Dr Yatish Agarwal

Senior physician, columnist, broadcaster, poet, teacher and author, Dr Yatish
Agarwal, MBBS, DTCD, MD, DSc, works and teaches at New Delhi’s Safdarjung
Hospital and VM Medical College. His writings have been appearing in national
dailies and periodicals since 1980. His books have sold over one-and-a-half million
copies, and have been translated into many languages. He has scripted television
shows, radio features and development films, and has been a national consultant,
adviser and editor for several major national and international organisations.
He has received several national awards, including the Indira Gandhi National Award
(2006), Rajiv Gandhi National Award (2005), Indian Council of Medical Research
Award (2004), Indian Science Writers Association Lifetime Award (2003), Littérateur
Award of Hindi Akademi (2003), Dr. Meghnad Saha Award (2002), Shiksha Award
(2001), National Science Award (2000) and Atmaram Award (1999).