Inaugurates platinum jubilee celebrations of Medical Council of India
Go in for research to treat new diseases, students told
Terrorism hurdle to development, says Governor
Rajahmundry: Governor N.D. Tiwari has said medical profession is still having credibility in society and doctors are respected as gods. After inaugurating platinum jubilee celebrations of the Medical Council of India (MCI) at Konaseema Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS) on Wednesday, he said Allopathic medicine had developed in India rapidly but Homeopathy and Ayurveda were neglected by the MCI. He asked the medical community to honour the Indian medicine which was best in the entire world.
The Governor asked medical students to go for research to treat new diseases.
He hoped that the Chaitanya Group institutions would be upgraded as deemed university.
In his extempore speech, the Governor said terrorism was not having caste, community, region and it was prevalent globally with its tentacles. He cautioned that new terrorist groups were coming up with new names, which was going to be a major threat and challenge to every field including education and they would be hurdles to development.
K.V.V. Satyanrayana Raju (Chaitanya Raju), Chairman of the institutions said that they had performed 40,000 operations through their KIMS medical college and the hospital was giving breakfast, lunch and dinner to all poor patients free of cost and free transport facility to villages. He said he had not collected single paisa from any one for these institutions.
Minister Gollapalli Suryarao said that Congress Government was giving top priority to education and would continue the same.
Minister Pilli Subashchandra Bose, Former minister Metla Satyanarayana, ZP chairman Ch. Venugopalakrishna, MLC Chinnarajappa, JC Kona Sasidhar, and directors of the college Ravi Varma and Sasi Varma participated in the function.