Chandigarh 24th October, The PGI Medical Technologists Association arranged an impressive and glittering farewell function in honour of 11 of its retired members. The Chief Guest, Hon’ble Mrs. Kirron Kher, Member of Parliament and Dr. Yogesh Chawla, Director, PGI, Prof. D. Behera, Medical Superintendent, Sh. Saurabh Joshi, Municipal Councilor, Sh. Sushil Kumar, Financial Adviser and other officers of PGI graced the occasion with their kind presence.
Ashwani Munjal, General Secretary, PGI MTA introduced the retirees. The PGI MTA Function Committee lauded the excellent, sincere and unblemished services rendered by the 11 medical technologists namely, Sh. Satish Gupta, Sh. J.L.Arora, Smt. Lellama C.O., Mrs. Mariamma T.J., Sh. Satish Atreja, Sh. Raj Kumar Sethi, Dr. M.P.Singh, Sh. Dayal Chand, Sh. Ramesh K. Bhatt, Mrs. Nirmal Agnihotri and Mrs. Aleyamma P.A.
Mrs. Kirron Kher, M.P., Chief Guest, Dr. Yogesh Chawla, DPGI, Dr. D. Behera, Mr. Saurabh Joshi, Municipal Councilor and Mr. Sushil Kumar presented mementos and gift to the retirees. Sh. N.K.Talwar, A.G.M., SBI presented gift to all retirees for and on behalf of SBI.
Dr. Yogesh Chawla, DPGI lauded the role and importance of medical technologists and their services. In his brief and inspiring speech, he impressed upon the medical technologists to take more interest in academic and research activities and ensured for full assistance in paper publications, conferences and research activities. Mrs. Kirron Kher, M.P. & Chief Guest assured to take up the demands and grievances of MTs. She assured to take up the issue of providing medicines on cheaper rates by renting out Chemists Shops who offers maximum discount. She further assured to take up the issue of fee and charges levied by PGI and make efforts to bring rates at par with AIIMS, New Delhi.
More than 300 members of the Association and a number of guests attended the glittering farewell function held to bid farewell to retired members. The lunch was also arranged on the occasion.
Sh. Philip Sanjeev Kumar, Working President, Sh. Rajiva Kumar, Chairman, MTA Functions Committee, Sh. Ajay Attri, Sh. Amar Kabir, Sh. Dhanjay, Sh. Ajay Jha, Sh. Ashok Parmar and Sh. Gobind Takur made all the arrangements for the function.