P. K. Sethi

Surgeon

1927 – 2008

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Who was P. K. Sethi?

Pramod Karan Sethi was an Indian orthopaedic surgeon. With Ram Chandra Sharma, he co-invented the "Jaipur foot", an inexpensive and flexible artificial limb, in 1969.

He was awarded the Magsaysay Award for Community Leadership in 1981 and the Padma Shri by the Government of India in 1981.

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Born
Nov 28, 1927
Varanasi
Nationality
  • India
Profession
Lived in
  • Rajasthan
  • Varanasi
Died
Jan 6, 2008
Jaipur

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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