Assam: Animal Ambulance Flagged off in Mariyani
The officials mentioned that the services can be reached by dialling the number 1962 by the local public.
MARIYANI: In a bid to ensure the well-being of animals in the region, an animal ambulance was dedicated to the public of the Mariyani region by the local member of the legislative assembly.
The flag-off event of the animal ambulance took place in the Mariyani Town Veterinary Clinic and has been financed under the Rashtriya Krishi Bikash Yojna. Rupjyoti Kurmi, the local Member of Legislative Assembly from Mariyani. The district veterinary officer Ripunjoy Chakraborty was also present for the event. A large number of local people were also present for the flagging off.
This facility is expected to be very helpful to the rural people, especially those who depend on their domestic animals for various reasons. The officials mentioned that the services can be reached by dialling the number 1962 by the local public.
Previously, State Bank of India (SBI) organized a corporate social responsibility (CSR) programme on the campus of the National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER), Guwahati. As part of this initiative, the bank donated an ambulance to NIPER, Guwahati. The National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER), Department of Pharmaceuticals, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Government of India, Guwahati, is the first institute of national importance in the pharmaceutical domain in the Northeast, imparting education and spearheading research in the pharmaceutical sector. It was established by the Government of India with the aim of nurturing and promoting quality and excellence in pharmaceutical education and research in the country. It acts as the nucleus for interaction between academics and industry by undertaking sponsored and funded research as well as consultancy projects. NIPER, Guwahati, was established to fulfil these aims in the northeastern part of India.
Addressing the attendees, Vincent M. D., Chief General Manager of SBI, Guwahati Circle, emphasized the bank’s enduring dedication to its CSR endeavors. On this occasion, Dr U.S.N. Murty, director and dean of the institute, thanked the SBI for its vital support in the promotion of pharmaceutical education and research in the region and wished to strengthen their relationship with the SBI in the near future.