Bhopal, Jan. 20: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today said that Bhopal’s All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) should become a guiding force for medical sector both in the country and abroad.
Mr. Chouhan was addressing AIIMS foundation day function in the State capital. He also gave away prizes to institute’s talented students in the academic and sports fields.
The Chief Minister said that medical practice is not a profession, but a mission to save life. No service is greater than medical practice, which should be done in right earnest. He said that Bhopal’s AIIMS was a dream of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, which is being realised. AIIMS commands considerable credibility in medical sector. The institute will become a pride of Bhopal and people from other countries will also come here for treatment.
Stressing the importance of research in the medical sector, the chief minister said that students should work with dedication and devotion.
On this occasion, AIIMS Director Prof. Sandeep Kumar presented the annual report and briefed about the available facilities. State BJP President Nand Kumar Singh Chouhan, MP from Bhopal Alok Sanjar, Director of AIIMS Patna Prof. Girish Kumar Singh and AIIMS Jodhpur’s Director Prof. Sanjeev Mishra were also present.