Republic Day was celebrated with great patriotic fervor at Orange City Hospital & Research Institute. At the outset, Smt.Nisha Zedia, Senior Aaayabai garlanded the statue of Mahatma Gandhi. Shri.Udaybhaskar Nair unfurled the National flag which was immediately followed by National anthem rendition led by Smt.Manjiri Damle & team. Shri.Naresh Tiwari led the salutations while Dr.Deepak Dongre conducted the proceedings. Dr.Shivnarayan Acharya and Dr.Sunita Lawange were awarded for raising OCHRI to new academic heights during year of 2016. The award was announced by Dr.Neeta Deshpande and handed over by Shri.Udaybhaskar Nair, Chairman, NAIRSONS Group. Smt.Sangeeta Varma announced the 2016 winner of Best Maintained Section as Operation Theatre complex which was accepted by Dr.Smita Harkare- Section Coordinator. Smt.Priya Sashi announced name of Pediatric Ward as the Best appreciated Section award during year of 2016 which was accepted by Smt.Sheela Patel- Ward Section Supervisor and Dr.Priyanka Wankar- Section Coordinator. General Ward- A wing was named as Most Patient friendly section award 2016 and was accepted by Shri.Dayaram Nimbarte, Nursing In charge & Dr.Anit Prakash, Section Coordinator. Best Friend of patient award for the year 2016 was accepted by Shri.Santosh Mykalwar.
Bravery Awards were bestowed to 19 personnel who had timely responded to a code red call and averted a tragedy in the year 2016. Moreover team of Yash Enterprises were awarded for exemplary housekeeping services. Dr.Anup Marar, Director (Administration) – OCHRI was guest of honor. In his address, he elucidated unknown anecdotes of forgotten heroes like Capt. Abid Ali and Capt. Ram Thakur. Moreover, he sensitized young doctors and healthcare personnel to concentrate more on enhancing communication with incoming patients. Personal touch and empathetic talks will prevent the growing mutual distrust seen in society. He also cautioned that not audience not to demean or hurt fellow humans and highlighted the role of Karma. Seven second window theory of making first impression was also explained for awareness of all by him. More than 100 renowned doctors of Nagpur attended this nationalistic ceremony at OCHRI. Dr.Smita Harkare, Dr.Kavita Dhurve, Smt.Priya Sashi, Smt.Manjiri Damle, Shri.Ganesh Iyer, Shri.Prakash Shende, Shri.Roy Thomas, Shri.Niraj Patil, Shri.Dayaram Nimbarte, Shri.Sunil Sure, Shri.Ramesh Pande, Shri. Sachin Gajbhiye and Shri.Pravin Mungal and Shri.Ravindra Dhande and others worked hard for the success of this patriotic undertaking.