LAKHIMPUR: Punjab National Bank (PNB), through its Lakhimpur district Lead Bank, has donated a total of 8 medical equipment, valued Rs. 10,96,592, to Boginadi Model Hospital. The bank has taken this initiative under its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme as per direction of PNB Head Office, New Delhi, for upscaling the healthcare infrastructure and services in each of the district led by the bank. Till date, PNB has set up its lead banks in 111 districts all over India. Out of them, such lead banks have been set up in 16 districts of Assam including Lakhimpur district. The donated medical equipment include one 300 MA X-Ray Machine, 1 dark room accessories, 1 Boyle's apparatus standard accessories and 5 shadowless lamps. They will be used to render treatment to COVID-19 patients as well as patients affected by any other diseases. The equipments were handed over to the hospital authority on Monday.
On this occasion, a ceremonial programme was organized in the hospital premises under the management of Lead District Manager Nandeswar Barman. The programme was chaired by Dr. Mahendra Das, the Joint Director of the District Health Services.
Deputy Commissioner' of Lakhimpur, Sumit Sattawan graced the occasion as special guest. In his lecture, the Deputy Commissioner laid stress on adequate use and application of the donated equipments for the public services. In this regard, he called upon the Boginadi Model Hospital authority to initiate due steps. He also extended thanks to the PNB for its positive gesture.