October 22, 2020

Military has undertaken Plasma donation drive for Covid sufferers of Assam

GUWAHATI: Responding to the Assam Authorities’s request Indian Military has undertaken Plasma donation drive for the COVID sufferers of Assam.

Indian Military in collaboration with the State Well being Division organised a Plasma Donation Camp at Tezpur Medical School. Over 40 Military personnel of Gajraj Corps, who’ve not too long ago recovered from COVID-19, donated their Plasma.

Assam well being minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and Lt Gen Shantanu Dayal, GOC Gajraj Corps had been current on the event.

The well being minister recognised contributions of Gajraj Corps within the struggle in opposition to COVID-19 and spoke very excessive of Indian Military and its ethos of aiding the individuals of Assam on this time of want.

Earlier, Assam authorities has introduced that it’ll give preferential therapy in authorities jobs and authorities schemes to plasma donors. Those that will come to Assam from outdoors to donate plasma will get state visitor honour in addition to flight tickets.

Sarma stated, “Plasma is one element which doesn’t have unintended effects. One plasma can save not less than two lives. An individual can donate 400 grams of plasma.”