The Sulabh Save-The-Child Award was instituted to honour those who show professional commitment and compassion for children and set high standards in this key area of the medical profession.

In 1997, Dr. Nomeeta Gupta of Batra Hospital exemplified care and concern for children and was awarded the “Save-the-Child Award ” which carries Rs. 1 Lakh in cash, a golden pendant and a citation.

In a rare gesture, Dr Nomeeta Gupta took personal initiative to arrange for a donor of the O -ve blood group from among the hospital staff as the child whose mother had O+ve group was born with jaundice and needed urgent blood transfusion to survive.

Cine-artiste, social worker and Rajya Sabha MP, Ns Shabana Azami, who was the chief guest at the function and the Union Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting,Mr. Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi conferred upon Dr Nomeeta Gupta.