Punjab

Captain Amarinder Singh congratulates Punjab State Red Cross Society for being adjudged second best at national level

Punjab Tribune Bureau | October 16, 2020 04:37 PM

Society emerges on top in north India; conferred with Rs. 30 lakh prize

 

 CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday congratulated the Punjab State Red Cross Society for being adjudged the Second best in the country besides having bagged the top position in North India in terms of overall performance.

         

In his congratulatory message to the Punjab State Red Cross Society and the District Red Cross Societies, the Chief Minister, who is the President of the society, said that the State Red Cross Society under the Chairmanship of the Governor, has been rendering yeoman's service to the cause of humanity by organizing blood donation camps, Health check up camps and off late making people aware about observing health related protocols in view of Covid-19 pandemic.

         

Divulging details, the CEO cum Secretary of the State Red Cross Society, C.S. Talwar (IAS Retd.) said that the award, instituted for the first time, for the year 2019-20 were announced by the Union Health Minister, who is the Chairman of the National Headquarters of the Indian Red Cross Society, in a virtual conference held late last Thursday in New Delhi.

         

Pointing out further, Talwar said that the performance of the Punjab State Red Cross Society was evaluated on the 28 parameters and bagged Rs. 30 lakh prize. The top honour went to Gujarat, revealed Talwar.

Have something to say? Post your comment
Must Read
I try to give best start possible to Mumbai Indians: Quinton de Kock
I try to give best start possible to Mumbai Indians: Quinton de Kock
Cut chores, kill chill time: New advice to boost children's academic outcomes
Cut chores, kill chill time: New advice to boost children's academic outcomes
Manushi Chhillar says she wants to dedicate her life to women, children issues
Manushi Chhillar says she wants to dedicate her life to women, children issues
Celebrities worldwide join forces with Free a Girl to raise the #VoiceForJustice Campaign
Celebrities worldwide join forces with Free a Girl to raise the #VoiceForJustice Campaign
PS5 launch title 'Destruction AllStars' postponed to Feb 2021
PS5 launch title 'Destruction AllStars' postponed to Feb 2021
'Parampara, Pratishtha, Anushasan': Amitabh Bachchan marks 20 years of 'Mohabbatein'
'Parampara, Pratishtha, Anushasan': Amitabh Bachchan marks 20 years of 'Mohabbatein'
Study finds postpartum depression may persist three years after giving birth
Study finds postpartum depression may persist three years after giving birth
Vigilance Bureau to observe ‘Vigilance Awareness Week’ to weed out corruption among society
Vigilance Bureau to observe ‘Vigilance Awareness Week’ to weed out corruption among society
IPL 13: It was painful to see Du Plessis carrying drinks, says CSK spinner Tahir
IPL 13: It was painful to see Du Plessis carrying drinks, says CSK spinner Tahir
India's active COVID-19 cases fall below 10 per cent since last 3 days: MoHFW
India's active COVID-19 cases fall below 10 per cent since last 3 days: MoHFW
Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge to be re-released across world
Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge to be re-released across world
IPL 13: Siraj reveals how he dismissed Nitish Rana for a golden duck
IPL 13: Siraj reveals how he dismissed Nitish Rana for a golden duck