Bravery award for Chandigarh Health Secretary Yashpal Garg for saving life of visitor by giving CPR : The Tribune India

Bravery award for Chandigarh Health Secretary Yashpal Garg for saving life of visitor by giving CPR

Bravery award for Chandigarh Health Secretary Yashpal Garg for saving life of visitor by giving CPR

Yashpal Garg gave timely CPR to save a visitor's life at the CHB office last week.



Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, January 25

UT Health Secretary Yashpal Garg will be awarded commendation certificate for bravery on Republic Day.

The officer had given timely cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) to a visitor who had collapsed at the Chandigarh Housing Board (CHB) office following a suspected heart attack on January 17 morning.

Janak Kumar, a resident of Sector 41-A, was at the CHB office in connection with a hearing before the board secretary when he collapsed inside the office chamber.

He was immediately put in a chair and Garg, also the Chief Executive Officer, CHB, provided him the CPR. Kumar regained consciousness soon after giving the CPR.

The patient was shifted in an official vehicle to the Emergency of Government Multi-Speciality Hospital (GMSH), Sector 16, where he was kept under observation.

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