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National Doctors Day was celebrated by the Health Department

IANS | July 01, 2022 03:45 PM

AMRITSAR: Health Department Ferozepur organized National Doctor's Day in the light of instructions received from the government. As per the program drawn up under the guidance of Dr. Rajinder Arora, Civil Surgeon, Ferozepur, the best performing doctors were honored in a brief ceremony held at Civil Hospital, Ferozepur.

Presiding over the function, Deputy Medical Commissioner Dr. Mr. Rajinder Manchanda said that under the Lifelong India Health Insurance Scheme sponsored by the National Health Agency and the Chief Minister's Health Insurance Scheme being run by the state government, best performing doctors were honored in the district today.

Speaking on the occasion Senior Medical Officer Dr. Bhupinderjit Kaur said that the purpose of honoring the doctors on this day was to encourage the doctors to provide better services so that other medical officers could also take inspiration from them. On this occasion, Civil Surgeon Dr Rajinder Arora In a message , he wished all the doctors a happy Doctor's Day.

He said that it was due to the services rendered to save the lives of humanity that doctors have been given the status of second god in the society.

Dr. Arora said that July 1 is celebrated as Doctor's Day in India. On this day, the contribution of doctors in building a healthy family, healthy society and a healthy nation is remembered and doctors are honored. He further said that the manner in which doctors have saved the lives of millions of people during the Corona period by performing their duty towards the society without caring for their own lives is truly commendable.

Dr. Arora said that the Government of India had started celebrating National Doctors' Day in 1991. He further said that in fact, the great Indian doctor Bidhan Chandra Rai was born on July 1.

This day is celebrated as Doctor's Day in his memory. Dr. Bidhan Chandra Rai was a great doctor. He was also the second Chief Minister of West Bengal. Among the doctors honored today at Civil Hospital Ferozepur was Dr. Manjit Kaur, Dr. Pooja, Dr. David, Dr. Jatinder Kochhar and Dr. Kanish.

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