With the aim to serve the humanity during the situation of COVID-19 second wave in which hospitals are facing scarcity of resources, Central University of Punjab, Bathinda (CUPB) donated essential medicines, Refrigerators, Computer Set and Printer to Community Health Centre, Sangat Tehsil and Sub Divisional Hospital Ghudda Village. CUPB Officials, faculty and staff members voluntarily contributed a sum of Rs 2.75 Lakhs to help the less privileged during the situation of health emergency.
The items that were donated to Community Health Centre, Sangat include essential medical supplies related to COVID management, 1 Refrigerator (185 Ltr capacity), 1 Computer Set and 1 Printer. In addition to this, 1 Refrigerator (185 Ltr capacity) was provided to Sub Divisional Hospital, Ghudda for storage of medicines and other items. The above items were handed over by Prof. Raghavendra P. Tiwari, the Vice Chancellor, to Dr. Anju Kansal, SMO, Community Health Centre, Sangat and Dr. Navdeep Kaur Sran, SMO, Sub Divisional Hospital Ghudda on May 18, 2021.
It is pertinent to mention here that under the patronage of Vice Chancellor Prof. Raghavendra P. Tiwari, the Central University of Punjab has taken noble initiatives at regular intervals to support the community during the COVID-19 crisis. Earlier, the university has supported District Administration Bathinda and All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bathinda by handing over 26 Oxygen Cylinders (in total) from their Research Labs to ensure timely oxygen supply to the needy and saving important lives.