The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) today established the sixth free Covid Care Centre in Punjab. The sixth one was inaugurated at Guru Nanak College, Budhlada in Mansa district to treat the needy Covid-19 patients.
25 beds have been made available in this centre. The medical staff of the SGPC-run Sri Guru Ramdas Institute of Health Sciences and Research, Amritsar, will be present at this Covid care centre 24 hours a day to treat the Covid-19 patients.
Inaugurating the centre at Budhlada, SGPC president Jagir Kaur said, “SGPC has always been ready to serve humanity while following on the principles and path given by the Sikh Gurus. Given the present situation, these medical services have been started by the SGPC for the convenience of the people, under which five Covid Care Centres have already been set up in different districts, and today the sixth centre has been set up at Guru Nanak College, Budhlada.”
“Arrangement of oxygen has been made for Covid-19 patients through the concentrators and free medicines and langar will also be provided to patients and their caretakers. SGPC has always stood by humanity and would always fulfil its duty. I appeal to the people to visit these centres as per their need and avail the services”, said Jagir Kaur.
On this occasion, SGPC senior vice-president Surjit Singh Bhitewad, junior vice-president Baba Buta Singh, former MLA Jagdeep Singh Nakai, SGPC member Rajinder Singh Mehta, Amarjit Singh Chawla, Bibi Jasbir Kaur Datewas, additional secretary Sukhdev Singh Bhurakohna, Sukhminder Singh, Dr AP Singh dean of Sri Guru Ram Das University of Health Sciences, Principal Kuldeep Singh, Ajaib Singh manager and others were present.