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Feedback Of Episode 3 - Human Library :Lt Gen (Retd) RsGrewal, AVSM,VSM


1. Intro. In the series of Human Library concept exercised by Education committee of Northern Command, a session for students of Army Public School Udhampur and Army Public School Dhar Road was conducted for the students who are aspirants for MBBS enterance exams. The webinar was organized on 12 September 2021 and the guest speaker was Lt Gen (Retd) RS Grewal, AVSM, VSM, Ex DG MS of Army Medical Corps who is presently the Vice Chancellor of the Sikkim Manipal University.




2. Conduct.

  • (a) On Behalf of Regional President AWWA, MrsIna Joshi and the Chairperson Education Committee, Mrs Jaya Aggarwal, the session was conducted byMrsPoojaNegi. The webinar started with the welcome note for the guest speaker and was held for approximately one hour and twenty minutes.
  • (b) It was attended by 26 students and two teachers of the schools.
  • (c) Lt Gen Grewal started the session with a PowerPoint presentation, shared his life experiences both personal and professional, his student life before joining Armed Forces Medical College and after joining the Army.
  • (d) He elucidated the dual role played by an Army doctor of both a soldier and a healer.
  • (e) He brought out various facets of his life by the means of n number of photographs and the importance of such events captured in everyone’s life and also brought out that such adventurous life will be achieved as a doctor only in Armed Forces.
  • (f) At the end the students asked a number of questions which were answered by the guest speaker.
  • (g) The guest speaker responded to each question with deliberation and added them with the practical incidences he has observed during his journey of 40 yrs as a doctor.
  • (g) The guest speaker responded to each question with deliberation and added them with the practical incidences he has observed during his journey of 40 yrs as a doctor.
  • (h) The webinar session ended with the vote of thanks for the guest speaker.



  • 3. Conclusion. The webinar was another success in the series of Human Library concept, the “FaujKaFalsafa”. The students group went back with more clarity and motivation to be a doctor. They were extremely enthusiastic to achieve their aim. The concept of human library is very enriching to know the first hand experiences from others and is worth emulating in other regions as well. The next sessions for this can also be planned for other fields as well.




    4. Photographs : Few photos of the sessions are attached below.