A meeting of doctors of Tinsukia who are our parents/Alumni with a team of 6 members of NRI (Non-resident Indians) Doctors led by Dr. Gangadhar Maddiwar, Volunteer of Remote Area medicals(RAM) from USA was organised in VKV Tinsukia on 11 Feb 2012 at 5.00pm. The purpose of the meeting was said by Dr. Debaishs Dey Adhikari, ( Coordinator ), to start free medical activities in Tinsukia district and in the State of ASSAM. Dr. Maddiwar through a Video Clip shared the services his team has rendered in different parts of the world with the purpose of helping poor people. The proposal to start the Free Medical Service has been discussed to commemorate with the 150th Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda.
Dr.Kirti Ranjan Dey a renowned gynecologist of Tinsukia shared his service activities through Lions Club also agreed to join the team for surgery camps in future. It was a good interaction session. Dr.A. Dutta of Chabua, said that such medical camps can be conducted in Tata Chabua hospital in the coming future.
Dr. Swaraj Bhattacharjee a renowned eye specialist of Tinsukia district and President of Rotary club emphasized on the follow up of the works and came forward to support pre and post operation care in his hospital. Dr Gogoi, President IMA expressed his willingness to support free eye operation camp in Civil hospital, Tinsukia. Every team members of the NRI, doctors expressed their feeling of happiness in working in Arunachal Pradesh which are organized by Arun Jyoti of Vivekananda Kendra. All the local Doctors present in the Meeting felt to start the Medical Services in the remote areas of Tinsukia District to begin with. Alumni members of VKV Tinsukia has come forward to organise medical camps in the district. The meeting ended on a positive note. 24 people attended the meeting.