Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd has today donated an Ambulance to State Red Cross in a simple function at Raj Bhawan, Shimla. The Governor Bandaru Dattatraya received the Key of the Ambulance donated to the State Red Cross by Nand Lal, Chairman and Managing Director, SJVNL at Raj bhawan. Dr. Sadhana Thakur, Chairperson, H.P. Red Cross Hospital Welfare Section was also present on the occasion.
On the occasion, the Governor said that it was a noble gesture, which would facilitate the patients in emergencies and would prove helpful in reaching out maximum needy persons. He said that it would go a long way in strengthening Red Cross activities in the State.
Shri Dattatraya lauded the initiative of SJVNL to come forward for a social cause and hoped that more institutions would be inspired by this generous act and would donate liberally to State Red Cross, which was selflessly serving the poor and under-privileged sections of the society.
He appreciated the initiatives of the Nigam and work in tapping the hydro power potential in the state besides performing Corporate Social Responsibility in a big way.
Dr. Sadhana Thakur also apprised the Governor about the activities of the section and said that Red Cross activities would be given more momentum in the coming days.
Later, Chairperson also handed over the key of the Ambulance to Dr. Sanjay Pathak, Senior Medical Superintendent, Himachal Hospital of Mental Health and Rehabilitation Shimla.
Nand Lal also apprised him about the progress of various projects in India and abroad.
Rakesh Kanwar, Secretary to Governor and General Secretary, State Red Cross, P.S. Rana, Secretary State Red Cross and other senior officers were also present on the occasion.