Sunday, October 9, 2011
‘Fulfil obligations towards society'
“Young people should fulfil their obligations towards society,” said S.S. Badrinath, Chairman Emeritus, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, in his convocation address at the PSG Institute of Medical Science and Research, here on Friday.
He also inaugurated the PSG Center for Clinical Simulation and Research, an advanced learning facility that would help students to practise handling real life situations with the aid of simulators.
Quoting from poet Subramania Bharathi's verses, he said that they should strive hard with an unwavering mind.
Eighty-nine M.B.B.S. graduates and 29 post-graduate students received their certificates from Dr. Badrinath during the Graduation Day and Annual Day celebrations.
Seventeen students received gold medals while 20 subject toppers in the Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University Examinations were given academic awards.
Naina Suresh bagged the GV Memorial Gold Medal for the best outgoing student.
S. Ramalingam, Principal, PSG Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, urged the students to make use of the opportunities to excel.
L. Gopalakrishnan, Managing Trustee, PSG institutions, presided over the convocation function.
Posted by Venkataramanan Ramasethu