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Dr. N.C. Singhal

Ex. Associate Professor (Radiation Physics) & RSO,
SMS Medical College & Hospital Jaipur

(11 Feb 1942 – 26 July 2009)

Dr N.C. Singhal was born in village Jewar (district Bulandshahar) on 11th Feb 1942. Dr Singhal was the eldest son in his family. He completed his primary education in Khurja, UP. His father Dr Mahesh Chandra Singhal was Principal of Gandhi Vidhya Mandir, Sardarshahar and dean of faculty in Rajasthan University. His mother Shanti Devi Singhal was very learned and homely lady.

He completed his B.Sc. in 1960 and M.Sc. in 1962 from Birla college of Science, Pilani. After completing masters he joined as Lecturer in Fatehpur, Rajasthan and worked for about a year. In 1964 he successfully completed Diploma in Radiological Physics [Dip.R.P] from Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Bombay. In the same year (1964) he joined SMS Medical College and Hospital as Lecturer. In 1978 Dr Singhal completed his Ph.D. on “Effects of Therapeutic Irradiation on Certain Blood Enzymes of Cancer Patients.” Some of his research papers were published in British Journal of Radiology. He contributed by writing papers in various streams like “Radio sensitization of hypoxic cells by chemical drugs”, “Role of Physicist in the Hospital” and many more.

He was promoted to Associate Professor in Radiation Physics in 1982. He was the first Medical physicist and Radiation Safety Officer in Rajasthan state. He took voluntary retirement on 30th September, 1998 from the post of Associate Professor Radiation Physics and joined Bhagwan Mahaveer Cancer Hospital & research Centre, Jaipur as Chief Medical Physicist. He also served SEAROC Cancer Center (Soni Hospital), Jaipur as Chief Medical Physicist & R.S.O. and continued there till his last. Dr. Singhal was pioneer & instrumental in developing latest state and art of radiotherapy facilities in Rajasthan including 3DCRT/SRS/SRT/IMRT/IGRT. All through his working life Dr. Singhal was devoted to his work that was helping Cancer patients.

He was a very simple, honest, kind hearted and very helpful human being and was always regarded and respected by his colleges, friends and family.


Past Recipients


Year

Awardee

2019

Prof. Arun Chougule

2018

None

2017

Prof. Gauri Shankar Pant

2016

Dr. Kamlesh Passi

2015

Mr. MPS Mann

2014

Dr. Ajay Kumar Shukla

2013

Prof. RNL Srivastav

2012

Dr. S. P. Mishra

2011

Dr. M. M. Rehani