Dr. KG Saxena is an Indian homeopath, every homeopath must remember. Dr. K.G. Saxena was born on 25th Sept 1912, at their ancestral house in old Delhi, India. He completed his medical studies in 1937 at the Calcutta Homeopathic Medical College. On 5th March 1937, he was married to Shakuntala Devi. He is a contemporary homeopathic practitioner, who contributed much to the development of homeopathy in India. He took his last breath on 23rd October 2003.
Contributions of Dr. K.G. Saxena
1. Dr. Saxena was the first Honorary Physician to Dr. Rajendra Prasad, the President of India, and continued to serve the succeeding Presidents till 1986.
2. He was the first Honorary Adviser in homeopathy to Government of India and remained in this position from 1962 to 1971.
3. He presided over 18 National Homeopathic Congresses, was a special invitee to the International Homeopathic Medical League Congress in London, 1965, Athens 1969, Washington, 1987.
4. The International Homeopathy Congress, New Delhi, decorated him with “President of Honour” in 1967 and again in 1989 in Calcutta. In 1994, Dr. K. G. Saxena was made the chairman of the Homeopathic Advisory Committee for the development and expansion of Homeopathy in Delhi.
5. He also served as Chairman of National Committees such as Homeopathic Education Committee, Government of India, Homeopathic Research Committee, Government of India, Rural Homeopathic Aid Committee, Family Planning Committee, Scientific Advisory Board, and Central Council for Research in Homeopathy.
6. He served as the National Vice-President of India of the International Homeopathic Medical League and was the Secretary-General and later the President of Honor of the Indian Institute of Homeopathic Physician.
7. In recognition of his selfless services to the cause of homeopathy he has been conferred the Padam Shree award (the fourth highest Indian civilian award for his contributions to society.).
8. He was also conferred with National Award at Calcutta by N.C. Chakravarty Memorial Committee for his magnificent contribution towards the development of Homeopathy.