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“Order of Australia” bestowed upon Kerala dentist Sajeev Koshy

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Melbourne based Sajeev Koshy, a dentist by profession, has been honoured with the highest civilian honour, the Order of Australia to recognise his services to dentistry in Victoria, Australia. He hails from Kerala.

  • Interestingly, Republic Day of India coincides on the same date on which Australia celebrates Australia Day i.e. January 26.

Kerala dentist Sajeev Koshy honoured with Order of AustraliaAbout Sajeev Koshy:

  • Koshy served as the President of the Indian Dental Association.
  • He also served as the President of the Kerala Dental Council.
  • Dr Koshy performed his duties as the Federal Secretary of the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Endodontists Inc.
  • Presently he is the head of the endodontics at the Royal Melbourne Dental Hospital, which is the teaching hospital for the University of Melbourne.
  • He has been to several roles like Senior Specialist Endodontist, Plenty Valley Community Health, Director of Dental Service and Boort District Health Services.

Awards:
In 2007 he became the first recipient of Victoria’s Public Healthcare Award.
In 2012 he was conferred with Victoria’s Multicultural Award for Excellence.

About Order of Australia:
The Order of Australia is an order of chivalry established on 14 February 1975 by Elizabeth II, Queen of Australia.

  • This award recognises the Australian citizens and other persons for achievement or meritorious service.
  • Before the establishment of the order, Australian citizens would receive British honours.