The Students in particular & Society at large has immensely benefited by various developmental initiatives taken by KLE Society opined Shri. Shivanand Patil, Hon’ble Minister for Health & Family Welfare, Government of Karnataka. He was speaking as Chief Guest after inaugurating KLE Homeopathy College, KLE-Rotary Skin Bank & Trinity-2018, mega cultural, sports & literary fest at KLE Centenary Convention Centre.
The KLE Society has taken tremendous responsibility in transforming education, health & agricultural scenario in this part of Karnataka. The Health Care Institutions of the KLE Society have created an international brand for having the high-quality infrastructure, student-friendly teaching-learning initiatives & highly committed human resource and it is worth emulating by other institutions.
He stated that government alone cannot bring change in the society he sought the expertise and experience of KLE healthcare professionals to share their knowledge and skills in the capacity building of government health programs. Shri. Patil quoted the healthcare delivery and life expectancy of Southern states is better than Northern states but quickly added, the state of Kerala has done a noteworthy performance in health care delivery. He also highlighted that Arogya Karnataka universal health coverage scheme is being rolled out to all 1.20 crore eligible families of Karnataka.
The Government of Karnataka has signed MOU with Government of India for effective implementation of Ayushman Bharath Scheme. The share of Government of Karnataka is worth Rs. 900 crore per annum. Arogya Karnataka & Ayushman Bharath joint Health schemes will improve the health care among the low socio-economic groups hoped Shri. Shivanand Patil. He also sought Rotary Club delegates to extend their hands in promoting positive health among the community.
KLE Society has produced renowned Scientists, Engineers, Researchers, Politicians and all of them have immensely contributed for growth and development of society said Dr. Prabhakar Kore, MP, Chairman of the KLE Society. KLE University has strengthened its Research & Development wing and has signed MOU with well-known Universities of USA like Jefferson & Illinois Universities. The University is involved in world-class researches and the outcome of the research will ultimately benefit the society. The KLE Hospital has initiated organ transplant activates and needy people of this area can take benefit of the program. He also called on Rotary members, NGOs to join their hands in creating massive awareness regarding organ donation. Dr. Kore thanked Rotary international for funding KLE-Rotary Skin Bank.
Dr. V D Patil, Registrar of KAHER, Dr. Vivek Saoji, Vice Chancellor of KAHER, and Rotarian Avinahs Potdar highlighted the funding and working modality of KLE-Rotary Skin Bank. Dr. Mukund Udchankar, Principal KLE Homeopathy College proposed the vote of thanks.