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NEWS RIP: Orthopaedic surgeon Dr Balu Sankaran passes away at 85 in Chennai Thursday, June 21, 2012 Chennai: Dr Balu Sankaran (85), a noted orthopaedic surgeon best known for setting up the Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation of India (ALIMCO), Kanpur in 1972, passed away on Wednesday following a brief illness here.

He began his career as an assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi in 1956 and was promoted to associate professor in 1963 and continued with AIIMS till 1967.

After his stint at AIIMS, Dr Sankaran joined Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi as professor of orthopaedic surgery, which position he held till 1970. He served as a director of Central Institute of Orthopaedics during 1970-78.

He was appointed as director general of health services, the government of India in 1978. He also served as a director of the World Health Organisation (1981-87) and as chairman of the Rehabilitation Council of India (1992-94). [Source: BS]

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