Amar Prasad Ray
Born26 February 1913
Died24 September 1996(1996-09-24) (aged 83)[1]
Occupation(s)Malariologist, physician
AwardsPadma Shri
WHO Governance Prize

Amar Prasad Ray was an Indian physician and malariologist.[2] Born in 1913, he specialized in community health and the management of Malaria epidemic in India.[2] He was an elected fellow (1962) of the Indian National Science Academy and a recipient of the 1974 Darling Foundation Prize from the World Health Organization Governance Award.[3] He was honoured by the Government of India in 1967, with the award of Padma Shri, the fourth highest Indian civilian award for his contributions to the society.[4] He was married to Kalyani Ray and had three children.


  1. ^ "Amar Prasad Ray" (PDF). INSA.
  2. ^ a b "Deceased fellow". Indian National Science Academy. 2015. Retrieved May 8, 2015.
  3. ^ "WHO Award". WHO. 2015. Archived from the original on July 8, 2004. Retrieved May 8, 2015.
  4. ^ "Padma Shri" (PDF). Padma Shri. 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 15, 2015. Retrieved November 11, 2014.