Under the auspices of the Brahmaswarup Pramukh Swami Maharaj Centenary Celebrations, Charutar Arogya Mandal Bhaikaka University, Karamsad in association with AARSH Research Institute, Swaminarayan Akshardham, Gandhinagar, organized a seminar on the topic ‘Pramukh Swami Maharaj’s Contributions in the Field of Healthcare’ at the Bhikhabhai Auditorium.
The seminar was chaired by the Secretary of the Charutar Arogya Mandal Shri Jagrutbhai Bhatt.
Following inaugural prayers and the traditional lighting of the lamp, a video highlighting Pramukh Swami Maharaj’s exemplary planning, decision-making and foresight was shown.
In his speech, Vedmanandas Swami of the BAPS Swaminarayan Mandir, Anand, highlighted the various BAPS healthcare activities inspired by Pramukh Swami Maharaj, such as, state-of-the-art hospitals , ambulance services, laboratory services, free mobile clinics and diagnostic camps, de-addiction campaigns and medico-spiritual conferences. Recently, during the COVID-19 pandemic, BAPS rendered commendable medical services throughout the world.
Other speakers included Shri Jagrutbhai Bhatt, the Secretary of Charutar Arogya Mandal, and Dr. Bhalendu Vaishnav, Professor and Head of the Department of Medicine of Bhaikaka University.
The Dean of the Pramukh Swami Medical College, Karamsad, Dr. Himanshubhai Pandya, also presided over the seminar.
The seminar was broadcast live on the university’s website and BAPS Sanstha’s Prerna Setu mobile application.