Chandigarh: As part of Diwali celebrations Indian Red Cross Society, Punjab State Branch distributed blankets to the poor patients and fruits to the indoor patients of PGI.
The social workers distributed 500 packets of fruits to the admitted patients of Gastroenterology, Advanced Urology Centre, Male Surgical Ward, Female Surgical Ward, Gynae Ward, Maternity Ward and ICUs.
Prof S C Verma, Director PGI and the Chief Guest inaugurated the fruit distribution function organised by Punjab Red Cross on the occasion of Diwali.
He lauded the efforts of the lady social workers by way of distributing medicines and other relief amenities to the poor and needy patients of PGIMER. C S Talwar, IAS (Retd), Secretary of State Red Cross encouraged the social workers who are doing selfless service by devoting time and money for the welfare of the patients.Harbans Kaur Oberoi,
Honorary Secretary of Punjab State Red Cross (Hospital Welfare Section) and her dedicated team of ladies including Raji wished patients Happy Diwali and speedy recovery.
Dr Vipin Koushal acting Medical Superintendent, Dr R K Sharma, Head Dept of Plastic Surgery and other PGI staff were also present on the occasion.
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