Dr S. Chinny Krishna, co-founder of Blue Cross of India was recently decorated with the Prani Mitra Award.
This award is conferred by Animal Welfare Board of India, the statutory body of Govt. of India, for exemplary work on animal welfare done by individuals.
Krishna who is based in Alwarpet, has been part of Blue Cross, registered as a charitable society in October 1964.
Blue Cross of India rescues distressed street animals and provides them free treatment in its hospital-cum-shelter at No.72, Velachery Road, Guindy, Chennai-32.