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Pune, Dec 02 – President Droupadi Murmu presented the President’s Colour to Armed Forces Medical College here on Friday.

She also virtually inaugurated the Armed Forces Centre for Computational Medicine ‘Prajna’.

Speaking on the occasion, the President said that AFMC has earned a reputation as an institution of the highest standard in medical education. The graduates of this institute have made the nation proud through their dedicated service in the face of war, counter-insurgency operations, natural calamities, and pandemics, both at home and beyond the national boundaries.

The President was happy to note that many woman cadets who have graduated from AFMC have made significant contributions to the field of armed forces medical and have held high positions. She expressed confidence that taking inspiration from them, more women will choose their career in the armed forces.

The President said that now the world was witnessing the use of Artificial Intelligence, Precision medicine, 3D printing, telemedicine and other technologies in the field of medicine. She stated that Armed Forces Medical Services have made significant contribution in keeping soldiers in the best of health and always ready for battle.