This award is given in the memory of epic hero Nakula (one of the Pandwas) for this contribution in this Veterinary Science (animal services). It caries cash award of Rs.10,000 with memento & certificate of achievements
Shri Sanat Kumar Gupta, Secretary, Govidnyan Anusandhan Kendra, Deolapar, Dist. Nagpur
Shri Sunil Jadhav, Social Worker, Sangli, MS
Dr. Shirish Vinayarao Upadye, Associate Proffessor Dept. of Veterinary Surgery & Radiology
Smt Kusumben Ruparel, for selfless service in abandoned helpless injured birds and animals in Mumbai
Insaf Foundation, Services in the Field of Veterinary Science.
Blue Cross Society of Pune, for Outstanding Work and Selfless Services in the Field of Veterinary Science.
Dr. Chaitanya H. Pawshe,MVSc.,PhD,PDF (USA), FISSAR, BOYSCAST Fellow Associate Professor (ARGO) & In Charge Stem Cell Laboratory, Bombay Veterinary Collage, Mumbai
Prof. Aditya Kumar MisraVice Chancellor, Maharashtra Animal and Fishery Sciences University
Beauty Without Curelty, India, Pune
Smt. Maneka Gandhi, Member of Paliament & Animal Activist
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), Pune
M/s. Karuna Charitable Trust, Mumbai
Dr. (Vet) Shri. Arun Bhokre, Dean, Govt. Veterinary College, Mumbai.
The Bombay Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Mumbai