NIMHANS,Bengaluru


વેદના સમજવા સંવેદના જરૂરી છે. – Meaning: It is necessary to have sentiment to understand pain.

This post is dedicated with utmost respect to all sensitive medical professionals. (Original Post: http://www.narendramodi.in/pm-delivers-convocation-address-at-the-national-institute-of-mental-health-and-neuro-sciences-bengaluru/)

Sensible & insightful speech by Honourable Prime Minister Shri. Narendra Modi ji.Hats off NIMHANS and many such institutions! 

~Jagat Nirupam

—————————————————————————————————————————-

PM delivers Convocation Address at the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Bengaluru

February 18, 2015

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today delivered the Convocation Address at the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences. He exhorted the graduating students to treat patients with empathy, and to work towards eradication of superstition regarding mental illness in society.

The Prime Minister welcomed as special guests, poor school children from different schools in Bengaluru who were present at the Convocation. He encouraged the students who were being awarded degrees today to interact with these children, saying this occasion could prove inspirational for them.

The Prime Minister urged the graduating students to keep in mind people from various sections of society who had contributed in any way, in their success. He said they should always attempt to live and work for the benefit of the poor and underprivileged sections of society. He said this was the way to find inner happiness – Swantah Sukhaaye.

The Prime Minister told the graduating students that they had made a conscience call, and answered an inner desire, in choosing this profession. He said their task was tough, but he was confident that their education, and their spirit of service would help them accomplish what they had set out to do.

The Prime Minister said superstition often blocked proper treatment and cure for the mentally ill. He said that the field of mental health faces the triple challenges of “अज्ञानता, अजागरूकता, अंधश्रद्धा”, i.e. lack of knowledge, lack of awareness, and superstition. He also said that people have to understand that mental illness can be treated, and is curable scientifically.

The Prime Minister said that along with skill and education, a certain empathy was also required from doctors, while treating patients suffering from mental ailments.

The Prime Minister congratulated all the award winners and graduating students.

Union Ministers Shri Sadananda Gowda, Shri Ananth Kumar and Shri J.P. Nadda, Governor of Karnataka Shri Vajubhai Vala and Chief Minister of Karnataka Shri Siddaramiah, were present on the occasion.

The Prime Minister inaugurated the MR-PET Centre at NIMHANS.

Reference: http://www.narendramodi.in/pm-delivers-convocation-address-at-the-national-institute-of-mental-health-and-neuro-sciences-bengaluru/

1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. nirupam
    Feb 18, 2015 @ 16:38:02

    Really very sensible & insightful speech by Modiji….@ NIMHANS …Bangalore
    “ગળા મા ભરાવેલ સ્ટેથોસ્કોપ ની થ્રીલ બહુજ હોય,
    પણ દરેક ડોકટરે યાદ રાખવું જોઈએ કે—-
    તેનો બીજો છેડો દર્દી ના દિલ પર હોય છે.
    —- ડો.અભય વસાવડા

    Reply

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Disclaimer

© આ બ્લોગમા રજૂ થયેલી કૃતિઓના હક્કો (કોપીરાઇટ) જે તે રચનાકાર ના પોતાના છે. આ બ્લોગ પર અન્ય રચયિતાઓની રચનાઓ મૂકવામાં આવી છે તેને કારણે જો કોઇના કોપીરાઇટનો ભંગ થયેલો કોઇને જણાય અને તેની મને જાણ કરવામાં આવશે, તો તેને તરત અહીંથી દૂર કરવામાં આવશે. Disclaimer : This blog is not for any commercial purposes. The entries posted on this blog are purely with the intention of sharing personal interest.

Translate

%d bloggers like this: