'Results are not the criterion for guaging quality of teaching'

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Nashik, May 15 (UNI) Dental Council of India president A Kohli today observed that results are not the only criterion for guaging the quality of teaching.

He was speaking as chief guest at the 7th convocation function of the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS) here today.

Students must be encoraged not only to memorize but also to think about issues and problems that affect their careers as doctors, he said.

Dr Kohli pointed out that the healthcare industry is the world's largest industry with total revenues of approximately USD 5 trillion. The Indian healthcare sector is a part of this growth story, he noted.

Dr Kohli pointed out to the students that with prudence and innovation, it is possible to balance the needs of various conflicting demands such as government regulations, patient expectations, social justice issues and such others.

As many as 11,251 students were awarded degrees from various faculties. These included 3,666 students of modern medicine, 1266 students of dentistry, 2597 students of ayurveda, 266 students of unani, 2952 students of homeopathy and 774 students of allied medicine. Gold medals and scholarships were also awarded on the occasion.


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