To commemorate the 150 Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, a Doctors’ Convention was held at Rajahmundry on 28 April 2013. Eminent doctors from in and around Rajahmundry came to this meet and participated enthusiastically.The program started with the welcome address by Swami Aksharatmananda.
The speech by Dr. H Sudarshan from Bangalore, an eminent social activist as well as Padmashree recipient, on the tribal upliftment activities at Karnataka and his vision of tribal welfare was invigorating.
Swami Harshananda, Adyaksha, Ramakrishna Math, Bangalore spoke on ‘PHILOSOPHY OF SOCIAL SERVICE IN HINDUISM’ .His anecdotes and inspiring stories from the teachings of Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa and Swami Vivekananda struck a chord in the hearts of the audience . “Social service as a national responsibility” was the topic on which Lt Murty Jasti, an ex Indian Navy officer spoke. He reiterated the idea that it is the rightful duty to all of us as citizens of India to give back to society at least a little of what we have received..
Dr G.V. Rama Rao, an eminent physician from RJY spoke on the importance of social service and his association with RK mission dispensary for the last 20years. He said a doctor is most happy when the patient goes back happy with a smiling relieved face. He also shared his experiences in his association with tribal medical service.
Dr K .Suryanarayana, a prominent and a senior most Physician in RJY, as well as one of the founder members of this YAGNA of tribal medical service, spoke at length on the medical related activities at Rampachodavaram, a tribal village. The convention was well attended. More than 250 doctors and families and devotees of RK Mission attended this meeting.
The meeting was well organized. The doctors were happy to have a platform to share their thoughts and experiences with the audience. The meeting ended with blessings of Swami Harshananda and distribution of mementos to all participating doctors