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“Students should always be filled with emotion and sensitivity”

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3rd Convocation held at AIIMS Rishikesh 
By Our Staff Reporter 
RISHIKESH, 13 July: The third convocation ceremony was organized at AIIMS, Rishikesh on Thursday, in which degrees were distributed to 1041 students of UG, PG, Super Specialty and Allied Science. Union Health and Family Welfare Minister, Mansukh Mandaviya; Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Dr Bharti Praveen Pawar and Minister of State for Health Professor SP Singh Baghel distributedx various titles to AIIMS students as chief guests at the ceremony. On this occasion, the foundation stone of the 150-bed capacity Critical Care Hospital building was also laid under the Prime Minister Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission.
Dr Mandaviya, Dr Pawar and Prof Baghel, Padma Shri Prof Samiran Nandi were Guests of Honour at the convocation held at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences on Thursday.
Uttarakhand’s Urban Development Minister Prem Chand Aggarwal and Health Minister Dr Dhan Singh Rawat were also present on the occasion.
Speaking on the occasion, the Union Health Minister said that the medical team of AIIMS Rishikesh has won the trust of the people by providing quality healthcare services in the difficult geographical conditions of Uttarakhand and neighboring states. He informed that the ranking of the institute by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), Government of India has also increased significantly. Rishikesh AIIMS is now one of the top 25 institutes in the country.
Mandaviya said that the passed out students have just completed their degree in education, they are yet to learn social life and meet the criteria of society, which is possible only with the resolve to provide better medical services. The doctors of our country are more responsible towards their medical service profession than other countries of the world. He said that during the period of Covid-19, the doctors of many developed countries of the world did not perform their duties properly, but our doctors left their homes with commitment and continued to serve the patients day and night.
He urged the graduating students to always be filled with emotion and sensitivity, as well as take care of the country’s sensibilities. Mandaviya said that our jawans are always ready to protect the borders of the country, similarly, the 140 crore population of the country also needs to work dedicatedly for the country. The Union Health Minister said that the Government of India is not just following the lines of other governments, but is trying to give its best output. On this occasion, he said that the entire Uttarakhand will get the benefit of the 150-bed critical care hospital to be built in AIIMS at a cost of more than 100 crore. During this, he duly released the research magazine and Swasthya Chetna magazine of the institute.
The Institute’s Executive Director, Professor Meenu Singh said that at present about 2000 doctors are serving AIIMS Institute, who along with medical education are also serving in the treatment of patients. She elaborated on the achievements of AIIMS so far and mentioned various health facilities including hospital health services, a successful trial of drone delivery of medicines to remote areas of the state, digital health facilities, Ayushman Yojana, Aabha ID, teleconsultation, Heli ambulance, pediatric ICU, kidney transplant facility and telemedicine services. While doing this linked it to the achievement of the institute. Along with this, she said that more than 100 servicemen are serving the patients day and night in the hospital.
She said that it is the result of the tireless efforts of all of us that AIIMS Rishikesh is in the 22nd position in the NIRF ranking of the Government of India.