TIRUPATI: Alladi Mohan, Head, Department of Medicine, Sri Venkates-wara Institute for Medical Sciences (SVIMS), Tirupati has bagged the Andhra Pradesh Scientist Award for the year 2008 instituted by the AP State Council for Science and Technology for his outstanding contribution to the field of his specialisation. He received the prestigious award from the hands of the former Director of NRSA, B.L. Deekshithulu at a special function held in Hyderabad on Saturday.

— Special Correspondent.