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Rohtak: US-based doc lends helping hand

Rohtak: US-based doc lends helping hand

Rohtak: An US-based doctor, Sanjana Jon, has donated oxygen concentrators for Baniyani, Aanwal and Nindana villages in the district. She handed over the concentrators to Deputy Commissioner Manoj Kumar and also assured him of providing ambulance and medicines, if needed, for the villages in the future. Sanjay Ahuja, a social activist who accompanied her on the occasion, informed that Dr Sanjana is the chairperson of Parmanand Charitable Trust which had earlier donated oxygen concentrators, PPE kits and other medical equipment to the Covid isolation centre in Bainsi village here.

P’kula resident honoured in Oz

Chandigarh: Dr Vidhu Vadehra, an ayurveda doctor and an alumna of Panjab University, Chandigarh, has won the Community Services Excellence Award (Individual) at the India Australia Business and Community Awards (IABCA) for her contribution in the field of ayurveda, mental health and wellbeing, and social causes like tackling domestic violence. Former Australian cricket captain Steve Waugh presented Vadehra with the award at a ceremony in Sydney recently. Earlier, Vadehra was also honoured with the Community Citizen of the Year Award in 2020 for her work in community participation especially related to ayurveda.

Bio-chemistry analyser donated

Karnal: To strengthen the health infrastructure of the city, members of JCI Elite extended support to Mahabir Dal Hospital in the city. They gave a semi-automated bio-chemistry analyser machine to the laboratory. Vikas Bansal, president of JCI Elite, said that at the time of crisis, social and religious organisations are extending support to the district administration. Kailash Chand Gupta, president, Mahabir Dal Hospital, said that it would help the hospital in ensuring speedy test reports.

Officer starts gifting oxymeters

Gurugram: Out to spread the message of health being top priority, Manesar Municipal Commissioner IAS Munish Sharma has started a special campaign. Asking people to think beyond regular gifts on different occasions, he has started gifting oxymeters. “I was shocked when people, including some friends, would call for beds after testing positive but they did not have oxymeters at home. Similarly, in many households with 10-12 family members, only one device was there. Even after getting positive, not every member could check his saturation regularly. So I went ahead gifting my family and friends, oxymeters, sanitisers and similar stuff on birthdays etc,” said Sharma.

Distributing tulsi plants to raise O2

Faridabad: 52-year-old Ashok Malik, a resident of Sector 15-A here, is offering tulsi plant (holy basil) free of cost to anyone with the idea of generating or increasing the oxygen level inside houses in order to fight the Covid pandemic. “I have distributed over 150 plants that have been nurtured in a private nursery over the period of two months,” he said. Malik, who is an employee in the HSVP department here, claimed that tulsi produces more oxygen than any other plant or tree.

Ration kits distributed to needy

Ambala: Roti for Soul, a non-profit organisation, has extended a helping hand to needy families who have been struggling for food during the lockdown. Atul Mahajan, a member of the organisation, said we had prepared ration kits comprising 5 kg flour, 1 kg edible oil, 3 kg rice, sugar, and pulses for needy families. So far nearly 40 such kits have been distributed in Ambala Cantonment and more kits have been kept at a designated place from where needy people can collect those. Phone numbers have been shared on social media platforms and our members also deliver the kits if we get information about any needy family.

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