National Doctors day will be celebrated on 1st of July every year in India. This auspicious day is celebrated in the memory of Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy’s birthday.
Dr.BC Roy is a physician by profession and also served as the second chief minister of west Bengal. National Doctor’s day is celebrated as a token of gratitude to the medical profession. He is renowned for his contributions to the Indian Medical Science; he is the one who established Medical Association and Medical council of India in 1928.
Mr Roy also played an important role in establishing the Kolkata’s first post-graduate medical college and Indian Institute of Mental Health, the Infectious Disease Hospital and. Dr. Roy is a dedicated hard worker.
He completely followed an inscription “Whatever thy hands findeth to do, do it with thy might” which he read in his childhood. Even after joining politics he never left serving people, he used to serve for an hour everyday with his medical knowledge to the poor.
Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy was awarded Bharat Ratna in February 1961 for his works in medical field. On behalf of his memory Indian Medical Council instituted Dr. B. C. Roy Award in the year 1962.This is very prestigious award given to medical practitioners across India.
C. Roy Award is given every year by the President of India on July 1st, National doctor’s day in six categories as follows- Eminent person in Science, Statesmanship of the Highest Order in India, Eminent Medical Person, Eminent person in Arts, Eminent Medical Person, Medical man-cum-Statesman. This year also practitioners will be awarded in Delhi.
Let us remember Dr. Anandi Gopal Joshi today on behalf of doctor’s day, the first Indian female physician. First women to go to US and study, she has contributed for advancement of Indian medical sciences.
May all your days be….
As wonderful as…
You Have made
all of mine !
Happy Doctor’s Day !!!
Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile. Albert Einstein, physicist
You are the saviour of many, You are being called as God’s hands, Thank you choosing this profession and saving the life of many. Happy Doctor’s Day 2017.
You save the life of many, may you be always healthy and active in your life my dear doc. Happy Doctor’s Day.