Tribune News Service
Ludhiana, April 6
During the times when hospitals across the country are in need of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for doctors and nurses treating patients of Covid-19, the Khalsa Aid, India, has been contributed its bit by distributing PPE kits, masks and gloves to hospitals and administration within Punjab.
Khalsa Aid teams have provided PPE kits in more than 13 cities of Punjab. The kits have been given to the government hospitals as well as the police personnel working on the frontline. Nawanshahr, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Jagraon, Mohali, Patiala, Bathinda and Amritsar are some of the cities where the kits have been distributed.
Amarpreet Singh, Director- Asia, said, “As there is a shortage of PPE kits in hospitals, our main focus has been to support the hospitals and administration in this collective fight against this pandemic.”
He also mentioned that the teams in Delhi and Jalandhar are providing ration and langar to the needy
Meanwhile, Commandant Mohinder Singh (Rtd) from ITBP, who is also a renowned mountaineer and a leader of Mt Everest-96 campaign, along with his wife, Ardaman Kaur, has contributed Rs 5 lakh to the ‘Punjab CM Relief Fund Covid-19’.
While stressing upon the need to combat the virus unitedly, Mohinder Singh said that he encountered many dangerous life threatening situations during his mountaineering campaigns. He urged general public to follow lock-down guidelines and stay at home to check the spread of virus.
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