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National Doctor’s Day 2022

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Doctors are saviours; hence, many consider them as next to God for their noble work.

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National Doctor’s Day is celebrated on July 1 every year to acknowledge their contribution.

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Indian Medical Association (IMA) celebrated National Doctor’s Day on July 1, 1991 for the first time.

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This is also an occasion for paying tribute to Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy on his birth anniversary,

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which is the same as his death anniversary. Dr Roy was a physician and the second chief minister of West Bengal.

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He was also an educationist, social worker and freedom fighter. He was awarded Bharat Ratna in 1961.

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IMA had instituted B.C. Roy National Award to recognise eminent people who contribute to medicine,

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The occasion commemorates the spirit of doctors across the globe who work day and night consistently to ensure well-being of patients.

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Places that will be open on Canada Day 2022