Astrologer Balasubramanya Swami, a resident of Biligirirangana Betta, has been conferred with doctorate by the Indian Virtual University for Peace and Education, Hyderabad, for his social services and services to tribal people.
Born to Hanumanthanayaka and Jayamma of BR hills, Swami cultivated social service right from a young age. He is well versed in Ayurvedic medicine and has been treating tribal people for diseases like skin, diabetes, asthma and jaundice.
He has been motivating the tribal people through the art of astrology which was recognized by the Indian Virtual University.
“The honour is a result of my hard work and it has doubled my responsibility of providing services to people. Construction of old age homes and orphanages at B R Hills is my aim,” he said.