Jaipur 12 November 2022: Lok Sabha Speaker Shri Om Birla addressed the 5th Convocation ceremony of Mahatma Gandhi University of Medical Sciences and Technology today.
On this occasion, Shri Birla extended warm greetings and best wishes to all the students. He said that human sensitivity along with competence are very important within the field of medicine and it is necessary that all medical students work with the perspective of empathy.
Shri Birla observed that there has been a massive transformation in medical sciences in the last few decades. New technology, based on new research and innovation, has completely changed the medical field. Referring to the global pandemic COVID-19, Shri Birla recalled that during the pandemic all doctors and paramedical staff fought with collective resolve and achieved success.
Emphasizing on the adoption of new discoveries in the medical field, Shri Birla said that the country has to move forward by adopting modern science and innovation. In the context of India's youth, Shri Birla informed that Indian doctors are known not only in India but also abroad because of their ability and knowledge.
Speaking about strengthening the health sector in the nation, Shri Birla said that both the government and the private sector are working together with dedication in health care research and innovation. Appreciating the Mahatma Gandhi University of Medical Sciences and Technology, he mentioned that it is his strong desire to see Jaipur and Rajasthan developing as a major medical hub in the country in the coming years.
At the end, while congratulating all the graduating students, Shri Birla said that all the students should contribute in building a healthy India with the spirit of service to humanity and the nation. Referring to the call given by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, Shri Birla said that Indian youth should dedicate themselves towards building a developed India.
On this occasion, Shri Birla also laid the foundation stone of 'Institute of Innovation and Research in Medicine' of Mahatma Gandhi University of Medical Sciences and Technology.