Bhalchandra Babaji Dikshit
|Born||7 September 1902|
|Died||1977 (aged 74–75)|
|Education||M.B.B.S. (1925), F.R.C.P. (1933), Ph.D.|
|Known for||AIIMS, New Delhi|
Bhalchandra Babaji Dikshit (7 September 1902 - 1977) was an Indian physician and pharmacologist. He was the first director of AIIMS, New Delhi. He obtained an M.B.B.S. in 1925 from Bombay University and a D.P.H. from Calcutta University in 1925. He gained both an M.R.C.P.E. in 1933 and a Ph.D in 1934 from the University of Edinburgh.
He was awarded the Padma Bhushan, third highest civilian honour of India by the President of India, in 1965.
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