Seek inspiration from Swami Vivekananda’s teachings: Governor Malik to youth

Lauds healthcare services being provided by charitable hospital

Jammu, Publish Date: Jan 13 2019 12:22AM | Updated Date: Jan 13 2019 12:22AM
Seek inspiration from Swami Vivekananda’s teachings: Governor Malik to youthPhoto: Mir Imran/GK

Governor Satya Pal Malik on Saturday paid rich tributes to Swami Vivekananda on his 156th birth anniversary.

Addressing a function held to celebrate Swami Vivekananda’s birthday and 49th annual day of Swami Vivekananda Medical Mission Charitable Hospital (SVMMCH) here, the Governor Malik observed that Swami Vivekananda had great vision who lived a life of a saint and worked selflessly for the betterment of the society. He said that our youth should seek inspiration from his teachings.

Lauding the healthcare services being provided by the Charitable hospital, the Governor observed that the establishment of such a hospital was a befitting tribute to the philosophy of practical vedanta, which was advocated by Swamiji. 

Governor appreciated Prof. Chaman Lal Gupta, President SVMMCH and its governing body for its devoted endeavours by starting a one-room dispensary about five decades ago and making it a well-run hospital today. He lauded the efforts of the governing body for providing medical and diagnostic facilities, particularly to the poor, on highly subsidized rates or free of cost. He urged the society to contribute magnanimously for the noble cause so that it could do the best for alleviating the sufferings of the poor and the disadvantaged.

Presenting the annual report of SVMMCH for the year 2018-19, Atma Swaroop Gupta, informed that the institution organized free medical, dental check-up and BMD camps from time to time. As many as 72894 OPD, 56723 X-ray, USG and ECG, besides 1969 surgeries were conducted during the period, he added..

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