GUWAHATI: A flood relief-cum-free health check-up camp was organized by Department of Social Work, NERIM Group of Institutions, Guwahati in association with NERIM MSW Alumnus, Dr. Vabadas Foundation and Health City Hospital of Guwahati at Chandrapur village of Kamrup (M) on Saturday. More than 200 flood victims were benefited through this camp. The relief was provided in the form of a package of minimum food items such as packets of rice, daal, water bottle, biscuits, Dettol soap, milk for children, sanitary napkins, etc.
Besides this, more than 250 people and a number of school students attended the health check-up camp which was driven by Dr. Himanshu Baishya, Deputy Medical Superintendent along with two nurses of Health City Hospital, Guwahati. Free medicines were given to the villagers, a press release said. Funds for it was raised from the alumnus, students, faculty members of NERIM, a few welfare organizations and NERIM itself. Prof. (Dr.) Sangeeta Tripathi, Director of NERIM, appreciated the initiative taken by the Department of Social Work, the release added.