20 C
Guwahati
Saturday, April 17, 2021
More

    COVID19 Service: 67 Assam Police personnel Donate Plasma

    Till 31 July, at least 1552 police personnel have tested positive out of whom 1086 have recovered. At least 279 have rejoined duty

    Guwahati: In an attempt to create awareness and taking its service to the society to another level during the Covid 19 pandemic times, over 60 Assam Police personnel have donated their plasma on Saturday.

    Assam police director-general Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta said that the state police personnel have come out to join the drive following an appeal of the state chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal.

    “Responding to the heartfelt appeal of the chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal, at least 67 Assam police personnel, who were symptomatic and have been cured, donated the plasma today, in consultation with the health department,” the DGP said.

    Till 31 July, at least 1552 police personnel have tested positive out of whom 1086 have recovered. At least 279 have rejoined duty.

    So far state police have lost four of its front liners.

    Sonowal thanked the state police and said, “A great response that will encourage others to come forward and do their bit for humanity. I commend the courageous and selfless corona warriors of Assam Police, whose service go much beyond the call of duty. They are our heroes.”

    Health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma felicitated all the plasma donors and tweeted: “The Khaki stands for sacrifice & compassion! True to the spirit, 67 recovered police personnel came forwards to donate their #plasma. So very proud to have felicitated them in presence of our frontline #COVID19 warriors from @assampolice, showing exemplary compassion has stepped forward in donating #plasma. We salute their noble gesture towards humanity!”

    Published:

    Follow TIME8.IN on TWITTER, INSTAGRAM, FACEBOOK and on YOUTUBE to stay in the know with what’s happening in the world around you – in real time

    First published

    TRENDING

    Section 144 clamped in Shillong; Shops and Markets to remain close on Sundays

    After Assam, the East Khasi Hills district in Meghalaya has imposed some restrictions amid the COVID 19 scare in the state

    ‘Bohag Bihu’ 2021: April 15 declared as closed holiday for Central Govt Employees in Assam

    Central Government Employees Welfare Coordination Committee held a meeting earlier on December 9, 2020, and decided to remove ‘Bohag Bihu’ from the list of holidays for the year 2021

    No ‘Bohag Bihu’ holiday for Central Govt employees: Assam Witnesses Protest

    Central government offices in Assam will not get Bohag Bihu holidays this year and will have to apply for a restricted holiday during the Assamese New Year festival

    Assam MP’s nephew passes away; suicide suspected

    Kaushik Oja, also the nephew of Guwahati Lok Sabha MP Queen Oja, allegedly died by suicide in the wee hours of Thursday.

    ‘Ghost’ inside Assam’s Strong Room? CCTV captured ‘Unusual’ activity

    A team of election officials immediately reached the spot and found that there was a shadow-like object seen moving inside the strong room

    EXCLUSIVE: “Merely Causing Civil Disturbance Without Intention To Commit ‘Terrorist Act’ Will Not Be UAPA Offence”: GHC Upholds Akhil Gogoi’s Bail

    The UAPA Act primarily deals with activities directed against the integrity and sovereignty of India

    Revoke SOP or call off Bihu programmes: Assam Bihu Organizers to Assam Govt

    The members of the Bihu committees urged the government departments to take the responsibility of administrating the SOP at the Bihu events