, Sridhar Reddy extended relief for families during Krishna River Floods.[16] His team provided food and provisions to Hudhud Cyclone victims and built a causeway to an island village, Edlanka, in Krishna River.

With the help of Canadian Red Cross, he conducted Disaster Risk Reduction training in villages.[17][18] He organized Tiranga Unity Blood Donation Camp to pay tributes to the martyrs of Mumbai terror attacks.[19]

Awards and honors[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New chairman for SKCV Trust". The Hindu. Retrieved 21 June 2015.
  2. ^ "Executive summary of the multi stakeholder document" (PDF). Railway Children.
  3. ^ "Red Cross gesture to rehabilitated children - ANDHRA PRADESH". The Hindu. Retrieved 8 November 2009.
  4. ^ "DISASTERS UPDATE" (PDF). National Institute of Disaster Management. Retrieved 8 November 2009.
  5. ^ "Jan 2014 Edition by Prarambh". Empressario.
  6. ^ "Jan 2014 Edition by Prarambh". Empressario.
  7. ^ "Empressario, Jan 2014 Edition". Empressario.
  8. ^ "YSR inaugurates dental hospital". The Hindu.
  9. ^ "Certificates of Merit" (PDF). Indian Red Cross.
  10. ^ "Importance of dental health stressed". The Hindu. Retrieved 2 July 2010.
  11. ^ "CRY- Giving the needy Childen their just future". eknazar.
  12. ^ "NGO's told to work to end child labour". The Hindu.
  13. ^ "Digital dentistry is the future". The Hindu.
  14. ^ "Free surgery for children with cleft lip". The Hindu. Retrieved 16 September 2015.
  15. ^ "Scientifi c Abstracts of 40th Annual Conference of Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons of India, 19th to 21st November 2015" (PDF). Journal of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery.
  16. ^ "REPORT OF THE GENERAL SECRETARY" (PDF). Indian Red Cross.
  17. ^ "Encouraging Youth To Impart Service To Society". The Hans India. Retrieved 8 December 2014.
  18. ^ "Right to Information Act, 2005" (PDF). Indian Red Cross.
  19. ^ "Students campaign for Tiranga blood donation camp". The Hindu. Retrieved 31 January 2009.
  20. ^ "President's gold medal for dentist". The Hindu. Retrieved 29 August 2016.
  21. ^ "Annual General Meeting of Indian Red Cross Society India 2014". Indian Red Cross.
  22. ^ "Winners of 2015". FAMDENT.
  23. ^ "Winners of 2016". FAMDENT.
  24. ^ "Dr.A.Sridhar Reddy receiving gold medal from Governor of A.P-Red Cross Vijayawada". YouTube.
  25. ^ "Drastic drop in number of blood donors in Krishna". The Hindu.

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