NRS doctors set for new notch on taekwondo belt

KOLKATA: Five junior docs and a school member of Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College and Hospital are set to develop into taekwondo kukkiwon 1st dan black belt holders, the first for any government-run clinical faculty in the country.

In March 2017, NRS health facility was once the first clinical faculty in the country to introduce taekwondo coaching for college kids, interns and junior docs as a approach to manage their stress and help them in crisis situations, like once they come under assault from the general public. Doctors have been under consistent pressure over proceedings of clinical negligence from sufferers’ families and the junior docs at government hospitals had ceaselessly been on the receiving end of mob fury round that point.


This is not a more than pleased state of affairs. It does not talk well both of our health-delivery device and the general public reaction to it or our law-and-order device.

The six docs — Pritam Rahman, Rituparna Mukherjee, Tausif Mirza, Kaushiki Raman, Indrayudh Bandyopadhyay and Akash Mandal — appeared for his or her take a look at at the health facility premises on Monday. Taekwondo Hall of Fame recipient and international master teacher, kukkiwon grand master Pradipta Kumar Roy and master Ruma Roy Chowdhury, at the side of NRS health facility deputy superintendent and state nodal officer for taekwondo coaching Dwaipayan Biswas, himself a 2d dan black belt taekwondo athelete, were the examiners.

“It’s a dream come true. We are proud that NRS health facility has develop into the first government health facility in the country that can boast of such an achievement,” mentioned Bandyopadhyay.

“Not simply obtaining self control, self-discipline and mental power in a non-violent approach, taekwondo scholars too can get scholarship amenities at foreign universities and academic institutes once they develop into kukkiwon qualified 1st dan black belt taekwondo atheletes,” mentioned Roy.

“It is a novel thing that has took place for any government clinical faculty. Taekwondo is helping build mental power and calmness, that are essential for docs who go through stress on a daily basis. Taekwondo is helping them face any problem with self assurance in a non-violent way. Since taekwondo coaching has been introduced at NRS health facility, incidents of doctor-public altercations have lowered significantly,” Biswas mentioned.

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