Union Minister for Labour & Employment and
Environment, Forest & Climate Change Bhupender Yadav on Friday
told the young graduates to render medical services to the deprived
sections of the country.
In his address at the Graduation Ceremony of the students of 2017
batch of ESIC Medical College and Hospital, K.K.Nagar, Chennai,
he said the Union Government is focused towards creating an
infrastructure where workers of the country can easily avail the
medical care benefits.
He also encouraged the young graduates to render medical services
to the deprived sections of our country.
He said ESIC hospitals are an important cog in the wheel of the
mechanism through which India provides social security for its
Stating that the Union Government is ensuring social security in
the life and safety at workplaces for workers, Mr.Bhupender Yadav
said with the implementation of the Social Security Code, the
responsibility of ESIC is going to increase manifold.
In his address, Union Minister of State for Labour & Employment
and Petroleum & Natural Gas Rameswar Teli said ESIC is committed
to provide best medical care and comprehensive social security to the
He urged the doctors to treat patients not only with the knowledge that
they possess, but also with empathy.
Merit certificates and scrolls were awarded to the graduates of ESIC
Medical College by the Union Ministers who also congratulated the
Earlier in the day, the Union Ministers inaugurated new facilities
such as- “Anti Retro-Viral Therapy, Integrated Counselling and
Training and Tele-Medicine Center”.
With the availability of these facilities, ESI beneficiaries can now
avail these services with ease.
Various programmes, viz. ‘ESIC Swasthya Mitra’, ‘Family Adoption
Program’ and ‘Voluntary Body Donation by the MBBS students of
the college’ were also launched on the occasion.
A total of 99 students of the 2017 batch graduated today and were
awarded the certificates.