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Chandigarh, October 30
An illustrious inning spanning over 42 years has come to an finish for Prof Jagat Ram, who retired because the PGI Director after serving the institute for 4 years and 7 months on the highest publish and 38 years in varied different capacities. As its Director, the professor contributed immensely to the institute of nationwide reckoning taking it to new heights, be it in affected person care, analysis or educating.
That is an institute of nationwide significance, and there’s a sure depth of dedication required to be right here. So, one should not compromise on ethics in any respect. Prof Jagat Ram
Kumar Gaurav Dhawan, Deputy Director (Administration), PGI, mentioned, “Prof Jagat Ram maintained a cordial and constructive relationship with senior directors, heads of departments, school and different officers of the institute.”
The unprecedented Covid-19 pandemic displayed how below the management of Prof Jagat Ram, the PGI rose to the event and demonstrated its extraordinary capability for onerous work, group spirit and mentorship for this a part of the nation as groups from completely different specialties labored in tandem to face the human disaster.
Apart from, the professor can be credited with conducting many milestones throughout his headship as below the NIRF rankings, the PGI was adjudged the second-best medical establishment within the nation for 4 years successively. In cadaveric organ donation, the institute has been ranked the ‘Greatest Hospital’ for the previous 4 years. So far as cleanliness is anxious, the PGI is among the many greatest and Kayakalp awards for the institute throughout his tenure validated the identical. Different commendable initiatives undertaken throughout his sojourn with the PGI as its director included a brand new screening OPD in Sarangpur to assist handle the mammoth rush of three million sufferers yearly. Apart from, a 500-bed trauma centre in addition to an oncology centre with all sort of providers, together with medical oncology, surgical oncology, radiotherapy and rehabilitation, is being developed.
To supply cost-effective tertiary care providers, two extra centres, Neurosciences Centre and a ‘mom and youngster’ care 300-bed centre are being constructed on the campus.
As he bid adieu, Prof Jagat Ram expressed his deep gratitude to the PGI for his skilled in addition to private progress. He mentioned, “That is an institute of nationwide significance, and there’s a sure depth of dedication required to be right here. So, one should not compromise on ethics in any respect.”
“Additionally, teamwork is extraordinarily necessary. Particular person achievement doesn’t make a lot sense. Solely then, the institute excels,” he signed off. — TNS
Prof Surjit Singh officiating head
Prof Surjit Singh, Head, Division of Paediatrics, has been given the officiating cost of the publish of the Director, PGI.
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