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Indian medical association demands fulfillment of commitments by govt

Kokrajhar: The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has demanded fulfilling and solutions of the assurance and commitment given from governments towards the doctors who were on their nationwide strike on Monday across the country. The doctor’s fraternities across the nation observed 24-hour nationwide strike seeking protection and securities as well welfare to the working doctors and punished the involved persons with violence on doctors in Kolkata.

President of Indian Medical Association (IMA),Kokrajhar branch, Dr Debdas Bhowal in an exclusively talking with this Correspondent in Kokrajhar told that the strike of the doctors had called off on Monday evening after a meeting with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in Kolkata and she made an assurance to check all incidents like violence on doctors occurred in Kolkata and fulfilling of the demands put from doctor’s fraternities in days to coming.

The CM Banerjee had given commitment for healthy welfare and necessary initiatives to the doctors in the state, and thus Junior Doctors called off the strike.

In Assam, doctor’s fraternities under the banner IMA observed 24-hour strike beginning from 6 am of Monday morning and today concluded by 6 am in protest against the violence on doctors and demanded strict security cover up and welfare to the doctors in the state. Dr Bhowal said that the IMA has been pressing government to provide strong security and enactment of central policy to the protection of doctors in the country.He said that doctor’s fraternities are always want healthy welfare of the patient as well common peoples and thus working to the social uplift. But sometime, we (doctors) face hardships which are not well suited in the environment.He has put demanded proper implementation and welfare to the doctor’s fraternities which were put commitment from governments in coming days.Dr Bhowal also urged government to take stern initiatives against violence on doctors as well atrocities and put healthy welfare to meet healthy living environment across the country.

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Award for Delong Padung

7 Dec 2015 - 11:08pm | HK Roy

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Eid-ul-Zuha celebrated with religious fervour

23 Aug 2018 - 8:18am | Shajid Khan

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28 Aug 2015 - 1:43pm | CM Paul

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The Governor of Assam and Visitor to the University Shri Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya will deliver presidential address and the Chief Minister of Assam Shri Tarun Gogoi will be the chief guest on the occasion.

In a communiqué announcing the fourth annual convocation to be held on Thursday, 3rd September 2015, at 4.00 pm at the Azara Campus, Vice Chancellor Dr Stephen Mavely listed three unique features of this year’s convocation.

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Medals under various categories will be awarded to 13 outstanding graduates with the highest Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA 8 or more) in each of 13 programmes. 

The Chancellor’s medal for standing first across the degrees and two Vice Chancellor’s medals for outstanding contribution to campus life will also be awarded on the occasion.

Several commemorative articles emblazoned with the university logo will be available for purchase from counters on campus.

Every graduating participant at the convocation will get a specially prepared scarf made to mark the occasion.

Established in 2008 as the first state university of Assam, ADBU is managed by the Don Bosco Society which has 52 institutes of higher education as well as 125 institutes for Technical and Vocational Training in India

Spread out in 132 countries, Don Bosco Society worldwide imparts learning to some 15 million young people, especially belonging to the marginalized in society.