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Pune’s oldest Doctor is 102-year-old. Yet he works tirelessly and donate all his earnings to charity

Dr Balwant Ghatpande one of the oldest doctors in Pune, said he has no plans of retiring and he works tirelessly for about 10 hours a day, India times reports.

“Until my death I wish to continue to practice medicine. I pray that I should die while working in the dispensary,” Dr Balwant Ghatpande told Hindustan Times.

“Being a doctor is one the most noble professions, where you can do the highest service to people. It gives humanitarian satisfaction, as well financial security. I have received everything from this profession, from reputation to money and the goodwill of people,” he added.

He describes himself as a workaholic and said, “I don’t like to sit idle at all.” When not treating patients, he’s either increasing his knowledge of the field by reading medical journals or newspapers.

“Being a doctor is one the most noble professions, where you can do the highest service to people. It gives humanitarian satisfaction, as well financial security. I have received everything from this profession, from reputation to money and the goodwill of people,” he added.

A healthy lifestyle and diet has kept him fit and strong, he also engage in “an apple a day” theory? and regular exercise.

He only charges Rs 30 per patient and ends up donating most of his earnings to charity.

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This is highly commendable

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I’m glad that at 102 he is still very active

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