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I am glad to know that the Royal College has decided to inrease the number
of women surgeons.
In India the number of women surgeons is on the increase. I being a woman
can vouch that the surgical career is as thrilling and challenging to the
woman as it is to a man. I have served in the Indian Army and had the
opportunity of serving as a single surgeon in the key brigades.
The morale of the Army troops was in no way low in these areas, in fact
it was the other way round. I have been awarded the Army commander's medal
for meritorious service. My success as a surgeon has inspired many young
ladies from my medical school ie JIPMER Pondicherry to take up the