The five-day long Free Medical Health Camp from 1st to 5th April, 2018 concluded today. The free medical health camp was conducted at the different parts of Manipur and it was organised by National Medicos Organisation, Manipur in collaboration with Seva Bharati, Manipur. The Valedictory Function of this “Dhanvantani Seva Yatra 2018” was held today at the Mini Auditorium RIMS, Imphal at 4:30 p.m.
Prof. Aday Prasad Pandy, Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor of Manipur University graced the function as Chief-Guest and Mr. Rajen Singh of Seva Bharti attended the function as Guest of Honour. Prof. Th. Bhimo Singh, Former HOD Department of Medicine, RIMS presided over the today’s valedictory function.
The function commenced with a floral to Bharat Mata and Swami Vivekananda.
The Welcome address was delivered by Prof. Th. Naranbabu Singh, HOD Department of Anatomy, RIMS.
Delivering the Chief Guest’s speech, Prof. Aday Prasad Pandey, Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor of Manipur University cited the ideology of ‘Nar Seva is Narayan Seva’ and said philanthropic services to society amounts to servicing ourselves. Doctors are treated next to God said professor while elaborating integral values of doctors. Their devotion to the service of poor, needy and patience is the essence of the noble cause which they can only fulfil in the society.
Keynote address of today’s function was delivered by Prof. Bishembar Singh. In his speech, professor touched upon the history of the organisation and its main aims and objectives ‘Dhanvantari Seva Yatra’. He stated that the goal of the 15 years old organisation is ‘Health for All’ to give medical assistance to remote areas of villages every year. The main objective of the organisation is ‘Swastha Seva Rastra Seva’ and the activities of these camps are looked after by the Seva Kendra, he added.
Presidential address was delivered by Dr. Th. Bhimo Singh. He said that the aim of the NMO free health programme is to create awareness about health with special emphasis to rural areas.
Prof. A. Devadutta Sharma, Prof. & HOD of RT, RIMS delivered the report of “Dhanvantani Seva Yatra 2018”. He laid down the future plans and prospects of National Medicos Organisation (NMO) State Unit. He maintained that 1247 patients were examined in the five-day long medical health camp with coverage of 18% children in hill areas and 48% of children in valley areas and total 63 doctors were engaged in six parameters.
The Valedictory function concluded with Vote of Thanks proposed by Prof. Sachin Deva.