Western Rly Women Welfare Organisation (WRWWO) has been untiringly supporting and providing motivation to railway frontline staff especially during this Pandemic period. The frontline Corona Warriors of Western Railway’s Jagjivan Ram Hospital have fought the Coronavirus battle tooth and nail.
In order to appreciate the efforts of the excellent team of dedicated doctors and paramedics, on the occasion of 74th Independence Day, Tanuja Kansal – President of Western Railway Women’s Welfare Organisation (WRWWO) donated essential equipments to them.
According to a press release issued by WR CPRO Sumit Thakur, Tanuja Kansal and Executive Committee Members, took the initiative to connect with the doctors of Jagjivan Ram Hospital (JRH) through virtual means in view of Corona Pandemic.
She donated 15 Induction Cookers, 6 RO Water Purifiers and 2 Hot & Cold Water Dispensers for the use of indoor patients and medical staff at Jagjivan Ram Hospital. In the welcome address to this virtual meeting, Medical Director of Jagjivan Ram Hospital, presented a Power Point presentation enumerating the usefulness of the items donated by WRWWO.
Alok Kansal – General Manager of Western Railway praised the undying efforts of the medical fraternity of JRH and has also awarded Rs. 25,000 on the occasion of Independence Day for their excellent performance. He also appreciated the efforts of WRWWO, who have helped and motivated all Corona Warriors of JRH, by going out of the way to help them in various possible ways.
Principal Chief Medical Director of Western Railway and Medical Director of JRH expressed their heartfelt gratitude towards President of WRWWO for her generous gesture through these useful donations to JRH which will add to the convenience of indoor patients and medical staff. In response, Tanuja Kansal assured the medical fraternity, for her further support in any of their future requirements as and when it arises.
Thakur informed that being the first railway hospital nominated for the treatment of COVID patients, JRH has discharged 1385 fully recovered patients and is currently treating 142 active cases. The hospital has one of the highest recovery rates among all hospitals in Mumbai.
Thakur also stated that WRWWO’s Ratlam unit, has donated a new Air Conditioned ambulance worth Rs. 15 lakh with all state-of-the-art facilities and sufficient space for WR’s Ratlam Divisional Hospital. The new ambulance was also inaugurated and flagged off by Tanuja Kansal through video link in Mumbai. This facility will go a long way in providing prompt medical services in the emergencies especially to the Railway staff who reside far away from the Hospital. This air conditioned ambulance has various special features like sufficient space for driver & four attendants in addition to the patient alongwith adjustable stretcher for comfortable entry & exit of patient into ambulance.
Tanuja Kansal also appreciated the efforts of President WRWWO Ratlam Unit and the team of Executive Committee Members of Ratlam for taking this initiative. The new ambulance will help in ensuring quick medical services and even can transfer patients to places like Indore in Ratlam division in case of emergency.