Shuchin Bajaj wins the 14th Social Entrepreneur of Year Award-India

| August 31, 2023

Shuchin Bajaj, our 2022 New Voices Fellow and founder of Ujala Cygnus Healthcare which provides super-speciality tertiary health care at low cost to underserved communities, was recently awarded the 14th Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award-India. Shuchin notes in his winning speech that 60 million people in the country are  “slipping below the poverty line every year just due to health care shocks” and highlights the importance of working together “to get rid of that number completely”.

Ujala Cygnus’s chain of low-budget and patient-friendly hospitals, with more than 500 doctors and medical experts in 17 cities, has benefited more than two million patients. It has also trained more than 55,000 community medical practitioners.


To learn more about Shuchin’s work and his efforts to enable access to healthcare to underserved communities in India read the full story below.