Sikkim CM addresses and interacts with doctors on Doctor’s Day

Sikkim, July 1: Taking to Doctor’s Day, Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang interacted with doctors, thanking them for their enormous contribution to humanity during the COVID times

Chief Minister Tamang thanked all the doctors of Sikkim via video conferencing and interacted with the doctors of The Sir Thutob Namgyal Memorial (STNM) Hospital, which has been made into a COVID hospital.

Although, the last state to contract the disease, Covid-19 cases have been rising the state continuously.

Tamang announced an incentive of Rs 20,000 for all the doctors and ₹10,000/- for the nurses, paramedics and supporting staff.

As July 1 is observed as National Doctor’s  Day in remembrance and honour of Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy, the esteemed physician who was also an awardee of the Bharat Ratna, this address by the Chief Minister was not only aimed at expressing gratitude towards all medical staff, but also to boost their morale into doing the work they are doing.

Their contribution incomparable, doctors and health workers are a source of inspiration, he said.

Tamang went on to term the health workers as the “real heroes” who are leaving no stones unturned for fighting Covid-19 pandemic in the state and serving humanity.