NEW DELHI: Indian well being eco-system is being seen with new eyes, new respect and new credibility as we speak, mentioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday.
Speaking on the convocation of Tamil Nadu’s Dr MGR Medical University through video conferencing, Prime Minister mentioned that throughout the ‘sudden Covid-19 disaster’ India has not solely made a brand new path however helped others too.
“In a time of Covid-19, India has not solely made a brand new path however helped others too. Today, India is among the many nations with the bottom demise fee and excessive restoration fee. Indian well being eco-system is being seen with new eyes, new respect, and new credibility. However, this additionally signifies that the world could have higher expectations from you which of them is a accountability in your younger and robust shoulders,” the Prime Minister mentioned.
He mentioned that docs are among the many most revered professionals in our nation, and as we speak after the pandemic, the respect has gone up much more.
PM Modi mentioned his authorities previously six years had carried out a number of issues to enhance the medical sector within the nation.
“During the final 6 years, MBBS Seats elevated by greater than 30 thousand, which is an increase of greater than 50 per cent from 2014. The variety of PG seats elevated by 24,000 which is an increase of round 80 per cent from 2014. In 2014, there have been six AIIMS within the nation. In the final 6 years, we have now sanctioned 15 extra AIIMS throughout the nation,” he mentioned
He added that the National Medical Commission established by his authorities will convey “nice transparency and can rationalise norms to arrange new medical schools”.
“It can even enhance the standard and availability of human assets on this sector,” he mentioned.
He additionally remembered former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu MG Ramachandran on the event and mentioned that the success of scholars and the establishment would have made the good MGR very joyful.
“His governance was stuffed with compassion in direction of the poor. The topics of healthcare, training and empowerment of ladies have been expensive to him. Just a few years in the past I went to Sri Lanka the place MGR was born. India is honoured to be working with Tamil sisters and brothers in Sri Lanka within the well being sector. India’s efforts for the Tamil Community in Sri Lanka would have made MGR joyful,” PM added.