Jaipur, Apr 26:  Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh today appealed to doctors to treat poor patients for free if needed. Addressing the 3rd convocation of the Rajasthan University of Health Sciences, during which he conferred degrees to students, he said, “Do not forget empathy. This profession has high regard in the society and doctors are next to the God for patients. Be associated with social and moral values and ethics in your profession.” Also read: Rajasthan government gives in to demand of dalit girl’s kin for CBI probe Also Read - Rajasthan: Drunk Man Beats Wife to Death With Leather Belt, Arrested

The Governor suggested the VC of the University to make arrangements for medical students to visit rural areas to understand the needs of patients and their problems. “In your profession, you will come across such patients who are poor and cannot pay fee. Though the number of such patients may not be high, but you should treat them for free. Whenever you find an opportunity to help such patients, do it,” he said. Also Read - Rajasthan Universal Healthcare Scheme To Give Rs 5 Lakh Insurance Benefit To Every Family. Details Here

He also noted that of the 8 gold medallists, 6 were female candidates and congratulated them. He said that boys should also try to excel. The Governor conferred degrees of DM, Mch, Phd, MD/MS, PG diplomas, M Sc (medical), MBBS in the presence of vice chancellor of the university. Also Read - Four Members of Former BJP State President's Family Die by Suicide in Rajasthan, Probe on