Five rupees doctor is an example of selfless service
Kalpavruksha Trust on Sunday honoured Dr Shankare Gowda, who fondly known as ‘Five rupees doctor,’ with Karnataka Kalpavruksha award.

Dr Gowda, who hails from Shivalli taluk in Mandya, gets the sobriquet for treating patients for just Rs 5 per patient. If this is not humanitarian enough, the doctor also treats about 150 patients every day back in the village free for cost....