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68 years of Delhi's Gangaram Hospital, Foundation Day celebrations held
“Contribution and growth of healthcare and education sector are most important in the development of India’s GDP. I firmly believe a unique modal of Sir Ganga Ram Hospital should be replicated all over India. Open more branches to serve patients all over India. Replication and expansion of Sir Ganga Ram Hospital is the need of the day”, said Prof Yogesh Singh.
New Delhi: Sir Ganga Ram Trust Society, Board of Management, Consultants, and Staff of Sir Ganga Ram Hospital celebrated its 68th Founder's Day on 13th April 2023.On this occasion, Prof. Yogesh Singh, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, University of Delhi, was the Chief Guest. The celebrations started by garlanding the statue of Sir Ganga Ram, founder of the hospital.Also Read: Sir Ganga Ram...
New Delhi: Sir Ganga Ram Trust Society, Board of Management, Consultants, and Staff of Sir Ganga Ram Hospital celebrated its 68th Founder's Day on 13th April 2023.
On this occasion, Prof. Yogesh Singh, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, University of Delhi, was the Chief Guest. The celebrations started by garlanding the statue of Sir Ganga Ram, founder of the hospital.
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Later in the day, Prof. Yogesh Singh distributed Meritorious and Long Service Awards to staff and doctors of the hospital. A cultural program was presented by students of the School of Nursing.
Dr. D.S. Rana, Chairman Sir Ganga Ram Trust Society, welcomed the guests on this occasion. Mrs. Sujata Sharma, Vice Chairman, Sir Ganga Ram Trust Society paid tributes to Sir Ganga Ram (1851-1927) and Dr. Ajay Swaroop, Chairman, Board of Management, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital read the Hospital Report.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. D.S. Rana, Chairman, Sir Ganga Ram Trust Society, said, “I am proud to say that our hospital apart from producing talented faculty for its own use is also a nursery for providing talented doctors for delivering health care services across the country. All over India doctors trained from Sir Ganga Ram Hospital are working successfully in various capacities.”
Speaking on the occasion Prof Yogesh Singh said, “I have seen this hospital very closely as a patient, attendant and visitor. I am pleasantly surprised and happy to know that all consultants of this hospital contribute 20% of their earnings back to the hospital. It needs real dedication and commitment to run good healthcare institutions like Sir Ganga Ram Hospital. I request all healthcare institutions to show kindness, passion, and goodness towards the poor who are the neglected part of today.”
Prof. Yogesh Singh further added, “Contribution and growth of healthcare and education sector are most important in the development of India’s GDP. I firmly believe a unique modal of Sir Ganga Ram Hospital should be replicated all over India. Open more branches to serve patients all over India. Replication and expansion of Sir Ganga Ram Hospital is the need of the day.”
Reading the Annual Hospital Report Dr. Jayashree Sood, Hony. Secretary, Board of Management & Member Sir Ganga Ram Trust Society said, “Sir Ganga Ram Hospital firmly believes in helping the poor and it continues to carry the legacy and ethos of charity promoted by its founder. In 2022-2023, the hospital had incurred cost of Rs. 43.50 crores in rendering free treatment to poor patients of which 25.70 crores was for EWS patients and Rs. 17.80 crores for other poor patients.”
Speaking on the occasion Dr. Ajay Swaroop, Chairman, of the Board of Management, at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital said, “We are very particular in selecting talented consultants at the junior level. We also provide a lively and vibrant environment for the growth of young consultants and these consultants attain eminence in their respective fields by the time they occupy senior positions. However, at the same time, we continue lateral entry of eminent consultants from India and abroad”
Speaking further Dr. Swaroop said, “Unique doctor-friendly and family atmosphere by the Board of Management consisting of eminent consultants provides the atmosphere of stability. For good doctors at tertiary care hospitals, apart from state of art infrastructure for the delivery of health care, academics and research are also very important components.
SGRH is well known in the non-government sector for having excellence both in academics as well as research. I am proud to say that our hospital apart from producing talented faculty for its own use, is also a nursery for providing talented doctors for delivering health care services across the country.”
Sir Ganga Ram was an engineer by profession who was born on 13th April 1851 in the village Mangtanwala of Punjab Province in British India, in present-day Pakistan. He graduated from Thompson College of Civil Engineering in 1873. In 1921, he established Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in Lahore which still functions by the same name and is a 500 bedded hospital attached to Fatima Jinnah Medical College. He expired on the 10th of July 1927 in London. Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in Delhi was inaugurated in 1954 by then Prime Minister of India, Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru, and is today 800 bedded multi-specialty, tertiary care hospital.
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